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.
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.
In 2018 I Will Be Flying for the First Time
Yes, this is happening. In 2018 I will be flying, on an airplane, for the first time. I can't believe it myself sometimes when I think about it, but I'm really excited for my future trip. So where will I be going?
Easy Tips for Keeping Your Water Pipes from Freezing [VIDEO]
The deep freeze, ugh! I was in Tennessee over the New Year's weekend, and although it was a touch warmer there, I made sure I did these two things before I left my place and I headed south. Watch!
Some Kentucky Utility Rates Will Drop Under New Tax Bill
The Kentucky Public Service Commission has ordered for-profit utilities to track their savings under lower corporate tax rates that go into effect on Monday, January 1st. This means these savings will passed onto customers in the form of lower electric, gas, or water rates.
Erin’s Top Ten Country Songs of 2017 [VIDEOS]
2017 is almost in the books and this year in country music was chock full of new artists and songs that would not give up the number one spot on the charts. I'm giving the ten songs I liked and some did well on the charts, most didn't. Here we go!
Erin Shows Off Her New Alexa Enabled Device the Echo [VIDEO]
I love new technology and these new hands-free assistants are really cool. We have been telling you how to set up your Alexa-enabled device to play WBKR, and now I have one. Let's check it out!
White Flag Event Daytime and Nighttime Warming Shelters Available
Owensboro/Daviess County residents will have daytime and nighttime warming shelters available Wednesday (12/27) through Monday (1/1/18) with a White Flag Event.