The homeless hero who handed a found backpack full of cash and travelers checks worth some $40,000 over to Police will not walk away from his good deed empty handed. In addition to a special citation from the Boston Police Department, Glen James stands to receive upwards of $70,000 thanks to an Internet fundraiser launched by a Virginia man who was touched by the story. Ethan Whittington thought he could raise a few hundred bucks as a thank you to James for his selflessness. But 24 hours later, Whittington's GoFundMe page had raised over $55,000 thanks to the donations of some 2,000 strangers. And the numbers have not stopped climbing since.
The 47th Annual CMA Awards will air live November 6 on ABC. CARRIE UNDERWOOD and BRAD PAISLEY will host the show for the sixth time. Seems like every year, we are asked just WHO will win, so, I thought I’d toss out the earliest of predictions. Please, no wagering…~Rowdy
Every morning this week I have had a subtle reminder or two of the EIPC event that was the 2013 Oklahoma Championship Steak Cook-Off. Between the sunburn wearing off and the pleasing after-aroma of smoke and Kingsford Charcoal briquettes that linger in my hair, I cannot begin to explain how unbelievably impressed I was with the whole thing.
The VOO Crew wants to wish you a very happy and safe 4th of July holiday! We were discussing favorite 4th of July holiday memories off-air this morning, and Rowdy says that his was a fireworks display that had been sanctioned by the Ft. Worth Fire Department that got out of control and scorched half an acre of the Trinity River bottoms!!