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2017 Annual District Elementary School Performance Winners Announced

April 27, 2017
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/27/17) — The 2017 Annual District Elementary School Performance took place Tuesday at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts. Fifth-grade student Sophie Myers won the competition after performing her dance routine. Hopkins County Schools…

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Arthritis Linked to Another Condition

April 27, 2017 SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (4/27/17) — People who see dermatologists for the skin condition psoriasis should not take the presence of joint aches and pains lightly, as the two things might be…
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KSP Charges Fayette Co. Man with Child…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/27/17) — Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 12-Frankfort, arrested Timothy M. Pointer II, 32, at 8 p.m. Wednesday. He was charged with prohibited use of electronic communication system to procure a minor/police officer re: sex offenses and possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor. Poynter was arrested as the result of an…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/27/17) — Madisonville Police Department released the following report today: Felicia L. Combs of Madisonville was charged April 26 with theft by deception (under $10,000). SurfKY News Information provided by MPD
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/27/17) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following report today: Justina Harris of White Plains was charged April 26 with public intoxication (excludes alcohol). SurfKY News Information provided by HCSO
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Veterans Center to Host Veterans…

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HANSON, Ky. (4/27/17) — Western Kentucky Veterans Center, 926 Veterans Drive, Hanson, is hosting a Veterans Healthcare Enrollment Fair 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, May 23. Participants are asked to bring DD214, marriage certificate, spouse Social Security number, income information, medical expenses (2016), medical insurance premium, copays for medication and doctor visits, medical supplies and insurance…
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Unemployment Rates down in 55 Kentucky…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/27/17) — Unemployment rates dropped in 55 Kentucky counties between March 2016 and March 2017, rose in 53 and stayed the same in 12 counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 3.5 percent. It was followed by…
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Detractors Wrong about Right-to-Work

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KENTUCKY (4/28/17) — Originators of the “Right to Work: Wrong for Kentucky” sign that still adorns a billboard alongside Louisville’s Watterson Expressway will have a harder time making that case now than even just a few months ago. Since lawmakers passed right-to-work on the first Saturday of 2017 – itself a historic event – history being made is becoming a frequent accomplishment when it comes…
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/27/17) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday April 26, 2017. Powerball Wednesday 1 - 15 - 18 - 26 - 51 - 26 Power Play 4 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 2 - 6 - 4 Wednesday Evening 6 - 2 - 6 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 2 - 6 - 0 - 7 Wednesday Evening 2 - 9 - 5 - 0 Cash Ball 225 Wednesday 13 - 21 - 32 - 35 - 7 5 Cash Card Wednesday 2D - 7D - KH - 8S -…
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Pet of the Day - MacCallen

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KENTUCKY (4/27/17) — Update: MacCallen was returned because he played too rough with the children in his family. It may be best for MacCallen to go to a home with older children, or children who are experienced with dogs. He needs a furever family with time to teach him some manners and basic training. It's happy hour here at Molly's Mutts, and do we have just the brew for you. MacCallen here is…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/26/17) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Tracy L. Browder of Madisonville was charged April 25 with DUI and possession of drug paraphernalia. David R. Townsell of Madisonville was charged April 25 with fourth-degree assault/domestic violence and illegal possession of a legend drug. Tyre J. Brown of Earlington was charged April 26 with…
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Recycled Tire Asphalt Grant Funding…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/26/17) — Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Charles G. Snavely announced today that grant funding will be made available to counties for projects that use recycled Kentucky waste tires in rubber-modified asphalt paving projects. This grant can be used to fund either chip seal or thin asphalt overlay pavement projects. Counties may apply either for funding for up to 24,000…
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Braidy Industries to Create 550 Jobs…

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WURTLAND, Ky. (4/26/17) — Gov. Matt Bevin and executives from Braidy Industries Inc. today announced the company will build a $1.3 billion aluminum mill and create 550 advanced manufacturing jobs in Greenup County to produce sheet and plate for the automotive and aerospace industries. The announcement marks a turning point in bringing economic vitality to eastern Kentucky, and comes just two days…
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/26/17) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday April 25, 2017. Mega Millions Tuesday 3 - 13 - 33 - 40 - 50 - 2 Megaplier 4 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 5 - 8 - 4 Tuesday Evening 4 - 2 - 2 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 1 - 0 - 0 - 7 Tuesday Evening 5 - 9 - 3 - 4 Cash Ball 225 Tuesday 11 - 14 - 15 - 20 - 19 5 Cash Card Tuesday KD - KS - 2C - 8S - 9H Winning…
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/26/17) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Cheryl Brewer of Earlington was charged April 25 with public intoxication. James R. Alfred of Madisonville was charged April 25 with failure to appear. Steven Michael Locke of Madisonville was charged April 26 with careless driving, possession of marijuana and driving under the influence of…
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First Lady Glenna Bevin Challenges…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/26/17) — First Lady Glenna Bevin yesterday attended the Women’s Auxiliary Spring Luncheon held at the Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville. Mrs. Bevin spoke in front of an audience of 300 women, where she shared how her personal experiences have influenced her passion for children and those in the Kentucky foster care system. After being involved in the Southern Baptist…
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Pet of the Day - Arizona

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KENTUCKY (4/26/17) — Meet Arizona, she is a precious 4-month-old Pit Bull mix puppy that was surrendered to Molly's on Jan. 21, 2017 due to the fact that her owners were moving and could no longer keep her. Arizona is a super sweet and loving girl. She gets along with other dogs and cats, but can be overly playful with small children. This gorgeous girl will win you over in a heartbeat if you…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/25/17) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: George C. Martin of White Plains was charged April 24 with giving an officer a false name or address, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to appear. Mark All Epley of Madisonville was charged April 24 with second-degree disorderly conduct, possession of marijuana, possession of drug…

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Kenneth 'Tom' Foreman, 75, of Hanson

April 27, 2017
HANSON, Ky. — Kenneth "Tom" Foreman, 75, of Hanson, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at his residence. Graveside services will be 1:00 P.M. Friday, April 28, 2017 at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens with Bro. Bill Gaines officiating. Military rites will be…

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