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Opry Spotlight: A Very Special Performance of T. Graham Brown’s ‘Hell and High Water’ [VIDEO]

Last month,Angie Gentry, the wife of Montgomery Gentry's Troy Gentry, was diagnosed with breast cancer. On October 28th, Angie was honored during the 6th Annual Opry Goes Pink celebration.

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WBKR’s Ultimate Dirty Santa Party Coming to The Hines Center

Have you been naughty or nice this year?  That's a question we ask ourselves this time of year.  But it's not the question we ask at WBKR's annual Ultimate Dirty Santa Party.  LOL!  No!  That's where we ask, "Is Santa gonna be naughty or nice?"  And this year, there are big prizes on the line and YOU are invited to compete to win the best ones! Of course, with Santa being extra "dirty" this year, you just make walk away with a really bad one!

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Letters Being Accepted For Christmas Wish 2014

It's time again for the 38th annual WBKR WOMI Telecom Pioneers Christmas Wish program! We want to make sure that every child gets a visit from Santa this year and we'll need your help to do that. The Christmas Wish office will officially open December 1st in Towne Square Mall in Owensboro, but we are now accepting letters requesting help this Holiday season.

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Town Square Mall Hosting St. Jude Fundraiser Saturday

Center court in Town Square Mall will be hosting a St. Jude Charity Event on Saturday, November 15, 10:00am-2:00pm. They will be selling teddy bears and puppies, all proceeds go to help St. Jude and the fight against childhood cancer.

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Christmas Wish Proudly Presents the 27th Annual Toy Run

Coming up on Saturday November 1st, the 27th Annual Toy Run presented by Christmas Wish will begin at American Legion Post #9.

On the CB Radio Show we spoke with Robbie Robertson who joined us and told about the good news of last year and the few extra surprises in store for the folks to make this year one to remember

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Join WBKR For Kids Helping Kids Thursday [VIDEO]

It's no secret how dedicated we all are here at WBKR to the cause of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Our entire community has taken it upon itself to continue to fight for childhood cancer research and that extends to our kiddos, as well. On Thursday, two of my favorite kids will be here at the station to raise money for the "sick babies".
My Carsyn planted and picked some punkins' that she'll be selling for a donation and Gavin Howard will be here with t-shirts for sale that he designed!
Check out this video Carsyn made telling you all about her punkins...

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The 10,000 Pound Challenge Wraps-Up Saturday!

Ross Medical Education Center presents the 10,000 Pound Challenge! They challenge all local businesses and families to donate pet products and food for the Owensboro Humane Society.

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KWC Up ‘Til Dawn Holding Benefit Concert For St. Jude

This is really neat. Our friends from Up 'Til Dawn over at Kentucky Wesleyan College are holding a benefit concert on Thursday, October 9th and they will be raising money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital!

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Photo by Jenny Howard
Photo by Jenny Howard
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Gavin Howard Unveils New St. Jude T-Shirts [Photos]

Last year, during the WBKR/Poole's Pharmacy Care St. Jude Radiothon, Gavin Howard, of Knottsville, Kentucky, made a whopping presentation to our tote board.  He brought in an envelope containing $12,000!  He made that money selling t-shirts he designed.  With our 2015 Radiothon just about 5 months away, Gavin is at it again.  He has a new design and even bigger fundraising goal in mind.

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WBKR Visits The Daniel Pitino Shelter [VIDEO]

WBKR visited The Daniel Pitino Shelter Tuesday, kicking off our "It's Time" community service campaign and I think I can speak for everyone when I say, we left feeling extremely blessed and thankful. We had the pleasure of serving lunch to 175 people and a much better understanding of what the Pitino Shelter really offers this community.

Take a look as James and I discuss the shelter.

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Here At WBKR, We Think “It’s Time” To Help

How many times do you see a fundraiser, non-profit organization or someone in need and think... "Someone should help them"? Well, here at WBKR, we think "It's Time" for us to help... All of us. We have such an amazing Tri-State community and we know that you can and will help out good causes right here. We will be focusing on several non-profits and local businesses thru the year and we'll be asking for YOUR help. We could be cleaning up a cemetery or running a blood drive, you just never know, but we will helping.

Our first project with It's Timeis Tuesd

ay, September 30th and we'll be serving lunch at the Daniel Pitino Shelter. Now, here's where YOUR help comes in...

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Research Concierge Hosting Fundraising Cookout Saturday

I've said it before and I'll say it again... Jerry Morris has the best butt in the Tri-State! Don't raise your eyebrows at me, it's true, ha! If you've never experienced his cooking, Saturday is your day! Go ahead and get your food for the weekend taken care of now!

Research Concierge is hosting a fundraiser this Saturday, September 20th from 1p-3p at 1010 Allen Street, Owensboro. This is a pre-sale event only (pick-up during the event), selling chickens, ribs and butts. Meat will be cooked by Jerry Morris and the Angels for Ashley cooking team. 

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