Pictures from WHLP 60th Anniversary Show

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Banner is up and ready for the show!

I think Steve may have been a little nervous just before going on the air.

The KiX 96 Caravan out front with flashing lights.

Front of the building

Mickey and Steve checking everything and ready to go ON THE AIR!

Mickey Bunn-GM and Steve Turner-Owner

Mr Curtis Warf. He will be creating video and still recordings of this historic event!

Gayla Bunn ready to welcome the crowd at the registration table.

Wanda just loved Mickey's radio themed tie.

First interview: Darin Cochran with Steve.

Chuck Gilbert with Steve

Nick Archer, Archivist for the Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame with Steve

Mickey reading the plaque given to Mike Brown (center) for his 31 year of service as Hickman County Sports broadcaster

Mike and Steve with the plaque

Glenda Lovell (she created the 60th anniversary cards that are on sale at the Grinders Switch Center)

Glenda with a framed hand painted picture of the commemorative cards

Dave Lynn with Steve

For his Birthday and in honor of the 60th Anniversary of the station, Dave presented Steve with a thumb drive with 60 Country hits of the 1950's

Steve Gregory and Teresa Gregory

After more than 30 years has passed. Steve Gregory returned a stack of WHLP Bumper Stickers that he "borrowed" when he worked there.

Bro Brian McAlister (Minister of Centerville Church of Christ) and Craig Shelton

Steve is always recognizing his employees for their accomplishments so Mickey turned the tables on him, recognizing him for his many years.

Mickey and Steve with the award

Chuck Dauphin (Award winning writer-radio show host and friend)

Craig Wise (Former announcer for WHLP)

Mac Breece (played music on the Lawrence Durham Radio Show in the 1950's)

Dee Floid (Played music on Lawrence Durham's Radio Show)

Mr. Buzz Maddox with Steve

Douglas Bates III with Steve.

James Easley (Played music on Lawrence Durham's Radio Show)

Steve Baker with Steve Turner

Mike Blackwell, stepped in to visit with Steve and sing Happy Birthday to him!

Steve and Wanda with Steve's award

Galya Bunn, Mickey Bunn, Steve Turner, Wanda Turner

Steve and Wanda

Gayla and Mickey Bunn.

Sheila and Tommy Vest

Lilly Durham with Steve

Brad Martin, Mike Blackewell, Mandy King and Jane Herron in the exhibit area

Former County Mayor Steve Gregory, City Mayor Gary Jacobs and Teresa Gregory

Steve with longtime freinds Candy and Roger Pruitt who came to congratulate him.

Christmas Cactus sent by Roger and Candy Pruitt

The refreshment tabel set up by The FarmHouse. Sharon Rogers did a great job!

Our 60th Anniversary cake

Steve's Birthday Cake

The mock vintage studio that Mickey built for the celebration and open house showing what the studio would have looked like in the early years.

Another picture of the studio

A timeline from left to right of vintage remote broadcast equipment.

Vintage reel to reel unit like what was previously used for braodcast and production. We still occationally use one for production work.

Vintage broadcast turntable

More pictures on the way!!!