Ran across this story over the weekend, and it sounds like the plot of a bad action movie! Seriously, we couldn't make this stuff up!
--Maria Somoes is a housewife in eastern Brazil. She suspected her husband was having an affair with a woman named Iranildes Araujo.
--Maria was furious that her husband was spending time with another woman . . .
On Fridays, we always welcome in a deserving non-profit group to take part in The Extortion Breakfast. This morning the folks from cMoe, (the Children's Museum of Evansville) cooked us a delicious breakfast of mini sausage and egg casseroles, bacon, and killer blueberry coffee cake!! cMoe is celebrating their 5th anniversary with a fabulous gala being held at The Ford Center on Oct. 28th.
** Big Debut on television last night of Simon Cowell's new show, "The X Factor." Paula Abdul, Nicole Sherzinger and L.A.
You would have laughed if you saw me picking berries today. I wore a home-made bucket, a cut up plastic milk carton strapped to my waist with a leather belt, work gloves, cowboy boots and a big stick to pull the vines down from the high spots. I looked like a total goof ball, my teens would have died of embarrassment if they saw me!
** Huge thanks to the Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer for a killer Extortion Breakfast this morning! What a spread – wonderful potato dish, spicy sausage casserole, homemade kuchens (about the best we think we’ve ever had, and we’ve had a few,) and Scotch Eggs! What are Scotch Eggs? A hardboiled egg packed in sausage and breadcrumbs, given an egg wash and fried. Nature’s perfect food!
** Today is WIKY’s annual Random Acts of Drive-through Kindness where we encourage you to go through a drive through and simply pay for the person in line behind you. Why? Because it’s a nice thing to do! What’s in it for you? Well, nothing really. That’s the point. But we guarantee that when you do, the reaction from the person is worth every penny! The Random Acts of Drive-Through Kindness continues a
WIKY Morning Show September 13, 2011
**All this week in the Culture Quiz, brought to you by Subway, you can Beat the Box Office for Bob Seger tickets Tuesday through Friday with the Culture Quiz. WIKY welcomes Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band November 9th to the Ford Center! Win tickets and qualify for a pair of front row seats!
**With the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we thought that the NFL really hit the right tone in their many tributes across the league yesterday. Perhaps none more moving than the ceremony before the Bears/Falcons game at Soldier Field in Chicago featuring the National Anthem sung by Jim Cornelison of the Blackhawks. It’s something that every American should see –
**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 be served so you have to be 21 or over. Tickets are $100; corporate tables are still available at $800. Details –
**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