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The 2014 Trunnell’s Peach Jam Pageants!

Saturday, July 12th is the Peach Jam at Trunnell’s Farm Market! This is a fun-filled, everything peachy day, including the Peach Pageant presented by Trunnell’s and WBKR!

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Owensboro Filmmaker P.J. Starks Releases Short Film ‘A Mind Beside Itself’ for Free Streaming [VIDEO]

I've known Owensboro filmmaker P.J. Starks for about six years. It was in 2008 that he was a guest on The Screening Room, a talk show hosted by Chad Benefield and myself from 2001 through 2011.

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The Grape Nuts Tour of Monkey Hollow Winery was Awesome! [PHOTOS]

Yesterday, 20 of our WBKR listeners accompanied me to Monkey Hollow Winery for our inaugural Grape Nuts wine tour! Weedman Western Kentucky drove us there and back, in style and we had a blast! Danny, Mary and the entire staff at Monkey Hollow treated us so great! Our picnic lunch out on the new patio from Fire Up The Grill was perfect and the wine... Mmmmm, the wine was the best part, ha!

All of the ladies were so much fun and I can't wait for another Grape Nuts tour! Check out our awesome trip!

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Wendell Foster Center via Facebook
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Wendell Foster Hosting Family Day and Concert Saturday!

Join the Wendell Foster Center this Saturday, May 17th for Family Day and a FREE concert! Family Day activities include face painting, a cake walk, pie eating contest and more. This will take place from 11:30am - 2:00pm.

Jeremy Calloway will be in concert following those activities starting at 2:00pm in the Sensory Park at the Wendell Foster campus.

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New Civil War Film ‘The Middle Ground’ to Be Shot in Daviess, McLean, and Hopkins Counties [VIDEO]

Three friends--Dallas Lee Blanton, Angela Yonts, and Nathan Austin--who met at Murray State University will be producing a new film about the Civil War in western Kentucky this summer.

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Daviess County Sheriff's Department
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Terroristic Threatening Note Discovered at Daviess County High School

No sooner did I get on the air Wednesday afternoon than I was told about a rumor spreading about a lock down at Daviess County High School.

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Jac’s Big O Party Thursday To Benefit The American Cancer Society

Join us tomorrow, Thursday, for another Jac's Big O Party! The party series are brought to you all summer long by the Liquid Ninja Big O Music Fest and you'll have a chance to win tix to the show.

Tomorrow we will be raising money for the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life with $5.00 lunches. We'll have burgers, chips, a drink and a cookie... delicious!

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The Moonlight Ride One Month Away: Register Now! [Video]

Here at WBKR, we are getting excited and geared up for the first-ever Moonlight Ride!  It's the City of Owensboro's brand new St. Jude fundraising event that involves a 12-mile bicycle ride around the city and a huge three-hour pre-party with line dancing, Zumba and more.  Check out the official trailer and get more info here at WBKR.com.

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Owensboro Health Is Convention Center Sponsor

At a news conference this morning Owensboro Mayor Ron Payne and Dean Dennis, general manager and vice president of Global Spectrum, managers of the new Convention Center announced a sponsorship for the facility.

Owensboro Health is the “Official Health Sponsor” of the Owensboro Convention Center.

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Friday After 5, via Facebook
Friday After 5, via Facebook
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Friday After 5 Kicks Off This Week!

Friday After 5 is one of my favorite things about summers in Owensboro. I love going down to the riverfront and enjoying all of the fun activities they have. FA5 is fun for your whole family and the fun begins THIS Friday, May 16th!

Check out the musical line-up for this week!

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Flags For Sale for Kiwanis Club Walk of Honor

If you drove by the Daviess County Courthouse last summer, you'll likely recall seeing the front lawn decorated with dozens and dozens of American flags.  This year, the Walk of Honor returns and the Kiwanis Club of Owensboro is giving YOU the chance to honor someone special in your life with a flag featured along the Walk.

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Hope for Harlie, via Facebook
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Hope For Harlie Motorsports Fest TONIGHT!

Have plans for tonight? Well, if so, cancel them! If not, I've just made you some! There is a big event tonight to support Harlie Bryant at Maloney's in Owensboro and YOU need to be there!

Here are the details...

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