CMA-Winning Host Fired From Austin’s KVET

After 35 years on the air, Sammy Allred has been fired from the country radio station KVET 98.1 in Austin, Texas, allegedly for using a profanity on the air. As part of the Sammy and Bob Show, Allred won CMA Awards as a radio personality in 1999 and 2006. He was also part of the group, The Geezinslaws. A spokesperson for Clear Channel stations in Austin would not comment. Allred would not confirm the reason for his firing after a phone call from the Austin American-Statesman.