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Earlingman Faces Multiple Charges after Alleged Attack

June 30, 2015 SurfKY News
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…

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Seven Wildcats Named to UK Athletics Hall of Fame

Will be Inducted Sept. 25-26 in Conjunction with Missouri Football Game LEXINGTON, Ky. (6/28/15) – University of Kentucky Athletics will induct seven members… Read More...
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Alex Meyer Earns First Big League Call-up

LEXINGTON, Ky. (6/26/15) — Kentucky great Alex Meyer has been called up to join the Minnesota Twins for the first time in his professional career, the Twins… Read More...
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UK No. 22 in Directors' Cup Standings

LEXINGTON, Ky. (6/26/15) — The University of Kentucky has placed in the top-25 athletics programs for the third consecutive year with a No. 22 finish in the… Read More...
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Area Baseball Players among All-State Honorees

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (6/16/15) — Several area baseball players have earned All-State honors from the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association. The complete… Read More...

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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

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...
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KSR to Broadcast Drew Franklin Live at…

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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KPSC Approves Settlement Reached in…

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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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

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...
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Outdoor Movie Night Rescheduled Due to…

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 www.Madisonville4thFest.com or call (270) 824-2101. SurfKY NewsInformation provided… Read More...
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PSC Approves Settlement in KU, LG&E…

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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MCC Advising, Registration Day – July 9

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) — The Madisonville Community College Enrollment Center will host a special Advising and Registration Day from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., on Thursday, July 9. Academic advisors will be available to assist readmit, transfer, and other students plan their class schedules for the fall 2015 semester. Only students who have attended MCC or another college will be eligible to… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/30/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday June 29, 2015. Pick 3 Monday Midday 0 - 8 - 3 Monday Evening 0 - 3 - 6 Pick 4 Monday Midday 2 - 9 - 5 - 6 Monday Evening 7 - 2 - 0 - 3 Cash Ball Monday 18 - 24 - 28 - 33 - 10 Kicker 5 - 4 - 9 - 0 - 2 5 Cash Card Monday AD - 3C - JS - KC - AS Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by… Read More...
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Kentucky State Parks Holding Open House…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/30/15) — The Kentucky State Parks are holding an open house July 15 aimed at educators interested in finding out more about the educational offerings at parks around the state. The open house will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (local time) at 28 state resort parks, recreation parks and historic sites. "This is a great opportunity for educators to find out more about the… Read More...
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UofL School of Dentistry Ranked No. 2…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) — The University of Louisville School of Dentistry has risen to the No. 2 rank among dental schools in the United States on the graduate school website Graduateprograms.com. The website uses student evaluations to rank programs throughout the nation. Current students and recent graduates, contacted via scholarship entries and social media, rated the school on 15 areas,… Read More...
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It's a Different Day in America

KENTUCKY (6/29/15) — Americans celebrate our Independence each 4th of July. We have all kinds of independence in our country. We are free to kill unborn babies and free to legally marry people of the same sex. We are also free from the ritual of prayer in public schools. We are free to take all kinds of drugs in America as long as we have a doctor's prescription. We are free now to sit home while… Read More...
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Special Called Meeting

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/29/15) — A special called meeting of the Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission is set for 1 p.m., July 2, 2015. Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/29/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, June 29. Trevor M. Hall, of Princeton, was charged June 28 with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol under 21 years of age, driving on a DUI suspended license – first offense and leaving the scene of an accident. Brent T. McKinney, of Dawson Springs, was charged June 28 with… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/29/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Monday, June 29. Arshamba S. Reynolds, of Henderson, was charged June 28 with careless driving, improper lane usage, operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license, possession of marijuana and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/alcohol/etc., with aggravated circumstances… Read More...
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Madisonville Fire Department Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/29/15) — Madisonville Fire Department responded to a call about a three-story brick house filling with smoke shortly before midnight. MFD reported homeowner Judy Hines of 264 Union St., told emergency responders she saw smoke on the third floor of her home at 11:34 p.m. June 24. Firefighters met with two residents, who were standing on the front porch, according to the… Read More...
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MCC Fall 2015 Registration Underway

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/29/15) — Registration for fall 2015 courses at Madisonville Community College is currently in progress for readmit, transfer, high school and non-degree seeking students. New MCC students are required to attend a First Semester Experience session prior to enrolling in fall 2015 courses. Contact the MCC Enrollment Center at (270) 824-8621 for more information. MCC's fall… Read More...
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WCPL to Host World-Renown Archaeologist…

WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (6/29/15) — Warren County Public Library will host world-renown archaeologist Dr. Zahi Hawass at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4 at the Sloan Convention Center . He will present The Pyramids, the Mummies and Cleopatra: Recent Discoveries. Dr. Hawass has written more than 40 books and more than 150 scholarly articles on his excavations. The most popular of his books are "Secrets from the… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (6/29/15) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, June 29. Kagen C. Thise, 22, of Manitou, was charged June 25 on a warrant for failure to appear. Emily C. Hammons, 21, of Dawson Springs, was charged June 25 with second-degree disorderly conduct. Jennifer L. Plunkett, 42, of Dawson Springs, was charged June 27 on a Hopkins County warrant… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/29/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday June 28, 2015. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 0 - 8 - 3 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 8 - 0 - 5 - 8 Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by the numbers drawn and not by the numbers reported. The Kentucky Lottery is not responsible for misprinted numbers on this page or any other medium. The… Read More...
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Sun Exposure for Construction

KENTUCKY (6/29/15) — Sun exposure can do major damage - sunburn, skin cancer and cataracts. While the rays of the sun are more damaging during summer months and between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., sunburns can occur during a cloudy day, other seasons and other times of the day. Melanoma (skin cancer)Skin cancer developing in the pigment cells is called melanoma. It may spread to other parts of the body.… Read More...
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Dave Says - June 28, 2015

KENTUCKY (6/28/15) — This week Dave discusses traps to avoid after graduation and stay away from interest-only mortgages. Dear Dave, I’m currently a senior in college. I’m completely debt-free right now, and I am wondering what I should do to stay this way after graduation. Cary Dear Cary, You’re already primed for a great start. Doesn’t it feel great to know you won’t have a bunch of payments… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - June 28, 2015

KENTUCKY (6/28/15) — Men have this uncanny ability to compartmentalize most of what we do. We can simply, mentally, separate one thing from another. We can neatly detach our fatherhood from our hunting and fishing, and each of these from us being a husband. Some say we are organized; my wife would beg to differ or even laugh at the man who came up with that idea. Women do however; have more of a… Read More...
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Can Walking Save Your Life?

KENTUCKY (6/27/15) — With summer here, the state health department is urging Kentuckians to adopt a regular walking schedule to connect with friends and neighbors and improve health and fitness in a state that ranks high in obesity and low in physical activity. “Summer is the perfect time to renew your commitment to get outdoors and take a walk,” Health Commissioner Stephanie Mayfield, said in a… Read More...
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'Vocalystics' Featured During FCPC…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/26715) ― First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1540 Anton Road, Madisonville, will host its annual Homecoming Celebration at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 28. The event will feature southern gospel music group, “The Vocalystics,” of Henderson. There also will be a home-cooked meal in the afternoon. The harmonizing gospel family trio, Lyndal Riggs, Peggy Riggs and Cindy Raney organized… 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...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - June 23, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Locals Help Improve Hopkins County Farmer's Market

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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...
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Beshear Visits Veteran Center Touting State Worker Wage Increase

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HANSON, KY (6/12/15) ― Gov. Steve Beshear stopped by the Joseph “Eddie” Ballard Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson this afternoon to greet some of the… Read More...
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Focus on Hopkins County: Mahr Park

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/13/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Barbie Hunt, Co-Trustee of the Mahr Trust and with Sam Koltinsky of Marvo Entertainment Group. They… Read More...
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Probation and Parole Violators - June 12, 2015

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Woodall Energetically Takes on Role as MCC Advancement Director

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (06/11/15) – Madisonville Community College announced the promotion of Chris Woodall to Director of Advancement. Woodall began his career… Read More...
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Bridge Naming Ceremony Hosts Fallen Soldier’s Family, Dignitaries, Community

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
The Sgt. William Michael Coomes Memorial Bridge sign unveiling took place on Saturday, June 6 at Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson. Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Kimberley Jane Smith, 53, of St. Charles

HOPKINIS COUNTY, Ky. — Kimberley Jane Smith, 53, of St. Charles, KY passed away, Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Baptist Health in Madisonville.…

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Providence Police Reports Released

PROVIDENCE, Ky. (6/30/15) — The Providence Police Department recently released the following reports. Charles… Read More

Muhlenberg County Traffic Advisory

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (6/30/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close Kentucky 277 in… Read More
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