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Looking For A Job Or Career Change?

GRADD is partnering with several area educational institutions and workforce/economic development agencies to present the 2012 Regional Career and Job Fair on Tuesday, September 18th from 1 to 5 p

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Benefit Film Screening for Joe Lowe Set for 10/22

Ever since we learned the news that Joe Lowe has cancer, the entire community has come together to do whatever it can to help. Everything from lifting Joe's spirits with cards or by signing the scrapbook we have in the lobby to organizing benefits as a form of paying tribute, everyone has chipped in.

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Newcomer Craig Wayne Boyd Visits WBKR [VIDEO]

It took a lot of Facebook messages and e-mails, but Dallas, Texas native Craig Wayne Boyd and I finally landed on a day when he could visit the WBKR studio and play some live music for us.

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OPD And USBank Home Mortgage Present Pedal With The Police

The Owensboro Police Department is excited to announce the 2nd annual "Pedal With The Police". The event is scheduled for Saturday, September 22nd from 9:00am - 12:00pm.

Children are invited to bring their parents and ride alongside members of the OPD as they ride the Greenbelt. The five mile bike ride will start and end at US Bank on 2800 Tamarack (located in the Mid-America Airpark).

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Owensboro on Youtube: Brasher/Bogue in Studio [VIDEO]

Periodically, I'll hit up Youtube and put "Owensboro" in the search engine to check out the latest videos from or about our fair city. Well, to my pleasant surprise, I found Brasher/Bogue's July 5th visit to the WBKR studios.

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Incoming Storm’s Bark Worse Than Its Bite…But It Was Really Cool [VIDEO]

At press time, we are under a severe thunderstorm watch. We've also had a few warnings issued in the tri-state today. And there could be more to come.

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Linda Smith Performs Live on WBKR [AUDIO]

The Linda Smith Band will perform at Diamond Lake's Good Times Theatre this Saturday night, so Linda dropped by to preview the show and perform a couple of tunes for us live.

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Chad & Dave Tackle the New Playground at Smothers Park [Video]

Last weekend, the City of Owensboro unveiled the all-new Smothers Park downtown!  And thousands of people flocked to Veteran's Boulevard to check out the new riverfront at Friday After Five and Saturday during the Owensboro Air Show.  Dave Spencer and I were there overgrand-opening weekend as well, broadcasting live and chatting with folks about the exciting downtown improvements.  But, it didn't take us long standing in the cool new playground at Smothers Park to realize we wanted in on the action too.  And, after watching some little kids fly out of one slide in particular, we knew it was on! 

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Owensboro Air Show Caps Big Weekend [VIDEO]

Was it hot? Lord, yes! Was it worth it? Absolutely! What a great weekend in Owensboro it has been! It began Friday night with the grand opening of Smothers Park.

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OPD’s Chief Skeens Retirement Reception This Week

Last week, Owensboro Police Department's Chief Glenn Skeens announced his upcoming retirement. Now is your chance to say "Thank You" for the years of service and dedication to our community to Chief Skeens.

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Owensboro Air Show is TODAY! [VIDEO]

The public is getting its first official look at the newly redesigned and reopened Smothers Park this weekend.  The park was officially unveiled last night during a special edition of Friday After Five!  Today, folks are invited downtown to see the new park, then turn their eyes to the sky!  The Owensboro Air Show is ready to soar into action!!

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OPD Chief Announces Retirement

(Via the Owensboro Police Department)
Colonel Glenn W. Skeens, Chief of the Owensboro Police Department, has announced his retirement effective September 1, 2012. Colonel Skeens began his law enforcement career with the Owensboro Police Department in 1989. He has served in key leadership positions within the department for 12 years. He was promoted to the rank of Captain in 2000, followed by Deputy Chief in 2002. Skeens served as Deputy Chief until his appointment to Chief in 2007.

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