The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital.

This week's athletes are from Buchtel CLC.

Peighton Valentine is a varsity multi-sport athlete in basketball, volleyball, Air Force JROTC and majorettes. The past volleyball season Peighton received a MVP medal during a tournament and was named All-City First Team for basketball. Peighton works extremely hard on and off the court. She obtained a 3.8 gpa this last quarter and continues to show her leadership in the classroom. 

QiMarreon Marks is a  Buchtel Triathlete- Basketball, Bowling and Indoor track. He's an accomplished athlete and an excellent student. QiMarreon has a 4.2GPA and is in the Akron Early College Program.
Thursday, 29 February 2024 09:00

Akron Baseball Project

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Donny Brooks, CEO & Founder of The Akron Baseball Project, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. He talked about teaching baseball to the younger generation.

Thursday, 29 February 2024 07:37

Help Find Missing Twinsburg Township Girl

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A 8th grade girl from R.B. Chamberlin Middle School in Twinsburg Township is missing, and the Summit County Sheriff's office is asking for your help to find her.

They say 15 year old Maria Maaz-Ba did not get on the school bus at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon, and was last seen walking toward Ravenna Road in Twinsburg Township.

Maria is described as 4’10”, approximately 100 pounds, with long dark hair. She was last seen wearing a white sweatshirt and blue jeans. Maria speaks Spanish , and very little English.

In addition, they say Maria may also be using the name Olivia Tiul Xi.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Maria should contact the Summit County Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau at 330-643-8639.

Maaz Ba (2)

Wednesday, 28 February 2024 07:50

Solar Eclipse on April 8th

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There will be a Solar Eclipse on April 8th and Ohio will have an excellent view. Dr. Sergei Lyuksyutov, Professor of Physics at the University of Akron, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. He talked about the once in a lifetime opportunity, eye safety, and more. 


Three times a day, Monday through Friday on the WAKR Morning Show, Ray Horner hosts a Women's History segment honoring First Ladies who have significantly contributed to our community and citizens! Kicking it off, the first First Lady, Martha Washington. 

Brought to you by the National First Ladies Library & Museum.


Cuyahoga Falls Police say they found the body of 33 year old Chandra Maya Poudel-Rimal, Tuesday morning, in a wooded area near a park, in the 1300 block of Middlebury Road, in Kent.

They allege that her husband, James Rimal, who reported her missing last Wedneday, Feb. 21; killed her, and have issued warrants for his arrest on charges of Murder, Strangulation, Tampering With Evidence, Domestic Violence, Making a False Alarm, and Abuse of a Corpse.

However, in a press release; police do not report that they have him in custody. Rather, they say, he is "hospitalized and not an on-going threat to public safety".


James Rimal

Earlier this week; they put out a plea for help from area residents, and also said rewards were available for information leading to Chandra Rimal's location. 





Tuesday, 27 February 2024 07:11

John Ford Coley Coming to Akron

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John Ford Coley is coming to the Goodyear Theater with Ambrosia on March 23rd. Coley joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about the show and more. 


This week's Business of the Week is Summit County Children Services. Ann Ream, Director of Community Relations, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. 

Monday, 26 February 2024 07:30

Heart Health with Dr. Justin Dunn

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Dr. Justin Dunn, Cardiologist with SUMMA Health, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show for American Heart Month. Dr. Dunn recapped the warning signs of heart issues, the importance of exercise, knowing your numbers, and more. 


33 year old Chandra Maya Poudel-Rimal was reported missing by her husband, last Wednesday, February 21st, and police have been searching for her, and interviewing neighbors, since then. 

She is described as a 33-year-old Asian female. 5'-02'', 119 pounds, with black hair, and brown eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Cuyahoga Falls police, and rewards are available for information leading to her location.


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