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Research Concierge Hosting Fundraising Cookout Saturday

I've said it before and I'll say it again... Jerry Morris has the best butt in the Tri-State! Don't raise your eyebrows at me, it's true, ha! If you've never experienced his cooking, Saturday is your day! Go ahead and get your food for the weekend taken care of now!

Research Concierge is hosting a fundraiser this Saturday, September 20th from 1p-3p at 1010 Allen Street, Owensboro. This is a pre-sale event only (pick-up during the event), selling chickens, ribs and butts. Meat will be cooked by Jerry Morris and the Angels for Ashley cooking team. 

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National Classic To Join Tri-State Christmas Parades

When I saw this news, I may have squealed a little... This year, the Owensboro Daviess County and Evansville Christmas Parade will be joined by some pretty famous, fuzzy feet! Yep... the Budweiser Clydesdal

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Back Alley Musicals’ 2014-15 Season Tickets On Sale Now

Want to see four great musicals for just $85.00? Back Alley Musicals 2014-15 season tickets are now available.

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Register To Win A FREE WBKR T-Shirt!

Have you seen the awesome shirt that NIMCO, Inc designed just for our WBKR listeners?!? You'll love it! If you haven't, click HERE to see our air staff model them, ha!

Here's the deal... 30 Days of Giveaways starts now! That means, we'll be giving away these cool shirts all day, everyda

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The Hwy 60 Yard Sale Is Back!

If you're like me, you look forward to the Hwy 60 yard sale all year long! Over 200 miles, through eight Western Kentucky counties, of hundreds of great deals! Plus, lots of snacking and sightseeing!

Maybe you want to join in the sale? Want to map out your route? Here's more info!

Via the Hwy 60 website...

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DCFD Hosting First Annual Christmas Wish Golf Scramble

The Daviess County Fire Department has been a major Christmas Wish supporter for years. We always know that we can count on them to make a big donation to CW every single year. This year, they're changing things up a bit with a golf scramble.

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7th Annual Lifesavers Walk September 13th In Owensboro

The 7th annual Owensboro Lifesavers Walk is Saturday, September 13th. The walk leaves from the Owensboro Health Park (1006 Ford Avenue). Registration (pre-registration is not required) begins at 9:00am and the walk begins at 10:00am.

Join thousands across the country as they walk in recognition of National Suicide Prevention Week, September 8th - 4th.

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New Champion Ford Commercial Features LoCash Cowboys And Big O Music Fest Footage [VIDEO]

I kept hearing about a drone flying over the massive crowd at the recent Big O Music Fest while the LoCash Cowboys were performing and how cool it was! Turns out, the footage from that was used in a Champion Ford commercial featuring LoCash! I got to see the video Friday while broadcasting live at Champion and you can see it now! Tanner West did a heck of a job on this, it's awesome!!

Were you at the Big O?!? Take a look and see if you can find yourself!!

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My Really Cool Flea-Market Find [PHOTOS]

A few months back, I started a record collection. Ever since then, I've been adding to the collection, one vinyl piece at a time, all while looking for the perfect record player. (Still looking for some Merle, thou.) This weekend, I went wondering around some of the flea markets here in Owensboro and came across a real contender for my missing record player.

So, Carsyn and I started opening the drawers and really taking a look at it and we found the coolest thing inside of it. Take a look...

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4th Annual Owensboro Dragon Boat Festival This Weekend [VIDEO]

Some 2,000 years ago, the Dragon Boat races began to honor the memory of ancient Chinese poet Qu Yuan. According to legend, the people of Chu, who love Yuan, rushed to the river to rescue him and they rowed boats and they beat drums to scare away the fish. Now, this tradition continues around the world, and for the fourth year, the Owensboro Dragon Boat Festival is ready to row.

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Owensboro Symphony Orchestra To Host ‘White On Second’

The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra will host 'White on Second", a meal in the middle of Second Street on the evening of Saturday, September 13.

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Chad And Jaclyn’s Ice Bucket Challenge [VIDEO]

We've all seen the videos by now... millions of people dumping buckets of ice water on their heads, participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge. I'm sure that some of you have too. ALS is a nasty disease. If you've never been affected by it, consider yourself lucky. My friend Amy's Dad passed away from ALS and she challenged Chad and myself to help spread awareness about ALS. Without blinking, I accepted for both of us naturally, ha!

So, without further ado... this one's for you Larry!

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