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Kentucky State Police say a police officer was shot by a homeowner who may have mistaken the officer for a prowler.

Owensboro Public Schools

The superintendent of Owensboro Public Schools cautions against reading too much into new statewide test scores released this week.  The state has launched a new system to measure school performance, and Nick Brake says there’s always a dip in scores anytime a new accountability model is rolled out.

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The international online publication Business Insider has named the "Kentucky Triangle" of Bowling Green, Owensboro, and Paducah as one of the best regions to visit in autumn. 

Diocese of Owensboro

The Catholic Diocese of Owensboro says two victims have recently stepped forward with allegations of sexual abuse.  One victim claimed the abuse occurred between 1944 and 1947.  The other was in 1962. 

Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum, via Facebook

The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum has announced details of its grand opening this fall.

OWENSBORO MUNICIPAL UTILITIES

Now that a boil water advisory has been lifted for most customers, Owensboro Municipal Utilities is working to fortify the pipes that burst on Monday. 

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Residents of Owensboro and Daviess County could be without water for an extended period of time after a water main ruptured Monday morning.

Market Forces Drive Another Kentucky Coal Power Plant To Retire

Jun 26, 2018
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Coal-fired power plants in Kentucky continue closing even as the Trump Administration works through details on how to bail out the industry.

OWENSBORO REGIONAL FARMERS MARKET

  The Owensboro Regional Farmers Market opens for the season April 14.  The 34-year-old marketplace will soon feature a new look as it puts down permanent roots in the community.

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An event billed as a “community conversation” about sexual assault, abuse, and harassment is being held Wednesday night in Owensboro. Organizers are hoping to capitalize on the many recent cases of women coming forward with accounts of facing sexual abuse.

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