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SKyPAC Announces 2014-2015 Season

The SKyPAC in Bowling Green is such a beautiful facility and if you haven't been to a show yet, now's the time! They just announced their 2014-2015 season and there really is something for everyone.. especially your kiddos!

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Battle For The Big O Auditions Continue TONIGHT At Fetta Specialty Pizza!

Want to open for Hank, Jr., Charlie Daniels Band and more? Anyone up for $1,000.00?!? Well, the Battle for the Big O auditions are underway! Another preliminary audition is TONIGHT at Fetta Specialty Pizza in downtown Owensboro and YOU could be one step closer to the Big O Music Fest stage!

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Miss Indiana – Mekayla Diehl – Praised by Twitter During Miss USA Pageant for Having a “Normal” Body

Last night, Miss Indiana made her home state very proud - and not because she won or even made the finals...

At the Miss USA pageant, held in Baton Rouge, LA, Twitter blew up when Miss Indiana - Mekayla Diehl - posed in her swimsuit in the semifinals. Though very fit, Diehl sported curv

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66 Days at Sea: A Mystery Brews at Holiday World

The voyage officially began May 19th, 2014.  That's the day Holiday World launched its new 66 Days at Sea website.  At first look, it appears that the site is merely a companion piece to the park's brand new swinging ship ride, The Mayflower.  But is it? 

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Fireworks Displays in Evansville, Owensboro, Henderson, Newburgh and the Tri-State

The Tri-State always makes the best of July 4th with some of the best fireworks shows around. Here's a list of some of the most spectacular shows you can take the family to this year!

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WBKR Joins Movement to Keep Evansville Beautiful

This is cool and we are VERY proud and honored to be a part of the movement.  Keep Evansville Beautiful is a citizen action group dedicated to creating a "beautiful, healthy and inviting outdoor environment in the greater Evansville area."  And WBKR is joining its sister stations across the river as an official sponsor of the group's efforts.  In fact, our station logo is now prominently featured on Keep Evansville Beautiful's trash boxes.  LOOK!

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Brasher Bogue Hosting “Real Friends” Concert at KMS

Last October, the boys of Brasher Bogue hosted a concert at Kentucky Motor Speedway, but the weather that night took a toll on the show. Well, we're heading back to Whitesville this Saturday to give er another shot!

If you haven't had the chance to check out our local talent, this is the show for you!

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Wendell Foster Hosting Family Day and Concert Saturday!

Join the Wendell Foster Center this Saturday, May 17th for Family Day and a FREE concert! Family Day activities include face painting, a cake walk, pie eating contest and more. This will take place from 11:30am - 2:00pm.

Jeremy Calloway will be in concert following those activities starting at 2:00pm in the Sensory Park at the Wendell Foster campus.

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Friday After 5 Kicks Off This Week!

Friday After 5 is one of my favorite things about summers in Owensboro. I love going down to the riverfront and enjoying all of the fun activities they have. FA5 is fun for your whole family and the fun begins THIS Friday, May 16th!

Check out the musical line-up for this week!

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Hwy 54 Yard Sale THIS Week!

Who doesn't love a good bargain? I LOVE yard sales and looking thru old things in search of a good paint job and some new life! If you love bargain-hunting too, you'll love the Hwy 54 yard sale!

The 50 mile event stretches from Owensboro to Leitchfield. The Spring event is May 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

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