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Bud's Gun Shop to Re-Open Uncle Lee's

July 28, 2015 SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/28/15) ― Good news is bubbling around the neighborhood in the Uncle Lee's area as word spread via Facebook that Bud's Gun Shop will be re-opening the business. With Bud's Gun Shop…

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Bowerman Award Fan Voting Begins Today

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/28/15) — Fan voting for the Bowerman Award – collegiate track and field's top individual award – begins today. Kentucky's Kendra Harrison is… Read More...
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Hopkinsville, Fulton Avenge Losses

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (7/27/15) — The Hopkinsville Hoppers and the Fulton Railroaders each prevailed in the semifinals of the Ohio Valley League Playoffs on… Read More...
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Ohio Valley League Playoffs: Dubois County, Madisonville Win Openers

FULTON, Ky. (7/27/15) — The Dubois County Bombers defeated the Hopkinsville Hoppers 7-2 and the Madisonville Miners edged the Fulton Railroaders 1-0 in opening… Read More...
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Kentucky to Play in Inaugural Tony Gwynn Classic in 2016

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/24/15) — The Kentucky baseball team will participate in the inaugural Tony Gwynn Classic in 2016, returning UK coach Gary Henderson to his… Read More...

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Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — A Hopkins County Grand Jury recently returned the following indictments. Levi Alfred, 19, of Madisonville, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance/meth. Reginald Eaves, 75, of Nortonville, first-degree possession of a controlled substance/cocaine – second offense, operating a motor vehicle with no insurance, operating a motor vehicle while not wearing a… Read More...
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Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — A Hopkins County Grand Jury recently returned the following misdemeanor indictments. Ryann Welch, 30, of Madisonville, operating a motor vehicle while license was revoked or suspended, possession of drug paraphernalia and operating a motor vehicle with the rear license plate not illuminated. Matthew Pendley, 29, of Madisonville, failing to comply with sex offender… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/28/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, July 28. Michael R. Fitzgerald, of Madisonville, was charged July 27 with first-degree criminal mischief, second-degree disorderly conduct, menacing and resisting arrest. Raymond Dunlap Jr., of Madisonville, was charged July 27 with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance – first… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Tuesday, July 28. Ashley R. Rivera-Mena, of White Plains, was charged July 23 on a Livingston County warrant for non-payment of fines. Coty Allen Savage, of Cold Water, Mich., was charged on a warrant for being a fugitive from another state. Kimberly D. Hale, of Dawson Springs, was charged July 23… Read More...
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Over $16.5 million in Road Projects…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/28/15) — Over $16.5 million in road contracts were awarded by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in June and July for road and bridge projects in Muhlenberg, Hopkins and Christian counties. A total of $14.042 million was awarded in June to Road Builders LLC for reconstruction of the Morton's Gap interchange on the I-69 Corridor in Hopkins County. The project will involve… Read More...
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UK Study Shows Prescription Drug Law's…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/28/15) — Since Kentucky's landmark prescription drug abuse legislation took effect in 2012, the Commonwealth has seen a significant decline in the number of prescriptions for the most commonly abused medications, doctor shopping has decreased by more than 50 percent, and more Kentuckians are seeking treatment for prescription medication addiction. These findings, among others,… Read More...
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Farmers' Markets Expand Access for…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/28/15) — Low-income families can use their SNAP benefits to buy fresh, nutritious local foods at more Kentucky farmers' markets than ever before, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said. Up to 225 farmers' markets and individual producers now use Electronic Benefit Transfer equipment – a more than 10-fold increase from 21 markets in 2010. The EBT equipment enables customers to… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/28/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday July 27, 2015. Pick 3 Monday Midday 4 - 1 - 5 Monday Evening 5 - 1 - 8 Pick 4 Monday Midday 9 - 8 - 3 - 2 Monday Evening 5 - 4 - 4 - 9 Cash Ball Monday 3 - 4 - 11 - 20 - 23 Kicker 4 - 7 - 7 - 0 - 0 5 Cash Card Monday 2H - 3S - 3D - 3H - 5D Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by… Read More...
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Yonts Re-Elected SLC Vice Chair

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/28/15) — State Rep. Brent Yonts was re-elected Vice Chair of the Economic Development, Transportation and Cultural Affairs Committee of the Southern Legislative Conference during the SLC's 2015 Annual Meeting in Savannah last week. Yonts' election as second-year Vice Chair puts the Greenville Democrat in position to become Chair of the committee when the SLC holds its 2016… Read More...
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Vote for Your Local Food Hero through…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/28/15) — Kentuckians are invited to select their favorite farmers in online voting for the 2015 Local Food Heroes through Aug. 5. The Local Food Heroes awards are a partnership of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, Seed Capital KY and Louisville Metro Government and are sponsored by Farm Credit Mid-America. "This is a great way to publicly say 'thank you' to the Kentuckians… Read More...
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Pet of the Day - Skittles

Meet Skittles, she's a 10 week old mix breed. Read More...
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KOHS, KSP Launch 'Move Over' Campaign…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/27/15) — Everyday on our roadways, emergency responders and public safety personnel put their lives at risk to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth. In an effort to protect those who protect us, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety is joining the Kentucky State Police to promote the message: Move Over. It's the Law. "Our vision is to create a safe transportation system for… Read More...
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Missions in a Belizean Paradise

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/27/15) — An 11 member team from Broadway United Methodist Church, led by Rebecca O’Brien, returned to Belize for the third time with Thirst Missions. From June 6-14, the team served in Belmopan, at the “Kings Children Home,” which is an orphanage in the Cayo District of western Belize. Many of the people speak Spanish even though English is taught in schools, and many of… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/27/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, July 27. Charles R. Gentry, of Madisonville, was charged July 26 with first-degree wanton endangerment and no registration plates. Ashley McGehee-Colella, of Hopkinsville, was charged July 26 with first-degree possession of a controlled substance/meth and drug paraphernalia – buy/possess and on… Read More...
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Madisonville Fire Reports Released

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/27/15) — Madisonville Fire Department extinguished an electrical fire that sparked in a resident’s attic. Firefighters responded to 338 Barnett Blvd. at 6 a.m. July 24, finding that a rear bedroom in the home was filled with smoke. Investigators used a thermal camera in the attic and found burning embers in the insulation. The electricity was turned off at the main breaker,… Read More...
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Special Called Meeting - July 28, 2015

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/27/15) — Madisonville City Council will meet in Special Called Session, at 1:15 p.m., Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 67 N. Main Street. Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/27/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday July 26, 2015. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 6 - 3 - 5 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 3 - 3 - 7 - 1 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. (7/27/15) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, July 27. Lonnie W. Menser, 52, of Dawson Springs, was charged July 18 with possession of synthetic drugs. Michael A. Dowd, 24, of Dawson Springs, was charged July 18 on a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines. Anthony W. Clark, 21, of Madisonville, was charged July 18 with… Read More...
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Pet of the Day - Charlie

Meet Charlie, he's a 6 month old Chiweenie. Read More...
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Pet of the Day - Starburst

Meet Starburst, she's a 10 week old mix breed. Read More...
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Please Help, Shelter a Pet

We have lots of shelters asking for help so they don't have to euthanize. Read More...
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Sundown Syndrome Can Be A Sign Of…

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/26/15) — Have you ever noticed that a family member becomes confused, irritable or restless as night falls? Or as the night progresses, they become agitated and pace throughout the house? This person could be showing signs of sundowning, a phenomenon commonly associated with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Sundowning, or Sundown Syndrome, is the materialization of different… Read More...
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Dave Says - July 26, 2015

KENTUCKY (7/26/15) — This week Dave discusses appreciate depreciation and don’t need those cards. Dear Dave, I’m self-employed, and I travel about 30,000 miles a year in my van. I’m three payments away from having the vehicle paid off, but it has 170,000 miles on it. Do you think it would be a good idea for me to buy a new van and have the tax advantages that would go along with it? Doug Dear… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - July 26, 2015

KENTUCKY (7/26/15) — As a youngster, I spent every day outside during the summer. I don't even remember the rain keeping the crew from Ford's Woods at bay. I'm sure we were shut down sometimes but evidently I refused to enter those days in my memory bank. What I did enter were the days when each of the boys in that neighborhood wanted to turn his bicycle into a two-wheeled, super chopper. Since… Read More...

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Berry Employees Accept Kickin' Kafe 'Battle of the Burgers' Challenge

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/24/15) – What’s for breakfast this sunny Friday morning? For a group of Berry Plastics third-shift employees, it was a healthy 5-pound… Read More...
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Nation's Oldest Travel Team Tournament Still Running Strong

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (7/20/15) — SurfKY News was at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville over the weekend for the Kentucky Hoopfest directed by Hopkins County… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Warn Homeowners of Potential Scams

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/17/15) - Madisonville Police Department's Lt. Billy Poe shares a few tips about protecting the public from scams. This is a public service… Read More...
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Splendor of Adsmore Shared with Historical Society

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/16/15) — Hopkins County Historical Society met for their monthly meeting on Thursday, July 9th. This month the group was honored to have… Read More...
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Focus on Hopkins County: Jack Merrill

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/11/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Jack Merrill with the Hopkins County Humane Society on this episode of Focus on Hopkins County. Learn… Read More...
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VIDEO: MCC Nursing Includes Three Pursing Doctor in Nursing Practice Degrees

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/9/15) – Madisonville Community College’s Nursing Division recently announced three faculty members are pursuing Doctor of nursing practice… Read More...
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Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest Synthetic Drug Ring Busted

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
'Brain Melting' Synthetic Drug Round Up Nets 11 Including Kingpin HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/24/15) — Thirteen people from around Hopkins and Webster counties are… Read More...
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Focus on Hopkins County: Mahr Park

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/13/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Barbie Hunt, Co-Trustee of the Mahr Trust and with Sam Koltinsky of Marvo Entertainment Group. They… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Dorothy 'Tony' Harris, 90, of Madisonville

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/27/15) — Dorothy "Tony" Harris, 90, of Madisonville, KY died on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at Baptist Health…

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Hopkinsville Velocity Falls to Muhlenberg's WK Predators

GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/27/15) — The WK Predators, a Muhlenberg All Star Team, defeated Hopkinsville Velocity 16-0 in Little… Read More

Caldwell County Traffic Advisory

CALDWELL COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of Kentucky 128 in… Read More
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - July 23, 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/23/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, July 23. Rachel A. Arroyo, of Madisonville, was… Read More

MFD Releases Official No. 9 Steakhouse Report

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/23/15) — Madisonville Fire Department reported a fire broke out due to grease in the grill area at No. 9 Steakhouse Wednesday night.… Read More

‘Reliable and Dependable for 49 Years…and Counting’

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/23/15) — The Madisonville-Hopkins County Chamber and many members of the community met today at R & D Electric for the company’s… Read More

UPDATE - City of Earlington Lifts Boil Water Advisory

EARLINGTON, Ky. (7/23/15) — The boil water advisory for the City of Earlington has been lifted as of 11 a.m., Thursday, July 23, 2015. SurfKY NewsInformation… Read More

Special Called Meeting July 27

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/23/15) — The Hopkins Fiscal Court Budget, Audit and Personnel Committee will have a special called meeting at 10 a.m., Monday, July 27,… Read More

Madisonville Knocks off Dubois County, Posts Sixth Straight Win

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/22/15) — Building momentum late in the regular-season, host Madisonville doubled up league leader Dubois County 12-6 in an Ohio Valley… Read More

Public Safety Committee Meeting Set for July 27

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/22/15) — The Hopkins Fiscal Court Public Safety Committee will have a special called meeting at 9 a.m., Monday, July 27, 2015 at the… Read More

MFD Responds to One Vehicle Collision on Stagecoach Road

HANSON, Ky. (7/22/15) — Madisonville Fire Department responded to a one-vehicle accident on Stagecoach Road at about noon today. A van had overturned in a… Read More

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