There will be no school in Hopkins County on Wednesday, March 4. The National Weather Service is calling for a major winter storm tomorrow with significant accumulations of snow and sleet expected.

Madisonville - Hopkins County News

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New Downtown Plaza to Provide Platform for Events, Community

March 04, 2015 Gary Gates, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/4/15) - SurfKY News spoke with Karen Glenn, President/CEO of First United Bank, and Daron Jordan, Community Development Director for the City of Madisonville, regarding the…

Hopkins County Sports

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Lady Storm Levels Lyon County in 2nd Region Girls' Tournament

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL MARION, Ky. (3/4/15) – Junior guard Lyric Campbell scored a game-high 20 points to lead Hopkins County Central past Lyon County 61-44 in the opening round of the 2nd… Read More...

Maroons Capture Sixth Straight Seventh District Championship

by Steve LeMaster
PRINCETON, Ky. (3/2/15) — Madisonville-North Hopkins remained on top in the Seventh District Friday night, defeating tournament host Caldwell County 61-55 for its sixth straight district title. The… Read More...

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Logue Sparkles in Starting Debut as UK Tops Murray State

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/3/15) — In his first career start, freshman Zach Logue worked 6.2 innings, allowing just one run and striking out seven, leading Kentucky to… Read More...
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Kyle Cody Named National Pitcher of the Week

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/3/15) — After firing seven no-hit innings Saturday, Kentucky junior right-hander Kyle Cody has been named a Louisville Slugger National… Read More...
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UK Volleyball Announces Spring Schedule

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/3/15) — Fresh off its 10th-consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament, the Kentucky volleyball team is set to hit the hardwood for the… Read More...
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First Region Basketball Tournament Schedules

KENTUCKY (3/2/15) — First Region Girls' and Boys' Basketball Tournament Schedules can be seen below: First Region Girls' Basketball Tournament at Murray State… Read More...

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Lt. Gov. Crit Luallen Encourages…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/4/15) — Lt. Gov. Crit Luallen announced earlier this week, Friday, March 6, as "Dress in Blue Day" to kick off National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and to help raise awareness about colon cancer in Kentucky. According to the 2015 American Cancer Society Facts and Figures, 2,090 new cases of colon cancer will be diagnosed in Kentucky this year, and nearly 850 people will… Read More...
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Monthly Column from Attorney General…

KENTUCKY (3/4/15) — When Anthem, one of the nation's largest health insurers, announced last month that it had been the target of a sophisticated cyberattack, scammers seized the opportunity to prey on vulnerable customers through phishing scams. It didn't take long for emails masquerading as legitimate communications from Anthem to begin popping up in the inboxes of the company's current and… Read More...
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Superintendent: Spring Break Won't be…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/03/15) – The impending bad weather was discussed at the Hopkins County Board of Education meeting on Monday. Hopkins County Schools Superintendent Linda Zellich said they are watching the forecast closely, and with predicted weather forecasts, the end of this week is not looking good. A targeted date for the last day of school was May 22, but with more snow looming, that… Read More...
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Representative Tim Couch Files 'Coal…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/3/15) — Representative Tim Couch, R-Hyden, who represents part of the Eastern Kentucky coalfields has filed a House resolution that if passed would ask the United States Congress to pass a law requiring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency appear before them to seek approval of any rule or regulation they propose. Rep. Couch's bill is being called the "Coal Jobs Saving… Read More...
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Needed Relief for Kentucky Shelters,…

LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/3/15) — The sub-zero temperatures have moved on and much of the snow has melted, but many Kentucky shelters and families are still feeling the chill. With area temperatures averaging more than 40 percent colder than normal, the frigid conditions are straining the resources of some agencies that serve the most vulnerable community members and making it tough for families in need… Read More...
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Lake Pee Wee Boat Dock Closed for Repair

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/3/15) — Effective March 2, 2015 the Lake Pee Wee boat dock was out of service due to damage sustained during the winter weather conditions. The area has been secured and the dock will be repaired and re-opened as soon as possible. If you have questions regarding this information, please call (270) 824-2145. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Leslie Curneal Read More...
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SHMS Dance Team Places in State…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/3/15) — The South Hopkins Middle School dance team received first runner-up in hip hop and second runner-up in pom at the KDCO State Championship Feb. 28 in Frankfort. The team competed in the pom and hip hop categories against the best teams from across the state. SHMS was among 15 teams competing in each category. SHMS earned a bid to state in the KDCO Regional in… Read More...
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Militant Crazy Religion, Avoid the…

KENTUCKY (3/3/15) — Faith has been a major part of my life for a long time. Belief in God, the Bible and church involvement go way back for me. There is so much about all of it that has shaped and impacted every fiber of my life. A faith relationship with God is peaceful, hopeful, helpful, positive and life changing in so many ways. I've written a lot about faith in articles, books and public… Read More...
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KSP Post 2 Activity Report - February…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/3/15) — Captain J.W. Gibson, Commander KSP Post 2 Madisonville, reports the following activity for the month of February 2015: Arrested 28 Impaired Drivers Issued a Total of 1,223 Citations Issued 331 Speeding Citations Issued 171 Seatbelt Citations Issued 6 Child Restraint Citations Issued 332 Courtesy Notices Investigated 55 Traffic Crashes Assisted 310 Stranded Motorists… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/3/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Tuesday, March 3. Jennifer A. Adamson, of Providence, was charged March 2 with public intoxication controlled substance/excludes alcohol, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess, tampering with physical evidence and on a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines and a Webster County warrant. Stephanie N.… Read More...
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Local Students Place in Stanley Lewis…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/3/15) — Madisonville Community College is pleased to announce the winners of the Stanley Lewis Cultural Diversity Writing Contest. Allee Rogers, an 11th grade student at Hopkins County Central High School, took first place and the $500 award with her entry entitled "We Can Do It Too." Second place and the $150 award went to Jasmine Martin for her entry entitled "An Online… Read More...
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Baptist Health Madisonville Now…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/3/15) — Baptist Health Madisonville is now offering a new service for those patients that are experiencing renal failure. As kidneys lose their ability to function, waste products that are normally removed from the body in the urine build up in the blood. Peritoneal dialysis is a procedure that is performed to remove waste products from the blood when the kidneys can no… Read More...
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Kentucky Wins Major National Award for…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/3/15) — The nation is taking notice of Kentucky's record-breaking 2014 economic development efforts. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced that Kentucky placed first nationally in Site Selection magazine's annual Governor's Cup rankings for new and expanded industry activity per capita in 2014. Site Selection editor Mark Arend presented the Governor's Cup trophy to Gov. Beshear at… Read More...
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House Republican Floor Leader…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/3/15) — House Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown, recently recognized Jonathan York (far left), overall chairman for the University of Kentucky's DanceBlue organization and representatives of the group on the floor of the Kentucky House of Representatives. Leader Hoover sponsored House Resolution 188, which recognized and celebrated DanceBlue's continued… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/3/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday March 2, 2015. Pick 3 Monday Midday 1 - 9 - 1 Monday Evening 0 - 5 - 4 Pick 4 Monday Midday 4 - 8 - 1 - 7 Monday Evening 7 - 9 - 6 - 2 Cash Ball Monday 7 - 9 - 13 - 32 - 10 Kicker 0 - 9 - 9 - 5 - 0 5 Cash Card Monday 8D - 2C - 3S - 8S - 7H Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by… Read More...
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Farm Safety Symposium Ponders 'A…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/3/15) — It's a parent's worst nightmare, a phone call or a knock on the front door from authorities bearing the news that a loved one has been killed or injured in an accident. "A Parent's Worst Nightmare" is the theme of the 2015 Louis Crosier Farm Safety Symposium at the Dixie Fire School in March. The symposium is scheduled for 7 p.m. EST March 13 in the RPC212 auditorium at… Read More...
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Brave Redneck Plungers Take Dip Despite…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — A Redneck Plunge took place Saturday, Feb. 28 at Bouncing B's Party Place, 2910 Anton Road in Madisonville. Relay for Life Hopkins County Chairwoman Christy Cavanah said she was pleased with the turnout as 11 participants braved the frigid temps and faced their challenge. Among those that took the “plunge” were Hopkins County Sheriff's Deputy Bear Coursey, who… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/2/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Monday, March 2. Michael D. Pratt, of Benton, was charged Feb. 27 too many passengers in a vehicle (front seat) and operating on a suspended or revoked operator's license and on a Hopkins County warrant for failure to appear. Amanda Gayle Walker, of Madisonville, was charged Feb. 28 with complicity… Read More...
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Emergency Food, Shelter Funds Available…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/2/15) — Hopkins County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security /Federal Emergency Management Agency under the emergency food and shelter national board program. Hopkins County has been chosen to receive $23,065.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a National Board that… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/2/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, March 2. Mathew A. Norris, of Dawson Springs, was charged Feb. 28 on a Henderson County warrant for failure to appear. Mallory B. Baldwin, of Madisonville, was charged Feb. 28 with disregarding a stop sign, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. - first offense,… Read More...

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New Downtown Plaza to Provide Platform for Events, Community

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/4/15) - SurfKY News spoke with Karen Glenn, President/CEO of First United Bank, and Daron Jordan, Community Development Director for the… Read More...
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Local Church Hosting Spring Campmeeting

Pastors Tim and Barbara Rigdon of New Covenant Christian Center in Providence to host a Spring Campmeeting featuring area pastors. Read More...
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AIRPLAY: Travis Dukes Makes Stop for Jam Session

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/27/15) — Last March, SurfKY News presented an in-depth interview with Nashville musician Travis Dukes. Since then, Dukes has continued to… Read More...
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Probation and Parole Violators - February 26, 2015

Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - February 25, 2015

Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Coming Attractions to Glema Center in March

Brad Downall, Director of the Glema Center discusses upcoming events to their facility. Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Amber Vincent State Farm

Amber Vincent State Farm's mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Two Rivers

Two Rivers serves Muhlenberg County and beyond with everything from seed to tractors. Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Callie E. 'Bette' Bales, 76, of Hanson, Ky.

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Callie E. "Bette" Bales, 76, of Hanson, Ky. passed away, March 2, 2015 at Baptist Health Hospital in Madisonville.…
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Christian County Chamber of Commerce Hosting 'Career Pathways Expo' March 26

CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (3/3/15) — Christian County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Career Pathways Expo noon - 6 p.m.… Read More

SurfKY News Exclusive: John Conlee Talks of 40 Years in Country Music

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/3/15) — It has been said that the true sign of real talent is longevity. In the case of Grand… Read More
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