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Man Charged with Robbing Teen at Henderson Restaurant

December 18, 2017
HENDERSON, Ky. (12/18/17) — An Evansville man is being held in Vanderburgh County Jail without bond following a report of an armed robbery outside a Wendy’s restaurant in Henderson Sunday night. Henderson Police Department reported going to the call at 1961…

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Nofsinger Leads Mustangs to Win Over Cairo at McCracken Co.

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PADUCAH, Ky. (12/17/17) — Will Nofsinger scored a game-high 35 points to power Muhlenberg County past Cairo (Ill.) 77-66 in the Save a Life Shootout at McCracken County High…
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Holiday Stress Can Put Some Children at…

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KENTUCKY (12/18/17) — Stress can increase during the holidays, even in the most loving of families. And that can put some children at risk for abuse or neglect. With children home from school, holiday travel and seasonal shopping and associated expenses, parents can get frazzled more easily than usual. What is typically a fun and joyful time for children can become devastating when parents or…
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Owensboro City Parks, Offices Holiday…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (12/18/17) — City Hall and Parks Offices will be closed on Friday, Dec. 22, Monday, Dec. 25 and Monday, Jan. 1 in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holiday. Owensboro Transit System will be closed on Monday, Dec. 25 and Monday, Jan. 1 in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holiday. The Owensboro Transit System is closed on Sundays. Sanitation – Sanitation service…
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OPINION: Education's Holy Grail —…

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KENTUCKY (12/16/17) — “All I want for Christmas is for Republicans to act like Republicans,” I recently wrote on Facebook. Responders aren’t optimistic. “LOL Jim Waters … I’ll bet you still believe in Santa too!” wrote one friend who’s obviously frustrated with the current state of our politics. Point made. To avoid a completely empty stocking in case Republicans can’t stop the erosion of…
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January Events Listed for Baptist…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (12/17/17) — The following events are scheduled for January for Baptist Health Paducah: Parkinson’s Support Group9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3 and 17, Shirley Trail Lanier Classroom, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah. Phone 270-575-2721 for more information. Baptist Health Paducah Prepared Childbirth Classes5 to 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 8 and 15, or 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday,…
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KSP Troopers Kromer of Post 2, Owens of…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/17/17) — Trooper Cody Kromer of Madisonville Post 2 was among 16 Kentucky State Police Troopers and five Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers were among more than 200 law enforcement officers from 185 agencies throughout the Commonwealth recently recognized by the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety for their efforts to target impaired drivers. Trooper Blake Owens of Henderson…
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DAVE SAYS: Loan Co-Signature is Risky,…

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KENTUCKY (12/17/17) —In this week's Dave Says, Dave talks about the hard lesson of co-signing on a loan that goes bad. Dear Dave, My wife co-signed on a loan for an old boyfriend five or six years ago. Now, a collection agency is after her for the remaining $5,000. We make about $90,000 a year combined, and our attorney recommended we file Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The idea of filing bankruptcy…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: Manage Time Rather Than…

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KENTUCKY (12/17/17) — There’s one four letter word I think everyone uses. Well, there’s at least one four letter word everyone uses. And they probably use it every day. It’s the word — busy. Ask any person who has a job and somewhere in the middle of a normal conversation, he or she will mention how busy they are. Even those who have retired will tell you they are busier now than when they were…
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CSX Rail Crossing Closure Update

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/16/17) — State highway officials reported CSX crews are behind schedule. The railroad crossing along Joe Tippett Road north of Hanson has reopened, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Spokesman Keith Todd reported. Jones Road crossing, between Hanson and Slaughters will be closed for about three days beginning 6 tonight. Kentucky 138 at milepoint 10.67 in Slaughters/Webster…
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GLENN MOLLETTE: How to Have a Merry…

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KENTUCKY (12/16/17) — Christmas is the most depressing time of the year for many people. New Year's Eve is another difficult time. There are lots of reasons why depression and suicide rates soar during these holidays. Feeling alone, financial distress, health issues, family problems and the list can actually be long. Here are some quick tips for you. Keep this column handy for reference over the…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/15/17) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Chad W. Massey of Madisonville was charged Dec. 14 with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine/less than 2 grams) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Kenneth G. Liggons of Central City was charged Dec. 15 with improper equipment, possession of marijuana and DUI.…
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Quarles Rejects Federal Overreach into…

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KENTUCKY (12/15/17) — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles called on Congress to remove industrial hemp from the list of controlled substances under federal law and challenged the Drug Enforcement Administration’s position on consumable hemp-derived products in remarks delivered today at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Industrial Hemp Advisory Board meeting. “When I became Commissioner…
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Senator C.B. Embry's Legislative Update…

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KENTUCKY (12/15/17) — The season of frigid nights, warm gatherings, and good cheer is upon us as we prepare for 2018. This year was a whirlwind in the General Assembly as we passed historic legislation in the 2017 Session, held insightful policy discussions across the Commonwealth during the Interim, and analyzed proposed pension reform. The year was momentous for the Commonwealth of Kentucky as…
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Hopkins Health Department Food…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/14/17) — Hopkins County Health Department released the following food inspection scores through today: Alotadog (new, downtown) — 100 Tootsie’s Diner — 100 McDonald’s (North Main Street) — 98• Food spillage in bottom of small cooler by grill• Grease on floor beneath deep fryer• Food spillage in small cooler McDonald’s (Ruby Drive) — 99• Grease on floor beneath grill Grace…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/14/17) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Richard Wayne Senay of West Paducah was charged Dec. 13 with second-degree disorderly conduct, menacing, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Richard R. Hall of Madisonville was charged Dec. 13 with failure to appear. SurfKY…
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Madisonville Joint Tourism to discuss…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/13/17) — A rescheduled joint meeting of the City of Madisonville Tourism City Council Committee and Tourism Advisory Board will be held 5:30 p.m. Thursday in City Hall Council Chambers, 67 N. Main St., Madisonville. The agenda is listed below: I. Call to order – Chairman Adam Townsend II. Approval of Minutes from November 16, 2017 III. Financial update IV. Projects update a.…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/13/17) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Michael A. Renfrow was charged Dec. 12 with failure to appear. Robert L. Cline of St. Charles was charged Dec. 12 with theft by unlawful taking (under $500). SurfKY NewsInformation provided by MPD

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Donald E. 'Duck' Givens, 71 of McHenry

December 18, 2017
MCHENRY, Ky. (12/18/17) — Donald E. “Duck” Givens, 71 of McHenry, passed away on Friday, Dec. 15, at his home. He was born Dec. 8, 1946 in Echols to the late Willie and Ammie Scott Geary. Mr. Givens worked in maintenance for the Ohio County Board of…

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