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Large Crowd Turns Out for Annual Kiwanis BBQ

October 31, 2014 Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/31/14) — Many turned out Thursday to support Kiwanis, as the oldest civic organization in Madisonville held its annual fall BBQ Fest at the old Courthouse, downtown from 11 a.m.…

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UH, Madisonville-North Hopkins Advance in Second Region Tournament

by Steve LeMaster
DIXON, Ky. (10/29/14) — University Heights and Madisonville-North Hopkins prevailed in the opening round of the Second Region Volleyball Tournament at Webster County Tuesday night. The opening round… Read More...

Madisonville-North Hopkins Edges Bowling Green on Penalty Kicks

by Steve LeMaster
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (10/28/14) — Madisonville-North Hopkins outscored host Bowling Green 4-2 on penalty kicks to edge the Lady Purples 1-0 in the Girls' Soccer State Tournament at Bowling Green Soccer… Read More...

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Safe Ways to Trick-or-Treat

US (10/31/14) — What would Halloween be without trick-or-treating? For youngsters, so much of the fun of Halloween involves scouring the neighborhood with friends in search of candy. While children may have their eyes on the sweet prize, parents may be concerned about their little ones' safety. The United States Census Bureau says that an average of 41 million trick-or-treaters venture out every… Read More...
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Many Uses for Leftover Halloween Candy

KENTUCKY — (10/31/14) Halloween is certainly known for the spooky decorations that adorn homes and for the creative costumes children put on to canvas the neighborhood. But for many youngsters, Halloween is all about the candy. In just a few hours, trick-or-treaters can accumulate a substantial amount of assorted chocolates, confections and other sweet treats. Once everyone has had their fill of… Read More...
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Traditions of Halloween

KENTUCKY (10/31/14) — October 31st is here, and soon the streets will be filled with costumed revelers eager to get their share of the free-flowing candy and other prizes. Year after year, trick-or-treaters don their costumes and parade from home to home. But have you ever wondered where this and other traditions began? Trick-or-treating and wearing costumes seem like odd traditions to those… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/30/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, Oct. 30. James Johnson, 39, of Providence was served an arrest warrant Oct. 29 for theft by deception includes cold checks under $500. The arresting officer was Paul Haynie. Megan Tapp, 24, of Dawson Springs was served an arrest warrant Oct. 29 for other agency. The arresting officer was… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/30/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Oct. 29, 2014. Powerball 25 - 28 - 48 - 57 - 59 - 16 Power Play 3 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 5 - 6 - 2 Wednesday Evening 3 - 8 - 0 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 0 - 2 - 3 - 2 Wednesday Evening 4 - 6 - 8 - 5 Cash Ball Wednesday 15 - 17 - 18 - 30 - 9 Kicker 7 - 6 - 9 - 0 - 3 5 Cash Card Wednesday 3C - 7D… Read More...
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Siting Board Receives Application for…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/29/14) — The Kentucky State Board on Electric Generation and Transmission Siting has received an application requesting a construction certificate for an electric generating plant and associated electric transmission line in northern Greenup County. A review has determined that the application is complete as filed Oct. 24, 2014. The application, from SunCoke Energy South Shore… Read More...
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Water Main Break Sends Stream Dozens of…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/29/14) — A water line break on North Main Street in Madisonville Wednesday sent Madisonville Water employees scurrying to suppress the water spraying into the air. The break occurred not far from the intersection near the Sureway parking lot. (Photo courtesy of Mayor David Jackson) SurfKY News Read More...
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Oaks and Homestead

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/29/14) — My wife and I would like to thank everyone that has helped with Oaks and Homestead for the residents to have a happy year. Thank you all for the donations. We would like to thank the manager and staff at PaPa Johns for the pizzas and bread sticks. We would also like to thank the staff and manager at Marco's for the bread sticks. All of this was used for a… Read More...
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Trespassing Complaint Ends with…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/29/14) — Madisonville Police responded to a complaint call from a Asset Protection Associate from Walmart Tuesday, Oct. 28. According to a Madisonville Police report, the associate advised officers that Keith Allen Stafford, 35, Madisonville, had shoplifted on April 17 of this year and signed an agreement to never come back to the property. Upon officers arrival, Stafford… Read More...
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MCC United Way Fundraiser Event

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/29/14) — MCC's United Way Committee invites the public to 'Shop Till You Drop' , from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6 in the Brown Badgett, Sr. Energy and Advanced Technology Center. A variety of vendors selling everything from purses to candles and much more will be available. There will also be several silent auction items. It's a great way to cross off items on your… Read More...
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Troopers Complete Grand Canyon Hike…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/29/14) — Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer and Lt. Col. Jack Miniard recently returned from a rim-to-rim trek of the Grand Canyon which raised more than $15,000 for The Trooper Project. This project is an endeavor by KSP to build a permanent tribute to the troopers and officers of the Kentucky State Police who currently serve, who will serve and to those who gave… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/29/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday Oct. 28, 2014. Mega Millions Tuesday 3 - 50 - 57 - 58 - 60 - 11 Megaplier 5 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 2 - 4 - 7 Tuesday Evening 5 - 4 - 9 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 0 - 7 - 9 - 8 Tuesday Evening 9 - 4 - 1 - 2 Cash Ball Tuesday 11 - 22 - 32 - 33 - 26 Kicker 0 - 0 - 3 - 2 - 2 5 Cash Card Tuesday JH - 9C -… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/29/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, Oct. 29. Haylee Grace, 23, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant Oct. 28 for harassing communications. The arresting officer was William Roundtree. Eric Grace, 24, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant Oct. 28 for harassing communications. The arresting officer was William… Read More...
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AG Conway Announces Scholarships for…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/28/14) — 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 that two $1,500 college scholarships are again being offered to graduating high school students in Kentucky whose lives have been impacted by… Read More...
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Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/28/14) — The following indictments were recently handed down by a Hopkins County Grand Jury. Capus Adams, 26, of Madisonville, theft by unlawful taking of property or cash valued at more than $500, tampering with physical evidence, theft by unlawful taking of cash or property valued at less than $500 and second persistent felony offender. Gaylon Betar, 52, of Madisonville,… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/28/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following arrest reports Tuesday, Oct. 28. Gabrielle J. Caraway, 20, of Earlington, was charged Oct. 20 with fourth-degree assault/domestic. Calvin C. Milum, 22, of Camby, Ind., was charged Oct. 20 with fourth-degree assault/domestic. Seaderrecka S. Brown, 22, of Crofton, was charged Oct. 21 with operating a motor… Read More...
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Eagle Watch Weekends Available At…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/28/14) — A unique Kentucky State Park tradition, Eagle Watch Weekends, will be offered once again in January and February 2015. The park system will sponsor this wildlife-watching opportunity as bald eagles gather around the major lakes of western Kentucky looking for food. The park tours allow guests to observe and learn about these beautiful birds of prey. For four decades,… Read More...
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UPDATE: 'Runner' Ran Home; Family Happy

UPDATE: MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/28/14) — "Runner's" family is very happy to have him back home. Owner Lisa Crook said Runner showed up at 11 p.m., Monday, Oct. 27 at the back door of their home. He was whining and happy to be home, said Crook. He had his collar and leash still attached. ORIGINAL STORY: MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/24/14) — The owners of "Runner" are looking for him. Runner had on a collar… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/28/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, Oct. 28. Kristy Tate, 27, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant Oct. 27 for non-payment of fines. The arresting officer was Falon Graham. Samuel Holeman, 20, of Nebo was served an arrest warrant Oct. 27 for non-payment of fines and probation violation. The arresting officer was Russell… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/28/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday Oct. 27, 2014. Pick 3 Monday Midday 9 - 8 - 1 Monday Evening 3 - 7 - 1 Pick 4 Monday Midday 4 - 2 - 5 - 1 Monday Evening 5 - 1 - 6 - 1 Cash Ball Monday 5 - 6 - 14 - 18 - 30 Kicker 6 - 2 - 9 - 5 - 2 5 Cash Card Monday 5D - 3C - QC - JC - QD Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by… Read More...
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Come Join Hopkins County's KY 1 Million…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/28/14) — Each Wednesday morning, two early-stage startups present their companies to an audience of mentors, advisers and other entrepreneurs. Each founder presents for six minutes and then fields audience questions, comments and suggestions for another 20 minutes. Our first presenter for Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 is Heather Bryant with Enthralled Imaging Photography.… Read More...
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Radio Reporter and Chaplain Gregg…

KENTUCKY (10/27/14) — U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has honored the Rev. Gregg W. Anderson, a former prison chaplain and radio reporter who is now a talk show host for Bardstown radio station WBRT-AM/FM. McConnell’s Senate office contacted Anderson early in October to let him know it had sent him a copy of a tribute the senator made at the Capitol three months ago. The reporter and senator… Read More...
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State Parks Offer Discounts to Current…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/27/14) — The Kentucky State Parks are offering lodging discounts to current and former members of our nation's armed services with the 'USA Military Discount' program from Nov. 1, 2014, to March 31, 2015. The program is available to those on active military duty, retired members of the military, veterans, members of the National Guard and reservists. Proof of military service… Read More...
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H.S. Volleyball Teams Headed into…

KENTUCKY (10/27/14) — High school volleyball teams from throughout the state are set to compete in regional tournaments. Schools poised to host regional tournaments are Marshall County (First Region), Webster County (Second Region), Ohio County (Third Region), Warren Central (Fourth Region), Central Hardin (Fifth Region), Carroll County (Eighth Region), Ryle (Ninth Region), Scott (10th Region),… Read More...

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Kentucky High School Football Schedule

KENTUCKY (10/30/14) — The following is Kentucky High School Football's schedule: Thursday, Oct. 30 Paris at Berea, 7 p.m. Fairdale at Bullitt East, 7 p.m.… Read More...
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Christian County, University Heights to Play for Second Region Title

DIXON. Ky. (10/30/14) — Two longtime district rivals are set to meet to play for the Second Region volleyball title. Familiar foes Christian County and… Read More...
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Daviess Outlasts Marshall, Advances in State Tournament

DRAFFENVILLE, Ky. (10/29/14) — Third Region champion Daviess County advanced while Second Region champ Hopkinsville was eliminated in the opening round of the… Read More...
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Owensboro Catholic, Edmonson County Move on to Third Region Semis

HARTFORD, Ky. (10/29/14) — The semifinals are set in the Third Region Volleyball Tournament. On Tuesday night, Owensboro Catholic and Edmonson County won the… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Elaine Trudeau, 73, of Madisonville

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Elaine Trudeau, 73, of Madisonville passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2014. She was born on June 16, 1941 in Beloit,…
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