Kyle Kellams

KUAF host, contributor, and creator of "Ozarks at Large"

Kyle Kellams has been the news director at KUAF for 25 years and has been producing Ozarks at Large (first as a weekly, then as a daily program) since March, 1990.

Kyle first started working in radio at KTLO in Mountain Home, Arkansas while still in high school and also spent a year as news director at KKIX in Fayetteville before working at KUAF.  During his time at KUAF has also served as the radio play-by-play voice for the University of Arkansas women's basketball team and on occasion the U of A baseball team.

Kyle lives in Fayetteville with his wife Laura and the two sweetest dogs on the planet.

Ways to Connect

The Yellowjackets are one year older than their newest member, Felix Pastorius.  He talks about joining the band and more.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Jun 16, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, how the Children's House in Springdale is trying to help some of the most neglected and abused children in two northwest Arkansas counties. Plus, how a public forum tomorrow, also in Springdale, is designed to stimulate children's learning even when school is not in session.

Congressman Tom Cotton and Mark Pryor traded verbal blows late last week as each addressed the Delta Grassroots Caucus, which held its annual meeting in Little Rock. Enrollment in the state's Private Option continued to grow last month, as evidenced by a new report released by the Arkansas Department of Human Services, and the University of Arkansas System moved forward with its future online university programs last week by hiring the school's first three employees.

Children's House in Springdale is designed to help some of the youngest victims of abuse and neglect in northwest Arkansas.

Becca Martin Brown, with Northwest Arkansas Newspapers, says planning for Harvest Festival on Mulberry Mountain is underway.

Thoughts on Blessings

Jun 16, 2014


Blessings are part of many lives.  Almost everybody thinks of them differently in some way.

A Salute to Monsters

Jun 15, 2014

Here are our ten clips inspired by monster trucks...well, all monster---no trucks.

1. Bobby Pickett sings Monster Mash.

2. Boris Karloff and O.P. Heggie in an iconic (if often misquoted) scene from The Bride of Frankenstein.

3. Warren Zevon's song Werewolves of London.

4. Maria Ouspenskaya and Lon Chaney, Jr. in The Wolf Man.

5. Godzilla, the song by Blue Oyster Cult.

6. Godzilla, the fire-breathing monster.

Arts Live Steals the Show

Jun 15, 2014

In just more than a decade, Mark Landon Smith, director of Arts Live Theatre, has taken the program to new heights.  Becca Martin Brown has more on their upcoming season.

On The Cover

Jun 15, 2014

Picking a name for a new magazine is part art, part science, part luck. We talk with editors and publishers of three regional publications for the latest "what's in a name" feature.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Jun 15, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Weekend Ozarks, we learn the trick of the trade with a monster truck driver. Plus, if you had a magazine, how would you choose its name? Would it be literal, a hint as to what's expected inside, or something completely different?