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Roberts Stadium The End Of A Era [VIDEO]

Last night was the final concert at Roberts Stadium in Evansville, Indiana with Kenny Chesney & Uncle Kracker. Roberts Stadium has been a landmark in Evansville since 1956 with visits from Presidents, Elvis Presley, WWE, monster trucks, baskeball games, rodeos, The Harlem Globetrotters, boxing, superstars like Garth Brooks was there in the 90's & WBKR played a major part Garth being there, I've seen Hank Williams Jr. numerous times at Roberts Stadium.

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Photos from Ebay
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Dirty Pickin’ Stars On T.V. [VIDEO]

Always love to hear feedback from our WBKR listeners about what they may or may not like in their household, this time lets talk about television shows.  I'd have to say "Dirty Jobs" with Mike Rowe i

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Lady Antebellum, Johnny Cash, Kathy Mattea — All in a Day in the Country by Moon July 24 [Video]

 
 

 

 

It's been two years now since Lady Antebellum's "I Run To You" is certified gold.  There have been over eight million views of this video performance.!!

 
 

 

 

2003 Johnny Cash picks up six nominations in the MTV Video Music Awards, for his re-make of Nine Inch Nails' "Hurt"   There have been 22 millions views of that video.

 
 

 

21 years ago today, Kathy Mattea scores Gold!  "Willow In The Wind" It includes the beautiful, touching song "Where've You Been" writte

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Toby Keith Hits #1 – Sugarland is Hired -Joe Nichols is Fired — A Day in the Country – July 23[Video]

  

Wow, in 2005, Toby Keith’s "As Good As I Once Was" is #1 for six weeks! If you wanna watch him belt it out, click here.  

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A Day in the Country — July 18, 2011 — Garth Brooks, Eric Church, Rodney Atkins

On this date three years ago, Garth Brooks made a surprise appearance at Shea Stadium in New York. It was for a Billy Joel concert and the final night at that. Now, Billy wrote one of Garth's huge hits, "Shameless" and they performed it t

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An Old Doll Recording Discovered Is Older Than Moon…We Think

To the average person, this contraption looks strange, but it's how recordings were played back, oh, over 100 years ago.

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Courtesy of flickr user dougtone
Courtesy of flickr user dougtone
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Cyclists Tracing Underground Railroad Route Coming Through Owensboro

I've always wanted to do a theme vacation where I travel a famous route, trail, or path. Route 66 leaps immediately to mind, only because that's probably the closest. Or so I thought. A group of cyclists called Spoke 'N Revolutions Youth Cycling is travelling the Underground Railroad--and they're coming through Owensboro.

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Photo by Dave Spencer
Photo by Dave Spencer
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You Know You’re from Owensboro When…

Every town is unique. Some of its citizens may not think so, but if you flesh it out and pay attention, you'll learn why. Owensboro is no different. It doesn't take much talking to learn that someone is a native of the Big O. In fact, I've come up with some ways to readily identify Owensboroans. You know you're from Owensboro when...

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(Photo by Krafft Angerer/Getty Images)
(Photo by Krafft Angerer/Getty Images)
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The Owensboro Museum of Science and History Provides Fun Summer Activities for All Ages

Looking for more summertime fun that won't cost you an arm and a leg? I've been taking my kiddos to the Owensboro Museum of Science and History at 122 East second St. in downtown Owensboro for as long as I can remember and it just never gets old.

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Happy Birthday Hank Junior

Hank Jr.

Enjoy this video featuring music and photos of Hank Williams Jr and family. Hank celebrated his birthday May 26th.

(Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)
(Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)
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One More Day to See the Battle of Sacramento Reenactment

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War and every year Sacramento KY marks the historical event with the Battle of Sacramento.

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Post-Race!! (Probably when I thought eating a banana was a good idea...it wasn't!)
Post-Race!! (Probably when I thought eating a banana was a good idea...it wasn't!)
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I Ran (& Finished!) My 5K!!

Well... I've been talking...ok, complaining about this 5K for the past three weeks. Well, yesterday was the big day. I got new shoes, a new outfit...I was ready! (Well, sort of!)

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