A SPECIAL EVENT CELEBRATING
75 YEARS SINCE KDNT SIGNED ON!
Former employees gather at the KDNT Symposium at the Denton Library,
November 12, 2011. Front, L-R: Colonel Mason, Laura Skinner, ?, Boppin' Bob Berry.
Back, L-R: Roger Emrich, Earl Armstrong, Scott Causey, Ray Whitworth, Sandy Shepard, Jack Bishop, ?, Mike Shannon
(please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can identify the ?'s...sorry that I didn't get everybody's name!)
More photos from the KDNT Symposium: Left, Ray Whitworth (1970s,) Sandy Shepard (1960s-71,) Scott "Dave Scott" Causey (1968-75)
all gave special presentations about their time at the station. Sandy's father Harwell founded KDNT in 1938
Left, Mike Shannon starts the program while his former KDNT co-worker, 1980s sports director Roger Emrich, looks on.
Right, some of the ex's carried the gathering to the recently-reopened Tomato Pizza restaurant, now a few miles north in Sanger, TX.
(The original "Flying Tomato" was on Fry Street, across from the North Texas campus; the background mural salutes their Denton history!)
Left to right, Pam Shepard (wife of Sandy,) Chris and Ray Whitworth, Earl Armstrong and Mike Shannon. Sandy Shepard attended, but
was behind the photographer's lens at the time!
The Denton Library was most gracious in plugging the event, and allowed Sandy Shepard
to bring up some wonderful KDNT artifacts for exhibition. Very special thanks to
Leslie Couture at the library for spearheading the event and making it run as smoothly as possible!
The Denton newspaper remembers
KDNT's 75th anniversary!
This entire website and its contents are copyright 1984-2017 Mike Shannon. Images are copyright of their respective owners. If you feel your copyright is being infringed upon by its appearance in this website, please email me and it will be removed or credited properly. I am not responsible for errors, omissions, incomplete information, misrepresentations or dead links. Information was gleaned from newspapers, broadcasting yearbooks, magazines, personal recollection, recollections of others and the like. Copying of any or all information or images for use on other websites, in print or for other purposes, is prohibited without permission. Links are provided for the user's convenience; I claim no responsibility for the contents, accuracy or relevance of other sites that may be linked to from this site. This entire website is considered a not-for-profit "fan site," to be enjoyed for entertainment and informational purposes only. Usage of this site and/or any sites, sub-sites or pages or images contained within, however accessed, constitutes your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, click here and you will be taken elsewhere. Proceeds from advertising & duplication services are directly used for site maintenance, hosting fees and research costs.