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The Community of Brentwood Still Trying To Cope With Loss and Jake Owen Injures Toe at NH Concert

The community of Brentwood is still trying to come to terms with the loss of one of their own. Officer Steven Arkell was killed in the line of duty earlier this month and the Brentwood Police Department stopped by Studio Big to thank everyone for the outpouring of support the community, police department and especially,the Arkell family has had and continues to receive.  If you would like to donate to the fund, here is the information you need to know.

Jake Owen Injured At Concert

You heard us talking about this during the morning show.
Jake Bus
Jake Owen brought his “Days of Gold” tour to The Bank of NH Pavilion at Meadowbrook last night.  Read all about the injury and see photos too!

Weather

Clouds and a chance of showers, high 71.  Cloudy in the North Country with afternoon showers and thunderstorms, high 68.  Rob rated the weekend a *7*

Top News Stories

Obama Summons Shinseki
President Barack Obama has summoned Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to the White House this morning. The meeting comes amid mounting calls for Shinseki to resign after a VA watchdog report found broad and deep-seated problems in the sprawling VA health care system.

Shots Fired In Newmarket
Police in Newmarket say two men are in custody after shots were fired from a home on Salmon Street. Police Chief Kevin Cyr reports police from several communities, including a SWAT team, responded to the home this morning. There has been no reports of injuries.

Maine Woman Gets Seven Years Behind Bars
A 52-year-old Portland woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to her eighth drunken driving offense. A judge at sentencing Thursday said Kelly Jean Boyer has been “wholly unsuccessful” in treating her alcoholism.  Prosecutors called her a “serial drunken driver.” Boyer had graduated from an intensive substance abuse treatment program in the York County Drug Court just 20 days before she was arrested on the most recent charge on Jan. 10 in Scarborough.

Stupid News

A school sanctioned senior prank went a bit too far in Ohio.  Smithville High is being torn down at the end of this school year.  So, the graduating seniors were allowed to spray paint their names on the walls.  However, teenagers and spray paint can sometimes be a bad mix.  Some teens painted more ‘colorful’ words than just their name.

Joke du Jour

It’s the distant future and Don’s hair is getting a little skimpy on the top.  Fortunately, Don’s friend Karen had some good news for him:
‘Boy, I sure am concerned about my hair.  It’s not thick and bushy like it used to be.’
Well, Don, I’ve got some good news for you.  I have been working on an invention for years that cures baldness. Let me take some and rub it into your scalp.  Rub..rub…rub…you’ll love this stuff.
“Oh that feels good.  What’s that stuff anyway.”
Well, it’s made from exotic oils.
Does it really grow hair?
Oh, it doesn’t grow hair. It shrinks your head to fit the hair you have!

Coming Up On Monday

One of our Year of Service partners, “The Richie McFarland’s Children Center” will be in studio.  Plus, your chance at tickets to see LUKE BRYAN at Verizon Wireless Arena!

 

 

 

 

 

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