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June 15, 2019
OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (6/15/19) — There will be live music and BBQ under the tent to kick off next weekend with First United Bank's “Celebrate Summer” event. Everyone is welcome to enjoy free Slick Back BBQ from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friday, June 21 at 1500 N. Main…

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Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Inductees Announced

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (6/13/19) — Six individuals have been announced as the members of the 2019 class of the Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame fueled by the Kentucky Lottery. Comprising the…
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Sturgis Man Charged with Rape, Sexual…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
STURGIS, Ky. (6/15/19) — Kentucky State Police troopers charged a Union County man following allegations that he had sexual relationships with a minor. KSP Post 16 reported William R. Dunning, 36 of Sturgis, was arrested and charged with first-degree rape, first-degree sexual abuse (victim younger than 12) and first-degree sodomy. KSP reported launching an investigation after allegations were…
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Certain El Monterey Breakfast Wraps…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (6/15/19) – Ruiz Foods Products Inc., a Denison, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 246,514 pounds of frozen, not ready-to-eat (NRTE) breakfast wrap products containing bacon that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically small rocks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The frozen egg,…
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King Arthur Unbleached Flour Being…

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KENTUCKY (6/14/19) — In cooperation with ADM Milling Company, King Arthur Flour, Inc. of Norwich, VT is voluntarily recalling 14,218 cases of 5 lb. Unbleached All-Purpose Flour due to the potential presence of Escherichia coli bacteria (E. coli). The recalled Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (5 lb.) was distributed through retailers and distributors nationwide. No products sold through our website,…
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Semi vs Vehicle Crash prompts Closure…

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UNION COUNTY, Ky. (6/14/19) — State highway officials report a crash is blocking Kentucky 56, between the 6-7 mile-marker in western Union County. Kentucky 56 is blocked between the Morganfield Bypass and the Shawneetown Bridge due to a crash involving a tractor-trailer and another vehicle, KYTC Spokesman Keith Todd reported. The semi is hauling scrap metal that may have to be off-loaded to allow…
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Bevin Recognizes Sacrifice of Recently…

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KENTUCKY (6/14/19) — Gov. Matt Bevin today recognized the sacrifice of a Kentucky sailor who died in World War II, but whose remains have just been positively identified. Navy Seaman 1st Class Millard Burk, Jr., 19 of Pikeville died during the attack on Pearl Harbor. On Dec. 7, 1941, Burk was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was…
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Sturgis Man Charged with Sodomy of Child

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
STURGIS, Ky. (6/14/19) — Troopers arrested a Sturgis man for his alleged sexual involvement with a minor. Kentucky State Police Post 16 reports Kyle R. Edmondson, 32, was charged Thursday with second-degree sodomy. The investigation was launched after allegations were made against Edmondson suggesting he was having an inappropriate relationship with an underage male in March, KSP reported.…
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JIM WATERS: The Pelosi Approach — Go…

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KENTUCKY (6/14/19) — What’s happened to the decisive, conservative and determined leadership we saw that resulted in Republicans taking majority control of the state House in the November 2016 election and then passing monumental legislation during the first week of the 2017 session that brought more positive change to our commonwealth in a week than their mushy entitlement-minded predecessors…
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Social Security Matters: Couple with…

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KENTUCKY (6/13/19) —In this week's Social Security matters, a couple with age difference asks about planning retirement. Dear Rusty: I am nearing my full retirement age of 66 and given the differences in age of my wife and I, and the retirement benefits we will each receive; I was wondering what the best options are for us claiming SS and when. I am 65 and will turn 66 (my full retirement age) in…
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Ky. Ag Commissioner Elected Southern…

SurfKY News
FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/12/19) — Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles was elected president of the Southern Association of State Departments of Agriculture for 2019-2020 in its annual conference this week. “I am honored and humbled to be elected by my peers in the other southern state departments of agriculture,” Commissioner Quarles said. “This position will enable me to utilize Kentucky’s…
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UPDATE: KSP Releases Identity of Fatal…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
UPDATE: ELKTON, Ky. (6/11/19) —Kentucky State Police has released the identity of the fatal vehicle accident yesterday in Todd County. KSP said 41-year-old Michael S. Wright of Lewisburg was killed when his vehicle crashed on Kentucky 181 near Elkton. ORIGINAL STORY: ELKTON, Ky. (6/10/19) — Kentucky State Police investigated a fatality accident early this morning on Kentucky 181 South in Todd…
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MCCONNELL: Bipartisan Support for…

SurfKY News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (6/11/19) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the humanitarian crisis at our southern border: “Last week’s announcement of progress in negotiations with Mexico was a welcome development. It staved off the threat that tariffs would disrupt an important trading relationship and secured a promise that…
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Princeton Police Reports Released -…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
PRINCETON, Ky. (6/11/19) — Princeton Police Department recently released the following reports: Ashley D. Brandon, 46 of Herrin, Illinois was served a Lyon County indictment warrant June 7. James D. Tucker, 52 of Noble Avenue was charged June 7 with theft by unlawful taking less than $500. Erika L. Johnson, 39 of Dawson Springs was cited June 7 with theft by unlawful taking less than $500.…
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Glenn Mollette: This Father's Day . . .

SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (6/11/19) — What can we as fathers do with our remaining years? We can't turn back the clock. Any and all missed opportunities cannot be reclaimed. Some father's live with regrets while others know they did the best they could. I don't know too many dads, who deeply feel like they have been perfect. In our younger adult and middle age years, we had a lot on our plates. We were trying to…
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Kroger Recalling Frozen Triple Berry…

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UNITED STATES (6/10/19) — The Kroger Co. said today it is recalling Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (48 oz), Private Selection Frozen Triple Berry Medley (16 oz), and Private Selection Frozen Blackberries (16 oz) manufactured by Townsend Farms due to possible Hepatitis A contamination. No customer illnesses have been reported to date. Kroger was informed by the FDA that a sample of…
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Ohio Co. Sheriff Warning of Potential…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (6/10/19) — Ohio County Sheriff Tracy Beatty said in a press release today that an apparent scammer is using a fake name and account to contact potential victims via Craigslist and his office has been receiving complaints. The scam involves a check being sent from a business account to people selling items on Craigslist for more than the amount of money the seller is asking for…
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JIM WATERS: Education Since Rose —…

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KENTUCKY (6/10/19) — It’s been 30 years since the Kentucky Supreme Court’s Rose v. Council for Better Education decision that declared the entire body of the commonwealth’s school laws unconstitutional. The ruling, which resulted in the single largest tax increase in the state’s history, went far beyond the initial claims of the lawsuit, which were primarily focused on money. Instead, the…

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Billy Joe Alvey, 85 of Beaver Dam

June 13, 2019
BEAVER DAM, Ky. (6/13/19) — Billy Joe Alvey, 85 of Beaver Dam died Wednesday June 12 at his home. Billy Joe was born in Hartford to the late William A. and Bessie Irwin Alvey. He was preceded in death by his son Michael J. Alvey. He was an electrician, a…

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