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KHSAA (Official Youtube Channel) via YouTube
KHSAA (Official Youtube Channel) via YouTube
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Owensboro HS Boys Win 5th State Basketball Championship

The Owensboro Red Devils took the early lead over Bowling Green in the Whitaker Bank/ KHSAA Boys Sweet 16 Championship game at Rupp Arena in Lexington Sunday and they never looked back. OHS won their 5th Boys Basketball title and their first since 1980. The Red Devils beat the Purples, 74-58.

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Barb Birgy
Barb Birgy
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Owensboro Tops Covington Catholic 69-65…Will Play for State Title Sunday Afternoon

Owensboro had to play an extra five, but if that's what it takes for a shot at the school's fourth state title, then so be it. The Red Devils took down Covington Catholic in overtime, 69-65, and will move on to play the winner of Bowling Green/Boyle County tomorrow.

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Viktor Pryymachuk, ThinkStock
Viktor Pryymachuk, ThinkStock
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SparKy Presents The 3rd Annual Easter Bone Hunt

Easter activities aren't just for kiddos with baskets searching for eggs, it's also for your puppy dogs! SparKy is hosting its 3rd annual Easter Egg Bone Hunt on April 4th and you are invited to bring your dogs!

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ROMP Fest via YouTube
ROMP Fest via YouTube
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ROMP Lineup Additions and Late Night After Parties Annouced [VIDEO]

Who's ready to ROMP? Final lineup additions for the four-day festival have been announced as well as the lineups for the late night after parties. Take a look!

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OPD
OPD
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OPD Extending Crime Stopper Services Via Electronic Submissions

 

The Owensboro Police Department is always striving to take every precaution to ensure our community is safe. They have had major success from their Greater Owensboro Crime Stoppers organization, through your anonymous tips in helping local law enforcement agencies solve crimes.  Recently, they announced more tech-savvy ways for the community to help.

Via the OPD...

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OPD
OPD
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OPD’s 10th Annual Police Awareness Day

It's time again for the Owensboro Police Department's Police Awareness Day! The 10th annual event on April 25th, is going to be an awesome day to spend with your police department! Lots of FREE games and activities for the kids, equipment and department demonstrations including K-9, ERT and crime scene, FREE food and drinks and behind the scenes tours!

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Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
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Grammy Winners Pentatonix Hitting The Road With Kelly Clarkson This Summer [VIDEO]

They have hit albums, a huge YouTube following, they just won their first Grammy, now pop a cappella group Pentatonix is joining pop diva Kelly Clarkson for her 2015 "Piece by Piece" summer tour. Here's the group's announcement with a little help from Clarkson.

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JG
JG
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I Can’t Believe What I Came Home To [PICS]

After being on the air for thirteen hours today for our St. Jude Radiothon, I was pretty much spent. Mentally exhausted from all of the content from today's event, I just wanted my bed and comfy pants. After driving gingerly home, I approached my house. Right when I'm about to turn into my driveway, I notice something... And immediately start bawling. 

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Radiothon Preview Video
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Chad And Jac’s Pre-Radiothon Message [VIDEO]

We say it every year, and it's completely true... Thursday and Friday are our two most favorite work days of each year. It's time for our WBKR St. Jude Radiothon. We have an amazing celebrity phone bank lined up for y'all, St. Jude families will be joining us in the studio, Jerry Morris and the Angels for Ashley cooking team are ready to go and our 2015 St. Jude song is ready for its debut. There's only one thing we weren't counting on... this winter storm.

But, as our dear friend Jerry Morris said, "Cancer doesn't stop because of the snow and we won't either." We will continue on with our St. Jude Radiothon and here's why...

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VisitOwensboroKY via YouTube
VisitOwensboroKY via YouTube
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Smothers Park Ranked in the Top 20 in the ’50 Best Playgrounds In America’ [VIDEO]

This is really cool! Early Childhood Education Zone has named its "50 Best Playgrounds in America" and look which park landed at number 18!

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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Owensboro’s Gambrinus Makes a Top Ten List…But in What Category? [VIDEO]

I love it when I discover that Owensboro has been included on just about ANY website's top ten list, whatever the category. So long as it's a "best of" type list.

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OPD
OPD
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OPD’s “Run From The Cops 5K” Registration

I typically wouldn't recommend running from the police, but there is one exception... the Run From The Cops 5K! It's the third annual event for the Owensboro Police Department and registration is now open!

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