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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
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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monkeybusinessimages, ThinkStock
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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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FOX via YouTube
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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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Jason Merritt, Getty Images
Jason Merritt, Getty Images
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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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Catherine Yeulet, ThinkStock
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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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Kindergarten Is Over… And I’m Not Ready To Let Go

Wednesday was Carsyn's "pretend birthday" at school. That's a day where the kids who have birthdays during the summer months get to celebrate their special day with their classmates. As I was sitting in my tiny child-sized chair it hit me... I'm not ready to let kindergarten go.

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OboroPublicSchools via YouTube
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Owensboro High School Standout Aric Holman Will Sign With Mississippi State [VIDEO]

Owensboro High School 6-9 senior Aric Holman has made a change of plans concerning his future. After previously announcing he would reclassify to 2016 and attend prep school next year, Holman has now decided to sign and play at Mississippi State, thus going straight to college. Here's Holman along with OHS head coach Rod Drake announcing his decision Thursday morning at the Sportscenter.

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Rick Diamond/Getty Images
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Leigh Anne Tuohy To Speak At Owensboro Convention Center August 22nd

Leigh Anne Tuohy is coming to Owensboro! The woman, whose story inspired the book and film ('The Blind Side') about her adopted son, now NFL offensive tackle Michael Oher will be speaking at the Owensboro Convention Center Saturday night, August 22nd at 7pm.

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