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Five Years After the Ice Storm…and It’s Still REALLY Cold

It was five years ago today that we were in the throes of what many believe to be the worst weather experience of their lives. Count me among them.

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Chamber to Host Legislative Forum Saturday

With the legislative session under way, there are a lot of items on the agenda for area legislators.  If you would like to find out what they are working on, and ask questions, you have a chance this Saturday

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OPD To Launch “Eye On Owensboro” Program

Technology has been credited for solving many crimes. Video footage is a big part of that success. Our Owensboro Police Department is introducing a great new partnership with you, the community, in efforts to help reduce crime and solve pending investigations.

Here's more information via the OPD:

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Local Coach and Players Selected for National Team

I always enjoy seeing announcements of who makes it on national sports teams, especially teams representing the USA! Well, it seems that congratulations are in order for a local football coach for making it as part of USA Football’s U

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Get Ready to Run With Couch to 5K in 5 Weeks

With the New Year well under way, many people are working on their New Year resolutions. Well if one of your resolutions is to get ready to run a 5K or if it is just something you want to do, then the Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department has just the thing!

They are now accepting registrations for their “Couch to 5K in 5 Weeks” program

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Gameday Superstitions: What Are Yours?

It is the time of year that I both look forward to and dread. I love the playoffs just like any other football fan, but it also means only three more games and waiting until fall for the season to start again

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New Area Code Overlay Coming to Western Kentucky

Well it’s been a while since we’ve heard about this topic, but a new area code is coming to Western Kentucky. And it is bringing changes with it.

I put a blog up a little over a year ago about the new area code overlay that is coming to the area, and that time is now upon us

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Learn to Skate at the Edge Ice Center

The winter Olympics are coming up very quickly and one of my favorite things about them is the skating. From speed skating to hockey, there is quite a bit of skating involved with the winter Olympics

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KWC to Hold Annual Sock Hop

There were many things I enjoyed from my time in college at Kentucky Wesleyan College. One of those things enjoyed was the annual sock hop. It was part of Dr. Earle’s History and Sociology of Rock and Roll Class

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All-America City Quilt To Visit Owensboro

Love quilts and Owensboro?!? Well, you'll love this! Ha! Ok, all joking aside, the city of Owensboro was honored in 2013 with being named an All-America City.

The All-America City quilt will visit Owensboro, Kentucky from January 4th-11th.

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KWC to Offer FAFSA Assistance

Getting ready for college is a stressful time. Not only is there the stress of finding the school that has the programs you need, but then there is finding the funds to help pay for school.

While there are a number of paths to help you with paying for college, not all will work for every person

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Goldie’s Best Little Opryhouse in KY to Revert Back to Original Name

Theater Workshop of Owensboro decided to revert the theater known as Goldie's Best Little Opryhouse in Kentucky back to its original name, The Empress Theatre.

Originally, a silent movie house that opened in 1912, The Empress was renamed Goldie's Best Little Opryhouse in Kentucky - reopening on Labor Day weekend in

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