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Royal Arms Apartments Residents Collecting Gift Cards for Fire-Affected Neighbors

Last week's fire at Royal Arms Apartments was devastating for the residents of Building B.  There were twenty-four total units in that building and roughly nineteen of them were a total loss.  Twenty-six adults and six children were affected by the blaze.  But, now, they're learning that they will get by with a little help from their friends and neighbors.  Other Royal Arms residents are rallying behind them to replace some of what they lost.  Here's how they're doing it.

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Is it Daviess or Daveiss?

As most of you know, I come from a family of history teachers. However, I do not come from Daviess County or is it Daveiss County? Let me explain. 

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Billy Burton via Facebook
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Local Artist Honored in Frankfort [PHOTOS]

I’ve known Bill Burton for years. We worked together at WaxWorks for many of them, but I never knew he had a beautiful talent! I was excited to see him getting honored for his work this week.

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Donations for Royal Arms Families Being Accepted

Last Sunday's accidental fire at the Royal Arms Apartments in Owensboro affected nearly 20 units, and a total loss of property for its residents. Donations are being accepted at a couple of places. 

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Royal Arms Hero, DCHS Senior Kyle Casey to Be Honored for His Bravery

Daviess County High School senior rushed to the aid of first responders and Royal Arms employees when he saw Building B of the complex engulfed in flames last Sunday.

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DCPS Offering Summer Driver Education Course

One of the fondest memories I have of high school was my Driver's Education Class.  It was taught by Mr. Broughton at Apollo High School and he was always so much fun!

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Owensboro’s Great Harvest Bread Locations Receive National Recognition

So it is no secret that Chad and I love Great Harvest and every single thing they serve up!  Well last week at the National Conference they were served some pretty awesome awards!

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DCPS Hosting Teacher Recruitment Fair April 25th

Do you or anyone you know looking for a teaching job? Daviess County Public Schools will be hosting a teacher recruitment fair on Tuesday, April 25th. 

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DCHS Senior Kyle Casey, Who Rushed to Help Out in the Royal Arms Fire, Will Be Honored for His Bravery

It was quite something coming over that hill on Byers Avenue just after crossing Veach Road and seeing all that brown and dark gray smoke billowing northward away from Royal Arms Apartments.

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Bar Louie via Facebook
Bar Louie via Facebook
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New Restaurant Opening in Downtown Owensboro [MENU ITEMS]

Whenever I go to Evansville I always like to stop at this restaurant. From the ambiance to the food, it's by far one of my favorites and NOW we'll have one in downtown Owensboro! I for one, can't wait.

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OMU Sponsoring Earth Day Giveaway

Earth Day will take place on Saturday, April 22, this year.  This days was founded to inspire and raise awareness for the earth's environment.  And OMU is celebrating it.

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Angel’s Family Forms A Band [VIDEO]

Angel Here!  You just never know what you'll find on any given night at the Welsh house.  This particular night my husband, Joe, and our two babies, Tuck and Charlotte decided to form a band!

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