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Crittenden County Falls in Region's First Round

May 29, 2015 Steve LeMaster
MORTONS GAP, Ky. (5/29/15) — Henderson County pitcher Maci Bown tossed a two-hit shutout to lead the Lady Colonels over Crittenden County 6-0 in the opening round of the Second Region Softball Tournament at Hopkins County Central…
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Olivet Church Road Improvement Project…

Pam Spencer
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/30/15) — The construction phase of the Olivet Church Road Improvement Project will begin Monday, June 1. On that date, the traffic signal located at U.S. 60 and New Holt Road will be reconfigured and barricades will be installed to prevent traffic from using the mall access road located between Chuck E. Cheese's and Red Lobster. In other words, traffic will not be able to travel… Read More...
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UPDATE - Christian County Traffic…

Keith Todd
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (5/30/15) — Due to weather delays, the contractor now expects to start milling and paving along this section of Kentucky 380/Skyline Drive in Hopkinsville on Monday, June 1, 2015. This section has two travel lanes in each direction with a middle turn lane. This should allow ample space for traffic to safely pass the milling and paving crews as they go about their work.… Read More...
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Trying Times for Free Speech

Richard Nelson
KENTUCKY (5/30/15) — Free speech isn't as free as you'd think. It comes at a price-in fact, a steep price as this last Memorial Day reminds us of Americans who died fighting tyrants and ideologies that have no use for human rights or the freedom to articulate them. If free speech is costly, then provocative speech is at a premium. And it's on trial. Exhibit A: the "Draw Muhammad" contest held… Read More...
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Ohio Valley League opens 2015 season

Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO - The Ohio Valley League's 2015 season opened on Friday as Owensboro and Fulton posted wins. Madisonville and Dubois County dropped season-openers. Yet to make its 2015 debut, Hopkinsville is scheduled to host Owensboro for a season-opener on Saturday. Owensboro pulled away to defeat visiting Dubois County 6-2 on Friday. Ty Brady went 2-for 3 at the plate for the Oilers in the win.… Read More...
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Endowment Donates Safety Sleeves for…

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MURRAY, Ky. (5/30/15) — The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare recently provided the perioperative department at Murray-Calloway County Hospital with a supply of specially-designed sleeves designed to eliminate the risk of potential injury when treating mastectomy, lumpectomy with lymph node removal and dialysis patients. After certain procedures, patients are asked to avoid using the… Read More...
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UofL Part of First Successful Study of…

Julie Heflin
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (5/30/15) — It's a new weapon in the arsenal of cancer fighting treatments: utilizing genetically modified viruses to invade cancer cells and destroy them from the inside. University of Louisville researcher Jason Chesney, M.D., Ph.D., deputy director of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, and a team of international scientists found that stage IIIb to IV melanoma patients… Read More...
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Hercules to Expand, Create 14 New Jobs

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HENDERSON, Ky. (5/30/15) – In a show of pure strength, Hercules Manufacturing Company is adding more jobs in Henderson. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced that Hercules, a manufacturer of van bodies and trailers, will hire 14 new employees. “Hercules Manufacturing is flexing its muscles in western Kentucky by adding more than a dozen new jobs,” said Gov. Beshear. “Manufacturing drives our… Read More...
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Happenings, Meetings Listed for…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/30/15) ― The following happenings and meetings are scheduled for next week: • The Pennyrile Soapbox Derby Association’s Annual Soapbox Derby will take place on Saturday, May 30 at 10 a.m. on Baldwin Drive. • Rods for Relay will be Saturday May 30, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Oasis Southwest Grill, Madisonville. Activities include a Relay Car and Truck Show, live auction, corn… Read More...
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Medical Students Act as Exercise…

Elizabeth Adams
LEXINGTON, Ky. (5/30/15) — Chance Ridgeway hasn’t stopped moving for 45 straight minutes. Sweat beads form on the brow of the 11-year-old as he vigorously touches his left elbow to his right knee, then meets his right elbow to his left knee. This jerky dance move is repeated again and again. To his right, exercise partner Chris Brown challenges Chance to pump his knees up a little bit higher.… Read More...
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John James Audubon State Park Scheduled…

Julie McDonald
HENDERSON, Ky. (5/30/15) — The following events and happenings scheduled are: Interpretive Opportunities May 28-May 30 Thursday, May 286 p.m. - Fishing Fun- Join us for a fun evening of fishing on Recreation Lake. All you need to bring is a smile and a little bit of luck. Where? Recreation Lake boat dock. How Long? 1 ½ hours. Who? All, children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.… Read More...
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Muhlenberg's Miners and Music Festival

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Land Between the Lakes Upcoming Events…

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KENTUCKY (5/30/15) — The following events and more are scheduled to take place at Land Between the Lakes starting this weekend. Saturday, May 30 1-4 p.m. - Children's Day on the Farm* - HomeplaceProgram included with HP admission. *Ideal for Home Educators - 1850s farm children worked alongside their parents to help raise crops and livestock for the family's use. Today, children will learn to do… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - ' Pop a Balloon…

Jason Lindsey
KENTUCKY (5/30/15) — You might eat an orange as a healthy snack, but did you know you can use an orange to pop a balloon? Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist shows us the power behind an orange. INGREDIENTS Balloon Orange INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Inflate the balloon. STEP 2: Remove the peeling from the orange. STEP 3: Squeeze the juice from the peeling onto the balloon and observe.… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'The Faith to Fall'

Ronnie McBrayer
KENTUCKY (5/30/15) — While traveling with friends on business, we took an afternoon off to visit one of those massive arcades complete with 3D games, a ropes course, go-karts, and the like. It was great fun, a needed distraction, and I’m pleased to say that I crushed my competition on the racetrack. But my thrill of victory was curbed by the agony of defeat when I faced this funhouse’s four-story… Read More...
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KSP Seeks Public Help in Locating…

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WESTERN KENTUCKY (5/29/15) — The Kentucky State Police Post 1 is seeking the public's help in locating a man wanted in connection with burglary, trespassing and criminal mischief. Justin Wayne Goad, 26, Paducah, also has ties to Graves, Livingston, Marshall and Daviess counties. Anyone with information, is asked to call (270) 856-3721 or text a tip to KSP at 67283 or a local law enforcement… Read More...
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Sheriff McGehee Commends Nelson Creek…

Shawn Freels, SurfKY News
NELSON CREEK, Ky. (5/29/15) ― Muhlenberg County Sheriff Curtis McGehee speaks to Nelson Creek community residents about the decreasing amount of crime in the community due to the instigation of the Nelson Creek Community Watch Program. McGehee commended the community members during the group’s potluck meeting Friday, May 29 at the Nelson Creek Community Center, and urged them to keep up the good… Read More...
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Caldwell County Traffic Advisory

Keith Todd
CALDWELL COUNTY, Ky. (5/29/15) — P&L Railroad plans to close Jones-Keeney Road in Caldwell County starting Monday, June 1, 2015. Jones-Keeney Road will be closed in the Claxton community just north of the intersection with Claxton Road to allow rail crossing upgrades. The roadway is expected to close at approximately 8 a.m., CDT, on Monday. It is expected to reopen to traffic sometime Thursday… Read More...
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Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/29/15) — The following indictments were recently handed down by a Hopkins County Grand Jury. Phillip Adams, 56, of Dawson Springs, theft by unlawful taking less than $500 and first-degree possession of a controlled substance/meth. Whitney Allison, 33, of Madisonville, first-degree promoting contraband. Derek Battles, 36, of Madisonville, trafficking in marijuana – second… Read More...
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Baptist Health Paducah Names New…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (5/29/15) — Carrie Sims, RN, has been named director of the Critical Care units at Baptist Health Paducah. Sims has worked 22 years at Baptist Health Paducah, including 20 years in the critical care units. She became a charge nurse in 2007 and has served as clinical coordinator for Critical Care since August 2013. She received her associate's degree in nursing from Paducah Community… Read More...
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Lady Colonels Blank Crittenden County…

Steve LeMaster
MORTONS GAP, Ky. (5/29/15) — Henderson County pitcher Maci Bown tossed a two-hit shutout to lead the Lady Colonels over Crittenden County 6-0 in the opening round of the Second Region Softball Tournament at Hopkins County Central Thursday. Brown struck out 11 and earned the win. Crittenden County pitcher Cassidy Moss suffered the loss. With the win, Henderson County improved to 17-12 and advanced… Read More...
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Crittenden County Falls in Region's…

Steve LeMaster
MORTONS GAP, Ky. (5/29/15) — Henderson County pitcher Maci Bown tossed a two-hit shutout to lead the Lady Colonels over Crittenden County 6-0 in the opening round of the Second Region Softball Tournament at Hopkins County Central Thursday. Brown struck out 11 and earned the win. Crittenden County pitcher Cassidy Moss suffered the loss. With the win, Henderson County improved to 17-12 and advanced… Read More...
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KSP Arrests Missouri Man on Kidnapping…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (5/29/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP received a call from the Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida on Thursday May 28, 2015 concerning a missing 16 year-old female juvenile. Through the Polk County Sheriff's Office investigation it was believed that the missing juvenile was with a John E. Rush, 46 of Pacific, Mo., whom she had met on the internet. The report… Read More...
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Register Today for Junior Golf Camp

Brittni Klotzback
OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/29/15) — The Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for its annual "Introduction to Golf" camp for youth ages 6 through 15. Perfect for those new to the game, the camp will instruct participants in correct grip, stance, swing, putting, chipping, rules and course etiquette. Camp dates are June 8-12 for those ages 6-11 (register by May 29)… Read More...
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BMS Participates in Language Arts…

Kristy Meyer
BENTON, Ky. (5/29/15) — Students at Benton Middle School participated in the school's annual Language Arts Society Auction. Students spent their L.A. Money that they earned during the school year on items such as Vera Bradley Bags, a set of cornhole boards and a Laptop won by Jackson Dodd. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Kristy Meyer Read More...

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VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HANSON, Ky. (05/26/15) – There was standing room only as the city of Hanson met for its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, May 26. And, Mayor Mickey DeMoss… Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 27, 2015

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Church's Military Mission a Success

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/26/15) — The Rev. Bill Adcock and members of Slaughters Christian Church have been on a mission for the military. Their mission is an… Read More...
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Barry Duvall Shares Muhlenberg History with Hopkins Historical Society

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HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/20/15) — Hopkins County Historical Society recently met for its monthly meeting with Muhlenberg historian Barry Duvall as guest speaker.… Read More...
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County Employees Won’t Get Annual Raise as Budget Reduced

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/19/15) — Hopkins Fiscal Court approved its 2015-16 fiscal year budget of $26.58 million at its Tuesday morning meeting. The county also… Read More...
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Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health Plex in Madisonville

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HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (5/19/15) — Owensboro Health Inc. announced today its plans to build a $15 million outpatient healthcare facility in Madisonville. Company… Read More...
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Probation and Parole Violators - May 15, 2015

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Probation and Parole has issued a new list of their top most wanted. Read More...
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Pastor Talks About Trials, Triumphs of 30-Year Ministry

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
WHITE PLAINS, Ky. (5/11/15) — Mt. Carmel Cumberland Presbyterian Church in White Plains will honor Bro. John Shoulta and his wife, Brenda, at 11 a.m. May 17,… Read More...

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Laura Rose Abell Smith, 83

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. – Laura Rose Abell Smith, 83, died Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. Ms. Smith was born April 15, 1931, in Lebanon, Ky. She was a teacher and enjoyed reading; visiting…
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