Vol.2 No.21 May 22, 1968 Grace Potts, Editor
INSIDE KEENER is suddenly turning out to be a hospital and sickness report.
J. Mike Wilson's daughter is now out of the hospital and doing nicely, but
Dick Davis is now laid up with a bad back. Also, Don Wagner has waged a
successful battle against the flu bug.
In a letter addressed to Mrs.
Knorr dated May 17, the Woman's National Farm and Garden Association advised
that WKNR has been awarded a "Citation for having made a contribution to the
beautification and improvement of our community by creating and maintaining
Frank Maruca represented the station at the Annual Cooperative Training
Banquet of Taylor Center High School and John F. Kennedy High School in
Allen Park on Thursday, May 16. George Opra was master of ceremonies.
J. Mike Wilson appeared in Dearborn's Clean-Up Parade on Monday, May 20.
In the Bunnies-DJ Baseball Game. Final score: Bunnies 16 - DJs 2 - but the
DJs said the Bunnies cheated. TV personality Pat Suzuki was part of the
WKNR-FM changed its programming on Monday, May 20. We now have the first and
foremost, truly authentic, progressive rock (underground) programming in the
Metropolitan Detroit area.
Jack Davidson's daughter Carol is a student at Michigan State University and
during the period of May 16 to 18 she appeared in the cast of "The King and
I," presented by the students.
Dick Buller MC'd the Fair Lane High School Band spring concert in the Ford
Central Office Building auditorium on Friday, May 17. This was his 4th year
in a row in this capacity.
Phil Nye was among several news directors who Judged the Texas entries in
the Associated Press news awards competition on Saturday, May 18.
As part of his TV production class assignment at Wayne State, Ed Busch
produced a TV show featuring Van Patrick and Howard Stitzel in a program of
stories about baseball happenings over the years. The show will be telecast
sometime in the future on Channel 56. Ed will let us know.
PROJECT DETROIT subject for Sunday, May 26, 1968 is "A Solution to a Big
Problem" - a new method to protect retail businesses from the growing
problems of bad checks.