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Wounded Warrior Returns to UK for Journalism Degree

May 25, 2015 Rebecca Stratton, Jenny Wells, Blair Hoover, Elizabeth Baunach
LEXINGTON, Ky. (5/25/15) — What do surfing, skydiving, hunting, meeting Toby Keith, riding in a NASCAR car, completing marathons, riding a hand cycle and earning a college degree all have in common? They’re all on Cpl. Matthew…
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UPDATE - MPD Seeks Three in Residential…

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MURRAY, Ky. (5/25/15) — According to a Murray Police Department report, MPD investigators, in cooperation with the Calloway County Sheriff's Office, arrested Patience Ahart on May 22, 2015. The report said Ahart, 19, of Murray is charged with robbery first degree and unlawful imprisonment second degree in connection with a robbery in an apartment on Diuguid Drive on May 21, 2015. Ahart was lodged… Read More...
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Simpson Named Principal at EVES

Lora Wimsatt
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (5/25/15) — Sonya Simpson has been named principal at East View Elementary School. The announcement was made at 3 p.m. May 22, at a special meeting of the EVES School-Based Decision Making Council. Simpson currently serves as assistant principal at Meadow Lands Elementary School. Before that, she was assistant principal at East View from 2005-2012. She began her career with… Read More...
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Owensboro Museum of Fine Art to Host…

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DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (5/25/15) — "Daviess County; Through the Lens of Art" a major exhibition documenting Daviess County's yearlong bicentennial celebration will open from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 30 at the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art with a gala preview. Highlights of the evening will include re-enactors impersonating figures in Daviess County history, a performance by the bluegrass quartet, Kings… Read More...
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GPD Reminds Citizens about Yard Sale…

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — Greenville Police Department would like remind the citizens of Greenville about laws relating to yard sale signs. In the past, yard sale signs have been posted on street signs and utility poles. This creates a problem for motorists traveling in the city. The yard sale signs may obstruct a driver's view at intersections or interfere with important traffic regulations… Read More...
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Damascus Road House Leads Young People…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
NORTONVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — The Damascus Road House, formerly in White Plains, re-opened on Main Street in Nortonville Friday, May 22. Volunteer Lynda Crick, who commandeers the concessions said it’s a great place for youth to come for food, games, fun and fellowship on the second and fourth Friday of each month. Pastor Joanne Jones of The River organizes, supervises and ministers along with the… Read More...
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Seniors Celebrate with Cook-out, Games,…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — The Senior Citizens Center hosted “Celebrate Older American’s Day” Friday, May 22. SCS director Connie Sleeper said May is Older American’s Month and this away to recognize and celebrate the seniors that come to the center. The guests participated in a cook-out, games, activities and fellowship. The center is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and the noon meal is $5 for… Read More...
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Construction to Begin on Sugg Street…

Leslie Curneal
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — City of Madisonville Engineering Department has announced that the Sugg Street Improvement Project construction is scheduled to break ground Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Traffic will be restricted to one lane going one way, moving west toward CSX. There will be one lane of parking made available during this time. The public can expect construction to continue over a three… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear to Lead Trade Mission to…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/25/15) — More than a dozen Kentucky small businesses will connect with key liaisons in the international marketplace next week. Gov. Steve Beshear will lead a Kentucky Export Initiative trade mission to Canada starting Monday. The companies, which represent a variety of industries throughout the Commonwealth, will be personally matched with Canadian businesses and distribution… Read More...
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Wounded Warrior Returns to UK for…

Rebecca Stratton, Jenny Wells, Blair Hoover, Elizabeth Baunach
LEXINGTON, Ky. (5/25/15) — What do surfing, skydiving, hunting, meeting Toby Keith, riding in a NASCAR car, completing marathons, riding a hand cycle and earning a college degree all have in common? They’re all on Cpl. Matthew Bradford’s bucket list. Bradford is working on that last item on the list by studying journalism and history at the University of Kentucky. As for the rest of those things,… Read More...
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Seven Hills Neighborhood Alliance to…

Abby Shelton
OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/24/15) — The Seven Hills Neighborhood Alliance will host its annual Yard Sale Fiesta on Friday and Saturday, June 5 and June 6. Neighbors are invited to host their own yard sales and encouraged to consider donating $5 to $10 of their proceeds to the Seven Hills Neighborhood Alliance to help offset the costs of advertising for the yard sale and to support various community… Read More...
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Kentucky Crafts Beverage Conference at…

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/24/15) — The second Kentucky Crafts Beverage Conference sponsored by the Kentucky Innovation Network will be held at West Kentucky Community and Technical College to discuss how and why to establish a craft distillery in western Kentucky. The conference, which is again free and open to the public, will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 11 in Crounse Hall, Room 101. Community… Read More...
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AHS, DCHS Earn Silver Awards on U.S.…

Lora Wimsatt
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (5/24/15) — Apollo and Daviess County high schools are among the top high schools in Kentucky as ranked by U.S. News and World Report, based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work, including Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams. The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 21,000… Read More...
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Prosecutors from Kentucky, Tennessee to…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/24/15) — Attorney General Jack Conway announced May 21 that his office will help host an annual training event that focuses on the effective prosecution of vehicular homicide cases, many of which involve drunk drivers. Commonwealth's Attorneys from across Kentucky will join prosecutors from the Tennessee District Attorney's office at the training, entitled "Lethal Weapon,"… Read More...
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'Remember Our Military' by Glenn…

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UNITED STATES (5/24/15) — One of my sons recently came home from a twelve month military deployment. My wife and I took a couple of days and flew to welcome him at his stateside arrival airport. We watched soldier after soldier pick up his or her duffel bags and other luggage in baggage claims. We didn't see families or friends hugging them and welcoming them home. My son turned the corner and… Read More...
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Reading Solutions Offers Students a…

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/24/15) ― The Muhlenberg County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Reading Solutions last week at 134 North Main in downtown Greenville. Reading Solutions offers tutoring in reading for students aged 4 to adult using the Barton System, a multisensory systematic phonics based approach to reading. Vickie Williams of Greenville is the proprietor of Reading… Read More...
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MCC's Felicia Johnson Receives State…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/24/15) ― Felecia Johnson was named as the statewide New Horizons Award of Excellence winner in the faculty category at the 2015 KCTCS New Horizons Conference May 18 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center. The usiness administration professor was nominated by an MCC Presidential Cabinet, consisting of MCC President Dr. Judith Rhoads and a group of MCC administrators. The… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Mental Health…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (5/24/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office yesterday with representatives of Kentucky’s chapter of the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI). SurfKY NewsInformation provided by U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield Read More...
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Dave Says - May 24, 2015

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KENTUCKY (5/24/15) — This week Dave discusses budgeting together and stay with the bank. Dear Dave, I have a question about budgeting. I give myself and my husband $150 a month each for blow money to be used on whatever we want. I’m upset because he spends all his eating out, then he buys other things he wants that he has no money for. Am I being too stingy? Cheryl Dear Cheryl, I think you guys… Read More...
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Caldwell County Native Helping Unwrap…

Whitney Harder
LEXINGTON, Ky. (5/24/15) — She comes from a Kentucky town of fewer than 7,000, but she’s no stranger to traveling the world’s most influential cities. She only just earned her bachelor’s degree in December, but began working toward her master’s last year. She is a female going into in a historically male-dominated field, but has had no trouble landing top internships and research positions. And… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths - May 24, 2015

Gary Miller
KENTUCKY (5/24/15) — My hunting has given way to fishing. At one time I actually did more fishing than hunting. But for the past several years it’s been hard to keep me out of the woods. My fishing has its extremes. I love the thrill of landing a big bass but I also love the serenity (and table fare) of catching pan fish. Recently I fished in a local bass tournament. The competition adds to the… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of May 24, 2015

Brent Yonts
KENTUCKY (5/24/15) — From our caves to our lakes to our historical sites, Kentucky has a lot to offer. So it's little wonder that tourism is a big business in the Bluegrass State. And that business is growing. All nine tourism regions in the state had gains in tourism spending in 2014 for a statewide economic impact of nearly $13.1 billion, a 4.4 percent increase over 2013, according to the state… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - ' Glow Slime'

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KENTUCKY (5/24/15) — Slime is always fun to play with, especially when it glows in the dark. Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how to use a few ingredients from around the house to create a batch of homemade glow slime. INGREDIENTS 1/4 Cup Liquid Starch 1/4 Cup Elmer's Glue 2 Tablespoons Glow-In-The-Dark Pigment 1 Bowl INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Mix the liquid starch and… Read More...
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Pennyroyal Herb Club Annual Garden Tour…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/23/15) — Tour eight local gardens, featuring butterfly gardens, raised beds, shade gardens, container gardens, railway gardens, organics, native plants, perennials, vegetables, and more. Tour headquarters located at the Ruby Laffoon Log Cabin, 107 Union Street, Madisonville. Tickets $10 each. Advance tickets available at Exotic Florist and Metcalfe's Landscaping & Garden… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Kentucky Ambulance…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (5/23/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office yesterday with representatives of the Kentucky Ambulance Providers. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield 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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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

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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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Shrek Comes to Glema Center

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/9/15) — Glema Mahr Center for the Arts Director Brad Downall highlights the upcoming schedule for the summer during a video interview… Read More...
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MCC's Johnson, Bennett, Morrow to Receive KCTCS Horizon Awards

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MADISONVILLE, Ky.. (5/8/15) — Madisonville Community College announced the winners of the annual New Horizons Awards of Excellence for 2015. Felecia Johnson… Read More...

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SLAUGHTERS, Ky. – Naomi Sue Pharris, 81, of Sebree died May 21, 2015, at Colonial Terrace in Sebree, Ky. She was born in Ashbyburg to the late Ira and Carrie Hudson Daniels on Feb. 4, 1934. She was a…
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