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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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Photo by Jordan Winders
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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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Owensboro Visitor's Bureau
Owensboro Visitor's Bureau
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Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Owensboro Announces Ribbon Cutting

The official ribbon-cutting for the new brand new Hampton Inn & Suites in downtown Owensboro is set for 10am on Saturday, February 1st and will take place in conjunction with the grand opening celebration at the Owensboro Convention Center.  Wanna sneak peak inside the brand new hotel?  Here are some of the expected highlights . . .

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Owensboro Filmmaker P.J. Starks’ New Film Series Begins Saturday [VIDEO]

Owensboro filmmaker P.J. Starks has been enjoying great success with his Unscripted film series project. His next series--Unscripted 3: The Next Indie Film Xperience--begins Saturday at the Daviess County Public Library.

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Kentucky Inmate Breaks Out of Prison, Returns Because It’s Too Cold

Winter is probably not the best time to think about breaking out of prison, especially during some of the coldest temperatures the Midwest has felt in decades. Just ask 42-year-old Robert Vick, who after escaping from a Kentucky prison earlier this week, turned himself back in because he got too cold.

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Tumbleweed Closes Owensboro Location

Margarita Monday was no cause for celebration in Owensboro.  Workers and customers at our local Tumbleweed Restaurant were met with some very upsetting news.

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