Just a Few Facts About Owensboro,Kentucky
~Owensboro,KY is the third largest city in KY.
~was voted by Sports Illustrated as "Best Sports Town in Kentucky"
~Owensboro was named after Colonel Abraham Owen. (his name was actually shortened)
~Owensboro is located in the crook of the bend in the Ohio River and known as The "Yellow Banks."
~Has operated under a City Manager form of government since 1954. (Hey! that's older than me!)
~considers itself The BBQ Capitol of the World. ( Ever had M-u-t-t-o-n?)
~Hosts a international BBQ Festival and competition every second weekend in May.(can't wait to go, maybe I'll see you there?)
~is known as the "Festival City"
~In the summer months Owensboro offers it Friday after 5 which is then a weekly event of free outdoor concerts on it's riverfront downtown. (There's lots of Fridays to go and check it out)
~Owensboro is the home to a Annual Owensboro Pumpkin Festheld each September at the SportsCenter/Moreland Park Complex.
~Is the home of Brescia University, Kentucky Wesleyan College,Owensboro Community College & Technical College.
Vickie McCartney,Realtor Home Realty GMAC~ Owensboro, Kentucky