April 24.2014 – Job Appraisal – Author Unknown

Hear the Warm and Fuzzy here! A little boy went into a drugstore, reached for a soda carton and pulled it over to the telephone. He climbed onto the carton so that he could reach the buttons on the phone and proceeded to punch in seven digits (phone numbers). The store-owner observed and listened to…

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April 24.2014 – Nashville Stars!

TIME has named Carrie Underwood to its TIME 100 list, an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The full list appears in the May 5 issue of TIME, available on newsstands and tablets on Friday, April 25 *** Keith Urban is set to appear on The Tonight Show with Jimmy…

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April 23.2014 – The Story Behind “Our Song” by Taylor Swift

Hear the story behind the song here! In an interview with American Online (AOL) Taylor Swift was asked if there was a true story behind this song. The teenage Country music singer-songwriter replied: “I wrote this song in my freshman year of high school for my ninth grade talent show. I was sitting there thinking,…

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April 23.2014 – Nashville Stars!

Pictured: the late David “Stringbean” Akeman Convicted killer John A. Brown, 63, the man who murdered Grand Ole Opry and Hee Haw star David “Stringbean” Akeman and his wife Estelle in 1973, appeared before a member of the Tennessee Board of Parole Wednesday morning, April 23, according to The Tennessean. Brown and his cousin, Doug…

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April 23.2014 – Laughter Is The Best Medicine by Peter McWilliams

Hear today’s Warm and Fuzzy here! Many years ago, Norman Cousins was diagnosed as “terminally ill”. He was given six months to live. His chance for recovery was 1 in 500. He could see the worry, depression and anger in his life contributed to, and perhaps helped cause, his disease. He wondered, “If illness can…

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April 22.2014 – The Story Behind “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or What?” By Thompson Square

Hear the story here! Husband and wife duo Thompson Square (Keifer and Shawna Thompson) got their first-ever Top 5 hit with ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not,’ the second single from their self-titled debut album. The song’s co-writers, David Lee Murphy and Jim Collins, who also penned Jason Aldean‘s No. 1 smash ‘Big Green…

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April 22.2014 – Four Candles – Author Unknown

In a room there were four candles burning. The ambiance was so soft you could hear them talking. The first one said, “I am PEACE, however nobody can keep me lit. I believe I will go out.” It’s flame rapidly diminishes and goes out completely. The second one says, “I am FAITH. Most of all…

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April 22.2014 – Nashville Stars!

Hunter Hayes performed “You Think You Know Somebody” at his concert at the Roanoke Civic Center Friday night (4/18/14) and wow, what a great song! Check out this video and listen to the words! Been there, done that! Hunter says: “I’m cautious to talk about it,” Hayes admits. “It’s about that moment when you really…

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April 21.2014 – The Story Behind “Nobody Knows” by Kevin Sharp – December 10.1970 – April 19.2014

Hear the Story here.. Kevin Sharp has died at the age of 43. He passed away Saturday evening (4/19) due to ongoing complications from cancer treatment, specifically from “past stomach surgeries and digestive issues” according to his website. Sharp died at the Fair Oaks, California home of his mother, Elaine Sharp. Kevin Grant Sharp was…

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April 21.2014 – Show Your Compassion – Author Unknown

Hear today’s Warm and Fuzzy here! During the Great Depression of the 1930s, Fiorella LaGuardia was mayor of New York City. One night he visited Night Court in one of the poorest sections of the city and asked the judge, “Why don’t you go home for the evening and let me take over the bench?”…

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