2005 Cast

Steering Committee — Charlie Alison, Brett Bennett, Brenda Blagg, Donna Lonchar, Denise Malan, Debbie Miller, Michelle Parks, Flip Putthoff, Katherine Shurlds, Jeff Smith, Beckie Tyson and Sarah Warnock Emcee — Dan Ferritor Pianist — Emily Kaitz Cover Designer — Dusty Higgins, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette CAST Arkansas Democrat-Gazette — Sharon Crawford, Michelle Parks and Stacey Roberts Arkansas … More 2005 Cast

2004 Cast

Emcee: Scott Van Laningham, director, Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport Authority Pianist/bassist: Emily Kaitz Guitar: Flip Putthoff Banjo: Curt Richardson Brass Band: Sharla Bardin, Laura Bruegge, Lana Flowers, Richard Dean Prudenti, Mark Young and Michael Zamora Cast: All About Town — Grady Jim Robinson and Emily Kaitz Arkansas Democrat-Gazette — Laura Kellams and Michelle Parks Benton … More 2004 Cast

1980 Cast and Crew

Steering Committee — Brenda Blagg, Peggy Frizzell, Rusty Garrett, Ray Kanter, Varnell Lee, Donna Lonchar, Cindy Morrow, Dennis Oneal, Katherine Shurlds, David Speer, Peter Tooker, Kathy VanLaningham and Donna Whitaker Emcee — Ernie Deane Accompanist — Nova Teeter Cast and Crew Springdale News — Guy Barnes, Brenda Blagg, Mike Brown, David Lanier, Bill Rogers, Scott … More 1980 Cast and Crew

1979 Cast and Crew

Steering Committee — Brenda Blagg, Peggy Frizzell, Kathy Hurt, Ron Hurt, Donna Lonchar, Dennis Oneal, Katherine Shurlds, Scott VanLaningham and Donna Whitaker Emcee — Varnell Lee Intermission Music — Mary Noe Cast and Crew — Daniel Barnes, Dennis Barnes, Guy Barnes, Patti Baymiller, Elsa Beneke, Brenda Blagg, Philip Bruce, Mike Brown, Marie Clinton, Dick Clohecy, … More 1979 Cast and Crew

1978 Cast and Crew

Planning Committee — Brenda Blagg, Dave Edmark, Peggy Frizzell, Kathy Hurt, Ron Hurt, Kathy Mandrell, Elena Odio, Suzy Perkins, Scott VanLaningham Emcee — Harry Marsh Piano — Nova Teeter Technical Director — Libby Rhodes Cast and Crew — Charlie Alison, Guy Barnes, Brenda Blagg, Philip Bruce, Clay Carithers, Dick Clohecy, Don Cowan, Glynda Duncan, Dave … More 1978 Cast and Crew

1978 Program

The Northwest Arkansas Gridiron first hit the stage — well, “stage” might be too grand a term; how about raised “sheep-auction platform” — of the Rodeo Community Center Building in Springdale on March 24, 1978. The theme was “Close Encounters of the Fourth Estate.” Here’s the lineup. Act 1 “We’re On Our Way” ♫ Cast … More 1978 Program