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The Owensboro area on the Ohio River in western Kentucky is full of fascinating stories. Our area is best known for barbecue, bourbon and bluegrass – and our vibrant downtown riverfront hosts a lively outdoor music scene with free live music and jam sessions several nights a week during the warm weather months. If you have an assignment or are looking for a unique story idea, we have what you’re looking for.

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Media Contact

Beck Glenn • [email protected]
270-926-1100 (office) • 270-929-9995 (mobile)


Group Travel Contact

Darren Peach • [email protected]
270-926-1100 (office) • 270-570-0448 (mobile)