BCH Episode #16 – Earth Day Special

BCH Episode #16: 2013-04-20

Hosted by Janice Pearce.

EarthDay.org/2013

First aired Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 5 PM on WFHB.

In this episode of the Brown County Hour:

  • Agriculture expert Mike Bube, sharing important gardening tips
  • Bird Snyder with his timely expertise on mushroom hunting
  • Brown County born musician Forest Gras
  • James Connor, Brown County sculptor
  • Doug Harden providing us with an update on The Playhouse
  • Jon Kay on Abe Martin
  • Jeff Tryon with another Tramp Starr story
  • Jim Eagleman on nature in the Brown County Park
  • Gunther Flumm – poetry
  • And more!
Theme music by Slats Klug & Friends.

Also available for downloading/streaming at WFHB.org – Brown County Hour

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BCH Episode #15 – Valentine’s Day Special

BCH Episode #15: 2013-02-16

Hosted by Rick Fettig and Janice Pearce.

Sarah Flint

First aired Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 5 PM on WFHB.

In this episode of the Brown County Hour:

  • Operators are standing by to take your order for a Brown County love potion
  • Director of Traditional Arts Indiana Jon Kay shares historic Hoosier poetry
  • Local elder Hank Swain tells a tall tale about a harsh winter and the bountiful spring that followed
  • IU’s Jim Krause discusses the premiere of the new documentary “Spirit of Brown County”
  • Doris Embry recounts her life as an artist in Brown County
  • Our featured musical guest Sarah Flint talks about her current projects
  • And more!
Theme music by Slats Klug & Friends.

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BCH Episode #14 – Holiday Special

BCH Episode #14: 2012-12-22

Hosted by Pam Raider, Vera Grubbs, Janice Pearce, Rick Fettig and Susan Showalter.

Photography by Geoffrey Thompson
www.geoffthompsonimages.com

First aired Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 5 PM on WFHB.

In this episode of the Brown County Hour:

  • Musical guest: Slats Klug, whose music has graced every episode of the Brown County Hour since the beginning of the show, drops by the studio for an extended interview, and we play 3 tunes from his “A Brown County Christmas” CDs. Interview by Pam Raider.
  • Brown County actor Ian McCabe interview by Susan Showalter.
  • Interview with an anonymous someone from the mysterious ‘No Name Committee by Vera Grubbs.
  • The BC Historical Society update with director Julia Pearson, by Janice Pearce.
  • A reflective piece on the Winter Solstice by Pam Raider
  • Plus our regular poetical offering from Gunther Flumm.
    And more!
Theme music by Slats Klug & Friends.

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BCH Episode #13 – Our Autumn Special

BCH Episode #13: 2012-10-27

Hosted by Janice Pearce and Rick Fettig.

Photography by Geoff Thompson

First aired Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 5 PM on WFHB.

In this episode of the Brown County Hour:

  • We go on-location at the Outhouse Races for the fast and the furious and the pungent scent of victory
  • A skit from our recent live variety show recreates an investigation into a tipped outhouse
  • Teller of tall tales Hank Swain reveals what happened to the last bear in Brown County
  • A visit to the studio of fiber artist Sarah Noggle
  • We sit down with town statesman Andy Rogers to talk about his family’s Brown County heritage
  • Featured musical guests Marvin Parish and Scott Freed, including Marvin’s tribute to local busker John Franz
    And more!
Theme music by Slats Klug & Friends.

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BCH Episode #12 – Brown County Fair

BCH Episode #12: 2012-08-18

Hosted by Lee Edgren, Fenella Flinn, Frank Jones & Geoff Thompson.

Photo courtesy of the Brown County Democrat.

First aired Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 5 PM on WFHB.

In this episode of the Brown County Hour:

  • Exclusive interview with Muriel Anderson at the 1st Annual Indiana Fingerstyle Guitar Competition, with Jeff Foster
  • Various highlights from the 2012 Brown County Fair:
    • Interview with the 2012 Fair Queen, Danielle Ryan
    • Animals at the Fair, with Janice Pearce and Vera Grubbs
    • Demolition Derby (and the controversy that ensued), with Bruce & George Clegg
    • Arts & Crafts, with Vera Grubbs
    • Award-winning Pies by Elizabeth Domont, with Pam Raider
    • Politics at the Fair, with Rick Fettig
    • Live Music by Shelf Life, the Mt. Moriah Band, the Hamilton Creek Bluegrass Band, and the Bucks & Does Squaredancers
  • Poetry by Gunther Flumm
Cutting Room Floor – material that could have (but didn’t) air on this episode
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Theme music by Slats Klug & Friends.

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BCH Episode #11 – Earth Day Special

BCH Episode #11: 2012-04-14

Hosted by Janice Pearce and Rick Fettig.

Earth Day will be celebrated April 21 at the Brown County YMCA, starting at 10 am..

First aired Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 5 PM on WFHB.

In this episode of the Brown County Hour:

  • BCH celebrates Earth Day, opening with George Clegg learning all about geodes from Don Crumb
  • County elder Hank Swain tells about the day Salt Creek flowed backwards, and the effect it had on the community
  • Yolanda Toschlog details efforts to clean up Salt Creek
  • Susan Showalter interviews long-time Brown County musician Pat Webb, who was involved in the original Earth Day celebration
  • June Wolpert discusses the fine art of quilting with Lee Engren
  • Bruce Clegg gives us the low-down on solar panels and how they work
  • Chris Gustin shares her story with the art of weaving with Vera Grubbs
  • The Brown County Farm Report with Bill Land and Gunther Flumm
  • Brown County’s proposed revisions to its sewage ordinance raises some eyebrows
  • Earth Day Birthday – poem by Gunther Flumm
  • Yvonne Oliger recaps her 20 years of service as the county’s librarian with some history of our beloved community resource
  • Rick Fettig offers his commentary on our addiction to oil, climate change, technology, and the costs of not knowing any better.
Theme music by Slats Klug & Friends.

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BCH Episode #10 – Youth of Brown County

BCH Episode #10: 2012-02-18

Hosted by Janice Pearce and Susan Showalter.

Brown County High School reporters Nicole and Dannie

First aired Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 5 PM on WFHB.

In this episode of the Brown County Hour:

  • Musical Guests: Maria, Molly and Jerome of The Sanderson Family Band, Susan Showalter reporting
  • History: Portia Sperry’s letter to her grandchildren, Julia Pearson reporting
  • Brown County High School student-produced segment coordinated by Tom Baker of BCHS, featuring music by the BCHS Jazz Band, Pam Raider reporting
  • Beth Mathers of the Brown County Mentoring Project, Vera Grubbs reporting
  • Beta Teen Center, Youth Leadership and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Brown County, Pam Raider reporting
  • Sally Anne Murphy, Guardian ad Litem Program Director, Rick Fettig reporting
  • Geoff Keller discusses his nature sound CD, Frogs and Toads of Southern Indiana, George Clegg reporting
  • Brown County 4H Leader Ron Fleenor, Tyra McKain reporting
  • Hypnotist Dr. Sigmoid Fraud discusses his unique approach to working with troubled youth, by Rick Fettig and George Clegg
  • Remembering Brown County philanthropist, Howard Hughes, a tribute by Janice Pearce.
Theme music by Slats Klug & Friends. Additional music by Barry Ginsbarg.

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BCH Episode #9 – Holiday Special

BCH Episode #9: 2011-12-17
Hosted by the BCH Crew.

Photo by Geoff Thompson

First aired Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 5 PM on WFHB.

In this episode of the Brown County Hour:

  • Musical Guests: Kurt & Marge Young, and the Brown County Carolers
  • Woodworker Tom Tedrowe
  • Nature: Brown County Moonwalkers Mike Kelley, Steve Conard and Jackie Watson
  • Do-It-Yourself Brown County Style: A farcical review of a fictitious new cookbook
  • Plus Christmas shenanigans and general holiday revelry.
Theme music by Slats Klug & Friends.

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BCH Episode #8 – Fall Special

BCH Episode #8: 2011-10-15

Hosted by Janice Pierce.

First aired Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 5 PM on WFHB.

In this episode of the Brown County Hour:

  • Brown County icon John Franz reminisces on his long career as Nashville’s resident busker. Interview by Susan W Showalter.
  • Walking With Nature by Kaylee Witt with Ross Britton & Vicki Miretski – Northern Saw Whet Owls.
  • Totem carver Jon Pinney has been carving wood totems for over 40 years. Interview by Vera Grubbs.
  • Jan Spears of Spears Art Gallery in Nashville, interview by Susan W Showalter.
  • Highlights from our recent live fund-drive show.
Theme music by Slats Klug & Friends.

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Live BCH Show/WFHB Fund Drive

BCH logo by John Wm SissonBrown County Hour Concert

to be aired LIVE on WFHB!

Friday, October 8th
8-10 pm

At The Fieldhouse in Nashville, IN,
corner of Jefferson and Washington Streets

FEATURING: Hickory Wind, Celtica’s Tammera Lane, Kurt and Marge Young, The Miz Fitz, and Marvin Parrish. Also Firehouse Follies and Miss Tawny Apple.

The BCH Crew and volunteers from WFHB in Bloomington will be joining forces for a community radio fundraising event. Music and skits created by Brown County folks will be broadcast live over WFHB, and donations to benefit the Brown County Hour and WFHB Community Radio are encouraged. You can show your support of both WFHB and the Brown County Hour by making a pledge during the show.

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