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Chad & Jac Meet Show Dog Universal’s Joel Crouse in Memphis [Video]

Each year, when we head down to Memphis for our annual St. Jude Country Cares conference, we meet up with young, up-and-coming country stars.  And this year was no exception.  As our annual casino night was wrapping up, Jaclyn and I met Show Dog Universal recording artist, Joel Crouse.  Joel has some Kentucky ties . . . in fact, his brother and sister both attended college in Louisville.  But it's little brother who's ready to make his radio debut with a song called "If You Want Some."  Check it out!

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(Image from Danny Beeler/Heart of the City Design)
(Image from Danny Beeler/Heart of the City Design)
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Get Your “Denim and Diamonds” Tickets NOW!

It's a just a couple of weeks away and, trust us, you do NOT want to miss it.  Denim and Diamonds, our annual concert fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, is 7pm, Friday, February 1st at the Theatre Workshop Opryhouse.  And this year's line-up in sensational.  Check it out and get your tickets NOW!

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Owensboro Girl Wins “Stand Up & Sing” Contest in Nashville [Video]

This is really cool and this little gal is REALLY good!  12-year-old Kennedy McCollam of Owensboro recently competed in the Stand Up & Sing competition at Belcourt Taps in Nashville.  And she won!  She took first place in the Grand Finals by belting out an Etta James classic.  Take a listen and watch as Kennedy wows the crowd with her rendition of "I'd Rather Go Blind!" 

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(Image by Danny Beeler/Heart of the City Design)
(Image by Danny Beeler/Heart of the City Design)
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“Denim and Diamonds” Tickets Available NOW!

It's back!  Denim and Diamonds, our annual concert fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, is 7pm, Friday, February 1st at the Theatre Workshop Opryhouse.  And this year's line-up in sensational.  Check it out and get your tickets NOW!

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Owensboro Girl Covers Lulu and The Lampshades from “Pitch Perfect” [Video]

Here at WBKR, we are very familiar with Jennifer Rudd.  She is a local teenager, who also happens to be one of our St. Jude patients you hear from each year on our annual radiothon.  We have gotten to know Jennifer over the last couple of years, but we had NO idea she could do this!  The recent movie Pitch Perfect featured a "cup" song called "You're Gonna Miss Me" and it has become quite the sensation on YouTube.  It seems teenage girls everywhere have been learning it and performing it.  Jennifer is right there with them.  CHECK THIS OUT!  It's pretty unbelievable.

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(Image from St. Jude Official Contest page)
(Image from St. Jude Official Contest page)
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Wanna Win a Harley-Davidson??

Yep!  We figured.  Well, here's how you can do it.  Our friends at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have teamed with Four Rivers Harley-Davidson in Paducah to raffle off this 2012 Harley-Davidson Dyna Super Glide Custom FXDC (valued at $12,999).  Tickets are just $20 a piece and

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WBKR Water War Championship Match: Lou Ann vs. Cathy [Video]

This is it!  The moment you have been waiting for!  It's footage of the championship bout from WBKR's inaugural WATER WAR (to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) in Memphis.  Our event was held Saturday, June 9th at Diamond Lake Campground and Resort.  After battling through our NCAA-style bracket, our finalists, Lou Ann Bearley and Cathy Travis, squared off in the championship round.  With season passes to Holiday World and Splashin' Safari at stake and screaming fans cheering their every move, it was time for WAR!  Watch!

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WBKR Water War Semifinal #2: Duke vs. Cathy [Video]

Yesterday here at WBKR.com, I posted up footage of the first semfinal from our inaugural Water War to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  The event was held Saturday, June 9th at Diamond Lake Campground and Resort and was a total blast!  In the second semifinal, Diamond Lake camper Duke (with his big old umbrella in hand) took on WBKR loyal listener Cathy Travis.  And this is what happened!  WATCH!

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WBKR Water War Semifinal #1: Lou Ann vs. Lisa [Video]

A couple of weeks ago at Diamond Lake Campground and Resort, Jaclyn and I hosted WBKR's first-ever WATER WAR to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  After setting up an NCAA-style bracket and plowing through the early rounds, we arrived at the semifinals.  And our first semi was a showdown between Lou Ann Bearley and Lisa Sumner.  Watch how it all played out as they ladies battled for a spot in the championship!

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Ella Dreamer (Image from EllaIsStrong.com)
Ella Dreamer (Image from EllaIsStrong.com)
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Popular WBKR St. Jude Patient Ella Gets Own Website

"I don't understand why God chose me to have to fight the battle against cancer.  But I do know, that once I survive, I will try my hardest to make sure that no child ever has to do this again."  That quote comes directly from Ella Dreamer, a St. Jude patient who is battling a rare and deadly form of cancer known as adrenalcorticolcarcinoma.  If you have tuned into the WBKR/Poole's Pharmacy Care St. Jude Radiothon the last two years, you have heard Ella's story, told by her mother Jeanna, who has become a staple of our broadcasts and annual fundraising mission.  The Dreamers continue their battle against childhood cancer and continue to inspire everyone who knows or encounters them with their strength.  The latest development in this story . . . Ella continues to survive and she has taken her story to the Internet. 

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Mudd River Union, Photo By Danny Beeler
Mudd River Union, Photo By Danny Beeler
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Local Band Writes Song For St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

During our Denim & Diamonds Concert and our WBKR/St. Jude Radiothon, we introduced you to our friends from Mudd River Union. They are a great band out of Muhlenburg County with beautiful  harmonies, a true country sound and a passion to give back.

They were inspired to write an original song to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and you can help out by purchasing it.  

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S.C.R.U.B.S. from Owensboro Catholic Presents Check for St. Jude

S.C.R.U.B.S. from Owensboro Catholic Presents Check for St. Jude. Sami Jo Brett, Sam Rasp and Megan Woodall (PICTURED) brought the check for $250 to Chad Benefield this morning. We appreciate all they do for WBKR, St. Jude and the Owensboro community. Thank you, OCHS!

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