Contact Us
Regional News

Regional News

Joe
[

Owensboro Radio Legend Joe Lowe Passes Away from Esophageal Cancer

It is with a heavy heart that we report our friend, colleague and Owensboro icon Joe Lowe passed away this morning from an aggressive form of esophageal cancer. Joe was best known for his distinct voice as the host of the Joe Lowe Morning Show on 1490 WOMI - it was truly the heartbeat of Owensboro.

Read More

Huddle for the Huddlestons/Facebook
Huddle for the Huddlestons/Facebook
[

Huddle for the Huddlestons Fundraiser Set for 10/15

This coming Monday, October 15th, "Hacienda Gives Back." Hacienda Restaurant on 1st Avenue in Evansville will be helping to raise money for Donna Huddleston, a 33 year old wife and mother of 3.

Read More

(Image from Ellis Park official website)
(Image from Ellis Park official website)
[

Final Weekend of Racing at Ellis Park

It's hard to believe, but the 2012 season of horse racing at Ellis Park is set to come to a close this weekend!  Labor Day Weekend is the final weekend of action at the Henderson track, but Ellis Park plans to close out 2012 with three more exciting, action-packed days.  Today, Ellis hosts the Stars & Stripes Ha

Read More

dfbphotos/Flickr Creative Commons
dfbphotos/Flickr Creative Commons
[

World’s Toughest Rodeo Saturday Cancelled

The show usually must go on, but not this time. Due to lack of ticket sales, the World's Toughest Rodeo, scheduled for the Ford Center this Saturday, has been cancelled. We received this press release from the Ford Center:

Read More

Lake Venus
Lake Venus
[

Discover Lake Venus

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of broadcasting live from Lake Venus in Bremen. I'll be honest, I had never heard of it and wasn't really expecting much. Boy was I surprised when I got there! I can't believe I didn't know about such a fun place to hang out so close to home!

Read More

Category: Family, Regional News Tags:
(Image courtesy of ButtDrugs.com)
(Image courtesy of ButtDrugs.com)
[

Corydon, Indiana Pharmacy Has Hilarious Name [Video]

It's Butt Drugs.  And, no.  I'm not kidding.  I was working out at the Athenian the other day when my buddy, John Bell, said, "Have you heard of Butt Drugs?"  I replied, "I'm sorry.  What?"  He again said, "Butt Drugs.  It's a pharmacy in, like, Corydon, Indiana."  Like a pet parrot who only knows one word, I again asked, 'What?"  John said, " I swear!"  And the boy wasn't lying.  He grabbed his Smartphone, pulled up YouTube and showed me a commercial for Butt Drugs, the Corydon, Indiana-based pharmacy.  This is a hoot.  TAKE A LOOK!

Read More

Robin Utrecht, Getty Images
Robin Utrecht, Getty Images
[

Evansville Police Give a Drunk Driver a 50,000 Volt Taser Chaser

There are a couple of things that can make a night of heavy drinking a less than desirable experience – hitting parked cars and being Tased by police officers is definitely high on the list.

Just ask Simon Johnson Jr

Read More

Hope For Harlie Facebook
Hope For Harlie Facebook
[

Jac’s Big O Party To Benefit Hope For Harlie

Friday, July 13th is our next Jac's Big O Party! A BIG thank you goes to the Big O Music Fest for sponsoring our yard parties all summer long! I'm very excited about Friday's party and I really hope y'all are making plans to come out for some delicious lunch and to help us raise a bunch of money for a very deserving little girl!

Read More

KMS
KMS
[

*WBKR Night At The Races CANCELLED TONIGHT*

I'm very sorry to report that due to inclement weather, WBKR Night At The Races for tonight, July 8th at Kentucky Motor Speedway, has been cancelled.

 

Read More

Kenergy
Kenergy
[

Kenergy Asks You To “Beat The Peak”

Kenergy needs your help! Kenergy is asking their customers to help them "Beat The Peak".

Due to yet another day of record high temperatures, Kenergy is asking you to conserve as much energy as possible. Today, July 6th, from 3:30pm - 5:30pm is the requested time period for "Beat The Peak". You can do this a few different ways:

Read More

stateflag
[

Evansville Vanderburgh County State of Emergency Declared

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke has declared a local state of emergency due to extreme weather conditions. The drought like conditions coupled with high temperatures and little to no rainfall since early June have caused the city to ban the use of fireworks for seven days beginning at 5pm this evening June 29th.

Read More

candle-300x288
[

Candlelight Vigil to Be Held in Honor of Local Domestic Violence Victims – Kathleen Goffinet Rachel – Lomax and Latonya McNary

On Saturday, June 9, 2012 Kathleen (Katie) Jones Goffinet of Evansville, IN, was killed by her husband in a senseless act of domestic violence. Her high school friend and Townsquare Media DJ, wrote a moving piece about his expe

Read More

Category: Events, Regional News

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wbkr.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WBKR quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on WBKR quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!