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"The Morning Show"

"The wisdom to know...
and the courage to defend the public's interest."

         -- "Unknown

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"The Morning Show" is a collection of news, human interest stories, guest appearances on topics of general interest, along with news, music, weather, sports and politics.  "The Morning Show" is timely, never dull, and sometimes controversial.... but always entertaining. The show is open for listeners to call in with questions, ideas and comments at: Studio Line:  (575) 258-1386

"Harvey T." Twite  -  Host - "The Morning Show"
KEDU Director of Programming & Operations - Media Consultant    DJ Services    Beep-Beep     Ruidoso Wedding Services

"Harvey T." is the anchor for the morning line-up at KEDU Radio.
Harvey is a 30-year plus veteran of morning radio shows from around the country. He is not the average "Morning Guy". Not only is Harvey the Program Director and Chief Operator, but at one time or another, he has been the program director of every commercial radio station in Ruidoso since moving to Lincoln County in 1999. Harvey helped start the KEDU project in early 2001, taking on the project on a full-time basis in February 2003, and placing the station on-the-air, officially, on October 31, 2003. The first program aired was the original 1947 radio broadcast of  "The War of the Worlds."

For over three decades, Harv has been involved with local and group broadcasting companies in the United States. During that time, Harvey has been recognized for his care and contributions to the communities he has lived in, as well as recognition from his peers in the broadcasting industry. Over the years, Harvey has been the recipient of many broadcasting and community service awards. Most recently,

Harvey has been recognized many times by his peers and received many awards in his years in New Mexico:

New Mexico Broadcasters Association 2001 "DJ/Radio Air Personality of the Year "
New Mexico Broadcasters Association 2002  "DJ/Radio Air Personality of the Year "
New Mexico Broadcasters Association 2001 "Best Website" for www.w105country.com
2001 "Quality of Life Award - Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce
2004 Camp Sierra Blanca Appreciation Award
2004 Lincoln County Humane Society Appreciation Award
2004 U.S. Forest Service "Peppin Fire" PSA Appreciation Award
2005 Childhood Hero Award - Partners in Early Childhood

Your calls and emails are always welcome. To contact Harvey: Email:
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KEDU Office  (575) 258-1386
KEDU Studio (575) 258-1387

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090717      Guest: Jack Swickard, Journalist  Hear It
Jack Swickard writes about the Vietnam War and life in Southeast Asia. National Geographic Documentary

From February 1967-February 1968, Swickard was a U.S. Army Warrant Officer with the 118th Assault Helicopter Company stationed at Bien Hoa, Republic of Vietnam. During his year flying combat missions, he was awarded 2 Distinguished Flying Crosses, the Bronze Star Medal, 23 awards of The Air Medal, and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry.

On his return from Vietnam, he served as adjutant of the 55th Aviation Battalion at Robert Gray Army Airfield, Fort Hood, Texas.

After leaving the Army, Swickard returned to The Albuquerque (New Mexico) Tribune as a reporter. He later was promoted to city editor and was put in charge of the newspaper’s local coverage.

In 1974, he was named editor of the Roswell Daily Record in Roswell, New Mexico. Fifteen years later, he became editor, then editor-general manager of The Daily Times in Farmington, New Mexico.

Swickard returned to Roswell in 1996 as general manager of the Roswell Daily Record.

In 2000, he launched his own public relations consulting company, The Triton Group Inc., in Roswell.

He was inducted into the New Mexico Press Association Hall of Fame in 2004.

Swickard currently is president of the International UFO Museum and Research Center Board of Directors and a member of the David Westphall Veterans Foundation Board of Directors..

The Westphall Foundation supports the nation’s first Vietnam Veterans memorial at Angel Fire in the mountains of northern New Mexico.

In 2008, Windfall Films of London filmed a documentary about a rescue mission he and fellow New Mexico pilot Tom Baca, along with members of their helicopter crews, flew in South Vietnam on May 14, 1967. During mission, their two helicopters rescued 126 soldiers.

The documentary has been shown on the Smithsonian Network in the United States as "Helicopter Missions: Vietnam Firefight." It also has been shown by National Geographic International and the FIVE channel in the United Kingdom.
  
Helecopter Wars Documentary

Eye on Education" with Dr. "B." Bi-weekly on KEDU
Join Dr. George Bickert, Superintendent of Ruidoso Schools     Hear It
Guest: Dr. George Bickert, Supt. Ruidoso Schools - Eye on Education  
  Dr. George Bickert took some time out to have a candid chat on KEDU this morning. We discussed many topics.
"Dr. B" will be appearing on KEDU bi-weekly, with a new radio
show: "Eye on Education with Dr. B.."

Topics today: Plans & Outlay, Budgets, Report Card on Ruidoso, Administrators

Hear the Interviews:  Intrudution to School Principals
Education Update  081617      082317    090617

 

 

 

082317  Guest: Don Fowler - Ruidoso Noon Lions - Aintique Show  Hear It
RUIDOSO ANTIQUE SHOW
August 28 - 29 - 30 2015

Friday 5PM - 9PM, Saturday 10AM - 6 PM
Sunday 11AM - 4PM - Tickets: $3,4,5 (Weekend)
Thank-You for Supporting the Ruidoso Noon Lions Club and our charity fundraising activities! Help Our Kids!




081417  Guests: Craig Westbrook, and Sean Wooten, Capitan School Super.
Topic: Capitan School Bond Election     Hear the Interview
Info For:  Click Here      Info Against:   Click Here

(Drawing courtesey: Capitan School Website)

Capitan School Bond (Unofficial) Results - Rhonda Burrows - LINCO Clerk:

UNOFFICIAL RESULTS For Capitan Municipal School District - Special School Bond Election - Held August 15, 2017

263:   FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BONDS

512:   AGAINST THE SCHOOL DISRICT BONDS

Total Registered Voters in the District 3812

Total Absentee Ballots Issued 145
Total Absentee Ballots Received and Tallied 142
Total Election Day Ballots Cast 633
TOTAL VOTES CAST: 775 or 20.3% approximate turnout

Rhonda Burrows
Lincoln County Clerk
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080217  Guests: Elise Gomber, Historian, and Ranger Tim Roberts, Old Lincoln Days Hear It
Elise Gomber: Email
Ranger Tim Roberts: Historic Lincoln New Mexico Website
Phone (575) 653-4082, Old Lincoln Days - Aug 4-6
Location: Lincoln State Monument    More
Additional Information: Performances of the "Last Escape of Billy the Kid" will be held at the pageant grounds Friday & Saturday, 8:30 pm Friday and Saturday, 3:00 pm on Sunday. Shops & Museums open; Historical Center & Courthouse will be open 9am-5pm Friday thru Sunday. All Day Food Concession - Arts & Crafts andLiving History Demonstrations throughout town. Old Lincoln Days Parade 11:00 am on Sunday.





080217  Guest:  Tony Davis, "Public lands & The Constitution"    Hear It
Tony Davis will discuss issues like: Tourism, Recreation and more on our public lands. He will discuss how our lands benefit our economy here locally. His presentation will explore the Constitutional Foundation od federal Lands, and Congressional acts that have organized them under various agencies. Sagred Grounds, Thursday, Aug 3, 12p

 

072117 Guest: Paul Gessing, President - Rio Grande Foundation    
Topics: Candidates for NM Governor, Spaceport America,
New PED leader and budgets, teachers, Oil & Gas...and a lot more!   RGF Website

Paul Gessing became the first full-time President of the Rio Grande Foundation in March of 2006. Since joining the Foundation, Gessing has been a prominent voice for limited government and individual liberties in policy areas including: Constitutional liberties, taxes, health care, education, and transportation.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Gessing headed up the lobbying efforts of the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) a respected taxpayer-advocacy organization in Washington, DC.
He has published articles in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, US News & World Reports, The Albuquerque Journal, Barron’s and several other major publications. He writes for and appears regularly in media outlets around New Mexico. Paul has also testified in Congress and before a variety of state and local bodies.
Paul graduated from Bowling Green State University in Ohio with a degree in Political Science in 1997 and he received his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Maryland in 2005. Despite not growing up in Albuquerque himself, his mother is a 1963 graduate of St. Pius and Paul has family in the Albuquerque area dating back to World War II.  Website    About Paul

071217  Guest: Terry Proctor - Nation of Patriots Flag Tour 2017  - Hear It
A single United States flag is traveling through 48 states with the Nation of Patriots motorcycle run, and is making one of its many handoffs in Ruidoso on July 16th.

"The ride raises funds for veterans and their families. This tour is about honoring our veterans past, present and future,” according to Terry Proctor. Proctor is from Ruidoso Downs.


“Every dollar raised goes to veterans and it stays in state,” said Proctor. proctor is one of many flag bearers in the country. Proctor has been riding the Tour since 2009.

The trip across America takes 100 days, beginning on


Memorial Day weekend. The Patriot Tour started and ends in Madison, Wisconsin, this year.  The flag will pass through all states but Hawaii and Alaska.
The handoff in Ruidoso will be at the Ruidoso Convention Center on Sunday, at 12:30.


The flag bearer this year is Tnia Reeves of Albuquerque, New Mexico Regional Commander. Reeves is one of the New Mexico flag bearers and has been riding with the tour since 2008.

The groups that ride the tour are as diverse as America, with members of the Patriot Guard, American Woman Riders, Veterans of Foreign Wars and those who don’t belong to a group but wish to show their patriotism.

The tour will continue on Monday, July 17 at 8:30am from the Ruidoso Convention Center. Kickstands up at 9:00am. The Tour will proceed through Ruidoso-Ruidoso Downs, and on to Roswell, Clovis, Lubbock and Abilene. Local riders are welcome to join the Tour.  If you need more info, call Harvey T.: (575) 258-1386  Website

071217  Guest: Marty Millar - Terra Environow    Website   Hear It

Terra Environow -  Earth Probiotics
We are fiercely committed to Environmental Health & Safety. Our mission is to help Mother Earth clean up man's messes. Our products & services are revolutionizing conventional practices in Biodegradation, Bioremediation, Revegetation, & Reforestation.

Contact Marty Millar at (575) 808-5538
 Website

 

 

 

070617 Guest: Paul Gessing, President - Rio Grande Foundation     Hear It
Topics: Candidates for NM Governor, Spaceport America,
New PED leader and budgets, teachers, Oil & Gas...and a lot more!   RGF Website

Paul Gessing became the first full-time President of the Rio Grande Foundation in March of 2006. Since joining the Foundation, Gessing has been a prominent voice for limited government and individual liberties in policy areas including: Constitutional liberties, taxes, health care, education, and transportation.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Gessing headed up the lobbying efforts of the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) a respected taxpayer-advocacy organization in Washington, DC.
He has published articles in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, US News & World Reports, The Albuquerque Journal, Barron’s and several other major publications. He writes for and appears regularly in media outlets around New Mexico. Paul has also testified in Congress and before a variety of state and local bodies.
Paul graduated from Bowling Green State University in Ohio with a degree in Political Science in 1997 and he received his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Maryland in 2005. Despite not growing up in Albuquerque himself, his mother is a 1963 graduate of St. Pius and Paul has family in the Albuquerque area dating back to World War II.  Website    About Paul

050317  Guests: Sam Johnson, OO.,  Westlake Optical, and Kari Dawn Kolander  Hear It

FREE EYE SCREENING for Kids 6 months to 5 years of age
 First Saturday of the Month, Saturday, May 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th
10:00am to 12:00 Noon (or until the last child has been tested)
Westlake Optical – Ruidoso, 2309 Sudderth Drive, Phone (575) 315-2247

(No appointment necessary)  Website: Click Here

053117  Guests: Larry Cordove, U.S. Forest Service, Shelby Monford (INtern)  Hear It
             2017 Youth Fishing Day - Grindstone Resevoir - Free Fishing Day!   More
Ruidoso News - Diane Stallings - More
The 23rd Annual Kids Fishing Day is set for June 3 at Grindstone Lake.

The water level in the village reservoir is increasing, creating better habitat for the fish, which are stocked in the lake by the state Game and Fish Department. Osprey and eagle circle the water looking for a dinner, and visitors can hike or bike on nearby trails.
But from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., it’s all about young anglers and instilling in them a love of fishing.

Prizes will be awarded for various competitions, such as casting. Kayak rides will be offered, as well as some games. Wildlife experts are scheduled to give presentations on subjects that should be interesting to the young fishermen. Snacks and drinks also will be available.
 


 
053117  Guest: Leroy Cockrell - Little Bear Forest Reform Coalition  Hear It
Ms. Sabrina Flores, Chief Planner for the Lincoln National Forest, will be in Ruidoso the evening of June 6, 2017 to update the Public on the Planning Process of the 2015 Lincoln National Forest Plan. This is the promised Update to be delivered to the public in the Spring of 2017 and marks approximately the half-way point for that process. There has been a considerable amount … [Read More...
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053117  Guest: Kari Dawn Kolander - Ruidoso Public Library      Hear It

Ruidoso Public Library Website


Children's Department Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9am - 5:30pm
Friday 9am - 3:30pm
Saturday 10am - 1:30pm
Closed Sunday

107 Kansas City Road
Ruidoso, NM 88345
Phone (575) 258-3704

 



 




042417  Guest: Pam Tomey, High Mountain Youth Project "Bed Race"    Hear It

 
Much has happened since the summer of 2014 when the Ruidoso News published a letter to the editor and reported on the plight of homeless students in Lincoln County. The High Mountain Youth Project of Lincoln County, New Mexico, formerly the Homeless Students Task Force, has incorporated and is now a tax exempt organization under…Website

Bed Race Info: Click Here


 

042417  Guest: Anne Wilson & Pastor Chabless "COPE Dance for a Cause" Winners   Hear It

COPE Dancing for the Cause
was Saturday, April 22nd at the Alto Country Club. Many folks came out to support COPE of Lincoln County,  and enjoyed a fun evening featuring local talent from around the  Ruidoso area. All funds will support the domestic violence programs and services COPE provides to Lincoln County.


Local stars danced for the cause and were voted on to  win a coveted trophy! All funds will support the domestic violence programs and services COPE provides to Lincoln County.   More

 

 

 

 

041217  Guest: Kari Dawn Kolander: "Easter at the Ruidoso Public Library"  Hear It

Children's Department Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9am - 5:30pm, Friday 9am - 3:30pm
Saturday 10am - 1:30pm - Closed Sunday

Website    Library Calendar





040417  Guest: Kathy Kolt, Journalist - Artesia Daily News    Hear It    Website
Topic: "The Wild Horses of Alto"
Kathy Kolt is a New Mexico journalist that writes for the Artesia Daily News.  She covered the wild horse sage extensively. Kathy shares her candid views with "Harvey T/" on "The Morning Show."
" I have heard no one in Ruidoso complain about the horses. I have been stopped by folks saying how much they love the horses and they want them wild. The court case can’t come soon enough."  Kathy Kolt  
Email

 



032717   Guest: NM Senator Liz Stefanics (D-NM39)   Website    Hear It

■ Santa Fe County Commissioner, 2009–2016
■ NM State Senator District 39, 1993–1996
■ NM Human Services Department, 2003–2005
■ State of NM Risk Management, 2006–2007
■ NM Health Policy Commission, 2007–2009
■ Robert Wood Johnson Fellow, Center for Health Policy UNM, 2009–current
■ National Government Relations, American Cancer Society, 2001–2003
■ PH.D. - University of Minnesota
■ MS - University of Wisconsin, Madison
■ BS - Eastern Kentucky University

More      Hear the Interview




031717  Guest: Paul Gessing, President - Rio Grande Foundation     Hear It
Topics: The New Mexico Legislature's 60 Day Session,
PNM's plan to stop coal generating in New Mexico, Bills, Vetoes,
Budgets, teachers, Oil & Gas...and a lot more!

Paul Gessing became the first full-time President of the Rio Grande Foundation in March of 2006. Since joining the Foundation, Gessing has been a prominent voice for limited government and individual liberties in policy areas including: Constitutional liberties, taxes, health care, education, and transportation.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Gessing headed up the lobbying efforts of the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) a respected taxpayer-advocacy organization in Washington, DC.
He has published articles in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, US News & World Reports, The Albuquerque Journal, Barron’s and several other major publications. He writes for and appears regularly in media outlets around New Mexico. Paul has also testified in Congress and before a variety of state and local bodies.
Paul graduated from Bowling Green State University in Ohio with a degree in Political Science in 1997 and he received his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Maryland in 2005. Despite not growing up in Albuquerque himself, his mother is a 1963 graduate of St. Pius and Paul has family in the Albuquerque area dating back to World War II.  Website    About Paul

 

030117  Guest: Dick Cooke, Ruidoso Village Forrestor - WUI Workshop   Hear It
DO YOUR PART. BE FIRE SAFE. SAFELY REMOVE YOUR DEAD TREES NOW!
Proper property preparation can make the difference between a saved home or a pile of embers during a wildfire. All flammable material around your house should be removed. This includes removal of dead branches, fallen leaves and cutting long grass. Currently, there are funding opportunities through the Cost Share Program.

DICK COOKE - FORESTRY DIRECTOR - Tel: 575-257-5544
Fax: 575-257-2980 - DickCooke@ruidoso-nm.go




030117  Guest:  Dr. Geoege Bickert, Ruidoso School Supt. - School Update   Hear It  

030117  Guest: Kari Dawn Kolander, Ruidoso Public Library - Update   Hear It

022817  Guest:

022117  Topic: Commentary on why we did not air a discussion of the      Hear It
                Wild Horses of Alto issue.  Harv Twite - Commentary 

022117 Guest: Marty Millar - Kawliga's - Ruidoso , "The Galleria"     Hear It
"A vibrant new Galleria and marketplace showcasing quality dealers and artisans,
set in a beautiful building in Ruidoso."

Marty Millar (575) 808-55385 or call
The Galleria at Kawliga's,  257-3540.

2637 Sudderth Drive - Ruidoso, NM

022117  Guest: Mary Maxon "Red Hot Patriot,  The Kick-A$$ Wit of Molly Ivins"  Hear It


0216177   Lou Ann Ellison - Ruidoso HS Choir Fundraiser    More Info      Hear It
Ruidoso High School Choir Fun and Fund Raiser at Sacred Grounds
Name: Ruidoso High School Choir Fun and Fund Raiser at Sacred Grounds
Date: February 24, 2017, Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM MST
Event Description:
Fun and Fund Raiser with and for the Ruidoso High School Choir who need some travel money to attend a choir competition. C'mon folks, chip in and support our young singers. There might be a future star in this group of youngsters. More and more accurate details will be posted in Sacred Grounds when available.

Sacred Grounds Coffee and Tea House
2704 Sudderth Dr.
Date/Time Information: Friday, February 24th at 6PM
Contact Information:
Sacred Grounds 575-257-2273

021317  Guests:  Judy Mancillas - The Ultimate Gift of Life, and Margi Bouldin  Hear It
The Ultimate Gift of Life Foundation exists to encourage this vitally important action: taking the personal step to become an organ donor.

The Ultimate Gift of Life Foundation is committed to educating the public and expanding the organ donor base across New Mexico and Texas.   More








021717  Guest: Paul Gessing, President of the Rio Grande Foundation  Hear It

Paul Gessing, President - Rio Grande Foundation   Hear It
Topics: New Mexico Update Website
The Rio Grande Foundation is a research institute dedicated to increasing liberty and prosperity for all of New Mexico's citizens.
We do this by informing New Mexicans of the importance of
individual freedom, limited government, and economic opportunity.

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