My name is Dave Spencer. I've been in radio, all tolled, 35 years this summer. It's been fascinating watching the business evolve. And in terms of technology, few industries have evolved more regularly than media. I love getting out on the road--even for small drives in the country. I like exploring. I like letting good music put me to sleep at night. I like spaghetti and, for pure decadence, biscuits and gravy. My favorite things. I like Ozark, bodies of water, and college basketball. And not necessarily in that order. I also really like a guy named Tom. Peace.
How Tri-State Counties Got Their Names [LIST]
We say these county names all the time, but do we know the origins of those names? The answer is now YES.
Maybe Kentucky Basketball Has Its Official Syrup?
While strolling through the grocery store, I happened upon blue syrup. And now I have commentary.
Kentucky’s 15 Smallest Towns Based on Latest Census
I've curated the 15 smallest Kentucky towns, based on the latest census information. Most of them on the list have fewer than 100 residents.
Kentucky’s 400-Mile Yard Sale Set for June
Gird your loins, yard sale fans. Kentucky's 400-Mile Yard Sale is coming.
Did You Know That Barn Quilts Are Not Random?
You've seen those beautiful quilt squares on barns as you travel, I'm sure. But they're not random decisions by property owners. Those 'barn quilts' have a history.
What Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Labels ‘Nuisance’ Animals
Some of the creatures on the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife's list of "nuisance" animals can also be dangerous. But, for our purposes, here's why they "annoy."
A Weird and Violent Chapter of Kentucky’s History Revealed in Recent Jeopardy! Clue
Of course, Jeopardy! can be a teaching tool. I certainly learned something I never knew about Kentucky's history the other day. What a weird, violent story it is, too.
Visit the Grave of an Owensboro Native Whose Trial Inspired the Musical ‘Chicago’
Roxie Hart, a lead character in 'Chicago,' was based, in part, on a woman born in Owensboro and laid to rest in Daviess County.
ROMP Is Returning…But in September, Not June
The early summer tradition that is ROMP will now be a late summer affair. The popular music festival is moving to September.
Deer Park Academic Team Wins Third Regional Championship
Deer Park Elementary School's Academic Team has won the Regional Governor's Cup for the third straight year. It's like their national championship.
‘Bar-B-Q Block Party’ Replacing 2021 BBQ Festival
The International Barbecue Festival will be replaced by a Bar-B-Q Block Party in downtown Owensboro. Fewer events, but there will be plenty of barbecue.
Sending Christmas Cards to Area Nursing Homes Is a Great Way to Brighten Residents’ Holida…
A friend of mine who works at Maple Manor Nursing Facility in Greenville asked me to ask YOU for Christmas cards for their residents. I thought it would be a good idea to get ALL the nursing homes/assisted living facilities involved.