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WKU Presents Spirit of WKU, Diversity, Sustainability and Faculty Awards

August 22, 2014 WKU News
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (8/22/14) — WKU President Gary Ransdell presented the annual Spirit of WKU, diversity and sustainability awards Friday morning Aug. 22 at the opening convocation at Van Meter Hall. 13th annual Spirit of WKU Award…
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Henry Clay Teacher Mines Riches of…

Tammy Lane
LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/23/14) — Jonathan McClintock, a social studies teacher at Henry Clay High School, delved into the Kentucky Military History Museum in Frankfort this summer and came away with a lot of new ideas. He was among the half-dozen teachers invited by the Kentucky Historical Society, which boasts a 16,000-item digital collection of artifacts, photographs and documents. The group also… Read More...
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KYTC is Eager to 'Adopt' Your Student's…

Lisa Tolliver
FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/23/14) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced the beginning of the 2014 Adopt-a-Highway Poster Contest. Students across the Commonwealth are invited to submit creative works for use in the Adopt-a-Highway calendar for 2015. The contest is open to all Kentucky students of elementary, middle and high school age. Exposure to the contest and to the Adopt-a-Highway program… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'Wise Up'

Ronnie McBrayer
KENTUCKY (8/23/14) — When a mother giraffe gives birth, she will do so while standing up. So her calf’s first act is to fall six feet to the ground, crash landing on his face. Then, as if such an arrival wasn’t harsh enough, the youngling’s mother will continually knock him down when he attempts to stand. Only when completely exhausted will she allow him to stagger to his feet. This isn’t… Read More...
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Happenings and Meeting - Hopkins County

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/23/14) — The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: Poppy and Clover will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at 4075 Dalton Road Providence. For more information, call (270) 339-2341 or (270) 836-7874. Juried Art & Photography Exhibit will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 25 through Aug. 29 at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts.… Read More...
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Three Innovation Fund Grants to Benefit…

Tammy Lane
LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/23/14) — The Fund for Transforming Education in Kentucky has awarded nearly $100,000 in grants from its Innovation Fund to six projects across the Commonwealth, including three that impact students in Fayette County Public Schools: FPCS (Leanna Prater in instructional technology at IAKSS) for Can You Create a Game: Using Student-Authored Games for Assessment Fayette PASTR (Scott… Read More...
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United Way and Lexmark Partner for 8th…

Katie Williams
LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/23/14) — Join United Way of the Bluegrass and Lexmark as they live united by participating in the 8th annual United Way Golf Classic at Champion Course at Keene Trace Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. The scramble format will feature a double shotgun start (8 a.m. and 2 p.m.), with lunch served from 12-2 p.m. All funds raised through this event will support United Way partner programs in… Read More...
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Murray-Calloway County Hospital to…

Kyser Lough
MURRAY, Ky. (8/23/14) — Murray-Calloway County Hospital is currently accepting reservations for three upcoming eight-week Grief Recovery Outreach Programs for those who wish to resolve their loss issues and move beyond their grief to a richer quality of life. The program dates are as follows (meetings held each Tuesday from 7-8:30 p.m. in the MCH Board Room): Fall Session begins Tuesday, Sept. 9;… Read More...
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A Pre-Solar Eclipse Event Aug 30

Cheryl Cook
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (8/23/14) — The Hopkinsville-Christian County Convention & Visitors Bureau will host a solar astronomy observing event at the Trail of Tears Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 30. The event will educate and familiarize everyone with safe solar viewing techniques in anticipation of the Solar Eclipse which will occur in just under 3 years on Aug. 21, 2017. It will also highlight… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - Balloon in a Bottle

Jason Lindsey
KENTUCKY (8/23/14) — Have you ever tried to inflate a balloon in an empty water bottle? Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist shows us how by using a thumbtack. INGREDIENTS 2 Balloon 2 Empty Water Bottle Thumbtack INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Insert a balloon into one of the empty water bottles and pull the neck of the balloon over the outside of the bottle. STEP 2: Place your mouth over… Read More...
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Optometrists Suggest Steps to Ensure…

Carla Blanton
FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/23/14) — Now that the school year has started, the fall sports season also is under way. That means parents must take precautions to ensure their children’s eye safety. According to Prevent Blindness America, approximately 40,000 eye injuries take place in the United States during sports or recreational activities each year, and some will lead to irreversible vision loss. Almost… Read More...
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Two Busted for Meth in Central City

Martha Clark
CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (8/22/14) — Two Central City residents are in jail after Kentucky State Police obtained a search warrant and arrest warrants. According to a KSP report, KSP along with the Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant at the residence of James Case at about 1:35 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21. Two subjects, who had arrest warrants on them, were located inside. During the… Read More...
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Kentucky 601 in Muhlenberg County…

Keith Todd
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/22/14) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is in the final stages of installation of a new pre-fabricated culvert along Kentucky 601 in Muhlenberg County. Kentucky 601 has been closed at mile point 3.43 since work on the extended project started August 13. Kentucky 601 is expected to reopen to traffic late Monday. The existing arch culvert under Kentucky 601 at the… Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Blackwell’s Diner…

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/22/14) — 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 restaurant industry for 10 years prior to opening the doors at Blackwell’s. Read More...
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Muhlenberg County School Board Special…

Sherri Miller
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/22/14) — There will be a special called meeting of the Muhlenberg County Board of Education for 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 at the central office in Powderly. Agenda items include: Consider five-year strategic plan and consider the tax rate for the 2014-15 fiscal year. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Sherri Miller Read More...
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Family: 'We're So Far Away; Need to Say…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/22/14) — The family of a Madisonville woman that had suffered from Multiple Sclerosis and living in a nursing home, is trying to raise the money for a basic funeral service, so that her three children and family can say, 'Goodbye.' Donna Maria Hines, 44, battled Multiple Sclerosis for many years but when she could no longer walk, she moved into a nursing facility here in… Read More...
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Cornhole Tournament Planned for…

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/22/14) — The 6th Annual Cornhole Tournament for the Browning Springs Middle School Back Pack Program will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5 behind the Badgett building at Madisonville Community College. Across the country, school teachers have found in some cases, when Monday mornings rolled around, they are having to compete against the hunger for the… Read More...
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Henderson County High School Football…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/22/14) — The Henderson County High School Football Hall of Fame Game scheduled for tonight, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 is anticipated to begin at the regular start time of 7 p.m. Officials will monitor the heat index and follow all Kentucky High School Athletic Association regulations and monitor the remainder of the afternoon as game time approaches. For more information, contact… Read More...
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Two Vehicle Collision Sends Two to…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (8/22/14) — On Aug. 21, 2014 at approximately 1:36 p.m., deputies were notified of an injury accident in the 5800 block of Old Mayfield. 53 year old Kathy Adams of Paducah, Ky., was stopped at 5815 Old Mayfield Road in a 2014 Chevy Silverado, delivering mail as a mail carrier. 70 year old James Beaver of Paducah was traveling northbound in the same lane as Adams in a 1997 Ford… Read More...
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WKU Presents Spirit of WKU, Diversity,…

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (8/22/14) — WKU President Gary Ransdell presented the annual Spirit of WKU, diversity and sustainability awards Friday morning Aug. 22 at the opening convocation at Van Meter Hall. 13th annual Spirit of WKU Award Dr. Bruce Kessler, head of WKU’s Department of Mathematics, received the 13th Spirit of WKU Award, which recognizes an individual who represents enthusiasm for WKU,… Read More...
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Bend Gate Challenges Other Henderson…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/22/14) — Today, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. Bend Gate Elementary staff will begin some friendly competition while also raising money in support of ALS by challenging other Henderson County Schools to the do the Ice Bucket Challenge. For more information, please contact Deborah Harman, Principal at (270) 831-5040. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by HCS Publication Team Read More...
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Business Spotlight - Gypsy Lady Offers…

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (8/22/14) — Gypsy Lady is a vintage home decor business located at 4712 U.S. 62 West in Greenville. Teresa Williams, the proprietor of Gypsy Lady, purchases items from private homes and markets. She only selects quality merchandise from which people can decorate their home. Gypsy Lady's inventory includes lamps, tables, decorative pillows, curtains, artwork and bedding. "Gypsy… Read More...
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The Art of Origami Kusudama

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/22/14) — Origami Kusudama is an ancient form of art that originated in Japan by using a paper model that is either created by sewing or gluing multiple, identical, pyramidal units together through their points to form a spherical shape. “What I do is a form of origami,” said Katie Fuller. “However, hardcore origami enthusiasts don’t really consider it origami because there is… Read More...
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Henderson County High School Step Team…

HCS Publication Team
HENDERSON, Ky. (8/22/14) — Henderson County High School Step Team tryouts will be held from 3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Aug. 27-29, 2014 in the main gym at Henderson County High School. For more information, contact Step Team Coach, Jill Conrad, at (270) 831-8800 or email: jill.conrad@henderson.kyschools.us. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by HCS Publication Team Read More...
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Video Explains Child Nutrition Changes

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/22/14) — In an effort to inform students, parents/guardians, staff and the community about the changes and modifications to the child nutrition program due to the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, the Henderson County School System has prepared a short video which is currently posted on YouTube. Sabrina Jewell, Child Nutrition Director, highlights meal patterns, Smart… Read More...
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Edge Ice Center Offering weSKATE…

Brittni Bunn
OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/22/14) — The City of Owensboro's Edge Ice Center is now accepting registrations for the first fall session of the weSKATE Program. The weSKATE program follows the lesson format created by the Ice Skating Institute of America, the nation's largest recreational ice skating organization. Classes are available for all ages and abilities, from tots to adults and are held once a week… Read More...
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UPDATE - Multi-Agency Drug…

Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/22/14) — After determining that more than 50,000 prescription pills were illegally distributed, authorities charged three Owensboro residents in connection with the Pharmacy Drug Trafficking Investigation. The charges stemmed from an ongoing investigation that began about four months ago and culminated in a set of search warrants executed on two residences as well as a pharmacy… Read More...
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Owensboro Police Department Activity…

Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/22/14) — Owensboro Police Department reported the following recent arrests and citations: Cody Rather, 19, of Owensboro, was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Blake Bouser, 22, of Owensboro, was charged with violation of a Kentucky emergency order of protection. Michael Cottrell, 30, of Owensboro, was charged with first degree… Read More...
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Transportation Cabinet Resolves Failed…

Keith Todd
OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/22/14) — Work has ramped up this week to remedy problems caused by a failed manhole along the Kentucky 2121/Southtown Boulevard Project in Owensboro. Initial work has included drilling a number of wells for use in pumping groundwater away from the site while the manhole, more than 20 deep, is reconstructed. Over the last year, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has been… Read More...
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Hopkins County Traffic Advisory

Keith Todd
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/22/14) — Kentucky 502 in Hopkins County is expected to remain closed until late September for ongoing construction of a new bridge over Clear Creek. A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet closed Kentucky 502/Coiltown Road at mile point 3.246 around April 1 to allow replacement of the Clear Creek Bridge. This closure is along Kentucky 502 is between High Glory… Read More...
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Hear Elk Bugling at Elk & Bison…

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GOLDEN POND, Ky. (8/22/14) — Every fall, beginning in September, mature bull elk in the Elk & Bison Prairie at Land Between The Lakes begin their mating season. Bugling actually sounds more like a loud squeal. The Elk & Bison Prairie is open seven days a week, from dawn to dusk. The prairie features a 3.5-mile paved loop road. Interpretive stops help visitors view wildlife and learn more about… Read More...

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Philip McGuyer, 62, of Powderly, Ky.

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. — Philip McGuyer, 62, of Powderly, Ky. has passed on over to the great trail ride in the sky. Phil, Wayne, Willie, Bro., Cowboy, or any other name by which you may know him…
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