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American Queen Pays Return Visit Saturday

 

Hey we just found out she is back tomorrow. The American Queen Steamboat will be stopping in Owensboro tomorrow and docking at English Park. Expected time of arrival is 8:30. Boat passengers will be taking bus tours around town to see the attractions. She

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OSO’s Concert on the Lawn

It used to be a sign for me that the start of classes was right around the corner. Now that I have graduated, it is a sign to me that fall is getting close. The event I am talking about is the annual Concert on the Lawn!

The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra’s Concert on the Lawn will take place this Saturday on the front lawn of Kentucky Wesleyan College

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Ellis Park Offering a Free Meal to Past and Present Troops During Military Appreciation Day

As a way of saying thanks to the men and women who have, and those who currently, put their lives on the line so the rest of us can enjoy our freedom, Ellis Park is inviting them out this Saturday for a day of live racing action and a free meal.

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State and Local Law Enforcement to Search for Drunk Drivers During “Operation Pull Over” Beginning Friday

The Evansville Police Department and Vanderburgh Sheriff's Department will join the Indiana State Police for the roughly two week program aimed at getting drunk drivers off the street, and cause people to think twice before getting behind the wheel after a night out.

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Take a Virtual Tour of Owensboro’s New Convention Center Downtown [Video]

If you've been wanting a sneak peak of Owensboro's new convention center downtown, this is it!  Tim Ross, the City's Director of Public Events, throws on a safety vest and hard hat and takes us inside for an exclusive preview.  WATCH!

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The Miller House Named One of 55 Best Bourbon Bars in the U.S.

And with good reason!  If you head down to the Spirits bar at The Miller House, you will quickly notice that one entire wall is home to over 100 different kinds of bourbon.  And that vast offering and the restaurant's reputation for carrying some of the best brands available  have earned the Owensboro restaurant a place on The Bourbon Review's list of the 55 Best Bourbon Bars in America! 

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Warrick Humane Society Takes in Several Dogs from a Hoarder – Volunteers Needed + Many Small Breeds Available for Adoption

It’s always sad news to hear about hoarding situations, especially because an animal hoarder isn't a bad or mean person - they just take in so many strays, they can't properly take care of them. This past week, the Warrick Humane Society has taken in 18 dogs from a Posey County hoarding situation and will take in 13 more when space becomes available

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Healthy Owensboro 5K Run/Walk Information

Join the Junior League of Owensboro for the Healthy Owensboro 5K Run/Walk, Saturday, September 28th at 8:00am. The race begins at Smothers Park in Downtown Owensboro and ends of Studio Slant.

The goal of this event is to promote healthy living, exercise and to raise money for The Junior League of Owensboro charities.

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Seniors Scammed Makes Moon Mad

I hope I never am scammed like is happening to some of my fellow seniors. It's not that I am so smart, but so far no one has tried it on me.If they did I might fall for it. I'd like to believe I'd know better. See, some folks, because they are so trusting, are more susceptible to these crooks. If your loved ones may be a target, let me give you some advice.

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TWO To Hold Auditions For Upcoming Production Of “Steel Magnolias”

I think it's safe to say that every woman, ages 19 - 91, can quote most, if not all of Steel Magnolias. It is one of the greatest movies EVER!! Ok, I may be a little bias, but I LOVE it! If you love it too, you'll be excited to know that Theatre Workshop of Owensboro is bringing the classic Southern tale to the Trinity Centre October 18th - November 3rd.

But, before the show can start, there must be a cast! Are you interested?!? I'm not going to lie, I'm very, very tempted to read for it myself! Here's YOUR chance to audition for the show!

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Pigs Take Over East View School

Well, that was mainly to get your attention. Wednesday is a fun day at East View, however, as Principal Ann Marie Williams will don rainbow wig and bring her pet pig to school for the first day of the new year.

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Owensboro Daviess County 11-Year-Old Cal Ripken All-Stars Headed to Regionals

This is exciting.  For the first time in the history of the ODC Cal Ripken League, one of our area all-star teams is headed to the Ohio Valley Regional Tournament.  And, if they win there, they're off to the Cal Ripken World Series.  To help offset some of the travel costs, our local all-stars are having a Boston butt and BBQ chicken sale this weekend and car wash at Moreland Park.

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