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GRADSA’s Buddy Walk Coming Soon!

The Green River Area Down Syndrome Association invites you to The Buddy Walk! The big event is Saturday, September 26th at Mitch McConnell Plaza in Downtown Owensboro and it's sure to be an awesome day! It's a day of celebration and we would love to have everyone join us! Whether you have Down Syndrome, know someone who does or just want to come out and support, the Buddy Walk is going to be a great time.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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How About Ten MORE Owensboro Businesses We Miss? That’s Forty Now, Right? [VIDEO]

It all started when Chad came up with ten Owensboro businesses that he missed. He compiled the list while I was on vacation last month. He shared them with me and I agreed.

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Ashley Sollars, WBKR
Ashley Sollars, WBKR
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Thunderbirds Dedicate Owensboro Air Show Performance To Fallen Tri-State Soldiers

I knew that I would really enjoy the time I was going to get to spend around the United States Air Force Thunderbirds, but I underestimated how impressive they would be. Sure, the jets and show are awesome, but it was their general demeanor toward our town that was so memorable.

Chad and I were able to spend time with them before his flight Thursday and I was overwhelmed by how polite, humbling, generous and gracious they were with everyone they interacted with.

But, it was what I saw circulating on Facebook this evening that brought tears to my eyes.

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Owensboro Air Show TODAY! Meet Thunderbird 4 [VIDEO]

To say being around the United States Air Force Thunderbirds squadron has been cool is the understatement of the year. Just watching how they prepare for an air show is beyond impressive.
You have a chance to see the Thunderbirds in action today and Sunday in downtown Owensboro during the Owensboro Air Show!

I had the chance to talk with Curt, the pilot of Thunderbird 4 and he is SO excited to be here in Owensboro. Talk a look at our talk, I think y'all will love his call-sign, ha!

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Kentucky Wesleyan College/Facebook
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Kentucky Wesleyan Achieves Top 30 Ranking From U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report has released its annual list of 'Best Regional Colleges'. And of the 98 institutions profiled for the South region, Kentucky Wesleyan College checked in at #27, a 13 percent improvement over last year.

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Kristen Brassel Coming To Country Con This Saturday [VIDEO]

Mississippi native Kristen Brassel cites influences from the Dixie Chicks to Joni Mitchell to Shania Twain to describe her country pop sound. Her songwriting is based with classic country ladies like Loretta Lynn and Emmylou Harris. Since moving to Nashville, Brassel has released two EPs including her brand new one, 'Love & Lightning'.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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Country Vocalist Jordan Anderson to Perform at Country Con [VIDEO]

Jordan Anderson made a pit stop at WBKR last summer during a radio tour and we were all lucky she did.

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Yard Party Friday To Benefit GRADSA

Have lunch plans for Friday? Well, now you do! Come join us here at WBKR for another yard party! Friday's yard party will benefit the Green River Area Down Syndrome Association and we'd love to have lunch with y'all! 

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Dave Spencer
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KFC on South Frederica Closes; Is There a Sweet Future on the Horizon? [VIDEO]

I just learned today about KFC on South Frederica. And then I heard a rumor about what could possibly be going into its old location.

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VeriteCinemaFilms via YouTube
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National Horror Film Website Features Dave Spencer Death Scene [VIDEO]

Last fall, Chad and I participated in the production of Owensboro filmmaker PJ Starks' horror anthology, Volumes of Blood.

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Trevor Brooks/Facebook
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Trevor Brooks Coming To Country Con [VIDEO]

Coming to the Owensboro Convention Center, a week from THIS Saturday, it's Country Con! We've been introducing you to the 50 emerging artists playing on three stages and here's another, Waxahachie, Texas native Trevor Brooks!

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TWO and Daviess Co Library Team Up For “SchlockOrama” [VIDEO]

I know I've said before and I'm saying it again. I LOVE bad movies! I'm an avid Mystery Science Theater 3000 and RiffTrax fan. Last year, my buddy Wesley Johnson at the Daviess Co. Public Library put together the first "SchlockOrama" series. It was so much fun, the Library is kicking it up a notch this year by teaming with the Theater Workshop of Owensboro to present "SchlockOrama: A Tribute to Cult Cinema" at the Trinity Theater on the first Tuesday of every month beginning in September!

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