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Dave Spencer
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Owensboro Schedules Opening for Spray Parks

Summer's comin', ready or not. But I bet a lot of us are ready, despite the fact that we didn't have the coldest winter we've ever had.

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Defense Secretary Hagel Marks Veterans Day At The Vietnam War Memorial
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Owensboro Hosts Bluegrass Honor Flight For Local Veterans [VIDEO]

An honor flight took place this week from the Owensboro Sportscenter for local veterans.  Over 20 veterans are being honored during this flight.

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Via Karen Grise Facebook
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Owensboro Woman Grows Potato That Looks Like A Butt [PHOTO]

Have you all ever seen the segment on Ron Rhodes Weather where he highlights the "Funky Fruit" of the day!  Well, a local Owensboro woman grew a sweet potato I think is totally worthy if the spotlight!

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iTheatrics via YouTube
iTheatrics via YouTube
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Seussical Jr. the Musical in Owensboro this Weekend

One of the most performed shows in America, Seussical Jr. the Musical, is taking over the Empress Theatre in Owensboro this weekend! It’s a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza for the entire family!

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Via Emily Clark Shelton Facebook
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City Hosting LIVE on the Banks Concert Series [SCHEDULE]

The City of Owensboro is sponsoring a free LIVE concert on the river this summer.  The concerts will take place May through September with the first concert starting Saturday, May 20.  Check out the full list of entertainment!

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Two Local Owensboro Girls Painting With A Purpose [PHOTOS]

As a parent with multiple children paying for expensive trips and big ticket items can sometimes have its obstacles.  Gracen and Emilee Gabbert decided they wanted to help their mom out by raising money for church camp!

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City of Owensboro Setting Up Sunscreen Stations

One of the things I love about Holiday World and, really, any theme park, I guess, is the abundance of sunscreen stations throughout the park.

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Dave Spencer
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The Ten Commandments of Owensboro’s Big Dipper [PHOTOS]

I love the Big Dipper. Most Owensboroans do. I love everything about places like this...those great old hangouts that have been around forever.

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Barb Birgy via WBKR Facebook
Barb Birgy via WBKR Facebook
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Balloons Over the Garden & Dazzling Daylilies Festival Returns [EVENT SCHEDULE]

The Western Kentucky Botanical Garden will host the 8th Annual, Award-Winning, Balloons Over the Garden & Dazzling Daylilies Festival and you can be there to experience it all! Save the date.

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Is Fazoli’s In Owensboro Closing? [PHOTO]

We have had several people asking us if Fazoli's was closing on south Frederica.  The sign is down and there is a large trash bin in the parking lot.  Here is what we found out!

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This Old Storefront/Doctor’s Building Brings Back a Lot of Memories

When I was a kid, one of my greatest fears was going to see the doctor...even though Dr. Bickel was a great guy.

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Is Owensboro Getting An IHOP Restaurant? [VIDEO]

I got word late yesterday afternoon that there may be an IHOP going up right in front of Menards next to Starbucks.  Here's what I found out.

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