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Milling, Paving Work Begins Today along U.S. 68

July 21, 2017
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (7/21/17) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans milling and paving along a section of the U.S. 68 Hopkinsville bypass in Christian County starting today. This milling and paving project runs along the U.S. 68…

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Ecotourism on the Rise

July 17, 2017 SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (7/17/17) — According to the International Ecotourism Society, ecotourism is defined as responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the…
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Cleveland-Leggett Named HUD Southeast…

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (7/21/17) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson announced today Denise Cleveland-Leggett to serve as the HUD’ Region IV Regional Administrator. As regional administrator, she will work from the HUD’ Atlanta Regional Office and lead HUD’ southeast operation in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and the…
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UofL Dr.: McCain Glioblastoma 'Bleak,…

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (7/21/17) – U.S. Sen. John McCain’s glioblastoma diagnosis is bleak, but not hopeless, said Eyas Hattab, M.D., chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the A.J. Miller Endowed Chair in Pathology at the University of Louisville, because of a recent development known as personalized medicine. Hattab – who also is the current chair of the College of American…
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EVV Offering TSA Pre-Application…

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (7/21/17) – Travelers will have the opporunity to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside the Evansville Regional Airport terminal during the week of Aug. 7 to 11, where officials will host a temporary enrollment center. The airport is a convenient location to enroll in the popular program. The airport address is 7801…
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KYDOT Urges Preparation Prior to Solar…

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WESTERN KENTUCKY (7/21/17) – Residents of 10 Kentucky counties are on the verge of experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime celestial event in their backyard with up to half a million visitors joining them as spectators. A total solar eclipse will sweep across 14 states, including Kentucky, on Aug. 21, 2017. With the Hopkinsville area listed among the top 10 eclipse viewing sites along the path, state…
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Pet of the Day - Angel

Gwen Smith
KENTUCKY (7/21/17) — This week's pet of the day is Angel. Angel is a 1 year old Shepherd Mix that come to the shelter as a stray. Angel is a sweet girl who loves to play and does very well with other dogs. Angel loves going out to the dog park and is a high energy dog that would need an active family or a fenced in backyard so she can burn her energy off. If you feel like you could make Angel a…
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Paul, Harris Introduce Bill on Money…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (7/20/17) — U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) announced the introduction of a bipartisan bail reform bill — the Pretrial Integrity and Safety Act of 2017 — to encourage states to reform or replace the practice of money bail, the requirement that individuals awaiting trial remain in jail unless they pay for their release. Across the country, state and…
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HCC Ag Student Honored by Commissioner

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (7/20/17) — Elizabeth Robbe of Christian County, who is serving a summer internship with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, received an honorary commissioner of agriculture certificate from Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles recently. Robbe, the daughter of Dr. Rudy and Leah Robbe, is a student at Hopkinsville Community College. SurfKY News Information and photo…
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Paul, Tester, and Kelly Introduce Plan…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 19, 2017) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT), and U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly (R-MS) introduced the Paperwork Reduction for Farmers Act today to create a more efficient process for farmers applying for new H-2A workers or reapplying for the same employees. Previously, farmers have reported massive financial losses due to H-2A application delays, and excessive…
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KSP Charges Man with Multiple Counts of…

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LOGAN COUNTY, Ky. (7/18/17) — A Kentucky State Police investigation that began in February has concluded with an indictment warrant for a Logan County man on charges of rape, sodomy and sexual abuse of multiple juveniles. KSP Post 3 investigated allegations that Adam L. Decker, 29, had inappropriate contact with several female juveniles. After presented their case to a Logan County Grand Jury, an…
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UK Athletics Announces Hall of Fame…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/18/17) — The University of Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2017 has been announced, with Randall Cobb (football), Collin Cowgill (baseball), Ralph Hacker (broadcaster), Sherry Hoover Bordner (cross country/indoor track/outdoor track), Sarah Rumely (volleyball) and John Wall (men’s basketball) set to be inducted during Hall of Fame Weekend, Sept. 22-23, in conjunction…
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Market Commentary - July 18, 2017

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KENTUCKY (7/18/17) — It was a good week for a lot of stocks but not bank stocks. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average both finished at record highs last week. Barron’s indicated investors owe Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen a debt of gratitude: “The main force behind the rally was the dovish performance by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen in Congress on…
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Pet of the Day - Russ

Gwen Smith
KENTUCKY (7/18/17) — This week's pet of the day is Russ. Russ is a 5 month old Lab Mix who is already neutered and up to date on his vaccines. Russ is an energetic, fun loving and playful guy who loves playing with the other dogs in our dog park. Russ is great with other dogs and you will often find him cuddled up or playing with his kennel mate. Russ is learning his manners on a leash but with…
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/17/17) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday July 16, 2017. Pick 3 Sunday Midday 2 - 8 - 1 Sunday Evening 9 - 3 - 7 Pick 4 Sunday Midday 8 - 2 - 6 - 1 Sunday Evening 6 - 4 - 5 - 3 Cash Ball 225 Sunday 2 - 17 - 34 - 35 - 9 Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by the numbers drawn and not by the numbers reported. The Kentucky…
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Army Launches Summer Campaign to Get…

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KENTUCKY (7/17/17) — The Army’s Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program is hosting a Hire a Soldier Campaign from July 10 – Aug. 11 on SFL-TAP’s Facebook and Twitter pages. The campaign aims to inform transitioning soldiers on ways to market themselves for civilian careers and offers companies interested in hiring veterans the opportunity to share advice and network. Several events…
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Reacting to an Overdose: How to Obtain,…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/17/17) — It’s a terrifying scenario that’s become all-too-real in the age of the opioid epidemic: a person lying lifeless, not breathing, because of an opioid overdose. According to the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy, the rates of opioid overdose deaths continue to rise in Kentucky. More than 1,400 people in the state died of a drug overdose in 2016, and the largest…
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Saturday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/17/17) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Saturday July 15, 2017. Powerball Saturday 9 - 40 - 63 - 64 - 66 - 17 Power Play: 2 Pick 3 Saturday Midday 9 - 9 - 1 Saturday Evening 1 - 2 - 3 Pick 4 Saturday Midday 2 - 2 - 7 - 9 Saturday Evening 0 - 0 - 6 - 5 Cash Ball 225 Saturday 6 - 7 - 16 - 22 - 25 5 Cash Card Saturday 8D - JD - 8H - 7S - KH…

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