Owensboro http://wfpl.org en In Owensboro, Coal Vs. Girl Scouts? http://wfpl.org/post/owensboro-coal-vs-girl-scouts <p>The New York Times <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/15/us/coal-mine-plan-shakes-up-kentucky-girl-scout-camp.html" target="_blank">has a story up today</a> about a contentious mine in Owensboro, Kentucky.</p><p>The Daviess County Fiscal Court voted earlier this month to allow a surface mine proposed by Western Kentucky Minerals. The mine would abut a Girl Scout camp: <a href="http://www.gskentuckiana.org/camp-properties/camp-pennyroayl.aspx" target="_blank">Camp Pennyroyal.</a> Now, the decision is being appealed. But in the meantime, it&#39;s pitting residents against each other.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 12:39:45 +0000 Erica Peterson 1320 at http://wfpl.org In Owensboro, Coal Vs. Girl Scouts? Win VIP tickets to the International Mystery Writers' Festival http://wfpl.org/post/win-vip-tickets-international-mystery-writers-festival <p>WFPL is proud to sponsor the <a href="http://newmysteries.org/">International Mystery Writers' Festival</a> in Owensboro June 14-17. The festival will feature performances of 3 new mystery plays, daily book signings and author workshops including an evening with Max Allan Collins, author of <i>Road to Perdition</i>.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 18:41:56 +0000 cspivey 453 at http://wfpl.org Win VIP tickets to the International Mystery Writers' Festival