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Joshua Morrison/News Dave Bevington smiles before he participates in Sports Roundtable for WMVO radio Friday. Bevington is retiring from radio after 47 years behind the microphone. Working with him is Tyler Mathias, left.

Bevington steps away from the mic

The first time that WMVO listeners heard the voice of Dave Bevington, he was spinning a hit recording by Carole King entitled, “It’s Too Late.” The year was 1971. After nearly half a century, the time has come for Mount Vernon’s well-known radio personality to turn the page. Bevington’s retirement as a radio announcer will be an adjustment for Knox County residents, few of whom can recall a time when Bevington’s friendly voice wasn’t rolling across the local airwaves.


November 10, 2018

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