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Kentucky Crafts Beverage Conference at WKCTC June 11

May 24, 2015 Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/24/15) — The second Kentucky Crafts Beverage Conference sponsored by the Kentucky Innovation Network will be held at West Kentucky Community and Technical College to discuss how and why to establish a craft distillery…
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Seven Hills Neighborhood Alliance to…

Abby Shelton
OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/24/15) — The Seven Hills Neighborhood Alliance will host its annual Yard Sale Fiesta on Friday and Saturday, June 5 and June 6. Neighbors are invited to host their own yard sales and encouraged to consider donating $5 to $10 of their proceeds to the Seven Hills Neighborhood Alliance to help offset the costs of advertising for the yard sale and to support various community… Read More...
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Kentucky Crafts Beverage Conference at…

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/24/15) — The second Kentucky Crafts Beverage Conference sponsored by the Kentucky Innovation Network will be held at West Kentucky Community and Technical College to discuss how and why to establish a craft distillery in western Kentucky. The conference, which is again free and open to the public, will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 11 in Crounse Hall, Room 101. Community… Read More...
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AHS, DCHS Earn Silver Awards on U.S.…

Lora Wimsatt
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (5/24/15) — Apollo and Daviess County high schools are among the top high schools in Kentucky as ranked by U.S. News and World Report, based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work, including Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams. The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 21,000… Read More...
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Prosecutors from Kentucky, Tennessee to…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/24/15) — Attorney General Jack Conway announced May 21 that his office will help host an annual training event that focuses on the effective prosecution of vehicular homicide cases, many of which involve drunk drivers. Commonwealth's Attorneys from across Kentucky will join prosecutors from the Tennessee District Attorney's office at the training, entitled "Lethal Weapon,"… Read More...
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'Remember Our Military' by Glenn…

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UNITED STATES (5/24/15) — One of my sons recently came home from a twelve month military deployment. My wife and I took a couple of days and flew to welcome him at his stateside arrival airport. We watched soldier after soldier pick up his or her duffel bags and other luggage in baggage claims. We didn't see families or friends hugging them and welcoming them home. My son turned the corner and… Read More...
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Reading Solutions Offers Students a…

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/24/15) ― The Muhlenberg County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Reading Solutions last week at 134 North Main in downtown Greenville. Reading Solutions offers tutoring in reading for students aged 4 to adult using the Barton System, a multisensory systematic phonics based approach to reading. Vickie Williams of Greenville is the proprietor of Reading… Read More...
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MCC's Felicia Johnson Receives State…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/24/15) ― Felecia Johnson was named as the statewide New Horizons Award of Excellence winner in the faculty category at the 2015 KCTCS New Horizons Conference May 18 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center. The usiness administration professor was nominated by an MCC Presidential Cabinet, consisting of MCC President Dr. Judith Rhoads and a group of MCC administrators. The… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Mental Health…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (5/24/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office yesterday with representatives of Kentucky’s chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI). SurfKY NewsInformation provided by U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield Read More...
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Dave Says - May 24, 2015

Dave Ramsey
KENTUCKY (5/24/15) — This week Dave discusses budgeting together and stay with the bank. Dear Dave, I have a question about budgeting. I give myself and my husband $150 a month each for blow money to be used on whatever we want. I’m upset because he spends all his eating out, then he buys other things he wants that he has no money for. Am I being too stingy? Cheryl Dear Cheryl, I think you guys… Read More...
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Caldwell County Native Helping Unwrap…

Whitney Harder
LEXINGTON, Ky. (5/24/15) — She comes from a Kentucky town of fewer than 7,000, but she’s no stranger to traveling the world’s most influential cities. She only just earned her bachelor’s degree in December, but began working toward her master’s last year. She is a female going into in a historically male-dominated field, but has had no trouble landing top internships and research positions. And… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - May 24, 2015

Gary Miller
KENTUCKY (5/24/15) — My hunting has given way to fishing. At one time I actually did more fishing than hunting. But for the past several years it’s been hard to keep me out of the woods. My fishing has its extremes. I love the thrill of landing a big bass but I also love the serenity (and table fare) of catching pan fish. Recently I fished in a local bass tournament. The competition adds to the… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of May 24, 2015

Brent Yonts
KENTUCKY (5/24/15) — From our caves to our lakes to our historical sites, Kentucky has a lot to offer. So it's little wonder that tourism is a big business in the Bluegrass State. And that business is growing. All nine tourism regions in the state had gains in tourism spending in 2014 for a statewide economic impact of nearly $13.1 billion, a 4.4 percent increase over 2013, according to the state… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - ' Glow Slime'

Jason Lindsey
KENTUCKY (5/24/15) — Slime is always fun to play with, especially when it glows in the dark. Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how to use a few ingredients from around the house to create a batch of homemade glow slime. INGREDIENTS 1/4 Cup Liquid Starch 1/4 Cup Elmer's Glue 2 Tablespoons Glow-In-The-Dark Pigment 1 Bowl INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Mix the liquid starch and… Read More...
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Pennyroyal Herb Club Annual Garden Tour…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/23/15) — Tour eight local gardens, featuring butterfly gardens, raised beds, shade gardens, container gardens, railway gardens, organics, native plants, perennials, vegetables, and more. Tour headquarters located at the Ruby Laffoon Log Cabin, 107 Union Street, Madisonville. Tickets $10 each. Advance tickets available at Exotic Florist and Metcalfe's Landscaping & Garden… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Kentucky Ambulance…

Ed Whitfield
WASHINGTON, D.C. (5/23/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office yesterday with representatives of the Kentucky Ambulance Providers. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield Read More...
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'Cooking for the Cure' Fundraiser…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, KY. (05/24/15) – First United Bank was “Cooking for the Cure” Friday, May 22. V.P. of Marketing and Public Relations Jane Barton said every year FUB hosts a “Cooking for the Cure” event and this is the eighth annual. In conjunction with Hopkins County Relay for Life theme, Redneck Relay, the attire and activities for the event were all redneck centered. Redneck Olympics took place… Read More...
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Madisonville Fire Department Report -…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, KY (5/23/15) — Madisonville Fire Department released the following reports recently: Dispatched at 7:45 p.m. May 21 to 532 Wyatt Ave., for a report of hazardous material in a house. The resident informed fire officials she had respiratory distress. Crews investigated and found no air quality hazards. Dispatched at 1:49 p.m. May 19 to 980 Woodlawn Drive for an oven fire. The resident… Read More...
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Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
EARLINGTON, KY (5/23/15) — A 5-year-old boy reported missing Friday morning has been found safe and returned to his father today, authorities reported. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that Brayden Gibson was reported missing at 8:44 a.m. by his father, Austin Gibson. The father told deputies the child’s mother, Alexis Hibbs and/or the boy’s grandmother, Marsha Hibbs, had not returned… Read More...
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PSAD Offering Summer College-Level…

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/23/15) — Paducah School of Art and Design is offering a two-week summer art program that will provide high school students with a college-level experience in jewelry and metals, ceramics, digital photography and painting. Participants will learn to express their creativity in jewelry and metals and ceramics June 8-12 at 919 Madison Street in Lowertown and in digital photography… Read More...
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KEDPB to Begin National Search for…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/23/15) — As chair of the Kentucky Economic Development Partnership Board, Governor Steve Beshear announced plans on Tuesday to conduct a national search to fill the role of secretary for the Kentucky Economic Development Cabinet. Current Secretary Larry Hayes announced his intent to retire from the position later this year, ending a seven-year tenure in the role. "Larry Hayes… Read More...
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MLES Honored by AHA with 'Fit Friendly'…

Lora Wimsatt
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (5/23/15) — Meadow Lands Elementary School has earned the American Heart Association's Gold Level Fit Friendly Award for the third consecutive year. MLES continues to exceed the rigorous criteria in the following areas: Physical activity, nutrition, smoking policy and school culture. MLES physical education instructor Amy Bouchard said, "We are proud to be considered a Fit… Read More...
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Summer Reading Program Brings Fun for…

Amie Waltrip
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (5/23/15) — It's almost time for Summer Reading at Muhlenberg County Public Libraries. There’s a lot of fun planned for all ages during this summer's superhero-themed program. Both Harbin Memorial and Central City Public Libraries will host programs during Summer Reading. Children may attend either branch’s programs, or they may attend both if they choose to do so.… Read More...
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Strategy of Storefront Display Design…

Pam Spencer
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/23/15) — Paducah Main Street has organized a one-hour seminar for business owners from around the region to learn the importance and strategies of storefront display design. The free seminar will be at 9 a.m., Thursday, June 11 at Maiden Alley Cinema located at 112 Maiden Alley. Attendees will register for the event at the door so please arrive a few minutes early. The guest… Read More...
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Muhlenberg Job Corps Celebrates #27…

Karen Robinson
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (5/23/15) — The staff and students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center are extremely proud to announce they are now ranked #27, out of 126 Job Corps centers in the nation. The center's overall ranking has continuously improved over the last several months. This is the best the center has ever performed. It's the strong performance of the center's placements that is primarily… Read More...

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Barry Duvall Shares Muhlenberg History with Hopkins Historical Society

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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

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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

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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

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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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Shrek Comes to Glema Center

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/9/15) — Glema Mahr Center for the Arts Director Brad Downall highlights the upcoming schedule for the summer during a video interview… Read More...
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MCC's Johnson, Bennett, Morrow to Receive KCTCS Horizon Awards

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MADISONVILLE, Ky.. (5/8/15) — Madisonville Community College announced the winners of the annual New Horizons Awards of Excellence for 2015. Felecia Johnson… Read More...

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SLAUGHTERS, Ky. – Naomi Sue Pharris, 81, of Sebree died May 21, 2015, at Colonial Terrace in Sebree, Ky. She was born in Ashbyburg to the late Ira and Carrie Hudson Daniels on Feb. 4, 1934. She was a…
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