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Despite crazy rainy weather outside, the inside atmosphere was buzzing with anticipation as over 200 contestants and guests enjoyed a Mama Russo’s dinner and five games of Karndean Bingo! Heather “the Country Scoop ” ran a well organized giveaway…Dee Dee & Dennis hammed it up as they called the five Karndean Bingo games finding the […]

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Music circles run big deep and you never know who you will meet and even perform with. The other day I wrote about Toby Keith’s Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert, mentioning that the “Red Rocker”, Sammy Hagar would be one of the musicians performing. Ronnie Dunn is also one of To0by’s friends helping with the concert […]

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Promoters announced June 19th tickets going on sale for Toby Keith’s Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert took place on Friday, June 21st – they are SOLD OUT! Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium seats 82,112! You figure with the stadium in a U-shaped configuration, set the stage up at the ends on the U; that might eliminate […]

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Race fans didn’t actually get rained out this past Saturday at the track, more like weathered out; creating conditions that canceled racing at Sands Speedway. Misting precipitation and fog created conditions that caused officials to cancel racing. Any amount of moisture on the race surface with drivers using slick tires on the rear axle would […]

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Atlantic Records country star Brett Eldredge has announced the details for his forthcoming debut solo album ‘Bring You Back. The singer-songwriter revealed the covert art, track listing and release date for the collection, for which he wrote 11 of the 12 songs. Atlantic Records plans to release ‘Bring You Back’ on Aug. 6. Eldredge worked […]

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Veterans’ Appreciation Has Good Turnout Despite Shaky Weather

Sands Speedway had a big car turnout this past weekend despite the shaky weather for Saturday and the track showed their appreciation for area veterans by allowing free admission! Sands conducts heat races, semi-feature, feature races and a dash during Saturday’s activities. The drivers racing this year are providing more competitive, door to door racing […]

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Daniel de los Reyes, percussionist with country band, Zac Brown Band, recently was awarded Modern Drummer’s 2013 Reader’s Poll Percussionist of the Year! Reyes is a third generation drummer/percussionist of Puerto Rican/Cuban/American decent. WFXD regularly plays songs from the three time Grammy winning band but I would have never guessed the Daniel and ZBB’s drummer […]

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Last year, Eli Young Band performed at the UP State Fair and had a great time and turn out. This year, the band will be having a summer to remember since they have signed on to perform with Kenny Chesney’s No Shoes Nation Tour! Think of it while you check this snap shot from Chesney’s […]

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 Sands Speedway has set this week’s racing action in appreciation for our area veterans. This Saturday, June 15th, all veterans can get in to watch racing at the track for only $5. If you are a veteran & a senior – you get in for FREE! Last weekend’s featured Super Stock race finished door to […]

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The U.S. Postal Service unveiled the latest stamp in its Music Icon series this week in Nashville: a stunning portrait of Johnny Cash. In a musical ceremony at the famed Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday (June 5), Johnny’s son, John Carter Cash, welcomed an all-star roster of country artists to honor his dad in song. Among […]

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