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Kentucky Mic Hall of Fame

Past Recipients

2020

Sam Dick
WKYT - Lexington

Milton Metz
Louisville

Jim Moore
WYMC - Mayfield

Jean West
Louisville

 

2019

Randy Atcher
WHAS - Louisville

Barbara Bailey
WKYT- Lexington

Gary Burbank
WLW - Cincinnati

Dale McKinney
WMDJ - Allen City

 

2018

Chris Aldridge
WTVQ - Lexington

David Brinkley
WKYU - Bowling Green

Bill Lamb
WDRB - Louisville

Elmer Sulzer
WUKY - Lexington

 

2017

Bill Bailey
WAKY - Louisville

Ken Bradley
WDRB - Louisville

Rob Bromley
WKYT - Lexington

Jeff Ray
Gateway Radio Works, Inc. - Mt. Sterling

 

2016

Virginia Fox
KET - Lexington

Lynn Martin
LM Communications - Lexington

Dave Thompson
WMTL - Leitchfield

Melissa Swan
WHAS-11 - Louisville

 

2015

Mike Chadwell
Forcht Broadcasting - Hopkinsville

Scooter Davis
Commonwealth Broadcasting - Bowling Green

Bill Goodman
KET - Lexington

 

2014

John M. Barrick
WAKY - Glasgow

Wayne Perkey
WHAS - Louisville

Charles Wesley (Wes) Strader
Bowling Green

Tom Ulmer
Alpha Media - Louisville

 

2013

Coyote Calhoun
WAMZ-FM - Louisville

Ed Thomas
Thomas Broadcast Engineering - Owensboro

Bill Walters
WLVK/WAKY - Elizabethtown/Radcliff

Ferrell Wellman
KET - Statewide

 

2012

Jo Ann Keenan
WXBC - Hardinsburg

Beth Mann
WKDZ AM-FM/WHVO-AM - Cadiz/Hopkinsville

Dale Thornhill
Commonwealth Broadcasting - Bowling Green

 

2011

Tom Bryon
WMST - Mt Sterling

Ron Gentry
WYMC-AM - Mayfield

Henry Royse
WCLU AM/FM - Glasgow/Munfordville

 

2010

Alan Burton
WKLW - Paintsville

Jo Ella Shelly
Clear Channel - Somerset

Mike Tarter
Forcht Broadcasting - London/Somerset/Columbia/Paintsville/Whitesburg

 

2009

Mike Feldhaus
Kentucky Farm Bureau - Louisville

Hays McMakin
Gateway Radio Works - Morehead/Mt Sterling/Owingsville

Gary Roedemeier
WHAS-TV (Retired) - Louisville

 

2008

Johnny Randolph
WAKY - Elizabethtown

Sid Scott
WANY - Albany

Don Sheridan
WMSK AM/FM - Mayfield/Sturgis

 

2007

D.J. Everett
WKDZ AM/FM/WHVO-AM - Cadiz/Hopkinsville

Terry Meiners
WHAS-AM - Louisville

Barry Williams
Bowling Green

 

2006

Pete Boyce
Mid America Electronics Service - New Albany IN

Gary Morse
Bristol Broadcasting - Paducah

Jack Pattie
WVLK-AM - Lexington

Willie Wilson
WKDZ-AM - Cadiz

 

2005

Jim Freeland
WCBL-AM/FM WCCK-FM - Benton/Calvert City

Don Neagle
WRUS - Russellville

Lucille Smith
WPKE-AM - Pikeville

 

2004

Ron Boone
Commonwealth Broadcasting - Elizabethtown

Wayne Martin
WKYT-TV - Lexington

Ray Mullinax
WKYR - Burkesville

Tom Wills
WAVE-TV - Louisville

Jim Youngblood
Paducah

 

2003

Gorman Collins
WDOC/WQHY - Prestonsburg

James Morgan
WHLN - Harlan

 

2001

Glen Bastin
Louisville

Seldon Short
MTC AM/FM - Vancleve

 

2000

O. Leonard Press
Lexington

Dave Wilkinson
Bowling Green

 

1999

Steve Newberry
Commonwealth Broadcasting - Glasgow

Sue Wylie
Lexington

 

1997

Charlie Strickland
Louisville

 

1995

Francis Nash
Grayson

Van Vance
Louisville

 

1994

Milton Metz
Louisville

 

1992

Ed Henson
Louisville

 

1991

Jere Pigue
Lexington

 

1986

Jim Allison
Lexington

Governor A.B. “Happy” Chandler
Versailles

Ralph Hacker
Lexington

 

1980

Clarance Henson
Louisville

 

1979

Ted Grizzard
Lexington

John Lair
Renfro Valley

 

1955

Carl Haverlin

New York

1955

F.E. “Dutch” Lackey

Hopkinsville

1955

Bill Ladd

Louisville

1955

Willis Munro

Ashland

1955

Hugh & Cliffordean Potter

Owensboro

1955

Ken Sparnon

New York

Chuck Anderson

Bowling Green

Harry Barfield

Lexington

Bill Betts

Maysville

Governor Edward “Ned” Breathitt

Frankfort

Lee Browning

Louisville

James Caldwell

Louisville

Governor Bert Combs

Frankfort

J.B. Crawley

Campbellsville

Bob Doll

Frankfort

Bill Evans

Elizabethtown

Jack Farmer

Danville

Ralph Gabbard

Lexington

Bob Gardner

Louisville

Art Grunewald

Louisville

Ray Holbrook

Danville

Walter “Dee” Huddleston

Elizabethtown

G. Nolan Kenner

Somerset

Tom Kerr

Campbellsville

Garvice Kincaid

Lexington

Phyllis Knight

Louisville

Pierce Lackey

Paducah

Hecht Lackey

Henderson

Henry Lackey

Henderson

Dutch Lackey

Mike Layman

Somerset

Cawood Ledford

Lexington

Ray Livesay

Mattoon, IL

Nathan Lord

Louisville

Walter May

Pikeville

Harry McTigue

Louisville

Gilmore Nunn

Lexington

Fred Paxton

Paducah

Katherine Peden

Hopkinsville

James Quello

Washington DC

Roy Redmond

Maysville

Ed Shadbourne

Louisville

J. Porter Smith

Louisville

W.P. Sosh

Russellville

Ernest Sparkman

Hazard

Bill Stakelin

Lexington

Charlie Stratton

Mayfield

William Summers III

Louisville

Sol Taishoff

New York

Al Temple

Bowling Green

Charlotte Tharp

Louisville

Jim Topmiller

Louisville

Bayard “Bud” Walters

Hawesville

Don Wheeler

Lexington

J.T. Whitlock

Lebanon

Bill Whittaker

Morehead

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