Tagged: jim landers

What Happened to Saline County’s Only Radio Station KEWI-AM?

by Luke Jones 3/24/2014 12:00 am

In 2011, Grant Merrill bought KEWI-AM, 690, in Benton: Saline County’s only functioning radio station. Before he owned it, the station had run stably for years, but three years after his purchase, it’s closed and silent.

Salt Bowl: Veteran Broadcaster Jim Landers Will Call His Last Benton-Bryant Game

by Martin Couch, Special to ArkansasSports360.com 9/1/2010 8:40 pm

The 75-year-old Jim Landers, an Arkansas broadcasting icon for 40 years, has called all of the Panthers' football games from his KEWI studio. On Sept. 3 at the 11th Annual Salt Bowl in War Memorial Stadium he will announce his last Benton-Bryant football rivalry, hnading over the reins of Panthers football broadcasts to Dr. Shane Knight.