About Steve
I have been the host of the Indiana 105 Dawn Patrol for the Last 15 years. I originally hail from Louisiana, but have lived in Indiana since 1983. So at this point I think it is safe to say I'm a Hoosier. However I will always be a New Orleans Saints Fan, no matter what kind of trouble they may get into. My man cave is called the Voodoo Lounge Deux. The Original Voodoo Lounge was taken out by what was left of Hurricane Ike a few years back. The center piece of the Voodoo Lounge Deux is my hot sauce collection. Some people collect coffee mugs on vacation, I collect Hot Sauce. The Sauce of choice right now is brewed in Northwest Indiana by the Scoffeld Brothers. Be very careful with the Heavy Metal Sauce. However my favorite is a sauce from Barbados called Delish Bajan Sauce. Very hard to find. If you are going to Barbados and can hook a brother up......

My wife Colleen and I were married in 2000. Her grandmother used to own Ma Cole's dinner for all you old timers. And yes we met on the the radio. She was my first winner with Movie trivia 15 years ago. We have helped to for a new Theatre Company that raises money for charity. The Valparaiso Theatrical Company give 60% of every ticket sold back to a 501C3 charity. We have two sons and 4 grand children.

Steve's Posts

Today in Country Music History April 26th

Country Music History

2009 Clint Black wins $20,000 for charity as the project manager for the winning team on an episode of NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice." The task: develop a four-page advertorial for Right Guard

2008 Kenny Chesney's right foot is caught between a mechanical lift and the stage at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina, creating a severe hematoma. He still finishes the concert, which also features Brooks & Dunn, LeAnn Rimes, Luke Bryan, Gary Allan and Uncle Kracker

2005 Carrie Underwood covers Martina McBride for the second time during season four of "American Idol," performing "When God-Fearin' Women Get The Blues"

2003 CMT premieres Shania Twain's "Forever And For Always" video

1997 George Strait begins a five-week stay at the top of the Billboard country chart with "One Night At A Time"

1994 Nicholasville, Kentucky, declares John Michael Montgomery Day and gives him the key to the city


Happy Birthday

Country Music History

1945 Stu Cook is born in Oakland, California. Cook plays bass in the rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival, and later plays with country's Southern Pacific, who mix smooth harmonies with brisk backbeats in "The Perfect Stranger" and "New Shade Of Blue"



Today in Country Music History April 25th

Country Music History

2012 Brad Paisley appears on an episode of the animated Comedy Central series "South Park," singing the national anthem at a fictitious Denver Nuggets basketball game and performing "I Swear" with Cartman

2011 USA Weekend reveals the CMT Music Awards Breakthrough Video of the Year nominees: Lee Brice's "Love Like Crazy"; Aaron Lewis' "Country Boy"; Jerrod Niemann's "Lover, Lover"; The Band Perry's "If I Die Young"; and Thompson Square's "Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not"

2009 Diamond Rio's Jimmy Olander runs 13.1 miles in the Country Music Marathon and Half-Marathon in two hours, 10 minutes. Marty Roe completes it in 2:20 and The Dancehall Doctors' Jeff McMahon does it in 3:36

2005 Lonestar guitarist Michael Britt and his wife, Rene, have a daughter, Hillary Quinn Britt

2003 Brooks & Dunn kick off their third annual Neon Circus & Wild West Show concert tour in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Their supporting acts include Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley, Aaron Lines and Jeff Bates

1990 Clint Black claims four trophies in the 25th annual Academy Of Country Music awards on NBC from Hollywood's Pantages Theatre: Top Male and New Male Vocalist; Album of the Year, for "Killin' Time"; and Single Record of the Year, for "A Better Man"


#1 Song

Country Music History

1993 Sammy Kershaw picks up a #1 single in Billboard with "She Don't Know She's Beautiful"


Today in Country Music History April 24th

Country Music History

2012 Curb releases Lee Brice's "Hard To Love" to radio

2011 John Rich wins $20,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital as the winning manager for a four-page Trump Collection advertising presentation on NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice"

2008 Toby Keith has a performance at a base in Kandahar, Afghanistan, interrupted by mortar fire as he plays for 2,500 troops in his sixth USO tour

2001 Curb releases Tim McGraw's "Set This Circus Down" album

1993 Willie Nelson holds Farm Aid VI in Ames, Iowa, with Sawyer Brown, Martina McBride, The Kentucky HeadHunters, Marty Stuart, Dwight Yoakam, Ringo Starr, Waylon Jennings, Bryan Adams, Paul Simon, Travis Tritt, Ricky Van Shelton and others

1991 Garth Brooks wins a record six times in the 26th annual Academy Of Country Music awards on NBC. His haul includes Entertainer of the Year and Top Male Vocalist; Album ("No Fences"); Single Record ("Friends In Low Places"); and Song and Video ("The Dance")

1982 Pop singer Kelly Clarkson born in Fort Worth, Texas. The winner of the first season of "American Idol," she earns country hits by joining Reba McEntire on "Because Of You" and Jason Aldean on "Don't You Wanna Stay"


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