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New Music Friday: Luke Bryan drops “Up”; Old Dominion, Cody Johnson, Reba highlight new albums

It's a big drop of new music for this Friday. Luke Bryan released a new single, "Up", this past week, as has Chase Rice and Scotty McCreery, among others. New albums are here from Old Dominion, Reba, Cody Johnson, and Natalie Hemby, among others. Check out some highlights from our New Music Friday Spotify [...]

By |2021-10-08T11:08:51-05:00October 8th, 2021|Fence Post|Comments Off on New Music Friday: Luke Bryan drops “Up”; Old Dominion, Cody Johnson, Reba highlight new albums

Take a tour of haunted places in Kansas

Spooky season is upon us and, with no K-State football this weekend, your Saturday is suddenly wide open. Why not take a tour of Kansas' most haunted spots? This list from Kansas Tourism runs down 13 (because of course it's 13) locations around the state that are supposedly home to ghosts and spirits. Which, I [...]

By |2021-10-07T09:45:28-05:00October 7th, 2021|Fence Post|Comments Off on Take a tour of haunted places in Kansas

Freebies for teachers on World Teachers’ Day

Today we recognize teachers worldwide as it is World Teachers' Day. And after the last two years, basically, they need all the love they can get. Seriously, I saw a stat that it was the 2019 school year that was the last time students and teachers saw a "normal" year. That seems so long ago. [...]

By |2021-10-05T09:30:50-05:00October 5th, 2021|Fence Post|Comments Off on Freebies for teachers on World Teachers’ Day

Kacey Musgraves channels ‘Forrest Gump’ in SNL performance

Kacey Musgraves opened up the 47th season of Saturday Night Live this past weekend with a tribute to a cinema classic. Namely, the "Jenny singing naked" scene from Forrest Gump. Musgraves was the musical guest on SNL and first performed "justified" off her latest album star-crossed. The lights were barely lit and it appeared that Musgraves was clad only [...]

By |2021-10-04T09:39:57-05:00October 4th, 2021|Fence Post|Comments Off on Kacey Musgraves channels ‘Forrest Gump’ in SNL performance

New Music Friday: Blake Shelton drops first single off upcoming deluxe album

It's Friday, and you know what that means. NEW MUSIC!!! Blake Shelton has dropped a new single in advance of a deluxe edition of the album "Body Language, which is due out Dec. 3. Blake says the song, "Come Back as a Country Boy," is a tribute to hard-working country people. You can preorder [...]

By |2021-10-01T09:54:48-05:00October 1st, 2021|Fence Post|Comments Off on New Music Friday: Blake Shelton drops first single off upcoming deluxe album

Most Americans want experiences, not presents this Christmas

I know, I know, it's not even October yet. That hasn't stopped polls from coming out already as to what people are wanting and/or giving for Christmas this year. And, apparently, the things we want most are experiences, not necessarily the latest tech gadget. A new study from OnePoll says that 54 percent of Americans [...]

By |2021-09-29T09:27:19-05:00September 29th, 2021|Fence Post|Comments Off on Most Americans want experiences, not presents this Christmas

Top baby names we’re Googling in 2021 include Liam, Olivia

We're approaching the final quarter of 2021 (yes, already), which means end of the year lists! BabyCenter.com has released the most popular baby names of 2021, at least according to Google trends. For girls, Olivia has been leading pretty much all year for girls (mostly because of this Olivia), while Liam is the top trending [...]

By |2021-09-29T09:15:27-05:00September 29th, 2021|Fence Post|Comments Off on Top baby names we’re Googling in 2021 include Liam, Olivia

New Music Friday Playlist: new albums from Mickey Guyton, RaeLynn, singles from Cody Johnson, Cody Jinks

It is New Music Friday! Check out our playlist on Spotify, which includes some new singles from Cody Johnson, Cody Jinks, Eddie Montgomery, and more. Plus, a couple of tracks from Mickey Guyton's new album, "Remember Her Name," as well as RaeLynn's "Baytown."

By |2021-09-24T09:46:35-05:00September 24th, 2021|Fence Post|Comments Off on New Music Friday Playlist: new albums from Mickey Guyton, RaeLynn, singles from Cody Johnson, Cody Jinks

Only 92 days until Christmas…have you started shopping yet?

We're not even out of September yet, but apparently 16 percent of Americans have already started shopping for Christmas. YouGov did a poll of Americans and their plans for shopping for the holidays, with 17 percent planning on waiting until just before Thanksgiving to start. Another 14 percent will start sometime in October. This particular [...]

By |2021-09-24T09:04:42-05:00September 24th, 2021|Fence Post|Comments Off on Only 92 days until Christmas…have you started shopping yet?

It’s the first day of Fall! Here’s a bunch of things to do with the family

The air is crisp, the leaves...well, some of them are falling, but they haven't quite started turning colors yet. BUT! Fall is here, officially! There are a bunch of activities to do in the area this fall, from pumpkin patches, to corn mazes, and football games where the temperature has dropped just enough that hot [...]

By |2021-09-22T09:46:52-05:00September 22nd, 2021|Fence Post|Comments Off on It’s the first day of Fall! Here’s a bunch of things to do with the family
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