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Books, Babble & Ball Podcast

10 EpisodesProduced by Gary LloydWebsite

Writing. History. News. Interviews. Sports. The Books, Babble & Ball Podcast has a little bit for everyone. Join Gary Lloyd as he talks books, writing, journalism, history, sports and more with people among those professions.

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Episode 9: “Sonny Days” Reflections

October 27th, 2020


In this episode, I reflect on writing the book “Sonny Days: Struggles, Scenery and Solace with the World’s Strangest Shelter Dog.”

Episode 8: Zack Steele

October 20th, 2020


Trussville City Councilman Zack Steele joins the podcast to talk Trussville happenings, progress on the city’s downtown entertainment district, …

Episode 7: Rodney Smith of Raising Men Lawn Care

October 13th, 2020


Raising Men Lawn Care founder Rodney Smith joins the podcast to talk about how his local lawn service has blossomed into a worldwide organization providing for those in need.

Episode 6: reporter Bill Thornton

October 6th, 2020

1:09:15 reporter Bill Thornton joins the podcast to talk about his career in journalism, the challenges the profession faces today, his author career and much more.

Episode 5: Kyle Parmley

September 29th, 2020


Starnes Publishing Sports Editor Kyle Parmley joins the Books, Babble & Ball Podcast to talk Alabama high school sports, the best players he’s …

Episode 4: Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director June Mathews

September 23rd, 2020


Trussville Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director June Mathews joins the podcast to preview Trussville City Fest, discuss her book and Trussville history, outline her writing process, and field some “On The Spot” …

Episode 3: New Trussville City Councilman Ben Short

September 22nd, 2020


New Trussville City Councilman Ben Short joins the podcast to talk about his law enforcement career, what he loves about Trussville, how he sees Trussville’s future, and more.

Episode 2: Hewitt-Trussville head football coach Josh Floyd

September 15th, 2020


Hewitt-Trussville head football coach Josh Floyd joins Gary Lloyd to talk about the Huskies’ 2020 season so far, COVID-19 challenges and more.

Episode 1: David Lloyd

September 9th, 2020


In the inaugural episode of the Books, Babble & Ball Podcast, David Lloyd joins Gary Lloyd to talk Tour Championship, the U.S. Open, the return …

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