big dipper

Big Dipper Chili IS BACK for the Season!
Our own roving reporter, Barb Birgy, broke the news in the spring of 2019, the Big Dipper here in Owensboro did not serve their world-famous (to those of us who have had it) chili year-round.  Well, good news for chili lovers...
Angel here and I remember working at Burns Middle School each Fall …
Chad's Top Five Cheeseburgers in the Tristate
It is National Cheeseburger Day and I am celebrating by updating my list of the Top Five Cheeseburgers in the WBKR listening area!  Now, I realize this list is subjective and may spark some debate.  As a matter of fact, I have been debating myself.  LOL!.  But, if I am going to g…
Paying It Forward
Paying it Forward to another person is such a wonderful act of kindness. The Big Dipper here in Owensboro experienced multiple people paying it forward in the drive-thru line this past weekend-->
Chad's Top Five Cheeseburgers in the Tristate
It is National Cheeseburger Day and I am celebrating by sharing my list of the Top Five Cheeseburgers in the WBKR listening area!  Now, I realize this list is subjective and will spark much debate.  But, if I am going to grab a cheeseburger somewhere, chances are I am going to hit up one o…
You Know You’re from Owensboro When…
Every town is unique. Some of its citizens may not think so, but if you flesh it out and pay attention, you'll learn why. Owensboro is no different. It doesn't take much talking to learn that someone is a native of the Big O. In fact, I've come up with some ways to readily identi…
A View of the Moon and the Stars from West Parrish


Two of Owensboro's most popular dining spots sit side-by-side on West Parrish Avenue. Moonlite BBQ Inn and The Big Dipper are local legends and have been drawing folks in for decades. The funny thing is it wasn't until I was a young adult that I made the astronomical connection between their names. …