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Christian County Traffic Advisory

January 29, 2015 Keith Todd
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (1/29/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict eastbound traffic to one lane along a section of Interstate 24 in Christian County starting Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. The eastbound lane restriction…
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Lt. Gov. Luallen, Housing, Veterans…

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FRANKFORT Ky. (1/29/15) — Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen today joined federal and state housing and veterans officials to announce a partnership aimed at sheltering Kentucky's homeless veterans. The "Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness" involves collaboration between the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Kentucky Housing Corporation to issue a larger number of… Read More...
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Kentucky Highway Crews Prepare for…

Keith Todd
KENTUCKY (1/29/15) — Highway crews across the 11 counties of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 2 plan to pre-treat area roadways in anticipation of a winter weather event with possible snow accumulation sometime Sunday. At this time, there are indications of at least one half inch of snow and possibly more as the forecast firms up. Highway crews will start pre-treating activities on Friday… Read More...
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

Barry Franklin
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/29/15) — The following is your update on local restaurant inspections for the Hopkins County area, courtesy of the Hopkins County Health Department. Ideal Market (Center St.) 99 Boxes of Styrofoam cups stored on floor Rally’s 93 Debris build-up on inside lip of ice machine Boxes of food product on floor in walk-in freezer Cooler door gasket needs repairing Thermometers not… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/29/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, Jan. 29. Dustin K. Wallace, of Madisonville, was charged Jan. 28 on a warrant for first-degree sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 12. Christopher D. Loyd, of Madisonville, was charged Jan. 28 on two Hopkins County warrants for nonpayment of fines. SurfKY NewsInformation provided… Read More...
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WKCTC Practical Nursing Accreditation…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (1/29/15) — West Kentucky Community and Technical College's Practical Nursing program will host an initial accreditation review visit by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing on campus Feb. 10. The public is invited to meet the site visit team and share any comments about the program in person at the meeting scheduled at 4:15 p.m. Feb. 10 in the college's Allied… Read More...
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Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of Child

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/29/15) — Madisonville Police Department has arrested a Madisonville man for the alleged sexual abuse of a 7 year-old child. Dustin K. Wallace, 25, was charged Wednesday with first-degree sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 12. MPD Lt. William Poe said the department received a complaint about the alleged abuse. After investigating, substantial probable cause was… Read More...
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River Metals Recycling Earns SHARP…

Daniel Lowry
OWENSBORO, Ky. (1/29/15) — Kentucky Labor Cabinet Deputy Secretary Rocky Comito today presented River Metals Recycling LLC Owensboro a plaque and a flag signifying the company's certification under the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program. The facility joins River Metals Recycling in Newport as one of only 24 active SHARP sites in Kentucky, and the only one in Owensboro. Kentucky… Read More...
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Inmate Suffers Multiple Stab Wounds in…

Lisa Lamb
EDDYVILLE, Ky. (1/29/15) — An inmate at Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville was stabbed Thursday, Jan. 29 in a general population dormitory at the prison. The assault occurred shortly before 8 a.m. central time. Herbert Eades, 58, was stabbed multiple times in No. 6 cell house by Sean Noakes, another inmate in the dormitory. Eades was transported by ambulance to the Caldwell Medical Center… Read More...
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KapStone Container Corporation to…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/29/15) — Governor Steve Beshear today announced KapStone Container Corporation plans to expand its operations in Bowling Green. KapStone, which manufactures paper packaging containers, is expected to create up to 30 new jobs and invest $4.5 million into the project. "Today's announcement is a demonstration that KapStone Container continues to build on its growth as a leading… Read More...
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Controlled Buy Results in Charges

Lori Blakeley
CALDWELL COUNTY, Ky. (1/29/15) — According to a Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force report, on Jan. 28, 2015, the PNTF conducted a controlled purchase of approximately 1 ounce of crystal methamphetamine in Caldwell County, Ky. The report said following the purchase, Joshua Lee Jones, of Marion, Ky., was arrested and charged with trafficking in controlled substance, first degree, first offense, over 2… Read More...
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Page Named Employee of the Year at MCCH

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MURRAY, Ky. (1/29/15) — Susan Page, a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department, has been named the 2014 Employee of the Year at Murray-Calloway County Hospital. A 26-year employee, Page was nominated by her peers and chosen by the MCCH executive team as the Employee of the Month in October 2014. She then was named Employee of the Year out of all 12 monthly award winners in an employee vote.… Read More...
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Keystone Approval Will Boost the…

Robert Steurer
WASHINGTON (1/29/15) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today urging final passage of the Keystone XL Pipeline Act: "The past few weeks have been a whirlwind. But the Keystone jobs debate has been important for the Senate and for our country. "We took about a dozen more roll-call votes on amendments yesterday. That means the Senate has now… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/29/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Thursday, Jan. 29. Rodney J. Checkal, Jr., of Morganfield, was charged Jan. 28 on a warrant for failure to appear. Betty F. Braden, of Earlington, was charged Jan. 29 on a Hopkins County warrant for theft by deception including cold checks under $500. Nichole D. Franklin, of Nortonville, was charged… Read More...
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Group Organizing Prayer Circle for Youth

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
NORTONVILLE, Ky. (1/29/15) — A group of parents has organized a public community prayer circle out of concern for area youth and the community. The prayer meeting will be 5 p.m. Friday at Hopkins County Central High School, 6625 Hopkinsville Road. A Facebook page named "United Together We Pray" shows that 367 people have indicated they will be attending the prayer circle. Organizers say the… Read More...
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Protect Your Sensitive Information from…

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US (1/29/15) — Reports of personal data being stolen from major retailers are on the rise. In September 2014 alone, the public learned of potential security breaches at Google, leaked personal celebrity photos and a date breach at Home Depot. These incidents illustrate the importance of protecting our personal information. Sophisticated criminals can now access information on just about anyone,… Read More...
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Blazers Drop Opening Round Game to…

Steve LeMaster
FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/29/15) — Fourteenth Region champion Buckhorn prevented Second Region champ University Heights from advancing in the Touchstone Energy All "A" Classic, defeating the Blazers 55-51 in the small-school statewide basketball tournament's opening round at the Frankfort Convention Center Thursday morning. Connor Hoskins paced Buckhorn with a game-high 22 points. Ryan Boggs tossed in 12… Read More...
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Music Education Boosts More than Test…

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US (1/29/15) — School is much more than a place where students gather to learn. For children, school is their first opportunity for social development and introduction to people outside of their family unit. Lessons learned in school go beyond mathematics and language arts. Students learn to cultivate individual interests and find other people who share their interests. Music is one of the ways… Read More...
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Girls' All 'A' Classic Scoreboard

Steve LeMaster
KENTUCKY (1/29/15) — The following are the Girls' Touchstone Energy All 'A' Classic scores: Frankfort Convention Center Wednesday, Jan. 28. Owensboro Catholic 63, Harlan 47 Caverna 50, Bath County 39 Covington Holy Cross 70, Danville 35 Clinton County 47, Sayre 28 Leslie County 56, University Heights 46 Murray 65, Presentation 20 Gallatin County 57, Kentucky Country Day 32 Bracken County 66, East… Read More...
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Lady Blazers Fall to 14th Region Champ…

Steve LeMaster
FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/29/15) — University Heights faced a deficit at the conclusion of each quarter and lost despite outscoring Leslie County 19-9 in the third quarter in the opening round of the Touchstone Energy All "A" Classic at the Frankfort Convention Center Wednesday. Leslie County defeated the Lady Blazers 56-46. After carrying a 28-17 lead into halftime, Leslie County was limited early in… Read More...
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Jobless Rates down in All 120 Counties…

Kim Brannock
FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/29/15) — Unemployment rates fell in all 120 Kentucky counties between December 2013 and December 2014, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. This is the fourth time in the last five months that Kentucky has seen a year-over-year drop in all counties. Scott and Woodford counties recorded… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/29/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 12 - 24 - 35 - 36 - 49 - 1 Power Play 5 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 1 - 7 - 8 Wednesday Evening 7 - 4 - 6 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 4 - 3 - 9 - 1 Wednesday Evening 5 - 2 - 9 - 3 Cash Ball Wednesday 19 - 20 - 21 - 27 - 17 Kicker 4 - 1 - 0 - 3 - 2 5 Cash Card Wednesday… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Fort Campbell…

Marty Irby
WASHINGTON (1/29/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office yesterday with a group of Senior Non-Commissioned Officers from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) at Fort Campbell. The soldiers are visiting Washington, D.C. as part of an NCO Professional Development event that includes meetings at… Read More...
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Revive the Art of Letter-Writing

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US (1/29/15) — Getting a handwritten letter nowadays is extraordinary, as people often do not take the time to write letters in an age when emailing, texting and tweeting have revolutionized the way people communicate with one another. However, writing notes, letters and exclamations of love can be more intimate, especially on Valentine's Day. In France, love letters are called billet doux. The… Read More...
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UK Hoops Signee Murray Named McDonald's…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (1/29/15) — Kentucky women's basketball signee Taylor Murray of Odenton, Md., has been selected to play in the prestigious 2015 McDonald's All-American High School Basketball Game on Wednesday, April 1 in the United Center in Chicago. The game will feature the top 24 high school players around the country representing teams from the East and West and will be televised live on ESPNU… Read More...

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Probation and Parole Violators - January 29, 2015

Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - January 28, 2015

Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Local Church's Faith Restored; 71 Souls Saved Sunday

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SurfKY Spotlight: Kevin L. Rice Allstate

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (1/22/15) — Insurance is unlike any other product out there - you pay for it and hope you never have to use it. And that makes paying… Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: #9 Steakhouse

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Glema Center to Host Community 'Dessert' Theatre

This intimate musical, starring Janet Corum & Thad Mayhugh, follows one couple through fifty years of love, quarrels and marriage. Read More...
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VIDEO: NTSB Held Press Conference Regarding Friday's Deadly Plane Crash

UPDATE & ANALYSIS: EDDYVILLE, Ky. (1/4/15) ― The National Transportation Safety Board held a press conference near Eddyville regarding Friday night’s deadly… Read More...
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Local Chef Goes Hollywood

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/31/14) - Local chef and business owner, Cherise Johnson was selected to appear on Food Network's Cutthroat Kitchen. Cherise spoke with… Read More...
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Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Magistrates and Earlington Mayor

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/31/14) — Tim Thomas speaks with Local on this edition of Focus on Hopkins County. Information provided to SurfKY News by Tim Thomas and… Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Blackwell’s Diner and Sports Bar

MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Blackwell’s Diner and Sports Bar has been in business since May of 2007 with owners Eric and Leslie Blackwell, who have worked in the… Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Austin Mobile Home

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. — Austin Mobile Home is the place to go for all your mobile home needs. Read More...
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Lenora Faye Clayton, 75, of Madisonville, Ky.

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Lenora Faye Clayton, 75, of Madisonville, Ky., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville, Ky. Mrs. Clayton was born August 23, 1939, in…
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