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Vendor Applications for Kentucky Dam Village Arts and Crafts Show Wanted

April 18, 2015 Gil Lawson
GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. (4/18/15) — Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park is accepting vendor applications for the 2015 Arts and Crafts Show scheduled for May 23-24. This annual Memorial Day weekend event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4…
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Public Invited to First WKCTC All Army…

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PADUCAH, KY (4/18/15) – West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s first All Army College Open House will be held in Haws Gym April 22 beginning at 11:15 a.m. WKCTC students, faculty staff and community members are invited to the free open house to learn about U.S. Army opportunities. New Army enlistees can also learn about college offerings, and high school students and faculty can find out… Read More...
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Home, Garden Show Concludes Today at…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, KY (04/18/15) – The 24th annual Home and Garden Show is taking place at the Ballard Center with seminars and home improvement information. The event began Friday and continues through today, April 18. Madisonville Zoning Administrator and event organizer Debbie Todd said there are two exhibit halls full of vendors with the latest in home improvement ideas. The event features lawn… Read More...
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Madisonville Lions ‘Flip’ to Raise…

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/17/15) — The Madisonville Lions Club held its annual spring Pancake Day Friday, April 17 at the Madisonville Lions Clubhouse. Members of the Madisonville Lions Club have been flipping pancakes to raise money for more than 40 years. “The club’s goal is raise $15,000,” said Susanne Wolford. “That will be used to support the club’s numerous vision care programs as well as… Read More...
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MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage…

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Lt. Billy Poe of the Madisonville Police Department warns parents and youth about the dangers of underage drinking during the upcoming prom season. Read More...
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Ospreys Get Bird's-Eye View of Kentucky…

Keith Todd
PADUCAH, Ky. (4/18/15) — Kentucky transportation and wildlife officials are working with contractors to accommodate ospreys attempting to nest in work zones where new bridges are being constructed over Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake. "We have worked to provide alternate nesting for the ospreys, for their own protection," said Chief District Engineer Mike McGregor, of Kentucky Department of… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Kentucky Beverage…

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WASHINGTON (4/18/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office April 15 with representatives of the Kentucky Beverage Association. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Robert Hankins Read More...
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Vendor Applications for Kentucky Dam…

Gil Lawson
GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. (4/18/15) — Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park is accepting vendor applications for the 2015 Arts and Crafts Show scheduled for May 23-24. This annual Memorial Day weekend event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the park both days. It features handcrafted items by artists from Kentucky and neighboring states. If you would like to be included in this event please go to… Read More...
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WKCTC Offers Minecraft Class to Teach…

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (4/18/15) — Minecraft is a game about breaking and placing blocks and players originally built structures to protect against nocturnal monsters. But as the game has grown in popularity, players now work together to create wonderful, imaginative things. With this in mind, West Kentucky Community and Technical College is offering a fun class for elementary school students to use the… Read More...
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TVA's Regional Energy Resource Council…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (4/18/15) — The Tennessee Valley Authority's Regional Energy Resource Council will meet next week in Nashville to consider regional energy issues in the Tennessee Valley. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be from 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m. CDT Monday, April 20, and from 8:30 a.m.-noon CDT Tuesday, April 21, at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. The advisory council will join the TVA… Read More...
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Daviess County Bicentennial 5K Run/Walk…

Jennifer Kaminski
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (4/18/15) — The Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph will host their second "Get Moving at the Mount 5K Run/Walk" at 8 a.m., on Saturday, May 30, registration begins at 7:15 a.m. This scenic route with the sisters is the perfect family outing for runners and walkers of all ages. It will take place on the grounds and nearby roads of the Ursuline Motherhouse in Maple Mount,… Read More...
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Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/18/15) ― A Madisonville man has been accused of attempting to meet a minor at the mall for the purpose of having sexual relations. According to a Madisonville Police Department report, the MPD Electronic Crimes Unit conducted a lengthy investigation regarding possible exploitation of a minor. The investigation revealed that the man had attempted to coerce a minor to meet with… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Kentucky Bar…

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WASHINGTON (4/18/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office April 14 with representatives of the Kentucky Bar Association. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Robert Hankins Read More...
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Teen Suspect of Valentine's Day…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (4/18/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, a teenager charged in connection with the Valentine’s Day shooting of a Paducah man turned himself in and was arrested Thursday afternoon. The report said Kiante Vaughn, 18, turned himself in at the U.S. Marshals’ office in the Federal Courthouse downtown and was turned over to detectives with PPD. Det. Chris Baxter said… Read More...
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Paducah Main Street Organizes 'Meet the…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (4/18/15) — Paducah Main Street is organizing a new, unprecedented event for the Paducah community. Meet the Artists, a Celebration of Art and Community will be held from 4 until 8 p.m., Thursday June 18 at the historic and recently rehabilitated Coca-Cola building located at 3141 Broadway. Meet the Artists is an opportunity for Paducah artists to connect and reconnect with the… Read More...
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Hooked on Science - Skewer a Balloon

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KENTUCKY (4/18/15) — We all know sharp objects and balloons do not go together. So how can you get a skewer through a balloon without popping it? Our "Science Guy" Jason Lindsey with Hooked on Science and a kid scientist show us the science secret. INGREDIENTS Skewer Balloon INSTRUCTIONS STEP 1: Blow up the balloon, let some of the air out of the balloon, and then tie a knot at the end to hold… Read More...
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WKCTC's Science Seminar Discusses…

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (4/18/15) — West Kentucky Community and Technical College is hosting "Background to Trees in Paducah" as part of its Science Seminar Series April 22. During the free seminar, which will be held from 11a.m. – noon, in Waller Hall, Room 112, visitors can learn about the diversity of trees found within the region, including the Japanese Maple, Red Bud and Weeping Cherry, along with an… Read More...
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Market Commentary - April 18, 2015

Randall L. Franklin
KENTUCKY (4/18/15) — How much is one trillion? If you waited one trillion seconds, it would take 31,688 years. If you had a trillion dollars, and spent $10 million a day, it would take 273 years to go broke. If you taped $100 bills end-to-end, you could wrap the earth 41 times with $1 trillion dollars. Alternatively, you could paper over Delaware in $100 bills – twice. Last week, the value of… Read More...
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Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/18/15) ― The following meetings and events are scheduled for the following week: The 24th Annual Home and Garden Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at the Ballard Convention Center. For more information, call (270) 841-7728. Pam’s Dance Barn will be dancing the night away from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 18 at 35 Cedar Lane. For more information,… Read More...
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Keeping the Faith - 'God Smiles'

Ronnie McBrayer
KENTUCKY (4/18/15) — Over the last two years the world has combated the largest Ebola epidemic in history. And the current upsurge, beginning in West Africa in 2013, continues even though it has fallen off the front pages of our newspapers. Ebola is a fearful disease. There are multiple strains, a dreadful mortality rate, and scientists know precious little about it, as Ebola is relatively new to… Read More...
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Alma Randolph Charitable Foundation to…

Cherita Flener
OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/18/15) — The Alma Randolph Charitable Foundation is excited to announce the Ladies Luncheon and Fashion Show on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the Owensboro Convention Center. The festivities begin at 11 a.m. with a silent auction followed by a luncheon and fashion show at Noon. Tickets are $35 per person or $280 for a table of eight and are available at sponsoring boutiques or by… Read More...
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An Open Letter from an Addict

Olivia Kirks
KENTUCKY (4/17/15) — The purpose of the following open letter written by Olivia Kirks, is to provide insight about the disease of addiction. In it, she shares her own experience with opiate addiction. Having battled drug abuse since 2006, Olivia proudly attests to being clean and sober since July 17, 2014. To those who suffer with us and because of us: First of all, you need to know that my… Read More...
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Kentucky Hospital Association and March…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/17/15) — In 2012, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services launched the Partnership for Patients’ Hospital Engagement Network. Through that program, and through a partnership between the Anthem Foundation and the Kentucky Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Inc. (KIPSQ), a nonprofit subsidiary of the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA), many Kentucky birthing… Read More...
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Paducah Police Seek Unidentified Man

Robin Newberry
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (4/17/15) — Paducah police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who may have information about a stolen vehicle, and in locating the vehicle itself. Officer AJ Parrish was called at 6:06 p.m. Thursday to Shelby’s Wheel and Tire on Kentucky Avenue. Chey Barber was next door at Michael’s Pizza, viewing surveillance video. Barber told Parrish that he had arrived… Read More...
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Senior Volunteers File Job Corps…

Karen Robinson
GREENVILLE, Ky. (4/17/15) — The Retired Senior Volunteers of Muhlenberg County visited the Muhlenberg Job Corps Center in late March to file 22 student tax returns. This is the ninth consecutive year the RSVP volunteers have come to the center to file tax returns free of charge for the students. The RSVP tax filing program has been in existence for the past 20 years in Muhlenberg County. Many of… Read More...

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MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage Drinking

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Lt. Billy Poe of the Madisonville Police Department warns parents and youth about the dangers of underage drinking during the upcoming prom season. Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - April 15, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Probation and Parole Violators - April 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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Locals Gather to Remember ‘Jackson Stage Stop’

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UPDATE: Winners Announced in Mine Safety Competition

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Nine mining organizations from around the state and Indiana competed in the Mine Safety Skills Competition held today at the Kentucky Coal Academy-Mine… Read More...
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VIDEO: Shoe Charity Expands to 'Sweet Sixteen' Counties in Kentucky

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What started as a solution to a need of one county’s children, soon spread into a cause that now assists 16 Kentucky counties by providing shoes for students.… Read More...
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VIDEO: Educators, Leaders Share 'State of Education'

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/26/15) — The Madisonville - Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon to discuss the state of education for Hopkins County and… Read More...
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New Downtown Plaza to Provide Platform for Events, Community

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/4/15) - SurfKY News spoke with Karen Glenn, President/CEO of First United Bank, and Daron Jordan, Community Development Director for the… Read More...

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Mary A. Beshear, 81, of Dawson Springs

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. — Mary A. Beshear, 81, of Dawson Springs, KY passed away on Friday, April 17, 2015 at Tradewater Health & Rehab in Dawson Springs, KY. Ms. Beshear was born on January 5, 1934 in…
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Gardening Club to Meet April 23

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (4/16/15) — The next Garden Club meeting will be at 5:30 on Thursday April 23 at the Muhlenberg County Extension Office. This month's… Read More

Outlaw, Wallace to Play Basketball at Wabash Valley College

HENDERSON, Ky. (4/16/15) — DeAsia Outlaw and Kacie Wallace, Henderson County High School seniors, will sign a letter of intent to play basketball at 3:45 p.m.… Read More

Christian County Relay for Life Event Set for April 18

CHIRSTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (4/16/15) — The Christian County Relay for Life is Sponsoring “Bark for Life” on Saturday, April 18, 2015. The event will take place at… Read More

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

GREENVILLE, Ky. (4/16/15) ― The following fines were recently handed down in Muhlenberg District Court. Zachary Oldham, failure to maintain required insurance,… Read More

Whitfield Meets with Christian County Chamber

WASHINGTON, D.C. (4/15/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, met in his Washington office today with… Read More

Whitfield’s Legislation to Improve Energy Efficiency and Provide Regulatory Relief Clears Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. (4/15/15) –The House Energy and Commerce Committee today advanced legislation introduced by Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) to bring… Read More

MCC Nearer to Goal with United Southern Bank Donation

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/15/15) ―United Southern Bank has dropped some cash in the hat for the BuildSmart Campaign initiative to help Madisonville Community… Read More

Plenty of Flower Power at MNHHS's FFA Greenhouse

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/15/15) — Now that spring is here, the Madisonville-North Hopkins FFA greenhouse is open for business. There is a great assortment of items… Read More

Master Papermaker from Italy to Present Talk at Pinecone Art Gallery on Thursday

PADUCAH, Ky. (4/15/15) — The Paducah Arts Alliance is pleased to announce that Sandro Tiberi, Master Papermaker from Fabriano, Italy, the current participant… Read More

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