PHOTOS

 
   

The original WTLS located on Gilmer Avenue in her early days February, 1958. Notice the 300' tower in the background. WTLS was located there for 45 years.

The original WTLS located on Gilmer Avenue in her early days February, 1958. Notice the 300' tower in the background. WTLS was located there for 45 years.

Old tower on Gilmer Avenue coming down after 45 years

Old tower on Gilmer Avenue coming down after 45 years

Tallassee Mayor, Bobby Payne, at the ribbon cutting

Tallassee Mayor, Bobby Payne, at the ribbon cutting

The late great, Dr. Earl Fever, takes a moment away from the station log to glance at the camera

The late great, Dr. Earl Fever, takes a moment away
from the station log to glance at the camera

Like father, like son. Steve Butler with young Michael, circa 1973, at the original WTLS location

Like father, like son. Steve Butler with young Michael, circa 1973, at the original WTLS location

Jack Mitchell at WTLS with CW for the 50th anniversary in 2004

Jack Mitchell at WTLS with CW for the 50th anniversary in 2004

Insert from an early 60's era booklet on Tallassee

Insert from an early 60's era booklet on Tallassee

Taken in about 1970, the old 65 Plus Club stands in front of the old station for their annual radio day

Taken in about 1970, the old 65 Plus Club stands in front of the old station for their annual radio day

'Boogie Boy' Ned Butler in the background during
his early days in the business in Lafayette, La.

Ned on-location for a remote broadcast

Betty behind the mic

Kathy Granger at the controls

 

 

Michael at the old WTLS

Michael at the old WTLS

Ned and Betty Butler crowning Queen Dera Coleman during the 65 Plus Club's Radio Day

Ned and Betty Butler crowning Queen Dera Coleman
during the 65 Plus Club's Radio Day

Jan Dorris, Ned Butler, and Betty Butler crowning the 65 Plus Club Queens

Jan Dorris, Ned Butler, and Betty Butler
crowning the 65 Plus Club Queens

Jack Mitchell at WTLS in the 60s. Noticeably in the
album stack is the classic, "Meet the Beatles!"

Betty, Ned, Steve and Ned Jr. at one of the family's
early stops at WOZK in Ozark

Crowds gathering for the annual
WTLS Easter Egg Hunt

Photo op with the bunny

Young Michael standing beside Peter Cottontail for the WTLS & Tallassee Rescue Squad's Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Young Michael standing beside Peter Cottontail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Insert from an early 60's era booklet on Tallassee