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Madisonville Man Charged for Robbery in Greenville

March 03, 2015 Greenville Police Department
GREENVILLE, Ky. (3/3/15) — A Madisonville man has been charged with first-degree robbery after a woman reported that a man pointed a gun at her and demanded the bag out of her car. According to a…

Hopkins County Sports

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Maroons Capture Sixth Straight Seventh District Championship

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PRINCETON, Ky. (3/2/15) — Madisonville-North Hopkins remained on top in the Seventh District Friday night, defeating tournament host Caldwell County 61-55 for its sixth straight district title. The… Read More...

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Kyle Cody Named National Pitcher of the Week

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/3/15) — After firing seven no-hit innings Saturday, Kentucky junior right-hander Kyle Cody has been named a Louisville Slugger National… Read More...
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UK Volleyball Announces Spring Schedule

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/3/15) — Fresh off its 10th-consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament, the Kentucky volleyball team is set to hit the hardwood for the… Read More...
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First Region Basketball Tournament Schedules

KENTUCKY (3/2/15) — First Region Girls' and Boys' Basketball Tournament Schedules can be seen below: First Region Girls' Basketball Tournament at Murray State… Read More...
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Third Region Girls' and Boys' Basketball Tournament Schedules

KENTUCKY (3/2/15) — The Third Region Basketball Tournaments will tip off Monday night. Third Region Girls' Basketball Tournament at Owensboro Sportscenter… Read More...

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Local Students Place in Stanley Lewis…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/3/15) — Madisonville Community College is pleased to announce the winners of the Stanley Lewis Cultural Diversity Writing Contest. Allee Rogers, an 11th grade student at Hopkins County Central High School, took first place and the $500 award with her entry entitled "We Can Do It Too." Second place and the $150 award went to Jasmine Martin for her entry entitled "An Online… Read More...
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Baptist Health Madisonville Now…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/3/15) — Baptist Health Madisonville is now offering a new service for those patients that are experiencing renal failure. As kidneys lose their ability to function, waste products that are normally removed from the body in the urine build up in the blood. Peritoneal dialysis is a procedure that is performed to remove waste products from the blood when the kidneys can no… Read More...
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Kentucky Wins Major National Award for…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/3/15) — The nation is taking notice of Kentucky's record-breaking 2014 economic development efforts. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced that Kentucky placed first nationally in Site Selection magazine's annual Governor's Cup rankings for new and expanded industry activity per capita in 2014. Site Selection editor Mark Arend presented the Governor's Cup trophy to Gov. Beshear at… Read More...
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House Republican Floor Leader…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/3/15) — House Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown, recently recognized Jonathan York (far left), overall chairman for the University of Kentucky's DanceBlue organization and representatives of the group on the floor of the Kentucky House of Representatives. Leader Hoover sponsored House Resolution 188, which recognized and celebrated DanceBlue's continued… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/3/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday March 2, 2015. Pick 3 Monday Midday 1 - 9 - 1 Monday Evening 0 - 5 - 4 Pick 4 Monday Midday 4 - 8 - 1 - 7 Monday Evening 7 - 9 - 6 - 2 Cash Ball Monday 7 - 9 - 13 - 32 - 10 Kicker 0 - 9 - 9 - 5 - 0 5 Cash Card Monday 8D - 2C - 3S - 8S - 7H Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by… Read More...
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Farm Safety Symposium Ponders 'A…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/3/15) — It's a parent's worst nightmare, a phone call or a knock on the front door from authorities bearing the news that a loved one has been killed or injured in an accident. "A Parent's Worst Nightmare" is the theme of the 2015 Louis Crosier Farm Safety Symposium at the Dixie Fire School in March. The symposium is scheduled for 7 p.m. EST March 13 in the RPC212 auditorium at… Read More...
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Brave Redneck Plungers Take Dip Despite…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — A Redneck Plunge took place Saturday, Feb. 28 at Bouncing B's Party Place, 2910 Anton Road in Madisonville. Relay for Life Hopkins County Chairwoman Christy Cavanah said she was pleased with the turnout as 11 participants braved the frigid temps and faced their challenge. Among those that took the “plunge” were Hopkins County Sheriff's Deputy Bear Coursey, who… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/2/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Monday, March 2. Michael D. Pratt, of Benton, was charged Feb. 27 too many passengers in a vehicle (front seat) and operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license and on a Hopkins County warrant for failure to appear. Amanda Gayle Walker, of Madisonville, was charged Feb. 28 with complicity… Read More...
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Emergency Food, Shelter Funds Available…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/2/15) — Hopkins County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security /Federal Emergency Management Agency under the emergency food and shelter national board program. Hopkins County has been chosen to receive $23,065.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, March 2. Mathew A. Norris, of Dawson Springs, was charged Feb. 28 on a Henderson County warrant for failure to appear. Mallory B. Baldwin, of Madisonville, was charged Feb. 28 with disregarding a stop sign, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. - first offense,… Read More...
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Dr. Ben Carson Coming to the Carson…

PADUCAH, Ky. (3/2/15) — Baptist Health and Lourdes proudly present Dr. Ben Carson for an inspirational evening devoted to the needs of children. This is the first joint fundraising event for the Carson Center, Paducah Symphony Orchestra and Kosair Charities. These nonprofit organizations enrich the well-being and development of children and youth. Your ticket purchase supports these organizations… Read More...
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2014 Work Opportunity Tax Credit…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/2/15) — A deadline for employers to file for a certificate to receive a tax credit for hiring employees in a target group has been extended to April 30, 2015, by the Internal Revenue Service. The extension gives employers additional time to obtain the certification for an employee hired between Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2014, who qualifies for the federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit. For… Read More...
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Job Fair Tomorrow in Madisonville

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — There will be a job fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 at the Kentucky Career Center, Madisonville. Applications will be accepted and interviews conducted for production associates. Pay will start at $9 an hour. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, available for all shifts, pass extensive 10-year background check and must pass an ATF clearance. All… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Man Charged Multiple…

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (3/2/15) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, March 2. Henry P. McGoldrick, 32, of Dawson Springs was charged Feb. 26 with operating on a suspend/revoked operator's license, possession of synthetic drugs, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess, second-degree disorderly conduct, failure to surrender revoked operator's license, first-degree… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/2/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday March 1, 2015. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 4 - 9 - 1 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 8 - 1 - 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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Hopkins County-Madisonville Public…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/2/15) — The following are upcoming events hosted by Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library. March is National Nutrition Month. In support of this initiative the Library is proud to host Lori Spraggs, RD, who will present Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle at 10:45, Tuesday March 3, at the Main Library (Parkway Plaza Mall). Come join the Library crew at 10 a.m. for HCMPL's… Read More...
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Kentucky Offers Tax Credit to Small…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/1/15) — With tax season upon us, the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development wants to remind Kentucky's small business owners that they could be eligible for up to $25,000 in tax credits. The state is offering the Kentucky Small Business Tax Credit to eligible companies throughout the Commonwealth. The criteria are relatively simple. All a small business has to do is create… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with American Financial…

WASHINGTON (3/1/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office, Feb. 24, 2015, with representatives of the American Financial Services Association. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Robert Hankins Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - March 1, 2015

KENTUCKY (3/1/15) — I can remember several years ago, going fishing on a sunny but cold day in February. It was the first nice Saturday we had had in a long time. The plan was to do a little bass fishing and enjoy our first trip of the year. I was with a friend and we were taking his boat. He had not had it in the water in several months. I had tried my best to make all the necessary preparations… Read More...
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Dave Says - March 1, 2015

KENTUCKY (3/1/15) — This week Dave discusses serious about getting out of debt and it’s a better idea to pre-plan. Dear Dave, Should you budget for mad money, or just carrying around cash, when you’re trying to get out of debt? Aurora Dear Aurora, What really matters is the amount of mad money you allow yourself to have. Everyone needs a little pocket money. It’s probably not going to throw you… Read More...

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Local Church Hosting Spring Campmeeting

Pastors Tim and Barbara Rigdon of New Covenant Christian Center in Providence to host a Spring Campmeeting featuring area pastors. Read More...
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AIRPLAY: Travis Dukes Makes Stop for Jam Session

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/27/15) — Last March, SurfKY News presented an in-depth interview with Nashville musician Travis Dukes. Since then, Dukes has continued to… Read More...
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Probation and Parole Violators - February 26, 2015

Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - February 25, 2015

Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Coming Attractions to Glema Center in March

Brad Downall, Director of the Glema Center discusses upcoming events to their facility. Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Amber Vincent State Farm

Amber Vincent State Farm's mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Two Rivers

Two Rivers serves Muhlenberg County and beyond with everything from seed to tractors. Read More...
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Bridal, Prom & Pageant Expo Draws Crowds

Madisonville’s first Bridal, Prom and Pageant Expo took place from 1 – 5 p.m. Sunday Feb. 8 at the Ballard Convention Center. Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Norma 'Jeane' Tomblinson, 93, of Madisonville

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Norma "Jeane" Tomblinson, 93, of Madisonville passed away, Feb. 28, 2015 at her residence in Madisonville. Mrs.…
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GREENVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — The Greenville Police Department released the following reports Monday, March 2. Derek… Read More

Marshall County among Work Ready in Progress

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/2/15) — Governor Steve Beshear today announced that Fleming County has been certified as a Kentucky… Read More
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