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Need A Pick Me Up? Watch This!! [VIDEO]

Meet Kid President...

I have seen this video circulating all over Facebook the last few days or so and I finally watched it today. It is AWESOME! He may be just a kid, but everything he says makes so much sense!

If you are in need of a "pick-me-up" or just want a "feel-good" moment, take a look!

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Chick-fil-A
Chick-fil-A
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Upcoming Chick-fil-A Family Night Events

Our friends at the Owensboro Chick-fil-A want to show you some love! With Valentine's Day quickly approaching, they wanted to let you know how much they appreciate you. But, one day just isn't enough, so check out the events they have planned for every Monday night in February!

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Owensboro Rage
Owensboro Rage
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Owensboro Rage Wins First Game In Team History [VIDEO]

 

The Owensboro Rage (Owensboro's professional indoor football team) has won their first game in team history, Sunday night at the Next Level Sports Complex. The Rage put up 60 points as they defeated the Cincinnati Bulldogs 60-0, in a shortened game at Ramada Inn Field, due to fourth quarter forfeit.

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Photo: Jaclyn Graves
Photo: Jaclyn Graves
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In 2013: Discover The Owensboro Museum Of Science And History [PHOTOS]

The week of Christmas, I had the pleasure of broadcasting live from the Owensboro Museum of Science and History. I hate to admit this, but in my six and a half years of living here, it was my very first time to visit the museum! Even though I didn't really know what to expect, I was very surprised at how many cool things the museum has to offer!

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The Edge Ice Center Facebook Page
The Edge Ice Center Facebook Page
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The Edge Ice Center Having Special Session Today

Your kids are out of school today...now what?!? Snow days are a double-edged sword, right? It's great that you don't have to get out in the elements, but now you have to entertain them for the entire day, ha! Well, if you're in the Owensboro area, The Edge Ice Center is having a special session today only!

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Thinkstock, iStockphoto
Thinkstock, iStockphoto
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It’s Time To Grow Up – Jaclyn’s Open Letter to the Haters in Online Public Forums

When I got settled in at work this morning, I had an email from a listener. Here's what it said:

"I'm not sure if this has been addressed or noticed but you are taking one heck of a beating on (a forum/chat website)! I was just wanting to let you know before it gets way out of hand! So if you would take a look ASAP and hopefully you can say what you have to say! This is Owensboro and I know how one rumor can ruin your whole career and/or life!"

Now, I think most of us can guess what site this ridiculousness is on, but I don't promote adolescent behavior and I won't start now.

Needless to say, I am not at all happy about this.

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(Image from Lincoln Amphitheatre's official website)
(Image from Lincoln Amphitheatre's official website)
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Lincoln Amphitheatre Announces 2013 Season Schedule

Here at WBKR, we are very excited about Lincoln Amphitheatre's 2013 schedule.  Last week, Brandi Weyer, the theatre's Director of Communications, stopped by The WBKR Waking Crew to give us a sneak peak.  And, here at WBKR.com, we have ALL the details about the amazing events and shows Lincoln Amphitheatre has in store.  Check it out!

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Carsyn's First Day of Preschool
Carsyn's First Day of Preschool
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Carsyn’s School Practices In Case The “Bad Guys” Show Up

When I picked Carsyn up yesterday afternoon, I went through our normal daily questions: How was your day? Did you get a treasure at school? Did you apologize to Mrs. Roby for not listening in music class last week? What all did you do at school today? What was your letter of the day?

Her answers were pretty normal until she started telling me about something new that they did. She said, "Mommy, we went downstairs and hid, just for pretend Mommy, in case the bad guys come to my school."

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Me with my cousins Trey and Candice via late 80s/early 90s
Me with my cousins Trey and Candice via late 80s/early 90s
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Cousins Are Our First Friends

This weekend, Carsyn and I went to Tennessee and to my Mom's in Marshall County to visit with the family. Right around lunchtime when I was trying to get my mini-me to gather up her things so that we could get on the road and head home, all she would say is, "Mommy! I want to stay for just five more minutes to play with my cousins!" Needless to say, I gave her way more than five minutes. They were all having so much fun, I just couldn't pull her away.

On the quiet ride home (she fell asleep before I even pulled out of the gas station, ha!), I started to remember all of the fun times growing up in Milan with all of my cousins. That's when I realized... "Cousins are our first real friends."

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Category: Family, Humor
ColorBlast5K.org
ColorBlast5K.org
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Color Us Proud Owensboro’s Color Blast 5K

Six local non-profit organizations are coming together in celebration of March being Disability Awareness Month with an awesome event here in Owensboro. Puzzle Pieces, Wendell Foster’s Campus for Developmental Disabilities, Dream Riders of Kentucky, Team Karlie, Two Rivers Buddy Ball and Green River Area Down Syndrome Association are collaborating together to host a Color Blast 5K (walk/run) in English Park to honor individuals who have unique qualities and abilities.

I have been wanting to participate in a run like this for a while and can't wait to join in the fun on Saturday, March 23rd! You should come out too!

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Holiday World
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Matt Eckert Named New President off Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari

Matt Eckert, who has been at Holiday World and Splashin' Safari since 2000, was named as the new president of the iconic park in Santa Claus, Indiana. The park has been owned and operated by the Koch family since it opened on August 3, 1946 as Santa Claus Land and has grown to be one of the top amusement and waterparks in the country. Holiday World is also home to The Voyage roller coaster, which as of last year, was the number one rated wooden roller coaster in the world. The park is also home to the The Legend and The Raven roller coasters.

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Photo: thinkstock, iStockphoto
Photo: thinkstock, iStockphoto
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Things To NEVER Say To A New Mother

Yesterday at church while I was waiting to check Carsyn into "Sunday School", I noticed a new mother in front of us in line. She was holding a very new baby, I'm guessing she couldn't have been older than 6 weeks or so. While I was admiring that little bundle of preciousness (and praying that Carsyn didn't go straight for her), I witness not one, but two women ask this new Mom a question that should never be asked! Now, as my inner-redneck struggled to explode on these women, I started thinking about questions and comment that you should NEVER say to a new mother.

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