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Debates Scheduled for October


09/30/14 12:44 PM
Voters will have a chance to hear all the candidates for Owensboro City Commission, Daviess Fiscal Court and four seats in the Kentucky House of Representatives in debate in October.  The Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the debate

Jack Hicks Dies at 88


09/30/14 12:23 PM
Jack Hicks, the iconic local figure who looked polio in the eye, challenged and overcame it to become one of the greatest baseball coaches in Kentucky athletic history, died early yesterday at his home in Owensboro. He was 88.  In 22 seasons as baseb

2ND UPDATE: Injured 2 Year Old's Name Released


09/30/14 09:13 AM
UPDATE 2 – The injured juvenile involved in this incident is Robert J. Howard III. 2 years old Owensboro, KY UPDATE – The Owensboro Police Department is releasing the names of the driver’s involved in this collision. The juvenile

Two Accidents with injuries on William Natcher Parkway


09/29/14 03:46 PM
The left front tire of a semi truck blew out near the 67 mile marker of the of the William Natcher Parkway causing the driver Ibramhim Gabow, 24, to lose control of the semi.  The semi was traveling north when the blow out forced it to cross the medi

Suspect in 7th Street Shooting Makes Appearance


09/26/14 03:48 AM
An Owensboro man charged with shooting a gun at two people pleaded not guilty in his first court appearance Thursday. According to media partner 14News, 18-year-old Hunter Clouse, along with a juvenile, are accused shooting at two other men on 7th Street in July.

Sheriff's Department Warns of Scam


09/26/14 03:40 AM
The Daviess County Sheriff's Department is again reminding the public about a scam involving fake phone calls from Kenergy. Scammers are calling residents and the number that comes up on the caller ID is a Kenergy phone number. Those who have answered are being told their service is being disconnected because of a delinquency and a truck is on the way to their home.

KY Unemployment Rate Drops


09/26/14 03:30 AM
Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate for August 2014 dropped to 7.1 percent from a revised 7.4 percent in July 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

Owensboro Woman Arrested on Drug Charges


09/26/14 03:18 AM
An Owensboro woman was arrested Wednesday night on various drug charges. According to OPD, 27-year old Ruth Goatee was arrested in the 1500 block of Center Street, where police say she was selling drugs.

"Purple Purse Challenge" to Help Survivors of Domestic Violence


09/26/14 03:05 AM
The Kentucky Domestic Violence Association (KDVA) is participating in the Purple Purse Challenge, a nationwide fundraising campaign to help survivors of domestic violence regain their independence.

Aleris To Expand in Hancock, Add Jobs


09/25/14 02:59 AM
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear announced plans for Aleris to spend $350 million to expand its Hancock County plant, as they move toward manufacturing aluminum for vehicle bodies. According to media partner 14News, Aleris officials say the company will begin construction this fall and hopes to start shipping the aluminum sheet by early 2017.

One Dies in Hopkins County Wreck


09/25/14 02:55 AM
One person is dead after a two vehicle accident in Hopkins County. According to Kentucky State Police, 18-year-old Dakota Matheny attempted to make a left turn onto the southbound ramp to the Pennyrile Parkway. He failed to see the car driven by 27-year-old Marbin Benites and struck the driver's side with his pickup.

Owensboro Medical Practice suffers data breach


09/24/14 08:13 AM
Patients of Owensboro Medical Practice be on alert...

Man dies after NASCAR experience at KY Speedway


09/23/14 01:15 PM
The crash occurred September 14....

Ohio County man charged with rape


09/23/14 01:08 PM
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