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Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on Collision with Dump Truck

April 01, 2015 Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/1/15) — A man was extricated from his vehicle and taken to Baptist Health Madisonville after police say the vehicle he was driving was involved in a head-on collision with a city…

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WKS Season-Opener Set for Saturday

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MADSIONVILLE, Ky. (3/30/15) — Western Kentucky Speedway will host its season-opening race night on Saturday, April 4. Pit admission is $25, grand stand admission is $10 and all divisions will be… Read More...

Hopkins County YMCA Pool Closed; Stroke Clinic Scheduled

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/30/15) — The Hopkins County Family YMCA pool is closed for unexpected maintenance and repairs. The pool will be reopened after maintenance is performed and repairs completed.… Read More...

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Late Innings Lift Hoosiers to Midweek Win

LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/1/15) — Brad Hartong hit the go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning, one of three straight two-run inning to end the game, pacing the… Read More...
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Two Wildcats in Top 10 at Bulls Bay

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/31/15) — Two Kentucky men's golfers rank among the Top 10 on the individual leaderboard following two rounds of play at the Hootie at Bulls… Read More...
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Spencer Jack Tabbed SEC Pitcher of the Week

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/30/15) — After earning the 12th-inning save in Kentucky's series-opening win at No. 1 LSU and the win in the 11-inning marathon in the series… Read More...
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UK Women's Tennis Falls at Auburn, 4-1

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/30/15) — The No. 18 Kentucky women's tennis suffered a 4-1 loss at No. 49 Auburn to conclude a weekend trip to Alabama Sunday. Facing their… Read More...

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Shoulder Restriction on I-69 Southbound…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/1/15) — A contractor is setting up a shoulder restriction on Interstate 69 in Hopkins County today, April 1. The contractor will be cleaning up a diesel fuel spill from a recent truck crash along the I-69 southbound lanes near the 104 mile marker. Motorists should use appropriate caution in the area. The work should be completed today. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/1/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday March 31, 2015. Mega Millions Tuesday 8 - 26 - 41 - 61 - 73 - 11 Megaplier 5 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 5 - 1 - 5 Tuesday Evening 5 - 0 - 9 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 8 - 2 - 6 - 8 Tuesday Evening 7 - 8 - 4 - 0 Cash Ball Tuesday 13 - 22 - 29 - 33 - 11 Kicker 3 - 9 - 7 - 6 - 0 5 Cash Card Tuesday 9H - 2C - 3C… Read More...
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The Big Deal about Budgeting - by…

KENTUCKY (4/1/15) — If I told you that you could get a raise without earning more income, would you take it? Of course you would. Many people who budget for the first time feel like they got a raise. That’s because they’re discovering money they didn’t realize they had. They’re usually stunned by how much they’re actually spending at restaurants, on movies, or on gym memberships they only use… Read More...
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Relay for Life Sponsoring Superheroes…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/1/15) — Hopkins County Relay for Life is sponsoring a “Superheroes Pancake Breakfast” at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 18 at West Kentucky Consistory, 668 S Park Ave, Madisonville. Tickets are $5 each, and can be purchased by contacting Laura at (270) 871-5063. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Hopkins County Relay for Life Read More...
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Attorney General Conway Announces…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/1/15) — Attorney General Jack Conway announced March 30, that his office will again host training for police officers and prosecutors about the effective prosecution of DUI cases involving drugs. A regional seminar is being held March 31 through April 2 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Covington, Ky. The training is coordinated through the Office of the Attorney General's Traffic… Read More...
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Officials Anticipate Increase in Forest…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/31/15) — The Division of Forestry is reminding Kentuckians that it is spring forest fire hazard season. Since March 16, the division has battled more than 98 forest fires, damaging more than 1,320 acres. This week's weather forecast is cause for concern. "The forecast for warmer, dryer weather this week has the division concerned about the potential for an additional increase in… Read More...
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Kentucky Small Businesses Can Still…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/31/15) — Want to take your business global? There's still time to sign up for Gov. Steve Beshear's Kentucky Export Initiative trade mission to Canada. The deadline to register for the May 25-30 trade mission has been extended to April 7. Numerous companies have already signed up, and only a few openings remain. Grant funding through the State Trade Export Promotion program is… Read More...
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'Protectors' to Present Programs in…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/31/15) — The Protectors organization will present two Community Night programs in Hopkins County Schools focused on building a "Courageous Community" to provide a safe and supportive place for our children to grow up. The Community Nights' doors open at 5:45 each evening Tuesday, March 31, at Hopkins County Central and Thursday, April 2, at Madisonville North Hopkins.. Area… Read More...
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Whitfield and DeGette Introduce…

WASHINGTON (3/31/15) — U.S. Representatives Ed Whitfield (R-KY-01) and Diana DeGette (D-CO-01), Co-chairs of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, recently introduced H.R. 1726, the Access to Quality Diabetes Education Act of 2015, and H.R. 1727, the Medicare Safe Needle Disposal Coverage Act of 201, and H.R. 1686, The Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act, to improve the lives of people with diabetes… Read More...
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Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/31/15) — The following misdemeanor indictments were recently handed down by a Hopkins County Grand Jury. Misty Caudill, 39, of Madisonville, second-degree criminal mischief, alcohol intoxication in a public place and second-degree disorderly conduct. Jonathan Cobb, 30, of Madisonville, second-degree possession of a controlled substance/Hydrocodone and possession of a… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Reports Released -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/31/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, March 31. Brandon T. Russell, of Madisonville, was charged March 30 with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs/alcohol/etc, failure to wear seat belt, failure to produce insurance card and operating a vehicle with an expired license. John E. Peace, Jr., was charged March 30… Read More...
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Budget Committee Meeting April 2

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/31/15) — The Hopkins Fiscal Court Budget, Audit and Personnel Committee will have a special called meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at the Hopkins County Government Center, 56 North Main Street, Madisonville, Ky. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Kim Blue Read More...
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Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/31/15) ― The following meetings and events are scheduled this week: The City of Hanson will have a regular scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 31. For more information, call (270) 322-8521. The Madisonville-Hopkins County 1 Million Cups weekly program to engage and connect entrepreneurs will be held at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 1 at Brother’s BBQ. For more… Read More...
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The Best Way to Win with Money - by…

KENTUCKY (3/31/15) — Back when I played college football, I remember one of the most important keys to winning was preparation. We practiced every day, and we closely studied the game plan before every game. The game plan prepared us for what might happen. We went into each game knowing what we needed to do and how to react to our opponents. Your monthly budget is a lot like a football team’s… Read More...
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Kentucky Agriculture Department Seeks…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/31/15) — Farmers and other eligible applicants in Kentucky may seek funding from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture for producing and marketing "specialty crops," Agriculture Commissioner James Comer has announced. Specialty crops are defined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture and nursery crops. "These crops are… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/31/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday March 30, 2015. Pick 3 Monday Midday 5 - 9 - 2 Monday Evening 7 - 2 - 4 Pick 4 Monday Midday 2 - 3 - 5 - 3 Monday Evening 3 - 6 - 5 - 6 Cash Ball Monday 1 - 10 - 27 - 29 - 25 Kicker 3 - 9 - 0 - 8 - 3 5 Cash Card Monday JD - JH - QH - 4H - 2S Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by… Read More...
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Members from Madisonville Police,…

RICHMOND, Ky. (3/30/15) — Law enforcement officers from 14 agencies across the commonwealth were recognized Friday, March 27, for completing the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training's Academy of Police Supervision. APS, also called the sergeant's academy, is a three-week, 120-hour training program targeted for newly promoted sergeants or officers who are on their agency's promotion… Read More...
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LG&E and KU Retire Cane Run…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (3/30/15) — After nearly five decades of providing safe, reliable energy to thousands of customers across Kentucky, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company's Cane Run Unit 6 is being retired tomorrow. The move comes as the company prepares to shut down its coal-fired operations at the site and bring the new Cane Run 7 gas-fired unit on line. A key… Read More...
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Kentucky Cancer Program at UofL…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (3/30/15) — The Kentucky Cancer Program at the University of Louisville has launched a new version of its cancer resource guide and moved it online. Pathfinder, the KCP's popular guide to cancer-related services and resources for 25 years, is now online and will be featured during a live KET call-in show on cancer at 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 1. The show will air at the culmination… Read More...
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Juvenile Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/30/15) ― The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office has charged a juvenile with second-degree cruelty to animals for allegedly having sex with a canine. At 4:05 p.m. Monday, deputies received a complaint call about an under-aged male seen performing a sexual act with a neighbor’s dog outside a residence in Hopkins County, authorities said. Deputy Mike Evans spoke with an off-duty… Read More...

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Glema Center April Schedule Features Jo Dee Messina

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/31/15) — Glema Mahr Center for the Arts Director Brad Downall highlights the upcoming schedule for April during a video interview with… Read More...
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VIDEO: Shoe Charity Expands to 'Sweet Sixteen' Counties in Kentucky

What started as a solution to a need of one county’s children, soon spread into a cause that now assists 16 Kentucky counties by providing shoes for students.… Read More...
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VIDEO: Educators, Leaders Share 'State of Education'

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/26/15) — The Madisonville - Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon to discuss the state of education for Hopkins County and… Read More...
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MPD Officer Offers Pedestrian Safety Tips

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/24/15) — Simple precautions to take with pedestrian safety. Lt. Billy Poe of the Madisonville Police Department offers these tips to… Read More...
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Marty Brown: Story Behind 'Whatever Makes You Smile'

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/24/15) — During an interview at SurfKY Studios, country music singer, songwriter Marty Brown along with his wife Shellie shared the story… Read More...
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Marty Brown: 'I'm From the Country' and We Like It That Way!

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/23/15) — During an interview at SurfKY Studios Monday, March 16, country music singer, songwriter Marty Brown along with his wife Shellie… Read More...
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First Baptist Gearing Up for Easter Weekend

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/22/15) — Dr. Stephen Seaford, Interim Pastor of First Baptist Madisonville spoke with SurfKY this week about their upcoming Easter… Read More...
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Marty Brown: Behind the Scenes Look at America's Got Talent

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/20/15) — During an interview at SurfKY Studios Monday, March 16, country music singer, songwriter Marty Brown alond with his wife and… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Sallie H. Stearman, 97, of Barnsley, Ky.

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Sallie H. Stearman, 97, of Barnsley, Ky. passed away at NHC Madisonville on Monday, March 30, 2015. She was born Oct.…
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Christian Rap Concert Planned

PROVIDENCE, Ky. (4/1/15) — Local group TR3Y will sponsor a Christian rap concert, “More Than Music.” Read More

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

GREENVILLE, Ky. (4/1/15) — The following fines were recently handed down in Muhlenberg District Court. Dustin Duncan,… Read More
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