Radio Station WLRP-1570 AM was licensed to operate in New Albany in 1949 and was located at 1570 Clifton Avenue. By 1960, it became WOWI and later in the 1960s, it became WHEL and played country music.
The Historical Series of New Albany aired in three volumes beginning in 1956 and contains over 50 sketches regarding a wide variety of topics. The material for these sketches was provided by the Floyd County Historical Society and the program was sponsored by Union National Bank.
Historical Series of New Albany, Volume I
|01 – Founding of New Albany||08 – Civil War|
|02 – Roads||09 – Glass Works|
|03 – Boat Building||10 – K & I Bridge|
|04 – Mexican War||11 – Plywood and Veneer|
|05 – First Railroad||12 – Banking|
|06 – Gold Rush||13 – New Albany Today|
|07 – Horace Bell|