Mitch Carr has been part of the North Texas scene since arriving from Indiana in 1975. His radio career began as a teenager on KGBX-1260AM in Springfield, Missouri. Four years in the U.S. Air Force put Mitch on AFRTS radio and television in Japan as well as doing voiceover work on USAF training films.
After four years in the AF, Mitch moved to Indiana to attend Butler University and work in local radio. His campus claim to fame is having attended basketball games in the arena seen in the movie “Hoosiers”, although Gene Hackman was not around.
1975 meant KLIF in Dallas and then a call from the great Bud Stiker brought him to FM102…which soon became the powerhouse AOR station Q-102……Four years at the Q—-followed by a stint at KMGC and KIXK and Metro Traffic.
In 1985, Mitch joined the Ron Chapman Show on 103.7 KVIL. Mitch moved with Ron to 98.7 KLUV in September 2000 and then made the transition to Newsradio 1080 KRLD in the summer of 2009.
Mitch is married to Illeen and they enjoy travel, trying out new restaurants, and spending time with their daughter’s family (including two “perfect” grandchildren).
Mitch’s travels have taken him to the Great Wall of China, the Pyramids of Egypt as well as to Germany, France, Ireland, Morocco, Ecuador and many other exciting places.
Mitch lives in Garland and enjoys bugging his council representative and the code enforcement office.
President Kennedy issued a proclamation in 1962 setting May 15th as the day to honor fallen law enforcement officers.
A letter has been posted on-line, addressed to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. It’s a grievance letter, and it talks about Paxton’s response to the recent Supreme Court ruling on same sex marriage.
Our visit to Your Hometown takes us to Rockwall County today, the smallest county in Texas – but the third wealthiest!
Just a mile away from Globe Life Park, downtown Arlington continues to grow and change.
Development in Richardson is very noticeable along U.S. 75 and the Bush Turnpike. That includes the new City Line project—which is one of three regional centers being set up by State Farm Insurance.
KRLD’s Mitch Carr spoke to Richard Luttrell, who chairs the Richardson Cultural Arts Commission — about the huge arts and cultural footprint of the city.
On U.S. 377 just north of Loop 820, you’ll find the entrance to the historic business district in Keller.
Tucked away on the south side of McKinney, just east of Highway 5, is the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary.
The DeSoto High School Eagle’s football team is taking part in a season-long study focusing on sports-related concussions.
One of the biggest issues facing the Carrollton-Farmers Branch area is what to do with the Camelot Landfill, which is owned by the city of Farmers Branch.
Fort Worth kids and youngsters around Tarrant County can pre-register for the 10th Annual Back to School Round-Up set for August .
Any discussion of East Dallas has to include a special Dallas city park — the Dallas Arboretum. But how much work is needed to create a botanical garden during a hot, Texas summer?