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March 02, 2015 Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — After a joint investigation by the Madisonville Police Department and Hopkins County Sheriff's Office Vice/Narcotics units, a search warrant was obtained for a Booker T. Washington Boulevard address.… Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:50:38 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (
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SurfKY News Exclusive: John Conlee…

Paul McRee, SurfKY News
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/3/15) — It has been said that the true sign of real talent is longevity. In the case of Grand Ole Opry star John Conlee, his stellar 40 year career of number one hits speaks for itself. Conlee will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on March 14 at the Merle Travis Music Center in Powderly. Recently SurfKY News caught up with the busy entertainer, who says he still enjoys one… Read More...
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Madisonville Man Charged for Robbery in…

Greenville Police Department
GREENVILLE, Ky. (3/3/15) — A Madisonville man has been charged with first-degree robbery after a woman reported that a man pointed a gun at her and demanded the bag out of her car. According to a Greenville Police Department report, officers Tim Wright and Terry Dukes responded to the complaint at 11:07 p.m. Monday, March 2 at Huck's parking lot on North Main Street, Greenville. The victim… Read More...
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KSP Investigates Two Vehicle Injury…

Trooper S. C. Recke
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (3/3/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP investigated a two-vehicle, injury collision that occurred on the Edward T. Breathitt Pennyrile Parkway, at approximately the 11 mile-marker on-ramp, on Tuesday, March 3, at 7:10 a.m. The report said the preliminary investigation revealed that Emily Fisher, 25, Hopkinsville, was operating a 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander,… Read More...
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UPDATE - OPD Searching for Two Robbery…

Officer Michael Hathaway
OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/3/15) — The ongoing investigation into this case has enabled detectives to identify the persons of interest. After conducting interviews with these persons, two arrests were made. Brittany N. McHenry, 19 and Andrew E. McGehee, 18, both of Owensboro, were charged with robbery, first degree - Class B Felony. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Officer Michael Hathaway ORIGINAL… Read More...
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Madisonville Council Hears First…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/3/15) — Madisonville City Council heard first reading of an amendment to rezone 3.27 acres of land on Anton and Aubrey Prow roads from medium density residential to general commercial at Monday’s council meeting. Last week, Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission approved the zoning change for review by City Council, but not without opposition from neighboring property… Read More...

Kentucky Wins Major National Award for…

Office of the Governor
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/3/15) — The nation is taking notice of Kentucky's record-breaking 2014 economic development efforts. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced that Kentucky placed first nationally in Site Selection magazine's annual Governor's Cup rankings for new and expanded industry activity per capita in 2014. Site Selection editor Mark Arend presented the Governor's Cup trophy to Gov. Beshear at… Read More...

House Republican Floor Leader…

Michael Goins
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/3/15) — House Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown, recently recognized Jonathan York (far left), overall chairman for the University of Kentucky's DanceBlue organization and representatives of the group on the floor of the Kentucky House of Representatives. Leader Hoover sponsored House Resolution 188, which recognized and celebrated DanceBlue's continued… Read More...
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Three Arrested during Traffic Stop

Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/3/15) — Three people were arrested after a traffic stop was conducted for a seatbelt violation Monday, March 2. According to a Madisonville Police report, officers Ethan Home and Justin Jones stopped a vehicle at 4:45 p.m. on West Noel Avenue. Upon contact with the driver, the officers detected impairment. After conducting field sobriety tests, the driver was determined to be… Read More...
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SHMS Dance Team Places in State…

South Hopkins Middle School
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/3/15) — The South Hopkins Middle School dance team received first runner-up in hip hop and second runner-up in pom at the KDCO State Championship Feb. 28 in Frankfort. The team competed in the pom and hip hop categories against the best teams from across the state. SHMS was among 15 teams competing in each category. SHMS earned a bid to state in the KDCO Regional in… Read More...
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Kyle Cody Named National Pitcher of the…

UK Athletics
LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/3/15) — After firing seven no-hit innings Saturday, Kentucky junior right-hander Kyle Cody has been named a Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball and Co-Pitcher of the Week by the Southeastern Conference, it was announced Monday afternoon. A native of Chippewa Falls, Wis., Cody had the best start of his three-year career last week, hurling seven… Read More...
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Register Now for 2015 Spring/Summer…

Brittni Bunn
OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/3/15) — The Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department is currently taking registrations for the Spring/Summer Adult Softball Leagues. Teams may register for one of the following league nights: Monday Co-Ed Intermediate League, Wednesday Co-Ed Recreational League, and Thursday Men's Recreational League. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. There is… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

Kentucky Lottery
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/3/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday March 2, 2015. Pick 3 Monday Midday 1 - 9 - 1 Monday Evening 0 - 5 - 4 Pick 4 Monday Midday 4 - 8 - 1 - 7 Monday Evening 7 - 9 - 6 - 2 Cash Ball Monday 7 - 9 - 13 - 32 - 10 Kicker 0 - 9 - 9 - 5 - 0 5 Cash Card Monday 8D - 2C - 3S - 8S - 7H Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by… Read More...
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Impending Weather Prompts Change to LBL…

Land Between The Lakes
GOLDEN POND, Ky. (3/3/15) — The recently predicted winter weather event due to hit our area mid-week, has prompted Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area to push back the season opening of campgrounds and facilities for the safety of our guests. The Elk & Bison Prairie will re-open Tuesday, March 3. The following attractions and facilities previously scheduled to open for the season… Read More...
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PPD Investigating Housing Authority…

Paducah Police Department
PADUCAH, Ky. (3/3/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, PPD is investigating the theft of computer equipment and other items from the Paducah Housing Authority. The report said Cal Ross, housing authority director, reported an iPad mini, a scanner and other items are missing. Total value of the items is more than $1,500. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paducah Police… Read More...
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WKCTC Job and Transfer Fair Welcomes…

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (3/3/15) — West Kentucky Community and Technical College will host its annual Job and Transfer Fair for its students and alumni from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 in Haws Gymnasium. Representatives from over 50 businesses and 10 universities will be on campus to talk with students about job plans for the future. Those attending the fair should bring several copies of their… Read More...
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Paducah Man Faces Multiple Charges…

Paducah Police Department
PADUCAH, Ky. (3/3/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, a Paducah man was arrested early Sunday morning after he fled from police and crashed into a building at Park Avenue and 21st Street. The report said, Officer Kevin Wilson reported he saw a Chevrolet Avalanche parked at Boyd and North 8th Streets with the lights on and the engine running twice early Sunday morning. The third… Read More...
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Mahr Park Development Progressing,…

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/3/15) — The Mahr Park Planning Committee met for its regularly scheduled meeting Monday, March 2. Committee member Mike Franklin said the road entrance to the park is taking action. “We got some good action going on with the road entrance,” said Franklin. “Specifications should be done by the end of this week… then we will review them.” Committee member and Mahr trustee… Read More...
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Calvert City Woman Charged with…

Robin Newberry
PADUCAH, Ky. (3/3/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, a Calvert City woman has been charged with stealing an elderly woman’s wallet earlier this month at Wal-Mart. The report said the 80-year-old victim told police she was shopping when a woman she does not know approached her and began talking to her. She said the woman acted as if she knew her, and hugged her before walking… Read More...
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PATS Bus Accident with Injuries

Paducah Police Department
PADUCAH, Ky. (3/3/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, three people were reported injured in an accident involving a Paducah Area Transit System bus Monday morning on Irvin Cobb Drive. The report said, Crystal G. Stevenson and a witness told police she was driving on Irvin Cobb Drive when a PATS bus turned right from Leiberman Street onto Irvin Cobb Drive, into Stevenson’s path.… Read More...
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Superintendent: Spring Break Won't be…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/03/15) – The impending bad weather was discussed at the Hopkins County Board of Education meeting on Monday. Hopkins County Schools Superintendent Linda Zellich said they are watching the forecast closely, and with predicted weather forecasts, the end of this week is not looking good. A targeted date for the last day of school was May 22, but with more snow looming, that… Read More...
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Baptist Health Madisonville Now…

Kristy Quinn
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/3/15) — Baptist Health Madisonville is now offering a new service for those patients that are experiencing renal failure. As kidneys lose their ability to function, waste products that are normally removed from the body in the urine build up in the blood. Peritoneal dialysis is a procedure that is performed to remove waste products from the blood when the kidneys can no… Read More...
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UK Volleyball Announces Spring Schedule

UK Athletics
LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/3/15) — Fresh off its 10th-consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament, the Kentucky volleyball team is set to hit the hardwood for the 2015 spring schedule beginning March 28. UK will compete four times during the spring season which includes a home contest vs. Morehead State on April 8. "We are looking forward to competing this spring," UK head coach Craig Skinner said. "It… Read More...
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Local Students Place in Stanley Lewis…

Joyce Riggs
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/3/15) — Madisonville Community College is pleased to announce the winners of the Stanley Lewis Cultural Diversity Writing Contest. Allee Rogers, an 11th grade student at Hopkins County Central High School, took first place and the $500 award with her entry entitled "We Can Do It Too." Second place and the $150 award went to Jasmine Martin for her entry entitled "An Online… Read More...

Farm Safety Symposium Ponders 'A…

Ted Sloan
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/3/15) — It's a parent's worst nightmare, a phone call or a knock on the front door from authorities bearing the news that a loved one has been killed or injured in an accident. "A Parent's Worst Nightmare" is the theme of the 2015 Louis Crosier Farm Safety Symposium at the Dixie Fire School in March. The symposium is scheduled for 7 p.m. EST March 13 in the RPC212 auditorium at… Read More...

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Local Church Hosting Spring Campmeeting

Pastors Tim and Barbara Rigdon of New Covenant Christian Center in Providence to host a Spring Campmeeting featuring area pastors. Read More...

AIRPLAY: Travis Dukes Makes Stop for Jam Session

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/27/15) — Last March, SurfKY News presented an in-depth interview with Nashville musician Travis Dukes. Since then, Dukes has continued to… Read More...

Probation and Parole Violators - February 26, 2015

Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - February 25, 2015

Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...

Coming Attractions to Glema Center in March

Brad Downall, Director of the Glema Center discusses upcoming events to their facility. Read More...

SurfKY Spotlight: Amber Vincent State Farm

Amber Vincent State Farm's mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. Read More...

SurfKY Spotlight: Two Rivers

Two Rivers serves Muhlenberg County and beyond with everything from seed to tractors. Read More...
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Bridal, Prom & Pageant Expo Draws Crowds

Madisonville’s first Bridal, Prom and Pageant Expo took place from 1 – 5 p.m. Sunday Feb. 8 at the Ballard Convention Center. Read More...



Douglas Vinyard Brooks, 60, of Powderly

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. — Douglas Vinyard Brooks, 60, of Powderly, KY died suddenly Friday evening February 27, 2015 at 11:00 p.m. at his home after a lengthy illness. Doug was born May 5, 1954 in…
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