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Locals Flock to Yoga for Unique Wellness Technique

March 02, 2015 Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — At a tranquil and neatly organized studio in downtown Madisonville, certified yoga instructor Bonnie Young-Turley welcomes a dozen students for a special evening of yoga. She then invites them to sit in a…
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Farm Safety Symposium Ponders 'A…

Ted Sloan
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/3/15) — It's a parent's worst nightmare, a phone call or a knock on the front door from authorities bearing the news that a loved one has been killed or injured in an accident. "A Parent's Worst Nightmare" is the theme of the 2015 Louis Crosier Farm Safety Symposium at the Dixie Fire School in March. The symposium is scheduled for 7 p.m. EST March 13 in the RPC212 auditorium at… Read More...
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Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

Beth Cecil
OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/2/15) — The Owensboro Board of Commissioners will hold a Commission meeting at 5 p.m., on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in the Commission Chambers located on the fourth floor at City Hall, 101 E. 4th Street. The agenda and meeting packet is available online at SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Beth Cecil Read More...
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Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed…

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — The following fines were recently handed down in Muhlenberg District Court. Sara Phillips, menacing, $183, serve 10 days. Michael Reno, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs - first offense, $693, serve four days, drivers license suspended 30 days. Shane Grey, defective equipment, $143. Lori Taylor, menacing, harassing communications, $183,… Read More...
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HCSO, MPD Join to Bust Alleged Drug…

Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — After a joint investigation by the Madisonville Police Department and Hopkins County Sheriff's Office Vice/Narcotics units, a search warrant was obtained for a Booker T. Washington Boulevard address. According to a Hopkins County Sheriff's report, an ongoing narcotics investigation resulted in a search warrant for the address of Kevin Sharp, 31, Madisonville. The… Read More...

Brave Redneck Plungers Take Dip Despite…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — A Redneck Plunge took place Saturday, Feb. 28 at Bouncing B's Party Place, 2910 Anton Road in Madisonville. Relay for Life Hopkins County Chairwoman Christy Cavanah said she was pleased with the turnout as 11 participants braved the frigid temps and faced their challenge. Among those that took the “plunge” were Hopkins County Sheriff's Deputy Bear Coursey, who… Read More...
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Marshall County among Work Ready in…

Kim Brannock
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/2/15) — Governor Steve Beshear today announced that Fleming County has been certified as a Kentucky Work Ready Community and Ballard and Marshall counties have achieved Kentucky Work Ready Communities in Progress status. The Kentucky Work Ready Communities certification program from the Kentucky Workforce Investment Board and the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/2/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Monday, March 2. Michael D. Pratt, of Benton, was charged Feb. 27 too many passengers in a vehicle (front seat) and operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license and on a Hopkins County warrant for failure to appear. Amanda Gayle Walker, of Madisonville, was charged Feb. 28 with complicity… Read More...
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Officers Respond to Complaint of Drug…

Hopkins County Sheriff's Office/Hopkins County Detention Center
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/2/15) — A Madisonville man was charged with several drug offenses after a Hopkins County Sheriff's Deputy responded to a complaint of drug use in progress in the presence of children at a Morris Sisk Road address. According to a Hopkins County Sheriff's Office report, the deputy responded to the address at 10:23 p.m. Sunday, March 1, and made contact with the homeowner and… Read More...
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BMS Academically Above and Beyond Award…

Kristy Meyer
BENTON, Ky. (3/2/15) — Each month the principal of Benton Middle School selects a student for the Academically Above and Beyond award. This student not only exhibits high academic achievement but also is involved in several extra-curricular activities. The selected student models the schools mission of Extreme Character, Achievement and Pride. The February winner was Megan Fiessinger. SurfKY… Read More...
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First Region Basketball Tournament…

Steve LeMaster
KENTUCKY (3/2/15) — First Region Girls' and Boys' Basketball Tournament Schedules can be seen below: First Region Girls' Basketball Tournament at Murray State Monday: Paducah Tilghman (27-2) vs. Marshall County (21-10), 6; Carlisle County (18-10) vs. Ballard Memorial (12-17), 7:45. Tuesday: Graves County (23-5) vs. McCracken County (9-20), 6; Murray (26-3) vs. Fulton County (15-13), 7:45. Friday:… Read More...
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Greenville Police Department Reports…

Wes Miller
GREENVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — The Greenville Police Department released the following reports Monday, March 2. Derek Randolph, Robinwood Drive, of Greenville, was charged Feb. 24 with trafficking in marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of a minor. GPD reports that a complaint about marijuana being smoked in an apartment where a 3-year-old child was present, led… Read More...
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Emergency Food, Shelter Funds Available…

Chip Tate
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/2/15) — Hopkins County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security /Federal Emergency Management Agency under the emergency food and shelter national board program. Hopkins County has been chosen to receive $23,065.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that… Read More...
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MJCC Takes on the Penguins Plunge

Karen Robinson
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/2/15) — On Feb. 28, staff and students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center participated in the Penguin Plunge which is a fund raising event for the Muhlenberg County Food for Kids Backpack Program. The funds raised helps feed approximately 731 youth in the county. Foods to supply a weekly backpack for one student for the school year costs $100. Through dollar jean days… Read More...
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Jason Fiessinger Joins Mercy Primary…

Suzanne Farmer
PADUCAH, Ky. (3/2/15) — Lourdes and Mercy Medical Associates are pleased to welcome Jason Fiessinger, Nurse Practitioner to the office of Mercy Primary Care Benton. Fiessinger will begin seeing patients on March 9 at 83 Wellness Way Lane, Suite 3 in Benton, Ky. Fiessinger graduated from Marshall County High School, the University of Louisville and Murray State University. He is joining the… Read More...
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Business Burglarized during Early…

Sgt. Darrin Frommeyer
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (3/2/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's report, at approximately 3:43 a.m. this morning, deputies responded to the Superway Convenience Store, 3245 Benton Road, for a burglar alarm activation. The report said upon deputies arrival, they discovered the glass on the east side door was shattered and entry had been made. Although a total inventory has not yet been… Read More...

Third Region Girls' and Boys'…

Steve LeMaster
KENTUCKY (3/2/15) — The Third Region Basketball Tournaments will tip off Monday night. Third Region Girls' Basketball Tournament at Owensboro Sportscenter Monday: Meade County (19-8) vs. McLean County (17-13), 5; Owensboro Catholic (21-9) vs. Edmonson County (12-15), 6:45. Tuesday: Muhlenberg County (17-10) vs. Breckinridge County (17-10), 6; Grayson County (23-6) vs. Apollo (12-18), 7:45. Friday:… Read More...
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Second Region Girls' and Boys'…

Steve LeMaster
KENTUCKY (3/2/15) — The Second Region Basketball Tournaments will tip off Monday night. Second Region Girls' Basketball Tournament at Crittenden County Monday: Lyon County (20-8) vs. Hopkins Central (19-11), 6; University Heights (23-6) vs. Webster County (18-10), 7:45. Tuesday: Madisonville (19-9) vs. Christian County (12-11), 6; Henderson County (24-2) vs. Crittenden County (16-11), 7:45. Friday:… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

Madisonville Police Department
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, March 2. Mathew A. Norris, of Dawson Springs, was charged Feb. 28 on a Henderson County warrant for failure to appear. Mallory B. Baldwin, of Madisonville, was charged Feb. 28 with disregarding a stop sign, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. - first offense,… Read More...
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Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug…

Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — A Madisonville woman was taken to jail after a Madisonville Police officer made a traffic stop and charged her with driving under the influence of drugs. According to an MPD report, an MPD officer was on patrol at 10:43 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 and saw a vehicle disregard a stop sign at the intersection of Chickasaw and West McLaughlin. After following the vehicle, the… Read More...

Dr. Ben Carson Coming to the Carson…

Paducah Life Magazine
PADUCAH, Ky. (3/2/15) — Baptist Health and Lourdes proudly present Dr. Ben Carson for an inspirational evening devoted to the needs of children. This is the first joint fundraising event for the Carson Center, Paducah Symphony Orchestra and Kosair Charities. These nonprofit organizations enrich the well-being and development of children and youth. Your ticket purchase supports these organizations… Read More...

2014 Work Opportunity Tax Credit…

Kim Brannock
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/2/15) — A deadline for employers to file for a certificate to receive a tax credit for hiring employees in a target group has been extended to April 30, 2015, by the Internal Revenue Service. The extension gives employers additional time to obtain the certification for an employee hired between Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2014, who qualifies for the federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit. For… Read More...

Job Fair Tomorrow in Madisonville

Kentucky Career Center
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — There will be a job fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 at the Kentucky Career Center, Madisonville. Applications will be accepted and interviews conducted for production associates. Pay will start at $9 an hour. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, available for all shifts, pass extensive 10-year background check and must pass an ATF clearance. All… Read More...

Dawson Springs Man Charged Multiple…

Melissa Heflin
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (3/2/15) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, March 2. Henry P. McGoldrick, 32, of Dawson Springs was charged Feb. 26 with operating on a suspend/revoked operator's license, possession of synthetic drugs, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess, second-degree disorderly conduct, failure to surrender revoked operator's license, first-degree… Read More...
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Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

Trooper Stu Recke
DUNMOR, Ky. (3/2/15) — Kentucky State Police investigated a two-vehicle, injury collision at 12:46 p.m. Sunday, March 1 occurring at the intersection U.S. 431 and Forgy Mill Road just north of Dunmor. The preliminary investigation revealed that Shawntah Gidcumb, 21, Drakesboro, was operating a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am on Forgy Mill Road approaching the intersection of U.S. 431 while David Buchanan,… Read More...

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Local Church Hosting Spring Campmeeting

Pastors Tim and Barbara Rigdon of New Covenant Christian Center in Providence to host a Spring Campmeeting featuring area pastors. Read More...

AIRPLAY: Travis Dukes Makes Stop for Jam Session

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/27/15) — Last March, SurfKY News presented an in-depth interview with Nashville musician Travis Dukes. Since then, Dukes has continued to… Read More...

Probation and Parole Violators - February 26, 2015

Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - February 25, 2015

Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...

Coming Attractions to Glema Center in March

Brad Downall, Director of the Glema Center discusses upcoming events to their facility. Read More...

SurfKY Spotlight: Amber Vincent State Farm

Amber Vincent State Farm's mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. Read More...

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Bridal, Prom & Pageant Expo Draws Crowds

Madisonville’s first Bridal, Prom and Pageant Expo took place from 1 – 5 p.m. Sunday Feb. 8 at the Ballard Convention Center. Read More...



Douglas Vinyard Brooks, 60, of Powderly

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. — Douglas Vinyard Brooks, 60, of Powderly, KY died suddenly Friday evening February 27, 2015 at 11:00 p.m. at his home after a lengthy illness. Doug was born May 5, 1954 in…
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