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Reconstruction of U.S. 60/Wendell Ford Expressway at Owensboro 30 Percent Complete

May 28, 2015 Keith Todd
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (5/28/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is making good progress on a major rehabilitation and reconstruction of U.S. 60 around Owensboro, in spite of wet weather this spring. KYTC Engineers… Fri, 29 May 2015 14:26:33 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/29/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday May 28, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 1 - 8 - 5 Thursday Evening 3 - 3 - 8 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 5 - 4 - 2 - 5 Thursday Evening 8 - 3 - 9 - 6 Cash Ball Thursday 4 - 10 - 15 - 27 - 20 Kicker 8 - 6 - 9 - 5 - 4 5 Cash Card Thursday QD - 7C - KD - 5H - 7D Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are… Read More...

NCM Motorsports Park Breaks Ground on…

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KENTUCKY (5/29/15) — The National Corvette Museum, along with community leaders, Holley Performance Products and the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce, celebrated the groundbreaking of the Holley Control Tower at the NCM Motorsports Park, Thursday May 28. The Holley Control Tower will encompass 14,635 square feet and will provide many functional spaces, including meeting rooms,… Read More...
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Lone Oak Man Faces Drug, Theft Charges

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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (5/29/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, MCSD arrested a Lone Oak man after seizing approximately $10,000 worth of stolen property and items of drug paraphernalia from his Lone Oak residence during the execution of a search warrant. The report said on May 27, 2015 detectives with the McCracken County Sheriff's Department were contacted by the… Read More...
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Two Hopkins Countians to Receive MERR…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/29/15) — Two locals, Lassie Bowles and Wethonia Morris, will receive Minority Education Recruitment and Retention Scholarships. Hopkins County Schools Human Relations Coordinator Ronesha Evans said while doing some research in connection with her new position to attract and recruit minority educators, she found the MERR scholarship opportunity and immediately got to work on… Read More...
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Market Commentary - May 29, 2015

Randall L. Franklin
KENTUCKY (5/29/15) — You could have set the events of last week to music. Should they stay or should they go? Last week, the Bank of England, Britain's central bank, inadvertently sent a memo describing how staffers should handle press inquiries about its confidential research into the possibility of a British exit (Brexit) from the European Union, to the media. Oops. The possibility of a Brexit… Read More...
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Donations for Relay Sought during…

Ron Sanders
MADISONVILLE, Ky (5/28/15) — A peculiar group of musicians with obvious limited musical talents descended on the Madisonville Rotary Club's noon luncheon Wednesday seeking donations for Relay For Life. The group members' day jobs are with First United Bank; and many listening to the group recommended that they keep them. All was done in fun for the Hopkins County Relay for Life fundraiser, which… Read More...

Dawson Springs Woman Charged on Drug…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — A Dawson Springs woman was charged on multiple drug offenses after police say she was weaving all over the northbound lane of North Main Street at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday, May 27. According to a Madisonville Police report, Officer Justin Browning reported seeing a 1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass weaving from centerline to the shoulder multiple times. After making a traffic stop… Read More...
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Slaughters Student, Madisonville…

Joyce Riggs
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — Madisonville Community College is pleased to announce Trent Hill as the recipient of MCC's 2014-2015 Outstanding Student Award and Stephanie Taylor as the 2015 Outstanding Faculty Member. Read More...
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Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp

Brittni Klotzback
OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/28/15) — This summer, the Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department will again host the Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp taught by professional players and coaches from Great Britain. This unique camp will run June 15 - 19 at the Thompson Berry Soccer Complex. All campers will receive camp ball, t-shirt and a personal player evaluation. The final registration deadline is… Read More...
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Livingston Street, Hanson Rezoning…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/28/15) — Cindy Young with the Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission has advised SurfKY News that a public hearing scheduled for tonight's meeting has been removed from the agenda. The item was removed due to the developer withdrawing his request for the rezoning of two tracts on North Livingston Street in Hanson from R-2 to R-4, said Young. The issue was a hot topic for… Read More...
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Endowment Hosts Forum Addressing Legal…

Kyser Lough
MURRAY, Ky. (5/28/15) — The Murray Calloway Endowment for Health Care is sponsoring a public forum on legal issues for patients and caregivers from 6:30-8 p.m., on Thursday, June 11 at the Calloway County Public Library. William C. (Chip) Adams, III, a Murray attorney, is the featured speaker, and a question and answer session will follow. Constance Alexander, recipient of the 2014 Governor’s… Read More...
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America in Bloom Judges to Visit…

Laura Kunkle
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/28/15) — Judges from the America in Bloom national awards program will visit Madisonville on June 11 and 12. This is Madisonville's fifth entry in the America in Bloom national awards program. The town is one of 42 towns across America working on local revitalization programs with the hopes of receiving a prestigious America in Bloom national award. Madisonville is… Read More...
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First United Bank Plaza Groundbreaking…

Leslie Curneal
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — On June 1, 2015, immediately following the Madisonville City Council Meeting scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m., a groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 37 E. Center Street, to mark the construction work for the First United Bank Plaza. First United Bank Plaza will be a magnificent public space made possible by a collaboration between the City of Madisonville and… Read More...
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AES SBDM Sets June Meeting Date

Lora Wimsatt
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (5/28/15) — The School-Based Decision Making Council at Audubon Elementary School has set a date for its next meeting. The council will meet at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 2. The school is located at 300 Worthington Road. A meeting agenda is included below. For more information, call (270) 852-7150. Call to Order/Welcome Approve Agenda Approve Minutes Recognition/Good News Public… Read More...
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Four Charged with Burglary for Entering…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — Four people were charged for burglary after police investigated a complaint of people entering a Hodge Street house and staying there without permission. According to a Madisonville Police Department report, the daughter of an elderly woman called police because she believed people had unlawfully entered her mother's vacant home. She reported to police that she had… Read More...
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'If the EPA Can Do This, What Can't It…

Jim Waters
KENTUCKY (5/28/15) — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy claims critics overstate the reach of her agency's controversial new "Waters of the United States" rule. McCarthy swears the regulation is meant only to "simplify and clarify" the federal Clean Water Act passed by Congress in 1972 to control pollution in rivers, lakes and wetlands. Opponents of the EPA's latest… Read More...
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Gooch Named to Electricity Task Force

Brian Wilkerson
FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/28/15) — House Speaker Greg Stumbo has named two House members, one from each of the state's major coalfields, to serve on a new task force the General Assembly created this year to review the impact of federal rules on Kentucky's electricity costs and its reliability. Those representing the House on the Federal Environmental Regulation Assessment Task Force are Rep. Jim Gooch… Read More...
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Jennie Stuart Celebrates Wound Healing…

Linda Browder
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — The Wound Healing Center at Jennie Stuart Medical Center will participate in Wound Healing Awareness Week June 1-5. The purpose of Wound Healing Awareness Week is to educate the public and healthcare providers that people don’t have to live with debilitating, long-term wounds anymore. The wound healing center treats chronic, non-healing wounds through advanced… Read More...
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Second Region Baseball/Softball…

Steve LeMaster
KENTUCKY (5/28/15) — The following are the Second Region Baseball and Softball scores: Second Region Baseball Tournament at Hopkinsville Tuesday, May 26 Christian County 3, Madisonville-North Hopkins 2 Trigg County 3, Union County 2 Hopkinsville 6, Henderson County 2 Caldwell County 8, Lyon County 0 Wednesday, May 27Semifinals Christian County 3, Trigg County 1 Hopkinsville 4, Caldwell County 2… Read More...
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KYTC Shifting Traffic for…

Keith Todd
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (5/28/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to shift traffic for reconstruction of the Kentucky 144/ Kentucky 2830 Intersection at the east edge of Owensboro starting today, May 28. This is part of ongoing construction finish the US 60 Extension Project. This traffic shift will convert a four-lane section of Kentucky 144 that was formerly part of Old… Read More...
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Baptist Health Awards Project Fit…

Angie Kinsey Timmons
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/28/15) — Three local schools will receive grants from Baptist Health Paducah this fall to launch Project Fit America, a fitness program aimed at reducing childhood obesity. Read More...

Principal Selection SBDM Meeting May 29

Lori Harrison
HOPKINS COUNTY. Ky. (5/28/15) — There will be principal selection meeting for the West Broadway Elementary SBDM Council for the purpose of continuing the principal selection process. The committee will be conducting interviews beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 29 2015 at the Hopkins County Board of Education Central Office at 320 South Seminary Street. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Lori… Read More...
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Greenville Man Charged with Rockport…

SurfKY News
ROCKPORT, Ky. (5/28/15) — A Greenville man has been charged in connection with a police investigation involving a recent armed robbery of an elderly Rockport woman. According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP Detective Matt Wise charged Dustin C. Beck, 34, Louisville, with first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary and kidnapping stemming from an investigation after an elderly Ohio County… Read More...

Speaker Stumbo Appoints House Members…

Brian Wilkerson
FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/28/15) — Fulfilling one of the requirements of this year's new law targeting heroin abuse, House Speaker Greg Stumbo announced today that he has appointed four House members to the Senate Bill 192 Implementation Oversight Committee. State Rep. Denny Butler, who spent his career in law enforcement in Louisville, will serve as the House co-chair of the committee. Joining him are… Read More...

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VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HANSON, Ky. (05/26/15) – There was standing room only as the city of Hanson met for its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, May 26. And, Mayor Mickey DeMoss… Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 27, 2015

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Church's Military Mission a Success

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/26/15) — The Rev. Bill Adcock and members of Slaughters Christian Church have been on a mission for the military. Their mission is an… Read More...

Barry Duvall Shares Muhlenberg History with Hopkins Historical Society

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/20/15) — Hopkins County Historical Society recently met for its monthly meeting with Muhlenberg historian Barry Duvall as guest speaker.… Read More...

County Employees Won’t Get Annual Raise as Budget Reduced

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/19/15) — Hopkins Fiscal Court approved its 2015-16 fiscal year budget of $26.58 million at its Tuesday morning meeting. The county also… Read More...

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health Plex in Madisonville

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/19/15) — Owensboro Health Inc. announced today its plans to build a $15 million outpatient healthcare facility in Madisonville. Company… Read More...

Probation and Parole Violators - May 15, 2015

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...

Pastor Talks About Trials, Triumphs of 30-Year Ministry

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
WHITE PLAINS, Ky. (5/11/15) — Mt. Carmel Cumberland Presbyterian Church in White Plains will honor Bro. John Shoulta and his wife, Brenda, at 11 a.m. May 17,… Read More...


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CLAY, Ky. – Bobbie Jewel Bumpus, 86, of Clay, Ky. died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Baptist Health in Madisonville, Ky. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Clay, Ky. Survivors include one son,…
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PADUCAH, Ky. (5/27/15) ― The following are the highlights of the Paducah City Commission Meeting Tuesday, May 26, 2015. AFSCME Contract (vote in June) The… Read More

Mustangs Double up Whitesville Trinity, Advance to Semifinals

GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/27/15) — After facing a two-run deficit following the game's opening at-bat, host Muhlenberg County battled back to beat Whitesville Trinity… Read More

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