Hometown Heroes with Host James Hendley
Hometown Heroes is a local television program featuring local veterans in southeast Missouri and northeast Arkansas that served in America's military in battle across the world. Host James Hendley discusses with our hometown heroes their life stories and experiences serving in America's famous war fronts.
Host James Hendley sits down with Bob Shaw of Dexter, MO in this Hometown Heroes episode to discuss his time serving in the Marine Corps and World War 2.
This Hometown Heroes episode features Wafe Reed of Dexter, MO. Host James Hendley and Reed discuss his military career and lifelong stories in January of 2015.
This Hometown Heroes episode features Bill Matthews of Bloomfield and a visit to the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield with Director Ken Swearengin in June of 2014.
This Hometown Heroes episode features Starling Guinn who spent much of his life in Dunklin and Stoddard County in Missouri in February of 2014. He speaks with host James Hendley about his time in the U.S. military.
James Hendley sits down with William “Wes” Eskew of Dexter, MO to discuss his time in the U.S. Army and the Korean War in September of 2013.
This Hometown Heroes episode features Tom Love and the Gobbler Ridge Disabled Veterans Wildlife Facility outside of Bloomfield.
This Hometown Hero featured is Harry Swinger from Dexter, MO. Harry served for many years in the U.S. Air Force and sits down with host James Hendley to discuss his career in April of 2013.
This Hometown Hero episode features the Wethington Family of Bloomfield. Host James Hendley discusses their long history of military service in March of 2013.
This Hometown Heroes program features Fred Ward of Bloomfield and Elmer Wilson of Dexter in January of 2013. Host James Hendley interviews both about their experiences on America’s war fronts.
This Hometown Heroes episode features discussion with Gorty Aslin of Bloomfield, MO in November of 2012. Gorty has since passed, but it was a privilege for YHC to be able to share his heroic experiences with everyone.
Cliff Manlove was one of our finest air corpsmen in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Host James Hendley sat down with Col. Manlove as he shared his life story and military experiences.
The Underwood twins are well known to their community of Bloomfield and Stoddard County. Their World War 2 experience is unique in that they were one of the few pairs of twins to ever serve together in an American war. Host James Dudley sat down with the Underwoods in June of 2012. They have since passed, but their memory will live on.
James Hendley sat down with Joe Brown of Shawan, MO in this pilot episode of Hometown Heroes in April of 2012. Joe Brown passed away November 7th, 2014 and we were fortunate to meet with him and share his great American story.