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Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

September 01, 2014 Karen McKnight
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/1/14) — The following misdemeanor indictments were recently returned by a Hopkins County Grand Jury. Richard Mortellaro, 40, of Madisonville, fourth-degree assault. David…

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Attorney General Conway Announces…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/2/14) — Attorney General Jack Conway and his Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control Unit today announced that Kentucky has joined with other states and the federal government in a $16.48 million settlement with Omnicare Inc., the nation's largest provider of pharmaceuticals and pharmacy services to nursing homes. The settlement resolves allegations that Omnicare offered improper… Read More...
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Covenant Community's 'Loving God's…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/2/14) — The women's ministry of Covenant Community Church in Madisonville will be hosting a ladies conference featuring with the message, 'Loving God's Abundant Life.' Lisa Barron will be the special guest speaker and Friday, Sept. 12's event includes dinner; Saturday, Sept. 13's event includes breakfast and lunch. Cost is $25 if pre-registered by Sept. 3. After that date,… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/1/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday Aug. 31, 2014. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 1 - 5 - 7 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 8 - 0 - 0 - 5 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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Letter to the Editor - The Carbon…

KENTUCKY (9/1/14) — The Aug. 31 'Whitfield Responds to Obama's UN Climate Gambit,' reports the Republican. Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman claims that even a symbolic U.S. commitment to cut carbon emissions will "impose real costs on all Americans." Not so. The "job killer" mantra long used by the GOP as a reason to oppose any actions to ward of the much greater dangers of future climate… Read More...
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Museum Board Finalizes Decision on…

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (9/1/14) — The National Corvette Museum Board of Directors held their quarterly meeting and finalized plans for repair of the Museum's Skydome building, and the eight Corvettes affected by the Feb. 12, 2014 sinkhole collapse. After careful review of additional information and revised plans with price quotes from the construction company, the board voted to completely fill in… Read More...
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Natural Bridge Chef Wins Cast-Iron…

SLADE, Ky. (9/1/14) – Kendra Epperson, a chef at Natural Bridge State Resort Park, was a Cast-Iron Chef cooking competition winner during the 2014 Kentucky State Fair. Epperson, who also picked up a Cast-Iron Chef win in 2010, was given secret ingredients to prepare in 30 minutes. She cooked sirloin steak with sauteed onions, fettuccine alfredo with vegetables and a creamy southwest roll up. The… Read More...
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Kentucky and West Virginia Attorney…

KENTUCKY (9/1/14) — The Attorneys General of Kentucky and West Virginia – Jack Conway and Patrick Morrisey – have joined with the Attorneys General of ten other states in litigation in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia challenging the authority of the United States Environmental Protect Agency to issue standards of performance for existing power plants under Section… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (9/1/14) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following arrest reports Monday, Sept. 1. James Fairchild, 28, of Dawson Springs, was charged with contempt of court Aug. 26 on a Hopkins County warrant. Capt. Jonathan Sholar was the charging officer. Carey Bowlsbey, 47, address unknown, was charged Aug. 26 with public intoxication. Brad Ross was the charging… Read More...
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Hopkins County Family YMCA to Host 9/11…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/1/14) — In conjunction with the Madisonville 9/11 Heroes Run, the Hopkins County Family YMCA will host a 9/11 Heroes Meet and Greet from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5 at 150 YMCA Drive, Madisonville sports fields . Air Evac Lifeteam, Madisonville Fire Department, Madisonville Police Department, Medical Center Ambulance Service and PHI Air Medical Helicopter will have… Read More...
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Labor Day, Any Day, Count Your Blessings

KENTUCKY (9/1/14) — The average American is happy to have a paying job with the opportunity to make a little more money. Most Americans would like to work a few extra hours when they could. However, many Americans dream of retiring to fish, golf, garden or relax. Others enjoy working so much that they never quit. It all depends on the kind of work you do. If you are a coal miner, then retirement… Read More...
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Dave Says - Aug. 31, 2014

KENTUCKY (8/31/14) — This week Dave discusses to repair now or buy later and no pets allowed. Dear Dave, I’m driving a 10-year-old car with 195,000 miles on it. The car needs $1,500 in repairs, and it’s worth $5,000. I have $40,000 in cash saved, $40,000 in investments and I make $80,000 a year. I also have $15,000 in student loan debt, but the only other thing I owe on is my house. Should I pay… Read More...
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Whitfield Responds to Reports of…

WASHINGTON (8/31/14) — Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) responded to reports that the Obama administration intends to circumvent Congress in striking an international agreement on global greenhouse gas emissions. President Obama failed to enact cap-and-tax legislation with a Democratic House and Senate in the 111th Congress, and Republican members have expressed… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - Aug. 31, 2014

KENTUCKY (8/31/14) — We are quickly coming to everyone’s favorite time of year. The signs of summer’s close are the start of school, Labor Day, and another deer season. Autumn in most states brings cool mornings and warm evenings. It’s the days that country folks enjoy the screen door and open windows. The air seems cleaner and fresher, and the once hazy skies are now as clear as a mountain… Read More...
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MCC Program Enrolls High School…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/14) — More than 1,000 high school students this year will earn college credit through the Pathways to College Program at Madisonville Community College. Dr. Judith Rhoads, MCC President, proudly explains that "students taking dual or articulated credit at high schools and tech campuses in Caldwell, Crittenden, Henderson, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, and Webster counties earn… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of Aug. 31, 2014

KENTUCKY (8/31/14) — America's workforce is hardly anything like it was 120 years ago when Congress officially marked the first Monday in September as Labor Day. Then a nation of farmers and steam engines, today's workforce is linked by a complex digital network tracking production in every field from aerospace engineering to retail sales to the family farm. The entire U.S. population in 1890… Read More...
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Kentucky Innovation Network Named…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/30/14) — Intellectual curiosity will meet small business creation in Kentucky this fall. The Kentucky Innovation Network has been named the presenting sponsor of this year's IdeaFestival in Louisville, which will run Sept. 30 - Oct. 3 at the Kentucky Center. As part of the partnership, the Kentucky Innovation Network's experienced professionals will be on hand to showcase the… Read More...
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Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/30/14) — The following indictments were recently returned by a Hopkins County Grand Jury. Candice Barber, 22, Madisonville, three counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance. Gaylon Betar, 52, Madisonville, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first-degree possession of synthetic drugs and possession of a legend drug. James Butler, 23,… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - Garden in a…

KENTUCKY (8/30/14) — We typically grow a garden outside in the soil. Not Jason Lindsey aka “Mr. Science” with Hooked on Science. Jason and a kid scientist show us how to grow a garden in a sandwich bag. INGREDIENTS 3 Bean Seeds Paper Towel Water 1 Sandwich Bag Soil Flower Pot INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Add enough water to the paper towel so it is damp. STEP 2: Fold the paper towel so it fits inside of… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'Keep it Simple'

KENTUCKY (8/30/14) — The Old Testament Law contains 613 individual commandments. The majority of these are negative: "Thou shalt not" do such or so. These commandments prohibit activities ranging from coveting your neighbor's cow to wearing pants made from two different materials. The remaining commandments are positive: "Thou shalt." These order adherents to perform in determined ways and means.… Read More...
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Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/30/14) — The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: Tradewater River Fitness Challenge will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at the Tradewater Station. For more information, call (270) 797-9575. The Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will be hosting the 60th Anniversary from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at 20781 Pennyrile Lodge… Read More...
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Ron Fellow Performance Driving School…

KENTUCKY (8/29/14) — During the National Corvette Museum's 20th Anniversary Celebration, a partnership was announced naming the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School at Spring Mountain as the 'Official Performance Driving School of the National Corvette Museum' and 'Official Partner of the NCM Motorsports Park.' "We are pleased to come to a multi-year agreement with the National Corvette Museum… Read More...
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Poll Shows 52 Percent of US Homeowners…

KENTUCKY (8/29/14) — As Labor Day Weekend dawns, a lot of homeowners are going to be tackling home improvement projects, or hoping their contractors will finally finish the jobs started during the height of remodeling season. Here's a shocker to share with your readers with home improvement on the brain: 52 percent of US homeowners have had problems with their contractor. More than a third of… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/29/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following arrest reports Wednesday, Aug. 27. Joe T. Jones, 55, of Madisonville, was charged Aug. 20 for fourth-degree domestic assault/domestic. Dustin P. Hunter, 33, of Madisonville, was charged Aug. 22 on a warrant for probation violation. Mary Bedwell, 51, of Earlington, was charged Aug. 22 with fourth-degree… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Looking for…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/28/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office located a Yamaha 250/300 2-wheel drive 4-wheeler in the Trabue Road area in Mortons Gap Wednesday, Aug. 27. The 4-wheeler is painted blue and black with a red base color. The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in finding the owner. Anyone with information pertaining to this 4-wheeler, please contact the… Read More...
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Dentistry From the Heart

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/28/14) — Baldwin Dental Group will be hosting 'Dentistry From the Heart,' from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15 at 32 East Broadway Street. Dentistry From the Heart is a world-wide non-profit organization dedicated to providing free dental care for those in need. The offer includes free fillings, extractions or cleanings for those who are 18 and older, who cannot afford… Read More...

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High School Football Scoreboard

KENTUCKY (9/2/14) — The following are the high school football scores: Friday, Aug. 29 Adair County 74, Caverna 28 Allen Central 40, Jenkins 14 Anderson County… Read More...
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Three Former UK Hoops Players Sign Professional Contracts

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/2/14) — Recent University of Kentucky women's basketball graduates Kastine Evans, DeNesha Stallworth and Samarie Walker have signed… Read More...
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UK Rifle Announces Rena Goodwin as Assistant Coach

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/1/14) — The UK rifle team has announced that Rena Goodwin will serve as an assistant coach for the 2014-15 season. Goodwin joins UK head… Read More...
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UK Hoops' Drake Decides to Forego Senior Season

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/1/14) — Samantha Drake, who suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in her left knee last season, has decided not to play her… Read More...
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Kyle Cody Named Second Best Prospect in Cape Cod League

LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/31/14) — Kentucky junior right-hander Kyle Cody has been ranked as the second-best prospect in the Cape Cod League, in a ranking of the… Read More...
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