PostedMonday, August 20th, 2018 7:51pmbyMark Layne
Kenny Rogers celebrates his 80th birthday Tuesday. Be sure to join Cheryl in the morning and Nancy Kay in the afternoon on the Legend 1050 KVPI as we spotlight all of his classic country recordings...Read More
PostedSaturday, February 4th, 2017 6:47pmbyMark Layne
Check out the original Country Gold show tonight and every Saturday night with Rowdy Yates. The show will air from 7:00pm to 12 midnight on KVPI 1050 The Legend. He will be live on the air taking y...Read More
Be sure to listen to our exclusive live remote broadcast every Saturday morning from world famous Fred's Lounge in Mamou from 9:05-11:00am on KVPI 1050 AM and on kvpionline.com with announcer A...Read More
Superintendent Darwan Lazard announced at Wednesday’s school board meeting that Mamou Elementary has made history by becoming a certified French immersion program; the first in Evangeline Par...Read More
Thomas McFarlain, representing the Evangeline ARC and the special needs clients they serve, addressed the Ville Platte City Council Tuesday to request that the city stop a new bar called “The...Read More
ABC RadioUSA Networks new singing competition,Real Country, is set to premiere Tuesday, November 13 at 10 p.m. ET.
In addition to being one ofReal Countrys permanent panel of artists, Shania Twain is also one of the shows executive producers. BothJake OwenandTravis Trittwill appear alongside the Canadian country/pop superstar on each episode, withTrace Adkins,WynonnaandBig Richa...
KVPI Sports plans to carry all of the games with our Ville Platte 6 year old all stars planning to compete this weekend in the Dixie Youth T Ball World Series in Center, Texas. The games begin Satu...Read More
Here is a final update on our Ville Platte girls competing in the USSSA World Series in Alabama.The Ville Platte 8 U girls all stars lost to Mill Creek Georgia in Game One of Bracket Play and our g...Read More
KVPI Sports plans to broadcast the East Sub District baseball tournament for the T ball all stars. The games begin Thursday night through Sunday afternoon at the Ville Platte Recreational Complex. ...Read More
1935, Born on this day in San Antonio, Texas was Justin Tubb, the oldest son of legendary country singer Ernest Tubb. He scored two duets with Goldie Hill, ("Looking Back to See" and "Sure Fire Kisses"). A year later, at the age of 20, he was made a member of the Grand Ole Opry. He penned many hit songs for other performers, including "Keeping Up with the Joneses", "Love Is No Excuse", and "Lonesome 7-7203", a hit for Hawkshaw Hawkins.
On This Day in Music History: Tuesday, August 21st
1989, Capitol records released "If Tomorrow Never Comes" by Garth Brooks. Written by Brooks and Kent Blazy, it was released on his self-titled 1989 debut album Garth Brooks and also appears on The Hits, The Limited Series and Double Live. This was his first #1 single on the Billboard Country Singles chart.
On This Day in Music History: Wednesday, August 22nd
1960, Born on this day in De Queen, Arkansas, was country music singer, Collin Raye who made his debut on the American country music scene in 1991 with the release of his debut album All I Can Be, which produced his first #1 hit in "Love, Me".
On This Day in Music History: Thursday, August 23rd
1992, "Boot Scootin' Boogie" by Brooks & Dunn was at #1 on the Country chart. Its success is cited as having started a renewed interest in line dancing throughout the United States. Before its release, Asleep at the Wheel recorded it on their 1990 album Keepin' Me Up Nights.
On This Day in Music History: Friday, August 24th
1985, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers were at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with "Real Love", the title track from Parton’s latest album, Parton and Rogers' second country chart-topper as a duet act.