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“We Are One” FREE Concert Coming Soon

"We Are One, Night of Worship" is coming to the Riverpark Center. Join over 17 local churches supporting this FREE concert, Sunday, March 15th at 6:00pm. The Jeremy Calloway Band will be performing for the show. The all-ages show is free, but they are accepting donations toward building Hope Centers in Central America. 

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Winter Storm Watch Issued for Friday Afternoon and Friday Night

I'll just bet you haven't had your fill of winter weather. (Is the sarcasm translating well?) Seriously, we have more coming as a winter storm watch has been issued for the tri-state for the weekend.

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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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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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Ohio Co. Superintendent Delivers “Rapping” One Call For No School [AUDIO]

When I was growing up and there was a chance of snow in the forecast, I knew the phone would be ringing at my house. My Dad was a teacher and one time assistant principal for over 30 years. Back then, I think the teachers/administrators used a phone tree system, you know you call these five people, then he or she calls five more people and so on. Boy, have times changed. And although a recorded "one call" from the superintendent goes out now, Ohio Co's Scott Lewis decided to get a little a creative when the one call went out Tuesday for no school for the remainder of the week. Listen!

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New Baby Visitation Rules Have Changed at Owensboro Regional Health System

As a child, my mother would take me to visit friends and family at the hospital. I anticipated the treat of looking at the new babies through the nursery glass. I have always been captivated by newborn babies.  Our new hospital has a new modern Mother-Baby unit. The procedures for visiting have changed. Following are some tips to prepare for your visit.

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Fat Tuesday Party CANCELLED At The Owensboro Convention Center

Sad news, party-goers... The Owensboro Convention Center has cancelled the Fat Tuesday party for tonight, February 17th, due to the bad weather.

Via the Owensboro Convention Center...

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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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This Kid Rules His Valentine’s Dance At Beaver Dam Elementary [VIDEO]

I saw this video pop up at least twice in my feed on Friday. You know, they didn't have Valentine's dances when I was in school, cue sad trombone. In fact, I didn't go to a real dance until middle school, and I won a dance contest at one of my 8th grade dances, true story! Who knew a Valentine's dance could be this fun! Watch as "JT" takes over the floor with the help of Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" at Beaver Dam Elementary School.

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Tickets For Guns & Hoses VIII On Sale Now

 

Guns and Hoses VIII is back at The Ford Center Saturday, April 11th! This event has become a huge night in the Tri-State with local firefighters and police officers going head-to-head in the boxing ring. The massive show is brought to you, once again by 911 Gives Hope, a group of Police Officers, Firefighters and Paramedics from Gibson, Posey, Vanderburgh, Warrick County, Indiana, and Henderson County, Kentucky dedicated to improving the lives of children and people with disabilities in the local community.

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Merle Haggard Coming To Beaver Dam!

Y'all get excited, because the one and only Merle Haggard is coming to the Beaver Dam! He'll be at the new Beaver Dam Amphitheater on Friday, May 29th!

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