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Chad Gets Tased in Original Rooster Booster Chamber Danger Episode

If you missed the announcement a couple weeks ago, there is a new emcee for Rooster Booster. And there is a new segment of Rooster Booster called Chamber Danger. Well in the process of filming the first segment, Chad got tased! You heard me right, Chad got tased! You can catch part of the video below:

Roger Hayden via Twitter
Roger Hayden via Twitter
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Owensboro’s Roger Hayden Auctioning Boots To Benefit Injured 12 Year-Old

Professional motorcycle racer Roger Hayden, Owensboro native, is auctioning off a pair of his race boots for a 12 year-old boy recently injured in a race. Gage Beland of Lake Odessa, Michigan was in a bad crash on March 10th while racing the Volusia, Florida flat track, the same track the Pros raced on the day before.

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photo by Jordan Winders
photo by Jordan Winders
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April Rooster Booster (Audio)

If you haven't heard, the new emcee for Rooster Booster was reveled this past Thursday at the monthly Rooster Booster breakfast. And, it's WBKR's Chad Benefield! If you weren't there, or missed it on WOMI, you are in luck! You can catch the audio from the breakfast, including the announcement of the new emcee below!

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Credit: Fuse
Credit: Fuse
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Benefit Archery Shoot This Weekend for Henderson County 7th Grader

A couple days ago a friend was telling me about an upcoming benefit archery shoot for a young girl in Henderson County and I wanted to share the information you all of you!

The Henderson County Archery Club is hosting a Benefit shoot (Shooting Big for Hayley) this Friday and Saturday (March 28th and 29th) for Hayley Galloway

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Who Serves the Biggest Pancakes in Owensboro? [Photos]

Who serves the BIGGEST pancakes in Owensboro?   Saturday, after the Color Blast 5K, Brett and I stopped by Dee's BBQ and Diner for breakfast and found the answer.  Holy cow!  You could put these things on the front-end of a Flintstone car and yabba dabba doo them down the street.  Dee's pancakes are ginormous! 

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Credit: XIANGYANG ZHANG
Credit: XIANGYANG ZHANG
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DCPS Announces 2014 Graduation Dates

Well, spring looks to be on its way (finally!!) and there hopefully won't be any more snow days. While some kids may not like that, it means that they will at least know when summer break will get here!

Daviess County Public Schools announced Friday the last day of classes and dates for the 2014 graduation ceremonies

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Chamber to Host Legislative Forum

With the Legislative Session getting ready to draw to a close, there are still several items on the agenda. Items like the biennial budget with possible funding for the OCTC Advanced Technology Center Phase 2 are being talked about around the community

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Warren Price, Thinkstock
Warren Price, Thinkstock
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Owensboro Police Department To Host Coffee With A Cop Event

Every wondered what it's really like to be a cop? Have some questions about the day to day activities of Owensboro's finest? Well, here's your chance to sit down and chat with a policeman. Join the Owensboro Police Department Friday, March 28th at The Crème Coffee House on E 2nd Street for Coffee With A Cop.

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Credit: Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce
Credit: Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce
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Sam Youngman at Rooster Booster (Audio)

If you missed Rooster Booster last week, then you missed the guest speaker, Sam Youngman talking about the Senate race, and other important political races coming up.

If you want to catch what he had to say, then check out the audio below

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Facebook.com\Kirk Kirkpatrick
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Rooster Booster Emcee Promo (Video)

February marked the end of an era for the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce Rooster Booster breakfast. While it was the first in the new convention center, it was the last with Kirk Kirkpatrick as emcee

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