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Abortion debate reaches fever pitch in Owensboro

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT)- Almost a week after the Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade and the constitutional right to an abortion- a crowd of roughly 100 abortion rights advocates gathered near the Daviess County Courthouse to have their voices heard throughout downtown Owensboro. For some, like the Myers family, it...
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DCSO: Owensboro man dies in morning wreck

DAVIESS CO., Ky. (WEHT) – Christopher Q. McCrady, 46, of Owensboro, died in a wreck this morning. The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) says on June 30 at 4:44 a.m., DCSO, the Utica Fire Department, Daviess County Fire Department, and AMR were dispatched to a one vehicle collision In the 10000 block of U.S. Highway […]
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Green River Distilling being sold

Green River Spirits and its Owensboro-based Green River Distilling Co. are being sold to Bardstown Bourbon Co., a division of Pritzker Private Capital, in July. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. Holly Weyler, spokeswoman for Bardstown Bourbon, said no one from either company would be able to talk about...
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Where and How to Enjoy the City of Owensboro’s Annual Fireworks Celebration

In 2020, when the COVID pandemic had shut down most community events, Tim Ross, the Director of Public Events for the City of Owensboro, started brainstorming ideas for how to save the city's annual fireworks show. The solution? To launch fireworks from multiple sites around Owensboro so that everyone in town could enjoy see and experience the fireworks from their own backyards. It was incredible.
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Bardstown Bourbon Company to acquire Green River Spirits Company

BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WFIE) - On Friday, Bardstown Bourbon Company announced that is has entered into agreement to acquire Green River Spirits Company. Bardstown Bourbon Co. is a distiller, producer and bottler of premium Kentucky bourbon and rye whiskey. According to a press release, the acquisition is set to close this...
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Protesters condemn Roe v Wade ruling

Colorful signs and messages covered the Daviess County Courthouse lawn along Frederica Street on Thursday in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade — effectively ending the constitutional right to abortion after 49 years. About 150 people gathered and marched during the “We...
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Deputies: 46-year-old Owensboro man dies in early morning wreck

DAVIESS CO., Ky. (WFIE) - The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office responded to a deadly crash Thursday morning. Deputies say they were called to the 1000 block of Highway 431 around 4:45 for a single-vehicle wreck. They tell us a truck was going southbound when it left the road, hit...
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Traffic alert in effect for Owensboro drivers

There is a traffic alert that will impact some travelers in Owensboro. According to the city's streets department, Crabtree Avenue will be closed from West Sixth Street to West Seventh Street for sewer repairs. The closure went into effect June 29 and is expected to last approximately one week, as...
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Owensboro man killed in Thursday morning crash

An Owensboro, Kentucky man was killed in a single-vehicle crash that happened early Thursday morning. The Daviess County Sheriff's Office says 46-year-old Christopher G. McCrady of Owensboro is the man who died in the crash. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of the crash just before 5 a.m. Thursday....
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Fourth of July celebrations happening around the Tri-State

Monday, July 4, marks Independence Day 2022 across the United States. Communities will be celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with food, music, fireworks, and more. Here are some of the Fourth of July celebrations and events happening around the Tri-State area:. EVANSVILLE. FIREWORKS ON THE OHIO: Evansville's largest public...
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