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Man of La Mancha in Owensboro

TWO has announced that its 2013 summer musical presentation will be the classic, Man of La Mancha. There will be six performances June 7-16 in downtown Owensboro.

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March Of Dimes ‘March For Babies’ Event Coming Soon!

The annual Daviess County March Of Dimes 'March For Babies" is right around the corner! The event is set for Saturday, April 27th at Smothers Park in downtown Owensboro.

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Win Tickets to the Big O Music Fest – Guess the Up-and-Coming Artist that Has Been Added to the Lineup!

Anybody want to go see Jake Owen, Justin Moore, Colt Ford and others...for FREE?!? Heck, even I know the answer to that question, ha! The Big O Music Fest rolls around again at Reid's Orchard on August 31st. We announced the line up live on WBKR this past Wednesday morning. Here's who you can catch at this years show; Jake Owen, Justin Moore, Colt Ford, Love & Theft, LoCash Cowboys, TBD and Me!!

Now, who or what is TBD?!? Well, there's another artist that, because of contract negotiations wasn't quite ready to be released when we announced the official line-up a few days ago.

Here's where you come into play. All you have to do to win the tickets to the show is correctly guess who the additional artist is! Yep, it's that easy! One person with the right answer will win!

Here are some clues for you:

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2013 Big O Music Fest Line Up [VIDEO]

It's a day in the dog-heat of summer that music lovers from all over the country look forward to.... The Big O Music Fest! The biggest party of the year is right here in Owensboro, Kentucky on August 31st!

We've seen such country superstars as Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Gary Allan and Blake Shelton entertain us on that massive stage year after year at Reid's Orchard.

The 2013 line up for the Big O is sure to be an awesome, party-filled day!

How excited are you to find out who will be in the show this year?!? Well, go ahead... I won't make you wait any longer to see who will be rockin' it out!

The headliner of the Bath Fitter Big O Music Fest 2013 is....

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Photo Courtesy of Jordan Winders
Photo Courtesy of Jordan Winders
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Sizing Up a Shopping Trip – Try Finding a Large in a Sea of Smediums

Well, this might not be the type of blog you usually see from me but I thought I would put this one out here.

Last Saturday I went shopping, something I usually really enjoy. The reason I enjoy shopping is because I usually know what I want, I go in, get it, and leave. On this particular trip I decided to do a little more browsing and did not end up enjoying my trip.

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Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department’s Spring Day Camp

Looking for a fun way for your kids to spend spring break with out leaving town? Well the Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registration for its Spring Day Camp.

The camp begins Monday, April 1st continues through Friday, April 6th

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Photo by Chad Benefield
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Daviess County High School Presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

Looking for a great way to support local youth and enjoy a good show? Then check out The Performing Arts Academy of Daviess County High School and their performance of “Bye Bye Birdie”.

The show will run March 8th-10th in the DCHS auditorium

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Owensboro Chamber
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Farm City Breakfast Replay

The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce and the Daviess County Farm Bureau  held their 34th annual Farm City Breakfast this morning at Apollo High School. It featured great food and great information on the challenges that face both the farmers and businessmen in the room

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Sign Up for Owensboro’s Color Blast 5K [Video]

Check this out!  If you've been wondering what a Color Blast 5K is, we've got you covered.  Check out this official video from the event in Los Angeles so you know what to expect when you sign up to get "Color Blasted" March 23rd in downtown Owensboro!

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Owensboro Catholic High School Welcomes Back Jenny Beth Willis [AUDIO]

We all watched our hometown girl Jenny Beth Willis sing her heart out on American Idol over the past few weeks. And, we were all sad when she got sent home last week. This morning, she was set to return to the real world of a high school student at Owensboro Catholic High.

When the school contacted us about helping out her "Welcome Back" party, we were more than happy to join in the fun!

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Daviess County Public Schools
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Area Academic Teams to Compete in District Governor’s Cup

I always like to spotlight the achievements of local students. One of the great events coming up that showcases the academic achievements is the Governor’s Cup. Local academic teams are getting ready for 2013 District Governor’s Cup competitions

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Owensboro Rage
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Owensboro Rage Handed First Loss Of Season

The Owensboro Rage (2-1) fell at home Friday night to the Dayton Sharks (2-0) 54 to 14, at the Ramada Inn Field at the Next Level Sports Facility. This marks the first loss of the 2013 season for the Rage as they head into a bye week for the team. 

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