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Daviess Co. Man Arrested After Altercation


01/26/15 11:43 AM
A Daviess County man was arrested early Monday morning after police received a call about a man with a weapon on KY 81. According to the Sheriff's Department, 25-year-old Joseph Jones called and said he was in a physical altercation inside a residence with 52-year-old Arley Wiggins. Jones told dispatch that during the altercation, a Wiggins produced a weapon.

Two Arrested in Shoplifting Case


01/26/15 11:41 AM
Two Owensboro women were arrested Sunday after police say they were caught shoplifting from a local flea market. According to the Daviess County Sheriff's Department, 34-year-old Tima Hawkins and 39-year-old Renne Switzer were in Trader Bakers on East 4th Street when employees observed them taking items from shelves and placing them in bags.

Two Dead in Saturday Accident


01/26/15 11:39 AM
Two people are dead after a collision Saturday night on Highway 60 West near Stanley. According to the Daviess County Sheriff's Department, 30-year-old Josh McDaniel was driving a Chevy Tahoe westbound on 60 when he crossed the center line and struck a Pontiac Sunfire driven by 20-year-old Taylor S. Simmons, who was traveling east. Simmons, along with a back seat passenger, 24-year-old Jamie Brooks, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Funeral Services Announced for Wendell Ford


01/23/15 10:07 AM
Funeral services have been announced for former U.S. Senator Wendell Ford. On Sunday, a memorial service will be held at 3pm in the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort. Senator Ford's body will lie in state from 11am until 3pm, and again from 4 until 6. Visitation is from 2 to 7pm Monday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory in Owensboro, and again from 10 to 11am Tuesday.

Police Investigating Vehicle Break-ins


01/22/15 11:02 AM
Police in Beaver Dam are looking for suspects in a series of vehicle break-ins. Chief Mike Allen told media partner 14News that they've heard about 15 to 20 cars beig broken into, with mainly small items taken like cigarettes and change. In some instances, however, weapons and phones have been stolen.

Crime Spree Suspect Talking to Police


01/22/15 10:58 AM
One of the two teens at the center of a multi-state crime spree is talking. 18-year-old Dalton Hayes told Panama City Beach TV station WJHG that he was mislead by his 13-year-old girlfriend Cheyenne Phillips after she admitted him she had lied about her age. Hayes says he felt he had to run after he said Phillips told him she had a miscarriage.

Wendell H. Ford Dies At 90


01/22/15 09:22 AM
Former Kentucky governor and U.S. Senator Wendell Ford has passed away at the age of 90. It was confirmed Thursday morning with a statement from KY Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. Last July, the Messenger-Inquirer reported that Ford was battling lung cancer. Ford was born in Daviess County, and served as governor of the state in the early 70's, before entering a long career as U.S. Senator.

Common Cause Supporting New Amendment


01/21/15 12:04 PM
A movement supporting a 28th Amendment to the US Constitution underway in Kentucky. Common Cause of Kentucky is backing the 28th Amendment that would overturn the Citizens United decision that allows some campaign contributions to remain secret.

Father: Abuse Allegations "Bogus"


01/21/15 12:00 PM
The father of a 13-year-old girl who police say went on a crime spree with her boyfriend says claims that she was abused at home are "completely bogus." According to media partner 14News, Shawn Phillips said Tuesday that anyone who knows his family knows that they did not abuse his daughter Cheyenne.

Mayor's Ball


01/21/15 10:54 AM
The end of this month will mark one year since the city threw a glittering gala to celebrate the opening of the Owensboro Convention Center. More than 2,100 of us dined, danced and were entertained by country music star Sara Evans.  Now, the city wan

Fund Set Up For Ranes Family


01/21/15 10:39 AM
A fund is set up for the family of a man killed last Thursday during an accident in Daviess County.  Authorities say 35-year old Jeremy Ranes was driving down the Natcher Parkway when a van on the other side of the highway hit a patch of ice, lost co

Mom of Run Away Taken to Jail


01/21/15 10:25 AM
The mother Cheyenne Phillips, the 13-year-old Grayson County girl who was on the run for 14 days with her 18-year-old boyfriend, has been taken into police custody. Sherry Peters, who is described as Cheyenne Phillips non-custodial parent, is charged with

100 People Made the One-Mile March for Martin Luther King Jr. Day


01/20/15 12:05 PM
 A crowd of almost 100 people made the one-mile march from Daviess County High School to Blandford Lecture Hall on the campus of Owensboro Community & Technical College on Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin

IT'SSSS FLU TIME!!!


01/15/15 10:31 AM
Only halfway through this flu season and already 26 flu-related deaths in Kentucky – most of those people were over 65.  Deputy Health Commissioner Kraig Humbaugh says it's not too late to get a flu shot and "Practically everyone six m

Weather Info - Layer up! Stay Warm!


01/07/15 06:23 AM
Please be aware that the extreme cold over the next couple of days is quite rare even in our region. Last year during a similar early January cold spell we had 2 fatalities in our region due to hypothermia.        Dangerously co

Weather Info - Layer up! Stay Warm!


01/07/15 06:23 AM
Info from the NOAA - - Stay Warm! 

Utica man arrested after KSP Pursuit


12/14/14 01:15 PM
At 1:12am on December 14th, 2014, Kentucky State Police were conducting a traffic safety checkpoint in Owensboro, KY on the US 60 bypass at Highway 431.  While conducting the checkpoint, Ryan Scott Clark, passed though the checkpoint at a high rate o
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