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OPD Locates Missing Local Woman


11/21/14 01:52 PM
A woman missing since March has been located in good health. In April of this year, the Owensboro Police Department put out an alert concerning the disappearance of 23-year-old Ashley Dillion Higgs. Family members said they had not seen her since March 18.

City To Annex Large KY54 Development


11/21/14 12:41 PM
The city of Owensboro is set to annex a large development coming to KY 54 East. According to media partner 14News, the retail center will be behind the new ALDI store.

OHRH Using New Breast Cancer Treatment Device


11/21/14 12:32 PM
Owensboro Health is using a new device to help treat breast cancer called "Bio-Zorb" that allows for more precise radiation therapy.  Bio-Zorb is placed in the breast during surgery to remove the cancer and dissolves in the body after about a year. 

Eagle Family Performers present “The Nutcracker”


11/21/14 12:23 PM
Special services students of Apollo High School will be in the spotlight on Tuesday, Dec. 16, as they perform “The Nutcracker.”    Performances are scheduled from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. for students visiting from other DCPS schools; and from 1:05 to 2 p.m. for Apollo High School students.
 

Heating Assistance Now Available in KY


11/20/14 01:58 PM
The application window for federal assistance is now open for those who struggle to pay their heating bills. Community Action Kentucky administers the one-time subsidy from LIHEAP -- the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. Each winter, about 100-thousand families benefit from the program.

KSP Encouraging Citizens To "Cram the Cruiser"


11/20/14 01:53 PM
The Kentucky State Police kick off their fifth annual ‘Cram the Cruiser' food drive on Friday.  Food collection sites have been established at all 16 posts throughout the state and at the agency's headquarters in Frankfort.

KY Fatalities Set To Be Lower This Year


11/19/14 01:46 PM
Kentucky is in line to see its highway death toll drop to a new record low. To date 557 people have lost their lives on Kentucky roads in 2014, that compares to 575 through the same time last year. This has State Police and State Highway officials excited about the possibility of topping last year's record low fatality count of 638.

Update 14 year old Found!


11/19/14 09:33 AM
UPDATE – Missing juvenile, Jakob Barakat-McCullom, has been located by authorities. He is in good health. Original Story -  The Owensboro Police Department is searching for a 14 year old juvenile that has been reported missing and we are askin

Two Owensboro Men in Fatal Accident


11/19/14 09:01 AM
DCSO, OPD, Daviess County Fire Dept, Owensboro Fire Dept, and Yellow Ambulance responded to a one vehicle fatality collision in the 1900 block of River Rd. A 1995 GMC Sierra was traveling northbound on River Rd when it left the east side of the roadway in

Sodium Bicarbonate Processing Plant to be Built


11/18/14 04:04 PM
A $23 million, 40,000-square-foot sodium bicarbonate processing plant will be built at the Owensboro Riverport Authority.  The plant, which will be owned and operated by the riverport, will employ eight people and is expected to be operational by thi

Name Needed for the New Alternative High School


11/18/14 03:47 PM
Daviess County school officials are asking for the community's help to name the new alternative high school.  A committee has been created to head up the name change.  Students from the current school, Beacon Central in Masonville, will soon

Colt Ford Concert Cancelled


11/18/14 03:44 PM
The Colt Ford show at the Owensboro Sports Center on Friday, November 21 has been cancelled.  Big O Music Fest organizers say it was due to unforeseen circumstances.  Tickets sold for $29 at Maloney's Pizza in Owensboro.   Organizers sa

Missing Person Found


11/18/14 02:15 PM
UPDATE – Missing adult, Roy E. Thomas, has been located by authorities. He is in good health. The Owensboro Police Department is looking for adult, Roy E. Thomas, 50, who was reported missing by his wife at approximately 10:50 p.m. on Friday,

One Injured in Henderson Wreck


11/17/14 04:08 PM
One person was taken to the hospital after an accident involving a semi in Henderson County. According to media partner 14News, the semi was driving east on KY 425 when a van turned in front of it. Officials say the semi slammed into the van, sending it across the west bound lanes.

Fire Destroys Central City Home


11/17/14 04:02 PM
The Kentucky State Fire Marshal has been called in to investigate a fire that destroyed a Central City home Monday morning. Crews were called to the scene around 2:20am in the 600 block of Stringtown Road. Officials say it was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived. The family living there was out of town at the time.

Food Banks Count on Congress to Expand Charitable Tax Credits


11/17/14 12:33 PM
Greg Stotelmyer ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. - The future of some types of charitable deductions is on the line as the "America Gives More Act" awaits action in the U.S. Senate. It's a package of bills that reinstates federal tax credits for crop don
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