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One Injured when Motorcycle, SUV Collide

September 03, 2015 Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/3/15) — An Earlington man was severely injured after colliding with a sport utility vehicle in a store parking lot on South Main Street Wednesday night. Madisonville Police Department reported Richard Metcalfe,…
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Owensboro Air Show, Century Aluminum…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/4/15) — The Owensboro Air Show and Century Aluminum are proud to recognize Patriot Day, Sept. 11, during air show activities that evening at the Owensboro Regional Airport. In recognition of this poignant day in our nation’s history, all first-responders and military will receive free admission Friday evening courtesy of Century Aluminum. As a sponsor for the 2015 Air Show,… Read More...
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City of Paducah 2015 Labor Day Holiday…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (9/4/15) — The following is the City of Paducah's Labor Day Holiday schedule: City Hall: City Hall, located at 300 South 5th Street, will be closed Monday, Sept. 7 for the Labor Day holiday. Engineering-Public Works Department: The City of Paducah will not collect brush or limbs on Monday, Sept. 7. The trash collection schedule for the Labor Day week will not change. The Compost… Read More...
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Edge Ice Center Open Labor Day

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/4/15) — The City of Owensboro's Edge Ice Center will be open from noon to 4 p.m., this Monday, Sept. 7, for a special Labor Day public skating session. A holiday rate of only $3 per person will be offered, and includes admission and skate rental. There are no spectator fees for parents and/or guardians wishing to take advantage of the spacious off-ice area that includes free… Read More...
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Babysitter Faces Criminal Abuse Charges…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (9/3/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, a McCracken County woman was arrested after an investigation showed she gave prescription medication to a child in her care. The report said April R. Burns, 31, was arrested just before noon today on charges of second-degree criminal abuse of a child and dispensing, prescribing or administering a controlled substance (first… Read More...
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Tilghman Clinic Will Open Tuesday

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PADUCAH, Ky. (9/3/15) — Starting Tuesday, Paducah Tilghman High School students and staff will have access to primary care and counseling services on campus in a new clinic offered by Baptist Health and Four Rivers Behavioral Health. The clinic will be open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on all school attendance days, and no appointments are needed. It is located on the second floor on the front hall. A… Read More...
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HPD Investigates Theft

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HENDERSON, Ky. (9/3/15) – According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Sept. 2, 2015, HPD responded to a theft from a vehicle at 1183 Taransay Drive. The report said sometime overnight, items were stolen from a vehicle parked in the driveway. This case is currently under investigation by the Henderson Police Department. If anyone has any information regarding this incident please contact… Read More...
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One Injured when Motorcycle, SUV Collide

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/3/15) — An Earlington man was severely injured after colliding with a sport utility vehicle in a store parking lot on South Main Street Wednesday night. Madisonville Police Department reported Richard Metcalfe, 45, 308 Wilson Street, was traveling south on his 2012 Victory motorcycle when he struck the front right side of an SUV driven by Morgan Myers, 16, of 414 S. Lee… Read More...
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Collision on Blandville Road Involving…

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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (9/3/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff’s Department, on Sept. 3, 2015 at approximately 8:57 a.m., MCSD responded to a two vehicle injury collision, involving a motorcycle, just west of the intersection at US62/Blandville Road and McCracken Boulevard. The report said upon arrival, deputies found that Joey Gill, 54, of Wickliffe, was operating a red 2009 Kawasaki… Read More...
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Lane Restrictions for Joint Inspection…

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KENTUCKY (9/3/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans joint walk-through inspections with the Indiana Department of Transportation on Ohio River Bridges across the region starting Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. These walk-through inspections will require work zone lane restrictions at the following dates and times: Wednesday, Sept. 9US 41 Twin Bridges between Henderson and Evansville starting… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports –…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/3/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, Sept. 3. Shawn M. Todd, of Madisonville, was charged Sept. 2 with operating a motor vehicle under the influence – third offense and second-degree possession of a controlled substance. Junior W. Williams, of Madisonville, was charged Sept. 2 with alcohol intoxication in a public place – third… Read More...
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KSP to Partner with DEA for 10th…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/3/15) — The Kentucky State Police will partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 in a collaborative effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from home medicine cabinets. This is the tenth national DEA 'Take Back' initiative the agency has participated in. Since the program's inception in September 2010, the KSP has… Read More...
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CASA Program of Hopkins County Seeking…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/3/15) — The CASA Program of Hopkins County is in desperate need of Court Appointed Special Advocates volunteers. Read More...
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Gubernatorial Candidate Spot-on about…

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KENTUCKY (9/3/15) — Critics of GOP gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin want to use his spot-on statement about a huge, costly and ineffective government-run preschool program to paint him as being opposed to any and all early childhood education. Bevin pointed out on KET’s “Kentucky Tonight” during this year’s primary campaign that Head Start – the nation’s largest taxpayer-funded preschool… Read More...
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TMS Automotive to Locate in Bowling…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/3/15) — A Kentucky company in the automotive industry is expanding with a new facility that will allow it to work more closely with its customers. Governor Steve Beshear today announced TMS Automotive LLC. is locating a facility at the Kentucky Transpark in Bowling Green. TMS Automotive offers industrial clients a variety of specialized services, including parts washing; rust… Read More...
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No. 16 Kentucky Welcomes Wright State…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/3/15) — The No. 16 Kentucky men's soccer team will look to build early-season momentum when it welcomes Wright State on Friday. Kickoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET at the Wendell and Vickie Bell Soccer Complex. The match will be the first leg of a double-header with the UK women's soccer team playing at 7:30 p.m. vs. Louisville. The Quote "Wright State beat us 1-0 in a good game… Read More...
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KSP Traffic Safety Checkpoints

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HICKORY, Ky. (9/3/15) — The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the Post 1 district, to check motorists for compliance with motor vehicle laws including driving under the influence statutes. KSP utilizes traffic safety checkpoints to promote safety for motorists using the public roadways and to provide a deterrent for those who violate laws contained in… Read More...
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July’s FNL Rescheduled for Saturday,…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/3/15) — When is Friday Night Live not on the second Friday of June, July or August? That happens when one of those events is postponed due to weather. That happened this summer in July causing the event to be rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19. The rescheduled event is being Saturday Live and the public is invited to bring their chairs and enjoy a nice afternoon in downtown… Read More...
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Upcoming Events at Land Between the…

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KENTUCKY (9/3/15) — Land Between the Lakes offers a variety of fun programs for all ages and interests. Join us - Labor Day Weekend Events Friday and Saturday, Sept. 4 and 5 Laser Light Shows - Golden Pond PlanetariumListen to your favorite retro, country, pop, or rock artists as laser lights dance across the 40-foot theater dome. Even if you have seen our laser shows before, you have never seen… Read More...
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HPD Seeking Suspect Involved in Alleged…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (9/3/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Sept. 2, 2015, HPD responded to a theft from a vehicle at 1272 Alastair. The report said sometime over night an ipad was stolen from a vehicle parked in front of the residence. This case is currently under investigation by the Henderson Police Department. If anyone has any information regarding this incident please… Read More...
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HPD Responds to Injury Accident

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HENDERSON, Ky. (9/3/15) – According to a Henderson Police Department report, HPD investigated an accident with injury Sept. 1, 2015 on Green and 5th Street. The report said Mailyn D Kurtz, of Henderson stated that she failed to see a red light at the intersection of 5th and Green Streets. Kurtz struck Tyler Kellen’s vehicle in the side. Kurtz was traveling east on 5th, and Kellen, also of… Read More...
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David Miller Named Park Manager at Lake…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/3/15) — David Miller is the new manager at Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz, Parks Commissioner Elaine Walker announced today. Miller has worked in the hotel business for 17 years, starting as a room service server at the Hyatt Regency in Lexington. He most recently was a regional general manager for Covington-based Commonwealth Hotels and oversaw five hotels in central… Read More...
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Kentucky Disc Golf Championships Set…

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (9/3/15) — The 2015 Kentucky Disc Golf Championships will be Oct. 3-4 in Bowling Green and will be part of the Kentucky Outdoor Adventure Games. Disc golf is similar to the game of golf – a small disc is tossed on a course and the competitors attempt to throw the disc into a basket. Tosses are counted for a player's score. There are 18 baskets along the course. There will be… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/3/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Sept. 2, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 17 - 22 - 30 - 46 - 56 - 16 Power Play 3 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 3 - 1 - 1 Wednesday Evening 1 - 3 - 4 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 7 - 5 - 8 - 9 Wednesday Evening 2 - 1 - 8 - 3 Cash Ball Wednesday 7 - 15 - 16 - 25 - 24 Kicker 2 - 0 - 6 - 2 - 2 5 Cash Card Wednesday… Read More...
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Medicare ACOs Continue to Improve…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (9/3/15) — Mercy Health (formerly Catholic Health Partners) – a Catholic healthcare ministry serving Kentucky and Ohio, announces that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued 2014 quality and financial performance results showing that more Medicare Accountable Care Organizations continue to generate financial savings while improving the quality of care for Medicare… Read More...
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Gospelfest Wows Crowd of Approximately…

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CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (9/3/15) — First Southern National Bank's annual Gospelfest was another hit Wednesday, Sept. 2 in downtown Central City. Bank spokeswoman Lanie Gardner estimated the crowd at about 4,500 people. Entertainers included Jason Crabb, The Martins, Seth and Ashley Mefford, Adam Craff and Terah Crabb Penhollow. Mike GrovesSurfKY News Photographer Read More...
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Nortonville New Water Treatment Plant…

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NORTONVILLE, Ky. (9/3/15) — Nortonville City Council held a special called meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 1 to discuss progress of the new water treatment plant. Engineer for the project Mike McGhee of McGhee Engineering and USDA Rural Development Joe Geffert were at the meeting to present their ongoing work with the project. McGhee said August 2010 is when he first looked at the possibility of… Read More...
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‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/3/15) — The Owensboro Police Department has been out in force again this year as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign on drunk driving. The campaign began on August 19th and will conclude on September 7th, 2015. The campaign is supported by national paid advertising, and along with our local high visibility… Read More...
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TVA Touts Progress of Combined Cycle…

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DRAKESBORO, Ky. (9/3/15) — Tennessee Valley Authority’s Paradise $1.12 billion Combined Cycle Plant project is 20 percent complete. Media outlets got a chance to tour the construction site today along its 30 acres, which was cleared of 550,000 yards of earth in 2014. The natural gas-powered facility’s construction began in March and is expected to go online in the spring/summer of 2017, TVA… Read More...
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KSP Increasing Patrols during Labor Day…

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HICKORY, Ky. (7/3/15) — The national campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs through Labor Day weekend with the goal of reducing deaths and injuries caused by motorists driving impaired, either by alcohol or drugs. Statewide, during the 2014 Labor Day holiday, there were 11 fatal collisions resulting in the deaths of 13 people on Kentucky roadways. Six were alcohol-related. During that… Read More...
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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/2/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Tod and Michele Hill about their latest mission trip to Honduras and their upcoming Crossfire event on this episode of Focus on Hopkins County. Filmed at SurfKY StudiosTim Thomas, HostGary Gates, Video Director Read More...

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