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Fatal Wreck In Daviess County

The Owensboro Messenger Inquirer is reporting a fatal wreck in Daviess County, Kentucky. They are reporting the sheriff's department and emergency vehicles on the scene of a fatal wreck near Kentucky 142 and Old Kentucky 54 in Philpot. Two were killed in the accident.

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Owensboro Songbook Show April 29th At TWO Empress Theatre [VIDEO]

This is a one of kind event. The Owensboro Songbook project is music about Owensboro written and performed by the people who call it home. On Friday, April 29th at 7pm at the TWO's Empress Theatre, several Owensboro artists will be sharing the stage to present this very special project.

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The IceMen Are Moving to Owensboro

Breaking news this afternoon!  The team formerly known as the Evansville IceMen will be moving to Owensboro!

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Tri-State Under Winter Storm Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the majority of the Tri-State. The advisory is in effect from 6:00pm Tuesday, January 19th and continues thru Noon Wednesday, January 20th.

From the NWS...

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Kentucky Wesleyan Enjoys Huge Donation Bump

The first seven months of Kentucky Wesleyan College's current fiscal year has been very lucrative. Through December 31st, the college received nearly double what it got during the same period in the previous year.

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OPD Investigating Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center Trailer Theft [PHOTOS]

The Owensboro Police Department is attempting to identify the person or persons responsible for the recent theft of a 16-foot enclosed trailer containing food items. The trailer and food were stolen from the parking lot of the Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center.

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Demolition Taking Place At Old KFC

Ever since August, we knew that KFC on South Frederica was closing. And, we had all heard that some sweet deliciousness may be moving in with an Owensboro Krispy Kreme location. (For all things Holy, please let this be true.)

Well, I'm still not sure if that's for sure or not, but it looks like they are clearing that space for something, check it out!

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The Willis Clan Announces Concert at RiverPark Center in Owensboro

Exciting news from The RiverPark Center in downtown Owensboro.  The Willis Clan, as seen on America's Got Talent, is coming to town for a concert that will cap off an exciting day-long celebration of the arts!

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Daviess County (Ky) White Flag Policy In Effect Tonight

The Daviess County (Ky) Emergency Management Agency has issued a White Flag policy for tonight, Tuesday, January 12th, 2016. Due to the extremely cold weather conditions, citizens are being asked to get this information to those in our community who are homeless or in need of a safe, warm place to stay tonight.

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Local Schools To Host UK DanceBlue Marathons

The University of Kentucky's DanceBlue marathons have raised over $8 million dollars for pediatric cancer research over the last nine years. Four Daviess County (Ky) Public Schools will be joining them in their own local versions of DanceBlue in the fight against childhood cancer this year!

There can be "no sleeping, no sitting", so throughout the event, students will be participating in dancing, playing games and dedicating their time and efforts to support children and families served by DanceBlue Clinic. Each hour features a different theme for music. Students will also have the opportunity to write messages of encouragement and make a tie-blanket to send to children at the hospital.

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Pencil Drawings of Settle Memorial United Methodist & Yellow Creek Baptist Church [Photos]

I was over at my mother's house recently and we were going through a bunch of stuff in her attic.  And we stumbled across two prints that my stepfather, Allan Quinn, had.  They're amazing pencil drawings of Settle Memorial United Methodist and Yellow Creek Baptist Church.  Check them out.

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Ag Expo 2016 42nd Annual Meeting Info

It's time again for the Ag Expo at the Owensboro Convention Center. The 42nd annual meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 27th.

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