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Authorities Searching for Missing 5-Year-Old Boy

May 22, 2015 Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
EARLINGTON, KY (5/22/15) ― Authorities are on the lookout for a 5-year-old child reported missing by his father earlier today. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office reported the child’s father, Austin…

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Lady Maroons capture third straight district title

by Steve LeMaster
MADSIONVILLE, Ky. (5/20/15) - Still ranked second in the latest state poll, Madisonville-North Hopkins defeated Caldwell County 13-1 in five innings to capture its third straight 7th District… Read More...

Maroons drill Dawson Springs in district tourney

by Steve LeMaster
MORTONS GAP, Ky. (5/20/15) – Madisonville-North Hopkins didn't have any trouble getting past its opening round opponent in the postseason, defeating Dawson Springs 20-0 in five innings in the 7th… 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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School-Record Three UK Teams Win NCAA Academic Progress Rate Award

LEXINGTON, Ky. (5/21/15) — The University of Kentucky has a school-record three teams – women's cross country, men's golf and men's basketball – that have… Read More...
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McCracken, Madisonville remain 1-2 in state poll

LEXINGTON, Ky. (5/20/15) – There's no change at or near the top in the latest Kentucky Softball Coaches Association Top 25 Poll. High school powerhouses… 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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Graduation Shuttle Service

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/22/15) — The Hopkins County Schools Transportation Department will provide bus shuttle service to the commencement ceremonies at Hopkins County Central High School and Madisonville North Hopkins High School. Hopkins County Central High School Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Shuttle service will begin at 5:30 from South Hopkins Middle School. Guests will load in front of the HCCHS… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/22/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Friday, May 22. Kari A. Verschueren, of Nortonville, was charged May 19 with operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license. Austin M. Gamblin, of Nortonville, was charged May 20 on a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines. Zackarius Franklin, of Madisonville, was charged May 20… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/22/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, May 22. Ricky F. Hadden, of Jamestown, was charged May 21 on a Jessamine County warrant for non-payment of fines. Breantis Ewing, of Madisonville, was charged May 21 with first-degree rape. Christina J. Timmons, of Madisonville, was charged May 22 with second-degree disorderly conduct. Kimberly… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/22/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday May 21, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 7 - 1 - 4 Thursday Evening 2 - 4 - 6 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 4 - 8 - 1 - 1 Thursday Evening 9 - 7 - 4 - 1 Cash Ball Thursday 13 - 17 - 23 - 30 - 27 Kicker 1 - 6 - 6 - 0 - 4 5 Cash Card Thursday 7D - QC - 4D - 7C - 7H Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are… Read More...
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Omni Visions Seeks to Recruit Foster…

KENTUCKY (5/22/15) — May is Foster Parent Appreciation month. This May also holds another distinction: the number of children in out-of-home care has reached an all-time high in Kentucky. The Foster Care Data report from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services indicates that 7,861 children are in OOHC this month. This is the third consecutive month of increase with 258 more children… Read More...
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EPA Rules Threaten Aluminum's Revival

KENTUCKY (5/21/15) — Aluminum may not cost as much as it did when special guests at banquets hosted by Napoleon III were offered a prized set of cutlery made from the metal while less-favored guests used knives and forks laden only with gold. However, its value to Kentucky's economy – and threats looming against it on the horizon – must be understood. I reported in July 2012 that the… Read More...
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Bluegrass Family Health Changing Name…

LEXINGTON, Ky. (5/21/15) — Bluegrass Family Health, the insurance arm of Baptist Health, is changing its name to Baptist Health Plan. The Lexington-based health insurance carrier will now be more readily identified with its parent organization, which is based in Louisville. "As healthcare continues to evolve, it's important to bring together the different parts of the Baptist Health system so… Read More...
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Corrections Officers to Get Pay Raises…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Kentucky Department of Corrections will enhance its compensation for correctional officers and other hazardous duty staff under a plan announced this week to stabilize the workforce in state prisons. Responding to high staff vacancies and turnover rates, Gov. Steve Beshear approved the plan that raises pay for security staff; moves institutional hazardous duty,… Read More...
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Fire Dues Opt-Out Deadline June 1, 2015

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/21/15) — Any subscriber subject to the fees imposed by a volunteer fire department in any area shall have the right to petition the Fiscal Court and opt-out of the Volunteer Fire Department Subscriber Fees being placed on the Property Tax Bill. Those subscribers wishing to opt-out shall file a petition with the Fiscal Court between April 1 and June 1 of the year preceding… Read More...
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Wreath Laying Ceremony Set for May 25

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/21/15) — The public is invited to attend a wreath laying ceremony in honor of our veterans at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 25, 2015 at the City of Madisonville Veterans Memorial, 505 N. Main Street. Participants will include Mayor David Jackson, Judge-Executive Donnie Carroll, American Legion Color Guard, Madisonville Police Department, Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office and… Read More...
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Henderson, Hopkins, Christian Students…

VERSAILLES, Ky. (5/21/15) — Thirty-two of Kentucky's top college students were honored as members of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System's 2015 All-Academic Team during the 14th annual KCTCS Student Academic Achievement luncheon held Tuesday, May 19, at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington. Students from each of the 16 KCTCS colleges were chosen for the… Read More...
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GM to Invest $439M in Bowling Green…

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (5/21/15) — A major expansion is in the works at the Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant. Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen joined General Motors' leaders and community officials to announce that GM will invest $439 million for facility upgrades, including a new paint shop. The 450,000-square-foot facility will be almost half the size of the company's entire operation in… Read More...
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Kentucky's Jobless Rate Falls to 5…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/21/15) — Kentucky's unemployment rate continued to decrease as it fell to a seasonally adjusted preliminary April 2015 level of 5 percent from a revised 5.1 percent in March 2015, and well below the national rate, according to the Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. "The labor market has improved steadily and… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, May 21. Caleb V. Jones, of Madisonville, was charged May 20 with second-degree forgery and second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument (identity). Jeffery Hughes, of Madisonville, was charged May 20 with harassing communications. Christopher A. Warren, of Madisonville, was… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/21/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Thursday, May 21. Austin M. Gamblin, of Nortonville, was charged May 20 on a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines. Kari A. Verschueren, of Nortonville, was charged May 20 with operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Hopkins County… Read More...
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Share Favorite Scenes from Summer ’15 …

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (5/21/15) – Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and what’s a better way to remember those special summertime moments on Tennessee Valley Authority lakes and recreation areas than with a great photo? TVA is conducting a summer-long photo contest to encourage folks to get out and enjoy our region’s wonderful natural resources, and then share the fun through… Read More...
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Whitfield Takes Part in USO Service…

WASHINGTON (5/21/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, joined with other Congressional members and staff in a United Service Organization Service Project on Capitol Hill, May 20, 2015. Participants assembled snack packages for service members and their families that will be distributed to USO centers in the Washington metropolitan area.… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/21/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday May 20, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 1 - 12 - 28 - 35 - 44 - 25 Power Play 3 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 0 - 1 - 9 Wednesday Evening 4 - 7 - 6 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 4 - 8 - 2 - 2 Wednesday Evening 3 - 4 - 4 - 8 Cash Ball Wednesday 2 - 4 - 11 - 20 - 22 Kicker 4 - 7 - 4 - 9 - 0 5 Cash Card Wednesday 4D… Read More...
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Senators McConnell & Markey Partner…

Lawmakers call for Surgeon General’s report on opioid epidemic, ask how success of federal efforts to reduce opioid dependence and abuse will be measured Nearly 25,000 Americans die each year from an opioid overdose WASHINGTON, D.C. (5/20/15) – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) today called on the Department of Health and Human Services… Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May…

Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Madisonville Police Reports Released

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/20/15) ― The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, May 20. Joey L. Colson, Madisonville, was charged May 19 on a Hopkins County warrant for third-degree terroristic threatening. Stephen A. Moore, Madisonville, was charged May 19 with alcohol intoxication in a public place – first and second offenses. Marc D. Whitaker, Madisonville, was… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/20/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday May 19, 2015. Mega Millions Tuesday 10 - 12 - 21 - 29 - 65 - 10 Megaplier 5 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 1 - 0 - 4 Tuesday Evening 9 - 2 - 5 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 7 - 9 - 0 - 2 Tuesday Evening 6 - 1 - 8 - 9 Cash Ball Tuesday 4 - 8 - 23 - 30 - 28 Kicker 9 - 4 - 4 - 7 - 3 5 Cash Card Tuesday 8S - KD - 3S -… 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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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...
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Madisonville/Hopkins County Tops in Jobs

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/7/15) — Gov. Steve Beshear returned to his home county to thank Madisonville and Hopkins County for helping Kentucky achieve the… 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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Lady Mustangs Double up McLean County, Capture 10th District Title

GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/22/15) — Tournament host Muhlenberg County doubled up McLean County 6-3 in the 10th District… Read More

One Vehicle Collision Sends One to ER

WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (5/22/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP responded to an accident with injury… Read More
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