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Not One But Two Marching Band Contests This Saturday In Owensboro [VIDEO]

Marching band changed my life when I got to high school. It was fun, it was hard work, and, it was all about one of my favorite things in the world, music! Best of all, the friends I made and the lessons I learned are invaluable, and I will carry them with me for the rest of my life. Both Owensboro Catholic HS and Apollo HS will host their annual marching band contests on Saturday. You should really try go to one or both!

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BREAKING NEWS: Body of Kristy Kelley Believed to Be Found [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Tuesday, September 16th at 10:46 p.m. - The Warrick County Sheriff's Department issued a statement confirming the body found inside the vehicle is that of Kristy Kelley.

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Third Annual ‘Healthy Owensboro 5K Run/Walk’ September 20th

Now that the weather has cooled off, a 5K, no matter if you decide to run in or walk it, will be a little bit more tolerable. The Junior League of Owensboro will hold its 3rd Annual "Healthy Owensboro 5K Run/Walk" Saturday, September 20.

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National Classic To Join Tri-State Christmas Parades

When I saw this news, I may have squealed a little... This year, the Owensboro Daviess County and Evansville Christmas Parade will be joined by some pretty famous, fuzzy feet! Yep... the Budweiser Clydesdal

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Owensboro Special Olympics Athlete Named to Team USA

We are so excited for Owensboro's Chris Willis.  The 48-year-old Special Olympian has been named to Team USA for the 2015 World Games! 

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Former UK Players Signing Autographs at Owensboro Flea Market

The Owensboro Flea Market returns to the Owensboro Convention Center this weekend!  In addition to great deals on antiques, collectibles and more, the Flea Market will play host to some very special guests.  In fact, four University of Kentucky basketball stars will be on hand to sign autographs and meet fans.

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Smoking Ban Passes in Owensboro

Henceforth, if you're in a public place like a park or an outdoor dining facility, you will no longer be able to smoke.

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Owensboro Filmmaker Starks Hits Fundraising Goal, Able to Continue Shooting Horror Anthology [VIDEO]

While the first of the five parts of Owensboro film production company Verite Cinema's horror anthology Volumes of Blood has been finished, the completion of the project was up in the air...until now.

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Michael Waltrip Expected to Take Part in Season 19 of ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Gentlemen, start your tap shoes! Or whatever you have to wear. Owensboro native and 2-time Daytona 500 champ Michael Waltrip could be heading to Dancing with the Stars!

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Aaron Kizer to Perform at September Rooster Booster Breakfast

Local artist Aaron Kizer will be performing live Thursday morning at the monthly Rooster Booster breakfast sponsored by the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce. 

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