Day: June 27, 2004

Old Home Week

The last week or so has been old home week around here. During the open house at The Jacksonville Center as part of the Spring Into Summer festivities last weekend, my high school journalism teacher, Ruth Hallman, dropped by the studio for a visit.

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Radio Daze

These days, while driving the roads of Floyd County (and most anywhere else) I listen to high-quality digital sound on XM satellite radio — a far cry from the scratchy AM radio that brought the outside world to my ’57 Ford in high school.

Back in the 60s, AM radio ruled and it took a good radio to pull in the 50,000-watt clear channel stations from far beyond the borders on Floyd County.

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