Friday, May 23, 2014

Our Story Studios - 1st Floor - OSP Offices

Founded in 2007, Our Story Productions a multimedia company began primarily in the production and distribution of television programming highlighting life in the small towns of the Midwest. Today with over 50 volunteers and a staff of six OSP produces the TV show “Destination Small Town” and websites, YouTube, Facebook and Pintrest pages share all aspects of the life lead in over 600 small towns, in eight states of the Midwest! To learn more about OSP and the volunteers that make the coverage of the small towns possible visit

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Our Story Studio Collectibles

As you tour through Our Story Studios you will find Jeff's personal collection of much loved interests! Many visitors have mistaken the studio for a museum but no it's Jeff's personal collection acquired over the last 30 years! As you enter the studio (a 1890 Odd Fellow lodge) you will find memorabilia from the quirky pubic access & cable TV shows intermixed with 100's of original movie posters including Marilyn Monroe originals "Some like it Hot" & "Seven Year Itch", Many Rita Hayworth originals including "Gilda 1946" and Myrna Loy originals including "The Thin Man 1934" If you like Film Noir movies you will find many of the best posters ranging from "Chinatown 1974" to "Gun Crazy 1950" That's just the beginning because all you have to do is ask Jeff and he well show you file cabinets full of 100's of additional original movie posters dating back to the 1920's with original movie posters from actors including The Three Stooges,Clint Eastwood,Robert DeNiro,Judy Garland,Cary Grant and yes movies including Star Wars and Planet of the Apes(lobby cards) If you are a 1950,1960 or 1970 TV show fan you will find Jeff's collection of vintage TV's, comic books, board games, lunchboxes etc. Personal favorites include Kung Fu and Land of the Giants. Board games including Lost in Space and Dark Shadows! Again some displayed and many tucked away in file cabinets! There is a vintage coca cola porcelain sign (54 high x 96 long),a Coca-Cola cooler and many soda ads.You will find 100's of cigarette ads displayed in Jeff's office (he refers to them as his hall of shame display) There are also100's of books, magazines about Hollywood and Television. You will find a large collection of LP's and many vintage record players! One of which is a 1960's console jukebox! Again there are many display's but most everything is tucked away in drawers and file cabinets!


Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Our Story Studios - Second Floor - KLUK TV's "The Cocklebur Morning Show"

Just when you thought you’d gotten the cockleburs outta your overalls, they’re now on TV! That’s right, The Cocklebur Morning Show is one weed you won’t want to pull! With hosts who deliver a mix of news, entertainment and information about towns throughout Our Story Country.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Our Story Studios - Second Floor - KLUK TV's "The Women of Sweet Swine County"

This full-of-fun daytime talk show jiggles with the latest and greatest news about the people, places and events found all over Our Story country. Hosted by three sassy ladies from Sweet Swine County that tell Small-Town Stories with Big-Town Attitude.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Our Story Studios - Second Floor - KLUK TV's "Cooking it up with Betty"

Culinary expert and, dare we say, “wine aficionado beyond belief,” Betty Thompson, always is preparing some tantalizing dish for us on her show. In the midst of cooking, our dear ol’ Betty does join her What’s Cooking reporters traveling throughout Our Story Country.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Our Story Studios - Second Floor - KLUK TV's "Split Hoof Tonight"

This late-night talk show is filmed in front of a discerning, yet agreeable studio audience. Hosted by Cousin John and his incomparable sidekick, Earl Silo, a roster of star guests from all around Our Story country make appearances that you won’t want to miss! Heeeeeere’s Cousin John!

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Our Story Studios - Second Floor - KLUK TV's "Backstage at the Commune"


KLUK TV announced today a new show will be filmed at on the second floor of Our Story Studios on the KLUK TV's "Backstage at the Commune" set. On each episode hosts Daisy May & Garrett Dawson invite musical artists backstage for some conversation and a song or two!

Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Star Struck Awards held at Our Story Studios

The Star Struck Awards, watch the exciting red carpet show and the ceremony features awards won by the Our Story team and a special presentation to Focus on Fairmont/Hometown Focus.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Actors Betsy Palmer and Will Hutchins at Our Story Studios

Our Story Productions, Executive Producer Jeff Rouse interviews Betsy Palmer and Will Hutchins fall of 2007. They discuss their careers in show business and the many famous actors with whom they worked, from Joan Crawford to Henry Fonda to Elvis.