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Owensboro?s Riverfront Attracts National Attention


10/31/14 11:14 AM
Owensboro’s riverfront development has attracted national attention, and now Mayor Ron Payne has been invited to deliver the keynote address at Southern Ohio's Great Corridor Association's annual River Summit next year at the University of D

Don't Forget to Change Your Clocks!


10/31/14 10:50 AM
It’s time change weekend!  Set your clocks back one hour Saturday night and get an extra hour of sleep on Sunday morning.

Collector Con Starts Today


10/31/14 10:18 AM
Collector Con kicks off at 4 this afternoon at the Owensboro Convention Center culminating with a Costume Ball and $1,500 costume contest featuring celebrity judges from 8 p.m. to midnight. That’s  open to people 18 and older.  Terry Stewa

Hopkins County Man Charged With Abuse


10/30/14 02:33 PM
A Hopkins County man has been arrested on child abuse charges after a Madisonville hospital staff noticed something about a 2-year-old girl in the emergency room. According to media partner 14News, officials with Baptist Health contacted Madisonville police about a girl who may have been abused Sunday morning.

Students to Learn CPR


10/30/14 09:29 AM
Thousands of students in western Kentucky will soon learn a life saving tool: CPR. The American Heart Association and Owensboro Health have launched a campaign called "CPR Anytime."  Officials will tour every Owensboro and Daviess County sc

New Pavement for HWY 60


10/30/14 09:20 AM
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear announced a paving project for Hwy 60 getting more than $4-million in additional upgrades. Keith Todd with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a paving project will start at the intersection of Highway 60 and Highway 2

Aleris Breaks Ground on Huge Expansion


10/29/14 12:57 PM
Governor Steve Beshear, Congressman Brett Guthrie, and many others were on hand as Aleris broke ground Wednesday on an expansion of its facility in Lewisport.  The company is investing $350 million to equip the facility with additional heat treatment and finishing capabilities to produce wide aluminum auto body sheet for the automotive industry.

Possible Policy Change for Daviess County High School Prom


10/29/14 10:15 AM
After feedback from students and parents, there are changes in the policy of who can attend the Daviess Co. High School prom.  A new high school dance policy doesn't allow students from other schools to attend.   The school received complain

OCTC Receives Award


10/28/14 09:46 AM
Owensboro Community & Technical College was named the 2014 Technical School of the Year by Tomorrow's Tech magazine and WIX Filters during a surprise ceremony Monday for 100 students and instructors of the college's Automotive Technology program.

Charges Dropped in Lyrics Case


10/28/14 09:40 AM
A Muhlenberg County man who posted song lyrics taken from an album by the California metal band Exodus on his Facebook page has been cleared of charges of terroristic threatening. 31-year-old James Evans told reporters Monday the charges had been dropped. Evans was held in jail for 8 days because Muhlenberg County school officials and police believed the lyrics were a terroristic threat.

One Survived At Scene of Shootings


10/28/14 09:33 AM
CADIZ, Ky. -- The lone survivor of a quadruple shooting in western Kentucky says he's lucky to be alive.  Three members of Ryan Champion's family were shot to death Sunday, and police believe the fourth person dead to be the gunman.

Four Dead, Including Gunman, in Trigg Shooting


10/27/14 11:21 AM
Four people were found shot to death Sunday at a home in rural Trigg County near Cadiz. According to Kentucky State Police, troopers were called to the scene on Old Dover Road around noon. They found four people dead in and around the home, three of which were part of one family, and a fourth man police believe was the shooter.

Registered KY Voters Set New Record


10/27/14 11:08 AM
November's general election is still over a week away, and it’s already set a record.  More than 3.1 million people are registered for the November 4 election, breaking the previous record set in May of this year for the primaries.
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