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August 30, 2015 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.…
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Providence Police Reports Released

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PROVIDENCE, Ky. (8/30/15) ― The Providence Police Department released the following reports Monday, Aug. 30. Alex Fritz, 24, Providence, was charged Aug. 24 with fourth-degree assault/domestic violence with minor injury, third-degree terroristic threatening, unlawful imprisonment, third-degree assault/police officer and resisting arrest. Steven Stallion, 59, Marion, was charged Aug. 24 with… Read More...
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Matsoso's Last-Minute Goal Lifts No. 14…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/31/15) — Preseason All-American Napo Matsoso scored in the 90th minute, giving No. 14 Kentucky a 2-1 comeback win over Valparaiso on Friday at the Bell Soccer Complex. Matsoso's goal ignited the 2,137 supporters in attendance for Kentucky's season opener and the women's soccer team's 3-0 win earlier in the evening. The crowd was the second largest for a home opener in program… Read More...
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5th Annual 'Feed Seniors Now' Food…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/31/15) — Nearly one in six senior citizens is at risk of hunger-representing an 88 percent increase over the past decade-according to the Meals on Wheels Association of America. To combat troubling statistics like these, local agencies are once again partnering to sponsor the "Feed Seniors Now" food drive (formerly known as "Stop Senior Hunger"), running Sept. 1 – 30,… Read More...
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KSP Conducting Death Investigation of…

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MAYFIELD, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP received a 911 call on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 at approximately 11:57 a.m., from the Graves County Jail reporting an unresponsive inmate. The report said Mayfield EMS transported Anthony R. Swatzell, 51, to the Jackson Purchase Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased by the Graves County Coroner. The cell in which… Read More...
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Republic Senator Mulls Expanding Kynect…

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KENTUCKY (8/31/15) — While the Republican nominee for governor says he would dismantle the state health-insurance exchange branded as Kynect, a GOP senator is talking about not only keeping it, but expanding it to other states to pay for the other big feature of federal health reform: expanded Medicaid. Sen. Ralph Alvarado of Winchester made the suggestion at a legislative committee meeting where… Read More...
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CCC Executive Committee Meeting Sept. 3

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PADUCAH, Ky. (8/31/15) — Convention Center Corporation Executive Committee Meeting, is scheduled for 3 p.m., Sept. 3, 2015. Click here to view agenda. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Pam Spencer Read More...
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Man's Threats Result in Evacuation of…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — A man threatening to harm himself called out to family members, which resulted in police arriving at his residence in an attempt to diffuse the situation shortly after 7 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 30. The man's threats resulted in a nearby church canceling evening services, traffic to be shut down on two city streets and trip to the emergency room for the man. According to a… Read More...
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Historic District Commission Meeting…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — The City of Madisonville Historic District Commission will meet in regular session at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 in the 2nd Floor Conference Room at City Hall. Click here to view agenda. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Daron Jordan Read More...
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UK Completes Campus Wide Survey on…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/31/15) — University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto and Diane Follingstad, director of the UK Center for Research on Violence Against Women, today unveiled preliminary results from a campus-wide survey of students. Campus Attitudes Toward Safety found that most students believe UK is safe, but that too many remain reluctant to report sexual assaults. UK officials believe the… Read More...
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Political Correctness No Excuse for…

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KENTUCKY (8/31/15) — Political Correctness-the emphasis of sensitivity over truth, and the sometimes watering down of straight talk to preserve people's feeling, is in the news again thanks to the pugnacious and attention-grabbing GOP frontrunner who told a crowd in Cleveland earlier this month "the big problem this country has is being politically correct." I remember sitting in a lecture hall… Read More...
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BMS Celebrate Students at CAP Assembly

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BENTON, Ky. (8/31/15) — Every month, Benton Middle School celebrates outstanding achievement in academics with the CAP Assembly. During the assembly, students are recognized for exhibiting character, achievement and pride. The students of the month for August were: Kelsey Thompson, Damien Corbett, McKenzie Elkins, Seth Adams, Neely Northcott and Ethan Young. Joanna Crittendon was drawn out of the… Read More...
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BMS Selects Academically Above and…

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BENTON, Ky. (8/31/15) — Each month the principal of Benton Middle School selects a student for the Academically Above and Beyond award. This student not only exhibits high academic achievement but also is involved in several extra-curricular activities. The selected student models the schools mission of Extreme Character, Achievement and Pride. The August winner was Dawson Smothers. SurfKY… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, Aug. 31. Shannon G. Dunlap, of Knoxville, Tenn., operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. - first offense with aggravated circumstances, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess, second-degree possession of a controlled substance and failure to wear… Read More...
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HPD Charges Henderson Woman with…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Aug. 11, 2015, Officer Conrad met with a man at the Henderson County Judicial Center regarding an assault. The report said the man stated that he lives with Wendy Mattingly at 1417 Young Street in Henderson. The previous day, the man decided that he was going to leave and began to get some of his clothing. Mattingly… Read More...
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Baptist Health Paducah Heart Attack…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (8/31/15) — Heart attack treatment at Baptist Health Paducah was recently recognized among the nation's best by the American College of Cardiology for the third year. Baptist Health is one of only 391 hospitals nationwide to receive the National Cardiovascular Data Registry ACTION Registry–Get With the Guidelines Platinum Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes the… Read More...
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Dooley's Hat Trick , Gorgol's…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/31/15) – Junior Michaela Dooley netted her first-career hat trick on Sunday afternoon, scoring three of Kentucky's seven goals en route to a 7-0 win over the Toledo Rockets at the Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex. It was a night of firsts for Kentucky, as senior Allie Gorgol and freshman Sophie Babo both scored their first-career goals and freshman Becca Callison tallied her… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Monday, Aug. 31. Kimberly A. Kinslow, of Louisville, was charged Aug. 30 with careless driving, possession of an alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, driving on a DUI suspended license – first offense with aggravated circumstances, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of… Read More...
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Evansville Man Faces Multiple Drug…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Aug. 31, 2015 at 2:03 a.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Elmwood Dr. Henderson, Ky in reference to drug activity. The report said while on scene officers observed Matthew Green, 32, of Evansville crouched down behind a vehicle where he was trying to hide evidence. Behind that vehicle officers located 13… Read More...
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Two Vehicle Collision Results in One…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP responded on Aug. 30, 2015 at 3 p.m., to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of US 45 North and State Route 1241, in McCracken county. The report said after a preliminary investigation, it was determined that Ronald Peterson, 69, of Ledbetter, was traveling west on State Route 1241. Peterson failed to yield the… Read More...
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Pet of the Day - Emmy

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Madisonville-North Hopkins Drop to 0-2…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Owensboro Red Devils shut out the visiting Madisonville-North Hopkins Maroons 36-0 in a high school football game Friday night. Owensboro moved to 2-0 with the win. With the loss, Madisonville-North Hopkins dropped to 0-2. Owensboro rushed for 268 yards in the winning effort. Leading the Red Devils on the ground in the non-district matchup, Anthony James rushed 13… Read More...
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Owensboro Blank Madisonville-North…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Owensboro Red Devils shut out the visiting Madisonville-North Hopkins Maroons 36-0 in a high school football game Friday night. Owensboro moved to 2-0 with the win. With the loss, Madisonville-North Hopkins dropped to 0-2. Owensboro rushed for 268 yards in the winning effort. Leading the Red Devils on the ground in the non-district matchup, Anthony James rushed 13… Read More...
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Daviess County Outlasts Owensboro…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/31/15) — Daviess County outlasted longtime rival Owensboro Catholic 27-21 in overtime in a high school football game Friday night. With the win, Daviess County moved to 2-0. Owensboro Catholic dropped to 1-1 with the loss. Leading Daviess County offensively, quarterback Adam Bouchard completed eight of 24 passes for 124 yards and two touchdowns with a pair of interceptions.… Read More...
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Bremen's Father's Country Hams Kentucky…

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BREMEN, Ky. (8/31/15) — Longtime local country ham producer, Father’s Country Hams, has once again brought home a Blue Ribbon. Father’s Country Hams and owner Charles Gatton, Jr. won the Kentucky State Fair Ham Show Grand Prize Championship. Gatton said they entered five hams and won two classes along with the grand prize. The five classes consisted of aged ham, shorter aged ham, two weight… Read More...
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150 Volunteers Share Joy of Caring

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — More than 150 volunteers spent the day on various cleanup and landscaping projects during the 2015 annual Day of Caring June 12. Teams, like the one from Carhartt pictured above, worked together at Madisonville's new Mahr Park and much was accomplished. Workers from Hopkins County Jail's Culinary Program grilled lunch for the volunteers. Corporate sponsors for the… Read More...
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United Way's 2015 Campaign Underway

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — The 2015 United Way of the Coalfield campaign is underway and off to a great start. The annual Leadership Breakfast was Aug. 13 on the 8th floor of Baptist Tower. Board members, campaign volunteers and community leaders enjoyed a delicious meal prepared by Catering and Creations and motivational messages from Executive Director Chip Tate, Board President Rufus… Read More...
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2015 Fall Pancake Day Set for Oct. 23

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Madisonville Lions Club is pleased to announce that the 2015 Fall Pancake Day has been set for 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 23, 2015 at the Lions Club, 505 Hospital Drive. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased now from any Madisonville Lions Club member or at the door the day of the event. The members of the Madisonville Lions Club have been flipping pancakes to… Read More...
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Three Vehicle Accident on US 60 Sends…

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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, approximately 5 p.m., on Aug. 30, 2015, deputies responded to the intersection of US 60 and Maxon. The report said the investigation showed that Thelma Carlton, 82, of Paducah, operating a 2003 Buick, traveling southbound on Maxon, failed to yield to oncoming traffic going westbound on US 60. When… Read More...
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Single Vehicle Accident Sends One to…

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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, on Aug. 29, 2015 at approximately 11:54 p.m., deputies responded to Old Mayfield Road for a report of a single vehicle accident with possible injuries. The report said Jimmy Rockwell, 43, of Hickory was operating his 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle south bound on Old Mayfield Road when he stated he… Read More...
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Single Vehicle Rollover Accident Sends…

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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, at approximately 4:20 p.m., on Aug. 28, 2015, deputies responded to the intersection of Krebs Station and Old Mayfield Road. The report said the investigation showed that Stephan Johnson, 30, of Calvert, Ky., was traveling westbound on Krebs Station in a 1994 Oldsmobile passenger car. Johnson advised… Read More...
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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Friday, Aug. 29, 2015, Officer Cobb stopped a vehicle driven by Jimmy Hazel, 39, of Henderson, in the 1000 Block of North Elm Street. The report said while doing the paperwork associated with the traffic stop, Hazel kept moving around a great deal in the vehicle. It was found that Hazel's driver's license was… Read More...
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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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