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KHAZ Country Music News: Randy Travis Continues Recovery »

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TIOGA, Tex. (AP) – Randy Travis is making slow progress, according to his fiancee’. Mary Davis tells WFAA-TV Travis is starting to write and has signed guitars with his left hand. She notes, “Randy Travis has a new autograph!” Travis suffered congestive heart failure last year and then had a stroke. Davis says Travis walked […]

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KFIX Rock News: Ozzy Osbourne Inspires Name For Tree Frog »

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WASHINGTON (AP) – A tiny tree frog discovered in the Amazon has been named for Ozzy Osbourne. National Geographic reports the creature nicknamed the “bat frog” has been named Dendropsophus ozzyi (den-DRUH’-suh-fus AH’-zee-eye). It’s less than an inch long and has a shrill, batlike call. Pedro Peloso, one of the frog’s discoverers, says they kept […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Special Moment At Garth Concert »

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Garth Brooks brought some light into the life of a fan with breast cancer. KARE-TV reports Teresa Shaw and her daughter traveled from Iowa to see Brooks’ show in Minneapolis Friday. She held up a sign that said, “Chemo this morning. Garth tonight. Enjoy the dance.” Brooks spotted the sign while performing […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 11/11/14 »

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The Greatest Hitter A little boy was practicing baseball by himself. “I’m the greatest hitter in the world,” he said. Then he tossed the ball into the air, swung at it, and missed. “Strike one!” he yelled. He tossed the ball into the air again. When it came down he swung and missed. “Strike two!” […]

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KFIX House Band For Tue 11/11: U2 »

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Today, enjoy at least one song an hour from U2 on 96.9 “Like” KFIX on Facebook.

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KHAZ Country Music News: Willie Nelson to Host TV Show »

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UNDATED (AP) – Willie Nelson will be the host of a new TV show. He will host “Inside Arlyn Studios,” set in a recording studio in Austin, Texas. He will interview and sometimes sit in on performances by different musicians. Merle Haggard and Gary Clark Junior are the first guests. The show is filming pilot […]

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Space-time travel: ‘Warcraft’ preview, ‘Interstellar’ review »

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Before diving into my review of the long-awaited “Interstellar,” I want to briefly discuss a journey of my own. This past weekend I was in Anaheim, California for BlizzCon; a two day convention that celebrates all things Blizzard Entertainment, the video game company that makes “World of Warcraft” and several other award-winning, best-selling video game […]

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KFIX Rock News: Carlos Santana Releases Book Of Healing »

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LAS VEGAS (AP) – Carlos Santana had no difficulty writing about the darker aspects of his life in his new book because he had already dealt with those demons long ago. That includes the man who molested him as a child. Santana says he had the opportunity to confront the man. He says he knew […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 11/10/14 »

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Smart People A fellow computer programmer for a consulting group had designed some software for one of our largest accounts. He asked my help in putting it into operation. At first, he handled most of the work. Eventually, though, he asked me to help with the last phase of the training. When I sat down […]

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KFIX House Band For Mon 11/10: Stevie Ray Vaughan »

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Today, enjoy at least one song an hour from Stevie Ray Vaughan on 96.9 “Like” KFIX on Facebook.

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KHAZ Country Music News: Miranda Teams Up With Ram Trucks »

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RCA’s Miranda Lambert has partnered with Ram Trucks to auction a Ram Laramie Longhorn to benefit her Mutt Nation Foundation. The auction, which runs through Nov. 15, also includes signed Platinum CDs, autographed guitars and tickets and pre-show cocktails with Lambert at one of her 2015 concerts. More here.   Join fans of 99 KZ […]

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KFIX Rock News: Billy Idol Describes Out-Of-Body Experience In New Book »

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NEW YORK (AP) – Billy Idol had an out-of-body experience when he was involved in a motorcycle accident in 1990. Idol says he went into “a red dimension of love” where there were humans who had passed on who spoke in his mind that they loved him. Idol says he doesn’t know how long he […]

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KFIX Rock News: Murder-For-Hire Charge Dropped Against AC/DC Drummer »

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UNDATED (AP) – New Zealand prosecutors have done an about-face and dropped a murder-for-hire charge against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd. Officials tell The Associated Press the charge has been dropped due to issues with the sufficiency of the evidence against Rudd. Three lesser charges against Rudd remain. Those include threatening to kill and possession of […]

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