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Your Community Bank Announces Entry into Evansville Market

July 07, 2015 SurfKY News
Your Community Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Your Community Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: YCB), announced today the bank’s entry into the Evansville, Indiana market.
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Event Timeline for the Traveling…

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FRANKFORT, KY (7/7/15) – The big tent went up today in preparation for the arrival of the AVTT Traveling Vietnam Wall on Wednesday afternoon. By Thursday, American flags will line the route from the Kentucky Horse Park entrance to the Wall. Volunteers will install the Traveling Wall early Thursday morning to be ready for its first visitors at noon Thursday. The wall’s visit to the Kentucky Horse… Read More...
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Blues & Folk-rock Music to Fill…

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Madisonville, KY (7/7/15) – The City of Madisonville, in partnership with Baptist Health and the Hopkins County Tourist and Convention Commission, announces that the second Friday Night Live (FNL) of the 2015 season will fill downtown with award winning blues and folk artists and the rumblings of motorcycles on July 10th. Headlining the July event will be Madisonville’s own Boscoe France and the… Read More...
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Single Vehicle Accident Sends One to…

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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (7/7/15) — On July 6, 2015 at approximately 11:51 p.m., Deputies with the McCracken County Sheriff's Dept. responded to US 60. for a report of a single vehicle accident with possible injuries. Gladys Waters was operating his 2011 Freightliner tractor trailer traveling west on US 60. Gladys left the roadway entering the west bound shoulder and ditch. Her vehicle then… Read More...
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Two Vehicle Collision on Old Mayfield…

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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (7/7/15) — At approx. 6:40 p.m. Deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Old Mayfield Road and Elmdale Street for a two vehicle collision with injuries. Investigation concluded 53 year old Billy Joe Powell of Paducah was operating a white 1996 Buick Century Westbound on Old Mayfield Road and collided with a Beige 1997 Hyundai driven by 39 year old Christopher Ware of… Read More...
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Asphalt Maintenance at Kendall Perkins…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/7/15) — Kendall Perkins Park basketball court and driveway will be closed for asphalt maintenance projects scheduled to take place over the next 7 days. Project completion dates may be subject to delays caused by adverse weather conditions. KENDALL PERKINS PARKThe basketball court and driveway will be closed Monday, July 6 through Sunday, July 12. For more information on these… Read More...
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Summer Swat Recreational League…

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TRIGG COUNTY, Ky. (7/7/15) — The Trigg County Youth Athletic Association is hosting their fourth annual Summer Swat recreational league softball tournament Friday and Saturday (July 10-11) in Cadiz. This tournament is geared for all-star and recreation league softball teams. There will be a tournament for U8 (machine pitch), U10 (machine pitch), and U13 live pitch. The entry fee is $150 per team.… Read More...
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Your Community Bank Announces Entry…

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Your Community Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Your Community Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: YCB), announced today the bank’s entry into the Evansville, Indiana market. Read More...
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Paducah Police Seeks Public’s Help in…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (7/7/15) — The Paducah Police Department is seeking the public’s help in solving two break-ins reported last week at Noble Park. Noble Park pool manager Courtney Grewelle told Officer Justin Canup that she arrived for work at 7:35 a.m. and found the pool building had been broken into. A money bag containing an undisclosed amount of cash was taken, along with the DVR for the pool… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Department Reports

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/7/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, July 7. Larry S. Duncan, Madisonville, was charged July 6 with third-degree terroristic threatening, alcohol intoxication in a public place – first and second offenses, second-degree disorderly conduct and giving a police officer a false name or address. Contrell L. Morris, Madisonville, was… Read More...
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White Plains Man Accused of Firing…

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WHITE PLAINS, Ky. (7/7/15) — A White Plains man went to jail after deputies say he was firing a shotgun at a man as he drove past his residence. According to a Hopkins County Sheriff's report, deputies responded to a Trabue Road residence at 9:05 p.m. in response to a call from Central Dispatch reporting a man firing a weapon at a passerby. The report said when deputies arrived at the residence,… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/7/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Department recently released the following reports. Benjamin L. Burks, Hanson, was charged July 4 with first-degree wanton endangerment. Bryan D. Wilkerson, White Plains, was charged July 4 with third-degree assault/police or probation officer, first-degree wanton endangerment, resisting arrest and second-degree disorderly conduct.… Read More...
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Conway Urges Congress to Preserve…

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Todd Named County of the Month for July

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TODD COUNTY, Ky. (7/7/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) is pleased to announce Todd County as July’s Featured County of the Month. All this month, visitors in Congressman Whitfield’s Washington D.C. office will enjoy a collection of items from Todd County including brochures, locally made foods and products, photos from around the county, and a book and other resources on Todd County native… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Walk to Benefit…

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DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (7/7/15) — There will be 1 Mile Fun Walk for Alzheimer's Disease awareness at 8 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 15 beginning at the First United Methodist Church in Dawson Springs. Participants may walk or run a 5K that begins at 8:15 a.m. Pre-registration is $20 and registration at 7 a.m., the day of the race will be $25. Click here for registration information. SurfKY NewsInformation… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

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DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (7/7/15) ― The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, July 7. Clinton D. McKinney, 23, Dawson Springs, was charged June 27 with fourth-degree assault/minor injury. Amanda J. Harris, 23, Dawson Springs, was chared June 29 with third-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking $500 or more but less than $10,000. Bobby R. Barber, 24, Dawson… Read More...
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Patients Benefit from Healing Power of…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/7/15) — Walk into many hospitals and health care facilities today and you're likely to see the bare and sterile hallways of the past are now filled with artwork, most often of nature scenes. And whether you are an inpatient, outpatient or visitor, there's a good chance that you may hear or see live or recorded music and even have an opportunity to participate in other creative… Read More...
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Providence Police Reports Released

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PROVIDENCE, Ky. (7/7/15) ― The Providence Police Department released the following reports Monday, July 6. William Livergood, 53, was charged June 30 with obstructing a highway. William Byers, 25, Providence, was charged July 1 on two Daviess County bench warrants. Timothy Bovey, 24, Providence, was charged July 1 with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/alcohol/etc. - first… Read More...
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City Officials Demonstrate New Web Site…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/6/15) ― A new website offering more secure online payment methods with responsive design set up for multiple devices has been launched by the city of Madisonville. In cooperation with local computer company CMR Inc., the city’s website committee ― represented by eight individuals from various city government departments ― presented the design during a City Council meeting… Read More...
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Kentuckians Touched by Organ Donation…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/6/15) — “Everyone always said she was very small, but mighty. She was a very loving and caring person,” says Driver Joey Gase, of his mother, on FoxSports before finishing fifth at Talladega this May. Joey’s mother, Mary Gase, died suddenly from a brain aneurysm, only a few months after Joey’s 18 birthday. Knowing his mother’s passion and love for life, he made the valiant… Read More...
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KLC to Hold Free OSHA Training for West…

Daniel Lowry
FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/6/15) — The Kentucky Labor Cabinet will hold free informational and training courses from July 13-16 on topics that can benefit all workers and employers in Kentucky. The training will be held at the Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park in Gilbertsville. Participants will be able to choose from a wide variety of topics, including an overview of the Kentucky Occupational Safety… Read More...
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Two Vehicle Head on Collision Sends Two…

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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (7/6/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, on July 3, 2015, at approximately 3:55 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the intersection of North Friendship Road and Seneca Lane for a two vehicle injury accident with one vehicle in the ditch of the south bound lane of North Friendship Road. Derrick Kearney of Paducah, with passenger Sarah Brokaw also… Read More...
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Driving on Suspended License, Alleged…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/6/15) — A Madisonville man was charged with several traffic violations as well as fleeing from police after a Madisonville Police officer attempted a traffic stop Sunday, July 5. According to an MPD report, while speaking to a citizen at 11:31 a.m. on Silkwood Drive, the officer saw a green 1996 Grand Marquis and recognized the driver, Trevin Brinkley. The officer had… Read More...
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City Launches New Website, Online…

Leslie Curneal
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/6/15) — The City of Madisonville announced today that it has launched a new city website and implemented a more secure, convenient utility payment system for customers in an effort to enhance online transparency and to create a more user-friendly site for its residents, businesses and visitors. The website, www.madisonvilleky.us features enhanced functionality as well as a… Read More...
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Two Men Receive Multiple Injuries…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (7/6/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on July 5, 2015 officers responded to 1425 Mattingly Dr. in reference to a subject who had been stabbed. The report said upon arrival officers found Marcus H Baily, 22, at the residence with multiple stab wounds. Baily advised he had been stabbed by a male subject at the corner of Wilson and Sutton Drive. Officers… Read More...

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Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest Synthetic Drug Ring Busted

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'Brain Melting' Synthetic Drug Round Up Nets 11 Including Kingpin HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/24/15) — Thirteen people from around Hopkins and Webster counties are… Read More...
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Locals Help Improve Hopkins County Farmer's Market

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Joretia Chandler Egbert, 77, of Madisonville

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/7/15) — Joretia Chandler Egbert, 77, of Madisonville diedMonday, July 6, 2015 at Baptist Health in Madisonville. Mrs. Egbert was born August 28, 1937 in Evansville, IN to the…
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