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Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter SAR to Honor Local Vietnam War Veterans on March 29

March 26, 2015 Geoff Baggett
KENTUCKY (3/26/15) — The Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution is making a deliberate effort to honor and recognize veterans of the Vietnam War. These veterans have been an almost "forgotten generation" of… Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:43:33 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (
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Kentucky (37-0), West Virginia (25-10)…

UK Athletics
LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/27/15) — The following are box scores from Kentucky's 78-39 win over West Virginia. UK advances to the Midwest Regional finals: Box Score Play-by-Play 1st Half Box Score 2nd Half Box Score Newspaper Box Score Play Analysis SurfKY NewsInformation provided by UK Athletics Read More...
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Senate Week in Review - March 27, 2015

Dorsey Ridley
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/27/15) — State senators worked early into Wednesday morning, the final day of the session, to ensure the passage of the hallmark piece of legislation of the session, an omnibus bill designed to fight the devastating heroin epidemic. Bipartisan agreement was reached on two other key issues, stabilizing the road fund and expanding domestic violence protections, that allowed… Read More...
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Hopkinsville Home School Student Wins…

Geoff Baggett
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (3/27/15) — The Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter of the Sons of the Revolution in Cadiz recently provided a special program for the Pennyroyal Area Christian Home Educators of Kentucky group meeting at Christ Community Church in Hopkinsville. In addition to sharing its living history program, "Revolutionary War in a Trunk," the chapter also judged the group's elementary poster… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

Kentucky Lottery
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/27/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday March 26, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 6 - 0 - 3 Thursday Evening 1 - 9 - 6 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 2 - 7 - 2 - 6 Thursday Evening 5 - 9 - 2 - 1 Cash Ball Thursday 4 - 13 - 30 - 32 - 9 Kicker 7 - 8 - 0 - 2 - 2 5 Cash Card Thursday 7S - JH - 5C - QS - 7H Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are… Read More...
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UPDATE - PPD Searching for Suspect Who…

Paducah Police Department
PADUCAH, Ky. (3/27/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, a western Kentucky man was arrested March 26 when he was caught passing a counterfeit $100 bill at a Paducah restaurant. The report said police were called at 10:29 a.m. to Bob Evans Restaurant, 3961 Hinkleville Road. When Sgt. Will Gilbert arrived, he detained Robert P. Morton, 51, of Fulton while he spoke with the… Read More...

Whitfield Works to Secure Quality…

Marty Irby
WASHINGTON (3/27/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) voted March 26, 2015, in support of H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, which permanently repeals the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate formula and replaces it with reforms that will return stability to Medicare physician payments. The bipartisan measure overwhelmingly passed the House of Representatives by a vote… Read More...
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Senate Adopts Sen. Ridley's Resolution…

Leslie Caudill
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/27/15) — The Kentucky State Senate Tuesday adopted Senator Dorsey Ridley's resolution (Senate Resolution 224) urging the federal government to rename the Paducah Federal Courthouse the "Edward H. Johnstone Federal Building and United States Courthouse." "Judge Johnstone was an outstanding federal judge and a true Kentuckian," said Senator Ridley, D-Henderson. "We want to honor… Read More...

McConnell Amendment to Fight War on…

Robert Steurer
WASHINGTON (3/27/15) — The United States Senate approved (57-43) a bipartisan amendment by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that would prohibit the withholding of federal highway funds from states that refuse to submit a plan to implement a proposed new EPA regulation. The McConnell amendment to the Senate's budget resolution would protect states and ensure no highway funds were… Read More...

We Must Put an End to Inappropriate…

State Representative Regina Bunch
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/27/15) — One of the key components of public education is the fact there should be a high level of public trust. The faculty and staff of our schools are entrusted daily with the lives and safety of our most vulnerable and impressionable citizens, the students. As both a legislator and educator, I take that charge seriously and am aware their futures rely heavily on not only the… Read More...

Justice David A. Barber Formally Sworn…

Jamie Neal
FRANKFORT, Ky., (3/27/15) — Justice David A. Barber was formally sworn in as a justice of the Supreme Court of Kentucky March 23, 2015, by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. Justice Barber was joined by his wife, children and grandchildren at the investiture service. The event took place in the Supreme Court Courtroom at the state Capitol in Frankfort. Chief Justice Minton, other… Read More...
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Rehabber Explains Her Mission; Efforts…

Ron Sanders
MADISONVILLE, Ky (3/27/15) — The thought of going out it the middle of the night to rescue baby skunks may not be appealing to many. In fact, rescuing skunks in any situation would not be on many “bucket lists.” However, there are people that feel deeply that rescuing wildlife is their calling. One such person is Nancy Caudill Reynolds. She is one of three in western Kentucky that rescue… Read More...
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VIDEO: Educators, Leaders Share 'State…

Ron Sanders
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/26/15) — The Madisonville - Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon to discuss the state of education for Hopkins County and surrounding areas. Western Kentucky has a very long way to go to catch up with the rest of Kentucky and the U.S. Only 10.1 percent of Hopkins County adults over the age of 25 have a bachelor's degree compared with 17.1 percent for Kentucky… Read More...
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Muhlenberg Residents - Scam Warnings

Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Office
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/26/15) — During the week of March 23, 2015, the Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s office received multiple calls regarding various scams our residents have received over the phone. One of these scams is calls from individuals saying they are with the Internal Revenue Service. They usually threaten arrest if money is not wired immediately and leave messages on answering… Read More...
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Law Enforcement Seeks Help in Locating…

McCracken County Sheriff's Department
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (3/26/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, on Feb. 25, 2015 MCSD and the Kentucky State Police conducted a joint investigation which led to the arrest of a McCracken County man and seizure of meth making items. Read More...
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Longest Elementary Student Hold 'How-To…

Kaylan Oates
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/26/15) — During the February 4H meeting, the fourth graders at Longest Elementary held their 'How-To Demonstrations.' Students were judged on speaking skills such as speaking clearly, using the appropriate rate and volume, and making good eye contact with their audience. In Mrs. Drury’s Homeroom the first place award went to Sarah-Cate Boggess for her “How to Make a… Read More...
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‘Chasing Rainbow’ Heart Walk Raises…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, KY. (03/26/15) — “Chasing the Rainbow for a Healthy Heart” Heart Walk and 5K took place Saturday, March 21 at Madisonville Community College Health Campus. Murray State Universtiy nursing instructor and MCC Heart Walk Committee member Dr. Linda Thomas welcomed the crowd for the sixth annual Heart Walk and 5K. Hawkins said they are fortunate to have Dr. Judy Rhoads as MCC President.… Read More...
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Three Face Drug Offenses

McCracken County Sheriff's Department
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (3/26/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, MCSD arrested two men and cited a woman on drug offenses in two separate incidents. The report said on March 24, 2015 at approximately 4 p.m. detectives with the McCracken County Sheriff's Department located Ryan Mayfield, 23, at 507 Denver Avenue in Lone Oak and arrested him on an outstanding warrant… Read More...
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MCC Hosting Open House for Plus 50…

Joyce Riggs
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/26/15) — Madisonville Community College will host an Open House for adult students as a part of the American Association of Community Colleges Plus 50 Encore Completion Program. The program is a national effort to train 10,000 baby boomers over the next two years for new jobs in health care, education and social services, while helping them complete certificates or degrees.… Read More...
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Lourdes and Mercy Health Open…

Leigh Ann Ballegeer
PADUCAQH, Ky. (3/26/15) — Lourdes and Mercy Health held a grand opening, blessing and ribbon cutting today for the new Lourdes Behavioral Health Institute. The Institute will ensure patients receive quality treatment in a contemporary, state-of-the-art environment. The Lourdes Behavioral Health Institute offers comprehensive services for inpatients and outpatients. Patients will benefit from the… Read More...
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Jobless Rates down in 119 Kentucky…

Cathy Lindsey
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/26/15) — Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between February 2014 and February 2015, while Russell County stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 3.5 percent. It was followed by Fayette… Read More...
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Teams 'Dodge for the Cure' during Relay…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/26/15) — Relay for Life Hopkins County hosted its fourth annual “Dodge for the Cure” dodge ball tournament fundraiser on Saturday, March 21. Relay for Life Hopkins County chairwoman and community manager for the American Cancer Society, Christy Cavanah, said anybody could team up for the dodge ball event and without having a Relay team. There were seven teams participating… Read More...

Theodore Roosevelt Public Speaking…

Lora Wimsatt
KENTUCKY (3/26/15) — The Kentucky Rough Riders, a club dedicated to the legacy of Theodore Roosevelt, is pleased to announce the Kentucky Rough Riders Public Speaking Contest. The contest will be open to student in all high schools in Daviess and surrounding counties. Each participating school may submit up to three contestants for competition. The contest will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May… Read More...
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Kentucky, West Virginia Governors Offer…

Office of the Governor
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/26/15) — Governor Steve Beshear and West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin are wagering on their home teams in tonight's Sweet 16 NCAA tournament basketball game. Gov. Beshear bet a selection of Kentucky bourbons from Lexington-area distillers that the Wildcats will prevail over the Mountaineers. Bourbons are provided by the Kentucky Distillers' Association. A similar offer has… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

Madisonville Police Department
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/26/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, March 26. Christopher L. Turner, of Madisonville, was charged March 26 with theft of identity of another without consent. Steven D. Blanchard, of Madisonville, was charged March 25 with fourth-degree assault/domestic violence with minor injury. George C. Martin, of White Plains, was charged… 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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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/17/14) — Madisonville Pediatrics friendly ‘kid caring’ staff is always ready to provide your child with the best healthcare possible. Read More...

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...

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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Faces & Stories: Tim and Barbara Rigdon

WESTERN KENTUCKY (10/5/14) — From pork to prayer, the Rigdon's are restaurateurs that blend the spirit with the spice. Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - March 25, 2015

Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Probation and Parole Violators - March 18, 2015

Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
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Local Church's Faith Restored; 71 Souls Saved Sunday

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Dorothy Nell Yonts, 84, of Greenville

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. — Dorothy Nell Yonts, 84, of Greenville, KY died suddenly Wednesday night March 25, 2015 at 6:10 p.m. in the Muhlenberg Community Hospital . Dorothy was born on February 12,…
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