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2013-07-19 12:23:15

OWENSBORO, Ky., July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 25(th), sports celebrities native to Owensboro, Kentucky--NASCAR legends Darrell and Michael Waltrip, world champion Moto GP Nicky Hayden "The Kentucky Kid" and brothers Tommy and Roger, NBA superstar Rex Chapman, Major Leaguer Brad Wilkerson, Kentucky basketball superstar Bobby Watson and Basketball Hall of Famer Cliff Hagan--will be honored as inductees to the Owensboro Walk of Fame. The tribute will occur at the Hometown Heroes...

2012-11-29 08:21:47

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its strategy to build a national network, Barnhart, one of the nation's largest heavy lift and heavy transportation companies, is expanding their branch network and their ability to serve customers. Headquartered in Memphis, TN, Barnhart recently opened three new branch offices in Charleston, SC; Owensboro, KY; and Richland, WA - all three branches will support project operations. Barnhart also announced a fourth new branch in Syracuse,...

2012-05-24 10:25:04

RICHMOND, Va., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Owensboro Kentucky is not just known for barbecue and bluegrass music. It's the home of Timber Wolf Moist Snuff. Now you have a chance to meet the people and see the sites in the "Welcome To Owensboro" Sweepstakes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100528/PH12258LOGO ) Visit the website now at www.Timberwolfsnuff.com to enter the sweepstakes. Select the virtual map of Owensboro to claim a plot of land---every plot is a chance to win...

2012-01-10 12:00:00

OWENSBORO, Ky., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Captain Jeff Hastings found a highly effective antidote for the oftentimes sagging spirits of soldiers serving with the 718th Transportation Battalion in Iraq and Kuwait this past year. He presented each member of the unit with a custom printed T-shirt donated by UniFirst, an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and protective clothing. The T-shirts feature the Battalion's crest on the front and its "Iron...

2011-11-10 08:00:00

OWENSBORO, Ky., Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. (Southern Star) is pleased to announce the commencement of its Binding Open Season for additional firm transportation capacity originating in western Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle. "Southern Star is geographically positioned to easily add incremental pipeline capacity for transporting gas supply from the developing Granite Wash area in western Oklahoma and Texas. The Canadian Blackwell Expansion...

2011-09-13 07:24:00

OWENSBORO, Ky., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. (Southern Star) is pleased to announce the commencement of its Non-Binding Open Season for additional firm transportation capacity originating in western Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle. "Southern Star is geographically positioned to easily add incremental gas supply from the developing Granite Wash area in western Oklahoma and Texas. The Canadian Blackwell Expansion project will ultimately provide...

2011-05-06 13:40:00

OWENSBORO, Ky., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Moonlite is no secret to lovers of burgoo and barbecue mutton, so it was just another day when NBC Sports called wanting them to cook Burgoo with Chef Bobby Flay for a Kentucky Derby Special. The Bosley Family has been cooking up Kentucky's traditional soup Burgoo at the Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn for four generations. The burgoo recipe became a discussion between Moonlite and Bobby Flay when he wished to put Lima Beans into the soup. While Bobby Flay...

2011-04-26 07:35:00

OWENSBORO, Ky., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. announced today that its Elk City Firm Storage Expansion became operational April 1, 2011. This expansion increased Southern Star's daily deliverability by 40,000 decatherms per day and increased its storage capacity by 4,000,000 decatherms. The expanded capacity and deliverability are fully subscribed. Southern Star filed an application to construct facilities at its Elk City storage field to...

2010-10-28 09:20:00

OWENSBORO, Ky., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's not every day that a musical genre is born, and certainly not one that spreads and takes hold like Bluegrass music. Bill Monroe, the "Father of Bluegrass Music," would turn 100 years old in 2011. His life and legacy will be commemorated with the Bill Monroe 100th Birthday Celebration, a collection of festivals and events taking place throughout the year in and around Owensboro, Ky. The Owensboro-Daviess County Convention &...

2010-08-24 09:02:00

OWENSBORO, Ky., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Two prominent ratings agencies, Standard & Poor's (S & P) and Moody's, recently upgraded the outlook on Southern Star (Company) from "stable" to "positive." This change was the result of recent reviews of the Company's financial position. It was the first change in the Company's ratings since 2006. In their July 20, 2010 release, S & P noted their revisions were due to the "company's excellent business profile" and "improved credit...