The Blaze is a broadcast Radio station from Winona, Texas, United States. The Blaze provides Top 40/Pop, Hits, and Adult Contemporary Music to listeners in the area. The Blaze also broadcasts sports games for local high schools as well as college football games on Saturdays.
The history of The Blaze can be traced back to 1962, when it was founded by Joe Tackett Sr. after he had purchased KBLZ-FM 1010 AM in 1961. The station was originally named The Voice of the Brazos Valley. The majority ownership in The Blaze remained with Joe Tackett until his death on January 27, 2006, at age 92.
The Tackett Family Limited Partnership currently owns the Blaze.
– The Blaze has been broadcasting for over 50 years and provides listeners with music, games, information, and more through their broadcast on KBLZ 102.70 FM in the Winona area. The station broadcasts sports games from high school and college football games on Saturdays to help keep people connected to the community they live near.
The majority ownership of The Blaze remained within Joe Tackett until his death at age 92 in 2006, when it was passed down to other family members who own it today while still honoring Mr. Tackett’s legacy.
– In 1961, Joe Tackett Sr., after purchasing KBLZ-FM 1010 AM that same year, established The Blaze, which was originally named The Voice of the Brazos Valley. The majority ownership in The Blaze remained with Joe Tackett until his death on January 27, 2006, at age 92.
– Today, The Blaze is owned by The Tackett Family Limited Partnership and continues to broadcast throughout Winona and beyond through KBLZ 102.70 FM, where they can be heard playing hits from today’s top artists like Taylor Swift or songs that are charting as well as music from years past such as those by Elvis Presley or Madonna, so listeners don’t have to worry about being bored when listening for long periods.”
Radio Contact Info:
Address: 212 Old Grande Blvd. Suite B100 Tyler TX 75703