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Drive-Thru Living Nativity Coming Soon

If you've never been thru the living nativity at Cumberland Presbyterian Church, you should add it to your Holiday traditions this year. The free drive-thru living nativity is back!

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OPD
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OPD Searching For Missing Adult [PHOTO]

The Owensboro Police Department is searching for a missing adult male and needs your help. Here is the official report:

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Thruston Elementary
Thruston Elementary
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A Blast from the Thruston Elementary School Playground Past [Photo]

If you went to Thruston Elementary School, this is going to bring back a ton of memories from hanging out at the playground and the concession stand at the baseball diamonds.  You will never guess what I found this week.  LOOK!!

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday

You shop on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, rest on Sunday (?), and shop again on Cyber Monday, but what about taking a break and giving back? Here's all the details on how you can help out on #GivingTuesday.

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LiveSportsCaster via YouTube
LiveSportsCaster via YouTube
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Owensboro To State Title Game On Hail Mary Pass [VIDEO]

I've said it all my life... "If you weren't raised in a football town, you just don't understand." There's something about those Friday night lights that stay with you throughout your life. You ask any NFL player their favorite football memories, you can bet they'll tell you a story about their high school playing days. Last night, the members of the Owensboro Red Devils football team made a memory that will last a lifetime and a story to tell their grandchildren. Watch this amazing game-winning touchdown.

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Maridav, ThinkStock
Maridav, ThinkStock
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Small Business Saturday THIS Weekend

Let the Holiday shopping season begin! By now, you've made your list and checked it twice, it's time to hit the stores and start crossing some of those names off your gift list! Why not get your loved ones gifts that they'll love while supporting your LOCAL businesses?

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Duckcammer via YouTube
Duckcammer via YouTube
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Colonel Charles Shelton: The Last P.O.W. of the Vietnam War [Video Tribute]

If you live in Owensboro and western Kentucky, you are likely very familiar with the story of Colonel Charles E. Shelton.  The Daviess County native is immortalized downtown on the riverfront with an impressive freedom memorial that recounts the fact that he is the last P.O.W. of the Vietnam War.  And now, there's a stirring video tribute and retelling of his harrowing and heroic story.

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Erin Grant
Erin Grant
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Erin’s First Owensboro Daviess County Christmas Parade (Clydesdales!) [PHOTOS]

To be fair, this isn't the first time I've been involved in the Owensboro Daviess Co. Christmas Parade. I helped out the Time Warner Cable camera crew a couple of years ago. This was my first time being in the parade. And it was a blast!

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Fuse
Fuse
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Letters Being Accepted For Christmas Wish 2014

The Christmas Wish office will officially open in a week on Monday, December 1st in Towne Square Mall in Owensboro, but the letters are already rolling in. We want to make sure that everyone who needs a jolly little helper this year gets the help needed. If you or someone you know will need the help of CW this season, now is the time to get your letter in. 

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OPD
OPD
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OPD Citizens Academy, More Than I Expected

It's been a few weeks since my graduation from the Owensboro Police Department's Citizens Academy and I got our class photo picture from our instructor. I've always had an interest in law enforcement and knew I just had to attend the Citizens Academy when it began in August. Now, even thou I was excited, the 12 week course seemed a little much at first. Now that it's over, we were all wanting more time with the class.

Here are some of the most impressive things I took away from my short time with the OPD.

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The Owensboro-Daviess County Christmas Parade is Saturday

It's where Kentucky starts Christmas!  And the 78th Annual Owensboro-Daviess County Christmas Parade is at 4:30pm, Saturday, November 22nd in downtown Owensboro.  Here's everything you need to know about this year's parade.

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Owensboro Catholic High School.
Owensboro Catholic High School.
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OCHS Girl Scores Perfect on ACT

Hannah Hagan, a member of the OCHS senior class, recently scored a perfect composite score on the ACT college readiness test. Hannah's score was a perfect 36.  I know you know what perfect means but, she got a perfect 36.... that means she got every single question right!

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