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Community United Chili Cook-Off Seeking Contestants

September 21, 2014 Leslie Curneal
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/21/14) — Participants are now being sought for the 2nd Annual Community United Chili Cook-Off hosted by the City of Madisonville and Hopkins County Government. This event is…

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Madisonville-North Hopkins Drops to Henderson County

by Steve LeMaster
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/18/14) — Henderson County returned to the win column with a 3-1 win over host Madisonville-North Hopkins Tuesday. Longtime boys' high school soccer rivals, Henderson County and… Read More...

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Onton Resident to Share Life Stories of…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/21/14) — The Hopkins County Genealogical Society monthly meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the old L&N Depot, 38 W. Arch St., Madisonville. The program, an oral history, will be presented by Mrs. Emojean Moneymaker Pennington. A resident of Onton, Mrs. Pennington was a "Rosie the Riveter" during WWII in Evansville, Ind., and has very interesting stories to share.… 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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Hooked on Science - Toothbrush Robot

KENTUCKY (9/20/14) — We typically use a toothbrush to clean our teeth, but did you know you can turn your toothbrush into a robot? Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how to create a toothbrush robot. INGREDIENTS 7.5VDC Micro Super High Speed Motor Toothbrush Double Sided Foam Tape Wire Cutters Button/Coin Cell Battery Electric Tape INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Using wire cutters,… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'What Is Wrong With…

KENTUCKY (9/21/14) — 'Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose,' goes the French proverb credited to Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr: 'The more things change, the more they stay the same.' It's not that a society or organization cannot be transformed. But such change is often cosmetic or superficial. Reality isn't altered at the deeper, more profound levels. Simply examine today's news feeds. There… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of Sept. 21,…

KENTUCKY (9/21/14) — The head of UK's Markey Cancer Center says his agency supports an increase in the state cigarette tax and a statewide smoking ban as part of its effort to significantly reduce cancer deaths in the Commonwealth. Dr. B. Mark Evers, MD, the head of the Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky, recommended that state lawmakers support both initiatives when he spoke on… Read More...
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During National Honey Month, Buy Local…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/21/14) — Agriculture Commissioner James Comer urges Kentuckians to enjoy Kentucky Proud honey as part of a healthy diet during National Honey Month. "Honey is a natural sweetener, but it also has numerous other benefits," Commissioner Comer said. "When you buy local Kentucky Proud honey, you're buying a product that you can serve to your family with confidence. You're also… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - Sept. 21, 2014

KENTUCKY (9/21/14) — It was only about thirty minutes after daylight when a doe and spike showed up under my tree stand. I had planned on putting some meat in my freezer and this doe would have been perfect, but I just couldn't make myself let go of an arrow. I watched, waited, contemplated, and analyzed and still couldn't shoot the very thing I had come after. But here's the rest of the story.… Read More...
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50th Anniversary Vietnam War…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/20/14) — The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs welcomes all Vietnam War era veterans, their families and their supportive communities to Kentucky's first major event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The event is part of the national 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemoration, which runs from 2013 to 2025. Its purpose is to thank and honor Vietnam… Read More...
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Celebrate Agritourism Month at a…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/20/14) — Family-friendly fun on a Kentucky farm is right around the corner no matter where you live in the Commonwealth, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said as he encouraged all Kentuckians to celebrate September Agritourism Month. "Kentucky has a wide variety of farm destinations that showcase our unique food culture and our rich agricultural heritage," Commissioner Comer… Read More...
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Kentucky State Park GeoTour Starts…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/20/14) — The famous Kentucky explorer Daniel Boone was asked if he had ever gotten lost in the wilderness. Boone reportedly replied, "I can't say I was ever lost, but I was once bewildered for about three days." The Kentucky State Parks invite you to summon your inner Daniel Boone and take part in the Kentucky State Parks GeoTour at all 49 state parks starting Sept. 27, National… Read More...
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How You Can Handle Outage Recovery…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (9/20/14) — September is National Preparedness Month, and Kentucky Utilities Company offers four proactive steps to take in advance of and following severe weather. Make a kit Having an emergency preparedness kit ready in advance for each member of the family can help make responding to an emergency less stressful and more organized. In addition, consider carrying a kit in the… Read More...
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Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/20/14) — The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: The Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will be hosting the Run Through the Forest 5K from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20. For more information, call (270) 797-3421. The 4th Annual 5K “Poker”/Color Run will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at 1500 Kingsway Drive. For more… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/19/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday Sept. 18, 2014. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 4 - 0 - 7 Thursday Evening 9 - 2 - 7 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 9 - 3 - 6 - 7 Thursday Evening 8 - 8 - 1 - 4 Cash Ball Thursday 11 - 19 - 28 - 31 - 18 Kicker 5 - 4 - 1 - 0 - 2 Decades of Dollars Thursday 2 - 7 - 19 - 20 - 28 - 39 5 Cash Card Thursday 5S - 3D -… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/19/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, Sept. 19. Derek Ray, 33, of Madisonville was charged Sept. 18 for alcohol intoxication in a public place. The arresting officer was Justin Browning. Roger Legrand, 66, of Madisonville was charged Sept. 18 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The arresting… Read More...
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Whitfield Champions Energy Package for…

WASHINGTON (9/19/14) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, voted for the passage of H.R. 2, the American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act, which consists of 13 House-passed energy bills that will improve energy independence, security and affordability in America. Each of the bills, including Whitfield's own H.R. 3826,… Read More...
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Focus on Hopkins County: Crossfire

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/9/14) — Tim Thomas speaks with members of Crossfire this week on this edition of Focus on Hopkins County. Read More...
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/18/14) — The following is your update on local restaurant inspections for the Hopkins County area, courtesy of the Hopkins County Health Department. Wendy's 99 Not all employees wearing hair restraints Little Caesar's Pizza 99 Flour spillage on flour beneath flour pallets Daydreams Academy 98 Eggs improperly stored in refrigerator Ideal Market Deli (Hanson) 100 James… Read More...
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Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/18/14) — The following indictments were recently handed down by a Hopkins County Grand Jury. Ryan Beaven, 36, of Morganfield, first-degree possession of a controlled substance/meth. Dana Classen Jr., 33, of Madisonville, second-degree disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, third-degree assault and possession of drug paraphernalia. Vickie Crafton, 48, of Nortonville,… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/18/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014. Powerball Wednesday 18 - 25 - 36 - 48 - 50 - 23 Power Play 2 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 2 - 6 - 8 Wednesday Evening 5 - 8 - 9 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 2 - 5 - 6 - 7 Wednesday Evening 9 - 5 - 6 - 0 Cash Ball Wednesday 7 - 10 - 13 - 18 - 16 Kicker 5 - 7 - 7 - 9 - 3 5 Cash Card… Read More...
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Stanley Lewis Cultural Diversity…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/18/14) — Madisonville Community College is pleased to announce that the Stanley Lewis Cultural Diversity Writing Contest is underway. Submissions will be accepted through Dec. 12. Sponsored by MCC's Cultural Diversity Committee and supported by Eastview Baptist Church and the F. O. & Ernestine Baker Diversity Endowment, the annual writing contest is held in memory of… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/18/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, Sept. 18. Sean Vanover, 28, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant Sept. 17 for non-payment of fines and receiving stolen property under $500. The arresting officer was Clay Stroud. Amy Wirthlin, 24, of White Plains was served an arrest warrant Sept. 17 for theft by deception includes… Read More...
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Kentucky's Unemployment Rate Falls to…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/18/14) — Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate for August 2014 dropped to 7.1 percent from a revised 7.4 percent in July 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The preliminary August 2014 jobless rate was 1.3 percentage points below the 8.4 percent rate recorded for… Read More...
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Whitfield Examines Ways To Create More…

WASHINGTON (9/18/14) — The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), examined ways to create more jobs for minorities in the energy sector with a hearing on H.R. 4526, the 21st Century Energy Workforce Development Initiative Act of 2014. This legislation, introduced by subcommittee Ranking Member Bobby Rush (D-IL), Chairman Whitfield, and Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH),… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/17/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following arrest reports Wednesday, Sept. 17. Anthony J. Clark, 59, of Hanson, was charged Sept. 15 with fourth-degree domestic assault. Noah C. Littlepage, 32, of Nortonville, was charged Sept. 16 with third-degree criminal trespass and public intoxication. Jeffery S. McCay, 27, of Madisonville, was charged Sept. 16… Read More...
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Karey Roy for District Judge Supporters…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/17/14) — On Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, Dana Kemble, a Madisonville resident got creative in her support for District Judge candidate, Karey Roy. In an effort to promote Karey Roy she spent most of Sunday marking a field behind her house and then pushing mowing the words “ROY for JUDGE.” Kemble stayed true to the campaign’s logo which depicts a star in the middle of Karey’s… Read More...

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Kentucky High School Football Schedule

KENTUCKY (9/19/14) — The following is this weekend's Kentucky High School Football schedule: Friday, Sept. 19 Manual at Ballard, 7 p.m. Hopkins County Central… Read More...
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Men's Golf to Compete at Wolf Run

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/19/14) — The University of Kentucky men's golf team returns to action for the second tournament in as many weeks with a trip to Zionsville,… Read More...
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Madness Campout Update - Control Cards Limited

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/19/14) — Last year's all-time Big Blue Madness campout record has been broken with an estimated 760 tents set up as of Friday at 9 a.m. ET.… Read More...
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UK Hoops Practice Report - Sept. 17, 2014

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/17/14) — The University of Kentucky women's basketball team had its first full team practice Wednesday morning at the Joe Craft Center, as… Read More...
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Laird's Golden Goal Stretches Win Streak to Three

LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/17/14) — Senior Justin Laird's golden goal in the 95th minute lifted the Kentucky men's soccer team to its third consecutive win, toppling… Read More...
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MURRAY, Ky. (9/20/14) — Spring Creek resident Anne Beichner, pictured seated left, had a special visit over the weekend… Read More

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