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Reconstruction of U.S. 60/Wendell Ford Expressway at Owensboro 30 Percent Complete

May 28, 2015 Keith Todd
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (5/28/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is making good progress on a major rehabilitation and reconstruction of U.S. 60 around Owensboro, in spite of wet weather this spring. KYTC Engineers…
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Pursuit Ends in Two Vehicle Injury…

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PEMBROKE, Ky. (5/28/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP investigated a pursuit that ended in a two-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on Pembroke Road, two miles south of Pembroke, on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 5 p.m. The report said Sergeant Jeffrey Ayres attempted to perform a traffic stop on a 2007 Buick Lacrosse that was traveling northbound on Pembroke Road. The driver… Read More...
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Southside Elementary Wins $30,000 in…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
NORTONVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — Southside Elementary School staff and students were on “Cloud 9” after the school was handed a $30,000 check Wednesday for a new playground - one of two grand prizes in a Healthy Playground Makeover sweepstakes. The children will return to school in August to romp and climb on all new equipment during recess. Southside first-grade teacher Christi Estrada said the… Read More...
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Whitney Wardrip Speaks about 'The…

Ron Sanders
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — When we read history and we read about the conflicts of our great country, we realize the greatness of our country is built on the service and sacrifice of the men and women of our military. We read of the thousands of fallen heroes; but, it is somehow distant from our lives today. That is until it is one of our own; one of our sons or daughters; one of our friends… Read More...
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KFB Seeking Nominations for 'Excellence…

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) – Kentucky Farm Bureau is searching across the state for 2015 "Excellence in Ag Literacy Award" nominees. The award, presented annually by KFB during its annual meeting, was established to recognize and reward teachers who excel in their efforts to incorporate agricultural concepts throughout their core academic studies. "Real-life application of agriculture in the… Read More...
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Reconstruction of U.S. 60/Wendell Ford…

Keith Todd
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (5/28/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is making good progress on a major rehabilitation and reconstruction of U.S. 60 around Owensboro, in spite of wet weather this spring. KYTC Engineers estimate the project is about 30 percent complete. The work that started in early March runs along U.S. 60/The Wendell Ford Expressway at Owensboro from mile point… Read More...
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Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/27/15) ― After a midnight ride on Rabbit Ridge Road, an ATV rider allegedly fled from police, struck a tree and then fled on foot before becoming entangled in barbed wire. According to a Hopkins County Sheriff's Office report, Deputy Ryan Bailey reported seeing an ATV headed north at 12:33 a.m., Wednesday, May 27 on Rabbit Ridge Road with no head lamps on. After Bailey… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/27/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Tuesday, May 26 and Wednesday, May 27. Ryann K. Welch, of Madisonville, was charged May 26 with operating on a suspended/revoked operator's license, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess, tampering with physical evidence and rear license not illuminated and on a Hopkins County warrant for failure to… Read More...
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Christian County Traffic Advisory

Keith Todd
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (5/27/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans milling and paving along a section of Kentucky 109 in northern Christian County starting Thursday, May 28, 2015. Paving along Kentucky 109/Dawson Springs Road runs from mile point 29.126 near the Kentucky 398 intersection extending northward to mile point 33.858 at the Christian-Hopkins County Line, a… Read More...
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Baptist Health Paducah to Host National…

Angie Kinsey Timmons
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/27/15) — Baptist Health Paducah is hosting National Cancer Survivors Day from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 7, in the Heart Center auditorium to provide resources for cancer survivors and family members to enhance their quality of life as they cope with an illness. The worldwide event always takes place the first Sunday of June. The day is meant to celebrate survivors, inspire those… Read More...
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Summer Camp, Learning Opportunities…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (5/27/15) — Information regarding various summer camp and learning opportunities is now available on the Henderson County Schools district website. Please visit www.henderson.kyschools.us and look for the icon “Summer Camps” for information regarding the following camps and learning opportunities. Henderson County High School Summer Reading Information Senior English IV, Senior AP… Read More...
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Hopkins Fiscal Court Public Safety…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/27/15) — The Hopkins Fiscal Court Public Safety Committee special called meeting for Friday, May 29 at the Ballard Convention Center, 605 E. Arch Street, Madisonville has been cancelled. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Kim Blue Read More...
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Principal Selection SBDM Meeting

Lori Harrison
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/27/15) — There will be principal selection meeting for the Madisonville North Hopkins High School SBDM Council, for the purpose of continuing the principal selection process. The committee will be reviewing Stakeholders, Survey Data and approve applicants for interview. The meeting will be conducted at 2 p.m., on Friday, May 29 2015 at the Hopkins County Board of Education… Read More...
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Niagara Elementary Announces New…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (5/27/15) — Thirteen students were selected to become the newest members of the Niagara Elementary Chapter of the National Elementary Honor Society. Students who are admitted into the program must have a 3.5 GPA, proven leadership, community service and good character. Students complete an application for admission to NEHS and a panel of teachers review the applications. For more… Read More...
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New Services at Lourdes Women's Centers

Suzanne Farmer
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/27/15) — As part of Lourdes' commitment to providing enhanced access to breast health care for women, the Lourdes Women's Centers are pleased to provide new services for patients' convenience, including: self-referral mammograms and extended days and hours of operation. Patients are now able to schedule their own screening mammograms at the Lourdes Women's Centers without a… Read More...
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KSP Charges Madison County Man with…

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RICHMOND, Ky. (5/27/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on May 26, 2015, at approximately 5:10 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by the Richmond Police Department, arrested a Madison County man on charges related to prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor/police officer for sex. The report said Owen P. Taylor, 49, was… Read More...
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Hopkinsville Eliminates Henderson County

Steve LeMaster
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (5/27/15) — Three Hopkinsville pitchers combined to hold Henderson County to a trio of hits as the Tigers topped the Colonels 6-2 in the Second Region Baseball Tournament Tuesday. With the win, tournament host Hopkinsville improved to 20-13 and advanced to the semifinals of the regional tournament. Henderson County - the host team on the scoreboard and the champion out of the… Read More...
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Henderson County Falls to Hopkinsville…

Steve LeMaster
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (5/27/15) — Three Hopkinsville pitchers combined to hold Henderson County to a trio of hits as the Tigers topped the Colonels 6-2 in the Second Region Baseball Tournament Tuesday. With the win, tournament host Hopkinsville improved to 20-13 and advanced to the semifinals of the regional tournament. Henderson County - the host team on the scoreboard and the champion out of the… Read More...
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Christian County Upends Madisonville…

Steve LeMaster
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (5/27/15) — Madisonville-North Hopkins' 2015 season ended with a loss to Christian County in the first round of the Second Region Baseball Tournament at Hopkinsville Tuesday night. Christian County pushed across one run in the bottom half of the sixth inning to edge the Maroons 3-2 in the first round's nightcap. The loss eliminated Madisonville-North Hopkins from the postseason,… Read More...
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Maroons Suffer One-Run Loss to…

Steve LeMaster
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (5/27/15) — Madisonville-North Hopkins' 2015 season ended with a loss to Christian County in the first round of the Second Region Baseball Tournament at Hopkinsville Tuesday night. Christian County pushed across one run in the bottom half of the sixth inning to edge the Maroons 3-2 in the first round's nightcap. The loss eliminated Madisonville-North Hopkins from the postseason,… Read More...
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Anonymous Tip Results in Drug Charges

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PADUCAH, Ky. (5/27/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, an anonymous tip led to drug charges against a McCracken County man Tuesday morning. The report said Sgt. Anthony Copeland of the Paducah Police Department’s Drug and Vice Enforcement Unit said a tip was received from a citizen regarding illegal drug activity, and the investigation led to the home of Ronald Clay Brown, 54,… Read More...
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Second Region Baseball/Softball…

Steve LeMaster
KENTUCKY (5/27/15) — The following are the Second Region Baseball and Softball scores: Second Region Baseball Tournament at Hopkinsville Tuesday, May 26 Christian County 3, Madisonville-North Hopkins 2 Trigg County 3, Union County 2 Hopkinsville 6, Henderson County 2 Caldwell County 8, Lyon County 0 Wednesday, May 27Semifinals Christian County vs. Trigg County, 5:30 p.m. Hopkinsville vs. Caldwell… Read More...
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VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HANSON, Ky. (05/26/15) – There was standing room only as the city of Hanson met for its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, May 26. And, Mayor Mickey DeMoss was met with opposition from several concerned citizens regarding the rezoning of land on Livingston Street in Hanson. George Pointer spoke before the council saying the rezoning could mean a decline in property values for him and many of… Read More...

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VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HANSON, Ky. (05/26/15) – There was standing room only as the city of Hanson met for its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, May 26. And, Mayor Mickey DeMoss… Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 27, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Church's Military Mission a Success

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/26/15) — The Rev. Bill Adcock and members of Slaughters Christian Church have been on a mission for the military. Their mission is an… Read More...
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Barry Duvall Shares Muhlenberg History with Hopkins Historical Society

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
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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County Employees Won’t Get Annual Raise as Budget Reduced

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/19/15) — Hopkins Fiscal Court approved its 2015-16 fiscal year budget of $26.58 million at its Tuesday morning meeting. The county also… Read More...
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Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health Plex in Madisonville

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/19/15) — Owensboro Health Inc. announced today its plans to build a $15 million outpatient healthcare facility in Madisonville. Company… Read More...
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Probation and Parole Violators - May 15, 2015

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
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Pastor Talks About Trials, Triumphs of 30-Year Ministry

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
WHITE PLAINS, Ky. (5/11/15) — Mt. Carmel Cumberland Presbyterian Church in White Plains will honor Bro. John Shoulta and his wife, Brenda, at 11 a.m. May 17,… Read More...

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Larry Glen Arnett, 67, of Graham

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. — Larry Glen Arnett, 67, of Graham, KY died Monday May 25, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. in the Muhlenberg Community Hospital Greenville, KY after a lengthy illness. Larry was born…
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Veterans Honor Veterans

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/26/15) — Veterans Harry Luckett and Steve Wheeler paid tribute to fallen soldiers on Memorial Day at the Hopkins County Historic… Read More

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (05/25/15) – A Wreath Laying Ceremony took place on Monday, May 25th at the Veteran's Memorial Park on North Main in Madisonville. The… Read More

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — The following fines were recently handed down in Muhlenberg District Court. Scotty Stewart, alcohol intoxication in a public place,… Read More

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

KENTUCKY (5/25/15) — Sunscreen has been proven to reduce the risk for all types of skin cancer and to prevent or delay signs of aging, but most Americans still… Read More

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KENTUCKY (5/25/15) — Did you know that May is Brain Cancer Awareness Month? Unless you have been specifically affected by it, then probably not. Everyone knows… Read More

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KENTUCKY (5/25/15) — When a person tries to quit smoking, the cravings, headaches and lethargy that come from the nicotine withdrawal makes it near impossible… Read More

Brescia University 2015 Graduates

OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/25/15) — Brescia University awarded degrees at the RiverPark Center on May 9, 2015. The following students received degrees as indicated:… Read More

MCC Financial Aid Priority Deadline Approaching

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — Students planning to attend Madisonville Community College this fall are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal… Read More

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PROVIDENCE, Ky. (5/25/15) — The Providence Police Department released the following reports Monday, May 25. Christopher Rich, 38, of Madisonville, was charged… Read More

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