Rain may help California firefighters and bring more misery for Camp Fire evacuees

A series of storms set to bring some relief to Northern California firefighters Wednesday has thousands of people afraid that flash flooding and mudslides could crush what’s left of the towns charred by the devastating Camp Fire. Almost 1 million people are under flash flood watch in Northern California, where 4 to 6 inches of…

Venus Williams reaches settlement in wrongful death lawsuit over fatal car crash

Tennis star Venus Williams has reached a settlement in the wrongful death suit centered around a fatal car accident, according to court documents. The accident, in which the other driver’s Hyundai Accent crashed into Williams’ Toyota Sequoia, resulted in the death of Jerome Barson two weeks later. His wife, Linda, was driving and was injured…

California has already spent over half a billion dollars fighting wildfires

In only a few months, California’s wildfires have destroyed tens of thousands of homes, killed more than 80 people and blown through the firefighting funds that lawmakers set aside for an entire year. Firefighters have spent $601,572,000 fighting wildfires only four and a half months into the fiscal year that ends in June 2019, said…

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Golden Apple: Mary Retchko

Golden Apple: Mary Retchko

A Dalewood Middle School teacher is passionate about teaching, and wants to see her students succeed. That’s earned her a Golden Apple Award. The post Golden Apple: Mary Retchko appeared first on WDEF.

Walker County looking for two suspects in Rossville shootout

Walker County looking for two suspects in Rossville shootout

7:45 PM UPDATE: Back to square one in the manhunt. Sheriff Steve Wilson say they have now determined that the two suspects are NOT the John Ross II and Robert Root. He says they were mislead by a woman who said she loaned those two men a car. But they found Ross at his home…

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2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

It was a wild night in the Tennessee Valley. Storms raged as teams tried to complete their Week 1 games. Join Cowboy and Coca-Cola Red Zone Sideline Reporter Jeff Cate as they discuss the wet and wild action of Week 1 High School Football.

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

Check out some of our favorite Superbowl commercials! Amazon, “Alexa Loses Her Voice” (BTW, you can listen to WGOW-FM on Alexa by saying, “Alexa, enable the Talk One Oh Two Point Three skill!” and to WGOW-AM by saying, “Alexa, enable the News W-G-O-W skill!”) NFL, “Touchdown Celebrations to Come” Budweiser, “Stand By You” Doritos, “DORITOS BLAZE…

Did you miss that pink sky?

Did you miss that pink sky?

On Monday, there was a proliferation of “pink sky” shots sent in by listeners.  Followed by obligatory, condescending “explanation of phenomenon” by meteorologists.  Best example I’ve ever seen…lasted 5 mins, or so at Henson’s Gap/Lewis Chapel Mtn., overlooking Dunlap, Tn.  Launch ramp of “Tennessee TreeToppers” hanggliding club.  

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

I boycotted the NFL for 2 years.   And I had a good reason….not faux-outrage from the right nor the left. But I digress. I hear the calls for protests…for boycotts of the NFL over Colin Kaepernick’s not being signed by any NFL team as quarterback.  They say it’s because of the former 49’ers QB’s…