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Get Your ROMP Fest Tickets
Get Your ROMP Fest Tickets
Get Your ROMP Fest Tickets
It's time to start making plans for ROMP Fest 2019. Early Bird tickets are on sale through Sunday and we have the information and full lineup for performances.
Flight of Honor
Flight of Honor
Flight of Honor
An honor flight took place this week from the Owensboro Sportscenter for local veterans. Eight WWII veterans are being honored during this flight.
ROMP-UMENTARY [VIDEO]
ROMP-UMENTARY [VIDEO]
ROMP-UMENTARY [VIDEO]
It's here! ROMP gets underway at Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro this Wednesday. A couple of weeks ago, the teaser for a documentary about the bluegrass festival produced by the Daviess County Public Library was released. Now, watch the entire doc!
MONROE STATUE UNVEILED
MONROE STATUE UNVEILED
MONROE STATUE UNVEILED
There's a reason Ryman Auditorium in Nashville is referred to as "Mother Church". She's seen it all and she's 125 years old this year. As part of the Ryman's big anniversary two statues of country and bluegrass legends, "Little" Jimmy Dickens and Bill Monroe, have been unveiled.
MONROE MUSEUM GROUNDBREAKING
MONROE MUSEUM GROUNDBREAKING
MONROE MUSEUM GROUNDBREAKING
Discussions and plans of building a museum dedicated to the father of Bluegrass music are finally coming to fruition. Bill Monroe will have a museum in his honor in his hometown of Rosine in Ohio County.
Flight of Honor
Flight of Honor
Flight of Honor
An honor flight took place this week from the Owensboro Sportscenter for local veterans.  Over 20 veterans are being honored during this flight.
Free Concerts On The River
Free Concerts On The River
Free Concerts On The River
The City of Owensboro is sponsoring a free LIVE concert on the river this summer.  The concerts will take place May through September with the first concert starting Saturday, May 20.  Check out the full list of entertainment!
A SONG CALLED 'OWENSBORO'
A SONG CALLED 'OWENSBORO'
A SONG CALLED 'OWENSBORO'
It's no secret all of us contributors for WBKR are always looking for something to blog about. I search for stories with "Owensboro" either in the story or in the title. I've searched on YouTube several times and one video that always pops up is "Natalie Merchant-Owensboro" and I never knew what it was about, until now.

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