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March For Babies Next Saturday in Downtown Owensboro

The March of Dimes is hosting its annual March for Babies on Saturday, April 26th in downtown Owensboro.  And, recently, the 2014 ambassador family, The Whitakers, visited The WBKR Waking Crew to talk about the event and how March of Dimes was instrumental in saving the life of their baby boy, Mark.  Listen!

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Big Changes for 2014 Relay For Life Daviess County

Relay For Life Daviess County is getting a huge makeover this year.  The event, which is set for Friday, May 16th is moving from Diamond Lake Campground and Resort, for the first time in four years.  This year's event will take place at College View Middle School and organizers are hard at work to revamp Relay and they're encouraging you to form a team and join us at this important all-nighter!  Cancer never sleeps . . . and, for one night, we won't either.

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(Photo courtesy of Ron Harmon)
(Photo courtesy of Ron Harmon)
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Tickets Selling Fast for WBKR Night at the Opry

WBKR Night at the Opry is just a couple of weeks away and tickets are going quickly!  It's Saturday, April 19th at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee.  And WBKR listeners can buy exclusive discount tickets.  And there are two different options available.  One option will get you into the show.  The second option includes an exclusive backstage tour!

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Tye Carnelli, ThinkStock
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Benefit Ride for the Children’s Advocacy of the Green River District

The second annual benefit motorcycle ride for the Children's Advocacy of the Green River District is Saturday, April 19th. The CAC serves children in seven counties including Daviess, McLean, Hancock, Henderson, Ohio, Union and Webster.

The ride will begin at the Owensboro campus of Western Kentucky University. Registration begins at 10:00am and all bikes will be out at Noon.

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Kayla Burgess Performs Disney Song at Color Blast 5K [Video]

The Owensboro Color Blast 5K is in the books.  Over 3,000 people turned out to support six different local agencies supporting children and adults with developmental disabilities.  As usual, the day was amazing.  There were color blasts along the race route.  There was a HUGE after-party with color flying through the air and onto our clothes.  And there were very emotional and moving performances on the stage.  For me, Kayla Burgess stole the show.  Watch this video.  This gal had the crowd, Jaclyn and me in tears.

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The Daughters of Royalty Ladies Club and Project Princess Present ‘The Prom Dress Express’ for Girls Who Need a Prom Dress!

Thinking back to high school, there are probably a few highlights that stick out in your mind. Perhaps, the last day of your Senior year or your big win at an important game stand among the greatest memories. For many people, prom stands out the most

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Garth Brooks Tribute Band Leads Off Tribute Band Tuesdays at Owensboro Convention Center [Video]

John Todd and Shameless, billed as the world's #1 Garth Brooks tribute band, are coming to the Owensboro Convention Center!  April 1st, they will kick off the center's brand new series- Tribute Band Tuesdays.  Get a sneak peek of the group and get more information about the show and ticket prices right here!

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YouTube/Verite Cinema
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Owensboro’s Official Moonlight Ride Trailer [Video]

Daviess County High School student and St. Jude patient Jennifer Rudd stars in the official promo video for the City of Owensboro's brand new St. Jude fundraising event, the Moonlight Ride.  You've gotta watch this.  It's amazing!  And will tell you what the event is about and how you can be a part of the excitement.  WATCH!

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Catherine Yeulet, Thinkstock
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Sutton Derby Day 5K Run/Walk Coming Soon!

It's time again for the Sutton Derby Day 5K Run/Walk! The event will take place Saturday, May 3rd and the proceeds will benefit the Sutton Elementary students. The event will begin at 9:00am, with registration starting at 8:00am and will start at Rash Stadium.

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(Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
(Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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Beauty Pageant Fundraiser for Watson Family Saturday in Muhlenberg County

Its called Hearts & Halos and the event is coming up Saturday afternoon at the Merle Travis Center in Powderly.  It's a beauty pageant fundraiser for the Watson Family, victims of the tragic and fatal Muhlenberg County house fire that occurred back in January.  There are all sorts of age divisions and prizes to be won.  For full registration details, keep reading!

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Credit: Fuse
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Benefit Archery Shoot This Weekend for Henderson County 7th Grader

A couple days ago a friend was telling me about an upcoming benefit archery shoot for a young girl in Henderson County and I wanted to share the information you all of you!

The Henderson County Archery Club is hosting a Benefit shoot (Shooting Big for Hayley) this Friday and Saturday (March 28th and 29th) for Hayley Galloway

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Harlem Shake: The 2014 Owensboro Color Blast 5K [Video]

Thousands of people turned out at Moreland Park in Owensboro Saturday morning for the 2014 Color Blast 5K.  And, after the race, we invited those 3,000 people to take part in a huge color-blasting after-party, where we rocked out the "Harlem Shake!"  Check this out!

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