New owners take over KUOA February 1st

(January 31, 2005) — Siloam Springs, Ark – John Brown University has sold KUOA to Cherokee Broadcasting, Co., owned by Dewey and Mitchell Johnson. Under the time brokerage agreement, Cherokee Broadcasting, Co. will begin operating KUOA on Feb. 1, 2005. JBU and Cherokee Broadcasting signed an asset purchase agreement and time brokerage agreement in December and filed a transfer of license application with the FCC.

The transaction is expected to close later this spring pending approval of the FCC.