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Baptist Health Hosts Sack Lunch Fundraiser for United Way

October 22, 2014 Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/22/14) — Baptist Health hosted a Sack Lunch Fundraiser to support the United Way of the Coalfield Wednesday, Oct. 22. “Every year, we are very involved with the United Way,”…

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Lady Maroons Edge Fort Campbell in Opening Round; Trigg Eliminates Webster

by Steve LeMaster
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/22/14) — Tournament host Madisonville-North Hopkins wouldn't be denied in the opening round of the Second Region Girls' Soccer Tournament. Prevailing during its debut in this… Read More...

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Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/22/14) — A Hopkins County Grand Jury recently handed down the following indictments: Danny Bolden, 29, of Madisonville, violation of an EPO/DVO; first-degree wanton endangerment; and first-degree unlawful imprisonment. Angela Bruce, 32, of Madisonville, second-degree assault. Misty Brunson, 27, of Madisonville, second-degree disorderly conduct, first-degree possession of a… Read More...
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EPA's Overreach in Kentucky May Hit…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/22/14) — We've all heard about the overreach of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and many of it have experienced firsthand. The ever-tightening EPA regulations targeting the coal industry have played a significant role in the downturn of Kentucky's industry, leading to layoffs and shutdowns in the eastern and western parts of the Commonwealth. But the EPA may not be… Read More...
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Celebrity Dinner to Benefit Toy Drive…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/22/14) — Murray State University and the Hopkins County Cooperative Extension Office will host the Third Annual Celebrity Dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14 at the Extension Office. Tables will be sold for $150 which accommodate five guests and a celebrity host. Hosts will be dressed as characters/celebrities and tables will be decorated to coordinate with the theme. Guests… Read More...
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Full Moons and Halloween

US (10/22/14) — Many Halloween images are depicted with a full moon in the background. Full moons evoke visions of werewolves baying or vampire bats fluttering by. But a full moon on Halloween is actually quite rare. A full moon that occurs on Halloween is actually most often a "blue moon," or the second full moon of the month. On average, a full moon appears once every 28 days, or the time it… Read More...
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Book It! 5K Set for Nov. 15

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/22/14) — The community is welcome to take part in the third annual Book It! 5K Run/Walk and 1-mile Fun Walk Saturday, Nov. 15. The event, sponsored by Celebrate Literacy Hopkins County, raises awareness of literacy and the importance of reading. Proceeds help fund the annual Hopkins County Literacy Celebration. One unique thing about this race is that participants can… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/22/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, Oct. 22. Jacob Caraway, 18, of Madisonville was charged Oct. 21 for public intoxication. The arresting officer was Matt Sanderson. Shelly Dunlap, 39, of Madisonville was charged Oct. 21 for possession of synthetic drugs. The arresting officer was Jared Ward. Christopher Kessinger, 29, of… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday …

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/22/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday Oct. 21, 2014. Mega Millions Tuesday 5 - 35 - 37 - 41 - 66 - 11 Megaplier 5 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 2 - 5 - 8 Tuesday Evening 9 - 6 - 1 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 9 - 2 - 1 - 0 Tuesday Evening 9 - 8 - 5 - 0 Cash Ball Tuesday 3 - 14 - 20 - 21 - 31 Kicker 0 - 7 - 5 - 5 - 1 5 Cash Card Tuesday AH - QD - JC… Read More...
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Kentucky Chautauqua Presents Mary Todd…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/21/14) — Madisonville Community College, together with Kentucky Chautauqua, will present Mary Todd Lincoln: A House Divided at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts. The performance is free, open to the public, and approximately one hour in duration. Mary Todd Lincoln lived a life of tremendous triumph and great tragedy. A Lexington, Ky.,… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/21/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, Oct. 21. Patrick Carpenter, 41, of Clarksville, Tenn. was charged Oct. 20 for theft of a motor vehicle registration plates or decal, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, failure of owner to maintain required insurance, and possession of open alcohol beverage container in… Read More...
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12 Secrets About Popular Horror Movies

US (10/21/14) — If Halloween typically finds you curled up on the sofa with a bowl of popcorn in hand and a favorite scary movie all set to play, you may be interested to learn some behind-the-scenes horror movie trivia. Certain movies may have turned out entirely different if they had starred different actors, and special effects may not seem so scary if you know what's actually behind them.… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/21/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday Oct. 20, 2014. Pick 3 Monday Midday 6 - 6 - 6 Monday Evening 0 - 1 - 8 Pick 4 Monday Midday 9 - 4 - 3 - 3 Monday Evening 7 - 3 - 6 - 3 Cash Ball Monday 1 - 7 - 23 - 29 - 1 Kicker 7 - 6 - 0 - 2 - 0 5 Cash Card Monday AC - 8C - 4S - 5H - KD Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by… Read More...
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Whitfield Calls on Obama to Immediately…

KENTUCKY (10/21/14) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, sent a letter to President Barack Obama, after speaking with military leaders about the deployment of U.S. troops from Fort Campbell Army Base to West Africa to help contain the current outbreak of the Ebola virus. In the letter Whitfield called for an immediate travel ban from affected… Read More...
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Public Retirees Luncheon to Feature…

WESTERN KENTUCKY (10/21/14) — The Kentucky Public Retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 for a lunch-on-your-own meal at the Country Cupboard Restaurant on McCoy Avenue, Madisonville. The luncheon program begins at noon featuring William Turner of Hopkinsville re-telling the story of the infamous Bell Witch of Adams, Tenn. Turner is the president of the Pennyrile Area Historians and a… Read More...
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Arrival of Overpass Beams for…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/21/14) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to place beams on two new bridges as part of reconstruction of the Interstate 69 Interchange with the Breathitt-Pennyrile Parkway and the Wendell Ford-Western Kentucky Parkway south of Madisonville in Hopkins County. Motorists traveling through the existing interchange may experience some minor delays… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/20/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following arrest reports Monday, Oct. 20. Nathan L. Robertson, 20, of Nortonville, was charged Oct. 7 with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs. Donald R. Murphey, 60, of Mackville, Ky., was charged Oct. 7 with operating on a suspended/revoked operator's license (warrant). Morgan T. Crayne,… Read More...
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How Social Media Can Affect Your Career

KENTUCKY (10/20/14) — Social media has become an integral part of modern society. Millions of people around the world use social media to connect with one another. But this valuable tool also can be a detriment, particularly to men and women seeking employment. What a person says or does on social media can come back to haunt them with regard to the impression they create with prospective… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of Oct. 20, 2014

KENTUCKY (10/20/14) — The case is still fresh in the minds of probably everyone in Meade County: Tucker Wimpee, a 13-year-old boy, gunned down by his mother's boyfriend in his home before school last November. His mother, Ellen Cain, was also shot and killed in the home before the boyfriend, Warren Earl Tripp, turned the gun on himself. Now, with the first anniversary of Tucker's and Ellen's… Read More...
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Community Workforce Resources Showcase,…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/20/14) — An upcoming community event will highlight workforce and family organizations that help jobseekers improve their work status or receive vital services during periods of underemployment. The Community Workforce Resources Showcase is a free event from 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6 at Parkway Plaza Mall in Madisonville. Dozens of agencies and organizations will be… Read More...
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AG Conway Urges Congressional Support…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/20/14) — Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway today urged members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to support legislation that would help prevent children from being trafficked on the Internet. Human trafficking is the fastest-growing criminal industry in the world, generating about $150 billion each year. Shockingly, there are numerous cases nationally of children as… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/20/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, Oct. 20. April Phelps, 25, of Nortonville was charged Oct. 17 for theft by unlawful taking under $500. The arresting officer was Falon Graham. John Allard, 33, of Madisonville was charged Oct. 17 for operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license. The arresting officer was Falon… Read More...
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Kentuckians Face High Risk for Chronic…

KENTUCKY (10/20/14) — November is COPD Awareness Month, and a good time to learn about the third leading cause of death in the United States and a disease that kills one person every four minutes. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma and some forms of… Read More...
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EPA's Power Plan Could Total at Least…

KENTUCKY (10/20/14) — A new study by NERA Economic Consulting released this week calculates the costs and consequences of the Environmental Protection Agency's carbon dioxide regulations for existing power plants, referred to by the agency as the 'Clean Power Plan.' Among NERA's findings: The costs of EPA's plan could total $366 billion or more over a 15-year period. Under EPA's plan, consumers… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (10/20/14) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following arrest report Monday, Oct. 20. Cassie Strader, of Dawson Springs, was arrested on a Hopkins County warrant for failure to appear Oct. 14 by Capt. Jonathan Sholar assisted by Chief Bill Crider. Mark A. Adcock, 24, Dawson Springs, was charged with fourth-degree assault/domestic with minor injury Oct. 15.… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/20/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday Oct. 19, 2014. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 6 - 6 - 2 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 9 - 2 - 2 - 9 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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UK Soccer's Justin Laird Named National Player of the Week

LEXINGTON, Ky. (10/22/14) — Kentucky men's soccer forward Justin Laird was named Disney Soccer/ National Soccer Coaches Association of America National Player… Read More...
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Meade County Set to Host Third Region Boys' Soccer Tournament

BRANDENBURG, Ky. (10/21/14) — Meade County High School will host this year's Third Region Boys' Soccer Tournament, beginning tonight. The regional boys' soccer… Read More...
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No. 1 Mississippi State Gets Back To Work, Dan Mullen Previews Kentucky Game

LEXINGTON, Ky. (10/21/14) — Top-ranked Mississippi State (6-0) returned to practice Monday afternoon following an open weekend as the Bulldogs began… Read More...
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UK's Ravita and Sutjiadi Advance to USTA/ITA Regional Finals

LEXINGTON, Ky. (10/21/14) — With four wins in the last three days, the Kentucky women's tennis doubles team of Nadia Ravita and Aldila Sutjiadi have advanced… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Merle Butler Ivy, 74, of St. Charles, Ky.

St. CHARLES, Ky. – Merle Butler Ivy, 74, of St. Charles, Ky., passed away on October 20, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville, Ind.…
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Lake Malone Halloween Bash Set for This Weekend

DUNMOR, Ky. (10/22/14) — The Fourth Annual Lake Malone Halloween Bash and Food Drive is set for this weekend. The… Read More

Convicted Felon Charged for Handgun Possession after Traffic Stop

DRAKESBORO, Ky. (10/22/14) ― A Dunmor man was charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon after a… Read More
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