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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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Photo from Woody Maglinger @ GRADD #2
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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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