Mitch Carr

141 Mitch Carr 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.

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DeSoto High School Taking Part In Sports Concussion Study

The DeSoto High School Eagle’s football team is taking part in a season-long study focusing on sports-related concussions.

09/26/2014

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Camelot Landfill Brings Controversy, Lawsuit

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.

08/21/2014

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The 10th Annual Back To School Round-Up

Fort Worth kids and youngsters around Tarrant County can pre-register for the 10th Annual Back to School Round-Up set for August .

07/11/2014

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Dallas Arboretum Thrives In Hot Texas Summer

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?

03/21/2014

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‘Liberty On The Lake’ In The Colony

The Colony sits on the eastern shores of Lewisville Lake, so it’s only natural that one of the town’s biggest events is Liberty on the Lake each July 4th.

01/30/2014

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Free Pizza For Furloughed Employees During Shutdown

Pizza doesn’t have the power to end the government shutdown, but one Dallas restaurant is hoping its “pie-partisan” efforts can at least help those in need.

10/11/2013

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HEB Schools Offer Unique Musical Training

In the HEB school district, education is not just about reading, writing and arithmetic. It’s also about music — specifically, the Suzuki Strings method.

KRLD–08/16/2013

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Traffic Heavy At Collin County Regional Airport

The growth in Collin County is mirrored by the air traffic at the airport. Collin County Regional Airport, located in McKinney, is a general aviation reliever airport that caters primarily to business and personal aviation transportation.

06/14/2013

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Frisco Non-Profit Fights Hunger, Homelessness In Collin County

Collin County has seen some of the most spectacular economic growth in North Texas, but the affluence in Frisco is not universal as many believe.

KRLD–06/10/2013

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U.S. Honor Flag Founder Responds To Criticism

Chris Heisler, who founded the U.S. Honor Flag Association, is responding to a story in the Dallas Morning News that questions the origin of the famous Honor Flag.

KRLD–04/12/2013

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Fort Worth ISD Holding Strategic Planning Meetings

Community meetings are planned across Fort Worth during the next two weeks. The Fort Worth ISD says it wants to hear from as many people as possible to help create a new strategic plan.

KRLD–04/08/2013

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Red Raider A Semifinalist For Mascot Of The Year

It’s another Final Four competition, but this one involves college mascots—and Texas Tech’s Raider Red is still in the running.

12/04/2012

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