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Walmart Evacuated after Customer Alerts 911 of Gas Smell; Store Reopens Hour Later

February 26, 2015 Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/26/15) — Walmart was evacuated Wednesday evening after a customer alerted authorities concerning a natural gas odor inside the store. A Walmart associate said Thursday that a…

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Bria Goss Named to SEC Community Service Team

LEXINGTON, Ky. (2/26/15) — University of Kentucky women's basketball player Bria Goss was named to the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team, it was… Read More...
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Limited Tickets Remain for UK Hoops Senior Day vs. South Carolina

LEXINGTON, Ky. (2/26/15) — The University of Kentucky ticket office announced on Thursday afternoon that limited tickets remain for the UK women's basketball… Read More...
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Snyder Leads Wildcats to Top 10 Finish

KENTUCKY (2/25/15) — Junior David Snyder shot a 1-under par (71) on the final day of the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate to lead the Kentucky men's… Read More...
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Seven District Basketball Tournaments Slated for Caldwell County

PRINCETON, Ky. (2/23/15) — Caldwell County High School is poised to host the Seveth District Boys' Basketball Tournament and Seventh District Girls' Basketball… Read More...

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KYTC Crews to Pre-Treat Today for…

KENTUCKY (2/26/15) — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews across the 11 counties of District 2 plan to pre-treat area highways today. Motorists should be alert for spray trucks and support vehicles on the road starting around 8 a.m., CST. Spraying brine on road surfaces leaves a fine powder of salt that is available to be activated by falling precipitation in the early hours of a winter weather… Read More...
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Rep. Jenkins' Kentucky Pregnant…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/26/15) — A measure that would require employers to make reasonable accommodations for their pregnant workers passed unanimously out of the House today by a vote of 95-0. House Bill 218 - called the Kentucky Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act - is sponsored by Rep. Joni Jenkins of Louisville. Longer or more frequent breaks, time off to recover from childbirth, modification of… Read More...
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McConnell Condemns FCC's Move to Put…

WASHINGTON (2/26/15) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today condemning the Obama Administration's 'Net Neutrality' rule: Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Announces NASCO Expansion…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/26/15) — Gov. Steve Beshear today announced that NHK of America Suspension Components Inc. is planning a $15 million expansion in Bowling Green. NASCO will invest $15.2 million to construct a new building next to its existing facility on Nashville Road. The project will be completed in the next two years. "NASCO demonstrates why Kentucky's reputation continues to grow as an… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/26/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, Feb. 26. Sonja R. Dean, of Madisonville, was charged Feb. 25 with two counts of first-degree trafficking a controlled substance. John Bilderback, of Madisonville, was charged Feb. 26 with fourth-degree domestic violence, carrying a concealed deadly weapon and first-degree unlawful… Read More...
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/26/15) — The following is your update on local restaurant inspections for the Hopkins County area, courtesy of the Hopkins County Health Department. Earlington School Café 100 Hopkins County Central High School 100 Taco Bell 94 Scoop handles touching food product Trash/Debris build-up around garbage disposal Thermometers not found in some cooling units #9 Steakhouse 100… Read More...
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KSP Charges Madison County Man with…

RICHMOND, Ky. (2/26/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on Feb. 25, 2015, at approximately 5:30 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by Post 7- Richmond, arrested Frankie H. Hardy, 29, for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. The report said Hardy was arrested as the result of an undercover… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/26/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Feb. 25, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 17 - 19 - 21 - 32 - 39 - 8 Power Play 3 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 3 - 5 - 9 Wednesday Evening 5 - 8 - 5 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 8 - 6 - 7 - 5 Wednesday Evening 9 - 5 - 7 - 6 Cash Ball Wednesday 4 - 21 - 24 - 32 - 18 Kicker 7 - 9 - 7 - 8 - 1 5 Cash Card Wednesday… Read More...
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Kentucky House Votes 96-0 to Pass…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/26/15) — The Kentucky House of Representatives voted Feb. 25, 2015, 96-0 to pass House Bill 60, filed by Representative Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) to strengthen Kentucky’s DUI laws by requiring convicted drunk drivers to install an ignition interlock device in their vehicle. “Today in a unanimous vote in the House, there was overwhelming support for justice for DUI victims, said… Read More...
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Whitfield Questions EPA Administrator…

WASHINGTON (2/26/15) — The Subcommittee on Energy and Power and the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a joint hearing Wednesday with President Obama's Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Gina McCarthy, to review her Agency's FY 2016 budget request and priorities. "The proposed budget is $8.59 billion, a $452 million increase over last year's appropriation," said… Read More...
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Hopkins Schools to Operate on One-Hour…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/25/15) — Hopkins County Schools will operate on a one-hour delay Thursday, Feb. 26. Cafeterias will serve breakfast. If road conditions prevent travel on a specific road, drivers will arrange for alternate pick-up and drop-off locations. There will be no preschool Thursday. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Lori Harrison Read More...
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KSP Charges Fayette County Man with…

LEXINGTON, Ky. (2/25/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on Feb. 24, 2015, at approximately 9 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by the Lexington Division of Police and an agent from Homeland Security Investigations, arrested Jordan R. Craig, 23, for charges related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. The report said… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Calls on Kentucky's…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/25/15) — As Kentuckians recover from a statewide snow emergency, Congress is threatening to allow funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to lapse. Governor Steve Beshear has called on each member of Kentucky's Congressional delegation to take immediate action to approve funding for this department, as those funds also support Kentucky's emergency preparedness in… Read More...
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The President's Misplaced Energy…

KENTUCKY (2/25/15) — Earlier this month, the White House doubled down on President Barack Obama's pronouncement that climate change is a bigger threat to Americans than terrorism. The comments reveal a startling disconnect and come at a time when we have witnessed an unsettling uptick in terror attacks. These recent statements also underscore just how out of touch the White House is from the… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/25/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, Feb. 25. Jaleen T. Spivey, of Nortonville, was charged Feb. 24 with second-degree disorderly conduct and alcohol intoxication in a public place – first offense. Johnathan S. Patterson, of Madisonville, was charged Feb. 25 with third-degree criminal trespassing. Daniel J. Palmer, of… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/25/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Wednesday, Feb. 25. Patrick R. Rickard, of Hanson, was charged Feb. 25 on a Hopkins County warrant for contempt of court. Steven L. Cavanaugh, of Nortonville, was charged Feb. 23 on a Hopkins County warrant for violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO. Frank Evans, Jr., of Nortonville, was charged Feb. 23 on… Read More...
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Neighbor's Nose May Have Saved Man's…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/25/15) — A local tenant noticed smoke at an apartment building and took prompt action to remove a burning pot from the stove at a sleeping neighbor’s home. Madisonville Fire Department responded to a call about an unresponsive man at 215 Union St., Apt. No. 6. Fire officials said the man was sleeping and beginning to wake up at 5:40 p.m. Friday. There was no fire in the… Read More...
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Key Club Character Breakfast for Kids…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/25/15) — The Second Annual Key Club Character Breakfast will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21 at the Ballard Convention Center on Arch Street in Madisonville. Tickets are available for sale from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27 at the Ballard Center box office. Tickets are first comes, first serve and cash only. The meal will be catered by Country Cupboard. Proceeds… Read More...
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Special Singing Slated for Saturday

HANSON, Ky. (2/25/15) — There will be special singing at Hanson United Methodist Church at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 on Brown Badgett Loop and U.S. 41 in Hanson. Singers include The Masseys, Mission of Love and the Hanson Choir. Pastor William Moore and congregation welcome all. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Beckye Veazey Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/25/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday Feb. 24, 2015. Mega Millions Tuesday 15 - 23 - 26 - 45 - 66 - 4 Megaplier 3 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 8 - 1 - 6 Tuesday Evening 5 - 8 - 8 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 3 - 9 - 7 - 9 Tuesday Evening 8 - 9 - 2 - 8 Cash Ball Tuesday 5 - 18 - 20 - 25 - 24 Kicker 7 - 9 - 6 - 3 - 4 5 Cash Card Tuesday 6S - 4C - 8H… 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

Brad Downall, Director of the Glema Center discusses upcoming events to their facility. Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Amber Vincent State Farm

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Coming Attractions to Glema Center in February

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Bridal, Prom & Pageant Expo Draws Crowds

Madisonville’s first Bridal, Prom and Pageant Expo took place from 1 – 5 p.m. Sunday Feb. 8 at the Ballard Convention Center. Read More...
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MPD Stresses Dangers of Texting While Driving

Lt. Billy Poe with the Madisonville Police Department discuss the dangers of texting while driving. Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Earl Wesley Stewart, 73, of Mortons Gap, Ky.

EARLINGTON, Ky. – Earl Wesley Stewart, 73, of Mortons Gap, Ky. passed away at Baptist Health Madisonville on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. He was…
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One Lane Traffic on US 68 Eggners Ferry Bridge Saturday, Feb. 28

KENTUCKY (2/26/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane on the… Read More

Former Webster Coach Hart Headed into KABC Court of Honor

WINCHESTER, Ky. (2/26/15) — Former Webster County High School head coach Bev Hart is among the boys' coaches who will… Read More
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