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Free Sports Physicals to be Offered by MCCH to Local Athletes

April 24, 2015 Kyser Lough
MURRAY, Ky. (4/24/15) — Murray-Calloway County Hospital will host its annual free sports physicals to local middle and high school athletes from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 20 and Saturday, July 11, 2015. The physicals will be…
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Planning Commission Approves Zoning…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/25/15) — Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission met at its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, April 23. The meeting was called to order by Commission Chairman Tim Thomas, and administrative assistant Cynthia Young called roll. The minutes from the meeting of March 25 were approved as was the financial report with ending date of March 21. The HCJPC heard a proposal… Read More...
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Tobacco Quitline Callers Eligible for…

Beth Fisher
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/25/15) — Free nicotine replacement therapy products will be available to Kentuckians who call Quit Now Kentucky beginning April 27 through May 10, the Kentucky Department for Public Health announced Wednesday. Callers must enroll in the cessation program with a trained coach and be qualified as medically-eligible to receive the free medication. DPH will provide callers with a… Read More...
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Cairo Elementary Host Staff, Student…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (4/25/15) — Cairo PTA is hosting a field trip for all staff and students to the Owensboro Science and History Museum on May 14, 2015, to show appreciation to the staff and students for all their hard work over the 2015-2016 school year. Cairo Elementary School PTA would like to thank everyone including local businesses who have supported them over the years, helping them raise… Read More...
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River Run, Health and Hospitality Fest…

Jessica Mitchell
HENDERSON, Ky. (4/25/15) — On Saturday, May 16, 2015 runners will make the trek from Evansville, Ind. to Henderson, Ky., for the annual River Run. Although the starting line and finish line have been switched this year, runners will still enjoy the signature crossing of the picturesque Twin Bridges over the Ohio River. The 10 mile race begins at 7 a.m. at the Evansville riverfront and ends at… Read More...
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2015 Love What's Local! Business Expo…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (4/25/15) — The 2015 Love What's Local! Business Expo will be 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7 at Ellis Park. Expo tables are still available but space is limited. The Love What's Local! Expo will be held during Kyndle's Annual Celebration at Ellis Park, and is made possible through a partnership between Kyndle and the Downtown Henderson Partnership. Business expo tables are available by… Read More...
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WKCTC Students to Receive Honors April…

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (4/25/15) — Heather Vandiver and Cassandra Grace will be among 93 students to be recognized at West Kentucky Community and Technical College's 2015 Honors Ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 30 in the Clemens Fine Arts Center. Read More...
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HCHS Football Team to Host BBQ…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (4/25/15) — The Henderson County High School football team will host a barbeque fundraiser starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Sureway Eastgate in Henderson. On Friday, May 8, 2015, free delivery is offered to those who purchase six or more dinners. All orders must be returned to Shasta Norman by Monday, May 4. Shasta Norman can be reached at (270)… Read More...
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18th Annual Jeep Jamboree Returns to…

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KENTUCKY (4/25/15) — Jeep owners will soon travel to Turkey Bay Off-Highway Vehicle Area at Land Between The Lakes for the 18th Annual Jeep Jamboree, Saturday and Sunday, May 15-16, 2015. To participate, Jeep owners must pre-register at www.jeepjamboreeusa.com. Turkey Bay is one of 30 Jeep Jamboree locations nationwide and is considered to be a family oriented four-wheel-drive adventure… Read More...
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Webster County Traffic Advisory

Keith Todd
WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (4/25/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of Kentucky 132 in Webster County on Thursday, April 30, 2015. This closure along Kentucky 132 at mile point 11.4 between Clay and Dixon is to allow a cross drain to be replaced. This is along Kentucky 132 between Kentucky 857 and Kentucky 1340 near the Carville Clark Road intersection. The roadway at… Read More...
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MCCH Wellness Works to Offer Free…

Kyser Lough
MURRAY, KY. (4/25/15) — Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Wellness Works program will be offering free community health screenings in May. from 8-10 a.m. Tuesday, May 5 at Trigg County Senior Center, 127 Joy Lane, Cadiz, Ky. – Lipids and Glucose screenings (12-hour fast required, drinking water is okay). from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, May 6 at Lowe’s Outdoor Vendor Event, 1400 Lowe’s Drive,… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'To Die Trying'

Ronnie McBrayer
KENTUCKY (4/25/15) — A religious leader once asked Jesus a question. "If loving God and loving my neighbor is all that religion requires, then tell me, who is my neighbor?" Jesus answered with a parable, a parable that is one of his most well known stories: The Parable of the Good Samaritan. This story turns up everywhere in our culture, even in places where people do not know what a Samaritan is… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - 'Magnetic Money'

Jason Lindsey
KENTUCKY (4/25/15) — Do you have a dollar bill? If so, you're going to want to try this amazing science experiment. Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how your money is magnetic. INGREDIENTS Neodymium Magnet United States Dollar Bill INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Hold the dollar bill so it hangs freely from your fingers. STEP 2: Look for a place on the dollar bill, which has a lot… Read More...
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Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/25/15) ― The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: Camper Appreciation Weekend will be held from 7 p.m. Friday, April 24 through noon, April 26 at The Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park. For more information, call (270) 797-3421. Mule & Draft Horse Days will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25 in downtown Dawson Springs. For more… Read More...
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Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (04/25/15) – SurfKY News spoke with Lt. Wade Simons of the Madisonville Fire Department about his history and service to Hopkins County. Nominate someone you believe goes “Above and Beyond” the call of duty. Send your nomination to SurfKY and along with the reasons they should be selected for a video interview. Your nomination may be anyone such as a fireman, paramedic, police… Read More...
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Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/25/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Hopkins County Sheriff Matt Sanderson and Roneshia Evans with the Hopkins County School System on this edition of Focus on Hopkins County. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Tim Thomas and Wayne Vespie. Read More...
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Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/24/15) — GRACES Final Fling took place at the Hopkins County Extension Office on Thursday, April 23. Hopkins County Schools Family Resource Coordinators Janet Nichols, of Earlington Elementary School and Tonja Simms of Grapevine Elementary School are the program directors of GRACES at their schools. Both Simms and Nichols have assistants that implement the programs and help… Read More...
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Career Fair Provides Students…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/24/15) — Creating Futures Career Fair took place at First United Methodist Church today, April 24. Hopkins County Schools Career Education Coordinator Mary Chandler said the Creating Futures Career Fair has been taking place since its inception during the 1998-1999 school year and started by Leadership Hopkins County. Nineteen businesses and agencies took part in the 2015… Read More...
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Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed…

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (4/24/15) — The following fines were recently handed down in Muhlenberg District Court. Jason McPherson, speeding 18 mph over limit, $179. Trevor Wood, defective equipment, $143. Justia Christmas, failure to maintain required insurance second offense, $1,143. Justin Gourley, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs first offense. $693, drivers license… Read More...
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Mahr Park Planning Committee Meeting…

Laura Faulk
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/24/15) — A called meeting of the Mahr Park Planning Committee will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, April 27, 2015 at Mahr Park, 1801 Forefar Lane, Madisonville, Ky. 42431. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Laura Faulk Read More...
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Glema Center Sets Dates for 'Shrek the…

Christina Wilson
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/24/15) — Auditions for “Shrek the Musical” will be held on May 18 and 19 at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts on the campus of Madisonville Community College in Madisonville, Ky. "Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek…" And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty… Read More...
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KSP Charges Franklin County Man with…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/24/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on April 23, 2015, at approximately 6:20 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by the Frankfort Police Department arrested a Franklin County man for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. Robert H. Devin, 27, was arrested as the result of… Read More...
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Free Sports Physicals to be Offered by…

Kyser Lough
MURRAY, Ky. (4/24/15) — Murray-Calloway County Hospital will host its annual free sports physicals to local middle and high school athletes from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 20 and Saturday, July 11, 2015. The physicals will be held in the Outpatient Surgery Area, located on the second floor of the South Tower. Volunteer physicians and nurses will perform the physicals. To receive a free… Read More...
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Aces Pull Away for Win over Mustangs

Steve LeMaster
GREENVILLE, Ky. (4/24/15) — Owensboro Catholic pitcher Jacob Mulcahy pitched a complete game as the Aces defeated the host Muhlenberg County Mustangs 10-2 in a high school baseball game Thursday. Mulcahy registered six strikeouts and allowed only four hits. Muhlenberg County pitcher Nick Casey took the loss. With the win, Owensboro Catholic improved to 14-6. Following the loss, Muhlenberg County… Read More...
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Mustangs Lose to Owensboro Catholic

Steve LeMaster
GREENVILLE, Ky. (4/24/15) — Owensboro Catholic pitcher Jacob Mulcahy pitched a complete game as the Aces defeated the host Muhlenberg County Mustangs 10-2 in a high school baseball game Thursday. Mulcahy registered six strikeouts and allowed only four hits. Muhlenberg County pitcher Nick Casey took the loss. With the win, Owensboro Catholic improved to 14-6. Following the loss, Muhlenberg County… Read More...

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Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (04/25/15) – SurfKY News spoke with Lt. Wade Simons of the Madisonville Fire Department about his history and service to Hopkins County.… Read More...
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Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Sheriff Matt Sanderson and Roneshia Evans

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/25/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Hopkins County Sheriff Matt Sanderson and Roneshia Evans with the Hopkins County School System on this… Read More...
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Probation and Parole Violators - April 24, 2015

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Sunshine Garden Center

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Chris and Misty Vincent spoke with SurfKY about the re-opening of Sunshine Garden Center in Greenville, Ky. Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - April 22, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Above and Beyond: Corey Miller

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (04/21/15) – SurfKY News spoke with Corey Miller, a police officer for the city of Madisonville about his contribution to our community’s… Read More...
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MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage Drinking

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Lt. Billy Poe of the Madisonville Police Department warns parents and youth about the dangers of underage drinking during the upcoming prom season. Read More...
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Locals Gather to Remember ‘Jackson Stage Stop’

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The Historical Society of Hopkins County held its monthly meeting Thursday, April 9. Read More...

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Deborah Ann Messamore, 63, of Madisonville

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. — Deborah Ann Messamore, 63, of Madisonville, KY, passed away, Saturday April 25, 2015 surrounded by her family and friends. Mrs. Messamore was born July 24, 1951, in Christian…
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HCHS Bass Team Advances to State Tournament

HENDERSON, Ky. (4/23/15) — On Saturday, April 18, 2015, Henderson County High School’s Bass Fishing Team competed in the KHSAA Regional Tournament out of Lake… Read More

Students to Represent Henderson County in National Chemistry Competition

HENDERSON, Ky. (4/23/15) — On April 25, 2015, four middle school students from the Henderson area will show off their knowledge of chemistry concepts,… Read More

Man Sentenced for Robbing Family While at Son's Funeral

FRANKFORT, Ky. (04/23/15) – Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Special Prosecutions today announced the guilty plea and sentencing of 45-year-old… Read More

KSP Apprehend Fugitive Wanted Since February

MURRAY, Ky. (4/22/15) – On Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at approximately 8:41 a.m., Kentucky State Police Troopers and Kentucky Probation and Parole Officers… Read More

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DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (4/22/15) — The Daviess County High School Performing Arts Department will present "Not your average High School Musical" at 7 p.m. Friday… Read More

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (04/22/15) – Attorney General Jack Conway and his Cybercrimes Unit today announced the arrest of a Louisville man on multiple counts of… Read More

Whitfield Advances Legislation to Protect Ratepayers, Keep the Lights On

WASHINGTON, D.C. (04/22/15) – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, Chaired by U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01), today voted to approve the Ratepayer… Read More

Greenville Woman Injured in Christian County Accident

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (4/22/15) ― A Greenville woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident today in Hopkinsville. According to a Kentucky State Police report,… Read More

The Lourdes Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center Holds Grand Opening

PADUCAH, Ky. (4/22/15) — As part of Lourdes commitment to making lives better in mind, body and spirit, we are happy to announce the opening of The Ray and Kay… Read More

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