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Governor's Emergency Order for Truckers Available on KYTC Website

March 06, 2015 Chuck Wolfe
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/6/15) — Governor Steve Beshear's emergency order pertaining to truck drivers responding to winter storm relief efforts has been posted on the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's website.
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Dorena-Hickman Ferry to Open Saturday…

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KENTUCKY (3/6/15) — The Dorena-Hickman Ferry plans to resume service at 7 a.m., CT, on Saturday. The Dorena-Hickman Ferry had been closed due to adverse weather conditions. The landing ramps were cleared of snow and ice today to allow the ferry to reopen on the regular winter schedule Saturday morning. The Dorena-Hickman Ferry connects Kentucky 1354 at Hickman, Kentucky, with Missouri Route A and… Read More...
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Governor's Emergency Order for Truckers…

Chuck Wolfe
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/6/15) — Governor Steve Beshear's emergency order pertaining to truck drivers responding to winter storm relief efforts has been posted on the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's website. Read More...
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Owensboro Transit System – Route…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/6/15) — The Owensboro Transit System route maps are available for download. In addition, the Owensboro Transit System subscribes to RouteShout, which is a real-time application that provides bus location information to users. Mobile users can download this application for free on iPhone, iPad and Android. Information is also available by going to m.RouteShout.com or through… Read More...
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Governor Beshear, First Lady Invite…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/6/15) — Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear invite Kentuckians to participate in the 2015 Governor's Prayer Breakfast Tuesday, March 17 at the Frankfort Convention Center. Dr. Matthew Sleeth, author and executive director of Blessed Earth, will deliver the keynote address. The Governor's Prayer Breakfast is a Kentucky tradition dating back to 1965 and includes… Read More...
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Kentucky House Approves Legislation…

Amy Carman
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/6/15) — In an effort to achieve greater transparency within the state's largest provider of higher education and workforce training, the Kentucky House of Representatives this week approved state Rep. Rick Nelson's resolution requiring a public listing of the top 100 salaries paid to employees and persons under contract with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.… Read More...

PSC OK's Move of EKPC Coal Ash from…

Andrew Melnykovych
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/6/15) — The Kentucky Public Service Commission has approved a proposal by East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Inc. to move 560,000 cubic yards of coal combustion waste to a new storage facility. EKPC is planning to empty and restore three ash ponds at its William C. Dale generating station, which is located on the Kentucky River in southwestern Clark County. The waste is to be… Read More...
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UK Baseball Hosts NKU In Only…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/6/15) — Winners of seven consecutive games, the Kentucky baseball team will return to action with its final non-conference weekend, playing host to Northern Kentucky in a three-game series, with first pitch in the series opener slated for 2 p.m. on Saturday at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The series will resume on Sunday with a doubleheader set for a 12 p.m. first pitch. UK was… Read More...
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National Corvette Museum Celebrates…

National Corvette Museum
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (3/6/15) — While you may have seen truckloads of brand new Corvettes traveling the interstates ready for delivery to dealerships across the country, a large number of America's sports car are also delivered just across the street from the world's only GM Corvette Assembly Plant to the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky. On Friday, March 6, 2015 the 10,000 Corvette… Read More...
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Closure on US 41-Alternate Henderson at…

Keith Todd
HENDERSON, Ky. (3/6/15) — To allow recovery of an overturned semi, US41-Alternate will be closed between the Kentucky 425 Henderson Bypass and US 60 at Henderson stating at noon, today, March 6. US 41-A will be closed in this area for approximately four hours. There will be no marked detour. SurfKY News Information provided by Keith Todd Read More...
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Madisonville Native Named SSAC Women's…

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (3/6/15) — The Southern States Athletic Conference announced the 2014-15 SSAC Women's Basketball All-Conference teams and award-winners on Wednesday at the SSAC Basketball Awards Banquet in Montgomery, Ala. Bethel University senior forward Tayla Foster - who leads the conference in scoring (22.62 points per game) and is one of the league leaders in field goal percentage (fourth,… Read More...
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REVISED - Madisonville Fire Reports –…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/6/15) — Madisonville Fire Department released the following reports recently: Madisonville Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at 7 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Arch and Church streets. The Chevy Impala had overheated and the engine caught fire, causing substantial damage. After extinguishing the blaze, firefighters told the owner that no wreckers were… Read More...
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Sen. Paul to Speak to Lions Club Group…

Daniel Bayens
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (3/6/15) — Sen. Rand Paul will speak to the Lions Club District 43-E Convention being held at 4 p.m. CT (5 p.m. ET) Saturday March 7 in Bowling Green at the Holiday Inn University Plaza, Heartland Salon B, 1021 Wilkinson Trace, Bowling Green, Ky. 42103. Sen. Paul is a longtime Lions Club member. In 1995, he founded the Southern Kentucky Lions Eye Clinic, an organization that… Read More...
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KYTC Plow Crews Contending with Extreme…

Chuck Wolfe
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/6/15) — The last of a series of stalled tractor-trailers on I65 in Hart County were removed overnight, but efforts to keep the roadway open through the snow have been complicated by recurring mishaps and new blockages. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews in most highway districts worked late into Thursday night or through the night to keep major state routes passable through… Read More...
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Eastbound I24 Closed at Exit 11

Sgt David Shepherd
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (3/6/15) — I24 Eastbound is closed and all traffic is being diverted off at Exit 11 until the interstate cleared up at Exit 27. Local motorist are urged to take alternate routes. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Sgt David Shepherd Read More...
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Friday's Top-20 Women's Tennis Match…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (3/6/15) — Due to heavy snow in the Lexington area and throughout the region, the No. 20 Kentucky women's tennis match vs. No. 13 Vanderbilt has been rescheduled for 9 a.m. ET Sunday, March 8. The top-25 matchup, originally set for Friday, will be the opening match of a three-match slate Sunday at UK's Hilary J. Boone Tennis Center. Kentucky (11-4, 2-0 Southeastern Conference)… Read More...
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WKCTC, MSU Presidents Join Together to…

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (3/6/15) — Just before March Madness begins, West Kentucky Community and Technical College President Barbara Veazey and Murray State University President Robert Davies will join forces to promote another March event – Transfer Madness, a free statewide online transfer fair. Read More...
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Free Tours Offered March 13 at New…

Kim Brannock
FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/6/15) — The Archives and Records Management Division of the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives will conduct free tours of the new State Records Center Friday, March 13 in Frankfort. Construction of the new State Records Center began in March 2013. Staff began transferring over 190,000 cubic feet of records from two separate rental facilities into the new building in… Read More...
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First Kentucky Bank Open for Limited…

Dean Rowe
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/6/15) — First Kentucky Bank’s Muhlenberg and Ohio County offices will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 6. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Dean Rowe Read More...
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KYDOT Warning Motorists of Overnight…

Keith Todd
WESTERN KENTUCKY (3/5/15) ― The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is urging anyone who ventures out tonight to be mindful of the potential for re-freezing due to extreme cold temperatures. Kentucky highway crews are already seeing some indications that re-freezing will be an issue. There is also a potential for road frosting or black ice as pavement temperatures drop. U.S. 62 is closed near Central… Read More...
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Owensboro Board of Commissioners Work…

Beth Cecil
OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/5/15) — The Owensboro Board of Commissioners will hold a work session at 12 p.m., on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in the Commission Chambers located on the fourth floor at City Hall, 101 E. 4th Street, Owensboro, Ky. The agenda will be available online at www.owensboro.org on Monday, March 9, 2015. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Beth Cecil Read More...
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Registration Deadline for HCCYL Extended

Steve LeMaster
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (3/5/15) — The Hopkinsville-Christian County Youth League has extended its baseball and softball registration for the 2015 season through Saturday, March 7. Registration for HCCYL remains open at Herb Hays Furniture, which is located at 2519 Fort Campbell Blvd. No late sign-ups after the registration deadline on Saturday will be accepted. Tee ball (boys and girls ages 3-4 and… Read More...

‘Makenna & Brock’ Cancelled Due to…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/5/15) — Spotlight Series featuring Makenna & Brock at the Owensboro Convention Center tonight has been cancelled. We are currently working on rescheduling this concert. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Owensboro Convention Center Read More...
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UPDATE: I-24 Open Between 50-45 MM

Keith Todd
WESTERN KENTUCKY (3/5/15) –Keith Todd with the Kentucky Department of Transportation reports that all lanes of I-24 are open. Tow trucks supplied by the Kentucky National Guard were able to pull several vehicles out of the front end of the traffic snarl. Plows are working in the area to improve driving conditions. The Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville reports the following concerning… Read More...
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KYDOT Believes as Many as 200 Vehicles…

Keith Todd
KENTUCKY (3/5/15) — The eastbound traffic is now moving along Interstate 24 all the way through Kentucky. Eastbound traffic started moving from the 16 mile marker near Paducah heading eastbound toward Clarksville and Nashville in the last 20 minutes. The westbound lanes remain blocked between about the 50 mile marker and the 45 mile marker. We believe about 200 vehicles remain stuck along the… Read More...

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