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May 28: Happenings and Meetings Listed

May 27, 2017
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/27/17) - The following happenings and meetings are scheduled in Hopkins County: • Hopkins County Farmers' Market will take place 7:30-noon today at Hopkins County Fairgrounds, 605 East Arch Street, Madisonville. • A memorial service…

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3 Tips for Prospective College Applicants

May 26, 2017 SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (5/26/17) — Choosing where to apply to college is a big decision that can affect the lives of young students for years to come. The college application process can have…
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KSP Seeking Recruits at MCC Wednesday…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/26/17) — Kentucky State Police plans a town hall meeting 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Madisonville Community College campus. The agency is seeking new recruits and will be answering questions about recently revised hiring guidelines. KSP has planned similar meetings in five other regions across the state. Officers will be available to explain what is required of individuals…
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Letter to the Editor Regarding Sale of…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/26/17) — Madisonville mayor and councilmen who voted to allow the sale of alcohol on any city property: A wise man once said, "Alcohol has drained more blood and sold more homes and plunged more people into bankruptcy and armed more villains and slain more children and defiled more innocence and blinded more eyes and twisted more limbs and broken more hearts and destroyed…
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Governor Touts Record Economic…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/26/17) – In fewer than five months, companies pledged nearly $5.8 billion in new-facility investments and expansion projects in Kentucky, eclipsing the state’s full-year record from 2015 of $5.1 billion, Gov. Matt Bevin announced today during a news conference at the Capitol. Those corporate investments also put Kentucky on pace this year to create the greatest number of new…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/26/17) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Elvis Junior Gipson of Madisonville was charged May 25 with public intoxication and possession of marijuana. Joseph D. Gipson of Madisonville was charged May 25 with public intoxication and second-degree disorderly conduct. Brittany L. Watkins of White Plains was charged May 25 with failure to pay.…
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HCCH Advisory Council Meeting June 5

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/26/17) — Hopkins County Central High School’s Advisory Council will meet 10 a.m., Monday, June 5, HCCHS Site Based Room. SurfKY News Information provided by Crystal Farmer
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OCTC Launches Legacy Brick Campaign

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/26/17) — “Written in stone” is a phrase that denotes something is built to stand the test of time. For a limited time, the OCTC Foundation, Inc. is offering the opportunity to have your name, or the name of your honoree, written in stone and included in the new Industry Innovation Center as part of the Legacy Brick pathway. We welcome alumni, community members, and friends to…
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KSP Charges Hardin Co. Man with Child…

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ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (5/26/17) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on May 25, 2017, the KSP Electronic Crime Branch arrested a Hardin County man on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. The report said Shannon Reeves, 48, was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP…
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Neighborhood Alliance Program Meetings…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/26/17) — The following is a list of the city of Owensboro Neighborhood Alliance Program June 2017 meetings: • Midtown East Neighborhood Alliance – 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 1 at Buena Vista Baptist Church. • Seven Hills Neighborhood Alliance – 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 1 at Trinity United Methodist Church. • Shifley-York Alliance – 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13 at Lewis Lane…
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Movies in the Park Season Starts…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (5/26/17) — The Paducah Parks Services Department will hold its first Movies in the Park event for this summer at the amphitheater in Noble Park on Thursday, June 1.
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One Vehicle Collision Injures One

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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (5/26/17) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff’s Department report, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at approximately 4:14 p.m., deputies with the sheriff’s department responded to a one vehicle collision in the 1700 block of N. Friendship Road. The report said the investigation showed 57-year-old Kathy White of Paducah, was traveling inbound on N. Friendship Road in a 2006…
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Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/26/17) — The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives, the statewide network of professionals dedicated to promoting professional education, ethical standards and efficiency in chamber of commerce management, announced today the organization is awarding multiple scholarships for the upcoming annual Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives National Convention. The KCCE board…
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/26/17) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following report today: John Bowley of Mortons Gap was charged May 24 with DUI. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by HCSO
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Minimum-Security Inmate Walks away from…

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BURGIN, Ky. (5/26/17) — According to a Kentucky Department of Corrections report, Thomas L. Meeks, an inmate at Northpoint Training Center, walked away from the minimum-security unit at Northpoint Training Center today at approximately 7 a.m. Meeks was serving an 18-year sentence for convictions out of Garrard and Madison counties for 12 counts of burglary, second degree; theft by unlawful taking…
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VIDEO: A Memorial Day Message from Sen.…

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WASHINGTON (5/26/17) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the following video today honoring the members of our Armed Forces on this Memorial Day, May 29:
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Pet of the Day - Sasha

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Sasha is a 3 year old Pit Mix who is a sweetheart once she gets to know you. Sasha needs a special family that will allow her time to adjust to them. Sasha is as sweet as can be when she gets to know you. Not to mention, she is pretty too! Sasha's adoption fee is $80 which includes her spay, microchip, rabies vaccine, heartworm check and DHPP & KC vaccines. It may take a visit or two with Sasha…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/25/17) — Madisonville Police Department released the following report today: Charles A. Woodard of Madisonville was charged May 24 with parole violation (Webster County). SurfKY NewsInformation provided by MPD

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Mildred Martine Calloway Dunning, 80, of Hartford

May 26, 2017
HARTFORD, Ky. — Mildred Martine Calloway Dunning, 80 of Hartford, passed away, Friday, May 26, 2017 at Signature Healthcare at Hartford. She was born Feb. 13, 1937 in Hartford to the late James William and Goldie Elizabeth Watson Calloway. Mildred was a…

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