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Watch the Big Game at Owensboro’s Brand New Convention Center

Grand opening weekend for the Owensboro Convention Center is going to be action-packed.  In addition to the opening gala with country music star Sara Evans and the grand opening on Saturday, officials are pulling out the stops for the first Sunday.  Football fans, listen up!  Folks at the convention center are planning a HUGE Big Game Party and are  mounting large screen TV's throughout the center and inviting the public to watch Super Bowl XLVIII!

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Nicky Hayden’s Girlfriend Stars in New Reality Show “Tequila Sisters” [Video]

A woman who for a couple of years has been linked to Owensboro native and MotoGP star Nicky Hayden is now a reality television star.  Jackie Marin's family is the subject of TV Guide Network's latest series, Tequila Sisters.

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All-America City Quilt To Visit Owensboro

Love quilts and Owensboro?!? Well, you'll love this! Ha! Ok, all joking aside, the city of Owensboro was honored in 2013 with being named an All-America City.

The All-America City quilt will visit Owensboro, Kentucky from January 4th-11th.

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Brasher/Bogue’s ‘By God’ Used for San Diego’s Military Pit Crew Challenge [VIDEO]

Andy Brasher sent me an email containing some cool news. It seems awareness of Brasher/Bogue's song "By God" has spread to the west coast.

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Kentucky Wesleyan College (Photo by Dave Spencer)
Kentucky Wesleyan College (Photo by Dave Spencer)
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KWC to Offer FAFSA Assistance

Getting ready for college is a stressful time. Not only is there the stress of finding the school that has the programs you need, but then there is finding the funds to help pay for school.

While there are a number of paths to help you with paying for college, not all will work for every person

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Goldie’s Best Little Opryhouse in KY to Revert Back to Original Name

Theater Workshop of Owensboro decided to revert the theater known as Goldie's Best Little Opryhouse in Kentucky back to its original name, The Empress Theatre.

Originally, a silent movie house that opened in 1912, The Empress was renamed Goldie's Best Little Opryhouse in Kentucky - reopening on Labor Day weekend in

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Eyewitness News
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Randy Moore Moves to 14News

Randy Moore is moving to 14WFIE after 33 years at WTVW.

The merger of WTVW and WEHT in 2011 created a big change for Moore when the evening news team that Moore was anchoring was pushed to early mornings

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Top New Year’s Resolutions and How to Keep Them

Well the end of another year has come. Time to start fresh in another year. And many of us have New Year’s resolutions to help us make the New Year a better one. I usually make New Year’s resolutions but for one reason or another I fail to keep them

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Evansville Boy C.J. Weakley Featured in Sprint Ad with James Earl Jones
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Adorable Evansville Boy May Be Featured in National Ad for Sprint [VIDEO]

After goofing around for the camera at home, young C.J. Weakley may soon find himself the star of a new Sprint advertising campaign.

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Knottsville Boy Sells T-Shirts for St. Jude

Gavin Howard has become a staple of the annual WBKR/Poole's Pharmacy Care St. Jude Radiothon.  His involvement started a couple of years ago when Jaclyn and I got a call during the event and were told that Gavin wanted to stop the studio and donate all of his birthday money to the kids of St. Jude.  Well, that tradition continues and last year Gavin donated over $300!  And this year, the Knottsville youngster plans to donate even more money because he is selling t-shirts, sweatshirts and hoodies! 

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Here is a Way to Celebrate NYE with the Little Ones

I remember as a child always looking forward to New Year’s Eve. It was another chance for me to try to stay up with the grown-ups until mid-night to celebrate. And almost every year until I was about 10, I failed at my goal (there are years recently that I have had trouble reaching that same goal

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New Year’s Eve Lock-In for Teens

If you are looking for a safe way to let your teens enjoy New Year’s Eve, you may want to check this out.

Audubon Area Community Services is hosting a New Year’s Eve lock in at the Owensboro YMCA

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