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Win Tickets to See Joe Bonamassa Live at the Abilene Civic Center on April 4th

Guitar God Joe Bonamassa is coming to Abilene on Friday, April 4th to play the Civic Center - and we've got your free tickets.

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Wayne Static, of Static-X, Live at the Lucky Mule on April 26th

Wayne Static is coming back to town and will be playing the entire album, Wisconsin Death Trip, that put Static-X on the map. This is the 15th anniversary of the evil disco album. Joining Static on this tour will be We Are The Riot, which features Meegs and Mikal from Coal Chamber.

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Lawton Man Chasing $20 Gets Stuck in Storm Drain for 2 Days

How far would you go to recover a $20 that you dropped? A Lawton Oklahoma man was stuck in an underground storm drain for 2 days after he chased a $20 bill that he dropped.

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Hendrick Hospice Announces Plans to Build a Hospice Care Facility in Abilene

Hendrick Hospice Care just announced their plans to build a brand new 41,000 square foot facility. Currently, Hendrick's outpatient hospice is in one location, while their inpatient facility is inside Hendricks Medical Center and the administrative offices are in another location. This new $10.4 million Hospice Care Center will put all the hospice services in one location.

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Rock 108 at The Painman’s Patty Party at Jack Rabbit Slims

New Year's Eve, Mardi Gras, and Halloween are big 'party' holidays that I really enjoy. But, nothing is bigger than St. Patrick's Day in my eyes...and liver. I embrace my Irish heritage all year long, but this is the time of year that I really get into the spirit as Rock 108's resident leprechaun.

You don't have to be Irish, like me, to come party with me. So, make plans to join me three straight days and we search for our pot of gold at The Painman's Patty Party at Jack Rabbit Slims

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The 56th Annual “Worlds Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up” is Mar. 7th-9th in Sweetwater

The 56th annual "Worlds Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up" is March 7th, 8th and 9th at the Nolan Country Coliseum in Sweetwater. In 1958 the Sweetwater Jaycees started this event as a way to control snake populations in West Texas. The over population of rattlesnakes was causing harm to livestock in the Big Country. Today, this event draws more than 40,000 visitors every year. Here's what is happening this weekend.

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Some Facts and Safety Tips to Help Prepare You for Tornado Season in the Big Country

Spring is typically the time of year when we see tornadoes in the Abilene and surrounding area. And, it's always a good idea to brush up on your tornado knowledge, as well as reviewing safety measures to help you prepare for the season. So, here's some facts and tips that anybody living in 'Tornado Alley' should be aware of.

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The 2nd Annual Abilene Kid’s Fest Promises a Day Full of Family Fun [RESCHEDULED]

If you're looking for a little something different to do with the entire family with lots of activities and easy on the wallet, then you definitely wanna check out Kid's Fest, which has been rescheduled due to inclement weather.

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The Beach to Booze to Concerts and More – Where’s Your Happy Place?

We try to have as much fun as possible in radio. But, there are days we don't. So, in a recent meeting, we were talking about those days and the subject of 'finding our happy place' came up. After the meeting, I decided to roam the halls to find out where that happy place is for a few of my co-workers.

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Relay for Life of Taylor County

Relay for Life is  coming up April 25th so it's time to get your team together and start raising money for the American Cancer Society. This is an incredible event that I was a part of, for the first time, two years ago. I will, again, be making the 'survivor' lap this year.

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Katey and Chris Blow Off a Little Steam by Doing Back-Flips at Work

Radio is a lot like most jobs. There are good days and there are bad days. Well, while I was wandering the building spreading tidings of love and joy, I came across Katey and Chris hard at work. Both appeared to be under a lot of stress. So, I encouraged both to attempt back-flips to rid their souls of negative energy. They seemed to think I'm the Dr. Oz of Abilene radio and actually believed that would work.

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Riley Sawyers of Animal Planet’s ‘Rattlesnake Republic’ Talks About Sweetwater Jaycees ‘Rattlesnake Round-up’ on The Morning After

The 2nd weekend in March of each year is the Sweetwater Jaycees "World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-up". This year, the Jaycees will be celebrating their 56th year of this great event.

Sweetwater Jaycees member, and star of Animal Planet's "Rattlesnake Republic", Riley Sawyers stopped by the Rock 108 studios to talk about this year's event. He even brought a few of his rattling friends too.

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