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BBQ chicken dinner is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at James L. Yates American Legion Post 9 at 736 Frederica St. Meal includes 1/2 chicken with baked beans, potato salad, roll and dessert. Cost- $10 per person.Tickets are sold in advance at the post. For more information, contact 270-683-1633.

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  • Greta McDonough is professor of human services at Owensboro Community & Technical College and author of the book, "Her Troublesome Boys: The Lucy Furman Story." Her column runs each Wednesday in Community. She can be reached via email at greta.mcdonough@kctcs.edu.
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I wrote this last week as we were awaiting the approaching snow storm. Three inches of old snow lay about and I had my eyes locked on several weather models — the NAM, GFS, and the European model, as if I could properly decipher the charts and tiny little numbers. As I drank my morning coffe…

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• Fish Fry is from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Ensor Lodge, at Kentucky 144 and Kentucky 142. Serving all-you-can-eat catfish fillets with side dishes and desserts..• Precious Blood Church Fish Fry is at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays through Mar. 18 at the church, 3306 Fenmore St. Cost: adults, $10; childr…

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• Wanted chess players for life, from 1 to 5 p.m. every Sunday at Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 W. Second St. Enter on the Second Street side and take elevator to third floor.

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• The OASIS Inc. regular monthly board meeting is 6 p.m. Thursday at the Owensboro Campus. For more information, contact Victoria Howard at 270-685-0260.• TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at 4:45 p.m. on Tuesdays in room 306 at Owensboro Christian Church, 2818 New Hartford Road.• Food A…

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• The 20/20 Book Club meets at 6 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of every month at Daviess County Public Library, 2020 Frederica St. January’s  selection is “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” by Katherine Boo. Copies can be picked up at the Public Services desk on the second floor.•  Margins: LGBT …

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Brescia University’s Art Department is exhibiting four figurative artists, Diane Albin, John Atkinson, Monty Helm and Charles Shoemaker, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday through March 12 in the Anna Eaton Stout Art gallery (second floor) at Brescia University, 717 Frederica St.

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• Students from the programs of Jeremy Stephens and Cathy Mullins recently held their winter musical recital at the Owensboro Symphony Academy. Students performed a variety of holiday music including both piano and vocal selections and received a special token in recognition of their time an…

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• Students from Western Kentucky University's Wind Ensemble are performing a new work, which honors the victims of the Charleston church shooting, on Feb. 20 at the College Band Director's National Association conference in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Stephanie Dooper of Owensboro, a senior at the University of Louisville, was one of five women selected to serve as princesses in the 2016 Kentucky Derby Festival Royal Court in a ceremony Jan. 10 at Macy's in Oxmoor Center in Louisville.

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• The following students achieved the Dean’s List at Belmont University for the fall 2015 semester. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. Students include: Hannah Floyd of Calhoun, and Hayley Frey, Julia Ha…

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• Fr. Dexter Brewer, judicial vicar and vicar general for the Diocese of Nashville, Tennessee, will deliver the annual Black History Lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday in St. Bede Theater at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St. Meinrad, Indiana.His lecture, “Speak What We Feel, Not What…

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• Salvation Army is featuring "Friday Nights" from 5 to 7 p.m. every Friday thru Feb. 26 at their thrift store, 235 Ewing Road.

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Readers are invited to share a photo of a historic event or interesting period with the rest of the community. Please submit photo(s) to Community Editor Jeanette Noone, 1401 Frederica St., Owensboro, KY 42301, or email jnoone@messenger-inquirer.com. Include your name, address, phone number …

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February 2016 calendar of events at Ohio County Park, Kentucky 69 North.Feb. 6 - Country Band Jamboree, dance, building 1Feb. 13 - Country Band Jamboree, dance, building 1Feb. 20 - Country Band Jamboree, dance, building 1; Cowboy Fast Draw, building 2Feb. 27 - Beagle Trials; Country Band Jam…

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  • Nature Notes runs each Wednesday in Community. Grace Ford can be reached by phone at 270-240-4041; JFL, 270-302-2755; or by email at gcarford@aol.com. To get to JFNC take Second Street (U.S. 60 West) to GRADD Way.
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One of three meetings of the Joe Ford Nature Center Board was last week and I had a marvelous revelation when I prepared the 2015 Cash Flow Report. I was prepared to feel frustration since our organization is experiencing cost of operation now that we no longer have Joe’s free labor that sus…

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• Audubon Area Community Services are hosting a retirement open house for CEO Aubrey Nehring from 2 to 5 p.m. today in the board room at 1700 W. Fifth St.Nehring joined Head Start with Audubon Area Community Services in 1986 and became director in 1991 where he served until early 2011. Durin…

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• Owensboro Duplicate Bridge Club plays at 6:30 p.m. every Monday and 1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Munday Activity Center. Games are open to all duplicate players.North/south open game winners Jan. 4 in Flight A were: Vicki Helms, Don Hayes, first; John Fullenwider, Doris Mills, second; Edd…

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The International Center held “Welcome to Owensboro” for Burmese and Somali families that now call Owensboro their home Dec. 12 at Owensboro Christian Church, 2818 New Hartford Road. The event was designed to educate families about fire safety, community safety and safety in a vehicle.

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• The Friday Duplicate Bridge Club canceled their games due to the holiday. Friday Duplicate Bridge Club meets at noon each week at the Munday Activity Center, 1650 W. Second St. All duplicate players are welcome.

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Country Ham Breakfast is from 6 to 9 a..m. Feb 6. at Stanley Masonic Lodge, 7474 US 60 W. Cost is $6.Menu includes country ham, biscuits and gravy, eggs (scrambled or fried), bacon, sausage, fried potatoes, jelly, juice, milk and coffee.

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  • Nature Notes runs each Wednesday in Community. Grace Ford can be reached by phone at 270-240-4041; JFL, 270-302-2755; or by email at gcarford@aol.com. To get to JFNC take Second Street (U.S. 60 West) to GRADD Way.
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One of three meetings of the Joe Ford Nature Center Board was last week and I had a marvelous revelation when I prepared the 2015 Cash Flow Report. I was prepared to feel frustration since our organization is experiencing cost of operation now that we no longer have Joe’s free labor that sus…

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  • Greta McDonough is professor of human services at Owensboro Community & Technical College and author of the book, "Her Troublesome Boys: The Lucy Furman Story." Her column runs each Wednesday in Community. She can be reached via email at greta.mcdonough@kctcs.edu.
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I was flipping through the new AARP magazine in the last days of Christmas break, and I wasn’t so much interested in the articles, but I was bored and casting about for an excuse to sit a few minutes longer.

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• Owensboro Dance Theatre’s “Arts Access for All” provided members from Girls Inc., The Neblett Center and Daviess County Public School’s English as a Second Language the opportunity to experience “The Nutcracker” Dec. 4 and 5 at the RiverPark Center, 101 Daviess St. The children were able t…

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• We would like to thank everyone for all the kindness they showed our family with the death of our dear loved one. We appreciated all the words of encouragement, the hugs, cards, calls, food, prayers and donations. We would like to thank also Mr. David Owens from Glenn Funeral Home for his …

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The Honors College of Western Kentucky University  and WKBO-TV hosted a reception Dec. 8 to honor the 2015-16 Scholar of the Week recipients.The Scholar of the Week Program recognizes young scholars in southcentral Kentucky and the WBKO viewing area for their academic and extracurricular act…

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Local artist Dan Welsh’s exhibit of his paintings, drawings and watercolors, “Urban Landscapes,” is from 7:45 a.m. to 7 p.m Monday through Thursday, and from 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Feb. 19 at the Dayman Gallery on the Owensboro Community & Technical College campus. The galler…

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• The Foundation for Daviess County Public Schools Board of Directors named its new directors and the executive committee for 2016.Ric Herrera joins as strategic planning director. He is vice president of sales and marketing for Specialty Foods Group Inc. and leads the sales team and directs…

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• The second annual Daviess County High School Band Snow Ball is from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 26 in The Pearl Cub at Summit Country Club, 6501 Summit Drive. Registration starts at 5:45 p.m. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. Menu features steak, potatoes, vegetables, salad, tea and dessert.Features dinner an…

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A string sextet will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday in St. Bede Theater on the Saint Meinrad Archabbey campus, St. Meinrad, Indiana.Members of the sextet are Alicia Choi and Robert Anemone, violins; Kristin Zimmerman Jones and Rose Wollman, violas; and Brady Anderson and Kirsten Jermé…

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• The Daviess County Medical Society Alliance provides scholarship assistance to medical students. To be eligible, the student must be a permanent resident of Daviess County, demonstrate financial need and be currently enrolled or accepted into medical school. Application materials will be m…

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• The Marine Corps League, GySgt W.J. Norris Det. 804 meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month at American Legion Post 9, 736 Frederica St. 90 days of active honorable service are required. FMF corpsman and FMF chaplains are welcome.

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• The Daviess County 4-H Speech Contest was Nov. 10, 17 and 24 at Owensboro Middle School South. Winners will represent Daviess County 4-H at the District 6 North 4-H Communications Event in the spring.

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  • Nature Notes runs each Wednesday in Community. Grace Ford can be reached by phone at 270-240-4041; JFL, 270-302-2755; or by email at gcarford@aol.com. To get to JFNC take Second Street (U.S. 60 West) to GRADD Way.
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Now that Golden Globes Awards have come and gone with all its preliminary build up the week before and all the rehashing that’s been going on since, we walk away with little or no remembrance of what transpired – except, for me.One particular statement made by Sylvester Stallone stoodout.The…

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• The No Name Club meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. today at the Munday Activity Center, 1650 W. Second St. Guest speaker is Aric Baker musician, music teacher and music evangelist.• The River City Coin Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at American Legion Post 142, 516 Knight …

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Registration for bluegrass lessons ends Feb. 1 at International Bluegrass Music Museum, 117 Daviess St. Lessons include classes, an instrument on free loan, a T-shirt and guest passes to ROMP. Participants may choose to learn fiddle, mandolin, guitar or banjo (banjo is for ages 10 and older).

  • Greta McDonough is professor of human services at Owensboro Community & Technical College and author of the book, "Her Troublesome Boys: The Lucy Furman Story." Her column runs each Wednesday in Community. She can be reached via email at greta.mcdonough@kctcs.edu.
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I was flipping through the new AARP magazine in the last days of Christmas break, and I wasn’t so much interested in the articles, but I was bored and casting about for an excuse to sit a few minutes longer.

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  • Nature Notes runs each Wednesday in Community. Grace Ford can be reached by phone at 270-240-4041; JFL, 270-302-2755; or by email at gcarford@aol.com. To get to JFNC take Second Street (U.S. 60 West) to GRADD Way.
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“About 50 years ago, catching a glimpse of the American bald eagle in Kentucky was a cherished and rare occasion. At the time, there were only about 400 pairs in the continental U.S., and they were listed as endangered in 1967.But the regal bird that is the symbol of our country has made a s…

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• The following students have been named to Berry College’s fall 2015 Dean’s List: John Padgett of Owensboro and Allie Poole of Central City.The Dean’s List honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during …

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The Family of Ralph Russell wish to thank the many family and friends who comforted us in the loss of a wonderful husband of 66 years; a kind, loving and supportive father to his children; a delightful “Papaw” to his granddaughter; sweet “Pappy” to his great-grandchildren; and beloved uncle …

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• The Lt. Robert Moseley Chapter Sons of the American Revolution meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Community Room at the Owensboro Police Department, Ninth Street and J.R. Miller Boulevard. Any one interested in early American history is welcome to attend and bring a guest. For more information…

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• Karaoke (free admission) is from 8 to 11 p.m. every Friday in January and February at James L. Yates American Legion Post 9, 736 Frederica St.• Karaoke (free admission) is from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 and Feb. 20 at James L. Yates American Legion Post 9.• Bunco starts at 6:30 p.m. We…

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Thomas Sabetta has been named director of the Ursuline Center for Teaching and Learning at Brescia University. The program  seeks to help support retention and graduation rates through improved student achievement and enhanced faculty development. The program will consolidate services, reinv…

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• The Hancock County High School Marching Hornets, the McLean County High School Marching Cougars and the Owensboro Catholic High School Marching Aces competed in the 2015 Kentucky Music Educators Association Class A Semifinals State Marching Band Championship on Oct. 31 at Russellville High…

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• Nancy Green-Smith’s photography exhibition, “Digital Ruminations” is from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday through Jan. 29 in the Kolok-Ralph Gallery at Kentucky Wesleyan College, 3000 Frederica St. Event is free and open to public.  

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• Wanted chess players for life, from 1 to 5 p.m. every Sunday at Owensboro Museum of Science & History, 122 W. Second St. Enter on the Second Street side and take elevator to third floor.• Boulware Mission Inc., 609 Wing Ave., needs the following items: large dish liquid, feminine hygie…

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• Friday Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 10 a.m. each week at the Munday Activity Center, 1650 W. Second St., Owensboro. All duplicate players are welcome.Overall winners in Flight A were Carol Krehbiel, John Fullenwider, first; Rita Jo Holtzman, Patricia Long, second; Evelyn Clark, JoAnn Wit…

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The Munday Activity Center Inc., in partnership with Brescia University, is offering Spanish I (beginners) starting at 4 p.m., and Spanish II (advanced) starting at 5 p.m., each Tuesday from Jan. 26 to Feb. 23 at 1650 W. Second St.Dr. Iris Moreno-Brown is teaching basic conversational Spanis…