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Update on the Proposed Smoking Ban Ordinance

Owensboro city leaders have made more changes to the proposed smoking ban ordinance.  During the second reading, Commissioners decided to exclude any existing stand-alone bars.  This does not include bars inside restaurants.  They made the

Theft By Extortion

On August 19, 2014 Trooper Jason Pagan initiated an investigation into an Incident involving the crime of Theft by Extortion.  On August 20, 2014 Troopers and Detectives from Post 16 Henderson and Kentucky State Police Drug Enforcement/Special Invest

Owensboro Police Department to host Coffee with a Cop

On Friday, August 22nd, members of the Owensboro Police Department will be available for community interaction in an informal setting to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. You can meet us from 8:00 a.m. to 10:0

OPD Investigating Robbery

Owensboro police are investigating a robbery that was reported Tuesday afternoon. At around 1:07pm, OPD responded to the 3900 block of Evergreen Drive. The initial investigation into this incident began when the adult male victim alleged that while inside his apartment on Evergreen Drive, two male subjects entered the apartment.

Brescia University Freshman Class Dedicates A Day of Service to the Community

Owensboro, KY – Brescia University welcomed the Class of 2018 to campus on Saturday, August 16th.  The culmination of New Student Orientation 2014 is the completion of a service project on Tuesday, August 19. New students, peer mentors, and adv
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