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Learn to Skate at the Edge Ice Center

The winter Olympics are coming up very quickly and one of my favorite things about them is the skating. From speed skating to hockey, there is quite a bit of skating involved with the winter Olympics

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KWC to Hold Annual Sock Hop

There were many things I enjoyed from my time in college at Kentucky Wesleyan College. One of those things enjoyed was the annual sock hop. It was part of Dr. Earle’s History and Sociology of Rock and Roll Class

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All-America City Quilt To Visit Owensboro

Love quilts and Owensboro?!? Well, you'll love this! Ha! Ok, all joking aside, the city of Owensboro was honored in 2013 with being named an All-America City.

The All-America City quilt will visit Owensboro, Kentucky from January 4th-11th.

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KWC to Offer FAFSA Assistance

Getting ready for college is a stressful time. Not only is there the stress of finding the school that has the programs you need, but then there is finding the funds to help pay for school.

While there are a number of paths to help you with paying for college, not all will work for every person

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Goldie’s Best Little Opryhouse in KY to Revert Back to Original Name

Theater Workshop of Owensboro decided to revert the theater known as Goldie's Best Little Opryhouse in Kentucky back to its original name, The Empress Theatre.

Originally, a silent movie house that opened in 1912, The Empress was renamed Goldie's Best Little Opryhouse in Kentucky - reopening on Labor Day weekend in

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Top New Year’s Resolutions and How to Keep Them

Well the end of another year has come. Time to start fresh in another year. And many of us have New Year’s resolutions to help us make the New Year a better one. I usually make New Year’s resolutions but for one reason or another I fail to keep them

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Here is a Way to Celebrate NYE with the Little Ones

I remember as a child always looking forward to New Year’s Eve. It was another chance for me to try to stay up with the grown-ups until mid-night to celebrate. And almost every year until I was about 10, I failed at my goal (there are years recently that I have had trouble reaching that same goal

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New Year’s Eve Lock-In for Teens

If you are looking for a safe way to let your teens enjoy New Year’s Eve, you may want to check this out.

Audubon Area Community Services is hosting a New Year’s Eve lock in at the Owensboro YMCA

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Christmas Wish Says Thank You! [Audio]

The 37th Annual Telecom Pioneers WBKR/WOMI Christmas Wish was officially a success! 1,159 wish letters and according to Jaclyn, those families had on average three children. You helped us fulfill 960 letters and made sure those children will have a smile on their face come Christmas morning!

You gave us $61,000 in cash and over $61,000 in toys and gifts.

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Christmas Wish Says Thank You!

The 37th Annual Telecom Pioneers WBKR/WOMI Christmas Wish was officially a success! We received over 1,100 wish letters and those families had on average three children. That's over 3,000 Tri-State children who will have a smile on their face come Christmas morning!

A program like CW relies greatly on so many people and organizations. We would like to say "Thank You" to everyone who contributed in any way to this year's success!

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East View Elementary School Students Donate Toys To Christmas Wish

For the second year in a row, Amanda Davis' 5th grade class at East View Elementary School decided to forgo their gifts to each other and donate those gifts to Christmas Wish. I went to the school today, collected the toys and the kiddos were SO excited to give.

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Christmas Wish Needs YOUR Help!

It's our 37th year at the Telecom Pioneers WBKR/WOMI Christmas Wish offices. As usual, our little volunteer elves are working their hardest to help grant Christmas for thousands of Tri-State children. Here's the deal. We need YOUR help! The Christmas season is shorter this year and we only have TEN days left to grant these wishes!

Here's how you can help the over 800 letters we've already received:

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