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Experience Bluegrass Music Day Camp For Kids

Looking for a cool, new experience for your kids this summer? Check this out...

Experience Bluegrass is a music day camp for children ages 8 to 12. They will learn all about local legend, Bill Monroe, and how he started Bluegrass music as they tour the International Bluegrass Music Museum and see the instruments played. They will take what they learn and turn it into a song to record. Each child will get their very own copy of the song on CD.

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Chad & Jaclyn Star in New Chamber Danger Laser Tag Movie [Video]

Each month at Rooster Booster, the monthly Owensboro-Daviess County Chamber of Commerce breakfast, I unveil a brand new Chamber Danger video.  In this month's installment, we took two teams of five to Ozone Laser Tag on Triplett Street in Owensboro to film a video about team building.  Well, okay, EXTREME team building.  This is pretty funny and Jaclyn and I were ready for war!  WATCH!

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Louisville Man Makes Promise Good To His Dad With A 57 Chevy [VIDEO]

A Louisville man made a promise to his Dad when he was eight years-old... he would buy him a 57 Chevy Bel-Air when his Dad turned 57 years old. According to his Reddit post, his Dad had always dreamed of having this car, but grew-up very poor and never was able to purchase it for himself.

Well, grab your tissues folks, because all these years later, he gave his Dad a 57 Chevy. The moment is just as awesome as you'd expect...

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Report Card Rewards: Free Stuff for Good Grades in the Tri-State!

Did you know that your kids can score free goodies for earning good grades, perfect attendance, and receiving an award? Here is a list of places in the area and what they will give to your awesome kid!

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Owensboro’s Moonlight Ride for St. Jude One Week Away: Register Now! [Video]

Here at WBKR, we are getting excited and geared up for the first-ever Moonlight Ride!  It's the City of Owensboro's brand new St. Jude fundraising event that involves a 12-mile bicycle ride around the city and a huge three-hour pre-party with line dancing, Zumba and more.  And, if you want to be involved, the clock is ticking.  The Moonlight Ride is one week from today!  That's right.  It's Friday, June 13th in downtown Owensboro.  Check out the official trailer and get more info here.

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MotorCast – The New F150 Has Been Revealed and It’s AWESOME!

Featured this week is the new Ford F-150.  It has an updated front end as well as a slew of engine options and trim levels.

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Category: Newsletter, What's New
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From Dylan to Darius: The Evolution of “Wagon Wheel” [VIDEOS]

- Chris Langdon, Owensboro Bluegrass Museum

Walk into any Tri-State bar on open mike night and you are sure to hear it, ”Rock me mamma any way you feel…Heeeyyy mamma rock me.” They are lyrics from the now world-famous song “Wagon Wheel,” a song that everyone loves to sing, but not everyone knows the story behind it. It all

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Semi Nearly Hits Girl While Illegally Passing a School Bus [VIDEO]

When I was a kid, I saw, my own two eyes, two different drivers run out of the school bus on which I was riding to try to flag down or--in one case--flip off a driver who had breezed right past the stop sign that pops out when a school bus comes to a stop.

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Dave Spencer Discovers Izze Brand Sparkling Juice

So far, my favorite grocery store discovery of 2014 is Izze. I call it soda. Izze calls itself "sparkling juice." I defer to Izze.

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Category: Food, Newsletter
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Meet Vendo: The OPD’s New K-9 [PHOTO]

The Owensboro Police Department has made an addition to its' already impressive police force... Meet Vendo! Vendo is the latest K-9 member of the OPD!

Here's more info from the OPD about the cute pup!

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Did you Know These Well-Known Musicians are Kentucky Made?

The Bluegrass state has a rich history of singers/songwriters who were inspired by life in Kentucky.  Whether it be the Appalachians in Eastern KY or the “hollers and hills” through the central parts, these famous folks hail from and found musical muse right here in KY. Did you know these well-known musicians are KENTUCKY MADE?

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The Kids From “Rugrats” Would Be HOW Old?

1991. That's when the first episode of Nickelodeon's "Rugrats" aired. I grew up watching Tommy Pickles, Chuckie, Angelica, Phil and Lil and the rest of those crazy kids and still catch an episode every now and then.

You can imagine my surprise when scrolling thru my Twitter feed, I noticed a picture that The 90s Life posted about how old these kids would be now. Let's just say my mouth dropped open and it made me feel really, really old.

Go ahead, take a look... I think you'll be surprised, too!

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