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Local Man Makes Unique Display from Area’s Massive Snow

February 25, 2015 Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MORTONS GAP, Ky. (2/25/15) — Jackie Bell, of Mortons Gap has created a snow sculpture array on Highway 41 for passersby to enjoy. Bell, a native of Caldwell County, has lived in Hopkins County for about three years. He has been unable…
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KYTC Crews to Pre-Treat Today for…

Keith Todd
KENTUCKY (2/26/15) — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews across the 11 counties of District 2 plan to pre-treat area highways today. Motorists should be alert for spray trucks and support vehicles on the road starting around 8 a.m., CST. Spraying brine on road surfaces leaves a fine powder of salt that is available to be activated by falling precipitation in the early hours of a winter weather… Read More...
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Rep. Jenkins' Kentucky Pregnant…

Brian Wilkerson
FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/26/15) — A measure that would require employers to make reasonable accommodations for their pregnant workers passed unanimously out of the House today by a vote of 95-0. House Bill 218 - called the Kentucky Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act - is sponsored by Rep. Joni Jenkins of Louisville. Longer or more frequent breaks, time off to recover from childbirth, modification of… Read More...
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Former Webster Coach Hart Headed into…

Steve LeMaster
WINCHESTER, Ky. (2/26/15) — Former Webster County High School head coach Bev Hart is among the boys' coaches who will be inducted into the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches' Court of Honor in March. In addition to coaching Webster County, Hart guided Nelson County and Bethlehem boys' basketball teams. Other boys' coaches who will be inducted into the prestigious KABC's Court of Honor… Read More...
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McConnell Condemns FCC's Move to Put…

Robert Steurer
WASHINGTON (2/26/15) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today condemning the Obama Administration's 'Net Neutrality' rule: Read More...
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Walmart Evacuated after Customer Alerts…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/26/15) — Walmart was evacuated Wednesday evening after a customer alerted authorities concerning a natural gas odor inside the store. A Walmart associate said Thursday that a customer had called 911 Wednesday evening to report a gas leak, but it was unfounded, causing the store to close for about an hour. Madisonville Fire Department responded to investigate shortly before 7… Read More...
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Gov. Beshear Announces NASCO Expansion…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/26/15) — Gov. Steve Beshear today announced that NHK of America Suspension Components Inc. is planning a $15 million expansion in Bowling Green. NASCO will invest $15.2 million to construct a new building next to its existing facility on Nashville Road. The project will be completed in the next two years. "NASCO demonstrates why Kentucky's reputation continues to grow as an… Read More...
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Bria Goss Named to SEC Community…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (2/26/15) — University of Kentucky women's basketball player Bria Goss was named to the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team, it was announced by the league office on Thursday afternoon. Throughout her Wildcat career, Goss has been an active in the Lexington community, but in the summer of 2014, she took it to a different level, traveling to Ethiopia for a week-long… Read More...
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Limited Tickets Remain for UK Hoops…

UK Athletics
LEXINGTON, Ky. (2/26/15) — The University of Kentucky ticket office announced on Thursday afternoon that limited tickets remain for the UK women's basketball Senior Day against No. 2/2 South Carolina Sunday afternoon. The game will be shown live on ESPN2 beginning at 5 p.m. ET with Tiffany Greene and Gail Goestenkors calling the action. There are single seats remaining in the reserved sections of… Read More...
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Eagles Outlast Daviess County, 42-39

Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (2/26/15) — Junior guard Eli Wright scored a game-high 18 points and sophomore forward Trace Young netted 10 as Apollo pushed past Daviess County 42-39 in the Ninth District Boys' Basketball Tournament at the Sportscenter Wednesday night. With the win, Apollo improved to 16-12 and advances to the Ninth District championship game. Following the loss, Daviess County exited the… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports -…

Madisonville Police Department
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/26/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, Feb. 26. Sonja R. Dean, of Madisonville, was charged Feb. 25 with two counts of first-degree trafficking a controlled substance. John Bilderback, of Madisonville, was charged Feb. 26 with fourth-degree domestic violence, carrying a concealed deadly weapon and first-degree unlawful… Read More...
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Man Accused of Holding Woman against…

Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/26/15) — A Madisonville man is accused of holding a woman against her will for approximately two hours, threatening her with a machete and unlawfully imprisoning her. According to a Madisonville Police Department report, John Edward Bilderback, 50, reportedly held the woman inside their Hodge Street residence and refused to let her leave or make a phone call. During the… Read More...
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Ag Spray Equipment Inc. to Expand in…

Office of the Governor
FRANKFORT Ky. (2/26/15) — Gov. Steve Beshear today announced Fimco Inc. (dba Ag Spray Equipment) plans to consolidate production into a new facility in Christian County. Ag Spray Equipment-Hopkinsville will manufacture agricultural sprayers as well as smaller scale equipment for lawn and garden use. The company is expected to create up to 15 jobs and invest $3.5 million into the project. "Ag… Read More...
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One Lane Traffic on US 68 Eggners Ferry…

Keith Todd
KENTUCKY (2/26/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict traffic to one lane on the US 68/Kentucky 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge at Aurora on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. The US 68/Kentucky 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge will be restricted to one lane starting at approximately 7:30 a.m., CST, Saturday, to facilitate the pouring of concrete for construction of Pier 1 on the new… Read More...
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Lions Man, Woman of Year Announced

Chris Findley
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/26/15) — The Madisonville Lions Club has announced the recipients of its annual Man and Woman of the Year Award, which have been given annually since 1945 to recognize a man and woman in the community who have had exemplary service and devotion to the community. The 2014 Man of the Year is Larry Wilson, a retired CPA and former Hopkins County Magistrate. Wilson is… Read More...
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Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce…

Kirk Kirkpatrick
OWENSBORO, Ky. (2/26/15) — Following a national search, the Board of Directors of the Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce announced today that Candance Brake will be the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization. "I am excited for the Chamber as well as for the Greater Owensboro business community," said Chairman Mark Martin. "The Search Committee as well as the entire Board… Read More...
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Woman Charged for Allegedly Selling…

Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (2/26/15) — A Madisonville woman was charged Wednesday, Feb. 25 for trafficking in a controlled substance after the Madisonville Narcotics Unit conducted a controlled buy. According to a Madisonville Police report, officers arranged controlled Hydrocodone pill purchases with Sonja R. Dean, 39, on Oct. 16 and Dec. 29 using a confidential informant. During both buys, Dean sold… Read More...
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Henderson County High School Sweeps…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (2/26/15) — The Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches announced the following honors: Henderson County High School student, David Simmons, Region 2 Boys Player of the Year. Henderson County High School student, DeAsia Outlaw, Region 2 Girls Player of the Year. Henderson County High School Boys Basketball Coach, Tyler Smithhart, Region 2 Coach of the Year. Henderson County High… Read More...
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Hopkins County Health Department Food…

Barry Franklin
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/26/15) — The following is your update on local restaurant inspections for the Hopkins County area, courtesy of the Hopkins County Health Department. Earlington School Café 100 Hopkins County Central High School 100 Taco Bell 94 Scoop handles touching food product Trash/Debris build-up around garbage disposal Thermometers not found in some cooling units #9 Steakhouse 100… Read More...
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KSP Charges Madison County Man with…

Stu Recke
RICHMOND, Ky. (2/26/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on Feb. 25, 2015, at approximately 5:30 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by Post 7- Richmond, arrested Frankie H. Hardy, 29, for charges related to possession and distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. The report said Hardy was arrested as the result of an undercover… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/26/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Feb. 25, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 17 - 19 - 21 - 32 - 39 - 8 Power Play 3 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 3 - 5 - 9 Wednesday Evening 5 - 8 - 5 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 8 - 6 - 7 - 5 Wednesday Evening 9 - 5 - 7 - 6 Cash Ball Wednesday 4 - 21 - 24 - 32 - 18 Kicker 7 - 9 - 7 - 8 - 1 5 Cash Card Wednesday… Read More...
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Kentucky House Votes 96-0 to Pass…

Kathy Groob
FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/26/15) — The Kentucky House of Representatives voted Feb. 25, 2015, 96-0 to pass House Bill 60, filed by Representative Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) to strengthen Kentucky’s DUI laws by requiring convicted drunk drivers to install an ignition interlock device in their vehicle. “Today in a unanimous vote in the House, there was overwhelming support for justice for DUI victims, said… Read More...
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Man Charged with Meth Possession after…

Courtney Millikan
HENDERSON, Ky. (2/26/15) — A 46-year-old Evansville, Ind., man was charged with possession of methamphetamine after Kentucky State Police stopped him for alleged speeding Wednesday, Feb. 25. According to a KSP report, a KSP trooper initiated a traffic stop on Shannon N. Bland at 5:19 p.m, on U.S. 41 N in Henderson. While Bland was emptying his pockets for a search, he tried concealing a plastic… Read More...
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Whitfield Questions EPA Administrator…

Marty Irby
WASHINGTON (2/26/15) — The Subcommittee on Energy and Power and the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a joint hearing Wednesday with President Obama's Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Gina McCarthy, to review her Agency's FY 2016 budget request and priorities. "The proposed budget is $8.59 billion, a $452 million increase over last year's appropriation," said… Read More...
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McCracken County Man Cited on Charges…

Robin Newberry
PADUCAH, Ky. (2/26/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, a McCracken County man was cited after a routine traffic stop resulted in the seizure of marijuana, scales and a BB pistol. Officer Beau Green said he stopped a vehicle driven by Brandon E. Rankin, 18, after the vehicle failed to signal a lane change on Irvin Cobb Drive. The report said when he approached the car, Green… Read More...

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Probation and Parole Violators - February 26, 2015

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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - February 25, 2015

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MPD Stresses Dangers of Texting While Driving

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Avery Lee Smith, 79, of Greenville

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (2/26/15) — Avery Lee Smith, 79, of Greenville, KY died Thursday morning February 26. 2015 at 7:39 a.m. in the Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Owensboro, KY after several…
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