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(Taylorville)—A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on-the-air to officially kick off the new groovy 93.5 radio station that signed on in Taylorville this morning.

The new station is the 4th signal for the Miller Media Group’s Taylorville cluster, which includes WTIM Newstalk 97.3, WMKR Genuine Country 94.3, WRAN Solid Gold 98.3, and taylorvilledailynews.com.

Helping to cut the ribbon in front of the Miller Media Group studios this morning, was Taylorville mayor Greg Brotherton, Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Fred Ronnow, Miller Media Group president Randal J. Miller and secretary/treasurer Cathy Miller, Taylorville cluster general manager Kami Payne, and groovy 93.5 lead account manager Bryan Payne.

The new groovy 93.5 plays top 40 music from 1967 thru 1985, as Christian County’s Oldies Station.

Miller Media Group personality Danny Russell will host a request show weekdays from noon til one in the afternoon, taking phone calls from listeners.

Groovy 93.5 marks the 9th radio signal for the Miller Media Group in central and northwest Illinois.


CAPTION TO PICTURE: The ribbon was cut to officially sign on the new groovy 93.5 at the Miller Media Group studios in Taylorville Monday morning. The new signal went on the air just after midnight Monday morning. Participating in the ribbon cutting were, from the left: Kami Payne, general manager, Taylorville cluster of the Miller Media Group; Teresa Nelson, account manager, Miller Media Group, Taylorville; Fred Ronnow, president and CEO, Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce; Cathy Miller, secretary/treasurer, Miller Media Group; Taylorville mayor Greg Brotherton; Randal J. Miller, president, Miller Media Group; Jared Beckem, loan officer, First National Bank in Taylorville; Blaine Cornwell, president and CEO, First National Bank in Taylorville; Bryan Payne, account manager for the Miller Media Group, Taylorville, and lead account manager for groovy 93.5.

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