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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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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
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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!

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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
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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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‘We Can’t Stay Here’ Sings Andy Brasher Live at WBKR [VIDEO]

While cleaning out my phone, I came upon this Andy Brasher performance clip I didn't think I'd shared with you. Turns out I was right.

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Facebook.comKirk Kirkpatrick
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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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photo by Jordan Winders
photo by Jordan Winders
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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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