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The Waking Crew With Moon And Chad

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!

Nashville Kat
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Happy Easter Everyone

Matthew 28:6
He is not here: for he is risen, as he said.
Here is a beautiful Easter song from Brad Paisley and Sara Evans my daughter, Rene, introduced me to called, 'New Again'.

 

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New Hank Williams, Sr Surfaces

PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED MUSIC FROM HANK WILLIAMS
THE GARDEN SPOT PROGRAMS, 1950

Hank Williams - father of Hank, Jr. and Jett, grandfather of Hank III -- and one of the most influential people of country music history, died tragically, January 1, 1953 at the age of 29.

Over the years much of his music has been remastered and reissued. Recently, tapes of some old radio shows he did were found.

On May 20, Omnivore Recordings will issue 24 songs and jingles recorded in Nashville, and last heard generations ago

The release is called The Garden Spot Programs, 1950.

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March For Babies Next Saturday in Downtown Owensboro

The March of Dimes is hosting its annual March for Babies on Saturday, April 26th in downtown Owensboro.  And, recently, the 2014 ambassador family, The Whitakers, visited The WBKR Waking Crew to talk about the event and how March of Dimes was instrumental in saving the life of their baby boy, Mark.  Listen!

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Record Store Day — Say What?

It came to my attention earlier today that tomorrow is Record Store Day and some artists are offering their music on vinyl. Dolly Parton and Eric Church for example.

This day is set aside to honor independent record stores -- apart from big Box Store chains --  that continue to operate in certain cities.

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New Mug Shot Released! Are YOU Wanted? (Expired)

We are releasing a new MUG SHOT to the general population!  A pair of tickets to WBKR Night at the Opry are up for grabs if our latest suspect turns him/herself in to the WBKR studios in the next 9 minutes and 25 seconds.  Find out who is WANTED now!

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Haley the Intern’s Guide to Prom Dining 2014

Stressing prom? Haley the Intern understands.  So, she's offering her fellow high school students a quick and easy "Where to Eat Guide for Prom 2014!"  Look!

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New Mug Shot Released! Are YOU Wanted? (Expired)

We are releasing a new MUG SHOT to the general population!  A pair of tickets to WBKR Night at the Opry are up for grabs if our latest suspect turns him/herself in to the WBKR studios in the next 9 minutes and 25 seconds.  Find out who is WANTED now!

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Lorrie Morgan is in the Jingle Business [Audio]

Lorrie Morgan is on the WBKR Night at the Opry Saturday night, so Chad and Jaclyn may get to introduce the songbird. Here's something I just discovered about her.

Lorrie Morgan enters the jingle business. And, it is an odd time to do it since ji

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Odd Combo – Band Perry and Robert DiNiro? [Pictures]

Kimberly Perry and her brothers -- some call them The Band Perry -- ran into Oscar winning actor Robert DiNiro Saturday night in Phoenix. As heard on WBKR's Waking Crew this morning,

they had performed in concert Friday night in a community near Phoenix and then attended the Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XX . I had not heard of this event before but a lot of country and pop singers were there. DiNiro received an award. He probably didn't even know who she was. I can hear him asking her, "You talkin' to me?" or yelling, "Come out come out wherever you are". He is just a raging bull. Sorry, I digressed.

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New Mug Shot Released! Are YOU Wanted? (Expired)

We are releasing a new MUG SHOT to the general population!  A pair of tickets to WBKR Night of the Opry are up for grabs if our latest suspect turns him/herself in to the WBKR studios in the next 9 minutes and 25 seconds.  Find out who is WANTED now!

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Big Changes for 2014 Relay For Life Daviess County

Relay For Life Daviess County is getting a huge makeover this year.  The event, which is set for Friday, May 16th is moving from Diamond Lake Campground and Resort, for the first time in four years.  This year's event will take place at College View Middle School and organizers are hard at work to revamp Relay and they're encouraging you to form a team and join us at this important all-nighter!  Cancer never sleeps . . . and, for one night, we won't either.

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Moon Gets Stretch Band Instructions from Theresa Rowe [Video]

Theresa Rowe is Shaped By Faith. And, she is an excellent fitness trainer. Recently she told me about stretch bands. They are cheap and effective. So, when she was here the other day to record her WOMI Show, I a

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