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Annual September Fest Offered Plenty of Family Fun

September 15, 2014 Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
CROFTON, Ky. (9/15/14) — Crofton, Ky. held the annual September Fest Friday, Sept. 6 through Saturday, Sept. 7 at Gordon Park. Families were able to enjoy games, face paintings, baseball game, beauty…

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Hopkins Central Storm Falls to Apollo

by Steve LeMaster
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/15/14) — The Apollo Eagles landed in the win column with a 47-12 win over the Hopkins County Central Storm in a non-district high school football game Friday night. Apollo… Read More...

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Dave Says - Sept. 21, 2014

KENTUCKY (9/21/14) — This week Dave discusses being offered a timeshare and using the mortgage to consolidate. Dear Dave, Some friends recently offered me a timeshare. It’s an older place on the beach, and they’ve had it for about 20 years. I’d have to pay a transfer fee of $100, plus a yearly association fee of $500. I know you’re not a big fan of timeshares, but does this deal sound okay? Jill… Read More...
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Kentucky Public Retirees Pennyrile…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/15/14) — Pennyrile Chapter of Kentucky Public Retirees will hold their regular fourth Thursday monthly meeting, Sept. 25, 2014 at the Country Cupboard in Madisonville. The 12 p.m. program speaker will be Will Cox, former Mayor of Madisonville and currently a candidate for the Kentucky Senate from several counties in the district After the program, membership meeting will… Read More...
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Madisonville Historic District…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/15/14) — The City of Madisonville Historic District Commission will meet in regular session at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 in the 2nd floor conference room of City Hall. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Daron E. Jordan Read More...
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Hopkins County's, Ky. 1 Million Cups

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/15/14) — Hopkins County's, Ky. 1 Million Cups, is a program to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs. Each Wednesday morning, two early-stage startups present their companies to an audience of mentors, advisors and other entrepreneurs. Each founder presents for six minutes and then fields audience questions, comments and suggestions for another 20 minutes. Dates:… Read More...
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City Seeks Assistance Keeping Campaign…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/15/14) — The City of Madisonville wants everyone to remember, when putting out campaign signs or any other temporary signs, they must be placed on private property, off of a public right-of-way and not obstruct the view of vehicular traffic. This also applies to yard sale signs, event signs, realtor signs, construction signs and any commercial signs (commercial signs are also… Read More...
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City to Host Retirement Reception for…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/15/14) — The public is invited to attend a retirement reception for Mike Franklin and Steve Oakley to be held from 12 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the Madisonville City Park Clubhouse. City Administrative Officer Mike Franklin is retiring with 24 years of service and Water Department Superintendent Steve Oakley retires with 36 years of service. Please join us as we honor… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/15/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, Sept. 15. Amy Wirthlin, 24, of White Plains was served an arrest warrant Sept. 12 for McCracken County and failure to appear. The arresting officer was Justin Browning. Bobby Carter, 56, of Madisonville was charged Sept. 12 for Kentucky violation of EPO/DVO. The arresting officer was Ronald… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/15/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday Sept. 14, 2014. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 4 - 1 - 1 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 7 - 4 - 4 - 4 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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Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (9/15/14) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, Sept. 15. Larry Gamble, 35, of Dawson Springs, was charged with fourth-degree assault/domestic violence Sept. 8. The charging officer was Chief Bill Crider. Kelly Farmer, 44, of Dawson Springs, was served two Daviess County criminal summons for theft by deception Sept. 10. The charging… Read More...
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Dave Says - Sept. 15, 2014

KENTUCKY (9/15/14) — This week Dave discusses if we need help with our budget and if we should avoid interest on loan? Dear Dave, My husband and I have been living on a budget for a few months, and for some reason there seems to be leaks in our budget. It’s just a few dollars here and there, but added together it makes a huge dent. Can you give us some advice? Joy Dear Joy, This kind of thing… Read More...
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Division of Forestry Taking Orders for…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/14/14) — With fall just around the corner, the Kentucky Division of Forestry is encouraging Kentuckians to plan their tree-planting activities now by ordering tree seedlings through the Kentucky Division of Forestry. By placing your order now, you can select from more than 50 species of trees including white pine, bald cypress, black walnut, white oak, yellow-poplar, dogwood,… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of Sept. 14,…

KENTUCKY (9/14/14) — It was almost a year ago that Kentucky began signing folks up through the state's health benefit marketplace known as 'kynect' and helping thousands of uninsured citizens access health insurance, some for the first time. A lot of people like kynect and have benefited from it over the past year. A lot of other people don't like kynect, and are very vocal about their dislike.… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - Sept. 14, 2014

KENTUCKY (9/14/14) — I think every outdoorsman likes to think he could survive in some extreme conditions or circumstances when others could not. I often give thought to different scenarios when I’m outdoors. I think about what I would do or what supplies I would like to have if I were suddenly stranded. My first thought is a fully equipped camper with satellite TV and the NFL Sunday Ticket along… Read More...
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'Green Dot' Effective in Reducing…

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/13/14) — The University of Kentucky's 'Green Dot' violence-prevention program is effective in reducing sexual violence, according to preliminary findings from a five-year study evaluating the program in Kentucky high schools. The study, led by Ann Coker at UK's Center for Research on Violence Against Women, found a greater than 50 percent reduction in the self-reported frequency… Read More...
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Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/13/14) — The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: Scott Gaines Memorial 2 Man Scramble will be held all day Saturday, Sept. 13 through Sunday, Sept. 14 at 105 Country Club Lane. For more information, call (270) 821-3700. Poppy and Clover will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 at 4075 Dalton Road, Providence. For more… Read More...
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DJJ Names Samantha Woods Director of…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/13/14) — The Department of Juvenile Justice announced that Samantha Woods has been appointed as division director for Community and Mental Health Services. Woods began her career with DJJ in 1998, working two part-time positions, community service coordinator and administrative specialist for community services and has worked her way through the ranks. She became a juvenile… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'Love is the Final…

KENTUCKY (9/13/14) — This is the first year of the official September 11th Museum and Memorial. Located underground, on the foundation stones of the World Trade Center Towers, it contains more than 10,000 artifacts of the day, 23,000 pictures and an archive of more than 500 hours of video. Within the collection of artifacts and archives there is also an assembly of audio recordings; Final… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - Wacky Bananas

KENTUCKY (9/13/14) — Sometimes our eyes can play tricks on us. Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us an experiment that will trick your eyes so much, you'll go bananas. INGREDIENTS 2 Bananas INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Make sure the bananas are exactly the same size. Hold one of the bananas above the other, lining up the two left edges, and observe. STEP 2: Switch the pieces and… Read More...
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Conway Urges FCC to Allow Use of…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/13/14) — Attorney General Jack Conway urged the Federal Communications Commission to allow phone companies to utilize call-blocking technologies that would better protect consumers from unwanted calls and scams. Call-blocking technologies, such as "NoMoRobo," "Call Control," and "Telemarketing Guard," have been developed to enable phone carriers to identify and block unwelcome… Read More...
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Governor Orders Flags to Half-Staff in…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/12/14) — Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Saturday, Sept.13, 2014, in honor of former Kentucky First Lady Charlann Carroll. "Jane and I were saddened to learn of Charlann Carroll's death. Although she spent decades in the public eye as her husband served in the state legislature and the… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/12/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, Sept. 12. Shania Stanley, 24, of Earlington was charged Sept. 11 for theft by unlawful taking contents from a vehicle under $500 and theft by unlawful taking – auto $10,000 or more, but under $1,000,000. The arresting officer was Matt Sanderson. Joshua Slaton, 23, of Nortonville was served an… Read More...
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Owensboro Police Department Activity…

OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/12/14) — Owensboro Police Department reported the following recent arrests and citations: Samantha Hoover, 38, of Owensboro, was charged with third degree criminal mischief and third degree terroristic threatening. Thomas Frantz, 59, of Owensboro, was charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place. Wesley Hall, 52, of Owensboro, was charged with second degree disorderly… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/12/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday Sept. 11, 2014. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 8 - 6 - 7 Thursday Evening 4 - 5 - 8 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 7 - 0 - 9 - 8 Thursday Evening 4 - 5 - 4 - 9 Cash Ball Thursday 13 - 19 - 26 - 30 - 1 Kicker 0 - 4 - 7 - 9 - 1 Decades of Dollars Thursday 10 - 16 - 24 - 25 - 27 - 47 5 Cash Card Thursday 4D - 9D -… Read More...
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McConnell Announces Senate Passage of…

WASHINGTON (9/12/14) — U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell announced that a bill he cosponsored to help increase cost of living benefits for our veterans has passed the Senate. Senator McConnell was one of 15 cosponsors of the Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2014. The legislation would direct the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure Kentucky veterans… Read More...
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Pulaski County Grand Jury Indicts…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/12/14) — Attorney General Jack Conway announced that a Pulaski County grand jury has indicted a husband and wife on rape and sex abuse charges. On Sept. 4, the grand jury indicted 68-year-old Robert Morris on one count of first-degree rape and one count of first-degree sexual abuse. Additionally, 61-year-old Brenda Morris was indicted on one count of complicity to first-degree… Read More...

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Kentucky All-Sports Report

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/15/14) — This week's Kentucky All-Sports Report. Read More...
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Men's Tennis Caps Off Opening Weekend of Fall Action

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/15/14) — The University of Kentucky men's tennis team, under the direction of third-year head coach Cedric Kauffmann capped of its opening… Read More...
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UK Men's Soccer Week in Review Sept. 15

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/15/14) — The following is Kentucky Men's Soccer weekly update: Overall Record: 3-2-0, 0-0-0 C-USARecord Last Week: 2-0-0, 0-0-0 C-USA Recent… Read More...
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UK Cross Country to Host Quality Field at Bluegrass Invitational

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/12/14) — The Kentucky cross country teams will welcome one of the best fields in the nation to Masterson Station Park this weekend for the… Read More...
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Kentucky High School Football Schedule

KENTUCKY (9/12/14) — The following is this weekend's Kentucky High School Football schedule: Friday, Sept. 12 Boyle County at Anderson County, 7:30 p.m.… Read More...
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