Prentiss voice of radio dies at 54

Published 9:16 am Wednesday, February 5, 2014

For just over 15 years, Danny Polk was a fixture in Prentiss as the voice of WJDR-FM Radio. He succumbed to

Danny Polk

Danny Polk

complications from illness on Saturday morning while in hospital at University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Hired in 1999, Polk was known as a dedicated announcer for local radio news and sports play-by-play.

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“He was a very dedicated and loyal staff member,” said WJDR owner Tommy McDaniel. “He was well-liked by our audience, and we will greatly miss him.”

Funeral services were held on Tuesday at Prentiss Baptist Church with interment at Prentiss Cemetery.