44 episodes

The Legacy Lowdown is a podcast where we chat with interesting people who are leaving a Legacy in Jonesboro. We get the lowdown on how the dots connect from where they've been to where they're going.

The Legacy Lowdown Tyler Watkins & Lindsey Bowman

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

The Legacy Lowdown is a podcast where we chat with interesting people who are leaving a Legacy in Jonesboro. We get the lowdown on how the dots connect from where they've been to where they're going.

    Garrett Barnes: Pathways to Empowerment (in the classroom and in the county)

    Garrett Barnes: Pathways to Empowerment (in the classroom and in the county)

    Garrett Barnes is the Assistant Director at the NEA Career and Technical Center here in Jonesboro and also happens to be the Justice of the Peace in District 2 here in Craighead County. We get into the weeds with Garrett on exactly who the NEA Career and Technical Center serves, the importance of training and exposure to different trades for high school students and how the NEA Career and Technical Center is helping to bridge that gap and get kids in our area workforce ready. We also hear a l...

    • 46 min
    Chris Rich - Pickleball is kind of a big dill.

    Chris Rich - Pickleball is kind of a big dill.

    What’s the Big Dill?Pickleball is a sport that combines elements of Tennis, Badminton, and ping pong. On this week’s episode of the Legacy Lowdown Producer Andrew fills the co-host seat as we discuss what makes Pickleball fun for all ages and we also find out what it means to get “Pickled”

    • 24 min
    Dr. Lauren Hannah, Mental Health is your Foundation

    Dr. Lauren Hannah, Mental Health is your Foundation

    Dr. Lauren Hannah joins us in the studio and talks all things mental health. Dr. Lauren is a therapist and also the co-owner of Foundation, a Wellness Practice and their soon to open neighbor next door - Sana Vita Wellness. She breaks down some of the basics of going to therapy, teaches us a little bit about trauma and what that may look like for different people and talks about some of the more modern treatment options (backed by research) and how they are bringing those into their holistic ...

    • 39 min
    Dewayne Daniel, Operation BBQ Relief

    Dewayne Daniel, Operation BBQ Relief

    Operation BBQ Relief is a little bit exactly what it sounds like. OBR was founded after the Joplin tornado disaster in 2011 when a couple guys who liked to BBQ together came up with the idea to help volunteer their time to help feed displaced families and first responders who were working around the clock. Listen in as Dewayne tells the story of Operation BBQ Relief and its inception and how it's grown into a nationwide effort that's now provided over 10 million meals, even taking some deploy...

    • 33 min
    Touring Musician, Garrett P Tyler

    Touring Musician, Garrett P Tyler

    Garrett Tyler is a drummer, producer and music director - and perhaps the most famous guest we’ve ever had on! He is originally from Pocahontas, AR but now calls Nashville home. Garrett connects the dots for us on how a small town guy from Pocahontas grew to travel the world doing what he loves: playing and directing music for groups like For King and Country, Judah and the Lion and his own band Local Sound. We get him to name drop a few of the most famous people he’s shared the stage w...

    • 32 min
    Jessica Odom, Bringing RightFiber Home

    Jessica Odom, Bringing RightFiber Home

    Jessica Odom joins us on the podcast this week and sheds a little light on the internet situation in Northeast Arkansas and how the company she works for, RightFiber by Ritter Communications, has built an infrastructure ready to support the inevitable growth that's headed our way. RightFiber is doing things differently - starting with something as simple as answering the phone in one of their locally staffed call centers in Arkansas and Tennessee. Jessica tells the story of how Ritter got sta...

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

meganfarley1 ,

🤩

I’ve listened since the very first episode and enjoy each one! Thank you for introducing leaders of NEA and highlighting their stories. Y’all are awesome!! -Megan Farley

Quinton Saint Roman ,

Great couple of episodes

Great Job. I know Bickham... he’s an exceptionally good dude with a good heart!!!!
Dr. Howard I work with him in the ICU at St. B very knowledgeable... I’m glad and honored to work with him!!! I’m proud to be born and raised in this great city of Jonesboro!!!!

NurseHeather2010 ,

Great 1st Episode

What a way to start a podcast and Congrats!! Great 1st episode! I’m a Jonesboro native and have known Tyler and JB for nearly 20 years. Can’t wait to hear each week about others who are leaving a legacy in NEA! Great things are always happening in our little area of the world!

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