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Apr 16, 2014

I had only been in Evansville once before moving here.  I remember driving thru thinking "This Welcome to Kentucky sign is on the wrong side of the river!!"  

After seven years and almost 1200 Afternoon Shows, I'm leaving WIKY with some regrets but some great memories:

 
Apr 7, 2014

Here's the video from #Indy is happy... kinda cool.. 

 

http://www.wiky.com/content/indy-happy

 
Feb 25, 2014

Talked about this Tuesday afternoon, here's the link for more information. 

 

https://www.facebook.com/FranklinStreetEventsAssociation

 
 
Oct 23, 2013

In the current issue of Esquire Magazine, they interview Jonathan Goldsmith, the actor who plays "The Most Interesting Man in the World" in the beer commercials.  Turns out he's pretty interesting.. 

http://www.esquire.com/blogs/culture/pope-most-interesting-man-in-the-world

 
Oct 22, 2013

Here's the link to the test we talked about Tuesday on the Afternoon Show.

http://science.time.com/2013/10/22/the-united-states-of-attitude-an-interactive-guide-to-americas-moods/

 
Oct 8, 2013

Mark Elliott Tasting Team Recap – Day 1

Our Booths of the Day - 28 - St. Joe PTO Cheese Soup and 32 Howell Church Beef Sundae

Our 2013 Tasting Team included my friend Carla and her daughter Casey, my friends Darrin and Jeff and Chuck Belanger, the Food and Beverage manager of the Tropacana Evansville.  We went thru a block and a half of Franklin Street on Monday – here’s our review in numerical order:

 
May 13, 2013

Here's the link to the Parade of Homes VIP Party to purchase tickets:

http://www.2012paradeofhomes.com/vip-kickoff-party.html#bf_ParadeDirectF...

Hope to see you there.

 
Mar 19, 2013

Jake from http://jakesdtvblog.blogspot.com/ and I are compiling a list of the Top 40 Personalities in Evansville Radio History (using Top 40 as a metaphor, they can be from any genre or format - news, DeeJay or other).  We've been collecting your nominations on Facebook and via email, and here is the first version of the list.

 
Mar 18, 2013

Jake Newkirk and I are putting together a list of all time best Evansville radio folks.. who would you nominate?  Email me (mark@wiky.com) or follow this link for more info.

 

http://jakesdtvblog.blogspot.com/2013/03/who-are-top-40-personalities-in...

 
Mar 15, 2013

Grippo's Potato Chips are being recalled voluntarily by the company.  Here's a link to the story from Fox 19 in Cincinnati.

http://www.fox19.com/story/21655786/grippo-issues-recall-on-all-chips-af...

 
Mar 13, 2013

We talked about this Wednesday on the WIKY Afternoon Show.  One out of three affairs start online and you can use online tools to find out if your spouse is cheating.

http://onlinepersonalsfaq.com/how-google-and-facebook-can-revea-that-you...

 
Mar 12, 2013

Jeff Lyons says the Comet Panstarrs will be visable just after sundown tonight right on the horizon.  Here's the details..

 

 
Feb 18, 2013

The deadline is Feb 19th this year.. you only have to update if your number or address is changed.  Get info here, but do it by Tuesday February 19th for April 1 activation.

http://www.in.gov/attorneygeneral/2445.htm

 

 
Jan 11, 2013

If you want more information from Friday's Extortion Breakfast, here's the website -

http://evansville.startupweekend.org/

 
Jan 9, 2013

Announced today that former president Bill Clinton will visit Owensboro in March to attend a fundraiser.  Think he'll remember me?

 
Jan 7, 2013

The National Weather Service is thinking of changing the wording on watches and warnings. What do you think?

http://nws.weather.gov/haz_simp/

 
Jan 7, 2013

I played this on the Monday Afternoon Show.. found out it is fake, done by a comedian named Cara Hartman. But so many people asked about it, I thought I would post the link.

http://www.wiky.com/content/fake-cat-lovers-video

 
Dec 19, 2012

I know we've posted this before, but here is where you can sign up for gas price alerts via text message from Thorntons.

http://www.thorntonsinc.com/Fuel-Alerts.html

 
 
 
Nov 21, 2012

Mark Baker was the afternoon host and program director of WIKY Radio for over 10 years before moving to Johnson City/Kingsport TN to a new position there.  He died unexpectedly last week. People have called us asking about details and services - here is the link for more information. 

http://www.hamlettdobson.com/_mgxroot/page_10802.php?id=1133608

 
Oct 31, 2012

On YouTube, a mother recorded her 4 year old daughter crying and asked her why she was crying.

http://wiky.com/content/little-girls-perspective-election

 
Oct 15, 2012

It was the answer to the Afternoon Game Show question Monday, here's the link.  I say use this excuse next time you are caught napping on the job...

ScienceDaily (Oct. 12, 2012) — A new study from Lancaster University has found that sleeping on a problem really can help people to find a solution.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/10/121012074741.htm

 
Oct 11, 2012

Here's a link to the story about the East Side boil advisory.

http://wiky.com/news/boil-water-advisory-follows-water-main-break