The Cardinal Drive In opened in 1955 and had a capacity of 550 cars. It was operated by Malco until it was closed and demolished in the mid 1980’s. Glenn Funeral Home now sits on the property. Shown on the right side of the image is the Rosehill-Elmwood Cemetery.
Then & Now – Hwy 54
Highway 54 development comparing 1950 to 2015. Want to learn more about Owensboro’s history? Join our Facebook group!
The Trump Rally
One month ago today, the Owensboro Times launched, and as the photographer for them, I’ve gotten to photograph some pretty cool things. On Aug. 30th, President Trump showed up at a rally at the Ford Center in Evansville to support Republican Senate candidate Mike Braun. This is not a political post, but I was excited to attend and photograph the …
Central KY Day Trip
A few weeks ago, I was asked to photograph a school renovation in Mt. Sterling, KY. I rarely get out of the tri-state area so I spent a little time with one of the best sites on the internet, Google Maps!I love to drive back roads and pass through small towns to see what I can find. I marked about …
Falls of Rough
Falls of Rough, during its peak from approximately 1900-1930, was a small thriving town with a population of 250. It consisted of a grist mill (1823), saw mill (1830), general store (1880), post office (1905), a Methodist church and parsonage (1890), and the Green Mansion and farm (1830) – all built by the Green Family.Early HistoryNatural rapids were here originally …
After Park Plaza Skateland on Park Plaza Dr closed in 1988, there were no public skating rinks in town. In Jan. 1992, the 22,500-sq-ft Skates Alive opened on Salem Drive. A church bought the property in May 2003 with plans to convert the building, but Skates Alive continued to operate under the new ownership. In Aug 2017, Elite Air Newburgh moved into the building …
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