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Driver Injured after Swerving to Avoid Striking Animal in Road

August 27, 2015 Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/27/15) — A man was taken to the hospital by ambulance after he swerved to miss an animal that ran in his path along McCoy Avenue, shortly before 11 a.m. today. Madisonville…

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Maroon Football Boosters Reviving 'Quarterback Club'

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/27/15) — The Madisonville-North Hopkins High School Maroon Football Booster Club is reviving the “Quarterback Club” for the 2015 football season. The first meeting will be 7 a.m.…

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Big 12/SEC Challenge Television Schedule

KENTUCKY (8/26/15) — ESPN announced the television network designations and start times for the third annual Big 12/SEC Challenge Presented by Sonic on… Read More...
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MacGinnis, Stamps, Swindle Named Preseason Coaches All-SEC

LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/26/15) — The Southeastern Conference announced its 2015 Preseason Coaches All-SEC Team on Tuesday with sophomore kicker Austin MacGinnis,… Read More...
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Kentucky High School Football Scoreboard

KENTUCKY (8/25/15) — The following is the Kentucky High School Football Scoreboard from Saturday, Aug. 22. Boyle County 21, Central Hardin 19 (Little Caesars… Read More...
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Second Region Volleyball Records

KENTUCKY (8/25/15) — The following are the Second Region Volleyball Records through Aug. 23, 2015: Second Region Volleyball Records Caldwell County (6-1)… Read More...

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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/28/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday Aug. 27, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 6 - 1 - 6 Thursday Evening 9 - 7 - 6 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 4 - 8 - 8 - 8 Thursday Evening 7 - 4 - 2 - 6 Cash Ball Thursday 14 - 21 - 31 - 33 - 31 Kicker 6 - 1 - 9 - 1 - 4 5 Cash Card Thursday 5D - 9S - KS - AC - 6C Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are… Read More...
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TVA Seeks Input on Study for Closing…

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (8/28/15) — The Tennessee Valley Authority is seeking public input on the scope of its Environmental Impact Statement to address the disposal of ash and other coal combustion residuals at its coal plants. CCRs are byproducts from the burning of coal or its emissions, such as fly ash, bottom ash and other materials. The purpose of the EIS is to help TVA comply with the CCR Rule… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/27/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, Aug. 27. Joseph G. Sheets, of Madisonville, was charged Aug. 26 with fourth-degree assault/domestic violence with no visible sign of injury. Joey D. Locke, of Madisonville, was charged Aug. 26 on a Hopkins County warrant for first-degree wanton endangerment, second-degree criminal mischief,… Read More...
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KSP Charges Jefferson County Man with…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (8/27/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on Aug. 27, 2015, at approximately 11:37 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 4-Elizabethtown and the Louisville Metro Police Dept., arrested a Jefferson County man on charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. The report said… Read More...
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Aviation Day to Land in Frankfort

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/27/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, in conjunction with the Kentucky National Guard, will host Aviation Day at Capital City Airport from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT Saturday, Sept. 19 in Frankfort, Ky. "The purpose of Aviation Day is to spotlight the Capital City Airport and give folks an opportunity to come out and see the wide variety of aircraft that fly in here," airport… Read More...
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Rep. Steve Riggs Challenges State,…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/27/15) — After visiting the Kentucky State Fair and noting its long-standing emphasis on agriculture, state Rep. Steve Riggs said he is calling on his fellow legislators and those managing local and state government auto fleets to buy more flex-fuel vehicles and increase their use of E85 fuel. "Kentucky has a strong, diverse farming community, but we can and should be doing more… Read More...
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Jobless Rates down in 115 Kentucky…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/27/15) — Unemployment rates fell in 115 Kentucky counties between July 2014 and July 2015, but rose in five counties, 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 4 percent. It was followed by Fayette and Owen counties,… Read More...
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Remember Alison Parker, Adam Ward Not…

KENTUCKY (8/27/15) — WDBJ-TV Virginia television reporters Alison Parker and Adam Ward were executed while doing their jobs. They were good people who were successful at what they did and loved their work. The insane ex-reporter who murdered them on live television killed himself. There are reports of some wacky manifesto and a faxed message to ABC about his state of mind. His state of mind was… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/27/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Aug. 26, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 2 - 22 - 32 - 45 - 56 - 12 Power Play 5 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 5 - 6 - 9 Wednesday Evening 1 - 4 - 6 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 9 - 7 - 2 - 8 Wednesday Evening 5 - 8 - 6 - 8 Cash Ball Wednesday 8 - 11 - 25 - 30 - 3 Kicker 2 - 4 - 2 - 0 - 1 5 Cash Card Wednesday… Read More...
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Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug.…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/27/15) — The Kentucky Career Center Office of Employment and Training will be hosting a blood drive for Baptist Health Blood Bank from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31. Center staff are inviting all county and city officials, city, county, federal and state employees, police officers, firefighters, sheriff's deputies, businesses and business owners as well as all employees to… Read More...
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Two Chicago Men Indicted for…

KENTUCKY (8/26/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, two Chicago men have been indicted by the United States District Court in Louisville following a 13-month joint investigation by the Kentucky State Police Vehicle Investigations Branch, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the Illinois State Police, CargoNet and the FBI. The report said the indictments stem from multiple cargo… Read More...
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Aug. 26 Celebrated as National Dog Day

KENTUCKY (8/26/15) ― Today, Aug. 26 is National Dog Day ― founded in 2004 by Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Advocate, Colleen Paige. According to nationaldogday.com, the day serves to recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued and acknowledges family dogs as well as dogs that work each day to save lives and bring comfort. Dogs work for law enforcement, blind companions,… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/26/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, Aug. 26. Rex A. Holdway, of Central City, was charged Aug. 25 on a Muhlenberg County warrant for failure to appear. Bennie L. Johnson, of Madisonville, was charged Aug. 25 on a Hopkins County warrant for receiving stolen property under $500. Shelton T. Smith, Jr., of Nortonville, was charged… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/26/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday Aug. 25, 2015. Mega Millions Tuesday 5 - 44 - 54 - 59 - 63 - 1 Megaplier 5 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 0 - 6 - 0 Tuesday Evening 7 - 5 - 9 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 3 - 7 - 7 - 1 Tuesday Evening 9 - 1 - 3 - 5 Cash Ball Tuesday 6 - 13 - 18 - 29 - 15 Kicker 8 - 1 - 2 - 1 - 4 5 Cash Card Tuesday 8H - JD - 5H -… Read More...
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Special Called Meeting Set for Sept. 1,…

NORTONVILLE, Ky. (8/26/15) — The City Council of the City of Nortonville will have a special called meeting at 6 p.m., Sept. 1, 2015. Agenda I. Call to Order II. Opening Prayer III. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag IV. Roll Call and Determination of Quorum V. New Water Project VI. Adjournment SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Vickie Gilkey Read More...
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House Speaker Stumbo to File Amendment…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/25/15) — With Kentucky's instant-racing machines crossing the billion-dollar threshold earlier this spring, and as Kentuckians spend billions of dollars more each year at casinos along the Ohio River, House Speaker Greg Stumbo said "that the time has come for voters to decide the expanded-gaming issue once and for all." While appearing during Monday's "Kentucky Tonight" show on… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/25/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Tuesday, Aug. 25. Brittany N. Warner, of White Plains, was charged Aug. 21 on warrants for failure to appear. Tammy L. Kellen, of Earlington, was charged Aug. 21 on a warrant for failure to appear. Timothy L. Cox, of Earlington, was charged Aug. 21 with second-degree assault. SurfKY NewsInformation… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/25/15) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, Aug. 25. Sharon R. Gibbs, of Madisonville, was charged Aug. 24 on Hopkins County warrants for theft by deception including cold checks under $500. William D. Goldsmith, of Madisonville, was charged Aug. 24 with alcohol intoxication in a public place – first and second offenses and possession of… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/25/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday Aug. 24, 2015. Pick 3 Monday Midday 6 - 5 - 0 Monday Evening 8 - 2 - 3 Pick 4 Monday Midday 1 - 4 - 4 - 5 Monday Evening 6 - 3 - 4 - 2 Cash Ball Monday 14 - 17 - 18 - 27 - 1 Kicker 2 - 5 - 1 - 4 - 2 5 Cash Card Monday AD - 9S - 5D - 10D - 6D Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by… Read More...
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IDA Board Meeting Aug. 27

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/24/15) — The Hopkins County Industrial Development Authority Board will meet at 8 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at the EDC Conference Room in the MTEC Building, 755 Industrial Road. The IDA Board will consider the following agenda items: Approval of the Minutes Approval of the financial reports Discussion and selection of auditor to meet SGA requirements Possible executive… Read More...
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Dentistry from the Heart Saturday

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/24/15) — The Baldwin Dental Group at 32 East Broadway, Madisonville, will be holding its second annual “Dentistry from the Heart” starting with registration at 7:30 a.m. Saturday Aug. 29. Patients will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. The choice of a filling, extraction or cleaning will be performed for those 18 years and older that can't get dental care… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/24/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, Aug. 24. Joyce D. Fergerson, of Madisonville, was charged Aug. 21 with theft of mail matter. Aleah D. Williams, of Madisonville, was charged Aug. 23 with first-degree possession of a controlled substance/meth and on a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines. Ricky T. White, of… Read More...

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Legislators Preview Election 2015

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KENTUCKY (8/26/15) — If the informal observations of the state’s legislative leadership are accurate, Kentuckians aren’t paying much attention to this year’s… Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - August 26, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Local Law Enforcement Serves Special Olympics by Serving Food, Fun

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/22/15) — Members of law enforcement gathered today for one cause — to raise money for Special Olympics through the “Tip a Cop” fundraiser… Read More...
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Focus on Hopkins County: Whitney Wardrip

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Tim Thomas speaks with Madisonville Housing Authority Executive Director Whitney Wardrip on this episode of Focus on Hopkins County. Read More...
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Focus on Hopkins County: Silas Matchem, Sr.

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Tim Thomas speaks with Silas Matchem, Sr. on this episode of Focus on Hopkins County. Read More...
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Spectacular September Coming to Glema Mahr Center

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/7/15) — Brad Downall, director of the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, describes the events coming in September at the center. Visit… Read More...
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Berry Employees Accept Kickin' Kafe 'Battle of the Burgers' Challenge

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
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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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...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Jan Maddox, 71, of Madisonville

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/27/15) — Jan Maddox, 71, of Madisonville, Kentucky died Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Maddox was…

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Annual Lyon County between the Rivers Homecoming Announced

KENTUCKY (8/27/15) — Former residents of the Lyon County, Ky., portion of Land Between The Lakes National Recreation… Read More

Lane Restriction on US 60 in Critenden County Set for Thursday, Friday

CRITTENDEN COUNTY, Ky. (8/27/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to… Read More
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Focus on Hopkins County: Whitney Wardrip

Tim Thomas speaks with Madisonville Housing Authority Executive Director Whitney Wardrip on this episode of Focus on Hopkins County. Read More

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/22/15) ― The following happenings and meetings are scheduled for next week: • Cub Scout Pack 3000 of Dawson Springs First United… Read More

Brother's Bar-B-Que to Host 'Tip-A-Cop for Special Olympics Kentucky'

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/21/15) — Local law enforcement will trade in their handcuffs and badges for aprons and trays at the "Tip-A-Cop for Special Olympics… Read More

HCSO K9 Kane Awarded Bullet, Stab Protective Vest

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/21/15) — Hopkins County Sherriff’s Office K9 Kane has been awarded a ballistic vest thanks to non-profit organization Vested Interest in… Read More

Focus on Hopkins County: Silas Matchem, Sr.

Tim Thomas speaks with Silas Matchem, Sr. on this episode of Focus on Hopkins County. Read More

MNHHS Cheer Squad Receives Instruction from UK Coach

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/21/15) — The Madisonville-North Hopkins High School Cheerleaders spent Aug. 6 and 7 working with University of Kentucky's Head Cheer Coach… Read More

Volunteers Recognized for Efforts to Beautify Downtown Madisonville

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/21/15) — The America in Bloom Committee and the City of Madisonville would like to recognize the volunteer efforts of two groups who have… Read More

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - Aug. 21, 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/21/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, Aug. 21. Crystal Miller, of Madisonville, was charged… Read More

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