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KY Highway Fatalities Dropped


Kentucky highway fatalities dropped to a 64-year low in 2013; a 14 percent reduction in deaths over 2012. The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) released final statistics for 2013.

Juveniles Charged in Warehouse Fire


Muhlenberg County officials say three juveniles are to blame for the fire that damaged a former tobacco warehouse Monday night. The Greenville Fire Department says undetermined combustible material started the fire.

MLES Hosting Health Fair


The Meadow Lands Elementary School Health Busters group – part of the Student and Technology Leadership Program – is hosting a health fair for all students from 1 to 2:15pm Friday.

Man Accused of Shooting Dog Appears in Court


The Daviess County man accused of shooting and injuring a dog appeared at his arraignment Thursday morning. According to media partner 14News, 28-year-old Matthew Beauchamp was indicted by a grand jury and charged with intentionally torturing a dog.

Apollo Special Services Students Hosting Art Show


Special services students at Apollo High School are hosting an art show featuring their sketches, paintings, sculptures and 3D creations. The exhibit is open from 9am to 3pm Thursday and Friday, May 1-2, in the dome area of AHS.

OPD Looking for Shoplifting Suspects


The Owensboro Police Department is looking for two persons of interest in a shoplifting case from April 13 at an Owensboro Wal-Mart. Detectives have released surveillance pictures of the possible suspects.

Fiscal Court Presents Budget


Daviess Fiscal Court revealed its $23.9 million general fund budget Tuesday. According to the Messenger-Inquirer, the new budget is $337,195 more than the one from 2013.

Woman Charged With Stealing From Business


A Hopkins County woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from an internet business. According to Kentucky State Police, a search of a Madisonville home led to the arrest of 29-year-old Michelle Radford for felony theft.

DCEMA Testing Voice Sirens


A reminder from Richard Payne with Daviess County Emergency Management. Owensboro-Daviess County Central Dispatch will be testing the voice feature of the Warning Siren System in place at all the parks this Friday – April 25.

DCHS Recognized For Financial Literacy


A New York City based educational non profit, Working in Support of Education, has recognized Daviess County High School as one of the top 100 schools in the nation for financial literacy. Winners of the second annual "100 Best High Schools Teaching Personal Finance" were announced recently in a ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange.

FTC Looking Into KY Gas Prices


After years of complaints and calls for investigations from consumers, Kentucky's high gas prices are now being investigated in Washington. The Federal Trade Commission is looking into the state's single supply of gasoline.

Spottsville Man Arrrested For Threat


A Spottsville man is facing wanton endangerment charges after police say he threatened to burn down his home with people inside. Around 6pm Monday, the Henderson County Sheriff's Department took 41-year-old Harold Brock into custody at his home on Hatchett Mill Road

Woman Arrested After Allegedly Biting Officer


A Muhlenberg County woman was arrested Monday afternoon after allegedly biting an officer during a traffic stop. The Greenville Police Department told media partner 14News that they responded to a recless driver call on KY 176 and found a vehicle traveling 65 mph in a 55 mph zone. Police say the driver, Tammy Ward, got out of the car and appeared to have drugs in her mouth. She allegedly put up a

New Traffic Signal Going Up


The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is preparing to place a new traffic signal into flashing mode on KY 54/Leitchfield Road at the intersection with Commonwealth Court in Owensboro starting Thursday. The new signal along KY 54 at the east edge of Owensboro is being placed in flashing mode on Thursday to allow motorists to become familiar with the location before the signal goes into full

EVES Students Getting Taste of American Revolution


Fifth-grade students at East View Elementary School will participate in American Revolution reenactment experiences on Friday. The day begins with marching practice and Paul Revere’s ride at 9am and will conclude with the playing of “Taps” and the signing of the Treaty of Paris at 2pm.

OPD Awareness Day and 5K Event Saturday


The Owensboro Police Department will be hosting its annual Police Awareness Day and “Run From the Cops” 5K run/walk on Saturday. The 5K starts at 8:30am at the police department on Ninth Street, with a $20 registration fee through Monday and $25 the day of the race.

Arraignment Set For Former Clerk


Arraignment is set for Thursday for a Beaver Dam woman who police say confessed to fraudulently using a credit card belonging to Ohio County Fiscal Court. According to the Messenger-Inquirer, 42-year-old Rhonda Spencer has been indicted by a grand jury.

Stop Senior Hunger Needs Contributions


Contributions are still needed for the annual “Stop Senior Hunger” campaign, organized by Independence Bank, GRADD, and Comfort Keepers. The companies are hoping to help feed at least 500 low-income individuals in Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, and Webster counties.

Henderson Woman Sentenced in Bank Robbery


A Henderson woman was sentenced last week to 125 months in prison for a bank robbery. Meiesha R. Sharp had pleaded guilty to brandishing a pistol when she robbed the Fifth Third Bank and got away with around $29,000.

Central City Convention Center May Expand


Heavy usage and cramped quarters have Muhlenberg County officials looking into expanding the Central City Convention Center. According to media partner 14News, city officials have hired an engineering team to survey the building, and have already found out that it has reached maximum use in just five years of being open.

Sazerac Building Distribution Center


A New Orleans-based company plans to build a 223,000-square-foot distribution center on U.S. 60 East near Glenmore Distillery. According to the Messenger-Inquirer, Sazerac Co. will break ground later this month on a $45 million center later this month.

Food trucks a go-go


Food trucks headed to Owensboro! 

Green River CCC Offering Workshops


The Green River Community Collaborations for Children regional network is sponsoring a free one-day training for parents: “Creating Rubber Band Families.” This event will be held Tuesday, April 29, at the H.L. Neblett Community Center.

Kiwanis Auction, Walk of Honor Set


The Kiwanis Club of Owensboro is finalizing plans for its annual auction, coming up Saturday, April 26 from noon to 3pm at Towne Square Mall. Many items will be up for bid, donated from companies, organizations and individuals.

OPD Reports Crash on US 60


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Neighborhood Cleanups Set


Five City of Owensboro Neighborhood Alliances will host neighborhood cleanups this year. The cleanups will take place from 6am to 11am. All residents in the cleanup areas are invited to help beautify the neighborhood by picking up litter along sidewalks and streets on their cleanup day.

"Stop Senior Hunger" Begins


Nearly one in six senior citizens is at risk of hunger—representing an 88 percent increase over the past decade—according to the Meals on Wheels Association of America.  To combat troubling statistics like these, local agencies are once again partnering to sponsor the “Stop Senior Hunger” food drive.

Man, Juvenile Arrested For Thefts


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Public Meeting regarding KY 54 Widening


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Owensboro Barber Shop Robbed


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Owensboro Man pleads guilty to Fraud


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Cheerleader makes shot of a lifetime!


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Has ice downed your trees?


Ice....is not nice!!
 

Grimes Avenue Transfer Station receving makeover


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Arrest Made in OHS Bomb Threat


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New Exit and Light Open


The new traffic signal and ramp finally operational...

Woman Killed in Greenville Wreck


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Old National Partnering With DCPS


ONB to offer $5,000 grant...

Daviess District and Circuit Court CLOSED


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Daviess District and Circuit Court CLOSED


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City of Owensboro: MARINA PUBLIC MEETING


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