WLDX the River is a Christian Broadcasting Station with the best Christian Music Format you’ve ever heard!


Begin your day at 5am until 10 am with “Southern Gospel Mornings”. The best of todays Southern Gospel hits along with the staples of yesteryear that made Gospel great!

Beginning at 10am, WLDX switches gears entirely! We’ve taken today’s Contemporary Christian hits and blended them with the best Praise & Worship as well as Black Gospel. It’s a mix that is catching the attention of our listening area and setting it on fire! Holy Ghost Fire, that is!!!

We also broadcast a variety of Religious based programs as well that includes teaching and preaching from local area churches and ministers as well as more national programs.


Who Runs The Show
In July, 2017, DeWayne & Kellie Guyton and their son, Nathan formed Hometown Radio. Their goal is to simply spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ through music and teaching and giving God glory in everything involved with WLDX.

Morning Call
Morning Call airs weekdays from 7am-7:30am and is our local information/news program. Morning Call is hosted by Chris Champion and John Gordon. Chris and John discuss local community and church news, birthdays and anniversaries, as well as local sports and events in the area. Chris and John are active members in the community and have taken part in many local events and community theater as you can see below in “The Gospel According to Scrooge”.

Switch & Swap
“Switch & Swap” has had several hosts over the years, including the President of Hometown Radio, DeWayne Guyton. But, business picked up and things were too busy for DeWayne, so he brought in Sandy Stovall Medders. Sandy has made a wonderful addition to WLDX with her love for Jesus Christ and quirky attitude. “Switch & Swap” gives our listeners a chance to call in and sale their items or make their church announcements live on the air every weekday. Tune in to “Switch & Swap” weekdays from 7:30am-8am.


Sparks of Praise
“Sparks of Praise” airs every Sunday from 1-3pm on WLDX. Host Kimberly Sparks brings you the best in Gospel, ranging from Kirk Franklin & Tye Tribbet to the Gospel Enforcers & The Gospel Imperials. If you’re looking for a “Praise” experience, you can look no further! Kimberly simply exudes her love for Jesus Christ over the airwaves and “has church” for 2 hours every Sunday! Also, Check out her Facebook page at


“Love Worth Finding” with Arian Rogers
Known for his evangelistic zeal and uncompromising commitment to the Word of God, Adrian Rogers was one of the greatest preachers, respected Bible teachers, and Christian leaders of our time. For over fifty years, he consistently presented the Good News of Jesus Christ with strong conviction, compassion, and integrity. “Love Worth Finding” airs daily from 12-12:30pm Monday through Friday on WLDX.


The Bluegrass Gospel Hour
Sharing the Gospel through Bluegrass Gospel Music! Airs Saturday mornings at 9am.


20 The Countdown Magazine
Hosted by Jon Rivers, 20 The Countdown Magazine counts down the top 20 Contemporary Christian songs in the nation. 20TCM airs every Saturday night at 6pm.


The Melvin Williams Show
With his distinctive Gospel sound, Melvin Williams has become a world-renowned gospel producer, singer, songwriter, and lead vocalist for the legendary Williams Brothers. He has been a leader in the Gospel Music Industry for over 55 years! The Melvin Williams Show airs Every Sunday afternoon at 3pm.


Dottie’s Praise House with Dottie Peoples
Gospel’s “Songbird of the South”, Dottie Peoples brings her powerfully anointed ministry and music to radio stations everywhere!  The radio show that is entertaining, informative, and safe for the whole family. The program keeps listeners engaged and locked in for two uplifting hours. Dottie’s Praise House airs Sunday afternoons at 5pm.


Bill Gaither’s Homecoming Radio
“Homecoming Radio” can be heard every Sunday morning from 6-7am as Bill brings you top notch Southern Gospel greats! Filled with interviews from the industries top artists, along with stories behind the music, “Homecoming Radio” is a listener favorite.


Southern Inspirations
For an hour, we want to give you hope and know that all things are possible with God and that your salvation comes from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. If you believe in Him, and call on Him, you will have eternal life in Heaven. As you listen to the program, sit back, relax, stand up, raise your hands, dance and shout His name to some of the best Christian music we could find. Southern Inspirations airs Saturday mornings at 7am.