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Armstrong Mine to Layoff 39 by End of Day

December 19, 2014 Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (12/19/14) — Armstrong's Kronos Mine in Ohio County will reduce its workforce by 39 people by the end of the day, Dec. 19. According to Kenny Allen, Chief Operating Officer for…

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Whitfield and Bishop Lead Bipartisan…

WASHINGTON (12/19/14) — Representatives Ed Whitfield (R-KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, and Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA-02), Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, today wrote to President Barack Obama to express their concerns regarding the proposed rule announced by the Environmental Protection Agency on June 2, 2014, entitled "Carbon Pollution… Read More...
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Local-Option Sales Tax Focus of House…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/19/14) — House Speaker Greg Stumbo and House Majority Whip Tommy Thompson joined with House Minority Floor Leader Jeff Hoover, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and Daviess County Judge/Executive Al Mattingly this morning to announce that the local-option sales tax will be the focus of House Bill 1 during the 2015 Regular Session. The proposal is known as… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/19/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, Dec. 19. James Thomas Jr., 38, of Dawson Springs was charged Dec. 18 for sexual abuse, first degree, victim under 12 years of age. The arresting officer was Sean McCance. Hunter York, 21, of Scottsville was served an arrest warrant Dec. 18 for criminal possession of forged instrument. The… Read More...
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AG Conway Announces $90 Million…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/19/14) — Attorney General Jack Conway announced today that he joined the attorneys general of 49 other states and the District of Columbia, the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission in reaching a settlement with T-Mobile USA, Inc. The settlement includes at least $90 million in payments for consumer refunds and resolves allegations that T-Mobile… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/19/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following arrest report Friday, Dec. 19. David C. Cox, 23, of Madisonville, second-degree criminal mischief. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Sheila Hopper Read More...
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Paducah Attorney Elected Baptist Health…

PADUCAH, Ky. (12/19/14) — Paducah attorney R. Christion "Chris" Hutson will begin a two-year term Jan. 1 as chairman of the board of directors for the Baptist Health system, a seven-hospital system based in Louisville. It includes Baptist Health Paducah. He was elected by fellow board members during the board's December meeting in Louisville. Hutson, a partner in the Paducah law firm of Whitlow,… Read More...
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Deadline to Change Party Affiliation is…

KENTUCKY (12/19/14) — Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is reminding registered voters who wish to vote in another party’s May 2015 Primary Election or be a candidate as a member of another political party in the regularly scheduled 2015 elections that they must change their registration no later than Dec. 31, 2014. The deadline also applies to registered voters who wish to attain ballot… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/19/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Thursday Dec. 18, 2014. Pick 3 Thursday Midday 8 - 5 - 4 Thursday Evening 0 - 2 - 0 Pick 4 Thursday Midday 8 - 5 - 9 - 3 Thursday Evening 6 - 0 - 7 - 5 Cash Ball Thursday 7 - 16 - 17 - 29 - 25 Kicker 7 - 0 - 1 - 4 - 0 5 Cash Card Thursday 7H - 9H - KH - 2C - 3S Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/18/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, Dec. 18. Archie Adamson, 20, of Nortonville was served an arrest warrant Dec. 17 for Webster County. The arresting officer was William Roundtree. Venus Fox, 34, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant Dec. 17 for failure to appear. The arresting officer was Falon Graham. Kimberly Roby,… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/18/14) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following arrest reports Thursday, Dec. 18. Phyllis Knight, 50, of Madisonville, was arrested Dec. 9 on a warrant for criminal mischief. Joshua B. Riley, 22, of Mortons Gap, was charged Dec. 13 with menacing. Jessica F. Baldwin, 25, of Nortonville, was charged Dec. 14 with careless driving, failure to wear seatbelt,… Read More...
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Hopkins County Testing of Sirens

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/18/14) — The Hopkins County Emergency Management will be testing the County Sirens on Thursday, Dec. 18 and Friday, Dec. 19. Please do not be alarmed as this is only a test. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Kim Blue Read More...
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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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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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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - December 11, 2014

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/11/14) — Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. 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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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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MPD Officer Offers Home Protection Tips for Holiday Travelers

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/7/14) — Many area residents will be traveling during the holiday season, which offers a window of opportunity for burglars and thieves.… 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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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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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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King of the Bluegrass Set to Tip off

LOUISVLLE, Ky. (12/19/14) — The 2014 King of the Bluegrass Tournament is set to tip off at Fairdale High School. In addition to tournament host Fairdale,… Read More...
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Kyle Cody Tabbed Preseason All-America

LEXINGTON, Ky. (12/19/14) — Kentucky junior right-hander Kyle Cody has been named a third-team preseason All-America by the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, it… Read More...
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Dupree, Forrest, MacGinnis, Williams Honored by Phil Steele

LEXINGTON, Ky. (12/19/14) — Phil Steele, creator of one of the nation's most informative preseason football magazines Phil Steele's College Football, has… Read More...
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Third Region Boys' and Girls' Basketball Records

KENTUCKY (12/18/14) — The following are the Third Region Boys' and Girls' basketball records: Third Region Boys' Basketball Records Meade County (6-1)… Read More...

Hopkins County Obituaries

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Louise Pruitt Utley Reynolds, 84, of Madisonville, Ky.

MADISONVILLE, Ky. – Louise Pruitt Utley Reynolds, 84, of Madisonville, Ky. passed away at her home on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. She was born…
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Webster County to Host Baptist Holiday Classic

DIXON, Ky. (12/18/14) — The Webster County High School boys' basketball program will host the 2014 Baptist Health… Read More

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

GREENVILLE, Ky. (12/19/14) — The following fines were recently handed down in Muhlenberg District Court. Misty Moore,… Read More
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