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Boys of Broad Release 4-Song EP
2013 was a great year for Muhlenberg County-based country band Boys of Broad.  They formed in July of last year, quickly earned a spot in the finals of WBKR's Battle for the Big O talent competition and began work on their first CD.  Now, 2014 is shaping up to be an even bigger year f…
Denim & Diamonds: The Concert Fundraiser for St. Jude
Here at WBKR, we are gearing up for Denim & Diamonds: The Concert Fundraiser for St. Jude.  It's set for Friday, January 31st at the Theatre Workshop Opryhouse, which was just recently renamed The Empress!  This is the 4th year for our concert event and we are excited to annou…
Knottsville Boy Sells T-Shirts for St. Jude
Gavin Howard has become a staple of the annual WBKR/Poole's Pharmacy Care St. Jude Radiothon.  His involvement started a couple of years ago when Jaclyn and I got a call during the event and were told that Gavin wanted to stop the studio and donate all of his birthday money to the kids of St. Jude. …
Fundraiser for Rollie Pike TONIGHT in Whitesville
Tonight is going to be an awesome night in Whitesville.  We are going to be Raisin' 4 Rollie!  Our buddy Rollie Pike is battling a rare disorder that attacks his vital organs and he is in desperate need of a kidney transplant . . . a transplant that WILL happen in June, thanks to the fact that a fir…
Fundraiser for Rollie Pike May 18th in Whitesville
If you've ever tuned in for the final stretch of our annual St. Jude Radiothon you have more than likely heard our good friend Rollie Pike.  Rollie, who way back in the day won our 5th season of Goldie's Survivor, has become a true friend to WBKR-FM.  Personally speaking, Rollie is a great friend of…
St. Wendel Third Graders Raise Money for St. Jude [Video]
Last Friday, I drove to Wadesville, IN to visit the 3rd grade class at St. Wendel Catholic School.  My friend Ryan Nowak teaches there and he asked me to come by and talk to his students about St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.  See, his students are doing a service project and, for i…
Jeanna & Ella Dreamer: The St. Jude Video & Song
We first introduced you to Jeanna and Ella Dreamer two years ago during WBKR's St. Jude Radiothon.  And, you'll likely recall, they were the inspirations behind our 2012 St. Jude song "Dreamer."  This year, we decided to put faces with the names for you and make an official video for our o…
The Official Video for “Thumbs Up” [Video]
His story truly inspired the world.  And, late last year, when Lane Goodwin's "Thumbs Up" craze spread like wildfire through the digital landscape, I think every single person who heard his story was inspired.  I know that I was.  And I decided that Lane was the…
Hey St. Jude: The Official St. Jude Video [Video]
The 2013 WBKR St. Jude Radiothon presented by Poole's Pharmacy Care is officially underway.  And THIS video pretty much sums up why we take 26 hours out of each broadcast year to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.  Check this out and watch as patien…

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