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Dawson Springs Letter Carrier Sentenced for Not Delivering Two Years' Worth of Mail

April 23, 2014 Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (4/23/14) ― A Dawson Springs letter carrier has been ordered to pay $14,808 in restitution to residents, a bank and two other businesses for losses suffered from his not…
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Rifles and Knives from Richie Farmer…

Ted Sloan April 23, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/23/14) — The state will auction dozens of high-quality collector's items left over from a 2008 agriculture conference during Richie Farmer's tenure as Kentucky agriculture commissioner. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will sell 13 Remington rifles and 16 Case knives in an auction May 5 at KDFWR headquarters, 1 Sportsman's Lane west of Frankfort. Proceeds… Read More...
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Occupational Therapy Helps Individuals…

Joyce Riggs April 23, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/23/14) — In celebration of April as Occupational Therapy Month, students in Madisonville Community College’s Occupational Therapy Assistant program are working to educate the community about their profession. Occupational therapy enables people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, prevent and/or live better with injury, illness or… Read More...
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Hopkins County Genealogical Offers…

HCMPL April 22, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/22/14) — Want to track down your family roots and don't know where to start? Maybe you know parts of your family tree, but aren’t sure which direction to go next. Join Teresa Ray, Betty Cox, and other members of the Hopkins County Genealogical Society 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library. Branch out, dig in and explore your… Read More...
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2013 Kentucky Highway Fatality Count…

Office of the Governor April 22, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/22/14) — Kentucky highway fatalities dropped to a 64-year low in 2013; a 14 percent reduction in deaths over 2012. The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety today released final statistics for 2013. There were 638 fatalities last year, a dramatic improvement from 746 fatalities in 2012. “The good news is that 108 fewer lives were lost,” said Gov. Steve Beshear. “The bad news is that 638… Read More...
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Governor Beshear Signs Energy Bill on…

Office of the Governor April 22, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/22/14) — In celebration of Earth Day, Gov. Steve Beshear signed Senate Bill 70, which allows for more Energy Savings Performance Contracts to help state government achieve significant savings on utility bills. Since 1996, the Finance and Administration Cabinet has successfully implemented more than $200 million in ESPC projects. “Finding ways to reduce state government’s energy… Read More...
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Casting Call for “Sweeney Todd”

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts April 22, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/22/14) — Like to sing? Auditions for “Sweeney Todd – the Demon Barber of Fleet Street” will be held May 17 and 18 at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts on the campus of Madisonville Community College in Madisonville, Kentucky. The rare instance of a musical thriller, “Sweeney Todd” is Stephen Sondheim's chilling, suspenseful, heart-pounding masterpiece of murderous… Read More...
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Test Drive Fundraiser Scheduled for FFA

Lori Harrison April 22, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/22/14) — Hopkins County Central and Madisonville North Hopkins FFA Chapters will hold a test drive fundraiser at Hudson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday, April 26, to raise money for the National FFA Organization in support of local FFA chapter leadership programs. The event is part of a national day of test drive fundraising events held at participating… Read More...
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West Hopkins Schools Scholarship…

Lori Harrison April 22, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/22/14) — Planning to attend a four-year college or university? Need cash? West Hopkins School is accepting applications for its West Hopkins Scholarship Funds award. Purpose: The West Hopkins Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to college-bound high school seniors based on demonstrated academic achievement and extracurricular and community involvement. Criteria: The… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday…

Kentucky Lottery April 22, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/22/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday April 21, 2014. Pick 3 Monday Midday 7 - 4 - 3 Monday Evening 0 - 5 - 7 Pick 4 Monday Midday 6 - 3 - 5 - 4 Monday Evening 7 - 1 - 1 - 0 Cash Ball Monday 5 - 14 - 26 - 28 - 21 Kicker 6 - 9 - 1 - 5 - 2 Decades of Dollars Monday 15 - 20 - 32 - 38 - 41 - 45 5 Cash Card Monday 8H - 9C - QC - KS - JC… Read More...
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Missouri Firm Recalls Hot Dog Products…

USDA April 22, 2014
WASHINGTON (4/22/14) — Kraft Foods Group, Inc., a Columbia, Mo., establishment is recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners’ packages. The product labels are incorrect, as they do not reflect the ingredients associated with the pasteurized cheese in the cheese dogs, the U.S. Department of… Read More...
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USDA Sign-ups for LIP and LPF

USDA April 22, 2014
KENTUCKY (4/22/14) — The Caldwell County Farm Service Agency serving Caldwell and Lyon Counties is currently conducting sign-up for the Livestock Indemnity Program and the Livestock Forage Program to eligible producers who suffered losses in calendar year 2012. LIP provides compensation to eligible livestock producers who have suffered livestock death losses in excess of normal mortality due to… Read More...
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What's Next for the Corvette Museum?

National Corvette Museum April 22, 2014
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (4/22/14) — Last Tuesday, team members involved with the National Corvette Museum’s sinkhole recovery and remediation met to discuss the future of the Skydome and construction plan moving forward. Presentations were made of all of the findings, from drillings, to microgravity readings, and the WKU cave and karst team’s exploration into the hole. Dr. Jason Polk with WKU shared… Read More...
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18 EPA Earth Day Events Take Action on…

EPA April 22, 2014
WASHINGTON (4/22/14) — This Earth Week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is empowering Americans across the country to act on climate change through simple actions to reduce carbon pollution in their daily lives. Across the country, EPA will be holding events to talk about common-sense action to reduce carbon pollution and promote a cleaner energy economy while ensuring that all Americans… Read More...
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USDA Spiral Ham Recall

USDA April 21, 2014
WASHINGTON (4/21/14) – Gusto Packing, a Montgomery, Ill. establishment, is recalling approximately 67,113 pounds of sliced, spiral ham products due to concerns about possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced earlier this year. 18,997 pounds of the 67, 113 pounds have been recalled. The hams were shipped to… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter April 21, 2014
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/21/14) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following arrest reports Monday, April 21. Tonia S. Holmes, 40, of Madisonville was charged April 18 for alcohol intoxication in a public place first or second offense. The arresting officer was Jeff Ethridge. Jerry W. Lewis, 76, of Madisonville was served an arrest warrant April 18 for cruelty to animals second degree.… Read More...
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Joyce The Cat Needs Fur-ever Home

Gayla Miller April 21, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/21/14) — Hi. My name is Joyce The Cat. I'm the purr-fect cat for someone who wants to love me and spoil me. But only me. You see, I do best when I don't have to compete for attention, especially with other cats or worse, dogs! I am six years old and have my rabies shots. Plus I'm spayed! My owner, the woman everyone calls Robbie, doesn't feel so well. She got cancer and had… Read More...
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Meet The Hopkins County Magistrate…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director April 21, 2014
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/10/14) — Sixteen people are running for the office of Hopkins County Magistrate. Read More...
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KYTC Warns - High Winter Costs Means…

Lisa Tolliver April 21, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/21/14) — A winter season punctuated by a polar vortex, sub-zero temperatures, and nasty snow and crippling ice storms created more than a traveling nuisance for Kentucky residents. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spent more than $68 million on snow and ice removal – about one and a half times the cost of a typical Kentucky winter. During the 31 snow and ice events this… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday,…

Kentucky Lottery April 21, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/21/14) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday, April 20, 2014. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 7 - 0 - 5 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 3 - 3 - 6 - 3 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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Time-Out: You Don’t Know the Troubles…

Dennis Beard, SurfKY News April 21, 2014
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/21/14) — “The real troubles in your life are apt to be things that never crossed your worried mind, the kind that blindside you at 4 p.m. on some idle Tuesday.” Those are the words of Mary Schmich, published in the Chicago Tribune in June 1997 and made famous when the “Sunscreen” speech was read to music by Baz Luhrmann around the same time. Maybe you’ve heard it, but if not, I… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Police Reports Filed

Chief William C. Crider April 21, 2014
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (4/21/14) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, April 21. Billy D Waynick, 36, Providence, was charged April 14 with failure to pay fines on a Hopkins County warrant. Capt. Craig Patterson was the charging officer. Ashley Day, 29, Dawson Springs, was charged April 15 with failure to pay fines on a Hopkins County warrant. Capt. Craig… Read More...
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Biscuits & Bacon - Easter Eggs and…

SurfKY News April 21, 2014
KENTUCKY (4/19/14) — This week Maureen dishes what to do with your leftover dyed Easter eggs and offers thoughts on why eating less and more isn't an oxymoron. Dear Maureen, I love dying hard-boiled eggs for my children for Easter, but I need a few fresh recipe ideas for after Easter. My family will only eat so much egg salad. Eggs-asperated in Earlington Dear Eggs-asperated, First let me say,… Read More...
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Dave Says – April 20, 2014

Dave Ramsey April 20, 2014
KENTUCKY (4/20/14) — Credit Score and CD's. Dear Dave, I’m 20 years old, and I’m trying to get out of debt. However, I’m concerned about what might happen when I’m older and don’t have a credit score. My girlfriend says I won’t be able to get a job or rent an apartment without a good one. Is this true? Ian Dear Ian, No, it’s not true. I’m sure your girlfriend is a sweet person, but she has no… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths – April 20, 2014

Gary Miller, Columnist April 20, 2014
KENTUCKY (4/20/14) — One of the most enjoyable parts of turkey hunting is just watching the action. It’s not unusual for a gobbler and a few hens to be out of reach for a well placed shotgun shot but well within a comfortable eyeshot. Not only do you get to see a big tom as he struts and sways but you get to also watch all of the subplots that surround the main story. One of the most entertaining… Read More...
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Social Services Offices Implementing…

Cabinet for Health and Family Services April 20, 2014
FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/20/14) — The Kentucky Department for Community Based Services is implementing new office procedures for walk in customer benefit interviews at its family support offices. The new office procedures have been tested in 28 counties with great success. The change starts Monday, April 21, 2014 at all county DCBS offices. Face-to-face interviews with staff will be available from 8… Read More...

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Third Annual 'Art of the Hunt' Scheduled

HENDERSON, Ky. (4/22/14) — Orvis endorsed Deer Creek Lodge and the Henderson Area Arts Alliance are proud to announce… Read More

Providence Police Arrest Report – April 22, 2014

PROVIDENCE, Ky. (4/22/14) — The Providence Police Department released the following arrest reports Monday, April 21.… Read More
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