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Sundae Sunday Event THIS Weekend!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for... Ice cream! Heck yeah we do! Who doesn't like ice cream? Well, if you're like me, you love ice cream! Join the City of Owensboro and celebrate National Ice Cream Day this Sunday, July 20th for their annual Sunday Sundae event!

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Matt Cardy/Getty Images
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ALDI Conducting Hiring Events in July and August

In May, it was announced that discount supermarket chain, ALDI, was coming to Owensboro. In fact, work has already begun out on Highway 54 between Highland Elementary School and Wal-Mart

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Smile on Down Syndrome
Smile on Down Syndrome
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SMILE on Down Syndrome Hosting Second Annual Trucks and Heroes Event

-by Nikki Davis

On Saturday, July 19, 2014 SMILE on Down Syndrome will be hosting their second annual Trucks & Heroes event from 9am-12pm at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. The first hour will be siren-and-lights-free for guests with sensory issues, including guests who are on the autism spectrum.

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45th Annual Street Rod Nationals Plus Coming To Louisville

The Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville will once again host the National Street Rod Association's annual Street Rod Nationals Plus July 31, Aug 1-3. This is the 20th time the event, which annually attracts between 10,000 and 15,000 vintage automobiles, will be hosted in Louisville.

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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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‘Bowl For The Cure’ Returning To Diamond Lanes South [VIDEO]

Wow, this summer is flying by. Thus it's almost time for the 7th Annual Owensboro Bowl for the Cure hosted by the The Komen Evansville Tri-State Affiliate. It will be held August 7-8 at Diamond Lanes South.

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Kenneth King/Dream Copy Photography
Kenneth King/Dream Copy Photography
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2014 Battle for the Big O Finale Tickets on Sale Now

The 2014 Battle for the Big O finale is Saturday, July 26th at Diamond Lake Campground and Resort.  And tickets are on sale NOW here at WBKR.com.  We have 12 amazing acts set to take the stage and battle it out for $1,000 and the right to open for Hank Williams Jr. and Charlie Daniels at the Liquid Ninja Big O Music Fest.  Get ticket info and see our list of finalists here!

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Michael Valdez, ThinkStock
Michael Valdez, ThinkStock
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Panther Creek’s Family Freedom Fireworks Festival TONIGHT!

It's time to celebrate the 4th of July one day early! Bring the whole family out tonight (Thursday, July 3rd) for the Family Freedom Fireworks Festival at Panther Creek Park! 

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Diamond Lake Resort via Facebook
Diamond Lake Resort via Facebook
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Diamond Lake Resort Freedom Celebration TONIGHT!

 

Diamond Lake Resort is kicking off their Independence celebration early this year! Join the resort for their Freedom Bash TODAY and fireworks display TONIGHT! Bring the whole family out to Diamond Lake for pie eating contests, go-karts, bumper boats, mini-golf, seed spitting contests and more!

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Big O Music Fest
Big O Music Fest
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Final Battle For The Big O Audition This Saturday at Show Me’s

Do you know someone who has the talent to stand on stage and open the 2014 Big O Music Festival?  Well, they need to come see us THIS WEEK!  Our final Battle for the Big O audition of the season is Saturday evening at Show Me's of Owensboro.  So far, we have seen an incredible amount of talent and have filled eleven spots in our finale event.  Just a couple more slots remain.   Get full details and find out who's already qualified for the finale here!!

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JG
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ROMP 2014 Cooks Up Some Fine Music And Tasty Food! [PHOTOS]

I think it's safe to say by now that we all know how much I love food, right? Well, leave it up to me to be blown away by the amazingness of the food at ROMP Fest 2014, ha! Of course the music is awesome. But, I bet you had no clue how huge of a selection of food ROMP has to offer.

Well, take a look at some of this year's food options for you, while you're enjoying some of the best music around this weekend at ROMP. You'll see some local favorites, some organic options and a place that puts anything and everything on a biscuit! Mmmm....

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