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'Diggers' Return to Find More Hatfield-McCoy Relics

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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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Tiniest Division of Hopkins County Fair…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/2/15) — The 5th Annual Hopkins County Baby and Toddler Pageant took place on Saturday evening in the Ballard Convention Center and was the largest pageant of the 2015 Hopkins County Fair. The cuties, dressed in their Sunday best, showed off for the judges with waves, smiles and by blowing kisses. The contest consisted of four age divisions, 0-11, 12-23, 24-35 months and 3-4… Read More...
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Poole Wins Hopkins County Fair Talent…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/2/15) – The culmination of the Hopkins County Fair took place Saturday night in the Garden Hall of the Ballard Convention Center with the WFMW Talent Show. Hopkins County showcased an array of talent at the annual event the crowd clapped to the beat of the music, cheered and sometimes yelled for the act of their choice. Host Danny Kober said the talent show had been part of… Read More...
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'The Free' Gets Greenville Crowd…

Mike Groves, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (8/2/15) — Around 900 people lined Main Street in Greenville to enjoy Saturday's concert during the Saturdays on the Square concert. Atlanta-based "The Free" performed pop music getting many of the locals up on their feet to dance. Mike GrovesSurfKY News Photographer Read More...
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Miners Land in Runner Up Position for…

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HUNTINGBURG, Ind. (8/2/15) ― The Dubois County Bombers, playing at home, edged the Madisonville Miners 3-2 on Friday to win the Ohio Valley League championship. After finishing the regular-season 26-14, one game ahead of Madisonville (25-15) in the standings, Dubois County compiled a 4-2 record in the postseason. Dubois County pitcher Devin Williams worked 6.33 innings and earned the win. Zach… Read More...
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Community Helps ‘Cram the Hummer’ for…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/2/15) — The fifth annual Madisonville Police Department “Cram the Hummer” event was held yesterday at Walmart as MPD gathered school supplies for Hopkins County School children. Organizer Lt. Scott Gipson said they coordinate with the PACS office and the supplies are distributed to the Family Resource Centers of each school. “No child should start school without school… Read More...
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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…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
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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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

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
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

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
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

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
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

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
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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Alberta Keeling Ford, 81, of Drakesboro

DRAKESBORO, Ky. (8/2/15) — Alberta Keeling Ford, 81, died August 1, 2015 at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville. She was born March 3, 1934 in Beechcreek, KY. Alberta was a…
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday July 29, 2015

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/30/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday July 29, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 4 - 22 - 27 - 28 - 52… Read More

Whitfield Welcomes Summer Intern from MSU

WASHINGTON (7/30/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) recently welcomed Alex Englen to serve in his office on Capitol Hill this summer. Englen, a resident of… Read More

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PADUCAH, Ky. (7/30/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, two McCracken County teens were taken into custody early today after they broke into… Read More

DCSO Congratulates Retirees

DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (7/30/15) — The Daviess County Sheriff's Office would like to announce that after more than 80 plus years of extraordinary leadership along… Read More

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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

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