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Roger Hayden via Twitter
Roger Hayden via Twitter
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Owensboro’s Roger Hayden Auctioning Boots To Benefit Injured 12 Year-Old

Professional motorcycle racer Roger Hayden, Owensboro native, is auctioning off a pair of his race boots for a 12 year-old boy recently injured in a race. Gage Beland of Lake Odessa, Michigan was in a bad crash on March 10th while racing the Volusia, Florida flat track, the same track the Pros raced on the day before.

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Credit: Fuse
Credit: Fuse
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Benefit Archery Shoot This Weekend for Henderson County 7th Grader

A couple days ago a friend was telling me about an upcoming benefit archery shoot for a young girl in Henderson County and I wanted to share the information you all of you!

The Henderson County Archery Club is hosting a Benefit shoot (Shooting Big for Hayley) this Friday and Saturday (March 28th and 29th) for Hayley Galloway

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Who Serves the Biggest Pancakes in Owensboro? [Photos]

Who serves the BIGGEST pancakes in Owensboro?   Saturday, after the Color Blast 5K, Brett and I stopped by Dee's BBQ and Diner for breakfast and found the answer.  Holy cow!  You could put these things on the front-end of a Flintstone car and yabba dabba doo them down the street.  Dee's pancakes are ginormous! 

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Credit: XIANGYANG ZHANG
Credit: XIANGYANG ZHANG
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DCPS Announces 2014 Graduation Dates

Well, spring looks to be on its way (finally!!) and there hopefully won't be any more snow days. While some kids may not like that, it means that they will at least know when summer break will get here!

Daviess County Public Schools announced Friday the last day of classes and dates for the 2014 graduation ceremonies

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iStock
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Chamber to Host Legislative Forum

With the Legislative Session getting ready to draw to a close, there are still several items on the agenda. Items like the biennial budget with possible funding for the OCTC Advanced Technology Center Phase 2 are being talked about around the community

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Warren Price, Thinkstock
Warren Price, Thinkstock
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Owensboro Police Department To Host Coffee With A Cop Event

Every wondered what it's really like to be a cop? Have some questions about the day to day activities of Owensboro's finest? Well, here's your chance to sit down and chat with a policeman. Join the Owensboro Police Department Friday, March 28th at The Crème Coffee House on E 2nd Street for Coffee With A Cop.

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YouTube
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Jarred Green Performs During a Cameo on Walk-In Wednesdays [VIDEO]

Now that we've established the name--Walk-In Wednesdays (and I'm diggin' it)--we're starting to get guest stars.

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Facebook.comKirk Kirkpatrick
Facebook.comKirk Kirkpatrick
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Rooster Booster Emcee Promo (Video)

February marked the end of an era for the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce Rooster Booster breakfast. While it was the first in the new convention center, it was the last with Kirk Kirkpatrick as emcee

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Owensboro Among Forbes Magazine’s Top Ten Small Cities for Jobs

Forbes Magazine has published a list of the top ten American cities that are trending upward in terms of job growth. And look who made the cut!

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Photo by Jordan Winders
Photo by Jordan Winders
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Chad and Jac Give Update from their Treadmills (VIDEO)

Around 9:20 I was heading out from helping Chad and Jac at Sweatin' for St. Jude and they sent a video update back. Take a look:

Hope to get back over there around lunch and maybe they will give us another update!

Category: Best of Owensboro
Mary Beth Willis
Mary Beth Willis
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Meet WBKR’s Newest Intern Jenny Beth Willis

In most cases, when we get a new intern, we are REALLY introducing the new intern. But many of you already know our new intern.

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OPD via Facebook
OPD via Facebook
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OPD To Conduct Forum On Their Hiring Process

Ever wondered just how the Owensboro Police Department hires employees? Have you considered applying for a position at OPD? Well, here's your chance to find out more information!

The Owensboro Police Department is hosting a hiring forum Wednesday, February 19th from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. The event will be held in the Community Room at the station, 222 E 9th Street.

Here's what to expect from the event via the OPD:

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