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New City Limits Signs to be Unveiled

February 26, 2017
HENDERSON, Ky. (2/26/17) — New city limits signs for the city of Henderson (with the exception of one) have been reinstalled and will be unveiled on Wednesday, March 1, during a very brief ceremony. The noon unveiling will take place at the sign located on…

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'Broken Heart Syndrome' is Real Medical Diagnosis

February 26, 2017 SurfKY News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (2/26/17) — The sudden loss of a job, divorce, or the death of a loved one or even a family pet are things that cause us to experience overwhelming emotions. The…
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Outdoor Truths – Feb. 26, 2017

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KENTUCKY (2/26/17) — My childhood days of fishing amounted to going to different places along the canal that wound in and out of my little town. The only fish I ever caught was a carp. I can also remember as a youth the day I was bit by the bass bug. Even though I had never been to the lake, the levee was known to be full of largemouth. And even though it was still in my small town, for a kid who…
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Dave Says – Feb. 26, 2017

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KENTUCKY (2/26/17) — This week Dave discusses fighting fear and use an insurance broker. Dear Dave, After listening to your show, I want to try to get control of my finances, but I’m afraid to open up the bills. I make about $60,000 a year, but it’s a real struggle just to keep my head above water financially. My checking account is always overdrawn, and I don’t know where to start in catching…
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Charter-School Bills: Will Kids Win?

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KENTUCKY (2/25/17) — The Bevin administration and House Republican leadership – despite hard pushes for other platform priorities such as right-to-work and prevailing-wage repeal – may settle for a mediocre charter-school bill. This is a testament to the stronghold the public-education complex has on our commonwealth and to its willingness to put money and control before students’ best interests.…
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Feb. 24: Happenings, Meetings Listed…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/25/17) - The following happenings and meetings are scheduled for the following week for Hopkins County. • Bethel Outreach Ministries will present its annual Salute to Black History with speaker Michael Lowery, Saturday, Feb. 25 at 3 p.m., 333 N Mceuen Ave., Earlington. • The "Romtastic Book Club" will meet from 3-5 p.m. Saturday at the Hopkins County-Madisonville Public…
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OBC, DCFC Special Called Joint Meeting…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (2/24/17) — The Owensboro Board of Commissioners and Daviess County Fiscal Court will hold a Special Called Joint Meeting at 4 p.m., on Thursday, March 2, 2017, in the Courtroom located at the Daviess County Court House, 212 St. Ann Street. The purpose of the Special Called Joint Meeting is to discuss an Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport proposal. Agenda below: Owensboro…
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Senator C.B. Embry’s Legislative Update…

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KENTUCKY (2/24/17) — Visits from advocacy groups, a ceremonial bill signing, and rallies in the Capitol Rotunda, along with the bipartisan passage of bills, marked a busy Week Four of the 2017 Legislative Session. We were excited to welcome the children of Kentucky National Guard members from across the state for the First Annual Kentucky Military Kids Day. It was an honor to host these families…
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Legislative Column Rep. Robby Mills –…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/24/17) — We are now more than half way through the 2017 Regular Session and work continues for the people of Kentucky. This week, the House passed measures to ensure student athlete safety, support our state’s veterans, and promote Kentucky’s coal industry. House Bill 241 strengthens concussion protocol for student athletes across the Commonwealth by prohibiting coaches from…
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Regional HS Students to Attend Annual…

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KENTUCKY (2/24/17) — The Bowles Center for Diversity Outreach, Inc., will host the annual African American, Hispanic and Bi-Racial Males High School Student Leadership Conference March 9, 2017. The conference focuses on reducing barriers to learning, closing achievement gaps, cultural empowerment, developing leadership skills, character education and financial literacy. The conference will be…
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/24/17) — The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following report Friday, Feb. 24. Amy Wirthlin of Manitou was charged Feb. 23 on a Hopkins County warrant for failure to appear. SurfKY News Information provided by HCSO
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Public Notice: Public Hearing on…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (2/24/17) — The city of Owensboro will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the Fourth Floor Commission Chambers of City Hall (4th and Allen Streets). The purpose of the hearing is to review the past year's Community Development performance and to obtain views and proposals of interested citizens on community development and housing needs and priorities…
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KSP Charges Woodford Co. Man with Child…

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VERSAILLES, Ky. (2/24/17) — According to a Kentucky State Police report on Feb. 23, 2017, at approximately 10 p.m., the KSP Electronic Crime Branch arrested a Woodford County man on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. The report said Gary L. Weaver, 66, was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children…
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City of Owensboro Street Closures

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (2/24/17) — Starting Monday, Feb. 27, East 4th Street from Kentucky 603 to the ‘Y’ split at Daviess County Middle School will be closed for street repairs. A detour will be posted. Please use caution and attention while driving in this area. Starting Monday, Feb. 27, OMU crews will close West 3rd Street from St. Elizabeth Street to Frederica Street for street work. This closure is…
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Molly's Mutts 'Whim's and Wishes Paint…

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KENTUCKY (2/24/17) — Molly's Mutts is inviting the public to “Whim's and Wishes Paint Pawrty” on March 24 from 5:30 - 8:30 at the Dixon Community Center in Dixon. At the Paint Pawrty, Whims and Wishes will provide fun and whimsical designs to hand-paint and display in your home. Registration is $35 per person, and Whims and Wishes donates $10 to Molly's Mutts for every person who registers. Easy…
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/24/17) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, Feb. 24. Tania N. Atanoa of Madisonville was charged Feb. 23 with operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license. Gary L. Ezell of Madisonville was charged Feb. 23 on a Hopkins County warrant failure to appear. Amanda J. Ezell of Madisonville was charged Feb. 23 on a Hopkins County warrant…
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House Votes to Give Landlords Relief…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/24/17) — Landlords now held liable when a tenant’s dog bites someone would receive some relief under a bill that advanced Wednesday in the Kentucky House. House Bill 112, sponsored by Rep. Stan Lee, R-Lexington, would effectively remove landlords from liability for their tenants’ dogs under the state’s dog bite laws by redefining a dog owner as someone who both keeps and cares…
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Senate Panel Approves Measure to…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/24/17) — The Senate Health and Welfare Committee Wednesday approved a bill that would allow children removed from their homes by the state to be placed with a close family friend. House Bill 180 would allow people with emotionally significant relationships to children to be among those with whom a child could be placed in an emergency. Such people, considered “fictive kin” by…

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Archie Lee Hazelwood, 94, of Hartford

February 26, 2017
HARTFORD, Ky. — Archie Lee Hazelwood, 94, passed away Friday February 24, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his family. Archie was born September 9, 1922 in Hebbardsville, to the late Ollie and Irene Newman Hazelwood. Archie retired from G.E. as an…

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