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Report of Suspicious Man Ends with PI, Meth Possession Charges

March 30, 2015 Madisonville Police Department
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/30/15) ― The report of a suspicious man wearing camouflage and carrying a suitcase resulted in police arresting the man for being heavily intoxicated on methamphetamine and the…

Hopkins County Sports

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WKS Season-Opener Set for Saturday

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MADSIONVILLE, Ky. (3/30/15) — Western Kentucky Speedway will host its season-opening race night on Saturday, April 4. Pit admission is $25, grand stand admission is $10 and all divisions will be… Read More...

Hopkins County YMCA Pool Closed; Stroke Clinic Scheduled

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/30/15) — The Hopkins County Family YMCA pool is closed for unexpected maintenance and repairs. The pool will be reopened after maintenance is performed and repairs completed.… Read More...

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Spencer Jack Tabbed SEC Pitcher of the Week

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/30/15) — After earning the 12th-inning save in Kentucky's series-opening win at No. 1 LSU and the win in the 11-inning marathon in the series… Read More...
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UK Women's Tennis Falls at Auburn, 4-1

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/30/15) — The No. 18 Kentucky women's tennis suffered a 4-1 loss at No. 49 Auburn to conclude a weekend trip to Alabama Sunday. Facing their… Read More...
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Snyder Leads Kentucky on Day One of Bulls Bay

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/30/15) — Junior David Snyder carded a 4-under par to lead the Kentucky men's golf team on the opening day of Hootie at Bulls Bay… Read More...
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KSCA Ranks Top 10 Teams in All 16 Regions

LONDON, Ky. (3/27/15) — The Kentucky Softball Coaches Association has ranked the Top 10 teams in each of the state's 16 regions. Top-ranked teams from across… Read More...

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Members from Madisonville Police,…

RICHMOND, Ky. (3/30/15) — Law enforcement officers from 14 agencies across the commonwealth were recognized Friday, March 27, for completing the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training's Academy of Police Supervision. APS, also called the sergeant's academy, is a three-week, 120-hour training program targeted for newly promoted sergeants or officers who are on their agency's promotion… Read More...
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LG&E and KU Retire Cane Run…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (3/30/15) — After nearly five decades of providing safe, reliable energy to thousands of customers across Kentucky, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company's Cane Run Unit 6 is being retired tomorrow. The move comes as the company prepares to shut down its coal-fired operations at the site and bring the new Cane Run 7 gas-fired unit on line. A key… Read More...
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Kentucky Cancer Program at UofL…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (3/30/15) — The Kentucky Cancer Program at the University of Louisville has launched a new version of its cancer resource guide and moved it online. Pathfinder, the KCP's popular guide to cancer-related services and resources for 25 years, is now online and will be featured during a live KET call-in show on cancer at 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 1. The show will air at the culmination… Read More...
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Juvenile Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/30/15) ― The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office has charged a juvenile with second-degree cruelty to animals for allegedly having sex with a canine. At 4:05 p.m. Monday, deputies received a complaint call about an under-aged male seen performing a sexual act with a neighbor’s dog outside a residence in Hopkins County, authorities said. Deputy Mike Evans spoke with an off-duty… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/30/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, March 30. Paul Preston Davis, of Providence, was charged March 29 on a Webster County warrant for non-payment of fines. Ryan E. Hust, of Madisonville, was charged March 28 on Hopkins County warrants for non-payment of fines. Charles R. Western, Jr., was charged March 28 on Hopkins County… Read More...
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Monthly Column from Attorney General…

KENTUCKY (3/30/15) — After a long, unseasonably treacherous winter, spring has finally arrived in the Bluegrass State. As the temperatures rise and the water levels recede, many Kentuckians look forward to enjoying the new season with outdoor activity, spring cleaning and home improvement projects. Unfortunately, this time of year also sees a sharp rise in shady contractors that prey on the hopes… Read More...
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Litter Pickup Crews along Area Highways…

WESTERN KENTUCKY (3/30/15) — Several litter pickup contractors for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plan to start work along interstates and parkways across western Kentucky this week. A crew plans to start on I24 at the Ohio River Bridge at mile point 0.0 today, March 30, and work eastward to the Kentucky-Tennessee State Line. Other crews will be starting litter pickup efforts along the… Read More...
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Kentucky National Dairy Show and Sale…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (3/30/15) — The Kentucky National Dairy Show and Sale will return to the Kentucky Exposition Center's Pavilion for its 53rd edition April 9-11. "This event gives buyers a chance to purchase from some of the best cow families in the business and provides an opportunity for dairy cattle producers from all over the nation to showcase their herd's genetics," Agriculture Commissioner… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/30/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Monday, March 30. Angela D. Pentecost, aka Angela McGinnis, of Earlington, was charged March 27 on Hopkins County warrants for contempt of court and failure to appear and pay. Justin R. Pryor, of Nortonville, was charged March 29 with third-degree burglary. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Hopkins… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/30/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday March 29, 2015. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 6 - 7 - 3 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 2 - 9 - 1 - 8 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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Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (3/30/15) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, March 30. Misti D. Titus, 33, of Dawson Springs, was charged March 25 with leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid or assistance, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., with aggravated circumstances – second offense and reckless driving. Dale A.… Read More...
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Arbor Day Celebration Set for April 3

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/30/15) — The City of Madisonville and the Madisonville City Tree Board will host an Arbor Day celebration at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2015 at Jesse Stuart Elementary School. In conjunction with the Arbor Day Celebration, the City of Madisonville will be recognized for 20 years as a Tree City USA. The Kentucky Division of Forestry will provide 200 seedling trees to… Read More...
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UK Experts to Discuss Cancer Care on KET

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/29/15) — Next week, KET will feature three University of Kentucky experts discussing cancer care in a set of programs that will accompany the three-part documentary series Cancer: "The Emperor of All Maladies by Ken Burns." The series, which will air at 9 p.m. March 30, 31 and April 1, is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear, Federal Officials to…

Multi-agency POWER Initiative makes grant money available for job creation, workforce development in coal communities LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/29/15) – Gov. Steve Beshear Friday joined several federal and state officials to announce the Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization initiative, which will award up to $38 million in grants to coal communities to support economic… Read More...
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North American Stainless to Make $150…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/29/15) — A major expansion is in the works in Carroll County. Gov. Steve Beshear announced Thursday that North American Stainless plans to invest $150 million to expand its manufacturing facility in Ghent. The expansion, which is the company's 11th since it began operations in Kentucky in 1990, will include the addition of 36 new jobs. The company also is celebrating its 25th… Read More...
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Dave Says - March 29, 2015

KENTUCKY (3/29/15) — This week Dave discusses pay for grades? And, making grown-up choices. Dear Dave, What’s your opinion on rewarding kids with money for getting good grades in school? Joe Dear Joe, Honestly, I don’t have a strong opinion about it one way or the other. We didn’t pay our kids for good grades, but I can’t really think of a strong argument not to pay them for success in school.… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - March 29, 2015

KENTUCKY (3/29/15) — In my early adult years, March and April meant crappie fishing. During those days I perused every bush and sunken tree in straight creek hollow to find my limit of that tasty fish. Most of the time I was the passenger in my friend's old fish and ski boat. Since we knew where most of the fish were, it really didn't matter how we got to them. And once we were there a good heavy… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of March 29,…

KENTUCKY (3/29/15) — Each legislative session ends with the warmer days of spring. Renewal is in the air, along with a hope that we did good work, the "People's Business," as we say in Frankfort, for Kentucky. We did a lot of business over the 29 days that the 2015 annual session was convened. We adjusted the state's booster seat bill to make our child passengers safer, created an income tax… Read More...
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Midea America Corporation to Locate…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/28/15) — Governor Steve Beshear and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced Thursday that Midea America Corporation plans to locate its first U.S. research and development operation in Jefferson County. Midea, the third-largest appliance maker in the world, plans to create up to 25 new jobs and invest nearly $2.7 million into the project. "This is a very exciting project on many… Read More...
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This Week at the State Capitol

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/28/15) — The most talked-about issue of the opening days of the General Assembly's 2015 session was also a main focus of the late-night closing hours of the session as lawmakers struck a bipartisan agreement on a comprehensive bill to battle the state's heroin epidemic. Heroin is devastating Kentucky families in a number of ways, and the legislation lawmakers approved strikes… Read More...

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VIDEO: Shoe Charity Expands to 'Sweet Sixteen' Counties in Kentucky

What started as a solution to a need of one county’s children, soon spread into a cause that now assists 16 Kentucky counties by providing shoes for students.… Read More...
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VIDEO: Educators, Leaders Share 'State of Education'

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/26/15) — The Madisonville - Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon to discuss the state of education for Hopkins County and… Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - March 25, 2015

Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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MPD Officer Offers Pedestrian Safety Tips

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/24/15) — Simple precautions to take with pedestrian safety. Lt. Billy Poe of the Madisonville Police Department offers these tips to… Read More...
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Marty Brown: Story Behind 'Whatever Makes You Smile'

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/24/15) — During an interview at SurfKY Studios, country music singer, songwriter Marty Brown along with his wife Shellie shared the story… Read More...
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Marty Brown: 'I'm From the Country' and We Like It That Way!

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/23/15) — During an interview at SurfKY Studios Monday, March 16, country music singer, songwriter Marty Brown along with his wife Shellie… Read More...
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First Baptist Gearing Up for Easter Weekend

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/22/15) — Dr. Stephen Seaford, Interim Pastor of First Baptist Madisonville spoke with SurfKY this week about their upcoming Easter… Read More...
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Marty Brown: Behind the Scenes Look at America's Got Talent

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/20/15) — During an interview at SurfKY Studios Monday, March 16, country music singer, songwriter Marty Brown alond with his wife and… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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J.W. Slaton, 79, of Nortonville

NORTONVILLE, Ky. – J.W. Slaton, 79, of Nortonville passed away Thursday March 26, 2015 at Baptist Health, Madisonville. He was born April…
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Kentucky Job Corps Graduation – Honoring Job Corps 50th Anniversary

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/30/15) — On Thursday, March 26, 2015 the Kentucky Job Corps Consortium in conjunction with… Read More

Mustangs sweep doubleheader from Graves County

GREENVILLE, Ky. (3/29/15) - The Muhlenberg County baseball team returned to the win column on Saturday. Muhlenberg… Read More
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