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Whitfield Meets with Job Corps Officials, Attends Golden Anniversary Gala

April 27, 2015 Marty Irby
WASHINGTON (4/27/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), met last week with Job Corps students and staff and attended Job Corps' Golden Anniversary Gala in celebration of 50 years of service to millions of at-risk youth whose lives have…
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Lady Mustangs Take Two from Calloway in…

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (4/27/15) — Muhlenberg County swept visiting Calloway County in a high school softball doubleheader Saturday. Read More...
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Lady Maroons Double up Daviess County,…

Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/27/15) — Madisonville-North Hopkins doubled up host Daviess County 12-6 in a high school softball game Saturday. Familiar foes Madisonville-North Hopkins and Daviess County faced off in the first game of the Bratcher Memorial Quad at Daviess County. The Lady Maroons posted their 20th win in the 2015 season. With the victory, its 14th straight win, Madisonville-North Hopkins… Read More...
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Church Attempts to ‘Inspire’ Teens in…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/27/15) — Victory Church hosted an Inspire Teens night on Friday April 24. Organizer Kathy Fox said the evening was for girls from junior high to college age, and the first 100 to arrive received a free Inspire t-shirt and Fox said, “Those were gone in about 15 minutes.” Guest speaker for Teen Inspire was Mercy Lokulutu from Nigeria, who is married, has two children and lives… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Job Corps…

Marty Irby
WASHINGTON (4/27/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), met last week with Job Corps students and staff and attended Job Corps' Golden Anniversary Gala in celebration of 50 years of service to millions of at-risk youth whose lives have been forever changed by the program. The Earle C. Clement Job Corps Center in Morganfield and Muhlenberg Job Corps Center in Greenville provide a vital service to… Read More...
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Questions to ask when looking for an…

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KENTUCKY (04/27/15) — Many of today's working professionals grew up in single-income households where only one of their parents went to work each day. But that once-common dynamic is now largely a thing of the past, as economic necessity has driven both moms and dads to continue their careers even after they have had children. That reality has led many working parents to lean heavily on… Read More...
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Mustangs lose to Ohio County via shutout

Steve LeMaster
Visiting Ohio County edged Muhlenberg County 2-0 in a 10th District softball game on Saturday. Read More...
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Spring Lawn, Garden Fair Participants…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (04/26/15) – Pennyroyal Master Gardener Association hosted its third annual Spring Lawn and Garden Fair on Saturday April 25 at the Hopkins County Extension Office. Pennyroyal Master Gardener President Carol Steele said the event offered plants, vegetables, flowers and anything to do with gardening such as yard art and décor, tool sharpening, face painting for kids and a trailer… Read More...
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DCHS Student Council Hosts May Day 5K

Lora Wimsatt
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (4/26/15) — The Daviess County High School Student Council is sponsoring its sixth annual May Day 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 16. Registration begins at 7 a.m. at the DCHS football stadium and the race starts at 8 a.m. Registration fee is $15 until May 12, which includes guarantee of a commemorative t-shirt. Fee is $20 after May 12. Registration is also accepted the day of… Read More...
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Children’s Advocacy Center Raises…

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (4/26/15) — The Pennyrile Children’s Advocacy Center hosted a Zumbathon and a mini vendor fair at the Hopkinsville High School to help raise funds to pay for their new building and to expand services for their clients. In the last two fiscal years, PCAC has served nearly 600 victims and their non-offending caregivers and look forward into expanded their services. “We provide… Read More...
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White Plains Civil War Festival…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
WHITE PLAINS, KY. (04/25/2015) – The fourth annual Civil War Festival took place on Saturday, April 25 in White Plains. Event coordinator Spencer Brewer said the event, hosted by the Eighth Ky. Confederate States of America, is an entertaining and educational experience for the whole family. The festivities began with concessions, vendors and sutlers and a community-wide yard sale. Civil War… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Mule, Draft Horse Days…

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (4/26/15) — The city of Dawson Springs hosted the annual Mule and Draft Horse Day Saturday, April 25. The event took place in the Dawson Springs Industrial Park where visitors listens to live music, shopped with different venders, enjoyed a cruise-in, antique tractors and the Mule and Draft Horse parade. Amber AverittSurfKY NewsPhotos by Amber Averitt Read More...
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MCCH May 2015 Support Group Dates

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MURRAY, Ky. (4/25/15) — Murray-Calloway County Hospital will be offering several support group meetings during the month of May, which are offered free to everyone in our region. The ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 14 in the MCCH Board Room. For more information, contact Mitzi Cathey at (270) 293-1748. The Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 10 a.m.… Read More...
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Mother's Day Buffet Planned at State…

Gil Lawson
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/26/15) — Give mom a break this Mother's Day with a buffet at a Kentucky State Park. The Kentucky State Parks will be offering a Mother's Day buffet Sunday, May 10, at its resort parks. The menu includes salad bar, fruit, cheese, roast beef, roast pork with apple dressing, chicken and dumplings, fried catfish and hush puppies, vegetables and desserts. The buffet will be served… Read More...
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38th Annual Special Populations Fishing…

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KENTUCKY (4/26/15) — Kentucky Lake Bass Club and the Knights of Columbus of Aurora will sponsor the 38th Annual Special Populations Fishing Tournament on Saturday, May 16. This tournament develops the fishing skills of children and adults who are physically or mentally challenged. Land Between The Lakes hosts the tournament at Honker Lake, off Forest Service Road 135 near Woodlands Nature… Read More...
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New Drug Helps Farmer with Parkinson's…

Laura Dawahare
KENTUCKY (4/26/15) — To date, a cure for Parkinson's disease remains elusive for the more than 50,000 Americans diagnosed yearly, despite decades of intensive study. But a newly approved treatment that might help ease the symptoms of Parkinson's has shown remarkable promise. Dr. John Slevin, professor of neurology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and vice chair of research at the… Read More...
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PSAD Summer Artist Workshops Begin Next…

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (4/26/15) — This summer Paducah School of Art and Design is launching its second Master Artist Workshops Program, featuring leading artists and educators from across the country that will share their expertise in ceramics and small metals. Read More...
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College of Education Alum's Studies,…

Amanda Nelson
LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/26/15) — When University of Kentucky College of Education alumna Dixie Miller met Olivia - a tiny baby with a big hole in her heart - doctors doubted Olivia would live to have surgery. Miller had recently become certified to accept foster children when a friend told her about Olivia, who at the time lived with a family equipped to care for medically fragile children. But Miller… Read More...
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Dave Says - April 26, 2015

Dave Ramsey
KENTUCKY (4/26/15) — This week Dave discusses difference in debts and car debt. Dear Dave, My wife and I are on Baby Step three of your plan. We’re also saving up to buy a car with cash. We’re about $3,000 away from our goal, but now my wife wants to go ahead and finance the rest. She has started wondering what the difference is in borrowing to buy a car and borrowing to buy a house. Lex Dear… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - April 26, 2015

Gary Miller
KENTUCKY (4/26/15) — There's something about "bringing home the bacon" or as in my case, the turkey. I came in from our opening day hunt with bird in hand. I stalked it, shot it, hauled it home, cleaned it, and handed it to my wife knowing that I had provided Sunday dinner for the next day. I honestly felt like I had touched the "hunter" part of man's makeup. I felt like I had fulfilled one of my… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of April 26,…

Brent Yonts
KENTUCKY (4/26/15) — Kentuckians will spend this week celebrating the "fastest two minutes in sports" and next week celebrating the largest economic engine in the Commonwealth - small business. It's all part of National Small Business Week, held this May 4-8. Did you know that two-thirds of new jobs in the U.S. each year are created by small businesses, with over half of Americans either owning… Read More...
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Superheroes ‘Bowl for Kids Sake’

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/25/15) — The 29th annual Bowl for Kids Sake took place at Melody Lanes on at Saturday, April 25. Big Brothers Big Sisters Social Media Specialist Mallory Johnson said BBBS hosts one fundraiser each year and Bowl for Kids Sake is it. Johnson said they raise money through corporate sponsorships before the event and the day of the event, bowling teams gather and give the money… Read More...
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Christian County Girls Take the Win on…

Steve LeMaster
The Muhlenberg County softball team dropped its second straight game on Friday evening, falling to visiting Christian County. In a non-district high school softball matchup, Christian County defeated the Lady Mustangs 5-3. Read More...
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Lady Mustangs Fall to Visiting…

Steve LeMaster
The Muhlenberg County softball team dropped its second straight game on Friday evening, falling to visiting Christian County. In a non-district high school softball matchup, Christian County defeated the Lady Mustangs 5-3. Read More...
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Planning Commission Approves Zoning…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/25/15) — Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission met at its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, April 23. The meeting was called to order by Commission Chairman Tim Thomas, and administrative assistant Cynthia Young called roll. The minutes from the meeting of March 25 were approved as was the financial report with ending date of March 21. The HCJPC heard a proposal… Read More...

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (04/25/15) – SurfKY News spoke with Lt. Wade Simons of the Madisonville Fire Department about his history and service to Hopkins County.… Read More...
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Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Sheriff Matt Sanderson and Roneshia Evans

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/25/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Hopkins County Sheriff Matt Sanderson and Roneshia Evans with the Hopkins County School System on this… Read More...
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Probation and Parole Violators - April 24, 2015

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Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Sunshine Garden Center

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Chris and Misty Vincent spoke with SurfKY about the re-opening of Sunshine Garden Center in Greenville, Ky. Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - April 22, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Above and Beyond: Corey Miller

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (04/21/15) – SurfKY News spoke with Corey Miller, a police officer for the city of Madisonville about his contribution to our community’s… Read More...
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MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage Drinking

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Lt. Billy Poe of the Madisonville Police Department warns parents and youth about the dangers of underage drinking during the upcoming prom season. Read More...
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Locals Gather to Remember ‘Jackson Stage Stop’

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The Historical Society of Hopkins County held its monthly meeting Thursday, April 9. Read More...

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Deborah Ann Messamore, 63, of Madisonville

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. — Deborah Ann Messamore, 63, of Madisonville, KY, passed away, Saturday April 25, 2015 surrounded by her family and friends. Mrs. Messamore was born July 24, 1951, in Christian…
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