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WMBS Co-Owner Passes

WMBS Executive Director and Co-Owner, Robert M. Pritts, passed away Tuesday night, April 26th. He was 89.

Pritts, who was born and raised in Indian Head, spent 40 years as a teacher and school administrator in Columbus, Ohio, before becoming Executive Director of Fayette Broadcasting Corporation in 1998. Pritts is also the great-nephew of H.S. Dumbauld, one of the station's co-founders, and strived to continue the founding vision of the station for continuing local community radio in Fayette County.

A graduate of the University of Findlay, Pritts served on their Alumni Association Board of Governors and helped found the Columbus Regional Alumni Chapter. In 2008, Pritts was named a Distinguished Associate for his loyalty in enthusiastically promoting and supporting the University of Findlay throughout his lifetime.

As an active philanthropist, he and his wife endowed the Robert M. and Catherine M. Pritts Scholarship for Education Majors.

His is survived by his wife, Catherine, and sons Robert and Steven.

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May Lottery Giveaway:
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City Council Meetings are made possible by Neubauers Flowers and Market House.

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2022 FCC License Renewal Application - On-Air Announcement


On March 22, 2022, Fayette Broadcasting Corporation, licensee of WMBS, 590 kHz, Uniontown, PA, filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission for Renewal of License. Members of the public wishing to view this application or obtain information about how to file comments and petitions on the application can visit, and search in the public file for WMBS.