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Police Seeking Information in Gun Store Burglary

August 01, 2014 Det. Nathan Lutz
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/2/14) ― The Madisonville Police Department is asking for help in gathering information about a burglary at The Gun Rack. According to an MPD report, officers responded to The Gun…

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Madisonville's Annual Dust Bowl Tournament 2014 - Hosted by 'Light of Chance'

by Eric Logan
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/29/14) — Light of Chance, Inc. will host 'The 2014 Dust Bowl Basketball Tournament' at Dr. Festus Claybon Park, Hopewell St., Madisonville, Ky. August 1 - 3. The Dust Bowl… Read More...

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Senate Passes McConnell Sponsored…

WASHINGTON (8/1/14) — The Senate passed legislation sponsored by U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell that would allocate an additional $225 million for production of Iron Dome missile defense components so that Israel can maintain adequate stockpiles and defend its population from missile attacks launched by the terrorist group Hamas. “The Iron Dome missile defense system has played a… Read More...
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Obama’s EPA Blamed for 1,100 Coal…

WASHINGTON (8/1/14) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, issued the following statement regarding a recent notification by Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. to their employees late yesterday that eight coal mines and other facilities will be closing due in part to Environmental Protection Agency’s heavy handed regulations that continue to decimate… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/1/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, August 1. Gregory Childress, 45, of Louisville, Ky. was served an arrest warrant July 31 for failure to appear. The arresting officer was Tyler Russell. Misty Brunson, 27, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant July 31 for contempt of court. The arresting officer was Justin Jones. Ralph… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/1/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday July 31, 2014. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 8 - 7 - 8 Thursday Evening 3 - 4 - 7 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 1 - 9 - 5 - 1 Thursday Evening 9 - 8 - 1 - 3 Cash Ball Thursday 3 - 11 - 16 - 25 - 15 Kicker 5 - 9 - 5 - 7 - 4 Decades of Dollars 3 - 4 - 9 - 12 - 13 - 17 5 Cash Card Thursday 5D - JC - 2S - JH - JS… Read More...
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Hopkins County Schools Announcement

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/1/14) — Hopkins County Board of Education announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch / School Breakfast Programs for the 2014-2015 school year. All students will be served lunch and breakfast at no charge at the following sites: Earlington Elementary School Grapevine Elementary School Hanson Elementary Jesse Stuart… Read More...
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Hopkins County Schools Announces Policy…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/1/14) — Any interested person may review a copy of the policy by contacting Mike Dodridge, 320 S. Seminary Street, Madisonville, Ky. 42431, (270) 825-6000. Household size and income criteria will be used to determine eligibility. Children from families whose income is at or below the levels shown may be eligible for Free or Reduced Price Meals. To apply for Free or Reduced… Read More...
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Kentucky Granted Extension Status Under…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/1/14) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has added Kentucky to a growing list of states and territories granted extensions of time for meeting requirements of the stringent new identification security law known as REAL ID – meaning a Kentucky driver’s license is still sufficient for gaining access to the vast majority of federal buildings. The extension runs through Oct.… Read More...
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Citizens Police Academy - Thank You

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/31/14) — To Chief Wade and to all the men and women on the Madisonville Police Department and the Citizens Police Academy, I would like to thank you for an outstanding job this week at the Hopkins County fair. The Madisonville Police Department has a program we used at the fair. It is the Fingerprinting Program for the children of Hopkins County. The Police Department had a… Read More...
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Whitfield Supports Bill to Help Our…

WASHINGTON (7/31/14) — Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power, supported H.R. 3230, the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014, which passed by a vote of 420 to 5. This bill is expected to be voted on by the Senate before the August district work period. It is also expected that the President will sign… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/31/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday July 30, 2014. Powerball Wednesday 13 - 30 - 42 - 49 - 53 - 29 Power Play 3 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 2 - 0 - 4 Wednesday Evening 0 - 2 - 6 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 2 - 2 - 9 - 1 Wednesday Evening 7 - 2 - 8 - 3 Cash Ball Wednesday 4 - 6 - 24 - 32 - 14 Kicker 1 - 6 - 8 - 3 - 4 5 Cash Card Wednesday… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/31/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, July 31. Chad Taylor, 35, of Madisonville was charged July 30 for assault in the second degree and unlawful imprisonment. The arresting officer was Sean McCance. Christopher Moore, 59, of Earlington was charged July 30 for trafficking in controlled substance and disregarding a traffic control… Read More...
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Sen. McConnell Introduces Amendment to…

WASHINGTON (7/31/14) — U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell filed an amendment that would require the Obama administration to consult with the governor of a state and satisfy specific criteria before transporting unaccompanied alien minors into a state. The measure, filed as an amendment to Senate border legislation, says that U.S. policy should be to treat unaccompanied alien minors… Read More...
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Madisonville Man Charged for…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/30/14) — Madisonville Police were dispatched to the Mayflower apartment complex for a disturbance Tuesday, July 29. According to a Madisonville Police report, officers were advised that Jason Lee Ezell, 29, Madisonville was intoxicated and caused damage to a vehicle in the back the complex. The report said officers observed Ezell running to the front entrance, but came to a… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/30/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Wednesday, July 30. Heath Dickerson, 29, of Madisonville was charged July 23 due to bond withdrawal. Gary T. Gibson, 37, of Madisonville, was charged on a warrant July 24 with contempt of court. Tammie R. White, 40, of Madisonville, was charged July 24 with disorderly conduct. Lawyer D. Myers, 44,… Read More...
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Industry of the Month - B & K Wood…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/30/14) — The Madisonville/Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation announced B & K Wood Products LLC, with operations on Sawmill Road, has been named Industry of the Month for July in the Economic Development Corporation’s program for enhanced focus on Existing Industry. Founded in 1955 by current GM Jordan Baize’s great grandfather, B & K produces a wealth of wood… Read More...
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Madisonville Adventure Race Scheduled…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/30/14) — The second annual Madisonville is an Adventure Race will be held Saturday, Sept. 20. Participants are invited to solve clues and participate in mental and physical challenges during this fun event that benefits Hopkins County Schools’ Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports program. The race will start at the Hopkins County Judicial Center. Rain date is… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/30/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, July 30. Keaton Colyer, 23, of Greenville was served an arrest warrant July 29 for failure to appear. The arresting officer was Ryan Clark. Jason Ezell, 29, of Madisonville was charged July 29 for alcohol intoxication in a public place. The arresting officer was Ryan Clark. Ian Jobe, 34, of… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/30/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday July 29, 2014. Mega Millions Tuesday 2 - 8 - 16 - 43 - 74 - 1 Megaplier 4 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 6 - 6 - 9 Tuesday Evening 9 - 3 - 9 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 3 - 0 - 0 - 9 Tuesday Evening 0 - 0 - 9 - 2 Cash Ball Tuesday 11 - 14 - 17 - 25 - 20 Kicker 9 - 0 - 7 - 8 - 1 5 Cash Card Tuesday 2C - 4H - 6D -… Read More...
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Whitfield Questions FERC on…

WASHINGTON (7/30/14) — The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), held a hearing on 'FERC Perspectives: Questions Concerning EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan and other Grid Reliability Challenges.' All five Commissioners of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission testified on EPA’s proposed rule limiting carbon dioxide emissions from the nation’s power plants, and how… Read More...
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Southside Elementary Site-Based Council…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/29/14) — Southside Elementary School will hold a special called Site-Based Council meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31 in the media center. The council’s regularly scheduled monthly meetings will be the second Tuesday of each month for the 2014 – 2015 school year. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Lori Harrison Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/29/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, July 29. Dustin Bishop, 25, of Morgantown was served an arrest warrant July 28 for Warren County. The arresting officer was William Roundtree. Travarius Baxter, 27, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant July 28 for failure to appear. The arresting officer was Ryan Clark. Shannon Greer,… Read More...
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Senate Democrat Leadership Blocks…

WASHINGTON (7/29/14) — U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement Tuesday regarding Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s decision to block his amendment to save coal jobs in Kentucky. “Once again, Senate Democrats, led by Majority Leader Harry Reid, blocked an attempt to help Kentucky coal miners and their families when they refused to allow a vote on my amendment… Read More...
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McConnell Optimistic about Passage of…

WASHINGTON (7/29/14) — U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate Floor regarding the bipartisan VA reform conference report: “America makes a promise to every man and woman who puts on the uniform. In exchange for their service, our country pledges that they will be well-trained, well-equipped, and treated with the dignity and respect they deserve.… Read More...
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Attorney General Conway Announces…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/29/14) — Attorney General Jack Conway, along with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 12 other state attorneys general, announced a settlement resolving allegations that consumer lender Rome Finance, which specialized in providing consumer financing to military servicemembers, engaged in predatory lending practices that cost servicemembers tens of millions of dollars.… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/29/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday July 28, 2014. Pick 3 Monday Midday 6 - 1 - 4 Monday Evening 0 - 3 - 3 Pick 4 Monday Midday 4 - 6 - 1 - 0 Monday Evening 0 - 7 - 5 - 7 Cash Ball Monday 7 - 18 - 27 - 29 - 16 Kicker 3 - 6 - 2 - 6 - 2 Decades of Dollars Monday 1 - 6 - 19 - 21 - 25 - 40 5 Cash Card Monday 6D - 4H - 2C - QD - 10C… Read More...

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Barbee Joins UK Staff as Special Assistant to the Head Coach

LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/1/14) — Former UTEP and Auburn head coach Tony Barbee has joined the Kentucky men’s basketball staff as the special assistant to the head… Read More...
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Kentucky Earns GCAA Team Academic Honor

LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/1/14) — The University of Kentucky men’s golf team was tabbed an All-Academic team by the GCAA, presented by Farmers Insurance, for a 3.2… Read More...
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UK Soccer Announces 2014 Ticket Plans

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/28/14) — The University of Kentucky men’s and women’s soccer programs announced ticket plans for the 2014 home season, it’s first in the… Read More...
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UK's Cody, Barrett Start Cape Cod All-Star Game

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/28/14) — Kentucky junior stars Kyle Barrett and Kyle Cody earned starting assignments in the 2014 Cape Cod League All-Star Game, with the… Read More...
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UK’s Nick Anderson Places Eighth at World Junior Championships 110H Final

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/25/14) — Kentucky freshman Nick Anderson finished eighth in the IAAF World Junior Championships 110-Meter Hurdles Final while representing… Read More...
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Gospelfest 2014 Marks Return of Crabb Brothers, Tribute to Bob Lawton

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (7/31/14) — Thousands of music lovers will get an early start on the Labor Day weekend with… Read More

Half a Heart Twice the Fight

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