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Christmas Wish Letter Deadline 12-16-15

UPDATE - 2015 LETTERS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED BUT YOU CAN DROP OFF DONATIONS AT THE CHRISTMAS WISH OFFICE ACROSS FROM BEDLAND AT TOWNE SQUARE MALL.

 

The Christmas Wish office will officially open on Monday, November 30th 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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Suicide Prevention Discussion [VIDEO]

Here at WBKR, we know that our main focus is on the health and well-being of our community. We also know that one of the biggest issues that no one is talking about is mental health concerns.
We invited Mike Flaherty, President of the Owensboro Regional Suicide Prevention Coalition to come and talk with our listeners about suicide.
Take a look at this video.

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Carpet One Honored For Dedication To Veterans

Carpet One Floor & Home of Owensboro is proud to give back to those who have given their service to our country. Yesterday, they were honored with a shadowbox containing steel from Ground Zero. Carpet One is a proud contributor to the Building for America's Bravest, which provides smart homes for veterans who have been severely injured or disabled.

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Glenn Family Services Hosting Veterans Day Event

Glenn Family Services is hosting an event this Veterans Day. They are inviting all veterans to join the event, featuring sandwiches, chips and drinks provided by Old Hickory Bar-B-Q and live entertainment by Cathy and Tommy Mullins.

Check it out! 

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Rick Diamond, Getty Images for Kicker Country Stampede
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Travis Tritt Pre-Sale Code

By now, you have probably heard that Travis Tritt is coming to The Victory Theatre in Evansville February 11th. Tickets for the show go on sale Friday, November 13th, but we have the pre-sale code for you!

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PickHutHG via YouTube
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NintendOwensboro Celebration This Saturday At The Daviess Co. Public Library [VIDEO]

30 years?! Yes, it's been 30 years since the world was introduced to the original Nintendo game system. I got mine for Christmas. It came with 'Super Mario Bros.' and 'Duck Hunt', remember the pistol/zapper? Sadly, it would be the last game console I would own; I never graduated to Super Nintendo.

This Saturday (11/14) at the Daviess Co. Public Library, all of the Nintendo gaming systems will be available for everyone to play at the NintendOwensboro Celebration!

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Owensboro Family Has Wheelchair Van Stolen, Asking For Your Help

An Owensboro family was visiting their son in Norfolk, Virginia for his graduation from the U.S. Army School of Music when their wheelchair van was stolen. That left them stranded 3 hours from home, wondering how to get their family home. Luckily, they were able to get another vehicle to get them home, but they could use all of our help trying to find their stolen van.

Here is the Facebook post from the mother...

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Kentucky State Police Searching for Webster County Detention Center Escapees

The Kentucky State Police are searching for two inmates who have escaped from the Webster County Detention Center.

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Santa’s Official Address

Ever wanted to write a letter to Santa, but just didn't know where to send it? Well, contrary to popular belief, this time of year, Jolly Old St. Nick is actually closer than you think... He's in Santa Claus, Indiana, of course!

Christmas will be here before we know it, so, sit down with your kiddos, write a letter to Santa and mail it to:

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The North American Championship Rodeo Coming To Louisville

Saddle up cowgirls and cowboys, the rodeo is coming to town! The North American Championship Rodeo is riding into Louisville with the North American International Livestock Exposition and WBKR has your chance to win tickets!

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Jeff Foxworthy And Larry The Cable Guy Bringing”We’ve Been Thinking” Tour To Evansville

Get ready to laugh your hiney off, two of the funniest comedians ever are headed to the Tri-State! Jeff Foxworthy and Larry The Cable Guy are bringing their We Were Thinking tour to the Old National Events Plaza in Evansville, Saturday, February 20th for two shows!

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Haley Miller Competing On Food Network’s ‘Holiday Baking Championship’ [VIDEO]

This Sunday night on Food Network is the premiere of 'Holiday Baking Championship' and Beaver Dam's Haley Miller is one of ten bakers vying for a grand prize of $50,000! Here's a sneak peek!

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