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May 22, 2015

KSP Looking for New Leads in Officer Ellis Murder

by Sherry Bray
FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/22/15) — Nearly two years have passed since the murder of Bardstown Police Department Officer Jason Ellis. Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Governor Announces Hopkins County as Kentucky Work Ready Community

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/22/15) — Gov. Steve Beshear has announced that Hopkins County is certified as a Kentucky Work Ready Community. In August 2012, county leaders sought local support to meet the requirements to develop a skilled… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Post 2 Telecommunicator among KSP Graduating Class

by Trooper Stu Recke
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/22/15) — A Kentucky State Police Madisonville Post 2 telecommunications graduate was among the KSP Telecommunications Academy Graduates sixth class. Tracy Maddox, Post 2 Madisonville, was among the graduates. Ten… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Graduation Shuttle Service

by Lori Harrison
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/22/15) — The Hopkins County Schools Transportation Department will provide bus shuttle service to the commencement ceremonies at Hopkins County Central High School and Madisonville North Hopkins High School. Hopkins… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/22/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Friday, May 22. Kari A. Verschueren, of Nortonville, was charged May 19 with operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license. Austin… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

FBI Helps HPD Locate UK Man Harassing Henderson Teen on Internet

by SurfKY News
HENDERSON, Ky. (5/22/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Jan. 26, 2015, members of the HPD received a complaint from an 18 year old female reporting that she had been receiving unwanted emails from an unknown… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

One Vehicle Collision Sends One to ER

by SurfKY News
WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (5/22/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP responded to an accident with injury on May 22, 2015 at 8:47 a.m. The report said Ronnie Turner, 39, of Sebree was operating a blue 2006 Ford Freestyle van… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Extensive Reconstruction of US 45/Kentucky Avenue in Paducah Starts May 27

by Pam Spencer
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/22/15) — The contractor on the US 45-Business/Kentucky Avenue Rehab Project in Paducah plans daytime closures along the work zone starting Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The one outbound lane that remains open along Kentucky… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Liebert's No Hitter Leads Daviess County to Ninth District Crown

by Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/22/15) — Daviess County pitcher Alyssa Liebert threw a no-hitter to lead the Lady Panthers past Apollo 1-0 in the Ninth District Softball Tournament championship game at Owensboro's Shifley Park Thursday. While Liebert… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Eagles Outlast Daviess County, Take Ninth District Title

by Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/22/15) — Apollo rallied to defeat tournament host Daviess County 4-3 in nine innings in the Ninth District Baseball Tournament championship game Thursday. With the win, Apollo improved to 28-8. Daviess County slipped to… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - May 22, 2015

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/22/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, May 22. Ricky F. Hadden, of Jamestown, was charged May 21 on a Jessamine County warrant for non-payment of fines. Breantis Ewing, of… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/22/15) — A Madisonville man has been charged with first-degree rape and lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center after police say he admitted to the crime. According to a Madisonville Police Department, the female… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Jerome Named CCR Coordinator

by Lora Wimsatt
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (5/22/15) — Amanda Jerome has been named College and Career Readiness Coordinator for the Daviess County Public Schools district, replacing Marcia Carpenter, who is retiring at the conclusion of the 2014-15 school year.… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Lady Mustangs Double up McLean County, Capture 10th District Title

by Steve LeMaster
GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/22/15) — Tournament host Muhlenberg County doubled up McLean County 6-3 in the 10th District Softball Tournament championship game Thursday. With the win, Muhlenberg County improved to 22-8. Following the loss, McLean… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Mustangs Handle Ohio County, Claim 10th District Championship

by Steve LeMaster
CALHOUN, Ky. (5/22/15) — Muhlenberg County scored first and never trailed, pulling away to defeat Ohio County 6-1 in the 10th District Baseball Tournament championship game at Ohio County Thursday. With the win, Muhlenberg County improved… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday May 21, 2015

by Kentucky Lottery
FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/22/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday May 21, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 7 - 1 - 4 Thursday Evening 2 - 4 - 6 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 4 - 8 - 1 - 1 Thursday Evening 9 - 7 - 4… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Alleged Altered Prescription Results in Charges

by SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/22/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, a Paducah woman was arrested after it was determined she tried to pass altered prescriptions for two schedule II controlled substances at a local pharmacy. The… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Alleged Prescription Drug Fraud Leads to Charges

by SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/22/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, a Paducah woman was arrested after it was determined she lied to obtain prescription painkillers. The report said Det. John Tolliver, the Paducah Police Department’s… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Omni Visions Seeks to Recruit Foster Families

by Karen Jones
KENTUCKY (5/22/15) — May is Foster Parent Appreciation month. This May also holds another distinction: the number of children in out-of-home care has reached an all-time high in Kentucky. The Foster Care Data report from the Kentucky… Read More...
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May 22, 2015

Big Baseball in Full Swing at Brooks Stadium This Week

by Paducah Life Magazine
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/22/15) — The sounds of spring are here: the chirping of birds; the laughter of playing children; and the crack of the bat. America's pastime is in full swing, and its grandeur is on full display in Paducah starting this… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

EPA Rules Threaten Aluminum's Revival

by Jim Waters
KENTUCKY (5/21/15) — Aluminum may not cost as much as it did when special guests at banquets hosted by Napoleon III were offered a prized set of cutlery made from the metal while less-favored guests used knives and forks laden only with… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Bluegrass Family Health Changing Name to Baptist Health Plan

by Dona Rains
LEXINGTON, Ky. (5/21/15) — Bluegrass Family Health, the insurance arm of Baptist Health, is changing its name to Baptist Health Plan. The Lexington-based health insurance carrier will now be more readily identified with its parent… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Corrections Officers to Get Pay Raises to Retain Staff, Increase Recruiting

by Jennifer Brislin
FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Kentucky Department of Corrections will enhance its compensation for correctional officers and other hazardous duty staff under a plan announced this week to stabilize the workforce in state prisons.… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Holman Signs with Mississippi State

by Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/21/15) — Owensboro High School standout Aric Holman has signed with Mississippi State. Holman, a 6-10 forward, helped to lead the OHS men's basketball program to a state title in March. The athletic Holman visited… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

PPD Seeking Public's Help in Indentifying Fraud Suspects

by SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/21/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, PPD is seeking the public’s help in identifying two men who tried to use stolen credit card information to make a purchase at a south side Paducah store. The report… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Fire Dues Opt-Out Deadline June 1, 2015

by Kim Blue
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/21/15) — Any subscriber subject to the fees imposed by a volunteer fire department in any area shall have the right to petition the Fiscal Court and opt-out of the Volunteer Fire Department Subscriber Fees being… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Wreath Laying Ceremony Set for May 25

by Laura Faulk
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/21/15) — The public is invited to attend a wreath laying ceremony in honor of our veterans at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 25, 2015 at the City of Madisonville Veterans Memorial, 505 N. Main Street. Participants will include… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Hands across the Border Safety Checkpoints

by Hopkinsville Police Department
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Hopkinsville Police Department, Christian County Sheriff’s Department, Kentucky State Police, Oak Grove Police Department, Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department and… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Henderson, Hopkins, Christian Students among Those Recognized by KCTCS

by Heather Baber
VERSAILLES, Ky. (5/21/15) — Thirty-two of Kentucky's top college students were honored as members of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System's 2015 All-Academic Team during the 14th annual KCTCS Student Academic Achievement… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

GM to Invest $439M in Bowling Green Corvette Plant Expansion

by Office of the Governor
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (5/21/15) — A major expansion is in the works at the Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant. Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen joined General Motors' leaders and community officials to announce that GM will invest $439… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Kentucky's Jobless Rate Falls to 5 percent in April 2015

by Kim Brannock
FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/21/15) — Kentucky's unemployment rate continued to decrease as it fell to a seasonally adjusted preliminary April 2015 level of 5 percent from a revised 5.1 percent in March 2015, and well below the national rate,… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Paducah View (Episode 31) – Operation Round-up

by Pam Spencer
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/21/15) — On the latest episode of Paducah View (episode 31), Public Information Officer Pam Spencer interviews Andrea Underwood, director of community relations and marketing at Paducah Power System, about Operation… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

KSP to Host 'Alive at 25' Teen Driving Class in Calloway County

by TFC Jay Thomas
MURRAY, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Kentucky State Police partnered with the National Safety Council and Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Inc. to provide a free state-certified, four-hour safe driving course for teens. State police say the free, Alive… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Collision with Deer Results in Fatality on US 79

by Trooper S. C. Recke
GUTHRIE, Ky. (5/21/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP is investigating a single vehicle, fatality collision that occurred on US 79 (Russellville Road) in Guthrie, on Thursday, May 21, at 1:57 a.m. The report said the… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Leadership Dynamics Class Raises Funds for MCAS

by Missi Holley
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Leadership Dynamics Class at Marshall County High School, a continuance of the Gifted and Talented program, had a fundraiser for the Marshall County Animal Shelter during the month of March. The group… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Madisonville Reduced Its Debt by Nearly $13 Million over Five Years

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/21/15) — The city of Madisonville heard first reading this week for its proposed 2015-16 fiscal year budget totaling $65.6 million, similar to the current budget of $65.1 million. Mayor David Jackson told City Council… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing Dispatch Because He Wanted Cigarettes, Pop

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/21/15) — A Madisonville man is in jail after police charged him with harassing communications for allegedly calling 911 because he wanted cigarettes and pop. According to a Madisonville Police report, Jeffery Hughes,… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

UPDATE: Suspect in Officer Involved Shooting Identified; Officers Named

by SurfKY News
UPDATE:(5/21/15) 12:20 p.m. — The suspect in this case has been identified as Chrislon Talbott, 38 of Owensboro. It was initially expressed that his autopsy was to be held today; however, earlier discussions with the coroner’s office now… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Free Workshops at WKCTC to Assist in Bypassing Remedial Classes

by Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, KY. (5/21/15) – West Kentucky Community and Technical College can help individuals enhance their reading, writing and mathematics skills with a series of free summer workshops. WKCTC’s Adult Learning Center will host two sessions… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church VBS Set for June 1 thru 5

by Karen Robinson
DRAKESBORO, Ky. (5/21/15) — Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church will hold vacation Bible school from June 1-5. Classes begin daily at 6 p.m. and conclude at 8:30 p.m. For more information, call (270) 476-2555. SurfKY NewsInformation… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - May 21, 2015

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, May 21. Caleb V. Jones, of Madisonville, was charged May 20 with second-degree forgery and second-degree criminal possession of a… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

MCCH Gift Shop Latest for Cash Mob

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Greater Muhlenberg County Chamber of Commerce held a Cash Mob, Wednesday, May 20, at the Muhlenberg County Community Hospital gift shop. The gift shop features items such as scarves, purses, candles,… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Thursday, May 21. Austin M. Gamblin, of Nortonville, was charged May 20 on a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines. Kari A.… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Opportunity Available to Become a Martin Scholar

by Joyce Riggs
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/21/15) — 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… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Share Favorite Scenes from Summer ’15 in TVA Photo Contest

by TVA
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (5/21/15) – Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and what’s a better way to remember those special summertime moments on Tennessee Valley Authority lakes and recreation areas than with a great photo?… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Kentucky Wesleyan Summer Explorations Deadline for Applications is May 22

by Kathy Rutherman
OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/21/15) — The final day to submit applications for Summer Explorations at Kentucky Wesleyan College is Friday, May 22. Summer Explorations is a daytime program created for curious students and designed to help them thrive… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Accident with Injuries

by SurfKY News
HENDERSON, Ky. (5/21/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at approximately 2:35 p.m., HPD responded to the 1300 block of South Main Street for an accident with injuries. The report said Barbara… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

HPD Seeking Information for Alleged Criminal Mischief Incident

by SurfKY News
Henderson, Ky. (5/21/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Monday, May 18, 2015 at approximately 1:28 p.m., HPD responded to 892 Larkview Dr. for property damage. The report said Christopher Carter, 26, of Henderson… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Memorial Day 2015 City Services Schedule

by Abby Shelton
OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/21/15) — Owensboro City Hall, Parks Department administration offices and transit services will be closed on Memorial Day, May 25. There will be no trash collection on Monday, May 25. All routes will be delayed one day,… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Henderson County Captures Sixth District Title

by Steve LeMaster
DIXON, Ky. (5/21/15) — With the championship game tied 1-1, Tyler Roberts belted a two-run game run in the top half of the seventh inning to lift Henderson County to a 3-1 win over Union County in the Sixth District Baseball Tournament on… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Union County Falls in Sixth District Title Game

by Steve LeMaster
DIXON, Ky. (5/21/15) — With the championship game tied 1-1, Tyler Roberts belted a two-run game run in the top half of the seventh inning to lift Henderson County to a 3-1 win over Union County in the Sixth District Baseball Tournament on… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Lady Colonels Fall to Union County in Title Game

by Steve LeMaster
DIXON, Ky. (5/21/15) — Union County's Anasia Fletcher delivered a bases-loaded, two-run single to push the Bravettes past Henderson County 5-4 in the Sixth District Softball Tournament championship game at Webster County on Tuesday. With… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Union County Upends Henderson in Title Game

by Steve LeMaster
DIXON, Ky. (5/21/15) — Union County's Anasia Fletcher delivered a bases-loaded, two-run single to push the Bravettes past Henderson County 5-4 in the Sixth District Softball Tournament championship game at Webster County on Tuesday. With… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Panthers Enact Revenge, Oust Owensboro Catholic

by Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/21/15) — After suffering a pair of one-run losses to Owensboro Catholic during the regular-season, Daviess County prevailed in a postseason meeting on Tuesday. Behind strong pitching from Andrew Hayden, Daviess County -… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Whitfield Takes Part in USO Service Project

by Marty Irby
WASHINGTON (5/21/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, joined with other Congressional members and staff in a United Service Organization Service Project on Capitol Hill, May 20,… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday May 20, 2015

by Kentucky Lottery
FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/21/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday May 20, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 1 - 12 - 28 - 35 - 44 - 25 Power Play 3 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 0 - 1 - 9 Wednesday Evening 4 - 7 - 6… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

HPD Officers Receive Treatment after Alleged Assault

by SurfKY News
HENDERSON, Ky. (5/21/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on May 19, 2015, officers performed a traffic stop for possible DUI. The report said during their investigation, they found that Jason Adams was under the… Read More...
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May 21, 2015

Eagles Oust Owensboro from Ninth District Tourney

by Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/21/15) — Apollo scored four runs in the bottom half of the first inning and limited Owensboro in each of its plate appearances to pull away to win 11-1 in six innings in the Ninth District Baseball Tournament at Daviess… Read More...
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May 20, 2015

I24 Traffic Restricted After Car Strikes Tractor Trailer

by SurfKY News
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (5/20/15) ― On May 20, at approximately 1:23 pm, the McCracken County Sheriffs Department responded to an injury accident on I-24 eastbound at the 11.5 mile marker. Upon arrival, deputies found that Mackenzie N.… Read More...
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May 20, 2015

Four Go to Hospital After Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (5/20/15) ― McCracken County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched along with West McCracken FD and Mercy Ambulance to a two vehicle injury accident at US60 and Kelley Road. A Red 2009 Chevrolet Impala driven by 28 year… Read More...
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May 20, 2015

Man That Aimed Gun at Troopers Charged with Three Counts of Attempted Murder

by SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/20/15) – Kentucky State Police Investigative Lieutenant Trent Weaver has charged John C. Smith 51, of Eddyville with three counts of Attempted Murder of a Police Officer (Class B felony), one count of Wanton Endangerment… Read More...
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