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Reid's Orchard via Facebook
Reid's Orchard via Facebook
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Reid’s Orchard Among Kentucky’s Top Ten Orchards

Count me among the lifelong fans of Reid's Orchard on Highway 144 in Owensboro. I remember when the Apple House was a tiny thing and you couldn't get more than a few people in it.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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City of Owensboro to Begin Gabe’s Tower Condemnation Proceedings

There was a glimmer of hope earlier in the week that perhaps Gabe's Tower could be rescued. And then we heard that possible demolition was on the table.

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Brandon James
Brandon James
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Owensboro Business Bans Employees From Cell Phone Usage [VIDEO]

Cell phones have been around since the early 70's but didn't become popular until the Zach Morris/Saved By The Bell age.  If you watched the show you know that Zach was constantly using his phone for pranks and mischief.  Phones have greatly evolved since those days and some business owners and their customers find them annoying.

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200 More Jobs Possibly Coming to Owensboro

Last week Alorica announced its move to Owensboro, bringing more than 800 employment opportunities with it. On Wednesday, we learned that another business could bring 200 more.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Bridge Day Coming This Saturday

The bridge downtown will be closed on Saturday, October 1 from 7:00am – 1:00pm for the annual Bridge Day event.  The Owensboro-Daviess County community has the opportunity once a year to walk, run, bike, or stroll across the "Cary Blue Bridge."

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#CanalNotes Post-It War Fundraiser To Benefit The NY Veteran's Hospital
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Mysterious Post-It Note in Downtown Owensboro Includes Powerful Quote

This past Saturday, I went out to dinner with my Mom and a friend and right before we crossed 3rd Street, I looked up and saw a classic, yellow-colored Post-it note.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Texas Gas Building in Bad Shape, and at the Hands of Vandals [VIDEO]

I believe my favorite Owensboro structure (if you can have one, and I can) is the Texas Gas building on South Frederica. And it makes me sad.

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Evil Spooky Clown Smiling
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Creepy Lurking Clowns Getting MUCH Closer to Home…Like…VERY Much

Well, it looks like Owensboro isn't going to be left out of the creepy clown cycle, after all.

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alorica.com
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Alorica Will Hire 840 Employees Over Three Years, 500 in the First Year

The news of Alorica adding more than 800 jobs to the Owensboro workforce was an exciting jolt for the community and in the Wednesday press conference, representatives expounded on the initial announcement.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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An Old Jukebox, Loaded with 45s, Pops Up at the Peddlers Mall [VIDEO]

You never know what you're going to find in a place like the Peddlers Mall in Owensboro. Places like that are tailor-made for pseudo-trips back in time.

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alorica.com
alorica.com
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830 New Jobs Coming to Owensboro

 

There will be a press conference Wednesday at 1:30 to announce that 830 new jobs are coming to Owensboro.

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I Love Kellie Pickler/CMT via Facebook
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Owensboro Native and Former WBKR DJ–and One of My Best Friends–Appears on ‘I Love Kellie Pickler’

Steve Roehm is one of my best friends. He is a licensed master hypno-therapist and the proprietor of Nashville Hypnosis. He's also a former WBKR DJ (he went by the name, Mike Stone, back in the 90s). And he appeared on I Love Kellie Pickler Thursday night.

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