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7th Annual Lifesavers Walk September 13th In Owensboro

The 7th annual Owensboro Lifesavers Walk is Saturday, September 13th. The walk leaves from the Owensboro Health Park (1006 Ford Avenue). Registration (pre-registration is not required) begins at 9:00am and the walk begins at 10:00am.

Join thousands across the country as they walk in recognition of National Suicide Prevention Week, September 8th - 4th.

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LoCash Cowboys via Vemeo (Tanner West)
LoCash Cowboys via Vemeo (Tanner West)
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New Champion Ford Commercial Features LoCash Cowboys And Big O Music Fest Footage [VIDEO]

I kept hearing about a drone flying over the massive crowd at the recent Big O Music Fest while the LoCash Cowboys were performing and how cool it was! Turns out, the footage from that was used in a Champion Ford commercial featuring LoCash! I got to see the video Friday while broadcasting live at Champion and you can see it now! Tanner West did a heck of a job on this, it's awesome!!

Were you at the Big O?!? Take a look and see if you can find yourself!!

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Jaclyn Graves
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My Really Cool Flea-Market Find [PHOTOS]

A few months back, I started a record collection. Ever since then, I've been adding to the collection, one vinyl piece at a time, all while looking for the perfect record player. (Still looking for some Merle, thou.) This weekend, I went wondering around some of the flea markets here in Owensboro and came across a real contender for my missing record player.

So, Carsyn and I started opening the drawers and really taking a look at it and we found the coolest thing inside of it. Take a look...

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Yali Shi
Yali Shi
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4th Annual Owensboro Dragon Boat Festival This Weekend [VIDEO]

Some 2,000 years ago, the Dragon Boat races began to honor the memory of ancient Chinese poet Qu Yuan. According to legend, the people of Chu, who love Yuan, rushed to the river to rescue him and they rowed boats and they beat drums to scare away the fish. Now, this tradition continues around the world, and for the fourth year, the Owensboro Dragon Boat Festival is ready to row.

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Owensboro Symphony Orchestra To Host ‘White On Second’

The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra will host 'White on Second", a meal in the middle of Second Street on the evening of Saturday, September 13.

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Chad And Jaclyn’s Ice Bucket Challenge [VIDEO]

We've all seen the videos by now... millions of people dumping buckets of ice water on their heads, participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge. I'm sure that some of you have too. ALS is a nasty disease. If you've never been affected by it, consider yourself lucky. My friend Amy's Dad passed away from ALS and she challenged Chad and myself to help spread awareness about ALS. Without blinking, I accepted for both of us naturally, ha!

So, without further ado... this one's for you Larry!

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OPD Joins In National “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign

The Owensboro Police Department is participating in a national campaign targeting drunk drivers. Per the OPD, they will be out in force as part of the National Highway Traffic
Safety Administrations annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign on drunk driving.

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River Valley Cluster Dog Show Coming Soon!

Love dogs? Always glued to the TV every time a dog show is on? Well, you're in luck! The River Valley Cluster Dog Show is coming to the convention center in Owensboro in just a few weeks!

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Ruth Black, ThinkStock
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3rd Annual Owensboro Parent Birthday Bash SUNDAY!

You're invited to 3rd annual Owensboro Parent's Birthday Bash! The event is FREE and will be a blast for your whole family!

The party is this Sunday at 3:00pm at the Riverpark Center. Dave Spencer will be on-hand between 3:00 - 5:00pm, so make sure and say hi!

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Jaclyn And Paige Invite You To The Buddy Walk! [VIDEO]

The Green River Area Down Syndrome Association invites you to the 2014 Buddy Walk! This amazing event is in downtown Owensboro, Saturday, September 27th.

I had the pleasure of making a new friend at our Big O Yard Party, here at the station on Friday. I'd love to introduce you to Paige. She's 11 years old and would LOVE for you to come hang out with her and her friends at the Buddy Walk!

Take a look!

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Jac’s Big O Yard Party Friday!

We hope that you're making plans to join us again this Friday for another Jac's Big O Party! We are SO excited to be joined this week by our friends from the Buddy Walk! The Green River Area Down Syndrome Association will be on hand, preparing lunch for y'all!

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Daviess County Lions Club Fair THIS Week!

Corndogs, funnel cakes and carnival rides... You can't go thru summer without going to the fair, right?!? Lucky for you, the Daviess County Lions Fair is THIS week! The fair kicks of Wednesday, July 23rd at the Daviess County Fairgrounds in Philpot.

An exciting new change this year is going to save you money! Now, with your paid admission to the fair, the carnival is included!

Here is the schedule for this week...

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