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Medical Students Act as Exercise Mentors to Pediatric BMI Patients

May 30, 2015 Elizabeth Adams
LEXINGTON, Ky. (5/30/15) — Chance Ridgeway hasn’t stopped moving for 45 straight minutes. Sweat beads form on the brow of the 11-year-old as he vigorously touches his left elbow to his right knee,…

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Maroons Suffer One-Run Loss to Christian County

by Steve LeMaster
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (5/27/15) — Madisonville-North Hopkins' 2015 season ended with a loss to Christian County in the first round of the Second Region Baseball Tournament at Hopkinsville Tuesday night.… Read More...

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Ohio Valley League opens 2015 season

OWENSBORO - The Ohio Valley League's 2015 season opened on Friday as Owensboro and Fulton posted wins. Madisonville and Dubois County dropped season-openers.… Read More...
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SEC Men's Basketball Schedule Format Announced

LEXINGTON, Ky. (5/29/15) — The Southeastern Conference has announced a men's basketball scheduling model beginning in 2015-16 that features three permanent… Read More...
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Third Region Baseball/Softball Scoreboard

KENTUCKY (5/29/15) — The following are the Third Region Baseball and Softball scores: Third Region Baseball Tournament Tuesday, May 26 Hancock County 3,… Read More...

Boyd Advances to Eugene in Close Call at NCAA East Prelims

LEXINGTON, Ky. (5/29/15) — Terence Boyd cut it close, but the senior advanced to the NCAA Championships in the long jump on Thursday at North Florida's Hodges… Read More...

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Trying Times for Free Speech

KENTUCKY (5/30/15) — Free speech isn't as free as you'd think. It comes at a price-in fact, a steep price as this last Memorial Day reminds us of Americans who died fighting tyrants and ideologies that have no use for human rights or the freedom to articulate them. If free speech is costly, then provocative speech is at a premium. And it's on trial. Exhibit A: the "Draw Muhammad" contest held… Read More...

UofL Part of First Successful Study of…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (5/30/15) — It's a new weapon in the arsenal of cancer fighting treatments: utilizing genetically modified viruses to invade cancer cells and destroy them from the inside. University of Louisville researcher Jason Chesney, M.D., Ph.D., deputy director of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, and a team of international scientists found that stage IIIb to IV melanoma patients… Read More...
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Happenings, Meetings Listed for…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/30/15) ― The following happenings and meetings are scheduled for next week: • The Pennyrile Soapbox Derby Association’s Annual Soapbox Derby will take place on Saturday, May 30 at 10 a.m. on Baldwin Drive. • Rods for Relay will be Saturday May 30, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Oasis Southwest Grill, Madisonville. Activities include a Relay Car and Truck Show, live auction, corn… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - ' Pop a Balloon…

KENTUCKY (5/30/15) — You might eat an orange as a healthy snack, but did you know you can use an orange to pop a balloon? Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist shows us the power behind an orange. INGREDIENTS Balloon Orange INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Inflate the balloon. STEP 2: Remove the peeling from the orange. STEP 3: Squeeze the juice from the peeling onto the balloon and observe.… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'The Faith to Fall'

KENTUCKY (5/30/15) — While traveling with friends on business, we took an afternoon off to visit one of those massive arcades complete with 3D games, a ropes course, go-karts, and the like. It was great fun, a needed distraction, and I’m pleased to say that I crushed my competition on the racetrack. But my thrill of victory was curbed by the agony of defeat when I faced this funhouse’s four-story… Read More...

KSP Seeks Public Help in Locating…

WESTERN KENTUCKY (5/29/15) — The Kentucky State Police Post 1 is seeking the public's help in locating a man wanted in connection with burglary, trespassing and criminal mischief. Justin Wayne Goad, 26, Paducah, also has ties to Graves, Livingston, Marshall and Daviess counties. Anyone with information, is asked to call (270) 856-3721 or text a tip to KSP at 67283 or a local law enforcement… Read More...
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Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/29/15) — The following indictments were recently handed down by a Hopkins County Grand Jury. Phillip Adams, 56, of Dawson Springs, theft by unlawful taking less than $500 and first-degree possession of a controlled substance/meth. Whitney Allison, 33, of Madisonville, first-degree promoting contraband. Derek Battles, 36, of Madisonville, trafficking in marijuana – second… Read More...

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/29/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Friday, May 29. Timothy Catlett, of Hopkinsville, was charged May 23 on Hopkins County warrants for failure to appear. Earl F. Nelson, of Dawson Springs, was charged May 27 with public intoxication – controlled substance excludes alcohol. Joshua Brasher, of Mortons Gap, was charged May 27 with no… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/29/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, May 29. Amanda S. Loving, of Madisonville, was charged May 28 with second-degree disorderly conduct. Ryan E. Woolever, of Madisonville, was charged May 28 with cultivating marijuana (five plants) – first offense, public intoxication controlled substance excluding alcohol and second-degree… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/29/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday May 28, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 1 - 8 - 5 Thursday Evening 3 - 3 - 8 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 5 - 4 - 2 - 5 Thursday Evening 8 - 3 - 9 - 6 Cash Ball Thursday 4 - 10 - 15 - 27 - 20 Kicker 8 - 6 - 9 - 5 - 4 5 Cash Card Thursday QD - 7C - KD - 5H - 7D Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are… Read More...

NCM Motorsports Park Breaks Ground on…

KENTUCKY (5/29/15) — The National Corvette Museum, along with community leaders, Holley Performance Products and the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce, celebrated the groundbreaking of the Holley Control Tower at the NCM Motorsports Park, Thursday May 28. The Holley Control Tower will encompass 14,635 square feet and will provide many functional spaces, including meeting rooms,… Read More...

Dawson Springs Woman Charged on Drug…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — A Dawson Springs woman was charged on multiple drug offenses after police say she was weaving all over the northbound lane of North Main Street at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday, May 27. According to a Madisonville Police report, Officer Justin Browning reported seeing a 1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass weaving from centerline to the shoulder multiple times. After making a traffic stop… Read More...
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Slaughters Student, Madisonville…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — Madisonville Community College is pleased to announce Trent Hill as the recipient of MCC's 2014-2015 Outstanding Student Award and Stephanie Taylor as the 2015 Outstanding Faculty Member. Read More...
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America in Bloom Judges to Visit…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/28/15) — Judges from the America in Bloom national awards program will visit Madisonville on June 11 and 12. This is Madisonville's fifth entry in the America in Bloom national awards program. The town is one of 42 towns across America working on local revitalization programs with the hopes of receiving a prestigious America in Bloom national award. Madisonville is… Read More...
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'If the EPA Can Do This, What Can't It…

KENTUCKY (5/28/15) — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy claims critics overstate the reach of her agency's controversial new "Waters of the United States" rule. McCarthy swears the regulation is meant only to "simplify and clarify" the federal Clean Water Act passed by Congress in 1972 to control pollution in rivers, lakes and wetlands. Opponents of the EPA's latest… Read More...

Principal Selection SBDM Meeting May 29

HOPKINS COUNTY. Ky. (5/28/15) — There will be principal selection meeting for the West Broadway Elementary SBDM Council for the purpose of continuing the principal selection process. The committee will be conducting interviews beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 29 2015 at the Hopkins County Board of Education Central Office at 320 South Seminary Street. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Lori… Read More...

Speaker Stumbo Appoints House Members…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/28/15) — Fulfilling one of the requirements of this year's new law targeting heroin abuse, House Speaker Greg Stumbo announced today that he has appointed four House members to the Senate Bill 192 Implementation Oversight Committee. State Rep. Denny Butler, who spent his career in law enforcement in Louisville, will serve as the House co-chair of the committee. Joining him are… Read More...

Attorney General Conway Announces…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/28/15) — Attorney General Jack Conway announced an agreement in principle to settle kickback claims against Accredo Health Group, Inc. The settlement will resolve allegations that Accredo recommended the drug Exjade to Medicaid patients in exchange for kickbacks from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, which markets the drug. Under the settlement, Accredo has agreed to pay $60… Read More...
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Workforce Cabinet Determines Muhlenberg…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/28/15) — Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between April 2014 and April 2015, but rose in Union County, 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 3.4 percent. It was followed by Fayette and Oldham… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, May 28. Damien E. Calbreath, of Madisonville, was charged May 27 with second-degree burglary. Kayla E. Calbreath, of Madisonville, was charged May 27 with second-degree burglary. Courtney E. Ward, of Madisonville, was charged May 27 with second-degree burglary. Zuri C. Wester, of… Read More...

Hopkins County Health Department Food…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/28/15) — The Hopkins County Health Department released the following restaurant/kitchen inspection ratings Thursday, May 27. Lone Star Pentecostal Church Kitchen 100 Difabio's Casapela 99 Fan guard in walk-in cooler needs cleaning Hammack – Moore House 100 Prairie Rose Café 100 Madisonville City Park Pool Concessions 100 Lucky Buffet ( New) (Days Inn Hotel) 98 Food trays… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/28/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday May 27, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 8 - 15 - 34 - 53 - 59 - 23 Power Play 2 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 4 - 2 - 6 Wednesday Evening 4 - 7 - 9 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 7 - 7 - 2 - 9 Wednesday Evening 6 - 3 - 5 - 0 Cash Ball Wednesday 3 - 4 - 24 - 25 - 28 Kicker 8 - 5 - 8 - 3 - 1 5 Cash Card Wednesday KH… Read More...

KFB Seeking Nominations for 'Excellence…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) – Kentucky Farm Bureau is searching across the state for 2015 "Excellence in Ag Literacy Award" nominees. The award, presented annually by KFB during its annual meeting, was established to recognize and reward teachers who excel in their efforts to incorporate agricultural concepts throughout their core academic studies. "Real-life application of agriculture in the… Read More...

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VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HANSON, Ky. (05/26/15) – There was standing room only as the city of Hanson met for its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, May 26. And, Mayor Mickey DeMoss… Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 27, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...

Church's Military Mission a Success

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/26/15) — The Rev. Bill Adcock and members of Slaughters Christian Church have been on a mission for the military. Their mission is an… Read More...

Barry Duvall Shares Muhlenberg History with Hopkins Historical Society

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/20/15) — Hopkins County Historical Society recently met for its monthly meeting with Muhlenberg historian Barry Duvall as guest speaker.… Read More...

County Employees Won’t Get Annual Raise as Budget Reduced

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/19/15) — Hopkins Fiscal Court approved its 2015-16 fiscal year budget of $26.58 million at its Tuesday morning meeting. The county also… Read More...

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health Plex in Madisonville

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/19/15) — Owensboro Health Inc. announced today its plans to build a $15 million outpatient healthcare facility in Madisonville. Company… Read More...

Probation and Parole Violators - May 15, 2015

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...

Pastor Talks About Trials, Triumphs of 30-Year Ministry

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
WHITE PLAINS, Ky. (5/11/15) — Mt. Carmel Cumberland Presbyterian Church in White Plains will honor Bro. John Shoulta and his wife, Brenda, at 11 a.m. May 17,… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Gloria J. Huggins, 69, of Madisonville

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Gloria J. Huggins, 69, of Madisonville died Thursday, May 28, 2015, at Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville, Ky.…

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Sheriff McGehee Commends Nelson Creek Neighborhood Watch Group

NELSON CREEK, Ky. (5/29/15) ― Muhlenberg County Sheriff Curtis McGehee speaks to Nelson Creek community residents about… Read More

Drakesboro Man Injured in Central City Motorcycle Accident

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (5/29/15) — A Drakesboro man was injured in a motorcycle accident Thursday, May 28 in Central City.… Read More
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Damascus Road House Leads Young People to Christ

NORTONVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — The Damascus Road House, formerly in White Plains, re-opened on Main Street in Nortonville Friday, May 22. Volunteer Lynda Crick,… Read More

Seniors Celebrate with Cook-out, Games, Fellowship

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — The Senior Citizens Center hosted “Celebrate Older American’s Day” Friday, May 22. SCS director Connie Sleeper said May is Older… Read More

Construction to Begin on Sugg Street May 26

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — City of Madisonville Engineering Department has announced that the Sugg Street Improvement Project construction is scheduled to… Read More

Pennyroyal Herb Club Annual Garden Tour Announced

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/23/15) — Tour eight local gardens, featuring butterfly gardens, raised beds, shade gardens, container gardens, railway gardens,… Read More

'Cooking for the Cure' Fundraiser Brings Out Local Rednecks

MADISONVILLE, KY. (05/24/15) – First United Bank was “Cooking for the Cure” Friday, May 22. V.P. of Marketing and Public Relations Jane Barton said every year… Read More

Madisonville Fire Department Report - May 23, 2015

MADISONVILLE, KY (5/23/15) — Madisonville Fire Department released the following reports recently: Dispatched at 7:45 p.m. May 21 to 532 Wyatt Ave., for a… Read More

Health Department Food Scores Released

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/23/15) ― The Hopkins County Health Department recently released the following reports of food scores through May 20. Captain D’s 86… Read More

Elks BBQ Fundraiser Quick Sell Out

MADISONVILLE, KY. (05/22/15) – Madisonville Elks Lodge No. 738 held its second annual charity fundraiser cook-out Friday, May 22. Elks Lodge member Matt Vaughn… Read More

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