Fordsville, KYOwensboro Messenger-Inquirer

ButterCream Bakery opening in Fordsville

Jessica Sorrentino opened ButterCream Bakery in Hartford two years ago. But she got sick, had to close for a while and then the coronavirus pandemic hit. Now, with COVID-19 in retreat, and her health restored, she’s reopening the bakery at 8 E. Main St. in Fordsville. That’s the former Mom’s...
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Smiths Grove, KYBowling Green Daily News

Buc-ee's store clears hurdle to build in Smiths Grove

Buc-ee’s, the Texas-based travel center chain known for its oversized retail stores, is bringing its second Kentucky location to Smiths Grove. And, fittingly, it will come with a Texas-sized sign. The Warren County Board of Adjustments on Thursday approved the application of Buc-ee’s Kentucky LLC for a waiver to erect...
Bowling Green Daily News

Local restaurant worker arrested in burglary

The June 8, 1931, issue of the Daily News reported that a local restaurant worker was arrested for burglary. The man was charged with breaking into a local hotel and stealing two beds and various dishes. The case remained unsolved until one of the lost beds appeared in a thrift...
Grayson County,

Farmers’ Market relocates to new extension office

The Grayson County Farmers’ Market invites the community to its opening day of its sale season, which begins at 7 a.m. Saturday, May 29, at a new location. The Farmers’ Market will be operating Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Grayson County Extension Service’s new office at 64 Quarry Road in Leitchfield. This location is very visible from U.S. 62 and there is plenty of space.
Muhlenberg County,

Muhlenberg Co. Schools’ food delivery ends this week

MUHLENBERG CO., Ky. (WFIE) - Wednesday’s food delivery for Muhlenberg County Schools will be the last for the school year. Officials posted on the district’s Facebook page that there will be no deliveries for the month of May as students finish up classes. The summer feeding program will then pick...
Island, KYOwensboro Messenger-Inquirer

Mylke Coffee Company provides craft coffee to businesses

Mylke Coffee Company in Island has been offering craft coffee to businesses throughout the state and in the local area since 2017. Owner Shane Case said he began drinking fresh craft coffee and couldn’t find a local coffee roaster in the area and it was something he couldn’t do on his own so he decided to open a business.
Calhoun, KYOwensboro Messenger-Inquirer

Beech Grove

The Farm House Restaurant in Calhoun has been sold. They will keep their catering business and continue to serve from their Madisonville location. The new owner is changing the name to “Farm Town.” They will keep the current menu and hours. The Smith family has sold Diamond Lake Campgrounds. Brian...
Beaver Dam, KYOwensboro Messenger-Inquirer

Inaugural brew festival coming to Beaver Dam in June

A beer festival is coming to Beaver Dam in June. AmpedUP Brew Fest, a partnership among Beaver Dam Amphitheater, Beaver Dam Tourism Commission and Beaver Dam’s brewery Uncrafted Territory, will feature 15 regional breweries, live music, food and more. It is limited for guests 21 and older and will take place from noon to 5 p.m. June 12 at the Beaver Dam Amphitheater, at 217 S. Main St. in Beaver Dam.

For locally roasted coffee, head to Island for some Mylke

A deep, dark fragrance emanates from a small storefront in Island, as Shane Case of Mylke Coffee roasts 100 pounds of green coffee beans for a special order. As one of a handful of coffee roasters in this region, Case brings a local brand of coffee to Muhlenberg County. Case,...
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AmpedUP Brew Fest at the Dam with Friends and Craft Beer

The first ever AmpedUP Brew Fest is taking place at Beaver Dam Amphitheater and everyone is invited. Live music by the group FRIENDS, food & concessions, and a wide variety of craft beers. Pre-sale tickets are on sale now!. The Inaugural AmpedUP Brew Fest will happen on Saturday, June 12th,...
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WOMI Owensboro

Rockzilla Shakes Set to Take Over Sacramento, Kentucky [Gallery]

Central City has their Freak Shakes from Stellian's. In fact, folks from all around the tristate have been making the trek there for the last couple of years just to get one. Then, Owensboro got into the game with Sandlot Shakes over at The Dugout Diner on 18th Street. Lic's, who sponsors our weekly birthday giveaways here on WBKR, got the fever and launched the Celebration Sundae. While not a "shake", it's insane and comes with five scoops of ice cream, cookies, Choco-Cremes and some funky "birthday" sunglasses.
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Kentucky school resource officer buys Chick-fil-A for students

A School Resource Officer (SRO) in Kentucky decided to buy Chick-fil-A for all the students in his school after he found out that many had never eaten there before. Deputy Chris Shelton is an SRO at Jackson Academy, an alternative placement school in Warren County, Kentucky. He told WBKO that he was recently giving a talk about using manners and used Chick-fil-A’s famously polite customer service as an example.