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ATV Driver Injured When Vehicle Overturns

April 28, 2015 SurfKY News
HANSON, Ky. (4/28/15) ― A Nebo man was injured while driving an ATV Monday, April 27 in Hanson. According to a Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office report, Richard Daugherty and David Bryant were riding…

Hopkins County Sports


Lady Maroons Double up Daviess County, 12-6

by Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/27/15) — Madisonville-North Hopkins doubled up host Daviess County 12-6 in a high school softball game Saturday. Familiar foes Madisonville-North Hopkins and Daviess County faced… Read More...

Statewide Sports News


3rd Region Baseball, Softball Records

WESTERN KENTUCKY (4/27/15) — 3rd Region Baseball and Softball Records. Read More...
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KHSAA Celebrates Top Officials at Annual Banquet

LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/27/15) — The KHSAA honored the top officials for 2015 at the Association's 22nd Annual Officials Recognition Banquet Sunday. The ceremony,… Read More...

First /Second/Third Region Softball Records

KENTUCKY (4/24/15) — The following are the First, Second and Third Region softball records. First Region Softball Records McCracken County (18-3) Graves County… Read More...
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First/Second/Third Region Baseball Records

KENTUCKY (4/24/15) — The following are the First, Second and Third Region baseball records. First Region Records Ballard Memorial (17-2) McCracken County… Read More...

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MCC Singers Spring Concert Approaching

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/28/15) — Join the Madisonville Community College Singers under the direction of Bill Thomas and the Little River Music Society Choir under the direction of Barbara Felts as they bring you a program of reflective music on Friday, May 1 at 7 p.m. The combined choirs of 50 singers will present works from Rutter, Thompson and Tallis with the finale being a gospel mass by composer… Read More...

How to find more time for family

KENTUCKY (04/28/15) — Working parents tend to have hectic schedules, and those responsibilities often impede on the time moms and dads get to spend with their families. Many parents strive to make more time for their families, and doing so can prove a greater reward than any promotions or bonuses earned at the office. For those parents whose efforts to achieve better work-life balances remain… Read More...
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Transportation Cabinet honors fallen…

National Workers’ Memorial Day is April 28 FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/27/15) – In observance of National Workers’ Memorial Day, April 28, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is honoring employees who lost their lives while on the job. Kentucky Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock and Assistant State Highway Engineer Bob Lewis joined KYTC Employee Safety and Health Branch Manager Rob Hecker and… Read More...
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Traffic Advisory for Western Kentucky

KENTUCKY (4/27/15) Latest traffic advisory information.

Gov. Beshear Dedicates New State Police…

Frankfort, Ky.(4/27/15) — Governor Steve Beshear formally dedicated the new Kentucky State Police Academy today, unveiling a facility designed to provide current and future troopers with enhanced knowledge and skills to serve and protect the citizens of the Commonwealth. “From day one, it was evident that the Kentucky State Police was in dire need of a facility that measured up to the level of… Read More...
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Ladies Tea to Benefit Relay for Life

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/27/15) ― There will be a Ladies Afternoon Tea from 2 – 4 p.m. Sunday, May 3 at First United Methodist Church. Activities include a photo opportunity, survivor recognition, a guest speaker and special music. The event if for ladies of all ages and donations will be received for Relay for Life. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by FUMC Relay for Life Team Read More...

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/27/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Monday, April 27. Roxie J. Adams, Dawson Springs, was charged April 25 with endangering the welfare of a minor. Wilford Knight, Dawson Springs, was charged April 26 on a Hopkins County warrant for second-degree assault. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by HCSO Read More...
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When Did Cute Stop Being Cute?

KENTUCKY (04/27/15) — I was rearranging some bookshelves to make room for a few new books when it happened. I was in for a surprise and did not quite know it. There behind some books on my bookshelf was an old family photo album I had not seen in years. When I say old, I mean these were pictures taken when cameras were really cameras with film in them. Nobody knows what those cameras were like… Read More...
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Smoke Filled House Prompts 911 Call

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/25/15) — Madisonville Fire Department received an alarm from central dispatch for smoke in residence at 220 Dempsey Street. Upon arrival, Engine 4 crew met with occupant. Occupant stated there was a strong electrical smell inside the residence and the A/C unit was turned off. Fire crew entered structure to begin their investigation. Upon investigation, fire crew determined… Read More...

Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/27/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday April 26, 2015. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 1 - 9 - 8 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 9 - 7 - 9 - 8 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...

Questions to ask when looking for an…

KENTUCKY (04/27/15) — Many of today's working professionals grew up in single-income households where only one of their parents went to work each day. But that once-common dynamic is now largely a thing of the past, as economic necessity has driven both moms and dads to continue their careers even after they have had children. That reality has led many working parents to lean heavily on… Read More...

Mother's Day Buffet Planned at State…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/26/15) — Give mom a break this Mother's Day with a buffet at a Kentucky State Park. The Kentucky State Parks will be offering a Mother's Day buffet Sunday, May 10, at its resort parks. The menu includes salad bar, fruit, cheese, roast beef, roast pork with apple dressing, chicken and dumplings, fried catfish and hush puppies, vegetables and desserts. The buffet will be served… Read More...

College of Education Alum's Studies,…

LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/26/15) — When University of Kentucky College of Education alumna Dixie Miller met Olivia - a tiny baby with a big hole in her heart - doctors doubted Olivia would live to have surgery. Miller had recently become certified to accept foster children when a friend told her about Olivia, who at the time lived with a family equipped to care for medically fragile children. But Miller… Read More...
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Dave Says - April 26, 2015

KENTUCKY (4/26/15) — This week Dave discusses difference in debts and car debt. Dear Dave, My wife and I are on Baby Step three of your plan. We’re also saving up to buy a car with cash. We’re about $3,000 away from our goal, but now my wife wants to go ahead and finance the rest. She has started wondering what the difference is in borrowing to buy a car and borrowing to buy a house. Lex Dear… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - April 26, 2015

KENTUCKY (4/26/15) — There's something about "bringing home the bacon" or as in my case, the turkey. I came in from our opening day hunt with bird in hand. I stalked it, shot it, hauled it home, cleaned it, and handed it to my wife knowing that I had provided Sunday dinner for the next day. I honestly felt like I had touched the "hunter" part of man's makeup. I felt like I had fulfilled one of my… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of April 26,…

KENTUCKY (4/26/15) — Kentuckians will spend this week celebrating the "fastest two minutes in sports" and next week celebrating the largest economic engine in the Commonwealth - small business. It's all part of National Small Business Week, held this May 4-8. Did you know that two-thirds of new jobs in the U.S. each year are created by small businesses, with over half of Americans either owning… Read More...

Tobacco Quitline Callers Eligible for…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/25/15) — Free nicotine replacement therapy products will be available to Kentuckians who call Quit Now Kentucky beginning April 27 through May 10, the Kentucky Department for Public Health announced Wednesday. Callers must enroll in the cessation program with a trained coach and be qualified as medically-eligible to receive the free medication. DPH will provide callers with a… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'To Die Trying'

KENTUCKY (4/25/15) — A religious leader once asked Jesus a question. "If loving God and loving my neighbor is all that religion requires, then tell me, who is my neighbor?" Jesus answered with a parable, a parable that is one of his most well known stories: The Parable of the Good Samaritan. This story turns up everywhere in our culture, even in places where people do not know what a Samaritan is… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - 'Magnetic Money'

KENTUCKY (4/25/15) — Do you have a dollar bill? If so, you're going to want to try this amazing science experiment. Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how your money is magnetic. INGREDIENTS Neodymium Magnet United States Dollar Bill INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Hold the dollar bill so it hangs freely from your fingers. STEP 2: Look for a place on the dollar bill, which has a lot… Read More...
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Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/25/15) ― The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: Camper Appreciation Weekend will be held from 7 p.m. Friday, April 24 through noon, April 26 at The Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park. For more information, call (270) 797-3421. Mule & Draft Horse Days will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25 in downtown Dawson Springs. For more… Read More...

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Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (04/25/15) – SurfKY News spoke with Lt. Wade Simons of the Madisonville Fire Department about his history and service to Hopkins County.… Read More...

Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Sheriff Matt Sanderson and Roneshia Evans

Tim Thomas
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/25/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Hopkins County Sheriff Matt Sanderson and Roneshia Evans with the Hopkins County School System on this… Read More...

Probation and Parole Violators - April 24, 2015

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - April 22, 2015

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

Above and Beyond: Corey Miller

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (04/21/15) – SurfKY News spoke with Corey Miller, a police officer for the city of Madisonville about his contribution to our community’s… Read More...
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MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage Drinking

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Lt. Billy Poe of the Madisonville Police Department warns parents and youth about the dangers of underage drinking during the upcoming prom season. Read More...
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Locals Gather to Remember ‘Jackson Stage Stop’

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
The Historical Society of Hopkins County held its monthly meeting Thursday, April 9. Read More...
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UPDATE: Winners Announced in Mine Safety Competition

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Nine mining organizations from around the state and Indiana competed in the Mine Safety Skills Competition held today at the Kentucky Coal Academy-Mine… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Martha Born, 97, of Madisonville, Ky.

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Martha Born, 97, of Madisonville, Ky. died, Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Ridgewood Terrace nursing home in Madisonville,…

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Mustangs Lose to Ohio County via Shutout

GREENVILLE, Ky. (4/27/15) — Visiting Ohio County edged Muhlenberg County 2-0 in a 10th District baseball game Saturday. Read More

Providence Police Reports - April 27, 2015

PROVIDENCE, Ky. (4/27/15) — The Providence Police Department released the following reports Monday, April 27. Rakisha… Read More
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - April 23, 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/23/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, April 23. Samuel T. Offutt, of Madisonville, was… Read More

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/23/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following report Thursday, April 23. Darrell E. Hoagland, of Earlington, was… Read More

MCC's 'First Impression' Day Teaches Students How to Interview for Jobs

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/23/15) — The first “Put Your Best Foot Forward: First Impression Day” was sponsored by the Personal Effectiveness Skills Workgroup April… Read More

Hopkins County Traffic Advisory

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/22/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans base repair work and asphalt paving along various highways in… Read More

Sebree Woman Allegedly Goes Kicking, Screaming from ER to Hopkins County Jail

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/22/15) — A Sebree woman went to jail in Hopkins County Tuesday after police say she punched a hospital security guard, refused to… Read More

MHCEDC Announces Hopkins County Enterprise Luncheon Set for April 30.

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/22/15) — The Madisonville/Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation announced today that The Enterprise Luncheon will be at 11:30… Read More

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