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Drug Awareness March Teaches 'Hopelessness Has a Cure'

July 26, 2014 Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
NORTONVILLE, Ky. (7/26/14) — A march today seeks to raise awareness of drug addiction and the recovery services offered by Hope2All. Hope2All began as a collective of churches in 2006 with an…

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Madisonville Miners Fall 4-2 to the Owensboro Oilers in 11 Innings

by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/25/14) — The Madisonville Miners challenged the Owensboro Oilers at Elmer Kelley Stadium July 24 in the second game of the Ohio Valley League Playoffs for a crowd of 127. The… Read More...

Former MNHHS Standout Hired to Guide Baseball Trojans

by Steve LeMaster
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/24/14) — The Webster County High School baseball program will be under the direction of a new head coach in the 2015 season. Former Madisonville-North Hopkins High School star… Read More...

Madisonville Miners Beat Fulton Railroaders 6-5

by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/22/14) — The Madisonville Miners hosted the Fulton Railroaders at Elmer Kelley Stadium July 22, a make-up for a rainout July 7. The game began with a 1-1 tie between the… 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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Western Kentucky State Park Race Series…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/26/14) —The Western Kentucky State Park Race Series will begin Aug. 9 with the Hot August 5K at Kenlake State Resort Park near Aurora. The Hot August 5K is the first of five state park footraces scheduled in western Kentucky for 2014. Runners of all ages can take part in all five races to capture the overall championship based on a point system. Participants may register online… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Highlights Kentucky, SOAR…

WASHINGTON (7/26/14) — In his keynote address at the White House Rural Council’s Rural Opportunity Investment Conference, Gov. Steve Beshear discussed economic opportunities in Kentucky with investors, rural business leaders and government officials and highlighted the Shaping Our Appalachian Region or SOAR initiative. “We encourage you to ‘Think Kentucky,’” Gov. Beshear said. “Check out the many… Read More...
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Happenings and Meeting - Hopkins County

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/26/14) — The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: Ben Knight will be performing live from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at The Crowded House. For more information, call (270) 825-1178. Abigail Maki will be performing live from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31 at The Crowded House. For more information, call (270) 825-1178. Southside… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'Let Go…Or Be…

KENTUCKY (7/26/14) — A friend who has some experience with rodeo horses sent me a most picturesque proverb: 'Let go or be dragged.' Whether this phrase was first spoken by a Zen master who had achieved enlightenment on the mountainside, or by a battered cowboy nursing his shattered bones and pulling cacti from his backside makes no difference. It is the unmistakable truth. Take my friend’s horses… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - Double Ball Drop…

KENTUCKY (7/26/14) — Which will hit the floor first when dropped at the same height and at the same time? A basketball or ping pong ball? Our “Science Guy” Jason Lindsey says the answer may surprise you. INGREDIENTS Basket Ball Ping Pong Ball INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Hold the basketball and ping pong ball at the same height. STEP 2: Release the basketball and ping pong ball at the same time and… Read More...
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Treasurer Hollenbach Warns of…

KENTUCKY (7/25/14) — Treasurer Todd Hollenbach is cautioning Kentuckians to be wary of suspicious mail, email or other contact regarding unclaimed property that does not include the Official Kentucky State Treasury letter head. The Treasurer ‘s office was recently notified of the suspicious mailings by the National Unclaimed Property Association. “The majority of these mailings are coming in the… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Arrest Reports

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/25/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following arrest reports Friday, July 25. Chelsea N. Burdin, 27, of Nortonville, was charged on a warrant July 18 with criminal possession of a forged instrument. Christy Long, 26, of Nebo, was charged July 19 with public intoxication. Crystal D. Stevenson, 30, of Dawson Springs, was charged on warrants July 21 with… Read More...
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Obamacare’s Latest Massive Failure

WASHINGTON (7/25/14) — The United States Government Accountability Office issued a preliminary report Wednesday stating that in a test of the government’s ability to verify the identity and citizenship status of people signing up for Obamacare, 11 of 12 fictitious applicants were approved. Not only were they approved, but they also received taxpayer subsidized healthcare coverage under President… Read More...
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/25/14) — The following is your update on local restaurant inspections for the Hopkins County area, courtesy of the Hopkins County Health Department. Western Ky Veterans Center 97 Wiping cloths improperly stored Sugar spillage in stock room Ceiling tiles stained/dirty Blackwell's 100 GE Canteen 94 Wiping cloths improperly stored Ice machine needs cleaning Ceiling tiles… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/25/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, July 25. Mattheau Allard, 31, of Madisonville was charged July 24 for operating on a suspended or revoked license. The arresting officer was Ryan Clark. Jill Long, 42, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant July 24 for no-payment of fines. The arresting officer was Jared Ward. Amber… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/25/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday July 24, 2014. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 5 - 8 - 4 Thursday Evening 5 - 6 - 8 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 3 - 1 - 5 - 3 Thursday Evening 1 - 1 - 2 - 8 Cash Ball Thursday 14 - 22 - 26 - 29 - 15 Kicker 1 - 2 - 9 - 6 - 1 Decades of Dollars Thursday 2 - 4 - 6 - 8 - 10 - 43 5 Cash Card Thursday JD - 7S - QH -… Read More...
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Whitfield Investigates Impacts of…

WASHINGTON (7/24/14) — The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), held a hearing on 'Laboratories of Democracy: The Economic Impacts of State Energy Policies.' The hearing examined the economic impacts from the differing energy policies of the various states, as well as how federal policies may impact states. “Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis famously described… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/24/14) — Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff today, Thursday, July 24, 2014, in honor of a Kentucky airman who recently died as a result of non-combat related injuries. Staff Sgt. Dirk Shelton, 29, of Corbin, died July 16 in Washington D.C., from injuries sustained from a training mission in Fairfax, Va. He was… Read More...
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Sen. McConnell Presses Senate for a…

WASHINGTON (7/24/14) — During a speech on the Senate floor Thursday, U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell called on Washington Democrats to work with Republicans to help the Middle Class. Senator McConnell demanded that common-sense, job saving amendments, including his measure to protect and save coal jobs in Kentucky, be considered on the Senate floor. Senator McConnell said that… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/24/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, July 24. Tanner Baldwin, 19, of Mortons Gap, was served an arrest warrant July 23 for failure to appear. The arresting officer was Ryan Clark. Bradley Morgan, 19, of Nebo, was served an arrest warrant July 23 for speeding 25 miles per hour over speed limit, reckless driving and driving on a… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/24/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday July 23, 2014. Powerball Wednesday 4 - 10 - 12 - 22 - 31 - 3 Power Play 5 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 5 - 4 - 2 Wednesday Evening 3 - 9 - 7 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 5 - 6 - 4 - 3 Wednesday Evening 1 - 6 - 9 - 9 Cash Ball Wednesday 3 - 13 - 20 - 29 - 3 Kicker 0 - 8 - 9 - 8 - 2 5 Cash Card Wednesday 9H… Read More...
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KSP Charges Fleming County Man For…

FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (7/23/14) - On July 22, 2014, at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 8-Morehead, arrested Shawn Tumey, 21, for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. Tumey was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP… Read More...
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Goodwill Industries of Kentucky Not…

KENTUCKY (7/23/14) — Below is a statement from Goodwill Industries of Kentucky regarding the possible data breach for some of Goodwill Industries' locations across the nation: Goodwill Industries of Kentucky is not part of payment card security investigation. Upon becoming aware of a possible data breach within payment-card processing systems for some of Goodwill Industries' 2,900 retail stores… Read More...
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Open House and College Fair to be Held…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/23/14) — Madisonville Community College will be hosting the 'Yes, You Can!' open house and college fair August 7 from 1 – 4 p.m. for individuals to learn more about programs of study, career assessment, financial aid, transfer opportunities, admissions and registration. Hosted by MCC’s Office of Diversity Programs, the event will be held at the college’s Muhlenberg County… Read More...
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Work & Learn and Ready to Work,…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/23/14) — Madisonville Community College’s 'Work & Learn' and 'Ready to Work' programs are great resources for Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program eligible students. Contracts for both programs with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Department for Community Based Services have been funded for fiscal year 2015. An individual thinking about or currently… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/23/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, July 23. Ryan Hust, 29, of Madisonville was charged July 22 for public intoxication-controlled substance. Adrienne Carroll, 30, of Nebo was served an arrest warrant July 22 for failure to appear. Quinton Reynolds, 26, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant July 22 for failure to… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/23/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday July 22, 2014. Mega Millions Tuesday 14 - 18 - 22 - 31 - 47 - 15 Megaplier 3 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 1 - 6 - 6 Tuesday Evening 1 - 6 - 8 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 0 - 4 - 3 - 0 Tuesday Evening 3 - 8 - 7 - 2 Cash Ball Tuesday 2 - 3 - 19 - 24 - 31 Kicker 6 - 8 - 9 - 7 - 0 5 Cash Card Tuesday 6S - JS - KS… Read More...
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McConnell Presses EPA Administrator on…

WASHINGTON (7/23/14) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell met personally with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy during a meeting with Republican members of the Senate Agriculture Committee. During the meeting, Senator McConnell pressed her regarding the EPA’s latest round of regulations and its impact on Kentucky farmers, small businesses, coal miners and families. The Republican members on… 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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Wildcats Honored for Academics by NABC

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/24/14) — For the second-consecutive season the Kentucky men’s basketball program was honored by the National Association of Basketball… Read More...
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Olympic Medalist Toby Stevenson Joins UK Track and Field Staff

LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/23/14) — Toby Stevenson, an Olympic Silver Medalist who also has credentials as an NCAA Champion coach and competitor will join the… Read More...
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Business Spotlight - McQuady's Automotive

GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/25/14) — McQuady's Automotive at 429 North Main Street is open and ready to take care of the… Read More

Former High School Coach Indicted for Sex Charges with Minor

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky (7/25/14) — A former high school head football coach has been indicted for allegedly soliciting the… Read More
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