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Throwback Thursday: The Owensboro Business Game [Video]

This is a total blast from the past!  Who remembers The Owensboro Business Game?  It was a Monopoly-inspired board game created by Junior Achievement.  And, instead of featuring properties like Park Place and Boardwalk, it featured popular Owensboro businesses like Wax Works, The Executive Inn, and Anderson's.  I discovered last weekend that my friends Bill and Terry have an original version of the game and they let me look through it and film it.  Check this out!

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Mystery Landmarks In Owensboro [PHOTOS]

I know I should get out more, but lately I've noticed two landmarks in Owensboro that are, at least to me, a mystery.

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The Dos and Don’ts for The Insane Inflatable 5K June 25, 2016

The Insane Inflatable 5K is making it's first ever visit to Evansville, and if you're participating you may have some questions and concerns. We're here to help! Check out some Dos and Don'ts for the weekend of fun!

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DCHS and Apollo High School Take Top Honors at National Archery Tournament

Athletes from various local middle and high schools spent the weekend in Metropolis, Illinois for the Scholastic 3D Outdoor Archery Tournament.  And the archers from Daviess County High School claimed the overall championship and wrapped up the event the #1 team in the nation!

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Visit Katie’s U-Pick Flower Garden at Reid’s Orchard [Video]

Here's a really fun and creative way to get fresh flowers for your house.  You can pick them yourself at Reid's Orchard.  Check our Katie's U-Pick Flower Garden!

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What Should You Wear to The Insane Inflatable 5K June 25th

The Insane Inflatable 5K is coming soon, and if you're like us, you're probably wondering what you should wear to the most insane 5K of your life! You can dress as normal or as insane as you like, but since it is the Insane Inflatable 5K, we think the more insane the better!

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Insane Inflatable 5K Evansville is ONLY a Week Away! Here’s What You Need to Know!

The Insane Inflatable 5K is making it's first ever visit to Evansville, and if you're participating you may have some questions and concerns. We're here to help! Check out some Dos and Don'ts for the weekend of fun! Text INSANE to 54284 for details and to register now!

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Evelyn Miller via Facebook
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American Pickers ‘Windy Hollow’ Episode to Air Next Wednesday

It's been a few months since the American Pickers crew quietly came to Owensboro to film an episode out at Windy Hollow Restaurant.

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Daviess Co. High School Student Elected Kentucky FFA Vice-President

Hunter Anne Julian has been elected to serve as the 2016-2017 Kentucky FFA Green River Vice-President.

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TripAdvisor’s Top Ten Things To Do in Owensboro, Kentucky [List]

When I travel, I use TripAdvisor a lot.  It's a great way to find out the most popular things to do in any given destination.  So, I was curios to see what visitors think about Owensboro.  I mean, I live here so I know what I like to do and what I think the highlights are.  But what is Owensboro like from the outside looking in?  A few things on the list were no brainers.  However, a couple of attractions in the Top Ten surprised me.

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International Bluegrass Music Museum
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Groundbreaking Ceremony Set for International Bluegrass Music Museum

Ground will soon be broken for the International Bluegrass Music Museum at the corner of 2nd and Frederica in downtown Owensboro.

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Owensboro Police Need in Identifying Someone

The Owensboro Police Department tweeted out a picture of someone and are asking for our help in identifying him.

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