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Hanson Student Among 25 Receiving Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Award

April 21, 2014 Abbie Darst
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/21/14) — A total of $28,000 in scholarships was awarded to 25 students across Kentucky by the Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation. Kendall Orange of Hanson,…
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Dawson Springs Police Reports Filed

Chief William C. Crider April 21, 2014
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (4/21/14) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, April 21. Billy D Waynick, 36, Providence, was charged April 14 with failure to pay fines on a Hopkins County warrant. Capt. Craig Patterson was the charging officer. Ashley Day, 29, Dawson Springs, was charged April 15 with failure to pay fines on a Hopkins County warrant. Capt. Craig… Read More...
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Dave Says – April 20, 2014

Dave Ramsey April 20, 2014
KENTUCKY (4/20/14) — Credit Score and CD's. Dear Dave, I’m 20 years old, and I’m trying to get out of debt. However, I’m concerned about what might happen when I’m older and don’t have a credit score. My girlfriend says I won’t be able to get a job or rent an apartment without a good one. Is this true? Ian Dear Ian, No, it’s not true. I’m sure your girlfriend is a sweet person, but she has no… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths – April 20, 2014

Gary Miller, Columnist April 20, 2014
KENTUCKY (4/20/14) — One of the most enjoyable parts of turkey hunting is just watching the action. It’s not unusual for a gobbler and a few hens to be out of reach for a well placed shotgun shot but well within a comfortable eyeshot. Not only do you get to see a big tom as he struts and sways but you get to also watch all of the subplots that surround the main story. One of the most entertaining… Read More...
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Social Services Offices Implementing…

Cabinet for Health and Family Services April 20, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/20/14) — The Kentucky Department for Community Based Services is implementing new office procedures for walk in customer benefit interviews at its family support offices. The new office procedures have been tested in 28 counties with great success. The change starts Monday, April 21, 2014 at all county DCBS offices. Face-to-face interviews with staff will be available from 8… Read More...
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Legislator’s Log - Week of April 20,…

Brent Yonts April 20, 2014
KENTUCKY (4/20/14) — The gavel fell last Tuesday, and it was over. Fifty-nine legislative days had come to a close in the halls of the Kentucky Capitol, and it was time for lawmakers to go home. By daylight, the stories on what had been accomplished over the last two days of the session were being read on paper and on screens statewide. Front and center in the news: the General Assembly had… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith – ‘An Empty Tomb is…

Ronnie McBrayer April 19, 2014
KENTUCKY (4/19/14) — “The Mystery of Al Capone’s Vault” aired almost three decades ago this week, and at the time, it was the most watched syndicated television show in the history of the medium. The charismatic host of the show that evening kept viewers on the edge of their seats as he spoke of a recently discovered secret room at Chicago’s Lexington Hotel. Broadcasting live, he promised the… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - Easter Egg Geode

Jason Lindsey April 19, 2014
KENTUCKY (4/19/14) — Geodes are not so pretty on the outside, but when cracked open, they are beautiful on the inside. Our “Science Guy” Jason Lindsey with Hooked on Science and a kid scientist show us how you can use a few ingredients from around the house to turn an ordinary egg into a geode. How to use a few ingredients from around the house to turn an ordinary egg into a geode: INGREDIENTS 12… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Reports April 18,…

Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter April 18, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/18/14) - The Madisonville Police Department released the following arrest reports Friday, April 18. Jordan Isabel, 21, of Earlington was charged April 17 for possession of marijuana, fleeing or evading police second degree (on foot), two counts of non-payment of fines, and three counts of contempt of court, libel, slander, resistance to order. The arresting officer was Justin… Read More...
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Happenings and Meetings Hopkins County

Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter April 18, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/18/14) — The following events are scheduled for next week in Hopkins County. The Hopkins County Board of Education will be holding a regular meeting 5:30 p.m. April 21 at their Central Office. For more information, call (270) 825-6100. The planned public hearing that was to occur in City Council Chambers 4 p.m. April 21 has been cancelled. For more information, call (270)… Read More...
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SurfKY Recognizes, Thanks Columnists on…

Maureen C. Berry, Columnist April 18, 2014
KENTUCKY (4/18/14) —Columnists inspire, entertain, enlighten and educate us. Today, April 18, is National Columnists Day. This special day of honor is celebrated each year on April 18. At SurfKY News, its weekly columnists share stories about spirituality, current events, food, hunting, finances, science and wellness. SurfKY News would like to honor and thank its columnists for their commitment,… Read More...
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‘God is Real’ Services Held at Covenant…

Leesa M. Boone April 18, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/18/14) — Covenant Community Church held its first of five Easter Services Thursday night. Dr. Michael B. Knight, Senior Pastor of CCC delivered a powerful message entitled, "Believe; disarming disbelief and removing doubt that God is real." With the help of faithful volunteers, Knight had the lobby reconstructed into an agora market complete with period actors and goats. The… Read More...
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Whitfield Leads Job Corps Initiative

Marty Irby April 18, 2014
WASHINGTON (4/18/14) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, was joined by 41 additional Members of Congress, in sending a letter to U.S. Secretary of Labor, Thomas Perez regarding the Department's current application of the "Rule of Two" in awarding Job Corps Center contracts. The "Rule of Two" is a Federal Acquisition Regulation that allows the… Read More...
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Hopkins County Schools’ District Talent…

Lori Harrison April 18, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/18/14) — The Hopkins County Schools Office of Gifted and Talented Services’ Talent Show Series District Competition will be held at Glema Mahr Center for the Arts. The Elementary School Competition will be Tuesday, April 22, and the Middle/High School Competition will be Thursday, April 24. Both will begin 6 p.m. The District Competitions are sponsored by the Madisonville… Read More...
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Attorney General Conway to Assist…

Allison Martin April 18, 2014
MAYFIELD, Ky. (4/18/14) — Mid-Continent University, a private, non-profit school operating in Mayfield, announced that it would be laying off employees immediately and shutting down operations by June 30. The school has about 2,000 students enrolled online, at its campus in West Kentucky and at other locations around the state. "My office is closely monitoring this situation and is working with… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff Arrest Report -…

Sheila Hopper April 18, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/18/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Friday, April 18. Thomas A. Eisenhauer, 30, Hanson, was charged April 11 with alcohol intoxication in a public place. Michael Smith, 40, homeless, was charged April 13 with disorderly conduct. Vonda Calbreath, 44, Madisonville, was charged April 13 with alcohol intoxication in a public place. Jaquez… Read More...
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Lynda Patterson of Louisville, Ky.…

National Corvette Museum April 18, 2014
WARREN COUNTY, (4/18/14) — Lynda Patterson began getting phone calls and texts from friends and family about a sinkhole that opened up at the National Corvette Museum, Feb.12, 2014. She watched on television as the news broke showing video and still images of the cars that had fallen. Her heart sank as she locked right in on the 40th Anniversary Corvette sticking tail up from the debris. As the… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

Kentucky Lottery April 18, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/18/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday April 17, 2014. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 0 - 3 - 5 Thursday Evening 7 - 0 - 9 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 2 - 7 - 2 - 0 Thursday Evening 1 - 5 - 6 - 1 Cash Ball Thursday 4 - 5 - 12 - 13 - 17 Kicker 3 - 8 - 7 - 0 - 3 Decades of Dollars Thursday 1 - 5 - 18 - 27 - 38 - 40 5 Cash Card Thursday 8C - JH - 3D… Read More...
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Rowdy Rescue Offers Tail Waggin'…

Gayla Miller April 18, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/18/14) — Need companionship, unconditional love, a friend for life and a chance to save a life? You're in luck. Rowdy Rescue will offer pet adoptions 12 p.m. to 4 p. m. Saturday, April 19 at Lucky Dogs Madison Square Drive (across from Parkway Plaza Mall). Rowdy Rescue t-shirts will be available, plus a representative from Nature's Logic with goodies. Lucky Dogs will hold… Read More...
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Meet The Hopkins County Magistrate…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director April 17, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/10/14) — Sixteen people are running for the office of Hopkins County Magistrate. Read More...
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FDA Approves Ragwitek for Short Ragweed…

FDA April 17, 2014
KENTUCKY (4/17/14) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Ragwitek, the first allergen extract administered under the tongue (sublingually) to treat short ragweed pollen induced allergic rhinitis (hay fever), with or without conjunctivitis (eye inflammation), in adults 18 years through 65 years of age. Ragwitek contains an extract from short ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia)… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter April 17, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/17/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following arrest reports Thursday, April 17. Ronnie J. Hughes, 32, of Aurora, Ind., was served an arrest warrant April 16 for fugitive from another state. The arresting officer was Kyle Pharris. La Resha Garcia, 26, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant April 16 for theft by unlawful taking/all others over $500.… Read More...
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Kentucky State Police to Hold Surplus…

Stu C Recke April 17, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/17/14) — This auction allows KSP to dispose of vehicles in a cost efficient manner. The proceeds from this event will be reinvested back into the agency. WHEN: 9 a.m. ET Friday, April 25. WHERE: KSP Supply Branch, 94 Airport Road, Frankfort, Ky. 40601. WHAT: Kentucky State Police Surplus Vehicle Auction. WHO: Kentucky State Police and the Division of Surplus Property. SurfKY… Read More...
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Noir, Crime Authors to be Featured at…

Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter April 17, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/17/14) — Madisonville Community College will feature authors, Scott Phillips and Jedidiah Ayres for an evening of reading and conversation, brought to the public by the Loman C. Trover Library Reading Series. Phillips, a St. Louis-based writer, is the author of many darkly humorous - and sometimes - risqué novels, including "The Adjustment," "Rut," "The Ice Harvest," as well… Read More...
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Kentucky’s Unemployment Rate at 7.9…

Office of Employment and Training April 17, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/17/14) — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate rose slightly to 7.9 percent in March 2014 from a revised 7.8 percent in February 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The preliminary March 2014 jobless rate was .4 percentage points below the 8.3 percent rate recorded… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

Kentucky Lottery April 17, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/17/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday April 16, 2014. Powerball Wednesday 34 - 39 - 42 - 44 - 59 – 8 Power Play 3 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 2 - 8 - 5 Wednesday Evening 9 - 6 - 7 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 5 - 1 - 8 - 1 Wednesday Evening 1 - 5 - 9 - 2 Cash Ball Wednesday 4 - 7 - 17 - 24 - 18 Kicker 5 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 4 5 Cash Card Wednesday… Read More...

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Kentucky State Parks Foundation Awards Grants for Trail Improvements

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/20/14) — The Kentucky State Parks Foundation has awarded matching grants to two Kentucky State Parks… Read More

Fassiotto Completes LNC Certification

MURRAY, Ky (4/21/14) — Andrea Fassiotto, RN in the outpatient surgery department at Murray-Calloway County Hospital,… Read More
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