Local Shows

These are programs that are wholly produced at KETR.

Carl Finch (front left) and the 2015 members of Brave Combo.
Jane Finch

"Brave" hardly begins to describe the guts it takes to perpetuate music that's outside the normal, but that's precisely what Denton's Brave Combo has been doing for more than 35 years.

Luke's guest this week is Larry Weishuhn, Mr. Whitetail. Join Larry and Luke "around the campfire" this week. These two old friends will make you feel as though you were right there with them.

Join Luke and his guest Larry Weishuhn (Mr. Whitetail) as today is the opener of bow season for whitetail deer and these two veteran deer hunters talk about past hunts and what to expect this year in the whitetail woods.

Lynn Adler (left) and Lindy Hearne (right) performing live in the KETR Studios.
Matt Meinke

From the friendly confines of their adopted home in Pineview, Texas, Lynn Adler and Lindy Hearne nurture and cultivate original music at their Spring Hollow Organic Song Farm. Their brand of "Texas Folk"  pulls from influences as wide-ranging as jazz, bluegrass, blues and even world music. Add the duo's vocal harmonies, and you've got a unique Texas treasure called Adler & Hearne, whose latest album Simpatico contains 24 tracks of positive vibes.

Amanda Shires
Josh Wool photographer, used courtesy of the artist and Thirty Tigers Marketing

Texas native Amanda Shires has a voice like an angel, but she can also song write and sing like a demon.  The juxtaposition between her soft, sweet tones and the intensity of her lyrics is often striking, and her fiddle licks add even more flavor to the sound scape.

Lake Tawakoni catfish guide David Hanson shows off a couple of many "eater" size blue catfish he and Luke Landed this week.
Luke Clayton

Catfish anglers will want to make sure and tune in this week. Lake Tawakoni guide David Hanson divulges a new pattern that is producing lots and lots of blue catfish  weighing between 2 and 6 pounds with the occasional larger fish. This pattern should hold steady until the onset of cooler weather when the trophy blue season begins.

You will also learn a couple of tasty camp recipes. 

Luke joins us from Colorada this week
Luke Clayton

Luke comes to us from elk camp in northern Colorado this week. Luke and friends talk about hunting techniques and camp cooking.

The term "riparian" refers to the areas near rivers and streams.
Texas Water Resources Institute

There's something special about the plants and animals that are found alongside naturally occurring bodies of water.

Eric Taylor
Alwyn Spence

Grammy and Emmy nominated Texas singer-songwriter Eric Taylor is no stranger to music, with his first album release in 1976. Since then, he's had his compositions recorded by the likes of Nanci Griffith and Lyle Lovett. Eric is currently embarked on a string of Texas tour stops, including shows in Ravenna, Dallas and Ft. Worth.

The East Texas War and Memory Project documents the lives of veterans and their loved ones.
Texas A&M University-Commerce

In this edition of North by Northeast, KETR's Mark Haslett speaks with Andrew Baker, a professor at Texas A&M University-Commerce about the East Texas War and Memory Project, which documents the personal stories of veterans from our military and their loved ones. 

Luke comes to us from the mountains this week
Luke Clayton

Luke comes to us today from the mountains of northern Colorado. For the past six years he and Larry Large have outfitted elk and bear hunts here (  Tune in and listen to Luke tell about life in elk camp. Luke also goes into detail describing some of the tasty meals that his camp manager/cook David Hanson prepares.

Larry Large talks "tea birds" with Luke this week
Luke Clayton

This week, waterrfowl guide Larry Large ( joins Luke to discuss the upcoming teal season. Tune in and learn some tricks the experts use to trick those fast flying, good eating little "teal birds"! 

Luke's World

Aug 15, 2016
Luke Clayton with bow and turkey
Luke Clayton

This week, Luke solo's on the show and gives you some insights into what's going on in "Luke's World". Luke discusses an innovative new product he learned about at the Texas Trophy Hunter's show in Ft. Worth this past week called the "Ox Rack" ( ) The unit attaches to the front of your ATV and is powered by an electric winch. Luke also tells about a great way to save money making breakfast sausage at home.  He recently made 35 pounds for an upcoming high country elk hunt.

Luke talks hunting Elk in the mountains this week
Luke Clayton

It will soon be time to head to the Colorado high country for archery elk season. This week, Don Laubach with Elk Incorporated (  joins Luke and talks about calling elk. Don brought the first commercial cow elk call on the market over 3 decades ago and his company continues to produce both cow elk calls and bull elk bugles. If you are an elk hunter or, aspire to become one, you won't want to miss today's show.

Seth Vanover with his "Stump Ring"
Luke Clayton

Luke visits with a regular on the show, Lake Fork guide Seth Vanover ( Seth gives some tips on catching "dog days" crappie and shows us a neat invention for quickly anchoring boats to stumps. Luke also recaps his trip last week to Galveston and talks about all the attractions at Moody Gardens (  

Mike Williams shows off a Gulf catch, but this week the talk is of catching shark.

Luke speaks with Galveston guide Captain Mike Williams about catching shark this week.