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Randy Travis Hospitalized and in Critical Condition

Country music legend has been admitted to a Texas hospital and is listed in critical condition, according to a Nashville public relations and marketing firm.

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What’s the ‘Worst Restaurant Meal’ in America?

Fish is so incredibly healthy, it's unbelievable. But, in these parts, fish is often served--and preferred--fried. Either rolled in corn meal or soaked in a breading and lowered into a vat of hot fat. After all, this is the south.

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Sorgho Fire Department Hosting Blood Drive This Week

As we all know, summertime proves to turn into a huge demand for blood. How long has it been since you've last donated? If you can't remember, it's been too long! Well, here's your chance to give back!

The Airport Sorgho Fire Department, alongside of the Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center, is hosting a blood drive at the station this week.

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Babyroo 2013 Event THIS Saturday!

Having your first baby? Not sure what to expect? Make plans to attend Babyroo 2013! This is a FREE baby care fair for expecting families.

Pedia Research, Lewis Lane Baptist Church and Owensboro Parent Magazine present this event Saturday, June 1st from 9:00am to noon.

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WKRBC’s “Pump Up The Volume” Blood Drive Event!

The Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center invites you to "Pump Up The Volume"!

The summer time always proves to be a big need in blood supply. Kids are out of school, families are traveling more and we're all outside more than normal which leads to a greater need for blood.

"Pump Up The Volume" is a three-day blood drive to help combat this need.

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Tim McGraw Addresses Distracted Driving In Latest VIDEO

I like to think that I don't drive and text. I like to think that I am a safe driver and keep distractions to a minimal. Truth is, I do sometimes send a quick "I'm on my way" or "LOL" response. I've seen the commercials pleading drivers to not text and drive. I was just behind a teenage girl yesterday and I could tell that she had both hands around the steering-wheel, texting away, driving down Frederica. This is not ok. We MUST STOP driving and texting!

Tim McGraw's latest single "The Highway Don't Care" is a beautiful song, I've loved it every since I heard it for the first time. Tim's video for this song acknowledges the problems with texting and driving and is a must see!

PLEASE watch this video and let's all STOP distracted driving!

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Blood Drive To Be Held At Daviess County Relay For Life

The Daviess County Relay For Life is Friday, May 17th at Diamond Lake Resort. The Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center will be on site holding a blood drive from 4:00pm - 8:00pm.

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Couple’s Second Child Dies After Prayer-Only Healing Doesn’t Work (Again)

 

 

Anytime anyone gets sick, especially children, we always ask our friends and family to pray for them. And, I absolutely believe that prayers can bring miracles upon the sick. But, I also believe that the combination of medical care AND prayers is the best bet. These parents do not agree with me. Last week, they lost their SECOND child to illness, after prayer-only healing.

Chris Chaberski has the rest of this story...

In 2009, Herbert and Catherine Schaible lost their 2-year-old son, Kent, to bacterial pneumonia—a condition they refused to let a doctor treat, insisting on using only prayer to heal him. Last week, their second son died. He, too, failed to receive any potentially life-saving medical care.

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Chad And Jaclyn Run The Mud Run Course: Part 1 [VIDEO]

The Owensboro Mud Run is THIS Saturday at Diamond Lake Resort. This event is going to be awesome! Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society and you can still register.

Chad is always coming up with crazy ideas that I basically have no say-so in and running this course beforehand is his latest! We went out to Diamond Lake Tuesday afternoon and actually ran the entire course! (I'm still sore, I have blisters and my left leg is jacked up!) Although all of the course wasn't constructed yet, we scaled a 6 foot wall (well, I basically face-planted), we crossed grown-man monkey bars, attempted the cargo net and Chad even got in the water for those three obstacles. Watch and be prepared to laugh!

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Clever Video Stresses Importance of Breast Cancer Exams [Video]

As you all know, I do a lot of work with the American Cancer Society.  I am the chairperson of Relay For Life here in Daviess County and I also emcee their annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk each fall.  I also work, annually, with Susan G. Komen for the Cure's Bowl for a Cure event here in Owensboro.  But, somehow, as involved as I am, I totally missed this!  Have you seen this video?  It's from Rethink Breast Cancer and it was first circulated online about a year ago.  And it's absolute genius.  Creators of the video wanted to get women to pay attention to really important information about self-examination.  And they did it by giving women what they want . . . MEN!  Look.

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Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center’s URGENT Need For Type O Negative Blood

The Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center is in URGENT need for Type O Negative blood. The WKRBC is the sole supplier to several area hospitals and serves six Kentucky counties.

The entire process to donate takes only 30-45 minutes. The center is located at 3015 Old Hartford Road in Owensboro.

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Sign Up for Owensboro’s Color Blast 5K [Video]

Check this out!  If you've been wondering what a Color Blast 5K is, we've got you covered.  Check out this official video from the event in Los Angeles so you know what to expect when you sign up to get "Color Blasted" March 23rd in downtown Owensboro!

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