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! 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.
Kentucky Named Worst State to Retire In and Erin Thinks It’s Too Harsh
I can't say I'm totally shocked, but the worst? Yes, our friends at WalletHub have named Kentucky as the 2018 "Worst State to Retire In". Yikes!
Google Arts and Culture App Matches You to Art [PHOTOS]
Over the weekend, I noticed a lot of celebrities were posting their faces adjacent old painting faces. I finally found the source, the Google Arts & Culture app. I gave it a whirl with some odd results.
Dream Out Loud Challenge for Kentucky Parents and Guardians
This is a fantastic opportunity for Kentucky parents of students in pre-kindergarten though sixth grade. Check out the "Dream Out Loud Challenge"!
Winter Storm Warning Issued for Parts of the Tri-State
The National Weather Service in Paducah has now put parts of the Tri-State under a Winter Storm Warning now until 4:00 a.m. Tuesday.
Moon Pie Has the Best Twitter Account
Let's be honest, Moon Pies are some of the most decadent snack cakes ever created. They celebrated their 100th birthday last year and whomever is in charge of their Twitter account deserves an award, it's hilarious and, at times it's a little tongue in cheek.
Tim and Faith Named in Song Lawsuit
Wow, this federal song-theft lawsuit that has been filed against Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Ed Sheeran and others might have some legs.
Erin Has a Very Specific Winter Weather Shopping List
Now that we know for sure we'll be seeing winter weather beginning early Friday, I've got to make my winter prep shopping trip. Forget milk, bread, and eggs, well I'll buy milk, my needs are a little more common.
What Happened to the New 364 Area Code?
Did you know some phone numbers in Western Kentucky were supposed to be assigned with a 364 instead of a 270 area code? It's a random blog idea, but here's how I came to it.
America’s Got Talent Winner Darci Lynne Performing at Ryman in March
She took the country by storm with her amazing ventriloquist act on America's Got Talent, where she became the youngest winner of the competition. Now, Darci Lynne is bringing her friends to Nashville very soon!
Pink to Sing National Anthem at Super Bowl
Will Pink be flying high over Minneapolis when she sings the National Anthem at the Super Bowl next month? I'm going to go with probably not, but one never knows. The singer confirmed the news Monday on Twitter. I am pumped!
Zoey Wants You to Join Team Erin for the BKR Boot Camp [VIDEO]
It's almost time! I am very pumped about this opportunity. I got my niece Zoey to help out with a tiny hype video for BKR Boot Camp!
Life Size Statue of Nettie Depp Will Stand in Kentucky Capitol
Okay, yes that's a picture of Johnny Depp, I will explain. The woman who will be honored with a life-size statue in the Kentucky Capitol Building in Frankfort this year is a relative of the actor. And, she's a big deal.