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Monday, July 21st, 2014 Read More

Sergeant Killjoy on patrol

I gave myself a 24-hour cool off period – but I am still mad and upset with a certain OPP officer this morning, and I’m not sure how to best deal with it. I have to preface this Monday morning rant by saying that the young man who was charged with drinking beer on the […]


Posted By: KICX News
Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 Read More

CCMA Nomination Announced

On the heels of a successful year, Brett Kissel leads the pack with a total of eight nominations, including: Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, CMT Video of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Interactive Artist of the Year, Record Producer of the Year and Album Design of the Year.   […]


Posted By: Jack
Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 Read More

Drummer wanted for play

Huronia Player’s production of ‘You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown’ the musical, needs your help! They are currently looking for a Drummer that can read music and who is available rehearsals on Monday, Wed & Sunday evenings and for 11 performances between Aug 8 – 23rd at the Midland Cultural Centre. Please contact Musical Director, […]


Posted By: KICX News
Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 Read More

Garth Brook Make Statement

GARTH BROOKS issued a statement Monday (July 14/14) concerning the planned Dublin, Ireland, concerts:   “I have always been advised to NEVER send a message in ‘the moment.’ It is said it is best to take a walk, wait awhile, and think about it. With that said, I just received the news the Dublin City […]


Posted By: Jack
Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 Read More

One question to ask your child every day!

I read blog by psychiatrist and author Dr. Shimi Kang.  In it she outlined what she thinks is the one question we should ask children every day. What are you grateful for today? The article is worth a read and can be found here. Dr. Kang is the author of the book “The Dolphin Way: A […]


Posted By: Jack
Monday, July 7th, 2014 Read More

Congratulations to Beverley Mahood

BEVERLEY MAHOOD TO RECEIVE 2014 SLAIGHT MUSIC HUMANITARIAN AWARD The Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) announced today that CCMA Award winner Beverley Mahood will receive the 2014 Slaight Music Humanitarian Award. “Beverley Mahood has long used the stage and her talents to champion causes that need awareness, support and give voice to philanthropic endeavors she […]


Posted By: Jack
Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 Read More

What’s Garth Up To?

The secret is about to be released. Garth Brooks has something big to announce and his website continues to tease that the date is July 7th for that something to be announced. Garth has already revealed plans for a three-year world tour so most likely this is a follow-up with more details? The website garthbrooks.com […]


Posted By: Jack
Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 Read More

Beat the heat with Barrie Firefighters

‘Hot Summer Nights’ with Barrie Firefighters… (Barrie, ON) Once again, Barrie Fire & Emergency Service will help keep families cool and safe this summer with their 3rd annual ‘Hot Summer Nights’ campaign. This community event is a refreshing way to increase awareness about fire safety, and offer residents the opportunity to: · Meet firefighters in […]


Posted By: KICX News
Thursday, June 19th, 2014 Read More

First Day of Summer Fun in Orillia

Two exciting recreational events are slated to take place this Saturday at City of Orillia parks and facilities. Orillia Parks, Recreation and Culture is teaming up with local organizations such as the O.P.P. Marine Unit, Lifesaving Society, Simcoe County District Health Unit and the Canadian Cancer Society for the fourth annual carnival themed Water Smart […]


Posted By: Jack
Monday, June 9th, 2014 Read More

Modern Day Slavery

For most of us in Canada, the idea of modern day slavery, or sex trafficking, is unthinkable.  How could this happen?  How could this happen HERE?  Think it doesn’t? Thursday June 19th at the Barrie Uptown Theatre, (55 Dunlop Street West, Barrie) you are invited to a free showing of the documentary Red Light Green […]


Posted By: Jack
Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 Read More

New Tunes Tuesday

Two of the new album releases today come from great Canadians.   The Roadhammers are back at it and Wheels is out today.   Track List: 1 Wheels 2 I’ve Been Everywhere 3 Mud (feat. Jeffrey Steele) 4 Get On Down the Road 5 Rollin’ of a Ramblin’ Man 6 Hillbilly Highway 7 Roll On […]


Posted By: Jack
Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 Read More

Kenny Chesney Teaser

Kenny Chesney released a teaser trailer for his new song American Kids. The song will be released later this month and will be on the album expected to come out in September.  


Posted By: Jack
Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 Read More

Nomination for 2014 Order of Orillia

The City of Orillia Commemorative Awards Committee is seeking nominations for the 2014 Order of Orillia. Nominations are due Friday, May 30 at 4 p.m. The Order of Orillia recognizes individuals and groups who dedicate their time and effort to bettering the community through volunteerism. The award is reserved for residents who have enriched the […]


Posted By: Jack
Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 Read More

New Tunes Tuesday

New albums released today include the latest for Rascal Flatts and one from Dolly Parton. Rascal Flatt’s Rewind has the boy getting back to a more mellow and romantic style. Tracklist Payback Rewind I Have Never Been to Memphis DJ Tonight Powerful Stuff Riot Night of Our Lives I Like the Sound of That Aftermath […]


Posted By: Jack
Monday, May 12th, 2014 Read More

People Helping Horses Helping People

At 1095 Warminster Side Rd at RR#3 Coldwater there is a farm doing something incredible. Horseplay Sanctuary owned and operated by Lillian Tepera  and Robert Timlin, is a rescue and shelter farm for mistreated, injured, infirm, abused, neglected and abandoned horses.  In addition to saving horses the facility provides therapeutic equine programs to abused women and […]


Posted By: Jack
Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 Read More

New Tunes (and more) Tuesday

Hunter Hayes’ sophomore album, Storyline is out today (May 6, 2014).     Hunter says the most personal tracks on the album are Invisible and a song called Flashlight.     If you like food, check out the country recipes in this new cookbook.   Country’s Greatest Eats is a cookbook with recipes from such […]


Posted By: Jack
Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 Read More

One of the happiest places – Canada

Switzerland’s residents are the most satisfied with their lives for the second consecutive year, according to the Better Life Index released Monday (May 5, 2014). The Better Life Index rates the 34 OECD member nations, as well as Brazil and the Russian Federation, on 11 variables that contribute to a high quality of life, including […]


Posted By: Jack
Thursday, April 24th, 2014 Read More

Ray Price’s Big Seller

Classic country artists can still sell albums in a big way, at least this man.  The late Ray Price’s final album Beauty Is, has become the third most downloaded album at Amazon.com and is in the Top 30 at the iTunes store. Beauty Is was release April 15th.  The twelve tracks include duets with Vince […]


Posted By: Jack
Monday, April 21st, 2014 Read More

Country Singer Kevin Sharp Dies

Kevin Sharp who released the country version of the song Nobody Knows has died at age 43.     Kevin died Saturday night (April 19) after complications from past stomach surgeries and digestive issues. He battled a rare form of bone cancer growing up, but overcame it and recorded three albums, the first of which […]


Posted By: Jack