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Marching Mustangs Band Camp Underway

July 24, 2014 Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/24/14) — The Muhlenberg Marching Mustangs are busy practicing formations for field performances for the upcoming marching season. Mustangs band camp is taking place this week at Muhlenberg County High School West…
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Madisonville Miners Fall 4-2 to the…

Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. - The Madisonville Miners challenged the Owensboro Oilers at Elmer Kelley Stadium July 24 in the second game of the Ohio Valley League Playoffs for a crowd of 127. The Miners took an early lead over the Oilers with two runs in the bottom of the first inning, establishing a 2-0 score. Owensboro scored in the top of the third and again in the top of the sixth to tie the score 2-2.… Read More...
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Spottsville Elementary Back to School…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (7/25/14) — The following events have been scheduled for Spottsville Elementary for the 2014-2015 school year: July 28 – Popsicles on the Playground and parent orientation meetings. 4 p.m. – Kindergarten parents/guardians and students are invited for orientation meetings. While parents/guardians are meeting with Kindergarten staff, incoming Kindergarten students will be supervised… Read More...
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Muhlenberg to Have State's Only Honey…

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
POWDERLY, Ky. (7/24/14) — The parking lot was full Monday night at the Muhlenberg County Agricultural Center. The monthly meeting of the Muhlenberg County Bee Keepers Association was being held. Association president Nathan Lovell presided over the meeting with about 30 people attending including children, who are raising bees as part of a 4H project. There was a lot of talk about the new… Read More...
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Madisonville Man Charged for Drugs,…

Trooper Stu Recke
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/24/14) — Kentucky State Police arrested a Madisonville man on drug and firearm charges upon the execution of a search warrant at approximately 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 23. According to a KSP report, when Trooper Bob Winters, Sgt. Tim Sales and Det. Carlo Anderson executed the warrant at the Red Cardinal Inn in Madisonville, they located suspected methamphetamine and drug… Read More...
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Whitfield Investigates Impacts of…

Marty Irby
WASHINGTON (7/24/14) — The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), held a hearing on 'Laboratories of Democracy: The Economic Impacts of State Energy Policies.' The hearing examined the economic impacts from the differing energy policies of the various states, as well as how federal policies may impact states. “Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis famously described… Read More...
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People Plus, Inc. Strives to Remain No.…

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/24/14) — Amy Sanderson, president of People Plus, Inc. gave the program presentation at the Madisonville Lions Club luncheon Wednesday, July 16. “We have been in business for 26 years,” said Sanderson. “My parents started the business in 1988 in Madisonville. I have been there now for 21 years.” Sanderson said when she first started, there were only 30 employees. “When I… Read More...
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Owensboro Southern 11-Year-Olds Finish…

Steve LeMaster
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (7/24/14) — The Owensboro 11-year-olds finished runner-up in the Little League State Baseball Tournament at Ephram White Park in Bowling Green Wednesday. After battling back to beat Nelson County in the semifinals, Owensboro Southern fell to Lexington Eastern in the championship game. Manager B.J. Brown and coaches Jerry Gibson and Mike Knight guided the Owensboro Southern… Read More...
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Former MNHHS Standout Hired to Guide…

Steve LeMaster
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/24/14) — The Webster County High School baseball program will be under the direction of a new head coach in the 2015 season. Former Madisonville-North Hopkins High School star player John Ashby has been tabbed to guide the Trojans. Ashby replaces former head coach Zack Traylor, who resigned from his spot at the top of the Webster County program after accepting a position in… Read More...
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Trojans to be Led by Former…

Steve LeMaster
WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (7/24/14) — The Webster County High School baseball program will be under the direction of a new head coach in the 2015 season. Former Madisonville-North Hopkins High School star player John Ashby has been tabbed to guide the Trojans. Ashby replaces former head coach Zack Traylor, who resigned from his spot at the top of the Webster County program after accepting a position in… Read More...
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Uspiritus Seeking Foster Parents to…

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (7/24/14) — Founded in 2012, Uspiritus is a merger between Bellwood Home for Children and Brooklawn Child and Family Services, two organizations that both been in existence for more than 160 years. “The merger between the two agencies has enabled Uspiritus to become the largest continuum of care serving children in Kentucky,” said resource coordinator Ryan Davidson. “With 330 staff and… Read More...
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US 231 Ohio River 'William Natcher'…

Keith Todd
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (7/24/14) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is placing intermittent lane restrictions on the US 231 Ohio River 'William Natcher' Bridge in Daviess County. The contractor is replacing the bridge roadway lighting on the bridge. The existing steel poles are showing signs of corrosion and had been requiring constant maintenance. They are being replaced with… Read More...
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Powderly Man Injured in Apparent Gun…

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
POWDERLY, Ky. (7/24/14) — Police, fire and Muhlenberg EMS units responded to a Hawkins Street residence in Powderly between 9:30 and 10 a.m. Thursday morning in response to a man being injured by gunshot. Riley Garrett was hanging a gun in his home, when it discharged causing a bullet to strike him in the wrist area, according to a neighbor. Garrett sought help from neighbors as evidenced by the… Read More...
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Portion of Spring Bank Drive Closed…

Sherry Girten
OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/24/14) — The westbound lane of Spring Bank Drive will be closed from Edgewood Court to Woodbridge Trail Monday, July 28, 2014 through Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Detours will be marked accordingly. Please use caution and attention while driving in this area For more information about the City of Owensboro, visit us on the web at www.owensboro.org. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by… Read More...
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Marching Mustangs Band Camp Underway

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/24/14) — The Muhlenberg Marching Mustangs are busy practicing formations for field performances for the upcoming marching season. Mustangs band camp is taking place this week at Muhlenberg County High School West Campus. Charles RileySurfKy News ReporterSurfKY News Photos/Charles Riley Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/24/14) — Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff today, Thursday, July 24, 2014, in honor of a Kentucky airman who recently died as a result of non-combat related injuries. Staff Sgt. Dirk Shelton, 29, of Corbin, died July 16 in Washington D.C., from injuries sustained from a training mission in Fairfax, Va. He was… Read More...
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Sen. McConnell Presses Senate for a…

Robert Steurer
WASHINGTON (7/24/14) — During a speech on the Senate floor Thursday, U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell called on Washington Democrats to work with Republicans to help the Middle Class. Senator McConnell demanded that common-sense, job saving amendments, including his measure to protect and save coal jobs in Kentucky, be considered on the Senate floor. Senator McConnell said that… Read More...
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Calloway County Schools Announces…

David Dowdy
CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (7/24/14) — In an effort to use every available resource to maintain a safe learning environment, Calloway County Schools announces the implementation of the 'Safety Tipline Online Prevention' or STOP! Tipline. The STOP! Tipline is designed for use as an "online" reporting/prevention tool which is provided free to the district by the Kentucky Center for School Safety. If… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

Madisonville Police Department
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/24/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, July 24. Tanner Baldwin, 19, of Mortons Gap, was served an arrest warrant July 23 for failure to appear. The arresting officer was Ryan Clark. Bradley Morgan, 19, of Nebo, was served an arrest warrant July 23 for speeding 25 miles per hour over speed limit, reckless driving and driving on a… Read More...
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Pet Therapy Visit to Spring Creek

Kyser Lough
MURRAY, Ky. (7/24/14) — The residents of Spring Creek Health Care recently had a visit from Louis and Levi, two pet therapy dogs owned by Denise and Chuck Muss. They work with the American Red Cross and will also go greet returning soldiers after their deployment. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Kyser Lough Read More...
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Henderson County Police Reports

Jennifer L. Richmond
HENDERSON, Ky. (7/24/14) — The Henderson Police released the following reports. On July 23, 2014, Officer O'Nan located Melissa Burton, 29 of Henderson, at 1105 O'Byrne Street and arrested her on Warrants for Forgery Second Degree and Theft by Unlawful Taking Under $500. The investigation began on June 2, 2014, when Donald G. Smith, Jr., reported that a checkbook had been stolen and five checks… Read More...
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Hopkins County Fair Provides Family Fun

Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/24/14) — The Hopkins County fair continues with rides, games, events and food offerings at the Hopkins County Fairgrounds and Ballard Convention Center. The Miss Teen Hopkins County Pageant saw 13 girls aged 13 to 15 compete for the crown. Katelynn P'Pool was named Miss Teen Hopkins County. The first runner-up was Hannah Curneal. The second runner-up was Jennifer McCraw. Miss… Read More...
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Two Saturdays Remain in the Smashin’…

Pam Spencer
PADUCAH, Ky. (7/24/14) — Paducah Main Street’s Smashin’ Summer Saturdays promotion continues for the next two Saturdays. This promotion began May 31 and runs through August 2. Downtown Development Specialist, Melinda Winchester says, “Paducah’s downtown offers such a unique experience for all ages of visitors. We only have two more weeks left of this promotion, and if you haven’t had a chance to… Read More...
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Maintenance Scheduled at Fisher Park…

Brittni Bunn
OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/24/14) — The practice field at Jack C. Fisher Park will be closed the week of July 28 through August 1 due to the installation of a new backstop fence system. A portion of the West Greenbelt Trail from Jack C. Fisher Park to Parrish Avenue/Starlight Drive will be closed the week of July 28 through August 1 for required maintenance to the bridge crossing the creek. For more… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/24/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday July 23, 2014. Powerball Wednesday 4 - 10 - 12 - 22 - 31 - 3 Power Play 5 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 5 - 4 - 2 Wednesday Evening 3 - 9 - 7 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 5 - 6 - 4 - 3 Wednesday Evening 1 - 6 - 9 - 9 Cash Ball Wednesday 3 - 13 - 20 - 29 - 3 Kicker 0 - 8 - 9 - 8 - 2 5 Cash Card Wednesday 9H… Read More...
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Hackett, Bryant, Wells Honored at…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/24/14) — Three University of Kentucky football greats, Wilbur Hackett, Warren Bryant and Dean Wells were honored during Governor’s Cup activities Tuesday night at the Derby Museum and Wednesday at the Hurstbourne Country Club in Louisville. Hackett was a three-year starting linebacker at Kentucky, earning Sophomore All-Southeastern Conference honors in 1968, honorable mention… Read More...
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Washington Kastles Owner Makes…

Rena Baer
LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/24/14) — The Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships draws a diverse crowd every year, but among the players in this year’s tournament is an unexpected name: Mark Ein. Ein, 49, is the founder and owner of the Washington D.C. Kastles, his hometown’s World Team Tennis franchise. He is also an investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist. And, he’s a tennis player. And, he’s former UK… Read More...
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Pleasant Valley Archery Club Holds…

Steve LeMaster
PROVIDENCE, Ky. (7/24/14) Pleasant Valley Archery Club held its annual Toys for Tots fundraiser July 12 with 16 shooters raising $115. In addition to the money, various toys were also donated. One day after the annual toy fundraiser, the Pleasant Valley Archery Club held its regular club shoot. More on the club shoot follows. In the Pleasant Valley Archery Club's regular club shoot on July 13, it… Read More...
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Wildcats Honored for Academics by NABC

UK Athletics
LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/24/14) — For the second-consecutive season the Kentucky men’s basketball program was honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for team academic excellence. The second annual Team Academic Excellence Awards, created by the NABC Committee on Academics to recognize outstanding academic achievement, selected 125 colleges and universities with cumulative team… Read More...
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VFW to Hold Scramble at Western Hills…

Steve LeMaster
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (7/24/14) — The VFW Eagles 2014 Golf Scramble will be held at Western Hills Golf Club Saturday, Aug. 16. The entry fee for the VFW's golf scramble is $65 and includes lunch and a mulligan. A shotgun start of 8 a.m. has been set for the scramble. The scramble is limited to the first 144 paid entrants. Western Hills Golf Course is well-known for its large greens. Golf Digest rated… Read More...
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Providence Municipal Golf &…

Steve LeMaster
PROVIDENCE, Ky. (7/24/14) — Several talented tandems will be competing in a highly-anticipated couples tournament on area golf course during the upcoming weekend. Providence Municipal Golf & Recreation Center will hold its annual Stars & Stripes Golf Scramble Saturday, July 26-Sunday, July 27. Annually, the Stars & Stripes Golf Scramble features golfers from numerous area counties. Tradition-rich… Read More...

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George Thomas “G.T.” Evitts, 91, of Greenville

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. — George Thomas “G.T.” Evitts, 91, of Greenville, KY died Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on May 23, 1923 in Muhlenberg County the son…
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3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
Posted on 1/31/2014
2/6/2014 - posted
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
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3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
Posted on 1/31/2014
2/6/2014 - posted
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
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3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
Posted on 1/31/2014
2/6/2014 - posted
Started 11/8/2013
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