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Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Leads to Owensboro Pharmacy

August 21, 2014 Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/21/14) — Owensboro Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit, Kentucky State Police, and the Drug Enforcement Agency came together as they conducted a four-month long investigation into alleged drug trafficking that is…
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Gary Gates, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/21/14) — Local firemen were dispatched to three local grocery stores today including Kroger, Madisonville Marketplace and Walmart to battle a blaze that affects one in 400 to 600 births per year. Read More...
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Pedestrian Struck on East Arch Street,…

Officer Ryan Clark
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/21/14) ― A Madisonville man was injured after apparently stepping in front of a moving vehicle at 1:08 p.m. today, Aug. 21 in Madisonville. According to a Madisonville Police report, Ronald Williams, 71, Madisonville, was attempting to walk across East Arch Street and didn't see Alvis Wilson, 18, Madisonville, heading west. Williams stepped in front of Wilson's vehicle and… Read More...
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Muhlenberg County Investigative Task…

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (8/21/14) ― An armed home invasion in Greenville triggered activation of the newly-formed Muhlenberg County Investigative Task Force. Wes Miller of the Greenville Police Department serves as the public relations officer for the police department and for the task force. According to Miller, the Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Department responded to a call on Reynolds Cemetery Lane off… Read More...
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Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Leads…

Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/21/14) — Owensboro Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit, Kentucky State Police, and the Drug Enforcement Agency came together as they conducted a four-month long investigation into alleged drug trafficking that is expected to result in criminal charges as early as today. Authorities were on the scene at Don and Daisy’s Pharmacy on W. Byers Ave. in Owensboro reviewing inventory… Read More...
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Large Crowd Anticipated for 2014 Red,…

Jessica Kirk
OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/21/14) — US Senator Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will headline the 2014 Red, White & Blue Picnic this Tuesday, Aug. 26 on the lawn of the Daviess County Courthouse. The non-partisan event, sponsored by the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce, will begin at 5 p.m., with the candidates taking the stage around 5:15 p.m. The event is… Read More...
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UPDATE: Injuries Sustained in…

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (8/21/14) ― A two-vehicle collision with injuries occurred at about 3:15 p.m. today, Aug. 21 in front of the Marathon station on West Everly Brothers Boulevard in Central City. Jerry Vaught was pulling out of Taco Bell in a Ford Ranger and was struck in the side by a Chevy S10 driven by Wendel Colburn. Colburn and his passenger, Shelia Colburn, were transferred to Muhlenberg… Read More...
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HCC Foundation's Mike Foster Golf…

Steve LeMaster
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (8/21/14) — Hopkinsville Community College Foundation's annual Mike Foster Golf Scramble has been set for early October. The 24th annual fundraiser will be held Friday, Oct. 3, beginning with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. at the Links at Novadell. The Hopkinsville Community College Foundation will release additional details for the scramble soon. The Hopkinsville Community… Read More...
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Lady Colonels Shut Out Muhlenberg County

Steve LeMaster
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (8/21/14) — Sophomore Alyssa White scored three goals and delivered one assist to lead Christian County to a 6-0 win over host Muhlenberg County on Tuesday. With the win, Christian County opened the season 1-0. Following the loss, Muhlenberg County dropped to 0-2. Balanced Christian County featured four different scorers. Senior Remonica Burnham, junior Sydney Hale and… Read More...
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Lady Mustangs Fall to Christian County

Steve LeMaster
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/21/14) — Sophomore Alyssa White scored three goals and delivered one assist to lead Christian County to a 6-0 win over host Muhlenberg County on Tuesday. With the win, Christian County opened the season 1-0. Following the loss, Muhlenberg County dropped to 0-2. Balanced Christian County featured four different scorers. Senior Remonica Burnham, junior Sydney Hale and… Read More...
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Women’s Soccer Opens UK Athletics…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/21/14) — The University of Kentucky women’s soccer team will kick off the 2014-15 UK Athletics calendar year Friday night with a match against the Washington Huskies at 10 p.m. ET at the Husky Soccer Stadium in Seattle, Wash. The Wildcats are returning nine starters back to the pitch for the 2014 season from a team which advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament for… Read More...
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Two collisions on I-24 Causes Traffic…

Deputy Dwayne Pickett
PADUCAH, Ky. (8/21/14) — At 8:58 a.m. agencies were dispatched to I-24 at the 8 mile marker for a roll-over accident with injuries. It was discover that 38 year old Christopher Schlachter from O'Fallon Ill., was traveling east bound on I-24. He was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Suburban owned by 65 year old Jesse Adkins from Bellville Ill. Adkins was also passenger in the vehicle. The third passenger… Read More...
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Exact Cause of South Hopkins Building…

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
NORTONVILLE, Ky. (8/21/14) — Tragedy hit the South Hopkins Fire Department on Wednesday, Aug. 6, when a call was made that there was a fire taking place in the area. Assistant Fire Chief Blake Vaughn told SurfKY on Thursday, Aug. 7, that he was the first on the scene and called for backup. Unfortunately, by the time help came, the South Hopkins Fire Department was long gone. The following day,… Read More...
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McConnell and Grimes Go Head-to-Head…

Kentucky Farm Bureau
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (8/21/14) — Kentucky Farm Bureau's Board of Directors met with U.S. Senate candidates Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes to discuss positions on issues affecting the state's agriculture industry, farm families and rural communities. Senate Republican Leader McConnell (R) and Secretary of State Grimes (D) fielded questions from the KFB leaders and explained their positions… Read More...
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TVA Board Approves Investments to…

Gail Rymer
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (8/21/14) ― The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors approved a $10.7 billion budget for fiscal 2015 that achieves a sustainable $500 million savings in operations spending and a record $3.5 billion in capital investment in generating plants and system improvements. “This budget reflects our continuing efforts to reduce our O&M spending while modernizing and diversifying… Read More...
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Christian County Downs University…

Steve LeMaster
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (8/21/14) — Nate Frost fired a team-low 40 to lead the Christian County boys' golf team to a victory over University Heights Academy and Todd County Central squads Tuesday. Christian County defeated University Heights 168-193. The Todd County Central boys' golf team did not have enough players to register a team score. Following Frost, Granger Greenwell and Ricky McGraw each… Read More...
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U of L Hospital Expands Forensic…

Lisa Miller
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (8/21/14) — University of Louisville Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, will expand its ability to gather forensic evidence for victims of sexual assault to include services for domestic violence victims. The expansion, made possible by a grant from Verizon Wireless, will enable collection of forensic evidence that could assist prosecution in all types of domestic violence… Read More...
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Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast and…

Amanda Storment
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (8/21/14) — The Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast and Auction kicked off its 51st anniversary with a full house of elected officials and invited guests at the Kentucky State Fair. Sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau, the breakfast and auction is one of the signature events of the Kentucky State Fair and celebrates a proud tradition of showcasing superior-quality country hams. The… Read More...
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County Jobless Rates Down in 108…

Kentucky Office of Employment and Training
FRANKFORT, KY. (8/21/14) — Unemployment Rates fell in 108 Kentucky Counties between July 2013 and July 2014, while 10 county rates increased, and two remained the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Boone County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 5.8 percent. It was followed… Read More...
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Business Spotlight - Hidden Valley Auto…

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (8/21/14) — Hidden Valley Auto Sales is a good place to shop for a reasonably priced vehicle. Located at 2927 U.S. 62 West, Hidden Valley Auto Sales specializes in trucks and SUVs but can also sells cars. Jeff Keeton, owner of Hidden Valley Auto Sales, has been in the business of selling cars for more than 30 years. He mainly sells rebuilt vehicles that he has repaired. He does,… Read More...
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Rain or Shine, Marching Mustangs…

Paul McRee, SurfKY News
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/21/14) — The recent storms won't stop the Muhlenberg County High School Marching Classic. The event is set for this Saturday, Aug. 23 at the MCHS West Campus in Greenville. However, with Sunday's flooding and tornadoes in Muhlenberg County, all eyes will be on the skies, as far as safety at the event. Rick Gardner, director of percussion at MCHS told SurfKY News that… Read More...
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Muhlenberg Task Force on Trail of Home…

Wes Miller
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/21/14) — A team of Muhlenberg's finest are on the hunt for three suspects reported to have entered a residence at gunpoint and stealing several items from the home. According to a Greenville Police Department report, the newly-formed Muhlenberg County Investigative Task Force is on the job for this case. The task force was formed to investigate crimes throughout the… Read More...
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Grand Champion Ham Fetches Record…

Dan Smaldone
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (8/21/14) — The Kentucky State Fair's Grand Champion Ham is a hot commodity, earning a record-high $2 million charitable bid during Kentucky Farm Bureau's 51st annual Country Ham Breakfast and Auction. After bidding against one another at the auction's opening and watching the prices climb higher and higher, Republic Bank & Trust Company paired with Hermitage Farms and Bridgeman… Read More...
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Owensboro Parks and Recreation…

Brittni Bunn
OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/21/14) — The Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department is taking registrations for youth tennis lessons. The program will give youth as young as four years old the opportunity to learn and master their skills as they work through the various levels of play. Children ten years and under will be taught following the Quickstart Tennis Play, developed by the United States Tennis… Read More...
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Longest, West Broadway, Sinking Fork…

Kristy Quinn
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/21/14) — Three local elementary schools have been awarded grants from Baptist Health Madisonville to launch Project Fit America, a fitness program aimed at reducing childhood obesity and increasing physical activity for all levels of students. Longest Elementary School in Greenville, Sinking Fork Elementary in Hopkinsville and West Broadway Elementary School in Madisonville… Read More...
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Casting Call: Back Alley Musicals…

Back Alley Musicals
OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/21/14) — The audition times and dates for 'Drowsy Chaperon' are 4 p.m. Sunday Sept. 7 and 6:30 p.m. Monday Sept. 8. Auditions will be held at First Presbyterian Church 1328 Griffith Ave., Owensboro, Ky. Enter the church from the south parking lot off Clinton Place W. at the back. On Sunday go up steps to audition room; on Monday go in door which is parking level. "The Drowsy… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

Madisonville Police Department
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/21/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, Aug. 21. Larandance Johnson, 22, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant Aug. 20 for failure to pay. The arresting officer was Ryan Clark. William Miller, 45, of Madisonville was charged Aug. 20 possession of control substance, drug paraphernalia buy or possess and obscuring the identity… Read More...
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TVA Board Approves Natural Gas Plant in…

Chris Stanley
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (8/21/14) — The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors on Thursday approved replacing the Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis with a cleaner, natural gas plant that will help ensure continued low-cost and reliable electricity for the greater Memphis area and TVA’s western service territory. Following an environmental review that received comments from more than 1,500 people, the… Read More...
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

Lisa Miller
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/21/14) — The following is your update on local restaurant inspections for the Hopkins County area, courtesy of the Hopkins County Health Department. Brighton Cornerstone 100 Grapevine Baptist Church 100 Quick Stop (Princeton Pike) 100 YMCA Kid's Center 100 Hopkins County Central High School Cafeteria 99 Liquid spillage on floor in outdoor walk-in cooler West KY Speedway 100… Read More...
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SBDM Meeting Change

Lori Harrison
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/21/14) — Southside Elementary School's Site-Based Council meeting scheduled for Sept. 9 has been rescheduled for 3:30 p.m. Sept. 12. This will be held at the school. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Lori Harrison Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

Kentucky Lottery
FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/21/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Aug. 20, 2014. Powerball Wednesday 4 - 8 - 21 - 38 - 40 - 3 Power Play 2 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 8 - 9 - 5 Wednesday Evening 0 - 1 - 6 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 9 - 8 - 5 - 6 Wednesday Evening 4 - 7 - 1 - 4 Cash Ball Wednesday 10 - 11 - 16 - 24 - 8 Kicker 3 - 6 - 3 - 1 - 0 5 Cash Card Wednesday 2H… Read More...

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Marlayna F. Bollinger, 61, of Owensboro, Ky.

OWENSBORO, Ky. – Marlayna F. Bollinger, 61, of Owensboro, Ky. passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born September 22, 1952 in Owensboro. She retired…
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