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Hanson City Council Met for Their Regular Meeting

July 29, 2015 Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HANSON, Ky. (7/29/15) — Hanson City Council had its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 28 with Mayor Mickey Demoss calling the meeting to order. The minutes of June 30 and July 21 meetings…

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Madisonville Topped Fulton 9-7 in OVL Playoffs

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/29/15) — The Dubois County Bombers and Madisonville Miners posted wins in the Ohio Valley League Playoffs on Sunday. Dubois County outlasted Hopkinsville 6-5 and Madisonville… Read More...

Dubois County-Madisonville Game Postponed

by Steve LeMaster
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/29/15) — Tuesday night's Ohio Valley League championship playoff round one, game one between the Dubois County Bombers and Madisonville Miners was postponed due to rain and field… Read More...

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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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Lt. Gov. Luallen Honors Exemplary…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/29/15) — Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen honored 14 groups and individuals from across the Commonwealth for their volunteer and service contributions today at a ceremony in Frankfort. Lt. Gov. Luallen and Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Audrey Tayse Haynes presented the Governor's Service Awards at the Governor's Mansion. The awards honored service… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/29/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, July 29. Eric T. Kembel, of Dawson Springs, was charged July 28 with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. - first offense and disregarding stop sign. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Madisonville Police Department Read More...
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Pet of the Day - Beethoven

Meet Beethoven, he's a Anatolian Shepherd Saint Bernard mix. Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/29/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday July 28, 2015. Mega Millions Tuesday 8 - 35 - 61 - 68 - 75 - 15 Megaplier 5 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 8 - 0 - 5 Tuesday Evening 2 - 6 - 5 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 3 - 8 - 1 - 5 Tuesday Evening 0 - 7 - 5 - 2 Cash Ball Tuesday 1 - 11 - 25 - 27 - 31 Kicker 7 - 6 - 9 - 4 - 2 5 Cash Card Tuesday 3H - 8H - QD… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Kidsave Non-Profit

WASHINGTON (7/29/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) met in his Washington office yesterday with participants and host families from the Kidsave organization. Kidsave is a US-based nonprofit focused on finding families for older children (ages 6-18) that are in institutional care in the US and overseas. For additional information about the Kidsave program click here. SurfKY NewsInformation… 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

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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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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 29, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. 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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Nation's Oldest Travel Team Tournament Still Running Strong

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
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

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
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

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
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...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Dausie Williams Parrish, 64, of Nebo

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — Dausie Williams Parrish, 64, of Nebo died on Monday, July 27, 2015 at Baptist Health Madisonville. Funeral…

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Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – July 29, 2015

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (7/29/15) — The above photos are local fugitives that are currently being sought by local… Read More

CPC Applauds Logan County for Passing Resolution on Marriage, Religious Freedom

CADIZ, Ky. (7/29/15) — On Tuesday, the Logan County Fiscal Court passed a resolution affirming man/woman marriage and… Read More
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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/24/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Friday, July 24. Darrien R. Patterson, of Madisonville, was… Read More

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

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EARLINGTON, Ky. (7/24/15) ― Mayor Arthur Johnson has vetoed Earlington’s 2015-16 fiscal year budget, according to a city letter signed by Johnson and dated… Read More

2015 Hopkins County Fair to Feature World Class Cannonball Stunt Man

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/24/15) — After nearly three years of planning and work, we are proud to announce that there will be a late addition to the schedule of… Read More

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