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Owensboro Drag Queen Sashays Away On RuPaul’s Drag Race

Just one week after Owensboro drag queen Monica Beverly Hillz became the first contestant to come out as transgender during the competition, sadly, she was eliminated on this week's RuPaul's Drag Race.

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Owensboro on YouTube: New OMHS From the Ground Up

Last August, I had the privilege of joining others for a tour of the new hospital out on Daniels Lane.

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Revisit Owensboro’s 2000 F-3 Tornado [Video]

I remember January 3rd, 2000 very well.  It was a holiday here at WBKR studios and I had worked for a couple of hours early that morning.  By that afternoon, it was sunny.  Our temperatures were hovering near 80 degrees and I was ready for a big afternoon nap.  That nap was cut short.  Cut short by blaring emergency alert sirens ringing through Owensboro-Daviess County.  I jumped out of bed and headed for the station.  I knew if a storm was going to hit, that's where I needed to be.  Boy, did it hit.  And Wayne Hart, like he is always, was in his studio with the play-by-play.  Check this out!

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Owensboro Christmas Lights Will Turn Off for Newtown Tribute

Communities around the country have been wondering all weekend how best to pay tribute to those lives lost in the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut on Friday.

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(Image from Mirko Pasta Facebook page)
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Mirko Pasta Now Open in Owensboro

I love food.  I especially love Italian food.  And I love any chance I get to eat somewhere new.  So, Friday night, I dropped by the brand new Mirko Pasta location at Wesleyan Park Plaza here in Owensboro to give it a try.  Oh my goodness.  I love pasta anyway.  But at Mirko all the pastas and sauces are handmade.  I had apple, sage and sausage ravioli with pesto sauce and it was ridonkulous!   In fact, I'm not sure how you say "ridonkulous" in Italian, but I may have to figure it out now .  So, what is Mirko Pasta and where did it come from?  Honestly, before the sign went up at the Owensboro location, I had never even heard of it.  So, I did some digging and found out a little history about Mirko.  Check it out!

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Jaclyn, Carl Glahn, Dave Spencer. (Photo by Moon Mullins)
Jaclyn, Carl Glahn, Dave Spencer. (Photo by Moon Mullins)
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$1000 Winner Carl Glahn Adds Wings to His War Chest [AUDIO]

All of us here at WBKR were thrilled on Monday afternoon after learning that the day's first Win Cash nationwide $1000 winner was from Owensboro! A big congratulations to Carl Glahn who had never won anything before.

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Lane Goodwin Graces New Owensboro Parent Cover

Owensboro Parent Magazine has been in publication for more than a year now, serving the Owensboro area as a vital companion and information source for parents throughout the city and Daviess County.

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GRADSA Buddy Walk at Smothers Park 10/20

The Green River Area Down Syndrome Association mission is to enable families enriched with the Down syndrome connection to share resources, build friendships, and advocate together for the future of our children. Outstanding!

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Kentucky Telco Robbery Suspect Still at Large

On the afternoon of Tuesday, October 2, 2012, we received the following release from the Owensboro Police Department:

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Owensboro on Youtube: Armory Demolition Begins [VIDEO]

It's the beginning of the end of an era. The Owensboro National Guard Armory on Parrish Avenue will soon be no more.

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Owensboro on Youtube: Brasher/Bogue in Studio [VIDEO]

Periodically, I'll hit up Youtube and put "Owensboro" in the search engine to check out the latest videos from or about our fair city. Well, to my pleasant surprise, I found Brasher/Bogue's July 5th visit to the WBKR studios.

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Incoming Storm’s Bark Worse Than Its Bite…But It Was Really Cool [VIDEO]

At press time, we are under a severe thunderstorm watch. We've also had a few warnings issued in the tri-state today. And there could be more to come.

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