Station Sales Week Of 5/11
After first announcing their purchase last October, Paul Coates & Mike Huckabee’s New Directions Media Group LLC have filed their application to purchase Hot AC “My 100.1” KOMC-FM Kimberling City, Country “102.9 The Z” KHBZ Harrison AR, Classic Country 106.3 KRZK Branson, Full Service AC 900 KHOZ/94.9 K235CE Harrison AR, and Classic Hits 1220 KCAX/98.1 K251BZ Branson from Earls Family Broadcasting for $6.5 million. The group will be operated under the “Ozark Mountain Media Group” name, which began operating them via LMA on October 1, 2017.
Educational Media Foundation sells 90.7 KSRI Santa Cruz CA to Natural Bridges Media for $265,000. The buyer plans to flip the station to a Community based Public News/Talk format as “K-Squid” KSQD.
Cantico Nuevo Ministries will purchase Silent 1580 WLIM Patchouge NY from Polnet Communications for $350,000. The buyer owns towermate 1440 WNYG Medford NY.
Brent Lee and Mathew Moore’s Spoon River Media will purchase Standards 1540 WLOI and Country “Eagle 96.7” WCOE La Porte IN from the bankrupt La Porte County Broadcasting Company for $237,000 with $145,372.19 going to pay monies owed to the IRS.
Providence Educational Foundation acquires 91.3 WGON Slidell LA from Crisis Pregnancy Help Center of Slidell for $100,000. WGON is already part of the Christian AC “Lifesongs Radio” network based at Providence’s 89.1 WBSN-FM New Orleans.
Immaculate Heart Media purchases Christian 90.3 WIGW Eustis FL from On The Rock Communications for $130,000. IHM has already begun operating WIGW via a Programming Agreement with its “Relevant Radio” Catholic network.
First Ventures Capital Partners sells Alternative “Alt 93.7” K229AK Baywood-Los Osos/San Luis Obispo CA to Dimes Media for $10,000 as the company exercises the option agreement first granted to Mapleton Communications in 2012.
The bankruptcy trustee of Community Translator Network sells the CP of 93.3 K227CP Cheyenne WY to Mountain Community Translators for $10,000. K227CP will rebroadcast Educational Media Foundation’s 90.9 KLWV Chugwater WY.
Spirit Media sells 99.1 K256CA Navajo Mountain-Lake Powell UT to Redrock Radio Group for $1,000. K256CA will rebroadcast Classic Hits “Redrock 92.7” KBDX Blanding UT.