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WKCTC Scholarship Application Deadline is March 9

March 01, 2015 Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (3/1/15) — The deadline to apply for a 2015-16 scholarship at West Kentucky Community and Technical College is March 9 by noon. Scholarship applications are only accepted online at…
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Endowment Partners with Cheri for Free…

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MURRAY, Ky. (3/1/15) — On Thursday, March 26, audiences in Murray can attend free screenings of “Alive Inside” at Cheri Theatres, 1008 Chestnut Street. The documentary film, a joyous cinematic experience, depicts the impact of music on one of society’s most isolated populations: those suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia. An Arts Access Grant from the Kentucky Arts Council to the… Read More...
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Kentucky Offers Tax Credit to Small…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/1/15) — With tax season upon us, the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development wants to remind Kentucky's small business owners that they could be eligible for up to $25,000 in tax credits. The state is offering the Kentucky Small Business Tax Credit to eligible companies throughout the Commonwealth. The criteria are relatively simple. All a small business has to do is create… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with American Financial…

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WASHINGTON (3/1/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office, Feb. 24, 2015, with representatives of the American Financial Services Association. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Robert Hankins Read More...
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WKCTC Releases Fall 2014 Dean's List

Janett Blythe
PADUCAH, Ky. (3/1/15) — More than 550 were named to the Fall 2014 Dean's List at West Kentucky Community and Technical College. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must be a full-time WKCTC student earning at least a 3.5 grade point average and successfully completing 12 hours or more of course work numbered 100 or above for the academic term. The following students (listed by their county… Read More...
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Libraries’ Drawing Contest Begins March…

Amie Waltrip
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/1/15) — Muhlenberg County Public Libraries is hosting a creative drawing contest throughout the month of March. The creative drawing contest is for youth in grades fourth-12th, and entries will be separated into three categories by grade for judging. Categories are fourth-fifth grade, sixth-eighth grade and ninth-12th grade. Three winners will be selected from each of… Read More...
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WKCTC Scholarship Application Deadline…

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (3/1/15) — The deadline to apply for a 2015-16 scholarship at West Kentucky Community and Technical College is March 9 by noon. Scholarship applications are only accepted online at http://www.westkentucky.kctcs.edu/Costs_and_Financial_Aid/Scholarship_Information.aspx. Application and supporting documentation must be received by the stated deadline. WKCTC recognizes and rewards… Read More...
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HCCHS Student Has Unique Eye for Art

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/28/15) ― Hopkins County-Central High School 10th grader Candius Weaver has been spending the last few years perfecting her technique with her artwork. “I have been drawing for really most of my life,” said Weaver. “But, I started keeping my drawings from eighth grade.” Weaver practices different types of drawing genres but has a passion for anime and zentangle. “I mostly do… Read More...
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7th District MNHHS Maroons All-District…

Kathy Carver
CALDWELL COUNTY, Ky. (3/1/15) ― The Madisonville Maroons defeated Caldwell County 61-55 to take the 7th District Boys’ Basketball win during the tournament Feb. 25-27 in Caldwell County. After the game, the 7th All-District Team was announced and included Joe Singleton, Ivonta White, Jaiveon Eaves and Payton Carver. (SurfKY News/Photo Provided by Kathy Carver) Read More...
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Carhartt Relay Team Aims to Capture…

Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/1/15) — Carhartt employees have devised a way for someone to capture family memories while fighting cancer as a part of their newest Relay for Life fundraiser. "When you make a $15 donation to Team Carhartt, you receive a 10 x 13 portrait," said Trina Duncan, team captain. "(R and R Photography) donates those to us, and we are able to keep the entire $15 for our team." The… Read More...
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West Broadway Vendor Event, Tag Sale…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/1/15) — The Second Annual Relay for Life Vendor and Tag Sale will take place from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at West Broadway Elementary. Michelle Larkins, West Broadway second-grade and Relay Team Member, said the event will be held in the gym and vendor space will be $25 with tables provided. There is plenty of space for additional tables if needed, she said. The… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - March 1, 2015

Gary Miller
KENTUCKY (3/1/15) — I can remember several years ago, going fishing on a sunny but cold day in February. It was the first nice Saturday we had had in a long time. The plan was to do a little bass fishing and enjoy our first trip of the year. I was with a friend and we were taking his boat. He had not had it in the water in several months. I had tried my best to make all the necessary preparations… Read More...
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Dave Says - March 1, 2015

Dave Ramsey
KENTUCKY (3/1/15) — This week Dave discusses serious about getting out of debt and it’s a better idea to pre-plan. Dear Dave, Should you budget for mad money, or just carrying around cash, when you’re trying to get out of debt? Aurora Dear Aurora, What really matters is the amount of mad money you allow yourself to have. Everyone needs a little pocket money. It’s probably not going to throw you… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of March 1, 2015

Brent Yonts
KENTUCKY (3/1/15) — The 30-day regular legislative session in Frankfort is more than halfway through, but things are not slowing down-at least in the House. Two of my bills advanced to the Senate last week along with over four dozen other bills ranging from hydraulic fracking to protecting the state's teachers' retirement system. My legislation included HB 306, moved to the Senate on a 92-0 vote,… Read More...
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4H Penguin Plunge Draws Hundreds to…

Paul McRee, SurfKY News
The Central City Fitness Center does not generally allow gorillas and parrots in the swimming pool. But all rules were out the window Saturday when hundreds turned out for the 2015 Penguin Plunge to help the Muhlenberg 4H Backpack Program. The Poole’s Pharmacy gorilla was on hand, and so was the Clinic Pharmacy parrot. Hundreds of others also showed up for this year’s plunge, designed to feed the… Read More...
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MNHHS Maroons Recognized for Academics

Bart Jones
CALDWELL COUNTY, Ky. (2/28/15) ― The Madisonville Maroon Boys High School basketball team members were honored during the 2015 District Tournament at Caldwell County gym. Named to the District All-Academic basketball team were Brennan Parrish, Noah Cunningham, Connor Cline, Peyton Carver, Dylan Ashby, Chandler Crist and Christian Perry. (SurfKY News/Photo provided by Kathy Carver) Read More...
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Gospel Music Men's Celebration Planned

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (02/28/15) – A Gospel Music Men’s Celebration will begin at 5 p.m., Saturday, March 7 at Oak Grove Baptist Church, 305 Graves Street, Madisonville. The Rev. Robert Cottoner will be the host pastor for the event, which will benefit the Rosenwald School. Tim Thomas,chairperson of the event and past president of the Rosenwald-Smith Committee, said there will be quartets, groups,… Read More...
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Daviess County Traffic Advisory

Keith Todd
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (2/28/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to ramp up work zone restrictions along US 60 East of Owensboro starting Monday, March 2, 2015. This work zone extends along U.S. 60 in eastern Daviess County between the U.S. 231 intersection and Lewisport. Specifically, the project runs from mile point 29.5 at the Kentucky 334 Overpass and extends… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Proclaims March Sexual…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/28/15) — The prevention and advocacy efforts of several individuals were highlighted Feb. 25 by Gov. Steve Beshear and advocates as part of the kickoff of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Capitol Rotunda event was cosponsored by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs. Gov. Beshear signed a proclamation… Read More...
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March Events and More at Land Between…

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KENTUCKY (2/28/15) — The following are the upcoming events and more at Land Between The Lakes: The Golden Pond Visitor Center and Planetarium are currently opened daily. Due to the recent winter weather and road conditions, the rest of our attractions and facilities will open on March 4. Energy Lake, Hillman Ferry, Piney, and Wranglers Campgrounds will be open daily March 4 - Nov. 30. The… Read More...
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Pyrotechnic Event for City's Bird…

Abby Shelton
OWENSBORO, Ky. (2/28/15) — In the interest of human health and safety, a pyrotechnic event, which is part of the City of Owensboro's blackbird control program, will take place in the late afternoon on Monday, March 2 at 1530 Griffith Avenue. A wildlife specialist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's APHIS Wildlife Services will set off pyrotechnics each evening. Residents in the area should… Read More...
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Rough River Dam Airport Temporary…

Gil Lawson
KENTUCKY (2/28/15) — The airport at Rough River Dam State Resort Park near Leitchfield will be closed during parts of March and April during a construction project. Work begins March 16 to replace the runway lights. The airport is scheduled to be closed to all air traffic starting March 21 and is projected to reopen April 17. Rough River Dam State Resort Park has a lodge, cottages, campground,… Read More...
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KSU Hosting Annual Bluegrass Beekeepers…

George Fowler
KENTUCKY (2/28/15) — The annual Bluegrass Beekeepers School will be held on March 7, 2015 at Kentucky State University in Frankfort. The school normally attracts more than 350 Beekeepers from across the state. Registration for the day-long event begins at 8 a.m. with the first session at 9 a.m. The school concludes at 3:30 p.m. The keynote for the school will be delivered by Dr. Subba Reddy… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with American Physical…

Robert Hankins
WASHINGTON (2/28/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office Tuesday Feb. 24, 2015, with representatives of the American Physical Therapy Association. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Robert Hankins Read More...
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UK Athletics to Deepen Investment in…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (2/28/15) – The University of Kentucky's Center for Academic and Tutorial Services, the first-of-its-kind support program in the nation for student athletes, will be expanded to include an additional tutorial center on the south side of the Lexington campus. Fundraising for the center, which will be located within the new football training complex adjacent to Commonwealth Stadium,… Read More...

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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - February 25, 2015

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MPD Stresses Dangers of Texting While Driving

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HENDERSON, Ky. – Ellen Prince, 72, of Evansville, Ind., passed away at 12:08 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at Deaconess Hospital. Ellen was a member of the Haymakers Club. She worked as a bookkeeper…
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