Good morning!  Happy Friday, everyone, it’s time for a BIG SHOW Friday edition of Bartow’s Morning News, bringing you the best in news, weather, traffic and sports on your award-winning community radio station.

CartersvillePurpleHurricanesFBhelmetWe have four guest segments today, including the fourth of our Coaches Corner interviews at 7:40AM.  Football Head Coach Frank Barden of the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes will join us in studios to recap last week’s opening win against the Darlington Tigers and a look ahead to tonight’s huge community game as the Cass Colonels come to Weinman Stadium.

At 7:50AM, Kim Hatcher, Public Affairs Coordinator with Georgia State Parks and the Department of Natural Resources.  We’ll discuss State Parks Day, talk about some of the events in our own backyard and even get a few money-saving tips.

MichaelSchwartzinDesertThen, in hour three, at 8:40AM, we’ll start with an update on Cartersville’s Michael Schwartz with Cycling for Warriors who is going to check-in by phone to tell us how his goal to cycle across America is going.  And Trey Gaines, Executive Director with the Bartow History Museum, wraps up  our guest segments around 8:50AM, where we’ll discuss all of the upcoming activities at the musuem.

MattLaughridgeforStateSenateLogoAnd, if you missed it, we were the first to have Matt Laughridge join us in the first hour to announce that he is running for the Georgia State Senate, district 12, to fill Barry Loundermilk’s former seat.

Plus, we’ll play some trivia for a 4-pack of tickets to Lake Winnepesaukah and maybe we’ll play for a round of Yellow Box Sandals, too, from your neighborhood Belk store.

Tune in for Fox News at the top of each hour, state-wide headlines from GNN at the bottom of each hour, and local news, weather, traffic and sports in between. It’s all here on your award-winning AM 1450 WBHF.

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