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Daviess County Open Burning Ban Goes Into Effect Friday Morning

Daviess County Judge-Executive Al Mattingly has signed Executive Order No. 03-2012, it states:

Prevailing dry weather conditions have created a threat of brush fires in Daviess County.

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Texas Roadhouse Hosting OPD, Owensboro Firefighters Charity Events

Cops, firefighters, ribs? Texas Roadhouse in Owensboro will be hosting a "Fire vs. Police" Rib-Eating contest Monday night (June 18th) at 5:00pm. Five OPD officers will face off against five Owensboro Firefighters and the winning team (each member must consume a half slab of ribs, bones bare!) will win an all-expenses paid feast catered by Texas Roadhouse.

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Fire Safety Week Reminds Me of Bizarre and Dangerous Rescue

My dad was the ultimate rubber-necker. You know how most people, due to simple human nature, will slow down or stop if they see a wreck or a fire? Dad would actually get out of the car to get a closer look--in some cases, a MUCH closer look. That was usually because he knew most of the police or fire department. Nonetheless, that was no excuse--in my opinion--for a stunt he pulled on U.S. 431 just south of Owensboro when I was a little kid.

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Hydrant Testing No Cause for Alarm: Now You Tell Me!

A very long time ago, I was driving to work. It was late; I was working thirds. As I was driving through town, I noticed that every fire hydrant I passed was open and spewing water all over the street. I don't remember who was on the air at the time, but he didn't seem to be too concerned when I told him. So as soon as I got on the air, I announced that hydrants all over town had exploded. I was young, very young.

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