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Vendor Applications for Kentucky Dam Village Arts and Crafts Show Wanted

April 18, 2015 Gil Lawson
GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. (4/18/15) — Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park is accepting vendor applications for the 2015 Arts and Crafts Show scheduled for May 23-24. This annual Memorial Day weekend event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4…
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Daviess County Traffic Advisory

Keith Todd
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/19/15) — A contractor plans to close a section of Kentucky 2245/Fifth Street in downtown Owensboro starting Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The westbound one-way section of Kentucky 2245/Fifth Street will be closed between Daviess Street and St. Ann Street to allow construction of a storm water drainage connection. The closure point on Kentucky 2245 is immediately west of Kentucky… Read More...
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Tru Blue BBQ Wins Earlington Downtown…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
Dignitaries, hometown folks and pro-athletes joined to celebrate the first annual Downtown Showdown BBQ Contest on Saturday, April 18. Read More...
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Children Thrilled with Superhero…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, KY. (04/19/15) – Relay for Life Hopkins County along with some special friends hosted a “Superhero Pancake Breakfast” Saturday, April 18 at the West Kentucky Consistory. Relay for Life Hopkins County chairwoman and community manager for the American Cancer Society Christy Cavanah said there129 people that came out to eat pancakes and support the event, which she said was “a great… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/19/15) — Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff Monday, April 20, in honor of a Fort Campbell soldier who died while supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. According to the Department of Defense, Spc. John M. Dawson, 22, of Whitinsville, Mass., died April 8 in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he was… Read More...
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MCCH to Offer Patient-Friendly Payment…

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MURRAY, Ky. (4/19/15) — Murray-Calloway Hospital is proud to announce a business partnership with Knoxville, Tenn., based healthcare financial servicing and loan company, Medfinancial Services. “As deductibles continue to rise and more and more patients need alternative payment options, it was imperative that we find a partner to help assist in arranging payment plans for their patients,” said… Read More...
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Kentucky Wesleyan College to Present…

Kathy Rutherman
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/19/15) — Kentucky Wesleyan College will present its annual "88 Keys" recital at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in Tapscott Chapel at the college. This popular program features all Kentucky Wesleyan College students taking applied piano lessons with Dr. Diane Earle, as well as music faculty members. They will perform duets, trios, quartets and sextets with various styles and… Read More...
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Upcoming Events at Maple Mount

Jennifer Kaminski
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/19/15) — The following are the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph upcoming events at Maple Mount. Ursuline presentation on "Leadership" May 5 The monthly Evening with an Ursuline presentation will take place on Tuesday, May 5. "Can Leadership be Redeemed or Redeeming?" will be led by Ursuline Sister Amelia Stenger, director of development for the Ursuline Sisters of Mount… Read More...
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ATV Ride, Cookout Raises Funds for…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
NORTONVILLE, KY. (04/19/15) – The Shanice Bean Memorial ATV ride took place Saturday April 18 at the Glen Tyson Farm in Nortonville. Co-organizer and friend of the Bean family Christy Moore said Shanice loved to ride four-wheelers, “so what better way to honor her memory than by doing something she loved.” Family, friends, supporters and heart-felt strangers gathered for the event in honor of… Read More...
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KET Documentary Follows UK Doctor's…

Elizabeth Adams
LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/19/15) — Bullying, peer pressure, substance abuse and suicide - these are all serious issues voiced by teens in the opening segment of a Kentucky Educational Television special report on teen health. Dr. Hatim Omar, chief of the University of Kentucky Division of Adolescent Medicine, is one expert featured in the program who is committed to helping teens overcome these issues as… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - April 19, 2015

Gary Miller
KENTUCKY (4/19/15) — Turkey hunting where I live is not for the faint of heart. Even though there are some easy places most of the hunting I do is in the mountains. Our mountains are not like the Rockies but they are also not like the deep south. The highest peak is about three thousand feet. Needless to say to traverse the ridges and valleys in search of turkeys can be a very exhausting… Read More...
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Dave Says - April 19, 2015

Dave Ramsey
KENTUCKY (4/19/15) — This week Dave discusses sharing successes and pay it, but with caution. Dear Dave, My husband and I are 28 years old. We’re completely debt-free, and we each have great jobs. We don’t talk a lot about this kind of stuff, because we’ve found it causes other people to treat us differently. We realize how incredibly blessed we have been, so we always try to give God the credit,… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of April 19,…

Brent Yonts
KENTUCKY (4/19/15) — In December 2009, Kentucky's jobless rate was 10.6 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. By December of 2014, the rate had fallen to 5.5 percent. A welcome drop, some may even call it dramatic. But the numbers don't tell the whole story. The whole story is that there are still counties in the Commonwealth today - counties like Magoffin, which had an… Read More...
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Public Invited to First WKCTC All Army…

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PADUCAH, KY (4/18/15) – West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s first All Army College Open House will be held in Haws Gym April 22 beginning at 11:15 a.m. WKCTC students, faculty staff and community members are invited to the free open house to learn about U.S. Army opportunities. New Army enlistees can also learn about college offerings, and high school students and faculty can find out… Read More...
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Home, Garden Show Concludes Today at…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, KY (04/18/15) – The 24th annual Home and Garden Show is taking place at the Ballard Center with seminars and home improvement information. The event began Friday and continues through today, April 18. Madisonville Zoning Administrator and event organizer Debbie Todd said there are two exhibit halls full of vendors with the latest in home improvement ideas. The event features lawn… Read More...
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Madisonville Lions ‘Flip’ to Raise…

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/17/15) — The Madisonville Lions Club held its annual spring Pancake Day Friday, April 17 at the Madisonville Lions Clubhouse. Members of the Madisonville Lions Club have been flipping pancakes to raise money for more than 40 years. “The club’s goal is raise $15,000,” said Susanne Wolford. “That will be used to support the club’s numerous vision care programs as well as… Read More...
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MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage…

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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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Ospreys Get Bird's-Eye View of Kentucky…

Keith Todd
PADUCAH, Ky. (4/18/15) — Kentucky transportation and wildlife officials are working with contractors to accommodate ospreys attempting to nest in work zones where new bridges are being constructed over Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake. "We have worked to provide alternate nesting for the ospreys, for their own protection," said Chief District Engineer Mike McGregor, of Kentucky Department of… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Kentucky Beverage…

Robert Hankins
WASHINGTON (4/18/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office April 15 with representatives of the Kentucky Beverage Association. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Robert Hankins Read More...
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Vendor Applications for Kentucky Dam…

Gil Lawson
GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. (4/18/15) — Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park is accepting vendor applications for the 2015 Arts and Crafts Show scheduled for May 23-24. This annual Memorial Day weekend event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the park both days. It features handcrafted items by artists from Kentucky and neighboring states. If you would like to be included in this event please go to… Read More...
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WKCTC Offers Minecraft Class to Teach…

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (4/18/15) — Minecraft is a game about breaking and placing blocks and players originally built structures to protect against nocturnal monsters. But as the game has grown in popularity, players now work together to create wonderful, imaginative things. With this in mind, West Kentucky Community and Technical College is offering a fun class for elementary school students to use the… Read More...
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TVA's Regional Energy Resource Council…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (4/18/15) — The Tennessee Valley Authority's Regional Energy Resource Council will meet next week in Nashville to consider regional energy issues in the Tennessee Valley. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be from 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m. CDT Monday, April 20, and from 8:30 a.m.-noon CDT Tuesday, April 21, at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. The advisory council will join the TVA… Read More...
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Daviess County Bicentennial 5K Run/Walk…

Jennifer Kaminski
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (4/18/15) — The Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph will host their second "Get Moving at the Mount 5K Run/Walk" at 8 a.m., on Saturday, May 30, registration begins at 7:15 a.m. This scenic route with the sisters is the perfect family outing for runners and walkers of all ages. It will take place on the grounds and nearby roads of the Ursuline Motherhouse in Maple Mount,… Read More...
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Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce…

Madisonville Police Department
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/18/15) ― A Madisonville man has been accused of attempting to meet a minor at the mall for the purpose of having sexual relations. According to a Madisonville Police Department report, the MPD Electronic Crimes Unit conducted a lengthy investigation regarding possible exploitation of a minor. The investigation revealed that the man had attempted to coerce a minor to meet with… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Kentucky Bar…

Robert Hankins
WASHINGTON (4/18/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office April 14 with representatives of the Kentucky Bar Association. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Robert Hankins Read More...

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MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage Drinking

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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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Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
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Locals Gather to Remember ‘Jackson Stage Stop’

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The Historical Society of Hopkins County held its monthly meeting Thursday, April 9. Read More...
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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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Mary A. Beshear, 81, of Dawson Springs

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. — Mary A. Beshear, 81, of Dawson Springs, KY passed away on Friday, April 17, 2015 at Tradewater Health & Rehab in Dawson Springs, KY. Ms. Beshear was born on January 5, 1934 in…
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Hopkins Fiscal Court Building, Grounds Committee Special Called Meeting April 20

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/16/15) — The Hopkins Fiscal Court Building and Grounds Committee will have a special called meeting at 9:30 a.m., on Monday April 20,… Read More

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/16/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday April 15, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 1 - 16 - 21 - 29 -… Read More

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (4/16/15) — The above photos are local fugitives that are currently being sought by local law-enforcement officers. If you have any… Read More

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