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OPS Special Called Meeting Will Include Discussion Of New OHS/KWC Track

In July of last year, Kentucky Wesleyan announced a partnership with Owensboro Public Schools and Owensboro Health to bring a state of the art track and field facility to the city for both OHS and KWC to use. Further discussion on the project is on the agenda for a special called OPS meeting to be held Thursday.

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Today Is Officially Lilly King Day!

The Vanderburgh County Board of Commissioners will proclaim today "Lilly King Day" during tonight's board meeting! In case you missed it, King won the gold last night in the Women's 100m Breaststroke Final!

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How Daviess County Schools Will Celebrate The First Day of School

It's hard to believe, but the summer break is over.  And Daviess County Public Schools, like a lot of school systems in the WBKR listening area, return to the class this Wednesday.  But schools in the district are making every attempt to make sure students aren't dreading the big day.  Here's a list of how local schools are planning to ring in the new school year!

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DCHS Student Attends FBI Leadership Program

This is INCREDIBLY cool.  Daviess County High School sophomore Owen Krahwinkel just spent eight days in Quantico, Virginia.  He was selected to participate in a program with the FBI.

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Up, Down, And Dirty For A Cure Extreme 5K Mud Run Coming Up September 10th

The Up, Down, and Dirty for a Cure Extreme 5K Mud Run at Diamond Lake Resort is back! Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 10th.

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Owensboro Fire Department Celebrating 150th Anniversary Saturday

The Owensboro Fire Department began serving the community in 1866. They are ready to celebrate with a big 150th birthday party this Saturday at the Owensboro Convention Center.

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Owensboro Police Make Arrest in Robbery Case

Owensboro police have made an arrest in connection with a burglary that happened early Wednesday at 3:15AM in the 700 block of Sycamore Street.

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Rick Lasley Named New Principal at Apollo High School

Apollo High School will have a new principal when students return to class next week.

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Trunnell’s Farm Market Teams with Peanuts for Family Fun Acre and Corn Maze

Big news from Trunnell's Farm Market!  The farm is just one of eighty selected in the United States to team up with the Peanuts this year!

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Owensboro Police Investigating a Burglary

Owensboro police are investigating a burglary that happened early Wednesday at 3:15AM in the 700 block of Sycamore Street.

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DCHS Drummer Ian Alward Named to All-American Band

Huge honors for Daviess County High School senior Ian Alward.  The Band of Pride member has been selected to participate in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio.

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Walking And Running Club Starting Thursday At The Healthpark

Lace up those sneakers and check out this great opportunity! The Owensboro Health Healthpark is staring a walking and running club. The best part? You don't have to be a Healthpark member to join!

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