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City of Madisonville Says 'Goodbye' to Three City Employees

August 30, 2014 Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/29/14) ― The city of Madisonville held a retirement party at the Madisonville City Park Clubhouse to honor and say, "goodbye" to three city employees, Fire Chief Steven Stoltz,…

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Fort Campbell Edges Lady Maroons, 2-1

by Steve LeMaster
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/29/14) — The Fort Campbell girls' soccer team notched its second straight win Thursday, edging the host Madisonville-North Hopkins Lady Maroons 2-1 in a Second Region contest.… Read More...

Hopkins County Central Shuts Out Dawson Springs for First Win

by Steve LeMaster
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/29/14) — After suffering back-to-back losses to Webster County and McLean County, Hopkins County Central earned its first win Tuesday, blanking visiting Dawson Springs 6-0 in a… Read More...

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Kentucky Innovation Network Named…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/30/14) — Intellectual curiosity will meet small business creation in Kentucky this fall. The Kentucky Innovation Network has been named the presenting sponsor of this year's IdeaFestival in Louisville, which will run Sept. 30 - Oct. 3 at the Kentucky Center. As part of the partnership, the Kentucky Innovation Network's experienced professionals will be on hand to showcase the… Read More...
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Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/30/14) — The following indictments were recently returned by a Hopkins County Grand Jury. Candice Barber, 22, Madisonville, three counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance. Gaylon Betar, 52, Madisonville, first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first-degree possession of synthetic drugs and possession of a legend drug. James Butler, 23,… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - Garden in a…

KENTUCKY (8/30/14) — We typically grow a garden outside in the soil. Not Jason Lindsey aka “Mr. Science” with Hooked on Science. Jason and a kid scientist show us how to grow a garden in a sandwich bag. INGREDIENTS 3 Bean Seeds Paper Towel Water 1 Sandwich Bag Soil Flower Pot INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Add enough water to the paper towel so it is damp. STEP 2: Fold the paper towel so it fits inside of… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'Keep it Simple'

KENTUCKY (8/30/14) — The Old Testament Law contains 613 individual commandments. The majority of these are negative: "Thou shalt not" do such or so. These commandments prohibit activities ranging from coveting your neighbor's cow to wearing pants made from two different materials. The remaining commandments are positive: "Thou shalt." These order adherents to perform in determined ways and means.… Read More...
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Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/30/14) — The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: Tradewater River Fitness Challenge will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at the Tradewater Station. For more information, call (270) 797-9575. The Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will be hosting the 60th Anniversary from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at 20781 Pennyrile Lodge… Read More...
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Ron Fellow Performance Driving School…

KENTUCKY (8/29/14) — During the National Corvette Museum's 20th Anniversary Celebration, a partnership was announced naming the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School at Spring Mountain as the 'Official Performance Driving School of the National Corvette Museum' and 'Official Partner of the NCM Motorsports Park.' "We are pleased to come to a multi-year agreement with the National Corvette Museum… Read More...
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Poll Shows 52 Percent of US Homeowners…

KENTUCKY (8/29/14) — As Labor Day Weekend dawns, a lot of homeowners are going to be tackling home improvement projects, or hoping their contractors will finally finish the jobs started during the height of remodeling season. Here's a shocker to share with your readers with home improvement on the brain: 52 percent of US homeowners have had problems with their contractor. More than a third of… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/29/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following arrest reports Wednesday, Aug. 27. Joe T. Jones, 55, of Madisonville, was charged Aug. 20 for fourth-degree domestic assault/domestic. Dustin P. Hunter, 33, of Madisonville, was charged Aug. 22 on a warrant for probation violation. Mary Bedwell, 51, of Earlington, was charged Aug. 22 with fourth-degree… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Looking for…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/28/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office located a Yamaha 250/300 2-wheel drive 4-wheeler in the Trabue Road area in Mortons Gap Wednesday, Aug. 27. The 4-wheeler is painted blue and black with a red base color. The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in finding the owner. Anyone with information pertaining to this 4-wheeler, please contact the… Read More...
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Dentistry From the Heart

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/28/14) — Baldwin Dental Group will be hosting 'Dentistry From the Heart,' from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15 at 32 East Broadway Street. Dentistry From the Heart is a world-wide non-profit organization dedicated to providing free dental care for those in need. The offer includes free fillings, extractions or cleanings for those who are 18 and older, who cannot afford… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/28/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, Aug. 28. Bernard Montgomery, 25, of Madisonville was charged Aug. 28 for assault in the fourth degree. The arresting officer was Jeff Ethridge. Matthew Agin, 25, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant Aug. 27 for failure to appear. The arresting officer was Paul Haynie. Amber… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/28/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014. Powerball Wednesday 17 - 24 - 26 - 45 - 46 - 19 Power Play 3 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 8 - 5 - 6 Wednesday Evening 9 - 5 - 9 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 3 - 2 - 2 - 0 Wednesday Evening 1 - 2 - 9 - 7 Cash Ball Wednesday 2 - 4 - 15 - 29 - 28 Kicker 9 - 0 - 8 - 7 - 0 5 Cash Card Wednesday… Read More...
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Manufacturers, Business Community…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/28/14) — On Wednesday, the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers alongside local and state business leaders gathered to discuss the economic impacts of the Obama Administration's much-discussed revisions to the US Environmental Protection Agency's National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ground-level ozone from the current level of 75 parts per billion to as low as 60 ppb.… Read More...
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/28/14) — The following is your update on local restaurant inspections for the Hopkins County area, courtesy of the Hopkins County Health Department. Ideal Market #29 (Dawson Springs) 100 Ideal Market #23 (White Plains) 98 Thermometers not found in some cooling units Food Giant (Dawson Springs) 100 Pizza Hunt (Dawson Springs) 100 Christ The King School Café 100 Southside… Read More...
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Kentucky Receives $20 Million for 'New…

LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/27/14) — Kentucky has been chosen to receive a five-year Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 1 award from the National Science Foundation's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research. The announcement was made Aug. 27, 10:45 a.m at UK Main Building Room 211 (Lexmark Public Room), 410 Administration Drive, Lexington. Kentucky's project, titled "Powering the… Read More...
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Annual Workers' Comp Filing Approved

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/27/14) — An annual filing most insurance carriers will use to develop rates for workers' compensation coverage shows the ninth consecutive overall decrease in loss costs, Department of Insurance Commissioner Sharon P. Clark announced. The 2014 filing, approved by the state Department of Insurance and effective Oct. 1, was submitted by the National Council on Compensation… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/27/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday Aug. 26, 2014. Mega Millions Tuesday 29 - 31 - 51 - 60 - 64 - 1 Megaplier 5 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 1 - 4 - 0 Tuesday Evening 0 - 9 - 9 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 4 - 2 - 0 - 5 Tuesday Evening 5 - 8 - 7 - 7 Cash Ball Tuesday 3 - 16 - 17 - 18 - 9 Kicker 5 - 5 - 7 - 6 - 0 5 Cash Card Tuesday JS - 3H - 6C -… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/27/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, Aug. 27. Kami Rickard, 27, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant Aug. 26 for failure to appear. The arresting officer was Ronald Latham. Amber AverittSurfKY Lead News ReporterInformation provided by Madisonville Police Department Read More...
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Nortonville Special Called Meeting…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/27/14) — The City of Nortonville will hold a special called meeting scheduled for Thursday Aug. 28, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the status of the Wastewater/Sewer Plant Operation Management Update, Audit Update status and Budget Review. The meeting will take place in the Council Chambers at Nortonville City Hall, located at 199 South Main… Read More...
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Industry of the Month - High Tech…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/27/14) — The Madisonville/Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation announced that High Tech Chrome Plating, Inc., with operations in Madisonville, has been named Industry of the Month for August in the Economic Development Corporation’s program for enhanced focus on Existing Industry. Founded in 1988 and owned by Jimmy Kubach, High Tech Chrome Plating is a nationwide… Read More...
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Grand Canyon Walk Honors KSP Troopers

KENTUCKY (8/26/14) — Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer (left) and Lt. Col. Jack Miniard trekked the Grand Canyon from rim to rim Aug. 22-24 in a 30-mile hike to honor all KSP troopers who currently serve and those who gave the ultimate sacrifice with their lives. The pair carried the photos of the 27 officers who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty since the agency's… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/26/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, Aug. 26. Matthew Bean, 22, of Nortonville was charged Aug. 25 for criminal trespassing. The arresting officer was Justin Browning. Marlin Branson, 58, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant Aug. 25, for non-payment of fines. The arresting officer was Van Killough. John Allard, 32, of… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/26/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday Aug. 25, 2014. Pick 3 Monday Midday 4 - 7 - 9 Monday Evening 2 - 1 - 1 Pick 4 Monday Midday 2 - 1 - 5 - 2 Monday Evening 9 - 4 - 2 - 6 Cash Ball Monday 5 - 9 - 14 - 17 - 11 Kicker 2 - 6 - 7 - 6 - 4 Decades of Dollars Monday 1 - 9 - 32 - 33 - 37 - 38 5 Cash Card Monday 10H - QH - JS - 10D - JD… Read More...
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Volunteers Needed to Assist Children in…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/26/14) — Citizen Foster Care Review Boards in Northeastern Kentucky are seeking volunteers to make a difference in the lives of local children in foster care. The counties in need of volunteers are Bath, Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Fleming, Greenup, Lawrence, Lewis, Magoffin, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Robertson and Rowan. Volunteers are needed to review cases of children placed in… Read More...
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KSP Charges Campbell Co. Man with…

COLD SPRING, Ky. (8/25/14) — On Aug. 22, 2014, at approximately 9:00 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 6-Dry Ridge, arrested Daniel Zink, 22, for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. Zink was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP… Read More...

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Gold Medalist Allen Johnson Joins UK Track and Field Staff

LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/30/14) — The 2014-15 Kentucky track and field coaching staff will feature two Olympic Medalists and three former Olympians as Allen Johnson… Read More...
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Laird Looks to Fill Scoring Void

LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/31/14) — As the Kentucky men's soccer team enters the2014 season, one of its biggest unanswered questions is how UK will replace some of its… Read More...
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Women's Soccer Opens Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex

LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/28/14) — The University of Kentucky women's soccer team will open the new $7.7 Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex this weekend, as the… Read More...
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2014 Kentucky Football Game Day Changes

LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/28/14) — With the beginning of football season only days away, the University of Kentucky event management staff has announced the following… Read More...
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Celis Ready to Take Next Step

LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/28/14) — Kentucky's 2014 men's soccer team features four upperclassmen on a youthful roster with high hopes for the upcoming season. Because… Read More...
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NAMI Support Group Hosting Centerstone Meeting in September

MURRAY, Ky. (8/30/14) — The Mental Illness Support Group for families and friends of persons suffering from mental… Read More

No College = Low Wages : A Muhlenberg County Call to Action

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/29/14) — The Muhlenberg Alliance for Progress along with the Greater Muhlenberg Chamber of… Read More
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