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Jac’s Big O Party This FRIDAY!

What other way to welcome me back from vacation than a fun Jac's Big O Party! Ok, ok, it's not for me, ha! But, it will be a great party! Join us for lunch on the front yard of the WBKR station, 3301 Frederica Street, Friday, July 18th!

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Sundae Sunday Event THIS Weekend!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for... Ice cream! Heck yeah we do! Who doesn't like ice cream? Well, if you're like me, you love ice cream! Join the City of Owensboro and celebrate National Ice Cream Day this Sunday, July 20th for their annual Sunday Sundae event!

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Fetta Specialty Pizza Facebook
Fetta Specialty Pizza Facebook
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Thursday Is St. Jude Day At Fetta Specialty Pizza

Today is the first Thursday of the month and you know what that means... St. Jude day at Fetta Specialty Pizza! Enjoy delicious pizza, salads and more all day and Fetta will donate 10% of all food sales to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. 

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Vendo: OPD’s New K-9 [VIDEO]

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the Owensboro Police Department, touring the facilities and meeting Vendo. Vendo recently joined the OPD as their latest K-9. First things first, I was a little nervous interacting with a police dog. Not sure what I was afraid of thou, he was adorable! Don't get it wrong, he can take you down if need be, ha!

Take a look as Officer Morgan introduced me to Vendo and we talk about his role with the OPD.

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Diamond Lake Resort via Facebook
Diamond Lake Resort via Facebook
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Diamond Lake Resort Freedom Celebration TONIGHT!

 

Diamond Lake Resort is kicking off their Independence celebration early this year! Join the resort for their Freedom Bash TODAY and fireworks display TONIGHT! Bring the whole family out to Diamond Lake for pie eating contests, go-karts, bumper boats, mini-golf, seed spitting contests and more!

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JG
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ROMP 2014 Cooks Up Some Fine Music And Tasty Food! [PHOTOS]

I think it's safe to say by now that we all know how much I love food, right? Well, leave it up to me to be blown away by the amazingness of the food at ROMP Fest 2014, ha! Of course the music is awesome. But, I bet you had no clue how huge of a selection of food ROMP has to offer.

Well, take a look at some of this year's food options for you, while you're enjoying some of the best music around this weekend at ROMP. You'll see some local favorites, some organic options and a place that puts anything and everything on a biscuit! Mmmm....

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Back Alley Musicals Presents “The Carousel”

Back Alley Musicals is proud to present their summer show, Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Carousel". The show will be at The Riverpark Center in Cannon Hall July 19th and 20th and again the 26th and 27th.

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Rick Diamond/Getty Images Entertainment
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Old Crow Medicine Show Returning To ROMP, Releasing New Music [VIDEO]

You recall I showed you all those ticket stubs the other day; well, I didn't have the one from when I went to the 2007 Master Musician's Festival in Somerset. It was at that show I saw Old Crow Medicine Show live for the first time. The newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame will be returning to ROMP at Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro this Saturday night.

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Owensboro Area Quilters Guild Facebook
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Owensboro Area Quilter’s Guild Quilt Show 2014

I've always been in awe of those who have sewing talents. And, one of my favorite things I own is a quilt my Grandmother Graves made for me when I was a baby. If you're like me and truly appreciate the craft of quilting, you're going to be very excited about the upcoming Owensboro Area Quilter's Guild, going on this week!

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Steve Frost, katifcam
Steve Frost, katifcam
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Texas Roadhouse Hosting Rib Eating Challenge For A Cause

Texas Roadhouse of Owensboro is hosting a rib eating challenge between Owensboro's finest. Tuesday, June 24th at 5:00pm, the Owensboro Police Department and the Owensboro Fire Department  will square off to see who can win the food challenge!

The winning team will receive $1000.00 from Texas Roadhouse toward the charity of their choice. The winner will also get a "Dine to Donate" night on Wednesday, June 25th, where 10% of all food sales will be donated as well.

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OPD
OPD
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OPD Opens Citizen’s Police Academy Registration

Every year the Owensboro Police Department hosts the Citizen's Police Academy, I always want to join... but, usually forget to register, ha. Well, not this year! My registration application is filled out and on the way to OPD... you should join me!

Here's more info from the OPD on what to expect from the academy:

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Dave Adds Former Childhood Hangout Miller Lake to a YouTube List of Creepy Abandoned Places [VIDEO]

I couldn't count how many visits my family, friends, and I paid to Miller Lake when I was a kid. That was THE place to be in the summertime. The floating docks, sliding boards, paddle boats, concession stand (a fudgesicle was a MUST)...it was perfect.

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