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Dixie Flyers Backpack Program This Sunday

July 23, 2014 Ritch and Allison Metcalfe
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/23/14) — The Dixie Flyers Motorcycle Club will be giving away 500 backpacks with schools supplies beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 27 at Kroger's on Island Ford Road,…

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Madisonville Miners Beat Fulton Railroaders 6-5

by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/22/14) — The Madisonville Miners hosted the Fulton Railroaders at Elmer Kelley Stadium July 22, a make-up for a rainout July 7. The game began with a 1-1 tie between the… Read More...

Madisonville's Trevis Bell Captures Greater Owensboro Championship Tour Title

by Steve LeMaster
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/22/14) — Madisonville golfer Trevis Bell fired a 5-under-par 66, a tour championship record, to win the Greater Owensboro Junior Golf event and the tour's overall Boys' 16-18… Read More...

Madisonville Miners Fall to Owensboro Oilers 10-8

by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/20/14) — Madisonville Miners took on the Owensboro Oilers at Elmer Kelley Stadium Sunday July 20. The Oilers led off with two runs in the top of the first inning, which the… Read More...

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Ligon Appointed As Chairwoman for…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/22/14) — Carol Ligon has been appointed as the 2014 Chairwoman of the Hopkins County Republican Party. “Carol has managed numerous campaigns and has been an active leader in our party for over 40 years,” said Steve Robertson, Chairman of the Republican Party of Kentucky. Tommy Richardson has accepted the roll of vice chairman, Lynette Lewis is the Secretary and Leigh Ann… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Announces $30 Million…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/22/14) — Governor Steve Beshear announced that Owen Electric Cooperative, Inc., which serves 57,710 customers, has received a $30 million loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, one of eight rural electric cooperatives to receive such funding. “This loan guarantee to Owen Electric Cooperative will help the system build or improve 228 miles of line and make other… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/22/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, July 22. Johnathon Franklin, 27, of Earlington was served an arrest warrant July 21 for contempt of court. The arresting officer was William Roundtree. Kelly Oliver, 33, of Dawson Springs was served an arrest warrant July 21 for failure of owner to maintain requested insurance. The arresting… Read More...
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Evans Represents Ky. and MCC at 2014…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/22/14) — Madisonville Community College student Jarrod Evans had the opportunity to serve as a student House usher and special assistant to the House Officers at the 2014 American Physical Therapy Association House of Delegates in Charlotte, N.C., June 9-11, 2014. A Morgantown resident, Evans is currently enrolled in MCC’s Physical Therapist Assistant program – Class of… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/22/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday July 21, 2014. Pick 3 Monday Midday 0 - 1 - 5 Monday Evening 8 - 5 - 0 Pick 4 Monday Midday 7 - 9 - 9 - 1 Monday Evening 8 - 0 - 0 - 0 Cash Ball Monday 6 - 22 - 25 - 33 - 12 Kicker 0 - 0 - 2 - 4 - 1 Decades of Dollars Monday 1 - 3 - 11 - 13 - 17 - 44 5 Cash Card Monday AD - 4C - KC - QC - 10S… Read More...
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Letter to the Editor - Appreciation…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/22/14) — After reading about the upcoming retirement of Fire Chief Steve Stolz I would like to take this time to thank Chief Stolz, Kevin Cotton and all the fire fighters who responded to the recent house fire of my parents on South Seminary Street. All the fire fighters worked diligently and I understand a couple were treated for heat stress. Both Chief Stolz and Mr.… Read More...
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2013-2014 Hopkins County Adult…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/21/14) — 'Never doubt yourself' was the message heard by the 2013-2014 graduates participating in the 29th annual Hopkins County Adult Education Graduation ceremony held July 18 in the Richard Byrnes Auditorium on the Health Sciences Campus of Madisonville Community College. Shannon Dzikowski, a 2009 GED graduate, shared her inspiring and motivating story during the… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Arrest…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/21/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Monday, July 21. Zackarius M. Franklin, 20, Madisonville, was charged on a warrant July 9 for theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting under $500. John W. Allard, 33, Madisonville, was charged on a warrant July 11 for theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting under $500. Michael Houston, 28, La Center, Ky.,… Read More...
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Hopkins County Traffic Advisory

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/21/14) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close Kentucky 1337 in Hopkins County Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Kentucky 1337 will be closed between Suthards Church Road and the Earlington Park entrance Wednesday to allow a cross drain to be replaced. There will be no marked detour. The roadway is expected to close promptly at 7:30 a.m., CDT, Wednesday. It is expected… Read More...
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Water Safety Tips For Your Pet

KENTUCKY (7/21/14) — With summer in full swing, outdoor enthusiasts nationwide are looking to make the most out of the season with their pup in tow. Whether hanging by the pool or on a boat, those anticipating a day of sun, wind and water need to consider the safety of everyone, including their furry friends. In order to ensure water safety for both owner and pet, Heidi Ganahl, CEO and Founder of… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/21/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, July 21. Yolanda Kimbrew, 31, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant July 18 for Union County. The arresting officer was Leslie Gregory. Kasey Hale, 28, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant July 18 for contempt of court. The arresting officer was Clay Stroud. John Smith, 21, of… Read More...
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Kentucky Firefighters to Help with…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/21/14) — Two Kentucky Division of Forestry firefighters headed out July 18, 2014 to the Shaniko Butte fire in Oregon. The U.S. Forest Service requested two heavy equipment bosses through the Kentucky Interagency Coordination Center, which coordinates the mobilization of federal and state resources to incident needs throughout the United States. The lightning-caused wildfire… Read More...
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JMMS Site-Based Council Meetings…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/21/14) — James Madison Middle School Site-Based Council will meet on the following dates. All meetings will begin at 3:15 p.m. and will be held in the school library. Aug 13, 2014 Sept 10, 2014 Oct 15, 2014 Nov 12, 2014 Dec 10, 2014 Jan 14, 2015 Feb 11, 2015 Mar 11, 2015 Apr 15, 2015 May 13, 2015 June 10, 2015 SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Lori Harrison Read More...
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Site-Based Council Meeting Notice

EARLINGTON, Ky. (7/21/14) — Earlington Elementary School Site-Based Council will meet the third Tuesday of every month at 3 p.m. at the school. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Lori Harrison Read More...
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Dawson Springs Police Reports - July…

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (7/21/14) — Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, July 21. Thomas Jones, 29, Elkton, was charged July 14 with contempt of court on a Christian County warrant. Chief Bill Crider was the charging officer. Ashley Laureano, 29, homeless, was charged July 16 with two counts of driving on a DUI suspended license. Captain Craig Patterson was the… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/21/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday July 20, 2014. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 1 - 8 - 2 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 2 - 6 - 7 - 0 Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by the numbers drawn and not by the numbers reported. The Kentucky Lottery is not responsible for misprinted numbers on this page or any other medium. The… Read More...
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Gallatin Fossil Emissions Project Update

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (7/21/14) — The Tennessee Valley Authority has just posted new video of the Gallatin emission controls construction project to its social media platforms. Read More...
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KSP Participates In 6 State Trooper…

HENDERSON, Ky. (7/20/14) — The Kentucky State Police have partnered with Ohio State Highway Patrol, Indiana State Police, Pennsylvania State Police, West Virginia State Police and the Michigan State police to ensure your safety on major highways. The 6 State Trooper project will run from July 20 2014 to July 26 2014. Troopers and officers will be watching for distracted drivers throughout the… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - July 20, 2014

KENTUCKY (7/20/14) — It’s hard to believe that even now bow hunters must begin thinking about the upcoming season. Not only do trail cameras need to be set up but, more importantly, we need to be honing our shot-making skills. And since I’m not one who shoots all year long, I am even more concerned about beginning this process. In bow hunting, the margin of error is extremely narrow, so for the… Read More...
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Cigarette Smoking Among Kentucky High…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/20/14) Kentucky dropped to sixth place among surveyed states in 2013 for high school cigarette use, a significant improvement from the state’s first place ranking in 2011, according to a recently released Centers for Disease Control Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System report. Survey results show that 17.9 percent of Kentucky high school students report current cigarette… Read More...
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Dave Says - July 20, 2014

KENTUCKY (7/20/14) — This week Dave discusses don’t leave an estate with life insurance and no treating student loans like a mortgage Dear Dave, My mom is 71 and debt-free. She’s investing $600 a month in a universal life insurance policy worth $250,000 because she wants to leave something behind when she dies. What could she invest this money in, other than the life insurance policy, in order to… Read More...
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Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/19/14) — The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: Poppy and Clover will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call (270) 339-2341 or (270) 836-7874.Sweeny Todd – The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will be showing from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 19 and 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 20 at Glema Mahr Center for the Arts. For more… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'Hitting the Road'

KENTUCKY (7/19/14) — Here we are, deep in the throes of the rituals of summer. School is out, vacation days are being cashed in, and picnic baskets are being packed. Barbecues are firing, pools are splashing, and ice cream trucks are rolling. Meanwhile, thousands, yea millions, are taking to the great American highway. Seventy percent of the U.S. population will hit the road this summer – off to… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - Exploding Sandwich…

KENTUCKY (7/19/14) — Has your sandwich bag ever exploded? Our “Science Guy” Jason Lindsey says it can, if you replace the sandwich with a few other ingredients from around the house. INGREDIENTS Baking Soda Vinegar Paper Towel Hefty Slide Bag INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Tear a paper towel into four equal pieces. Using one of the pieces, pour two tablespoons of baking soda into the center of the paper… Read More...
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Save Time with Fast Meals

US (7/18/14) — Warm weather provides a great opportunity to slow down and savor time spent having fun in the great outdoors. But time spent away from home often leads to meals made on the fly or last-minute jaunts to a nearby fast-food restaurant. Though last-minute meals or trips to the local burger joint might be convenient, they are not always healthy. Fortunately, there are other ways to eat… Read More...

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Four Women Advance to Main Draw in Qualifying

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/22/14) — Four women qualified Tuesday for the main draw of the Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships being held this week at the University of… Read More...
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Duckworth Pulls Out Close Third-Set Win Over Former Wildcat Quigley

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/22/14) — What started out as mediocre tennis, turned into a full-blown, lengthy battle in the third set, with Australian James Duckworth… Read More...
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Gilliland, Pope and Raetzman Named Captains for 2014

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/22/14) — Sixth-year University of Kentucky women’s soccer head coach Jon Lipsitz has announced that seniors Arin Gilliland and Stuart Pope,… Read More...
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UK Trio Honored by NABC for Academic Achievements

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/21/14) — Three University of Kentucky men’s basketball players have been honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for… Read More...
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Former Wildcat Quigley to Face Last Year’s Runner Up

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/21/14) — Former University of Kentucky standout Eric Quigley will face last year’s runner-up James Duckworth of Australia Monday evening at… Read More...
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Cadiz Police Arrest Reports - July 22, 2014

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ELKTON, Ky. (7/22/14) — The Kentucky State Police is investigating a death that resulted from a fall at Pilot Rock… Read More
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