Shannon Presley

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On the air:  Weekdays 10:00am – 3:00pm.  I’m also the webmaster.

Where I come from:  Leitchfield, KY

The stork dropped me off on:  March 23.  If you want to know what year, all I have to say is, “Didn’t your mama teach you any manners?”

I really annoyed my teachers at:  Grayson County High School

Then they shipped me off to:  Western Kentucky University

Family:  I have a wonderful daughter, Natalie, who is 19 and is a chemical engineering student at University of Kentucky.

Favorite Singers:  Martina McBride, Trisha Yearwood, Easton Corbin, George Strait, Merle Haggard, Alan Jackson, Trace Adkins, Jake Owen, Luke Bryan

Favorite Groups:  Alabama, Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band, Montgomery Gentry, Restless Heart, KISS, Rush, Tannahill Weavers, Father Son & Friends

The best darned guitar players in the world:  Chet Atkins, Vince Gill, Brad Paisley, Steve Wariner, Lee Roy Parnell, Keith Urban, Jerry Reed, Ace Frehley

Favorite Food:  German, Indian, Chinese and of course, my Mama’s fried chicken livers and pinto beans & cornbread!

Favorite Teams:  WKU, UK, the TN Titans

Favorite Actors & Actresses:  Harrison Ford, Johnny Depp, Mandy Patinkin, Kyra Sedgwick, Sandra Bullock, Katharine Hepburn, Forrest Whitaker

Favorite Movies:  Rob Roy, 50 First Dates, Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean, Chronicles of Narnia, Scrooged, Groundhog Day, Die Hard, Last Of The Mohicans, The Libertine, Dangerous Liasons, Terminator 2 and ALL of the Lethal Weapon movies

Favorite TV Shows:  NCIS, Law & Order: SVU, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Criminal Minds, Burn Notice, Dr. Who, South Park, CSI: Miami, Keeping Up Appearances, Flashpoint, Blue Bloods

Hobbies:  Photography, sewing & costuming, reading, historical re-enactment (middle ages and 18th century) and anything that has to do with powertools and computers!

Time at the Beaver:  I started on the 9am to noon shift in December 1997.  Has it really been that long?  Seems like yesterday…

The first place they were crazy enough to hire me:  The station I grew up listening to – WMTL-AM in Leitchfield, KY (1985) – and I’m proud of it!

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