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Judge Makes No Quick Decision in Validity of Hopkins Sheriff Candidate Filing

July 18, 2018
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/18/18) — After more than two hours of testimony, Hopkins Circuit Judge James Brantley said in court today that he would review all the information presented and soon announce his decision on whether a Democratic candidate for sheriff…

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Stallions Lose Road Matchup to Paducah

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PADUCAH, Ky. (7/18/18) — Muhlenberg County committed four errors and missed out on multiple offensive opportunities as host Paducah pulled away to win 7-4 in an Ohio Valley League…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/18/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Jeremy J. Steverson of Madisonville was charged July 17 with fourth-degree assault-domestic violence. Roger Ted Barnett of Madisonville was charged July 17 with fourth-degree assault-domestic violence. Devon J. Manion of Louisville was charged July 17 with failure to appear (Jefferson County).…
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Comer Selected for Farm Bill Conference…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (7/18/18) — U.S. Rep. James Comer (KY-01) has been selected to serve on the conference committee tasked with negotiating a final version of the Farm Bill. While the House of Representatives and the Senate both passed a Farm Bill in late June, there are several key differences between the two versions that must be resolved before a final Farm Bill can be signed into law, providing…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — July…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/18/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Stephanie Hansen of Elkton was charged July 17 with failure to pay. Tony Pettus of Earlington was charged July 17 with no registration plates, second-degree fleeing police in a vehicle and three counts of failure to appear. SurfKY News
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KSP Needs Votes in U.S. Cruiser Contest

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KENTUCKY (7/18/18) — Kentucky State Police is competing with state law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S in the American Association of State Troopers “2019 Best Looking Cruiser Contest.” The winning photo will be featured on the cover and premier January position of the association’s 2019 wall calendar. KSP’s photo features one of its newest Dodge Charger cruisers in front of the state…
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Baptist Health System Names Zimmerman…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (7/18/18) — Tammy Zimmerman was recently named to the Baptist Health Board of Directors, the governing board for the entire Baptist Health system to include its hospitals, healthcare facilities, programs and affiliated corporations. The role of the Baptist Health Board of Directors is to provide oversight of the Baptist Health organization and ensure that it fulfills its mission. She…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/17//18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Amanda C. Carlton of Madisonville was charged July 17 with second-degree disorderly conduct. Kelvin K. Bell of Madisonville was charged July 16 with theft by unlawful taking/disposition (less than $500). April R. Atkins of Madisonville was charged July 16 with driving on a suspended or revoked…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — July…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/17/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following report today: Kevin Morris of Dawson Springs was charged July 16 with two counts of failure to appear in court. James Cumbee of Dawson Springs was charged July 17 with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine-second offense). SurfKY News
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Dawson Springs Police Department…

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DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (7/17/18) — Dawson Springs Police Department released the following report today: Carroll J. Reeves of Dawson Springs was charged July 13 with failure to pay court fines. SurfKY News
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KCC Offering $5K Fidelity Bond to Some…

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KENTUCKY (717/18) — The Kentucky Career Center is now offering a $5,000 six-month fidelity bond at no cost to employers or job seekers through a U.S. Department of Labor program that encourages hiring of hard-to-place applicants in eight categories, such as individuals with criminal records or those with poor credit records. The Federal Bonding Program allows employers to insure their business…
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Baptist Health Paducah Released August…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (7/17/18) — Baptist Health Paducah has released the following events planned for August: Parkinson’s Support Group9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1 and Aug. 15, Shirley Trail Lanier Classroom, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah. Phone 270.575.2721 for more information. Multiple Myeloma Support Group6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 2, Radiation therapy conference room, Ray & Kay Eckstein…
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Legislator's Column by Melinda Gibbons…

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BELTON, Ky. (7/16/18) — In case you missed it, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet issued a press release on June 28 informing the public that as a part of their “Safety First” mission they are committed to exploring all options to reopen the New Salem Circle Bridge in Nortonville. I first heard about the bridge in February and had written a letter to Secretary Thomas, having consulted with Mayor…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/16//18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Michael G. Suttle of Madisonville was charged July 15 with fourth-degree assault-domestic violence. Amanda Barnett of Madisonville was charged July 13 with second-degree disorderly conduct. Jennifer Lauren Day of Madisonville was charged July 13 with public intoxication (excludes alcohol),…
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Quarles Named VP of Southern…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/16/18) — The Southern Association of State Departments of Agriculture has elected Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles to serve as vice president for 2018-2019. “I am honored to be elected by my peers to serve in this position to advocate for southern agriculture,” said Commissioner Quarles. “As Congress continues to debate the 2018 federal farm bill and states move…
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MARKET COMMENTARY: Most Stock Market…

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KENTUCKY (7/16/18) — Investors are becoming more discriminating. Trade tensions escalated as the U.S. administration expanded tariffs on Chinese goods last week. You wouldn’t have known by watching the performance of benchmark indices, though. Just four of the 25 national stock market indices tracked by Barron’s – Australia, Italy, Spain, and Mexico – moved lower.However, if you look a little…
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W. Broadway Site-Based Council Meets…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/16/18) — West Broadway Elementary School Site-Based Council will hold a called meeting 5 p.m. Tuesday in the school library to discuss personnel. SurfKY News
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — July…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/16/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Kelvin K. Bell of Madisonville was charged July 14 with third-degree criminal trespassing. William O. Hoggard of Dawson Springs was charged July 15 with failure to appear (Daviess County). SurfKY News

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Alice Faye Pentecost, 79, of Albany, KY

July 18, 2018
ALBANY, KY., — Alice Faye Pentecost, 79, of Albany formerly of Madisonville passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at her home. She was born on April 24, 1939 in Madisonville to the late Martha Helen Hatler and Ernest Hatler. Faye was formerly employed for…

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