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NEWS ALERT: Ritter to broadcast local graduations starting Thursday

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2017 Ritter Graduation ScheduleJONESBORO, Ark. — Graduation season is upon us, and Ritter Communications is proud to provide coverage of several ceremonies in our service areas.

Tubetown, Ritter’s local content and coverage channel, will carry the graduation ceremonies of three West Tennessee schools next week on Tubetown channel 11 for Ritter cable TV subscribers. The ceremonies will also be available on after their original airing. 

We are proud to have the opportunity to capture these special moments in the lives of area students,” Ritter Communications Director of Marketing Jane Marie Woodruff said. “Through Tubetown, we strive to provide our customers with unique, local content that they can’t get anywhere else and graduations are one way we’re able to accomplish that initiative.”

Tubetown, the local content and coverage channel of Ritter Communications, airs live and pre-recorded high school sports, as well as local events, parades, charities and pageants. Tubetown was established in 2008 and reaches over 13,000 Ritter TV subscribers in Arkansas, Tennessee and Missouri. Tubetown airs on channel 21 in Northeast Arkansas/Southeast Missouri. Visit on the web and receive programming updates via our Twitter account, @Tubetown.

Ritter Communications, founded in Marked Tree, Arkansas and headquartered in Jonesboro, began providing local phone service in 1906. Today, Ritter serves 62 communities and more than 45,000 customers in Northeast and North Central Arkansas and West Tennessee with advanced voice and data services typically found only in major metropolitan areas. Ritter invests heavily in the communities it serves by deploying proven, best in class infrastructure and technology while coupling it with a world class customer focused experience.

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