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Nortonville Man Charged with Forgery, Theft

August 22, 2017
NORTONVILLE, Ky. (8/22/17) — A firefighter faces forgery and theft charges. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office reported receiving information Friday from South Hopkins Fire Department Chief Darwin Rideout concerning missing funds and donations from the agency’s…

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Lady Maroons Open Season 3-1

August 22, 2017 Steve LeMaster
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/22/17) — The Madisonville-North Hopkins volleyball team is 3-1 through its first four matches. The Lady Maroons, under the direction of head coach Michael…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/22/17) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday and today. Daniel R. Brown of Madisonville was charged Aug. 19 with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest and second-degree disorderly conduct. Cody E. Allen of Slaughters was charged Aug. 17 with trafficking in…
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KYTC Announces Update on Railroad…

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WESTERN Ky. (8/22/17) — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced CSX Railroad is continuing highway, road, and street closures for rail crossing upgrades at several locations through parts of Henderson, Webster, Hopkins and Christian counties. The following update on the work schedule is listed below: Elm Street & Main Street at railroad overpass in downtown Henderson closed until sometime…
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Market Commentary — Aug. 22

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KENTUCKY (8/22/17) — The Markets: Here, there, and everywhere… Markets around the world appear to be benefitting from global economic recovery. After pointing out the United States’ economy is the heart of the global financial system, Barron’s reported: “The Standard & Poor’s 500 index has tirelessly amassed 30 record closes this year, but is up just 1.2 percent since March 1. Meanwhile, nearly…
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/22/17) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Austin Williams of Madisonville was charged Aug. 16 with failure to pay. Bradley S. Morgan of Nebo was charged Aug. 17 with first-degree fleeing or evading police in a vehicle, driving on a DUI-suspended license, reckless driving (Henderson County), possession of marijuana and possession of drug…
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‘Dentistry from the Heart’ Free Dental…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/22/17) — A local dentist office is giving back by offering free services this Saturday during its Fourth Annual Dentistry from the Heart. Registration at Baldwin Dental Group, 32 E. Broadway St., Madisonville, begins 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Participants age 18 and up could receive the choice of a tooth filling, extraction or cleaning, the company said. Patients will be seen on a…
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Dawson Springs Police Reports

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (8/22/17) — Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports today: Tiffany J. Shuck, 24 of Dawson Springs was charged Aug. 18 with fourth-degree assault/domestic violence. Joshua D. Hemmings, 26 of Dawson Springs was charged Aug. 18 with fourth-degree assault/domestic violence and two counts of failure to appear. James D. Adams, 41 of Dawson Springs was charged…
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McConnell Commends Trump's Stand…

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KENTUCKY (8/22/17) – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released the following statement last night regarding President Trump’s address to the nation: “Tonight President Trump reaffirmed to the American people the painful lesson glaringly brought to our shores on Sept. 11, 2001: the United States cannot permit terrorist organizations such as ISIL, al Qaeda or its affiliates to…
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KENTUCKY (8/22/17) — Pet of the day is Albert. Albert wants to let everyone know that he is still at the shelter waiting on his home. Albert enjoys being petted, however he isn't a big fan of being picked up. Albert's adoption fee is $20 with an approved application. If you're looking for a fluffy bunny, Albert is your guy! Come see him for yourself during business hours or other times by…
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KYTC Reports Traffic Congestion…

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WESTERN, Ky. (8/21/17) — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Spokesman Keith Todd reported the area continues to experience major traffic backups across the region. The Pennyrile Parkway northbound continues to be backed up from the I-69/Western Kentucky Parkway innterchange to about the 25-mile marker in Hopkins County, a distance of about 10 miles. At times traffic has been at a standstill along…
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Sen. Paul Releases Statement Opposing…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (8/21/17) — Today, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul released the following statement opposing proposed troop increases in Afghanistan: "The mission in Afghanistan has lost its purpose and I think it is a terrible idea to send any more troops into that war," said Paul. Paul has been a leading advocate for returning war-making powers back to Congress. Earlier this year he introduced an…
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Former UK Wildcat Standout Faces New…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/21/17) — Everyday, approximately 15 people learn they have Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. ALS is a progressive neurological disease that affects the nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord, eventually stealing from its victims the ability to walk, dress, write, speak, swallow and breathe. Most ALS patients die within five years of diagnosis, and currently, there is no cure.…
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Pet of the day is Mika

Pet of the day
KENTUCKY (8/21/17) — Pet of the day is Mika. Meet Mika! Mika is a gorgeous 3 year old Shepherd mix who is as sweet as she is beautiful. Mika come into our shelter when her owner was not physically able to continue to care for her. Mika was very loved in her previous home but she is searching for a new home to love her even more! Mika enjoys a good run in the dog park and playing. Mika is even…
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State Pension Website Opens to Address…

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KENTUCKY (8/22/17) — The Office of the State Budget Director today launched a comprehensive new website aimed at keeping Kentuckians informed, as the Bevin Administration works with state legislators to address the Commonwealth’s public employee pension crisis. Visitors to KentuckyPensions.com can obtain answers to frequently asked questions, view detailed reports and a glossary of key terms,…
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Dave Says: Brother-In-Law Should Get a…

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KENTUCKY (8/16/17) — This week, Dave advises a Seattle couple about finances when facing a job loss and man about how to get his brother-in-law to move out. Dear Dave, We’re following your plan, and we’re in the middle of paying off all our debts except for the house. My wife just learned she’ll be losing her job at the end of the year. She’s a project manager for a software company in Seattle,…
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Jim Waters: 'Legislators Boost But…

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KENTUCKY (8/19/17) — This edition of “Liberty Boosters and Busters” is brought to you by reasonable Kentuckians who reject racism, bigotry and censorship with every fiber of their freedom-loving beings. Liberty Booster: The attorney general’s office decided in favor of the Bluegrass Institute – the organization I lead – in its appeal challenging a Jefferson County school board meeting at a…
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Bluegrass Institute Wins Open Records…

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KENTUCKY (8/19/17) — The Kentucky Attorney General has ruled in favor of the Bluegrass Institute and its Center for Open Government in an open meetings appeal involving the Jefferson County Board of Education. Assistant Attorney General James Herrick in a decision released Monday agreed with the Bluegrass Institute that a meeting conducted by the JCPS board on Sunday, April 30, in private law…

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Linda Faye (Phelps) Stringfield, 74 of Nortonville

August 19, 2017
NORTONVILLE, Ky. (8/19/17) -- Linda Faye (Phelps) Stringfield, 74 of Nortonville passed away Saturday Aug. 19 at home surrounded by her loving family. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bandy Funeral Home, Nortonville with Bro. Larry Phaup…

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KSP, U.S. Marshals Capture Escaped Inmate in Anton

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

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