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Owensboro Downtown Holiday Stroll Dec. 2

November 24, 2017
OWENSBORO, Ky. (11/24/17) — The City of Owensboro will be hosting the annual Holiday Stroll from 3 – 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 in downtown Owensboro. The afternoon will include downtown shopping and dining, Christmas carolers, ice carving demonstrations, photos…

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Owensboro United Soccer Club Reopens Travel Soccer Registration

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (11/23/17) — The Owensboro United Soccer Club reopened registration for its 2018 travel soccer teams on Wednesday. The Owensboro United Soccer Club's travel teams…
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Wreaths Across America Ky. Ceremony…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (11/24/17) — Wreaths Across America’s Kentucky Ceremony will be conducted at the State Capitol Rotunda at noon Dec. 11. The celebration kicks off a weeklong series of events designed to raise awareness and appreciation for the nation’s veterans and their families, location leader Hayden Johnson announced in a press release. The activity will take place in most states including…
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Interactive Educational Report Measures…

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KENTUCKY (11/24/17) — An interactive report released today from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics includes feedback on recent graduates from Kentucky’s public high schools and their transition to college, success in the first year of college, college completion and workforce and education attainment. “For the first time our high school feedback report will be available in…
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State Health Services Urge Caution in…

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KENTUCKY (11/23/17) – Frying a turkey can be a fun and tasty alternative to the traditional baked dishes of the holidays. As many start to plan menus, the Department for Public Health within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services reminds Kentuckians that fryers – multi-use kettles used for deep frying foods - also can be dangerous when not handled with care. The safety promotion is part of…
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Owensboro Man Charged with Stabbing…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (11/23/17) — Police say an Owensboro man received multiple stab wounds during an altercation yesterday on Triplett Street. Owensboro Police Department said officers responded at approximately 12:55 p.m. to the Colonel House to the report of a stabbing. In the parking lot, officers discovered Deonte C. Holland, 24, with multiple stab wounds to his neck, side and back. Holland was…
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Baptist Health, CareSource to Offer…

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (11/22/17) — CareSource and Baptist Health have reached an agreement to provide quality access to health care for consumers in Kentucky and southern Indiana through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Beginning in January, Baptist Health providers in both states will accept CareSource Marketplace members seeking health care and physician services. The agreement gives CareSource…
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Japanese UK Student Excited for U.S.…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (11/22/17) — With studying abroad, comes the excitement of making new friends and experiencing new traditions and holidays that influence a culture. University of Kentucky freshman Haruna Yamagata enjoyed every moment with her host family when she first experienced Thanksgiving as a high school exchange student in Ashland, Kentucky. “In Japanese daily life, my family has dinner…
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CPC: More Than Just Kind Thoughts

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KENTUCKY (11/22/17) — Words are important. Sometimes we don’t realize the significant difference that similar words possess. For instance, when you hear the word grateful and thankful the same thoughts probably come to mind. However, let’s shift the words to gratefulness and thanksgiving. Is there a difference now? They’re similar to the first pair, but there is a significant shift. Gratefulness…
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Acute Hepatitis A Outbreak Reported in…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (11/21/17) — The Kentucky Department for Public Health has declared an outbreak of acute hepatitis A with cases in multiple counties in Kentucky. In total, 31 cases of acute (rapid onset with symptoms of illness) Hepatitis A have been reported throughout Kentucky in 2017, a 50 percent increase above the average of 20 cases per year reported over the past 10 years. Twenty-two cases…
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Bowling Green Man Accused of Trying to…

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (11/21/17) — A Warren County man is in jail after police say they uncovered evidence related to prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor/peace officer regarding a sex offense. Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch charged Christopher Brandon Petty, 32, after a search warrant was executed yesterday at a Bowling Green residence. Police said…
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OPD Searching for Woman Wanted on…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (11/21/17) — Owensboro Police Department is searching for a woman wanted on several warrants for failure to appear. OPD is looking for 42-year-old Reagan L. Nevitt, who is described as a white female, 5’4” tall, weighing 145 pounds. Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts is asked to call OPD at 270-687-8888 or to leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at…
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Owensboro City Employees Pension Fund…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (11/20/17) — The Owensboro City Employees Pension Fund Board of Trustees will hold a special called meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21 at City Hall, 101 E. Fourth St., Commission Chambers, Owensboro. Agenda items include considering end of fiscal year and most recent financial statements, considering actuarial update as of June 30, update from Hilliard Lyons and voting on cost of…
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Owensboro Board of Commissioners to…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (11/20/17) — The Owensboro Board of Commissioners will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21 in the Commission Chambers on the fourth floor at City Hall, 101 E. Fourth St., Owensboro. The agenda and meeting packet are available online at www.owensboro.org. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Beth Cecil
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Alleged Victoria Secret Thieves Lead…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (11/20/17) — A 55-mile police chase that started yesterday in Owensboro continued through parts of Ohio and Butler counties before the driver wrecked thus ending the pursuit. Kentucky State Police said Trooper Blake Owens was patrolling the William Natcher Parkway when he spotted a 2015 black Chevrolet Impala at 4:30 p.m. traveling south at 100 MPH. When Owens attempted a traffic…
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East View Elementary SBDM Council Meet…

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DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (11/20/17) — The School-Based Decision Making Council at East View Elementary School has cancelled a meeting originally scheduled for today because of a lack of quorum. The council will resume its regular meeting schedule at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 12 in the school conference room. For more information, contact EVES bookkeeper Carey Haynes at 270-852-7350. SurfKY NewsInformation…
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MARKET COMMENTARY: Investors on…

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KENTUCKY (11/20/17) — Are investors more like tigers or African wild dogs? It appears investors – retail and institutional – have become rather like predators. They patiently stalk shares, waiting for a dip, and then they strike – buying stocks when prices fall. Consider last week. Barron’s described it like this: “The Dow traded down nearly 80 points on Monday, 170 points on Tuesday, and 170…
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Baptist Health Paducah Raises 200K-Plus…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (11/20/17) — Baptist Health Paducah recently concluded its annual Employee Caring Campaign, which allows employees the opportunity to give to local charitable causes. This year, 441 employees committed to give $203,490 to support our community. The hospital led the Baptist Health system in contributions, which totaled more than $717,000 statewide. The Paducah campaign raised money…

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Sherman E. Knight, 69, of Moseleyville

July 03, 2017
MOSELEYVILLE, Ky. — Sherman E. Knight, 69, of Moseleyville, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 3, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Sherman Eugene Knight was born April 27, 1948 in Owensboro, Kentucky to Ernest Stewart and…

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