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Faith Baptist Hosts Family Fun Day

May 03, 2015 Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, KY. (5/3/15) – Faith Baptist Church hosted a Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 2. Sunshine, fellowship and fun for the whole family were in abundance at the annual FFD. Pastor Chuck Evans said the church has been hosting…
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Faith Baptist Hosts Family Fun Day

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, KY. (5/3/15) – Faith Baptist Church hosted a Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 2. Sunshine, fellowship and fun for the whole family were in abundance at the annual FFD. Pastor Chuck Evans said the church has been hosting the event for several years and, he said “the event is all about kids and having a fun, family day.” Co-founder of the FFD event David “Sweet Tooth” Vandiver died in… Read More...
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Two Injured During Two-Vehicle Collision

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/3/15) ― Two people were injured during a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of East Noel Avenue and North Scott Street. According to a Madisonville Police Department report, Frederick Teague, 21, Madisonville, was driving a 1994 Buick headed east on East Noel Avenue while Helen Pentecost, 18, Madisonville, was driving a 1996 Infinity headed south on North Scott Street.… Read More...
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Summer Evening Shows, Star Parties at…

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KENTUCKY (5/3/15) — Summer Evening Planetarium Shows begin May 30 with Firefall at Golden Pond Planetarium followed by a Star Party. Friends of Land Between The Lakes will present additional 8 p.m. evening planetarium shows and star parties on select Saturdays during June, July, August and September. Admission is $5 ages 13 and up, $3 ages 5-12 and free for ages 4 and under. Join the fun at the… Read More...
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Kentucky Wesleyan College Offers Summer…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/3/15) – Kentucky Wesleyan College will offer Summer Explorations, a daytime program created for curious students and designed to help them thrive in their current schools and in their futures, on June 9 – 12 and June 16 – 19. Summer Explorations is open to students who have completed 6th, 7th or 8th grades. Participants may sign up for one week or two and will attend one class… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of May 3, 2015

Brent Yonts
KENTUCKY (5/3/15) — Do you remember your best teacher in elementary, middle or high school? You might not remember much about that person, or you may remember a whole lot. In fact, it's likely that you do. It is not uncommon for folks to say that the most influential person in their life, aside from a parent or grandparent, was a teacher. And there are statistics to back that claim up. I found… Read More...
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Dave Says - May 3, 2015

Dave Ramsey
KENTUCKY (5/3/15) — This week Dave shares His wisdom - "God is whispering to you." Dave also shares thoughts on having a mortgage. Dear Dave, I was recently notified that I am one of the beneficiaries of a class action lawsuit against a previous employer. The amount I can receive is just $200, but I don’t feel like this past employer wronged me in any way. Everyone around me is urging me to take… Read More...
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State Registered Nurse Aide Pinning…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (5/3/15) — A pinning ceremony was held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 27, in the Henderson County High School cafeteria for the Henderson County High School Career and Technical Education students in the Health Science State Registered Nurse Aide industry certificate program. The SNRA is a step toward College and Career Readiness and is also recognized by the Kentucky Board of Nursing.… Read More...
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Outdoor Truths – May 3, 2015

Gary Miller
KENTUCKY (5/3/15) — I had big plans on opening day of turkey season. I knew where the gobblers would be. They had been there every year for as far back as I can remember. It’s like it was their favorite place to roost. I had also been able to put a few from there on my dinner table as well. If there is a honey hole in turkey hunting this is it. So you can imagine how excited I was to wake up on… Read More...
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Conquering the clutter: Cleanliness…

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KENTUCKY (5/2/15) — Famed comedienne Phyllis Diller once said, "Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the sidewalk before it stops snowing." Many parents realize that having children means their homes will be filled with a vast assortment of toys, clothing and other items that seemingly spend more time scattered across the family room floor than in children's… Read More...
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Baptist Health Hosts Annual ‘Bike…

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/2/15) — Young and young at heart were in the sun today at Baptist Health in Madisonville. SurfKY News was there to capture some moments from today and speak with a few members in the community that made the "Bike Safety Day" event possible. Gary GatesSurfKY News ReporterSurfKY News Video/Gary Gates Read More...
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Henderson County Traffic Advisory

Keith Todd
HENDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (5/2/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and the City of Henderson plan a joint moving work zone along the US 41 North Strip and the US 41 Twin Bridges at Henderson on Monday, May 4, 2015. Motorists should be alert for a slow moving caravan in support of a sweeper truck moving along the US 41 North Strip and US 41 Twin Bridges at Henderson starting about 8 a.m., CDT,… Read More...
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Traffic Advisory for Christian County

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CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (5/2/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic along the US 68 Hopkinsville Bypass starting Monday, May 4, 2015. The lane restriction along The US 68 Hopkinsville Bypass/Eagle Way at mile point 4.932 is to allow construction of a turn lane for Turtle Creek Drive. All traffic will move to the right-hand or driving lane in this work… Read More...
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Mustangs Down McLean County for Second…

Steve LeMaster
Muhlenberg County pulled away to defeat visiting 10th District rival McLean County 9-2 in a high school baseball game on Friday. Read More...
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Daviess County Captures Ninth District…

Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/2/15) — The Daviess County softball team claimed a Ninth District regular-season championship with a 15-0 win in four innings over Owensboro, Thursday. With the win, Daviess County improved to 14-8 overall and 5-1 in the Ninth District. Still winless as a result of its latest setback, Owensboro dropped to 0-14 overall and 0-6 in the Ninth District. Daviess County pitcher Alyssa… Read More...
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Don't Bet on Supreme Court Overturning…

Richard Nelson
KENTUCKY (5/2/15) — Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard lively oral arguments over the constitutionality of state laws that keep marriage between a man and a woman. Opposing attorneys jockeyed for position on the social issue of the decade - an issue whose stakes are higher than the outcome of the Kentucky Derby this Saturday. Much more is riding on this case than meets the eye. For… Read More...
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Frymire’s Life Accomplishments,…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/2/15) — A man that is an icon of community service through his military experience, and for the state legislature and county elected offices he has held, will be recognized for his support of education in western Kentucky. Richard Frymire will be awarded with an Honorary Associates Degree in Humane Letters during Madisonville Community College graduation ceremonies on May 8.… Read More...
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Happenings, Meetings Listed for…

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/2/15) ― The following meetings and events are scheduled for the this week: • Derby Day Celebration will be held from noon to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 2 at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park. For more information, call (270) 836-3959. • Pam’s Dance Barn will be dancing the night away from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 2 at 35 Cedar Lane. For more information, call (270) 836-4649.… Read More...
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Laser Light Music Shows Return to…

Land Between The Lakes
KENTUCKY (5/2/15) — Laser Light Music Shows at Golden Pond Planetarium begin Saturday, May 23, at 5:30 p.m. on a brand new, multimillion color laser projector. People can see laser lights synchronized to popular music fill the 40-foot dome every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. through Sept. 4. Additional Saturday shows are at 8 p.m. May 23, June 6 and 20, July 18, and Aug. 1… Read More...
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Homegrown by Heroes Receives Donation…

Ted Sloan
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (5/2/15) — The Kentucky Derby Festival gave a helping hand to a national veterans organization at the Kentucky Proud WineFest Farm to Table Dinner on Tuesday in Louisville. Before a crowd of more than 100 at the sold-out dinner, the KDF presented a check for $1,000 to the Farmer Veteran Coalition to support the Homegrown By Heroes program. The coalition, in turn, awarded $1,000 to… Read More...
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49th HCC Commencement Set for May 8

Rena Young
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (5/2/15) — Hopkinsville Community College's 49th Commencement Ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday evening, May 8 at the James E. Bruce Conference and Convention Center located at 303 Conference Center Drive in Hopkinsville. Tickets are required for attendance. The ceremony will be streamed live online. A link to the webcast can be found on HCC's website homepage,… Read More...
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KYTC Alerts Drivers to Slow-Moving Farm…

Keith Todd
KENTUCKY (5/2/15) — Wet weather has put farmers across Western Kentucky behind their normal planting schedule. That means farmers will be working extra hours in an effort to catch up. As of this week, Henderson County Ag Agent Camille Hayden estimates as little as 5 percent of the area corn crop has been planted, far behind what would be expected in a more normal planting season. That will put… Read More...
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New Mather Metals to Expand in Franklin

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/2/15) — When New Mather Metals first made plans to expand its Simpson County facility a year ago, the company expected to create 20 new jobs and invest $4.5 million into the project. Turns out, the Kentucky automotive supplier needs to grow even more. Gov. Steve Beshear announced April 30, that New Mather has increased the scope of the project and now plans to hire a total of 40… Read More...
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WKCTC's Enrollment Blast Begins May 18

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (5/2/15) — West Kentucky Community and Technical College will host an Enrollment Blast May 18-22 to help individuals sign up for summer and fall classes. The Enrollment Blast will be held 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, in the Anderson Technical Building. WKCTC representatives will be on hand to provide individuals with one-on-one assistance with… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - 'Kentucky Derby…

Jason Lindsey
KENTUCKY (5/2/15) — The Kentucky Derby takes place this Saturday, May 2. Can't make it? No need to worry, our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey with Hooked on Science and a kid scientist show us how to create our own Kentucky Derby in the classroom or at home with a science twist. INGREDIENTS Long Balloons Straws String Tape INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Place two chairs several feet from each other. Run a… Read More...

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Baptist Health Hosts Annual ‘Bike Safety Day’

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/2/15) — Young and young at heart were in the sun today at Baptist Health in Madisonville. SurfKY News was there to capture some moments… Read More...
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Frymire’s Life Accomplishments, Dedication to MCC to be Recognized During Graduation Ceremonies

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/2/15) — A man that is an icon of community service through his military experience, and for the state legislature and county elected… Read More...
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Above and Beyond: Leighann Stroud

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (05/02/15) – SurfKY News spoke with Detective Leighann Stroud of the Madisonville Police Department about her history and service to… Read More...
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More Than 40 Employers Gather for Job Fair

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
Students and job seekers filled the Madisonville Community College halls Thursday for the annual Hopkins County Job Expo. Tammy Holloway reports: Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - April 30, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (04/25/15) – SurfKY News spoke with Lt. Wade Simons of the Madisonville Fire Department about his history and service to Hopkins County.… Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Sunshine Garden Center

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Chris and Misty Vincent spoke with SurfKY about the re-opening of Sunshine Garden Center in Greenville, Ky. Read More...
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Above and Beyond: Corey Miller

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (04/21/15) – SurfKY News spoke with Corey Miller, a police officer for the city of Madisonville about his contribution to our community’s… Read More...

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HENDERSON, Ky. – Agreta Joyce Stone, 83, of Henderson died Friday May 1, 2015 at 11:45 a.m. at Methodist Hospital in Henderson. She was born in Henderson County to Marion Edward and Emmer Frances…
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