Howdy! I'm a native Texan who has been blessed to call East Texas home since 1990. I have been married to a wonderful woman for 22 years and we have 3 children. In addition to hosting the Merrell in the Morning Show, I'm also the public address announcer for SFA football and basketball games (Axe 'em, Jacks!). I also do the play by play for Nacogdoches Dragon Football. I love God, and I'm especially fond of fajitas, brisket, and The Princess Bride.
Mutton Bustin’ Riders Drawn for Angelina Benefit Rodeo
The Angelina Benefit Rodeo will once again feature the mutton bustin' competition as each night 12 youngsters will try their best to stay on the back of a sheep
Southbound 59 Flyover in Lufkin to be Closed Wednesday Afternoon
The Southbound Highway 59/Loop 287 direct connector in Lufkin is scheduled for closure this Wednesday afternoon, April 25th.
Highlights From The 2018 Big Bass Splash on Lake Sam Rayburn
We got to see some huge payouts, significantly less boating accidents, and lots of overall good times out on the lake.
2018 Big Bass Splash on Lake Sam Rayburn – Sunday Standings
Below are the hourly standings for the Kicks 105 Big Bass Bash tournament for Sunday, April, 2018. Keep checking back as the tournament progresses!
2018 Big Bass Splash on Lake Sam Rayburn – Saturday Standings
Below are the hourly standings for the Kicks 105 Big Bass Bash tournament for Saturday, April, 2018. Keep checking back as the tournament progresses!
Big Bass Story – We Spotted A Big Bass Splash Celebrity
A series of small events led us to spot a Big Bass Splash celebrity.
Arrest Made in Angelina County Night Club Shooting
A man has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon following a shooting at an Angelina County Night Club.
2018 Big Bass Splash on Lake Sam Rayburn – Friday Standings
Below are the hourly standings for the Kicks 105 Big Bass Bash tournament for Friday, April, 2018. Keep checking back as the tournament progresses!
Cookies, Breads, Pies, and Rabbits Highlight Day Two of Angelina County Fair
Day 2 of the Angelina County Fair was full of more great accomplishments by area youth. Some of them stopped by the Merrell in the Morning Show on Thursday.
Hudson’s Brandon Belt Hammers Career Homer Number 100
Wednesday night Hudson's Brandon Belt Hammers Career Homer Number 100 to help the San Francisco Giants beat Arizona in extra innings.
Angelina County Fair Champs Make KICKS 105 Appearance
Some of the winners from day one of the Angelina County Fair appeared on the Merrell in the Morning Show. Take a look at some of their award winning desserts.
Positive Distemper Tests Cause Temporary Shutdown of Kurth Animal Shelter
Kurth Memorial Animal Shelter will be closed through Thursday to prevent the possible spread of canine distemper. Animal Control Director Aaron Ramsey said he anticipates reopening the shelter Friday, but shelter officials will re-evaluate Thursday evening...