CVB trying to make Owensboro a destination

There’s a new billboard on I-65 at the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. “Bourbon. Bluegrass. Authentic,” it says. There’s a picture of Sam Bush, the “father of newgrass,” wearing a Kentucky jersey and playing his mandolin. And there’s a picture of a bottle of O.Z. Tyler bourbon and a glass of bourbon that’s either half full or…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: Dec. 7-9

Best Christmas Pageant Ever The Theatre Workshop of Owensboro presents a beloved holiday tradition and TWO favorite, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” for two weekends.  Friday and Saturday, December 7, 8, 14, and 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinee on December 9 and 16 at 2 p.m. at The Empress Theatre.  This show tells…

Cards for veterans project underway

The Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Western Kentucky chapter of the American Red Cross’ 12th annual Christmas Cards for Veterans project is well underway. “We’ve already received about 2,000 cards,” Judy Peters, the CVB’s visitor services director, said Tuesday. “And people are calling every day.” Last year, that office collected 9,796 cards…