Tales from the South

Thursdays, 8-8:30 p.m. on KUAR
  • Hosted by Paula Morell

True stories told by the Southerners who lived them. The program is recorded in front of a live audience at restaurants and venues throughout Arkansas and the South.

The program is hosted by Paula Martin Morell.

Tales from the South welcomes submissions from all Arkansans. Visit the program's website to learn more.

A note about program scheduling:

Shows are recorded on Tuesday nights and air on KUAR two weeks later on Thursday night.

The podcast of the show that airs Thursday is posted on that morning.

TFTS-236 "Communication" March 23, 2015

Mar 23, 2015

On this week's show, stories about communication: Jane Ellen Quinn - Voice of the Heart / Vicki Penny - A Southern Dance / Roger Schoffett - Das Boat. Musical guest Shannon Wurst.



TFTS-235 "End Hate 2" March 16, 2015

Mar 16, 2015

On this show, part 2 of our End Hate special with stories about the LGBT experience: Debbie Steward - 1982 / Jill Duvall - Lucky Girl / Rebecca Buchanan - That Day. Musical guests Bonnie Montgomery and Amy Garland Angel.

TFTS-234 "Strong Southern Women" March 12, 2014

Mar 12, 2015

On this week's show, stories about strong southern women: Garbo Hearne - Early Southern Life / Mara Leveritt - A Civil Rights Story That's Not About Color / Crystal C Mercer - Stronger Because of Her. Musical guest Harmony.

TFTS-233 "End Hate 1" March 4, 2015

Mar 4, 2015

On this show, part 1 of 2 of our End Hate special, with stories about the LGBT experience: Randi Romo - Tree Climber / Tippi McCullough - Split-Tailed Girls,  Chocolate Gravy and Walter White / Zeke Taylor - Dancing in the Dark. Musical guests Brad Williams and Nick Devlin of the Salty Dogs.

TTS-232 "Making Assumptions" February 23, 2015

Feb 23, 2015

On this week's show, stories about making assumptions: B. William Bower - Run, Iris Run! / Colin E. Woodward - Searching for Johnny Cash / Conrad Shumaker - Chicken Snake. Musical guest Brad Williams and Issac Alexander. 


On this week's show, stories about the service industry: Skip Dahlgren - The Boatyard / Rhett Brinkley - The Hunger Games / Bill Scott - Noodle. Musical guest The Salty Dogs.

TFTS-231 "Love 2015" February 9, 2015

Feb 9, 2015

On this week's show it's our annual "Love" show with stories involving matters of the heart: Lisa Brandom - Sandra Dee / Jessica Horton - Inferno / Kay Fisher - We Did What?. Musical guests Amy Garland and Bonnie Montgomery.

TFTS-229 "Tales from the Farm" February 2, 2015

Feb 2, 2015

On this week's show, stories about life on the farm: Micah Anderson - Farming Fire / Renee McCracken - How Lucky Bob The Rooster Got His Name / Shiloh Avery - 3 is the Magic Number. Musical guest Denver Hawsey.

On this week's show, stories about embarrassing moments in life: Grant Rollins - Happy Birthday Schopenhauer / Martin Bauer - Cold Hard Facts / John Wells - Toy Cars. Musical guest Mark Currey.

On this week's show, stories about being between a rock and a hard place: Holly Patton - Escape from Paradise / Karen Hayes - My Support Group / Connie Mack Meskimen - What Is So Rare As a Day in June.  Musical guest Brad Williams.