Madisonville - Hopkins County News

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HCSO, MPD Join to Bust Alleged Drug Trafficking Business

March 02, 2015 Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — After a joint investigation by the Madisonville Police Department and Hopkins County Sheriff's Office Vice/Narcotics units, a search warrant was obtained for a Booker T.…

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Maroons Capture Sixth Straight Seventh District Championship

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PRINCETON, Ky. (3/2/15) — Madisonville-North Hopkins remained on top in the Seventh District Friday night, defeating tournament host Caldwell County 61-55 for its sixth straight district title. The… Read More...

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First Region Basketball Tournament Schedules

KENTUCKY (3/2/15) — First Region Girls' and Boys' Basketball Tournament Schedules can be seen below: First Region Girls' Basketball Tournament at Murray State… Read More...
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Third Region Girls' and Boys' Basketball Tournament Schedules

KENTUCKY (3/2/15) — The Third Region Basketball Tournaments will tip off Monday night. Third Region Girls' Basketball Tournament at Owensboro Sportscenter… Read More...
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Second Region Girls' and Boys' Basketball Tournaments Set to Tip off

KENTUCKY (3/2/15) — The Second Region Basketball Tournaments will tip off Monday night. Second Region Girls' Basketball Tournament at Crittenden County Monday:… Read More...
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UK Athletics to Deepen Investment in Center for Academic and Tutorial Services

LEXINGTON, Ky. (2/28/15) – The University of Kentucky's Center for Academic and Tutorial Services, the first-of-its-kind support program in the nation for… Read More...

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Brave Redneck Plungers Take Dip Despite…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — A Redneck Plunge took place Saturday, Feb. 28 at Bouncing B's Party Place, 2910 Anton Road in Madisonville. Relay for Life Hopkins County Chairwoman Christy Cavanah said she was pleased with the turnout as 11 participants braved the frigid temps and faced their challenge. Among those that took the “plunge” were Hopkins County Sheriff's Deputy Bear Coursey, who… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/2/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Monday, March 2. Michael D. Pratt, of Benton, was charged Feb. 27 too many passengers in a vehicle (front seat) and operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license and on a Hopkins County warrant for failure to appear. Amanda Gayle Walker, of Madisonville, was charged Feb. 28 with complicity… Read More...
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Emergency Food, Shelter Funds Available…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/2/15) — Hopkins County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security /Federal Emergency Management Agency under the emergency food and shelter national board program. Hopkins County has been chosen to receive $23,065.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, March 2. Mathew A. Norris, of Dawson Springs, was charged Feb. 28 on a Henderson County warrant for failure to appear. Mallory B. Baldwin, of Madisonville, was charged Feb. 28 with disregarding a stop sign, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. - first offense,… Read More...
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Dr. Ben Carson Coming to the Carson…

PADUCAH, Ky. (3/2/15) — Baptist Health and Lourdes proudly present Dr. Ben Carson for an inspirational evening devoted to the needs of children. This is the first joint fundraising event for the Carson Center, Paducah Symphony Orchestra and Kosair Charities. These nonprofit organizations enrich the well-being and development of children and youth. Your ticket purchase supports these organizations… Read More...
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2014 Work Opportunity Tax Credit…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/2/15) — A deadline for employers to file for a certificate to receive a tax credit for hiring employees in a target group has been extended to April 30, 2015, by the Internal Revenue Service. The extension gives employers additional time to obtain the certification for an employee hired between Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2014, who qualifies for the federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit. For… Read More...
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Job Fair Tomorrow in Madisonville

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — There will be a job fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 at the Kentucky Career Center, Madisonville. Applications will be accepted and interviews conducted for production associates. Pay will start at $9 an hour. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, available for all shifts, pass extensive 10-year background check and must pass an ATF clearance. All… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Man Charged Multiple…

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (3/2/15) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, March 2. Henry P. McGoldrick, 32, of Dawson Springs was charged Feb. 26 with operating on a suspend/revoked operator's license, possession of synthetic drugs, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess, second-degree disorderly conduct, failure to surrender revoked operator's license, first-degree… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/2/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday March 1, 2015. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 4 - 9 - 1 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 8 - 1 - 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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Hopkins County-Madisonville Public…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/2/15) — The following are upcoming events hosted by Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library. March is National Nutrition Month. In support of this initiative the Library is proud to host Lori Spraggs, RD, who will present Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle at 10:45, Tuesday March 3, at the Main Library (Parkway Plaza Mall). Come join the Library crew at 10 a.m. for HCMPL's… Read More...
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Kentucky Offers Tax Credit to Small…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/1/15) — With tax season upon us, the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development wants to remind Kentucky's small business owners that they could be eligible for up to $25,000 in tax credits. The state is offering the Kentucky Small Business Tax Credit to eligible companies throughout the Commonwealth. The criteria are relatively simple. All a small business has to do is create… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with American Financial…

WASHINGTON (3/1/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office, Feb. 24, 2015, with representatives of the American Financial Services Association. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Robert Hankins Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - March 1, 2015

KENTUCKY (3/1/15) — I can remember several years ago, going fishing on a sunny but cold day in February. It was the first nice Saturday we had had in a long time. The plan was to do a little bass fishing and enjoy our first trip of the year. I was with a friend and we were taking his boat. He had not had it in the water in several months. I had tried my best to make all the necessary preparations… Read More...
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Dave Says - March 1, 2015

KENTUCKY (3/1/15) — This week Dave discusses serious about getting out of debt and it’s a better idea to pre-plan. Dear Dave, Should you budget for mad money, or just carrying around cash, when you’re trying to get out of debt? Aurora Dear Aurora, What really matters is the amount of mad money you allow yourself to have. Everyone needs a little pocket money. It’s probably not going to throw you… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of March 1, 2015

KENTUCKY (3/1/15) — The 30-day regular legislative session in Frankfort is more than halfway through, but things are not slowing down-at least in the House. Two of my bills advanced to the Senate last week along with over four dozen other bills ranging from hydraulic fracking to protecting the state's teachers' retirement system. My legislation included HB 306, moved to the Senate on a 92-0 vote,… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Proclaims March Sexual…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/28/15) — The prevention and advocacy efforts of several individuals were highlighted Feb. 25 by Gov. Steve Beshear and advocates as part of the kickoff of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Capitol Rotunda event was cosponsored by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs. Gov. Beshear signed a proclamation… Read More...
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KSU Hosting Annual Bluegrass Beekeepers…

KENTUCKY (2/28/15) — The annual Bluegrass Beekeepers School will be held on March 7, 2015 at Kentucky State University in Frankfort. The school normally attracts more than 350 Beekeepers from across the state. Registration for the day-long event begins at 8 a.m. with the first session at 9 a.m. The school concludes at 3:30 p.m. The keynote for the school will be delivered by Dr. Subba Reddy… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with American Physical…

WASHINGTON (2/28/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office Tuesday Feb. 24, 2015, with representatives of the American Physical Therapy Association. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Robert Hankins Read More...
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Happenings, Meetings Listed for Hopkins…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/28/15) ― The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: • Pam’s Dance Barn will be dancing the night away from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at 35 Cedar Lane. For more information, call (270) 836-4649. • Rufus Baker will be performing live from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at The Crowed House. For more information, call (270) 825-1178. • A… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - 'Scribblebot'

KENTUCKY (2/28/15) — Markers and paper, a few ingredients your kids might use to create a masterpiece. Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how to use these ingredients along with a few others from around the house to engineer a Scribblebot. INGREDIENTS 4 Markers 1 Popsicle Stick 1 Large Disposable 18oz Drinking Cup 1 AAA Battery Holder with Switch 2 AAA Batteries 1 Motor… Read More...

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Local Church Hosting Spring Campmeeting

Pastors Tim and Barbara Rigdon of New Covenant Christian Center in Providence to host a Spring Campmeeting featuring area pastors. Read More...
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AIRPLAY: Travis Dukes Makes Stop for Jam Session

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/27/15) — Last March, SurfKY News presented an in-depth interview with Nashville musician Travis Dukes. Since then, Dukes has continued to… Read More...
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Probation and Parole Violators - February 26, 2015

Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - February 25, 2015

Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Coming Attractions to Glema Center in March

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SurfKY Spotlight: Amber Vincent State Farm

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SurfKY Spotlight: Two Rivers

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Bridal, Prom & Pageant Expo Draws Crowds

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Hopkins County Obituaries

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Norma 'Jeane' Tomblinson, 93, of Madisonville

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Norma "Jeane" Tomblinson, 93, of Madisonville passed away, Feb. 28, 2015 at her residence in Madisonville. Mrs.…
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Libraries’ Drawing Contest Begins March 2

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/1/15) — Muhlenberg County Public Libraries is hosting a creative drawing contest throughout… Read More

BMS Academically Above and Beyond Award Winner Annouced

BENTON, Ky. (3/2/15) — Each month the principal of Benton Middle School selects a student for the Academically Above… Read More
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