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The Western Kentucky Botanical Garden Wants You!

If you love yard work, the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden needs you! They will host the last First Weekend Wonders of the season this coming Saturday, October 6th. The event is from 9:00am - 11:30am

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Presidential and Vice Presidential Candidates Give “Thumbs Up” For Lane

Every time I log into facebook, I immediately check the Prayers For Lane Goodwin page. This family has touched so many hearts and mine is one of those affected by their story.

"Thumbs Up For Lane" has really taken over the country music scene, as well as several NASCAR drivers, actors, local/regional celebrities and so many others

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Airport Sorgho Fire Department Facebook
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Airport-Sorgho FD Fire Safety Day

The Airport-Sorgho Fire Department is holding their annual Fire Safety Day Saturday, October 6th. The event will be held at Panther Creek Park from 11:00am-4:00pm.

This is FREE to the public and includes many fun things for the whole family!

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Puzzle Pieces Flash Mob Erupts at Pumpkinfest [VIDEO]

Pumpkinfest was a total blast...and that was just the PLANNED events and activities. I was heading toward the stage to announce another musical act on Saturday when Townsquare Media/WBKR Events Coordinator Melanie Leach walked up to me and announced, "We have a flash mob." Very cool.

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Facebook/Hope for Harlie
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Hope for Harlie Gold Canyon Fundraiser Continues

As some of you may know, 6-year-old Harlie Bryant has brain cancer. Among the many ways you can chip in and help is the Gold Canyon Fundraiser, which has been extended another week.

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Photo courtesy of Dave Spencer
Photo courtesy of Dave Spencer
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Dave Spencer Needs His Zombie Fix

The Pumpkinfest was a great success. Lots of folks turned out at the Sportscenter on an unbelievable fall weekend in Owensboro. It was a lot of fun hangin' out at the Pumpkinfest this weekend, to be sure. But my favorite part, bar none, was the Zombie Run.

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Pumpkinfest 2012 – Pictures

Pumpkinfest 2012 is underway and we've got lots of pictures!  Click through our Photobucket to see all the sights from the big event and the Pumpkin Princess Pageant! 

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Lane Goodwin Thumbs Up Campaign Spans Globe [GALLERY]

I first heard of the Prayers for Lane Goodwin Facebook page late last week and read with great interest and sadness of Lane's battle with alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma stage IV. That's nothing you ever want to read about a child.

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Owensboro on Youtube: Monroe Mandolin Camp Jam Session [VIDEO]

Just down the road from Owensboro about 30 or so miles lies Jerusalem Ridge, the highest point (I'm guessing) in Rosine, Kentucky. It's where the great Bill Monroe learned his trade.

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L-R: Technical Sgt. Ryan Corbin, Lt. Col. Marcus Carter, Dave Spencer, Master Sgt. Mark Cisco, First Sgt. Swanner--no first name provided. (Photo by Roxianne Payne)
L-R: Technical Sgt. Ryan Corbin, Lt. Col. Marcus Carter, Dave Spencer, Master Sgt. Mark Cisco, First Sgt. Swanner--no first name provided. (Photo by Roxianne Payne)
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Dave Welcomes Air Force Recruiters to WBKR [AUDIO]

I've been talking back and forth with Technical Sergeant Ryan Corbin for the last few weeks about setting up an interview with area Air Force recruitment officers. I am a huge fan of the military and can't say enough about what they do for this country.

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Keep The Beat Alive! Blood Drive This Week

The Clay Campbell Memorial Blood Drive is today through Wednesday. Keep The Beat Alive! event is today at Apollo High School with the Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center's Bloodmobile until 6:00pm. You can also donate at the WKRBC through Wednesday

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Discover Gemstone Mining At Reid’s Orchard [VIDEO]

On Thursday, I was at Reid's Orchard for my Midday Show. I always love going to Reid's because it's so pretty there and well, because they feed me a lot! Ha!

It's fall.... and Katie's mums are ready and look beautiful! Plus, at my house we LOVE Reidland and the horse and pony rides, along with the petting zoo on the weekends

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