Madisonville - Hopkins County News

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Two Hopkins Countians to Receive MERR Scholarships

May 29, 2015 Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/29/15) — Two locals, Lassie Bowles and Wethonia Morris, will receive Minority Education Recruitment and Retention Scholarships. Hopkins County Schools Human Relations Coordinator…

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Maroons Suffer One-Run Loss to Christian County

by Steve LeMaster
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (5/27/15) — Madisonville-North Hopkins' 2015 season ended with a loss to Christian County in the first round of the Second Region Baseball Tournament at Hopkinsville Tuesday night.… Read More...

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Second Region Baseball/Softball Scoreboard

KENTUCKY (5/28/15) — The following are the Second Region Baseball and Softball scores: Second Region Baseball Tournament at Hopkinsville Tuesday, May 26… Read More...
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Second Region Baseball/Softball Scoreboard

KENTUCKY (5/27/15) — The following are the Second Region Baseball and Softball scores: Second Region Baseball Tournament at Hopkinsville Tuesday, May 26… Read More...
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Revised Schedule Set for Third Region Baseball Tournament

BROWNSVILLE, Ky. (5/26/15) — After rain washed out previously scheduled matchups on Monday, first round games in the Third Region Baseball Tournament will be… 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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Hooked on Science - ' Pop a Balloon…

KENTUCKY (5/30/15) — You might eat an orange as a healthy snack, but did you know you can use an orange to pop a balloon? Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist shows us the power behind an orange. INGREDIENTS Balloon Orange INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Inflate the balloon. STEP 2: Remove the peeling from the orange. STEP 3: Squeeze the juice from the peeling onto the balloon and observe.… Read More...
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NCM Motorsports Park Breaks Ground on…

KENTUCKY (5/29/15) — The National Corvette Museum, along with community leaders, Holley Performance Products and the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce, celebrated the groundbreaking of the Holley Control Tower at the NCM Motorsports Park, Thursday May 28. The Holley Control Tower will encompass 14,635 square feet and will provide many functional spaces, including meeting rooms,… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Woman Charged on Drug…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — A Dawson Springs woman was charged on multiple drug offenses after police say she was weaving all over the northbound lane of North Main Street at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday, May 27. According to a Madisonville Police report, Officer Justin Browning reported seeing a 1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass weaving from centerline to the shoulder multiple times. After making a traffic stop… Read More...
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Slaughters Student, Madisonville…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — Madisonville Community College is pleased to announce Trent Hill as the recipient of MCC's 2014-2015 Outstanding Student Award and Stephanie Taylor as the 2015 Outstanding Faculty Member. Read More...
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America in Bloom Judges to Visit…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/28/15) — Judges from the America in Bloom national awards program will visit Madisonville on June 11 and 12. This is Madisonville's fifth entry in the America in Bloom national awards program. The town is one of 42 towns across America working on local revitalization programs with the hopes of receiving a prestigious America in Bloom national award. Madisonville is… Read More...
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'If the EPA Can Do This, What Can't It…

KENTUCKY (5/28/15) — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy claims critics overstate the reach of her agency's controversial new "Waters of the United States" rule. McCarthy swears the regulation is meant only to "simplify and clarify" the federal Clean Water Act passed by Congress in 1972 to control pollution in rivers, lakes and wetlands. Opponents of the EPA's latest… Read More...
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Principal Selection SBDM Meeting May 29

HOPKINS COUNTY. Ky. (5/28/15) — There will be principal selection meeting for the West Broadway Elementary SBDM Council for the purpose of continuing the principal selection process. The committee will be conducting interviews beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 29 2015 at the Hopkins County Board of Education Central Office at 320 South Seminary Street. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Lori… Read More...
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Speaker Stumbo Appoints House Members…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/28/15) — Fulfilling one of the requirements of this year's new law targeting heroin abuse, House Speaker Greg Stumbo announced today that he has appointed four House members to the Senate Bill 192 Implementation Oversight Committee. State Rep. Denny Butler, who spent his career in law enforcement in Louisville, will serve as the House co-chair of the committee. Joining him are… Read More...
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Attorney General Conway Announces…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/28/15) — Attorney General Jack Conway announced an agreement in principle to settle kickback claims against Accredo Health Group, Inc. The settlement will resolve allegations that Accredo recommended the drug Exjade to Medicaid patients in exchange for kickbacks from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, which markets the drug. Under the settlement, Accredo has agreed to pay $60… Read More...
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Workforce Cabinet Determines Muhlenberg…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/28/15) — Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between April 2014 and April 2015, but rose in Union County, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 3.4 percent. It was followed by Fayette and Oldham… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, May 28. Damien E. Calbreath, of Madisonville, was charged May 27 with second-degree burglary. Kayla E. Calbreath, of Madisonville, was charged May 27 with second-degree burglary. Courtney E. Ward, of Madisonville, was charged May 27 with second-degree burglary. Zuri C. Wester, of… Read More...
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/28/15) — The Hopkins County Health Department released the following restaurant/kitchen inspection ratings Thursday, May 27. Lone Star Pentecostal Church Kitchen 100 Difabio's Casapela 99 Fan guard in walk-in cooler needs cleaning Hammack – Moore House 100 Prairie Rose Café 100 Madisonville City Park Pool Concessions 100 Lucky Buffet ( New) (Days Inn Hotel) 98 Food trays… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/28/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday May 27, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 8 - 15 - 34 - 53 - 59 - 23 Power Play 2 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 4 - 2 - 6 Wednesday Evening 4 - 7 - 9 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 7 - 7 - 2 - 9 Wednesday Evening 6 - 3 - 5 - 0 Cash Ball Wednesday 3 - 4 - 24 - 25 - 28 Kicker 8 - 5 - 8 - 3 - 1 5 Cash Card Wednesday KH… Read More...
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KFB Seeking Nominations for 'Excellence…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) – Kentucky Farm Bureau is searching across the state for 2015 "Excellence in Ag Literacy Award" nominees. The award, presented annually by KFB during its annual meeting, was established to recognize and reward teachers who excel in their efforts to incorporate agricultural concepts throughout their core academic studies. "Real-life application of agriculture in the… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/27/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Tuesday, May 26 and Wednesday, May 27. Ryann K. Welch, of Madisonville, was charged May 26 with operating on a suspended/revoked operator's license, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess, tampering with physical evidence and rear license not illuminated and on a Hopkins County warrant for failure to… Read More...
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Hopkins Fiscal Court Public Safety…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/27/15) — The Hopkins Fiscal Court Public Safety Committee special called meeting for Friday, May 29 at the Ballard Convention Center, 605 E. Arch Street, Madisonville has been cancelled. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Kim Blue Read More...
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Principal Selection SBDM Meeting

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/27/15) — There will be principal selection meeting for the Madisonville North Hopkins High School SBDM Council, for the purpose of continuing the principal selection process. The committee will be reviewing Stakeholders, Survey Data and approve applicants for interview. The meeting will be conducted at 2 p.m., on Friday, May 29 2015 at the Hopkins County Board of Education… Read More...
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KSP Charges Madison County Man with…

RICHMOND, Ky. (5/27/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on May 26, 2015, at approximately 5:10 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by the Richmond Police Department, arrested a Madison County man on charges related to prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor/police officer for sex. The report said Owen P. Taylor, 49, was… Read More...
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A.G. Conway Announces Scholarship…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/27/15) — Attorney General Jack Conway, along with the Prosecutors Advisory Council, the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators, and two concerned parents who have lost children to prescription drug abuse, today announced the recipients of the "Sarah Shay and Michael Donta Memorial Scholarships for Hope and Healing." Lennon Reed, a graduate of Logan County High… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/27/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, May 27. Austin J. Lashley, of Lake Aurthur, La., was charged May 26 with theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting under $500 and drug paraphernalia – buy/possess. Gregory Childress, of Nortonville, was charged May 26 on a Hopkins County warrant for theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting under… Read More...
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McConnell Office Statement on EPA…

WASHINGTON (5/27/15) — Robert Steurer, Communications Director for Senator Mitch McConnell, released the following statement today regarding the Environmental Protection Agency rule to regulate "the waters of the United States": "Senator McConnell is still reviewing the rule. However, he has heard from Kentuckians in the agriculture community, coal industry, and manufacturing that any attempt to… Read More...
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Kentucky to Look at Tobacco Use among…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/27/15) — Kentucky is one of five states chosen to participate in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's 2015 State Policy Academy on Tobacco Control in Behavioral Health. The Academy will take place June 18-19, 2015, at SAMHSA in Rockville, Md. Over the last several years, SAMHSA has conducted a series of policy academies to help state, local, tribal and… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/27/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday May 26, 2015. Mega Millions Tuesday 1 - 39 - 52 - 69 - 72 - 12 Megaplier 4 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 8 - 5 - 8 Tuesday Evening 0 - 8 - 0 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 8 - 7 - 2 - 1 Tuesday Evening 6 - 3 - 9 - 8 Cash Ball Tuesday 3 - 4 - 10 - 16 - 25 Kicker 8 - 5 - 1 - 8 - 3 5 Cash Card Tuesday 2S - 2C - JH -… Read More...
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Kentucky National Guard Memorial Guests…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/26/15) — Guests at the unveiling of the Kentucky National Guard Memorial on Memorial Day were treated to a luncheon of Kentucky Proud prod-ucts prior to the ceremony at the Boone National Guard Center. "We are honored and humbled that Kentucky Proud could play a small role in this solemn occasion," Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said in a statement. "Kentucky's heritage of… Read More...

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VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HANSON, Ky. (05/26/15) – There was standing room only as the city of Hanson met for its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, May 26. And, Mayor Mickey DeMoss… Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 27, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Church's Military Mission a Success

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/26/15) — The Rev. Bill Adcock and members of Slaughters Christian Church have been on a mission for the military. Their mission is an… 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...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Lori Ann Hardison, 45, of Nortonville

NORTONVILLE, Ky. – Lori Ann Hardison, 45, of Nortonville, died Wednesday, May 27, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. Lori was born…

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Greenville Man Charged with Rockport Robbery, Burglary, Kidnapping

ROCKPORT, Ky. (5/28/15) — A Greenville man has been charged in connection with a police investigation involving a… Read More

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Pennyroyal Herb Club Annual Garden Tour Announced

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/23/15) — Tour eight local gardens, featuring butterfly gardens, raised beds, shade gardens, container gardens, railway gardens,… Read More

'Cooking for the Cure' Fundraiser Brings Out Local Rednecks

MADISONVILLE, KY. (05/24/15) – First United Bank was “Cooking for the Cure” Friday, May 22. V.P. of Marketing and Public Relations Jane Barton said every year… Read More

Madisonville Fire Department Report - May 23, 2015

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… Read More

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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… Read More

Elks BBQ Fundraiser Quick Sell Out

MADISONVILLE, KY. (05/22/15) – Madisonville Elks Lodge No. 738 held its second annual charity fundraiser cook-out Friday, May 22. Elks Lodge member Matt Vaughn… Read More

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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… Read More

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/22/15) — The Hopkins County Schools Transportation Department will provide bus shuttle service to the commencement ceremonies at Hopkins… Read More

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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… Read More

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