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A Northern Girl in a Southern World

This is the pilot episode of the Differences Between North and South just in case you missed it last month! We will be filming the next installment about the Differences in the Weather so be looking for that video segment next Saturday!

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WKU President Gary Ransdell Announces 2017 Retirement

At Western Kentucky University The Spirit Makes The Master and no one exemplifies that more than President Gary Ransdell. A proud WKU alum, Dr. Ransdell understands and appreciates everything that a Hilltopper embodies. For close to twenty years, Dr. Ransdell has served the university as President, but recently announced his reign as King of the Hill is winding down.

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Owensboro Songbook Show April 29th At TWO Empress Theatre [VIDEO]

This is a one of kind event. The Owensboro Songbook project is music about Owensboro written and performed by the people who call it home. On Friday, April 29th at 7pm at the TWO's Empress Theatre, several Owensboro artists will be sharing the stage to present this very special project.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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Owensboro: A Trip Through Time — The Kentucky Buggy Company [VIDEO]

Owensboro has a rich history and some of it is available for viewing if you just look up. That's right. When you get north of Parrish Avenue you'll see quite a bit of "writing on the wall."

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New York Times Selects Rosine, Kentucky As One Of The 52 Places To Go In 2016

This is quite an honor. The New York Times has put out a list of the "52 Places to Go in 2016" and coming in at number 42? Rosine, Kentucky, the birthplace of Bill Monroe and the birthplace of Bluegrass.

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A Northern Girl in a Southern World

The differences between northern and southern cultures!

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Check Out Video from Early 1950s Owensboro Christmas Parades [VIDEO]

When I was a kid, Christmas always began in the parking lot across Third Street from Anderson's Department Store. And it began on the morning of the Owensboro Christmas Parade.

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Making Life Changes

Making life changing choices are very hard, but when you make them with no regrets how can you lose? Mine brought me to Owensboro in 1994.

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A Rare Full Moon Set For Christmas

2015 was certainly a good year for the moon. We had the "Super Blood Moon" in September, the "Blue Moon" in July, and to close out the year, we are going to see the "Full Cold Moon" on December 25th.

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Was a Horror Movie Shot in Owensboro in the Late 1950s?

Owensboro has what I would call a quiet (but hopefully getting louder) connection to the movie industry. For one thing, this is Johnny Depp's hometown. For another, the Burt Lancaster classic The Kentuckian was partially filmed here.

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Dave and Ashley Browse Old Daviess County High Yearbooks [VIDEO]

Our Digital Managing Editor, Ashley, and I were at the Daviess County Public Library (for reasons which will be revealed later) and decided to take a trip down memory lane.

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Dolly’s “Coat Of Many Colors” Trailer

Dolly Parton's "Coat Of Many Colors" is a fan favorite of the country legend's fans. This December, NBC is turning the song into a made for TV movie. The movie tells the true story of how the song came to be, thru the young life of Dolly.

Country songbird Jennifer Nettles and Ricky Shroder star in the show, along with sweet-faced newcomer Alyvia Alyn Lind playing Dolly.

Take a look at the official trailer. Oh, you may want to grab a tissue first. 

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