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Owensboro Farmers Market Opens Saturday

April 14, 2014 Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/14/14) – Join Owensboro Regional Farmers Market as it opens its thirty-first year. The Market opens Saturday April 19, kicking off an exciting season of healthy, local food and much more. The Market features locally…
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KHS Seeks Nominations for 2014 Kentucky…

Kentucky Historical Society April 15, 2014
KENTUCKY (4/15/14) — The Kentucky Historical Society is accepting nominations for the 2014 Kentucky History Awards. All nominations must be received by close of business Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. The Kentucky History Awards recognize outstanding achievements by historians, public history professionals, volunteers, business and civic leaders, communities and historical organizations throughout the… Read More...
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Paducah Representatives Invited to…

Pam Spencer April 15, 2014
PADUCAH, (4/15/14) — Mayor Gayle Kaler and Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Director Mary Hammond will be representing Paducah at the Third China - Suzhou International Culture & Design Industry Expo which will be held April 18 - 20 in Suzhou, China. In February, Mayor Kaler received an invitation from Suzhou to attend the Expo with airfare, three nights of accommodation, meals, and… Read More...
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Two Employees Lauded for Children’s…

Fayette County Public Schools April 15, 2014
LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/15/14) — Did you know April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month? Tammie Franks, principal of Harrison Elementary, and Chris Townsend, director of Law Enforcement for Fayette County Public Schools, received awards April 11 for working tirelessly on behalf of children every day. The recognition came from Stand Up for Youth, which hosted the breakfast event at the Plantory to… Read More...
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HCHS to Induct 2014 Class into Hall of…

Henderson County School District April 15, 2014
HENDERSON, Ky. (4/15/14) — The Henderson Alumni Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place Saturday, April 19, 2014. The Hall of Fame will proudly induct six new members. 2014 Alumni Hall of Fame: Henderson County Judge Executive – Sandy L. Watkins Henderson Gleaner Columnist – Judy Jenkins Designer – Ane Crabtree Dr. Paula Gastenveld Musician – Don Carr Young Entrepreneur – Brooks Reitz… Read More...
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UPDATE- U.S. Bank Robbery, Bomb Threat…

Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter April 15, 2014
UPDATE: HANSON, Ky. (4/15/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that $10,000 was taken from U.S. Bank in Hanson during a robbery Monday, April 14. According to Deputy Otis Chamberlain, at 9:32 a.m. Monday, the suspect called in a bomb threat. At 9:34 a.m., the bank manager placed $10,000 inside a white Nissan Murano parked outside. By 9:36 a.m., the suspect took the money from… Read More...
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KSP Investigating Theft Of Equipment

Stu C. Recke April 15, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/15/14) — The Kentucky State Police is investigating the theft of equipment belonging to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. On Friday, April 11, 2014, at approximately 12 p.m., the KSP Post 2 Madisonville was contacted by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in reference to a theft. The KTC had placed two, temporary traffic signals along Kentucky 281, approximately two… Read More...
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Multi-Agency Investigation Leads to…

Lori Blakeley April 15, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky (4/15/14) ― A Madisonville man has been arrested on a warrant for several drug-related charges after a multi-agency investigation. According to a Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force press release, a search warrant was executed at 200 Whittington Drive, Lot 208 in Madisonville by PNTF Det. Troy Gibson along with the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office and the Madisonville Police Department… Read More...
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UK’s Stallworth Selected in Third Round…

UK Athletics April 15, 2014
LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/15/14) — University of Kentucky women’s basketball senior forward DeNesha Stallworth was the 25th overall selection in the 2014 Women’s National Basketball Association Draft as she was chosen by the Connecticut Sun in the third round Monday night in Montville, Conn. Stallworth was one of five players from the Southeastern Conference selected Monday night, joining Vanderbilt’s… Read More...
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OPD’s Annual 5K Run and Police…

Owensboro Police Department April 15, 2014
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/15/14) — The Owensboro Police Department is excited to announce the Second Annual "Run from the Cops 5K" and the Ninth Annual "Police Awareness Day." Both events are scheduled Saturday, April 26 at the Owensboro Police Department. The "Run from the Cop's 5k" is scheduled to begin 8:30 a.m. and will start and end at the Owensboro Police Department. Registration information and… Read More...
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Police Searching for Sureway's 'Baby…

Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter April 15, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/15/14) — The Madisonville Police Department reported that Sureway Grocery located on Thornberry Drive was broken into around 4 a.m. Tuesday, April 15. Police say the suspect broke glass out of one of the front doors, entered the store and took only a package of ribs. In similar style, the drive through window at Father and Son's Liquor store was broken into around 3:30 a.m.… Read More...
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Fourth Graders May Apply for Summer…

Fayette County Public Schools April 15, 2014
LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/15/14) — The sixth annual FCPS Summer Robotics Camp for elementary students will be June 12 and 13 at Beaumont, Leestown and Winburn middle schools. Because of limited space, children must apply for a spot, and only current fourth-graders are eligible. Deadline: May 15 Flier Online application Paper application While the camp is free, families are expected to provide… Read More...
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Deadline Nearing for Educational Field…

Land Between The Lakes April 15, 2014
GOLDEN POND, Ky. (4/15/14) — Are you an educator interested in planning a field trip to experience the Land Between The Lakes outdoor classroom? If so, now is the time to apply for an Educational Field Trip Grant. The deadline for the 2014-2015 school year field trip grant application is April 30, 2014. The Educational Field Trip Grant is available to public school districts within 100 miles of… Read More...
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Providence Police Arrest Report - April…

Chief Brent McDowell April 15, 2014
PROVIDENCE, Ky. (4/15/14) — The Providence Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, April 15. Timothy Ellis, 44, Providence, was charged April 6 with fourth-degree assault/domestic with no visible injury. Takesha Sims, 21, Providence, was cited to court for fourth-degree assault/domestic with no visible injury. Jeremy Hickle, 29, Providence, was charged April 10 with violation of… Read More...
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FIRST Robotics Group Repeats as Team…

Fayette County Public Schools April 15, 2014
LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/15/14) — The FIRST Robotics Competition group from Fayette County received the Team Spirit Award at the Smoky Mountain Regional, just as it did last spring, and Dunbar’s James Birchfield was tapped as a Dean’s List Award finalist for 2014. James is invited to the FRC World Championship April 24 - 26 in St. Louis, where 10 winners will be named. In this year’s challenge, “Aerial… Read More...
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Letter to the Editor

Scott Rogers April 15, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/15/14) —"Dear SurfKY News Editor, The Rotary Auction is this week from the 14th to the 18th of April. I always enjoyed watching it on cable. Now, the cable company fixed it where you have to have a box to get (local) channel 14 to watch the Rotary Auction. It is enjoyable to sit at home the week of Rotary Auction and look at the things that you can buy that goes to the kids… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports ̶ …

Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter April 15, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/15/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following arrest reports Tuesday, April 15. Justin A. Henderson, 25, of Madisonville was charged April 14 for theft by unlawful taking or disposition shoplifting under $500. The arresting officer was Russell Nichols. Stephen J. Kyle, 20, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant April 14 for receiving stolen property… Read More...
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Happenings and Meetings Owensboro

Dennis Beard, SurfKY News April 15, 2014
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/15/14) — The following events are scheduled in Daviess County this month. Tribute Band TuesdaysApril 15 5 p.m. – Owensboro Convention Center, 501 W. 2nd St.Eagles tribute band “7 Bridges” will appear with music beginning at 7 p.m. Happy Hour begins at 5 for great food and drink specials. Tickets are $10 per person. Call (270) 687-8800(270) 687-8800 or visit… Read More...
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UK’s Cauley-Stein to Return for Junior…

UK Athletics April 15, 2014
LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/15/14) — Sophomore forward Willie Cauley-Stein will return to the Kentucky men’s basketball program for the 2014-15 season, it was announced Monday. "I want to come back and have a chance to win a national championship, while also getting closer to earning my degree,” Cauley-Stein said. “Being at the Final Four this year was special, but not being able to help my teammates on… Read More...
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UK Track and Field Adds Jasmine Quinn…

UK Athletics April 15, 2014
LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/15/14) — Jasmine Quinn, who has established herself as one of the nation’s top hurdlers, signed a national letter of intent to attend the University of Kentucky and compete in track and field Monday. Quinn will join UK’s accomplished corps of hurdlers with credentials as one of the nation’s elite prep competitors. Quinn owns an all conditions personal best time in the 100-meter… Read More...
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McCracken County Sheriff’s Office Seeks…

McCracken County Sheriff's Department April 15, 2014
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (4/15/14) — The McCracken County Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a man who is being questioned in a theft investigation. On Saturday, April 5 a male was caught on surveillance in the parking lot of an area business, in the Lone Oak area. The person of interest is described as a black male, baldhead, clean-shaven, and heavyset build. His… Read More...
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UK’s Volleyball Downs Ohio State at…

UK Athletics April 15, 2014
LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/15/14) — The University of Kentucky volleyball team continued its spring season with a 3-1 win over Ohio State in its lone home contest Saturday in Memorial Coliseum. The Wildcats posted 25-19, 25-20 and 25-19 set wins to claim the match 3-0 before the two squads played a fourth set, which the Buckeyes won, 26-24. “I’m pleased with our defensive effort and our serving,” UK head… Read More...
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Owensboro Parks Offers Tennis Lessons

Britni Bunn April 15, 2014
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/15/14) — The Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department is taking registrations for youth spring tennis lessons. The program will give youth as young as four years old the opportunity to learn and master their skills as they work through the various levels of play. Children ten years and under will be taught following the QuickStart Tennis Play Format, developed by the United… Read More...
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Doug Tough Inducted Into Gatton School…

SurfKY News April 15, 2014
LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/15/14) — Former All-Southeastern Conference performer and University of Kentucky men’s tennis player Doug Tough was elected to the University of Kentucky’s Gatton School of Business Hall of Fame Friday night. In Tough’s speech Friday night, he addressed the impact that tennis at UK had on his life and current successes as a professional. "The lessons learned in tennis served me… Read More...
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Owensboro Police Investigate Auto…

Michael Hathaway April 15, 2014
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/15/14) — Owensboro Police Department responded to an accident with injury call 10:56 a.m., Sunday, April 13 at Wesleyan Park Plaza located in the 2700 block of Frederica Street. Police said the investigation has revealed that 19-years-old Lahoma Estrada was operating her vehicle in Wesleyan Park Plaza when her male juvenile passenger exited the moving vehicle and struck his head… Read More...
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Henderson Police Investigate Thefts,…

Jennifer Richmond April 15, 2014
HENDERSON, Ky. (4/15/14) – Henderson Police reported the following investigations: On Monday, April 14, a man contacted them regarding the theft of a license plate from his vehicle while parked in the 1100 block of Helm Street. The license plate number is Kentucky 128DDN. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Henderson Police Department at (270)… Read More...
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OCTC ‘Spring Fling’ Chooses Weekend…

Dennis Beard, SurfKY News April 15, 2014
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/15/14) — A local program started several years ago to help ensure children in need are getting adequate nutrition on the weekends will get an influx of funds from a two-day event planned for today, Tuesday April 15 and Wednesday April 16. The OCTC "Spring Fling" event will be at the Owensboro Community and Technical College campus on New Hartford Rd. The event is sponsored by… Read More...
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Summer and Fall Course Registration…

Joyce Riggs April 15, 2014
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (4/15/14) — Students planning to take summer and/or fall classes at Madisonville Community College can register now at the MCC Muhlenberg Campus. Student Affairs Counselor Penny Jessup encourages students to consider attending MCC. “College affordability is a major concern for families. MCC is a great choice with tuition that is 40 percent or less than tuition at four year… Read More...
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Thumbpickers Unite at Mose Rager Day

Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter April 15, 2014
DRAKESBORO, Ky. (4/15/14) — Mose Rager is a name still unknown to many people outside the world of guitar pickers. But for thumb picking guitar fans of the reclusive Muhlenberg County legend, Saturday April 12 was a day to celebrate. The 14th Annual Mose Rager Day included free music, a potluck meal, and stories to share about a man known as much for his humor as he is for his intense passion to… Read More...
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Public Meeting to Provide Kentucky 91…

KYTC April 15, 2014
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (4/15/14) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has scheduled a public informational meeting to discuss the alternative routes for a new Princeton Connector from Kentucky 91/Hopkinsville Road to Kentucky 293/Wilson Warehouse Road. KYTC District 2 Chief Engineer Kevin McClearn said engineers and designers have applied information gleaned from an earlier meeting and are now… Read More...
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'Walk Right Back' An Everly Brother's…

Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter April 15, 2014
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (4/15/14) — The Central City Tourism Commission has announced that the stars of the 1998 hit musical, “Bye, Bye Love: The Everly Brothers Musical” will reunite May 3 at the Merle Travis Music Center in Powderly in "Walk Right Back - An Everly Brother's Tribute Show." The musical about the life of The Everly Brothers, wrapped up in late 1998 after six months of rave reviews… Read More...

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Margaret ‘Peggy’ Cannady Duckworth, 87, Daviess County, Ky.

DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (4/15/14) — Margaret ‘Peggy’ Cannady Duckworth, 87, a long time resident of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away in Frankfort, Ky., Sunday, April 13, 2014. She was born in Burns City,…
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