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Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Railroader Television

First Episode of Durand High School Student-Produced "RTV" News Program Was Broadcast November 23rd 1994

Posted by Durand Now at 9:17pm 11/19/19

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Jennifer Pierce (Williamson) Hosted the First-Ever Episode of the Durand High School Student-Produced News Program, RTV, Broadcast Schoolwide on November 23rd 1994

On November 23rd 1994, the very first episode of Railroader Television ("RTV") was broadcast throughout Durand High School. The school news TV program that utilized the school's closed circuit television system was organized and produced by then-freshmen, William Green and Josh Strickland.

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This fall, we're celebrating the 25th anniversary of RTV and we've dusted off a treasure trove of old RTV episodes, including that very first episode from 25 years ago, November 23rd.

Watch for old clips and more in the local history-themed Facebook group, Durand Then, and read more about the history of RTV, and some of the more than 50 students that made the program happen over its 6 year run, including numerous that went on to work in related fields.

25 years ago...

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Celebrating the 25th anniversary of RTV and our continued dedication to serve up local news and information for Durand residents.

There's a lot more from Durand Now to see and hear, including this week's top stories! Keep going!

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Shiawassee Radio Series: Shiawassee THEN Episode 3

"Shiawassee THEN" explores our county's rich history. In episode 3, Josh Strickland gives an overview of a 62-page history of Corunna's dam and its mills that was assembled by Corunna City Manager, Joe Sawyer. The episode also introduces a special Corunna sesquicentennial celebration event happening now!

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Luke Duke Back for Another Hazzard County Christmas

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Dukes of Hazzard fans will be out again in droves to spend some time with one of the show's stars this holiday season.

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