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PPD Warns Public of Phone Scam

December 05, 2016
PADUCAH, Ky. (12/5/16) — Paducah police are warning the public of a telephone scam being perpetrated in the area. According to a Paducah Police Department report, a woman reported that she received a telephone call from the “Federal Grant Department,”…

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Traditional IRAs vs. Roth IRAs

December 05, 2016 SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (12/5/16) — Adequate retirement planning can set men and women up to enjoy their golden years however they see fit. Getting to retirement with enough money takes…
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KSP Searching for Escapee

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TODD COUNTY, Ky. (12/5/16) — Kentucky State Police are searching for a man that escaped from the Todd County Detention Center at approximately 12:30 p.m. KSP Post 2 was contacted by TCDC about the inmate that escaped while on work release at Trenton Community Center, 250 S. Main St., Trenton today. Police are searching for Donald Jay Murphy Jr., 36, who is described as a white male, 6'4” tall,…
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Local Movie Maker Film Available on…

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KENTUCKY (12/5/16) — A local production company now has its latest film available on Amazon in the U.S., U.K., Germany and Japan.
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Grapevine Church Hosting Live Nativity

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/5/16) — Grapevine Christian Church is hosting a new Christmas event — “Silent Night: A Drive Through Live Nativity” from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 at 2205 Grapevine Road, Madisonville. There will be several scenes depicting the birth of Jesus with accompanying music available on a local FM station. Handcrafted sets and live actors depicting the events leading up to the…
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Kentucky Department of Revenue…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/5/16) — The Kentucky Department of Revenue is participating in “National Tax Security Awareness Week,” Dec. 5 – 9, along with the Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners comprised of public and private sector leaders. The goal is for the tax community to share information and to educate taxpayers on steps they should take to protect themselves from identity…
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Horse Branch Family Resource Center…

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HORSE BRANCH, Ky. (12/5/16) — The Horse Branch Family Resource Center Advisory Council will meet at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 8 at the Famliy Resource Center at Horse Branch Elementary. The public is invited to attend. AGENDA Budget Report Discuss Center Activities Discuss Roles of Advisory Council For more information, call Dewayne Johnson at (270) 274-4662. SurfKY NewsInforamtion provided by…
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A Genetic Marker Indicates a Desire for…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (12/5/16) — A sprinkle over a baked potato or a teaspoon to flavor a pot of chili might seem innocent to the average dieter, but salt is a major culprit of cardiovascular disease in America. Some people have a proclivity for sweet foods, such as candy, confectionery treats or ice cream. Others, however, need salty foods to satiate their palettes, often snacking on potato chips,…
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Market Commentary – Dec. 5, 2016

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KENTUCKY (12/5/16) — Flirting with higher interest rates. Last week, yields on 10-year Treasury bonds rose to a 17-month high of 2.44 percent, reported The Wall Street Journal, before retreating to finish the week at about 2.4 percent. As we’ve mentioned previously, some experts suspect the bull market in bonds, which has persisted for more than 30 years, may be headed into bear territory. In…
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December Money Tip for Students

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KENTUCKY (12/5/16) — Income tax season is approaching, and students may want to consider these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to help the process go more smoothly. Although you may not have earned enough to be required to file, you may be able to get a refund if your employer withheld taxes from your pay. Before you file, discuss the situation with your parents. They…
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MLES SBDM Cancels December Meeting

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (12/5/16) — The Site-Based Decision Making Council at Meadow Lands Elementary School has cancelled a meeting originally set for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, because of a scheduling conflict. The council will resume their regular schedule and will meet at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, in the MLES media center. The school is at 3500 Hayden Rd. For more information, contact principal Kevin…
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Applications for KDA Internships for…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/5/16) — College students pursuing a career in agriculture or government are invited to apply for a position in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s internship program for the summer of 2017, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced. “The KDA’s internship program provides students a hands-on work experience that will enable them to gain the insight needed to…
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Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (12/5/16) — The Owensboro Board of Commissioners will hold a commission meeting at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, in the Commission Chambers on the fourth floor at City Hall, 101 E. 4th St. Following the meeting, a small reception will be held for the outgoing commissioners. The agenda and meeting packet will be available Monday, Dec. 5 online at www.owensboro.org. SurfKY…
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Report Shows Kentucky County-Specific…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/5/16) — The 2016 Early Childhood Profiles provide county-specific data to help local leaders and early childhood advocates assess community challenges and inform local strategies to help children arrive at kindergarten ready to succeed. The Early Childhood Profile contains results from the 2015-16 statewide kindergarten screener, information about the quality and availability…
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New Board of Commissioners to be Sworn…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (12/5/16) – Newly elected Board of Commissioners members for the city of Henderson will be sworn in at a ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 6. The new commissioners, who were elected in November, are Brad Staton, Robert L. Pruitt, Patti Bugg and Austin Vowels. Their two-year term begins in January. The ceremony is scheduled for 4 p.m. in the third-floor Assembly Room at the Henderson…
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Chili, Soup Dinner Fundraiser Dec. 9

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PADUCAH, Ky. (12/5/16) — There will be a chili and soup dinner 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9 at Rosary Chapel Catholic Church Parish Hall, 711 Ohio St., Paducah. Cost is $10. This is a fundraiser for Rose Lowery to help with medical expenses. Please help us spread the word. Thanks in advance. SurfKY News Information provided by Betty Dobson
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Matthew 25 to Host Holiday Jingle…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (12/5/16) — Holliday shopping, door prizes, food. a silent auction. From 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., on Dec. 10, Matthew 25 will host a Jingle Mingle Shopping Bash at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church. Attendees will have the chance to shop with local vendors and independent distributors. While shopping with your favorite venders, enjoy free refreshments in a relaxing holiday atmosphere. All…
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City of Madisonville Receives Safety…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/5/16) — The city of Madisonville announces that it was recently selected to receive a safety grant from the Kentucky League of Cities in the amount of $3,000. Mayor David Jackson stated, "The city of Madisonville looks for every opportunity to make our city safer and to stretch taxpayer dollars." This grant from the Kentucky League of Cities Insurance Services is another…

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Ada Mae Poole Hardesty, 80, Olaton

December 05, 2016
OLATON, Ky. — Ada Mae Poole Hardesty, 80, passed away Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, at Fordsville Nursing and Rehab in Fordsville. She was born in Hartford on March 31, 1936, daughter of the late Stephen A. and Eula Lee Black Poole. She was a member of Fairview…

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