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Jana Bryant Chosen for National Leadership Fellows Program

September 21, 2017
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (9/21/17) — A Daviess County Public Schools educator has been chosen as one of 15 for the Hope Street Group Teacher Fellow Alumni Network to formalize leadership roles for educators in previous cohorts of the National and State Teacher…

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Ohio County Closing in on Top 10 Ranking

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HARTFORD, Ky. (9/21/17) — Ohio County is listed 11th in the latest Kentucky Associated Press Class 6A High School Football Poll. The Eagles (5-0) received 10 votes in the Class 6A…
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State Pension Debacle — Taxpayers…

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KENTUCY (9/21/17) — Maybe it’s because I’ve been speaking to Rotarians recently, but I’m thinking stakeholders in Kentucky’s pension fiasco could do a lot worse than adapting and applying Rotary’s Four-Way Test to this crisis — “Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build goodwill and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned?” While perusing a copy of the…
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Uniform Headquarters, Baptist Health…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (9/21/17) —The nation’s largest reveal party of a new line of Vera Bradley healthcare apparel will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3 at the Larry Barton Atrium, Baptist Health Paducah . The public is invited to the free event co-hosted by Uniform Headquarters and the hospital. Employees from Baptist Health and other healthcare facilities will model the new apparel during a fashion…
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Hopkins Democratic Party to Host…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/21/17) — The Hopkins County Democratic Party announced it is sponsoring a Constitution Week Program 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Hopkins County Historical Courthouse steps. The celebration marks the 230th anniversary of the Constitution and James Madison, the Father of the Constitution. The program will feature Margie Bowman, with vocal patriotic selections and selected readings…
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OPINION: Pre-Existing Medical…

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UNITED STATES (9/21/17) — Ask your Congressman to not penalize Americans who have pre-existing medical conditions. The idea floating around now in Congress that insurance companies will be able to charge higher amounts to Americans who are sick is a bad idea. This is an idea from the medical insurance lobbyists who continue to buy Congress. They hand out millions of dollars in money to the…
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/21/17) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Patricia K. Morgan of Mortons Gap was charged Sept. 19 with failure to appear (Webster County). Brent M. Bennett of Madisonville was charged Sept. 20 with driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. (aggravated circumstances), no insurance card, no registration plates and leaving the scene…
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State, Area Unemployment Figures…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/21/17) — Unemployment rates fell in 32 Kentucky counties, stayed the same in three and rose in 85 counties between August 2016 and August 2017, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 3.5 percent. It was…
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Pet of the day is Sophie

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KENTUCKY (9/21/17) — Pet of the day is Sophie. Meet Sophie! Sophie is a 9 year old domestic short hair who loves attention and her people. Sophie had a home for a long time but due to some changes she had to be returned at no fault of her own. Sophie is looking for a relaxed home where she can live out her golden years with the people she loves, warming their hearts and their laps. Sophie's…
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Owensboro Police Reports released Sept.…

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OWENSBORO, Ky.(9/20/17) — Owensboro Police Department released the following reports today: Christopher Michael Goldman of Owensboro was charged Sept. 19 with leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid or assistance. James Phillip Luallen of Owensboro was charged Sept. 19 with failure to appear. Brycen Hentges of Owensboro was charged Sept. 19 with possession of marijuana, possession…
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OPINION: ‘The 401(k) Option You Should…

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KENTUCKY (9/20/17) — There’s a trend among 401(k) participants that keeps me up at night. I hesitate to mention it because if you don’t know about it, that’s one less person who’s losing money. Chances are you’ve heard about it, though. It’s the 401(k) loan. There, I said it. You know about it. Now, let me tell you why it’s such a bad idea. In theory, taking out money from your 401(k) sounds like…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/20/17) — A Vine Grove man faces numerous charges after a brief encounter with a Madisonville Police Department officer. According to MPD arrest reports, the officer responded to a 4:13 p.m. call Tuesday about an intoxicated man at a local medical treatment facility. Officer Taylor Boggs wrote on an arrest report that the man appeared to be “extremely intoxicated” and loudly…
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Henderson Smart Lighting Project…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (9/20/17) — The Henderson Smart Lighting Project Committee meets 10 a.m. Monday at the Henderson City-County Planning Commission office. SurfKY News
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/20/17) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following report today: Dicie L. Collins of Madisonville was charged Sept. 19 with driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. (aggravated circumstances) and first-degree possession of a controlled substance (unspecified). SurfKY NewsInformation provided by HCSO
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Reps Pre-File Gaming Bill to Raise…

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KENTUCKY (9/2017) — Taking a step towards addressing the pension shortfall, state representatives Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) and Rick Rand (D-Bedford) have pre-filed legislation today they believe will bring hundreds of millions of dollars into Kentucky through expanded gaming. To be overseen by an expanded Kentucky Lottery Board, the gaming legislation calls for a constitutional amendment to be…
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OPINION: Instant Racing Expansion Will…

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KENTUCKY (9/20/17) — Churchill Downs and Keeneland announced a partnership to expand gambling into eastern and western Kentucky and promised they'll "create hundreds of new jobs, stimulate economic growth and generate funds to increase purses and breeder incentives." But if the deal ends up like so many communities lured by casino interests' pie in the sky promises, the economic gains are a bad…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/19/17) — Madisonville Police Department released the following report today: Steven Trey Lott of Hanson was charged Sept. 18 with driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by MPD
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/19/17) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Debbie Todd of Nortonville was charged Sept. 15 with public intoxication. Jimmy Moore of Nortonville was charged Sept. 15 with public intoxication. James L. Hicks of Dawson Springs was charged Sept. 15 with three counts of failure to appear and contempt of court. Tabatha Sprague of Madisonville…

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Charity Alnetta Steele, 88, of Central City

September 21, 2017
CENTRAL CITY, KY., — Charity Alnetta Steele, 88, of Central City, went home to Heaven peacefully on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 9:22am. She was born July 25, 1929, to the late Altha and Dovie Noffsinger Stovall of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. After…

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