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KHAZ Country Music News: Nashville’s Walk of Fame To Add Loretta Lynn »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Loretta Lynn and Jack White will be the latest inductees into Nashville’s Music City Walk of Fame. The June 4 event marks the reopening of the renovated walk of fame. The addition of Lynn and White will bring the number of artists to 63.   Join fans of 99 KZ Country on […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Lee Greenwood Created Children’s Book »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Lee Greenwood is creating a children’s book based on his song, “God Bless The U.S.A.” Greenwood’s book, “Proud To Be An American,” teaches geography and encourages patriotism. Portraits of American soldiers are shown on several pages. The book includes a download for a new version of “God Bless The U.S.A.” It comes […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Darius Rucker Presenting Homes to Veterans »

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MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) – Darius Rucker has given away a house to a U.S. military veteran. Rucker gave the keys to Daniel Branham of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, on Wednesday’s “Today” show. Rucker is giving away 11 homes during his summer tour. Branham served 15 months in Iraq with the U.S. Army. He was […]

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Younger advances in bid for Country Stampede main stage »

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Blaine Younger, who got his musical start in the Hays area, is in the running for a chance to play the 2015 Kicker Country Stampede this summer. The Manhattan event is scheduled in June and will be headlined by Blake Shelton, Travis Tritt and Florida Georgia Line, among other top country acts. Younger has advanced […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: George Jones Movie Planned »

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LOS ANGELES (AP) – The filmmaker who made the upcoming movie about rap group N.W.A. is taking on a very different project. Alan Wenkus is now working on a film about George Jones. Wenkus is working with Jones’ widow, Nancy, for the film “No Show Jones.” It will follow Jones’ rise to fame, his marriage […]

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KFIX Rock News: Rolling Stones Taking Part In First Ever Twitter Q&A; Answers To Be Posted on Monday »

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You can’t always get what you want, but if you ever wanted to ask a question to the members of The Rolling Stones, you now have your chance. The guys in the band are taking part in their first ever Twitter Q&A, and you can submit questions now via The Stones’ Twitter account. There’s no […]

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The Thrill is Gone: B.B. King mourned after passing »

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Blues legend B.B. King has died in Las Vegas at age 89, his lawyer says. Attorney Brent Bryson tells The Associated Press that King died peacefully in his sleep at 9:40 p.m. PDT Thursday at his home in Las Vegas. The one-time farmhand brought new fans to the blues and influenced […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 5/15/15 »

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The good thing about graduation is that you get to wear a funny cap that makes your brain look larger than it actually is. When they hand you your diploma, keep moving. In case they try to take it back.   Join fans of 99 KZ Country on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/99KZCountry      

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KFIX House Band For Fri 5/15: Guns N’ Roses »

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Today, enjoy at least one song an hour from Guns n’ Roses on 96.9 “Like” KFIX on Facebook.

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KHAZ Country Music News: Dolly Parton Lichen »

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NEW YORK (AP) – Dolly Parton has a species of lichen named after her. Scientists Jessica L. Allen and James C. Lendemer at The New York Botanical Garden have named the lichen Japewiella dollypartoniana. It was a previously known species but it could not be formally identified until it was discovered in fruit. Allen and […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 5/14/15 »

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Q: What do you call it when it rains chickens and ducks? A: Fowl weather.   Join fans of 99 KZ Country on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/99KZCountry      

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KFIX House Band For Thur 5/14: Led Zeppelin »

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Today, enjoy at least one song an hour from Led Zeppelin on 96.9 “Like” KFIX on Facebook.

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 5/13/15 »

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Cheap Perfume After being away on business, Tim thought it would be nice to bring his wife a little gift. “How about some perfume?” he asked the cosmetics clerk. She showed him a bottle costing $150.00. “That’s a bit much,” said Tim, so she returned with a smaller bottle for $80.00. “That’s still quite a […]

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