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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/29/15) ― A city policeman received a small laceration on his forehead after he and other officers responded to a domestic disturbance call just before 7 tonight at Cross Creek Apartments. Madisonville Police…
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KENTUCKY (8/30/15) — This week Dave discusses the best medicine and money and behavior. Dear Dave, I’ve worked in a hospital as a nurse for 10 years. I make good money working long hours. The problem is that it seems to disappear, and I’m left trying to stretch those last few dollars to the end of the month. I know I eat out a lot. I grab quick meals between shifts and on the way home because I’m… Read More...
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'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/29/15) ― A city policeman received a small laceration on his forehead after he and other officers responded to a domestic disturbance call just before 7 tonight at Cross Creek Apartments. Madisonville Police Department officers near the scene said the man, who had allegedly assaulted his wife, charged toward officers aggressively and began fighting them. The parking lot in… Read More...
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Police Searching for Suspect for…

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (8/29/15) ― The Greenville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in trying to identify a man wanted in connection to an alleged attempt to steal money from an ATM in the front lobby of Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital. The alleged incident occurred at approximately 10 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 25, according to a GPD report. Anyone with information regarding… Read More...
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New High Traction Coating Aimed at…

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KENTUCKY (8/29/15) — Motorists traveling between Marion and Sullivan along U.S. 60 in northeastern Crittenden County will notice a new look to pavement on a curve near the top of what is commonly known as Rosebud Hill. A contractor is putting the finishing touches on high traction coating that is designed to reduce wet-weather crashes at the site. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet installed LED… Read More...
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UK Part of First Study on Marijuana…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/29/15) — Addiction researchers are only beginning to understand how dozens of chemical compounds found in the marijuana plant, known as cannabinoids, influence human health and behavior. According to Shanna Babalonis, a researcher and assistant professor of behavioral science at the University of Kentucky, research investigating the effects of cannabinoids on humans is limited.… Read More...
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Join in the Fun at the 42nd Annual…

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KENTUCKY (8/29/15) – Piney Campground hosts its 42nd Annual Campers' Fair Sept. 16-20, 2015. Campers' Fair will showcase the newest in RVs, camping equipment, golf carts, and boats. The event is open and free to the general public on from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, and from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20 at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. "Campers' Fair is a great way… Read More...
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All Occasions Formals to Host…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/29/15) — When Miss Nevada graces the stage of the Miss America Pageant Sept. 13, she'll be cheered on not only by her friends and family in Hopkins County but also by a local business that is hosting a show-of-support event in her honor. Why? It's good enough reason that Katherine Kelley is a Hopkins County native, but also that she purchased the pageant and short cocktail… Read More...
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/29/15) — Enjoy the outdoor beauty of Kentucky State Parks with a visit in September as part of a special weekday camping promotion. The Kentucky State Parks are offering two nights of camping for the price of one on weekdays during September. The special offer is good Sept. 7-30 (Sundays through Thursdays). The campground promotion can be booked by visiting the state park… Read More...
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Happenings, Meetings Listed for…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/29/15) ― The following happenings and meetings are scheduled for next week: • Baldwin Dental Group at 32 East Broadway, Madisonville, will be holding its second annual “Dentistry from the Heart” starting with registration at 7:30 a.m. Saturday Aug. 29. • Relay for Life “Color me Purple 5K” color run will take place on Saturday Aug. 29 with registration to begin at 7:15 a.m.… Read More...
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UK Student Gaming System to Support…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/29/15) — From iPods to cell phone networks, power generation to GPS systems, electrical and computer engineers are producing the technologies we depend on every day. But one electrical engineer, a second-year doctoral student at the University of Kentucky, is combining the latest technologies to support young children on the autism spectrum. Using computer vision, signal… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - 'Inertia Antenna'

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KENTUCKY (8/29/15) — Have you ever wanted to create your own light bulb? Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how to use a few ingredients from around the house to engineer a the toilet paper tube light bulb. INGREDIENTS Metal Clothes Hanger Play-Doh INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Bend the metal clothes hanger into an "M" shape. STEP 2: Place equal amounts of Play-Doh on the legs of… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'The Wisdom to Wait'

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KENTUCKY (8/29/15) — Two monks lived together in a monastery for decades. In time one of them died, and within months the other followed. The first monk awoke to discover that he was in heaven, and never had he experienced such happiness. But he realized that his friend wasn't with him, so he took to traveling the heavenly realms to find him. This search, however, did not produce one trace of his… Read More...
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Two Webster County Residents Injured in…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (8/28/15) — Two people were taken to the hospital following a two-vehicle collision at the 43-mile marker along a construction zone on Pennyrile Parkway. Authorities indicated the accident occurred at 6:17 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office reported Dwight L. Young, 61 of Dixon attempted to merge into the left, northbound lane to avoid barrels blocking the… Read More...
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McCracken County Traffic Advisory

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PADUCAH, Ky. (8/28/15) — The Paducah Police Department plans to restrict westbound traffic to one lane along Interstate 24 in McCracken County on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Westbound motorists should be prepared to encounter one lane traffic along I-24 at mile point 6.2 starting at 7 a.m., CDT, to allow follow-up work on a crash reconstruction investigation. This work zone is expected to be in… Read More...
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Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/28/15) — The Owensboro Board of Commissioners will hold a Commission meeting at 5 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 in the Commission Chambers located on the fourth floor at City Hall, 101 E. 4th Street. The agenda and meeting packet will be available Monday, Aug. 31 online at www.owensboro.org. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Beth Cecil Read More...
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Thistle Cottage September Exhibit…

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MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/28/15) — September's exhibit at Muhlenberg County Public Libraries' Thistle Cottage will be works from woodcrafter Rod Austin. Austin lives in nearby McLean County, and he uses his woodworking skill to create beautiful pieces of furniture, sculptures and even working guitars, several of which have been custom-made for local musicians. Austin will visit Thistle Cottage… Read More...
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MCHS Cheerleaders Hosting Yard Sale…

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MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/28/15) — The Muhlenberg County High School Cheerleaders are sponsoring a 24-family yard sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5 at First Kentucky Bank in Central City. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by MCHS Cheerleaders Read More...
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Kentucky High School Football Schedule

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KENTUCKY (8/28/15) — The following is the Kentucky High School Football Schedule for Friday Aug. 28 and Saturday Aug. 29, 2015. Friday, Aug. 28 Clay County at Harlan County, 7:30 p.m. (ARH Bowl)St. Xavier vs. Henry Clay, 6:15 p.m.(Bluegrass Bowl at Lexington Catholic)Bourbon County Southwestern, 5:30 p.m. (Bob Allen Pigskin Classic at Danville)Rockcastle County at Danville, 8:30 p.m. (Bob Allen… Read More...
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Third Region Volleyball Records

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KENTUCKY (8/28/15) — The following are the Third Region Volleyball Records. Third Region Volleyball Records Daviess County (7-0) Grayson County (7-2) Edmonson County (6-3) Owensboro Catholic (5-1) Apollo (5-2) Breckinridge County (4-5) Owensboro (4-5) Ohio County (4-7) Meade County (3-0) Whitesville Trinity (3-5) Muhlenberg County (3-5) Hancock County (3-6) McLean County (3-6) Frederick Fraize… Read More...
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One Health Welcomes Nurse Practitioner…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/28/15) – One Health has a new provider in western Kentucky, as Nurse Practitioner Regina Elder has joined the Owensboro Health system, offering clinic and primary care services to the people of Webster County. Elder is a veteran practitioner with more than 30 years of health care experience. Elder's career in healthcare began at age 15 when she worked as a nurse's aide. Elder… Read More...
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First Region Volleyball Records

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KENTUCKY (8/28/15) — The following are the First Region Volleyball Records. First Region Volleyball Records Carlisle County (8-2) Marshall County (7-2) Calloway County (4-4) Christian Fellowship (3-1) Graves County (3-2) Community Christian (Paducah) (3-3) St. Mary (3-6) McCracken County (2-0) Ballard Memorial (2-1) Fulton County (2-1) Mayfield (2-3) Hickman County (2-3) Murray (1-3) Fulton City… Read More...
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Second Region Volleyball Records

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KENTUCKY (8/28/15) — The following are the Second Region Volleyball Records. Second Region Volleyball Records Henderson County (6-1) Caldwell County (6-1) Livingston Central (5-1) Trigg County (5-2) Hopkins County Central (4-3) Union County (4-6) University Heights (3-1) Fort Campbell (3-2) Madisonville-North Hopkins (3-6) Webster County (2-1) Hopkinsville (2-3) Christian County (1-0) Crittenden… Read More...
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Rep. Montell Proposes Bill to Stop…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/28/15) — Representative Brad Montell, R-Shelbyville (58th District), announced today he will sponsor legislation in the 2016 Regular Session that if passed would stop the sweeping of excess funds from the Public Employees' Health Insurance Trust Fund into the General Fund, and instead be used to address the unfunded liability within the Commonwealth's pension systems. Rep.… Read More...
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Two-Vehicle Accident Results in…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/28/15) — Traffic was slowed along North Main Street, where a woman was being treated for possible injuries at the scene of a two-vehicle accident. The collision happened in front of Little Caesars shortly after 11 a.m. A witness near the Martin Mall area said a pickup truck yielded to let the driver of the Chrysler pull into the parking lot. It appeared that the driver of a… Read More...
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Alleged Passed out Parents Face Charges…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/28/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Aug. 13, 2015, officers responded to 324 S. Green Street Apt. 3 regarding an unresponsive male. The report said upon arrival, officers spoke with a female who stated that she was baby-sitting three children who live at this location. When they returned home, they found a man in the living room who was unresponsive.… Read More...
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Dr. H.S. Jackson to Retire from Urology…

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MURRAY, Ky. (8/28/15) — Dr. H.S. Jackson, a urologist well known and respected in the community, has announced he will retire from active practice with Urology Associates on Aug. 26, 2015, after 44 years of providing compassionate healthcare to the community. Dr. Jackson is looking forward to spending more time with his wife Karen, of 23 years, his children, seven grandchildren and their dog… Read More...
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Kennedy Leads Lady Devils over Union…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/28/15) — Madison Kennedy scored a game-high five goals to lead Owensboro over Union County 10-1 in a girls' high school soccer game on Thursday. Owensboro claimed its first win to improve to 1-3. Following the loss, Union County dropped to 3-2. Directly behind Kennedy in the Owensboro scoring column, Madaline Brown netted three goals, registering a hat trick for the Lady Devils.… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/28/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, Aug. 28. Stephen J. Kyle, of Madisonville, was charged Aug. 27 on a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines. Blake Caraway, of Madisonville, was charged Aug. 27 on a Hopkins County warrant for failure to appear. Kenneth W. Vannoy, of Madisonville, was charged Aug. 28 on a Webster County… Read More...
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Lady Mustangs Turn Back Crittenden…

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (8/28/15) — The Muhlenberg County Lady Mustangs defeated the visiting Crittenden County Lady Rockets 6-2 in a girls' high school soccer game on Thursday. Thanks to the victory, Muhlenberg County halted a four-game losing skid. With the win, Muhlenberg County improved to 2-4. Crittenden County dropped to 1-3-1 with the loss. Keely Newman recorded a hat trick to lead the Lady… Read More...
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Lady Rockets Fall to Mustangs 6-2

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (8/28/15) — The Muhlenberg County Lady Mustangs defeated the visiting Crittenden County Lady Rockets 6-2 in a girls' high school soccer game on Thursday. Thanks to the victory, Muhlenberg County halted a four-game losing skid. With the win, Muhlenberg County improved to 2-4. Crittenden County dropped to 1-3-1 with the loss. Keely Newman recorded a hat trick to lead the Lady… Read More...
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HPD Searching for Two Suspects…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/28/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Aug. 27, 2015, officers responded to a shooting at 500 Fair Street. The report said the victim stated that he was sitting in the home when two black men entered through an unlocked door. The men assaulted and then shot him. The victim stated that he did not know who the men were and they had their faces covered. A 12… Read More...
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Rep. Gooch, Others Argue against Burden…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/28/15) – A task force the General Assembly created this year to study the impact of new federal environmental regulations on Kentucky held its inaugural meeting this week, and those attending voiced strong concerns about the changes announced out of Washington early this month. "We knew all along that Kentucky was going to suffer far more than most states, but the latest rule… Read More...

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/26/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday Aug. 25, 2015. Mega Millions Tuesday 5 - 44 - 54 - 59 - 63… Read More

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