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Apollo Doubles up Hancock County, Advances to Title Game

May 29, 2015 Steve LeMaster
WHITESVILLE, Ky. (5/29/15) — Apollo doubled up Hancock County 12-6 in the semifinals of the Third Region Baseball Tournament at Whitesville Trinity Thursday night. With the win, Apollo improved to 31-8 and advances to the Third Region…
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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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Apollo Doubles up Hancock County,…

Steve LeMaster
WHITESVILLE, Ky. (5/29/15) — Apollo doubled up Hancock County 12-6 in the semifinals of the Third Region Baseball Tournament at Whitesville Trinity Thursday night. With the win, Apollo improved to 31-8 and advances to the Third Region championship game. Falling short in a bid to reach the regional title tilt, upset-minded Hancock County concluded its campaign 12-22. Apollo pitcher Zach Mooney… Read More...
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Drakesboro Man Injured in Central City…

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CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (5/29/15) — A Drakesboro man was injured in a motorcycle accident Thursday, May 28 in Central City. According to a Kentucky State Police report, the accident occurred at approximately 10:35 p.m. on Youngstown Road about one mile south of Central City. Trooper Jon McGehee responded to the scene and reported that William E. McElvain, 46, Drakesboro, was operating a 2002 Honda… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/29/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Friday, May 29. Timothy Catlett, of Hopkinsville, was charged May 23 on Hopkins County warrants for failure to appear. Earl F. Nelson, of Dawson Springs, was charged May 27 with public intoxication – controlled substance excludes alcohol. Joshua Brasher, of Mortons Gap, was charged May 27 with no… Read More...
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Hopkinsville Wins Second Region…

Steve LeMaster
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (5/29/15) — Hopkinsville is headed back to the state baseball tournament. University of Kentucky commit Easton McGee pitched a shutout to lead tournament host Hopkinsville past Christian County 4-0 in the Second Region championship game Thursday. McGee allowed seven hits and walked only one, striking out nine in the postseason outing. Christian County pitcher Eric Powell took… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/29/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday, May 29. Amanda S. Loving, of Madisonville, was charged May 28 with second-degree disorderly conduct. Ryan E. Woolever, of Madisonville, was charged May 28 with cultivating marijuana (five plants) – first offense, public intoxication controlled substance excluding alcohol and second-degree… Read More...
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Mustangs' Postseason Run Ends in Region…

Steve LeMaster
WHITESVILLE, Ky. (5/29/15) — Meade County pitcher Josh Durbin threw a three-hit shutout to lead the Green Wave past Muhlenberg County 5-0 in the semifinals of the Third Region Baseball Tournament at Whitesville Trinity Thursday night. Meade County improved to 27-5 and advanced to the regional championship game with the win. Following the loss, Muhlenberg County finished its season 18-20. While… 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

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
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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