Idaho –McVey Entertainment Group has filed a $350,000 deal to buy hot AC “Y-105” KVTY, country “106.9 The Outlaw” KMOK, and classic country KRLC (1350) in Lewiston, ID from Ida-Vend Communications Group. The deal also includes the Lewiston, ID-licensed translator K226CT at 93.1 FM that simulcasts KRLC. McVey Entertainment Group already owns “Z-Rock 96.5” KOZE-FM and talk KOZE (950) in Lewiston. Once the sale closes, McVey Entertainment Group will still own stations in Moscow, ID and Colfax, ID.
Kansas – Cumulus Media has filed to sell a rare standalone FM owned by the company. Don and Denise Sherman’s Intrepid Companies will pay $300,000 to buy KDVB, Effingham, KS (96.9) from Cumulus. The station currently simulcasts classic rock “V-100.3” KDVV Topeka, KS. Intrepid Companies does not own any other radio stations. But Don and Denise Sherman previously owned the Sherman Broadcast Group, which was the first African American owned radio station group in the state of Kansas. It owned stations in the Wichita market from 2000 to 2007 when it merged with the Carter Broadcast Group to form the Carter Sherman Broadcast Group. Once the sale closes, Cumulus Media will still own six stations in the Kanas City market and six stations in the Topeka, KS market.
Missouri – Benne Broadcasting of the Ozarks has filed a $250,000 deal to buy hot AC “98.9 The Fort” KFLW, St. Robert, MO from Ozark Media. Benne Broadcasting will operate the station under a time brokerage agreement until closing. Dennis Benne already owns several stations in the region including hot AC “Mix 92.7” KLOZ, country KDRO (1490) and country KYOO (1200).
Michigan – William Gleich has filed a $180,000 deal to buy the currently silent WFDX, Atlanta, MI (92.5) from Northern Broadcasting. The deal also includes the Boyne City, MI-licensed translator W263CD at 100.5 FM. Gleich does not own any other stations. Broker: Greg Guy, Patrick Communications
Kalamazoo, MI – West Central Michigan Media Ministries has filed a $150,000 deal to buy religious WMJC (91.9) from Calvary Radio Network. The deal also includes the Kalamazoo, MI-licensed translator W247AM at 97.3 FM. West Central Michigan Media Ministries already owns seven full-power stations in Michigan in addition to five FM translators all of which carry its “Strong Tower Radio” religious teaching format.
Arkansas – Jay and Devon Brentlinger’s Broadcast Industry Group has filed a $100,000 deal to buy gospel “Praise AM 1340” KCAT, Pine Bluff, AR from Elijah Mondy. The deal also includes the Pine Bluff, AR-licensed translator K224FN at 92.7 FM. Broadcast Industry Group will operate the stations under a local marketing agreement until closing. It currently owns two other full-power stations in Arkansas, and it leases several others to carry its “Arkansas Rocks” classic rock format.
South Carolina – Georgia-Carolina Radiocasting has filed to donate AC “The Lake” WSNW, Seneca, SC (1150) to Blue Ridge Broadcasting. The transfer also includes the Clemson, SC-licensed translator W205CU at 88.9 FM which simulcasts WSNW. Blue Ridge Broadcasting earlier agreed to buy two FM translators from Georgia-Carolina Radiocasting that simulcast WSNW for a combined $325,000 including the Elberton, GA-licensed translator W259CN at 99.7 FM which is being relocated to Clemson, SC where it will become W278CG at 103.5 FM. And the Cherokee, NC-licensed translator W267AD at 101.3 FM.
Jackson, TN – Grace Broadcasting Services has closed a $1.825 million deal to buy “Talk 101.5” WNWS-FM from The Wireless Group. The deal includes $200,000 cash at closing and a $1.625 million promissory note. The sale settles a lawsuit between the two companies. The suit was sparked by the move of air personality Dan Reaves from WNWS-FM to Grace Broadcasting Services’ rival talk WTJS (93.1) just three weeks into a one-year non-compete agreement. Grace Broadcasting also owns sports WTJK (105.3) in the Jackson market.