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Last Day To Submit Christmas Wish Letters – Monday, December 12th

The Christmas Wish office will stop receiving letters of assistance Monday, December 12th. We have lots of letters to fill and want to make sure we have all the letters we can be shopped for and granted in time for them to be picked up and delivered to all our Tri-State families.

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Area Farmers Selected as KFB “Farmer of the Year” Finalists

Two area farmers were named finalists for the Kentucky Farm Bureau "Farmer of the Year". They are Gary Cecil from Daviess County and Darren Luttrell from Ohio County.

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App Car Service Startups Continue To Irk Traditional Cab Companies And Regulators
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Uber Coming to Evansville in Early 2017

The original ride sharing company is coming to the Tri-State next year. Uber X will launch in Evansville in early 2017. Evansville will become the seventh city in Indiana to welcome the service. 

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Letters Being Accepted For Christmas Wish 2016

The Christmas Wish office will officially open on Monday, November 28th in Towne Square Mall in Owensboro, but the letters are already rolling in. We want to make sure that everyone who needs a jolly little helper this year gets the help needed. If you or someone you know will need the help of CW this season, now is the time to get your letter in. 

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Owensboro Middle School Football Field And Track Gets Major Makeover [PHOTOS]

I drive past Owensboro Middle School every day coming to work and earlier this year noticed they were making some major changes to the football field and track.

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Shealyn Mason From Owensboro Wins Miss Teen Kentucky State Fair[PHOTOS]

The Kentucky Association Fairs and Horse Shows crowned a new Miss Teen Kentucky State Fair 2017 this past weekend in Louisville.

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Ohio County Couple Pops Up in Brad Paisley’s “Today” Video [VIDEO]

Proposals, weddings, reunions with loved ones, they are just a few of the milestones our lives. Brad Paisley's video for his new single "Today" features all these moments, including a gender reveal on stage at one of his shows. Also included, a clip from the wedding of Kellen and Jennifer Fleener of Hartford. Watch, they pop up 51 seconds in!

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Ohio County High School Staff Spells Out Support for School’s KPREP Results [VIDEO]

On Thursday, the K-PREP statewide testing results were released and two Ohio County schools did very well. Both Ohio County High School and Southern Elementary School earned "Distinguished/Progressing" status. The staff at OCHS was so excited, they made a little video to congratulate their students. Check this out!

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The Mad Rush Is On for Big Blue Madness Tickets [VIDEOS]

Football season? What football season? (Well, actually Kentucky and LSU have the same record right now, if that's anything.) But this is Kentucky, and long about September...

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Zoey Says the Pledge of Allegiance On Action-Packed Wayland Elementary Newscast [VIDEO]

So, when I was in school (broken record time), we never had a student-produced newscast. It seems I always graduated on the brink of newer technology coming into each of the schools I attended. Don't get me started on the Mass Media and Technology Hall that was built AFTER I graduated from WKU. Anyway, at my elementary school alma mater, Wayland Alexander in Hartford, they've started producing a student newscast and since it sort of takes the place of morning announcements, the Pledge of Allegiance is included. I think I know this little girl! Check out the video at 1:20!

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ITT Tech Closing All Campuses

2016 has not been a great year for community, specialized colleges. ITT Tech, which has a campus in Newburgh, IN, announced Tuesday it is closing all of its campuses.

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Bill Monroe Estate Sale Begins Thursday In Gallatin, TN [VIDEO]

Fans of Bluegrass icon and Rosine, KY native Bill Monroe will have their chance to bid on several of the legend's possessions. The Bill Monroe Estate Sale will begin Thursday at 8:00 a.m. just outside of Nashville in Gallatin. 

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