boonelogo

 

 

   

   

     

   

 

  

     

 

 

 



About Us PDF Print E-mail

 

KD Country is locally owned by DJ Broadcasting, Inc. which has operated both WKDE-AM and WKDE-FM since February, 1992.  WKDE-AM, News-Talk 1000 went on the air in 1962.  WKDE-FM went on the air in 1969.  WKDE AM & FM serve the Central Virginia area with studios and offices in Altavista, Virginia. 

Note: we're not affiliated with the KD Country station in Kentucky. Their phone number is 606-528-6617 and their web site is www.WKDP.com.



Coverage Map

coverage-map



Related Links

 
  • King Fire in California Doubled in Size, Man Charged with Arson

    Toa55/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(POLLOCK PINES, Calif.) -- The King Fire has doubled in size in the last two days and now threatens over 70,000 acres of California land, the King Fire Public Information Officer Jesus Ayala said.

    More than 3,500 buildings are threatened by the blaze, according to Cal Fire, and about 70,994 acres have been burned. The fire, officials say, is just five percent contained.

    On Thursday, Ayala noted that the fire line appeared to be moving away from homes.

    Also Thursday, police arrested Wayne Allen Huntsman, 37, and charged him with deliberately...

  • Police Arrest Shooting Suspect at Phoenix Airport

    Alex_Schmidt/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) --  Police in Arizona arrested a man at Phoenix's Sky Harbor International Airport Thursday night in connection with a shooting in the city of Tempe, authorities said.

    The suspect fled the scene and was spotted in the vicinity of Terminal 4.

    It is unclear if the suspect -- described as a shirtless black male with a slight build and dreadlocks -- is armed.

    Flights continued to arrive and depart from Terminals 2 and 3, while flights were frozen from departing Terminal 4 temporarily.

    The man was not immediately identified by police, and...

  • Eight Dead, Including Suspect, in Suspected Murder-Suicide in Florida

    John Roman/iStockphoto/Thinkstoc(BELL, Fla.) -- Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that took place in the small Florida town of Bell Thursday night.

    The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office says Don Charles Spirit, a 51-year-old grandfather, killed his six grandchildren in his home before calling 911, and then committing suicide. Authorities say Spirit also killed his adult daughter, the mother of all the children.

    The Gilchrist County sheriff says the deceased include three boys ages 11, 8 and 4, and three young girls, ages 9, 5 and three months old. Their mother, Sarah Lorraine Spirit,...

  • Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to Receive Nashville Symphony Harmony Award This December

    Image Courtesy Red Light ManagementTim McGraw and Faith Hill will receive the Nashville Symphony's Harmony Award at the 2014 Symphony Ball on December 13. The honor recognizes individuals who represent the "harmonious spirit" of Nashville's music community. In addition to receiving the award, Tim and Faith will perform with the symphony at the event, according to Nashville's The Tennessean.

    Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Dolly Parton and Trisha Yearwood are among the previous recipients of the Nashville Symphony's Harmony Award. Vince Gill and Amy Grant will host the 2014 Symphony...

  • Kenny Chesney Will Be All Over TV Next Week to Promote "The Big Revival"

    Image Courtesy Allister Ann/Sony Music NashvilleKenny Chesney is scheduled to be all over TV next week to celebrate the release of his brand-new album, The Big Revival.  The project comes out Tuesday, and he'll perform on NBC's Today program that morning.  Kenny will sing on NBC's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday before flying to Los Angeles for a September 25 performance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

    The usually press-shy Kenny says, "Normally I don't get geared up for this much television, but this record makes me wanna get out and talk about...

  • Luke Bryan Taking Cole Swindell and a Few Other Friends Out on His Farm Tour 2014

    Image Courtesy Michael MonacoLuke Bryan is bringing Cole Swindell and top Nashville songwriters Dallas Davidson, Rhett Akins and Ben Hayslip, collectively known as The Peach Pickers, along for his sixth annual Farm Tour. DJ Rock and female newcomer Chancie Neal are also on the bill for the trek, launching October 1 at Maple Lane Farms outside Knoxville, TN.

    Luke's Farm Tour will hit eight Southeastern cities, with a portion of the proceeds going to students from farming families in the areas surrounding the concerts. Tickets for all shows are now available at