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!
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