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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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YuriyS, ThinkStock
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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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John Calipari Remembers His Mother in New Jimmy V Foundation Public Service Ad [VIDEO]

 

In John Calipari's five seasons at the helm of the University of Kentucky basketball program, the coach has been through quite a lot, professionally. But also, personally.

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Fundraiser Set to Assist Local Missionaries Heading Back to Southeast Asia to Help Children in Need and in Danger

Let me begin by telling you a little about Ryan and Layla Thompson. They are GREAT and important people. That's a little. It's also a big...UNDERSTATEMENT.

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‘Glow In The Park’ Is Just Around The Corner [VIDEO]

Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro will be illuminated once again on August 9. The Glow in the Park run is back! And, it's bigger than ever!

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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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Texas Roadhouse Hosting Rib Eating Challenge For A Cause

Texas Roadhouse of Owensboro is hosting a rib eating challenge between Owensboro's finest. Tuesday, June 24th at 5:00pm, the Owensboro Police Department and the Owensboro Fire Department  will square off to see who can win the food challenge!

The winning team will receive $1000.00 from Texas Roadhouse toward the charity of their choice. The winner will also get a "Dine to Donate" night on Wednesday, June 25th, where 10% of all food sales will be donated as well.

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Jac’s Big O Party TODAY!

By now, surely everyone around these here parts knows how great a cook Jerry Morris is, right?!? Well, today, Jerry and his Angels for Ashley cooking team are right here at the station, cookin' up some delicious plate lunches for y'all! How does a pulled pork sandwich, potato salad and baked beans sound? Yummy!

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Photo from Randy Halbig
Photo from Randy Halbig
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Fundraiser This Sunday for Local St. Jude Patient Ben Halbig

His family is calling it the Ben-efit.  And Sunday at Maloney's in Owensboro, the extended family of Ben Halbig is throwing a fundraiser for him.  Since February, Ben has been battling cancer at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.

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Owensboro’s Moonlight Ride for St. Jude One Week Away: Register Now! [Video]

Here at WBKR, we are getting excited and geared up for the first-ever Moonlight Ride!  It's the City of Owensboro's brand new St. Jude fundraising event that involves a 12-mile bicycle ride around the city and a huge three-hour pre-party with line dancing, Zumba and more.  And, if you want to be involved, the clock is ticking.  The Moonlight Ride is one week from today!  That's right.  It's Friday, June 13th in downtown Owensboro.  Check out the official trailer and get more info here.

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Fetta Specialty Pizza via Facebook (This is the back patio)
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Fetta Specialty Pizza To Host Monthly St. Jude Benefit

I'm torn between the Mashed Potato and the Margaritaville pizza as my favorite... you? Oooh, don't forget those awesome bread knots! I'm, of course, talking about the awesome food at Fetta! If you haven't tried Fetta Specialty Pizza in downtown Owensboro, now's the time. Starting this Thursday, June 5th, Fetta will host a St. Jude benefit, and will continue the first Thursday of every month.

Here's how it's gonna work...

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Fire Up the Grill Begins Preparation for Friday’s Kentucky Pro Bass Warriors Pig Roast [VIDEO]

We're all getting excited about Jaclyn's next Big O Yard Party this Friday! As you can see, we're going to have a big pig roast for the Kentucky Pro Bass Warriors!!

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