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Hopkins County Veterans Parade Turns 50

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/1/14) — Join us in downtown Madisonville as we honor our men and women of the armed forces during the largest Veterans Day Parade in the state of Kentucky. This year includes a…

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UH, Madisonville-North Hopkins Advance in Second Region Tournament

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DIXON, Ky. (10/29/14) — University Heights and Madisonville-North Hopkins prevailed in the opening round of the Second Region Volleyball Tournament at Webster County Tuesday night. The opening round… Read More...

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How to Give Back to Veterans

KENTUCKY (11/01/14) — Members of the military serve their country proudly, often sacrificing the luxuries of home and time spent with their families to do so. When veterans return home from training or deployment, many people want to show how much they appreciate the sacrifices made by the men and women of the military, but don't know the best way to share that appreciation. Donations to a… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - Static Ghost

KENTUCKY (11/1/14) — From taking a sweater off to touching a door knob on a winter day, we've all experienced static electricity. Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show use the same science that gives us a shock to create the static ghost. INGREDIENTS Balloon White Tissue Paper Transparent Tape INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Cut the shape of a ghost in the white tissue paper. STEP 2:… Read More...
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Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (11/1/14) — The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: Poppy and Clover will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 at 4075 Dalton Road. For more information, call (270) 836-7874. Pam’s Dance Barn will be dancing the night away from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 at 35 Cedar Lane. For more information, call (270) 836-4649. Boscoe France… Read More...
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Winter Prep Checklist

KENTUCKY (11/1/14) — Fall is a time to prepare homes, vehicles and even our psyches for the arrival of winter. To get your car cold-weather ready, check and repair these items now. Tire pressure can drop in cold weather. When tires are underinflated, you lose fuel efficiency, so monitor and maintain tire pressure throughout the winter. Those who live in particularly cold climates should switch… Read More...
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That's Manufactured in Kentucky? Part…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/31/14) — Manufacturing Month is coming to a close, but there are still plenty of reasons to celebrate Kentucky's extremely diverse manufacturing presence. Kentucky is home to more than 4,000 manufacturers, representing 220,000 jobs. Last year alone, more than 200 manufacturers announced new locations or expansions in the state. These projects are expected to create nearly 7,500… Read More...
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Time Change Triggers Kentuckians to…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/31/14) — Kentuckians 'fall back' this weekend to standard time, and the Public Protection Cabinet's Division of Fire Prevention reminds Kentuckians that it's the perfect time to change the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors to ensure they are working properly. "Early warning is paramount to getting out of a house fire alive," said Kentucky State Fire… Read More...
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Change in Hours for Baptist Health Care…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/31/14) — Effective Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 the Care Center at Baptist Health Medical Associates in the Clinic Building will have new hours of operation. The new hours of operation will be 8 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. The weekend hours will remain the same with Saturday hours being 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by… Read More...
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HCC HOSA Hosting Character Pancake…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/31/14) — Hopkins County Central HOSA is having an all-you-can eat character pancake breakfast 7-9 a.m. Nov. 1 at Oasis Restaurant in Madisonville, Ky. Read More...
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Top Race Candidates Address Campaign…

SurfKy News inverviewed candidates from select races for the 2014 General Election in Hopkins County, Ky. Watch videos by clicking a candidate below... Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/31/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, Oct. 31. Shelia Benton, 40, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant Oct. 30 for failure to pay. The arresting officer was Kyle Pharris. Kenneth White, 37, of Earlington was served an arrest warrant Oct. 30 for failure to pay. The arresting officer was Kyle Pharris. Gary Coble, 36, of… Read More...
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Family Searching for Jake

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/31/14) — The family of 'Jake' is looking for him including another family dog that is grieving for him. Jake is a black lab mix, fully vetted, and had on a red collar with a tag when he went missing from the Antioch Church Road near Kentucky 1069/Stagecoach Road. Jake is friendly and loves children and animals. He lives inside and will limp when he's cold due to pain from an… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/31/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday Oct. 30, 2014. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 0 - 7 - 2 Thursday Evening 7 - 9 - 1 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 1 - 5 - 0 - 8 Thursday Evening 5 - 6 - 1 - 3 Cash Ball Thursday 5 - 20 - 21 - 28 - 28 Kicker 6 - 3 - 0 - 9 - 3 5 Cash Card Thursday JH - 2S - QS - 5C - 3S Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are… Read More...
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/31/14) — The following is your update on local restaurant inspections for the Hopkins County area, courtesy of the Hopkins County Health Department. Salvation Army Kitchen (Follow up) 98 Thermometers needed in cooling/heating units The Lake House 100 Ruby Lodge 100 Hammack Moore House 100 Life Christian Center 100 Food Safety Class the second Tuesday of each month. No fee.… Read More...
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Safe Ways to Trick-or-Treat

US (10/31/14) — What would Halloween be without trick-or-treating? For youngsters, so much of the fun of Halloween involves scouring the neighborhood with friends in search of candy. While children may have their eyes on the sweet prize, parents may be concerned about their little ones' safety. The United States Census Bureau says that an average of 41 million trick-or-treaters venture out every… Read More...
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Many Uses for Leftover Halloween Candy

KENTUCKY — (10/31/14) Halloween is certainly known for the spooky decorations that adorn homes and for the creative costumes children put on to canvas the neighborhood. But for many youngsters, Halloween is all about the candy. In just a few hours, trick-or-treaters can accumulate a substantial amount of assorted chocolates, confections and other sweet treats. Once everyone has had their fill of… Read More...
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Traditions of Halloween

KENTUCKY (10/31/14) — October 31st is here, and soon the streets will be filled with costumed revelers eager to get their share of the free-flowing candy and other prizes. Year after year, trick-or-treaters don their costumes and parade from home to home. But have you ever wondered where this and other traditions began? Trick-or-treating and wearing costumes seem like odd traditions to those… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/30/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, Oct. 30. James Johnson, 39, of Providence was served an arrest warrant Oct. 29 for theft by deception includes cold checks under $500. The arresting officer was Paul Haynie. Megan Tapp, 24, of Dawson Springs was served an arrest warrant Oct. 29 for other agency. The arresting officer was… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/30/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Oct. 29, 2014. Powerball 25 - 28 - 48 - 57 - 59 - 16 Power Play 3 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 5 - 6 - 2 Wednesday Evening 3 - 8 - 0 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 0 - 2 - 3 - 2 Wednesday Evening 4 - 6 - 8 - 5 Cash Ball Wednesday 15 - 17 - 18 - 30 - 9 Kicker 7 - 6 - 9 - 0 - 3 5 Cash Card Wednesday 3C - 7D… Read More...
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Siting Board Receives Application for…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/29/14) — The Kentucky State Board on Electric Generation and Transmission Siting has received an application requesting a construction certificate for an electric generating plant and associated electric transmission line in northern Greenup County. A review has determined that the application is complete as filed Oct. 24, 2014. The application, from SunCoke Energy South Shore… Read More...
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Water Main Break Sends Stream Dozens of…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/29/14) — A water line break on North Main Street in Madisonville Wednesday sent Madisonville Water employees scurrying to suppress the water spraying into the air. The break occurred not far from the intersection near the Sureway parking lot. (Photo courtesy of Mayor David Jackson) SurfKY News Read More...
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Oaks and Homestead

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/29/14) — My wife and I would like to thank everyone that has helped with Oaks and Homestead for the residents to have a happy year. Thank you all for the donations. We would like to thank the manager and staff at PaPa Johns for the pizzas and bread sticks. We would also like to thank the staff and manager at Marco's for the bread sticks. All of this was used for a… Read More...
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Trespassing Complaint Ends with…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/29/14) — Madisonville Police responded to a complaint call from a Asset Protection Associate from Walmart Tuesday, Oct. 28. According to a Madisonville Police report, the associate advised officers that Keith Allen Stafford, 35, Madisonville, had shoplifted on April 17 of this year and signed an agreement to never come back to the property. Upon officers arrival, Stafford… Read More...
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MCC United Way Fundraiser Event

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/29/14) — MCC's United Way Committee invites the public to 'Shop Till You Drop' , from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6 in the Brown Badgett, Sr. Energy and Advanced Technology Center. A variety of vendors selling everything from purses to candles and much more will be available. There will also be several silent auction items. It's a great way to cross off items on your… Read More...
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Troopers Complete Grand Canyon Hike…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/29/14) — Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer and Lt. Col. Jack Miniard recently returned from a rim-to-rim trek of the Grand Canyon which raised more than $15,000 for The Trooper Project. This project is an endeavor by KSP to build a permanent tribute to the troopers and officers of the Kentucky State Police who currently serve, who will serve and to those who gave… Read More...

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UK Student-Athletes Break Graduation Record

LEXINGTON, Ky. (10/31/14) — University of Kentucky student-athletes set a school record for graduation rate in the annual report issued Tuesday by the National… Read More...
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High School Scoreboard

KENTUCKY (10/31/14) — The following is a list of the final football and volleyball scores for Thursday Oct. 30. Football Bell County 35, Harlan County 14… Read More...
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Christian County Blanks UH, Takes Second Region Title

DIXON, Ky. (10/31/14) — Christian County is headed to the KHSAA Volleyball State Tournament. The Lady Colonels pulled away to shut out Eighth District rival… Read More...
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Kentucky High School Football Schedule

KENTUCKY (10/30/14) — The following is Kentucky High School Football's schedule: Thursday, Oct. 30 Paris at Berea, 7 p.m. Fairdale at Bullitt East, 7 p.m.… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Elaine Trudeau, 73, of Madisonville

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Elaine Trudeau, 73, of Madisonville passed away Tuesday, October 28, 2014. She was born on June 16, 1941 in Beloit,…
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Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

GREENVILLE, Ky. (10/31/14) — The following fines were recently handed down in Muhlenberg District Court. Shane Benson,… Read More

'Happy Feet' Steps into Christian County

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (10/31/14) — Created in 2009 by Union County retired coal miner Jerry Baird, 'Happy Feet Equals… Read More
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