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LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/1/15) — Descendants of both families formally agreed to an end to the infamous feuding of the Hatfields of West Virginia and the McCoys of Kentucky on a national morning news program in 2003. In truth, the families…
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MCCH Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

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MURRAY, Ky. (8/2/15) — World Breastfeeding Week is Aug. 1-7 and Murray-Calloway County Hospital is celebrating with giveaways for new moms who breastfeed. Read More...
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Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/2/15) — Thirty years, over 250 bands, one riverfront location, one of the first festivals of its kind in Henderson. Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival celebrates the area's western Kentucky music heritage with two days of live music on the riverfront. This year, the event is scheduled for Friday Aug. 7 and Saturday Aug. 8 in Audubon Mill Park. "We are very fortunate to have… Read More...
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Spinal Cord Injury Patient's Foundation…

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (8/2/15) – Four-year-old Evander Conroy is visiting Louisville this summer from his home in Sydney, Australia to continue therapy designed to help him gain the ability to walk. Evander is receiving Locomotor Training with University of Louisville researcher Andrea Behrman, Ph.D., director of the Kosair Charities Center for Pediatric NeuroRecovery, a clinical services division of… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - Aug. 2, 2015

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KENTUCKY (8/2/15) — Alright guys, it's officially ok to admit that you're getting the deer hunting bug. I think the certified time for confession is after the first sign of an acorn shows up on an oak tree. This finding allows us to start speculating as to how good or bad the mast will be and will get us thinking where to hang a tree stand. I know this only applies to us bow hunters, but there… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of Aug. 2, 2015

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KENTUCKY (8/2/15) — The construction industry apprenticeships that we talked about last week are only one inroad toward a better Kentucky economy. Another is the workforce education and training our state helps to provide for automotive mechanics-an education that often begins in high school. Kentucky's automotive technology curriculum, crafted by folks at the state Office of Career and Technical… Read More...
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Dave Says - Aug. 2, 2015

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KENTUCKY (8/2/15) — This week Dave discusses your wake-up call and what percentage? Dear Dave, My husband and I are both 50, and we make about $50,000 a year. We have a little bit of debt, and recently my mother-in-law moved in with us due to health issues. We’ve always gotten by, but now we’re struggling with the additional expense of having her with us. We love her, but we’re unsure what to do… Read More...
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Kentucky Outdoor Adventure Games to Be…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/1/15) — The Bluegrass State's many outdoor recreational activities will be highlighted this October during a series of competitive events called the Kentucky Outdoor Adventure Games, First Lady Jane Beshear announced Tuesday, July 28. The 13 events will be held in locations across the state and include fishing tournaments, archery, paddling, mountain biking and more. "The varied… Read More...
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South Korean Automotive Supplier INFAC…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/1/15) — A company that found a home in Taylor County seven years ago has found so much success that it is now time to grow. Gov. Steve Beshear announced July 31, INFAC North America is expanding in Campbellsville. INFAC, a manufacturer of automotive cables, actuators, antennas and horns, will create 20 jobs and invest $1 million into the project. "I am proud to see that one of… Read More...
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Knight Crowned 2015 Miss Pre-Teen…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (08/01/15) — The 12th Annual Miss Pre-Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant took place on Friday evening in the Eddie Ballad Convention Center with 24 pre-teen beauties vying for the title as the crowd cheered them on. They were judged in t-shirt/shorts, interview and evening gown, with interviews being completed off-stage prior to the t-shirt/shorts and evening gown competitions.… Read More...
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First United Bank Staff Enjoys Corn…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, KY (7/31/15) ― They say all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, but it was sunny and cheerful as First United Bank and Trust workers teamed up during a corn hole tournament Friday. “They’ve had a lot of fun,” said Jayne Barton, vice president of marketing. “We’ve had around 30 employees to sign up for the tournament. We had a good time and this has been a good team-building… Read More...
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Happenings, Meetings Listed for…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (08/01/15) ― The following happenings and meetings are scheduled for next week: • First United Methodist Church, Keigan Street, Dawson Springs will host a Forget me Not Alzheimer’s 5K run/walk Saturday, Aug. 1 at 8 a.m. For information go to racesonline.com. • First Day Hike at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd. will take place Saturday, Aug. 1, 7-9… Read More...
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LIVE Video Streaming of the Fancy Farm…

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KENTUCKY (8/1/15) — SurfKY News is pleased to offer live video streaming of the Fancy Farm Picnic. Video provided by KET About the Fancy Farm Picnic Every year since the early 1880s, St. Jerome Catholic Church in the small town of Fancy Farm, near Mayfield in Graves County, has hosted an annual community picnic. At some point, political candidates began to see the Fancy Farm Picnic as a good… Read More...
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24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/01/15) — The 24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant began as 13 teens performed a number to “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend” on Wednesday evening in the Eddie Ballad Convention Center. The contestants, dressed in pink, dazzled the crowd with their moves as well as their smiles. They were judged in their choice of pink sportswear, interview and evening gown,… Read More...
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One Injured in Vehicle Roll-Over…

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NEBO, Ky. (8/1/15) ― A Providence woman was injured in an early morning accident Friday on Nebo Road. According to Hopkins County Deputy Sheriff Will Coursey, deputies responded to a single-vehicle accident at 7:19 a.m. at 11225 Nebo Road. The Sheriff’s report said Samantha Stipp, 30, was headed west toward Providence on Nebo Road when a vehicle in front of her slowed down to turn left.… Read More...
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Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/1/15) — The Annual Little Miss and Mister Hopkins County Fair Pageant began as 11 couples sported swimwear before a packed house on Thursday evening. The couples were judged in interview, swimwear, and dresswear, with interviews being completed off-stage prior to the event. Mady Harris and Aidan Knight were crowned 2015 Little Miss and Little Mister Hopkins County Fair… Read More...
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MCCH Blood Donor Center Receives…

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MURRAY, Ky. (8/1/15) — The Blood Donor Center at Murray-Calloway County Hospital was given a stellar “no deficiencies” rating by the Office of Inspector General after a recent visit. To give the gift of life and donate blood, call (270) 762-1119. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Kyser Lough Read More...
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Opportunity Available to Become a…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/1/15) – Thinking of going back to school to finish your degree but need a little cash to make it happen? Become a Martin Scholar. The Muhlenberg Campus of Madisonville Community College will host an Open House from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., on Thursday, Aug. 6. MCC will have representatives for admissions, academic advising, registration, and financial aid onsite to answer questions… Read More...
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Commissioner Comer Honors Kentucky…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/1/15) — Kentucky's farmers' markets always show their appreciation to their customers, but next week they'll kick it up a notch. Agriculture Commissioner James Comer has proclaimed Aug. 2-8 Farmers' Market Week in Kentucky. "Farmers' markets offer farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, unique products made from old family recipes, meats from livestock raised on a family farm, and… Read More...
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'Diggers' Return to Find More…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/1/15) — Descendants of both families formally agreed to an end to the infamous feuding of the Hatfields of West Virginia and the McCoys of Kentucky on a national morning news program in 2003. In truth, the families have gathered often in the Tug Fork River valley, site of the McCoys’ former homestead where the vendetta reached its bloody crescendo Jan. 1, 1888. Today, the… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - 'Inseparable Books'

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KENTUCKY (8/1/15) — Did you know books have muscles? Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a couple of kid scientists show us the strength of two books. INGREDIENTS 2 Books INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Overlap the pages of each book. STEP 2: Have one person grasp the spine of one of the books, while another person grasps the spine of the other book. STEP 3: Attempt to separate the books by pulling.… Read More...
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Who Will Be America's Next President?

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KENTUCKY (8/1/15) — Most Americans cannot tell you how many Republicans are running for President. If they are like me at this point, they don't care. I suppose if 10 more people announce their candidacy we would just nod our heads sort of like Linda Blair did in the movie The Exorcist. If you didn't see the movie it wasn't pretty. There is not much pretty right now about all the political… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'In Scorn of the…

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KENTUCKY (8/1/15) — "If there was one last crust of bread in this town, it would be mine." That's a quote from a rather pretentious member of the clergy, stating how God would take care of him should the world come unhinged tomorrow. "Everyone else may starve," he continued, "but God has promised me that I will always have enough." This preacher quickly defended his statement by quoting Psalm… Read More...
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A.G. Conway Announces Two Cybercrimes…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/31/15) – Attorney General Jack Conway and his Cybercrimes Unit today announced the arrest of two men. Joseph Andrew Morgan Oldani, 29, of Oregon and Ashish Ashok Parekh, 33, of Louisville were arrested yesterday by Attorney General Conway's Cybercrime investigators. The charges are the results of unrelated investigations that began in July of 2015. Oldani is from Oregon and was… Read More...
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KU Employees Volunteer across the State…

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (7/31/15) — For the 11th straight year, more than 280 employee volunteers and family members are joining together for the single largest volunteerism event, called Day of Caring, held each year by Kentucky Utilities Company and Louisville Gas and Electric Company. Volunteers will be helping at various local schools, coordinating school supply drives, filling more than 16,000… Read More...

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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 29, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Berry Employees Accept Kickin' Kafe 'Battle of the Burgers' Challenge

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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 Most Wanted - Top 10

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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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Ida Lou 'Ludie' Bowers, 87, of Greenville

GREENVILLE, Ky. (8/1/15) — Ida Lou “Ludie” Bowers, 87, of Greenville, Kentucky died Friday, July 31, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. in the Muhlenberg community Hospital. She was born on September 26, 1927 in…
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HANSON, Ky. (7/29/15) — Hanson City Council had its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 28 with Mayor Mickey Demoss calling the meeting to order. The… Read More

Traffic Stop Results in Multiple Charges

HENDERSON, Ky. (7/29/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, HPD made a traffic stop at 12:10 p.m., on July 28, 2015. The report said Matthew… Read More

Lt. Gov. Luallen Honors Exemplary Volunteers

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/29/15) — Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen honored 14 groups and individuals from across the Commonwealth for their volunteer and service… Read More

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PADUCAH, Ky. (7/29/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, a teenager was charged after an investigation into an online classified ad website… Read More

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Muhlenberg County Head Start Preschool Program Accepting Applications

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (7/29/15) — The Muhlenberg County Head Start Preschool program is now accepting applications for children between the ages of 3-4 years old.… Read More

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