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September 01, 2015

Chamber Announces Lanita Wilson as Vice President of Community Affairs

by SurfKY News
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, overseeing the Community Vision Plan and responsibilities held previously by Yasamin Ausenbaugh. Community Vision Plan Chairman, David Ptaszek, shared, "I've worked with Lanita through the Community Vision Plan and have nothing but the utmost respect for her. She has been offered and accepted this position at the Chamber. With the recent addition of Kelli Pendleton as our new Chamber President and… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Lourdes Foundation Celebrates 16th Annual Charity Golf Open

by SurfKY News
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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Monthly Column from Attorney General Jack Conway

by SurfKY News
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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

MNHHS Student Attends Highly Competitive Academic Residential Program

by SurfKY News
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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

KSP Increasing Patrols during Labor Day Weekend

by SurfKY News
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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

2015 Jim Claypool Art, Conservation Writing Contest Announced

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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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Traffic Stop Leads to Meth Charge for Driver

by SurfKY News
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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Henderson County Traffic Advisory

by SurfKY News
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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Lady Mustangs Drop Home Match to Grayson County

by Steve LeMaster
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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Temporary Ferry Assisting Farmers at Shawneetown Bridge Labor Day

by SurfKY News
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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - Sept. 1, 2015

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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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Small Business Tax Credit Workshop

by SurfKY News
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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Annual 'Swingin' for Sadie' Tourneys Set for Saturday

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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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Henderson Man Faces Charges for Alleged Theft

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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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday Aug. 31, 2015

by SurfKY News
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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

9/11 Heroes Walk Scheduled for Hopkins County Schools

by SurfKY News
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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Child Injured in Wreck, Father Charged with DUI

by SurfKY News
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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

High School Student Awarded the National Legion of Valor Bronze Cross

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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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Pet of the Day - Morty

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Meet Morty, he's a 4 month old Saint Bernard mix, with a stunning blue eye Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
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,… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Color Run Raises Funds for Cancer Research

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

'Character Does Matter' - Bringing Heroes to Every Day Americans

by SurfKY News
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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Owensboro Youth Hockey Association League Registrations

by SurfKY News
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… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Governor Lauds Launch of Kentucky's New I-Way

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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.… Read More...
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September 01, 2015

Central City Gospelfest Planned for September 2

by SurfKY News
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… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

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… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

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

by 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,… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

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… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

5th Annual 'Feed Seniors Now' Food Drive Begins Sept. 1

by SurfKY News
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,… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

KSP Conducting Death Investigation of Inmate

by SurfKY News
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… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Republic Senator Mulls Expanding Kynect to Other States

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KENTUCKY (8/31/15) — While the Republican nominee for governor says he would dismantle the state health-insurance exchange branded as Kynect, a GOP senator is talking about not only keeping it, but expanding it to other states to pay for… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

CCC Executive Committee Meeting Sept. 3

by SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (8/31/15) — Convention Center Corporation Executive Committee Meeting, is scheduled for 3 p.m., Sept. 3, 2015. Click here to view agenda. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Pam Spencer Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Man's Threats Result in Evacuation of Adjacent Homes, Cancellation of Church Service

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — A man threatening to harm himself called out to family members, which resulted in police arriving at his residence in an attempt to diffuse the situation shortly after 7 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 30. The man's threats… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Historic District Commission Meeting Sept. 1

by SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — The City of Madisonville Historic District Commission will meet in regular session at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 in the 2nd Floor Conference Room at City Hall. Click here to view agenda. SurfKY… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

UK Completes Campus Wide Survey on Sexual Assault

by SurfKY News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/31/15) — University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto and Diane Follingstad, director of the UK Center for Research on Violence Against Women, today unveiled preliminary results from a campus-wide survey of students.… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Political Correctness No Excuse for Incivility

by SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (8/31/15) — Political Correctness-the emphasis of sensitivity over truth, and the sometimes watering down of straight talk to preserve people's feeling, is in the news again thanks to the pugnacious and attention-grabbing GOP… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

BMS Celebrate Students at CAP Assembly

by SurfKY News
BENTON, Ky. (8/31/15) — Every month, Benton Middle School celebrates outstanding achievement in academics with the CAP Assembly. During the assembly, students are recognized for exhibiting character, achievement and pride. The students of… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

BMS Selects Academically Above and Beyond Recipient

by SurfKY News
BENTON, Ky. (8/31/15) — Each month the principal of Benton Middle School selects a student for the Academically Above and Beyond award. This student not only exhibits high academic achievement but also is involved in several… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - Aug. 31, 2015

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, Aug. 31. Shannon G. Dunlap, of Knoxville, Tenn., operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. - first offense… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

HPD Charges Henderson Woman with Alleged Assault

by SurfKY News
HENDERSON, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Aug. 11, 2015, Officer Conrad met with a man at the Henderson County Judicial Center regarding an assault. The report said the man stated that he lives with… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Baptist Health Paducah Heart Attack Care Receives National Performance Award

by SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (8/31/15) — Heart attack treatment at Baptist Health Paducah was recently recognized among the nation's best by the American College of Cardiology for the third year. Baptist Health is one of only 391 hospitals nationwide to… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Monday, Aug. 31. Kimberly A. Kinslow, of Louisville, was charged Aug. 30 with careless driving, possession of an alcoholic beverage… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Evansville Man Faces Multiple Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
HENDERSON, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Aug. 31, 2015 at 2:03 a.m., officers responded to the 3000 block of Elmwood Dr. Henderson, Ky in reference to drug activity. The report said while on scene… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Two Vehicle Collision Results in One Fatality

by SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP responded on Aug. 30, 2015 at 3 p.m., to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of US 45 North and State Route 1241, in McCracken county. The report said after… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Pet of the Day - Emmy

by SurfKY News
Meet Emmy, she's a 1 year old full blooded Weimaraner. Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Madisonville-North Hopkins Drop to 0-2 in Friday Game

by Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Owensboro Red Devils shut out the visiting Madisonville-North Hopkins Maroons 36-0 in a high school football game Friday night. Owensboro moved to 2-0 with the win. With the loss, Madisonville-North Hopkins… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Owensboro Blank Madisonville-North Hopkins, 36-0

by Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Owensboro Red Devils shut out the visiting Madisonville-North Hopkins Maroons 36-0 in a high school football game Friday night. Owensboro moved to 2-0 with the win. With the loss, Madisonville-North Hopkins… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Daviess County Outlasts Owensboro Catholic in OT

by Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/31/15) — Daviess County outlasted longtime rival Owensboro Catholic 27-21 in overtime in a high school football game Friday night. With the win, Daviess County moved to 2-0. Owensboro Catholic dropped to 1-1 with the… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Bremen's Father's Country Hams Kentucky Grand Champ Winner

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
BREMEN, Ky. (8/31/15) — Longtime local country ham producer, Father’s Country Hams, has once again brought home a Blue Ribbon. Father’s Country Hams and owner Charles Gatton, Jr. won the Kentucky State Fair Ham Show Grand Prize… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

150 Volunteers Share Joy of Caring

by SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — More than 150 volunteers spent the day on various cleanup and landscaping projects during the 2015 annual Day of Caring June 12. Teams, like the one from Carhartt pictured above, worked together at… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

United Way's 2015 Campaign Underway

by SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — The 2015 United Way of the Coalfield campaign is underway and off to a great start. The annual Leadership Breakfast was Aug. 13 on the 8th floor of Baptist Tower. Board members, campaign volunteers and… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

2015 Fall Pancake Day Set for Oct. 23

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Madisonville Lions Club is pleased to announce that the 2015 Fall Pancake Day has been set for 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 23, 2015 at the Lions Club, 505 Hospital Drive. Tickets are $5 and can be… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Three Vehicle Accident on US 60 Sends Two to Hospital

by SurfKY News
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, approximately 5 p.m., on Aug. 30, 2015, deputies responded to the intersection of US 60 and Maxon. The report said the investigation showed that… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Single Vehicle Accident Sends One to Hospital

by SurfKY News
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, on Aug. 29, 2015 at approximately 11:54 p.m., deputies responded to Old Mayfield Road for a report of a single vehicle accident with possible… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Single Vehicle Rollover Accident Sends One to Hospital

by SurfKY News
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, at approximately 4:20 p.m., on Aug. 28, 2015, deputies responded to the intersection of Krebs Station and Old Mayfield Road. The report said the… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
HENDERSON, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Friday, Aug. 29, 2015, Officer Cobb stopped a vehicle driven by Jimmy Hazel, 39, of Henderson, in the 1000 Block of North Elm Street. The report said while… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, Aug. 31. Joseph J. Hill, 24, of Dawson Springs, was charged Aug. 22 on a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines. Earl F.… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Shred Day Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — To help protect our citizens from identity theft, the City of Madisonville is again sponsoring Shred Day. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, anyone can shred up to 100 lbs. of personal and/or… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Upcoming Events for Henderson County Schools

by SurfKY News
HENDERSON, Ky. (8/31/15) — The following events are scheduled for the week of Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2015 for Henderson County Schools: Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 North Middle School: Fall Picture Day Gifted and Talented Parent Meeting: Parents of… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday Aug. 30, 2015

by SurfKY News
FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/31/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday Aug. 30, 2015. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 2 - 5 - 4 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 5 - 2 - 9 - 0 Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined… Read More...
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August 31, 2015

Muhlenberg Youth Soccer Kicks off Season

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Muhlenberg County Youth Soccer League has started its five-week schedule playing a 10-game season at Copper Creek field in Powderly. A total of 26 teams with more than 300 youth ages 4 to 14 play… Read More...
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