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Your Classic Rock Station

***Program Note - As of Friday, March 1, 2019, 101.9 The River - W.J.V.R. will be known as “Your Classic Rock Station”!

Highlands Media Group welcomes you to the all new 101.9 The River - W.J.V.R., “Your Classic Rock Station”.

Classic rock is a radio format which developed from the album-oriented rock (AOR) format in the early 1980s. In the United States, the classic rock format features music ranging generally from the mid-1960s to the late 1980s, primarily focusing on commercially successful hard rock popularized in the 1970s.

Although classic rock has mostly appealed to adult listeners, music associated with this format received more exposure with younger generations of listeners with the presence of the internet and digital downloading. Some classic rock stations also play a limited number of current releases which are stylistically consistent with the station's sound, or by heritage acts that are still active and producing new music.

As your newest choice for music in the Alleghany Highlands, we are proud to be able to offer you some of your favorite “Rockers” like Ted Nugent, Skid Row, .38 Special, Ozzy Osbourne, Bob Seger, Marshall Tucker Band, Queen, Eagles and numerous others.

No more static from those far away Classic Rock stations or the same old songs being played over and over again. You now have your very own Classic Rock Station - 101.9 The River - W.J.V.R.

101.9 The River is also the home of Alleghany High School Sports.

Enjoy!

If you have any suggestions, comments or questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

WJVR-FM, 101.9 The River
508 West Oak Street 
Covington, VA 24426
540-962-1133 [Business & Fax Line]
540-965-1112 [Studio Line]

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101.9 The River

Here’s What’s Happening – March 25-March 31, 2019

SPONSORED by Westrock in CovingtonHere’s What’s Happening – March 25-March 31, 2019

SPONSORED by Westrock in Covington

Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, located at 1200 North Alleghany Avenue in Covington, has formed an Autism, Faith, and Worship group, every other Monday, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the church. Autism, Faith, and Worship is a group of Autistic individuals, families, and professionals who join together to provide a unique family-oriented community and worship experience for the Autistic Community of the Alleghany Highlands. There is no cost to attend, however, if you desire to support the group by purchasing an item, you may do so. If you have any questions, or would like to get more information about this program, please contact Preacher Doug at 540-962-2693, and leave a message if no answer.

Douthat State Park and the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation will hold Kid’s Fishing Day on Saturday, March 30th. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the Camp Carson Picnic Shelter, and fishing will be from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. All participants must register. A section of Wilson Creek will be marked for fishing. No permit or license is needed. This is a great opportunity to introduce kids to fishing. This free event is for children age 12 and under, and there will be door prizes. There will be a $5.00 fee for parking.

Boiling Springs Fire and Rescue Squad will have a Hoagie Sale on Thursday, April 4th at the Boiling Springs Fire Department at Route 18 in Covington. Orders can be picked up beginning at 6 a.m. until 8 a.m. at the Firehouse. To place an order, call Liz at 540-747-1046 or the Firehouse at 540-747-3851.

Allegheny Mountain Radio will present the 17th Annual Bath Bluegrass Jamboree on Saturday, April 6th at Bath County High School, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., featuring National Recording Artists David Parmley and Cardinal Tradition, Southern Rail Express, and Mountain Highway. The emcees will be DJ Willie and Uncle Norris. Doors will open at 5 p.m., and admission is $12.00 for adults, $5.00 for kids age 13 to 18, and $1.00 for kids 12 and under. Food and drink will be available beginning at 4:30 p.m. This event is a fundraiser for Allegheny Mountain Radio. For more information, please call 540-839-5400 or 540-839-2060.

Kars Unlimited will hold a free Cruise In on Saturday, April 6th, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Tractor Supply Company in Covington, to benefit Phyllis Selleck. There will be a live DJ, 50/50, raffles and more!
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Here’s What’s Happening – March 25-March 31, 2019

SPONSORED by Westrock in Covington
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