Long-Time Louisiana Farm Broadcaster Chris Kimbell Passes

MONROE — Chris Kimbell, who was the Farm Director at KTVE NBC 10/KARD FOX 14 from 2006 to 2011, has passed away according to his family. Kimbell went to LSU and Louisiana Tech. After college, he served in the Air Force during the Korean War. Following his service, Chris entered into radio and TV broadcasting. He owned KBYO-FM and KZZM-AM in Tallulah before becoming the Farm Director of KNOE TV for 20 years and KTVE TV for 5 years. His passion was farm broadcasting where he received state-wide recognition including the Lifetime Achievement award from the Louisiana Farm Bureau.