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Owensboro’s Sears Store to Close in December

I remember when Towne Square Mall opened in 1978. The excitement leading up to the big event was palpable. Owensboro was finally going to get a mall.

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Missing Boonville, IN Woman Kristy Kelley
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Coroner Rules Kristy Kelley’s Death Accidental Drowning

This morning, the Warrick County Coroner autopsied Kristy Kelley's body and ruled her death was an accidental drowning. Last night, a volunteer sonar team found her vehicle in a lake at the corner of Mt. Gilead and S. Yankeetown Rd. in Boonville.

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Research Concierge Hosting Fundraising Cookout Saturday

I've said it before and I'll say it again... Jerry Morris has the best butt in the Tri-State! Don't raise your eyebrows at me, it's true, ha! If you've never experienced his cooking, Saturday is your day! Go ahead and get your food for the weekend taken care of now!

Research Concierge is hosting a fundraiser this Saturday, September 20th from 1p-3p at 1010 Allen Street, Owensboro. This is a pre-sale event only (pick-up during the event), selling chickens, ribs and butts. Meat will be cooked by Jerry Morris and the Angels for Ashley cooking team. 

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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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Missing Boonville, IN Woman Kristy Kelley
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BREAKING NEWS: Body of Kristy Kelley 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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