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Goldie’s Best Little Opryhouse in KY to Revert Back to Original Name

Theater Workshop of Owensboro decided to revert the theater known as Goldie's Best Little Opryhouse in Kentucky back to its original name, The Empress Theatre.

Originally, a silent movie house that opened in 1912, The Empress was renamed Goldie's Best Little Opryhouse in Kentucky - reopening on Labor Day weekend in

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Why Do We Kiss Under The Mistletoe?

Maybe it's because I was extra festive this year, maybe it's because I'm hoping that by putting one up, a hot, single guy will magically show up underneath it, but I put up a mistletoe this year. I know, I know... Aaron Rodgers isn't going to show up all puckered-up, but hey, it's worth a shot, right?!?
Well, as four year-olds do, Carsyn asked what the mistletoe was and where it comes from. I honestly had no clue, so I'm sure I made something up, ha!
Come to find out, there is a really old meaning behind the mistletoe. Carl Pettit has the full story...

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Western Ky Town In Old X-Files Comic

It never ceases to amaze me the things I find while cleaning. A few weeks ago it was a book of country start from the 90's that I find in a box while cleaning. Today it was a comic book from 1997 that I found

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“Lone Survivor” Movie Trailer [VIDEO]

Chad and I had the honor of hearing Marcus Luttrell speak during one of our trips to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. No, Marcus isn't a child with cancer, nor does he have one. Marcus, a US Navy SEAL, is the only survivor of Operation Red Wing. Neither of us will ever forget being on the edge of our seats, listening to him tell the horrifying story of that day and the days following.

Lone Survivor is an upcoming movie about Operation Red Wing. I encourage you to watch this trailer and to learn more about Marcus. He is a true American hero and I will always be grateful for Marcus and other men and women of our great military who protect us by sacrificing themselves.

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Happy Birthday To The United States Marine Corps [VIDEO]

Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you... Happy Birthday dear Marines, Happy Birthday to you!!

Please join with me in celebrating the 238th birthday of the United States Marine Corp! That's 238 years of honor, courage and commitment... pretty impressive if you ask me!

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Owensboro’s Veterans Day Parade To Be Held Saturday

With Veterans Day quickly approaching, there are several activities going on in the Tri-State area to honor those who have served our great military. The city of Owensboro is planning their annual Veterans Day parade for this weekend.

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Real or Not, Bigfoot Never Gets Old [VIDEO]

I dig Bigfoot videos. If you have a recorded Bigfoot sighting (and we HAVE had them around here), please upload it to YouTube. I love 'em. And here's the kicker...I don't even care if you faked it, so long as it looks like you didn't. They're awesome!

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How Much Did A New Ford Cost In 1940?

I've been to BF Evans Ford dozens of times. Heck, I've probably even walked past this sign dozens of times before, but only this past Friday did I take the time to read it.

It was a vehicle price chart from 1940! Yes, BF Evans Ford was kickin' in 1940, ha!

So, how much did vehicles cost back then? Take a look and see!

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Time-Lapse Video Shows Construction of Freedom Tower at Ground Zero [VIDEO]

12 years ago on September 11th, I was awakened by a phone call from my mom. When I answered, the first words I heard were, "We're under attack. Turn on the TV."

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Kentucky Museum Discovers 8th Grade Final Exam From 1912…And It’s Really Hard [VIDEO]

I think this is incredibly cool. The Bullitt County Kentucky History Museum has just added a unique piece to its collection. It's an essentially mint-condition comprehensive 8th grade exam written in 1912.

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Local Filmmaker Keenan Powell to Release Documentary DVD About Owensboro’s Origins [VIDEO]

Owensboro Founding from South Cicero Media on Vimeo.

Owensboro filmmaker Keenan Powell has completed a documentary ABOUT Owensboro called Owensboro: Portrait from Middle America.

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Kentucky State Police Celebrate 65th Anniversary With Three Part Video

You have probably heard me express on many occasions my admiration and respect for the military, fire and rescue, police, and all of the other public service units.  These brave men and women, and their families, sacrifice so much for us that the words “Thank You” never seem like enough to me

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