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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
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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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edc.owensboro.com
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Interstate 67 Would Create Explosive and Positive Growth in Owensboro

Since my existence began on this planet, I have lived in Owensboro, KY. And, one thing that has always stood out about Owensboro to me, is that all roads seem to lead to Owensboro... and then stop.

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China Photos/Getty Images
China Photos/Getty Images
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Reports Coming In of a Black Bear Spotted in Southern Daviess County

I didn't know we had bears in these parts. Actually, I don't think we do. This black bear that has been spotted in southern Daviess County is likely a wanderer.

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YouTube
YouTube
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Flashback: The Kentucky Governor’s Cup Regatta Was the Only Thing You Heard 40 Summers Ago in Owensboro [VIDEO]

It. Was. Deafening. And it was very, very cool. I was a little kid when the Kentucky Governor's Race set up its base of operations 40 years ago on the Owensboro riverfront.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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L!VE on the Banks Begins Saturday July 6th at Smothers Park

As we have seen over the last few years via such events as Goldie's Survivor, the Battle for the Big O, Denim & Diamonds, and Jaclyn's Six Pack concerts, there is a TON of great talent in the Owensboro and surrounding areas.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Electrocution Likely the Cause of Owensboro Blue Bridge Worker’s Death

A worker on Owensboro's Blue Bridge who suffered injuries Monday evening has died. Daviess County coroner Jeff Jones has confirmed that burns on the hands of the 35-year-old repair crew member are consistent with electrocution.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Owensboro Among the Ten Best Economic Development Markets in the South

Owensboro's economic development has not gone unrecognized. Thousands upon thousands of folks attended the International Bar-B-Q Festival last weekend, noticed all the work on the new convention center, and enjoyed the all-new Smothers Park--some for the very first time.

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Owensboro Police Department
Owensboro Police Department
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Owensboro Menards Bomb Threat Suspect Arrested

*From the Owensboro Police Department*

On April 23rd, 2013, at approximately 4:45pm, the Owensboro Police Department responded to a bomb threat at Menards, located at 3001 Heartland Crossing Blvd. An investigation was opened after responding units were informed that a male subject made threats to blow up this location during a phone call to the store.

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YouTube
YouTube
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Owensboro on YouTube: The Construction of Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in Under 2 Minutes [VIDEO]

Rome wasn't built in a day. Check. And neither was Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Got that, too. But now you can see three years of construction on the new hospital occur right before your eyes--in less than two minutes--courtesy of this webcam time lapse video.

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