The Owensboro Drive-In operated from 1961-1978. It was located where Best Buy, TJ Maxx, AT&T and TGI Fridays once was.
The Starlite Drive-In opened in 1947. The car capacity was listed at 400 cars. It was initially operated by Anderson Theatres and finally by Malco Theatres. At one time, Malco Theatres dominated the market in Owensboro. The drive-in closed in 1988 when the screen was set on fire by vandals. Aerials below are 1950 and 2021.