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Hanson Youth Wins Soap Box Derby World Championship

July 28, 2015 Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — For the first time in 78 years, Kentucky brought home a Soap Box Derby World Championship. Kentucky had not produced a world champion in the 77 year history of the All-American Soap Box Derby but three…
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July…

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/29/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, July 29. Eric T. Kembel, of Dawson Springs, was charged July 28 with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. - first offense and disregarding stop sign. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Madisonville Police Department Read More...
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PPD Officer Receives Governor’s…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (7/29/15) — The Paducah Police Department is proud to announce that Officer Melissa Dillon received two awards at the fifth annual Governor’s Occupant Protection Awards ceremony Tuesday in Lexington. Officer Dillon led the PPD during this year’s counting period in issuing citations for seat belt and child restraint violations. She wrote 419 such citations between June 11, 2014, and… Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week –…

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (7/29/15) — The above photos are local fugitives that are currently being sought by local law-enforcement officers. If you have any information regarding the individuals or the cases, please contact the Hopkinsville Crime Stoppers (270) 877-Tips. Read More...
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Work Begins Today on First United Bank…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/29/15) — The city has awarded a bid to a Madisonville company for the construction of the First United Bank Plaza performance stage. Work should begin today if the rain holds off, city officials said during a special called meeting at City Hall Tuesday afternoon. Heavy rains this season have put a damper on construction along the Sugg Street worksite as the city attempts to… Read More...
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Baptist Health Paducah Executive One of…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (7/29/15) — The nationally-accredited cancer care program at Baptist Health Paducah just invested $4 million in the latest technology – new radiosurgery, radiation therapy, "brain mapping" MRI and surgical navigation equipment. Dollars, however, cannot define value when it comes to your brain health, according to one of the first patients to benefit from it. "I never expected the… Read More...
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Lourdes Offers Living Well Workshops…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (7/29/15) — Do you struggle with managing a chronic disease such as arthritis, depression, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure or any other chronic conditions? There are free classes just for you. Lourdes is co-sponsoring The Living Well Workshops, free classes to assist individuals in learning better management of chronic diseases or that of a family member. The Living Well… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/29/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday July 28, 2015. Mega Millions Tuesday 8 - 35 - 61 - 68 - 75 - 15 Megaplier 5 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 8 - 0 - 5 Tuesday Evening 2 - 6 - 5 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 3 - 8 - 1 - 5 Tuesday Evening 0 - 7 - 5 - 2 Cash Ball Tuesday 1 - 11 - 25 - 27 - 31 Kicker 7 - 6 - 9 - 4 - 2 5 Cash Card Tuesday 3H - 8H - QD… Read More...
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CPC Applauds Logan County for Passing…

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CADIZ, Ky. (7/29/15) — On Tuesday, the Logan County Fiscal Court passed a resolution affirming man/woman marriage and religious freedom. The resolution, passed by a 4-3 vote, was in response to the U.S. Supreme Court striking down Kentucky's marriage law on June, 26. "This is a great day for the democratic process," said Commonwealth Policy Center Executive Director Richard Nelson. "Even though… Read More...
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Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/29/15) — The 60th Annual Miss Hopkins County Fair Pageant began with thunder and lightning as 12 beauties lit up the stage on Tuesday evening. The Ballard Center was full of anticipation and excitement as the crowd watched the ladies strut in to the lively beat of “Welcome to New York,” the theme for the evening. The contestants were judged in sportswear, swimsuit,… Read More...
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Yeti Spotted at Hanson Pharmacy

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HANSON, Ky. (7/29/15) — Yes, Yeti coolers, tumblers, hats, T-shirts and accessories are now available at authorized Yeti Distributor the Hanson Pharmacy and Wellness Center. Robert Cain along with wife Tracey have owned and operated the family business since June of 2006. Robert had worked for a chain drug store for 12 years and decided it was time for a change. “Customer service is what has made… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Kidsave Non-Profit

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WASHINGTON (7/29/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) met in his Washington office yesterday with participants and host families from the Kidsave organization. Kidsave is a US-based nonprofit focused on finding families for older children (ages 6-18) that are in institutional care in the US and overseas. For additional information about the Kidsave program click here. SurfKY NewsInformation… Read More...
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Man Arrested, College Building…

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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — McCracken County man was arrested and a building on the campus of West Kentucky Community and Technical College was evacuated after the man threatened to blow the school up this morning. Paducah police were called at 9:41 a.m. after multiple witnesses reported hearing Harry D. Thurby Jr. threaten to blow up the school. Officers found Thurby in Room 227 of the… Read More...
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Heavy Rains, Two Wrecks Impede WKP…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
NORTONVILLE, Ky. (7/28/15) ― Kentucky State Police Post 2 investigated a one-vehicle accident near the 44-mile marker on Western Kentucky Parkway this evening. It appeared the driver of a black Yukon lost control during rainy weather and hit an embankment off the shoulder of the westbound lanes at about 5 p.m. KSP said one person was injured. An ambulance traveling west turned around and headed… Read More...
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Bud's Gun Shop to Re-Open Uncle Lee's

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/28/15) ― Good news is bubbling around the neighborhood in the Uncle Lee's area as word spread via Facebook that Bud's Gun Shop will be re-opening the business. With Bud's Gun Shop and Range stores in Kentucky and Tennessee, the owners decided that renaming the location wasn't a good idea. “We did talk about it, but it didn't feel right,” the FB post stated. “After all, it's not… Read More...
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Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — A Hopkins County Grand Jury recently returned the following indictments. Levi Alfred, 19, of Madisonville, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance/meth. Reginald Eaves, 75, of Nortonville, first-degree possession of a controlled substance/cocaine – second offense, operating a motor vehicle with no insurance, operating a motor vehicle while not wearing a… Read More...
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Caldwell County Traffic Advisory

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CALDWELL COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of Kentucky 128 in Caldwell County on Thursday, July 30, 2015. This closure along Kentucky 128 near mile point 2.4 is to allow across drain to be replaced. This is along Kentucky 128 between Otter Pond Road and Corey Lane. The roadway is expected to close at 7 a.m., CDT, on Thursday. It is expected to… Read More...
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Hopkins County Traffic Advisory

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to start reconstruction of the Breathitt-Pennyrile Parkway/Kentucky 813 Exit 37 Mortons Gap Interchange in Hopkins County on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. This reconstruction of the interchange to bring it up to current standards is to allow Interstate 69 to be extended northward along the Pennyrile Parkway… Read More...
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DCPS Board of Education to Meet July 30

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DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — The Daviess County Public Schools Board of Education will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 30, at the DCPS Central Office, 1622 Southeastern Parkway, Owensboro. Highlights include recognition of staff members who have retired during or at the conclusion of the 2014-15 school year. Click here to view meeting agenda for the Board of Education. SurfKY NewsInformation… Read More...
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Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — A Hopkins County Grand Jury recently returned the following misdemeanor indictments. Ryann Welch, 30, of Madisonville, operating a motor vehicle while license was revoked or suspended, possession of drug paraphernalia and operating a motor vehicle with the rear license plate not illuminated. Matthew Pendley, 29, of Madisonville, failing to comply with sex offender… Read More...
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OPS, Kentucky Wesleyan College to Build…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/28/15) — Owensboro Public Schools will work collaboratively with Kentucky Wesleyan College to build a new track and field complex, located between the Owensboro Middle School North and South campuses on South Griffith Avenue, with support from Owensboro Health. The facility will be installed where the current track, split between those two campuses, is located. The new venue… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/28/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, July 28. Michael R. Fitzgerald, of Madisonville, was charged July 27 with first-degree criminal mischief, second-degree disorderly conduct, menacing and resisting arrest. Raymond Dunlap Jr., of Madisonville, was charged July 27 with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance – first… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Tuesday, July 28. Ashley R. Rivera-Mena, of White Plains, was charged July 23 on a Livingston County warrant for non-payment of fines. Coty Allen Savage, of Cold Water, Mich., was charged on a warrant for being a fugitive from another state. Kimberly D. Hale, of Dawson Springs, was charged July 23… Read More...

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/24/15) – What’s for breakfast this sunny Friday morning? For a group of Berry Plastics third-shift employees, it was a healthy 5-pound… Read More...
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Nation's Oldest Travel Team Tournament Still Running Strong

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (7/20/15) — SurfKY News was at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville over the weekend for the Kentucky Hoopfest directed by Hopkins County… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Warn Homeowners of Potential Scams

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/17/15) - Madisonville Police Department's Lt. Billy Poe shares a few tips about protecting the public from scams. This is a public service… Read More...
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MUHLENBERG, Ky. (7/17/15) — Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Deputy Alex Piper needs help in locating 10 fugitives. Anyone with information regarding the location… Read More...
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College Bound Muhlenberg Student Shares Essay with Chamber

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/9/15) – Greater Muhlenberg Chamber of Commerce recognized Andrew Vincent during the July 9 noon luncheon meeting. Andrew was a recipient of… Read More...
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Splendor of Adsmore Shared with Historical Society

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/16/15) — Hopkins County Historical Society met for their monthly meeting on Thursday, July 9th. This month the group was honored to have… Read More...
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Community Joins Together to Pray for Nation

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SurfKY News was in downtown Greenville, Kentucky today to witness prayer and art on the courthouse square. Read More...
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Focus on Hopkins County: Jack Merrill

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/11/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Jack Merrill with the Hopkins County Humane Society on this episode of Focus on Hopkins County. Learn… Read More...

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CALHOUN, Ky. (7/28/15) — Anne Lucille Hardin 96, of Beech Grove, Kentucky died Saturday; July, 25, 2015 at Riverside Manor Healthcare Center in Calhoun. Anne Lucille Anderson was born November 8,…
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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/27/15) — Hopkins County Board of Education today announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National… Read More

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Contemporary Christian Artist Inspires Muhlenberg Crowd

GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/26/15) — Nashville native and contemporary Christian artist Matt Maher performed for the estimated 4,000 people gathered for the Saturday on… Read More

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/26/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans milling and paving along a section of US 60/The Wendell Ford Expressway… Read More

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