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Inmate Escapes from Ohio County Jail

Kentucky State Police and Ohio County authorities have put out the alert about an inmate who has escaped from the Ohio County Jail.

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Area Schools Closing For Solar Eclipse

School is starting in less than two weeks for most students around Kentucky. A few school systems in Western Kentucky are getting an early extra day off when the total solar eclipse comes around on Monday, August 21st. 

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Audubon Metals Expanding in Henderson, Adding Nearly 40 Jobs

Audubon Metals LLC will expand its plant in Henderson and that will lead to the creation of 39 full-time jobs.

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Owensboro Police Searching for Suspect in Connection with Ninth Street Shooting

At around 4:25PM Friday, Owensboro police responded to a call regarding a shooting on West 9th Street.

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As a Precaution, Fire Ball Ride At Kentucky State Fair Will Not Operate Following Deadly Ohio Fair Accident

Although North American Midway Entertainment is not the company that supplies rides to the Ohio State Fair, it has announced that, until further notice, its Fire Ball ride will not be in operation at the Kentucky State Fair or any state fair where it is present.

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Miss Preteen McLean County Brelee Hardison Competes at AmeriFest Nationals [Video]

This morning, we got a surprise visit from Brelee Hardison, the reigning Miss Preteen McLean County.  She dropped by to talk about her upcoming weekend in Pigeon Forge, where she will compete in the AmeriFest U.S. National Pageant.  And, she took time to give Angel a sash of her own!

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Kentucky, Indiana Among Ten Worst States To Live In

Statistics and methodology have determined Kentucky is the tenth worst state to live in based on "quality of life". And it's not the only state in the listening area to make the top 10. 

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Local Owensboro Teen Making A “Sweet” Living Baking Up Southern Treats (PHOTOS)

Mackenzie Mahlinger is no ordinary teen.  As a 14-year-old she already owns her own business.  Pretty sweet right?!  It's a sweet business LITERALLY!

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Christmas with Kellie Pickler & Phil Vassar Concert Event Coming to the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts in Madisonville [VIDEO]

The Sounds of Christmas will fill the air when Kellie Pickler and Phil Vassar take the stage at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts in Madisonville in December!

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DCPS & OPS Hosting Stuff The Bus Event This Weekend

The Daviess County Public Schools and Owensboro Public School Systems have  teamed up to encourage our community to support students in Owensboro-Daviess County as they prepare for the start of a new school year.

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Owensboro Public Schools Transportation Now Hiring Bus Drivers [Photo]

If you drive around town much you may have noticed OPS buses parked in different locations of the city with banners hanging on them.  The Owensboro Public Schools Transportation Department is now hiring school bus drivers.  Here's what you need to do to apply.

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“Cheers on the Pier” Craft Beer Festival at the Owensboro Convention Center to Benefit Cliff Hagan Boys & Girls Club

With summer in full swing, grab some friends and plan to attend the "Cheers on the Pier" Craft Beer Festival coming soon to the Owensboro Convention Center Pier.  What FUN!

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