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P.J. Starks’ Second Film School Program Kicks Off at the Daviess County Public Library [VIDEO]

Recently we learned that P.J. Starks and Verite Cinema will begin production on the horror anthology Volumes of Blood in August. Well, there's a way for YOU to be involved.

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The Foundation For Daviess County Public Schools “Alumni & Friends 3K” Event

It's time again for the Foundation for Daviess County Public Schools "Alumni & Friends 3K" event! This year, the run/walk will be Saturday, August 30th at Yellow Creek Park. The race start time is 7:30am, with check-in beginning at 6:30am.

The 3K is a great event for novice runners and walkers as well as those more experienced runners.

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What You Think About Pageants Is All Wrong

I have the pleasure of hosting the 2014 Miss Daviess County beauty pageant Friday night at the Hines Center. It's no secret that I grew up in the pageant circle. More when I was younger, but I come from a pageant family. I can remember having viewing parties of Miss America, each of us having our own score sheets and comparing with the actual winners. Until high school, I trained to compete in Miss Tennessee. (Cheerleading and singing won that fight, ha.) So, it's a natural fit for me to host the pageant.

Being at practice last night reminded me of something thou.. the misconception that non "pageant people" have about the girls in pageants.

Let me tell you about these girls...

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UPDATE: OPD Shooting Investigation Suspect Indentified

The Owensboro Police Department have updated their ongoing investigation into a Tuesday morning shooting on Alexander Avenue.

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Owensboro Police Investigating Early Morning Shooting

Owensboro Police Department officers responded to a shooting call at 2:30AM, Tuesday morning, in the 1700 block of Alexander Avenue.

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Jac’s Big O Party This FRIDAY!

What other way to welcome me back from vacation than a fun Jac's Big O Party! Ok, ok, it's not for me, ha! But, it will be a great party! Join us for lunch on the front yard of the WBKR station, 3301 Frederica Street, Friday, July 18th!

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Sundae Sunday Event THIS Weekend!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for... Ice cream! Heck yeah we do! Who doesn't like ice cream? Well, if you're like me, you love ice cream! Join the City of Owensboro and celebrate National Ice Cream Day this Sunday, July 20th for their annual Sunday Sundae event!

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ALDI Conducting Hiring Events in July and August

In May, it was announced that discount supermarket chain, ALDI, was coming to Owensboro. In fact, work has already begun out on Highway 54 between Highland Elementary School and Wal-Mart

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Thank a Farmer — David and Pat Alsop for the John and Doris Smith Farm [VIDEO]

As the WBKR “Thank A Farmer” series continues we take you to the local farmer's market at Owensboro Christian Church.

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Nashville Predators G.O.A.L. Session Coming To Edge Ice Center

This is cool. The NHL's Nashville Predators have introduced Get Out and Learn! (G.O.A.L.!) a FREE on-ice youth hockey program. One of the sessions will be held at the Edge Ice Center in Owensboro.

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Girl Scouts Looking For Volunteers

Have you ever wanted to volunteer to be Girl Scout Troop Leader? Did you know you can volunteer in other capacities? Here's more information on the Girl Scouts, the premiere leadership organization.

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Thank A Farmer – Cecil Farms Produce [VIDEO]

WBKR and Moore Ford Chrysler's "Thank A Farmer" series continues in West Daviess County, KY at Cecil Farms Produce. Take a look as we talk to Ryan Cecil and his sister, Suzanne Cecil White about their family history with farming and what the operation is today.

Cecil Farms Produce not only supplies produce locally, but all over the country.

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