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Southtown Stoplight: Use Caution on Your Next Trip Down Southtown

I have heard a lot of talk about road construction around the area lately. There are several areas of Owensboro that are currently a little maze like due to the construction. While the construction may be annoying while it is going on, it is usually for the best

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OSO’s Concert on the Lawn

It used to be a sign for me that the start of classes was right around the corner. Now that I have graduated, it is a sign to me that fall is getting close. The event I am talking about is the annual Concert on the Lawn!

The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra’s Concert on the Lawn will take place this Saturday on the front lawn of Kentucky Wesleyan College

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Dave Spencer
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C.G. Morehead Print Celebrates — If It Can — 40 Years as a Dave Spencer Family Heirloom [VIDEO]

Artist C.G. Morehead, who passed away in 1979, is an Owensboro legend. His artwork can be found almost anywhere in Daviess County and probably far beyond.

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Owensboro on YouTube: Kings Highway Performs at Bluegrass in the Village [VIDEO]

On Saturday, July 27th, Yellow Creek Park played host to Bluegrass in the Village. It's a local event featuring awesome bluegrass music and delicious barbecue.

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Hometown Heroes Golf Scramble

A star studded golf scramble is coming up this Thursday to benefit the International Bluegrass Music Center. The Owensboro Hometown Heroes Celebrity Golf Scramble will take place at the Owensboro Country Club, with Rex Chapman, Cliff Hagan, the Hayden Brothers (Nicky, Tommy, & Roger), Darrell Waltrip, Michael Waltrip, Bobby Watson, and Brad Wilkerson all participating!

The charity scramble is to help the Bluegrass Music Cent continue to grow, and be a home for bluegrass fans from around the world. On

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Local Filmmaker Keenan Powell to Release Documentary DVD About Owensboro’s Origins [VIDEO]

Owensboro Founding from South Cicero Media on Vimeo.

Owensboro filmmaker Keenan Powell has completed a documentary ABOUT Owensboro called Owensboro: Portrait from Middle America.

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Puzzle Pieces’ 2nd Annual Birthday Bash Celebration Banquet

Puzzle Pieces' clients and staff have prepared all summer to host a celebration fundraising banquet on August 2nd at 6:30pm at Owensboro Christian Church. This night will be dedicated to celebrating Puzzle Pieces operating for one year and the impact we have made on the clients we serve with special needs.

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Owensboro Daviess County Has Another Team Headed to Regionals

Yesterday I put up a blog about the 13 and 14 year old Owensboro-Daviess county Babe Ruth teams winning the West State Tournament and heading to Regionals. Well today I found out that another Owensboro-Daviess county team is heading to Regionals!

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Photo Courtesy of Roxi Payne
Photo Courtesy of Roxi Payne
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Owensboro Daviess County Babe Ruth 13s and 14s Win West State Tournaments

Congratulations are in order for the Owensboro Daviess County 13 year old and 14 year old baseball teams. Last night both teams won the West State Tournaments to advance to the regional tournaments!

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Owensboro Public Schools Amendment to Breakfast and Lunch Policy

I heard about this possibility a few months back, but it has now released that the change will be occurring. Owensboro Public Schools announced today that they are amending their policy for serving meals to students for the 2013-2014 school year under the National School Lunch/School Breakfast Programs

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Flashback: The Kentucky Governor’s Cup Regatta Was the Only Thing You Heard 40 Summers Ago in Owensboro [VIDEO]

It. Was. Deafening. And it was very, very cool. I was a little kid when the Kentucky Governor's Race set up its base of operations 40 years ago on the Owensboro riverfront.

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Unbelievable Dance Contestant

Before I left for lunch today Roxi, our great receptionist, was telling me about a video that a friend had shared with her. it was a contestant on a talent show. Normally I enjoy when people share these videos because on several occasions they have been either the best of the show or the worst of the show (I am not much of a fan of the middle of the road videos)

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