Vol.2 No.32 August 14, 1968 Grace Potts, Editor
The KeeNeR Gang celebrated another birthday this past week. We're not sure
Frank Maruca was surprised when the whole gang sang to him Friday afternoon
in the lounge (where he arrived after following 'party type' signs taped to
the hall walls), but we're sure he didn't expect all the streamers which
covered his office ceiling and hit him in the face when he returned from
For the record, your editor received three complaints last week when the
paper consisted of only one sheet. If you want more, you gotta do more.
Our FM is really getting around. John Small recently received a card from a
student who listens regularly from Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana.
INSIDE KEENER has received a fan letter. Don Wagner regularly sends the
paper to his mother in Illinois and in a recent letter to him she wrote, ".
And keep the Keener chronicles coming as I really enjoy them. Your editor is
to be congratulated as she can make anything sound very interesting. We make
a deep bow in her direction.
Have you heard about Sean Conrad's new
car? Well, your editor, for one, will politely turn down any invitation to
ride in it. it's a combination ambulance-hearse!
He says he needs it for all his equipment required for record hops. Present
plans call for painting it professionally, probably psychedelic orange!
While on vacation recently in Port Huron, Harry Walker made a purchase in a
store which had KeeNeR blaring loud and clear. Upon questioning several of
the clerks, he learned that WKNR has a great following in that part of the
state. When he later learned that Harry worked here and noticed that his car
was wearing a bumper sticker, one of the clerks asked Harry if he happened
to have anymore stickers with him so that he could put one on his car.
Wanda Jarvis will be leaving us tonight but only for a short time. She has a
session in the hospital scheduled for this week for removal of a troublesome
Don Wagner recently visited his mother in Peoria and while waiting in his
big black Lincoln Continental while she did some shopping, a station wagon
full of teeney-boppers pulled in alongside of him. Apparently one of these
youngsters was so overwhelmed at the sight of the car that he asked Don, "Is
that one of those cars they use for funerals? And Don doesn't even look like
KeeNeR personnel who were with us when we were WKMH will remember the
Traffic Safety Patrol and former Police Commissioner Jim Hoye who directed
this operation for the station. Word reached us that Jim passed away Monday
night at the age of 73.
PROJECT DETROIT Subject for Sunday, August 18, 1968 is "Education by
Electronics" - a report on the increasing use of the electronic media in
presentation of specialized high school courses.