Johannesburg – Former Lions rugby player, Johan Kemp, was shot dead in his house in Fountainebleau, Randburg, Beeld reported on Saturday.Kemp was shot three times in the upper-body when three burglars broke into his house in the early hours of Thursday morning, Gauteng police spokesman Lt-Col Lungelo Dlamini told the newspaper.
“We do not know how the burglars entered. There is no sign of forced entry and the dogs did not bark.
“His wife, that was somewhere else in the house at the time of the attack, heard the shots, went to the bedroom and found him dead,” Dlamini said.
According to the report, his wife, Elaine, was also threatened by the burglars.
She described her husband as a nature-lover and a peacemaker.
“He lived for his children,” Elaine told Beeld.
Their two sons, aged two and four, were unharmed and the two dogs survived after they were stabbed with knives.
Her jewellery, two cellphones and a laptop were taken from the house. The burglars also asked for the keys to the car. They fled in the family Corsa.
Kemp’s former team mate Cobus Grobbelaar, described him as friendly with a good sense of humour.
Kemp played six games at prop for the Golden Lions in the 2002 Vodacom Cup.
No arrests have been made.
THE LATEST NEWS FROM JIM ROSE REMEMBERS RADIO MARCH 29, 2012
HAPPY EASTER SUNDAY!
ALL THE NEWS THAT IS NEWS
TULSA TV REPORTER RIP In 1972, U.S. Army vet Bill Mitchell partners with KTUL TV ABC CH8 in Tulsa, OK as a reporter. In 1982, he relocates to Little Rock, AR for one year at KARK TV NBC CH4 and then moves to KOCO TV ABC CH5 in Oklahoma City for 11 years. In 1994, Mitchell returns to KTUL TV and remains until December 2012. Mitchell’s more well-known reports cover the Girl Scout Murders, the Edmond Post Office Massacre and the Oklahoma City Bombings. On Friday, March 22, 2013 Bill Mitchell dies at 69 from a long illness. KTUL GM Pat Baldwin looks back: We are mourning the loss of a great reporter and friend today. Bill loved the station and our viewers. He was a hard worker and taught us all how to find news stories. He will always be part of the Channel 8 family.
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JORDANAIRES MEMBER SUCCUMBS In 1952, Gordon Stoker joins The Jordanaires as a piano player and tenor singer. The group becomes one of the most requested studio artists in Music Clty history. Gordon reminisces: For 23 years we had two to four sessions a day, six days a week: Ricky Nelson’s Travelin’ Man, Poor Little Fool, Lonesome Town and It’s Late, Patsy Cline’s Crazy, Jim Reeves’s Four Walls, George Jones’ He Stopped Loving Her Today plus Kenny Rogers’ Lucille. They win a Record of the Year Grammy for Jimmy Dean’s Big Bad John. For 14 years, The Jordanaires appear on almost all of Elvis Presley’s records. On Wednesday, March 27, 2013 Gordon Stoker passes away at 88 in his home in Brentwood, TN from a lengthy illness.
RUSH HAS NO EXIT PLAN After 25 years of incredible success in radio we imagine that Rush Limbaugh might place more attention to his game of golf. But No! shouts the King of Talk radio. In an exclusive interview with Radio Ink Magazine Rush admits that he does not have an exit plan: I cannot imagine not doing this, not having this to come to each day. At 62, Rush Limbaugh is the most successful broadcaster radio has ever seen. On August 1, 1988, Rush launches his radio show into syndication with 56 stations. Today, Rush Limbaugh’s voice beams out on almost 600 radio stations. Each week, Limbaugh draws up to 20 million listeners. Rush Limbaugh has the highest-rated national radio talk show in America. Why would anyone want to give up unprecedented phenomenal success such as he experiences?
TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF RADIO In 1965, the second radio position for me is sign-on to 10am Monday-Saturday for $60 a week on 250 watt flame thrower KTER-1570 in Terrell, TX about 25 miles straight east of Dallas on HWY80. When mid-day DJ Bob Shelton exits to the new KYAL-1600 in McKinney north of Dallas, KTER’s illustrious owner/GM Bill Pirtle adds Bob’s 10am-2pm show to my duties to make it sign-on to 2pm. KTER’s chief engineer Darryl Parker escapes to TSN on KFJZ-1270 in Ft. Worth. Pirtle hands me a daily radio marathon from sign-on to sign-off M-SA. Thank God for the wonderful Cal Druxman KHFI FM and KHFI-970 GM in Austin, TX who rescues me in 1966 as PD/MD/DJ on KHFI FM for more than double KTER’s penance at $125 a week and the race is on.
TRIVIA QUESTION: What name does Elvis Presley give to his mare? The answer appears below.
MOVERS AND SHAKERS
•NBC/DIAL GLOBAL celebrates with a huge shindig in NYC the relaunch of its NBC Sports Radio Network on Monday, April 1, 2013 with a new roster.
•KJFK-1230 Lib-Talk Reno, NV that debuts in 2005 with Air America personality Al Franken pulls plug on 8-year progressive Talk format because …we simply cannot afford to absorb the loss any longer.
•WMVP-1000 Chicago, IL’s 50,000 watt Sports ESPN premiers new weekday lineup. Beginning Monday, April 1, 2013 Waddle & Silvy leap frog from mid-days to PM Drive plus Carmen & Jurko current PM Drive reverses to mid-days. ESPN Radio’s Colin Cowherd debuts at 9-10am.
ENTERTAINMENT AND NEWS MILESTONES
•1956 LISA J. ALLEN TV reporter/NY lawyer born on March 29th.
•1960 TOOTSIE’s ORCHID LOUNGE opens on lower Broadway in Nashville, TN on March 29th just around the corner from the Grand Ole Opry becomes a hangout for Country legends like Willie Nelson, Harlan Howard, Hank Cochran, Mel Tillis and others.
•1971 ROYAL ALBERT HALL opens on March 29th.
•1985 RESTLESS HEART’s self-titled debut album releases on RCA records on March 27th.
•2000 FAITH HILL’s album Breathe certifies Triple-Platinum on March 29th.
•1994 JIMMY JOHNSON Dallas Cowboys Head Coach quits on March 29th.
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DAVE MICHAELS [WSAI-1360/KONO-860/KBUC FM] (Dayton-Huber Heights, OH) Subject: National Radios. JIMMY: I go way back with the Nationals. I saw my first one at Walleys’ house in Cheviot, Ohio. It was a National 300 with 13 tubes. I loved it; but could not afford it – I was a 14 year old kid. Later I got my first National at a Hamfest and during my years as a Radio Personality (U-Haul traveling) I sold it! Many years later after the 2d marriage – I found the NC-303 at a Ham Radio Flea market and bought it and carried it to the car and found out just how heavy these radios are. I was much younger. This one I have now (and was working on) I have had for about 11 years. Nothing like tuning AM radio late at night with a coffee or? on the rocks; and listening to CUBA, Germany, Texas – Ham radio operators, and all the strange signals you can pick up between 500kc and 32Megs – a world of adventure out there. I have always been fascinated with Radio Signals – and how directional radio stations can travel!!!! I know – I am strange! What a hobby CQ CQ Over out – clear 10-7 Mic Off Dave
BRUCE ELROD [Cash Box & Record World owner/publisher] (Ridgeway, SC) Jim Rose is available now on Record World Magazine at www.recordworldmagazine.com/Links.html the sister magazine of Cashbox Magazine, currently under construction to debut by April 1st. Click on the links page and go right to Jim Rose. Bruce Elrod, Current owner of Cashbox and Record World Magazine.
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MARY STODDARD [‘Sam’ on KVIL FM 1964] (Dallas-Frisco, TX) Hello Jim, You and I seemed to be on similar paths in 1964. I was studying for my FCC License test in Nov. of that year. Passed with flying colors first time out. I knew some of the instructors at Elkins. Was Frank Haley one then? Anyway, I am impressed with the extensive career you’ve had in broadcasting and publishing the Trade Publication you do. Excellent work. Loved hearing about the different music formats in the different time slots, etc. It’s hard for me to believe our paths never crossed by in the mid-sixties. All best till later, Mary SAM Stoddard (www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQoOajjC8GE=)
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LYNN WOOLLEY [KRLD-WFAA-KTEM-KNOW] (Temple, TX) Subject: What’s wrong with radio? Sometimes I wonder if the internet or consolidation will kill it first. Have you ever listened to an old Charlie Tuna air check or the Russ Knight “Crusin'” album and thought what a shame it is that today’s young people have no concept of the Top 40 deejay? In those days, ownership had to find great talent if KBOX was to challenge KLIF or KONO was going to take on KTSA. With competition gone, the radio stations are so bland that kids are using their mobile devices for music. Radio might be saved with competition, but we’ve moved on. Ten years from now, it could all be gone. Lynn Woolley (in order of my employment there…) KYLE-FM, KTEM, KTAP, KNOW, WFAA, KRLD, KAAM, KPLE-FM, WACO/KHOO-FM, KVET. + guest hosting on KLBJ, WBAP and KSEV. (www.BeLogical.com)
TRIVIA ANSWER: Few people outside Elvis Presley’s inner circle know that he loves horses. Elvis acquires a golden palomino that he names Rising Sun. Presley believes that everyone should have a horse, so he buys everybody a horse. In early 1967, when he gets too many horses inside his Graceland stables in Memphis, TN Elvis purchases a 163 acre ranch across the state line in Walls, MS for $300,000 that he calls The Circle G (in honor of Graceland). One of the horses that he buys for his ranch is a mare that he names after the current mayor of Memphis, William B. Ingram. Elvis nicknames his new mare, Mare Ingram.
CHUCK DUNAWAY [WABC/KLIF/KBOX] (Houston-Katy, TX) Subject: WABC-DEEJAYS. Jim it was 1959 and in the picture are me, Herb Oscar Anderson and Bill Owen who are still alive. Others are Scott Muni, Charlie Greer, Jack Carney and Farrell Smith….Over 54 years ago. Chuck
JIM BELL [KUHF FM 88.7 Morning Edition anchor since 1997-Retired 2010] (Lufkin, TX) Subject: Houston Favorite Still Goin’ Strong. Hi Jim, Phil (Parr) doesn’t do his radio stuff for the money. He says he doesn’t need the few bucks he makes for cutting promos and bumpers. He says he does it because it’s fun and it helps him keep a toe hold in the radio business. Hang in there, Jim
HENRY CHESTER (1832-1914) Enthusiasm is the greatest asset in the world. It beats money and power and influence.
Jim Rose and Lacy
Houston, Texas – Laus Deo
A Special Easter story from Rhon Scheuerman,
Happy to send this to my friends:found this on Misty’s website. firstname.lastname@example.org Bob and I have many pine trees on ouracreage, so checked out our trees and this is so true, … Rhon
Last April on a Sunday, we took one of our “nowhere” drives. My husband was quietly driving a back road and I was occupied in the front passenger seat watching the scenery.
I noticed out of the corner of my eye that my husband was straining to look out my window. This startled me, since his eyes should be on the road in front of him. I asked him what he was looking at out the windows, and he quietly replied, “Nothing.” His eyes went back to the road in front of him.
After a few minutes, I looked over at my husband and noticed a tear running down his cheek. I asked him what was wrong. This time he told me, “I was just thinking about Pop and a story he had once told me.” Of course, because it had to do with his Pop, I wanted to know the story, so I asked him to share it with me.
He said, “When I was about 8 years old, Pop and I were out fishing and that’s when he told me that the Pine trees know when it is Easter.”
I had no idea what he meant by that, so I pressed him for more information.
He continued on… “The Pine trees start their new growth in the weeks before Easter… If you look at the tops of the Pine trees two weeks before, you will see the yellow shoots. As the days get closer to Easter Sunday, the tallest shoot will branch off and form a cross. By the time Easter Sunday comes around, you will see that most of the Pine trees will have small yellow crosses on all of the tallest shoots.”
I turned to look out the window and I couldn’t believe my eyes. It was a week before Easter, and you could see all of the trees with the tall yellow shoots stretching to Heaven.
The tallest ones shone in the sunlight like rows of tiny golden crosses.
Philippians 4:19 (KJV)
But my God shall supply all your need
according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
John 14:27 (KJV)
Peace I leave with you,
my peace I give unto you:
not as the world giveth, give I unto you.
Let not your heart be troubled,
neither let it be afraid.
My name is Barbara Blevins and on this Easter Sunday I wanted to share something amazing that I received by email, with you. I know that you have probably already seen all these pictures before, but I thought it a good time to send them out again for all to see and read as it is truly a reminder of who Jesus is and that by having WHISNews21 publish it today, this may help us focus our attention on the reason why Easter is celebrated.
“He is not here, He is risen” Luke 24:6
You cannot tell Texas what they can or cannot do regardless of what the supreme court of the United States says. In a town called Groom Texas, there is always someone stopping there in trucks, buses and cars to visit, pray or meditate. The town of Groom is tiny and to be found on the I-40, yet get’s a lot of visitors because of what you see in but two of the pictures displayed here. Jesus won no military battles, yet He conquered the world. He committed no crime, yet they crucified Him. He was buried in a tomb, yet He lives today. I feel honored to serve such a Leader who loves us!
When in Groom dont forget to take a few minutes and visit this amazing place, I am sure you will feel really good afterwards.
ALL CAN BE SAVED THIS EASTER
WISHING YOU A BLESSED EASTER…RHON AND BOB
Please come back and visit my Inspirational Station messages here…..
and please leave your valued comments ! God is faithful! Rhon
If you have a prayer or a thought that you want to mention here or send to someone who you believe is deserving please use my column to reach special people who would go out of their way to say a special prayer on your behalf for that someone you care about – Marty Martel
WHISNews21 Prayer Line and thoughts for Easter Saturday March 30, By Marty Martel.
To Each Of You:
My wish for everyone is that there be Peace on Earth for all, and especially tomorrow that you celebrate the resurrection of our Blessed Savior.
You have been a blessing in my life each year that we celebrate Easter together.
I hope that tomorrow you will be with your family and your loved ones, and if not, know that we are with you in thoughts and prayers.
It is good to celebrate tomorrow as the day that you will enjoy because of the meaning of Easter.
Have a wonderful Day and May God Bless You and Your Family with this special day of jubilation.
If you have anyone you would like to send a prayer out to please mail them to
for inclusion in to WHISNews21 weekly prayer line initiated by Marty Martel
in the interest of goodwill to all in need of a little help by the way of a prayer
BARBARA BLEVINS shares one of the emails she received this Easter Weekend With Us
One day, a poor boy who was selling goods from door to door to pay his way through school, found he had only one thin dime left, and he was hungry. He decided he would ask for a meal at the next house. However, he lost his nerve when a lovely young woman opened the door.
Instead of a meal he asked for a drink of water! She thought he looked hungry so brought him a large glass of milk. He drank it so slowly, and then asked, How much do I owe you?” You don’t owe me anything, she replied. “Mother has taught us never to accept payment for a kindness.”
He said. “Then I thank you from my heart.” As Howard Kelly left that house, he not only felt stronger physically, but his faith in God and man was strong also. He had been ready to give up and quit. Many years’ later that same young woman became critically ill. The local doctors were baffled. They finally sent her to the big city, where they called in specialists to study her rare disease.
Dr. Howard Kelly was called in for the consultation. When he heard the name of the town she came from, a strange light filled his eyes. Immediately he rose and went down the hall of the hospital to her room. Dressed in his doctor’s gown he went in to see her. He recognized her at once. He went back to the consultation room determined to do his best to save her life. From that day he gave special attention to her case. After a long struggle, the battle was won.
Dr. Kelly requested the business office to pass the final bill to him for approval. He looked at it, and then wrote something on the edge, and the bill was sent to her room. She feared to open it, for she was sure it would take the rest of her life to pay for it all. Finally she looked, and something caught her attention on the side of the bill. She read these words.
“Paid in full with one glass of milk”
(Signed) Dr. Howard Kelly.
Tears of joy flooded her eyes as her happy heart prayed: “Thank You, God, that Your love has spread through human hearts and hands.”
There’s a saying which goes something like this: Bread cast on the water comes back to you. The good deed you do today may benefit you or someone you love at the least expected time.
If you never see the deed again at least you will have made the world a better place and, after all, isn’t that what life is all about?
The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.
Thank you Barbara for sharing this with us it is beautiful story of human compasion.
Wildhorse Entertainments Independent Superstars Top 30 Country Download Chart
The Wildhorse Entertainment’s “Independent Superstars March 2013 Country Top 30 download Chart Show” hosted by Ed Dailey, is scheduled for 3:30pm today , on NBRN.FM Nashville. The chart show will be aired on radio stations from Austria, Holland , Germany, South Africa and the USA. Some of the DJ’s who are responsible for airing these shows are Keith Bradford “Nashville Broadcast Radio Network” , DJ Dusty N4 Network Radio4 , Patty Patrick “St. Florian am Inn“, Jerry Mac “CMP Radio” , Thilo Morgenstern “Pur-Country“, Country Gold Network Washington and Frans Maritz “WHIR Wildhorse Internet Radio”and Jerry Cramer
From Monday the 18th of MARCH you will be able to listen to the latest Top30 Chart show everyday Monday to Friday at 10 pm [22:00 Hours], South African time on WHIR Wildhorse Internet Radio
To check your local time of broadcast please click here to convert to your time zone.
You can now listen to all the past Top 30’s on WHIR Wildhorse Internet Radio every Sunday starting Midnight Saturday SA time and finishing at round 12 midnight Sunday SA time. The Top 30 shows are played randomly and in no particular order.
To listen to the Wildhorse Independent Country Superstar Top 30 Country Download Chart Shows all you need to do is click on the Wildhorse RADIO banner on a Sunday and you will be connected to WHIR Wildhorse Internet Radio. If you have been featured on any of our Top 30’s Chart Shows, hosted by Ed Dailey you will without a doubt hear your Hit song being played on Wildhorse Internet Radio.
If there are any other radio stations out there who wish to air our Chart Show please contact us at email@example.com for links to download our monthly chart show
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IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM ED DAILEY:
“For those Independent Artists who want to take up this offer for a live on air radio interview on my “Legends of Country show”, they can call me in at the KORD 102.7 FM studios on Sunday morning between 7am and 10am (Pacific Time) at this number: 509-947-5785 if you are calling from outside the USA please check your country code and time zone.”
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“Off The Cuff News”Saturday at 10am-1030 am- CST. It will air “Worldwide on Wildhorse Entertainment.” Off The Cuff will deliver current news & views of legends and veterans of country music, indie artists, and editorials regarding country music. Sure would love to have you aboard. No gimmicks just news as I see it and hear it.
TO HEAR THE SHOW, ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS GO TO THE FOLLOWING: www.wildhorse.co.zaand click on the Internet Radio Logo Box on the left hand side of the page ” AND THEN CLICK ON “OFF THE CUFF NEWS.”
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OFF THE CUFF NEWS WILL ALSO BE AIRED ON NBRN.FM AT 2PM CST THIS MONDAY
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Show air’s in South Africa at 5pm Saturday evening
If you want to run Off The Cuff News On Your Radio Station please let us know and we will add you to our growing list of stations worldwide who are already airing this very popular up to date news show every week.