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CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (10/31/14) — At a ceremony held at Calloway County High School on Thursday Oct. 30, 2014, Letitia Nunez, a senior at CCHS and a member of the Laker Band, was named to be a part of the 2015 U. S. Army All-American…
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That's Manufactured in Kentucky? Part…

Joe Hall
FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/31/14) — Manufacturing Month is coming to a close, but there are still plenty of reasons to celebrate Kentucky's extremely diverse manufacturing presence. Kentucky is home to more than 4,000 manufacturers, representing 220,000 jobs. Last year alone, more than 200 manufacturers announced new locations or expansions in the state. These projects are expected to create nearly 7,500… Read More...
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Son Charged with Murder of His Family,…

Dennis Thomas
CADIZ, Ky. (10/31/14) ― Kentucky State Police has made an arrest in the quadruple shooting deaths of the Champion family and Vito Riservato in Cadiz. According to a Kentucky State Police report, detectives have charged the 36-year-old son in the deaths of mother, Joy Champion, 60, father, B. Lindsey Champion, 62, and sister, Emily Champion, 31; and, Riservato, 22, Hopkinsville. Ryan Champion has… Read More...
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UK Student-Athletes Break Graduation…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (10/31/14) — University of Kentucky student-athletes set a school record for graduation rate in the annual report issued Tuesday by the National College Athletic Association. The NCAA Graduation Success Rate, a four-year composite statistic for the freshman classes of 2004-05 through 2007-08, was 81 percent. That was up two points from last year and continued UK's trend of having… Read More...
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Time Change Triggers Kentuckians to…

Ricki C. Gardenhire
FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/31/14) — Kentuckians 'fall back' this weekend to standard time, and the Public Protection Cabinet's Division of Fire Prevention reminds Kentuckians that it's the perfect time to change the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors to ensure they are working properly. "Early warning is paramount to getting out of a house fire alive," said Kentucky State Fire… Read More...
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Change in Hours for Baptist Health Care…

Kristy J. Quinn
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/31/14) — Effective Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 the Care Center at Baptist Health Medical Associates in the Clinic Building will have new hours of operation. The new hours of operation will be 8 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. The weekend hours will remain the same with Saturday hours being 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by… Read More...
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First Kentucky Bank Honored by…

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CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (10/31/14) — First Kentucky Bank has been honored with a 2014 Community Service Award by the Pennyrile Region Resource Conservation & Development Council for the bank's annual support of the 'Take Kids Fishing' event in Muhlenberg County. First Kentucky Bank is a founding sponsor, providing financial support and volunteers, for the event, which drew hundreds of participants to… Read More...
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Group Being Organized to Restore…

D. Jean Shelton Wilson
WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (10/31/14) — A group of citizens are trying to restore the Chalybeate Cemetery in the Webster-Union counties area. According to D. Jean Shelton Wilson of Owensboro, the cemetery is so close to the county line, there is some question regarding in which county it lies. However, the need to restore and clean up the cemetery is beyond doubt. An organizational meeting at 3 p.m.… Read More...
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'Happy Feet' Steps into Christian County

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (10/31/14) — Created in 2009 by Union County retired coal miner Jerry Baird, 'Happy Feet Equals Learning Feet' is now making a home in Christian County. “I have met with family resources last Thursday,” said Baird. “At this point in time, 150 shoes will be given out to get the project started.” Baird said that the 150 shoes will be divided and distributed to 15 centers… Read More...
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High School Scoreboard

Steve LeMaster
KENTUCKY (10/31/14) — The following is a list of the final football and volleyball scores for Thursday Oct. 30. Football Bell County 35, Harlan County 14 Bullitt East 32, Fairdale 14 Caverna 26, Metcalfe County 21 Dixie Heights 38, Cooper 8 Gallatin County 40, Bishop Brossart 27 Hart County 45, Fort Knox 0 Jackson County 60, Clinton County 22 John Hardin 43, Western 13 McCracken County 41,… Read More...
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Christian County Blanks UH, Takes…

Steve LeMaster
DIXON, Ky. (10/31/14) — Christian County is headed to the KHSAA Volleyball State Tournament. The Lady Colonels pulled away to shut out Eighth District rival University Heights 3-0 in the Second Region Volleyball Tournament title match at Webster County Thursday night. Prevailing in back-to-back-to-back games, Christian County won 25-16, 25-15, 25-11. Christian County claimed its first regional… Read More...
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Calloway HS Student Chosen for U.S.…

David Dowdy
CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (10/31/14) — At a ceremony held at Calloway County High School on Thursday Oct. 30, 2014, Letitia Nunez, a senior at CCHS and a member of the Laker Band, was named to be a part of the 2015 U. S. Army All-American Marching Band. Students selected as one of the 125 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band members will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to San Antonio, Texas to march… Read More...
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Single Vehicle Injury Collision on US 60

Trooper S. C. Recke
MARION, Ky. (10/31/14) — The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on US 60, approximately two miles east of Marion, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at 10:42 a.m. The preliminary investigation revealed that Phelicity Yesh, 20, of Marion, was operating a 2006 Dodge Charger eastbound on US 60 when the vehicle exited the right shoulder of the roadway. The vehicle… Read More...
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HCC HOSA Hosting Character Pancake…

Kim Woodall
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/31/14) — Hopkins County Central HOSA is having an all-you-can eat character pancake breakfast 7-9 a.m. Nov. 1 at Oasis Restaurant in Madisonville, Ky. Read More...
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Top Race Candidates Address Campaign…

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SurfKy News inverviewed candidates from select races for the 2014 General Election in Hopkins County, Ky. Watch videos by clicking a candidate below... Read More...
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UPDATE: Names Released: Three Injured…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
UPDATE: GRAPEVINE, Ky. (10/31/14) — The names of the victims from Thursday's Grapevine Road rollover accident have been released. According to a Hopkins County Sheriff's Office report, the driver of the 1998 Ford pickup Michael McElfresh, 19, was headed north in the 1500 block of Grapevine Road when his truck dropped off the right side of the road. He struck a ditch and mailbox causing the truck… Read More...
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Muhlenberg Job Corps Conducts Outreach

Karen Robinson
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (10/31/14) — The Muhlenberg Job Corps had the opportunity to participate in the Muhlenberg County High School Career Fair. Students were educated of the career technical training offerings and benefits of the Job Corps program. The center was able to obtain several prospective applicants for after graduation enrollment and co-enrollment. The SGA President, Angel Selvey… Read More...
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First United Bank Treats Community to…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/31/14) — Witches, werewolves, gnomes, rabbits and clowns – all were welcomed by Karen Glenn, CEO, to First United Bank’s bi-yearly Chamber After Hours. “We do this for the community.” said Jane Barton, vice president of Marketing and Public Relations. “We have a great crowd, all is centered around the theme of Halloween, and everyone is invited to dress up, if they choose… Read More...
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RiverArtes Art Installation

Abby Shelton
OWENSBORO, Ky. (10/31/14) — Six works of public art have been selected for installation in downtown Owensboro from the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art’s recent exhibition, RiverArtes: The Art of Placemaking, a project being coordinated for the city by the museum. The first installation in the public art project, a bronze figure of a Native American hunter, was installed in the museum’s Ryan Park… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

Madisonville Police Department
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/31/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, Oct. 31. Shelia Benton, 40, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant Oct. 30 for failure to pay. The arresting officer was Kyle Pharris. Kenneth White, 37, of Earlington was served an arrest warrant Oct. 30 for failure to pay. The arresting officer was Kyle Pharris. Gary Coble, 36, of… Read More...
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Registration Currently Underway for…

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (10/31/14) — Students who would like to start taking classes at West Kentucky Community and Technical College this spring can register now. Classes begin Jan. 12, 2015. WKCTC offers more than 400 associate degrees, diplomas, and certificate options with multiple career pathways in 48 academic and technical programs. The college provides students with a variety of ways to begin… Read More...
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Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed…

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (10/31/14) — The following fines were recently handed down in Muhlenberg District Court. Shane Benson, speeding 10 mph over limit, $143. Shannon Buchanan, failure to wear seatbelt, $25. Hannah Raymer, operating of motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol first offense, possession of an open container in a motor vehicle, license suspended 30 days, $748. Michael Reed, drug… Read More...
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City to Host Public Workshop to Create…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (10/31/14) — Do you have ideas for how Henderson County should grow? Where should new development be located? Are there issues relating to transportation, land use or housing? The Henderson City and Planning Commission need your help. Henderson is currently working on a Vision Plan that will identify the “big ideas” for the future. This will be followed by updating the Henderson… Read More...
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Family Searching for Jake

Keith Curneal
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/31/14) — The family of 'Jake' is looking for him including another family dog that is grieving for him. Jake is a black lab mix, fully vetted, and had on a red collar with a tag when he went missing from the Antioch Church Road near Kentucky 1069/Stagecoach Road. Jake is friendly and loves children and animals. He lives inside and will limp when he's cold due to pain from an… Read More...
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Baptist Health Paducah Accepting…

Angie Kinsey Timmons
PADUCAH, Ky. (10/31/14) — Baptist Health Paducah is accepting applicants now for the spring 2015 semester of its Association for Clinical Pastoral Education accredited chaplain program. James Wright, director of pastoral care, said the program is open to people who seek board certification as professional chaplains, as well as clergy who wish to enhance their pastoral skills, ministry students… Read More...

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Rita Gail Latham, 53, of Greenville

GREENVILLE, Ky. – Rita Gail Latham, 53, of Greenville, passed away Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at 12:57 a.m. at her home. Mrs. Latham was born October 22, 1961, in Muhlenberg County. She was a CNA…
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