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Dave’s Dad Tangles with Possessive Cat

While most of us are remembering great stories about our dads as Father's Day approaches, I think we'd all agree that these stories are great recollections at any time during the year.

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16th Annual Trek to Benefit St. Joseph’s Peace Mission for Children is THIS Sunday [Video]

I am gonna do it!  I have emceed this event for years and Sunday, for the first time ever, I am actually going to attempt the Trek!  Yep!  I am gonna RUN 13 miles from Calhoun to West Louisville.  And, yes!  It appears that I am clearly out of my mind, but trust me when I tell you this event . . . this annual Trek that folks take by foot or by bike . . . is for a great cause.  A couple of years ago, I caught up with founder David Yewell on the Trek course and asked him how the event got started.  Check this out!

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Photo by Jordan Winders
Photo by Jordan Winders
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Rooster Booster Tomorrow

Well the time is here once again for Rooster Booster!

The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce Rooster Booster Breakfast is coming up tomorrow (June 6th) in Owensboro Christian Church Community Room E

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photo by Jordan Winders
photo by Jordan Winders
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Derek Anderson Speaks in Owensboro

This morning I had the pleasure of attending the Young Leader Breakfast of the Owensboro Family YMCA. The focus of the breakfast is to spotlight and inspire the young leaders of the community. One local student is also selected to receive a college scholarship

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Photo Courtesy of Jordan Winders
Photo Courtesy of Jordan Winders
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Two Owensboro Courses to Host Father-Child Golf Tournament

The Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department have come up with a great event to spend time with your dad for Father’s Day. Father’s Day weekend, June 16th and 17th, Ben Hawes and Hillcrest Golf Courses will host their annual Father-Child Golf Tournament

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Babyroo 2013 Event THIS Saturday!

Having your first baby? Not sure what to expect? Make plans to attend Babyroo 2013! This is a FREE baby care fair for expecting families.

Pedia Research, Lewis Lane Baptist Church and Owensboro Parent Magazine present this event Saturday, June 1st from 9:00am to noon.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Dave Spencer Nearly Witnesses Disaster While Stopped at a Train

On Sunday, I joined many others who decided it was a nice evening to be at Smothers Park. The park was full to bursting--an encouraging sign with regards to the growth of downtown Owensboro.

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KWC Athletics Director Leaving

Kentucky Wesleyan College is losing another member of its athletic department.

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Dave Spencer Family Archives
Dave Spencer Family Archives
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Painted Photography: It Was My Grandmother’s Specialty

I learned some fascinating things about my grandmother while spending time with my mom on Mother's Day. First of all, there are several photos I remember growing up that always looked a little unusual to me, in that, while they were in color, they didn't seem to be like other color photos that I'd seen.

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Air Force Supercar coming to the Barbecue Festival

I am a huge car fan! A classic muscle car or a shiny new pick-up truck can turn my head in an instant. I enjoy going to car shows, reading car magazines, and working on cars. Anything to do with cars, it catches my attention

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From bbqfest.com
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Getting Around the Barbecue Festival

It is that time of year again! The International Barbecue Fest is back in downtown Owensboro this Friday and Saturday. And as always it brings with it a variety of fun activities and of course great food!

I always enjoy the Barbecue Fest and try to make it down for a little while every year

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Photo by Jordan Winders
Photo by Jordan Winders
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A Look At The New Owensboro Hospital

This morning, The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce's Rooster Booster Breakfast was held at the new Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The program was held in front of a sold out crowd and broadcast live on 1490 WOMI-AM

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