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Hanson Youth Wins Soap Box Derby World Championship

July 28, 2015 Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — For the first time in 78 years, Kentucky brought home a Soap Box Derby World Championship. Kentucky had not produced a world champion in the 77 year history of the All-American Soap Box Derby but three…
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Yeti Spotted at Hanson Pharmacy

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HANSON, Ky. (7/29/15) — Yes, Yeti coolers, tumblers, hats, T-shirts and accessories are now available at authorized Yeti Distributor the Hanson Pharmacy and Wellness Center. Robert Cain along with wife Tracey have owned and operated the family business since June of 2006. Robert had worked for a chain drug store for 12 years and decided it was time for a change. “Customer service is what has made… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Kidsave Non-Profit

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WASHINGTON (7/29/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) met in his Washington office yesterday with participants and host families from the Kidsave organization. Kidsave is a US-based nonprofit focused on finding families for older children (ages 6-18) that are in institutional care in the US and overseas. For additional information about the Kidsave program click here. SurfKY NewsInformation… Read More...
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Man Arrested, College Building…

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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — McCracken County man was arrested and a building on the campus of West Kentucky Community and Technical College was evacuated after the man threatened to blow the school up this morning. Paducah police were called at 9:41 a.m. after multiple witnesses reported hearing Harry D. Thurby Jr. threaten to blow up the school. Officers found Thurby in Room 227 of the… Read More...
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Heavy Rains, Two Wrecks Impede WKP…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
NORTONVILLE, Ky. (7/28/15) ― Kentucky State Police Post 2 investigated a one-vehicle accident near the 44-mile marker on Western Kentucky Parkway this evening. It appeared the driver of a black Yukon lost control during rainy weather and hit an embankment off the shoulder of the westbound lanes at about 5 p.m. KSP said one person was injured. An ambulance traveling west turned around and headed… Read More...
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Bud's Gun Shop to Re-Open Uncle Lee's

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/28/15) ― Good news is bubbling around the neighborhood in the Uncle Lee's area as word spread via Facebook that Bud's Gun Shop will be re-opening the business. With Bud's Gun Shop and Range stores in Kentucky and Tennessee, the owners decided that renaming the location wasn't a good idea. “We did talk about it, but it didn't feel right,” the FB post stated. “After all, it's not… Read More...
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Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — A Hopkins County Grand Jury recently returned the following indictments. Levi Alfred, 19, of Madisonville, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance/meth. Reginald Eaves, 75, of Nortonville, first-degree possession of a controlled substance/cocaine – second offense, operating a motor vehicle with no insurance, operating a motor vehicle while not wearing a… Read More...
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Caldwell County Traffic Advisory

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CALDWELL COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of Kentucky 128 in Caldwell County on Thursday, July 30, 2015. This closure along Kentucky 128 near mile point 2.4 is to allow across drain to be replaced. This is along Kentucky 128 between Otter Pond Road and Corey Lane. The roadway is expected to close at 7 a.m., CDT, on Thursday. It is expected to… Read More...
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Hopkins County Traffic Advisory

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to start reconstruction of the Breathitt-Pennyrile Parkway/Kentucky 813 Exit 37 Mortons Gap Interchange in Hopkins County on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. This reconstruction of the interchange to bring it up to current standards is to allow Interstate 69 to be extended northward along the Pennyrile Parkway… Read More...
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DCPS Board of Education to Meet July 30

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DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — The Daviess County Public Schools Board of Education will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 30, at the DCPS Central Office, 1622 Southeastern Parkway, Owensboro. Highlights include recognition of staff members who have retired during or at the conclusion of the 2014-15 school year. Click here to view meeting agenda for the Board of Education. SurfKY NewsInformation… Read More...
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Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — A Hopkins County Grand Jury recently returned the following misdemeanor indictments. Ryann Welch, 30, of Madisonville, operating a motor vehicle while license was revoked or suspended, possession of drug paraphernalia and operating a motor vehicle with the rear license plate not illuminated. Matthew Pendley, 29, of Madisonville, failing to comply with sex offender… Read More...
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OPS, Kentucky Wesleyan College to Build…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/28/15) — Owensboro Public Schools will work collaboratively with Kentucky Wesleyan College to build a new track and field complex, located between the Owensboro Middle School North and South campuses on South Griffith Avenue, with support from Owensboro Health. The facility will be installed where the current track, split between those two campuses, is located. The new venue… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/28/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, July 28. Michael R. Fitzgerald, of Madisonville, was charged July 27 with first-degree criminal mischief, second-degree disorderly conduct, menacing and resisting arrest. Raymond Dunlap Jr., of Madisonville, was charged July 27 with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance – first… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Tuesday, July 28. Ashley R. Rivera-Mena, of White Plains, was charged July 23 on a Livingston County warrant for non-payment of fines. Coty Allen Savage, of Cold Water, Mich., was charged on a warrant for being a fugitive from another state. Kimberly D. Hale, of Dawson Springs, was charged July 23… Read More...
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Henderson Man Faces Burglary Charges

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HENDERSON, Ky. (7/28/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on June 27, 2015, Officer Klotzback investigated a burglary in which a purse was stolen from a home on O'Byrne Street. The report said, Jeff (Bodie) Walker, 28, of Henderson was identified as the suspect and admitted to being in the home to pick up some clothes. The victim had checks passed on her account after the… Read More...
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HPD HCHS Investigation Leads to…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (7/28/15) According to a Henderson Police Department report, while investigating a drug possession case (marijuana) at HCHS on March 25, 2015, Officer Gipson came into contact with Tonya Sutton and David Haun, both of Henderson. The report said Officer Gipson obtained permission from Sutton to search her home at 116 Meadow Street. Tonya Sutton admitted to Officer Gipson that she… Read More...
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Over $16.5 million in Road Projects…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/28/15) — Over $16.5 million in road contracts were awarded by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in June and July for road and bridge projects in Muhlenberg, Hopkins and Christian counties. A total of $14.042 million was awarded in June to Road Builders LLC for reconstruction of the Morton's Gap interchange on the I-69 Corridor in Hopkins County. The project will involve… Read More...
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Bowerman Award Fan Voting Begins Today

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/28/15) — Fan voting for the Bowerman Award – collegiate track and field's top individual award – begins today. Kentucky's Kendra Harrison is one of three finalists. Vote Online Harrison is the only Bowerman finalist to have gone through the collegiate season undefeated in one event both indoors and outdoors. She did not lose a short hurdles race (60-meter hurdles indoors and… Read More...
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UK Study Shows Prescription Drug Law's…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/28/15) — Since Kentucky's landmark prescription drug abuse legislation took effect in 2012, the Commonwealth has seen a significant decline in the number of prescriptions for the most commonly abused medications, doctor shopping has decreased by more than 50 percent, and more Kentuckians are seeking treatment for prescription medication addiction. These findings, among others,… Read More...
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Farmers' Markets Expand Access for…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/28/15) — Low-income families can use their SNAP benefits to buy fresh, nutritious local foods at more Kentucky farmers' markets than ever before, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said. Up to 225 farmers' markets and individual producers now use Electronic Benefit Transfer equipment – a more than 10-fold increase from 21 markets in 2010. The EBT equipment enables customers to… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/28/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday July 27, 2015. Pick 3 Monday Midday 4 - 1 - 5 Monday Evening 5 - 1 - 8 Pick 4 Monday Midday 9 - 8 - 3 - 2 Monday Evening 5 - 4 - 4 - 9 Cash Ball Monday 3 - 4 - 11 - 20 - 23 Kicker 4 - 7 - 7 - 0 - 0 5 Cash Card Monday 2H - 3S - 3D - 3H - 5D Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by… Read More...
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Yonts Re-Elected SLC Vice Chair

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/28/15) — State Rep. Brent Yonts was re-elected Vice Chair of the Economic Development, Transportation and Cultural Affairs Committee of the Southern Legislative Conference during the SLC's 2015 Annual Meeting in Savannah last week. Yonts' election as second-year Vice Chair puts the Greenville Democrat in position to become Chair of the committee when the SLC holds its 2016… Read More...
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Dugan Best Recreation Center Announces…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/28/15) — The Dugan Best Recreation Center will resume its 'schools in session' operating hours on Wednesday, Aug. 5. Hours are as follows: Monday - Friday from 2:30 to 7 p.m. Saturdays from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday closed. There are no membership/registration fees or residency requirements to use the recreation center; however parents or guardians will be required to complete a… Read More...
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Hanson Youth Wins Soap Box Derby World…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — For the first time in 78 years, Kentucky brought home a Soap Box Derby World Championship. Kentucky had not produced a world champion in the 77 year history of the All-American Soap Box Derby but three Kentuckians from Region 12 changed that on Saturday, July 25 in Akron, Ohio. Racers from Kentucky swept all three rally divisions; Kelsey Settles, 18, from Owensboro… Read More...
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OPD to Host Active Shooter, CIT…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/28/15) — The Owensboro Police Department will be hosting an informative presentation at 9 a.m., on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 507 Plum Street, Owensboro, Ky. The topics that will be discussed will include Active Shooter and Crisis Intervention. Active Shooter: Police response to an active shooter / mass homicide event. Prevention and response planning… Read More...

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Berry Employees Accept Kickin' Kafe 'Battle of the Burgers' Challenge

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/24/15) – What’s for breakfast this sunny Friday morning? For a group of Berry Plastics third-shift employees, it was a healthy 5-pound… Read More...
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Nation's Oldest Travel Team Tournament Still Running Strong

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (7/20/15) — SurfKY News was at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville over the weekend for the Kentucky Hoopfest directed by Hopkins County… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Warn Homeowners of Potential Scams

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/17/15) - Madisonville Police Department's Lt. Billy Poe shares a few tips about protecting the public from scams. This is a public service… Read More...
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MUHLENBERG, Ky. (7/17/15) — Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Deputy Alex Piper needs help in locating 10 fugitives. Anyone with information regarding the location… Read More...
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College Bound Muhlenberg Student Shares Essay with Chamber

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/9/15) – Greater Muhlenberg Chamber of Commerce recognized Andrew Vincent during the July 9 noon luncheon meeting. Andrew was a recipient of… Read More...
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Splendor of Adsmore Shared with Historical Society

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/16/15) — Hopkins County Historical Society met for their monthly meeting on Thursday, July 9th. This month the group was honored to have… Read More...
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Community Joins Together to Pray for Nation

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SurfKY News was in downtown Greenville, Kentucky today to witness prayer and art on the courthouse square. Read More...
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Focus on Hopkins County: Jack Merrill

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/11/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Jack Merrill with the Hopkins County Humane Society on this episode of Focus on Hopkins County. Learn… Read More...

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CALHOUN, Ky. (7/28/15) — Anne Lucille Hardin 96, of Beech Grove, Kentucky died Saturday; July, 25, 2015 at Riverside Manor Healthcare Center in Calhoun. Anne Lucille Anderson was born November 8,…
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (7/25/15) – One of the many functions of the brain is to collect and process visual information so that people know how to respond to the… Read More

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/25/15) — The Owensboro Catholic girls' junior varsity and varsity soccer teams captured championships at the Asbury University 7v7 Summer… Read More

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KENTUCKY (7/25/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close US 641 at the intersection with US 62 in Lyon County for six days… Read More

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WASHINGTON (7/25/15) — U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, voted July 23 in support of H.R. 1599,… Read More

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