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Advice from Caregiver Offered during Brain Cancer Awareness Month

May 25, 2015 Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (5/25/15) — Did you know that May is Brain Cancer Awareness Month? Unless you have been specifically affected by it, then probably not. Everyone knows about Breast Cancer Awareness, but…

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Third Region Baseball Tournament Nearing First Pitch

BROWNSVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — This year's Third Region Baseball Tournament will feature Grayson County, Hancock County, Apollo, Ohio County, Meade County,… Read More...
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Second Region Baseball Tournament Set to Start

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — Christian County, Madisonville-North Hopkins, Trigg County, Union County, Henderson County, Hopkinsville, Caldwell County and… Read More...
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Barbee Elevated to Assistant Coach

LEXINGTON, Ky. (5/22/15) — Head coach John Calipari announced on Friday the elevation of Tony Barbee to assistant coach after spending the 2014-15 season as… Read More...
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Coach Cal receives 2015 Humanitarian Award at the Alltech REBELation

LEXINGTON, Ky. (5/21/15) – John Calipari, head men’s basketball coach for the University of Kentucky, received Alltech’s prestigious 2015 Humanitarian Award on… Read More...

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Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

KENTUCKY (5/25/15) — Sunscreen has been proven to reduce the risk for all types of skin cancer and to prevent or delay signs of aging, but most Americans still don't use it regularly, according to a new study by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study, published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, found that only 14 percent of men and 30 percent of… Read More...
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Deep in the Brain: Why Some Smokers Can…

KENTUCKY (5/25/15) — When a person tries to quit smoking, the cravings, headaches and lethargy that come from the nicotine withdrawal makes it near impossible for many to be successful. But this lack of success could also be a result of how a smoker's brain is wired, according to a study from Duke University. The study, published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, used magnetic resonance… Read More...
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Brescia University 2015 Graduates

OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/25/15) — Brescia University awarded degrees at the RiverPark Center on May 9, 2015. The following students received degrees as indicated: Associate of Arts (A.A.)Associate of Science (A.S.)Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)Bachelor of Science (B.S.)Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.)Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)Master of Science in Management (M.S.M)Master of Science in Teacher… Read More...
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MCC Financial Aid Priority Deadline…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — Students planning to attend Madisonville Community College this fall are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, available at fafsa.ed.gov. Priority deadline for fall 2015 financial aid awards is June 30, 2015. Students applying or completing the process after this date may encounter significant delays in processing. "Students interested… Read More...
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New State Police Cadets Report for…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/25/15) — Sixty-four recruits from throughout the Commonwealth and five other states reported to the Kentucky State Police Academy in Frankfort May 24, 2015 to begin 23 weeks of training that will determine whether they have what it takes to join "The Thin Gray Line." The first day's activities included a variety of physical fitness tests such as weight lifting, sit-ups,… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday May…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/25/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday May 24, 2015. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 5 - 1 - 5 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 6 - 2 - 2 - 0 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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Construction to Begin on Sugg Street…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — City of Madisonville Engineering Department has announced that the Sugg Street Improvement Project construction is scheduled to break ground Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Traffic will be restricted to one lane going one way, moving west toward CSX. There will be one lane of parking made available during this time. The public can expect construction to continue over a three… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear to Lead Trade Mission to…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/25/15) — More than a dozen Kentucky small businesses will connect with key liaisons in the international marketplace next week. Gov. Steve Beshear will lead a Kentucky Export Initiative trade mission to Canada starting Monday. The companies, which represent a variety of industries throughout the Commonwealth, will be personally matched with Canadian businesses and distribution… Read More...
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Prosecutors from Kentucky, Tennessee to…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/24/15) — Attorney General Jack Conway announced May 21 that his office will help host an annual training event that focuses on the effective prosecution of vehicular homicide cases, many of which involve drunk drivers. Commonwealth's Attorneys from across Kentucky will join prosecutors from the Tennessee District Attorney's office at the training, entitled "Lethal Weapon,"… Read More...
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'Remember Our Military' by Glenn…

UNITED STATES (5/24/15) — One of my sons recently came home from a twelve month military deployment. My wife and I took a couple of days and flew to welcome him at his stateside arrival airport. We watched soldier after soldier pick up his or her duffel bags and other luggage in baggage claims. We didn't see families or friends hugging them and welcoming them home. My son turned the corner and… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Mental Health…

WASHINGTON, D.C. (5/24/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office yesterday with representatives of Kentucky’s chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI). SurfKY NewsInformation provided by U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield Read More...
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Dave Says - May 24, 2015

KENTUCKY (5/24/15) — This week Dave discusses budgeting together and stay with the bank. Dear Dave, I have a question about budgeting. I give myself and my husband $150 a month each for blow money to be used on whatever we want. I’m upset because he spends all his eating out, then he buys other things he wants that he has no money for. Am I being too stingy? Cheryl Dear Cheryl, I think you guys… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - May 24, 2015

KENTUCKY (5/24/15) — My hunting has given way to fishing. At one time I actually did more fishing than hunting. But for the past several years it’s been hard to keep me out of the woods. My fishing has its extremes. I love the thrill of landing a big bass but I also love the serenity (and table fare) of catching pan fish. Recently I fished in a local bass tournament. The competition adds to the… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of May 24, 2015

KENTUCKY (5/24/15) — From our caves to our lakes to our historical sites, Kentucky has a lot to offer. So it's little wonder that tourism is a big business in the Bluegrass State. And that business is growing. All nine tourism regions in the state had gains in tourism spending in 2014 for a statewide economic impact of nearly $13.1 billion, a 4.4 percent increase over 2013, according to the state… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - ' Glow Slime'

KENTUCKY (5/24/15) — Slime is always fun to play with, especially when it glows in the dark. Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how to use a few ingredients from around the house to create a batch of homemade glow slime. INGREDIENTS 1/4 Cup Liquid Starch 1/4 Cup Elmer's Glue 2 Tablespoons Glow-In-The-Dark Pigment 1 Bowl INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Mix the liquid starch and… Read More...
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Pennyroyal Herb Club Annual Garden Tour…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/23/15) — Tour eight local gardens, featuring butterfly gardens, raised beds, shade gardens, container gardens, railway gardens, organics, native plants, perennials, vegetables, and more. Tour headquarters located at the Ruby Laffoon Log Cabin, 107 Union Street, Madisonville. Tickets $10 each. Advance tickets available at Exotic Florist and Metcalfe's Landscaping & Garden… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Kentucky Ambulance…

WASHINGTON, D.C. (5/23/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office yesterday with representatives of the Kentucky Ambulance Providers. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield Read More...
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Madisonville Fire Department Report -…

MADISONVILLE, KY (5/23/15) — Madisonville Fire Department released the following reports recently: Dispatched at 7:45 p.m. May 21 to 532 Wyatt Ave., for a report of hazardous material in a house. The resident informed fire officials she had respiratory distress. Crews investigated and found no air quality hazards. Dispatched at 1:49 p.m. May 19 to 980 Woodlawn Drive for an oven fire. The resident… Read More...
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KEDPB to Begin National Search for…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/23/15) — As chair of the Kentucky Economic Development Partnership Board, Governor Steve Beshear announced plans on Tuesday to conduct a national search to fill the role of secretary for the Kentucky Economic Development Cabinet. Current Secretary Larry Hayes announced his intent to retire from the position later this year, ending a seven-year tenure in the role. "Larry Hayes… Read More...
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Health Department Food Scores Released

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/23/15) ― The Hopkins County Health Department recently released the following reports of food scores through May 20. Captain D’s 86 (Critical Items, Follow-up Required) Floor drain in kitchen clogged and over-flowing onto floorUncovered food in walk-in cooler allowing condensation to drip onto foodWalk-in cooler and freezer doors propped openTemperature above legal range in… Read More...
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Happenings, Meetings Listed for…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/23/15) ― The following happenings and meetings are scheduled for next week: • The American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 6 will host a balloon release on Saturday, May 23 at 2 p.m. at 856 Legion Dr., Madisonville. A message can be sent to a loved one in for a $1 donation. The event is open to the public. • First General Baptist Church, 900 W. Center St., Madisonville, will host a… Read More...
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Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/24/15) — The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet and the Public Protection Cabinet's Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction wants to remind residential and commercial building owners that building to code saves energy and money. The reminder is part of a month long awareness campaign sponsored by the International Code Council. Gov. Steve Beshear has proclaimed… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'Unconditional Love…

KENTUCKY (5/23/15) — Even if one makes only a cursory reading of the Old Testament, that reading is sure to uncover the fact that ancient peoples were fond of building memorials. In the oldest of times, these places were called “gilgals.” A “gilgal” is a “circle” or a “wheel,” and these places were exactly that; circular campsites and memorials not unlike Stonehenge. A stone monument would be… Read More...
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KSP Looking for New Leads in Officer…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/22/15) — Nearly two years have passed since the murder of Bardstown Police Department Officer Jason Ellis. Read More...

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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 20, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Barry Duvall Shares Muhlenberg History with Hopkins Historical Society

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/20/15) — Hopkins County Historical Society recently met for its monthly meeting with Muhlenberg historian Barry Duvall as guest speaker.… Read More...
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County Employees Won’t Get Annual Raise as Budget Reduced

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/19/15) — Hopkins Fiscal Court approved its 2015-16 fiscal year budget of $26.58 million at its Tuesday morning meeting. The county also… Read More...
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Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health Plex in Madisonville

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/19/15) — Owensboro Health Inc. announced today its plans to build a $15 million outpatient healthcare facility in Madisonville. Company… Read More...
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Probation and Parole Violators - May 15, 2015

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
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Pastor Talks About Trials, Triumphs of 30-Year Ministry

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
WHITE PLAINS, Ky. (5/11/15) — Mt. Carmel Cumberland Presbyterian Church in White Plains will honor Bro. John Shoulta and his wife, Brenda, at 11 a.m. May 17,… Read More...
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Shrek Comes to Glema Center

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/9/15) — Glema Mahr Center for the Arts Director Brad Downall highlights the upcoming schedule for the summer during a video interview… Read More...
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MCC's Johnson, Bennett, Morrow to Receive KCTCS Horizon Awards

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky.. (5/8/15) — Madisonville Community College announced the winners of the annual New Horizons Awards of Excellence for 2015. Felecia Johnson… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Gordy Mae Tirey Osborne, 83, of White Plains, Ky.

EARLINGTON, Ky. – Gordy Mae Tirey Osborne, 83, of White Plains, Ky. died at her home on Thursday, May 21, 2015. She was born in White City,…

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Reading Solutions Offers Students a Hand in Learning

GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/24/15) ― The Muhlenberg County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Reading… Read More

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — The following fines were recently handed down in Muhlenberg District Court. Scotty Stewart,… Read More
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City of Madisonville Memorial Day's Schedule

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/19/15) — In observance of Memorial Day, City of Madisonville offices will be closed Monday, May 25, 2015. The Sanitation crews will run… Read More

Wood Signs to Play with Asbury Eagles

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/18/15) ― Madisonville-North Hopkins High School senior Sarah Wood signed with the Asbury Eagles Women’s Basketball team today. The 5’9… Read More

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/18/15) ― The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Monday, May 18. Candy A. Gurley, Dallas, Ga., was charged… Read More

Madisonville Police Reports Released

MADISONVLLE, Ky. (5/18/15) ― The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, May 18. Terry J. Greenwell, Madisonville, was charged… Read More

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (5/18/15) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, May 18. Derek G. Schipp, 32, of Tell City, Ind.,… Read More

Madisonville Historic District Commission Meets May 19

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/18/15) — The City of Madisonville Historic District Commission will meet in regular session at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 19, 2015 in the 2nd… Read More

Fiscal Court Meetings: Date Changes for June, July

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/18/15) — The following are changes for Fiscal Court dates in June and July only: June 2 and June 16 and July 7 and July 21 – No Fiscal… Read More

Public Library Doing It's Part to Fight Cancer

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/12/15) — Hopkins County - Madisonville Public Library have two events and scores of books to help prevent cancer. The Library Crew will… Read More

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