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Walter F. Sill, Jr. via Facebook
Walter F. Sill, Jr. via Facebook
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Does Anyone Remember Kaintuck Territory? [VIDEO]

I happened upon a list of things you can't do in Kentucky anymore and there were actually things on that list that NOBODY can do anymore, whether you live in Kentucky or not. But there was one I was looking for in particular.

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The Reagan Foundation via YouTube
The Reagan Foundation via YouTube
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Breaking News: Nancy Reagan Dies at 94 Years Old

One of the most beloved First Lady's of all time has passed away from congestive heart failure at the age of 94.

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Zachary Maxwell Stertz
Zachary Maxwell Stertz
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‘American Pickers’ Heading Back To Indiana

Mike, Frank, and Daniellle, the "American Pickers" from the History Channel, are returning to Indiana! So, here's the deal, they are looking for leads and they would love to explore your buried treasure. They are on the hunt for interesting and unique items.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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11 Kentucky Sites Added to National Historic Register But None from Owensboro Which, Nonetheless, Has Plenty Listed

I noticed that the National Register of Historic Places has added eleven Kentucky sites to the list, but none from Owensboro, or the tri-state for that matter.

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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, Clinton Lewis
WKU, Clinton Lewis
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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
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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Grant
Grant
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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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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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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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photo of Mom and Dad by Barb Birgy
photo of Mom and Dad by Barb Birgy
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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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Category: Family, Health, History

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