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One Injured in Single-Vehicle Collision on Pennyrile

September 29, 2014 Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/29/14) ― One lane of traffic is closed along the Pennyrile Parkway near the 37 mile marker as the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office works the scene of a one-vehicle accident…

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Madisonville-North Hopkins Maroons Edged Out by Owensboro

by Steve LeMaster
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/29/14) — Four different Owensboro players rushed for a touchdown as the Red Devils defeated Madisonville-North Hopkins 29-22 in a Class 4A, District 1 football game Friday night.… Read More...

Madisonville Rotary Club Football - 9/27/14

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/27/14) — Browning Springs Middle School field hosted Rotary club football today with three back to back games. Read More...

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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/30/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday Sept. 29, 2014. Pick 3 Monday Midday 5 - 0 - 8 Monday Evening 2 - 1 - 3 Pick 4 Monday Midday 6 - 4 - 3 - 0 Monday Evening 3 - 1 - 0 - 0 Cash Ball Monday 4 - 12 - 13 - 32 - 16 Kicker 9 - 6 - 9 - 0 - 0 Decades of Dollars Monday 15 - 16 - 18 - 21 - 22 - 29 5 Cash Card Monday 5D - 3S - QD - 7D - KH… Read More...
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Kentucky Archives Month Observed…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/29/14) — Kentucky archival and manuscript repositories throughout the state will observe October 2014 as Kentucky Archives Month, in conjunction with American Archives Month. Read More...
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Traffic Accident on Brown Road

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/29/14) — Madisonville Police responded to a traffic accident off Brown Road and East Center Street Saturday, Sept. 27. According to the Madisonville Police Report, Lucas Robinson, 24, Madisonville was in the left lane on East Center Street attempting to turn north onto Brown Road, when he pulled in front of Earl Broughton, 35, Madisonville, who was traveling westbound on East… Read More...
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Nominations Being Accepted for Central…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/29/14) — The purpose of the Hopkins Country Central Athletic Hall of Fame is to commemorate those athletes and coaches who have attained excellence above and beyond that of their contemporaries and those individuals who have and/ or continue to make a lasting impact on athletics at Hopkins County Central. The following criteria should be considered when making nominations:… Read More...
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Madisonville Gallery Hop to Showcase…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/29/14) — Madisonville’s Gallery Hop returns Saturday, Oct. 4 with opportunities for the public to view and purchase art, listen to a variety of live music, eat at one of the city’s eclectic restaurants or sample regional wines. From 4 - 8 p.m. art will be on display at several downtown locations. Original works for sale will include oil and watercolor paintings, fiber pieces,… Read More...
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Madisonville Tree Board Meeting Oct. 2

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/29/14) — The City of Madisonville Tree Board will meet in regular session at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 at the Hopkins County Extension Service office which is located at 75 Cornwall Drive. The agenda is as follows: Preparation for participation at Kidapalooza on Oct. 25. Any additional thoughts or ideas? Set date/time for next meeting. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by… Read More...
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Dig Pink Night

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/29/14) — The Lady Maroon Volleyball team will be hosting the Lady Storm Volleyball team for our Second Annual Dig Pink night sponsored by Train to Win Sports, starting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2 at Madisonville North Hopkins High School. On this special night, a percentage of the money from concessions plus money raised during a competition between North and Central fans… Read More...
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Fall Fire Hazard Season Begins Oct. 1

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/29/14) — The Kentucky Division of Forestry is using noses and paws to catch arsonists as the fall wildfire season, which runs from Oct. 1 through Dec. 15, gets underway. Bloodhounds trained to investigate arson cases will be available for forest fire cases for the first time. Through a partnership with the Bell County Forestry Camp, multiple bloodhounds and handlers are now… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/29/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday Sept. 28, 2014. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 8 - 0 - 1 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 2 - 0 - 7 - 2 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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GED Attainment is Focus of McDonald's…

KENTUCKY (9/29/14) — McDonald’s restaurants in 67 counties are joining forces to encourage GED attainment with in-store promotions funded by the restaurant owners. Beginning this week, customers at restaurants represented by McDonald’s of Central and Southeastern Kentucky, Paducah Co-op, Tri-State Co-op, Tri-Cities Co-op, Evansville Co-op and Louisville Co-op will see trayliners featuring a… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/29/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, Sept. 29. Leah Drone, 29, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant Sept. 27 for contempt of court. The arresting officer was Falon Graham. Noah Williams Jr., 36, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant Sept. 27 for non-payment of fines. The arresting officer was Justin Browning. Paul… Read More...
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MCC Participating in Statewide Used…

KENTUCKY (9/29/14) — Madisonville Community College will be participating in a statewide campaign to help victims of domestic violence. The Kentucky Commission on Women Statewide HopeLine Drive will officially launch Oct. 1 during a news conference at 12 p.m. ET in the Capitol Rotunda with Governor Steve Beshear, KCW Chair Madeline Abramson, KCW Executive Director Eleanor Jordan, Lauren Love… Read More...
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/29/14) — The following is your update on local restaurant inspections for the Hopkins County area, courtesy of the Hopkins County Health Department. Nana's Place Preschool/Daycare 100 Ideal Market Deli (Princeton Pike) 100 Dairy Queen (Dawson Springs) 100 Wal-Mart Deli 99 Meat rack in need of repair Food Safety Class the second Tuesday of each month. No fee. Call (270)… Read More...
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Kentucky State Parks Halloween Events…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/28/14) — October is arriving, and that means the Kentucky State Parks will be getting out the pumpkins and goblin decorations as they prepare for one of the most popular times of the year, Halloween. Many of the park system's campgrounds will be having special activities for campers, including decorations, costumes, hayrides and games for the kids. Resort parks, recreation parks… Read More...
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Kentucky's ColorFall Program Helps…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/28/14) – Fall has arrived, and with it the 2014 edition of the ColorFall program touting peak foliage viewing areas and exciting autumn events around Kentucky. ColorFall is designed to aid public enjoyment and media coverage of autumn in the Bluegrass State. Coordinated by the Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism and the Kentucky Department of Parks, ColorFall is now in its… Read More...
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Kentucky Book Fair Awards Grants

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/28/14) — Eight grants were recently announced to public and school libraries across the Commonwealth from proceeds of the annual Kentucky Book Fair. Since the KBF’s inception in 1981, more than $365,000 has been awarded to school and public libraries. Each year about 4,000 people attend the event, which attracts nearly 200 authors who autograph and sell copies of their latest… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - Sept. 28, 2014

KENTUCKY (9/28/14) — Have you ever wondered about wonder? I mean have you ever thought why you attribute a beauty or awe to certain things? Have you ever been amazed how a large tree can grow from the tiniest crack in a massive rock? Have you ever been rapt by a sunset, a blanket of fog, or ridge of mountains in the fall? I know you have. And I also know you’re beginning to think I’m spending too… Read More...
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Dave Says - Sept. 28, 2014

KENTUCKY (9/28/14) — This week Dave discusses tithing and giving while getting out of debt and two free spirits. Dear Dave,Do you recommend that people continue tithing and giving while getting out of debt?Sarah Dear Sarah,If you’re tithing, that would refer to you being a Christian or of the Jewish faith. To the best of my knowledge, those are the only two religions where tithing is taught as a… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of Sept. 28,…

KENTUCKY (9/28/14) — It is almost time once again for nearly 300,000 state employees, teachers and workers of government-connected agencies to choose a health insurance plan for 2015. Enrollment packets have been mailed and should have arrived at their destination, with Kentucky Employees' Health Plan open enrollment set for Oct. 13-30. This is, per usual, a mandatory enrollment that requires… Read More...
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Hopkins County Grand Jury Misdemeanor…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/27/14) — The following misdemeanor indictments were recently handed down by a Hopkins County Grand Jury. Karen Williams, 41, of Greenville, possession of marijuana. Amanda Braden, 36, of Hanson, operating a motor vehicle while license suspended or revoked, resisting arrest, operating an ATV on the roadway, possession of drug paraphernalia and public intoxication by being… Read More...
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Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/27/14) — The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: First United Methodist Church will be hosting the “Door of Hope Walk for Life” from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 at 200 East Center Street. For more information, call (270) 821-9825. 2014 Oasis 2nd Annual Cruiser for the Cure will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept 27 at 540 Powell… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - Gassy Soap

KENTUCKY (9/27/14) — Some of you might use it in the shower, but have you ever considered putting it in the microwave? We're talking about Ivory Soap and our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us what happens when the gas in your soap is heated. INGREDIENTS Ivory Soap Microwave Paper Towel INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Place the bar of Ivory Soap on a paper towel and then into the… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'The Pearl of Great…

KENTUCKY (9/27/14) — John Steinbeck was one of America's most prolific and insightful novelists. Renowned for his prize-winning works that most of us either enjoyed or endured at some point in our education (depending upon our perspective), one of Steinbeck's lesser known novellas is my personal favorite. It is a penetrating little book called 'The Pearl.' Steinbeck's story begins with a poor… Read More...
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Industry of the Month - S.S. Stave…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/26/14) — (lr) Jamie Bundren/Madisonville-Hopkins County EDC VP, Frank Stafford/Mayor of Morton's Gap, Tim Teel/Madisonville-Hopkins County EDC Board Chair, Donnie Carroll/Hopkins County Judge Executive, Bob Storie/S.S. Stave, Steve Storie/S.S. Stave, Jarriot Storie/S.S. Stave and Gerald Cook/Madisonville-Hopkins County EDC President. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by… Read More...

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Kentucky Powers Past Auburn With Swift's Second-Half Goal

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/29/14) — The University of Kentucky women's soccer team picked up its second-straight Southeastern Conference win Sunday night, battling past… Read More...
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Softball Splits Fall Home Doubleheader with Ohio State

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/29/14) — The University of Kentucky softball team split its fall home doubleheader against Ohio State Sunday at John Cropp Stadium, posting a… Read More...
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O'Conner's Career Day Propels UK Past USC

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/29/14) — Behind an impressive offensive performance from senior Lauren O'Conner the 14th-ranked Kentucky volleyball team earned a 3-1 (25-14,… Read More...
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UK Men's Soccer Held to Scoreless Draw at FAU

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/29/14) — The UK men's soccer team was played to a 0-0 draw at Florida Atlantic in a contest that ended after 110 minutes Saturday. The draw… Read More...

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William I. Jennings, 89, of Madisonville, Ky.

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – William I. Jennings, 89, of Madisonville, Ky. passed away, September 25, 2014 at Life Care Center in Elizabethton,…
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