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UPDATED W/MORE INFO: MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) ― A city policeman received a small laceration on his forehead after he and other officers responded to a domestic disturbance call just before 7 tonight at Cross Creek Apartments.…
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Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

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DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, Aug. 31. Joseph J. Hill, 24, of Dawson Springs, was charged Aug. 22 on a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines. Earl F. Nelson, 24, of Dawson Springs, was charged Aug. 24 with third-degree criminal trespassing. Christopher N. Cobb, 25, of Dawson Springs, was charged Aug. 26 with… Read More...
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Shred Day Scheduled for Saturday, Sept.…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — To help protect our citizens from identity theft, the City of Madisonville is again sponsoring Shred Day. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, anyone can shred up to 100 lbs. of personal and/or business documents at no charge. Bring your items to the Piranha Mobile Shredding unit that will be set up at the south end of Parkway Plaza Mall parking lot. For… Read More...
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Upcoming Events for Henderson County…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/31/15) — The following events are scheduled for the week of Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2015 for Henderson County Schools: Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 North Middle School: Fall Picture Day Gifted and Talented Parent Meeting: Parents of fourth and fifth grade students will meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Parents of sixth, seventh and eighth grade students will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Meetings… Read More...
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/31/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday Aug. 30, 2015. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 2 - 5 - 4 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 5 - 2 - 9 - 0 Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by the numbers drawn and not by the numbers reported. The Kentucky Lottery is not responsible for misprinted numbers on this page or any other medium. The… Read More...
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Muhlenberg Youth Soccer Kicks off Season

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MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Muhlenberg County Youth Soccer League has started its five-week schedule playing a 10-game season at Copper Creek field in Powderly. A total of 26 teams with more than 300 youth ages 4 to 14 play Saturday mornings and Sunday evenings. The season began Aug. 22 and will run through Sept. 27. Mike GrovesSurfKY News Photographer Read More...
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Madisonville Fire Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — Madisonville Fire Department released the following reports recently: Dispatched Aug. 25 to City Hall at 67 N. Main St., for a report of a natural gas leak. Firefighters were told Atmos Energy was working in the vicinity and had cut a gas line that had been repaired. Fire officials checked the area with a gas meter and determined the area was safe. Dispatched Aug. 25… Read More...
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/31/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Saturday Aug. 29, 2015. Powerball Saturday 18 - 21 - 25 - 28 - 29 - 16 Power Play 2 Pick 3 Saturday Midday 9 - 1 - 4 Saturday Evening 9 - 5 - 0 Pick 4 Saturday Midday 2 - 2 - 2 - 1 Saturday Evening 2 - 1 - 0 - 7 Cash Ball Saturday 10 - 13 - 27 - 29 - 20 Kicker 8 - 4 - 5 - 4 - 1 5 Cash Card Saturday 3S -… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Friday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/31/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Friday Aug. 28, 2015. Mega Millions Friday 13 - 35 - 40 - 60 - 68 - 9 Megaplier 4 Pick 3 Friday Midday 2 - 8 - 3 Friday Evening 3 - 7 - 9 Pick 4 Friday Midday 7 - 4 - 9 - 9 Friday Evening 4 - 8 - 2 - 6 Cash Ball Friday 15 - 22 - 26 - 30 - 16 Kicker 4 - 4 - 9 - 1 - 4 5 Cash Card Friday 3S - 7S - JC - QH -… Read More...
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Lyon County Traffic Advisory

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KENTUCKY (8/31/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a lane and load width restriction on the Kentucky 453 Canal Bridge in Lyon County on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. This lane restriction on Kentucky 453/Dover Road/The Trace at Lyon County mile point 0.238 just south of Grand Rivers near the Lyon-Livingston County Line is to allow a detailed inspection of the Canal Bridge. Due to the use… Read More...
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Faith and Politics

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KENTUCKY (8/31/15) — To conclude the recent Fox News debate among 10 of the Republican presidential contenders, a viewer asked the candidates if God had told them what they should do first upon reaching the Oval Office. But is that blending of the religious and the political appropriate in a country that has historically upheld a separation of church and state? Reverends Anthony Everett and Nancy… Read More...
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Fire at Gas Pump Prompts Firefighters…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) ― A car that erupted in flames near several gas pumps prompted quick action by Madisonville Fire Department tonight. Firefighters were aggressively extinguishing the blaze contained in the engine of a 1990s Oldsmobile Aurora. The vehicle was at the Princeton Road Ideal parking lot, when the fire broke out around 6 p.m. Business at the convenience store was briefly… Read More...
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Smoke Fills Business, Upstairs…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) ― Madisonville Fire Department responded to 34 W. Center St. just before 6 tonight, after the business and upstairs apartment filled with smoke. Fire engines lined the downtown area, while the crew checked around the building for possible fire. MFD Maj. Darwin Rideout said a light ballast caused the building to fill with smoke, noting no fire was found. Firefighters… Read More...
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Happenings, Meetings Listed for…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/30/15) ― The following happenings and meetings are scheduled for next week: • Calvary Temple Community is "Feeding the Hungry" and will be serving breakfast on Sunday, August 30, 9 – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast is free and everyone is welcome. • The Kentucky Career Center/Office of Employment and Training will host a blood drive for Baptist Health blood bank Monday, August 31, 10… Read More...
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9th Annual Elk, Bison Prairie…

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KENTUCKY (8/30/15) — Celebrate the wonders of the Elk & Bison Prairie , from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Golden Pond Visitor Center in Land Between The Lakes. The Elk and Bison Prairie Celebration is free to the public. Hands-on displays of prairie plants and animals, prairie photography and artwork displays, and children's activities and crafts will be ongoing through the day.… Read More...
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Education Chief Reflects on Service

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KENTUCKY (8/30/15) — In his first years on the job, Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday had to implement a series of reforms passed by the legislature in 2009 followed by Common Core standards all while making ends meet with fewer state dollars for K-12 schools. As he prepares to retire next Monday, Holliday reflects on his busy six years as the head of public education in the… Read More...
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3rd Annual '9/11 Heroes Run' Fast…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Kelly Forbes and Whitney Wardrip with the 9/11 Heroes Run on this episode of Focus on Hopkins County. Register now at: 911heroesrun.com Filmed at SurfKY StudiosTim Thomas, HostGary Gates, Video Director Read More...
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Mustangs blank Logan County, 39-0

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RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) — Muhlenberg County shut out host Logan County 39-0 in a high school football game on Friday night. With the win, Muhlenberg County evened its record to 1-1. Logan County dropped to 0-2 with the loss. Muhlenberg County entered the win column after dropping its season-opener to Apollo one week earlier. Excelling offensively, Muhlenberg County outagined Logan County… Read More...
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Endowment Recognizes Donor, Announces…

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MURRAY, Ky. (8/30/15) — The Murray-Calloway Endowment for Healthcare was recently presented with a $5,000 donation from Dr. Dick Weaver in memory of his wife, Dr. Jan Weaver. Jan was the first female dean for the College of Education at Murray State University, and a resident of Spring Creek Healthcare who suffered with dementia and passed away in 2009. Dr. Weaver’s donation will be used to… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of Aug. 30, 2015

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KENTUCKY (8/30/15) — State lawmakers in 2016 will again consider allowing Kentuckians with disabilities to amass personal savings for qualified expenses under the federal ABLE Act without endangering their federal disability benefits. Federal regulations are now in place-hopefully addressing some concerns Kentucky lawmakers had with state enabling legislation for the Achieving a Better Life… Read More...
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LBL 2016 Calendar Highlights

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KENTUCKY (8/30/15) — Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area in western Kentucky and Tennessee has so much to offer. Last year our unique recreational, cultural, and environmental education activities brought 1.4 million visits to Land Between The Lakes and the surrounding region. In addition to almost limitless outdoor recreation opportunities, our interpretive facilities offer daily… Read More...
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UofL Electrical Blast Treatment to…

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) — Use of irreversible electroporation doubles the survival time for patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer say researchers at the University of Louisville in a paper in the September edition of the Annals of Surgery . "The appropriate and precise use of IRE in appropriately selected patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer can result in a median overall… Read More...
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Commission Recommends Zoning Changes at…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) – Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission had its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, Aug. 27. The meeting was called to order by Commission Chairman Tim Thomas, and administrative assistant Cynthia Young called roll. Minutes from the regular meeting on July 23 and financial report with ending date of July 31 were approved. Steve Pleasant, owner of property… Read More...
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Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
UPDATED W/MORE INFO: MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) ― A city policeman received a small laceration on his forehead after he and other officers responded to a domestic disturbance call just before 7 tonight at Cross Creek Apartments. Madisonville Police Department officers near the scene said the man, who had allegedly assaulted his wife, charged toward officers aggressively and began fighting them.… Read More...
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Dave Says - Aug. 30, 2015

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KENTUCKY (8/30/15) — This week Dave discusses the best medicine and money and behavior. Dear Dave, I’ve worked in a hospital as a nurse for 10 years. I make good money working long hours. The problem is that it seems to disappear, and I’m left trying to stretch those last few dollars to the end of the month. I know I eat out a lot. I grab quick meals between shifts and on the way home because I’m… Read More...
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Police Searching for Suspect for…

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (8/29/15) ― The Greenville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in trying to identify a man wanted in connection to an alleged attempt to steal money from an ATM in the front lobby of Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital. The alleged incident occurred at approximately 10 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 25, according to a GPD report. Anyone with information regarding… Read More...
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New High Traction Coating Aimed at…

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KENTUCKY (8/29/15) — Motorists traveling between Marion and Sullivan along U.S. 60 in northeastern Crittenden County will notice a new look to pavement on a curve near the top of what is commonly known as Rosebud Hill. A contractor is putting the finishing touches on high traction coating that is designed to reduce wet-weather crashes at the site. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet installed LED… Read More...
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UK Part of First Study on Marijuana…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/29/15) — Addiction researchers are only beginning to understand how dozens of chemical compounds found in the marijuana plant, known as cannabinoids, influence human health and behavior. According to Shanna Babalonis, a researcher and assistant professor of behavioral science at the University of Kentucky, research investigating the effects of cannabinoids on humans is limited.… Read More...
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Join in the Fun at the 42nd Annual…

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KENTUCKY (8/29/15) – Piney Campground hosts its 42nd Annual Campers' Fair Sept. 16-20, 2015. Campers' Fair will showcase the newest in RVs, camping equipment, golf carts, and boats. The event is open and free to the general public on from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, and from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20 at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. "Campers' Fair is a great way… Read More...
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All Occasions Formals to Host…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/29/15) — When Miss Nevada graces the stage of the Miss America Pageant Sept. 13, she'll be cheered on not only by her friends and family in Hopkins County but also by a local business that is hosting a show-of-support event in her honor. Why? It's good enough reason that Katherine Kelley is a Hopkins County native, but also that she purchased the pageant and short cocktail… Read More...
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Kentucky State Park Camping Deal…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/29/15) — Enjoy the outdoor beauty of Kentucky State Parks with a visit in September as part of a special weekday camping promotion. The Kentucky State Parks are offering two nights of camping for the price of one on weekdays during September. The special offer is good Sept. 7-30 (Sundays through Thursdays). The campground promotion can be booked by visiting the state park… Read More...
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UK Student Gaming System to Support…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/29/15) — From iPods to cell phone networks, power generation to GPS systems, electrical and computer engineers are producing the technologies we depend on every day. But one electrical engineer, a second-year doctoral student at the University of Kentucky, is combining the latest technologies to support young children on the autism spectrum. Using computer vision, signal… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - 'Inertia Antenna'

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KENTUCKY (8/29/15) — Have you ever wanted to create your own light bulb? Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how to use a few ingredients from around the house to engineer a the toilet paper tube light bulb. INGREDIENTS Metal Clothes Hanger Play-Doh INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Bend the metal clothes hanger into an "M" shape. STEP 2: Place equal amounts of Play-Doh on the legs of… Read More...

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — Tim Young, 66, of Madisonville, Kentucky died Saturday, August 29, 2015, at his residence in Madisonville. He was born on October 12, 1948 in Madisonville to the late…
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