Erin is from Hartford, Kentucky. She began her radio career at Western Kentucky University in 1998, and she came to WBKR in 2007 (ironically, she interned in the same building on Frederica Street in the summer of 1999.) She loves to analyze and write about pop culture, sports, nostalgia, and her beloved Ohio County. Erin also likes to, when warranted, add a touch of humor.
Heartland Chia in Franklin, Kentucky is the Only Chia Seed Farm in the US
What is a chia seed you ask? They are very small and they were a staple of ancient Aztec and Mayan diets, and their health benefits have been touted for centuries, yes, not just in the past couple of years.
River Valley Behavioral Health at The Crowne Grand Opening Next Week
Three years ago, the building that houses The Crowne was auctioned off in downtown Owensboro. Use of the space has changed over the years, but next week, a very special grand opening will bring a new service to downtown.
Daviess County Kentucky ‘Trash for Cash’ Program Accepting Applications
The feeling when you see trash beside the road out in the middle of nowhere is disheartening. I'm talking about trash along a county road or a parkway. In an effort to help keep these distant roads clean, the Daviess County Solid Waste Department has implemented a program that will help keep things clean.
Miss Kentucky Will Be in Owensboro-Daviess County Christmas Parade
It may be the middle of October, but in a little over a month, the 85th Annual Owensboro-Daviess County Christmas Parade, the second-largest parade in Kentucky, will commence.
‘It’s Been a Minute’ Means More Than the Time it Suggests
I think the first time I heard the phrase was from a friend in the Nashville area. Here's the thing, it doesn't literally mean a minute; it could mean days, weeks, months, or in the case above, it means decades.
Jack Harlow’s ‘No Place Like Home’ Tour Includes Owensboro, Bowling Green
The Owensboro Sportscenter has hosted many big shows in its nearly 75-year existence, and now this is another one that's definitely for the history books.
Kentucky Woman Laughs About Forgetting to Pack a Key Piece of Clothing for an Amusement Park
When I pack, I have to triple-check everything. Whether it be for a fun day trip or for a two-week vacation, I keep an eye out for the tiniest thing I may or may not forget. It could end up being toothpaste or an extra pair of underwear, the usual.
Office Thermostat Settings are Driving Kentucky Woman Crazy
What is your office thermostat set at right now? I’ll wait. Now you may want to factor in that there are tens of offices that might be controlled by one thermostat. Here’s another curveball, your office may have two separate heating/cooling units.
Louisville Football Team Channels ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ for Video
So this video is fun yet relevant. Watch as the 2023 Louisville Football team does a shot-for-shot remake of the beach football scene in Top Gun: Maverick.
Cicadas Are Having a ‘Quiet Year’ But Kentucky Woman is Skeptical
The signature of a good and hot summer in Kentucky and throughout the South is the occasional yet sometimes constant din of a brood of cicadas. I mean if it's hot, they are humming like crazy.