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Earlington mother charged in connection to child abuse investigation

August 17, 2019
UPDATE: HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/17/19) — A woman charged in connection to a child abuse investigation in Earlington was booked into Hopkins County Jail this weekend. According to the jail website, Hannah Harrell, 21, is being held on $250,000 cash bond…

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Augenstein Advances to U.S. Amateur Semifinals

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PINEHURST, N.C. (8/17/19) — Owensboro native John Augenstein, a rising senior at Vanderbilt University, advanced to the U.S. Amateur Semifinals with a 3&2 win over Palmer Jackson…
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Madisonville Police Department reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/17/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday: Skylar B. Rogers of Madisonville was charged Aug. 16 with rear license no illuminated, no driver’s license in possession, giving officer false identifying information, failure to appear in court and no insurance card. Raven Nicole Rogers of Madisonville was charged Aug. 15 with failure to appear…
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Princeton Police Reports Released -…

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PRINCETON, Ky. (8/17/19) — Princeton Police Department recently released the following reports: Richard D. Nelson, 38 of Willow Lane was charged Aug. 13 on a Caldwell County failure to appear warrant. PPD is investigating a burglary theft from the 600 block of Maple Avenue. The victim told officers Aug. 13 that after returning from vacation, he found several power tools missing from his garage.…
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MD joins Baptist Health Medical Group…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/16/19) — Sarah Fisher, MD joined Baptist Health Medical Group Women’s Care on Aug. 1, health officials announced. Fisher earned her medical degree from the University of Louisville. She completed an obstetrics and gynecology residency at Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania. She is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is…
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Farmers Donate 2nd Highest Total in…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/16/19) – Kentucky farmers donated $613,246.37 to the Ag Tag Program in the 2019 fiscal year ended June 30, slightly more than the total for fiscal 2018 and the second-highest total in the history of the program, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced. “The Ag Tag Program has succeeded in providing much-needed funding for promoting agriculture and educating Kentucky’s…
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Labor Secretary Announces Completion of…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/16/19) — Kentucky Labor Cabinet Secretary David Dickerson announced today that the Cabinet’s Office of Inspector General has completed the investigation into whether Kentucky teachers engaged in an illegal work stoppage, also known as a “sick out,” during the 2019 session of the General Assembly. The investigation found that 1,074 teachers did violate Kentucky law, which clearly…
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Madisonville annexation, zoning…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/16/19) — Madisonville City Council annexation and zoning committee meets 4 p.m. Monday in the Council Chambers conference room, 77 N. Main St. Item on the agenda for discussion includes the Historic District recommendation to remove properties from the district. SurfKY News
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — Aug.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/16/19) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following report today: Christopher Smith of Henderson was served Aug. 15 with a Henderson County warrant on two counts of felony probation violation charges. SurfKY News
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Check Your Chicken: Tyson Foods…

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UNITED STATES (8/16/19) — Tyson Foods Inc., a Pine Bluff, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 39,078 pounds of Weaver brand frozen chicken patty product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. The frozen, fully cooked chicken items were produced on January 31, 2019. The following…
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Madisonville Police Department reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/15/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Marvin D. Carty of Earlington was charged Aug. 14 with public intoxication. Derrick Dewan Whitsell of Madisonville was charged Aug. 14 with theft by unlawful taking/disposition (less than $500). Chancey M. Coleman of Madisonville was charged Aug. 14 with theft by unlawful taking/disposition (less…
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JIM WATERS: Don't Force Taxpayers to…

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KENTUCKY (8/15/19) — Why should taxpayers be forced to fund or finance risky projects that the private sector doesn’t consider worth the risk? A “For Sale” sign has hung around Louisville’s Jewish Hospital – a mega-money-losing operation – for years. Private investors – even of the hedge-fund variety – refuse to accept the risk of taking on KentuckyOne Health’s various properties in Louisville,…
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USDA Deferring Interest Accrual on…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (8/15/19) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency today announced it will defer accrual of interest for all agricultural producers’ spring 2019 crop year insurance premiums to help the wide swath of farmers and ranchers affected by extreme weather in 2019. Specifically, USDA will defer the accrual of interest on spring 2019 crop year insurance premiums to…
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Several Lots of Texas Tripe Pet Food…

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KENTUCKY (8/15/19) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is cautioning pet owners not to feed their pets any of the Texas Tripe brand raw frozen pet food listed below because several samples of Texas Tripe raw pet food have tested positive for Salmonella and/or L. mono. The Office of the Texas State Chemist collected 23 finished product samples at Texas Tripe Inc. Of the 23 samples, 16 tested…
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Hill Ave., Fairway Drive Intersection…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/15/19) — The intersection of Hill Avenue and Fairway Drive will be closed for street repair beginning Monday, Aug. 19. This closure is expected to last through Friday, Sept. 6, pending no delays or inclement weather. A detour will be appropriately marked for this closure. Please use caution and attention while driving in this area. SurfKY NewsInformation by Adrienne Carrico
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — Aug.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/15/19) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following report today: Floyd C. Humphries of Nortonville was charged Aug. 14 with third-degree criminal trespassing. Carla F. Lemons of Nortonville was charged Aug. 14 with contempt of court. Lum Littlepage Jr. of Nortonville was charged Aug. 14 with violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO. SurfKY News
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Muhlenberg BOE Meets Aug. 15

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POWDERLY, Ky. (8/14/19) — The Muhlenberg County Board of Education August board meeting will be tomorrow, Aug. 15 at the central office. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. SurfKY News
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports —Aug.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/14/19) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following report today: Anthony Drayer of Mortons Gap was charged Aug. 13 with failure to pay court costs or fines and receiving stolen property (less than $10,000). SurfKY News

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Thelma McCarty Fiorella Lee, 90 of Owensboro

August 17, 2019
OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/17/19) — Thelma McCarty Fiorella Lee, 90 of Owensboro passed away August 17, 2019. She was born August 12, 1929 in Harrodsburg, Kentucky to Charles C. and Bessie Williams McCarty, the youngest of six children. The family moved to Owensboro…

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