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2015 Independence Day Holiday Schedule for Trash Collection, Other Services

June 30, 2015 Pam Spencer
PADUCAH, Ky. (6/30/15) — City Hall located at 300 South 5th Street will be closed on Friday, July 3 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Engineering-Public Works: Below are the changes to the Engineering-Public Works…
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Miners Knock off Fulton, Close in on…

Steve LeMaster
FULTON, Ky. (7/1/15) — Remaining in the win column on Tuesday, Madisonville defeated host Fulton 6-2 in an Ohio Valley League game. With the win, Madisonville improved to 14-10, moving to only a half-game behind Fulton in the Ohio Valley League standings. Fulton dropped to 15-10 with the loss. Madisonville pitcher Mathias Brewers registered eight strikeouts in 6.33 innings and earned the win.… Read More...
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Tyson Foods to Add 91 Jobs, Invest…

Kimberly Tarter
HENDERSON, Ky. (7/1/15) — Good news was announced at the Kyndle office in Henderson that Tyson Chicken, a subsidiary of Tyson Foods, is adding 91 jobs and investing $8.2 million at the Robards plant. “We'll spend more than $8 million to install a new freezer and add additional work spaces to help us meet a growing demand for our products,” said Chris Graves, vice president of operation at Tyson… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/1/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday June 30, 2015. Mega Millions Tuesday 11 - 17 - 34 - 43 - 50 - 15 Megaplier 4 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 5 - 7 - 0 Tuesday Evening 6 - 7 - 7 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 4 - 7 - 7 - 7 Tuesday Evening 8 - 3 - 8 - 4 Cash Ball Tuesday 3 - 16 - 22 - 26 - 26 Kicker 3 - 0 - 7 - 6 - 0 5 Cash Card Tuesday 2D - 6H - 10C… Read More...
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July 4th Holiday Enforcement

Trooper Corey King
HENDERSON, Ky. (7/1/15) — The Kentucky State Police Post 16-Henderson wants to remind motorists to celebrate this Fourth of July responsibly. The Kentucky State Police will be stepping up patrols to ensure the safety of the motoring public. Troopers and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers will be patrolling all roads and saturating known problematic areas in each of the six counties of the… Read More...
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MJCC Honoring Top Employee

Karen Robinson
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (7/1/15) — Muhlenberg Job Corps Center recognizes Edwina Sheffield as the quarterly Above and Beyond Employee. Sheffield has been an employee of the center for the past five years. Sheffield was nominated because she always puts in a lot of extra time to help students, but recently, she did something that was above and beyond even what she normally does. Recently, we had a… Read More...
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Earlingman Faces Multiple Charges after…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) ― After the Madisonville Police Department was alerted to be on the look out for a blue Kia SUV, police arrested an Earlington man Monday, June 30 that allegedly had been involved in an assault being investigated by the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office. According to an MPD report, Officer J. Ward saw a vehicle matching the description traveling north on North Main… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, June 30. Tanner M. Southerland, of Earlington, was charged June 29 with theft of identity, second-degree fleeing or evading police, resisting arrest, public intoxication – controlled substance excludes alcohol, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess and on Hopkins County warrants for violation of a… Read More...

KSR to Broadcast Drew Franklin Live at…

Lisa Moberly
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/30/15) — On Wednesday July 1, Kentucky Sports Radio featuring Madisonville native son, Drew Franklin will be broadcasting live from Hudson Toyota Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. The radio show broadcasts live every day from 9 a.m. - 11 p.m. CST. KSP takes listener calls and discusses all things UK Sports plus many other topics. Everyone is invited to attend. Hudson Toyota Chrysler… Read More...
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Another ‘Welcomed’ Sign

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) — The new Roses sign adorns the front of the old Kmart building on Madison Square Drive Tuesday, June 30 in Madisonville. Many people are eagerly awaiting the opening of the store. A soft opening is expected to take place July 20 with the grand opening July 30. Rita Dukes SmithSurfKY News Director Read More...
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Oilers Drop Home Game to Fulton

Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (6/30/15) — Homestanding Owensboro missed out on scoring opportunities and committed a pair of errors as Fulton won 7-3 in an Ohio Valley League game on Monday. Fulton improved to 15-9 with the win. Owensboro fell to 6-14 following the loss. The hottest team in the Ohio Valley League, Fulton posted its fourth straight victory. Owensboro, which owns the league's second longest… Read More...
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DCPS Hosts Camp Curiosity

Lora Wimsatt
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (6/30/15) — The Daviess County Public Schools district is hosting "Camp Curiosity," an exciting summer education opportunity for migrant students in grades K-nineth in our community. Migrant students are those who experience significant interruptions in schooling due to frequent moving caused by agricultural related job opportunities for their guardians. These students… Read More...
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Hoppers Fall to Miners 6-5

Steve LeMaster
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) — In the Ohio Valley League, host Madisonville notched its third straight win on Monday, edging Hopkinsville 6-5. Visiting Hopkinsville suffered its fifth straight loss. With the win, Madisonville improved to 13-10. The Miners, who scored first and never trailed, held off a late Hopkinsville rally. Hopkinsville plated one run in the top half of the ninth inning but… Read More...
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Miners Slip past Hoppers, 6-5

Steve LeMaster
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) — In the Ohio Valley League, host Madisonville notched its third straight win on Monday, edging Hopkinsville 6-5. Visiting Hopkinsville suffered its fifth straight loss. With the win, Madisonville improved to 13-10. The Miners, who scored first and never trailed, held off a late Hopkinsville rally. Hopkinsville plated one run in the top half of the ninth inning but… Read More...
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Public Information Regarding Use of…

Captain Jeff Baldwin
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/30/15) — People may only use, ignite, fire or explode consumer fireworks in the city on the following days and times: July 1 through July 5 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 12 a.m. (no fireworks allowed to be used after midnight). Anyone under the age of 18 may possess, use, ignite, fire or explode any fireworks. If there is a ban on open burning, then fireworks are not to… Read More...
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KPSC Approves Settlement Reached in…

SurfKY News
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) — Stating that the unanimous settlement agreement reached by the parties to the LG&E and KU rates cases was "fair, just and reasonable," the Kentucky Public Service Commission today announced its approval to increase base rates for KU electric and LG&E natural gas customers. While the monthly basic service charge will remain unchanged, the per-kilowatt charge will be… Read More...
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Registration Begins for Lourdes…

Suzanne Farmer
PADUCAH, Ky. (6/30/15) — Registration is underway for Lourdes Foundation’s 16th Annual Charity Golf Open. The outing will be hosted at the Country Club of Paducah on Monday, Aug. 31, with two tee times offered at 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Golfers will have a chance to win $50,000 cash at the Ray Black & Son Hole-In-One Challenge. A trip for two to the 2015 Masters Practice Round will also be… Read More...

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/30/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Tuesday, June 30. Michael E. Beshear, of Madisonville, was charged June 29 on a Hopkins County bench warrant. Tanner M. Southerland, of Earlington, was charged June 29 with first-degree wanton endangerment and fourth-degree assault. Jeremy L. Tucker, address unknown, was charged June 29 on a Hopkins… Read More...

Muhlenberg County Traffic Advisory

Keith Todd
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (6/30/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close Kentucky 277 in Muhlenberg County starting Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Kentucky 277 will be closed to allow slope stabilization work at mile point 2.8. The roadway will be closed at this site on Wednesday and Thursday. The roadway will then be reopened through the July 4th Holiday Weekend. Kentucky… Read More...

Outdoor Movie Night Rescheduled Due to…

Leslie Curneal
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) — Due to the forecast of rain for Wednesday, July 1, the 4thFest committee has announced that the Outdoor Movie Night at the Trover Wellness Park has been rescheduled for Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. Outdoor Movie Night is sponsored by Baptist Health – Madisonville. For more information, visit or call (270) 824-2101. SurfKY NewsInformation provided… Read More...
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KRS Accounting Fraud Created Pension…

Dr. William F. Smith
KENTUCKY (6/30/15) — The Kentucky Retirement System created the current pension crisis by conferring benefits that exceed the parameters established by the KRS funding mechanism. KRS benefits are based on a series of numbers called benefit factors that determine the rate at which pension benefits accrue. The same benefit factors are also used to calculate the service cost and funding requirements… Read More...
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Job Corps Students Participate in Relay…

Karen Robinson
GREENVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) — The staff and students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center were proud to participate in the Muhlenberg County Relay for Life event to benefit cancer research Friday, June 26. The Bulldog Angels fundraising club sponsored Friday Jean Days for monetary donations and the Center was also able to add in a corporate match donation. The American Cancer Society Relay for Life… Read More...

PSC Approves Settlement in KU, LG&E…

Andrew Melnykovych
FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/30/15) — The Kentucky Public Service Commission has approved a settlement that reduces the base rate increases sought by Louisville Gas and Electric Co. and Kentucky Utilities Co. Under the terms of the unanimous settlement agreement, LG&E's electric customers will see virtually no change to base rates. Rates will increase for LG&E natural gas customers and KU customers, but the… Read More...
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Providence Police Reports Released

SurfKY News
PROVIDENCE, Ky. (6/30/15) — The Providence Police Department recently released the following reports. Charles Quartermous, 67, of Providence, was charged June 24 on a criminal summons for third-degree terroristic threatening and on a warrant for third-degree terroristic threatening. Amanda Robinson, 33, of Providence, was charged June 24 on a criminal summons for flagrant non-support. Robert… Read More...
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Hope2All Food Bank Opens in Drakesboro

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (6/30/15) — Hope 2All, a community food bank, is now open in Drakesboro. Director of Food Bank Services Brad Payne said he is one of the many people that volunteer at the Drakesboro food bank. H2A has been operating the food bank since October 2014 and is seeing large numbers of people in need within the area. Christ Apostles Food Bank in Greenville closed due to loss of… Read More...

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'Nunsense II' Opens June 19

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (6/19/15) — Two sisters from the MCTI production of "Nunsense II" speak with SurfKY News about the hilarious comedy coming to the Palace… Read More...

SurfKY Spotlight: Sunshine Garden Center

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
Chris and Misty Vincent spoke with SurfKY about the re-opening of Sunshine Garden Center in Greenville, Ky. Read More...

Locals Help Improve Hopkins County Farmer's Market

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/16/15) — The Hopkins County Farmer's Market received some tender loving care with the help of from community volunteers. Gary… Read More...

SurfKY Spotlight: #9 Steakhouse

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
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SurfKY Spotlight: Blackwell’s Diner and Sports Bar

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Blackwell’s Diner and Sports Bar has been in business since May of 2007 with owners Eric and Leslie Blackwell, who have worked in the… Read More...
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VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HANSON, Ky. (05/26/15) – There was standing room only as the city of Hanson met for its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, May 26. And, Mayor Mickey DeMoss… Read More...
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Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest Synthetic Drug Ring Busted

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
'Brain Melting' Synthetic Drug Round Up Nets 11 Including Kingpin HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/24/15) — Thirteen people from around Hopkins and Webster counties are… Read More...

SurfKY Spotlight: Lynelle S. Eaves Realty

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. — Lynelle S. Eaves Realty is featured in this edition of SurfKY Spotlight. Read More...


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Mark Adrian Plunk, 52, of Central City

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. — Mark Adrian Plunk, 52, of Central City, died Sunday, June 28, 2015, at 9:15AM at his home. Mr. Plunk was born November 8, 1962, in Springfield, TN. He was a carpenter and member…
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