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Apollo High School Student Graduates Early

Congrats are in order for Heaven Modl, Apollo High School student who has earned a full scholarship to OCTC and paid internship from Cummins Sales & Service in Evansville.

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Owensboro, Beaver Dam and Henderson Named 2017 Playful City USA Communities

The City of Owensboro is one of 258 cities across the country that have been named a 2017 Playful City USA community!  And, Beaver Dam and Henderson received distinctions too.

 

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Angel Discusses Her Opinion on Appropriate Texting Hours & Etiquette

I miss the old days when there were landlines and people respected family time.  I'm sad to say most individuals do not practice proper phone etiquette and texting hours at all anymore.

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Barb Birgy
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Kentucky Residents in Owensboro Will Pay Higher Taxes [PLAN]

The vote is in and starting July 1st, 2017 Owensboro residents will see higher taxes as the Owensboro City Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the annual budget for 2017-2018.

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CORRECTION: Statement from Nicky Hayden’s Father Says Nicky Was NOT Placed in Medical Coma

While training on a bicycle in Italy, former MotoGP champ and Owensboro's own Nicky Hayden was struck by a car.

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Alright, Gang, What Should Go Where the GE Building Currently Stands?

We're a couple of months past the deadline to sell the massive old GE building on Old Hartford Road. I'd imagine lots of folks, like me, are wondering what will happen to this very large property?

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Owensboro’s Nicky Hayden in Serious Condition After Car/Bicycle Accident

While training on a bicycle in Italy, former MotoGP champ and Owensboro's own Nicky Hayden was struck by a car.

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Telecommunications At Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2016
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That One Time Owensboro Made Snapchat [VIDEO & PHOTO]

I know what you're thinking, Owensboro already has several Snapchat filters. As in...

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Strength for Trayce & Trevor via Facebook
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Strength for Trayce & Trevor Fundraiser at Daviess County Fairgrounds [EVENT DETAILS]

The Daviess County Lion’s Club Fairgrounds will host a fundraiser Friday afternoon to help two sweet little boys who need our help!

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Tamarack Elementary Staff & Students Say Farewell To Kalie Jo Stiles

Last weekend Tamarack Elementary School Family lost one of their own, third-grader, Kalie Joe Stiles.  Her family has requested the funeral procession pass by the school as a final farewell.

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Country Heights Elementary Students Re-enact The Battle of Bunker Hill (VIDEO)

Yesterday I visited Country Heights Elementary School where 5th graders spent the day doing a Revolutionary War re-enactment.  Students even participated in the Battle of Bunker Hill!

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Local Dancer Headed to New York City for Summer Training Camp [Video]

Brendan Stewart, a junior from Owensboro High School and student at Joy Johnson's Dance Studio, is about to spend his summer in the Big Apple!  The local freestyle dancing phenom earned a scholarship to train at the Broadway Dance Center in New York City.

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