I am originally from Hartford, Kentucky. I spent a lot of my early years tagging along with my Dad to various sporting events, so needless to say, I love sports! I My favorite sports are basketball, baseball, football, and tennis. My favorite team bar none is the St. Louis Cardinals. I love TV way too much! A partial list of my favorite shows would include The Walking Dead, Stranger Things, Orange is the New Black, American Horror Story, Downton Abbey, Scandal, Mystery Science Theater 3000, House of Cards, Face Off, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, you get the idea. My music taste is varied, I like k.d. lang, Lady GaGa, Reba, Dolly, Loretta, Old Crow Medicine Show, Ryan Adams, Alabama Shakes, John Prine, Madonna, Radiohead, and lots more. My hobbies include reading, writing, blogging and spending time with my niece Zoey. I started my broadcasting career in 1998 at Western Kentucky University and I have been involved in radio ever since.
WKU Football Will “Raise the W” This Season [VIDEO]
The WKU Football Hilltoppers held their spring game on Saturday with the White Squad defeating the Red Squad 45-13, but the real story came at halftime.
Grandma From Louisville Sings “Blue Moon of Kentucky” [VIDEO]
78-year-old Sylvia Jeneanne Weibel from Louisville loves to sing. She sits on the floor by her karaoke machine with her dog Rascal and she sings just about any classic country song you can think of. It's her rendition of "Blue Moon of Kentucky" that has set the internet on fir…
What I Learned From “One and Not Done” [REVIEW]
I gotta tell you, One and Not Done was really good and really informative. The ESPN "30 for 30" documentary directed by Jonathon Hock examines John Calipari the coach more than Calipari the man.
Natalie Merchant Sings “Owensboro” [VIDEO]
It's no secret all of us contributors for WBKR are always looking for something to blog about. I search for stories with "Owensboro" either in the story or in the title. I've searched on YouTube several times and one video that always pops up is "Natalie Merchant…
Is it Daviess or Daveiss?
As most of you know, I come from a family of history teachers. However, I do not come from Daviess County or is it Daveiss County? Let me explain.
‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Will Arrive in Theaters December 15th [TEASER TRAILER]
The Star Wars Celebration, the ultimate fan experience is taking place this week in Orlando and did you know this year marks 40 years since the first movie came out? On December 15th, Episode Eight of the 'Star Wars' saga, The Last Jedi will be released. Christmas came early this year…
‘Saturday Night Live’ Airing Live in All Time Zones Beginning This Saturday Night [VIDEO]
I've been a huge Saturday Night Live fan since before I understood the jokes. But is it really live? On the east coast where the show originates in NYC, yes it is. We in central time zone always see it live too. But now the west coast and mountain time zone will get to see SNL live fo…
Donations for Royal Arms Families Being Accepted
Last Sunday's accidental fire at the Royal Arms Apartments in Owensboro affected nearly 20 units, and a total loss of property for its residents. Donations are being accepted at a couple of places.
DCPS Hosting Teacher Recruitment Fair April 25th
Do you or anyone you know looking for a teaching job? Daviess County Public Schools will be hosting a teacher recruitment fair on Tuesday, April 25th.
Kentucky Coal Museum Now Running on Solar Power
Wait a minute, isn't coal or at least coal jobs supposed to be coming back Kentucky? While that question is still up in the air, the history of our coal mining industry has taken a page from the modern way of doing things. The Kentucky Coal Museum located in Harlan County, has installed solar p…
Holiday World Adding ‘Pick Your Price’ Ticket Discounts
Holiday World has added many perks for its guests over the years such as free parking, free soft drinks, free sunscreen, and even free wi-fi. This year, they are adding an even bigger perk, they are letting guests pick their own prices for discounted tickets.
I’m at Day 40 of No Pop for Lent and I’m Happy [VIDEO]
It's finally day 40, which is when Lent is supposed to end, but the calendar has this Thursday as the official end date. I'm ready to go further than that on my "No Pop for Lent" journey. Here's an update!