INSIDE KEENER

Vol.2 No.16 Apr.17,1968 Grace Potts, Editor

Ann Mitchell's daughter Debbie was in a competition at her church during Lent to see who could bring in the greatest number of individuals to attend services. The prize was an oil painting. Debbie brought in 86 different people and that was more than enough to win.

Bill Hauke is on vacation this week, making a trip by car to Florida. He's taking his parents along since they said they wanted to see that part of the world before they got any older. they're 86 and 87 years of age! Also vacationing this week is Frank Maruca and his family, in and around Pittsburgh.

Rich Pawlowicz and his family were happily surprised by the arrival, on the Saturday before Easter, of Rich's brother George who has been in service in Viet Nam. He's now home for a 30-day vacation and will be spending the balance of his service time of 10 months in the United States.

Speaking of servicemen, that's what we'll be calling Chuck Borchard before long as the long arm of Uncle Sam has reached out and handed him his "Greetings".

Our News Department is now up to its full complement with the arrival of Brian Wood. He comes to us from WTIX - New Orleans and for two years before that he worked at 'our former Battle Creek Station, WKFR. Welcome to the group, Brian.

Congratulations to Phil Nye, Erik Smith and the WKNR News Department. Phil and Erik are in Lansing today to receive the following awards from the Associated Press:

First Place Award - Best Regularly Scheduled Local Newscast (for the third consecutive year).
First Place Award - Best Regularly Scheduled Hard News Documentary (for the third consecutive year.)
Special Mention Award - General Excellence of News Presentation (for the third consecutive year.)
Special Mention Award - General Excellence of Individual News Reporting (to newsman Erik Smith for the second consecutive year).

Like we always say - the greatest news department ever!

This is Ron Greenberg's last week at the station. He's going to be a salesman and truck driver for a linen service.

The winner of our "What's His Name" contest was Ellen Bungard of East Detroit.

PROJECT DETROIT subject for Sunday, April 21, 1968, will be a special report on progress of the New Detroit Committee since its formation following last summer's civil disturbance.
 

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