Real Country 1230 is your home for Today’s Stars and Legends, featuring the greatest country music of all time. We are also proud to serve our local communities with news, sports, weather, business and agriculture updates, live local sports, and more.

Weekday Schedule

Program TimeProgramDescription
6:00 am - 7:00 amRFD Illinois / Morning JournalLaid back talk to start your day, and the latest market numbers and news.
7:00 am - 9:00 amReal Country Morning ShowWake up with the latest news, sports, business news, and Today's Stars and Legends.
9:00 am - 9:25 amLocal NewsSouthwestern Illinois' most comprehensive news report features the latest from the state capitol, local board meetings, police reports, agriculture and DNR news plus sports, obituary news and coming events. Have a news tip or upcoming event to share? Email the WHCO News Room.
9:25am - 10:00 amPeople Speak ProgramSince 1961, the People Speak Program has brought the area's most important persons into the WHCO Studios and given you the chance to have your voice heard. From legislators to local church groups, from mayors to your neighbors, keep up with the latest on the People Speak each weekday.
10:00 am - 11:00 amRFD TodayFriendly discussion meant for everyone, not just farmers or lovers of the rural lifestyle. Each weekday the folks at RFD examine the issues and hot topics circling the Prairie State as well as the people making news. If it concerns you, it concerns them, and they want to talk about it.
11:00 am - NoonReal Country
12:00 noon - 1:00 pmSparta Community Hospital Lunch BoxSpend your noon hour with great Real Country hits brought to you by your friends at Sparta Community Hospital.
1:00 pm - 3:00 pmReal Country
3:00 pm - 6:00 pmFirst National Bank of Steeleville Afternoon DriveHead home with great Real Country hits brought to you by your friends at the First National Bank of Steeleville.
6:00 pm - 6:00 amReal Country

Saturday Schedule

Program TimeProgramDescription
All Day LongReal Country

Sunday Schedule

Program TimeProgramDescription
6:00 am -
8:00 am
Real Country
8:00 am -
8:30 am
Trinity Lutheran Church of PrairieWeekly worship services from the Trinity Lutheran Church in Prairie
8:30 am -
9:00 am
Week in ReviewHeadlines from the past week
9:00 am -
9:30 am
America This WeekHeadlines from the past week
9:30 am -
10:00 am
Day OneSunday morning worship.
10:00 am -
10:30 am
Trinity Family ChurchWeekly worship services from the Trinity Family Church.
10:30 am -
11:00 am
Peace Lutheran ChurchWeekly worship services from the Peace Lutheran Church in Steeleville
11:00 am -
12:00 noon
First Baptist Church of SpartaWeekly worship services from the First Baptist Church in Sparta
12:00 noon -
6:00 am
Real Country