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Madisonville Man Charged for Drugs, Burglary, Firearm Violations

July 24, 2014 Trooper Stu Recke
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/24/14) — Kentucky State Police arrested a Madisonville man on drug and firearm charges upon the execution of a search warrant at approximately 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 23.…

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Former MNHHS Standout Hired to Guide Baseball Trojans

by Steve LeMaster
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/24/14) — The Webster County High School baseball program will be under the direction of a new head coach in the 2015 season. Former Madisonville-North Hopkins High School star… Read More...

Madisonville Miners Beat Fulton Railroaders 6-5

by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/22/14) — The Madisonville Miners hosted the Fulton Railroaders at Elmer Kelley Stadium July 22, a make-up for a rainout July 7. The game began with a 1-1 tie between the… Read More...

Madisonville's Trevis Bell Captures Greater Owensboro Championship Tour Title

by Steve LeMaster
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/22/14) — Madisonville golfer Trevis Bell fired a 5-under-par 66, a tour championship record, to win the Greater Owensboro Junior Golf event and the tour's overall Boys' 16-18… Read More...

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Whitfield Investigates Impacts of…

WASHINGTON (7/24/14) — The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), held a hearing on 'Laboratories of Democracy: The Economic Impacts of State Energy Policies.' The hearing examined the economic impacts from the differing energy policies of the various states, as well as how federal policies may impact states. “Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis famously described… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/24/14) — Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff today, Thursday, July 24, 2014, in honor of a Kentucky airman who recently died as a result of non-combat related injuries. Staff Sgt. Dirk Shelton, 29, of Corbin, died July 16 in Washington D.C., from injuries sustained from a training mission in Fairfax, Va. He was… Read More...
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Sen. McConnell Presses Senate for a…

WASHINGTON (7/24/14) — During a speech on the Senate floor Thursday, U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell called on Washington Democrats to work with Republicans to help the Middle Class. Senator McConnell demanded that common-sense, job saving amendments, including his measure to protect and save coal jobs in Kentucky, be considered on the Senate floor. Senator McConnell said that… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/24/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, July 24. Tanner Baldwin, 19, of Mortons Gap, was served an arrest warrant July 23 for failure to appear. The arresting officer was Ryan Clark. Bradley Morgan, 19, of Nebo, was served an arrest warrant July 23 for speeding 25 miles per hour over speed limit, reckless driving and driving on a… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/24/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday July 23, 2014. Powerball Wednesday 4 - 10 - 12 - 22 - 31 - 3 Power Play 5 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 5 - 4 - 2 Wednesday Evening 3 - 9 - 7 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 5 - 6 - 4 - 3 Wednesday Evening 1 - 6 - 9 - 9 Cash Ball Wednesday 3 - 13 - 20 - 29 - 3 Kicker 0 - 8 - 9 - 8 - 2 5 Cash Card Wednesday 9H… Read More...
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KSP Charges Fleming County Man For…

FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (7/23/14) - On July 22, 2014, at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 8-Morehead, arrested Shawn Tumey, 21, for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. Tumey was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP… Read More...
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Goodwill Industries of Kentucky Not…

KENTUCKY (7/23/14) — Below is a statement from Goodwill Industries of Kentucky regarding the possible data breach for some of Goodwill Industries' locations across the nation: Goodwill Industries of Kentucky is not part of payment card security investigation. Upon becoming aware of a possible data breach within payment-card processing systems for some of Goodwill Industries' 2,900 retail stores… Read More...
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Open House and College Fair to be Held…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/23/14) — Madisonville Community College will be hosting the 'Yes, You Can!' open house and college fair August 7 from 1 – 4 p.m. for individuals to learn more about programs of study, career assessment, financial aid, transfer opportunities, admissions and registration. Hosted by MCC’s Office of Diversity Programs, the event will be held at the college’s Muhlenberg County… Read More...
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Work & Learn and Ready to Work,…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/23/14) — Madisonville Community College’s 'Work & Learn' and 'Ready to Work' programs are great resources for Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program eligible students. Contracts for both programs with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Department for Community Based Services have been funded for fiscal year 2015. An individual thinking about or currently… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/23/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, July 23. Ryan Hust, 29, of Madisonville was charged July 22 for public intoxication-controlled substance. Adrienne Carroll, 30, of Nebo was served an arrest warrant July 22 for failure to appear. Quinton Reynolds, 26, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant July 22 for failure to… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/23/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday July 22, 2014. Mega Millions Tuesday 14 - 18 - 22 - 31 - 47 - 15 Megaplier 3 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 1 - 6 - 6 Tuesday Evening 1 - 6 - 8 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 0 - 4 - 3 - 0 Tuesday Evening 3 - 8 - 7 - 2 Cash Ball Tuesday 2 - 3 - 19 - 24 - 31 Kicker 6 - 8 - 9 - 7 - 0 5 Cash Card Tuesday 6S - JS - KS… Read More...
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McConnell Presses EPA Administrator on…

WASHINGTON (7/23/14) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell met personally with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy during a meeting with Republican members of the Senate Agriculture Committee. During the meeting, Senator McConnell pressed her regarding the EPA’s latest round of regulations and its impact on Kentucky farmers, small businesses, coal miners and families. The Republican members on… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Mayor Seeking to Fill…

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (7/23/14) — The city of Dawson Springs held a regular schedule meeting to discuss old and new business Monday, July 21. Dilapidated Housing and Code Enforcement update will be postponed for a couple more months. “We need at least five people to serve on the board,” said Mayor Jenny Sewell. “We do not have the money at the time to bring in code enforcement and we will have to… Read More...
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Ligon Appointed As Chairwoman for…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/22/14) — Carol Ligon has been appointed as the 2014 Chairwoman of the Hopkins County Republican Party. “Carol has managed numerous campaigns and has been an active leader in our party for over 40 years,” said Steve Robertson, Chairman of the Republican Party of Kentucky. Tommy Richardson has accepted the roll of vice chairman, Lynette Lewis is the Secretary and Leigh Ann… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Announces $30 Million…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/22/14) — Governor Steve Beshear announced that Owen Electric Cooperative, Inc., which serves 57,710 customers, has received a $30 million loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, one of eight rural electric cooperatives to receive such funding. “This loan guarantee to Owen Electric Cooperative will help the system build or improve 228 miles of line and make other… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/22/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, July 22. Johnathon Franklin, 27, of Earlington was served an arrest warrant July 21 for contempt of court. The arresting officer was William Roundtree. Kelly Oliver, 33, of Dawson Springs was served an arrest warrant July 21 for failure of owner to maintain requested insurance. The arresting… Read More...
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Evans Represents Ky. and MCC at 2014…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/22/14) — Madisonville Community College student Jarrod Evans had the opportunity to serve as a student House usher and special assistant to the House Officers at the 2014 American Physical Therapy Association House of Delegates in Charlotte, N.C., June 9-11, 2014. A Morgantown resident, Evans is currently enrolled in MCC’s Physical Therapist Assistant program – Class of… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/22/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday July 21, 2014. Pick 3 Monday Midday 0 - 1 - 5 Monday Evening 8 - 5 - 0 Pick 4 Monday Midday 7 - 9 - 9 - 1 Monday Evening 8 - 0 - 0 - 0 Cash Ball Monday 6 - 22 - 25 - 33 - 12 Kicker 0 - 0 - 2 - 4 - 1 Decades of Dollars Monday 1 - 3 - 11 - 13 - 17 - 44 5 Cash Card Monday AD - 4C - KC - QC - 10S… Read More...
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Letter to the Editor - Appreciation…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/22/14) — After reading about the upcoming retirement of Fire Chief Steve Stolz I would like to take this time to thank Chief Stolz, Kevin Cotton and all the fire fighters who responded to the recent house fire of my parents on South Seminary Street. All the fire fighters worked diligently and I understand a couple were treated for heat stress. Both Chief Stolz and Mr.… Read More...
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2013-2014 Hopkins County Adult…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/21/14) — 'Never doubt yourself' was the message heard by the 2013-2014 graduates participating in the 29th annual Hopkins County Adult Education Graduation ceremony held July 18 in the Richard Byrnes Auditorium on the Health Sciences Campus of Madisonville Community College. Shannon Dzikowski, a 2009 GED graduate, shared her inspiring and motivating story during the… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Arrest…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/21/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Monday, July 21. Zackarius M. Franklin, 20, Madisonville, was charged on a warrant July 9 for theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting under $500. John W. Allard, 33, Madisonville, was charged on a warrant July 11 for theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting under $500. Michael Houston, 28, La Center, Ky.,… Read More...
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Hopkins County Traffic Advisory

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/21/14) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close Kentucky 1337 in Hopkins County Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Kentucky 1337 will be closed between Suthards Church Road and the Earlington Park entrance Wednesday to allow a cross drain to be replaced. There will be no marked detour. The roadway is expected to close promptly at 7:30 a.m., CDT, Wednesday. It is expected… Read More...
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Water Safety Tips For Your Pet

KENTUCKY (7/21/14) — With summer in full swing, outdoor enthusiasts nationwide are looking to make the most out of the season with their pup in tow. Whether hanging by the pool or on a boat, those anticipating a day of sun, wind and water need to consider the safety of everyone, including their furry friends. In order to ensure water safety for both owner and pet, Heidi Ganahl, CEO and Founder of… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/21/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, July 21. Yolanda Kimbrew, 31, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant July 18 for Union County. The arresting officer was Leslie Gregory. Kasey Hale, 28, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant July 18 for contempt of court. The arresting officer was Clay Stroud. John Smith, 21, of… Read More...
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Kentucky Firefighters to Help with…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/21/14) — Two Kentucky Division of Forestry firefighters headed out July 18, 2014 to the Shaniko Butte fire in Oregon. The U.S. Forest Service requested two heavy equipment bosses through the Kentucky Interagency Coordination Center, which coordinates the mobilization of federal and state resources to incident needs throughout the United States. The lightning-caused wildfire… Read More...

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Hackett, Bryant, Wells Honored at Governor’s Cup Events

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/24/14) — Three University of Kentucky football greats, Wilbur Hackett, Warren Bryant and Dean Wells were honored during Governor’s Cup… Read More...
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Washington Kastles Owner Makes Lexington a Stop on His Life Tour

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/24/14) — The Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships draws a diverse crowd every year, but among the players in this year’s tournament is an… Read More...
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Wildcats Honored for Academics by NABC

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/24/14) — For the second-consecutive season the Kentucky men’s basketball program was honored by the National Association of Basketball… Read More...
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Olympic Medalist Toby Stevenson Joins UK Track and Field Staff

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/23/14) — Toby Stevenson, an Olympic Silver Medalist who also has credentials as an NCAA Champion coach and competitor will join the… Read More...
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Former Wildcat Standout Witten Defeats Italy’s Crepaldi

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/23/14) — Former Wildcat and five-time All American Jesse Witten hasn’t been on his college courts in eight or nine years. But he was glad to… Read More...
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Pet Therapy Visit to Spring Creek

MURRAY, Ky. (7/24/14) — The residents of Spring Creek Health Care recently had a visit from Louis and Levi, two pet… Read More
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