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Kirk Kirkpatrick’s Last Good News Call- Audio

Yesterday at Rooster Booster, it was the end of an era. Kirk Kirkpatrick, the MC of the breakfast for the last 37 years, was in front of the mic for the last time as MC. The event was huge and there were some really nice parts saying goodbye to Kirk

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State of the City Address (Owensboro, KY)- Audio

This morning at Rooster Booster, we were treated to the State of the City Address.

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State of the County (Daviess County, KY)- Audio

This morning at Rooster Booster, we were treated to the State of the County Address.

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WBKR Snowball Fight

Earlier I saw a post by Dave Spencer about snow days. I started thinking about snow days growing up and one thing came to mind: Snowball Fights!

Well that gave me an idea. So I rounded up some of the people around the station and we had the First An

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Arnel Manalang
Arnel Manalang
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GRADD College and Job Explosion This Saturday

The Green River Area Development District, along with the Cliff Hagan Boys & Girls Club invites you to the College and Job Explosion. The event is Saturday, February 8th at the Boys & Girls Club at 3415 Buckland Square, Owensboro.

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Can Anyone Make a Bigger Snow Angel Than Dave Spencer? [VIDEO]

After unusually mild winters the last couple of years, I just knew we'd get a real winter this year. And, boy, did we ever.

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Owensboro Symphony Chorus to Hold “An Evening of George Gershwin”

I’ve mentioned before that one of my favorite musical works is Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue”. But that is not the only work of Gershwin that I like. From “Sometime” to an “American in Paris”, there are many works by Gershwin that I enjoy

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Andy Brasher Debuts Brand New Song Live on WBKR [VIDEO]

As far as I'm concerned, Andy Brasher (or Dustin Bogue or Josh Merritt or Elliott Sublett or anyone who's been in here before) can sing whatever he or she wants when he or she are here.

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Jason Koger’s “Handing Back” Event

Jason Koger wanted to give back to the community that gave he and his family so much support six years ago when he had an accident that left him a double-amputee. Jason lost both hands in the accident and has been overwhelmed with all the encouragement and support from so many.He decided a great way to give back... The "Handing Back with Jason Koger and Special Guests" fundraiser.

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Five Years After the Ice Storm…and It’s Still REALLY Cold

It was five years ago today that we were in the throes of what many believe to be the worst weather experience of their lives. Count me among them.

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Chamber to Host Legislative Forum Saturday

With the legislative session under way, there are a lot of items on the agenda for area legislators.  If you would like to find out what they are working on, and ask questions, you have a chance this Saturday

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OPD To Launch “Eye On Owensboro” Program

Technology has been credited for solving many crimes. Video footage is a big part of that success. Our Owensboro Police Department is introducing a great new partnership with you, the community, in efforts to help reduce crime and solve pending investigations.

Here's more information via the OPD:

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