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Shotgun’s Finally Gets His Beef Jerky!!!

Shotgun’s Finally Gets His Beef Jerky!!!

After years of telling Kix Country how he drove 2 hours to get “The World’s Best Beef Jerky”, his dreams come true as he will be broadcasting from Stripling’s General Store in Tifton Saturday May 28 starting at 11! Stripling’s is a full-service butcher shop with world famous sausage and jerky, and unique Southern specialties […]

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Three Things Everyone Does at the Drive-Thru

Three Things Everyone Does at the Drive-Thru

Someone posted a short-but-sweet list of things everyone does at the drive-thru.  Here are the three they came up with . . . 1.  Reciting your order from memory.  When it’s a place you go to a lot, you don’t need the menu.  You’ve got your regular order locked and loaded.  (Sometimes though, I’m that […]

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Shotgun’s “Did You Know?”

Shotgun’s “Did You Know?”

1.  Cambodians have the longest average work week, while the Danish have the shortest. 2.  Cookie Monster’s real first name is “Sid.”  It was revealed in an episode of “Sesame Street” in 2004. 3.  In Greece, Portugal, Spain, and most Latin American countries, kids are taught there are only six continents on Earth . . . North […]

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THIS DAY IN KIXTORY

THIS DAY IN KIXTORY

43 years ago- In 1979, Margaret Thatcher was elected the First Female Prime Minister of Great Britain. She was sworn in the next day. 49 years ago- In1973, the Sears Tower was completed in Chicago . . . and officially certified as the World’s Tallest Building. It’s 1,450 feet and 110 stories tall. Or 1,730 […]

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This Day In Kixtory!

This Day In Kixtory!

181 years ago – In 1841, America’s 9th president, William Henry Harrison, died of pneumonia just one month after his inauguration.  He was the First U.S. President to Die in Office.  Eight presidents have died in office: 62 years ago – In 1960, the original version of “Ben Hur” swept the Oscars and won 11 awards, […]

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Luke Bryan’s Wife Took their Prank War to “American Idol”

Luke Bryan’s Wife Took their Prank War to “American Idol”

Luke Bryan’s wife Caroline pranked him by going on the “American Idol” set disguised as a crew member,eating from a bag of popcorn while someone sang. Listen to how that went down.(Katy Perry and the production crew were in on it. They even had someone pretend to be a contestant. Lionel Richie and Luke had […]

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This Day In KIXTORY

This Day In KIXTORY

70 years ago – In 1952, Alan Freed held “The Moondog Coronation Ball” in Cleveland, which is now consideredthe first major rock and roll show in history.The arena could only hold 10,000 people, but over 20,000 rock fans showed up and the crowd broke through the gates, so the cops shut the whole thing down. […]

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Did You Know???

Did You Know???

Giraffes and mice have the same number of vertebrae in their necks: Seven. The closest relative to manatees in the animal kingdom are . . . elephants. Which kinda makes sense now that I’m thinking about it. Leo Fender, the guy who invented Fender Stratocaster electric guitars, couldn’t actually play guitar.

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Did Dolly Parton Really Insure Her Boobs?

Did Dolly Parton Really Insure Her Boobs?

Dolly Parton said that her breasts were not insured for millions of dollars in a manner similar to Heidi Klum’s client-insured $2 million legs. “It’s not true about that,” Parton told Today’s Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager after being asked if her most “famous body part” had been insured à la Klum’s legs.  “Years ago, was it […]

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This Day In Kixtory

This Day In Kixtory

36 years ago – In 1986, The Space Shuttle Challenger exploded. It happened 73 seconds after liftoff, and killed all seven crew members. 48 years ago – In 1974, Muhammed Ali beat Joe Frazier at Madison Square Garden in their second match of three fights. Frazier had won the first one. 37 years ago – […]

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