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Sunday Cornhole Fundraiser to Help Raise Funds for Unscripted Film School

It's a busy weekend for Owensboro filmmaker P.J. Starks and his production outfit Verite Cinema. And it will culminate Sunday with a big fundraiser.

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Chad Benefield
Chad Benefield
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Plans for the Rebuilding of Owensboro’s First Christian Church to Be Revealed Sunday

In March of 2013, the main tower of Owensboro's First Christian Church was struck by lightning. Fire broke out causing extensive damage to a majority of the property.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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Senator Mitch McConnell Receives Award from Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at Owensboro Health [VIDEO]

Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell was in Owensboro, Monday, to speak about the Affordable Care Act in a town hall meeting at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

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Jason Tanner via YouTube
Jason Tanner via YouTube
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Hundreds Line Up Along Highway 54 to Pay Tribute to Taylor Widmer Who Died Thursday in a Car Accident [VIDEO]

I'm kind of overwhelmed right now. When your dad is a licensed undertaker and funeral director, like mine was, you learn early in life about death. You have those conversations sooner than others. It's helped me be more prepared through the years.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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Dave Spencer May Have Conquered a Fear of Snakes at, of All Places, the Owensboro Parent Bash [VIDEO]

First of all, I'm happy to report that the Owensboro Parent Magazine 3rd Birthday Party Bash at the RiverPark Center was a huge success. Second, I may have conquered a fear.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Owensboro Police Investigating Early Morning Shooting

Owensboro Police Department officers responded to a shooting call at 2:30AM, Tuesday morning, in the 1700 block of Alexander Avenue.

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dcplibrary2020 via YouTube
dcplibrary2020 via YouTube
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Daviess County Public Library Publishes Behind-the-Scenes Recap of River City Festival of Films [VIDEO]

On March 1st, 2014, the Owensboro Convention Center played host to the annual River City Festival of Films--an extraordinary event which has grown by leaps and bounds since its beginnings in a vacant space at Towne Square Mall.

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
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Blue Bridge Traffic Restrictions to Begin Tuesday

It seems there isn't a quadrant of Owensboro that's been untouched by some sort of roadwork or road construction. On Tuesday, we'll add the Blue Bridge to the mix.

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l-r: Hal Riddle, Sunset Carson, Jerry Whittington. (The Jerry Whittington Photo Collection, Windy Hollow Restaurant Facebook)
l-r: Hal Riddle, Sunset Carson, Jerry Whittington. (The Jerry Whittington Photo Collection, Windy Hollow Restaurant Facebook)
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Hal Miller Was Partly Responsible for My (Very) Brief Movie Career [VIDEO]

When the sad news came Friday morning that local icon Hal Miller had passed away, I immediately began recalling all the great times my family and I spent at Windy Hollow over the years. That includes my one and only movie role. Well, I was an extra.

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Erin Grant
Erin Grant
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A Look Back At The Ice Storm Of 2009

When I tell people about the ice storm, which took place this week date for date five years ago, I tell them it was unlike anything I've ever experienced before or since. I mean I can remember when I was in third grade and we missed so much school due to snow, we had Saturdays as make-up days. Snow is fun, but ice? Not so much.

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Amazon.com
Amazon.com
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Owensboro Mentioned in Nicholas Sparks’ New Novel “The Longest Ride”

While his characters don't refer to my hometown too fondly, Nicholas Sparks seems to at least KNOW about Owensboro, Kentucky.  In fact, the best-selling author includes us in his latest novel, The Longest Ride.  Check out the excerpt!  Owensboro gets four shout-outs in the book.

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Vimeo/South Cicero Media
Vimeo/South Cicero Media
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Local Filmmaker Keenan Powell to Release Documentary DVD About Owensboro’s Origins [VIDEO]

Owensboro Founding from South Cicero Media on Vimeo.

Owensboro filmmaker Keenan Powell has completed a documentary ABOUT Owensboro called Owensboro: Portrait from Middle America.

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