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Victory’s Expo Serves Up Taste of Outdoors

October 23, 2014 Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/23/14) — Kentucky Culture horses, hunting and camo all were in abundance at Victory Church, Wednesday, Oct. 22 as the Seventh Annual Outdoor Expo was celebrated. The grounds…

Hopkins County Sports


Lady Maroons Edge Fort Campbell in Opening Round; Trigg Eliminates Webster

by Steve LeMaster
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/22/14) — Tournament host Madisonville-North Hopkins wouldn't be denied in the opening round of the Second Region Girls' Soccer Tournament. Prevailing during its debut in this… Read More...


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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/23/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. Powerball Wednesday 29 - 30 - 40 - 42 - 50 - 16 Power Play 2 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 3 - 9 - 6 Wednesday Evening 3 - 0 - 1 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 8 - 2 - 9 - 4 Wednesday Evening 2 - 4 - 8 - 9 Cash Ball Wednesday 4 - 24 - 27 - 31 - 20 Kicker 4 - 7 - 7 - 6 - 1 5 Cash Card… Read More...

America Should Not Go Greek in the…

KENTUCKY (10/23/14) — I've been to Athens, Greece. It's an interesting place. There are a lot of ancient buildings and lots of history. A lot of Christianity can be studied in Greece. There was one thing that bugged me in Greece and that was adjusting to the bathroom situation. When our group was traveling and eating in different restaurants women would be doing their business in the men's… Read More...
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Vocational Rehabilitation Seeks Public…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/23/14) — The Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation has scheduled visioning forums to give individuals with disabilities, advocates and other interested individuals an opportunity to provide feedback on the services OVR provides to Kentuckians with disabilities Nov. 20 at four locations. Input from the visioning forums will be used to help develop the state plan for… Read More...

Come Monster Mash at the Museum This…

KENTUCKY (10/23/14) — Don't miss the National Corvette Museum Monster Mash this weekend from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. We are offering a free event with loads of activities. Trunk-or-Treat a display of collector cars Enjoy free arts and crafts activities Carnival games (50 cents/game) with prizes Face, hair and nail painting ($1.00 each) Kids' Costume Contest at 11 a.m. with prizes.… Read More...
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Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/22/14) — A Hopkins County Grand Jury recently handed down the following indictments: Danny Bolden, 29, of Madisonville, violation of an EPO/DVO; first-degree wanton endangerment; and first-degree unlawful imprisonment. Angela Bruce, 32, of Madisonville, second-degree assault. Misty Brunson, 27, of Madisonville, second-degree disorderly conduct, first-degree possession of a… Read More...

EPA's Overreach in Kentucky May Hit…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/22/14) — We've all heard about the overreach of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and many of it have experienced firsthand. The ever-tightening EPA regulations targeting the coal industry have played a significant role in the downturn of Kentucky's industry, leading to layoffs and shutdowns in the eastern and western parts of the Commonwealth. But the EPA may not be… Read More...

Celebrity Dinner to Benefit Toy Drive…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/22/14) — Murray State University and the Hopkins County Cooperative Extension Office will host the Third Annual Celebrity Dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14 at the Extension Office. Tables will be sold for $150 which accommodate five guests and a celebrity host. Hosts will be dressed as characters/celebrities and tables will be decorated to coordinate with the theme. Guests… Read More...

Full Moons and Halloween

US (10/22/14) — Many Halloween images are depicted with a full moon in the background. Full moons evoke visions of werewolves baying or vampire bats fluttering by. But a full moon on Halloween is actually quite rare. A full moon that occurs on Halloween is actually most often a "blue moon," or the second full moon of the month. On average, a full moon appears once every 28 days, or the time it… Read More...

Book It! 5K Set for Nov. 15

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/22/14) — The community is welcome to take part in the third annual Book It! 5K Run/Walk and 1-mile Fun Walk Saturday, Nov. 15. The event, sponsored by Celebrate Literacy Hopkins County, raises awareness of literacy and the importance of reading. Proceeds help fund the annual Hopkins County Literacy Celebration. One unique thing about this race is that participants can… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/22/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, Oct. 22. Jacob Caraway, 18, of Madisonville was charged Oct. 21 for public intoxication. The arresting officer was Matt Sanderson. Shelly Dunlap, 39, of Madisonville was charged Oct. 21 for possession of synthetic drugs. The arresting officer was Jared Ward. Christopher Kessinger, 29, of… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday …

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/22/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday Oct. 21, 2014. Mega Millions Tuesday 5 - 35 - 37 - 41 - 66 - 11 Megaplier 5 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 2 - 5 - 8 Tuesday Evening 9 - 6 - 1 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 9 - 2 - 1 - 0 Tuesday Evening 9 - 8 - 5 - 0 Cash Ball Tuesday 3 - 14 - 20 - 21 - 31 Kicker 0 - 7 - 5 - 5 - 1 5 Cash Card Tuesday AH - QD - JC… Read More...

Kentucky Chautauqua Presents Mary Todd…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/21/14) — Madisonville Community College, together with Kentucky Chautauqua, will present Mary Todd Lincoln: A House Divided at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts. The performance is free, open to the public, and approximately one hour in duration. Mary Todd Lincoln lived a life of tremendous triumph and great tragedy. A Lexington, Ky.,… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/21/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, Oct. 21. Patrick Carpenter, 41, of Clarksville, Tenn. was charged Oct. 20 for theft of a motor vehicle registration plates or decal, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, and possession of open alcohol beverage container in… Read More...

12 Secrets About Popular Horror Movies

US (10/21/14) — If Halloween typically finds you curled up on the sofa with a bowl of popcorn in hand and a favorite scary movie all set to play, you may be interested to learn some behind-the-scenes horror movie trivia. Certain movies may have turned out entirely different if they had starred different actors, and special effects may not seem so scary if you know what's actually behind them.… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/21/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday Oct. 20, 2014. Pick 3 Monday Midday 6 - 6 - 6 Monday Evening 0 - 1 - 8 Pick 4 Monday Midday 9 - 4 - 3 - 3 Monday Evening 7 - 3 - 6 - 3 Cash Ball Monday 1 - 7 - 23 - 29 - 1 Kicker 7 - 6 - 0 - 2 - 0 5 Cash Card Monday AC - 8C - 4S - 5H - KD Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by… Read More...

Whitfield Calls on Obama to Immediately…

KENTUCKY (10/21/14) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, sent a letter to President Barack Obama, after speaking with military leaders about the deployment of U.S. troops from Fort Campbell Army Base to West Africa to help contain the current outbreak of the Ebola virus. In the letter Whitfield called for an immediate travel ban from affected… Read More...

Public Retirees Luncheon to Feature…

WESTERN KENTUCKY (10/21/14) — The Kentucky Public Retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 for a lunch-on-your-own meal at the Country Cupboard Restaurant on McCoy Avenue, Madisonville. The luncheon program begins at noon featuring William Turner of Hopkinsville re-telling the story of the infamous Bell Witch of Adams, Tenn. Turner is the president of the Pennyrile Area Historians and a… Read More...
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Arrival of Overpass Beams for…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/21/14) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to place beams on two new bridges as part of reconstruction of the Interstate 69 Interchange with the Breathitt-Pennyrile Parkway and the Wendell Ford-Western Kentucky Parkway south of Madisonville in Hopkins County. Motorists traveling through the existing interchange may experience some minor delays… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/20/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following arrest reports Monday, Oct. 20. Nathan L. Robertson, 20, of Nortonville, was charged Oct. 7 with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs. Donald R. Murphey, 60, of Mackville, Ky., was charged Oct. 7 with operating on a suspended/revoked operator's license (warrant). Morgan T. Crayne,… Read More...
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How Social Media Can Affect Your Career

KENTUCKY (10/20/14) — Social media has become an integral part of modern society. Millions of people around the world use social media to connect with one another. But this valuable tool also can be a detriment, particularly to men and women seeking employment. What a person says or does on social media can come back to haunt them with regard to the impression they create with prospective… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of Oct. 20, 2014

KENTUCKY (10/20/14) — The case is still fresh in the minds of probably everyone in Meade County: Tucker Wimpee, a 13-year-old boy, gunned down by his mother's boyfriend in his home before school last November. His mother, Ellen Cain, was also shot and killed in the home before the boyfriend, Warren Earl Tripp, turned the gun on himself. Now, with the first anniversary of Tucker's and Ellen's… Read More...
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Community Workforce Resources Showcase,…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/20/14) — An upcoming community event will highlight workforce and family organizations that help jobseekers improve their work status or receive vital services during periods of underemployment. The Community Workforce Resources Showcase is a free event from 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6 at Parkway Plaza Mall in Madisonville. Dozens of agencies and organizations will be… Read More...
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AG Conway Urges Congressional Support…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/20/14) — Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway today urged members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to support legislation that would help prevent children from being trafficked on the Internet. Human trafficking is the fastest-growing criminal industry in the world, generating about $150 billion each year. Shockingly, there are numerous cases nationally of children as… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/20/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, Oct. 20. April Phelps, 25, of Nortonville was charged Oct. 17 for theft by unlawful taking under $500. The arresting officer was Falon Graham. John Allard, 33, of Madisonville was charged Oct. 17 for operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license. The arresting officer was Falon… Read More...

Statewide Sports News

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UK Soccer Enters Top-25 for First Time This Season

LEXINGTON, Ky. (10/23/14) — The Kentucky men's soccer team checked into the national top 25 for the first time in three seasons this week, having extended its… Read More...
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UK Soccer's Justin Laird Named National Player of the Week

LEXINGTON, Ky. (10/22/14) — Kentucky men's soccer forward Justin Laird was named Disney Soccer/ National Soccer Coaches Association of America National Player… Read More...
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Meade County Set to Host Third Region Boys' Soccer Tournament

BRANDENBURG, Ky. (10/21/14) — Meade County High School will host this year's Third Region Boys' Soccer Tournament, beginning tonight. The regional boys' soccer… Read More...
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No. 1 Mississippi State Gets Back To Work, Dan Mullen Previews Kentucky Game

LEXINGTON, Ky. (10/21/14) — Top-ranked Mississippi State (6-0) returned to practice Monday afternoon following an open weekend as the Bulldogs began… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Michael Kay Brasher, Jr., 37 of Madisonville

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Michael Kay Brasher, Jr., 37 of Madisonville, passed away Tuesday October 21, 2014 at his residence. He was born…
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DUNMOR, Ky. (10/22/14) — The Fourth Annual Lake Malone Halloween Bash and Food Drive is set for this weekend. The… Read More

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (10/22/14) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans daytime closures on the Breathitt-Pennyrile… Read More
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