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An Open Letter from an Addict

April 17, 2015 Olivia Kirks
KENTUCKY (4/17/15) — The purpose of the following open letter written by Olivia Kirks, is to provide insight about the disease of addiction. In it, she shares her own experience with opiate…

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MNHHS Girls Golf Team Informational Meeting April 21

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/15/15) — There will be an information meeting regarding MNHHS Girls Golf Team for any girl interested in playing golf for the Maroons. This meeting is for current team members… Read More...

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Brown Pitches Baseball to Series Opener over Tennessee

LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/17/15) — Zack Brown fired 7.1 shutout innings and Logan Salow retired the final five hitters of the game to post a 5-0 win for Kentucky over… Read More...
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Gregory, Embry among KHSAA Regional Scholarship Winners

LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/17/15) — Thirty-two regional winners have been selected as part of the 2015 Forcht Bank/KHSAA CLASS Awards Recognition Program. The 32… Read More...
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No. 20 Women's Tennis Falls in SEC Tournament Top-25 Matchup

LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/17/15) — The No. 20 Kentucky women's tennis team lost a top-25 matchup in the second round of the SEC Tournament, 4-0 to No. 22 Ole Miss. The… Read More...
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UK Men's Golf Set for SEC Championship

LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/16/15) — Fresh off its best finish of the season, the University of Kentucky men's golf team returns to the course in the Southeastern… Read More...

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Madisonville Police Reports Released

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/17/15) ― The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, April 17. William N. Whitsell, Madisonville, was charged April 17 with alcohol intoxication in a public place – first and second offenses. Barbara E. Thorp, Madisonville, was charged April 16 on a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines. Misty G. Caudill, Madisonville, was charged April… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/17/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Friday, April 17. Jeremy Henderson, of Dawson Springs, was charged April 16 on a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines. Wilford Allen Hibbs, of Dawson Springs, was charged April 16 for menacing and fourth-degree assault. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/17/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday April 16, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 3 - 3 - 6 Thursday Evening 7 - 5 - 6 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 2 - 0 - 2 - 2 Thursday Evening 7 - 0 - 7 - 6 Cash Ball Thursday 2 - 6 - 11 - 14 - 15 Kicker 5 - 9 - 0 - 0 - 4 5 Cash Card Thursday 6C - KC - 8H - 10D - QS Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/16/15) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, April 16. Ashley N. Day, of Dawson Springs, was charged April 15 with theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting. Jeannine K. Hunter, of White Plains, was charged April 15 with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. - first offense. Nathan Rogers, of Madisonville, was… Read More...
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/16/15) — The Hopkins County Health Department released the following restaurant/kitchen inspection ratings Thursday, April 15. Grapevine School Café 100 West Broadway School Café 100 Pride Ave. School Café 100 Hanson Country Store Deli 100 Hobo Mickey's 100 Employees from Pierce's Market & Deli, Homestead and Hardee's attended recent food safety training. Food Safety Class… Read More...
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Kentucky's Jobless Rate Dips to 5.1…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/16/15) — Once again, Kentucky's unemployment rate is dropping. Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary March 2015 unemployment rate dipped to 5.1 percent, the lowest rate since June 2001 when it was 5 percent. Kentucky's figure is below the national rate for the eighth month in a row, according to the Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/16/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Thursday, April 16. Taylor B. Morphew, address unknown, was charged April 15 with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia – buy/possess. Daniel W. Martin, of Madisonville, was charged April 13 on Hopkins County warrants for two counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance/meth… Read More...
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Hopkins Fiscal Court Building, Grounds…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/16/15) — The Hopkins Fiscal Court Building and Grounds Committee will have a special called meeting at 9:30 a.m., on Monday April 20, 2015, at the Hopkins County Government Center, 56 North Main Street, Madisonville Ky. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Kim Blue Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/16/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday April 15, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 1 - 16 - 21 - 29 - 40 - 30 Power Play 3 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 2 - 2 - 5 Wednesday Evening 9 - 1 - 9 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 6 - 4 - 1 - 5 Wednesday Evening 6 - 4 - 8 - 4 Cash Ball Wednesday 7 - 10 - 19 - 25 - 11 Kicker 2 - 3 - 2 - 8 - 3 5 Cash Card Wednesday… Read More...
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Legality of EPA's Use of Section 111(d)…

WASHINGTON (4/16/15) — The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity lauded the first legal challenges to the Environmental Protection Agency's overzealous regulation that if implemented will jeopardize America's access to affordable, reliable electricity. Today's court proceedings will demonstrate the flawed legal reasoning behind EPA's assertion that an obscure section of the Clean Air Act… Read More...
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Whitfield’s Legislation to Improve…

WASHINGTON, D.C. (4/15/15) –The House Energy and Commerce Committee today advanced legislation introduced by Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) to bring regulatory relief to electricity providers and manufacturers across the country. H.R. 906, A Bill to Modify the Efficiency Standards for Grid-Enabled Water Heaters, was approved by the committee by voice vote. The bill enables thermal storage… Read More...
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Plenty of Flower Power at MNHHS's FFA…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/15/15) — Now that spring is here, the Madisonville-North Hopkins FFA greenhouse is open for business. There is a great assortment of items from which to choose. They are selling bedding plants, vegetables, hanging baskets and ferns. The greenhouse is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday while supplies last. During the month of April, the… Read More...
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MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage…

Lt. Billy Poe of the Madisonville Police Department warns parents and youth about the dangers of underage drinking during the upcoming prom season. Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with American…

WASHINGTON (4/15/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office April 14, with representatives of the American Optometric Association. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Robert Hankins Read More...
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Whitfield's Subcommittee Reviews…

WASHINGTON (4/15/15) — The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), held a hearing to examine a draft of the Ratepayer Protection Act. The draft legislation seeks to empower states to protect families and businesses from higher electricity rates and other harmful effects of EPA's proposed rule regulating carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants, referred to… Read More...
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Probation and Parole Violators - April…

Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/15/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, April 15. William A. Reynolds, of Madisonville, was charged April 14 with possession of synthetic drugs, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. With aggravated circumstances – first offense, obstructed vision and/or windshield… Read More...
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Over $4.1 million in Road Projects…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/15/15) — A total of $4,193,628 has been awarded since March for state and/or federal road projects in Muhlenberg and Hopkins counties, State Rep. Brent Yonts announced yesterday. The bulk of the funding is $3.236 million awarded to Eden Fence Inc. by the state Transportation Cabinet on April 1 for signs and sign structures along the I-69 corridor in Henderson, Hopkins and… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/15/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Wednesday, April 15. Timothy L. Devere, of Hanson, was charged April 13 on a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines and contempt of court. James T. Williams, of Madisonville, was charged April 14 with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. with aggravated… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/15/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday April 14, 2015. Mega Millions Tuesday 3 - 7 - 25 - 68 - 71 - 3 Megaplier 5 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 4 - 3 - 3 Tuesday Evening 9 - 4 - 3 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 5 - 8 - 3 - 4 Tuesday Evening 0 - 5 - 7 - 9 Cash Ball Tuesday 2 - 8 - 28 - 31 - 27 Kicker 9 - 7 - 4 - 3 - 1 5 Cash Card Tuesday JC - 2D - 7H -… Read More...

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'Always…Patsy Cline' comes to Martin Hall Stage

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This inspirational show is told through the letters of star-struck fan Louise Seger, portrayed by Sara Minihan, a regular on the Variety Stage. This popular… Read More...
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MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage Drinking

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Lt. Billy Poe of the Madisonville Police Department warns parents and youth about the dangers of underage drinking during the upcoming prom season. Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - April 15, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Probation and Parole Violators - April 15, 2015

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
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Locals Gather to Remember ‘Jackson Stage Stop’

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
The Historical Society of Hopkins County held its monthly meeting Thursday, April 9. Read More...
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UPDATE: Winners Announced in Mine Safety Competition

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Nine mining organizations from around the state and Indiana competed in the Mine Safety Skills Competition held today at the Kentucky Coal Academy-Mine… Read More...
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Glema Center April Schedule Features Jo Dee Messina

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/31/15) — Glema Mahr Center for the Arts Director Brad Downall highlights the upcoming schedule for April during a video interview with… Read More...
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VIDEO: Shoe Charity Expands to 'Sweet Sixteen' Counties in Kentucky

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What started as a solution to a need of one county’s children, soon spread into a cause that now assists 16 Kentucky counties by providing shoes for students.… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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John W. Campbell, 81, of White Plains, Ky.

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – John W. Campbell, 81, of White Plains, Ky. passed away, Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Baptist Health Hospital in…
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Two Charged in Connection with Powderly Firearms Theft

POWDERLY, Ky. (4/17/15) ― The Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Office has made two arrests in connection with the theft of… Read More

WellCare Gives $12,000 to Marshall County Initiative to Improve Youth Activity, Nutrition

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Neighbors Use Pool Water to Slow Fire Until Firefighters Arrive

ANTON, Ky. (4/14/15) ― Authorities are seeking information related to a house fire at 460 Browder Church Road, Madisonville, that occurred Sunday, April 12.… Read More

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - April 13, 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/13/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, April 13. Carol A. Lloyd, of Dawson Springs, was… Read More

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing Earlington Elementary

EARLINGTON, Ky. (4/13/15) — Three juveniles and an adult have been charged in connection with vandalism at Earlington Elementary School Friday, April 10.… Read More

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (4/13/15) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, April 13. Sarah N. Williams, 22, of Dawson Springs,… Read More

Flat Tire Causes WKP Accident with Injuries

NORTONVILLE, Ky. (4/13/15) — A West Virginia woman was injured on the Western Kentucky Parkway near Nortonville early Saturday morning due to one of her car’s… Read More

Railroad History Revived on Archaeology Saturday

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/13/15) — Western Kentucky Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society held an “Archaeology Saturday” on April 11 in Nebo at the old… Read More

Madisonville Fire Department Reports Released

MADISONVILLE, KY (4/12/15) ― Madisonville Fire Department responded to a call about a bomb threat this week at Rural King, 1650 S. Main St. At 7:10 p.m.… Read More

Juvenile Injured When Struck by Vehicle

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/11/15) ― A juvenile was injured, when he allegedly disregarded a stop sign and was struck by a vehicle. According to a Madisonville Police… Read More

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