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Owensboro Celebrates National Ice Cream Day!

Sunday, July 15th is National Ice Cream Day! Y'all know I'm all over this!! Come join the City of Owensboro at Moreland Park for Sundae Sunday!

This event will be from 3:00pm - 5:00pm. Enjoy $1

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Blue Meridian Scuba for Charity Treasure Hunt Saturday

Last summer, I had the pleasure of learning the basics of scuba diving--how to breathe through a mouth piece, use an air tank, adjusting to the flippers--so I could participate in the Underwater Monopoly with Blue Meridian Dive Center.

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Chris Clinton, ThinkStock
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10 Amazing Tips and Tricks to Make You a Grill Master

I bought a new Weber grill about a month ago and except for during the heat wave, I have grilled a lot. Here are some barbecueing tips to help you and me be a better "chef" from Townsquare Media.

The sun is out, your friends are over and the kids are splashing around in the pool. Ah yes, it’s summertime, and you’re just dying to break out your grill or smoker and throw an amazing barbeque party in your backyard, at the beach, or wherever you happen to be.

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Dave’s July 4th Fireworks Recap [VIDEO]

Man, I love the Fourth of July! I was wondering earlier in the day if the heat was gonna be enough of a deterrent that I wouldn't have as much fun. Didn't matter. Doesn't usually.

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Photo by Dave Spencer
Photo by Dave Spencer
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Dave Goes Back in Time at Elementary School Reunion

When I pulled up to the former Masonville Elementary School--now Beacon Central High School--it struck me, immediately, how small it seemed. THIS was the cavernous building I walked into for the first time nearly forty years ago?

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Photo by Dave Spencer
Photo by Dave Spencer
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Three Ways to Keep Cool Without a Pool

So, you've read the headline and you're thinking, "Yeah, I know--a swimming pool or lake." And, it goes without saying, those are great ideas. But what if a body of water isn't on your agenda?

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Owensboro on Youtube: Brasher/Bogue Invades Iowa [VIDEO]

Our good buddies and two of Owensboro's finest musicians, Andy Brasher and Dustin Bogue--Brasher/Bogue, recently did a show in Storm Lake, Iowa.

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mandolincafe/Flickr
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ROMP Ready To Roll June 28th-30th [VIDEO]

Owensboro's annual River of Music Party at Yellow Creek Park is now carrying a new subtitle: Bluegrass Roots & Branches Festival. Presented by the International Bluegrass Music Museum, this year's ROMP is

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(L-R) Catherine Zeta-Jones, Mary J. Blige, Tom Cruise, and Julianne Hough (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
(L-R) Catherine Zeta-Jones, Mary J. Blige, Tom Cruise, and Julianne Hough (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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‘Rock of Ages’ Misfires; They Should’ve Asked Chad

Julianne Hough is a beautiful, ambitious young actress who appears to have decided to leave country music behind and pursue a career in Hollywood. I can tell by her performance in the miscalculated Rock of Ages that she will one day get there. This film, however, just isn't the springboard.

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George Jones Is the Big BKR Smackdown Champ [VIDEO]

When the dust settled and the smoke cleared and the phones stopped ringing and Facebook cramped up and the text line melted, George Jones' immortal "He Stopped Loving Her Today" was declared the Big BKR Smackdown champ--the most popular song of the last 40 years.

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Danielle Scott/Flickr
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Owensboro Bourbon And Jazz Festival This Weekend

Bourbon is a Kentucky staple and this weekend, Owensboro rolls out the red carpet for all kinds of libation happenings. The very first Bourbon & Jazz Festival kicks off tonight during "Friday After Five" with a VIP Cocktail Reception in Woodward's 6p-10p with live music courtesy of Barbara Santora and her band "Jazzin". An after hours mixer will be held at Kentucky's only bourbon bar, Spirits, located in the Miller House at 301 East 5th St. 10p-12a. There will be more jazz and guests can sample over 100 bourbon selections. Click through for more events!

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Dave Tackles Incredible Inflatables Slide [VIDEO]

So the day turned out colder than we'd planned. No matter. Jac's Big O Party was a huge success. Eric Winkler prepared barbecue sandwich plate lunches to raise money for 3-month-old Hallie Spinks of Rockport, a little girl suffering from neuroblastoma.

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