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Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted Parole after 2 Years

August 31, 2015 Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — A man who pleaded guilty in Hopkins Circuit Court to second-degree manslaughter in 2013 is scheduled for release from Green River Correctional Complex Tuesday, Sept. 1. Arthur Deramo, 55, Madisonville,…
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Chamber Announces Lanita Wilson as Vice…

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (9/1/15) — The Christian County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Lanita Wilson as Vice President of Community Affairs. Wilson has held the position of Director of Workforce and Education Development since 2012. As Vice President of Community Affairs, she will continue to direct the efforts of the Workforce and Education Committee, as well as,… Read More...
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Lourdes Foundation Celebrates 16th…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (9/1/15) — Lourdes Foundation’s 16th Annual Charity Golf Open raised more than $83,000 at the annual event held on Monday, Aug. 31 at the Country Club of Paducah. The tournament hosted a total of 50 teams, with 200 golfers and volunteers participating. “We are very humbled by the generosity of our donors and community,” said Steven Grinnell, Lourdes President and CEO. “With this… Read More...
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Monthly Column from Attorney General…

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KENTUCKY (9/1/15) — Prescription drug abuse has affected almost every family in Kentucky – including mine. For quite some time, parts of Kentucky looked like the Wild West. Pharmacists in Eastern Kentucky were working behind bullet proof glass, Fed Ex trucks were being robbed, and patients were lined up around the block clutching fake MRIS and cash to receive prescriptions from some doctors who… Read More...
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MNHHS Student Attends Highly…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/1/15) — Abbey Sanderson, of Madisonville North High School in Hopkins County, attended a highly competitive and very strenuous four and half week academic residential program at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. This class’s average GPA was 3.85, with average overall ACT score of 27.3 and an average Science ACT score of 25.2. Abbey was among 35 incoming… Read More...
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KSP Increasing Patrols during Labor Day…

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KENTUCKY (9/1/15) — The national campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs through Labor Day weekend and is aimed at reducing deaths and injuries caused by motorists driving drunk or impaired by drugs. During the 2014 Labor Day holiday, there were six alcohol-related highway deaths on Kentucky roadways. Statewide, law enforcement officers arrested 55 people for DUI during that same time… Read More...
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2015 Jim Claypool Art, Conservation…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/1/15) — The Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts, in partnership with the Kentucky Farm Bureau, announces the beginning of the 2015 Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing Contest titled, "The Wild Side of Kentucky." Students across the state will use a wildlife theme to create art and essays to urge their audience toward good wildlife conservation practices. County,… Read More...
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Traffic Stop Leads to Meth Charge for…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/1/15) — A Madisonville man was charged with possession of methamphetamine and synthetic drugs after police made a traffic stop for failure to illuminate license plate. According to a Madisonville Police report, Officer Justin Jones observed a 1998 Dodge Dakota headed south on Grapevine Road, which made a left turn onto Oakdale Avenue, at about 12:19 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1. The… Read More...
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Henderson County Traffic Advisory

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HENDERSON, Ky. (9/1/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans base repairs to be followed by asphalt paving along sections of Kentucky 2260 and Kentucky 416 in Henderson County starting Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. Some of the base repairs will require the roadway to be closed at times due to work along the center line. This group project includes the entire length of Kentucky… Read More...
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Lady Mustangs Drop Home Match to…

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (9/1/15) — Host Muhlenberg County fell to Grayson County in a high school volleyball match on Monday. Grayson County, a Third Region rival, managed to edge the Lady Mustangs 2-1. With the loss, Muhlenberg County dropped to 3-6. Grayson County improved to 8-2 with the win. Muhlenberg County remained in the loss column after suffering a shutout loss to Owensboro earlier in the week.… Read More...
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Temporary Ferry Assisting Farmers at…

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MORGANFIELD, Ky. (9/1/15) — A temporary ferry to assist farmers with bypassing work zone lane restrictions on the Kentucky 56/Illinois Route 13 Ohio River "Shawneetown" Bridge will be in operation on Labor Day. Due to the start of corn harvest and movement of large spray equipment for soybeans in recent weeks, farmers have expressed a need to move equipment on the Monday holiday. The Shawneetown… Read More...
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Kyndle 2015 Golfapalooza Set for Sept.…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (9/1/15) — Get your teams in now for Golfapalooza, sponsored by Methodist Hospital. Golfapalooza is a four-person scramble with a 10 a.m. shotgun start on Monday, Sept. 14, at Henderson Country Club. Sponsorships are available: $125 Hole Sponsorship $200 Table Sponsorship $380 Team $95 Individual Don't miss this opportunity to have your company seen by the region's most influential… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/1/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, Sept. 1. Marshall Gibson, of Madisonville, was charged Sept. 1 with rear license not illuminated, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. - first offense, failure to produce insurance card, first-degree possession of a controlled substance/meth – first offense,… Read More...
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Small Business Tax Credit Workshop

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MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (9/1/15) — The Muhlenberg Alliance for Progress and the Greater Muhlenberg Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to help the Muhlenberg County small business community. Please join us at 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 3, 2015 at the Career Advancement Center, 50 Career Way, Powderly, Ky., to hear details about a program that could help your business with a tax credit. Our special guest… Read More...
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Annual 'Swingin' for Sadie' Tourneys…

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MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (9/1/15) — The Smith Family extends an invitation to everyone to attend the Fourth Annual Swingin' for Sadie Softball Scholarship Tournaments. It is that time of year for those who have a love for softball to battle it out at the Dunmor and Weir Ballparks this Saturday, Sept. 5. Please come out to support the teams, enjoy a grilled burger, hot dog or a walking taco from the… Read More...
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Henderson Man Faces Charges for Alleged…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (9/1/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on July 6, 2015, Paul Chandler reported that a Hi-Point 9mm pistol had been stolen from his home on Meadow Street. The report said Chandler stated that he had left Timothy Barron, Jr., 26, alone in the home on June 30, 2015 and suspected that Barron stole the pistol. On Aug. 31, 2015, Detective Alto Lee interviewed… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/1/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday Aug. 31, 2015. Pick 3 Monday Midday 6 - 2 - 4 Monday Evening 2 - 8 - 8 Pick 4 Monday Midday 4 - 4 - 5 - 2 Monday Evening 1 - 6 - 2 - 4 Cash Ball Monday 3 - 14 - 19 - 30 - 5 Kicker 5 - 9 - 9 - 8 - 1 5 Cash Card Monday KD - 4D - 9D - 6H - 8S Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by… Read More...
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9/11 Heroes Walk Scheduled for Hopkins…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/1/15) — Our community is hosting the Travis Manion Foundation’s 9/11 Heroes Run for the third straight year. The Travis Manion Foundation engages with veterans and families of the fallen, and they challenge others to continue the service to community and country exemplified by the nation’s fallen heroes and veterans. Last year, West Hopkins School accepted the challenge to… Read More...
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Child Injured in Wreck, Father Charged…

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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (9/1/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, on Aug. 31, 2015 at approximately 5:43 p.m., deputies responded to the 700 block of Berger Road for an injury accident. The report said on arrival, deputies and first responders located Travis Greer, 37, of Benton, holding his 3 year old son on the driver side of the vehicle involved. Greer was operating… Read More...
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High School Student Awarded the…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (9/1/15) — Henderson County High School student and JROTC Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Trevor Owens, has been awarded the Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement. "It is considered such a high award that the Legion of Valor organization requires a Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross or Air Force Cross recipient to present the Bronze Cross," said Colonel… Read More...
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Pet of the Day - Morty

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Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/1/15) — The following fines were handed down recently in Hopkins District Court: Penny F. Babbs, possession of marijuana, $319. Delaney R. Cecil, speeding 24 mph over limit, no driver’s or moped license, four days, $236. Joseph Allard, speeding 18 mph over limit, driving on a suspended or revoked license, 30 days, $189. Sonny C. Stewart, driving under the influence of… Read More...
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Color Run Raises Funds for Cancer…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/1/15) — On a cool but sunny Saturday morning, 45 runners lined up to help battle cancer in the Relay for Life “Color Me Purple” Color Run. Lt. Robert Carter welcomed the runners and advised them on the course and rules. He also told them to run hard, have fun and jokingly added, “If you trip and fall, get back up, dust it off and keep going.” Relay for Life Hopkins County… Read More...
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'Character Does Matter' - Bringing…

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MADISONVILLE Ky. (9/1/15) — The Travis Manion Foundation is creating and inspiring the next generation of future leaders. "Character Does Matter" empowers veterans and families of the fallen to deliver dynamic, inspiring presentations to emerging leaders across the nation. The program engages the next generation of leaders to serve, directly impacting their local communities while carrying on the… Read More...
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Owensboro Youth Hockey Association…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/1/15) — The Owensboro Youth Hockey Association is now taking registrations for the 2015-16 fall hockey season. Registrations will be accepted online at www.owensborohockey.com through Oct. 1. Early bird discounts are available through Sept. 12. First year players ages 4 – 17, only $99 for the whole season. Free loaner equipment is included (deposit check is required). ADM ages… Read More...
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Governor Lauds Launch of Kentucky's New…

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HAZARD, Ky. (9/1/15) — Reliable, high-speed Internet is coming to every county of the state, and supporters say the broadband project will be the key catalyst for profound and sweeping growth in job creation, health access and education. To celebrate the construction of the statewide KentuckyWired, I-Way broadband network, Gov. Steve Beshear, Congressman Hal Rogers, state and local officials and… Read More...
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Central City Gospelfest Planned for…

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CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (9/1/15) — First Southern National Bank will host the 27th Annual Gospelfest Live gospel concert beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2 on Broad Street in Central City. The annual community event is free and is First Southern’s way of saying, “thank you to our community.” Performing artists are Jason Crabb, The Martins, Seth and Ashley Mefford, Adam Crabb, Terah Crabb Penhollow… Read More...
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One Injured When Dump Truck Overturns

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WEIR, Ky. (8/31/15) ― A Greenville man was injured, when his dump truck ran off the road, hit a ditch and overturned onto its side in the middle of the road today in Weir. According to a Kentucky State Police report, Trooper First Class Craig Engler responded to the accident, which occurred at approximately 1:57 p.m., Monday, Aug. 31 on Kentucky 171. The report said Jerry Lanier, 25, Greenville,… Read More...
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Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — A man who pleaded guilty in Hopkins Circuit Court to second-degree manslaughter in 2013 is scheduled for release from Green River Correctional Complex Tuesday, Sept. 1. Arthur Deramo, 55, Madisonville, admitted in court to being drunk and running over Jeremy Goodwin after Goodwin fell out of a van the two occupied in 2011. He was initially charged Sept. 9, 2011 with… Read More...
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Providence Police Reports Released

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PROVIDENCE, Ky. (8/30/15) ― The Providence Police Department released the following reports Monday, Aug. 30. Alex Fritz, 24, Providence, was charged Aug. 24 with fourth-degree assault/domestic violence with minor injury, third-degree terroristic threatening, unlawful imprisonment, third-degree assault/police officer and resisting arrest. Steven Stallion, 59, Marion, was charged Aug. 24 with… Read More...
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Matsoso's Last-Minute Goal Lifts No. 14…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/31/15) — Preseason All-American Napo Matsoso scored in the 90th minute, giving No. 14 Kentucky a 2-1 comeback win over Valparaiso on Friday at the Bell Soccer Complex. Matsoso's goal ignited the 2,137 supporters in attendance for Kentucky's season opener and the women's soccer team's 3-0 win earlier in the evening. The crowd was the second largest for a home opener in program… Read More...
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5th Annual 'Feed Seniors Now' Food…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/31/15) — Nearly one in six senior citizens is at risk of hunger-representing an 88 percent increase over the past decade-according to the Meals on Wheels Association of America. To combat troubling statistics like these, local agencies are once again partnering to sponsor the "Feed Seniors Now" food drive (formerly known as "Stop Senior Hunger"), running Sept. 1 – 30,… Read More...
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KSP Conducting Death Investigation of…

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MAYFIELD, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP received a 911 call on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 at approximately 11:57 a.m., from the Graves County Jail reporting an unresponsive inmate. The report said Mayfield EMS transported Anthony R. Swatzell, 51, to the Jackson Purchase Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased by the Graves County Coroner. The cell in which… Read More...

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Kelly Forbes and Whitney Wardrip with the 9/11 Heroes Run on this episode of Focus on Hopkins County.… Read More...
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Spectacular September Coming to Glema Mahr Center

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/7/15) — Brad Downall, director of the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, describes the events coming in September at the center. Visit… Read More...
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GREENVILLE, Ky. (8/11/15) — Community Health Centers of Western Kentucky is featured in this SurfKY News Spotlight. Gary GatesSurfKY News Read More...
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KENTUCKY (8/30/15) — In his first years on the job, Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday had to implement a series of reforms passed by the… Read More...
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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/22/15) — Members of law enforcement gathered today for one cause — to raise money for Special Olympics through the “Tip a Cop” fundraiser… Read More...
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KENTUCKY (8/31/15) — To conclude the recent Fox News debate among 10 of the Republican presidential contenders, a viewer asked the candidates if God had told… Read More...
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Howard “Rev. Bud” Tingle, 72, of Madisonville

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/1/15) — Howard “Rev. Bud” Tingle, 72, of Madisonville died Monday, August 31, 2015 at his home in Madisonville. He was born on January 29, 1943 in Johns, AL to the late Lummie…
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RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) — Muhlenberg County shut out host Logan County 39-0 in a high school football game on Friday night. With the win, Muhlenberg County… Read More

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MURRAY, Ky. (8/30/15) — The Murray-Calloway Endowment for Healthcare was recently presented with a $5,000 donation from Dr. Dick Weaver in memory of his wife,… Read More

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) — Use of irreversible electroporation doubles the survival time for patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer say researchers… Read More

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) – Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission had its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, Aug. 27. The meeting was called to… Read More

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