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Max Headroom is Coming to Paddy O’Beach and Look at My Top 5 Hits from the 80′s – I Wasn’t Even Born

I was a 90's baby, so I didn't get to enjoy a single second of the 1980's, but I still LOVE some of the tunes from that decade.  Plus, with Paddy O'Beach coming up next month with Max Headroom jamming some 80's hits, I figured I would share my top five 80's songs.

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The Duff Official Trailer and Show Times

A while back we showed you the official trailer of The DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend)  Starting tonight, it hits the big screen.  What an interesting story. 

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Category: Newsletter, What's New
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OMU Solicits Public Input Regarding Plans To Reduce Electric Rates

While we are all in a deep freeze, Owensboro Municipal Utilities is putting together plans to reduce its customers' rates beginning in July.

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Hannah Hawkins via YouTube
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The Taylor Swift Moonlite Bar-B-Q Shake It Off Video

Here it is!  Last month, we introduced you to local Taylor Swift super fan Hannah Hawkins, who is on a mission to get Taylor Swift to visit Moonlite Bar-B-Q here in Owensboro.  Hannah recently got a bunch of Swifties together to film a "Shake It Off" video at the restaurant and it has officially been released and tweeted to Taylor.  Cue the music and the buffet!  Let's shake it off!

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Carsyn Helps Interview “Austin And Ally’s” Calum Worthy! [VIDEO]

In case you haven't heard, KIDABALOO is coming to Evansville! This event is March 1st at the Old National Events Plaza and is going to be awesome! And, did you hear who the special guest is? It's Calum Worthy, "Dez", from the Disney Channel's Austin And Ally! Now, if your house is like mine, we're always watching Disney and Dez is one of our favorite characters. You can imagine how excited we are for KIDABALOO!

And, to make things even cooler... Carsyn and I got to interview Calum about the upcoming event. She did great and even came up with her own questions for him. You must check this out...

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Photo by Joni Barnett
Photo by Joni Barnett
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Deputy Bennett and His Microwave “Unsafe” Bowl [Photos]

I need to remind myself to never get arrested.  I have a feeling that Deputy Raygen Bennett, with the Daviess County Detention Center, is probably going to remember this for a long time.  But you are never going to guess what happened to him yesterday at work.  Thanks to my good friend Joni Barnett (yes, I am throwing my alibi under the bus), I happened across the story of what happened when Deputy Bennett tried to use a microwave "unsafe" bowl.  It didn't go well . . . at all!  LOOK!

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Category: Humor, Newsletter, Photos
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Throwback Thursday: The Final Ten Minutes of 2014′s Sweatin’ For St. Jude [Video]

I am not going to lie.  When I watched this video to prepare this story, I actually cried.  I had forgotten how brutal this was.  In our first ever Sweatin' for St. Jude event, Jaclyn knocked down an astounding 32.4 miles.  I logged 50 miles . . . in one day on a treadmill inside the Owensboro Family YMCA.  As we get ready to the same thing again on Monday, the 23rd, we've decided to take a look back at last year's big finale.  And, yes.  There was blood, lots of sweat and lots of tears.

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Muhlenberg County’s Airdrie Featured On KET’s ‘Kentucky Life’ [VIDEO]

In John Prine's "Paradise", he mentions "...old Airdrie hill" and I'm not sure I had ever seen a picture or video of it until a couple of weeks ago. The KET series 'Kentucky Life' recently aired an episode entitled, "Abandoned Kentucky", and the first segment focuses on the abandoned Airdrie Iron Works near Paradise in Muhlenberg County.

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The Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center Needs Donations

Due to several blood drives being cancelled because of the inclement weather, the Western Kentucky Regional Blood Center is in need of all types of blood.

Here is a statement with options to donate this week:

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Kenny Chesney Coming To The Ford Center!

Our concert schedule just added a big must-see! Kenny Chesney is bringing "The Big Revival" tour to The Ford Center on Thursday, June 4th! And, he's bringing some awesome supporting guests with him... Jake Owen and Chase Rice! This show is gonna be ridonkulous!

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Nathan Morris via YouTube
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Owensboro’s Nathan Morris Covers Blake Shelton’s Lonely Tonight [Video]

We've shared some of Nathan Morris' covers before here at WBKR.com.  You've seen him tear intoSia's "Chandelier" and get "Out of the Woods" with Taylor Swift.  But now, Nathan's taking on a big old country hit.  Here's his version of "Lonely Tonight" by Blake Shelton and Ashley Monroe.

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City of Owensboro Taking Applications For Police Officer

Are you or someone you know interested in a career in law enforcement? Well, here's your chance. The City of Owensboro is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer with the Owensboro Police Department. The deadline to apply for the position is March 6th, 2015. The OPD is hosting a free forum, regarding the requirements and more information about becoming a police officer for the public.

Via the OPD...

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