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Owensboro’s Captain D’s Has Closed Down [VIDEO]

So what's the deal with all these Owensboro restaurants shutting down in the blink of an eye?

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Vigils In Bangkok After The Orlando Shooting
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Candlelight Vigil For Orlando Shooting Victims Tonight At Theater Workshop Of Owensboro

The Open Door Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will be holding a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Orlando Shooting tonight at 8:15 pm at the Theater Workshop of Owensboro on West 5th Street.

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How to Enter the 2016 Miss Daviess County Pageant [Video]

The 2016 Miss Daviess County Pageant is coming up Friday, July 22nd at The Hines Center in Philpot.  And here's how YOU can become a contestant and compete for the crown.

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Owensboro Highway Street Sign Renamed for Fallen Soldier [VIDEO]

In 1967, Larissa Lewis, like so many mothers of the day, received the awful news that her son, Charles Rates Lewis Jr., was killed in Vietnam. He was ambushed. Charles was only 22 years old.

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Owensboro’s All-American Fourth of July Celebration to Take Place July 2nd Downtown

Sometimes the Fourth of July falls on an awkward day of the week. It just can't help it. Such is the case this year when it will be on a Monday.

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New Asian Market Coming to Newburgh, IN

During my weekly trip to Ruler Foods (I LOVE that place - it's cheap and they don't carry a bunch of junk that I don't need) I noticed that there was a "Coming Soon" sign in the vacant storefront around the corner of the Apple Center...

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John Murray Adams via YouTube
John Murray Adams via YouTube
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Owensboro Optometrist Headed to NBC’s American Ninja Warrior

They call him the "vision ninja." And now, Owensboro Living reports that Dr. Murray Adams will appear on NBC's American Ninja Warrior.

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Owensboro Icon Joel Utley Inducted into Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame [VIDEO]

He's an Owensboro institution and a familiar voice announcing basketball games for more years than I've been on this earth. So it's absolutely right that Joel Utley be inducted into the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame.

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Owensboro Police Department Investigating Shooting, Two Juveniles Arrested

A shooting investigation by the Owensboro Police Department has led to the arrest of two juveniles and a female juvenile was sent to the hospital.

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Photo courtesy of Katie Cecil
Photo courtesy of Katie Cecil
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Five Owensboro Residents To Be Seat Fillers at CMT Music Awards [Photos]

Katie Cecil of Owensboro has sat next to some of the biggest country music stars in the world.  And she's done it at some of the biggest awards shows in the world . . . and she's been on TV doing it!  Over the last couple of years, Katie has served as a "seat filler" at the CMA Music Awards and the CMT Music Awards.  And, tonight, she'll be at it again.  The CMT Music Awards are live at Bridgestone Arena and Katie, along with her momma and three of her friends, will be rubbing elbows with some of the superstars of country.  Here are some pics of Katie in action at previous awards shows.

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OPD Asking For Help For Runaway Juvenile

The Owensboro Police Department is attempting to locate runaway juvenile, Ariana Hagan, 17, and is asking for the public’s help.

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Daviess County Public Library via YouTube
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Human Library At Daviess Co. Public Library This Saturday June 11th [VIDEO]

Have you wondered what it's like to be Muslim, transgender, pagan, clergy, gay, or have a silent disability, one that can't be seen? The Daviess Co. Public Library is presenting a truly unique event this Saturday called "The Human Library". You can check out a "book" and that book/person can tell you about his/her experiences of discrimination and prejudice. Watch to see a few of the participants.

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