Houston radio personality Dinah Powers dies
HOUSTON – Dinah Powers, the former co-host of a Houston morning-drive radio show, has died after battling cancer. Rod Ryan, of “The Rod Ryan Show” on KTBZ-FM, announced her death Thursday with a touching post on the radio station’s website. https://t.co/nFNrMx7at7 pic.twitter.com/jcaE4ZQBal — Rod Ryan Show (@rodryanshow) November 19, 2020Powers had been diagnosed with stage four uterine cancer that had spread to her lungs. Powers appeared on KPRC 2′s Houston Life show several times alongside host Derrick Shore. “We truly loved every time she would come see us at Houston Life and we hope she knows just how much we miss her already.”Shore shared this video on his Facebook page in September upon learning of Powers’ cancer diagnosis.
Too soon? Christmas music begins playing on this Houston radio station starting at 5 p.m. Friday
HOUSTON – H-Town will be “Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree” a lot earlier than anticipated. Houston radio station Sunny 99.1 announced Thursday they will begin airing Christmas music starting at 5 p.m. Friday, earlier than the usual mid-November launch. The station said in a blog post that despite what 2020 has brought in, listeners “could use some extra cheer." Houstonians can begin listening to “ongoing” holiday hits and classics plus special holiday programming beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, on Sunny 99.1 FM, using the iHeartRadio app, or virtally on an internet-connected device. Is it too early for Christmas music?