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School Board Votes to Not Renew Superintendent’s Contract

February 20, 2017
POWDERLY, Ky. (2/20/17) — The Muhlenberg County School Board voted 3-2 to not renew Superintendent Randy McCarty’s next two-year contract at its last board meeting. A special called meeting to start a superintendent search process will begin at 5 p.m.…

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Managing Credit When Buying a Car

February 20, 2017 SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (2/20/17) — Many people in the market for new vehicles intend to lease or finance a car once they find the make and model they want. Such an approach will necessitate a…
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Public Invited to Mountain Workshops…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (2/20/17) — The Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau will present a Mountain Workshops showcase at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 2 at Maiden Alley Cinema. This free event will feature videos produced by Mountain Workshops participants when Paducah hosted the week-long training for visual storytellers in October 2016. The public is invited to attend, particularly those locals who were…
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Signup Now for PGA Youth League

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DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (2/20/17) — Looking for a Competitive Youth Golf League for your child to complete in? Look no further, Ben Hawes Golf Course, offers the PGA Jr. League. This is a great way for your child to improve his/her golf game in a team setting. Last year Ben Hawes, along with The Pearl Club, Owensboro Country Club and Henderson Country Club all fielded teams in this fun and exciting…
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Legislative Column – Feb. 20, 2017

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/20/17) — The third week of the Regular Session has concluded and it was another very busy, productive week. There are many issues and bills to address during this short session and I want to highlight some of the bills that passed through the KY House of Representatives during the third week. House Bill 14 passed the House this week, (by a vote of 77-13), which would add police,…
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Earlington Elementary Site-Based…

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EARLINGTON, Ky. (2/20/17) — Earlington Elementary School Site-Based Council will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the school. SurfKY News Information provided by Lori Harrison
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Make the Voluntary ‘Ag Tag’ Donation,…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/20/17) — A message from Ryan Quarles, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture: You are proud to be a farmer. That is why you buy farm license plates for your farm vehicles. When you renew your farm plates – or “ag tags” – you have the opportunity to make a voluntary donation to the Ag Tag Fund to help support and promote Kentucky agriculture Proceeds from the fund are divided…
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UofL Researcher Receives $2.6 Million…

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (2/20/17) — The bugs in our gut can help fight bugs from outside our bodies. Nathan Schmidt, Ph.D., has published research showing that microbes in the gut of mice can affect the severity of illness suffered from infection with Plasmodium, the parasite that causes malaria. To pursue this research further, Schmidt, assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and…
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Eaves, King Crowned Brighton…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/20/17) — James Eaves and Martha Pryor King were recently crowned king and queen of the Brighton Cornerstone Valentine dinner. SurfKY News Information provided by Karen Gibson
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MCBOE Special Called Meeting Feb. 21

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MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (2/20/17) — There will be a special called meeting of the Muhlenberg County Board of Education on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The meeting will be held at 5 p.m. at the Central Office. The agenda is listed below: Muhlenberg County Board of Education Special Meeting Agenda I. Meeting Call to Order Mrs. Rager II. Consider using KSBA to facilitate Superintendent Search Mrs.…
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/20/17) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, Feb. 20. Te’Ron L. Cox of Earlington was charged Feb. 16 with disregarding a stop sign, failure to/improper signal and first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance/meth. Jeffery D. Smith of Marion was charged Feb. 15 on a Franklin, Tennessee warrant as a fugitive from another state.…
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/20/17) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday Feb. 19, 2017. Pick 3 Sunday Midday 4 - 7 - 5 Sunday Evening 9 - 5 - 5 Pick 4 Sunday Midday 8 - 0 - 2 - 3 Sunday Evening 1 - 8 - 4 - 7 CashBall 225 Sunday 8 - 18 - 19 - 32 - 19 Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by the numbers drawn and not by the numbers reported. The Kentucky…
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HCBOE to Meet at MNHHS

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/20/17) — The Hopkins County Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 at Madisonville-North Hopkins High School. SurfKY News Information provided by Kathy Gonzalez
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Saturday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/20/17) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Saturday Feb. 18, 2017. Powerball Saturday 3 - 7 - 9 - 31 - 33 - 20 Power Play 3 Pick 3 Saturday Midday 8 - 7 - 2 Saturday Evening 8 - 9 - 0 Pick 4 Saturday Midday 4 - 2 - 0 - 0 Saturday Evening 0 - 0 - 3 - 4 Cash Ball 225 Saturday 18 - 21 - 26 - 27 - 4 5 Cash Card Saturday KC - 9C - 9S - KD - 4S Winning…
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DAR Welcomes Guest Speaker

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/20/17) — The Captain Stephen Ashby chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution welcomed guest speaker, Pattie Simmons. Simmons, Health Educator from the Hopkins County Health Department, spoke about Women’s Heart issues. The topic was Heart Health since February is Women’s Heart Month. Simmons covered common issues with coronary disease and heart…
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Mahr Park Committee Meeting Canceled

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/20/17) — The regular meeting of the Mahr Park Planning Committee scheduled for Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 is canceled. SurfKY News Information provided by Summer Crick
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/20/17) — The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports Monday, Feb. 20. Jeremy Level of Central City was charged Feb. 17 on warrant for failure to appear. Shannon Level of Greenville was charged Feb. 17 on a warrant for failure to appear. Ruth Marshall of Marion was charged Feb 19 with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc.…
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Pet of the Day - Marley

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KENTUCKY (2/20/17) — Meet Marley. This beautiful Lab/Pit mix is 2-years-old and weighs around 50 lbs. Marley is as sweet as she is pretty, and is looking for a home to grow with and become a permanent family member. Marley gets along with other dogs but would prefer a home without cats. She loves attention, and walks well on a leash but these aren't the only wonderful traits she has. Marley is…

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Raymond Gaithel (Worm) Peterson, 73, of Greenville

February 20, 2017
GREENVILLE, Ky. — Raymond Gaithel (Worm) Peterson, 73, of Greenville, KY passed away suddenly Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 at 5:17pm at his home. He was born in Muhlenberg County on Oct. 7, 1943, the son of Raymond Lloyd Peterson and Lizzie Phillips Peterson. Worm…

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