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VIDEO: Shoe Charity Expands to a 'Sweet Sixteen' Counties in Kentucky

March 28, 2015 Gary Gates, SurfKY News
For what started as a solution to a need for one county’s children, soon spread into a cause that now assists sixteen Kentucky counties with shoes for underprivileged students. Happy Feet Equals…

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MNHHS Rates Second in Kentucky Prep Softball Coaches Poll

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LONDON, Ky. (3/26/15) — McCracken County remains on top in the latest Kentucky Prep Softball Coaches Poll. Listed directly behind McCracken County is Madisonville-North Hopkins, which received enough… Read More...

Apollo Defeats Maroons, 12-2 in Six Innings

by Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/24/15) — Apollo pulled away to defeat Madisonville-North Hopkins 12-2 in six innings in a high school baseball game Monday evening. With the win, Apollo evened its record to 2-2.… Read More...

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KSCA Ranks Top 10 Teams in All 16 Regions

LONDON, Ky. (3/27/15) — The Kentucky Softball Coaches Association has ranked the Top 10 teams in each of the state's 16 regions. Top-ranked teams from across… Read More...
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Kentucky (37-0), West Virginia (25-10) Box Scores from Thursday's Game

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/27/15) — The following are box scores from Kentucky's 78-39 win over West Virginia. UK advances to the Midwest Regional finals: Box Score… Read More...
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Martin Shines in Relief in Midweek Win over Morehead

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/26/15) — Storm Wilson smashed his first home run of the year and Taylor Martin fired 2.2 shutout innings in relief for his first career… Read More...
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McDaniel Named SEC Freshman of the Week

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/26/15) — Kentucky golfer Tyler 'Chip' McDaniel was tabbed the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week the league office announced… Read More...

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KSP Charges Jefferson County Man with…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (3/27/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on March 26, 2015, at approximately 5:20 p.m., the Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 4-Elizabethtown, arrested a Jefferson County man for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. Christopher L. Miller, 32, was arrested as the result of an undercover… Read More...
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It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/27/15) — The Kentucky Department for Public Health continues to emphasize the importance of influenza vaccine following a recent increase in flu activity attributed to influenza B viruses. While influenza A has accounted for most of the flu activity so far this season, it is not uncommon for influenza B types to become more predominant in the latter half of a flu season.… Read More...
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Alltech Brewing and Distilling Academy…

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/27/15) — The college town of Lexington, Ky., has a new institute of learning, one that schools its students in beer and spirits. The unique school will be the only brewing and distilling academy in the state, as well as the only one connected to an operating brewery and distillery - Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. The Alltech Brewing and Distilling Academy is… Read More...
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Special Called Meeting March 31

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/27/15) — The Madisonville City Council will meet in special called session Tuesday, March 31, 2015 for a budget working session. Read More...
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Recognize, Honor, Thank; Gov. Beshear…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/27/15) — Gov. Steve Beshear has signed a proclamation naming Monday, March 30, 2015, to be Vietnam Veterans' Day in Kentucky. "During the 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemoration, it is important that we encourage Kentuckians to reach out to the Vietnam Veterans in our communities to recognize, honor and thank them," said Heather French Henry, commissioner of the Kentucky… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/27/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, March 27. Phillip D. Young, of Madisonville, was charged March 26 with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance/meth and second-degree fleeing from police. Kami J. Rickard, of Madisonville, was charged March 26 with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance/meth and fleeing… Read More...
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Hopkins Grand Jury Indictments Handed…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/27/15) — A Hopkins County Grand Jury recently handed down the following indictments. Joseph Allard, 29, of Madisonville, operating a motor vehicle while license revoked/suspended operator's license, two counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance/meth and possession of drug paraphernalia. Michael Consolino, II, 32, of Dawson Springs, first-degree sexual abuse… Read More...
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/27/15) — The Hopkins County Health Department released the following restaurant/kitchen inspection ratings Thursday, March 26. Kangaroo (Beulah) 98 Thermometers not found in some coolers Ideal Market Deli (D.S.) 98 F’real Milkshakes stored on floor in walk-in cooler Brook Hollow Farm Catering 100 Huck’s (South Main) 98 Floor beneath drink dispensers need cleaning Wall… Read More...
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Senate Week in Review - March 27, 2015

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/27/15) — State senators worked early into Wednesday morning, the final day of the session, to ensure the passage of the hallmark piece of legislation of the session, an omnibus bill designed to fight the devastating heroin epidemic. Bipartisan agreement was reached on two other key issues, stabilizing the road fund and expanding domestic violence protections, that allowed… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/27/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday March 26, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 6 - 0 - 3 Thursday Evening 1 - 9 - 6 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 2 - 7 - 2 - 6 Thursday Evening 5 - 9 - 2 - 1 Cash Ball Thursday 4 - 13 - 30 - 32 - 9 Kicker 7 - 8 - 0 - 2 - 2 5 Cash Card Thursday 7S - JH - 5C - QS - 7H Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are… Read More...
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Whitfield Works to Secure Quality…

WASHINGTON (3/27/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) voted March 26, 2015, in support of H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, which permanently repeals the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate formula and replaces it with reforms that will return stability to Medicare physician payments. The bipartisan measure overwhelmingly passed the House of Representatives by a vote… Read More...
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Senate Adopts Sen. Ridley's Resolution…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/27/15) — The Kentucky State Senate Tuesday adopted Senator Dorsey Ridley's resolution (Senate Resolution 224) urging the federal government to rename the Paducah Federal Courthouse the "Edward H. Johnstone Federal Building and United States Courthouse." "Judge Johnstone was an outstanding federal judge and a true Kentuckian," said Senator Ridley, D-Henderson. "We want to honor… Read More...
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Amendment to Fight War on Coal Passes…

WASHINGTON (3/27/15) — The United States Senate approved (57-43) a bipartisan amendment by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that would prohibit the withholding of federal highway funds from states that refuse to submit a plan to implement a proposed new EPA regulation. The McConnell amendment to the Senate's budget resolution would protect states and ensure no highway funds were… Read More...
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Inappropriate Teacher-Student…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/27/15) — One of the key components of public education is the fact there should be a high level of public trust. The faculty and staff of our schools are entrusted daily with the lives and safety of our most vulnerable and impressionable citizens, the students. As both a legislator and educator, I take that charge seriously and am aware their futures rely heavily on not only the… Read More...
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Justice David A. Barber Formally Sworn…

FRANKFORT, Ky., (3/27/15) — Justice David A. Barber was formally sworn in as a justice of the Supreme Court of Kentucky March 23, 2015, by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. Justice Barber was joined by his wife, children and grandchildren at the investiture service. The event took place in the Supreme Court Courtroom at the state Capitol in Frankfort. Chief Justice Minton, other… Read More...
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MCC Hosting Open House for Plus 50…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/26/15) — Madisonville Community College will host an Open House for adult students as a part of the American Association of Community Colleges Plus 50 Encore Completion Program. The program is a national effort to train 10,000 baby boomers over the next two years for new jobs in health care, education and social services, while helping them complete certificates or degrees.… Read More...
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Jobless Rates down in 119 Kentucky…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/26/15) — Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between February 2014 and February 2015, while Russell County stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 3.5 percent. It was followed by Fayette… Read More...
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Theodore Roosevelt Public Speaking…

KENTUCKY (3/26/15) — The Kentucky Rough Riders, a club dedicated to the legacy of Theodore Roosevelt, is pleased to announce the Kentucky Rough Riders Public Speaking Contest. The contest will be open to student in all high schools in Daviess and surrounding counties. Each participating school may submit up to three contestants for competition. The contest will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May… Read More...
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Kentucky, West Virginia Governors Offer…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/26/15) — Governor Steve Beshear and West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin are wagering on their home teams in tonight's Sweet 16 NCAA tournament basketball game. Gov. Beshear bet a selection of Kentucky bourbons from Lexington-area distillers that the Wildcats will prevail over the Mountaineers. Bourbons are provided by the Kentucky Distillers' Association. A similar offer has… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/26/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, March 26. Christopher L. Turner, of Madisonville, was charged March 26 with theft of identity of another without consent. Steven D. Blanchard, of Madisonville, was charged March 25 with fourth-degree assault/domestic violence with minor injury. George C. Martin, of White Plains, was charged… Read More...

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MPD Officer Offers Pedestrian Safety Tips

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/24/15) — Simple precautions to take with pedestrian safety. Lt. Billy Poe of the Madisonville Police Department offers these tips to… Read More...
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VIDEO: Educators, Leaders Share 'State of Education'

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/26/15) — The Madisonville - Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon to discuss the state of education for Hopkins County and… Read More...
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Faces & Stories: Hopkins County Tornado

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/15/14) — Nov. 15, 2005 is a date that will forever live in the hearts and minds of many Madisonville and Hopkins County citizens. At 3:30… Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Amber Vincent State Farm

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Marty Brown Pays Tribute to Paul McRee

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/16/15) — During an interview at SurfKY Studios Monday, March 16, country music singer, songwriter Marty Brown paid tribute to SurfKY News… Read More...
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Local Church's Faith Restored; 71 Souls Saved Sunday

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SurfKY Spotlight: Kevin L. Rice Allstate

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (1/22/15) — Insurance is unlike any other product out there - you pay for it and hope you never have to use it. And that makes paying… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Edith 'Buddie' Nell LaMond, 81, of Madisonville, Ky.

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Edith "Buddie" Nell LaMond, 81, of Madisonville, Ky., passed away March 27, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. LaMond was born…
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Muhlenberg Residents - Scam Warnings

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/26/15) — During the week of March 23, 2015, the Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s office received… Read More

MPD Officers Rescue Man from Apartment Fire

MURRAY, Ky. (3/27/15) — According to a Murray Police Department report, on March 26, 2015, at approximately 7 a.m. MPD… Read More
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