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Chad here! After 9 years of being one half of The WBKR Waking Crew, I am now one half of the all-new CB Radio Show here on WBKR! Our show runs 6a-9am CST Monday through Friday and I also co-host The BKR's Dozen Countdown with Dave Spencer each Saturday morning at 8am. In addition to flapping my lips on the air, I emcee a variety of events all over the state of Kentucky. I emcee charity functions, beauty pageants and dance competitions. I love country music. In fact, I love all kids of music. I listen to everything from Justin Moore to Katy Perry to Sam Smith to David Nail to Kings of Leon to Garth Brooks to Kelly Clarkson to J Hud and Pitbull. I love tennis, running, and reality television. When I am not working I am likely on the sectional watching The Blacklist, Project Runway, The Biggest Loser, American Horror Story, and pretty much anything on The Tennis Channel or ESPN. I vacation . . . a lot! I love Mexico and any place I can get to on a cruise ship.
Photo courtesy of American Idol/Fox
Photo courtesy of American Idol/Fox
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Holiday World’s Rayvon Owen Sings for Votes Tonight on American Idol [Video]

In 2011, Rayvon Owen was singing on stage at Holiday World.  Tonight, he is singing on a national stage.  The Richmond, Virginia native has blasted his way into the Top 24 on American Idol and, this evening, will be singing for YOUR votes.  In cased you have missed Rayvon's Idol journey, I rounded up some of the highlights.  This guy is amazing!

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Meet Owensboro’s New Tennis Pro Josh Whitman [Video]

In just under one month, the doors are going to open to Owensboro's brand new tennis facility, Centre Court.  And, recently, I had a chance to meet with Josh Whitman, the Director of Tennis for the brand new Center.  As some of you all likely know, I am a huge tennis fan and I have played the sport nearly my whole life.  So, Josh and I decided to meet, chat about the new center and hit around some.  Check it out!

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Photo courtesy of ETFCU
Photo courtesy of ETFCU
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New Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union Location Opens Today on Hwy 54 Owensboro

Today marks opening day for the brand new Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union location on Highway 54 here in Owensboro.  And they're celebrating with an exciting grand opening week set for March 9th.  Get details here!

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(Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for the No Shoes Nation Tour)
(Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for the No Shoes Nation Tour)
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Win Kenny Chesney Tickets This Week on WBKR

Kenny Chesney is bringing his 2015 The Big Revival Tour to the Ford Center in Evansville.  Tickets go on sale Friday, February 27th at all Ticketmaster locations.  But here at WBKR, we have your chance to win them before you can buy them!  Here's how to win!

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Facebook (I Save A 2 Z)
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When Your Kids are Home from School and You’re Trapped [Video]

Most schools in the tristate have been closed for the entire week because of our huge winter storm and our sub-zero Arctic blast!  How many of you feel like this mom?  LOL!  She is a scream.  Watch how she deals with her daughter singing "Let It Go" from Frozen over and over and over!

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Category: Humor, Videos
Hannah Hawkins via YouTube
Hannah Hawkins via YouTube
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The Taylor Swift Moonlite Bar-B-Q Shake It Off Video

Here it is!  Last month, we introduced you to local Taylor Swift super fan Hannah Hawkins, who is on a mission to get Taylor Swift to visit Moonlite Bar-B-Q here in Owensboro.  Hannah recently got a bunch of Swifties together to film a "Shake It Off" video at the restaurant and it has officially been released and tweeted to Taylor.  Cue the music and the buffet!  Let's shake it off!

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Photo by Joni Barnett
Photo by Joni Barnett
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Deputy Bennett and His Microwave “Unsafe” Bowl [Photos]

I need to remind myself to never get arrested.  I have a feeling that Deputy Raygen Bennett, with the Daviess County Detention Center, is probably going to remember this for a long time.  But you are never going to guess what happened to him yesterday at work.  Thanks to my good friend Joni Barnett (yes, I am throwing my alibi under the bus), I happened across the story of what happened when Deputy Bennett tried to use a microwave "unsafe" bowl.  It didn't go well . . . at all!  LOOK!

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Category: Humor, Newsletter, Photos

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