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Even More From Erin’s Shelves, Including A Book Of KY Ghost Stories

I never knew I was such a book worm! I was scrounging around at my parents' house; they were still on vacation and I found a gold mine of books I know I've read. Some are classics, some aren't, but they are all good reads, especially that thin blue one towards the top of the pile.

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The Only Quilt Erin Will Ever Need

The quilt. It's the best comfort a person can ever have. Okay, that's a little bit of over kill, but I love quilts in the Fall and in the Winter.

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Kentucky Senate Candidates On KET Tonight

Election Day is less than a month away, have you decided who you're voting for? And more importantly, why you're voting for that person? I understand that the voting process can become quite tainted with all of the ads, but it is one of our greatest responsibilities as a citizen and we should all prepare ourselves more than we do.

The US Senate race here in Kentucky is one of the most watched and most influential races this year. Tonight, on KET (7:00pm CST), Sen. Mitch McConnell and Sec. of State Alison Grimes will discuss important issues in the Senate race.

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Erin Grant
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UPDATE: We Located The Owners Of The “Ell-Bee” Board

Wow! What a difference a blog and a Facebook post makes. As you recall, I wrote about the mysterious board propped up beside the building at WBKR. I had a few theories, but after a few hours, we got this message....

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Ghosts of WBKR: Who Is This Ell-Bee?

So, you've seen some mysterious goings-on late at night here at WBKR, but what about what is going on outside the building? I present Exhibit A, this board with the name, place (?) "Ell-Bee" carved into it.

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‘Voices of Elmwood’ Tours Begin Thursday [VIDEO]

Have you ever wanted to walk in shoes of the past? Do you love history? Then look no further than the fifth annual "Voices of Elmwood" at Elmwood Cemetery presented by the Daviess County Public Library and the Owensboro Museum of Science and History.

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Children of the 90′s… Surge Is Back! [VIDEO]

Fellow children of the 90's, prepare yourself for this excitement... Surge is back! Yep, the make you bounce off the walls and stay up all night, delicious coke is back! (I'm Southern, therefore every "cola" is called coke. If I wanted an actual Coke, I'd capitalize it... see what I did there?)

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Erin Grant
Erin Grant
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Erin Finally Discovers What the ‘LFB’ Initials on Her Fireplace Bricks Stand For

Yes, that's my inoperable and very old fireplace at my apartment. Even though it doesn't work, I think the tile and fireplace itself is beautiful. One fact about me, I've always lived in apartments in older houses. Not only do they have character, but they can be a lot cheaper; you just have to seek them out. From what I can gather, this piece has to be part of the original house, but when I looked closer, I found some initials.

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Barrett-Jackson To Auction 1970 Rolls Royce Owned By Johnny Cash

Barrett-Jackson is known for auctioning some pretty incredible vehicles. At the end of the month, they have the honor of auctioning a 1970 Rolls Royce once owned by the Man In Black... Johnny Cash.

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Spirit Of Rockport Walking Tour Coming Soon

Are you afraid of ghosts? Are you into spooky things? Then the Spirt of Rockport (IN) presented by TLC Pals for Paaws is just what you're looking for.

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Jaclyn Graves
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WBKR “Thank A Farmer”: Beste Farms in Mount Vernon, Indiana [VIDEO]

WBKR and Moore Ford Chrysler in Hartford continue our Thank A Farmer series. This week, we travel up to Mount Vernon, Indiana to visit some great friends of mine at Beste Farms. If you've ever seen a show of mine or heard me talk about my friend Katie, this is her family.

Take a look as David "Combine" Beste, Clint "Cornhead" Beste and I talk about the long history of Beste Farms.

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Sunday Marks 45th Anniversary Of Apollo 11 [VIDEO]

It was President John F. Kennedy who proclaimed we would make it to the Moon before the end of the 1960s. Though JFK wouldn't live to see it, on July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and pilot Michael Collins would make the USA's space race to the Moon a reality.

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