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The International Bluegrass Music Museum and Hall of Fame Ground Breaking
The International Bluegrass Music Museum and Hall of Fame Ground Breaking
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International Bluegrass Music Museum and Hall of Fame Breaks Ground [PHOTOS]

Big news in the World of Bluegrass Music this week and I was blessed to be there for all of the excitement. The International Bluegrass Music Museum and Hall of Fame broke ground on the much anticipated $15.4 million facility right next to the Hampton Inn in downtown Owensboro.

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Photo courtesy of Trunnell's
Photo courtesy of Trunnell's
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Trunnell’s Farm Market To Add New Location on Hwy 54 [Photos]

Yesterday, I stopped by Trunnell's Farm Market to see my buddy, Kevin Trunnell and he shared some really exciting news with me!

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Grant
Grant
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OMU Now Has An App [PHOTOS]

I'm so glad there's an app for this. I had no idea, but OMU has one that has all the information you need if you are away from your computer or if you have a power outage. Look!

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US Postal Services Looks To Redesign Its Truck Fleet
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Here’s an Excellent Tip to Help Postal Workers Beat the Heat

Our good friend and former mail carrier, Scott, shared an excellent tip on his Facebook page that I thought I should, in turn, share with you.

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JG
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My Next Adventure

I've been staring at this screen for hours, having a hard time trying to figure out how to say what I need to say. But, I feel like I've always been honest with y'all and there's no reason to stop that now. My time here at WBKR is coming to an end.

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Throwback Thursday: The Owensboro Business Game [Video]

This is a total blast from the past!  Who remembers The Owensboro Business Game?  It was a Monopoly-inspired board game created by Junior Achievement.  And, instead of featuring properties like Park Place and Boardwalk, it featured popular Owensboro businesses like Wax Works, The Executive Inn, and Anderson's.  I discovered last weekend that my friends Bill and Terry have an original version of the game and they let me look through it and film it.  Check this out!

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Grant
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Mystery Landmarks In Owensboro [PHOTOS]

I know I should get out more, but lately I've noticed two landmarks in Owensboro that are, at least to me, a mystery.

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Insane Inflatable 5K
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The Dos and Don’ts for The Insane Inflatable 5K June 25, 2016

The Insane Inflatable 5K is making it's first ever visit to Evansville, and if you're participating you may have some questions and concerns. We're here to help! Check out some Dos and Don'ts for the weekend of fun!

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Photo by Kristi Cook Wilson
Photo by Kristi Cook Wilson
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DCHS and Apollo High School Take Top Honors at National Archery Tournament

Athletes from various local middle and high schools spent the weekend in Metropolis, Illinois for the Scholastic 3D Outdoor Archery Tournament.  And the archers from Daviess County High School claimed the overall championship and wrapped up the event the #1 team in the nation!

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Visit Katie’s U-Pick Flower Garden at Reid’s Orchard [Video]

Here's a really fun and creative way to get fresh flowers for your house.  You can pick them yourself at Reid's Orchard.  Check our Katie's U-Pick Flower Garden!

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Insane Inflatable 5K
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What Should You Wear to The Insane Inflatable 5K June 25th

The Insane Inflatable 5K is coming soon, and if you're like us, you're probably wondering what you should wear to the most insane 5K of your life! You can dress as normal or as insane as you like, but since it is the Insane Inflatable 5K, we think the more insane the better!

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Insane Inflatable 5K
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Insane Inflatable 5K Evansville is ONLY a Week Away! Here’s What You Need to Know!

The Insane Inflatable 5K is making it's first ever visit to Evansville, and if you're participating you may have some questions and concerns. We're here to help! Check out some Dos and Don'ts for the weekend of fun! Text INSANE to 54284 for details and to register now!

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