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Eagles Outlast Daviess County, 42-39

February 26, 2015 Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (2/26/15) — Junior guard Eli Wright scored a game-high 18 points and sophomore forward Trace Young netted 10 as Apollo pushed past Daviess County 42-39 in the Ninth District Boys' Basketball Tournament at the…
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Local Church Hosting Spring Campmeeting

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Pastors Tim and Barbara Rigdon of New Covenant Christian Center in Providence to host a Spring Campmeeting featuring area pastors. Read More...
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AIRPLAY: Travis Dukes Makes Stop for…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/27/15) — Last March, SurfKY News presented an in-depth interview with Nashville musician Travis Dukes. Since then, Dukes has continued to tour, write original music, and most important for any musician, has gained more and more new fans as he tours the southeast US. Related story: Muhlenberg Son Strums His Way Around Music City Thursday, Dukes took a break from the road to… Read More...
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Backstage Pass Event Feb. 28

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PADUCAH, Ky. (2/27/15) — Some of the finest players and performers in the region will rock the Clemens stage 7:30 p.m. Saturday Feb. 28. Read More...
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Traffic Stop Results in Drug Charges

Robin Newberry
PADUCAH, Ky. (2/27/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, a Paducah man and woman were arrested on drug charges after a routine traffic stop Thursday afternoon on Paducah’s south side. Officer Shawn Craven said he stopped a car driven by Mandy J. Lane, 39, after he saw the car had expired license plates. Craven said Lane was nervous and “fidgeting,” and consented to a search of… Read More...
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MPD Charges Four Individuals with…

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MURRAY, Ky. (2/27/15) — According to a Murray Police Department report, following an investigation in cooperation with local retail store security, MPD investigators have filed charges on four individuals for shoplifting and fraudulently returning merchandise. The report said Helen N. Austin, 19, of Mayfield, Joseph Delaney, 21, of Murray, Frances C. Lee, 19, of New Concord and Causha Wilkey, 22… Read More...
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TVA Clearing Power Line Right-of-Ways…

Regina Roby
GOLDEN POND, Ky. (2/27/15) — The Tennessee Valley Authority contractor clearing electrical transmission line right-of-ways in Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area entered Trigg County, Ky., this week. The frozen ground is helping the TVA contractor to make progress along the transmission lines. Depending on weather conditions, work may be intermittent in coming weeks. The TVA… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/27/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Friday, Feb. 27. Brianna K. Payne, of Nortonville, was charged Feb. 25 on Hopkins County warrants for non-payment of fines. Denver D. Caraway, of Madisonville, was charged Feb. 25 with possession of synthetic drugs. Kaitlyn A. Stone, of Madisonville, was charged Feb. 25 with possession of synthetic… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/27/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, Feb. 27. Warren H. Wadlington, of Madisonville, was charged Feb. 26 with theft by unlawful taking, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess and failure to produce insurance card. Joseph W. Chaney, of Chaffe, Mo., was charged Feb. 26 with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of… Read More...
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Senate Week in Review — Feb. 27, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/27/15) — With just one full week of the 2015 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly remaining, the Senate continued to pass a high number of bills for a short, or non-budget, year. The bills have tackled some issues that are important to Kentuckians - education, drug abuse, domestic violence and health care. The earlier students become engaged in post-secondary… Read More...
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Surgeon Sue Ellen Petty Joins Baptist…

Angie Timmons
PADUCAH, Ky. (2/27/15) — Surgeon Sue Ellen Petty, MD, has recently joined the medical staff at Baptist Health Paducah. She joins a medical staff of approximately 265 physicians, representing 43 medical specialties. Dr. Petty specializes in general surgery. She is a graduate of Murray State University and the University of Louisville College of Medicine. Dr. Petty completed residency in general… Read More...
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Treasurer Hollenbach Financial Literacy…

Bethany Goad
FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/27/15) — Today, House Bill 375, a bill to create a Kentucky Financial Literacy Commission was passed in the Kentucky House of Representatives. "We've got a lot of public support for moving Kentucky forward in financial literacy," said Treasurer Todd Hollenbach. "This is something we need in our commonwealth and I'm glad the House agrees." Sponsored by Representative James Kay,… Read More...
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Tickets for Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of…

Steve LeMaster
LEXINGTON, Ky. (2/27/15) — The Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame Class of 2015 will be inducted in an afternoon ceremony at the Lexington Center on Saturday, March 21. This year's KHSAA Hall of Fame banquet will take place prior to the semifinals of the 2015 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys' Sweet 16. The banquet with begin with a social hour at noon, followed by a luncheon at 1 p.m. and the induction… Read More...
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Winter Storm Leaves behind Potential…

Beth Fisher
FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/27/15) — Many private residences, businesses, schools and other public facilities across the Commonwealth, especially in eastern Kentucky, have been impacted or closed for an extended period of time following the recent winter storm, creating the potential for increased risks related to water and food safety. Individuals and facilities affected by boil water advisories and water… Read More...
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Atmos Energy: Faulty Heating Unit to…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/27/15) — A rooftop-heating unit was to blame for Wednesday’s temporary evacuation at Walmart earlier this week. The store was required to be shut down while fire and gas officials investigated a customer complaint. The unit malfunctioned causing it to emit a small amount of natural gas inside the store on Wednesday evening, said Kay Coomes, spokeswoman for Atmos Energy. The… Read More...
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KSP Charges Boone County Man with…

Les Williams
BURLINGTON, Ky. (2/27/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on Feb. 26, 2015, at approximately 9 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by the Boone County Sheriff's Dept., arrested John E. Schank, 46, for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. The report said Schank was arrested as the result of an… Read More...
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Smithhart, Hume among Coach of the Year…

Steve LeMaster
WINCHESTER, Ky. (2/27/15) — Henderson County's Tyler Smithhart (Region 2) and Daviess County's Pat Hume (Region 3) are among this year's Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches boys' coach of the year honorees. Smithhart has guided Henderson County to a 25-3 overall record, a second-place ranking in the state poll and a spot in the Sixth District championship game. The Colonels are set to host… Read More...
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Hume, Smithhart among Coach of the Year…

Steve LeMaster
WINCHESTER, Ky. (2/27/15) — Henderson County's Tyler Smithhart (Region 2) and Daviess County's Pat Hume (Region 3) are among this year's Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches boys' coach of the year honorees. Smithhart has guided Henderson County to a 25-3 overall record, a second-place ranking in the state poll and a spot in the Sixth District championship game. The Colonels are set to host… Read More...
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Christian County’s 11th Annual Bridal…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (2/27/15) — The 11th Annual Bridal Expo will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at the James E. Bruce Convention Center in Hopkinsville. “We would love to give you the opportunity to gain some valuable wedding information,” said James E. Bruce Convention Center’s Amy Montgomery. There will be workshops, vendors, fashion shows, food and door prizes, as well as a grand prize to… Read More...
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Mustangs Fall to McLean County in Three…

Steve LeMaster
HARTFORD, Ky. (2/27/15) — In one of the state's most thrilling postseason boys' high school basketball games in recent years, Muhlenberg County came up short versus familiar foe McLean County in the 10th District Boys' Basketball Tournament at Ohio County Thursday night. McLean County outlasted Muhlenberg County 59-56 in three overtimes to win its first 10th District championship since 1988. The… Read More...
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Tim Thomas to Speak at Rescheduled…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (2/27/15) — “Celebrating Our Past and Embracing Our Future,” a Black History Month Event, originally scheduled for Feb. 22 was cancelled due to the weather, but has been rescheduled for 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8 in the sanctuary of Silver Star Baptist Church, 10511 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Pembrook, Ky., Rev. Elliott Vinson, Pastor. The program will follow the morning worship… Read More...
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Gootee, Poole among Nine Signees for…

Steve LeMaster
MURRAY, Ky. (2/27/15) — Standouts from Henderson and Madisonville are among a nine-player signing class for the Murray State University women's soccer team. MSU women's soccer head coach Jeremy Groves announced the addition of forward/outside midfielder Caroline Ashton, forward Cori Cain, goal keeper Alex Steigerwald, forward/midfielder Kinsleigh Robb, defender Lauren Nosal, defender Bailey… Read More...
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Lady Mustangs Capture 10th District…

Steve LeMaster
HARTFORD, Ky. (2/27/15) — Freshman guard Bailee Harney scored a game-high 30 points, pulled down 11 rebounds and dished out five assists to lead Muhlenberg County past McLean County 71-46 in the 10th District Girls' Basketball Tournament championship game at Ohio County Thursday night. With the win, Muhlenberg County improved to 17-10. Following the loss, McLean County dropped to 17-13. Both… Read More...
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The Potentially Harmful Effects of Mold…

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US (2/27/15) — The presence of mold in a home is a sight few homeowners want to see. In addition to being unsightly, mold found in a home can be unhealthy. While certain cleaners may prove effective at removing mold, homeowners who want to remove existing mold growths and prevent future growths may benefit from gaining a greater understanding of mold and why it grows inside homes. What is mold?… Read More...
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Whitfield Presses Health Secretary on…

Marty Irby
WASHINGTON (2/27/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, questioned U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Feb. 26, Sylvia Burwell in a Health Subcommittee hearing entitled "Examining the FY 2016 HHS Budget." The President's fiscal year 2016 budget proposal was submitted to Congress on Feb. 2, 2015 and requests an $80 billion increase in… Read More...

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Lonnie James Votaw of Madisonville, passed away on Feb. 26, 2015 at his home. He was born on Jan. 7, 1966 in Paducah, Texas. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Beltline…
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