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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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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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Big O Music Fest
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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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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 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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