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Jaclyn And Paige Invite You To The Buddy Walk! [VIDEO]

The Green River Area Down Syndrome Association invites you to the 2014 Buddy Walk! This amazing event is in downtown Owensboro, Saturday, September 27th.

I had the pleasure of making a new friend at our Big O Yard Party, here at the station on Friday. I'd love to introduce you to Paige. She's 11 years old and would LOVE for you to come hang out with her and her friends at the Buddy Walk!

Take a look!

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WBKR “Thank a Farmer” Series — Miles Stratton with Miles Farm [VIDEO]

I've seen Miles Farm Supply, Miles LP Gas, and Crop Production Services about a million times. It sits there on the corner of Carter and Keller Road and is kind of like the gateway to southwest Daviess County and points beyond.

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Jac’s Big O Yard Party Friday!

We hope that you're making plans to join us again this Friday for another Jac's Big O Party! We are SO excited to be joined this week by our friends from the Buddy Walk! The Green River Area Down Syndrome Association will be on hand, preparing lunch for y'all!

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Daviess County Back To School Schedule

Yesterday, I posted the back to school information for Owensboro City Schools, today, here is the information for the Daviess County Public Schools System.

The first day back for students is Wednesday, August 13th, but there are registration/orientation dates you should be aware of.

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Owensboro Public Schools Orientation/Registration for 2014-2015 School Year Begins This Week

I don't have anything official, but it sure does feel like summer 2014 went by a little too quickly, right? Ready or not, it's already time for orientation and registration for the 2014-2015 school year.

The Owensboro Public School System kicks off their orientation/registration for city schools this week.

Here is the full schedule:

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Daviess County Lions Club Fair THIS Week!

Corndogs, funnel cakes and carnival rides... You can't go thru summer without going to the fair, right?!? Lucky for you, the Daviess County Lions Fair is THIS week! The fair kicks of Wednesday, July 23rd at the Daviess County Fairgrounds in Philpot.

An exciting new change this year is going to save you money! Now, with your paid admission to the fair, the carnival is included!

Here is the schedule for this week...

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Facebook/Sara Murphy
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Date Set for ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss Episode Featuring Owensboro’s Sara Murphy

This is exciting and we have a huge DVR alert for you!!  The current season of ABC's hit transformation show Extreme Weight Loss is underway.  In fact, a new episode airs each Tuesday evening during the summer.  As you likely know, Sara Murphy, from Owensboro, is one of the seventeen contestants competing this year.  And the network just announced the broadcast date for Sara's episode.  Wanna know when it is?

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Website Tabs Smothers Park as One of the World’s Best Playgrounds

I am not at all familiar with ebaumsworld.com. What I've gathered is that ebaum, whoever that is, likes to list things. And one of his lists has plucked a popular Owensboro destination for inclusion.

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Pitino Shelter 20th Anniversary Celebration Fundraiser Set For September

Planning is underway for the 20th anniversary of the Daniel Pitino Shelter which will also include a roast for Father Ed Bradley and a special appearance by co-founder Rick Pitino!

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Children’s Museum of Evansville Hosting Second “Me and My Sidekick” for Fathers and Kids

Evil doers beware! The Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville (cMoe) is inviting all superheroes to be a part of their second "Me and My Sidekick" event on Saturday, July 26th.

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Warrick County Summer Musical- Laura Ellsworth
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Warrick County Summer Musical Production “Children of Eden”

In high school, there was nothing I loved more than the stage. I would spend all of my time working on lines, auditions, sets, anything that revolved around the theater. I was bit by the bug and I never wanted anything more than to be the last person to bow at the curtain call

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P.J. Starks’ Second Film School Program Kicks Off at the Daviess County Public Library [VIDEO]

Recently we learned that P.J. Starks and Verite Cinema will begin production on the horror anthology Volumes of Blood in August. Well, there's a way for YOU to be involved.

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