Wake up every weekday morning with The WBKR Waking Crew with Moon Mullins and Chad Benefield. It’s brought to you daily by Phillips Enterprises and Recycling Centers. The WBKR Waking Crew brings you the best in country music and lots of laughs . . . guaranteed!
Tune in for local Eyewitness News with Randy Moore at 6am, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00 and 8:30 plus, weather from meteorologist Ron Rhodes. Plus, we have daily Farm Reports at 6am and 7 each morning and Sports with Chad at 6:30 and 7:30.
In addition to great local news coverage, Moon and Chad offer up entertainment news with a cast of characters:
Country Quickies at 6:40am
Kizzy at 6:50am
Monica the Twitter Gal at 7:10am
Jimmy Parrot at 7:20
Nashville Kat at 7:40
And our brand new feature, Nothing but ‘Net’ at 8:10! In “Nothin’ but ‘Net’ we give you our takes on the Internet’s hottest topics.
And don’t forget, during American Idol season, we are joined by our Idol expert Steve Thompson who gives his predictions about who stays and who goes! And, this year, we throw NBC’s The Voice into the mix!
So, join us for The WBKR Waking Crew. We promise we’ll start your day off with a smile!
Well, apparently I have inherited some weird and random syndrome from my grandmother. And I'm finally breaking the silence (lol). The other night, after Brett and I returned from WBKR Night at the Opry, I looked into the bathroom mirror and noticed that my right ear was glowing like Rudolph's nose. I mean, literally! It was bright candy apple red. It was burning hot. And it looked like it had been burned with a hair dryer. And, though it's happened before, it completely freaked me out. So, what is this bizarre affliction? How is it that my right ear can catch fire and my left ear looks perfectly normal? I did a little research into Red Ear Syndrome. And, yes! It's real.
Owensboro icon Hal Miller is being laid to rest today. Services begin at 11am this morning at First Baptist Church in downtown Owensboro. And if yesterday's visitation at Glenn Funeral Home is any indication, folks will be lining up in droves to pay their respects to and honor a man who, in many ways, touched us all. As I was visiting with Hal's daughters Rooster and Karen yesterday, it occurred to me just how many memories of Windy Hollow I personally carry. And I know that many of you have memories that are just as fond. I want to share a few of mine.
Hugh O. Potter, Jr., the son of long-time WOMI manager Hugh O. Potter, Sr. and WOMI Program Director Cliffordean Potter (a.k.a. Miss Joanna) has died at the age of 80. I learned of his passing from former WVJS staffer and Owensboro radio historian Jim Parr
Jana Kramer fans will be tickled to know the raven-haired beauty has a new reality video series. You can watch it but only on AT&T U-Verse. First I have heard of the video site but it looks interesting. It is al
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