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Hanson Celebrates Third Annual Lions Club BBQ Blast-Off

September 22, 2014 Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
HANSON, Ky. (9/22/14) — Hanson celebrated the Third Annual Lions Club BBQ Blast-Off Friday, Sept. 19 and Saturday, Sept. 20. Historic downtown Hanson was shut down Friday and Saturday for visitors to…

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Attorney General Conway, Ky. Department…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/22/14) — Attorney General Jack Conway, the Kentucky Department of Education, and the Better Business Bureau are joining together to warn Kentucky school districts to be vigilant of a scam targeting schools throughout the country. "Schools are receiving invoices for textbooks they didn't order," Attorney General Conway said. "It's troubling that scammers are preying on schools… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/22/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following arrest reports Monday, Sept. 22. Gary L. Vincent, 43, of Dawson Springs, was charged Sept. 17 on a warrant for failure to appear. Jacquelin Crick, 40, of White Plains, was charged Sept. 17 on warrant for contempt of court. Bryant M. Stone, 19, of Dixon, was charged Sept. 17 for operating a motor vehicle… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (9/22//14) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, Sept. 22. Matheaw Allard, 31, of Madisonville, was charged with failure to appear Sept. 15 on a Crittenden County warrant and failure to pay fines on a Caldwell County warrant. Capt. Jonathan Sholar was the charging officer. Alicia Cotton, 42, of Dawson Springs, was charged with failure to… Read More...
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Hopkins County Brings Out Marchers of…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/22/14) — It was the best feel-good moment of the week when approximately 200 plus residents joined together in support of the smallest citizens of Hopkins County, babies, by participating in the 2014 March for Babies to benefit the March of Dimes. Baptist Health Madisonville Trover Wellness Park was packed with strollers, families and corporate teams who raised more than… Read More...
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Medical Emergency Ends in Drug Arrest…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/22/14) — Officers were dispatched to a Devonshire Drive, Madisonville residence for a medical emergency Saturday, Sept. 20. According to a Madisonville Police report, when officers reached the home of Blake Randall Mattox's parents, they located suspected synthetic drugs on his dresser. The report said Mattox, 24, had been using the synthetic drugs causing him to overdose.… Read More...
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State Beef Assessment Referendum Set…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/22/14) — A referendum on whether Kentucky cattle producers may be assessed $1 per head on cattle marketed in Kentucky is scheduled for Nov. 20, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and the Kentucky Cattlemen's Association have announced. The referendum will ask Kentucky cattle producers: "Shall the producers of bovine animals assess themselves an additional $1.00 per head… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/22/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday Sept. 21, 2014. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 7 - 5 - 7 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 4 - 2 - 3 - 2 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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State Urges Propane Customers to Plan…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/22/14) — The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet and Kentucky's propane industry are taking proactive steps to ensure that adequate propane supplies are available to meet the needs of Kentuckians this coming winter. "The most effective short-term actions that suppliers and customers can take are to participate in fall fill programs," said EEC Secretary Len Peters. "Weather… Read More...
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On Farm Safety Week, Comer Urges…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/22/14) — Agriculture Commissioner James Comer urged Kentucky farmers to put safety first for themselves and for their families as he declared the week of Sept. 21-27 National Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky. "An accident on the farm affects the whole family and even an entire community," Commissioner Comer said. "A farming-related fatality or injury creates emotional… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/22/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, Sept. 22. Cole Lovan, 18, of Clay was charged Sept. 19 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs and possession marijuana. The arresting officer was Van Killough. Timothy Smith, 58, of Madisonville was charged Sept. 20 for no registration plates, operating on a… Read More...
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City of Nortonville Special Called…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/22/14) — The City of Nortonville will hold a special called meeting scheduled 6 p.m. Monday Sept. 22, 2014. The purpose of this meeting is to conduct the first reading of the City Tax Rate Ordinance, discuss Fire Department Insurance Coverage, and the Status of Council Documents Request. The meeting will take place in the Council Chambers at Nortonville City Hall, located… Read More...
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City of Nortonville Special Called…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/22/14) — The City of Nortonville will hold a special called meeting scheduled at 6 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 23, 2014. The purpose of this meeting is to conduct the second reading of the City Tax Rate Ordinance. The meeting will take place in the Council Chambers at Nortonville City Hall, located at 199 South Main Street, Nortonville, Ky. 42442. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by… Read More...
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Onton Resident to Share Life Stories of…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/21/14) — The Hopkins County Genealogical Society monthly meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the old L&N Depot, 38 W. Arch St., Madisonville. The program, an oral history, will be presented by Mrs. Emojean Moneymaker Pennington. A resident of Onton, Mrs. Pennington was a "Rosie the Riveter" during WWII in Evansville, Ind., and has very interesting stories to share.… Read More...
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Dave Says - Sept. 21, 2014

KENTUCKY (9/21/14) — This week Dave discusses being offered a timeshare and using the mortgage to consolidate. Dear Dave, Some friends recently offered me a timeshare. It’s an older place on the beach, and they’ve had it for about 20 years. I’d have to pay a transfer fee of $100, plus a yearly association fee of $500. I know you’re not a big fan of timeshares, but does this deal sound okay? Jill… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - Toothbrush Robot

KENTUCKY (9/20/14) — We typically use a toothbrush to clean our teeth, but did you know you can turn your toothbrush into a robot? Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how to create a toothbrush robot. INGREDIENTS 7.5VDC Micro Super High Speed Motor Toothbrush Double Sided Foam Tape Wire Cutters Button/Coin Cell Battery Electric Tape INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Using wire cutters,… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'What Is Wrong With…

KENTUCKY (9/21/14) — 'Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose,' goes the French proverb credited to Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr: 'The more things change, the more they stay the same.' It's not that a society or organization cannot be transformed. But such change is often cosmetic or superficial. Reality isn't altered at the deeper, more profound levels. Simply examine today's news feeds. There… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of Sept. 21,…

KENTUCKY (9/21/14) — The head of UK's Markey Cancer Center says his agency supports an increase in the state cigarette tax and a statewide smoking ban as part of its effort to significantly reduce cancer deaths in the Commonwealth. Dr. B. Mark Evers, MD, the head of the Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky, recommended that state lawmakers support both initiatives when he spoke on… Read More...
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During National Honey Month, Buy Local…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/21/14) — Agriculture Commissioner James Comer urges Kentuckians to enjoy Kentucky Proud honey as part of a healthy diet during National Honey Month. "Honey is a natural sweetener, but it also has numerous other benefits," Commissioner Comer said. "When you buy local Kentucky Proud honey, you're buying a product that you can serve to your family with confidence. You're also… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - Sept. 21, 2014

KENTUCKY (9/21/14) — It was only about thirty minutes after daylight when a doe and spike showed up under my tree stand. I had planned on putting some meat in my freezer and this doe would have been perfect, but I just couldn't make myself let go of an arrow. I watched, waited, contemplated, and analyzed and still couldn't shoot the very thing I had come after. But here's the rest of the story.… Read More...
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50th Anniversary Vietnam War…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/20/14) — The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs welcomes all Vietnam War era veterans, their families and their supportive communities to Kentucky's first major event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The event is part of the national 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemoration, which runs from 2013 to 2025. Its purpose is to thank and honor Vietnam… Read More...
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Celebrate Agritourism Month at a…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/20/14) — Family-friendly fun on a Kentucky farm is right around the corner no matter where you live in the Commonwealth, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said as he encouraged all Kentuckians to celebrate September Agritourism Month. "Kentucky has a wide variety of farm destinations that showcase our unique food culture and our rich agricultural heritage," Commissioner Comer… Read More...
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Kentucky State Park GeoTour Starts…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/20/14) — The famous Kentucky explorer Daniel Boone was asked if he had ever gotten lost in the wilderness. Boone reportedly replied, "I can't say I was ever lost, but I was once bewildered for about three days." The Kentucky State Parks invite you to summon your inner Daniel Boone and take part in the Kentucky State Parks GeoTour at all 49 state parks starting Sept. 27, National… Read More...
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How You Can Handle Outage Recovery…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (9/20/14) — September is National Preparedness Month, and Kentucky Utilities Company offers four proactive steps to take in advance of and following severe weather. Make a kit Having an emergency preparedness kit ready in advance for each member of the family can help make responding to an emergency less stressful and more organized. In addition, consider carrying a kit in the… Read More...
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Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/20/14) — The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: The Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will be hosting the Run Through the Forest 5K from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20. For more information, call (270) 797-3421. The 4th Annual 5K “Poker”/Color Run will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at 1500 Kingsway Drive. For more… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/19/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday Sept. 18, 2014. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 4 - 0 - 7 Thursday Evening 9 - 2 - 7 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 9 - 3 - 6 - 7 Thursday Evening 8 - 8 - 1 - 4 Cash Ball Thursday 11 - 19 - 28 - 31 - 18 Kicker 5 - 4 - 1 - 0 - 2 Decades of Dollars Thursday 2 - 7 - 19 - 20 - 28 - 39 5 Cash Card Thursday 5S - 3D -… Read More...

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Napper Repeats as SEC Defensive Player of the Week

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/22/14) — Senior libero Jackie Napper has been named the Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the second consecutive week… Read More...
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Women's Golf Finishes in Ninth at Mason Rudolph Championship

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/22/14) — After carding out a 17 over 305, the University of Kentucky women's golf team finished with a 39 over 903 posting a ninth place… Read More...
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UK Men's Soccer vs. No. 9 UofL Designated an 'Abe Out'

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/22/14) — The Kentucky men's soccer team's home-match with No. 9 Louisville Tuesday, Sept. 23 has been designated an 'Abe Out,' with multiple… Read More...
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Kentucky High School Football Schedule

KENTUCKY (9/19/14) — The following is this weekend's Kentucky High School Football schedule: Friday, Sept. 19 Manual at Ballard, 7 p.m. Hopkins County Central… Read More...
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Men's Golf to Compete at Wolf Run

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/19/14) — The University of Kentucky men's golf team returns to action for the second tournament in as many weeks with a trip to Zionsville,… Read More...
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Single Vehicle Injury Collision on Clark Store Sinking Fork Road

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (9/22/14) — The Kentucky State Police investigated a single-vehicle, injury collision that occurred… Read More

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CADIZ, Ky. (9/22/14) — The Cadiz Police Department released the following reports. Sgt. Scott Brown arrested Michael P.… Read More
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