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Last Day To Submit Christmas Wish Letters – Monday, December 12th

The Christmas Wish office will stop receiving letters of assistance Monday, December 12th. We have lots of letters to fill and want to make sure we have all the letters we can be shopped for and granted in time for them to be picked up and delivered to all our Tri-State families.

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WeatherNation via YouTube
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Dolly Parton Headlines All-Star Smoky Mountains Benefit

Dolly Parton's beloved Smoky Mountains may never look the same again after massive wildfires destroyed much of their beautiful landscape.

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Friends of Sinners: On A Mission To Combat Addiction [VIDEO]

Friends of Sinners is a Christ-centered residential substance recovery program here in Owensboro.  The program focuses on the restoration and reconciliation of men and women to Christ through biblical truths, accountability, and life skills. 

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Oscar Winner Jon Voight Buys Turkeys for Kentucky Home for At-Risk Youth

The Home of the Innocents, a home for at-risk youth in Louisville, recently got a huge and welcome surprise from an Academy Award winning actor.

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Letters Being Accepted For Christmas Wish 2016

The Christmas Wish office will officially open on Monday, November 28th in Towne Square Mall in Owensboro, but the letters are already rolling in. We want to make sure that everyone who needs a jolly little helper this year gets the help needed. If you or someone you know will need the help of CW this season, now is the time to get your letter in. 

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CASA Hosts I Am a Superhero Fun Walk & 5K at Legion Park [Video]

This Saturday, CASA of the Ohio Valley is hosting the I Am a Superhero Fun Walk and 5K at Legion Park.  Angel and I decided to get into the spirit to get you ready for the event.  Yep!  We dressed up as Batman and Wonder Woman and went to the park to film a promotional video.  For a while, we looked and acted the part.  And, then, well, the bloopers started rolling.

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Photo by Jenny Howard/Facebook
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Gavin Howard Reveals New St. Jude Shirts for 2017 Radiothon [Photos]

Our buddy Gavin Howard has unveiled his brand new shirts for the 2017 WBKR St. Jude Radiothon.  Since he joined our St. Jude family a few years ago, Gavin has raised approximately $20,000 for the children of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  And, with this year's new t-shirt design, he's going to add even more money to that amazing total.

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OPD No Shave November-January for Fundraisers

Owensboro Police Department Chief Art Ealum is allowing his officers to grow their facial hair up to one inch for not just "No Shave November" but for December and January all for two great causes.

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TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016 - Day 3
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Socktober There Is Still Time To Collect Socks for Area’s Homeless

It's almost the end of October so that means "SOCKTOBER" is coming to a close as well.  You still have a few days to collect socks, winter hats, gloves, and scarves and deliver to one of the drop-off locations.

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Truly A Hidden Bargain Shoppers Dream In Owensboro [PHOTOS]

I discovered the Baptist Center Store about 11 years ago while working for the Parks Department  and have been shopping this precious gem of Owensboro since.

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Henderson Area Riding Club Saddle’s Up For St. Jude[PHOTO]

The Henderson Area Riding Club is hosting the first Annual Saddle Up For St. Jude this Saturday, October 22, at the Henderson County Fair Grounds.

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Missions Of Love In Hartford Working Hard For Haiti[PHOTOS]

Missions of Love has been working in Haiti for over 25 years.

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