Friday, January 30, 2015

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Kentucky Highway Crews Prepare for Possible Winter Precipitation on Sunday

January 29, 2015 Keith Todd
KENTUCKY (1/29/15) — Highway crews across the 11 counties of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 2 plan to pre-treat area roadways in anticipation of a winter weather event with possible snow…

Hopkins County Sports

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Hopkins Central Girls Fall to Webster County

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DIXON, Ky. (1/26/15) — Senior center Kristen Kenney set a Webster County High School girls' basketball program record with 26 rebounds and scored a game-high 33 points to lead the Lady Trojans over… Read More...

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Blazers Drop Opening Round Game to Buckhorn

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/29/15) — Fourteenth Region champion Buckhorn prevented Second Region champ University Heights from advancing in the Touchstone Energy All "A"… Read More...
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Girls' All 'A' Classic Scoreboard

KENTUCKY (1/29/15) — The following are the Girls' Touchstone Energy All 'A' Classic scores: Frankfort Convention Center Wednesday, Jan. 28. Owensboro Catholic… Read More...
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Lady Blazers Fall to 14th Region Champ Leslie County

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/29/15) — University Heights faced a deficit at the conclusion of each quarter and lost despite outscoring Leslie County 19-9 in the third… Read More...
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UK Hoops Signee Murray Named McDonald's All-American

LEXINGTON, Ky. (1/29/15) — Kentucky women's basketball signee Taylor Murray of Odenton, Md., has been selected to play in the prestigious 2015 McDonald's… Read More...

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Lt. Gov. Luallen, Housing, Veterans…

FRANKFORT Ky. (1/29/15) — Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen today joined federal and state housing and veterans officials to announce a partnership aimed at sheltering Kentucky's homeless veterans. The "Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness" involves collaboration between the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Kentucky Housing Corporation to issue a larger number of… Read More...
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/29/15) — The following is your update on local restaurant inspections for the Hopkins County area, courtesy of the Hopkins County Health Department. Ideal Market (Center St.) 99 Boxes of Styrofoam cups stored on floor Rally’s 93 Debris build-up on inside lip of ice machine Boxes of food product on floor in walk-in freezer Cooler door gasket needs repairing Thermometers not… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/29/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, Jan. 29. Dustin K. Wallace, of Madisonville, was charged Jan. 28 on a warrant for first-degree sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 12. Christopher D. Loyd, of Madisonville, was charged Jan. 28 on two Hopkins County warrants for nonpayment of fines. SurfKY NewsInformation provided… Read More...
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KapStone Container Corporation to…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/29/15) — Governor Steve Beshear today announced KapStone Container Corporation plans to expand its operations in Bowling Green. KapStone, which manufactures paper packaging containers, is expected to create up to 30 new jobs and invest $4.5 million into the project. "Today's announcement is a demonstration that KapStone Container continues to build on its growth as a leading… Read More...
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Keystone Approval Will Boost the…

WASHINGTON (1/29/15) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today urging final passage of the Keystone XL Pipeline Act: "The past few weeks have been a whirlwind. But the Keystone jobs debate has been important for the Senate and for our country. "We took about a dozen more roll-call votes on amendments yesterday. That means the Senate has now… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/29/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Thursday, Jan. 29. Rodney J. Checkal, Jr., of Morganfield, was charged Jan. 28 on a warrant for failure to appear. Betty F. Braden, of Earlington, was charged Jan. 29 on a Hopkins County warrant for theft by deception including cold checks under $500. Nichole D. Franklin, of Nortonville, was charged… Read More...
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Protect Your Sensitive Information from…

US (1/29/15) — Reports of personal data being stolen from major retailers are on the rise. In September 2014 alone, the public learned of potential security breaches at Google, leaked personal celebrity photos and a date breach at Home Depot. These incidents illustrate the importance of protecting our personal information. Sophisticated criminals can now access information on just about anyone,… Read More...
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Music Education Boosts More than Test…

US (1/29/15) — School is much more than a place where students gather to learn. For children, school is their first opportunity for social development and introduction to people outside of their family unit. Lessons learned in school go beyond mathematics and language arts. Students learn to cultivate individual interests and find other people who share their interests. Music is one of the ways… Read More...
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Jobless Rates down in All 120 Counties…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/29/15) — Unemployment rates fell in all 120 Kentucky counties between December 2013 and December 2014, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. This is the fourth time in the last five months that Kentucky has seen a year-over-year drop in all counties. Scott and Woodford counties recorded… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/29/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 12 - 24 - 35 - 36 - 49 - 1 Power Play 5 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 1 - 7 - 8 Wednesday Evening 7 - 4 - 6 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 4 - 3 - 9 - 1 Wednesday Evening 5 - 2 - 9 - 3 Cash Ball Wednesday 19 - 20 - 21 - 27 - 17 Kicker 4 - 1 - 0 - 3 - 2 5 Cash Card Wednesday… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Fort Campbell…

WASHINGTON (1/29/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office yesterday with a group of Senior Non-Commissioned Officers from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) at Fort Campbell. The soldiers are visiting Washington, D.C. as part of an NCO Professional Development event that includes meetings at… Read More...
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Revive the Art of Letter-Writing

US (1/29/15) — Getting a handwritten letter nowadays is extraordinary, as people often do not take the time to write letters in an age when emailing, texting and tweeting have revolutionized the way people communicate with one another. However, writing notes, letters and exclamations of love can be more intimate, especially on Valentine's Day. In France, love letters are called billet doux. The… Read More...
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UPDATE - Students Have until Jan. 31 to…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/29/15) — The deadline to submit entries to the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's 2015 Poster and Essay Contest has been extended to Jan. 31 to accommodate students in schools whose schedules have been disrupted by recent winter weather, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer announced. The contest theme is "Kentucky Agriculture: Growing the Next Generation of Farmers." Students… Read More...
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Whitfield Ushers Legislation to Boost…

WASHINGTON (1/28/15) — U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, led the charge today in support of H.R. 351, The Liquefied Natural Gas Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act of 2015, which passed the House of Representatives by a bipartisan vote of 277 to 133. The legislation will help speed up the Department of Energy's approval of U.S.… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/28/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, Jan. 28. Ronnie Gibson, of Dawson Springs, was charged Jan. 27 with operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license, no registration plates and failure of owner to maintain required insurance – first offense. Byron K. Lewis, of Nortonville, was charged Jan. 27 with first-degree… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/28/15) — The following report was released by the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office Wednesday, Jan. 28. Brandi Denee` Orten, of Dawson Springs, was served a Hopkins County criminal summons Jan. 27 for second-degree burglary and first-degree criminal trespass. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office Read More...
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Letter to the Editor - Month of Mentors

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/28/15) — January is National Mentoring Month. We would like to acknowledge our volunteers to let them know they are appreciated. Here's a list, please share. CJ Meredith, Presley Stevens, Callie Menser, Christina Norris, Logan Holland, Kaleigh Mercer, Jordan McCay, Heather Webb, Allee Rogers, Rayven Grant, Clayton Cunningham, Morgan Shelton, as well as Tamesha Stone, Casey… Read More...
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KWIB to Gather Feedback on Regional and…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/28/15) — The Kentucky Workforce Investment Board is in the process of developing a recommendation for Gov. Steve Beshear regarding the designation and/or re-designation of regions and local workforce areas as required in the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. This is one of many actions that will be taken as the new law, which becomes effective July 1, 2015, is… Read More...
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MCC Releases Late Start Class Schedule

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/28/15) — Madisonville Community College is offering additional spring 2015 course options as part of the MCC Late Start Program. A variety of general education courses are available, both on-campus and online. Late start class dates vary, with courses beginning in both February and March. For a complete listing, visit madisonville.kctcs.edu/en/Academics/Late_Start.aspx.… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/28/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday Jan. 27, 2015. Mega Millions Tuesday 5 - 26 - 27 - 44 - 57 - 7 Megaplier 3 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 1 - 3 - 6 Tuesday Evening 3 - 3 - 9 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 3 - 9 - 8 - 5 Tuesday Evening 5 - 8 - 1 - 0 Cash Ball Tuesday 4 - 8 - 14 - 18 - 6 Kicker 0 - 0 - 9 - 1 - 0 5 Cash Card Tuesday 6C - 8C - JH -… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Lenora Faye Clayton, 75, of Madisonville, Ky.

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Lenora Faye Clayton, 75, of Madisonville, Ky., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 at Baptist Health Hospital in…
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Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

GREENVILLE, Ky. (1/28/15) — The following fines were recently handed down in Muhlenberg District Court. Martha Coleman,… Read More

Page Named Employee of the Year at MCCH

MURRAY, Ky. (1/29/15) — Susan Page, a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department, has been named the 2014 Employee of… Read More
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