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The 18th Annual Trek Unveils Taylor Widmer T-Shirts [Video]

Participants in the 18th annual TREK for the St. Joseph's Peace Mission for Children will be proudly wearing orange and navy blue this year.  The Trek's t-shirt design for 2015 honors former Apollo High School student and Trek supporter Taylor Widmer, who was tragically killed in a car accident last year.  The shirts are awesome and here's a sneak peek!

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US 60 Entry and Exit Ramps in Owensboro to Close this Friday

 

Keith Todd - Public Information Officer, District One & Two, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

As a reminder, a contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) plans to close the eastbound US 60 entry and exit ramps at the KY 2698/Carter Road Exit 12 Interchange in Owensboro starting Friday evening, June 5, 2015. 

 

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Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
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Kasey Kahne Celebrates Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Grand Opening in Owensboro

NASCAR star Kasey Kahne is coming to Owensboro.  He's the special guest at the grand opening of Ollie's Bargain Outlet on June 17th.  Here's how you can meet him.

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50-Year-Old Time Capsule Unearthed at Daviess County Courthouse [VIDEO]

Downtown was HOPPIN' Saturday afternoon what with all of us men getting ready to cook for 100 Men Who Cook at the Owensboro Convention Center AND an amazing piece of history being revealed for the first time in 50 years!

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Photo courtesy of the American Cancer Society
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Cancer 911: Relay For Life Saturday at Daviess County High School [Schedule]

The 2015 Relay for Life is THIS Saturday at Daviess County High School.  The theme of this year's Relay is Cancer 911 and organizers have been hard at work putting together the event.  In addition to a brand new start time, this year's Relay returns to DCHS for the first time in six years.  Here's the full schedule of activities planned!

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The Malco Kids Summer Film Fest Begins This Week

I can't believe it either, but summer is here! And, that means the Malco Cinema 16 in Owensboro is here, too!

Their Kids Summer Film Fest kicks off this week, June 2nd and 3rd. The film fest offers some of your favorite movies on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July for only $2.00!

Here's the line-up...

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Photo courtesy of Brian Huckleberry
Photo courtesy of Brian Huckleberry
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College View Middle School Wins National Archery Championship

HUGE props go out tonight to College View Middle School.  This afternoon, the school's archery team won the National Team Championship.

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Photo by Kevin Bowlds
Photo by Kevin Bowlds
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New PizzARoma Location Opens Monday in Owensboro [Photos]

My friends and I absolutely love PizzARoma.  But, I'll confess, it took us a while to love the news that they were shutting down their cozy Carter Road location (which we visit multiple times a month) and moving to Wesleyan Park Plaza in the former home of Mirko Pasta.  But, now that we've gotten a sneak peek at the new location, we can't wait for it to open.  LOOK!

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Dave Chats with Emmy-Nominated ‘Night Court’ Star Harry Anderson Who’s Starring in a TWO Production [VIDEO]

Well, I gotta tell ya, one of the perks of this job is getting to meet some really cool people. But, mostly, it's been country music stars. And that's been great! But what happened Thursday was something else entirely.

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5 Things I Wish Were In Owensboro [PHOTOS]

The grass is always greener, right?!? Well, that's the thought process for this list. Let me start by saying, I love Owensboro and I love living in Owensboro. But, there are always things we wish we had that we don't have, so here you go...

Five Things I Wish Were In Owensboro:

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Owensboro Ranked As Second Best Town To Live In In Kentucky [VIDEO]

This is pretty cool! According to 2015 Niche Rankings, Owensboro ranks second as the best town to live in in Kentucky. I'm a little surprised to see which town ranked as the best.

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Kids Kick-Off At The Owensboro Regional Farmers Market

Saturday, May 23rd is the Kids Day Kick-Off Fest at the Owensboro Regional Farmers Market! As always, you can expect fresh, locally grown fruits and veggies, but tomorrow is extra special for the kiddos!

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