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3rd Annual Puzzle Walk

Join Puzzle Pieces--- for the 3rd Annual Puzzle Walk this coming Saturday, November 2nd. The event will be held at Legion Park from 11:00am - 1:00pm. USI graduate students will help host this event and have helped raise money for the event.

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Mountain Workshops Capture Amazing Owensboro Stories in New Mini-Documentary [VIDEO]

Well, so far the Mountain Workshops Owensboro project is the find of the year, as far as I'm concerned. I will never have "nothing" to do as long as I haven't finished reading or viewing their Owensboro stories.

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Mountain Workshops Produce Cool Time Lapse Video of Owensboro [VIDEO]

The photo/video essays that Mountain Workshops have produced about Owensboro have been an endless source of fascination for me...and hopefully for you too. But, because I've reading and viewing these incredible stories, I almost missed something.

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Mountain Workshops Profile Karen Glenn — Mom, Aunt, Grandmother, and Legal Guardian to 11 Kids [VIDEO]

Remember the 70s/80s drama Eight is Enough about the couple who had eight kids? Well, the Bradfords have NOTHING on Karen Glenn.

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Coach Pitino Comes To KWC

I got some news I wanted to share about a very exciting event coming up tomorrow at Kentucky Wesleyan College.

University of Louisville men’s basketball coach and Basketball Hall of Fame member Rick Pitino will be at KWC tomorrow evening for a book signing

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Mountain Workshops Profile Army Armstrong AKA ‘Mr. Knuckles’ [VIDEO]

What an extraordinary find are these Mountain Workshops profiles of Kentucky communities, and even more so because of the time they spent in Owensboro last week.

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The Daviess County High School Band of Pride Wins Music City Invitational Honors with Lincoln [Video]

This is unbelievable!  The precision.  The musicality.  The emotion.  The Daviess County High School Band of Pride competed in Nashville over the weekend in the Music City Invitational and thrilled audiences and judges with their rousing presentation of "Lincoln."  This is triumphant and earned the band a raucous standing ovation and the lion's share of top honors in the competition. WATCH!

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Mountain Workshops Focus On Owensboro Residents: “Butch’s Bliss” [VIDEO]

The Mountain Workshops set out each Fall to capture the untold stories of towns throughout Kentucky. Along with faculty from Western Kentucky University, they "explore the richness of the community, the beauty of landscape and the possibilities and challenges of visual storytelling." (via MountainWorkshops.org)

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Mountain Workshops Profile Owensboro Legend Hal Miller [VIDEO]

Thirty-seven years ago, a group of Western Kentucky University students and faculty traveled to western Kentucy and Tennessee for a photo essay project on the last one-room schoolhouses in those regions.

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Racers For Ryan Event Saturday

Twenty-one year old Ryan Peters was killed tragically in an accident at Windy Hollow Speedway September 8th. The racing community as well as the Tri-State area has offered an outpouring of support to Ryan's friends and family during this difficult time.

Saturday, October 19th... YOU can also show this family support by coming to Racers for Ryan! This is a great event planned at TowneSquare Mall in Owensboro and it sure to be a great day to celebrate Ryan's life and raise a lot of money!

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Theatre Workshop of Owensboro Presents Steel Magnolias

I saw the movie version of Steel Magnolias twenty-something years ago and I can still quote lines from it.  One of my favorites . . . "Ms. Truuvy, I swear to you that my personal tragedy will not interfere with my ability to do good hair."  LOL!  I have a feeling a lot of folks in the audience will be reliving their favorite lines when Theatre Workshop of Owensboro presents Steel Magnolias.  The three-week run starts this Friday and we have your showtimes and ticket info!

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Daviess County Public Schools Celebrate Their Staff

During the month of October, there are two appreciation periods for the people who help with our kids every day. National School Bus and National School Lunch appreciation weeks are this month to show support and give thanks to these vital members of the school staff

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