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Niagara Elementary Hosts Blood Drive

April 20, 2015 HCS Publication Team
HENDERSON, Ky. (4/20/15) — Niagara Elementary is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive from 3:30 until 7:30 on Monday, April 20 in the school gym. Appointment times are still available, especially later in the evening and for those who…
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Kentucky Southpaw Earned Win and Save…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (04/20/15) – After notching a win and a save in the series with Tennessee, left-hander Zach Logue has been named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. A native of Mason, Ohio, Logue is the second Wildcats to earn a win and a save in a series win over an SEC foe in 2015, as Spencer Jack turned the feat vs.… Read More...
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Madisonville Man Charged with Sex Abuse…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/20/15) ― A Madisonville man has been charged with sodomy, sexual abuse and assault involving two juveniles, and a woman has been charged with two counts of criminal abuse in relation to the case. According to a Madisonville Police Department release, MPD officers were contacted at 6:40 p.m. Thursday, April 17 regarding the possible sexual abuse of two juveniles. When officers… Read More...
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Traffic Stop Results in DUI, Drug…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/20/15) ― A Madisonville man was charged with several offenses including DUI, reckless driving and possession of drugs after a Madisonville Police officer made a traffic stop Saturday afternoon. According to an MPD report, Officer Justin Jones observed a RAM 1500 pickup traveling south on Seminary at 2:43 p.m. Saturday, April 18 in the northbound lane, when it nearly collided… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/20/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, April 20. Billy Messamore, of Madisonville, was charged April 19 with no registration plates, failure of owner to maintain required insurance – first offense, failure to wear seat belts and driving on a DUI suspended license – first offense. Amber B. Owens, of Madisonville, was charged April 19… Read More...
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Former Certified Medication Technician…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/20/15) — Attorney General Jack Conway and his Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control Unit today announced an Alford plea of guilty and sentencing of a former certified medical technician on two counts of wanton caretaker abuse or neglect. This morning, 35-year-old Terri Henry of Hopkins County was sentenced in Hopkins Circuit Court to three years prison, which will be diverted for a… Read More...
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Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/20/15) — A Nortonville woman has been charged with possession of meth and tampering with physical evidence after police say she attempted to hide the drugs in the toilet of a Red Cardinal Inn guest room. According to a Madisonville Police report, MPD officers conducted a knock and talk at a room of the Red Cardinal Inn at 10:31 a.m. Friday, April 17 on Hanson Road,… Read More...
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TVA to Hold Public Meeting in Bowling…

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (4/20/15) — The Tennessee Valley Authority will host a public meeting in Bowling Green on Wednesday, April 22, about the newly released draft of its 2015 Integrated Resource Plan, a guide to TVA's energy planning decisions for the next 20 years. The meeting is the final in a series of seven TVA will offer around the Valley. It will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. CDT at the… Read More...
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Kentucky Water over Road Report

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KENTUCKY (4/20/15) — The Kentucky Department of Transportation for District 2 has issued the following water over the road report. Hancock County Kentucky 334 closed between the 11.5 and 13.5 mm Henderson County Kentucky 1574/White Rock-Mill Pond Road closed from 0 mm - 3 mm all. Kentucky 136 closed from 0 mm to 10 mm Kentucky 811 closed from 3 to 4 mm Highway 3522 at Trocadero/ Ellis Park Closed… Read More...
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PPD Seeking Public's Help Finding…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (4/20/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, PPD is seeking the public’s help in identifying a woman suspected of stealing merchandise from Kohl’s April, 17 Friday afternoon. The report said, Officer Justin Canup said the woman was caught on surveillance video stealing merchandise valued at more than $400. The woman fled when confronted by Asset Protection officers.… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/20/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Monday, April 20. Alan M. Pettus, of Madisonville, was charged April 19 on a Lyon County warrant for contempt of court. Jerry W. Lewis, of Madisonville, was charged April 17 with failure to wear seat belts, failure to use child restraint device in vehicle and booster seat violations. Duwayne M.… Read More...
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Church Named to All-Resilient Team

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HENDERSON, Ky. (4/20/15) — Henderson County senior Taylor Church has been named to the 2015 All-Resilient Team by tomleachky.com, in partnership with Kentucky National Guard Career Opportunities. Church suffers from brain seizures that can occur many times a day and the condition makes learning, driving, socializing and playing sports challenging. She worked hard to make the basketball team but… Read More...
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Henderson Woman Faces Charges for…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (4/20/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on April 13, 2015, officers responded to 1195 Barrett Blvd. Henderson, Ky. (Walmart) in reference to a shoplifting. The report said Callie Sunday-Cox, 29, of Henderson allegedly stole $571.32 worth of merchandise. Sunday-Cox was logged at the Henderson County Detention Center. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by… Read More...
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Henderson County Police Reports

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HENDERSON, Ky. (4/20/15) — The Henderson Police Department released the following reports. On April 27, 2015, an employee of Progress Rail reported an industrial sized grinder has been stolen from the back lot of the Ramada Inn hotel. This case is currently under investigation by the Henderson Police Department. If anyone has any information on the case please contact the Henderson Police… Read More...
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Henderson Man Hit by Vehicles While…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (4/20/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, a Henderson man was hit twice while riding his bycycle. On April 18, 2015 Franklin Barnes, 50, of Henderson was riding his bicycle across North Green Street from Herron Avenue. The report said he started to ride southbound in the northbound lane and when he started to turn around he was struck by a vehicle driven by… Read More...
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Vehicle Collision Sends Two to Local ER

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HENDERSON, Ky. (4/20/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at approximately 1:18 p.m., HPD responded to the 300 block of S. Green St. for an injury accident. The report said Larry Bullock, 57, of Henderson was attempting to turn left, from South Green Street onto Clay Street, when his vehicle collided with another vehicle driven by Cody Farthing, 70,… Read More...
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Police Seeking Public's Help in…

Wes Miller
GREENVILLE, Ky. (4/20/15) — The Greenville Police Department is seeking public assistance in locating a man allegedly involved in the assault of a juvenile. According to a GPD report, police are attempting to locate Kaleb R. Killebrew, 19, in regard to the alleged assault of a juvenile April 13 in Greenville. Killebrew has an active warrant for first-degree assault and for second-degree… Read More...
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WKCTC Offering Accelerated Training…

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (4/20/15) — Beginning early next month, West Kentucky Community and Technical College will offer an accelerated training program to prepare students for jobs as radiation control technicians with a Department of Energy facility. Pay for most of these jobs starts around $35 per hour. Those interested in the Radiation Control Technician Certificate Program can attend an informational… Read More...
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Niagara Elementary Hosts Blood Drive

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HENDERSON, Ky. (4/20/15) — Niagara Elementary is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive from 3:30 until 7:30 on Monday, April 20 in the school gym. Appointment times are still available, especially later in the evening and for those who donate double red cells. For more information or to sign up contact Greg Pirtle at Niagara School, at (270) 831-5142, or via email at greg.pirtle@henderson.kyschools.us.… Read More...
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HCHS Senior Research Projects Seeking…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (4/20/15) — Henderson County High School Senior Projects will be presented on April 27,2015 – May 8, 2015. Students will give a 10-minute oral presentation based on research and inquiry of a topic of choice. The multi-media presentation should show evidence of technology used in its final production (PowerPoint, webpage, professional brochure, video documentary, artifacts or… Read More...
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Senior Award Programs Planned

Lora Wimsatt
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/20/15) — Apollo, Beacon Central and Daviess County high schools are hosting Senior Award programs to honor members of the Class of 2015 who have received significant awards, honors and scholarships. The DCHS program begins with refreshments at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at Owensboro Christian Church, followed by the awards program at 6 p.m. For more information, contact guidance… Read More...
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KDOW: Caney, Hurricane, Copper among…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/20/15) — The Kentucky Division of Water is seeking public comment until May 18, 2015 on a draft report addressing water quality impairments related to pH and metals. The report, "Proposed Draft Total Maximum Daily Load for pH, Cadmium, Iron, Nickel and Zinc, 16 Pollutant-Waterbody Combinations on six stream segments, Hopkins County, Ky.," has been prepared as required by the… Read More...
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Owensboro Health Announces Medical…

Rachael Frey
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/20/15) — Owensboro Health has renamed its medical group to One Health, a move that reflects the group’s recent growth, new capabilities and goals, said the health system’s president and CEO. One Health is the new name of the medical group, which includes more than 140 physicians and allied health providers across more than 25 specialties. The medical group’s presence spans more… Read More...
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Pick Greenville's 'Saturdays on the…

Beth Newman
GREENVILLE, Ky. (4/20/15) — “Pick Greenville” this summer and attend the seventh annual “Saturdays on the Square” free outdoor concert series. This year’s exciting line-up includes returning favorites along with new bands and elements that are sure to “pick” things up. Set in Greenville’s historic downtown, the concert series is the ultimate place to relax with family, connect with friends and… Read More...
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Baptist Health Makes Top 15 Best Places…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky (4/20/15) — Baptist Health was named one of the Top 15 Best Places to Work in Kentucky among large companies (500 or more employees) at an April 14 banquet in Lexington hosted by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resources Management. This is the first time that Baptist Health has earned a Best Places designation as a system, although Baptist… Read More...

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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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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - April 15, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Probation and Parole Violators - April 15, 2015

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Locals Gather to Remember ‘Jackson Stage Stop’

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UPDATE: Winners Announced in Mine Safety Competition

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Nine mining organizations from around the state and Indiana competed in the Mine Safety Skills Competition held today at the Kentucky Coal Academy-Mine… Read More...
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VIDEO: Shoe Charity Expands to 'Sweet Sixteen' Counties in Kentucky

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What started as a solution to a need of one county’s children, soon spread into a cause that now assists 16 Kentucky counties by providing shoes for students.… Read More...
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VIDEO: Educators, Leaders Share 'State of Education'

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/26/15) — The Madisonville - Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon to discuss the state of education for Hopkins County and… Read More...
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New Downtown Plaza to Provide Platform for Events, Community

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/4/15) - SurfKY News spoke with Karen Glenn, President/CEO of First United Bank, and Daron Jordan, Community Development Director for the… Read More...

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HENDERSON, Ky. – Sherry Anatie Hawkins, 36, of Eddyville, Ky., passed away at 11:57 p.m., Sunday, April 19, 2015, at the home of her foster parents, under the care of Hospice. From a very young age…
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