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OPD Chief Ealum Appointed To Kentucky Law Enforcement Council

Owensboro Police Department Chief Art Ealum has been appointed to the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council

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Owensboro Youth Symphony Orchestra To Hold Open Auditions Saturday

The Owensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra will hold open auditions this Saturday, August 20th between 12 pm and 4 pm. 

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Owensboro Mayoral Candidate Johnston Arrested

One of the five candidates listed as running for Mayor of Owensboro this fall was arrested Saturday night. 

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Olympic Gold Medalist Lilly King Named Grand Marshal of Fall Festival Parade

The accolades continue to roll in for Evansville native, and Olympic gold medalist, Lilly King, as she has been named the Grand Marshal of this year's West Side Nut Club Fall Festival Parade.

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Logan’s Roadhouse Closes In Owensboro After Company Files For Bankruptcy

Logan's Roadhouse in Owensboro is no more. The signage was taken down. This comes after news broke Monday the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The initial story stated 18 locations would be closed but were not revealed. 

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Country Heights Celebrates Start of School with Balloon Release [Video]

I remember doing something similar to this as a kid.  When I went to Thruston Elementary we had some sort of balloon release.  I vaguely remember attaching index cards to balloons and sending them off into the air for some reason or another (maybe to find a pen pal?).  Wednesday, Country Heights had a balloon launch of their own.  Teachers encouraged students to set goals for the upcoming school year and "attach" them to the balloons.  Then, everyone gathered in front of the school to set those goals free and lift them into the air to achieve new heights.  Check it out!

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OPS Special Called Meeting Will Include Discussion Of New OHS/KWC Track

In July of last year, Kentucky Wesleyan announced a partnership with Owensboro Public Schools and Owensboro Health to bring a state of the art track and field facility to the city for both OHS and KWC to use. Further discussion on the project is on the agenda for a special called OPS meeting to be held Thursday.

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Mt. Vernon Junior High School Parking Lot Flooded [PICS]

On the first day of school, you don't expect a flash flood in the parking lot of your school but Mt. Vernon Jr. High School in Mt. Vernon, IN, is experiencing that! A few of the teachers even volunteered to move staff vehicles out of KNEE DEEP water to higher ground to avoid damage. See the pics they posted!

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Today Is Officially Lilly King Day!

The Vanderburgh County Board of Commissioners will proclaim today "Lilly King Day" during tonight's board meeting! In case you missed it, King won the gold last night in the Women's 100m Breaststroke Final!

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Today Is Officially Lilly King Day!

The Vanderburgh County Board of Commissioners will proclaim today "Lilly King Day" during tonight's board meeting!

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