DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)
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Owensboro Winter Storm Warning

March 04, 2015 City of Owensboro
OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/4/26) — A winter storm warning is in effect for Owensboro from 6:00 a.m. Wednesday morning through 6:00 a.m. Thursday morning. Rain will change over to freezing rain and then snow. By early Thursday morning snowfall…
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KYDOT Warning Motorists of Overnight…

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WESTERN KENTUCKY (3/5/15) ― The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is urging anyone who ventures out tonight to be mindful of the potential for re-freezing due to extreme cold temperatures. Kentucky highway crews are already seeing some indications that re-freezing will be an issue. There is also a potential for road frosting or black ice as pavement temperatures drop. U.S. 62 is closed near Central… Read More...
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U.S. 62 Blocked Between Central City,…

Keith Todd
CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (3/5/15) ― U.S. 62 East near Central City is closed near the Kentucky 604 intersection. According to the Kentucky Department of Transportation’s Keith Todd, an 18-wheeler tractor trailer has jackknifed in the middle of U.S. 62 East. Due to extremely dangerous road conditions, wrecker services are unable to assist the vehicle and snow plows are unable to make their ways to the… Read More...
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Owensboro Board of Commissioners Work…

Beth Cecil
OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/5/15) — The Owensboro Board of Commissioners will hold a work session at 12 p.m., on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in the Commission Chambers located on the fourth floor at City Hall, 101 E. 4th Street, Owensboro, Ky. The agenda will be available online at www.owensboro.org on Monday, March 9, 2015. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Beth Cecil Read More...
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Registration Deadline for HCCYL Extended

Steve LeMaster
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (3/5/15) — The Hopkinsville-Christian County Youth League has extended its baseball and softball registration for the 2015 season through Saturday, March 7. Registration for HCCYL remains open at Herb Hays Furniture, which is located at 2519 Fort Campbell Blvd. No late sign-ups after the registration deadline on Saturday will be accepted. Tee ball (boys and girls ages 3-4 and… Read More...
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‘Makenna & Brock’ Cancelled Due to…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/5/15) — Spotlight Series featuring Makenna & Brock at the Owensboro Convention Center tonight has been cancelled. We are currently working on rescheduling this concert. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Owensboro Convention Center Read More...
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UPDATE: I-24 Open Between 50-45 MM

Keith Todd
WESTERN KENTUCKY (3/5/15) –Keith Todd with the Kentucky Department of Transportation reports that all lanes of I-24 are open. Tow trucks supplied by the Kentucky National Guard were able to pull several vehicles out of the front end of the traffic snarl. Plows are working in the area to improve driving conditions. The Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville reports the following concerning… Read More...
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KYDOT Believes as Many as 200 Vehicles…

Keith Todd
KENTUCKY (3/5/15) — The eastbound traffic is now moving along Interstate 24 all the way through Kentucky. Eastbound traffic started moving from the 16 mile marker near Paducah heading eastbound toward Clarksville and Nashville in the last 20 minutes. The westbound lanes remain blocked between about the 50 mile marker and the 45 mile marker. We believe about 200 vehicles remain stuck along the… Read More...
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Muhlenberg Issues State of Emergency…

Paul McRee, SurfKY News
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/5/15) — As many as 75 vehicles have required emergency assistance since 3:45 p.m. Wednesday due to the severe snow storms that hit Muhlenberg County, according to Keith Putnam, Muhlenberg County's Emergency Management Director. Putnam spoke with SurfKY News Thursday, and noted that an official state of emergency had been declared for the county as well as the entire… Read More...
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KYTC Crews Battle Heavy Snow,…

Chuck Wolfe
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/5/15) — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews across the Commonwealth have labored all night and morning to keep main routes passable in the face of a fierce winter storm that brought rain, then sleet and a prodigious snowfall. Governor Steve Beshear declared a state of emergency – the second in less than a month – that authorized deployment of National Guard troops and other… Read More...
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Madisonville Sanitation Schedule

Leslie Curneal
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/5/15) — The Madisonville Sanitation Department has announced that garbage and recycling collection is now on a two-day delay due to inclement weather and hazardous road conditions. Thursday and Friday's garbage and recycling will be collected on Saturday, March 7. Customers may call (270) 824-2117 for more information. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Leslie Curneal Read More...
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Kentucky's Jobless Rate of 5.5 Percent…

Cathy Lindsey
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/5/15) — Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary January 2015 unemployment rate of 5.5 percent came in below the U.S. rate of 5.7 percent, according to the Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The state rate matched the revised December 2014 rate of 5.5 percent and was 2 percentage points below the 7.5… Read More...
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Lady Trojans Oust University Heights,…

Steve LeMaster
MARION, Ky. (3/5/15) — Webster County is one of only four girls' basketball teams remaining in the Second Region Girls' Basketball Tournament. Four Webster County players reached double figures in the scoring column as the Lady Trojans defeated University Heights 62-50 in the opening round of the Second Region Girls' Basketball Tournament at Crittenden County Monday night. With the win, Webster… Read More...
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Tonight's Asian Cuisine Cooking Class…

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (3/5/15) — Due to inclement weather, West Kentucky Community and Technical College's Good Evening Vietnam cooking class with Chef Patrick Fletcher scheduled for tonight has been postponed. The class will be rescheduled at a later date. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Tammy Thompson Read More...
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Snow Routes and Street Maintenance

Abby Shelton
OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/5/15) — City Street Department maintenance crews have been busy clearing roads. The City of Owensboro asks that citizens avoid parking on streets as this will help expedite our crews’ efforts. If vehicles must be parked on city streets, we ask that vehicles be parked on the even numbered sides of the street (in relation to house numbers). The city’s focus will remain on priority… Read More...
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Christian County Falls to Madisonville

Steve LeMaster
MARION, Ky. (3/5/15) — Madisonville-North Hopkins battled back to beat Christian County 50-43 in the Second Region Girls' Basketball Tournament at Crittenden County Tuesday night. With the win, Madisonville-North Hopkins improved to 20-9 and advanced to the semifinals of the Second Region Girls' Basketball Tournament. After suffering the season-ending loss, Christian County exited the 2014-15… Read More...
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Lady Maroons Oust Christian County,…

Steve LeMaster
MARION, Ky. (3/5/15) — Madisonville-North Hopkins battled back to beat Christian County 50-43 in the Second Region Girls' Basketball Tournament at Crittenden County Tuesday night. With the win, Madisonville-North Hopkins improved to 20-9 and advanced to the semifinals of the Second Region Girls' Basketball Tournament. After suffering the season-ending loss, Christian County exited the 2014-15… Read More...
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Robert Ramey Named Interim President…

Kristy Quinn
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/5/15) — Robert Ramey has been selected to serve as interim president of Baptist Health Madisonville. In mid-February Michael Baumgartner announced his resignation as president of Baptist Health Madisonville to accept a position with a Missouri hospital. Baumgartner’s last day with Baptist Health is March 13. Ramey, now the vice president of Ambulatory Services for Baptist… Read More...
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MCHS to Host Western Kentucky…

Paul McRee, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (3/5/15) — What began as a scheduling conflict for the Muhlenberg High School's percussion ensemble has now snowballed into the Western Kentucky Percussion Festival. According to Rick Gardner, Director of Percussion at Muhlenberg County High School, the upcoming festival, which will include educational clinics for the participants, will be held at the Felix E. Martin Hall,… Read More...
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Winter Weather Affects Regional…

Steve LeMaster
KENTUCKY (3/5/15) — Winter weather continues to wreak havoc on high school basketball - even in the postseason. Games scheduled for Wednesday in the Third Region Boys' Basketball Tournament were cancelled. Regional basketball tournaments across the state are being affected by the latest round of winter weather. Below is a list of updates to basketball region tournament schedules that have been… Read More...
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HPD Reports on Henderson Road Conditions

Henderson Police Department
HENDERSON, Ky. (3/5/15) — Between 6 p.m. last night and 6 a.m. this morning, there has been one injury accident, four non-injury accidents and 31 slideoffs/motorist assists. These numbers are a combination of reports in the city and county. Roads are treacherous at this time. The injury accident listed occurred at the Spottsville Bridge and crews are still there working this accident. Flooding… Read More...
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Whitfield Examines 21st Century…

Robert Hankins
WASHINGTON (3/5/15) — The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) yesterday held a hearing on "The 21st Century Electricity Challenge: Ensuring a Secure, Reliable and Modern Electricity System." A strong electricity system is critical to our economic and national security, and today's hearing focused on efforts to modernize the nation's electric grid to meet the… Read More...
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Arlington Couple Arrested Following…

McCracken County Sheriff’s Office
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (3/5/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff’s report, on March 4, 2015 the McCracken County Sheriff's deputies conducted a traffic stop that led to the arrest of an Arlington, Ky. couple. The report said on Wednesday at approximately 1:42 p.m. the Sheriff's Department received a call alleging that a man was assaulting a woman in a moving vehicle on US Highway 60 West.… Read More...
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Mayor Payne Announces Plan to Table Tax…

Abby Shelton
OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/5/15) — Mayor Payne of Owensboro, Ky. made the following statement: "Today, I am announcing that I will ask the Owensboro Board of Commissioners to table the ordinance to increase the occupational and net profit taxes that has been proposed as a way to offset the elimination of the Owensboro Municipal Utilities dividend for one year. I do not feel we can proceed with this… Read More...
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No Downtown Trolley Today, March 5

Abby Shelton
OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/5/15) — There will be no downtown trolley service today, March 5, 2015 due to inclement weather. For more information about the City of Owensboro, visit us on the web at www.owensboro.org. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Abby Shelton Read More...

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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - March 4, 2015

Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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New Downtown Plaza to Provide Platform for Events, Community

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/4/15) - SurfKY News spoke with Karen Glenn, President/CEO of First United Bank, and Daron Jordan, Community Development Director for the… Read More...
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AIRPLAY: Travis Dukes Makes Stop for Jam Session

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/27/15) — Last March, SurfKY News presented an in-depth interview with Nashville musician Travis Dukes. Since then, Dukes has continued to… Read More...
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Wanda Louise Marvel Rogers, 86, of Earlington, Ky.

EARLINGTON, Ky. – Wanda Louise Marvel Rogers, 86, of Earlington, Ky. passed away at Gateway Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. She was born May 22, 1928 in Sturgis,…
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