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Tower Topples Saturday

TV tower


December 16, 2021

Another Nuckolls County land mark has hit the dust, literally. The former antenna tower for KHTL-TV and then KSNB, located southwest of Ruskin, was brought to earth Saturday. The cables which provided rigidity for the 1,084' tower were severed. Gravity finished the job as the tower came down. It landed as a mass of twisted metal in a cloud of dust. The remains will be cut up and sold for scrap. It resembled the ultimate iron pile after its demise.

The tower was located in a pasture. It was most definitely a rural station.

The station went on the air for the first time on Oct. 1, 1965 a...

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