Monthly Archives: January 2012

Emmett McCoy 1923-2012

Emmett McCoy of San Marcos TX died on Friday, January 6, at age 88. He created McCoy Building Supply, a chain of home improvement stores located throughout West Texas. He also founded banking and ranching operations. He was known in … Continue reading

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Vice Cooler on Generator on Friday night

Punk music patriarch Vice Cooler will appear on the original KRTS music program Generator, hosted by Brian Le Barton, on Friday the 13th at 9 PM CT. Vice Cooler grew up in the Deep South, and in his teens was … Continue reading

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Saturday Specials for January 1st

The first Saturday of every month at noon, KRTS features The Spark. Grammy-nominated singer songwriter Tift Merrit hosts the program, and her guest on Saturday is musician Josh Ritter. And tune in for a special 2-hour broadcast of Joe Nick Patoski‘s Texas Music Hour … Continue reading

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Border Patrol confiscates cheese

On Thursday (January 5), the U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that it recorded 21 smuggling incidents of food and agriculture items since December 28, from holiday travelers to Mexico returning to the United States. A total of $6,097.84 in penalty … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day Live From Vienna

The Vienna Philharmonic presents its ever popular annual New Year’s Day concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. You’ll hear your favorite waltzes, polkas and more — a festive way to start off the New Year. Presented … Continue reading

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