THIRSTY THURSDAY & FEATURE ALBUM DAY

GOOD MORNING ACADIANA, LOUISIANA & THE WORLD!! This is Paul Marx inviting you to join us for another “THIRSTY THURSDAY” on Louisiana Proud KBON 101.1FM. Listeners will have a chance to win six packs of the new Budweiser BLACK CROWN &  a shirt compliments of Shilling Distributing. We will also be featuring the new ZACHARY […]

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American Tax Dollars Wasted: 10 Worst Examples in 2012

Exotic dancers, robotic squirrels, and a reality TV show in India—your tax dollars supported all of these this year. Federal Spending by the Numbers 2012: A reality TV show in India. The Department of Agriculture’s Market Access Program spends $200 million a year to help U.S. agricultural trade associations and cooperatives advertise their products in […]

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Farm Program Pays $1.3 Billion to People Who Don’t Farm

EL CAMPO, Tex. — Even though Donald R. Matthews put his sprawling new residence in the heart of rice country, he is no farmer. He is a 67-year-old asphalt contractor who wanted to build a dream house for his wife of 40 years. Yet under a federal agriculture program approved by Congress, his 18-acre suburban […]

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12-year-old boy arrested in Minn. School lockdown

NEW PRAGUE, Minn. (AP) – A Minnesota school district locked down several buildings Wednesday after a 911 call that authorities later said was a prank, and a 12-year-old boy suspected of making the call was arrested. The 8 a.m. emergency call prompted a lockdown at the middle school, high school and Central Education Campus buildings […]

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KBON ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR

THE KBON ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR FOR THE WEEKEND OF MARCH 21st-24th SPONSORED BY GULF COAST AUTOPLEX, 407 SHANKLAND AVENUE IN JENNINGS THURSDAY: COWBOYS NIGHT CLUB, LAF-BEER 30 PONT BREAUX’S RESTAURANT, BREAUX BRIDGE-LEE BENOIT FRIDAY: PAT’S ATCHAFALAYA CLUB, HENDERSON-RYAN FORET & THE FORET TRADITION COWBOY’S NIGHT CLUB, LAF-JAMES DUPRE PONT BREAUX’S RESTAURANT, BREAUX BRIDGE- LEE BENOIT McGEE’S LANDING, HENDERSON-T’MONDE […]

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Sunday Funday

The Beau Young Band, in partnership with the Vermilion Association of Physical Handicapped, is having a fundraiser on March 24th at the Red Barn in Abbeville. For those who haven’t heard, The Beau Young Bands equipment trailer was stolen with $20,000 worth of musical equipment in mid February. This fundraiser is being held in part […]

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