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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 30, 2014

July 30, 2014 Crime Stoppers
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/30/14) — Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County empowers the citizens of Hopkins County Kentucky to make their…

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Madisonville's Annual Dust Bowl Tournament 2014 - Hosted by 'Light of Chance'

by Eric Logan
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/29/14) — Light of Chance, Inc. will host 'The 2014 Dust Bowl Basketball Tournament' at Dr. Festus Claybon Park, Hopewell St., Madisonville, Ky. August 1 - 3. The Dust Bowl… Read More...

Ohio Valley League Update - Hopkins County

by Steve LeMaster
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/14) — The Ohio Valley League Tournament baseball update follows. Ohio Valley League Post Season Playoffs Round 1 July 23 Madisonville 6, Dubois County 1 Round 2 July 24-26… Read More...

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Industry of the Month - B & K Wood…

HOPKINS VOUNTY, Ky. (7/30/14) — The Madisonville/Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation announced B & K Wood Products LLC, with operations on Sawmill Road, has been named Industry of the Month for July in the Economic Development Corporation’s program for enhanced focus on Existing Industry. Founded in 1955 by current GM Jordan Baize’s great grandfather, B & K produces a wealth of wood… Read More...
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Madisonville Adventure Race Scheduled…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/30/14) — The second annual Madisonville is an Adventure Race will be held Saturday, Sept. 20. Participants are invited to solve clues and participate in mental and physical challenges during this fun event that benefits Hopkins County Schools’ Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports program. The race will start at the Hopkins County Judicial Center. Rain date is… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/30/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, July 30. Keaton Colyer, 23, of Greenville was served an arrest warrant July 29 for failure to appear. The arresting officer was Ryan Clark. Jason Ezell, 29, of Madisonville was charged July 29 for alcohol intoxication in a public place. The arresting officer was Ryan Clark. Ian Jobe, 34, of… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/30/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday July 29, 2014. Mega Millions Tuesday 2 - 8 - 16 - 43 - 74 - 1 Megaplier 4 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 6 - 6 - 9 Tuesday Evening 9 - 3 - 9 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 3 - 0 - 0 - 9 Tuesday Evening 0 - 0 - 9 - 2 Cash Ball Tuesday 11 - 14 - 17 - 25 - 20 Kicker 9 - 0 - 7 - 8 - 1 5 Cash Card Tuesday 2C - 4H - 6D -… Read More...
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Whitfield Questions FERC on…

WASHINGTON (7/30/14) — The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), held a hearing on 'FERC Perspectives: Questions Concerning EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan and other Grid Reliability Challenges.' All five Commissioners of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission testified on EPA’s proposed rule limiting carbon dioxide emissions from the nation’s power plants, and how… Read More...
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Southside Elementary Site-Based Council…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/29/14) — Southside Elementary School will hold a special called Site-Based Council meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31 in the media center. The council’s regularly scheduled monthly meetings will be the second Tuesday of each month for the 2014 – 2015 school year. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Lori Harrison Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/29/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, July 29. Dustin Bishop, 25, of Morgantown was served an arrest warrant July 28 for Warren County. The arresting officer was William Roundtree. Travarius Baxter, 27, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant July 28 for failure to appear. The arresting officer was Ryan Clark. Shannon Greer,… Read More...
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Senate Democrat Leadership Blocks…

WASHINGTON (7/29/14) — U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement Tuesday regarding Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s decision to block his amendment to save coal jobs in Kentucky. “Once again, Senate Democrats, led by Majority Leader Harry Reid, blocked an attempt to help Kentucky coal miners and their families when they refused to allow a vote on my amendment… Read More...
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McConnell Optimistic about Passage of…

WASHINGTON (7/29/14) — U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate Floor regarding the bipartisan VA reform conference report: “America makes a promise to every man and woman who puts on the uniform. In exchange for their service, our country pledges that they will be well-trained, well-equipped, and treated with the dignity and respect they deserve.… Read More...
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Attorney General Conway Announces…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/29/14) — Attorney General Jack Conway, along with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 12 other state attorneys general, announced a settlement resolving allegations that consumer lender Rome Finance, which specialized in providing consumer financing to military servicemembers, engaged in predatory lending practices that cost servicemembers tens of millions of dollars.… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/29/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday July 28, 2014. Pick 3 Monday Midday 6 - 1 - 4 Monday Evening 0 - 3 - 3 Pick 4 Monday Midday 4 - 6 - 1 - 0 Monday Evening 0 - 7 - 5 - 7 Cash Ball Monday 7 - 18 - 27 - 29 - 16 Kicker 3 - 6 - 2 - 6 - 2 Decades of Dollars Monday 1 - 6 - 19 - 21 - 25 - 40 5 Cash Card Monday 6D - 4H - 2C - QD - 10C… Read More...
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America's Growing Nest, Time for Some…

KENTUCKY (7/29/14) — Flying never happens until the bird leaves the nest. President Johnson's Great Society is just over fifty years old. During this very long period America's great society nest has become huge and yet crowded. President Lyndon Johnson declared war on poverty in January 1964. He then needed a poster child for his new campaign and chose my hometown - Inez, Kentucky. The famous… Read More...
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Madisonville Community College…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/14) — Madisonville Community College has announced late registration information for the upcoming fall 2014 semester. Madisonville Community College’s Fall 2014 late registration begins Friday, August 1 and continues through Friday, August 15. Students may contact their academic advisor, the MCC Enrollment Centwer (270) 824-8621, or the Muhlenberg County Campus (270)… Read More...
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Hopkins County Conservation District…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/14) — The Hopkins County Conservation District awarded three scholarships to 2014 graduating Seniors from North Hopkins High School and Hopkins Central High School, who are planning on attending a college of their choice. Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/28/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, July 28. Bradtrel Copeland, 24, of Providence was charged July 26 for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intox beverage, failure of non-owner to maintain required insurance, no registration plates, license to be in possession, assault in the fourth degree, and unlawful… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/28/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday July 27, 2014. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 3 - 8 - 8 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 2 - 9 - 9 - 1 Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by the numbers drawn and not by the numbers reported. The Kentucky Lottery is not responsible for misprinted numbers on this page or any other medium. The… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/28/14) — Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff Tuesday, July 29, in honor of a Kentucky Marine killed during World War II and whose remains were recently identified. Marine Pfc. Randolph Allen, of Rush, will be buried at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. Gov. Beshear encourages… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (7/28/14) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, July 28. Tiffany Thorpe, 22, Princeton, was cited to court July 22 for operating on a suspended operators license. Capt. Craig Patterson was the charging officer. Kaylob Meeks, 18, Dawson Springs, was charged July 23 with operating on a suspended operators license and operating a motor… Read More...
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Special Civil War Exhibit to Feature…

KENTUCKY (7/28/14) — 'The Horse Solder,' a special Civil War cavalry exhibit featuring rarely seen personal items belonging to Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan, will be displayed at Columbus-Belmont State Park through Nov. 1. The special exhibit will tell the story of the "Horse Soldier" during the Civil War and highlight items used by Confederate cavalrymen, particularly those of Morgan and… Read More...
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Limited Employment Opportunities, Low…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/27/14) — A new study of recent Kentucky high school graduates shows that approximately 60 percent of those who did not attend postsecondary education entered Kentucky’s workforce and earned less than $8,000 in the year following graduation. The “No College = Low Wages” report by Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics shows that even three years after graduation,… Read More...
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Dave Says - July 27, 2014

KENTUCKY (7/27/14) — This week Dave discusses hands off the 529 and finding 12 percent. Dear Dave, My wife and I have $25,000 in credit card debt, $2,500 in medical bills and $89,000 each in student loan debt from when we each got our masters’ degrees. We make about $100,000 combined. Our son is 6 years old, and we have $18,000 in a 529 plan for him. Should we use that money to pay off debt… Read More...
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Legislator’s Log - Week of July 27, 2014

KENTUCKY (7/27/14) — Kentucky has asked for an extension on the federal 'REAL ID' licensing requirement that sets uniform personal identification card rules in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Mike Hancock told the state legislative Budget Review Subcommittee on Transportation in Frankfort last Thursday that paperwork to meet the… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - July 27, 2014

KENTUCKY (7/27/14) — I spent the better part of a day riding a four-wheeler, scouting and helping friends put up a tree stand. The weather was beautiful with temperatures in the mid 70’s and a very low percentage of humidity. It was the best day that I’ve spent outside in months. In just a couple of months every state will open their bow season and with the new addition of crossbow hunters, more… Read More...
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County Jobless Rates Down in 117…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/26/14) — Unemployment rates fell in 117 Kentucky counties between June 2013 and June 2014, while three county rates went up, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Boone County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 5.5 percent. It was followed by Kenton County, 5.8… Read More...
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Portion of Medley Road Closed Monday…

OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/26/14) — Medley Road will be closed from Turtle Creek Drive to Industrial Drive beginning Monday, July 28, 2014 through Friday, August 1, 2014. Detours will be marked accordingly. Please use caution and attention while driving in this area. For more information about the City of Owensboro, visit us on the web at www.owensboro.org. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Sherry Girten Read More...

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UK Soccer Announces 2014 Ticket Plans

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/28/14) — The University of Kentucky men’s and women’s soccer programs announced ticket plans for the 2014 home season, it’s first in the… Read More...
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UK's Cody, Barrett Start Cape Cod All-Star Game

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/28/14) — Kentucky junior stars Kyle Barrett and Kyle Cody earned starting assignments in the 2014 Cape Cod League All-Star Game, with the… Read More...
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UK’s Nick Anderson Places Eighth at World Junior Championships 110H Final

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/25/14) — Kentucky freshman Nick Anderson finished eighth in the IAAF World Junior Championships 110-Meter Hurdles Final while representing… Read More...
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Hackett, Bryant, Wells Honored at Governor’s Cup Events

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/24/14) — Three University of Kentucky football greats, Wilbur Hackett, Warren Bryant and Dean Wells were honored during Governor’s Cup… Read More...
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Washington Kastles Owner Makes Lexington a Stop on His Life Tour

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/24/14) — The Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships draws a diverse crowd every year, but among the players in this year’s tournament is an… Read More...
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KSP Makes Drug Arrest in Marshall County

BENTON, Ky. (7/29/14) — The Kentucky State Police arrested Stanley N Anderson, 55 of Benton, for Cultivating in… Read More

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/29/14) — The following fines were recently handed down in Muhlenberg County District Court. Robert… Read More
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