Precious Memories Gospel Hour


Bishop Alfred “Mustard” Dearing, Sr. started his career at the National Academy of Broadcasting, Washington DC in 1965. Then, “Mustard” as he is known, advanced to becoming a nightclub MC for different clubs in and around the DC area. He was one of the first street jocks to start the trend in DC in late 60s, and early 70s. Mustard played in places such as Rands NightClub, Mark IV, Mingles, Casino Royal, Pied Piper, Barnett's Breakfast Club,The Wilson Boat Line, Jackie Lee's night club and too many more to mention.

Bishop Dearing met his wife, Jennifer and moved to Clifton Forge, VA in 1994. He then DJ’d in different clubs around the Alleghany Highlands like The Painted Elephant, The Famous Cafe, Holiday Inn, The Springs Grill, family reunions, weddings, and more.

In 1999, Mustard was diagnosed with Cancer. After finishing treatment, he gave his life to the Lord. Mustard approached Big Country 101 - WKEY-FM and asked if he could  play music for the Lord. He was told he could if he had a sponsor, so the company that Mustard worked for sponsored “The Precious Memories Gospel Hour from 2000 -2008. Thereafter, The Tower Of Deliverance Fellowship sponsored the show. Today, the present sponsors are the Alaska Outreach Center, Anchorage, Alaska and Lacks Towing and Pawn Shop, Covington, VA.

Mustard has now been at WKEY for 19 years.

Join Mustard and Mother Dearing for praise, worship and prayer through the power of music. Tune in to The Precious Memories Gospel Hour every Sunday morning from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. on 103.5 Big Country or on 1340AM WKEY. For those that live out of the stations service area, you may also tune in on your smartphone, tablet or computer by clicking on the LISTEN NOW button in the top right corner of this page.

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Here is your Afternoon News Brief from the Alleghany Highlands Newsroom, for Wednesday, July 17, 2019.This is your Afternoon News Brief from the Alleghany Highlands Newsroom:

Coming up in this afternoon's news:

The Jackson River Preservation Association leader Bill Wilson has applauded a recent letter sent by Virginia Senators to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission requesting a stop work order for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

A lawsuit challenging an unusual Virginia law that allows officers to arrest and jail people designated as “habitual drunkards” was reinstated on Tuesday.

Virginia State and Local governments may have to pay more each year to cover public employees retirement costs.

We’ll have details on these stories and more this afternoon on the Alleghany Highlands Newsroom with Peter Killeen at 3, 4, and 5 p.m.

To listen LIVE go to:

103.5 Big Country

101.9 The River

Oldies Radio 107.5


Covington and Surrounding areas for Wednesday, July 17, 2019:

SAMUEL LEDFORD WEBB, age 82, of 922 Alleghany Ave, Clifton Forge, Virginia died Monday, July 15, 2019 at his residence. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 11:00AM in Karnes Cemetery, Low Moor with Reverend Lisa Marshall officiating. Interment will follow. To send condolences to the family online, please visit

John Lawrence Uarich, Jr, 86, of Powhatan, Virginia went home to the Lord on Saturday, July 13, 2019. A funeral service will be held on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 12:00 Noon in the Chapel of Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge with Pastor Ralph Coleman officiating. Interment will follow in Alleghany Memorial Park, Low Moor. The family will receive friends from 11:00AM until time of service at Nicely Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial tributes take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society, 1700 MacCorkle Ave, SE, Third Floor, Charleston, WV 25314. To send condolences to the family online, please visit

CAROLYN ANN RUNYON-TINGLER, age 54 of Hot Springs, Va passed away Monday, July 15th at her resident in Hot Springs. The funeral service will be held on Friday, July 19th at 1 p.m. at Hot Springs Baptist Church with Pastor David George and Reverend Garland Humphries officiating. The burial will be at Warm Springs Cemetery. Friends may call between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday evening, July 18th at McLaughlin and Young Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hot Springs Rescue Squad, P.O. Box N, Hot Springs, Va, 24445. Online condolences may be made by visiting

DARNELL POWELL SMITH, age 69, of Millboro, Va, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2019 at his residence in Millboro. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 20 at 1 p.m. at the Millboro Funeral Home with Pastor Donald Lee Altizer officiating. Burial will be held at the Smith Family Cemetery in Millboro, at a later date. Friends may call one hour prior to the service from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Millboro Fire Department. Online condolences may be made at

For the full obituaries go to and click on Obituaries.

Have a great Wednesday!

Here is your Afternoon News Brief from the Alleghany Highlands Newsroom, for Wednesday, July 17, 2019.
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