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White Plains Civil War Festival Provides Learning Fun

April 26, 2015 Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
WHITE PLAINS, KY. (04/25/2015) – The fourth annual Civil War Festival took place on Saturday, April 25 in White Plains. Event coordinator Spencer Brewer said the event, hosted by the Eighth Ky.…

Hopkins County Sports

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Webb Pitches Perfect Game, Lady Maroons Blank Muhlenberg

by Steve LeMaster
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/24/15) — Heather Webb pitched a perfect game to lead Madisonville-North Hopkins past visiting Muhlenberg County 7-0 in a high school softball matchup Thursday. In a dominant… Read More...

Hopkins County Central Falls in No-Hitter

by Steve LeMaster
HARTFORD, Ky. (4/24/15) — The Hopkins County Lady Storm fell victim to a strong opposing pitcher and a hot-hitting rival club as Erika Lambert pitched a no-hitter to lead the Ohio County Lady Eagles… Read More...

Statewide Sports News


First /Second/Third Region Softball Records

KENTUCKY (4/24/15) — The following are the First, Second and Third Region softball records. First Region Softball Records McCracken County (18-3) Graves County… Read More...
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First/Second/Third Region Baseball Records

KENTUCKY (4/24/15) — The following are the First, Second and Third Region baseball records. First Region Records Ballard Memorial (17-2) McCracken County… Read More...
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UK Baseball to Travel to Louisville on Tuesday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/24/15) — Kentucky and No. 3 Louisville has rescheduled its midweek tilt at Louisville's Jim Patterson Stadium for Tuesday, April 28, it was… Read More...

Camryn Whitaker Named UK Hoops Assistant Coach

LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/23/15) — Kentucky native and former Dayton assistant coach Camryn Whitaker has been hired as an assistant coach for the University of… Read More...

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Mother's Day Buffet Planned at State…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/26/15) — Give mom a break this Mother's Day with a buffet at a Kentucky State Park. The Kentucky State Parks will be offering a Mother's Day buffet Sunday, May 10, at its resort parks. The menu includes salad bar, fruit, cheese, roast beef, roast pork with apple dressing, chicken and dumplings, fried catfish and hush puppies, vegetables and desserts. The buffet will be served… Read More...

College of Education Alum's Studies,…

LEXINGTON, Ky. (4/26/15) — When University of Kentucky College of Education alumna Dixie Miller met Olivia - a tiny baby with a big hole in her heart - doctors doubted Olivia would live to have surgery. Miller had recently become certified to accept foster children when a friend told her about Olivia, who at the time lived with a family equipped to care for medically fragile children. But Miller… Read More...
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Dave Says - April 26, 2015

KENTUCKY (4/26/15) — This week Dave discusses difference in debts and car debt. Dear Dave, My wife and I are on Baby Step three of your plan. We’re also saving up to buy a car with cash. We’re about $3,000 away from our goal, but now my wife wants to go ahead and finance the rest. She has started wondering what the difference is in borrowing to buy a car and borrowing to buy a house. Lex Dear… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - April 26, 2015

KENTUCKY (4/26/15) — There's something about "bringing home the bacon" or as in my case, the turkey. I came in from our opening day hunt with bird in hand. I stalked it, shot it, hauled it home, cleaned it, and handed it to my wife knowing that I had provided Sunday dinner for the next day. I honestly felt like I had touched the "hunter" part of man's makeup. I felt like I had fulfilled one of my… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of April 26,…

KENTUCKY (4/26/15) — Kentuckians will spend this week celebrating the "fastest two minutes in sports" and next week celebrating the largest economic engine in the Commonwealth - small business. It's all part of National Small Business Week, held this May 4-8. Did you know that two-thirds of new jobs in the U.S. each year are created by small businesses, with over half of Americans either owning… Read More...

Tobacco Quitline Callers Eligible for…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/25/15) — Free nicotine replacement therapy products will be available to Kentuckians who call Quit Now Kentucky beginning April 27 through May 10, the Kentucky Department for Public Health announced Wednesday. Callers must enroll in the cessation program with a trained coach and be qualified as medically-eligible to receive the free medication. DPH will provide callers with a… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'To Die Trying'

KENTUCKY (4/25/15) — A religious leader once asked Jesus a question. "If loving God and loving my neighbor is all that religion requires, then tell me, who is my neighbor?" Jesus answered with a parable, a parable that is one of his most well known stories: The Parable of the Good Samaritan. This story turns up everywhere in our culture, even in places where people do not know what a Samaritan is… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - 'Magnetic Money'

KENTUCKY (4/25/15) — Do you have a dollar bill? If so, you're going to want to try this amazing science experiment. Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how your money is magnetic. INGREDIENTS Neodymium Magnet United States Dollar Bill INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Hold the dollar bill so it hangs freely from your fingers. STEP 2: Look for a place on the dollar bill, which has a lot… Read More...
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Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/25/15) ― The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: Camper Appreciation Weekend will be held from 7 p.m. Friday, April 24 through noon, April 26 at The Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park. For more information, call (270) 797-3421. Mule & Draft Horse Days will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 25 in downtown Dawson Springs. For more… Read More...
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Mahr Park Planning Committee Meeting…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/24/15) — A called meeting of the Mahr Park Planning Committee will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, April 27, 2015 at Mahr Park, 1801 Forefar Lane, Madisonville, Ky. 42431. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Laura Faulk Read More...

Glema Center Sets Dates for 'Shrek the…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/24/15) — Auditions for “Shrek the Musical” will be held on May 18 and 19 at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts on the campus of Madisonville Community College in Madisonville, Ky. "Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek…" And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty… Read More...

KSP Charges Franklin County Man with…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/24/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on April 23, 2015, at approximately 6:20 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by the Frankfort Police Department arrested a Franklin County man for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. Robert H. Devin, 27, was arrested as the result of… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/24/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, April 24. Diaz Gerardo, of Madisonville, was charged April 24 with second-degree disorderly conduct. Kameron M. Peyton, of Madisonville, was charged April 23 with theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting $500 or more but under $10,000. James E. Daniels, of Madisonville, was charged April 23 with… Read More...

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/24/15) ― The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following report Friday, April 24. Billy D. Drake, Earlington, was charged April 23 on a Hopkins County warrant for second-degree criminal mischief. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by HCSO Read More...
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Improve Your Home, Diet with a…

US (4/24/15) — Planting a garden can add aesthetic appeal and functionality to a property. Vegetable gardens can transform landscapes while putting healthy and homegrown food on the table. By growing their own fruits and vegetables, homeowners have total control over what foods can be harvested, and they can ensure sustainable, safe practices are used to care for the plants. Vegetable gardens can… Read More...

Teaching, Coaching Celebration Planned…

NEBO, Ky. (4/24/15) — There will be a teaching and coaching tribute celebration for Hopkins County teacher Bobby Fox at 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at Silent Run Baptist Church at 600 Silent Run Church Road, Nebo. Anyone interested in attending should RSVP to Desiree Oates at (270) 836-1482 and leave a voice mail or send a text message. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Desiree Oates Read More...

Probation and Parole Violators - April…

Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/24/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday April 23, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 4 - 8 - 9 Thursday Evening 9 - 7 - 6 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 8 - 8 - 2 - 4 Thursday Evening 7 - 4 - 2 - 0 Cash Ball Thursday 8 - 11 - 26 - 27 - 4 Kicker 4 - 6 - 2 - 3 - 0 5 Cash Card Thursday 2S - 6D - 10H - KH - 8H Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are… Read More...
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Whitfield Works to Bridge the Gap for…

WASHINGTON (4/24/15) — The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), began its work on a comprehensive energy bill with a review of a discussion draft of Title II: 21st Century Workforce. This section of the bill seeks to improve education and training for energy and manufacturing-related jobs and bridge the gap between underrepresented communities and the energy and… Read More...

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/24/15) — The following fines were handed down in Hopkins District Court recently: Emily Dykes, receiving stolen property (under $500), $209. Ronald L. Cummings, giving an officer a false name or address, possession of synthetic drugs, second-degree disorderly conduct, 60 days, $309. Shannon L. Teague, possession of synthetic drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia,… Read More...

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Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (04/25/15) – SurfKY News spoke with Lt. Wade Simons of the Madisonville Fire Department about his history and service to Hopkins County.… Read More...

Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Sheriff Matt Sanderson and Roneshia Evans

Tim Thomas
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/25/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Hopkins County Sheriff Matt Sanderson and Roneshia Evans with the Hopkins County School System on this… Read More...

Probation and Parole Violators - April 24, 2015

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - April 22, 2015

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

Above and Beyond: Corey Miller

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (04/21/15) – SurfKY News spoke with Corey Miller, a police officer for the city of Madisonville about his contribution to our community’s… Read More...
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MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage Drinking

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Lt. Billy Poe of the Madisonville Police Department warns parents and youth about the dangers of underage drinking during the upcoming prom season. Read More...
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Locals Gather to Remember ‘Jackson Stage Stop’

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
The Historical Society of Hopkins County held its monthly meeting Thursday, April 9. Read More...
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UPDATE: Winners Announced in Mine Safety Competition

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
Nine mining organizations from around the state and Indiana competed in the Mine Safety Skills Competition held today at the Kentucky Coal Academy-Mine… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries


Deborah Ann Messamore, 63, of Madisonville

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. — Deborah Ann Messamore, 63, of Madisonville, KY, passed away, Saturday April 25, 2015 surrounded by her family and…

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MCCH May 2015 Support Group Dates

MURRAY, Ky. (4/25/15) — Murray-Calloway County Hospital will be offering several support group meetings during the… Read More

18th Annual Jeep Jamboree Returns to Turkey Bay

KENTUCKY (4/25/15) — Jeep owners will soon travel to Turkey Bay Off-Highway Vehicle Area at Land Between The Lakes for… Read More
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Madisonville Man Accused of Domestic Violence/Rape

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/22/15) — A Madisonville man is incarcerated after he was accused of rape and domestic assault Tuesday, April 21. According to a… Read More

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/22/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Wednesday, April 22. Christina J. Timmons, of Madisonville,… Read More

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - April 22, 2015

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

Street Closing Notice

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/22/15) — The City of Madisonville has announced that the following streets will be closed from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 26, 2015, to… Read More

District Talent Shows Set for April 28, 30

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/22/15) — The Hopkins County Schools Talent Show Series 2015 District Competition will be held April 28 and 30. The events are sponsored… Read More

HC Joint Planning Commission Meeting Set for April 23

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/22/15) — Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday April 23. Click here to view agenda for upcoming April 23… Read More

Ceremony Marks MCC’s Health Building Renaming

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/22/15) — About 150 people attended a ceremony Tuesday morning for the renaming of Madisonville Community College Allied Health Building at… Read More

Pendley Named Student of the Month

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/22/15) — Madisonville Community College is pleased to announce the selection of Richard J. Pendley as the MCC Student of the Month for… Read More

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