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Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly Woman's Vacant Home

May 28, 2015 SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — Four people were charged for burglary after police investigated a complaint of people entering a Hodge Street house and staying there without permission. According to a…

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Maroons Suffer One-Run Loss to Christian County

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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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'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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Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/26/15) — The following fines were handed down in Hopkins District Court recently: Stephen M. Smith, giving an officer a false name or address, $194. Jason M. DeMoss, driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., failure to notify address change to Department of Transportation, possession of drug paraphernalia, trafficking synthetic drugs, driver’s license revoked 30… Read More...
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Road to Close May 27 for Maintenance

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/26/15) — City of Madisonville has announced that West Arch Street from the CSX-bridge to North Main Street will be closed beginning 7 a.m. on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 for maintenance. The public can expect the roadway to re-open by 11 a.m. on the same day. For more information, please contact the City of Madisonville at (270) 824-2100. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Leslie… Read More...
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Governor Announces Hopkins County as…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/26/15) — Gov. Steve Beshear has announced that Hopkins County is certified as a Kentucky Work Ready Community. In August 2012, county leaders sought local support to meet the requirements to develop a skilled workforce for the 21st century. The governor also named Boyd, Carroll, Greenup, Knott and Lawrence counties as Kentucky Work Ready Communities on May 14. In order to… Read More...
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Natural Ways to Beat Seasonal Allergies

KENTUCKY (5/26/15) — The arrival of warmer weather changes the landscape completely. Animals come out of hiding and hibernation while trees and flowers bloom anew. The spring season can be an exciting time for naturalists and lovers of the great outdoors because they can immerse themselves in the sights, sounds and smells of nature. But for many people, spring also marks the start of allergy… Read More...
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Breaking Dyslexia Stereotypes

KENTUCKY (5/26/15) — Dyslexia affects as many as 17 percent of school children in the United States, making it the most commonly identified learning issue according to the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity. In Canada, between 15 and 20 percent of the population has dyslexia, says The Reading Clinic in Ontario. In spite of its prevalence, dyslexia is still widely misunderstood. What is… 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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Teens Injured When Vehicle Crashes into Tree

GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — A deer attempting to cross the highway resulted in two Muhlenberg County teenagers being… Read More

KSP Works Injury Collision in Calloway County

HAZEL, Ky. (5/28/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP responded to a two vehicle collision on May 27,… 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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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/22/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, May 22. Ricky F. Hadden, of Jamestown, was charged May… Read More

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/22/15) — A Madisonville man has been charged with first-degree rape and lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center after police say he… Read More

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… Read More

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Madisonville Reduced Its Debt by Nearly $13 Million over Five Years

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Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing Dispatch Because He Wanted Cigarettes, Pop

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/21/15) — A Madisonville man is in jail after police charged him with harassing communications for allegedly calling 911 because he wanted… Read More

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