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July 07, 2015

Adult Summer Reading Finale

by SurfKY News
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (7/7/15) – Muhlenberg County Public Libraries held their adult Summer Reading finale on July 6 at Thistle Cottage with a luncheon and tribute to local veterans. Thirty-five were in attendance. Adult programmers Rena Cobb and Marlene Ford said they had great success with this year’s program. Forty-one people participated in the program, which lasted through the month of June, and those 41 read a total of 640 books during the program period. Programs were held at both Harbin Memorial and Central City Public Library. The theme for this year’s Summer Reading program was “Escape the Ordinary,” a hero-related theme. As such, the programmers said, they decided to recognize local veterans during the finale. Veterans were invited to attend the luncheon along with… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Union County Woman Injured in Crittenden County Accident

by SurfKY News
MARION, Ky. (7/7/15) – The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury collision that occurred at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 7 on U.S. 60, approximately ten miles east of Marion. The preliminary investigation revealed that… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Two Local Men Face Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
MURRAY, Ky. (7/7/15) — In the course of an investigation by MPD investigators, a search warrant was executed in the Riviera Courts mobile home park in Murray on July 6, 2015. During execution of the search warrant, Cocaine, Marijuana, drug… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Event Timeline for the Traveling Vietnam Wall

by SurfKY News
FRANKFORT, KY (7/7/15) – The big tent went up today in preparation for the arrival of the AVTT Traveling Vietnam Wall on Wednesday afternoon. By Thursday, American flags will line the route from the Kentucky Horse Park entrance to the… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Blues & Folk-rock Music to Fill Downtown Madisonville for the July Friday Night Live

by SurfKY News
Madisonville, KY (7/7/15) – The City of Madisonville, in partnership with Baptist Health and the Hopkins County Tourist and Convention Commission, announces that the second Friday Night Live (FNL) of the 2015 season will fill downtown with… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Single Vehicle Accident Sends One to Hospital

by SurfKY News
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (7/7/15) — On July 6, 2015 at approximately 11:51 p.m., Deputies with the McCracken County Sheriff's Dept. responded to US 60. for a report of a single vehicle accident with possible injuries. Gladys Waters was… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Two Vehicle Collision on Old Mayfield Road Injures One

by SurfKY News
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (7/7/15) — At approx. 6:40 p.m. Deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Old Mayfield Road and Elmdale Street for a two vehicle collision with injuries. Investigation concluded 53 year old Billy Joe Powell of… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Asphalt Maintenance at Kendall Perkins Park

by SurfKY News
OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/7/15) — Kendall Perkins Park basketball court and driveway will be closed for asphalt maintenance projects scheduled to take place over the next 7 days. Project completion dates may be subject to delays caused by adverse… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Summer Swat Recreational League Softball Tournament Now Scheduled

by SurfKY News
TRIGG COUNTY, Ky. (7/7/15) — The Trigg County Youth Athletic Association is hosting their fourth annual Summer Swat recreational league softball tournament Friday and Saturday (July 10-11) in Cadiz. This tournament is geared for all-star… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Your Community Bank Announces Entry into Evansville Market

by SurfKY News
Your Community Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Your Community Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: YCB), announced today the bank’s entry into the Evansville, Indiana market. Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Paducah Police Seeks Public’s Help in Solving Break-ins

by SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (7/7/15) — The Paducah Police Department is seeking the public’s help in solving two break-ins reported last week at Noble Park. Noble Park pool manager Courtney Grewelle told Officer Justin Canup that she arrived for work at… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Madisonville Police Department Reports

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/7/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, July 7. Larry S. Duncan, Madisonville, was charged July 6 with third-degree terroristic threatening, alcohol intoxication in a public… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

White Plains Man Accused of Firing Shotgun at Car Passing by His House

by SurfKY News
WHITE PLAINS, Ky. (7/7/15) — A White Plains man went to jail after deputies say he was firing a shotgun at a man as he drove past his residence. According to a Hopkins County Sheriff's report, deputies responded to a Trabue Road residence… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports

by SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/7/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Department recently released the following reports. Benjamin L. Burks, Hanson, was charged July 4 with first-degree wanton endangerment. Bryan D. Wilkerson, White Plains, was… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Conway Urges Congress to Preserve Authority to Enforce State Data Breah and Data Security Laws

by SurfKY News
Joins Multistate Letter against Federal Preemption of States’ Ability to Legislate and Enforce Laws that Protect Consumers from Data Breaches and Identity Theft Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Todd Named County of the Month for July

by SurfKY News
TODD COUNTY, Ky. (7/7/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) is pleased to announce Todd County as July’s Featured County of the Month. All this month, visitors in Congressman Whitfield’s Washington D.C. office will enjoy a collection of… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Dawson Springs Walk to Benefit Alzheimer's Disease Awareness

by SurfKY News
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (7/7/15) — There will be 1 Mile Fun Walk for Alzheimer's Disease awareness at 8 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 15 beginning at the First United Methodist Church in Dawson Springs. Participants may walk or run a 5K that begins at… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (7/7/15) ― The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, July 7. Clinton D. McKinney, 23, Dawson Springs, was charged June 27 with fourth-degree assault/minor injury. Amanda J. Harris, 23,… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Patients Benefit from Healing Power of Art

by SurfKY News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/7/15) — Walk into many hospitals and health care facilities today and you're likely to see the bare and sterile hallways of the past are now filled with artwork, most often of nature scenes. And whether you are an… Read More...
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July 07, 2015

Providence Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
PROVIDENCE, Ky. (7/7/15) ― The Providence Police Department released the following reports Monday, July 6. William Livergood, 53, was charged June 30 with obstructing a highway. William Byers, 25, Providence, was charged July 1 on two… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

City Officials Demonstrate New Website Design

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/6/15) ― A new website offering more secure online payment methods with responsive design set up for multiple devices has been launched by the city of Madisonville. In cooperation with local computer company CMR Inc.,… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Kentuckians Touched by Organ Donation Featured on Kentucky Speedway Racecar

by Karen McKnight
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/6/15) — “Everyone always said she was very small, but mighty. She was a very loving and caring person,” says Driver Joey Gase, of his mother, on FoxSports before finishing fifth at Talladega this May. Joey’s mother,… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

KLC to Hold Free OSHA Training for West Kentucky

by Daniel Lowry
FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/6/15) — The Kentucky Labor Cabinet will hold free informational and training courses from July 13-16 on topics that can benefit all workers and employers in Kentucky. The training will be held at the Kentucky Dam Village… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Two Vehicle Head on Collision Sends Two to Local Hospital

by SurfKY News
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (7/6/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, on July 3, 2015, at approximately 3:55 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the intersection of North Friendship Road and Seneca Lane for a two… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Driving on Suspended License, Alleged Fleeing Police Leads to Jail Time

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/6/15) — A Madisonville man was charged with several traffic violations as well as fleeing from police after a Madisonville Police officer attempted a traffic stop Sunday, July 5. According to an MPD report, while… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

City Launches New Website, Online Payment System

by Leslie Curneal
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/6/15) — The City of Madisonville announced today that it has launched a new city website and implemented a more secure, convenient utility payment system for customers in an effort to enhance online transparency and to… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Two Men Receive Multiple Injuries during Alledged Assault

by SurfKY News
HENDERSON, Ky. (7/6/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on July 5, 2015 officers responded to 1425 Mattingly Dr. in reference to a subject who had been stabbed. The report said upon arrival officers found Marcus H… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Public's Assistance Needed in Local Burglary

by SurfKY News
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (7/6/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, on June 29, 2015, Charles Strait Jr., Old Calvert City Road in (Reidland) McCracken County, reported his home had been burglarized and over 20… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Swingin' for Sadie Scholarship Recipients

by Karen Robinson
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (7/6/15) — On behalf of the Smith Family and the Swingin' for Sadie Scholarship Fund, Congratulations 2015 Graduates. On May 29, 2015 at the Muhlenberg County High School Awards Banquet, Hannah Smith awarded four… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Man Accused of Choking Girlfriend, Threatening to Kill Her

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/6/15) — A Madisonville man was charged with assault, unlawful imprisonment and other charges after he was accused of choking his live-in girlfriend while threatening to kill her. According to a Madisonville Police… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Paducah Man Remains Hospitalized after Collision

by SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (7/6/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, a Paducah man remains hospitalized after a two-vehicle collision Friday night on the Beltline overpass. The report said witnesses told Officer Blake Quinn that a 2003… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

PPD Charges Local Man with Alleged Assault

by SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (7/6/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, a McCracken County man was jailed after he admitted stabbing his friend early Sunday morning. The report said Officer Christopher Fearon reported he was dispatched to… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

KSP Investigating Interstate Fatality

by SurfKY News
LYON COUNTY, Ky. (7/6/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound on Interstate 24 at the 34.5 mile marker around 1:30 a.m., this… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

OVL Awards Protested Game to Hopkinsville

by Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/6/15) — The Owensboro Oilers' 3-2 win against the visiting Hopkinsville Hoppers played on July 1 has been overturned by the OVL. The game has been awarded as a 9-0 win to Hopkinsville. The Hoppers protested the game after… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Oilers' Win Overturned by OVL

by Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/6/15) — The Owensboro Oilers' 3-2 win against the visiting Hopkinsville Hoppers played on July 1 has been overturned by the OVL. The game has been awarded as a 9-0 win to Hopkinsville. The Hoppers protested the game after… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Cane Run Station's New NGCC Generating Unit Goes Live

by LG&E and KU News
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (7/6/15) — After more than two and one half years and over two million construction hours, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company's new 640-megawatt natural gas combined-cycle generating unit -… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Madisonville Fire Department Reports Released

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/6/15) — The city’s fire chief is elated there were no fireworks-related incidents over July 4 holiday. Madisonville Fire Department Chief Greg Brasher credits the new city ordinance, police and MFD’s fire prevention… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Bowling Green Takes down Muhlenberg 10-Year-Old All Stars

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (7/6/15) — The Bowling Green East All Stars defeated the Muhlenberg County 10-year-old All Stars 14-4 during a game Sunday, July 5 at the Ray Chatmon Sports Complex in Ohio County. Mike GrovesSurfKY News Photographer Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Kentucky 70 West of Madisonville to Close for Crossing Upgrade

by Keith Todd
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/6/15) — As a reminder, P&L Railroad plans to close Kentucky 70/Beulah Road west of Madisonville in Hopkins County starting Tuesday, July 7, 2015. Kentucky 70 will be closed to allow a rail crossing to be upgraded at… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - July 6, 2015

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/6/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, July 6. Doyle L. Austin, Jr., of Evansville, Ind., was charged July 4 with theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting under $500 and on a… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Muhlenberg 11 - 12-Year-Old All Stars Fall to Bowling Green East

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (7/6/15) — The Bowling Green East All Stars defeated the Muhlenberg 11 and 12-year-old All Stars during a semi-finale game Sunday, July 5 at Ray Chatmon Sports Complex in Ohio County. Mike GrovesSurfKY News Photographer Read More...
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July 06, 2015

MCHS Qualifies for Three National TEAMS Competition

by Russ Buchanan
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (7/6/15) — Our Marshall County High School team was among those that qualified for all three national TEAMS competitions – Prepared Presentation, Problem Solving and Written. Teams that qualified for all three national… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Oilers Double up Dubois County, 6-3

by Steve LeMaster
HUNTINGBURG, Ind. (7/6/15) — Owensboro doubled up Dubois County 6-3 in an Ohio Valley League game on Sunday. As a result of the setback, Dubois County had a six-game winning streak. With the win, Owensboro improved to 8-17. Dubois County… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

MCMS Football Team to Practice June 13

by Jessica Browning
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (7/6/15) — The Muhlenberg County Middle School football team will begin practice at 4:30 p.m., Monday, June 13 at Mustang Stadium. Any interested seventh or eighth grader should report to the field house at 4:30 p.m.… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Miners Derail Fulton, 14-1

by Steve LeMaster
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/6/15) — Madisonville rolled past visiting Fulton 14-1 in an Ohio Valley League game on Sunday. The setback sent Fulton back into the loss column. With the win, Madisonville improved to 15-11. Fulton dropped to 16-12… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

First Oil, Gas Development Public Comment Meeting Scheduled for Madisonville

by Keith Todd
FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/6/15) — The first of three public meetings to allow interested parties to submit comments concerning oil and gas development in the Commonwealth will be held Tuesday July 7 in Madisonville, Ky. When: Doors will open at… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter SAR Wins National Acclaim

by Geoff Baggett
CADIZ, Ky. (7/6/15) — The Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter received nationwide recognition last week at the 125th annual National Society Sons of the American Revolution Congress in Louisville. The chapter received several awards for its… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Pet of the Day

by Natalie Ostrander
KENTUCKY (7/6/15) — Meet Priscilla, she's a 5 month old female Lab Beagle mix. We had recently went to an overcrowded shelter to help out so they wouldn't have to euthanize. We saw this beautiful girl hanging out in a kennel with Ivory and… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday July 5, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/6/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday July 5, 2015. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 6 - 2 - 7 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 3 - 0 - 4 - 0 Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Mahr Park Planning Committee Meeting Cancelled

by Laura Faulk
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/6/15) — The regular meeting of the Mahr Park Planning Committee scheduled for July 6, 2015 is cancelled due to lack of business. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Laura Faulk Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Traffic Stop Leads to Investigation, Charges

by SurfKY News
HENDERSON, Ky. (7/6/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP were conducting a traffic safety checkpoint in Henderson. The report said a white BMW SUV avoided the checkpoint and a traffic stop was conducted. The troopers… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Hoppers Fall Short versus Dubois County

by Steve LeMaster
HUNTINGBURG, Ind. (7/6/15) — Hopkinsville failed to knock off frontrunner Dubois County as the Bombers prevailed 9-6 in an Ohio Valley League game on Friday. With the win, its fifth straight victory, league leader Dubois County improved to… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Errors, Pitching Woes Lead to Loss for Oilers

by Steve LeMaster
FULTON, Ky. (7/6/15) — Four Owensboro errors and several wild pitches and passed balls helped to lead Fulton over the Oilers 11-5 in an Ohio Valley League game Saturday. Fulton improved to 16-11 with the win. With the loss, Owensboro… Read More...
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July 06, 2015

Ohio Valley League: Dubois County 5, Madisonville 3

by Steve LeMaster
HUNTINGBURG, Ind. (7/6/15) — Dubois County added to its lead in the Ohio Valley League standings by defeating visiting Madisonville 5-3 Saturday. With the win, its sixth straight victory, Dubois County improved to 20-8. Madisonville… Read More...
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July 05, 2015

Hopkins County Traffic Advisory

by Keith Todd
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/5/15) — P&L Railroad plans to close Kentucky 70/Beulah Road west of Madisonville in Hopkins County starting Tuesday, July 7, 2015. Kentucky 70 will be closed to allow a rail crossing to be upgraded at mile point… Read More...
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July 05, 2015

Daviess County Traffic Advisory

by Keith Todd
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (7/5/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a traffic shift in phases along the U.S. 60/Wendell Ford Expressway work zone around Owensboro starting Tuesday, July 7, 2015. KYTC engineers and the… Read More...
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July 05, 2015

July 4 Saturday on the Square Features Patriotic Light Show

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/5/15) — The July 4 Saturdays on the Square was attended by approximately 1,500 people, who were treated to the sounds of the 2nd Street Big Band and Laser Light Show in downtown Greenville. Ashley and Seth Mefford… Read More...
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July 05, 2015

4th Fest Ends with ‘a Bang’ of Music, Fireworks

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/5/15) – The fifth annual 4th Fest finale took place on Saturday, July 4th at the Madisonville City Park. A large crowd enjoyed an evening of festivities that included lots of food, a beer garden, musical entertainment,… Read More...
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July 05, 2015

Pet of the Day

by Natalie Ostrander
KENTUCKY (7/5/15) — Meet Marcus, he's a 2-3 year old Pit Bull mix. He's had a rough start in life before coming to our rescue. You can't tell it now by the way he's always so happy. He seems to be a wonderful boy, and we are learning more… Read More...
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July 05, 2015

More Dental Patients Using ER in Kentucky

by Al Cross
KENTUCKY (7/5/15) — More patients are going to hospital emergency rooms for dental care, illustrating how oral health remains the stepchild of the health system despite health-care reform. "An analysis of the most recent federal data by… Read More...
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July 05, 2015

Hopkins Ham Radio Operators Link to World

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/4/15) — Today’s communication methods are nothing new to seasoned ham radio operators, who have been sending images, using Wi-Fi and talking to people around the world for years. Two Hopkins County Emergency Management… Read More...
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