Local Interviews

I started with the Loudon County History Project 3 years ago as both a student and a teacher of history.  It has been my honor to interview some of the most interested people in Loudon County.  Please subscribe to our YouTube Channel for the most up to date interviews as we preserve them for the next generation.

Screen Shot 2021-03-24 at 11.16.25 AM.pn

Major General Cardwell is a native of Loudon Tennessee and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loudon High School in 1980. 

Screen Shot 2021-03-24 at 11.24.50 AM.pn

Fred Shaver talks about this experience in WWII.

Screen Shot 2021-03-24 at 11.26.53 AM.pn

George Kiley, Harold Amburn, Joe Mourfield and Ham Carey discuss the Southern Railway.

Screen Shot 2021-03-24 at 11.45.22 AM.pn

Robert Anderson is a Korean War Veteran from Greenback, TN.  He shares stories of his experience in the 1950s.

Screen Shot 2021-03-24 at 11.33.52 AM.pn

Gerald & Sandra Augustus share a few human interest stories and information from the history book he authored.

Screen Shot 2021-03-24 at 11.40.47 AM.pn

Joe Spence

Filmed at the Lenoir City Museum, he and Beverly Sweeney (Museum Curator) share some stories relevant to Lenoir City history.

Screen Shot 2021-03-24 at 11.42.57 AM.pn

Joyce Blair Fields and Earl Smith remember attending Dunbar School in Loudon, Tennessee.

Screen Shot 2021-03-24 at 11.49.35 AM.pn

Nathan Simpson

Chief Warrant Officer 3, Nathan Charles Simpson, speaks about his experiences in the US Army.

Screen Shot 2021-03-24 at 11.47.34 AM.pn

Glen Summitt, resident of Loudon, tells about his time in the US Army while serving in Austria.

Screen Shot 2021-03-24 at 12.22.09 PM.pn

Interview with Martha Malloy for the Loudon History Project.

Screen Shot 2021-03-24 at 1.06.15 PM.png

Coach Thompson talks about his 39 year career as Loudon High School Baseball Coach from 1975-2014.

Screen Shot 2021-03-24 at 1.11.57 PM.png

Ann Waller Randle, Bob Martin, and Ruth Henderson McQueen talk about growing up in the little town of Philadelphia, TN.

Screen Shot 2022-04-22 at 1.40.22 PM.png
Screen Shot 2022-04-22 at 1.43.18 PM.png

Joe Spence, Paul Roberts, Margie Sartin, Clarence (C.A.) Wilson, and Patsy Hammontree share their memories as long time residents of Lenoir City, Tennessee. Filmed April 2021.

Screen Shot 2022-04-22 at 1.51.34 PM.png

2021 interview with Henry Bolter, Patsy Hammontree, and Jack Hammontree about their memories on Busselltown, Tennessee.

Screen Shot 2022-04-22 at 2.13.08 PM.png

Margie Kelso Watkins, Brenda Tuck Malone and Gary Dutton discuss the Bacon Farm in the Jackson Community in Loudon County, Tennessee.

Screen Shot 2022-04-22 at 1.50.24 PM.png

2022 interview with local personality Marshall Andy, and his memories of Loudon County, Tennessee.

Screen Shot 2022-04-22 at 2.35.56 PM.png

Longest serving POW in US history.

Screen Shot 2022-04-22 at 2.19.30 PM.png
Screen Shot 2022-04-22 at 2.19.13 PM.png
Screen Shot 2022-04-22 at 2.18.44 PM.png
Screen Shot 2022-04-22 at 2.18.11 PM.png
Screen Shot 2022-04-22 at 2.17.19 PM.png
Screen Shot 2022-04-22 at 2.28.41 PM.png
Screen Shot 2022-05-19 at 8.00.26 AM.png

2022 interview with the Guider brothers on growing up in Loudon  County, Tennessee and building a life of service there.

Screen Shot 2022-08-22 at 3.00.55 PM.png

Loudon County resident, Joe Alexander, reflects on his life before and after service in Vietnam.