Hometown: Fresno, CA (where it all started at a 5,000 watt radio station). Birthday: August 15. Sign: Neon. Marital Status: Married to Sweetie Nash. Pets: 2 dogs, 2 cats. Favorite Artist: I’m really not into art. Favorite All-Time CD: The one that paid the highest interest rate. Oh, wait…you mean music? The Pilgrim by Marty Stuart. It's a masterpiece. Favorite Song Lyric: “I’ll be somewhere down in Texas, if you’re looking for me…” First Concert Attended: The Edgar Winter Group w/Bad Company opening, 1974. Yeah…I’m old. So? Favorite Food: Anything Italian (my wife says she could put red sauce on an old shoe and I’d probably eat it!), but Mexican runs a close second. Favorite Local Restaurant: Let me try a few, and I’ll report back. Favorite Local Hangout: Wherever there’s good, LIVE Country music! Favorite Actor: Kelsey Grammar. Favorite Movie: That Thing You Do! Favorite TV Show: It used to be 24, but lately it’s been Touch and The Voice. Favorite Sports Team: The Sugar Land Skeeters. Favorite Website: Facebook, where I spend entirely too much time! Nickname Growing Up: Isn’t “Skeeter” enough of a nickname? People Would Be Shocked If They Knew: I was a founding member of the (original) Boy Howdy Band! Hobbies: I’m a licensed amateur radio operator (General class, call sign: N5ASH); I’m also a singing drummer and award-winning songwriter!
Victoria Amateur Radio Club Meeting Thursday 9/18/14
The Victoria Amateur Radio Club will hold their monthly meeting this Thursday, September 18th starting at 7:30 p.m. at the DeTar Conference Center on Medical Drive, off Nursery Drive. Meeting starts at 7:30. "Eating Meeting" at the Mall Food Court, about 6:00. You can learn about the hobby and service of amateur radio, including how to obtain your FCC license, which is required to become
TxDOT Offers Free Child Safety Seat Checks
As part of national Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 14-20, the Texas Department of Transportation reminds drivers that free, year-round child safety seat checks are available at the agency’s 25 statewide district offices. Available by appointment, the safety checks are conducted by certified technicians who can determine if your child is properly buckled into an age- and size-appropriate safety
Read and Post Customer Reviews About a Business on BBB’s Website
Customers can now share their marketplace experiences with businesses on Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin’s website. By launching this free service, BBB provides a new platform for customers to voice positive, negative, or neutral experiences they have with local businesses. “BBB Customer Reviews give people the option to praise businesse
BBB Advises: Donate To a Charity You Can Trust
September marks a month which recognizes worthy causes. The anniversary of 9/11 and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month may have people considering a donation to a charity. Last month, viral videos of people pouring ice water over their heads sparked a donation frenzy. Participants, including celebrities and a former U.S. President, were seen braving the chilly water all to support the ALS Associatio
The Birthday Board
Just in case you didn't know, we take your calls weekday mornings for our daily KIXS 108 Birthday Board, sponsored by Chick-Fil-A. If someone you know is celebrating a birthday, be sure to call Skeeter at (361) 573-0108, and let him record your birthday greeting. You can start calling anytime after 6:30am, and we play back the greetings at around 7:40am.
Free Beef Quality Assurance Training Scheduled September 19 in Refugio
Beef producers can get free training to help them become more competitive in the industry by attending a Texas Beef Quality Producer (TBQP) program September 19 at the Refugio County Fairgrounds in Refugio, Texas. Registration will begin at 9:30 a...
Jury Duty Scammers Use Jail Threats to Scare Victims
Jury duty is a vital civic responsibility and should be taken seriously by all citizens. Unfortunately, Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin found scammers may use it to compromise your personal information and steal your money. The jury duty scam begins when someone, posing as a deputy or court official, contacts the victim via telephone. Re
Victoria VFW Burger Night
Victoria Post 4146 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars invites you to VFW Burger Night at VFW Hall: 2001 Lova Drive, every Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. And what a deal! Get a juicy burger and chips for just $4.00! Food is available for dine-in or carry-out...
Alligator Feeding and Program At Texas Zoo
Come over to the Gator House at The Texas Zoo every Wednesday and Saturday at noon to learn about these amazing animals. You'll find out what they eat, and see some alligator training in action.
Tech Lab: Computer Skills Practice
This is a great time to get help setting up an email account or use one of the Library’s computer skills tutorials including Learning Express Library and Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing! The Computer Lab is reserved and staffed on Wednesday mornings for self-directed learning about technology topics.
Dog Obedience Classes Enrollment
Enrollment for a seven-week obedience class will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 starting at 7:00 p.m. Classes start Monday Sept 15 OR Tues Sept 16, depending on class night you select. Location is between Cinemark Theatre and Sears Service Center. Among the commands taught are sit, stay, and heel. Behavioral issues are also addressed. Puppy through adult classes are offered and the Canine Go
Lavaca County Retired Teachers Association Meeting
On Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, Don Green, chief financial officer of the Teacher Retirement System, will present the program. He is responsible for budgeting, accounting, purchasing and building services for TRS, the sixth largest public pension fund in the United States, which serves active and retired Texas public education and higher education employees...