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Rand Paul - 'We Need a New President'

April 16, 2014 Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
POWDERLY, Ky. (4/16/14) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., was quite frank with audiences on a swing through western Kentucky coal country Tuesday, April 15. Paul fielded questions at the Hopkins County…
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Center Street-Island Ford Connector in…

Rebecca Hanchett April 17, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/17/14) — A total of $3 million to build a connector road between Center Street and Island Ford Drive in Madisonville is included in the next two-year state Road Plan approved by lawmakers on Tuesday, State Rep. Brent Yonts announced today. “All that has to happen now is to build it,” said Yonts, D-Greenville, who worked with Ershig Properties Inc. of Henderson, the City of… 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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Madisonville Traffic Advisory

Linda Sandidge April 16, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/16/14) — West Broadway Street will be closed from Main Street to the CSX railroad crossing 5 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday, April 19 to accommodate the safe demolition of the Fifth Third Bank building. The Northbound and southbound traffic on Main Street approaching the bank and in front of the bank building will be restricted to two lanes. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Linda… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter April 16, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/16/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following arrest reports Wednesday, April 16. Phillip Phelps, 24, of Nebo was served with an arrest warrant April 15 for theft by unlawful taking or disposition shoplifting under $500. The arresting officer was Fallon Graham. Robert J. Robison, 24, of Madisonville was charged April 15 for receiving stolen property under… Read More...
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MPD Searching for Clues in Multiple…

Madisonville Police Department April 16, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/16/14) — The Madisonville Police Department is currently investigation three commercial burglaries that have occurred within the past few weeks. Father and Son’s Liquors, Melody Lanes, and Sureway have all been the victims of “smash and grab” style break-ins. It is unknown at this time if the crimes are related and there are currently no suspects. Various items stolen during… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

Kentucky Lottery April 16, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/16/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday April 15, 2014. Mega Millions Tuesday 4 - 39 - 46 - 47 - 70 – 13 Megaplier 3 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 1 - 5 - 1 Tuesday Evening 7 - 0 - 9 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 8 - 9 - 8 - 3 Tuesday Evening 6 - 7 - 2 - 6 Cash Ball Tuesday 1 - 18 - 31 - 33 - 29 Kicker 9 - 7 - 5 - 3 - 2 5 Cash Card Tuesday 7D - AD - 9D… Read More...
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Southern Kentucky Book Fest Shines with…

WKU News April 16, 2014
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (4/16/14) — New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris will headline the Southern Kentucky Book Fest April 26 at WKU’s Knicely Conference Center. With more than 30 years of writing experience, Harris is best known for her "Sookie Stackhouse" series. The series was so well-received, it was the inspiration for the HBO series "True Blood." Harris will be one of the… Read More...
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KHS Seeks Nominations for 2014 Kentucky…

Kentucky Historical Society April 15, 2014
KENTUCKY (4/15/14) — The Kentucky Historical Society is accepting nominations for the 2014 Kentucky History Awards. All nominations must be received by close of business Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. The Kentucky History Awards recognize outstanding achievements by historians, public history professionals, volunteers, business and civic leaders, communities and historical organizations throughout the… Read More...
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KSP Investigating Theft Of Equipment

Stu C. Recke April 15, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/15/14) — The Kentucky State Police is investigating the theft of equipment belonging to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. On Friday, April 11, 2014, at approximately 12 p.m., the KSP Post 2 Madisonville was contacted by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in reference to a theft. The KTC had placed two, temporary traffic signals along Kentucky 281, approximately two… Read More...
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Letter to the Editor

Scott Rogers April 15, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/15/14) —"Dear SurfKY News Editor, The Rotary Auction is this week from the 14th to the 18th of April. I always enjoyed watching it on cable. Now, the cable company fixed it where you have to have a box to get (local) channel 14 to watch the Rotary Auction. It is enjoyable to sit at home the week of Rotary Auction and look at the things that you can buy that goes to the kids… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports ̶ …

Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter April 15, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/15/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following arrest reports Tuesday, April 15. Justin A. Henderson, 25, of Madisonville was charged April 14 for theft by unlawful taking or disposition shoplifting under $500. The arresting officer was Russell Nichols. Stephen J. Kyle, 20, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant April 14 for receiving stolen property… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

Kentucky Lottery April 15, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/15/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday April 14, 2014. Pick 3 Monday Midday 3 - 3 - 9 Monday Evening 6 - 9 - 1 Pick 4 Monday Midday 2 - 1 - 3 - 5 Monday Evening 3 - 6 - 2 - 5 Cash Ball Monday 5 - 17 - 31 - 33 - 5 Kicker 8 - 8 - 4 - 6 – 2 Decades of Dollars Monday 5 - 21 - 27 - 38 - 40 - 44 5 Cash Card Monday 3D - 10C - JH - KH - 7C… Read More...
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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Robin Murray April 15, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/15/14) ̶̶̶̶ April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to focus on the protection and care of our most vulnerable and trusting. Child Abuse Prevention Month has been observed each April since its first presidential proclamation in 1983. Since that time, individuals and organizations have joined forces during the month of April to raise the public’s awareness of child… Read More...
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Lunar Eclipse Should Be Obscured From…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director April 14, 2014
UNITED STATES (4/14/14) ― While some attribute certain human behaviors to a full moon, tonight's full moon will exhibit some unusual visual behavior on its own shortly after midnight. Unfortunately, most western Kentuckians won't be able to see it well due to overcast and cloudy skies. Beginning at 1:20 a.m. Tuesday, April 15 on the east coast, a total lunar eclipse will begin. A total lunar… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Reports April 14,…

Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter April 14, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/14/14) - The Madisonville Police Department released the following arrest reports Monday, April 14. Ricky L. Miller, 35, of Central City was served two arrest warrants April 11 for fugitive from another state. The arresting officer was Ronald Latham. Timothy W. Maypray, 53, of Mortons Gap was served an arrest warrant April 11 for failure to pay fines. The arresting officer… Read More...
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23rd Annual Home and Garden Show

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News Reporter April 14, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/14/14) — The 23rd Annual Home and Garden Show, sponsored by the Hopkins County Home Builders Association was Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12 at the Hopkins County Fairgrounds in Madisonville. Hopkins County Home Builders Association partnered with both local high school agricultural departments and their greenhouses to offer an array of floral pots and bedding plants… Read More...
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Pets Welcome at Kentucky State Parks

Kentucky State Parks April 14, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/14/14) — Want to bring your four-legged family member with you when you visit your favorite Kentucky State Park? The Kentucky State Parks welcomes pets at its 17 state resort parks. Pet owners can bring pets into lodge rooms and cottages that have been designated for pets. Pet owners will pay a $25 fee for each stay. A limited number of rooms will be available for pets at each… Read More...
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Shred Day Scheduled for Saturday, April…

Linda Sandidge April 14, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/14/14) — To help protect our citizens from identity theft, the City of Madisonville is again sponsoring Shred Day. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19 anyone can shred up to 100 lbs. of personal and/or business documents at no charge. Bring your items to the Piranha Mobile Shredding unit that will be set up in the parking lot of Parkway Plaza Mall in front of Capitol… Read More...
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Covenant Community Church Celebrates…

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News Reporter April 14, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/14/14) — Covenant Community Church hosted the annual Eggstravaganza in the Madisonville City Park Saturday, April 12. As one of the largest Easter Egg Hunt event in Western Ky., people from all around the community stopped and participated in this year’s events. Amber AverittSurfKY News ReporterPhotos by Amber Averitt Read More...
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Easter Morning Community Sunrise Worship

SurfKY News April 14, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/14/14) — Join Slaughters Christian Church and Bro. Jim Keegan for its Community Sunrise Worship Service Sunday 7 a.m., April 20. Community Choir will sing a medley, "The Cross of Calvary" led by Debbie Rudd. After the worship service, breakfast will be served by Methodist men. SurfKY News Information provided by Bill Adcock Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

Kentucky Lottery April 14, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/14/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday April 13, 2014. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 5 - 1 - 3 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 0 - 6 - 1 - 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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Thomas L. Hemmerle Installed as OGR…

Barnett-Strother Funeral Home April 14, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/14/14) — The International Order of the Golden Rule, the world’s leading professional association dedicated to making independent funeral homes exceptional, installed Thomas L. Hemmerle, Barnett-Strother Funeral Home, Madisonville, Ky. as a member of the board of directors for 2014-2015. The event took place during the OGR 2014 Annual Conference and Supplier Showcase at the… Read More...
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Lions Club Spring Pancake Day

Susanne Wolford April 14, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/14/14) — The Madisonville Lions Club will hold its Spring Pancake Day Friday April 25 at the Lions Club building (505 Hospital Drive) from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets for dine-in or carryout meals are $5.00 each and may be purchased from any Lions Club member or at the door. Proceeds from this annual fundraiser are used to provide eye screenings, eye exams, and eye glasses for… Read More...
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Gatton Academy Listed Among Top…

WKU News April 14, 2014
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (4/14/14) — The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at Western Kentucky University has been named to The Washington Post’s list of top-performing schools with elite students for the sixth consecutive year. Since 1998, educational columnist Jay Mathews has ranked Washington-area public high schools using the Challenge Index, his measure of how… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Police Reports Filed

Chief William C. Crider April 14, 2014
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (4/14/14) ― The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, April 14. Jada Egbert, 29, Dawson Springs, was served a Caldwell County criminal summons April 7 for theft by unlawful taking. Capt. Craig Patterson was the charging officer. Agusta Hallum, 34, Dawson Springs, was charged April 7 with alcohol intoxication and disorderly conduct second… Read More...

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Sheriff's Deputies Nab Central City Burglar

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (4/16/14) ― A Central City home was broken into by a burglar that kicked the door in to gain entry.… Read More

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CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (4/16/14) — Three people were injured when the vehicle they were riding in veered off the road on… Read More
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