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Poole Wins Hopkins County Fair Talent Show

August 02, 2015 Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/2/15) – The culmination of the Hopkins County Fair took place Saturday night in the Garden Hall of the Ballard Convention Center with the WFMW Talent Show. Hopkins County showcased an array of talent at the annual…
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HPD Investigates Alleged Burglary

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/3/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Aug. 1, 2015 at approximately 7:02 a.m., HPD responded to 1135 N. Main St. for a burglary. The report said Ronald Faupel reported an unknown suspect or suspects entered his garage and house and stole items valued over $1,000 sometime overnight. Any helpful information should be relayed to the Henderson Crime Stoppers… Read More...
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HPD Searching for Suspect Involved in…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/3/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on July 31, 2015 at approximately 1:10 a.m., HPD responded to 204 S. Elm St. for a burglary. The report said Steven Wilson reported an un known suspect or suspects entered his garage and stole items valued over $1,000 sometime overnight. Any helpful information should be relayed to the Henderson Crime Stoppers at (270)… Read More...
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Whitfield Vows to Fight Obama's Legacy…

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WASHINGTON (8/3/15) — Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (KY-01) issued the following statement after the Obama administration announced final rules to regulate carbon dioxide from new and existing power plants, also known as the "Clean Power Plan." "This rule is nothing more than a backdoor cap and trade policy executed through an unprecedented power grab by the EPA under the… Read More...
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McConnell Reacts to President's EPA…

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WASHINGTON (8/3/15) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding President Obama's so-called Clean Power Plan: "In just a few minutes, President Obama will deliver another blow to the economy and to the Middle-Class. "He'll unveil regressive regulations that are set to harm struggling workers and families. "They're projected to cost… Read More...
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Ky. Attorney General Responds to…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/3/15) — "I sued to stop this rule when it was first proposed. Now that it has come out in its final form, I will continue to fight this Kentucky job-killing rule. "I will be joining a bipartisan group of attorneys general asking the EPA and the federal court to stay implementation of this rule while it's challenged in court. I believe, once again, the courts will rule that the… Read More...
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Providence Police Arrest Reports

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WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (8/3/15) — The Providence Police Department released the following reports Monday, Aug. 3. Janie Jones, 33, of Providence, was charged July 28 with alcohol intoxication and second-degree disorderly conduct. Aubrey Walker, 79, of Providence, was cited to court July 28 for fourth-degree assault. Johnathan Breedlove, 46, of Providence, was charged July 28 with fourth-degree… Read More...
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Local Industry Leaders Hold Soft Skill…

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (8/3/15) — Hopkinsville Community College had their annual academic year kick-off convocation meeting on the morning of Monday, Aug. 3. A portion on the event included a panel discussion and breakout sessions with local industry professionals to discuss the workplace need for graduates who have strong soft skills and workplace ethics. HCC's Workforce Solutions division arranged… Read More...
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Authorities Searching for Jail Escapee

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CLAY, Ky. (8/3/15) — Authorities are searching for a Webster County escapee after police say he escaped while working on a mowing crew at the city park. According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP was contacted by Webster County Detention Center at 8:02 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3 in reference to an escape. The escape was on work-release as part of a mowing crew doing work in the area of the park in… Read More...
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Single-Vehicle Fatality Collision on US…

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MARION, Ky. (8/3/15) — The Kentucky State Police is investigating a single-vehicle, fatality collision that occurred on US 641, approximately two miles south of Marion, on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 11:15 p.m. The preliminary investigation revealed that Bobby D. Ladd, 36, Princeton, was operating a 2014 Ice Bear Hawk 150 Motor Trike southbound on US 641 when he lost control. The trike exited the right… Read More...
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Two Die, Two Injured in Princeton Crash

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PRINCETON, Ky. (8/3/15) — Four victims of a single-vehicle collision had to be extricated after an early morning crash — two of the victims were pronounced dead on the scene, another was transported to a Nashville hospital and the fourth was treated and released at a local hospital. According to a Kentucky State Police report, Ronnie Ross, 54, Princeton, was driving a 1998 Dodge Caravan headed… Read More...
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DCPS Board of Education to Meet Aug. 6

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DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (8/3/15) — The Daviess County Public Schools Board of Education will meet at 4:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, at the DCPS Central Office, 1622 Southeastern Parkway, Owensboro. Click here to view agenda for the special meeting. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Lora Wimsatt Read More...
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Waldie Wins Eli Barron Invitational…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/3/15) — Kevin Waldie won the 46th Eli Barron Invitational at Madisonville Community Golf Course over the weekend, prevailing in the talent-heavy golf tournament on Sunday. Waldie, a veteran golfer, shot a 69 in the first round and finished with a 137 to capture the tournament title. Fellow veteran golfers Patrick Hibbs, Larry Maxwell, Darrett Brinker and Travis Sneed rounded… Read More...
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Home Search Leads to Three Arrests

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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (8/3/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, MCSD has arrested two men and a woman for drug offenses following the execution of a search warrant in McCracken County on July 31. The report said detectives executed a search warrant at 10:07 a.m., at 6040 Carl E Drive, McCracken County. Deputies located Kyle Bouland outside the residence getting into… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Reports Released

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/3/15) ― The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, Aug. 3. Donnie L. Ketchum, Madisonville, was charged July 31 with alcohol intoxication in a public place – first and second offenses and on a Hopkins County warrant for non-payment of fines. Bradley K. Phillips, Madisonville, was charged Aug. 2 with second-degree disorderly conduct. Travis P.… Read More...
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Hopkins County Pays Tribute to School…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/3/15) — Following a long tradition of recognizing school teachers and personnel in Todd County on the first day of school, Hopkins County businesses stepped up and paid tribute to the 1,200 personnel in the Hopkins County School District. Originally planned for the new Archery Complex, weather dashed those plans and organizer Sharon Smith and Peggy Steersman scrambled to… Read More...
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Mayor Jackson Makes Donation

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/3/15) — Mayor David Jackson donated his portion of the winnings from the iRecycle Regatta during 4th Fest held on Saturday, July 4, 2015 to United Way of the Coal Field. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Laura Faulk Read More...
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Hopkins County School Employees Honored

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/3/15) — Hopkins County Schools' Employees of the Year for 2015 were honored during the Superintendent's Day/Salute to Education Breakfast Aug. 3 at Hopkins County Central High School. Honorees include, front row from left, Patty Clark, Itinerant CIA, Classified Support Services Employee of the Year; Peggy Gamble, Southside Elementary, School Food Service Employee of the… Read More...
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Special Called Meeting Aug. 4, 2015

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/3/15) — The Hopkins Fiscal Court Budget, Audit and Personnel Committee will have a special called meeting at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, at the Hopkins County Government Center, 56 North Main Street, Madisonville Ky. Special Called MeetingBudget, Audit and Personnel CommitteeHopkins County Government Center56 North Main StreetMadisonville, Kentucky Tuesday, Aug. 4,… Read More...
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McLean County Clerk's Office Announces…

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CALHOUN, Ky. (8/3/15) ― The McLean County Clerk's Office Car Licensing Department will be closing at 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6 and all day Friday, Aug. 7. The Recording Department will be open during normal business hours. The closure is due to remodeling and installation of new computer equipment. The Clerk's office apologizes for any inconvenience. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Stacy Patrick Read More...
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Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

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DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (8/3/15) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, Aug. 3. Jason S. Barnes, 36, of Dawson Springs, was charged July 25 on a warrant for a federal agency. Bryan D. Skimehorn, 30, of Nortonville, was charged July 26 on a Hopkins County warrant for two counts of contempt of court and on a Caldwell County warrant for contempt of court. Joseph J.… Read More...
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HPD Investigates Stolen Vehicle

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/3/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Aug. 2, 2015, Officer Klotzback responded to 2606 Zion Road regarding a suspicious vehicle on the parking lot. The report said the vehicle's VIN number was run through NCIC and came back as a stolen vehicle out of Tallahassee, Fla. The Tallahassee Police Department requested that HPD tow the vehicle and have it… Read More...
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Henderson County Police Reports

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/3/15) — The Henderson Police Department released the following reports. On July 31, 2015, Officer Isonhood located David B. Campbell, 46, at 15 N. Lincoln Apt. 1 and arrested him on a probation violation warrant (felony offense). Campbell was lodged at the Henderson County Detention Center. On July 31, 2015, Officer Weatherholt located Barry Russell, 19, and arrested him on a… Read More...
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Chainsaw Wood Carver, Cannon Shot Dare…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/3/15) — Hopkins County Fair was a hit during the past week’s hot summer nights, packed with family entertainment from woodcarving and truck pulls to cotton candy and a flying man. Truck and tractor pulls reeled in spectators and competitors from around the region on Friday night. Ricky Wyatt from Austin, Ky., drove his dream machine, named “Rumor Has It,” during the truck… Read More...
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Tiniest Division of Hopkins County Fair…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/2/15) — The 5th Annual Hopkins County Baby and Toddler Pageant took place on Saturday evening in the Ballard Convention Center and was the largest pageant of the 2015 Hopkins County Fair. The cuties, dressed in their Sunday best, showed off for the judges with waves, smiles and by blowing kisses. The contest consisted of four age divisions, 0-11, 12-23, 24-35 months and 3-4… Read More...

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Berry Employees Accept Kickin' Kafe 'Battle of the Burgers' Challenge

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/24/15) – What’s for breakfast this sunny Friday morning? For a group of Berry Plastics third-shift employees, it was a healthy 5-pound… Read More...
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Nation's Oldest Travel Team Tournament Still Running Strong

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (7/20/15) — SurfKY News was at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville over the weekend for the Kentucky Hoopfest directed by Hopkins County… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Warn Homeowners of Potential Scams

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/17/15) - Madisonville Police Department's Lt. Billy Poe shares a few tips about protecting the public from scams. This is a public service… Read More...
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MUHLENBERG, Ky. (7/17/15) — Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Deputy Alex Piper needs help in locating 10 fugitives. Anyone with information regarding the location… Read More...
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College Bound Muhlenberg Student Shares Essay with Chamber

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GREENVILLE, Ky. (7/9/15) – Greater Muhlenberg Chamber of Commerce recognized Andrew Vincent during the July 9 noon luncheon meeting. Andrew was a recipient of… Read More...
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Splendor of Adsmore Shared with Historical Society

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/16/15) — Hopkins County Historical Society met for their monthly meeting on Thursday, July 9th. This month the group was honored to have… Read More...
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Community Joins Together to Pray for Nation

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Raymond Ray Cummings, 74, of Providence

PROVIDENCE, Ky. (8/3/15) — Raymond Ray Cummings, 74, of Providence died at his home August 3, 2015. Visitation will be at Jones and Kirby Funeral Home in Providence Wednesday, August 5 from 4:00 to…
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