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.
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.
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.
A Little Debbie Park is Now Open in Tennessee
Okay, I know, it's too early for Christmas Tree Cake talk, but this is a little different. I mean there is Christmas in July, but I digress.
A Supermoon Will Mix in with Fireworks Tonight
Or will it? I think today and tonight will be the only time this week we will avoid even more severe storms and rain. Stay tuned of course. What the sky has been missing the past few days is a build-up to the viewing of the first supermoon of 2023.
LEGO Nature Sculptures Coming to Louisville Zoo This Weekend
The world of LEGO® building blocks has just changed so much in the past 20 years. The company is 76 years old and I doubt even the original creator Ole Kirk Christiansen had any idea how big people’s imaginations would be or that the blocks would go beyond their toy status.
Kentucky Senior Citizens Go Viral Again for Barbie Salute
Just a few weeks ago, some of the ladies who are residents at Arcadia Senior Living in Bowling Green posted a video of their re-creation of Rihanna's Super Bowl halftime show.
Owenboro’s Kevin Olusola and Pentatonix to Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Big news for a capella group Pentatonix, which includes Owensboro's own Kevin Olusola. Although their winning streak at the recent Grammys was broken, the group is about to receive an honor that's not just for any celebrity.