WFMY Turns 70: How TV Show Favorite 'The Old Rebel' Got Its Start

WFMY News 2 is celebrating 70 years and we’re going back in time! A huge part of WFMY News 2’s history is a show favorite, “The Old Rebel Show.” It starred, George Perry, the Rebel, Jim Tucker, Pecos Pete, Lee Marshal, the clown, Uncle Roy Griffin, and Jim Wiglesworth, puppeteer. Late and former WFMY News 2 Anchor, Lee Kinard talks about the show’s start during the station’s 40th anniversary special. Join the conversation on Twitter using the #WFMY70 to share your own memories of WFMY News 2.
Published: 5:39 PM EST February 7, 2019
Updated: 4:38 PM EDT June 12, 2019