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MCCH Gift Shop Latest for Cash Mob

May 21, 2015 Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Greater Muhlenberg County Chamber of Commerce held a Cash Mob, Wednesday, May 20, at the Muhlenberg County Community Hospital gift shop. The gift shop features items such as scarves, purses, candles,… Fri, 22 May 2015 09:58:05 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (
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EPA Rules Threaten Aluminum's Revival

Jim Waters
KENTUCKY (5/21/15) — Aluminum may not cost as much as it did when special guests at banquets hosted by Napoleon III were offered a prized set of cutlery made from the metal while less-favored guests used knives and forks laden only with gold. However, its value to Kentucky's economy – and threats looming against it on the horizon – must be understood. I reported in July 2012 that the… Read More...
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Bluegrass Family Health Changing Name…

Dona Rains
LEXINGTON, Ky. (5/21/15) — Bluegrass Family Health, the insurance arm of Baptist Health, is changing its name to Baptist Health Plan. The Lexington-based health insurance carrier will now be more readily identified with its parent organization, which is based in Louisville. "As healthcare continues to evolve, it's important to bring together the different parts of the Baptist Health system so… Read More...
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Corrections Officers to Get Pay Raises…

Jennifer Brislin
FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Kentucky Department of Corrections will enhance its compensation for correctional officers and other hazardous duty staff under a plan announced this week to stabilize the workforce in state prisons. Responding to high staff vacancies and turnover rates, Gov. Steve Beshear approved the plan that raises pay for security staff; moves institutional hazardous duty,… Read More...
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Holman Signs with Mississippi State

Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/21/15) — Owensboro High School standout Aric Holman has signed with Mississippi State. Holman, a 6-10 forward, helped to lead the OHS men's basketball program to a state title in March. The athletic Holman visited Mississippi State over the weekend. During his senior season, Holman averaged 15.9 points, 9.8 rebounds and 4.9 blocks per game for the Red Devils. Holman shot 62.2… Read More...
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PPD Seeking Public's Help in…

SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/21/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, PPD is seeking the public’s help in identifying two men who tried to use stolen credit card information to make a purchase at a south side Paducah store. The report said a Paducah woman told police she was contacted by her credit card company in reference to someone trying to use her card number to purchase a television set… Read More...
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Fire Dues Opt-Out Deadline June 1, 2015

Kim Blue
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/21/15) — Any subscriber subject to the fees imposed by a volunteer fire department in any area shall have the right to petition the Fiscal Court and opt-out of the Volunteer Fire Department Subscriber Fees being placed on the Property Tax Bill. Those subscribers wishing to opt-out shall file a petition with the Fiscal Court between April 1 and June 1 of the year preceding… Read More...

Wreath Laying Ceremony Set for May 25

Laura Faulk
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/21/15) — The public is invited to attend a wreath laying ceremony in honor of our veterans at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 25, 2015 at the City of Madisonville Veterans Memorial, 505 N. Main Street. Participants will include Mayor David Jackson, Judge-Executive Donnie Carroll, American Legion Color Guard, Madisonville Police Department, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and… Read More...
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Hands across the Border Safety…

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CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Hopkinsville Police Department, Christian County Sheriff’s Department, Kentucky State Police, Oak Grove Police Department, Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department and Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting roadside safety checkpoints and saturation patrols on May 22 and 23 of 2015, in Christian County, Ky. and Montgomery… Read More...
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Henderson, Hopkins, Christian Students…

Heather Baber
VERSAILLES, Ky. (5/21/15) — Thirty-two of Kentucky's top college students were honored as members of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System's 2015 All-Academic Team during the 14th annual KCTCS Student Academic Achievement luncheon held Tuesday, May 19, at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington. Students from each of the 16 KCTCS colleges were chosen for the… Read More...

GM to Invest $439M in Bowling Green…

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (5/21/15) — A major expansion is in the works at the Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant. Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen joined General Motors' leaders and community officials to announce that GM will invest $439 million for facility upgrades, including a new paint shop. The 450,000-square-foot facility will be almost half the size of the company's entire operation in… Read More...
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Kentucky's Jobless Rate Falls to 5…

Kim Brannock
FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/21/15) — Kentucky's unemployment rate continued to decrease as it fell to a seasonally adjusted preliminary April 2015 level of 5 percent from a revised 5.1 percent in March 2015, and well below the national rate, according to the Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. "The labor market has improved steadily and… Read More...
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Paducah View (Episode 31) – Operation…

Pam Spencer
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/21/15) — On the latest episode of Paducah View (episode 31), Public Information Officer Pam Spencer interviews Andrea Underwood, director of community relations and marketing at Paducah Power System, about Operation Round-up. Read More...
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KSP to Host 'Alive at 25' Teen Driving…

TFC Jay Thomas
MURRAY, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Kentucky State Police partnered with the National Safety Council and Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Inc. to provide a free state-certified, four-hour safe driving course for teens. State police say the free, Alive at 25 Defensive Driving Program is being utilized as a force multiplier working in conjunction with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Division of Driver… Read More...
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Collision with Deer Results in Fatality…

Trooper S. C. Recke
GUTHRIE, Ky. (5/21/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP is investigating a single vehicle, fatality collision that occurred on US 79 (Russellville Road) in Guthrie, on Thursday, May 21, at 1:57 a.m. The report said the preliminary investigation revealed that Jerry T. Cisneros, 24, Allensville, Ky., was operating a 2005 Mazda passenger car southbound on US 79 when a deer entered… Read More...
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Leadership Dynamics Class Raises Funds…

Missi Holley
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Leadership Dynamics Class at Marshall County High School, a continuance of the Gifted and Talented program, had a fundraiser for the Marshall County Animal Shelter during the month of March. The group raised $103.25 and some supplies for the organization, resulting in the proper hospitalization of at least an estimated four or five animals. The shelter was… Read More...
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Madisonville Reduced Its Debt by Nearly…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/21/15) — The city of Madisonville heard first reading this week for its proposed 2015-16 fiscal year budget totaling $65.6 million, similar to the current budget of $65.1 million. Mayor David Jackson told City Council although the gas tax has decreased funding for road paving, the city will transfer reserve funds to keep street paving at its current level. Road funds have… Read More...
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Police Charge Madisonville Man with…

SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/21/15) — A Madisonville man is in jail after police charged him with harassing communications for allegedly calling 911 because he wanted cigarettes and pop. According to a Madisonville Police report, Jeffery Hughes, had made numerous 911 hang-up calls Wednesday, May 20. At 9:12 a.m., an MPD officer charged Hughes with harassing communications. The report said Hughes had been… Read More...
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UPDATE: Suspect in Officer Involved…

SurfKY News
UPDATE:(5/21/15) 12:20 p.m. — The suspect in this case has been identified as Chrislon Talbott, 38 of Owensboro. It was initially expressed that his autopsy was to be held today; however, earlier discussions with the coroner’s office now confirms it will be conducted sometime tomorrow. The law enforcement officers involved in the police action shooting are: Kentucky State Police: Detective Matt… Read More...
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Free Workshops at WKCTC to Assist in…

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, KY. (5/21/15) – West Kentucky Community and Technical College can help individuals enhance their reading, writing and mathematics skills with a series of free summer workshops. WKCTC’s Adult Learning Center will host two sessions of the “Maximize Your Academic Potential (MAP) workshop series Monday – Thursday, June 1 – June 24 and July 13 –30 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Anderson… Read More...

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church VBS…

Karen Robinson
DRAKESBORO, Ky. (5/21/15) — Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church will hold vacation Bible school from June 1-5. Classes begin daily at 6 p.m. and conclude at 8:30 p.m. For more information, call (270) 476-2555. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Karen Robinson Read More...

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, May 21. Caleb V. Jones, of Madisonville, was charged May 20 with second-degree forgery and second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument (identity). Jeffery Hughes, of Madisonville, was charged May 20 with harassing communications. Christopher A. Warren, of Madisonville, was… Read More...
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MCCH Gift Shop Latest for Cash Mob

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Greater Muhlenberg County Chamber of Commerce held a Cash Mob, Wednesday, May 20, at the Muhlenberg County Community Hospital gift shop. The gift shop features items such as scarves, purses, candles, wreaths, balloons and many other gift or personal items. The hospital gift shop was started around 25 years ago by a group of female volunteers who believed the… Read More...

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Thursday, May 21. Austin M. Gamblin, of Nortonville, was charged May 20 on a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines. Kari A. Verschueren, of Nortonville, was charged May 20 with operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Hopkins County… Read More...
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Opportunity Available to Become a…

Joyce Riggs
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/21/15) — 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, June 11. MCC will have representatives for admissions, academic advising, registration and financial aid onsite to answer questions… Read More...

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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 20, 2015

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

Barry Duvall Shares Muhlenberg History with Hopkins Historical Society

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/20/15) — Hopkins County Historical Society recently met for its monthly meeting with Muhlenberg historian Barry Duvall as guest speaker.… Read More...

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health Plex in Madisonville

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/19/15) — Owensboro Health Inc. announced today its plans to build a $15 million outpatient healthcare facility in Madisonville. Company… Read More...

Probation and Parole Violators - May 15, 2015

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...

Pastor Talks About Trials, Triumphs of 30-Year Ministry

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
WHITE PLAINS, Ky. (5/11/15) — Mt. Carmel Cumberland Presbyterian Church in White Plains will honor Bro. John Shoulta and his wife, Brenda, at 11 a.m. May 17,… Read More...
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Shrek Comes to Glema Center

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/9/15) — Glema Mahr Center for the Arts Director Brad Downall highlights the upcoming schedule for the summer during a video interview… Read More...
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MCC's Johnson, Bennett, Morrow to Receive KCTCS Horizon Awards

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky.. (5/8/15) — Madisonville Community College announced the winners of the annual New Horizons Awards of Excellence for 2015. Felecia Johnson… Read More...
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Madisonville/Hopkins County Tops in Jobs

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/7/15) — Gov. Steve Beshear returned to his home county to thank Madisonville and Hopkins County for helping Kentucky achieve the… Read More...


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MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Stephan Parker, 52, of Henderson, formerly of Providence, died 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at his home. Stephan was born July 19, 1962, in Madisonville, the son of Nora Jane…
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