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Big O’s JT Hodges New Video!

The Liquid Ninja Big O Music Fest is almost here! Check out JT Hodges and his new video so you'll be ready for the show!

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Boys of Broad to Debut Video

They've been working on it for months. And now Boys of Broad are ready to debut the official music video for their single "Whiskey Wink." And, to do it, they're having a huge party tonight in Central City!

Josh

Josh Merritt Band Wins Battle

Congratulations to The Josh Merritt Band of Owensboro. They are the champions of the 2014 Battle for the Big O! Check out video of the big announcement!! The crowd goes wild!

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Lonestar & Joe Diffie Coming

Country music superstars Lonestar and Joe Diffie are coming to Ohio County for the big grand opening of the Beaver Dam Amphitheatre. Tickets are on sale now!

Jaclyn Graves

“Thank A Farmer” Beste Farms

Our "Thank A Farmer" series with Moore Ford Chrysler travels to Mount Vernon, Indiana. Take a look at David and son Clint Beste talk to Jac about their farming history.

Brescia University
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Digital College Fair: Brescia University in Owensboro, KY

College - University Name
Brescia University
Year Founded
1950
Location
Owensboro, KY
Website
www.brescia.edu
School Social Media

Institution Type
Private
Religious Affiliation
Catholic
Co-Ed?
Yes
Student-to-Teacher Ratio/Class Size
11:1
Number of Undergrad Students
989
Types of Undergraduate Degrees Available + Hours

  • Associates Degrees (63 credit hours)
  • Bachelors Degrees (128 credit hours)
  • Certificate Programs (42 - 48 credit hours)

Most Popular Undergrad Degrees

  • Social Work (BSW)
  • Business
  • Biology
  • Education
  • Psychology

% Male
30
% Female
70
Types of Graduate Programs Available + Hours

  • Masters of Science in Management
  • Masters of Business Administration
  • Masters of Science in Teacher Leadership

Most Popular Graduate Degrees Your School Offers

  • Master of Business Administration

Calendar System
Semesters (Fall, Spring)
Are online degrees available?
Yes
Is room and board on site available?
Yes
What is student life like at Brescia University?

  • Student Government Association
  • Student Activities Programming Board
  • Campus Ministry
  • Student Newspaper
  • Choir
  • Academic Clubs
  • Honors College
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Pep Band
  • Z.E.S.T. (Zombie Emergency Survival Team)

Most Popular Sports Available

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Softball

Admission Process - How can a potential student get started?
Fill out the application online at http://www.brescia.edu/apply-now.

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Rick Diamond, Getty Images for Country Thunder
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Check Out Big O Music Fest Artist, JT Hodges New Video!

The 2014 Liquid Ninja Big O Music Fest is right around the corner! August 16th at Reid's Orchard, Owensboro will welcome Hank Williams, Jr., Charlie Daniels Band, LoCash Cowboys and more! One of the opening acts is newcomer JT Hodges. Show of hands... who knows JT? Ok, I thought maybe y'all needed an introduction, ha!

JT just released a new song, "Already High" and I think you'll love it! The video is out now, so what better way to get to know each other, right?!?

Take a look!

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The Josh Merritt Band Wins Battle for the Big O [Video]

They came.  They sang.  And they conquered!  The Josh Merritt Band of Owensboro have been crowned the champions of the 2014 Battle for the Big O presented by Henderson Chevy Buick GMC!  And here's the big crowning moment caught on video!

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Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images
Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images
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Lonestar & Joe Diffie Headline Beaver Dam Amphitheatre Grand Opening

Mark your calendars.  Saturday, October 4th, Ohio County, Kentucky.  The Beaver Dam Tourism Commission has a HUGE grand opening celebration planned for the brand new Beaver Dam Amphitheatre at Beaver Dam Park.  They have cooked up a great country music concert featuring Lonestar, Joe Diffie, Brasher Bogue and Insulated.  And tickets are on sale NOW.  Here's the scoop!

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Jaclyn Graves
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WBKR “Thank A Farmer”: Beste Farms in Mount Vernon, Indiana [VIDEO]

WBKR and Moore Ford Chrysler in Hartford continue our Thank A Farmer series. This week, we travel up to Mount Vernon, Indiana to visit some great friends of mine at Beste Farms. If you've ever seen a show of mine or heard me talk about my friend Katie, this is her family.

Take a look as David "Combine" Beste, Clint "Cornhead" Beste and I talk about the long history of Beste Farms.

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(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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Tickets On Sale Monday for UK Men’s Basketball Alumni Charity Game

We can't tell you who is going to being playing!  The NBA won't let us.  But we CAN tell you that Sunday, August 24th, a team of former UK Wildcats who have gone pro are are playing in the NBA will be taking on another team of professional basketball players who didn't go to school at the University of Kentucky.  It's the 2014 UK Men's Basketball Alumni Charity Game and we have all your ticket info here!

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Jaclyn And Paige Invite You To The Buddy Walk! [VIDEO]

The Green River Area Down Syndrome Association invites you to the 2014 Buddy Walk! This amazing event is in downtown Owensboro, Saturday, September 27th.

I had the pleasure of making a new friend at our Big O Yard Party, here at the station on Friday. I'd love to introduce you to Paige. She's 11 years old and would LOVE for you to come hang out with her and her friends at the Buddy Walk!

Take a look!

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Vince Gill and Little Big Town Dedicate Opry Performance of ‘Go Rest High on That Mountain’ to a Good WBKR Friend [VIDEO]

Earlier this week, April Hyde, Dan Rogers, Emily Coppas, and Josh Holliday--our friends from the Grand Ole Opry--visited WBKR. They brought tickets, a special offer, a funny gift, and some incredible live Opry performances.

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