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March 26, 2015 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… Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:19:42 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (
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SUV Collides with Overturned Tractor…

McCracken County Sheriff's Department
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (3/27/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, the eastbound lanes of I 24 were closed between the 11 mm and the 16 mm while crews worked to clear an accident involving a semi-tractor trailer that rolled over and blocked both eastbound lanes at approximately 5:25 a.m. The report said the accident occurred when the operator of the semi initially ran… Read More...
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

Barry Franklin
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/27/15) — The Hopkins County Health Department released the following restaurant/kitchen inspection ratings Thursday, March 26. Kangaroo (Beulah) 98 Thermometers not found in some coolers Ideal Market Deli (D.S.) 98 F’real Milkshakes stored on floor in walk-in cooler Brook Hollow Farm Catering 100 Huck’s (South Main) 98 Floor beneath drink dispensers need cleaning Wall… Read More...
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MPD Searching for Man Accused of Nearly…

Madisonville Police Department
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/27/15) — Madisonville Police released a wanted notice for a man accused of almost running over two police officers while trying to leave the scene of a traffic stop. According to the release, MPD is seeking information that can lead to the arrest of Charles Chadwick Fugate, a white male weighing 135 pounds, is 5' tall with brown hair and brown eyes. According to the Hopkins… Read More...
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CC Lions Club to Award Two $500…

Dean Rowe
CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (3/27/15) — The Central City Lions Club is offering graduating high school seniors living in Muhlenberg County the opportunity to apply for one of two $500 scholarships that the civic club will be awarding to worthy recipients in 2015. In keeping with its motto of "We Serve," the Central City Lions Club awards scholarships to individuals who have demonstrated a high degree of… Read More...
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Sheriff Explains Numerous Duties of…

Ron Sanders
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/27/15) — Newly-elected Hopkins County Sheriff Matt Sanderson recently addressed the Madisonville Rotary Club saying he believes it is his duty to educate the public about sheriff’s office. Sanderson served on the Madisonville Police Department for 10 years, then five years with the Hopkins County Sheriff Department, and then went back to MPD while running for sheriff.… Read More...
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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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VIDEO: Educators, Leaders Share 'State of Education'

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… Read More...
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Local Church's Faith Restored; 71 Souls Saved Sunday

Earlier this week, SurfKY shared a viral post from Grapevine Baptist Church through Facebook. 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...

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...
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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...

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...

SurfKY Spotlight: Two Rivers

Two Rivers serves Muhlenberg County and beyond with everything from seed to tractors. Read More...

AIRPLAY: Travis Dukes Makes Stop for Jam Session

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/27/15) — Last March, SurfKY News presented an in-depth interview with Nashville musician Travis Dukes. Since then, Dukes has continued to… Read More...


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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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