Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

Madisonville - Hopkins County News

DSC 0579

Burrough: Tech Center Construction on Schedule

January 24, 2015 Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (01/23/15) ― Hopkins County Schools Career and Technology Center construction is on target at its new construction site on Patriot Drive off Brown Road behind James Madison Middle…

More News

GRID LIST
Highway deaths 02 red 300

Kentucky 2014 Highway Fatality Figures…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/24/15) — Highway fatalities in Kentucky increased in 2014 after a record low in 2013. Kentucky Office of Highway Safety preliminary figures from a Jan. 16 report indicate 667 people lost their lives on Kentucky roadways last year, up from 638 in 2013. However, it was the second lowest total since 1949, when 573 fatalities were recorded. Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock, who… Read More...
business-world

Busting the Myths of Leadership

KENTUCKY (1/24/15) — The great statesman Benjamin Franklin once said, “When you are finished changing, you’re finished.” And even though it’s been 200-plus years since he uttered those famous words, they still hold true, especially in today’s business world. Long standing ideas about how to lead a team are no longer viable. Workers won’t stick around for a bad boss these days, no matter how much… Read More...
happeningsandmeetings plum

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Hopkins…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/24/14) ― The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: • Pam’s Dance Barn will be dancing the night away from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 at 35 Cedar Lane. For more information, call (270) 836-4649. • Ray Ligon will be performing live from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 at The Crowed House. For more information, call (270) 825-1178. • The… Read More...
PSC KY

PSC Bars $54 Million in Kentucky Power…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/24/15) — The Kentucky Public Service Commission has prohibited Kentucky Power Co. from charging its customers about $54 million in fuel costs deemed to be unreasonable by the PSC. In an order issued, the PSC directed Kentucky Power to refund, through a credit on future bills, $13 million in fuel costs that it collected during the first four months of last year. Kentucky Power… Read More...
ronniemcbrayer300 b

Keeping the Faith - 'What It's Good For'

KENTUCKY (1/24/15) — There is a single word that has overtaken contemporary US society, one concept that defines life in 21st century America: Security. Before you complete your online purchase, please establish a "secure" connection. Buy this alarm system or firearm to keep your loved ones "secure." Our borders are porous and must be "secured." Terrorists are planning horrendous acts, thus,… Read More...
hooked science 300

Hooked on Science - Feather Balance

KENTUCKY (1/24/15) — How long can you balance a feather in the palm of your hand? Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how you can use science to help you with this challenge. INGREDIENTS Feather INSTRUCTIONSSTEP 1: Place the quill of the feather in the palm of your hand and attempt to balance the feather. EXPLANATION You were able to balance the feature, with the quill in… Read More...
hc sher car 300

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/23/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Friday, Jan. 23. James I. Hinton, of Madisonville, was charged Jan. 21 on a warrant for failure to appear. Moses Allen, of Madisonville, was charged Jan. 22 with first-degree assault for allegedly striking a 17-year-old with a pry bar. Allison N. Freeman, of Nortonville, was charged Jan. 22 with… Read More...
RepDonohueFoxNews

Rep. Donohue to Appear on Fox News…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/23/15) — State Rep. Jeff Donohue, a Louisville Democrat who has taken a leading role in opposing efforts by counties to enact their own right-to-work legislation, is scheduled to appear on Fox News tomorrow as the national outlet airs a story on the issue. "It is abundantly clear that local governments cannot vote to become right-to-work, and last month's attorney general's… Read More...
mfd flame01 300

Madisonville Fire Reports – Jan. 23,…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/23/15) — The Madisonville Fire Department released the following report Friday, Jan. 23. Madisonville Fire Department was dispatched at 2:23 p.m. Thursday to 22 N. Spring St., to assist Medical Center Ambulance Service for possible carbon monoxide, after the residents complained of headaches due to the use of a kerosene heater in the home. The fire crew checked the air… Read More...
mpd arrestlog6 300

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/23/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following arrest reports and citations Friday, Jan. 23. Charles Robert Gentry, III, of Madisonville, was charged Jan. 23 with fourth-degree assault/domestic violence with no visible injuries. James M. Butler, of Madisonville, was charged Jan. 22 on a Hopkins County warrant for failure to appear. Christopher A. Lyle, of… Read More...
lotto 300 e

Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/23/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday Jan. 22, 2015. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 7 - 9 - 8 Thursday Evening 7 - 1 - 6 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 0 - 3 - 2 - 6 Thursday Evening 7 - 1 - 2 - 8 Cash Ball Thursday 7 - 15 - 29 - 30 - 15 Kicker 1 - 6 - 4 - 2 - 1 5 Cash Card Thursday 2H - 10C - 5H - 8D - 5D Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are… Read More...
room-1-22

Paint-Free Ways to Brighten Your Home

US (1/22/15) — Many homeowners pick up their paintbrushes in an effort to make their homes more colorful. But homeowners need not embrace their inner Picasso to brighten their homes' interiors. The following are a handful of paint-free ways to add some splashes of color to your home this fall. Bring nature inside. Flowers and plants can make colorful additions to a home's interior. Flowers tend… Read More...
hc sher car 300

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/22/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following arrest reports and citations Thursday, Jan. 22. Joshua E. Slaton, of Nortonville, was charged Jan. 21 with operation a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance – first offense, trafficking in a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school,… Read More...
newborn-1-22

Whitfield Stands against Tax-Payer…

WASHINGTON (1/22/15) — U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, voted in support of H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 242 to 179. The legislation would prohibit federal funds from being used for abortion or any insurance… Read More...
mpd

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/22/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following arrest reports Thursday, Jan. 22. Keith A. Stafford, of Madisonville, was charged Jan. 21 with theft by unlawful taking/shoplifting under $500. Anthony W. Watson, of Madisonville, was charged Jan. 21 with failure to wear seat belt, failure to produce insurance card and operating on a suspended or revoked… Read More...
baby-face-1-22

March for Life

WASHINGTON (1/22/15) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement today in support of the annual March for Life held in our Nation's Capital: "Today, countless Americans, and many Kentuckians, will gather in Washington to give witness to the idea that a just society begins with defending the most innocent life; and once again, we'll see that the driving force of this… Read More...
workforce-1-22

Senators Lee, McConnell Introduce…

WASHINGTON (1/22/15) – Today, Senator Mike Lee and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced a bill to help workers handle the constant challenge of work-life balance by allowing all individuals who work overtime to choose between monetary compensation or comp-time. The "Working Family Flexibility Act" would free workers to choose the best way to alleviate the difficulties of juggling work,… Read More...
kyseal

Kentucky's Jobless Rate Plunges to…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/22/15) — Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate nearly matched the U.S. rate as it plunged to a preliminary 5.7 percent rate in December 2014 from a revised 6 percent in November 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. This is the lowest rate for the state since… Read More...
wendel ford

Sen. McConnell Delivers Remarks on…

WASHINGTON (1/22/15) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding the passing of former U.S. Sen. Wendell Ford: "Many have now heard the sad news: that one of the giants of Kentucky politics has passed away. "Wendell Ford first came to the Senate in the 1970s, calling himself just 'a dumb country boy with dirt between his toes.' But,… Read More...
healthy eating

Easy Ways to Start Living Healthier…

KENTUCKY (1/22/15) — Contrary to popular belief, adopting a healthy lifestyle is not a difficult undertaking. In certain instances, convenience may need to be sacrificed in favor of nutrition, but many people find that living healthy is not nearly as difficult as they assumed it would be when they initially decided to make a change. When men and women decide they want to start living healthier,… Read More...

Statewide Sports News

GRID LIST
uk basketball1 300

Four Wildcats on USBWA Midseason Watch Lists

LEXINGTON, Ky. (1/23/15) — Four Wildcats were selected to various United States Basketball Writers Association Midseason Watch Lists, it was announced by the… Read More...
basketball surfky 300

Third Region Boys' and Girls' Basketball Records

KENTUCKY (1/22/15) — The following are the Third Region Boys' and Girls' basketball records: Third Region Boys' Basketball Records Owensboro (16-2) Grayson… Read More...
basketball-shot

Second Region Boys' and Girls' Basketball Records

KENTUCKY (1/22/15) — The following are the Second Region Boys' and Girls' basketball records: Second Region Boys' Basketball Records Webster County (18-1)… Read More...
UK TrackField 300

Sixteen Top-25 Teams to Compete at UK: McCravy Preview Part I

LEXINGTON, Ky. (1/22/15) — The title "best meet in the country" is a lofty distinction, but this weekend's Rod McCravy Memorial Track and Field Meet, hosted by… Read More...

SurfKY TV - Featured Videos

GRID LIST
AllState 300Still001
Video

SurfKY Spotlight: Kevin L. Rice Allstate

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (1/22/15) — Insurance is unlike any other product out there - you pay for it and hope you never have to use it. And that makes paying… Read More...
PParoleStill008
Video

Probation and Parole Violators - January 22, 2015

Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
crimestoppers2015
Video

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - January 21, 2015

Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
number9articlesm
Video

SurfKY Spotlight: #9 Steakhouse

Great food and a friendly atmosphere await you at #9 Steakhouse. Read More...
janetNews Template Studio.Still013
Video

Glema Center to Host Community 'Dessert' Theatre

This intimate musical, starring Janet Corum & Thad Mayhugh, follows one couple through fifty years of love, quarrels and marriage. Read More...
PLANECRASH HEIDI MOATS
Video

VIDEO: NTSB Held Press Conference Regarding Friday's Deadly Plane Crash

UPDATE & ANALYSIS: EDDYVILLE, Ky. (1/4/15) ― The National Transportation Safety Board held a press conference near Eddyville regarding Friday night’s deadly… Read More...
hollywoodN0817730
Video

Local Chef Goes Hollywood

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/31/14) - Local chef and business owner, Cherise Johnson was selected to appear on Food Network's Cutthroat Kitchen. Cherise spoke with… Read More...
focushopkinsmagearlingtonmayor
Video

Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Magistrates and Earlington Mayor

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/31/14) — Tim Thomas speaks with Local on this edition of Focus on Hopkins County. Information provided to SurfKY News by Tim Thomas and… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

Default Image

Charles Anthony Moore, 51, of Mortons Gap, Ky.

EARLINGTON, Ky. – Charles Anthony Moore, 51, of Mortons Gap, Ky. passed away at Baptist Health Madisonville on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. He…
3/13 - 16
button coupons

Stock Report

1 DOW 17,672.60
-141.38 (-0.79%)    
2 S&P 2,051.82
-11.33 (-0.55%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,757.88
+7.48 (0.16%)    
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16
button classifieds

In Other News...

Nelson Mandela Events Kick-off HCC 'Community Read' and New History Speaker Series

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (1/23/15) — Hopkinsville Community College will be presenting two events centered-around the late… Read More

Durbin Offers Healthy Eating Services, Joins MCCH as Registered Dietitian

MURRAY, Ky. (1/23/15) — Samantha Durbin, Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, has joined Murray-Calloway… Read More
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

January 18, 2015 9429

Cholesterol Levels May Not Have Same Relationship…

in Top News For All Sites by SurfKY News
January 19, 2015 8489

Two-Year-Old Child Dies after Being Struck by…

in Top News For All Sites by Paul Ray
January 19, 2015 8366

UPDATE - Lady Mustangs Fall to South Warren

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Steve LeMaster
January 22, 2015 6642

Nortonville Man Accused of Selling Drugs near…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 19, 2015 6508

Muhlenberg Board of Education Special Called…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Sherri Miller
January 23, 2015 6314

Local Church's Faith Restored; 71 Souls Saved…

in Top News For All Sites by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
January 20, 2015 6218

Bridal, Prom, Pageant Expo Planned for February…

in Hopkins News by Dana Brown
January 18, 2015 5681

KSP Investigating Officer Involved Shooting In…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Trooper S. C. Recke
January 23, 2015 5056

Parents Face Charges after Marijuana Joint Falls…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 21, 2015 4889

KYDOT Pre-Treating Roads Thursday in Antipation…

in Top News For All Sites by Keith Todd

Stories Trending Today

January 23, 2015 6314

Local Church's Faith Restored; 71 Souls Saved…

in Top News For All Sites by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
January 23, 2015 5056

Parents Face Charges after Marijuana Joint Falls…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 23, 2015 3652

Nortonville Woman Charged for Meth Possession

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office/Hopkins County Detention Center
January 23, 2015 2299

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Jan. 23, 2015

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
January 23, 2015 2285

Woman Injured When Vehicle Leaves Road, Strikes…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper S.C. Recke
January 23, 2015 2119

Free Ballroom Dance Lessons Begin

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
January 23, 2015 1944

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

in Hopkins News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
January 23, 2015 1818

Accused Ferrell’s Robber Moves from Hospital to…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 23, 2015 1807

Next School Board Meeting Moved in Anticipation…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Muhlenberg County Board of Education
January 23, 2015 1695

Senator Wendell Ford to Lie in State in Capitol…

in Top News For All Sites by Office of the Governor

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flr subscribevideoitunessocial rss