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A Smoke-Free Road Trip to Fancy Farm


07/29/14 01:06 PM
A Smoke-Free Road Trip to Fancy Farm Greg Stotelmyer FANCY FARM, Ky. - Advocates for a statewide smoke-free law are coursing the commonwealth this week, with Saturday's annual political picnic at Fancy Farm as their final destination. The six-day r

Woman Comes Home to Her Burned Down House


07/29/14 12:34 PM
Kentucky State Police received information regarding a fire on Mine Fork Rd, Beaver Dam, KY.  The Owner of the trailer reported she came home to find that her trailer had burned down.  No one reported the fire to the authorities until it was dis

Henderson Man Arrested for Stabbing his Uncle


07/29/14 12:10 PM
41 year old John S. Puckett Jr., is charged with Assault in the 1st Degree for stabbing his 58 year old uncle, Hilary Raley.  The Henderson Police Department was called around 11:20 Monday night reporting that an ambulance was needed at Woodland Drive for a man who was stabbed.

Lane Restrictions on US 41 Twin Bridges at HENDERSON starting August 4th


07/28/14 04:40 PM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) tentatively plans lane restrictions on the US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson, KY, and Evansville, IN, starting Monday, August 4, 2014.   The lane restrictions are to facilitate a detailed

STREET REPAIRS ? HALL STREET AND SECOND STREET


07/28/14 04:36 PM
The City of Owensboro will restrict traffic with a tapered lane on Second Street from Greyhound Drive to Leitchfield Road Monday, July 28 through Friday, August 1. Hall Street will also be closed from Fifth Street to Sixth Street Tuesday, July 2

Man Arrested for Manufacturing Methamphetamine


07/28/14 12:54 PM
Trooper Begley received information on drug activity on U.S. Highway 231 in Ohio County.  After speaking with homeowner, Troopers were given consent to search.  During the search, three, one-step meth labs were discovered along with various item

TRAFFIC DELAYS ON GLOVER CARY BRIDGE


07/28/14 12:43 PM
TRAFFIC DELAYS ON GLOVER CARY BRIDGE BEGINNING MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 2014 THROUGH FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 2014 Traffic delays are expected on the Glover Cary Bridge beginning Monday, August 4, 2014 through Friday, August 8, 2014, as electrical engineers perform an

Stabbing at Motel 6


07/28/14 11:26 AM
An overnight stabbing at Motel 6 on South Frederica in Owensboro has sent three people to the hospital.  Officers say three adults, one woman and two males, were stabbed somewhere on the property.  All three victims were taken to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital where one is in critical condition.  Police say they have questioned a suspect and that one of the victims does

Stabbing at Motel 6


07/28/14 10:31 AM
An overnight stabbing at Motel 6 on South Frederica in Owensboro has sent three people to the hospital.  Officers say three adults, one woman and two males, were stabbed somewhere on the property.  All three victims were taken to Owensboro Healt

Natcher Bridge Getting New Lighting


07/24/14 04:15 PM
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is placing intermittent lane restrictions on the US 231 Ohio River “William Natcher” Bridge in Daviess County.   The contractor is replacing the bridge roadway lighting on the bridge.  The existing steel poles are showing signs of corrosion and had been requiring constant maintenance. 

Portion of Medley Road Closing For Work


07/24/14 12:22 PM
Medley Road will be closed from Turtle Creek Drive to Industrial Drive beginning Monday, July 28, 2014 through Friday, August 1, 2014. Detours will be marked accordingly. Please use caution and attention while driving in this area.

Upcoming Blood Drives from WKRBC


07/24/14 12:15 PM
Upcoming blood drives - from the Western KY Regional Blood Center:
 
Tuesday, July 29th, 2014, Owensboro Center opens at 8:30 am to at 8:00 pm today, 3015 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro KY.
Click for more!

Lane Closure on Spring Bank


07/24/14 12:06 PM
The westbound lane of Spring Bank Drive will be closed from Edgewood Court to Woodbridge Trail Monday, July 28, 2014 through Friday, August 1, 2014. Detours will be marked accordingly.  Please use caution and attention while driving in this area

Practice Field, Portion of Greenbelt To Close


07/24/14 10:04 AM
The practice field at Jack C. Fisher Park will be closed the week of July 28 through August 1 due to the installation of a new backstop fence system.   A portion of the West Greenbelt Trail from Jack C. Fisher Park to Parrish Avenue/Starlight Drive will be closed the week of July 28 through August 1 for required maintenance to the bridge crossing the creek.  

Red Cross Facing Blood Shortage


07/22/14 10:19 AM
The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give.  Donations through the Red Cross are down approximately 8 percent over the last 11 weeks, resulting in about 80,000 fewer donations than expected.

OPD Continues Search For Missing Man


07/03/14 01:22 PM
On Wednesday, July 02, 2014, at approximately 2:30 p.m., the Owensboro Police Department responded to a missing person call in the 900 block of Pennbrooke Avenue in reference to missing adult, Richard Earl Noffsinger. The investigation into this case has revealed that Mr. Noffsinger left his apartment on foot at approximately 1:00 p.m. in an agitated state.

?PORTION OF 24th STREET CLOSED BEGINNING JULY 1, 2014


06/30/14 04:36 PM
24th Street will be closed from Center Street to New Hartford Road beginning Tuesday, July 1, 2014 through Thursday, July 31, for street repairs. Detours will be marked accordingly. Please use caution and attention while driving in this area.

Neighborhood Cleanups Set


03/27/14 11:47 AM
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.
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