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Trunnell’s Peach Jam and Peach Pageants Are Back!

It wouldn't be summertime without the sweetness of peaches, right? Trunnell's Farm Market agrees and has us all taken care of! The Trunnell's Peach Jam is back! It's a weekend of anything and everything peaches, including a pageant for your sweet little kiddos!

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Daviess County High School Plans Centennial Celebration

Daviess County High School is having its 100th birthday this year.  And the DCHS Panther Foundation of Alumni and Friends is throwing a huge Centennial Celebration.  The event is coming up Saturday, August 29th at The Hines Center in Philpot and tickets are on sale now.  It's going to be a huge Panther party with reception, dinner, tours of the school and more.

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Phone Scam

 

The Daviess County Sheriff's Office wants to make sure you know of a recent phone scam in this area. Per their Facebook page, this is what to look out for...

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Owensboro Based “Huts for Haiti” Looking To Make Global Impact [VIDEO]

Huts for Haiti is an Owensboro-based non-profit looking to make a huge impact on the people of Haiti. I had the pleasure of learning more about this wonderful group of people on Friday at Shoe Stop while broadcasting with the Angels for Ashley cooking team during their fundraiser. I interviewed the visionary for Huts for Haiti and this mission is impressive, to say the least.

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Great Harvest Bread Co. 54 Location Now Open

Exciting news! Our neighbors at Great Harvest Bread Co. have added a new location in Owensboro, on Highway 54.

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Arrest Made in Monday Evening Shooting; Owensboro Police Continuing Investigation

The Owensboro Police Department have arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting on Dickey Drive Monday evening.

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Photo courtesy of Bee Bops
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Bee Bops Now Open For Breakfast Downtown

Bee Bops has always been famous for serving up delicious hamburgers, sandwiches, sides and milkshakes.  But, now, the 50's-style diner in downtown Owensboro is expanding its menu and hours.  Bee Bops is now open for breakfast!

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Angels For Ashley Holding Fundraiser For Huts For Haiti

By now, you've surely heard of Jerry Morris and the Angels for Ashley cooking team and all the great work they've done around the Tri-State. This amazing team has raised thousands and thousands of dollars for families and organizations and they are adding a new beneficiary to their work. On Thursday and Friday of this week, they will be cooking for Huts for Haiti at Shoe Stop.

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The Pentatonix Michael Jackson Tribute [Video]

Owensboro's Kevin Olusola and his group Pentatonix have come up with an epic tribue to the King of Pop.  It's called the Evolution of Michael Jackson!  Check out this 20-song mash-up.

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College View Teacher Rhonda Smith Trains At Space Camp [PHOTOS]

So teacher, what did you do this summer? College View Middle School teacher Rhonda Smith will have one heck of a story for her students this fall. She went to Space Camp!

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Summer Renovations at Daviess County High School [Photos]

All good things eventually come to an end.  And at least one popular feature of Daviess County High School is being removed this summer due to an ambitious renovation and expansion project. Remember that amazing mural in choir room?  After this summer, it will be a fading memory as the school is undergoing a makeover.  But, luckily, we have these photos to help preserve them!

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Final Call For Owensboro Symphony Orchestra Talent Competition “Stars Among Us”

The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra is hosting a regional talent competition, "Stars Among Us", and the winner will be given the opportunity to perform with the orchestra at the US Bank Home Mortgage "Concert on the Lawn" on August 8th on the lawn in front of Kentucky Wesleyan College.

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