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Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on Collision with Dump Truck

April 01, 2015 Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/1/15) — A man was extricated from his vehicle and taken to Baptist Health Madisonville after police say the vehicle he was driving was involved in a head-on collision with a city dump truck. According to a…
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CASA Child Abuse Prevention Month Kicks…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, KY. (04/01/15) – Dedicated, compassionate, patient, kind-hearted, caring and committed were all words used to describe people that work with children as the Hopkins County Family Advocacy Center kicked-off Court Appointed Special Advocate Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Month Monday, March 30 at Crowded House. Hopkins County CASA Board president Andy Belcher welcomed the group… Read More...
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Nortonville Man Charged with Sex Abuse…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
NORTONVILLE, Ky. (4/1/15) — A Nortonville man is in jail for alleged sexual abuse of a child. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office investigated the complaint. The man allegedly committed the offense in Nortonville on Dec. 17, according to the report. Mark Phelps, 53, was charged Tuesday with first-degree sexual abuse of a minor under the age of 12. Sgt. Will Coursey said HCSO Detective Jonathan Barnes… Read More...
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Dave Ramsey Celebrates National…

David Taylor
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (4/1/15) — To celebrate National Financial Literacy Month, New York Times best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio talk show host Dave Ramsey is inviting high school students across the country to test their personal finance knowledge by taking The Financial Literacy Challenge. Students who score 100 percent on the online quiz are eligible to win prizes, including one… Read More...
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Lourdes Announces New Chief Quality and…

Suzanne Farmer
PADUCAH, Ky. (4/1/15) — Lourdes is pleased to welcome Andrew Behan to the position of Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer for the Kentucky market. Andrew comes to Lourdes from Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare in Iowa where he served as Director of Quality and Clinical Performance. Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare is a major affiliate of the larger Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare System based in… Read More...
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St. Xavier Stays on Top in State Poll

Steve LeMaster
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (4/1/15) — St. Xavier maintains the top spot in the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association Top 20, which was released earlier in the week. Joining longtime state powerhouse St. Xavier inside the top 10 are Lexington Catholic, McCracken County, Madison Central, Pleasure Ridge Park, Hopkinsville, South Warren, Daviess County, Southwestern and Elizabethtown. The remainder… Read More...
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McCracken County Remains First in Top…

Steve LeMaster
LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/1/15) — McCracken County remains on top in the latest Top 25 Poll, which was released by the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association Tuesday. The Lady Mustangs have compiled seven straight wins after dropping a season-opener to Daviess County in the Big M Chevrolet Classic at Elizabethtown. Through eight games in the 2015 season, McCracken County owns a 7-1 record. The remainder… Read More...
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Paducah Tennis Association Offering…

Steve LeMaster
PADUCAH, Ky. (4/1/15) — Tennis players in and around McCracken County will have a new opportunity to play competitively beginning later in the month. The Paducah Tennis Association is now offering an adult singles tennis league for area players. Each participant in the local tennis league is guaranteed at least five matches. The registration deadline for the league is April 11. Matches will take… Read More...
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McCracken County Traffic Advisory

Keith Todd
PADUCAH, Ky. (4/1/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is working to upgrade the rail crossing signal on Pines Road in Paducah at the North 34th Street Intersection. Most of the ongoing work can be completed with minimal disruptions to traffic on Pines Road. However, motorists should be aware of increasing activity along the right of way in this work zone. The contractor has… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Ceremonially Signs MSA…

Office of the Governor
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/1/15) — Governor Steve Beshear today joined Kentucky's Attorney General and state lawmakers to ceremonially sign House Bill 512 that helps protect and preserve Kentucky's future Master Settlement Agreement payments. MSA payments support Kentucky's agricultural diversification programs, and provide critical health care and early childhood development services for all Kentuckians.… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Announces Big Boost for…

Office of the Governor
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/1/15) — Thanks to a state and city partnership to fund Owensboro transportation projects, the International Bluegrass Music Center project will get $5 million needed to begin construction on Owensboro's Riverfront. Governor Steve Beshear joined Owensboro leaders on the Riverfront to announce the innovative partnership. Owensboro had been responsible for providing city matching… Read More...
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KSP Traffic Safety Checkpoints

Cammie Beasley
HICKORY, Ky. (4/1/15) — The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the Post 1 district, to check motorists for compliance with motor vehicle laws including driving under the influence statutes. KSP utilizes traffic safety checkpoints to promote safety for motorists using the public roadways and to provide a deterrent for those who violate laws contained in… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Fort Campbell…

Robert Hankins
WASHINGTON (4/1/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in Washington today with students from Mahaffey Middle School. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Robert Hankins Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

Madisonville Police Department
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/1/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, April 1. Wayne R. Winningham, of Providence, was charged March 31 on a Webster County warrant for contempt of court and on a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines. Charles W. Berto, of Madisonville, was charged March 31 with alcohol intoxication in a public place – first and second… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Ceremonially Signs HB 440,…

Office of the Governor
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/1/15) — Joined by legislators and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Governor Steve Beshear signed two bills which update laws for nonprofit organizations and which provide additional protections for victims of domestic violence. House Bill 440 This legislation brings Kentucky law in line with more than 15 other states by updating rules for informal nonprofit entities… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/1/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Wednesday, April 1. Mark Phelps, of Nortonville, was charged March 31 first-degree sexual abuse of a victim under 12 years of age. Timothy A. Hardy, of Dawson Springs, was charged March 30 with third-degree terroristic threatening. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office Read More...
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Lady Aces down Owensboro in Three…

Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/1/15) — Owensboro Catholic needed only three innings to defeat host Owensboro Tuesday. After scoring five times in its first two plate appearances, Owensboro Catholic crossed 11 runs during its third at-bat and kept Owensboro scoreless to win 16-0 in a Ninth District fast-pitch softball game at Shifley Park. The win allowed Owensboro Catholic to even its overall record to 6-6… Read More...
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Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

Hopkins Court Clerk
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/1/15) — The following fines were handed down in Hopkins District Court recently: Corinna R. Estrada, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, $643. Charles R. Gentry III, first-degree disorderly conduct, enroll in counseling, $209. Stephen L. Martin, improper equipment, driving on a suspended or revoked license, $203. Christopher E. Murphy, driving under the… Read More...
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Owensboro Catholic Silences South…

Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/1/15) — Owensboro Catholic senior pitcher Stephen Thompson tossed a four-hitter and recorded eight strikeouts to lead the Aces over South Spencer, Ind., 6-1 in a high school baseball game at Chautauqua Park Tuesday. Owensboro Catholic improved to 9-1 after posting the win. The Aces, who faced a one-run deficit through 1 and 1/2 innings, erupted for five runs in the home portion… Read More...
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Cameron Edwards Chosen for Partners in…

Kentucky Farm Bureau
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (4/1/15) — The American Farm Bureau Federation has chosen a group of 10 young agricultural leaders from across the country to participate in the eighth class of the Partners in Agricultural Leadership honors program, and for the second time Kentucky is represented in the class. Cameron Edwards, Kentucky Farm Bureau's 2014 Discussion Meet winner, was selected for the 2015-16… Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week –…

Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (4/1/15) — The above photos are local fugitives that are currently being sought by local law-enforcement officers. If you have any information regarding the individuals or the cases, please contact the Hopkinsville Crime Stoppers (270) 877-Tips. Read More...
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Accident with Injuries

Daviess County Sheriff's Office
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (4/1/15) — According to a Daviess County Sheriff's Office report, today at 5:43 a.m., the DCSO responded to an accident with injuries on US Hwy 60 and Hawes Boulevard in Owensboro. The report said Barbara Powell, 65, of Owensboro, who was involved in the accident, stated that she was traveling eastbound on US Hwy 60 in a minivan when she struck the driver side of a passenger… Read More...
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Hanson Mayor Appoints New City…

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
HANSON, Ky. (4/1/15) — A new city commissioner was appointed when the city of Hanson met for its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, March 31. Mayor Mickey DeMoss appointed and the council approved by the board to appoint Harold Gregory to fill the vacancy left due to the death of Commissioner Joe Haywood. Gregory was also appointed to be the additional person to sign checks for the city in… Read More...
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Carver, Clutch Hitting Lead Mustangs…

Steve LeMaster
HAWESVILLE, Ky. (4/1/15) — Muhlenberg County earned its fifth win of the season on Tuesday evening, topping host Hancock County 6-2 in a high school baseball game. With the win, Muhlenberg County improved to 5-3. Following the loss, Hancock County dropped to 2-7. Thriving on the mound, Muhlenberg County freshman pitcher Camden Carver threw a four-hitter. The Mustangs scored six runs on nine hits.… Read More...
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KSP Post 2 Activity Report - March 2015

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/1/15) — Captain J.W. Gibson, Commander KSP Post 2 Madisonville, reports the following activity for the month of March 2015: Arrested 31 Impaired Drivers Issued a Total of 1,237 Citations Issued 342 Speeding Citations Issued 173 Seatbelt Citations Issued 16 Child Restraint Citations Issued 411 Courtesy Notices Investigated 64 Traffic Crashes Assisted 295 Stranded Motorists… Read More...

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Glema Center April Schedule Features Jo Dee Messina

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/31/15) — Glema Mahr Center for the Arts Director Brad Downall highlights the upcoming schedule for April during a video interview with… Read More...
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VIDEO: Shoe Charity Expands to 'Sweet Sixteen' Counties in Kentucky

What started as a solution to a need of one county’s children, soon spread into a cause that now assists 16 Kentucky counties by providing shoes for students.… Read More...
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VIDEO: Educators, Leaders Share 'State of Education'

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/26/15) — The Madisonville - Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon to discuss the state of education for Hopkins County and… Read More...
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MPD Officer Offers Pedestrian Safety Tips

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/24/15) — Simple precautions to take with pedestrian safety. Lt. Billy Poe of the Madisonville Police Department offers these tips to… Read More...
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Marty Brown: Story Behind 'Whatever Makes You Smile'

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/24/15) — During an interview at SurfKY Studios, country music singer, songwriter Marty Brown along with his wife Shellie shared the story… Read More...
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Marty Brown: 'I'm From the Country' and We Like It That Way!

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/23/15) — During an interview at SurfKY Studios Monday, March 16, country music singer, songwriter Marty Brown along with his wife Shellie… Read More...
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First Baptist Gearing Up for Easter Weekend

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/22/15) — Dr. Stephen Seaford, Interim Pastor of First Baptist Madisonville spoke with SurfKY this week about their upcoming Easter… Read More...

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Jeff Lewis, 51, Henderson

HENDERSON, Ky. – Jeff Lewis, 51, Henderson, passed away at 10:04 a.m. Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved his family, friends,…
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