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Say It Ain’t So: Bimbo Bakeries in Owensboro Will Close in September

 

It's the greatest aroma Owensboro has to offer, in my opinion. And it always has been. From the time it was the Colonial Bakery until now as Bimbo Bakeries.

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Some Funny and Clever Signs from Around Daviess County…and One of Them Has Books in It [PHOTOS]

On a recent afternoon when the weather was pretty nice, I took a little drive around Daviess County. It was just like right after I got my driver's license back in the dark ages.

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Category: Best of Owensboro, Humor Tags:
Via Owensboro Parks & Recreation Facebook
Via Owensboro Parks & Recreation Facebook
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Did You Know Owensboro Has Over 20 City Parks?

Before I worked for WBKR I got my first big girl job at the Owensboro Parks & Recreation Department.  I learned while working that our city is blessed with over 20 different parks.

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UK Healthcare via Facebook
UK Healthcare via Facebook
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Owensboro Native Chosen to Lead UK Healthcare

Quick...name a common bond between the University of Kentucky and Duke University. Quick...how many members of Big Blue Nation just crossed me off their Christmas card lists?

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Dave Spencer
Dave Spencer
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Here’s a Video Progress Update on Owensboro’s First Ever Longhorn Steakhouse [VIDEO]

There was excitement earlier this year when we learned Owensboro was getting its first ever Longhorn Steakhouse.

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Brandon Gerrod Photography via YouTube
Brandon Gerrod Photography via YouTube
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I Had Never Seen This Aerial Footage of Owensboro’s 2014 Fireworks Celebration [VIDEO]

I'd like to say, "Where has this been hiding for the last three years?" But I can't, since it's been right there on YouTube.

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Tim Crabtree via YouTube
Tim Crabtree via YouTube
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Did You See This Funnel Cloud Lookalike Yesterday? [VIDEO]

I imagine a lot of folks were wondering what a "funnel cloud" was doing crawling out of a July sky Monday afternoon. I know I would've.

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92.5 WBKR via YouTube
92.5 WBKR via YouTube
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Owensboro’s Hayley Payne Performs an Original at the WBKR Studio [VIDEO]

Our pal, Hayley Payne, who recently opened for Lee Ann Womack at the Lincoln Amphitheater (sweet gig!) stopped by on Fourth of July Eve.

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Category: Best of Owensboro, Music Tags:
Terry Wyatt/Getty Images
Terry Wyatt/Getty Images
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Josh Turner Tickets On Sale Now for Owensboro Convention Center Concert

Josh Turner is coming to the Owensboro Convention Center on Friday, October 13.  And tickets are on sale today!

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Owensboro Convention Center via Facebook
Owensboro Convention Center via Facebook
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Owensboro Convention Center Pier Gets a Name and a Ribbon Cutting

For as long as we've had the Owensboro Convention Center, folks who would be on the pier for whatever reasons would speculate, "So what part of the old Showroom Lounge was THIS?"

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Via Katie Bouchard
Via Katie Bouchard
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Checking In With Katie Bouchard At the Miss Kentucky Pageant (PHOTOS)

Katie Bouchard, from Owensboro, is in Lexington this week competing for the title of Miss Kentucky.  We wanted to check in with her and share it all with you!

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Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
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Do You Think Smoking Should Be Allowed At Local Ballparks and Playgrounds?

As a parent I pose this question after an experience my family had at a local ball field.  Should smoking be allowed at ballparks and playgrounds?

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