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Owensboro Substation Explodes, Sends Multiple East Side Neighborhoods Into Darkness [VIDEO]

I was getting gas at a convenience store in front of Rose Hill Cemetery at the corner of Breckenridge Street and Old Hartford Road at around 9PM on Wednesday night right about the time everything went dark and the night sky was lit up with an eerie yellow and blue glow.

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Owensboro Police Department Announces New Crime Prevention Initiative

In an effort to get all citizens involved in crime prevention, the Owensboro Police Department has announced the launch of a new initiative called "Eye on Owensboro."

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Early Morning Fire at Moonlite Bar-B-Q

Folks on the west side of Owensboro woke up the sounds of sirens and the smell of smoke Wednesday. There was an early morning fire at Owensboro's world famous Moonlite Bar-B-Q.

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Get Ready to Run With Couch to 5K in 5 Weeks

With the New Year well under way, many people are working on their New Year resolutions. Well if one of your resolutions is to get ready to run a 5K or if it is just something you want to do, then the Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department has just the thing!

They are now accepting registrations for their “Couch to 5K in 5 Weeks” program

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Local Racing Team to Support Epilepsy Awareness

When the 2014 local racing season revs into action, one local team will be racing for more than just the finish line.  Mike Royal, with Royal Racing, will be behind the wheel of the #84 car, which, this year, is designed with a special mission in mind.

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Gameday Superstitions: What Are Yours?

It is the time of year that I both look forward to and dread. I love the playoffs just like any other football fan, but it also means only three more games and waiting until fall for the season to start again

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Daviess County Public Library a Part of the Commonwealth’s Literacy Task Force

The ability to read is something many of us take for granted. I know I do. In my young life, I just assumed you learned how to read, you know, like you learn how to walk or you learn how to talk.

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Owensboro Teen Asks Jennifer Lawrence To Prom Via Video

We've all seen the video proposals to celebrities from teenagers, right? Well, an Owensboro teen is the latest to try his luck at this tech-savvy technique.

Nicholas Gray is a senior at Owensboro Catholic High School. He hates school dances. (Seriously, watch the video, he thinks they're gross, ha!) But, he loves fellow Kentuckian Jennifer Lawrence. Yes, that Jennifer Lawrence... budding superstar, America's new Sweetheart, Hunger Games actor... you get the picture.

Let's help Nicholas! First, watch this video. Second, share it for him! Hey... you never get what you want if you don't ask, right?!?

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Aaron Kizer Launches Virtual Online Art Gallery

Owensboro-based artist Aaron Kizer has just launched an online art gallery featuring some of his most awesome and popular paintings and creations.  Check out some of the highlights!

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Marty Brown’s “Whatever Makes You Smile”: Sneak Peek Trailer for Video!

Marty Brown fans!!  You are going to be pumped.  The America's Got Talent star and Maceo, Kentucky native has just released a sneak peek of the upcoming video for his new single "Whatever Makes You Smile."  Check it out!

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New Area Code Overlay Coming to Western Kentucky

Well it’s been a while since we’ve heard about this topic, but a new area code is coming to Western Kentucky. And it is bringing changes with it.

I put a blog up a little over a year ago about the new area code overlay that is coming to the area, and that time is now upon us

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Learn to Skate at the Edge Ice Center

The winter Olympics are coming up very quickly and one of my favorite things about them is the skating. From speed skating to hockey, there is quite a bit of skating involved with the winter Olympics

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