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MNHHS Student Attends Highly Competitive Academic Residential Program

September 01, 2015 SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/1/15) — Abbey Sanderson, of Madisonville North High School in Hopkins County, attended a highly competitive and very strenuous four and half week academic residential program…

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UHA Blanks Hopkins County Central, 3-0

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/28/15) — Visiting University Heights Academy shut out Hopkins County Central 3-0 in a boys' high school soccer game on Thursday. Noah Thomas paced the Blazers with two goals and…

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Matsoso's Last-Minute Goal Lifts No. 14 UK over Valpo, 2-1

LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/31/15) — Preseason All-American Napo Matsoso scored in the 90th minute, giving No. 14 Kentucky a 2-1 comeback win over Valparaiso on Friday… Read More...
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Dooley's Hat Trick , Gorgol's First-Career Goal Lead UK Past Toledo

LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/31/15) – Junior Michaela Dooley netted her first-career hat trick on Sunday afternoon, scoring three of Kentucky's seven goals en route to a… Read More...
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Kentucky High School Football Schedule

KENTUCKY (8/28/15) — The following is the Kentucky High School Football Schedule for Friday Aug. 28 and Saturday Aug. 29, 2015. Friday, Aug. 28 Clay County at… Read More...
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Third Region Volleyball Records

KENTUCKY (8/28/15) — The following are the Third Region Volleyball Records. Third Region Volleyball Records Daviess County (7-0) Grayson County (7-2) Edmonson… Read More...

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Monthly Column from Attorney General…

KENTUCKY (9/1/15) — Prescription drug abuse has affected almost every family in Kentucky – including mine. For quite some time, parts of Kentucky looked like the Wild West. Pharmacists in Eastern Kentucky were working behind bullet proof glass, Fed Ex trucks were being robbed, and patients were lined up around the block clutching fake MRIS and cash to receive prescriptions from some doctors who… Read More...
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KSP Increasing Patrols during Labor Day…

KENTUCKY (9/1/15) — The national campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs through Labor Day weekend and is aimed at reducing deaths and injuries caused by motorists driving drunk or impaired by drugs. During the 2014 Labor Day holiday, there were six alcohol-related highway deaths on Kentucky roadways. Statewide, law enforcement officers arrested 55 people for DUI during that same time… Read More...
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2015 Jim Claypool Art, Conservation…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/1/15) — The Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts, in partnership with the Kentucky Farm Bureau, announces the beginning of the 2015 Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing Contest titled, "The Wild Side of Kentucky." Students across the state will use a wildlife theme to create art and essays to urge their audience toward good wildlife conservation practices. County,… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/1/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, Sept. 1. Marshall Gibson, of Madisonville, was charged Sept. 1 with rear license not illuminated, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. - first offense, failure to produce insurance card, first-degree possession of a controlled substance/meth – first offense,… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/1/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday Aug. 31, 2015. Pick 3 Monday Midday 6 - 2 - 4 Monday Evening 2 - 8 - 8 Pick 4 Monday Midday 4 - 4 - 5 - 2 Monday Evening 1 - 6 - 2 - 4 Cash Ball Monday 3 - 14 - 19 - 30 - 5 Kicker 5 - 9 - 9 - 8 - 1 5 Cash Card Monday KD - 4D - 9D - 6H - 8S Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by… Read More...
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Pet of the Day - Morty

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Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/1/15) — The following fines were handed down recently in Hopkins District Court: Penny F. Babbs, possession of marijuana, $319. Delaney R. Cecil, speeding 24 mph over limit, no driver’s or moped license, four days, $236. Joseph Allard, speeding 18 mph over limit, driving on a suspended or revoked license, 30 days, $189. Sonny C. Stewart, driving under the influence of… Read More...
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KSP Conducting Death Investigation of…

MAYFIELD, Ky. (8/31/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP received a 911 call on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 at approximately 11:57 a.m., from the Graves County Jail reporting an unresponsive inmate. The report said Mayfield EMS transported Anthony R. Swatzell, 51, to the Jackson Purchase Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased by the Graves County Coroner. The cell in which… Read More...
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Republic Senator Mulls Expanding Kynect…

KENTUCKY (8/31/15) — While the Republican nominee for governor says he would dismantle the state health-insurance exchange branded as Kynect, a GOP senator is talking about not only keeping it, but expanding it to other states to pay for the other big feature of federal health reform: expanded Medicaid. Sen. Ralph Alvarado of Winchester made the suggestion at a legislative committee meeting where… Read More...
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Historic District Commission Meeting…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — The City of Madisonville Historic District Commission will meet in regular session at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 in the 2nd Floor Conference Room at City Hall. Click here to view agenda. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Daron Jordan Read More...
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UK Completes Campus Wide Survey on…

LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/31/15) — University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto and Diane Follingstad, director of the UK Center for Research on Violence Against Women, today unveiled preliminary results from a campus-wide survey of students. Campus Attitudes Toward Safety found that most students believe UK is safe, but that too many remain reluctant to report sexual assaults. UK officials believe the… Read More...
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Political Correctness No Excuse for…

KENTUCKY (8/31/15) — Political Correctness-the emphasis of sensitivity over truth, and the sometimes watering down of straight talk to preserve people's feeling, is in the news again thanks to the pugnacious and attention-grabbing GOP frontrunner who told a crowd in Cleveland earlier this month "the big problem this country has is being politically correct." I remember sitting in a lecture hall… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, Aug. 31. Shannon G. Dunlap, of Knoxville, Tenn., operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. - first offense with aggravated circumstances, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess, second-degree possession of a controlled substance and failure to wear… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Monday, Aug. 31. Kimberly A. Kinslow, of Louisville, was charged Aug. 30 with careless driving, possession of an alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle, driving on a DUI suspended license – first offense with aggravated circumstances, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of… Read More...
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Pet of the Day - Emmy

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United Way's 2015 Campaign Underway

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — The 2015 United Way of the Coalfield campaign is underway and off to a great start. The annual Leadership Breakfast was Aug. 13 on the 8th floor of Baptist Tower. Board members, campaign volunteers and community leaders enjoyed a delicious meal prepared by Catering and Creations and motivational messages from Executive Director Chip Tate, Board President Rufus… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, Aug. 31. Joseph J. Hill, 24, of Dawson Springs, was charged Aug. 22 on a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines. Earl F. Nelson, 24, of Dawson Springs, was charged Aug. 24 with third-degree criminal trespassing. Christopher N. Cobb, 25, of Dawson Springs, was charged Aug. 26 with… Read More...
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Shred Day Scheduled for Saturday, Sept.…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — To help protect our citizens from identity theft, the City of Madisonville is again sponsoring Shred Day. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, anyone can shred up to 100 lbs. of personal and/or business documents at no charge. Bring your items to the Piranha Mobile Shredding unit that will be set up at the south end of Parkway Plaza Mall parking lot. For… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/31/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday Aug. 30, 2015. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 2 - 5 - 4 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 5 - 2 - 9 - 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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Madisonville Fire Department Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/31/15) — Madisonville Fire Department released the following reports recently: Dispatched Aug. 25 to City Hall at 67 N. Main St., for a report of a natural gas leak. Firefighters were told Atmos Energy was working in the vicinity and had cut a gas line that had been repaired. Fire officials checked the area with a gas meter and determined the area was safe. Dispatched Aug. 25… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Saturday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/31/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Saturday Aug. 29, 2015. Powerball Saturday 18 - 21 - 25 - 28 - 29 - 16 Power Play 2 Pick 3 Saturday Midday 9 - 1 - 4 Saturday Evening 9 - 5 - 0 Pick 4 Saturday Midday 2 - 2 - 2 - 1 Saturday Evening 2 - 1 - 0 - 7 Cash Ball Saturday 10 - 13 - 27 - 29 - 20 Kicker 8 - 4 - 5 - 4 - 1 5 Cash Card Saturday 3S -… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Friday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/31/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Friday Aug. 28, 2015. Mega Millions Friday 13 - 35 - 40 - 60 - 68 - 9 Megaplier 4 Pick 3 Friday Midday 2 - 8 - 3 Friday Evening 3 - 7 - 9 Pick 4 Friday Midday 7 - 4 - 9 - 9 Friday Evening 4 - 8 - 2 - 6 Cash Ball Friday 15 - 22 - 26 - 30 - 16 Kicker 4 - 4 - 9 - 1 - 4 5 Cash Card Friday 3S - 7S - JC - QH -… Read More...
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Happenings, Meetings Listed for…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/30/15) ― The following happenings and meetings are scheduled for next week: • Calvary Temple Community is "Feeding the Hungry" and will be serving breakfast on Sunday, August 30, 9 – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast is free and everyone is welcome. • The Kentucky Career Center/Office of Employment and Training will host a blood drive for Baptist Health blood bank Monday, August 31, 10… Read More...
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Education Chief Reflects on Service

KENTUCKY (8/30/15) — In his first years on the job, Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday had to implement a series of reforms passed by the legislature in 2009 followed by Common Core standards all while making ends meet with fewer state dollars for K-12 schools. As he prepares to retire next Monday, Holliday reflects on his busy six years as the head of public education in the… Read More...

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KENTUCKY (8/31/15) — To conclude the recent Fox News debate among 10 of the Republican presidential contenders, a viewer asked the candidates if God had told… Read More...
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3rd Annual '9/11 Heroes Run' Fast Approaching

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Kelly Forbes and Whitney Wardrip with the 9/11 Heroes Run on this episode of Focus on Hopkins County.… Read More...
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Legislators Preview Election 2015

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KENTUCKY (8/26/15) — If the informal observations of the state’s legislative leadership are accurate, Kentuckians aren’t paying much attention to this year’s… Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - August 26, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Local Law Enforcement Serves Special Olympics by Serving Food, Fun

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/22/15) — Members of law enforcement gathered today for one cause — to raise money for Special Olympics through the “Tip a Cop” fundraiser… Read More...
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Focus on Hopkins County: Whitney Wardrip

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Tim Thomas speaks with Madisonville Housing Authority Executive Director Whitney Wardrip on this episode of Focus on Hopkins County. Read More...
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Focus on Hopkins County: Silas Matchem, Sr.

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Hopkins County Obituaries

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Howard “Rev. Bud” Tingle, 72, of Madisonville

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/1/15) — Howard “Rev. Bud” Tingle, 72, of Madisonville died Monday, August 31, 2015 at his home in Madisonville. He…

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Muhlenberg Youth Soccer Kicks off Season

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Muhlenberg County Youth Soccer League has started its five-week schedule playing… Read More
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Maroons Edge Murray, 3-2

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/28/15) — Madisonville-North Hopkins edged visiting Murray 3-2 in a boys' high school soccer game on Thursday. The Maroons notched their… Read More

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - Aug. 27, 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/27/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, Aug. 27. Joseph G. Sheets, of Madisonville, was… Read More

Driver Injured after Swerving to Avoid Striking Animal in Road

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/27/15) — A man was taken to the hospital by ambulance after he swerved to miss an animal that ran in his path along McCoy Avenue, shortly… Read More

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/27/15) — Madisonville-North Hopkins High School was on lockdown for a brief period this morning after a call about a suspicious person… Read More

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/27/15) — The Kentucky Career Center Office of Employment and Training will be hosting a blood drive for Baptist Health Blood Bank from 9… Read More

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