Rick, that’s great that you’re coming.
I stayed in Owensboro at The Executive Inn. http://www.executiveinnrivermont.com/
I don’t remember the website making it look that fancy a couple of years ago, so it may be more expensive than before. At the time, it was nice and reasonably priced. Right down on the river.
Here’s some other places to choose from:
I see from the address that the Holiday Inn Express on West Parrish is just right up the road from the Moonlite.