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Take a Christmas Tour Through Kentucky

The Owensboro-Daviess County Christmas Parade is where Kentucky kicks off Christmas. Well, maybe it can be where YOU kick off your Kentucky Christmas tour.

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Santa Impersonators Thrive In Suburban Sydney
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Santa Claus Coming to Towne Square Mall This Weekend

It's that time of year again and Santa Claus is coming to town!  In fact, he'll arrive at Towne Square Mall THIS Saturday.  Here's the scoop!

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Whitesville Lions Club Christmas Auction

It's time again for the annual Whitesville Lions Club auction! The event is sponsored by the Whitesville Lions Club and benefits the Lions Club Christmas food basket program.

The auction is Friday, November 20th at 6:00pm at the Whitesville Senior Center at Whitesville Park, Hwy 54 in Whitesville.

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Christmas Wish Letter Deadline 12-16-15

UPDATE - 2015 LETTERS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED BUT YOU CAN DROP OFF DONATIONS AT THE CHRISTMAS WISH OFFICE ACROSS FROM BEDLAND AT TOWNE SQUARE MALL.

 

The Christmas Wish office will officially open on Monday, November 30th in Towne Square Mall in Owensboro, but the letters are already rolling in. We want to make sure that everyone who needs a jolly little helper this year gets the help needed. If you or someone you know will need the help of CW this season, now is the time to get your letter in.

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Starbucks Raises Prices For Second Time In A Year
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Starbucks Offering Buy One, Get One Holiday Drinks

Those red Starbucks cups that were in the news earlier this week are set to fly out the doors.  The coffee chain is ringing in the start of the holiday season by serving up their specialty holiday drinks Buy One, Get One Free!  And, yours truly, is all over it!!

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Consumers Get Jump On Black Friday Deals By Shopping Thursday Evening
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Stores That Are Closed (and the Ones That Are Open) on Thanksgiving [List]

It's that time of year again.  Time for the great debate about Thanksgiving.  Should retail stores be open for business on Thanksgiving to kick start their Black Friday sales?  That depends, of course, on whom you ask.  The shoppers love it.  Traditionalists say "Uh, no."  But as you decide if you'll be venturing out to shop after your family's turkey dinner, here's the list of stores that you won't be visiting . . . because they will be closed on Thanksgiving.  But, don't worry!  We have the list of stores that will be open as well (courtesy of various online sites like BlackFriday.com).

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Socks for Seniors Program Warms AND Cheers Seniors During Holiday Season

For 15 years, Jamie Coyne and his wife have organized the Socks for Seniors program. The annual community project is self-explanatory. It aims to provide new socks to seniors during the holidays.

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Germany Christmas Markets: An Alternative View
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Owensboro Convention Center to Host Christmas Show

The Owensboro Convention Center is getting ready to "deck the halls!" The Owensboro Christmas Show will return to downtown Owensboro the first week of December!

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Here’s a Collection of Veterans Day Salutes from Twitter

I check my Twitter feed and Facebook when I get up in the morning. And today, #Veterans Day was the top trender, as you can imagine.

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Defense Secretary Hagel Marks Veterans Day At The Vietnam War Memorial
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Donate to Local Veterans w/ Townsquare Cares for Military Families [Video]

Here at WBKR and WOMI Owensboro, we are celebrating and honoring Veterans Day with an awesome fundraising campaign from our parent company.  Townsquare Cares for Military Families is a nationwide initiative to raise money for military families and give back, pay it forward at the local level...

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Lambert’s Diner Taking Donations for Annual Christmas Wish Benefit

 

The 2015 Christmas Wish campaign is almost upon us. Can you believe it? And folks already gearing up for a huge holiday season...like, for example, Lambert's Diner on 231 in Utica.

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79th Annual Owensboro Christmas Parade Set [Info]

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  And that's really going to be the case on Saturday, November 21st, when the 79th Annual Owensboro-Daviess County Christmas Parade officially kicks off the holiday season downtown!

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