says on Facebook
was forced out
, longtime WPHB radio personality and former owner of the Philipsburg
based AM station, has left his
post as the host of the radio station's morning broadcast.
was there one morning, his
on-air personality as large and lively as the tall, white-haired Sandy Ridge resident is in person, and gone the next.
Six years later, Sharpless
arrived on the airwaves and had a hand in changing the format to classic country.
The station became a staple in the Philipsburg
community, and was purchased by Sharpless
brother, Dean, in 1982.
, now in his
early 70s, had an almost open-door policy on his