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‘The Room’ And Greg Sestero Returning To Owensboro August 6th [VIDEO]

I know, I know, Miranda is newly single, but she didn't bounce back that fast. I got a tip 'The Disaster Artist' author/actor Greg Sestero runs away with Lambert at the end of her "White Liar" video. Is this poetic justice? Maybe. For the second year, Sestero is bringing his story about making 'The Room' and the film itself back to Owensboro.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Owensboro Police Hosting an Informative Presentation at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church

The Owensboro Police Department will host an informative presentation at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 507 Plum Street, Owensboro this Thursday, July 30th.

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Crazy Me Gifts & Apparel/Facebook
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Crazy Me Gift Gifts And Apparel Ribbon Cutting Today

A new local business in Owensboro is officially opening its doors today/Friday! A ribbon cutting ceremony for Crazy Me Gifts & Apparel at 217 Willamsburg Square will take place at 12:15 p.m. today.

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Kenny King, Dream Copy Photography
Kenny King, Dream Copy Photography
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Additional Big O Music Fest Artist Announced

I'm sure you've heard by now, but the party of the year is back! On Saturday, August 15th, Ray Scott, Corey Smith, The LACS, Travis Tritt and Jake Owen will be rockin' the Big O Music Fest at Reid's Orchard! But, did you hear that they've announced another performer?!? It's one of the hottest acts in all of music! It's....

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OPD
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OPD Taking Applications For Citizens Academy

Have you ever wondered how your Owensboro Police Department really works? Want an insider-view on each department? The Citizens Academy is for you and applications are being accepted now!

Not only will you get a great understanding of the department, but also get a hands-on experience at the firing range, with the bomb squad, an interactive exercise with the Emergency Response Team and more!

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WBKR
WBKR
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Puzzle Pieces Kicks-Off Fundraising Campaign [VIDEO]

Puzzle Pieces will celebrate its third anniversary in September and they are asking for your help to help in the celebration. Puzzle Pieces is an activity day center for individuals with intellectual disabilities ages 8 and up, located here in Owensboro. They kicked off a "60 in 60" campaign yesterday afternoon and have already gotten off to a great start! Their goal is to raise $60,000 in 60 days. This money will help them purchase their current building on Frederica Street that they have been leasing since the beginning.

I talked with Amanda Owen, the Executive Director and Founder of Puzzle Pieces yesterday about how much this campaign means to the clients and their families.

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#TBT — Dave Spencer Finds an Old Family Scrapbook [VIDEO]

While it's still Throwback Thursday, I thought I'd get one in here under the door about an old scrapbook that turned up at my mom's place the other day. It belonged to my grandfather, my dad's dad.

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Nikolay Trubnikov/ThinkStock
Nikolay Trubnikov/ThinkStock
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Owensboro Has Two of the Ten Best Burgers in Kentucky

I guess the "three B's" of the Bluegrass could be Basketball, Barbecue, and Bourbon. But wait, there's a fourth "B" now.

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ThinkStock
ThinkStock
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Trunnell’s Peach Jam and Peach Pageants Are Back!

It wouldn't be summertime without the sweetness of peaches, right? Trunnell's Farm Market agrees and has us all taken care of! The Trunnell's Peach Jam is back! It's a weekend of anything and everything peaches, including a pageant for your sweet little kiddos!

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WBKR
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Owensboro Based “Huts for Haiti” Looking To Make Global Impact [VIDEO]

Huts for Haiti is an Owensboro-based non-profit looking to make a huge impact on the people of Haiti. I had the pleasure of learning more about this wonderful group of people on Friday at Shoe Stop while broadcasting with the Angels for Ashley cooking team during their fundraiser. I interviewed the visionary for Huts for Haiti and this mission is impressive, to say the least.

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Erin Grant
Erin Grant
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Great Harvest Bread Co. 54 Location Now Open

Exciting news! Our neighbors at Great Harvest Bread Co. have added a new location in Owensboro, on Highway 54.

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Huts for Haiti
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Angels For Ashley Holding Fundraiser For Huts For Haiti

By now, you've surely heard of Jerry Morris and the Angels for Ashley cooking team and all the great work they've done around the Tri-State. This amazing team has raised thousands and thousands of dollars for families and organizations and they are adding a new beneficiary to their work. On Thursday and Friday of this week, they will be cooking for Huts for Haiti at Shoe Stop.

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