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A couple of upper level disturbances will bring isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms this weekend through the middle of next week. The clouds and rain will keep daytime temperatures near normal and nighttime temperatures above normal.

Now, Here’s your TTR Weekend Weather Forecast:

Tonight –
Cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 5 mph.

Saturday –
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night –
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday – Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night And Monday – Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.

Have a great weekend.

TTR 94.3 – Shiner Lady Comanches vs Harper

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 94.3-Listen-Online
Click the image above to launch 94.3 KYKM Streaming Player.  Tune in Radio App users search “Texas Thunder Radio 94.3″ or “KYKM” to hear this stream on your smart device. SMARTPHONE & SMARTDEVICE USERS, PLEASE, CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD the TuneIn Radio APP.

TTR 94.3 VOLLEYBALL PLAYOFF BROADCAST SCHEDULE:

CLASS 2A AREA VOLLEYBALL
Shiner Lady Comanches vs Harper
Thursday, November 3rd, 7:30 p.m.
at 
Toney Burger Activity Center in Austin.

Opening Day Means Keeping Safety in Your Sights

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AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is reminding the hundreds of thousands of Texas hunters getting ready for opening day of deer season Saturday to keep safety in the crosshairs.

“Texas had an all-time low number of incidents last deer season and we want that trend to continue,” says Steve Hall, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s hunter education coordinator. “And the number one safety measure a deer hunter can take is to complete a hunter education training course.”

If you were born on or after Sept. 2, 1971 and this is going to be your first deer season, keep in mind you must be able to show proof of hunter education in the field. If you are under 17 you can hunt without proof if you are accompanied by a licensed hunter 17 years of older who is either certified or exempt (born prior to Sept. 2, 1971). If you are 17 and over and have not completed the course, you can obtain a one-time deferral at a hunting license dealer if you aren’t able to get into a course or take an online-only course in time. Information about hunter education is available online or by calling 512-389-4999.

“In addition to completing hunter education, now is also a good time to make sure all your equipment is up to speed, from your stands to your firearms,” Hall says.

He recommends cleaning your rifle, checking for any mechanical problems and getting it sighted in before you head afield. Being sure all equipment is in good shape is necessary to safety afield.

“Beyond that, now is a good time to go over the basic rules of gun safety, even if you’ve heard them a jillion times before,” says Hall. “Last year we continued to see an uptick in the average age of those involved in hunting incidents and that tells me that the need for a safety primer is for anyone at any age.”

The big four for gun safety are to always making sure your firearm is pointed in a safe direction, always treat it like it is loaded, always make sure of your target before you shoot (use binoculars, not your rifle scope) and keep your finger off the trigger until you’re ready to pull it. You can’t call a bullet back and it always has the right-of-way.

In 2015, two people died in Texas hunting-related incidents. Both involved gunshots – one self-inflicted, one by another hunter.

TPWD’s annual Hunting Accident Report for 2015 identifies the factors involved in reported hunting accidents last year. The number one cause involved hunters swinging on game outside a safe zone of fire. One way to stay out of some other hunter’s sights is wearing blaze orange clothing or hat.

“Blaze orange is not mandatory in Texas unless you’re hunting on public land, but it makes a lot of sense,” Hall says. “Deer cannot see color, but other hunters can.”

While firearms safety should be a hunter’s top priority, accidents in the field are more likely to occur without a shot being fired. “The most unreported of all hunting accidents are falls from elevated hunting blinds or tree stands,” Hall says. “If you’re going to be hunting from a tree stand, make sure to use a Tree-stand Manufacturer’s Association-approved tree stand and a TMA approved fall restraint device.”

While tree stands see a fair amount of use in East Texas, many more hunters used elevated blinds or tripods accessible by ladder.

“Most tree stand incidents occur while climbing into or out of the stand,” he says. “That means that a hunter should be tied in from the ground, back to the ground using an approved climbing system and maintain three points of contact while climbing — either two hands and one foot on the ladder at all times, or two feet and one hand.”

Don’t try to carry your rifle when you get into or out of an elevated stand and make sure it is unloaded until you are safely seated. “Use a haul line to bring your unloaded rifle up once you are safely in your blind, then, with your firearm unloaded, lower it with the haul line before climbing down,” Hall recommends.

Another thing to remember about deer stands, especially permanent blinds is that they make good habitat for smaller animals.

“Always check your blind for stinging insects, snakes and other critters that might have been living in it during the off-season,” Hall suggests.

TTRMS – Chance Anderson

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The Texas Thunder Radio Music Showcase is a seasonal radio show, produced by Texas Thunder Radio, and hosted by Egon Barthels, from TKO’s Bar-Grill-Music in the Historic William Green Building at the corner of Avenue E (US90A) and 7th in Shiner, Texas. There is NO CHARGE and ALL AGES are welcome. Monetary tips to performing artist are welcomed and encouraged. With respect for artists on the TTRMS Radio Show, we kindly those in attendance to keep conversation noise down, during the show, which is from 8-9pm.

Chance Anderson
Wednesday, Nov 2nd – 8:00 p.m.

Connect: @CAB_Music

From sharing a piano bench with his Grandmother, to opening for Joe Walsh, Dierks Bentley, The Eli Young Band, Wade Bowen, Stoney LaRue, Randy Rogers Band, Cody Canada and the Departed, Reckless Kelly, Aaron Watson and many other great artists… Chance Anderson has realized his fate. This 2007 ‘All American’ graduate has an undeniable talent that stretches far beyond the city limits of Empire, Oklahoma. Although he’s been singing in church since he could talk, his passion for this life was unrealized until he began writing, as a ‘release’, at age 16. This singer/songwriter has had no shortage of hard times in his young life, but says he is thankful for them all… as this is where his inspiration resides. His ‘inspirations’ earned him two nominations for male vocalist of the year, along with songwriter of the year, in the 2007 Payne County Line Awards. Chance’s success isn’t surprising for anyone who has ever heard his music. The reality of his songs combined with the emotion in his voice would have you believing he was a true veteran of life.

TTRMS Debut Performance: 2016

Top Songs: “Two Red Lights,” “Tonight,” “Windows Down“.

Texas Thunder Radio Music Showcase LIVE radio show airs Wednesdays at 8pm|CT on Texas Thunder Radio at 94.3 and 99.9FM , TexasThunderRadio.com, and Texas Thunder Radio on the TuneIn Radio App and presented by: Ziegenbock; and Cuero TurkeyFest! Thank you for your support of Live Music!

TTR Prep Volleyball Playoff Coverage

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Join us for prep volleyball playoff coverage!

TTR 94.3 –
UIL 2A BI-DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL
Shiner HS Lady Comanches vs. Somerville
Tuesday, November 1st – 7:00 p.m. at La Grange

TTR 99.9 –
TAPPS 3A VOLLEYBALL REGIONAL
Hallettsville Sacred Heart HS Indianettes vs. Round Rock Christian
Tuesday, November 1st – 6:30 p.m. at San Marcos Academy

Visit the TTR High School Volleyball Playoff Broadcast Schedule page, to see what games you’ll hear on Texas Thunder Radio.

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