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Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Byron Hobgood and Dana Brown

February 01, 2015 Focus on Hopkins County
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/1/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Byron Hobgood and Dana Brown on this edition of Focus on Hopkins County. Information provided to SurfKY News by Tim Thomas and Wayne Vespie.
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HENDERSON, Ky. (2/1/15) — The following is the regular monthly meeting schedule of the Henderson County Board of Education. The public is invited. These meetings are held at the professional Development Center, located at 632 North Green Street in Henderson, and begin promptly at 6 p.m. The meeting dates for 2015 are as follows: Feb. 16, 2015 March 16, 2015 April 20, 2015 May 18, 2015 June 15,… Read More...
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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (01/31/15) — The Hopkins County Joint Planning Commission met at its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday, Jan. 29. The meeting was called to order by Commission Chairman Tim Thomas and administrative assistant Cynthia Young called roll. The minutes from the meeting of Dec. 11 were approved as was the financial report with ending date of Dec. 11. The HCJPC heard a proposal by… Read More...
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FRANKFORT Ky. (2/1/15) — To strengthen and encourage additional international investment in Kentucky, Gov. Steve Beshear embarked Saturday on a two-fold economic development trip to Germany and Sweden. Gov. Beshear was invited to speak at the international CAR-Symposium in Bochum, Germany, where he will discuss Kentucky's prominence in the global auto industry. More than a thousand automotive… Read More...
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DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (2/1/15) — For those aspiring to be artists, Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will be holding its "Landscape Oil Painting Weekend" Feb. 20-22, 2015. If you've always wanted to learn how to paint, this is the weekend event for you. Learn the wet-on-wet method of oil painting by creating your very own landscape painting. The fees are as follows: $65 for one painting (Saturday… Read More...
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KENTUCKY (2/1/15) — During the end of January, outdoor activities get much slower. To be sure, there are ample opportunities like catching crappie and killing ducks, but the weather can be a real hindrance for those of us who like longer and warmer days. I really do wish I had more time to enjoy this time of year. In my early adult days these few weeks were filled with time at the lake catching… Read More...
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KENTUCKY (2/1/15) — This week Dave discusses generating passive income and it’s a smart buy. Dear Dave, I’ve been following your plan, and I’d like to find a way to make a little more money on the side. Do you have any ideas for generating some passive income? Taiwan Dear Taiwan, First, I want to make sure you’re not getting involved with some get-rich-quick scheme, like a nothing-down real… Read More...
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KENTUCKY (2/1/15) — Scheduling school lunch later in the day could help children to eat more nutritious foods and reduce food waste, according to a study at seven schools in Utah. Researchers found that children threw away more food when they ate lunch before recess instead of afterward, and much of the food they threw away was fruits and vegetables, Roberto A. Ferdman writes for The Washington… Read More...
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Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with…

Focus on Hopkins County
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/1/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Byron Hobgood and Dana Brown on this edition of Focus on Hopkins County. Information provided to SurfKY News by Tim Thomas and Wayne Vespie. Read More...
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POWDERLY, Ky. (1/31/15) — Merle Travis had to be smiling down from thumbpicking heaven Saturday when numerous musicians joined in to celebrate Merle Travis Day. Fans from Kentucky and surrounding states clapped along to "Cannonball Rag", "Smoke, Smoke, Smoke" and numerous other Travis hits. Travis took the unique Muhlenberg guitar style around the world long before Chet Atkins learned it from the… Read More...
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HENDERSON, Ky. (1/31/15) — Ever wonder why only the same half-dozen birds show up in your yard? Wish you could attract more? Birding expert and author Sharon Sorenson will visit the John James Audubon State Park Museum theater at 2 p.m. on Feb. 8, to answer these and many more questions about creating a bird-friendly yard at your home. Sorenson is a lifelong resident of Evansville, Ind., and… Read More...
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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (01/31/15) – Wednesday Night Alive is a time, according to First United Methodist Church of Madisonville, “to enjoy food for the body, mind and spirit.” Every Wednesday, WNA begins with a meal at 5:15 p.m. and classes begin at 6 p.m. Classes range in topics from weight-loss, quilting, marriage, grief, divorce, gardening and guitar to finances and topical Bible studies and… Read More...
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/31/15) - The Owensboro Catholic Lady Aces' run in the Touchstone Energy All "A" Classic ended with a loss to the Covington Holy Cross Indians in the semifinals in the Frankfort Convention Center on Saturday morning. Covington Holy Cross took a lead out of each quarter, pulling away to defeat Third Region powerhouse Owensboro Catholic 49-37. Deja Turner paced Covington Holy Cross… Read More...
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DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (1/31/15) — As part of ongoing sign upgrades, a contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans daytime lane restrictions near US 60 Interchanges in Owensboro through the month of February. The contractor will be updating signage near the US 60 Interchanges at the following locations: Kentucky 231 northbound and southbound Kentucky 431 northbound and southbound… Read More...
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MURRAY, Ky. (1/31/15) — After numerous years working with newborns and their parents, Mary Roberts, RN, has moved to the role of Lactation Consultant at Murray-Calloway County Hospital. Roberts’ role is to help new mothers and babies with the process of breastfeeding, along with other new parent matters. “Even though breastfeeding is a natural thing, it’s hard for new moms and babies. A lot of… Read More...
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KYTC Alerts Owensboro Residents to Lane…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (1/31/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has issued a heads-up alert to Owensboro area residents about coming lane restrictions and ramp closures along U.S. 60 this summer. Work on the U.S. 60 Extension Project over the last several years was on new right of way, allowing traffic disruptions to be minimized. However, as construction plans are being finalized for 2015, two… Read More...
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KENTUCKY (1/31/15) — For a long time, scientists supposed that eating after midnight was unhealthy, but now a study has provided support for the notion. When scientists prevented mice from eating whenever they wanted, the animals avoided obesity and metabolic issues, even when the diet was unhealthy, Ben Wiseman reports for The New York Times. In a previous study, researchers at Salk Institute… Read More...
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UPDATED GAME STORY: Muhlenberg Mustangs…

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24-Year-Old Killed in One-Vehicle…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/31/15) —A Slaughters man was killed when his vehicle left the road and struck a tree Friday, Jan. 30 on Lenin Road, Madisonville. According to a Hopkins County Sheriff's report, deputies responded to the scene of a single-vehicle accident that occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. at 432 Lenin Road just off Kentucky 862. The driver, Aaron Sutton, 24, was found unresponsive… Read More...
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Woman Veterans Video Now on KDVA YouTube

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Keeping the Faith - 'Will Practice Make…

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