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Meth, Marijuana, Synthetics Seized during Drug Bust

November 30, 2015 SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/30/15) — Three Hopkins County residents were charged with drugs after a Hopkins County deputy investigation. According to a Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office report, Deputy Heath…



Kentucky Girls' High School Basketball Schedule

Steve LeMaster
KENTUCKY (11/30/15) — The Kentucky Girls' High School Basketball schedule for Monday, Nov. 30 is below: Girls' High School Basketball Schedule Dayton at Augusta, 7:30 p.m. Calvary Christian at Bishop…

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Kentucky Lottery Results for Friday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (11/30/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Friday Nov. 27, 2015. Mega Millions Friday 16 - 20 - 39 - 56 - 59 - 12 Megaplier 3 Pick 3 Friday Midday 9 - 1 - 0 Friday Evening 2 - 8 - 4 Pick 4 Friday Midday 2 - 5 - 1 - 2 Friday Evening 6 - 8 - 3 - 3 Cash Ball Friday 4 - 5 - 7 - 19 - 15 Kicker 3 - 7 - 4 - 2 - 4 5 Cash Card Friday QD - 8H - JC - 10C -… Read More...

Pet of the Day - Asher

Meet Asher, he's a 6-year-old Border Collie Lab mix, who weighs 52 pounds. Read More...

Legislator's Log - Week of Nov. 29, 2015

KENTUCKY (11/29/15) — The start of the new year will bring us a new governor and a new legislative session. We are already beginning to hear some of Governor-Elect Matt Bevin's plans for our state in the news, plans that include scaling back Medicaid and dismantling kynect, the state's online marketplace that helps the uninsured or underinsured get health coverage. How should we react to this… Read More...
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Veterans to Play Key Role in Inaugural…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (11/29/15) — The Bevin-Hampton Inaugural Parade will honor Vietnam and Korean War veterans, as well as fallen Kentucky first responders, the Inaugural Committee announced today. A Fallen Officers Memorial Unit will pay special tribute to four Kentucky police officers who have died this year. Four lines will march in missing man formation behind a bagpiper and drummer. The formation… Read More...
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Dave Says - Nov. 29, 2015

KENTUCKY (11/29/15) — This week Dave discusses how do you have a wedding without debt and what to do with restricted stock? Dear Dave, How do you have a wedding without debt? Lynn Dear Lynn, Wow, where do I start on this one? I guess the best way is to tell the truth. Honey, that question kind of makes you sound like a little princess. How do you have a wedding without debt? It’s really simple.… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - Nov. 29, 2015

HENDERSON, Ky. (11/29/15) — I’ve often noticed how deer live mostly in a quiet environment. Even this morning I watched one particular city dwelling doe begin to get a bit nervous when the noise of traffic began to surround her. She quickly moved to a quieter place. Not only do they prefer a soundless surrounding, but most of the time deer do very little vocal communication. It is easy to see how… Read More...
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Pension Grinch Likely to Pilfer More…

KENTUCKY (11/28/15) — The more we hear from experts on Kentucky's pension crisis, the clearer it becomes: no Black-Friday-type-of-deal exists to bail out the state's retirement systems, which face a nearly $40 billion unfunded liability. But Santa made an early visit this year to Kentucky Retirement Systems' executive director Bill Thielen, whose board paid $38,500 to a Colorado search firm to… Read More...
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Happenings, Meetings Listed for…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (11/28/15) ― The following happenings and meeting are scheduled for Hopkins County. • Glema Mahr Center for the Arts will showcase 20 Years of Inspiration: Selected Costumes and Art of Heather Wallace-Campbell in the Anne P. Baker Gallery from through Dec. 17. For more information, contact the Glema Mahr Center at 270-824-8652, or visit the website,, or stop by… Read More...

Hooked on Science - Pinecone Hygrometer

You might turn to your local meteorologist for your forecast. How about a pinecone? Jason Lindsey aka “Mr. Science” with Hooked on Science and a kid scientist show us how a pinecone can help you predict the weather. Read More...

Governor-Elect Bevin Names Chad…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (11/27/15) — Today, Governor-Elect Bevin's transition team announced that attorney Chad Meredith will serve as Deputy General Counsel in the Governor's Office. "We are excited to announce Chad Meredith as the Governor's Deputy General Counsel," said General Counsel Steve Pitt. "Chad is an impressive lawyer with the rare distinction of work experience in both United States district… Read More...

Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (11/27/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday Nov. 26, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 7 - 7 - 8 Thursday Evening 3 - 1 - 2 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 0 - 8 - 7 - 5 Thursday Evening 3 - 5 - 4 - 6 Cash Ball Thursday 7 - 21 - 27 - 29 - 28 Kicker 5 - 9 - 3 - 8 - 4 5 Cash Card Thursday 3D - KS - 8C - JD - KC Luck for Life Thursday 3 - 29 - 33 - 37 -… Read More...

Governor-Elect Bevin Names Two Key…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (11/27/15) — On Nov. 25, 2015, Governor-Elect Bevin announced two key appointments to the Governor's Office. Andrew V. McNeill will serve as Senior Advisor to the Governor and Adam M. Meier will be Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy. "We continue to add depth to the bench as we carefully fill key roles in the administration," said Governor-Elect Bevin. "Andrew McNeill has decades of… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (11/27/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Nov. 25, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 16 - 29 - 53 - 58 - 69 - 21 Power Play 2 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 7 - 8 - 4 Wednesday Evening 8 - 2 - 2 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 5 - 1 - 2 - 6 Wednesday Evening 9 - 1 - 6 - 7 Cash Ball Wednesday 18 - 20 - 26 - 33 - 21 Kicker 8 - 2 - 2 - 6 - 4 5 Cash Card… Read More...
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Mahr Park Planning Committee to Meet…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (11/27/15) — A special called meeting of the Mahr Park Planning Committee has been scheduled for 10 a.m. CST, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, in the City Hall conference room, 67 N. Main Street, Madisonville, Ky. Agenda I. Trail Update – Frank Williams II. Survey of Park – Frank Williams III. Parking Lot Discussion IV. Road Extension Phase II V. Road Lighting Project VI. Welcome Center… Read More...
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Five Ways to Cut Your Holiday Spending…

KENTUCKY (11/27/15) — It’s the Christmas season-my favorite time of year. And even though Christmas is the season of giving, it can also be a time when it’s really tempting to overspend. To keep from falling into that trap, you need to have a plan. So here are few ways to keep your spending in check this Christmas. Make a budget. The budget is your plan. You must decide how much you’re going to… Read More...

Pet of the Day - Midnight

Today, Midnight is featured as our Pet of the Day. Read More...
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Kentucky's Workplace Injury, Illness…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (11/27/15) — The Kentucky Labor Cabinet announced Nov. 24, the latest incidence rate involving all employer-reported workplace injury and illnesses was 3.8 per 100 equivalent full-time workers, which is the lowest rate in Kentucky since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began recording the data in 1996. This rate is for the entire 2014 calendar year. "The safety and health of our… Read More...
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (11/26/15) ― The Hopkins County Health Department released the following area food scores Thursday, Nov. 26 for scores through Wednesday, Nov. 25. BP Food Mart (South Main) 99Inside lip of ice machine needs cleaning Grapevine Baptist Church Kitchen 100 The Hub (new, Hanson) 100 Baymont Inn & Suites Breakfast Bar 100 KFC 94Container used to dip slaw improperly storedIce scoops… Read More...
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American Medical Association Wants to…

KENTUCKY (11/26/15) — The American Medical Association is calling for a ban on advertising of prescription drugs to patients, saying "a growing proliferation of ads is driving demand for expensive treatments despite the clinical effectiveness of less costly alternatives." The vote by the nation's leading organization for physicians also reflects “the role that marketing costs play in fueling… Read More...

Pet of the Day - Jewel

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Grapevine Church Offering Interactive…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/26/15) — Grapevine Christian Church is hosting the “Miracle of Jesus,” a unique, multi-sensory, family, Christmas event from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19. During the event, families will step back to Bethlehem in Biblical times to explore Jesus' miraculous love in an interactive marketplace setting. Children and adults will become a part of a fully-immersive experience as… Read More...
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Thanksgiving is Peak Day for Cooking…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (11/25/15) — Leaving food on the stove to cook unattended is a recipe for disaster, says Kentucky State Fire Marshal William Swope. According to the National Fire Protection Association, Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by Christmas Day and Christmas Eve. U.S. firefighters responded to roughly 1,550 home fires involving cooking equipment on Thanksgiving… Read More...

Western Ky. Hospice Offers Grief…

KENTUCKY (11/25/15) — Tension. A palpable tension is already filling the air and my guess is you began feeling it right around the time you noticed the leaves transitioning through their beautiful spectrum of colors. Every year I tell myself I’m going to slow down and drink in the beauty of creation in the Fall only to find myself staring Winter in the eye after a hectic holiday season. That… Read More...

MNHHS FFA Poinsettias on Sale

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/25/15) ― Madisonville-North Hopkins High School Future Farmers of America will be selling Christmas poinsettias from through Dec. 4 while supplies last. The price for 6.5” pot is $10, and checks payable to MNHHS FFA. Pick up dates will be from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. To 2 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds help fund trips to large FFA events including… Read More...

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Kentucky Tonight Previews 2016 General Assembly

KENTUCKY (11/27/15) — State lawmakers have big hopes heading into the 2016 for legislation regarding education, right to work, tort reform, the minimum wage,… Read More...
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Theologian Mohler: Redefinition of Marriage Began Long Ago

KENTUCKY (11/26/15) — When theologian Albert Mohler Jr. looks at the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized gay marriage across the country, he sees… Read More...

Hopkins County Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - November 25, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...

Mayor David Jackson Proclaims Nov 28th as Small Business Saturday

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Madisonville supports our local businesses that create jobs, boost our local economy and preserve our neighborhoods. Read More...

Hooked on Science - Pinecone Hygrometer

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You might turn to your local meteorologist for your forecast. How about a pinecone? Jason Lindsey aka “Mr. Science” with Hooked on Science and a kid scientist… Read More...
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L.I.F.E. Provides Students with 'Reality Check'

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
The 18th Annual “Learning it First Through Education” took place Friday at First United Methodist Church with 22 booth participants. Read More...

Using Science to Harvest a Trophy Buck

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EDC Shows Innovation by Promoting Innovation

Ron Sanders
Innovation and entrepreneurship was the focus of the Innovation Luncheon today in Hopkins County. Read More...

Hooked on Science - 'Amazing Egg Drop'

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Searching for a way to add a little science to your Thanksgiving? If so, Jason Lindsey aka “Mr. Science” with Hooked on Science and a local kid scientist show… Read More...

Priorities for the Next State Budget

KENTUCKY (11/21/15) — When state lawmakers convene in January, their top agenda item will be to pass a new two-year budget for the commonwealth. Under the best… Read More...
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Pape Urges Border Control, Cutting Off Immigration from Countries Sponsoring Terrorism

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/17/15) ― U.S. First Congressional District Republican Primary Candidate Michael Pape visited Madisonville Tuesday to share his philosophy… Read More...
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Beshear: Today, We Take Another Huge Step

Ron Sanders
Gov. Beshear and a host of dignitaries celebrated the official dedication of a 42.6 mile segment and the conversion of Kentucky’s parkways to interstate… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries


Brenda Sue Crowley, 69, of Madisonville

MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Brenda Sue Crowley, 69, of Madisonville, Ky., passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, at Baptist Health Madisonville.…

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Man Charged with Multiple Offenses after Running Stop Sign

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/23/15) ― A Mortons Gap man was charged with multiple offenses after police made a traffic stop at 8:43 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22. According to… Read More

Madisonville Police Reports Released

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/23/15) ― The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, Nov. 23. Tammy J. Suttle, Nebo, was charged Nov. 22… Read More

'Sharing the Harvest' ― MNHHS Students Donating Food to Families for Thanksgiving

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/23/15) ― More than 35 families are receiving blessings today from the student body at Madisonville-North Hopkins High School. Teens were… Read More

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (11/23/15) ― The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, Nov. 23. Stacey L. Parker, 41, Atlanta, Ga., was… Read More

Stanley Lewis Cultural Diversity Writing Contest Submissions Due by Dec. 11

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/23/15) — Madisonville Community College is pleased to announce that the Stanley Lewis Cultural Diversity Writing Contest is underway.… Read More

Madisonville Fire Department Reports Released

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/23/15) ― Madisonville Fire Department released the following reports recently: Dispatched at 1:37 p.m. Nov. 19 to the intersection of… Read More

EDC Vice President Voted onto KAED Board of Directors

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/22/15) — The Madisonville/Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce that James Bundren, Vice President, has… Read More

UK Alumni Club Raises Scholarship Funds for Students

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/22/15) –The Hopkins County U.K. Alumni Club hosted its fall dinner on Thursday evening with nearly 80 alumni in attendance dressed in a… Read More


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