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Barb Birgy

Energetic. Loud. Fun. Menopausal. Obnoxious. Just a handful of words that probably best describes me on any given day and I own them all proudly! I was born and raised in Michigan and grew up in the country. I started my radio career in college and have loved it ever since. I’ve been blessed to work at WBKR since August of 1996 when I moved to Owensboro and I’ve kept you company on Saturday mornings ever since. Until NOW. I recently left the corporate world and decided to step into the Midday Show each weekday from 10-2. Join me for the Lunchtime Request Show and a whole lot of crazy fun! I love being part of the community and emceeing events in the tristate. I’m a champion and voice for our furry friends. I’m a HUGE sports fan and love my Michigan Wolverines and Detroit Tigers! I have two dogs named Lucy and Sadie and I spoil them rotten. I love to spend time with family and friends, listening to music, eating good food, dancing and singing…..we all know I have the voice of an angel! If I wasn’t doing what I’m doing now, I would open up a dog rescue, spend more time on artwork, do stand-up comedy, travel the world, bungee jump, swim with sharks, jump from an airplane, spend time on a nudist resort, see Garth Brooks again in concert, drink more beer, sing at the opera, buy a beach house, fly first class, sit on Tom Brady’s lap, see my Mom and Dad again or run a marathon (if I could ever stop eating french fries and cookies)!
Traverse City Tourism via YouTube
Traverse City Tourism via YouTube
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A ‘Pure Michigan’ Traverse City Vacation Awaits [VIDEO TOUR]

Great wineries, camping, miles of lakes with sandy beaches, golf, cherries, amazing food and loads of family fun await you when you travel North on vacation and visit Traverse City, Michigan! It just so happens to be my hometown.

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International Bar-B-Q Fest
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St. Pius Cooking Team Missing from International Bar-B-Q Festival [VIDEO]

The sights, smells and sounds of the 39th Owensboro International Bar-B-Q Festival will be taking over downtown this weekend, but one staple cooking team will be missing that’s participated for all 39 years.

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‘American Idol’ Making a Return [VIDEO]

I was listening to the news this morning and heard that 'American Idol' would be making a return! How exciting is this? Will we have another Carrie, Kellie, Scotty, Trent or Lauren in our future? I sure hope so!

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Barb Birgy via WBKR Facebook
Barb Birgy via WBKR Facebook
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Balloons Over the Garden & Dazzling Daylilies Festival Returns [EVENT SCHEDULE]

The Western Kentucky Botanical Garden will host the 8th Annual, Award-Winning, Balloons Over the Garden & Dazzling Daylilies Festival and you can be there to experience it all! Save the date.

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Barb Birgy
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Is a New Restaurant Coming to Downtown Beaver Dam?

I heard a rumor Friday that a new restaurant may be coming to downtown Beaver Dam, so I had to take the short drive to investigate! How would you like to gather with friends and family to watch sports? Eat amazing wings, juicy burgers, have great drinks and enjoy specials all week long!

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Burns Middle School Cheerleading via Facebook
Burns Middle School Cheerleading via Facebook
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Burns Middle School Cheerleader Camp Fundraiser [COUPON]

There's a fundraising event in Owensboro to help the Burns Middle School Cheerleaders attend camp. You can eat great food while helping the cause!

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