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Man struck by lightning in Hopkins County hospitalized

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – Officials with the Madisonville Fire Department said one person was struck by lightning on Saturday. Their condition is unknown. In a Facebook post from Providence General Baptist Church, the man that was struck was outside flying a remote airplane. The church said he was flown to a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Man struck by lightning in Madisonville hospitalized, officials say

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (WFIE) - Crews responded to a call on Saturday for a person struck by lighting. According to Madisonville Fire Assistant Chief Jeff Mayfield, that happened around 2:50 p.m. Mayfield says when crews arrived, they found a bystander giving the man CPR on the 2400 block of Bean Cemetery...
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Kentucky's Famous Eight Pound Pizza: Stellian's of Central City

While I love a deep dish pizza from Chicago, there’s no need to travel to the Windy City for some serious ‘za. You can get it right here in the Commonwealth of Kentucky! I am tickled pink to introduce you to Stellian’s of Central City, KY. Since I first tried their pizza, I can only think about my return to enjoy a slice or two.

Holiday weekend kicked off in Madisonville

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (WEHT) — Celebrations for the Fourth of July holiday continued all around the Tri-State over the weekend, including in Madisonville. Admission was free to the weekend fun at City Park. Food and live music are among the highlights of this 3-day festival. Despite Friday night’s weather canceling the planned concert, Mayor Kevin Cotton […]

Small Town Coffee Shop, Big Personality: Sip & Spin

When traveling the Bluegrass, Blues, and BBQ Region of Western Kentucky, I highly recommend that you add Greenville to your itinerary. A part of Muhlenberg County, Greenville has a small town downtown that is as charming as it can be – and one of the businesses that adds to that charm is Sip and Spin. If you’re like me, you’re always on the hunt for a new coffee shop to try – and I’m so excited to introduce y’all to one of the best today!

Southern Dining and Hospitality in Owensboro: The Miller House

It’s a memorable dining experience when you find a restaurant that is quintessentially southern to its core. To me, that’s one of the greatest joys of life. I recently had that experience at the Miller House of Owensboro, Kentucky. From the stately exterior, to the charming white tablecloth interior, to the wonderful southern food — it’s a must visit by my standard. If you find yourself in the region, do yourself a favor and make a reservation!

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: July 8-10

This weekend’s Downtown Live will be focused on all things beer! RiverPark Center will host a “Beer Snobs”-themed event at its 21-and-older entertainment complex on Friday, July 8 from 6-11 p.m. A “Know Your Hops” Beer Competition will be held in the lobby, while beer pong, giant Jenga and other bar games will be played in the Jody Berry Theatre. Cornhole and DJ2Smuve will play all evening in Truist Plaza and Latasha Shemwell will perform from 6-8 p.m. at the Atmos Courtyard. To add to all the fun, the Chicago Improv Group will be taking the stage at the GhostLight Lounge, so be prepared to drink, laugh and dance all night!

Moneta Sleet Jr. Park site has evolved

Located at the site of Owensboro’s first public school, Moneta Sleet Jr. Park is a 1.21-acre neighborhood park at the intersection of 7th and Walnut streets. “There was an elementary school that was owned by the Owensboro Board of Education, and it was called the Walnut Street Elementary School,” Parks Director Amanda Rogers said. “I don’t remember it, it was before my time, but that is what my history book tells me.”

Veterans Club Inc hosts Independence day celebration in West Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Veterans, service members, and first responders came to the American Legion Shawnee Post 193 in West Louisville Sunday to celebrate Independence Day. Jeremy Harrell, CEO and president of Veteran’s Club said the event is trying to reach Veterans and first responders within West Louisville to make sure they have the support they need.

Calhoun farmer writes book about finding hope in struggles

Calhoun farm owner Brittany Foe hopes to help others by sharing the highs and lows of her life in a new book, “A Fairy Tale Through My Eyes.”. The book is a combination of two works she previously wrote — the 2017 book, also titled “A Fairy Tale Through My Eyes,” and the 2019 book “Beyond the Fairytale.” Additions reflect recent experiences with her family — husband Aaron, 5-year-old son Blane and 4-year-old daughter Maddilynn — along with maturity in her writing style, said Foe, 28.

T'Breds hosting summer events

Following another successful season, the Owensboro Thoroughbreds are offering youth basketball training opportunities and other community engagement events throughout the summer. This past spring, Owensboro won the TBL’s Lower Midwest division before falling in the second round of the playoffs. Throughout the year, team officials noted how much the crowds...

'Unscripted' film series to return

Local movie fans and aficionados alike will be able to rejoice with the return of “Unscripted: An Indie Film Experience” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 at the Daviess County Public Library. The event, founded by local filmmaker P.J. Starks, started in 2013 to highlight regional, independent filmmakers...

Sunset Cruisers celebrate 'modern muscle'

The Sunset Cruisers persevered through a rainy weather forecast to host its monthly cruise-in Saturday afternoon in downtown Owensboro. The theme of the month was “modern muscle,” meaning late-model high performance vehicles such as the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger. David Leonard was on hand with...

Burmese Catholics celebrate ordination

Burmese Catholics from around the nation have gathered in Owensboro to take part in the 11th Annual National Conference of Burmese-American Catholics this weekend. A signature part of the conference was the priesthood ordination of Deacon Martin Ma Na Ling on Saturday morning. The Owensboro Sportscenter hosted the event, which...

Local woman creates custom dog bandana business

On a whim, Andrea Loucks created Charlie’s Bandanas, a custom dog bandana outfitter guaranteed to keep any pup in style. Loucks named the venture after her dog, Charlie, who is training to become a therapy dog, and she intends to use the funds raised to help offset the costs of the sessions.