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KSP Encourages Responsibility during Super Bowl

February 06, 2016 SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/6/16) — As one of America's most anticipated and celebrated sporting events, the Super Bowl brings together families, friends and fans each year to enjoy the excitement of the…

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Third Region Boys' and Girls' Basketball Records

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KENTUCKY (2/5/16) — The following are the Third Region boys' and girls' basketball records: Third Region Boys' Basketball Records(Through Feb. 4) Daviess County (17-5)Meade County (16-6)Owensboro…

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NCM Event Raises Funds for KSP Trooper…

KENTUCKY (2/6/16) — This past October the National Corvette Museum teamed up with the Kentucky State Police to lead a fundraising event like no other – taking participants to some of the most popular attractions and best dining the Bluegrass State has to offer. The proceeds from the event were split equally between the Museum, a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation, and the Kentucky State Police's… Read More...
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Republican Primary Candidate Pape…

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (2/6/16) ― Mike Pape, first time political candidate running in Kentucky’s First U.S. Congressional District in the Republican primary, in a press release Saturday called on legislators in Washington to save coal jobs in the wake of new layoffs for coal miners. Pape is committed to Kentucky’s coal industry which contributes more than $3.5 billion to the State’s economy and… Read More...
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Senate Week in Review – Feb. 6, 2016

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/6/16) — It was a busy and eventful week in Frankfort, but amid all the meetings and legislative action, I introduced legislation that would facilitate organ donations in Kentucky. Senate Bill 139 that I am sponsoring continues legislation started when I was part of passing the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust for Life in 1992. This measure would put into policy the procedure… Read More...
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National Farm Machinery Show Increases…

KENTUCKY (2/6/16) — After a celebratory 50th anniversary with record attendance, the National Farm Machinery Show is returning for the 51st year with additional exhibit space. This year's event offers the most complete selection of cutting-edge agricultural products, equipment and services available in the farming industry. Held Feb. 10-13 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky., the… Read More...
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Pension Gain, Budget Pain

KENTUCKY (2/6/16) — Charles Eliot, the longest-serving president in Harvard University’s illustrious history, once said “the capacity to inflict pain” is a university leader’s most important quality. Could it also be a chief executive’s greatest asset – especially if he’s elected to lead a commonwealth that’s “already become essentially insolvent?” That’s how Gov. Matt Bevin described Kentucky’s… Read More...
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UK Entomologist Leads Zika Solution…

LEXINGTON, Ky. (2/6/16) — A University of Kentucky entomologist is leading an international effort to find long-term, sustainable control options to effectively manage a mosquito known to transport several potential deadly viruses, including the Zika virus. Grayson Brown, entomologist in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, is a former president of the Entomological Society of… Read More...
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Happenings, Meetings Listed for…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/6/16) — The following happenings and meetings are planned for the following week in Hopkins County. • Wyonna Judd & The Big Noise will be at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, Saturday, Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m., 2000 College Dr. Madisonville.• Alonzo Pennington will be at the Crowded House on Saturday, Feb 6 at 8 p.m., 26 W. Center St., Madisonville. • A CDL workshop will be… Read More...
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KSP Post 2 Traffic Safety Checkpoint…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/5/16) — Throughout the month, the Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville will conduct traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 2 District. The KSP utilizes traffic safety checkpoints to promote safety for motorists and to provide a deterrent for those who violate laws contained in the Kentucky Revised Statutes. The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide a highly… Read More...
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MCC Hosting African American Read-In

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/5/16) — In honor of Black History Month, Madisonville Community College's Humanities Division will be hosting African American Read-Ins from 12:20 - 12:45 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 25, in the Loman C. Trover Library on the college's North Campus (2000 College Drive, Madisonville) and from 12:20 - 12:45 p.m., on Wednesday, Feb. 24, in room 109 of the Shaver Building on MCC's… Read More...
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Door of Hope Banquet Planned for April…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/5/16) — The Door of Hope Annual Spring Fundraising Banquet will be Monday, April 25 at the First United Methodist Church, Madisonville. The featured speaker will be national-recognized Cecile Kaiser, who shares her testimony of an abortion more than 30 years ago. She will share about her love for crisis pregnancy center ministries and the services they provide. Seating begins… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/5/16) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, Feb. 5. Joy L. Stallins, Madisonville, was charged Feb. 2 with operating on a suspended/revoked operators license. Billy R. Marshall, Madisonville, was charged Feb. 2 with alcohol intoxication in a public place – first and second offenses. Joshua J. Warner, Nortonville, was charged Feb. 4 with… Read More...
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KYAG Reaches Settlement with HSBC on…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/5/16) — Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced a $470 million joint state-federal settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC to address mortgage origination, servicing and foreclosure abuses. The settlement will provide direct payments to approximately 1,407 eligible Kentucky borrowers whose loans were serviced by HSBC and who lost their home to foreclosure from… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/5/16) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Friday, Feb. 5. Daniel Hulsey, Mortons Gap, was charged Feb. 3 on a Hopkins County warrant for second-degree burglary. Risa M. McCracken, Hanson, was charged Feb. 4 with possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of… Read More...
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U.S. Senate Honors Marlow Cook

WASHINGTON (2/5/16) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution today honoring former United States Senator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky Marlow Cook. The resolution was sponsored by Senators McConnell and Rand Paul. The text of S.Res.364 follows: Senate Resolution 364 Relative to the death of Marlow Cook, former United States… Read More...
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/5/16) — The Hopkins County Health Department released the following restaurant/kitchen inspection ratings Thursday, Feb. 4. Madisonville Donuts 98 Pan touching bacon West Broadway School Café 100 Sonic (S. Main) 99 Box of cups stored on floor GE Cafeteria 96 Wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution Drink nozzles need cleaning Hand sink in need of repair Floor needs… Read More...
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Game Plan for Super Bowl 50: Are You…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/5/16) — The Super Bowl is America's most watched national sporting event. On Feb. 7, Super Bowl 50 Sunday, there will be game-day socializing that may include drinking. That is why the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and law enforcement officials are urging football fans to call the play… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/5/16) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday Feb. 4, 2016. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 6 - 3 - 1 Thursday Evening 9 - 6 - 9 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 7 - 9 - 8 - 7 Thursday Evening 0 - 1 - 6 - 5 Cash Ball Thursday 4 - 6 - 19 - 32 - 6 Kicker 8 - 2 - 4 - 3 - 1 5 Cash Card Thursday 6H - 7S - 10C - QS - 4D Lucky for Life Thursday 5 - 8 - 22 - 23 - 34 -… Read More...
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Whitfield Votes to Protect Law Abiding…

WASHINGTON (2/4/16) — U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) voted today in favor of H.R. 766, the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2015, which would prevent federal banking agencies from cutting off access to financial services for legitimate businesses. Whitfield issued the following statement upon passage. "Operation Choke Point was nothing more than the Obama Administration… Read More...
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Marriage and Money: How to Balance…

KENTUCKY (2/4/16) — Money is a source of conflict in nearly a third of all relationships, according to a survey by the American Psychological Association. When it comes to budgeting, two can quickly turn into a crowd. That’s because some of us like to save our nickels, while others would prefer to spend every last dime. And it’s hard to get the other person to change their mind. (Okay, so you… Read More...
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McConnell Urges FDA Nominee to Address…

WASHINGTON (2/4/16) — U.S Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell met today with Dr. Robert Califf, the nominee for Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, to discuss the agency's proposal to address the prescription opioid epidemic in Kentucky and our nation. The FDA plays a leading role in addressing the prescription opioid epidemic through their drug approval process, where they are… Read More...
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Baptist Official on Zika: Risk to…

KENTUCKY (2/4/16) — A tiny mosquito is making big headlines in South America, Central America and the Caribbean – and creating some concern in the United States where 31 travelers have reportedly been infected with the Zika virus. The virus has been linked to birth defects in the babies of mothers who became infected with the Zika virus during pregnancy. However, very little is known about it.… Read More...
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Heating Assistance Funds Available for…

KENTUCKY (2/4/16) — As the region’s unusually mild temperatures decline into those more typical of the season, some area residents may have trouble keeping their homes comfortable. For many, it’s during these times that we could all use the support of those around us. To assist community members who may have difficulty paying their heating bills during the winter months, Kentucky Utilities… Read More...
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2016 General Assembly Feb. 1, 2016

KENTUCKY (2/4/16) — State Sen. Ernie Harris, R-Prospect, (left) discusses legislation with state Sen. C.B. Embry Jr., R-Morgantown, during the 2016 General Assembly on Feb. 1 in Frankfort. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Jim Hannah Read More...

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Hopkins County Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - February 3, 2016

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The Proposed Budget: Room for Compromise?

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When Gov. Matt Bevin unveiled his state budget last week, he put an optimistic spin on the work that lies ahead for legislators to approve a spending plan. Read More...
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Sixteen Tons of Merle Travis

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Merle Travis took the experiences of his early years growing up in Muhlenberg County, Ky., to the national stage and rode the rising tide of country music’s… Read More...
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Gov. Bevin Discusses Budget Priorities

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Just after 7 p.m. last Tuesday, Gov. Matt Bevin stood outside the House of Representatives chamber at the state capitol, waiting to be introduced to a joint… Read More...
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CDC Targeting Kentucky, Other Heavy-Smoking States with New Ads

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KENTUCKY (1/30/16) — The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is starting a new round of anti-smoking advertisements, aimed primarily at Kentucky… Read More...
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Above and Beyond - Justin Cardwell, Paramedic

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SurfKY News highlights Justin Cardwell on this edition of Above and Beyond a paramedic that has served his community since shortly after the September 11, 2001… Read More...
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North American International Auto Show - How Science Improves Vehicles

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From a car that drives itself to one that runs off of electricity, the North American International Auto Show allows car manufactures to show you and me how… Read More...
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Barbara Ann Beadnell, 81, of Graham

GRAHAM, Ky. — Barbara Ann Beadnell, 81, of Graham, Ky., died Friday morning, Feb. 5, 2016, at 12:30 a.m. at her home after several months…

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Muhlenberg Job Corps Holds Graduation Ceremony

GREENVILLE, Ky. (2/5/16) — On Friday, Jan. 29, Muhlenberg Job Corps held their Graduation commencement ceremony. A… Read More

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MURRAY, Ky. (2/6/16) — Employees at Murray-Calloway County Hospital Go Red for Women on National Wear Red Day for… Read More

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Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (2/1/16) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, Feb. 1. Rebekah J. Wooten, 44, Lehigh Acres, Fla.,… Read More

Nebo City Commission Meeting Today

NEBO, Ky. (2/1/16) — The Nebo City Commission will meet at 6 p.m., Feb. 1, at the former Nebo School/Community Center. NCC will meet the first Monday of each… Read More

Zoning Amendment Would Allow Residential Uses in Downtown Area

MADISONVLLE, Ky. (2/1/16) — Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission held its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday. The meeting was called to order by… Read More

Dispatchers ‘Ping’ Wreck Victim’s Cell to Locate Her

SLAUGHTERS, Ky. (2/1/16) — A McLean County woman was rescued from an accident Sunday afternoon thanks to the technology at Hopkins County Central Dispatch.… Read More

Madisonville Woman Dies after Vehicle Strikes Embankment

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/31/16) ― A Madisonville woman died after her vehicle crashed into an earth embankment at approximately 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30. According… Read More

Grand Jury Finds Deputy ‘Justified’ in Juvenile Shooting

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/31/16) ― A grand jury has determined a Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office deputy’s action in shooting a juvenile last year was justifiable.… Read More

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