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Holidays get in full swing with Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade

The holidays in Manhattan wouldn't be complete without the 21st annual Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade! Every entry in the parade will have lights of some sort on their float/vehicle/dog. It's quite the spectacle that will happen tonight starting at 5:30 p.m. The parade route is a little different this year, as the construction [...]

By |2022-12-02T09:58:15-06:00December 2nd, 2022|Fence Post|0 Comments

Sign this petition to honor Loretta Lynn

A petition is making the rounds, started by a fan but then picked up by the family of the legendary Loretta Lynn, to name a state park in Kentucky after the Coal Miner's Daughter. The petition, started by Carla Engle (respect where it's due), would rename Paintsville Lake State park to Loretta Lynn State Park. [...]

By |2022-11-30T09:33:17-06:00November 30th, 2022|Fence Post|0 Comments

We expect to gain Five-and-a-half pounds over the holidays

Ah, the holidays. A time for family, a time for giving, and a time for eating way more than you should. On average, Americans are expecting to pack on five-and-a-half pounds between now and the New Year. In fact, nearly 60 percent of people say they've largely stopped worrying about eating super-healthy already. Ways that [...]

By |2022-11-18T09:14:26-06:00November 18th, 2022|Fence Post|Comments Off on We expect to gain Five-and-a-half pounds over the holidays

Hometown Hero Week 6: Michael Smith

Our final Hometown Hero is: Michael Smith! Michael was nominated by his Lisa McCurdy. Michael recently retired after a long 25-years of service (in both the Army and the Marines). He earned several awards during his time fighting for our country and freedom. He used to jump out of (airplanes with the 82nd Airborne) and [...]

By |2022-11-04T09:10:16-05:00November 4th, 2022|Fence Post|Comments Off on Hometown Hero Week 6: Michael Smith

New Music Friday: Luke Bryan prays in a “Deer Stand,” Jason Aldean shares “Christmas in Dixie”

It's Friday, you know what that means! NEW MUSIC FRIDAY!!! We've got the latest single from Luke Bryan, "Praying in a Deer Stand," plus Christmas songs from Jason Aldean, Dan + Shay, and Ronnie Dunn, as well as album samplers from Maren Morris, Russell Dickerson, Kaitlin Butts and more! Check out our New Music [...]

By |2022-11-04T08:49:51-05:00November 4th, 2022|Fence Post|Comments Off on New Music Friday: Luke Bryan prays in a “Deer Stand,” Jason Aldean shares “Christmas in Dixie”

Hometown Heroes Week 5: Randy Mumpower

Our Hometown Hero this week is: Randy Mumpower. Randy was nominated by Shannon: Randy is a member of American Legion Post 172 and also the ALR ( American Legion Riders) of Post 172 for Wamego. He ALWAYS shows up by doing: Memorial honors at funerals with flags and the 21 gun salute and giving the [...]

By |2022-10-27T15:22:34-05:00October 28th, 2022|Fence Post|Comments Off on Hometown Heroes Week 5: Randy Mumpower

Guy tried to return a lost wedding ring, but the owner didn’t want it

Usually when we hear about lost wedding rings being returned to their owners, it's a sappy story full of tears of joy. But, to quote Old Dominion, "this isn't one of those stories that ends up that way, no." Steve Andrews of Jersey (the English one), discovered a lost wedding ring in the English Channel [...]

By |2022-10-27T09:57:26-05:00October 27th, 2022|Fence Post|Comments Off on Guy tried to return a lost wedding ring, but the owner didn’t want it

Hometown Hero Week 4: Tom Tavtigian

Our Hometown Hero Week 4 is: Tom Tavtigian! Tom was nominated by his daughter, Courtney. Tom is a veteran of over 20 years and has chosen to spend his retirement giving back to the veterans in our community as well as veterans throughout the Midwest. Tom started Wounded Warriors United back in 2014, a 501 [...]

By |2022-10-21T11:33:51-05:00October 21st, 2022|Fence Post|Comments Off on Hometown Hero Week 4: Tom Tavtigian

New Music Friday: Thomas Rhett goes Christmas, Morgan Evans is “Over For You”

It's Friday and you know what that means! We've got a massive New Music Friday playlist for you on our Spotify, including the new Luke Combs single, plus a sampling of Thomas Rhett's new Christmas album and the new single that has people buzzing online from Morgan Evans! Check out the playlist! [...]

By |2022-10-21T11:29:56-05:00October 21st, 2022|Fence Post|Comments Off on New Music Friday: Thomas Rhett goes Christmas, Morgan Evans is “Over For You”
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