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Advice from Caregiver Offered during Brain Cancer Awareness Month

May 25, 2015 Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (5/25/15) — Did you know that May is Brain Cancer Awareness Month? Unless you have been specifically affected by it, then probably not. Everyone knows about Breast Cancer Awareness, but those other months seem to fall by the…
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‘Remembering Those That Paid All’

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (05/25/15) – A Wreath Laying Ceremony took place on Monday, May 25th at the Veteran's Memorial Park on North Main in Madisonville. The ceremony began as the American Legion Color Guard marched proudly with flags in hand along the memorial’s Patriot Walk lined with roses and names of honored veterans. Hopkins County Judge-Executive Donald Carroll greeted those in attendance and… Read More...
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Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed…

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — The following fines were recently handed down in Muhlenberg District Court. Scotty Stewart, alcohol intoxication in a public place, $233. Scott Whitehouse, failure to maintain required insurance, $243. Paul Hauslein, disorderly conduct second degree, menacing, resisting arrest, $208, serve 30 days. Andrew Liak, reckless driving, failure to maintain required insurance,… Read More...
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Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

Melissa Patrick
KENTUCKY (5/25/15) — Sunscreen has been proven to reduce the risk for all types of skin cancer and to prevent or delay signs of aging, but most Americans still don't use it regularly, according to a new study by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study, published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, found that only 14 percent of men and 30 percent of… Read More...
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Advice from Caregiver Offered during…

Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (5/25/15) — Did you know that May is Brain Cancer Awareness Month? Unless you have been specifically affected by it, then probably not. Everyone knows about Breast Cancer Awareness, but those other months seem to fall by the wayside. When I lost my dad, Steve Carson, to it three years ago, I knew very few people, who could even pronounce the clinical name of his cancer, glioblastoma,… Read More...
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Deep in the Brain: Why Some Smokers Can…

Melissa Patrick
KENTUCKY (5/25/15) — When a person tries to quit smoking, the cravings, headaches and lethargy that come from the nicotine withdrawal makes it near impossible for many to be successful. But this lack of success could also be a result of how a smoker's brain is wired, according to a study from Duke University. The study, published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, used magnetic resonance… Read More...
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Brescia University 2015 Graduates

Kayla Cruse
OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/25/15) — Brescia University awarded degrees at the RiverPark Center on May 9, 2015. The following students received degrees as indicated: Associate of Arts (A.A.)Associate of Science (A.S.)Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)Bachelor of Science (B.S.)Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.)Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)Master of Science in Management (M.S.M)Master of Science in Teacher… Read More...
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MCC Financial Aid Priority Deadline…

Joyce Riggs
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — Students planning to attend Madisonville Community College this fall are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, available at fafsa.ed.gov. Priority deadline for fall 2015 financial aid awards is June 30, 2015. Students applying or completing the process after this date may encounter significant delays in processing. "Students interested… Read More...
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Third Region Baseball Tournament…

Steve LeMaster
BROWNSVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — This year's Third Region Baseball Tournament will feature Grayson County, Hancock County, Apollo, Ohio County, Meade County, Daviess County, Muhlenberg County and Whitesville Trinity. Edmonson County is serving as the host for this year's Third Region Baseball Tournament. Opening round games in the regional baseball tournament will be played on Monday. The semifinals… Read More...
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Second Region Baseball Tournament Set…

Steve LeMaster
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (5/25/15) — Christian County, Madisonville-North Hopkins, Trigg County, Union County, Henderson County, Hopkinsville, Caldwell County and Lyon County make up the field for this year's Second Region Baseball Tournament. The regional baseball tournament will open at Hopkinsville on Monday. Four games will be played during the first round to set up the tournament's semifinals on… Read More...
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Providence Police Reports Released

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PROVIDENCE, Ky. (5/25/15) — The Providence Police Department released the following reports Monday, May 25. Christopher Rich, 38, of Madisonville, was charged May 21 on a Todd County Warrant. George McNary, 53, of Providence, was charged May 21 on a warrant for theft by unlawful taking under $500. Linda McNary, 51, of Providence, was charged May 22 with operating a motor vehicle under the… Read More...
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Hopkins Man Injured in Muhlenberg…

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DUNMOR, Ky. (5/25/15) — A Nortonville man was injured in a Muhlenberg County accident yesterday afternoon, May 24. According to a Kentucky State Police report, Nathan Robertson, 21, Nortonville, was operating a 2014 Honda motorcycle headed north on Kentucky 973 at 6:10 p.m. Robertson failed to negotiate a sharp curve in the roadway and the motorcycle exited the road and struck a rock wall.… Read More...
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Hopkins County Central Poised to Host…

Steve LeMaster
MORTONS GAP, Ky. (5/25/15) — Eight high school softball teams are ready to compete in the Second Region Softball Tournament at Hopkins County Central. Tournament host Hopkins County, however, isn't in the field for the Second Region Softball Tournament. The eight-team field is made up of Crittenden County, Henderson County, Christian County, Caldwell County, Union County, Lyon County,… Read More...
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Teen Faces Charges for Alleged Assault

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PADUCAH, Ky. (5/25/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, two young women reportedly were injured in an altercation May 22, 2015 at approximately 12:30 a.m., on Farwood Drive that resulted in the arrest of one of the teenagers. The report said Officer Nathan Young reported he responded to a disturbance involving a knife and when he arrived, he found Janai E. Orr, 19, of the 500… Read More...
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New State Police Cadets Report for…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/25/15) — Sixty-four recruits from throughout the Commonwealth and five other states reported to the Kentucky State Police Academy in Frankfort May 24, 2015 to begin 23 weeks of training that will determine whether they have what it takes to join "The Thin Gray Line." The first day's activities included a variety of physical fitness tests such as weight lifting, sit-ups,… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday May…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/25/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday May 24, 2015. Pick 3 Sunday Evening 5 - 1 - 5 Pick 4 Sunday Evening 6 - 2 - 2 - 0 Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by the numbers drawn and not by the numbers reported. The Kentucky Lottery is not responsible for misprinted numbers on this page or any other medium. The… Read More...
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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…

Wes Miller
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…

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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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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 20, 2015

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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

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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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

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
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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CALHOUN, Ky. (5/22/15) — Muhlenberg County scored first and never trailed, pulling away to defeat Ohio County 6-1 in the 10th District Baseball Tournament… Read More

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PADUCAH, Ky. (5/22/15) — The sounds of spring are here: the chirping of birds; the laughter of playing children; and the crack of the bat. America's pastime is… Read More

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