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New Beginnings
New Beginnings
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Jac’s Big O Party Friday To Benefit New Beginnings

We only have two more Jac's Big O Party's of the summer! Make sure and join us Friday for another fun day of lunch, raising money for a great organization and tickets to the Liquid Ninja Big O Music Fest!

Lunch will be served between 11:00am - 1:00pm and will benefit New Beginnings Assault Support Services. Enjoy a $5.00 box lunch with a burger, drink, chips and dessert!

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

If you went to Thruston Elementary School, this is going to bring back a ton of memories.  You will never guess what I found this week.  LOOK!!

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ABC TV & Getty Images/Stephen Shugerman & Getty Images
ABC TV & Getty Images/Stephen Shugerman & Getty Images
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Joyce Dewitt and Dan Haggerty Headline Owensboro’s Collector Con Convention

Janet from Three's Company and that guy from Grizzly Adams are coming to Owensboro!  Stewart Promotions is bringing Collector Con to town!  It's billed as a "pop culture experience" featuring toys, comics and collectibles.  And TV stars Joyce Dewitt and Dan Haggerty are just two of the special guests lined up! 

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iStock
iStock
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‘A Harvest Of Health’ Back To School Wellness Event Coming Tuesday

Back to school? It's here! And at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, a new event will not only offer kids and their parents lots of fun activities, it will also include lots of healthy tips.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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Dave Spencer May Have Conquered a Fear of Snakes at, of All Places, the Owensboro Parent Bash [VIDEO]

First of all, I'm happy to report that the Owensboro Parent Magazine 3rd Birthday Party Bash at the RiverPark Center was a huge success. Second, I may have conquered a fear.

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Siri Stafford, ThinkStock
Siri Stafford, ThinkStock
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Brescia Men’s Soccer Team To Host A Third FREE Soccer Clinic

The Brescia Men's Soccer Team has hosted two FREE soccer clinics this summer and will host a third on August 7th. The clinic will be held at Kamuf Park Outdoor Sports Complex, located at 5400 Todd Bridge Road in Owensboro. The clinic is for children ages 12 and under.

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Ruth Black, ThinkStock
Ruth Black, ThinkStock
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3rd Annual Owensboro Parent Birthday Bash SUNDAY!

You're invited to 3rd annual Owensboro Parent's Birthday Bash! The event is FREE and will be a blast for your whole family!

The party is this Sunday at 3:00pm at the Riverpark Center. Dave Spencer will be on-hand between 3:00 - 5:00pm, so make sure and say hi!

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iStock
iStock
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Owensboro Family YMCA “Helps Build Hope”

The Owensboro Family YMCA invites you to join them Saturday, August 16 as they "Help Build Hope" for two families in Owensboro.

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OperationDumpThe Duge via YouTube
OperationDumpThe Duge via YouTube
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‘The Room’ Screening And Presentation Coming to River Park Center On Saturday [VIDEO]

Do you love bad movies? 2003's 'The Room' is considered to be the "Citizen Kane of bad movies". This Saturday (August 2) at the River Park Center, you'll be able to see 'The Room' and you'll get a complete behind the scenes story from one of its stars.

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Rick Diamond, Getty Images for Country Thunder
Rick Diamond, Getty Images for Country Thunder
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Check Out Big O Music Fest Artist, JT Hodges New Video!

The 2014 Liquid Ninja Big O Music Fest is right around the corner! August 16th at Reid's Orchard, Owensboro will welcome Hank Williams, Jr., Charlie Daniels Band, LoCash Cowboys and more! One of the opening acts is newcomer JT Hodges. Show of hands... who knows JT? Ok, I thought maybe y'all needed an introduction, ha!

JT just released a new song, "Already High" and I think you'll love it! The video is out now, so what better way to get to know each other, right?!?

Take a look!

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WBKR
WBKR
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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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925wbkr via YouTube
925wbkr via YouTube
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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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