Online trucker network launches Monday

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Big Al Weekley also drives long-haul.Big Al Weekley also drives long-haul.

The host of the online radio trucking  program “Dispatch Me Home” is starting an online network of the same name with additional music and other programming.

It will launch at 10 a.m. CST Nov. 21, says host Big Al Weekley.

The network is based at Weekley produces the network with Bruce Wieser, known as “Mayor Bandit,” the founder of the social existing Dispatch Me Home trucker social website,

The expanded format will include trucking news and feature stories, and live interviews with trucking industry experts and celebrities, such as upcoming artist Tony Justice.

New programming includes the show, “Under The Hood,” featuring hosts Shannon Nordstrom and Russ Evans, Sunday morning gospel music and replays of old-time radio broadcasts. Soon host Karen Berka’s “Branson Radio Live” online and on-the-dial radio show will be added to the lineup.

Weekley and his wife, Bonnie Weekley, known as Queen B, will continue to tar