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BACC TALK is the Buda Area Chamber of Commerce’s weekly Podcast that covers local news, events, business, chamber news and community activities.

Listening is easy, just select program and click, the rest will take care of itself. You can also hear BACC TALK episodes on SoundCloud and iTunes. BACC TALK is produced by Hays County Radio.


  • Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
    May 23, 2017 – May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month – Motorcyclists have all the same rights and privileges as any motor vehicle driver on the roadway, they are entitled to their space on the road, no matter the size of their ride. In this episode we interview Coop and Johnny two veteran riders who know the road and safety.

  • 20th Annual Wiener Dog Races
    April 26, 2017 – Every year in Buda, the Wiener Dog Capital of Texas, the Country Fair and Wiener Dog Races provide a weekend of adorable fun for the whole family. Attendees come from all over the country to enjoy the qualifying Wiener Dog Races, which culminate in the run for the roses on the second day of the two-day festival. The event also features a Best Dressed Dog Contest, a Bake-Off and BBQ and Chili Cook-offs, and there’s live music and entertainment throughout the weekend.

  • Buda’s Men of Steel
    March 29, 2017 – Buda’s very own men of steel sit down with host JR Gonzales and discuss the amazing art of forging. These gentlemen will have you on the edge of your seat. Listen as James Huse II and Brandt Noel share their expertise on knives and swords.

  • Capital of Texas Motorcycle Chute Out
    March 9, 2017 – Interviews with organizers and motor officers competing in the 2017 Capital of Texas Police Motorcycle Chute Out held at Cabela’s in Buda, Texas. This year’s competition included 165 motor officers from as far away as Honolulu.

  • Health And Nutrition
    February 21, 2017 – This episode of BACC TALK addresses the number one resolution people in the U.S. make each new year – eat healthier and lose weight. BACC TALK gathered a unique group of Buda experts to talk about how to get and stay healthy. You will hear from Laura Smith owner of Custom Fit, Noa Lynne Davis with Zoi Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine, Jonas Jones and Billy Gray with Gray Gardens.

  • Cabela’s Store #12
    February 14, 2017 – Cabela’s in Buda, Texas is one of the top producing stores in the chain. In this episode we interview Cabela’s General Manager Frank Machuca and Senior Operations Manager Alex Mauppin.

  • Meet Your Chamber Leaders
    February 2, 2017 – Meet the BACC leadership, Chairman of the Board Jeremy de Alcala, Chair Elect Britney Dodgen, Secretary Deborah Pacheco and Treasurer Jay Heinrich. These business and community leaders talk about the Buda chamber’s direction, programs, events, and vision for 2017.

  • Real Estate in Buda with Jayna Love
    January 17, 2017 – Jayna Love, Jayna Love Homes, and Tom Sawyer, Senior Mortgage Banker, give helpful tips and information about the Buda real estate market. This show was sponsored by Jayna Love Homes.

  • Mayor Todd Ruge and Police Chief Bo Kidd
    December 15, 2016 – Todd Ruge, Buda Mayor, provides a recap of the City Council Run Off race and an update on what is happening in Buda. Bo Kidd, Buda Police Chief, is our guest for the second part of the show. Chief Kidd shares the story of his department’s signature Blue Santa Program and gives listeners safety tips for the holiday season.

  • BudaFest, Trail of Lights and More
    December 1, 2016 – David Marino, City of Buda Public Information Officer, and Bret Bronaugh, BudaFest, discuss upcoming Buda holiday events. Moses Leos, Hays Free Press Editor, provides updates on local news.

  • Welcome Cathy Maxwell
    November 17, 2016 – Rebecca Rice, Austin Angels, discusses the nonprofit and how the listeners can help the children. An interview with Cathy Maxwell, Historical Romantic Novelist, author of 33 novels and has made the New York Times Best Sellers list 10 times. Kim Campbell provides weekend events in and around Buda.

  • BACC Talk – Election Coverage
    November 10, 2016 – Mark Jones, Hays County Commissioner, and Moses Leos, Hay Free Press Editor, discuss the November 8 election results. Kim Campbell provides weekend events in and around Buda.

  • Pilot Program – Candidates Forum
    November 3, 2016 – BACC TALK’s pilot program provides a forum for the five Buda City Council candidates.