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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.
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Thank a Farmer: WBKR presents Reid’s Orchard [Video]

Yesterday, I spent about three hours at Owensboro Health's Harvest Market event, which is held every Tuesday in the hospital parking lot.  The general idea is to promote good health and wellness on the outside of the hospital as well as inside.  A staple of Harvest Market is the Owensboro Regional Farmers' Market, which was well-represented this week by about a dozen area growers and producers.  One of them, my friend Katie Clark!  That name may not ring a bell but her maiden name surely will.  It's Reid!

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ABC TV & Getty Images/Stephen Shugerman & Getty Images
ABC TV & Getty Images/Stephen Shugerman & Getty Images
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Joyce Dewitt and Dan Haggerty Headline Owensboro’s Collector Con Convention

Janet from Three's Company and that guy from Grizzly Adams are coming to Owensboro!  Stewart Promotions is bringing Collector Con to town!  It's billed as a "pop culture experience" featuring toys, comics and collectibles.  And TV stars Joyce Dewitt and Dan Haggerty are just two of the special guests lined up! 

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Disgusted Selfie by Tad
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Intervention Needed: Jaclyn Has Become a Hoarder [Photos]

We need an intervention . . . STAT!  Last night, at Gaylord Opryland Resort, I had to go to Jaclyn's SUV and get our broadcast equipment.  She, naturally, had wandered off to downtown Nashville and ended up at Losers in a crop top.  I was expecting to simply use her security code, open the passenger door and retrieve our Tieline.  Turns out, my mission wasn't that simple at all.  I had no idea my dear friend, Caclyn Jaclyn, has become a hoarder.  This is ridiculous!  And, yes, I documented my findings with photos (that she's going to murder me for).  LOOK!

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Category: Humor, Newsletter
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Thank A Farmer: WBKR Presents Kirk Kids Produce [Video]

Here at WBKR, we have teamed up with Moore Ford Chrysler for a special web series called "Thank A Farmer" and, for the last couple of months, we have been taking you around the tri-state and introducing you to a variety of farmers.  In this week's edition, we're shifting gears a little and introducing you to Madalyn and Dylan Kirk, the proud owners of Kirk Kids Produce.  Some kids have lemonade stands.  These Owensboro youngsters have a fruit and vegetable stand and proudly grow and serve farm fresh products!  WATCH!  You're gonna love this video, which turns hilarious when Dylan eats one the jalapeno peppers from his garden.

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Teenagers Steal the Night at The 2014 Battle for the Big O Finale [Video]

You have likely heard by now that The Josh Merritt Band were crowned the champions of the The Battle for the Big O on Saturday night at Diamond Lake's Good Time Theatre.  And they were INCREDIBLE!!  But a trio of teenagers gave the group (and everyone else) a huge run for their money.  They told the crowd they actually had to Google "old country" to find some songs that may be appropriate for this year's Liquid Ninja Big O Music Fest.  And, by their performance of Patsy Cline's "Walking After Midnight", I think they may have found just the right one.  WATCH!

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