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The Sandy Lee Watkins Songwriters Festival Coming Soon!

 

The Sandy Lee Watkins Songwriters Festival has surely made a name for itself over the last few years. The annual event makes its way back to Henderson, July 29th - August 1st. With three stages in downtown Henderson, over 30 songwriters will play, sing and tell stories about some of your favorite songs heard on the radio.

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My Day With Big Red [PHOTOS]

A couple of Saturdays ago, Owensboro Technical and Community College hosted the Grant Talbott Memorial 5K. Little did I know, I would be involved with at least the pre-race hub bub. I was assigned to help out this guy/girl.

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Jaclyn Reveals Her Kentucky Derby Outfit – Will She Be Able to Get Her Hat into the Car?

What must you wear to the Kentucky Derby? A big ole' hat! And, y'all know I just had to get a giant hat, ha! The only problem is, I didn't account for getting into my car. Take a look, it gets interesting, ha!

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Ky Lt. Governor Luallen Makes Major Economic Development Announcement In Ohio County

Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen was in Beaver Dam Tuesday for a major announcement in conjunction with the 1,000+ acre Bluegrass Crossings Business Centre.

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Alma Randolph Charitable Foundation Hosting Ladies Luncheon

The Alma Randolph Charitable Foundation is hosting the Ladies Luncheon and Fashion Show on Saturday, May 16th. The fundraising event will be held at the Owensboro Convention Center.

There will be a silent auction starting at 11:00am, with a fashion show and luncheon following at Noon.

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More FREE Concerts Announced At CMA Fest

The CMA Fest is June 11th-14th in Nashville and it's jam-packed with great country music! Here's the cool thing thou, most of the concert stages are FREE! Yep, FREE!

In case you missed it last week, the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage line-up was released, click HERE to see it. Now, two other FREE stages have announced their line-ups.... Check it out!

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BBQ Fest “Rockin’ On The River” Concert

This year at the International Bar-B-Q Festival, Rockin On The River is going to be an awesome concert! Friday, May 8th, the show will feature several local artists, on one stage, inside of the Owensboro Convention Center.

The show will feature Skylar Cain, Josh Merritt, Insulated, Andy Brasher and me! You'll also get a chance to see Ricky Gunn!

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Daviess County Conservation District Tree Give-Away Continues

The Daviess County Conservation District is having their annual tree give-away in honor of Arbor day! The tree giveaway continues today, Friday, April 24th, until 4pm or until trees are gone. The tree seedlings available this year are: white pine, eastern redbud, persimmon, cherry bark oak, red shumard oak, and bald cypress.

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CMA Fest Riverfront Stage Line-Up Announced [VIDEO]

CMA Fest is coming up June 11th - 14th and if you're like me, you can't wait! If you've never made the short trip to Nashville for the 4-day event, you totally should! CMA Fest is truly a country music fan's dream come true! There are FREE shows all over downtown Nashville, including the biggest stage, the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage.

This year's line-up mixes up the new artists of country music with some of your favorite 90's artists and I just hope I'm in town when Tanya Tucker is playing! Want to know the dozens of other artists on the Riverfront Stage? Watch this awesome video from the CMA Fest!

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OPD Looking For Missing Juvenile [PHOTO]

The Owensboro Police Department is asking for your help in the case of a missing juvenile. Please read the details below and look at the picture.

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Blue Ribbon Riders 3rd Annual Motorcycle Rally For Children’s Advocacy Center April 18th

The Blue Knights 1 of Owensboro will be riding to benefit the Children's Advocacy Center of Green River District on Saturday, April 18th. Registration 10:30 a.m. until Noon at Western Kentucky University's Owensboro campus.

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WBKR Celebrates Local Schools Receiving Lighthouse School Honor [VIDEOS]

Four Daviess County schools celebrated a tremendous honor today. Whitesville Elementary, Sorgho Elementary, East View Elementary and Country Heights Elementary Schools all became a Lighthouse School with the celebrations to match the huge accomplishment!

Chad and I were able to surprise the kids at Whitesville Elementary and crashed their celebration. It was awesome! We have a lot to be proud of when it comes to our local school systems!

Take a look at the fun!

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