Diane Douglas's blog
**A major concert announcement this morning at 7:20 – WIKY welcomes Jim Brickman for a return engagement to Evansville! Jim’s A Christmas Celebration will be at the Victory Theater December 10. It’s a musical celebration and a great family tradition for many around the Tri-state every year. Tickets go on sale for the general public tomorrow (9/9) but you can be the first to purchase tickets by going to wiky.com and click on the Jim Brinkman link. Be sure to ente
**The Women’s Hospital is having their 10th birthday and is throwing a party to celebrate! It’s at the Vanderburgh County/4H Fairgrounds Saturday, September 10, 1 – 7 and it’s all FREE! Inflatables, game, prizes, pony rides, kiddie tractor pulls, classic car cruise and a putting challenge where you could putt your way to &10,000!
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WIKY Morning Show September 6, 2011
**100 Men Cook for 100 Women, a fund raiser sponsored by Old National Bank and WIKY is coming to the Centre Saturday evening to benefit the 100th anniversary of Evansville YWCA. 100 local guys will get together Saturday and present 100 different dishes that you can spend the evening sampling. Adult beverages will also
**On this morning’s Extortion Breakfast, brought to you by Old National Bank, we welcomed the Raintree Quilters Guild. Their big Crazy about Quilting Show is coming to the Vanderburgh County 4-H Fairgrounds September 17 and 18. Saturday 9-5, Sunday 11-4. Admission $6, kids under 12 free, and it’s handicap accessible. Tons of workshops, lectures, exhiditions, and vendors. If you quilt or ever t
**In Vincennes, there's a 46-year-old man named JAMES BOND. Seriously. And for his entire life, he says, he's, quote, "taken a lot of ribbing" because of his name.
Well, James Bond of Indiana just won a $6.5 M
If you won the lottery, would you still use coupons?
Whether you're living paycheck-to-paycheck, or you've got $10 MILLION in the bank, if you've got a co
**The West Side Nut Club’s Fall Festival is only 33 days away and we’ve already heard about a few new items this year. The Nut Club is adding 10 booths this year making a total of 136 food booths. The 10 new booths will be located in the parking lot at 11th Avenue and Franklin. Among the unusual items – deep fried Klondike Bars (already comes on a stick!) chocolate covered pork rinds, and deep fried Girl Scout Thin Mints. Also, the Nut Club is offering ca
**We chatted with Byron Douglas, meteorologist at 14WFIE about Hurricane Irene –
#1.) After all the hype, Hurricane Irene wasn't quite as DEVASTATING as the media had us expecting.
**Special Thursday edition of the Extortion Breakfast this morning on the WIKY Morning Show, we welcomed the St Wendel Knights of St John for their “Extortion Breakfast Gone Wild!” extravaganza.
**Beloit College in Wisconsin just released its annual "Mindset List" for this year's crop of incoming college freshmen . . .