WMCT Local News
The December 6th Longhorn Basketball game with Happy Valley has been cancelled due to health issues with the Happy Valley Team. According to Tom Reece the game has been rescheduled for February 7th.
~For local News tune in to FM 102.9, AM 1390 and streaming at wmctradio.net, at 7:06 am 12:06pm and 5:06pm Monday through Friday.
WMCT’s next game of the week will be Monday, December 12th with broadcasting starting at 6:30pm. We’ll be covering both the Lady Longhorns varsity game and the Longhorns varsity game against Holston High.
Santa’s Mailbox ~Attention Boy’s & Girl’s! Christmas is just around the corner and it’s time to get to working on your letters to Santa Claus! This year the special Red Mailbox will be out in front of the court house starting Wed. Nov.23rd especially for your litters to Santa! It is made just for children and no postage on Santa Letters will be necessary. When you have written your letter, put it in the Red Mailbox and it will go directly to the North Pole. The Red Mailbox will remain in place until Wed. Dec 21st. (Make sure you put your name and address on your letters because Santa and his elves will answer each letter!)
~Sheep and Goat Meeting Thursday Dec. 8th at 6:30pm at the Johnson County Public Library. Topic include Health, Industry updates and Marketing. Special Guest: Chris Fletcher, DVM Mandy Fletcher, American Sheep Industry Board Eddy Labus, Watauga Co. Ext.
~Starting Dec. 1 through 20th Operation Santa Paws for our Mountain City Animal Shelter Fur Babies will be collecting items (Sponsored by the Johnson County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office). Items needed for Cats: Canned cat food, Dry cat food, cat litter, canned kitten food, cat toys and cat treats. Dogs: Canned dog food, Dry dog food, Long lasting dog toys, and dog treats.
~Cash Express is having their annual Toy and Coat Drive. They will be accepting the following items: New or gently used Toys, coats, non-perishable food items, hats and gloves. The dead line is Dec.9th.
~The 2nd Distract Volunteer Fire Department annual Christmas Tree Sale is now underway! The Christmas tree lot is open daily Monday-Saturday at 10am and Sunday opening at 1pm. Christmas wreaths will be available, as well. The Christmas Tree lot is located on 421 South Next to the Farmers State Branch Office.
~The public is invited to the Living Christmas Tree’s presentation of “The Heart of Christmas”. The music is a glorious celebration of the season. The presentations will be at 7:00pm on Dec. 15th, 16th, and 17th at Heritage Hall. Admission is only a canned food item that will be given to a local food bank in Johnson County. Come and celebrate the season through song!
For those of you that enjoy our evening pop music shows, you’ve noticed a permanent change in the line up. While the BUBBLE GUM BLAST is now Monday through Friday from 7 to 10 PM making it 3 hours of blasts from the past (1950 to 1979). THE VAULT, our big band, swing a show tunes program has expanded to TWO FULL HOURS, but now starting 11 PM and ending at 1 AM Mon- Fri.
Now on WMCT…THE UPLIFT! 3 hours of Contemporary Christian music on Sunday nights from 9 PM to Midnight premiering January 2022. Want to help develop the show? Email us your suggestions to email@example.com!