Whitesville Elementary School Wins WBKR’s My School Rules Contest
The results are in! And, for the second year in a row, Whitesville Elementary School has won WBKR's My School Rules contest! Here's a look at the Top 5 finishers.
Thank A Farmer – Riney Farms [VIDEO]
Hey everyone, Sidney the intern here! WBKR has joined B.F. Evans and Wyffels Hybrids to Thank A Farmer. The dedication and pride that a farmer has in their work is shown in this video. Let's head out to my favorite farmer's place...Keith Riney's farm! Take a look as my dad tells you all about his farm, the abundant amount of produce he grows, along with his crops of tobacco, corn, hay, and beans.
Owensboro Health Laboratory, Transfusion Services Earn Zero-Deficiency on State, Federal Surveys
A recent survey by state inspectors of the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Laboratory and hospital transfusion services found no deficiencies, earning top marks for all departments and personnel involved. The inspection, conducted by the Kentucky Office of the Inspector General, is also used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...
From Dylan to Darius: The Evolution of “Wagon Wheel” [VIDEOS]
- Chris Langdon, Owensboro Bluegrass Museum Walk into any Tri-State bar on open mike night and you are sure to hear it, ”Rock me mamma any way you feel…Heeeyyy mamma rock me.” They are lyrics from the now world-famous song “Wagon Wheel,” a song that everyone loves to sing, but not everyone knows the story behind it...
Did you Know These Well-Known Musicians are Kentucky Made?
The Bluegrass state has a rich history of singers/songwriters who were inspired by life in Kentucky. Whether it be the Appalachians in Eastern KY or the “hollers and hills” through the central parts, these famous folks hail from and found musical muse right here in KY. Did you know these well-known musicians are KENTUCKY MADE?
We Need Extras for Our Moonlight Ride Promo – Here’s Where to Go!
Who wants to be in a cool local video? Our buddy, P.J. Starks, is shooting a promotional video tomorrow for Owensboro's new Moonlight Ride event. To be a part of this video, just come out to the Owensboro Convention Center Tuesday, March 11th at 6:30 PM!
The Official Video for “Thumbs Up” [Video]
His story truly inspired the world. 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 Chad decided that Lane was the perfect inspiration for this year's original St. Jude song.
This Christmas is Different Because of You – 100,000 Wreaths to Be Placed at Arlington National Cemetery
-by Cody Allison You may have remembered this viral email last year. These wreaths - some 5,000 - are donated by the Worcester Wreath Co. of Harrington, Maine . The owner, Merrill Worcester, not only provides the wreaths, but covers the trucking expense as well. He'...