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True talk about life, love, and the pursuit of happiness via personal experiences.

Wednesdays 4pm Eastern / 3pm Central

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Host Cathy Nutt

has a degree in Health, Physical Education, and recreation from Oklahoma State University. She is an entrepreneur, buying and selling two businesses by the age of 25. Cathy has a commercial real estate license in Oklahoma specializing in real estate investments. She has been a hairstylist for 35 years with licenses in four states. She has a bartending and coffee barista license, also. Cathy has lived in many different cities developing friendships in all directions. In the past five years, Cathy has been experiencing the challenges as a single, middle aged, divorcee. She chooses to remain positive and encouraging to others. Throughout this journey, there have been many laughs, tears, fun, misery, and more! Stay tuned!

What people say about Cathy:

Cathy is loyal, kind , hardworking, generous, fun, hilarious, and she always speaks the truth. I have known her for 33 years and love her like my family.  Lori Huggins

Cathy is a loyal friend, consistent, plain spoken, always speaks the truth, compassionate, funny, sometimes really funny, confident, but, sweetly vulnerable, too. One of my favorite people of all time with a beautiful laugh! Leith Hoggard

Cathy: Here’s my words to describe her: Integrity, honesty, loyalty, authenticity, strong, incredible mama bear to your children, great friend, and FUN and beautiful. Suzanne Waddell

Describing Cathy: LOYAL - She would knock down a doorpost for me or at least tell someone off for me!! She’s beautiful inside and out with a great smile! Kitty Ledbetter

Email Cathy @ cathy_nutt@att.net, visit facebook: Cathy Nutt, Instagram page: Cathynutt2020


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September 16, 2020 Show

Special Guest: CJ Pepper

From the day he stepped on the campus of Arkansas State University 23 years ago on a full basketball scholarship, CJ Pepper has been a staple in the Jonesboro community.  Named a high school All-American his senior season at Christian County High School and earning Kentucky Region 2 MVP, CJ took his talents to Moberly Area Community College - one of the winningest junior college programs in the nation and his impact was immediate as he broke the school’s freshman scoring record and earned All-American and Region 16 MVP honors. The Crofton, Kentucky native helped the Arkansas State Men’s Basketball team win the program’s first and only Sun Belt Conference Championship to date as well as the team’s first and only NCAA Tournament appearance in 1999. CJ went on to play professionally in Europe and most notably with the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters and was inducted into the Moberly Area Community College Hall of Fame in 2019.  CJ returned to Jonesboro after retirement and began his career working to build the youth of the community with Life Strategies Counseling Incorporated (LSCI) serving as the Director of Mental Health Paraprofessionals as well as Director of Business Development and after 15 years of stellar service, CJ continued into the next phase of his career as a Business Development with Life Strategies of Arkansas (LSA), the company that started LSCI.  CJ Pepper is committed to improving the quality of life for kids throughout Arkansas and he put his belief that "the community is only as strong as the youth it serves" into action by serving on several non-profit boards including Arkansas Early Learning and the Child Advocacy Center. He has also collaborated with local community leaders to host several empowerment events within the Jonesboro community in an effort to motivate and inspire young people to accomplish their personal and professional goals. The funds raised from those events benefited organizations such as St. Jude.  In 2012, he partnered with Leadership Jonesboro to host the "Red on Red" Basketball Game and Auction to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center. The game was well received by the community as it featured former players from both Arkansas State and the University of Arkansas and raised over $25,000.  CJ is a member of both the Elks and Exchange Clubs of Jonesboro. He is currently a color analyst for ESPN3 covering Arkansas State Men’s and Women’s Basketball.

 

 

 

September 9, 2020 Show

Special Guest: Allyson Lewis

Allyson is the CEO and Director of Corporate Training and Leadership Development of the 7 Minute Life, a time management company. Her books have sold more than 130,000 copies and have been translated into Chinese, Turkish, Korean, and Spanish. Her YouTube channel has had more than 1.7 million minutes watched.  She shares ground breaking strategies revolutionizing corporate cultures. Employees want to work with commitment, clarity, conviction, determination, and excitement. They want their work to matter.   Her enthusiasm is believable and contagious. You will be entertained and enthralled at the same time. Audiences across the country have left with their hearts pumping and their brains full of concrete ideas that can be immediately applied to their daily lives.  Allyson worked in the financial services industry for 30 years including 24 years with Morgan Stanley. Her clients include Kellogg’s, Morgan Stanley, Northern Trust, IMCA, and the FBI. She has been a guest on CNN and Bloomberg Information TV. Her work has been seen in Investor’s Business Daily, Advisor Today, Morningstar, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Sun Times, Woman’s Day, Family Circle, Success Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, and Fast Company.

 Find out more about Allyson Lewis: the7minutelife.com

 

 

September 2, 2020 Show

Chilly Billy Howell

is a native of Clarksdale, Mississippi, in the heart of the Mississippi Delta! Having lived several lifetimes in a myriad of locations and working in sundry occupations, he returned to Clarksdale after two decades living out West!  Swearing he’d never come home to live, life ground on him a bit, and he returned to his old stomping grounds 13 years ago, and is thankful he did.  Since his return, he has taught school, wrote for the local newspaper, managed a residential inn for almost nine years, worked in a cotton field and is the co-creator along with wife Magical Madge Marley Howell of the Delta Bohemian online blog, Delta Bohemian (regional-identity) Tours and until recently, The Clarksdale White House and Delta Bohemian Guest House.  Chilly Billy and Magical Madge have been heavily invested in the creative economy in Coahoma County and Clarksdale, a cool, eclectic small Delta town and county renowned for blues and other music, and a must stop for tourists the world over who follow one of the several music trails in the United States! Playwright Tennessee Williams, painters, other writers and creative artists have been demonstrably affected by the culture, pace of life and bevy of local characters!  He enjoys sharing their love of and fascination with what one author termed, “The Most Southern place on Earth.

 

 

August 26, 2020 Show

Special Guest:

Legendary Football Coach Barry Switzer

Barry Layne Switzer (born October 5, 1937) is a former American football coach and player. He served for 16 years as head football coach at the University of Oklahoma and 4 years as head coach of the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He won three national championships at Oklahoma, and led the Cowboys to win Super Bowl XXX against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He has one of the highest winning percentages of any college football coach in history, and is one of only three head coaches to win both a college football national championship and a Super Bowl, the others being Jimmy Johnson and Pete Carroll.

 

 

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August 19, 2020 Show

Special Guest: Rick McCormick

Former Collegiate and Professional basketball coach for many years. Rick is now a published Author and Real Estate business owner in Oklahoma City.

Rick and his wife Marie live in the Oklahoma City Metro area. They are the proud parents of Harley and Hulk, their two rescue dogs. They are strong supporters in the community of several outreach programs involving animal welfare. Marie is an RN at the U.S. Veteran's Hospital. Both Rick and Marie are heavily involved in their community through their local church as well as many local charities and youth activities. They also spend a great deal of time with activities involving their adult children and grandchildren.

www.rickmccormickrealty.com

 

 

August 12, 2020 Show

John Misuraca

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused wild swings in the national economy and has or will put many businesses into bankruptcy.  This has created uncertainty and concern for business owners and investors as to the value of their investments both now and in the future.  John Misuraca CPA will discuss how businesses are valued and the issues that will determine which businesses and industries will fail or thrive due to the current crisis.

\John Misuraca CPA is the owner of Avalon Advisors, Inc., a business appraisal practice based in Laguna Hills, California.  He provides services related to the valuation of business entities and intangible assets.  His projects have involved Mergers and Acquisitions, the Purchase and Sale of stock, Estate and Gift Tax purposes, Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), Financial Reporting, Fairness Opinions and Litigation Support. Mr. Misuraca is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants and served as the Chair of the State Business Valuation section from 2010 to 2012.  He is also a member of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA). Mr. Misuraca has a Bachelor of Science from California State University, Long Beach in Business Administration with an Accounting Option.  He also has Certificates in Forensic Accounting: Investigative Accounting, Fraud Examination and Litigation Support; and Expert Witness:  Litigation Support and Testimony from California State University, Fullerton.

Contact John: jmisuraca@avalonadvisorsinc.com    Website: www.avalonadvisorsinc.com

 

 

August 5, 2020 Show

Cathy answers your email questions and

adds a little bit of her own crazy dating experiences.

 

 

July 29, 2020 Show

Special Guest: Jerilyn Champion

Ms. Champion is a native Californian. She has always loved painting and writing and has done so since childhood. The other constant theme in her life is her faith.

She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in art and furthered her studies at the prestigious Art Center School of Design.

Presently, Ms. Champion continues to explore new levels of writing and art. These two areas for her represent “The Joy of The Lord!”

Contact Jerilyn: championfaithbooks@gmail.com

Please Visit Jerilyn's Website www.JerilynChampion.com

 

 

July 22, 2020 Show

Lexis Nutt

Mother/Daughter talks!

(Editor's Note: Powerful. Listen to this show!)

 

 

Part 1: July 8, 2020 Show 

Part 2: July 15, 2020 Show

Jonah Ted Yates


Ted Yates' law practice focuses on estate planning, probate matters, commercial and real estate litigation, insurance litigation, healthcare law and general personal injury. In addition, Ted has significant experience in silicosis cases. Ted is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Missouri and Arkansas. He served as a city attorney for the City of Ozark, Arkansas, for eight years. He has also served as a hospital administrator and has extensive experience in banking. Ted has handled and argued cases before the Supreme Courts of Arkansas and Missouri.  Ted is a founding member of Osburn, Hine & Yates, LLC and is a member of the Arkansas and Missouri State Bars, as well as the Cape Girardeau County Bar Association.  Ted received his Bachelor of Arts in 1973 from the University of Arkansas and his law degree in 1976 from the University of Arkansas School of Law. Ted is married to the former Margaret McGinty, and they have three children. He is active in various community projects, including the Boys & Girls Club of Cape Girardeau. He is a member and past-president of the Cape West Rotary Club. Ted and his family attend Centenary United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau.

https://www.semolaw.com/jonah-ted-yates.html

 

 

July 1, 2020 Show

Special Guest:

Elizabeth Heiskell

Entrepreneur, Gourmet Chef, Today Show Contributor, and Author

Latest Book:

What Can I Bring? 3 Home-Run Recipes for Any Gathering
 

 

 

June 24, 2020 Show

Guest today is

Lexis Nutt

Mother/Daughter talks!

 

 

June 17, 2020 Show

Special Guest: Bonnie Buckner, PhD

Bonnie Buckner has a PhD in psychology, with an emphasis in media, from Fielding Graduate University. Her academic and professional work since 2008 has centered on the study and use of images, dreaming, and the spontaneous imagination as cognitive tools for behavioral and communal change. Her private consulting practice teaches these tools to individuals, organizations, and performing arts foundations and individuals for inner, individual development; to stimulate creativity, surmount blocks, and manifest projects; and, to find creative solutions to social and global challenges.


             Author of: Dream Your Self into Being      www.bonniebuckner.com

 

 

June 10, 2020 Show

Special Guest: Bob Kesling

Voice of the Tennessee Volunteers

 

 

June 3, 2020 Show

Special Guest: Diane Kesling

is a graduate of the Ohio State University. Upon graduation, she earned a position with the Houston Grand Opera Studio, where she performed with Houston Grand Opera and Texas Opera Theater for three years.  In 1981, Diane won the  National Metropolitan Opera Auditions in NYC, and subsequently went on to sing  leading roles with the Met for 14 years.  Diane participated in many LIVE FROM THE MET performances, including: Wagner’s RING CYCLE, the MET GALA, FORZA DEL DESTINO, L’ITALIANA IN ALGIERI, and HANSEL AND GRETEL. She was the recipient of the first Shreveport Singer of the year, received a daytime emmy for her participation in the telecast of HANSEL AND GRETEL LIVE FROM THE MET, and received two grammies for her participation in recordings for Deutschegramophon of Wagner’s Ring Cycle.  Leonard Bernstein chose Ms. Kesling to sing the title role of Dinah in his new opera A QUIET PLACE/TROUBLE IN TAHITI, which premiered at La Scala (Milan, Italy), the Kennedy Center, and the Houston Grand Opera.  She has been a frequent soloist with the Boston Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Columbus Symphony, Hot Springs Music Festival, and Little Rock Symphony. 

Diane is a happy resident on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, and currently is a professor of voice at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

 

 

May 27, 2020 Show

 

Special Guests: Jill & Julia

 

Singer/Songwriters

 

  https://www.jillandjulia.com

 

 

May 20, 2020 Show

Special Guest: Terry Mohajir, Arkansas State

Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics

Terry Mohajir became the 11th Director of Athletics in A-State history on September 19, 2012, and since that time has been elevated to Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics as the Red Wolves have enjoyed unprecedented overall success academically, competitively and financially. Since being named director of athletics, Mohajir (pronounced MO-HODGE-ER) has adopted an “ALWAYS RISING” slogan as an expansion on the popular “RED WOLVES RISING” campaign. With that theme in mind, the Arkansas State alumnus has instituted sweeping changes, created new policies, produced record-breaking fundraising totals, overseen significant facility upgrades, almost tripled the athletics department budget and implemented creative philosophies that have strengthened the Red Wolves’ national brand. During his watch, the Red Wolves have accomplished numerous firsts in both academics and athletics accomplishments, but the Red Wolves’ passionate and energetic leader continues to reinforce his belief that “our accomplishments of today become our expectations of tomorrow.”

 

 

May 13, 2020 Show

Special Guest: Jerilyn Champion

Ms. Champion is a native Californian. She has always loved painting and writing and has done so since childhood. The other constant theme in her life is her faith.

She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in art and furthered her studies at the prestigious Art Center School of Design.

Presently, Ms. Champion continues to explore new levels of writing and art. These two areas for her represent “The Joy of The Lord!”

Contact Jerilyn: championfaithbooks@gmail.com

Please Visit Jerilyn's Website www.JerilynChampion.com

 

 

 

 

May 6, 2020 Show  Part 2

April 29, 2020 Show  Part 1

Special Guest: Joe Kleine

Graduated 1980 from Slater High School in Slater, Mo.  Selected to1980 McDonalds All-American HS Basketball team.  Signed National Letter of intent to play at University of Notre Dame.  Transferred to University of Arkansas in 1981.  Southwest Conference Newcomer of the Year for 1982-83.  1st team all SWC for 1983-84 and 1984-85 seasons.  Selected to the 1984 US Olympic Basketball team, for the Los Angeles summer game.  Selected number 6 in 1985 NBA 1st round by Sacramento Kings.  Played with 7 different teams in 15 year NBA career.  Sacramento Kings from 1985 - 1989.  Boston Celtics from 1989 - 1993.  Phoenix Suns from 1993 - 1997.  Los Angeles Lakers 1997.  New Jersey Nets 1997.  NBA World Champion Chicago Bulls 1997 - 1998.  Phoenix Suns 1998 -1999.  Portland Trailblazers 1999 - 2000.

Wife Dana since 1986.  Children - Daniel, Courtney, Mallory, and William. 
Grandchildren - Danny and JoJo.

Owner of Corkys Ribs and BBQ in LR and NLR since 1996.

 

 

April 22, 2020 Show

Special Guest: Allyson Lewis

Allyson is the CEO and Director of Corporate Training and Leadership Development of the 7 Minute Life, a time management company. Her books have sold more than 130,000 copies and have been translated into Chinese, Turkish, Korean, and Spanish. Her YouTube channel has had more than 1.7 million minutes watched.  She shares ground breaking strategies revolutionizing corporate cultures. Employees want to work with commitment, clarity, conviction, determination, and excitement. They want their work to matter.   Her enthusiasm is believable and contagious. You will be entertained and enthralled at the same time. Audiences across the country have left with their hearts pumping and their brains full of concrete ideas that can be immediately applied to their daily lives.  Allyson worked in the financial services industry for 30 years including 24 years with Morgan Stanley. Her clients include Kellogg’s, Morgan Stanley, Northern Trust, IMCA, and the FBI. She has been a guest on CNN and Bloomberg Information TV. Her work has been seen in Investor’s Business Daily, Advisor Today, Morningstar, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Sun Times, Woman’s Day, Family Circle, Success Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, and Fast Company.

 Find out more about Allyson Lewis: the7minutelife.com

 

 

April 15, 2020 Show

Special Guest: Marybeth Byrd

 is an 18 year old singer/songwriter from Armorel, Arkansas who attends Arkansas State University. She made the top 8 semifinals on season 17 of The Voice in 2019. Prior to The Voice, she sang at various community events in the NEA area and continues to do so. Now, she is working toward pursuing a career in music by working on her craft, writing original music, and performing with every given opportunity!

 

 

April 8, 2020 Show

They're Back!

Special Guests: Tanya and Brandi

They’ll be discussing divorce, what’s next and middle age.

Priceless!!

 

 

April 1, 2020 Show

Special Guest: John Brady

Former LSU Basketball Coach

 

 

March 25, 2020 Show

Recording Artist Jeff Clayborn

Grammy award-winner and Executive Producer Chuck Ebert

 

 

 

March 18, 2020 Show

 

Special Guests: Jill & Julia

 

Singer/Songwriters

 

  https://www.jillandjulia.com

 

 

March 11, 2020 Show

Special Guests:

Tanya and Brandi

They’ll be discussing divorce, what’s next and middle age.

Priceless!!

 

 

March 4, 2020 Show

Cathy’s Favorite Things!

Products, places, restaurants, musicians, etc!

Also, what’s coming up on future shows!

 

 

February 26, 2020 Show

Inaugural Broadcast

On this first show, Cathy introduces herself to you the listeners with a bit about her life's triumphs and struggles.