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The Essentials

Call Letters: WDKE
Frequency: 95.9fm
City of License: Seelyville
Metro(s): Terre Haute
Power: 4100 watts @ 397 feet (Class A)
Format: Classic Country
Address: 824 S. 3rd St., Terre Haute, IN 47807-4609
Phone: 812.212.4161
Ownership: Midwest Communications, Inc.
Web Presence: http://959dukefm.com

Station Personnel

Current

GM/Terre Haute Market Manager: Tim Huelsing
Chief Engineer: Jerry Arnold
GSM: Dave Wisniewski
OM: Steve Cannon

Former

WAGD-FM

WTHC-FM

GM/SM/PD: Dan Hester

WWSY-FM

President/GM/GSM/OM/PD: Dan Hester
Market Manager: Becky Dole (November 2007 - ?)
PD: Bill Cain (1999 - October 29, 2004)
PD: Chad Edwards (October 2004 - ?)
APD: Jay Michaels
Promotions Director: Stacey
Mornings: Chuck Lakefield (6am - 10am)
Mornings: RJ (6am - 10am) (? - ?) (Now mornings at WBOW-FM)
Mornings: Bill Cain (5am - 10am) (1999 - October 29, 2004)
Mornings: Chad Edwards (5am - 10am) (November 1, 2004 - ?) (From middays at sister WMGI)
Mornings: Natalie Randall ("Diva Natalie") (6am - 10am) (Now PD at KSPW in Springfield, Missouri)
Mornings: Bill Cain and The Morning X (6am - 10am)
Middays: Steve Hall (10am - 1pm)
Middays: "Louie" (10am - 1pm)
Middays: Jim Osborn (10am - 3pm) (From nights)
Afternoons: Danny Wayne (3pm - 7pm) (From afternoons at WZZQ)
Afternoons: Jay Michaels (1pm - 4pm)
Afternoons: Danny Wayne (4pm - 7pm)
Nights: Tom Kent (7pm - 12am)
Nights: Kyle West (7pm - 12am) (From PD/MD/nights at WZZQ) (Now nights at WTHI)
Overnights: Stacey (12am - 5am)
Weekends: Tommy Walker
Weekends: Will
Weekends: Danny Wayne
Weekends: Bryan Martin
Weekends: Taylor Moore

WXXR-FM

Market Manager: Bill Cain (July 2008 - December 2012; Market Manager: 2009 - December 2012) (From OM/PD) (From Director of Programming for the Mountain Broadcasting radio stations in Missoula, Montana.)
GM: Jack Swart (February 2012 - ?) (Now GM of the Community Broadcasters stations in Sumter, South Carolina)
PD: Natalie Randall (2009 - ?) (Now PD at KSPW in Springfield, Missouri)
PD: Storm Avery (? - May 2014) (Now PD/Afternoons at WLFW)
Mornings: Jake Kelly (5am - 10am)
Middays: Storm Avery (10am - 2pm) (? - May 2014) (Now PD/Afternoons at WLFW)
Afternoons: Parker (2pm - 7pm)
Nights: Mojo's Rock 'N Roll Side Show (7pm - 12am)
Nights: Amber Lee

WDKE-FM

GM: Amy Dillon

Station History

95.9fm signed on September 12, 1996.

WAGD-FM

WTHC-FM

Country format (http://www.sunny959.com). Studios located at 700 Walnut Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807-3736 (Telephone: 812.235.9668). Sold by Hester Broadcasting Corp. to Bright Tower Communications, Inc. in June 1999 for $665,000 plus a $250,000 consulting agreement.

WWSY-FM

Bright Tower changed the calls from WTHC to WWSY in November 1999. On Friday March 8, 2002 at Noon, WWSY flipped formats from AC to Hot AC, as "Y-96 Energy Radio." Bright Tower Communications, Inc. sold WWSY to Midwest Communications in March 2005 (along with sister WMGI) for $3.39 million. They used this website address: http://www.959thevalley.com. Crossroads Communications, Inc. sold the station to Midwest Communications in 2012. After the two companies agreed on an LMA, WWSY switched formats from Adult Hits to Alternative (and call letters to WXXR) at Midnight on June 14, 2012.

WXXR-FM

Alternative format. Flipped formats to Country and Western, and call letters to WDKE on May 23, 2014 shortly after Noon.

WDKE-FM




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