Muhlenberg County News

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Tyson Foods to Add 91 Jobs, Invest $8.2M at Robards Plant

July 01, 2015 Kimberly Tarter
HENDERSON, Ky. (7/1/15) — Good news was announced at the Kyndle office in Henderson that Tyson Chicken, a subsidiary of Tyson Foods, is adding 91 jobs and investing $8.2 million at the Robards plant.…

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Muhlenberg Allstars 11-12 Year Olds Take down Warren County 10-0

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (6/29/15) — The Muhlenberg Allstars 11-12-year-old boys defeated Warren County Saturday, June 27 at the Ray Chatman Sports Complex. The score was 10-0. Mike GrovesSurfKY News Read More...

Muhlenberg Allstars 10-11 Defeat Daviess 13-7

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (6/29/15) — The Muhlenberg Allstars 10-11-year-old boys defeated Daviess County Saturday, June 27 at the Ray Chatman Sports Complex. The score was 13-7. Mike GrovesSurfKY News Read More...

Scarbro Wins Greenville Invitational

by Steve LeMaster
GREENVILLE, Ky. (6/30/15) — Parker Scarbro shot a 62 and a 63 for a two-day total of 125 to win the Greenville Invitational at Greenville Country Club on Sunday. Read More...

Muhlenberg Allstars 9-10 Fall to Warren North

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (6/29/15) — The Muhlenberg Allstars 9-10-year-old boys fell to Warren North Saturday, June 27 at the Ray Chatman Sports Complex. The score was 16-0. Mike GrovesSurfKY News Read More...
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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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State Property Tax Rate Unchanged for…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/1/15) — The Kentucky Department of Revenue has set the 2015 State Real Property Tax Rate at 12.2 cents per $100 of assessed value. Kentucky… Read More...
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Expect Fallout from Supreme Court's…

KENTUCKY (7/1/15) — On Friday, five U.S. Supreme Court Justices mysteriously discovered that the 14th Amendment requires Kentucky and the rest of the country… Read More...
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KSP Charges Montgomery County Man with…

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ky. (7/1/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on June 30, 2015, at approximately 6:47 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic… Read More...
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KSP Post 2 Activity Report - June 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/1/15) — Captain J.W. Gibson, Commander KSP Post 2 Madisonville, reports the following activity for the month of June 2015: Arrested 26… Read More...
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Sen. Embry Presents Senate Honors to…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/1/15) — Sen. C.B. Embry, R-Morgantown, welcomed celebrated author, historian and advocate Linda J. Hawkins to his office in the State Capitol… Read More...
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Sparklers Pose a Safety Risk, Too

KENTUCKY (7/1/15) — Fireworks tend to be most prevalent during the summertime. Elaborate pyrotechnic displays may be part of Independence Day celebrations or… Read More...
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Monthly Column from Attorney General…

KENTUCKY (7/1/15) — As your Attorney General, I have always kept my promise to push back on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed policies and plans… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/1/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday June 30, 2015. Mega Millions Tuesday 11 - 17 - 34 - 43 - 50… 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… Read More...
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Muhlenberg County Traffic Advisory

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

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SurfKY Spotlight: Two Rivers

Two Rivers serves Muhlenberg County and beyond with everything from seed to tractors. Read More...
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Barry Duvall Shares Muhlenberg History with Hopkins Historical Society

HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/20/15) — Hopkins County Historical Society recently met for its monthly meeting with Muhlenberg historian Barry Duvall as guest speaker.… Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Lynelle S. Eaves Realty

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. — Lynelle S. Eaves Realty is featured in this edition of SurfKY Spotlight. Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Amber Vincent State Farm

Amber Vincent State Farm's mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. Read More...
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Marty Brown: Behind the Scenes Look at America's Got Talent

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/20/15) — During an interview at SurfKY Studios Monday, March 16, country music singer, songwriter Marty Brown alond with his wife and… Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Sunshine Garden Center

Chris and Misty Vincent spoke with SurfKY about the re-opening of Sunshine Garden Center in Greenville, Ky. Read More...
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VIDEO: Shoe Charity Expands to 'Sweet Sixteen' Counties in Kentucky

What started as a solution to a need of one county’s children, soon spread into a cause that now assists 16 Kentucky counties by providing shoes for students.… Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Kevin L. Rice Allstate

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (1/22/15) — Insurance is unlike any other product out there - you pay for it and hope you never have to use it. And that makes paying… Read More...

Muhlenberg County Obituaries

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Charles 'Wayne' Benson, 60, of Greenville

GREENVILLE, Ky. — Charles "Wayne" Benson, 60, of Greenville, died Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at 6:15PM at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Mr. Benson was born July 24, 1954, in Muhlenberg County. He was a coal miner with Patriot Coal Co., and a member of Mercer Missionary…
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MJCC Participates in the 'All Love, NOH8' Campaign

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (6/30/15) — On June 24, 2015, the Students Against Violence Everywhere Club chose to participate in the All Love, NOH8 campaign to stand… Read More

Muhlenberg Career HSD Principal Announces Retirement

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (6/29/15) — Jim Price graduated from Western Kentucky University in 1976 and began his education career in 1977. Throughout his 38 years… Read More

Two Locals Face Drug Charges

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (6/29/15) — Two Muhlenberg County residents were charged with trafficking in controlled substance Friday. According to a Muhlenberg… Read More

Greenville Concert Series Kicks Off with More Than 1,500 Attending

The Greenville Saturday on the Square concert series kicked off its 2015 lineup with Canadian-based Brass Transit, a Chicago tribute band, Saturday, June 27 in… Read More

Weather Doesn’t Deter Relay for Life Events

The annual Muhlenberg Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society was held inside the Muhlenberg County High School West Campus from 6 p.m. until… Read More

ProCom Heating Set for Expansion in Bowling Green

FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/27/15) — ProCom Heating Inc. has experienced such success since moving to Bowling Green in 2011 that the company has announced plans to… Read More

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

GREENVILLE, Ky. (6/25/15) — The following fines were recently handed down in Muhlenberg District Court. Corey Bivens, promoting contraband second degree, serve… Read More

Public Notice of Law Enforcement Training

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (6/23/15) — On June 30, 2015, Muhlenberg County Law Enforcement will be conducting a training exercise at Muhlenberg County Job Corps… Read More

Kentucky 181 Rail Crossing Work to Begin Tomorrow

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (6/22/15) — The first of a number of highway closures for rail crossing upgrades by P&L Railroad in Hopkins and Muhlenberg Counties is… Read More

Three Arrested in Central City Drug Investigation

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (6/20/15) ― An investigation at a Central City residence resulted in the arrest of three people on possession of methamphetamines. According… Read More

Investigation Leads to Methamphetamine Arrest

BEECH CREEK, Ky. (6/20/15) ― A Muhlenberg County man was charged with possession of meth after a police investigation Thursday, June 20. According to a… Read More

Education Experts Have Productive Visit to Muhlenberg County Schools

GREENVILLE, Ky. (6/18/15) — Muhlenberg County Schools hosted a team of state experts June 8-9 as part of a new project called Empowering Muhlenberg County.… Read More

'Nunsense II' Opens June 19

GREENVILLE, Ky. (6/19/15) — Two sisters from the MCTI production of "Nunsense II" speak with SurfKY News about the hilarious comedy coming to the Palace… Read More

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