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Jim Shilling to be Featured on Friday’s “Ted Hayes Remembers” Program

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: May 25th, 2011

Jim Shilling

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This week on “Ted Hayes Remembers”, Ted will talk with Jim Shilling.

Jim and Melba Shilling have been in the forefront of collecting and maintaining a history of Starke County for decades. Jim has shown the Starke County Courthouse to hundreds of people, and taken hundreds more on tours of the Starke County Museum.

Ted asked Jim to talk about historical events over the past 50 or so years that have impressed him.

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John Whitenack to be Featured on “Ted Hayes Remembers” Program

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: May 20th, 2011

John Whitenack

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Today at 12:20 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. CT, Ted Hayes will feature former WKVI morning man, John Whitenack on the “Ted Hayes Remembers” program. Mr. Whitenack occupied the “air chair” for 16 years. He especially liked to play the radio games, such as “Hi-Low”.

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Ted Hayes Spotlights Class of 1961 in Today’s “Ted Hayes Remembers” Program

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: May 13th, 2011

Linda Lock. This picture is from the 1961 Sandbur Yearbook

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You’re invited to listen to “Ted Hayes Remembers” today at 12:20 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. CT. He will talk about the Knox High School Class of 1961.

It was the biggest class to graduate to that date (110). The varsity basketball record of 19-1 still stands as the best ever. Mark Simmons taught Government and History, Jane Beeson taught Home Ec., Henry Meurer was the High School Band Director, Bob Beeson was the basketball coach and Dale Snelling was the football coach.

Linda Lock and Ron Fletcher were chosen as Mr. and Miss Knox High School. Linda was also the Homecoming Queen her senior year.

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Knox High School Class of 1961 to be Featured on “Ted Hayes Remembers”

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: May 12th, 2011

Carl Lotter, Pres.; Jan Johnson, Vice Pres.; Thad Pryce, Student Council; Linda Lock, Student Council. Seated: Bob Goode, Secretary; Ronnie Fletcher, Treasurer. Sandbur Yearbook picture

If you are of a certain age and attended Knox High School in the early 60’s you will probably be able to answer this question.

Who were the class officers of the KHS Class of 1961?

If you said Carl Lotter, Jan Johnson, Thad Pryce, Linda Lock, Bob Goode, and Ron Fletcher, you’d get an A.

Those students were just part of the graduating class of 1961, and Ted Hayes will honor this 50 year class Friday at 12:20 p.m. and at 5:30 p.m. CT during his “Ted Hayes Remembers” program.

Captain Stubby to be Featured on Today’s ‘Ted Hayes Remembers’ Program

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: April 29th, 2011
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After a week off for a vacation, Ted Hayes is back today on “Ted Hayes Remembers”. This week at 12:20 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. you’ll hear an interview done 20 years ago with the late Captain Stubby.

For years, listeners in the Kankakee Valley awakened to Captain Stubby and Charles Home Bill on “Is Anybody Home.”

Captain Stubby was the perfect way to start the day.

Join Ted Hayes and the late Captain Stubby today on “Ted Hayes Remembers”.

Louise Williams and the Late Alt Williams Discuss Bass Lake on Today’s ‘Ted Hayes Remembers’ Program

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: April 15th, 2011

Louise Williams

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Today on “Ted Hayes Remembers” Louise and the late Alt Williams will talk about those carefree days at Bass Lake.

Louise Williams was a Chicago girl, but dad wanted his kids out of the city in the summer. So he bought a place at Bass Lake and his wife and children ran the restaurant and resort during the week, and he came out on the weekend. Louise Williams tells us what it was like.

“It was a super place to be,” she said. “It was quiet. The only noise you would hear was the oars in the water from rowing boats, maybe sails in the wind. There were a lot of barrel rafts that we enjoyed just laying and lulling on and diving off of. It was the days of outside johns and kerosene cook stoves. I recall walking to Ruth Fishburn’s store to get kerosene for my mother in two gallon jugs and the trip back was always longer than the trip going there. There was always the joy when someone you knew would stop and offer a ride. The walk was enjoyable because you knew all the people within that mile and you stop and gab. I’d even goof off and play with a girlfriend for a while. It seems to me that those days were much slower and summers were longer.”

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Louise and the Late Alt Williams to be Featured on ‘Ted Hayes Remembers’

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: April 14th, 2011

Louise Rubbi Williams

On “Ted Hayes Remembers” this week, Ted will be talking with Louise and the late Alt Williams about Bass Lake.

As a girl, Louise Rubbi’s family was at the lake because her mom and dad ran a summer resort called Forget Me Not.

The vacationers would flock to the lake for the week, the month, or all summer long. Nick Rubbi instructed them to go to the LaSalle Station and take the train to Starke County.

Alt Williams’ family was from Kentucky, but it didn’t take long for young Alton to take to the water at Bass Lake.

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The Shore Club to be Featured on this Week’s ‘Ted Hayes Remembers’ Program

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: April 13th, 2011
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Although we have not received particulars yet, there’s information that the famous Shore Club at Bass Lake will be re-opening. Everyone has memories of The Shore Club – the parties, the events, political speeches, and delicious food.

This week on “Ted Hayes Remembers”, Ted will take us back in time with a most famous Bass Lake couple, Louise and the late Alt Williams. Be listening for that program this Friday, April 15th, at 12:20 and 5:30 p.m. CT.

The Starke and Pulaski Lilly Scholarship Winners to be Featured on ‘Ted Hayes Remembers’

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: April 8th, 2011

Andrew Frasure and Jessica Jachim

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Today on “Ted Hayes Remembers”, our host will be talking about the achievements of the Lilly Scholarship Program in our area, specifically the Starke County Lilly Scholarship effort.

Ted will have not only this year’s Starke County Lilly Scholar, Jessica Jachim, but the Pulaski County Lilly Scholar winner, too. He’s Andrew Frasure.

One question Ted asked was, “At what point did studying and getting good grades become a focus?” Here is Jessica’s response:

“In third grade, I began my interest in writing and I got my first journal and ever since then, I’ve loved to write,” said Jessica. “I have 52 journals now. I began writing short stories in fourth grade on my Grandmother’s computer everyday after school. Ever since then, I’ve just developed my passion for writing.”

Andrew had this response:

“Ever since I started school, my parents were a big influence on me,” said Andrew. “They taught me to work hard and to give everything my best effort. All my coaches that have coached me throughout my entire athletic career, they’ve taught me to work hard at everything I do. In going through Elementary School and Middle School, I realized I had a talent for math and science and in High School I really progressed on this talent and I feel that Chemistry is my best subject.”

Jessica and Andrew will be with Ted today on “Ted Hayes Remembers”. The program airs at 12:20 p.m. and at 5:30 p.m. CT.

Jerry Johnson will Never Forget Playing Against Lew Alcinder in the 1969 NCAA Championship Game

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: March 25th, 2011

Jerry Johnson guards Lew Alcinder in the 1969 NCAA championship game. Indy Star file photo

“Coach, I just stood by this guy he must be at least 7 feet, 4 inches tall.” That’s what Jerry Johnson said to Head Coach, George King, in the huddle before Purdue met UCLA in the final game of the 1969 NCAA basketball tournament.

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“I’m 6-10 and he towers over me,” Johnson said.

“Don’t worry about it Jerry,” King replied. “We’re just counting on you to hold him under 33 points.”

Jerry tried and he did pretty well. Kareem Abdul Jabbar, known in those days as Lew Alcinder, only scored 37 against Johnson.

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Jerry Johnson Talks of His Memories of John Wooden on ‘Ted Hayes Remembers’

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: March 24th, 2011

John Wooden

How would you like to sit and have pizza with the greatest college basketball coach ever? Well Ted Hayes’ guest on tomorrow’s “Ted Hayes Remembers” program got to do that a few years ago. Jerry Johnson, who played basketball at Purdue, got to enjoy listening to “The Master”, Johnny Wooden, at banquets and once over pizza. Jerry said it was a thrill.

“I had many occasions in his later years to go down and listen to him at least four times and give speeches at different banquets for basketball, or for different things,” said Johnson. “He was a super gentlemen. He was getting pretty frail, but when we got done with what he was doing, he met us at Brunos for pizza and he had his secretary friend with him who took good care of him. He was a nice gentleman and just an unbelievably astute player, mentor, coach and teacher.”

Jerry Johnson and Ted will talk basketball this Friday on “Ted Hayes Remembers” at 12:20 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. CT.

Jerry Johnson to Talk Basketball on ‘Ted Hayes Remembers’

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: March 23rd, 2011

1969 Purdue Basketball Team. Jerry Johnson is the third person in the second row

How many people live next door to a person who started in an NCAA Final Basketball game? Ted Hayes does.

Jerry Johnson will be Ted’s guest this Friday on “Ted Hayes Remembers”.

Back in 1969, the Purdue Boilermakers, winners of the Big 10 Conference, were seeded into the NCAA tournament. Although they were not expected to win, the Boilers ended up in the final game against John Wooden’s UCLA Bruins.

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Jerry Johnson to be Featured on ‘Ted Hayes Remembers’ This Friday

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: March 22nd, 2011

It was on this date in 1969 that UCLA beat Purdue in the final game of the NCAA Basketball Tournament at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Kentucky.

Jerry Johnson of Knox started in that game going up against Lew Alcinder, who eventually became Kareem Abdul Jabbar.

Jerry Johnson will be Ted Hayes’ guest on “Ted Hayes Remembers” this Friday at 12:20 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. CT.

Too bad Jerry won’t be able to cheer, cheer, for old Purdue during the program as the Boilermakers stumbled against VCU Sunday evening.

Pastor Tim Miller Visits with Ted Hayes on ‘Ted Hayes Remembers’ Today

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: March 18th, 2011

Pastor Tim Miller

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Pastor Tim Miller is going to be the guest today on “Ted Hayes Remembers”. Pastor Miller will be leaving Our Redeemer Lutheran Church after a quarter century in the pulpit.

Our Redeemer was known at one time for the number of Junior and Senior High School students. But in recent years there’s been a drop in those numbers.

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