The day he announced he was leaving Hopkinsville Community College, President Dr. Jay Allen sat down with the News Edge's Annie Catron to talk about the decision to take a position in his home state of Mississippi.
Voice of the Titans, Mike Keith, took some time recently to visit with WKDZ's, Bill Booth, about the upcoming NFL Draft. Bill of course, strayed from the point, talking about Catfish, NHL Hockey, and turn signals too!
United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell discusses the predicted confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to United States Supreme Court. He also discusses two Cadiz residents who work in his office and the appointment of Terry Hamby to the World War I Commission.
Nashville Singer/Songwriter, and Arkansas native, Blane Howard stopped by to visit with Bill Booth during the "Live Afternoon Drive" on Monday, March 27th, 2017. Let's just say that Blane has come a long way since he sang as a 3 year-old to Alan Jackson! His new song "Promise To Love Her" could be the "Wedding Song" of 2017.
"Live Afternoon Drive" Foreign correspondent, Dewey was globe trotting again offering reports from Asia. He and Mrs. Dewey checked in from Taiwan and Hong Kong this go around. Because of the time difference, let's just say these two had to get up early and be able to deal with Bill Booth! Not an easy thing to handle.
Cadiz-Trigg County Tourism Director, Bill Stevens, recently stopped by the "Live Afternoon Drive" on WKDZ to talk about a special fundraiser for the Friends Of Lake Barkley. Bourbon, Beef, & BS on March 31st at the Lake Barkley Resort Convention Center. The event features former Makers Mark President, Bill Samuels Jr. Listen below.
Local legislators discuss a number issues during this session of the WHVO-WKDZ Legislative Update Program. Appearing on the program this week are State Senators Stan Humphries and Whitney Westerfield, and State Representatives Myron Dossett and Walker Thomas.
Emma Talley is ready to begin her second season on the Symetra Golf Tour in an attempt to earn her LPGA card for 2018.
The Princeton native finished 26th in her first season on the tour despite missing the first several events while she was in college at the University of Alabama. She still had three top 10 finishes and earned over $35,000 in her first season.
Talley will again compete on the Symetra Tour in 2017. A top 10 finish on the money list will ensure her a spot on the 2018 LPGA Pro Tour.
Talley was a guest on the Saturday Morning Sports Report with Scott Brown to discuss her 2017 plans.
Nationally known hypnotist, Mark Patrick visited with Bill Booth during the "Live Afternoon Drive" on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017. Also in on the conversation was WKDZ Staffer, Dan Dickerson who has been through the weight loss seminar. To find out what Mark has to say about treating weight loss and smoking addiction listen below:
Hoptown Hoppers General Manager John Bruce talked with Scott Brown on the Saturday Morning Sports Report about roster selection for the 2017 season and some of the changes that comes with it. He also announced the first two players confirmed for the upcoming season.
The Saturday Morning Sports Report airs each week at 8:15 on WKDZ 106.5 FM and online at wkdzradio.com.
Singer/Songwriter, Carly Pearce, paid Bill Booth a visit during the "Live Afternoon Drive" on 106.5 WKDZ. Bill played her latest single "Every Little Thing." He also decided to have her test a "Mystery Liquid" to see if she was truly from Kentucky.
Recently Bill Booth held a Fruitcake panel discussion with some co-workers on 106.5 WKDZ. When it comes to fruitcake there is no middle ground. Facebook blew up with opinions on this often maligned Holiday treat. Listen in to the conversation.
Hopkinsville City Council Ward 8 candidates William Coleman and Tom Johnson participated in the League of Women Voters Forum Monday, October 24, 2016. They are running to fill the seat of Marby Schlegel.
Josh Turner tickets...I think I will! Eddie Owen recently gave away some tickets to Josh's Friday, October 21st show at the Carson Center. He made listeners offer a compelling reason as to why they deserved the
Country Star visited with Bill Booth recently during the "Live Afternoon Drive" on 106.5 WKDZ. Buddy talked about his new album and his show October 15th at the 2016 Trigg County Country Ham Festival. As usual, with Bill, it was a crazy conversation.
First District Congressional candidates James Comer and Sam Gaskins discussed a number of issues during the first Christian County League of Women Voters Forum Monday, October 3, at the Hopkinsville Municipal Building. Click below to listen to the forum.
Paducah native, Larry Stewart, took some time to visit with Bill Booth recently during the "Live Afternoon Drive" on 106.5 WKDZ. They talked about Paducah, Baseball, the National Anthem, and did even touch on music. Restless Heart will be performing at the Trigg County Country Ham Festival on Saturday, October 15th.
It was a big night in the Music City on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016. Not only did FALL officially begin, but the National Association of Broadcasters held their annual radio banquet at the Omni Hotel in Nashville. You could hear a pin drop as the finalists for National Small Market Station of The Year were announced. Once the winner was announced, you couldn't heara thing! A table full of WKDZ staffers were "Hootin' & Hollerin'" as they watched owner & group general manager, Beth Mann, take the podium to accept the Marconi Award for Small Market Station of The Year. This marks the third Marconi for 106.5 WKDZ, winning in 2002, 2013, and most recently 2016.
Beth Mann visited with Bill Booth during the "Live Afternoon Drive" the next day to talk about receiving this prestigous award.
Beth also visited with the Country Club morning show the following Monday to discuss the significance of this honor.
Country artist, Courtney Dickinson stopped by to visit with Bill Booth during the "Live Afternoon Drive" Monday, August 22nd, 2016 on 106.5 WKDZ. Bill played Courtney's latest single "Young Forever." Courtney taught Bill about Snap Chat, and also performed live in studio.
The "Green Men" return to Kelly, Ky on August 19th and 20th, 2016. This year's event will be in their new park. Owensboro resident, Hayley Payne will perform Saturday before the Journey tribute band "Faithfully." Hayley took time to visit with Bill Booth during the "Live Afternoon Drive" on Monday. Learn more about the festival and hear Haley's original song "Just Don't Know It Yet."
Seven number one hits and 29 charted singles, that just scratches the surface of a man who has been a licensed mortician, a radio air personality, and a huge Country Music Star since 1978. Country Legend John Conlee is coming to the Lake Barkley State Resort Park Convention Center to help WKDZ celebrate 50 years of service to the community on Thursday, August 11th. By the way, that night is his birthday too! There will be singing and cake. He recently took time to visit with Bill Booth on 106.5 WKDZ.
Country Artist, Rachael Turner, stopped in to visit with Eddie Owen on Tuesday, June 21st, 2016. Eddie played her new single Aftershock and Rachael performed her hit single "I Don't Love You" live in studio. She seemed quite relieved not to have to do the Chicken Dance.
Learn about the word Firkin, how to spear Pike fish, and what the heck "Rust Belt Country" means. Country artist, David Shelby, had an interesting visit with Bill Booth on Tuesday, June 14th, 2016, during the "Live Afternoon Drive" on 106.5 WKDZ.