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Madisonville Insurance Executive Elected Vice Chairman of Baptist Health System Board

December 18, 2014 Kristy Quinn
MADISONVILLE, KY. (12/18/14) — Allen Rudd, president of Rudd Insurance Inc. of Madisonville, will begin a two-year term Jan. 1 as vice chairman of the board of directors for the Baptist Health…

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City of Earlington Holiday Schedule

HOPKINS COUN TY, Ky. (12/18/14) — The City of Earlington will be closed for the holidays on Wednesday and Thursday, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Dec. 24 and Dec. 25, 2014, and New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, Dec. 31, 2014 and Jan. 1, 2015. Garbage pickup will be on regular schedule each week with garbage collection on Wednesday. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Julia A. Sellers Read More...
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'Politics No Place in Job of Surgeon…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/18/14) — Washington, D.C. is a political town. It should come as no surprise to anyone that many times appointments are made based more upon political support than thought as to who would excel in the office. It is a sad reality of our current hyper-partisan world. While none of these appointments are exactly palatable, it pains me even more to see them in roles where… Read More...
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Kentucky's Jobless Rate Drops to 6…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/18/14) — Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate dropped to its lowest rate in more than six years in November 2014 at 6 percent from a revised 6.2 percent in October 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 April 2008 when it… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/18/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014. Powerball Wednesday 22 - 31 - 38 - 47 - 48 - 15 Power Play 3 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 1 - 0 - 5 Wednesday Evening 9 - 0 - 0 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 6 - 7 - 3 - 6 Wednesday Evening 6 - 6 - 8 - 9 Cash Ball Wednesday 9 - 25 - 26 - 28 - 6 Kicker 6 - 8 - 0 - 8 - 1 5 Cash Card Wednesday… Read More...
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KSP Charges Grayson County Man with…

LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (12/17/14) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, a Grayson County man was arrested on charges related to child pornography Tuesday after KSP served a search warrant at his home. The report said Jeffery Lee Conder, 26, is charged with four counts of use of a minor in a sex performance and four counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. He was… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/17/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, Dec. 17. Robert Pressley, 53, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant Dec. 16 for contempt of court. The arresting officer was Justin Browning. Justin Hughes, 27, of Madisonville was charged Dec. 16 for trafficking in controlled substance, possession of a handgun by convicted felon and… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/17/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday Dec. 1, 2014. Mega Millions Tuesday 41 - 58 - 68 - 72 - 73 - 1 Megaplier 5 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 9 - 4 - 7 Tuesday Evening 3 - 8 - 8 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 9 - 3 - 7 - 1 Tuesday Evening 4 - 7 - 9 - 6 Cash Ball Tuesday 10 - 12 - 14 - 19 - 12 Kicker 2 - 4 - 4 - 4 - 3 5 Cash Card Tuesday 10S - 9S -… Read More...
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McConnell-Sponsored Bipartisan Bill to…

WASHINGTON (12/17/14) — U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday that the United States Senate approved a bipartisan bill he co-sponsored to assist Kentuckians with disabilities and parents who have children with disabilities. Introduced by Senators Robert Casey, Jr. (D-PA) and Richard Burr (R-NC) the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act will create a tax-advantaged… Read More...
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KYTC Announces Winners of 2014…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/17/14) — Students from Williamstown Independent Schools in Grant County, Drakes Creek Middle School in Warren County, Immaculate Heart of Mary in Boone County and Simpson Elementary in Simpson County took first place in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's 2014 Adopt-a-Highway poster contest. "The purpose of the contest is to increase environmental awareness among children,"… Read More...
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Highway Crews Pre-Treating Roadways for…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/16/14) — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 2 crews in the 11 counties headquartered at Madisonville are gearing up for a developing winter weather event that includes a chance of mixed winter precipitation during the overnight hours on Thursday, Friday and into Saturday. To prepare, Kentucky highway crews in District 2 will be out pre-treating roadways during… Read More...
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Hopkins County-Madisonville Public…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/16/14) — The following events are happening at Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16 The Christmas Truce by the History Channel (Rated G; 50 min.)WWI began in August 1914, and by December all thoughts of quick victory had faded. Fighting was most fierce in a thin strip of land called the Western Front. A system of trenches separated Allies… Read More...
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The Holiday May Hold a Long Lost…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/16/14) — If you're a "Santa" or a "Claus" with some "Holly" or a "Wreath" in your name or an "Elf" or a "Merry" with "Sleighs" and "Deer," there may be some unclaimed property being held for you at the Kentucky State Treasury. In fact the Kentucky Treasury's unclaimed property database contains 253 properties with the name Santa attached, 96 with Claus, 154 Holly's, 2 Wreath's,… Read More...
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Fall Forest Fire Hazard Season Ends

FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/16/14) — The fall forest fire hazard season officially ended Dec. 15, but officials with the Kentucky Division of Forestry continue to urge caution when conducting any kind of outdoor burning. "Kentucky's forests have weathered serious storms over the past few years and the increase in dead and fallen trees are of particular concern for fire suppression efforts," said Leah… Read More...
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Holiday Closure at the Justice Center

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/16/14) — The Hopkins County Justice Center including the Circuit Court Clerk's office will be closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24, 25 and 26 for the Christmas Holiday. This includes the office's of Pre-Trial, CDW and Drug Court. Also, all office's will be closed on Jan. 1 and 2, 2015 for the New Year's Holiday. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Karen McKnight Read More...
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Hopkins County Joint Planning…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/16/14) — The Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission filing and meeting dates for 2015 have been scheduled and are included in the list below. Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/16/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, Dec. 16. Jeremy Messamore, 41, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant Dec. 15 for non-payment of fines. The arresting officer was Paul Haynie. Phyllis Knight, 50, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant Dec. 15 for non-payment of fines. The arresting officer was Richard Cobb.… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/16/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday Dec. 15, 2014. Pick 3 Monday Midday 7 - 4 - 3 Monday Evening 3 - 4 - 2 Pick 4 Monday Midday 9 - 2 - 9 - 8 Monday Evening 3 - 6 - 3 - 9 Cash Ball Monday 3 - 7 - 31 - 33 - 15 Kicker 3 - 9 - 6 - 2 - 2 5 Cash Card Monday KH - 9C - KD - 8H - 6C Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by… Read More...
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KFWC Proposes 2015-2016 Deer Season…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/16/14) — The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed the dates of the 2015-2016 deer seasons and numerous changes to deer and elk regulations in the state at its quarterly meeting Dec. 12. Commission members proposed allowing resident hunters 65 or older to use crossbows during the entire archery deer season as well as deer zone changes for Hopkins, Larue, Green, Nelson,… Read More...
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KCTCS Announces Interim Chancellor

VERSAILLES, Ky. (12/16/14) — Kentucky Community and Technical College president-elect Dr. Jay Box announced that Dr. George Edwards has been named interim chancellor effective Jan. 26. As the system-level chief academic officer, the chancellor provides leadership, direction and support for academic affairs, economic/workforce development, institutional research and effectiveness, distance… Read More...
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Senate Republican Committee Assignments…

WASHINGTON (12/16/14) — On Monday, U.S. Senate Republicans announced their committee assignments for the 114th Congress. The assignments are subject to ratification by the Republican Conference as well as the full Senate. New Committee Chairs will be selected by a vote of the members of each respective panel and then ratified by the Republican Conference. Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Pat… Read More...

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Street Brings Positive Message to Hopkins County School Children

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/11/14) — The Street Heat Band from Louisville performed two showings Thursday, Dec. 11 for packed houses of Hopkins County students at… Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Hudson Service Center

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/17/14) — Hudson Service Center is the place to go for all of your vehicle needs. Gary GatesSurfKY News Read More...
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MPD Officer Offers Online Safety Tips for Social Media

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/11/14) — Simple precautions to take when using social media during the holidays. Lt. Billy Poe of the Madisonville Police Department… Read More...
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Christmas Celebrated at Munn's School

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/6/14) — SurfKY had the opportunity this morning to take a walk back in time, when one room school houses were common. The Munn’s school… Read More...
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Students Give Back for Thanksgiving

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (11/26/14) — The Student Leadership team of Browning Springs Middle School gave back this Thanksgiving by serving their community at the… Read More...
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MPD Officer Offers Traffic Tips for Holiday Shoppers

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/10/14) — Traffic during the holiday season can prove hazardous if distractions arise. Lt. Billy Poe of the Madisonville Police… Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Madisonville Pediatrics

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/17/14) — Madisonville Pediatrics friendly ‘kid caring’ staff is always ready to provide your child with the best healthcare possible. Read More...
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First Annual Innovation Luncheon Held in Madisonville

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (11/18/14) — The Madisonville/Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation today held the first local community luncheon to honor small… Read More...

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Second Region Boys' and Girls' Basketball Records

KENTUCKY (12/18/14) — The following are the Second Region Boys' and Girls' basketball records: Second Region Boys' Basketball Records Crittenden County (6-0)… Read More...
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UK Track and Field Announces Initial Eight Signees for 2014-15

LEXINGTON, Ky. (12/18/14) — The Kentucky track and field teams announced an initial 2014-15 signing class of eight to join the teams next season, Thursday. The… Read More...
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UK Soccer's Callum Irving Named Scholar All-American

LEXINGTON, Ky. (12/17/14) — Kentucky men's soccer goalkeeper Callum Irving has earned one of the highest academic honors in collegiate soccer as he was named a… Read More...
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Boom Williams Named to Sporting News All-True Freshman Team

LEXINGTON, Ky. (12/17/14) — University of Kentucky true freshman running back Stanley "Boom" Williams has been named to the Sporting News All-True Freshman… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Diane Dickerson, 63, of Madisonville, Ky.

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Diane Dickerson, 63, of Madisonville, Ky. passed Monday Dec. 15, 2014 at Baptist Health in Madisonville. She was born…
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