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UPDATED W/MORE INFO: MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) ― A city policeman received a small laceration on his forehead after he and other officers responded to a domestic disturbance call just before 7 tonight at Cross Creek Apartments.…
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Lyon County Traffic Advisory

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KENTUCKY (8/31/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a lane and load width restriction on the Kentucky 453 Canal Bridge in Lyon County on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. This lane restriction on Kentucky 453/Dover Road/The Trace at Lyon County mile point 0.238 just south of Grand Rivers near the Lyon-Livingston County Line is to allow a detailed inspection of the Canal Bridge. Due to the use… Read More...
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Fire at Gas Pump Prompts Firefighters…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) ― A car that erupted in flames near several gas pumps prompted quick action by Madisonville Fire Department tonight. Firefighters were aggressively extinguishing the blaze contained in the engine of a 1990s Oldsmobile Aurora. The vehicle was at the Princeton Road Ideal parking lot, when the fire broke out around 6 p.m. Business at the convenience store was briefly… Read More...
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Smoke Fills Business, Upstairs…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) ― Madisonville Fire Department responded to 34 W. Center St. just before 6 tonight, after the business and upstairs apartment filled with smoke. Fire engines lined the downtown area, while the crew checked around the building for possible fire. MFD Maj. Darwin Rideout said a light ballast caused the building to fill with smoke, noting no fire was found. Firefighters… Read More...
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Happenings, Meetings Listed for…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/30/15) ― The following happenings and meetings are scheduled for next week: • Calvary Temple Community is "Feeding the Hungry" and will be serving breakfast on Sunday, August 30, 9 – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast is free and everyone is welcome. • The Kentucky Career Center/Office of Employment and Training will host a blood drive for Baptist Health blood bank Monday, August 31, 10… Read More...
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9th Annual Elk, Bison Prairie…

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KENTUCKY (8/30/15) — Celebrate the wonders of the Elk & Bison Prairie , from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Golden Pond Visitor Center in Land Between The Lakes. The Elk and Bison Prairie Celebration is free to the public. Hands-on displays of prairie plants and animals, prairie photography and artwork displays, and children's activities and crafts will be ongoing through the day.… Read More...
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Education Chief Reflects on Service

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KENTUCKY (8/30/15) — In his first years on the job, Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday had to implement a series of reforms passed by the legislature in 2009 followed by Common Core standards all while making ends meet with fewer state dollars for K-12 schools. As he prepares to retire next Monday, Holliday reflects on his busy six years as the head of public education in the… Read More...
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3rd Annual '9/11 Heroes Run' Fast…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Kelly Forbes and Whitney Wardrip with the 9/11 Heroes Run on this episode of Focus on Hopkins County. Register now at: 911heroesrun.com Filmed at SurfKY StudiosTim Thomas, HostGary Gates, Video Director Read More...
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Mustangs blank Logan County, 39-0

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RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) — Muhlenberg County shut out host Logan County 39-0 in a high school football game on Friday night. With the win, Muhlenberg County evened its record to 1-1. Logan County dropped to 0-2 with the loss. Muhlenberg County entered the win column after dropping its season-opener to Apollo one week earlier. Excelling offensively, Muhlenberg County outagined Logan County… Read More...
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Endowment Recognizes Donor, Announces…

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MURRAY, Ky. (8/30/15) — The Murray-Calloway Endowment for Healthcare was recently presented with a $5,000 donation from Dr. Dick Weaver in memory of his wife, Dr. Jan Weaver. Jan was the first female dean for the College of Education at Murray State University, and a resident of Spring Creek Healthcare who suffered with dementia and passed away in 2009. Dr. Weaver’s donation will be used to… Read More...
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Legislator's Log - Week of Aug. 30, 2015

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KENTUCKY (8/30/15) — State lawmakers in 2016 will again consider allowing Kentuckians with disabilities to amass personal savings for qualified expenses under the federal ABLE Act without endangering their federal disability benefits. Federal regulations are now in place-hopefully addressing some concerns Kentucky lawmakers had with state enabling legislation for the Achieving a Better Life… Read More...
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LBL 2016 Calendar Highlights

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KENTUCKY (8/30/15) — Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area in western Kentucky and Tennessee has so much to offer. Last year our unique recreational, cultural, and environmental education activities brought 1.4 million visits to Land Between The Lakes and the surrounding region. In addition to almost limitless outdoor recreation opportunities, our interpretive facilities offer daily… Read More...
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) — Use of irreversible electroporation doubles the survival time for patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer say researchers at the University of Louisville in a paper in the September edition of the Annals of Surgery . "The appropriate and precise use of IRE in appropriately selected patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer can result in a median overall… Read More...
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Commission Recommends Zoning Changes at…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) – Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission had its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, Aug. 27. The meeting was called to order by Commission Chairman Tim Thomas, and administrative assistant Cynthia Young called roll. Minutes from the regular meeting on July 23 and financial report with ending date of July 31 were approved. Steve Pleasant, owner of property… Read More...
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Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
UPDATED W/MORE INFO: MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) ― A city policeman received a small laceration on his forehead after he and other officers responded to a domestic disturbance call just before 7 tonight at Cross Creek Apartments. Madisonville Police Department officers near the scene said the man, who had allegedly assaulted his wife, charged toward officers aggressively and began fighting them.… Read More...
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Dave Says - Aug. 30, 2015

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KENTUCKY (8/30/15) — This week Dave discusses the best medicine and money and behavior. Dear Dave, I’ve worked in a hospital as a nurse for 10 years. I make good money working long hours. The problem is that it seems to disappear, and I’m left trying to stretch those last few dollars to the end of the month. I know I eat out a lot. I grab quick meals between shifts and on the way home because I’m… Read More...
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Police Searching for Suspect for…

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (8/29/15) ― The Greenville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in trying to identify a man wanted in connection to an alleged attempt to steal money from an ATM in the front lobby of Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital. The alleged incident occurred at approximately 10 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 25, according to a GPD report. Anyone with information regarding… Read More...
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New High Traction Coating Aimed at…

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KENTUCKY (8/29/15) — Motorists traveling between Marion and Sullivan along U.S. 60 in northeastern Crittenden County will notice a new look to pavement on a curve near the top of what is commonly known as Rosebud Hill. A contractor is putting the finishing touches on high traction coating that is designed to reduce wet-weather crashes at the site. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet installed LED… Read More...
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UK Part of First Study on Marijuana…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/29/15) — Addiction researchers are only beginning to understand how dozens of chemical compounds found in the marijuana plant, known as cannabinoids, influence human health and behavior. According to Shanna Babalonis, a researcher and assistant professor of behavioral science at the University of Kentucky, research investigating the effects of cannabinoids on humans is limited.… Read More...
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Join in the Fun at the 42nd Annual…

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KENTUCKY (8/29/15) – Piney Campground hosts its 42nd Annual Campers' Fair Sept. 16-20, 2015. Campers' Fair will showcase the newest in RVs, camping equipment, golf carts, and boats. The event is open and free to the general public on from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, and from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20 at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. "Campers' Fair is a great way… Read More...
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All Occasions Formals to Host…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/29/15) — When Miss Nevada graces the stage of the Miss America Pageant Sept. 13, she'll be cheered on not only by her friends and family in Hopkins County but also by a local business that is hosting a show-of-support event in her honor. Why? It's good enough reason that Katherine Kelley is a Hopkins County native, but also that she purchased the pageant and short cocktail… Read More...
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Kentucky State Park Camping Deal…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/29/15) — Enjoy the outdoor beauty of Kentucky State Parks with a visit in September as part of a special weekday camping promotion. The Kentucky State Parks are offering two nights of camping for the price of one on weekdays during September. The special offer is good Sept. 7-30 (Sundays through Thursdays). The campground promotion can be booked by visiting the state park… Read More...
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UK Student Gaming System to Support…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/29/15) — From iPods to cell phone networks, power generation to GPS systems, electrical and computer engineers are producing the technologies we depend on every day. But one electrical engineer, a second-year doctoral student at the University of Kentucky, is combining the latest technologies to support young children on the autism spectrum. Using computer vision, signal… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - 'Inertia Antenna'

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KENTUCKY (8/29/15) — Have you ever wanted to create your own light bulb? Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey and a kid scientist show us how to use a few ingredients from around the house to engineer a the toilet paper tube light bulb. INGREDIENTS Metal Clothes Hanger Play-Doh INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Bend the metal clothes hanger into an "M" shape. STEP 2: Place equal amounts of Play-Doh on the legs of… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'The Wisdom to Wait'

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KENTUCKY (8/29/15) — Two monks lived together in a monastery for decades. In time one of them died, and within months the other followed. The first monk awoke to discover that he was in heaven, and never had he experienced such happiness. But he realized that his friend wasn't with him, so he took to traveling the heavenly realms to find him. This search, however, did not produce one trace of his… Read More...
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Two Webster County Residents Injured in…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (8/28/15) — Two people were taken to the hospital following a two-vehicle collision at the 43-mile marker along a construction zone on Pennyrile Parkway. Authorities indicated the accident occurred at 6:17 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office reported Dwight L. Young, 61 of Dixon attempted to merge into the left, northbound lane to avoid barrels blocking the… Read More...
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McCracken County Traffic Advisory

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PADUCAH, Ky. (8/28/15) — The Paducah Police Department plans to restrict westbound traffic to one lane along Interstate 24 in McCracken County on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Westbound motorists should be prepared to encounter one lane traffic along I-24 at mile point 6.2 starting at 7 a.m., CDT, to allow follow-up work on a crash reconstruction investigation. This work zone is expected to be in… Read More...
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Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/28/15) — The Owensboro Board of Commissioners will hold a Commission meeting at 5 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 in the Commission Chambers located on the fourth floor at City Hall, 101 E. 4th Street. The agenda and meeting packet will be available Monday, Aug. 31 online at www.owensboro.org. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Beth Cecil Read More...
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Thistle Cottage September Exhibit…

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MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/28/15) — September's exhibit at Muhlenberg County Public Libraries' Thistle Cottage will be works from woodcrafter Rod Austin. Austin lives in nearby McLean County, and he uses his woodworking skill to create beautiful pieces of furniture, sculptures and even working guitars, several of which have been custom-made for local musicians. Austin will visit Thistle Cottage… Read More...
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MCHS Cheerleaders Hosting Yard Sale…

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MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/28/15) — The Muhlenberg County High School Cheerleaders are sponsoring a 24-family yard sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5 at First Kentucky Bank in Central City. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by MCHS Cheerleaders Read More...
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Kentucky High School Football Schedule

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KENTUCKY (8/28/15) — The following is the Kentucky High School Football Schedule for Friday Aug. 28 and Saturday Aug. 29, 2015. Friday, Aug. 28 Clay County at Harlan County, 7:30 p.m. (ARH Bowl)St. Xavier vs. Henry Clay, 6:15 p.m.(Bluegrass Bowl at Lexington Catholic)Bourbon County Southwestern, 5:30 p.m. (Bob Allen Pigskin Classic at Danville)Rockcastle County at Danville, 8:30 p.m. (Bob Allen… Read More...
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Third Region Volleyball Records

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KENTUCKY (8/28/15) — The following are the Third Region Volleyball Records. Third Region Volleyball Records Daviess County (7-0) Grayson County (7-2) Edmonson County (6-3) Owensboro Catholic (5-1) Apollo (5-2) Breckinridge County (4-5) Owensboro (4-5) Ohio County (4-7) Meade County (3-0) Whitesville Trinity (3-5) Muhlenberg County (3-5) Hancock County (3-6) McLean County (3-6) Frederick Fraize… Read More...
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One Health Welcomes Nurse Practitioner…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/28/15) – One Health has a new provider in western Kentucky, as Nurse Practitioner Regina Elder has joined the Owensboro Health system, offering clinic and primary care services to the people of Webster County. Elder is a veteran practitioner with more than 30 years of health care experience. Elder's career in healthcare began at age 15 when she worked as a nurse's aide. Elder… Read More...

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KENTUCKY (8/26/15) — If the informal observations of the state’s legislative leadership are accurate, Kentuckians aren’t paying much attention to this year’s… Read More...
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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/30/15) — Tim Young, 66, of Madisonville, Kentucky died Saturday, August 29, 2015, at his residence in Madisonville. He was born on October 12, 1948 in Madisonville to the late…
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