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MPD Warning Residents of Increasing Scams

February 08, 2016 Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/8/16) ― Madisonville Police Department says cell phone scams are on the rise. MPD Spokesman Lt. William Poe said a person received a call today from a scammer that a warrant had…

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Lady Maroons Roll over Caldwell County, 67-23

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/8/16) — Madisonville-North Hopkins pulled away to defeat visiting Caldwell County 67-23 in a Seventh District girls' basketball game on Friday night. With the win,…

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Governor Bevin Appoints John Holiday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/8/16) — Governor Matt Bevin today announced the appointment of John Holiday as Executive Director of the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security. Holiday had worked extensively in the Department of Defense in U.S. Special Operations for the past two decades. "John Holiday brings a wealth of experience to this important position," said Governor Bevin. "He has an exceptional set of… Read More...
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Deals & Steals on Wheels

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Funding Available for Projects that…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/8/16) — The Kentucky Division of Water is making available assistance funds, not to exceed $60,000 per project, to help communities pay for source water protection projects that will help prevent contamination of drinking water sources. The funds are available to public water systems as well as the entities they serve. "The goal of the funding program is to make money available… Read More...
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Presidential Candidates, Talking and…

KENTUCKY (2/8/16) — During the campaign trails of Trump, Clinton, Cruse, Rubio, Sanders and the others we hear a lot of talk and see a lot of shaking of hands. Talking and shaking hands is good if it leads to saving our country. We could use some talking to America's businesses. Federal and state leaders must ask our businesses to stay here. Cut their corporate taxes to 15 percent. Ask the cities… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - Valentine’s Day…

Do you typically get too much chocolate candy for Valentine’s Day? If so, don’t trash it! Our “Science Guy” Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how your Valentine’s Day candy can be used to learn more about science. Read More...
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Share of Kentuckians without Health…

KENTUCKY (2/8/16) — An ongoing study of federal health reform's impact in Kentucky has found that Medicaid expansion continues to help lower the number of Kentuckians without health coverage, which dropped to 7 percent in the third quarter of 2015. The uninsured rate was 9.8 percent in 2014, the first year of the expansion and federally subsidized health insurance. In 2013, it was 20.4 percent.… Read More...
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Market Commentary – Feb. 8, 2016

KENTUCKY (2/8/16) — There was bad news and good news in last Friday's unemployment report. In the negative column, fewer jobs were created in the United States than economists had predicted, and January's jobs gains were not as strong as December's had been. In addition, the December jobs increase was revised downward from 292,000 to 252,000, according to Barron's. On the positive side of the… Read More...
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State Health Officials Encourage…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/8/16) — With influenza activity increasing across the country, Kentucky Department for Public Health officials are encouraging residents to get vaccinated against the flu if they haven't already received a flu shot or other type of flu vaccination. "The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received recent reports of severe flu illness in young and middle-aged adults.… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/8/16) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday Feb. 7, 2016. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 9 - 1 - 7 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 1 - 1 - 3 - 4 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 Kentucky… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (2/8/16) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, Feb. 8. Travis E. Robinson, 38, Dawson Springs, was charged Feb. 1 on Hopkins County warrants for failure to appear and fourth-degree assault with no visible injury. Jason S. Johnson, 35, Dawson Springs, was charged Feb. 2 on a Caldwell County warrant for non-payment of fines. Russell W.… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Saturday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/8/16) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Saturday Feb. 6, 2016. Powerball Saturday 4 - 13 - 31 - 36 - 52 - 8 Power Play 3 Pick 3 Saturday Midday 6 - 2 - 9 Saturday Evening 1 - 1 - 8 Pick 4 Saturday Midday 5 - 9 - 2 - 4 Saturday Evening 8 - 1 - 5 - 2 Cash Ball Saturday 10 - 15 - 18 - 30 – 6 Kicker 9 - 3 - 3 - 0 - 3 5 Cash Card Saturday JC - 8C -… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/8/16) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, Feb. 8. Jovaun Clarke, Conyers, Ga., was charged Feb. 5 with three counts of theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting under $500 and one count of complicity in theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting under $500. Rashad R. Fountain, Conyers, Ga., was charged Feb. 5 with five counts of theft by unlawful… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Friday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/8/16) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Friday Feb. 5, 2016. Mega Millions Friday 4 - 6 - 23 - 55 - 75 - 2 Megaplier 3 Pick 3 Friday Midday 5 - 2 - 6 Friday Evening 9 - 7 - 3 Pick 4 Friday Midday 6 - 4 - 7 - 9 Friday Evening 3 - 4 - 7 - 7 Cash Ball Friday 9 - 13 - 27 - 31 - 10 Kicker 2 - 8 - 5 - 3 - 0 5 Cash Card Friday QH - 6H - 9C - 8C - 8S… Read More...
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Pet of the Day - Charlie

Meet Charlie, she is a 6-month-old white with orange Tabby. Read More...
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Hopkins County Traffic Advisory

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/7/16) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans rolling road blocks along I-69/ Pennyrile Parkway in the Madisonville area on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The rolling road blocks at about 9 a.m., CST, are to create a break in traffic to allow the contractor to remove old overhead sign truss structures along I-69/ Pennyrile Parkway near the Kentucky 281… Read More...
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Dave Says – Feb. 7, 2016

KENTUCKY (2/7/16) — This week Dave discusses dating and the budget and more of a long-term spending thing. Dear Dave, I’ve been following your plan, and I’ve finally gotten out of debt and feel I have control of my finances. I’m also single, and I was wondering if you have any tips for how to gracefully mention financial topics and budgeting when you’re on a date. Paula Dear Paula, Well, I don’t… Read More...
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Legislators Mull Governor's Budget

KENTUCKY (2/7/16) — Deciding how to spend upwards of $21 billion in state and federal money takes time. It also takes skill and determination. Expect all three qualities to be on full display by the 2016 Kentucky General Assembly as it deliberates Governor Matt Bevin's budget proposal over the next several weeks and turns it into a bill that lawmakers hope will be agreeable to the People's branch… Read More...
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Hopkins County Job Expo Scheduled for…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/7/16) — The Hopkins County Job Expo will be 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 at the Ballard Convention Center, 605 E. Arch St., Madisonville. Those attending are encouraged to bring several resumes and to wear appropriate clothing for on-site interviews. Drawings for $50 Visa Gift Cards will be held through the event. For more information, call (270) 824-1761. SurfKY… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths – Feb. 7, 2016

KENTUCKY (2/7/16) — As many of you know, sometimes it is more fun to take someone hunting than it is to go yourself. This is especially true when it comes to your own children. But that’s not the only time. I remember the day I took a young black man on his first deer hunting trip. I will call him a man even though I was old enough to be his dad. This young man had not grown up in a hunting or… Read More...
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NCM Event Raises Funds for KSP Trooper…

KENTUCKY (2/6/16) — This past October the National Corvette Museum teamed up with the Kentucky State Police to lead a fundraising event like no other – taking participants to some of the most popular attractions and best dining the Bluegrass State has to offer. The proceeds from the event were split equally between the Museum, a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation, and the Kentucky State Police's… Read More...
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Republican Primary Candidate Pape…

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (2/6/16) ― Mike Pape, first time political candidate running in Kentucky’s First U.S. Congressional District in the Republican primary, in a press release Saturday called on legislators in Washington to save coal jobs in the wake of new layoffs for coal miners. Pape is committed to Kentucky’s coal industry which contributes more than $3.5 billion to the State’s economy and… Read More...
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Senate Week in Review – Feb. 6, 2016

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/6/16) — It was a busy and eventful week in Frankfort, but amid all the meetings and legislative action, I introduced legislation that would facilitate organ donations in Kentucky. Senate Bill 139 that I am sponsoring continues legislation started when I was part of passing the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust for Life in 1992. This measure would put into policy the procedure… Read More...
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National Farm Machinery Show Increases…

KENTUCKY (2/6/16) — After a celebratory 50th anniversary with record attendance, the National Farm Machinery Show is returning for the 51st year with additional exhibit space. This year's event offers the most complete selection of cutting-edge agricultural products, equipment and services available in the farming industry. Held Feb. 10-13 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky., the… Read More...
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Pension Gain, Budget Pain

KENTUCKY (2/6/16) — Charles Eliot, the longest-serving president in Harvard University’s illustrious history, once said “the capacity to inflict pain” is a university leader’s most important quality. Could it also be a chief executive’s greatest asset – especially if he’s elected to lead a commonwealth that’s “already become essentially insolvent?” That’s how Gov. Matt Bevin described Kentucky’s… Read More...

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Hooked on Science - Valentine’s Day Candy Drop

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Hopkins County Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - February 3, 2016

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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The Proposed Budget: Room for Compromise?

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When Gov. Matt Bevin unveiled his state budget last week, he put an optimistic spin on the work that lies ahead for legislators to approve a spending plan. Read More...
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Sixteen Tons of Merle Travis

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Merle Travis took the experiences of his early years growing up in Muhlenberg County, Ky., to the national stage and rode the rising tide of country music’s… Read More...
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Gov. Bevin Discusses Budget Priorities

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CDC Targeting Kentucky, Other Heavy-Smoking States with New Ads

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KENTUCKY (1/30/16) — The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is starting a new round of anti-smoking advertisements, aimed primarily at Kentucky… Read More...
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Above and Beyond - Justin Cardwell, Paramedic

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SurfKY News highlights Justin Cardwell on this edition of Above and Beyond a paramedic that has served his community since shortly after the September 11, 2001… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Tonda Williams, 47, of Madisonville

MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Tonda Williams, 47, of Madisonville, Ky., passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville,…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky, (2/2/16) — The Madisonville-Hopkins County Library celebrated its new location recently with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Madisonville-Hopkins… Read More

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/2/16) — Madisonville Community College's 22nd annual VOICES program will be held at 12:20 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Multipurpose… Read More

Bridal, Prom, Pageant Expo Provides Event Savvy Ideas

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/2/16) — The Second Annual Bridal, Prom and Pageant Expo took place at the Ballard Center on Sunday. Ballard Center Director Dana Brown… Read More

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports Released

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/2/16) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Tuesday, Feb. 2. Sara Elizabeth Holmes, Madisonville was… Read More

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released – Feb. 2, 2016

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/2/16) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, Feb. 2. Anthony Goodrich, Madisonville, was charged… Read More

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