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Hanson Youth Wins Soap Box Derby World Championship

July 28, 2015 Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — For the first time in 78 years, Kentucky brought home a Soap Box Derby World Championship. Kentucky had not produced a world champion in the 77 year history of the All-American Soap Box Derby but three…
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Traffic Stop Results in Multiple Charges

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HENDERSON, Ky. (7/29/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, HPD made a traffic stop at 12:10 p.m., on July 28, 2015. The report said Matthew Jarrett, 32, of Henderson was stopped for a traffic violation and was found to be operating on a suspended license. After being placed under arrest he then attempted to conceal a small amount of marijuana he had on his person. Jarrett was… Read More...
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Lt. Gov. Luallen Honors Exemplary…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/29/15) — Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen honored 14 groups and individuals from across the Commonwealth for their volunteer and service contributions today at a ceremony in Frankfort. Lt. Gov. Luallen and Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Audrey Tayse Haynes presented the Governor's Service Awards at the Governor's Mansion. The awards honored service… Read More...
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PPD Warns Public: Beware of Facebook…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (7/29/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, Paducah police are warning the public of a scam reported today by a Facebook user. The report said, the man reporting the scam said he received a message from a friend on Facebook, telling him about money available to him through the “Federal Govt and Private Grants Poverty Eradication Foundation.” The man contacted the… Read More...
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Local Teen Cited on Charges for Alleged…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (7/29/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, a teenager was charged after an investigation into an online classified ad website led to a motel room on Paducah’s south side. A detective with the Paducah Police Department’s Drug and Vice Enforcement unit was investigating the website, and contacted Ashley Lamb, 19, through text messages and telephone calls. Lamb told… Read More...
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MPD to Attempt to 'Cram' to Fill Hummer…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/29/15) — The Madisonville Police Department will be conducting its “Cram the Car” event again Saturday, Aug. 1. Officers will be at Walmart from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. trying to fill MPD's HUMMER to its maximum capacity with school supplies for students. “It is such a rewarding feeling to pour into the youth of our community,” said Lt. William Poe. “We invite everyone to come… Read More...
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Madisonville Topped Fulton 9-7 in OVL…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/29/15) — The Dubois County Bombers and Madisonville Miners posted wins in the Ohio Valley League Playoffs on Sunday. Dubois County outlasted Hopkinsville 6-5 and Madisonville topped Fulton 9-7. The outcome of Sunday's games set up a Dubois County-Madisonville championship series. More on each Ohio Valley League game from Tuesday follows. Dubois County 6, Hopkinsville 5:… Read More...
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Bombers Edge Hoppers, Miners Hold off…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/29/15) — The Dubois County Bombers and Madisonville Miners posted wins in the Ohio Valley League Playoffs on Sunday. Dubois County outlasted Hopkinsville 6-5 and Madisonville topped Fulton 9-7. The outcome of Sunday's games set up a Dubois County-Madisonville championship series. More on each Ohio Valley League game from Tuesday follows. Dubois County 6, Hopkinsville 5:… Read More...
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Dubois County-Madisonville Game…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/29/15) — Tuesday night's Ohio Valley League championship playoff round one, game one between the Dubois County Bombers and Madisonville Miners was postponed due to rain and field conditions. The game has been rescheduled for Wednesday, July 29, in Madisonville. The best-of-three series' games two and three have been moved to Thursday and Friday and will be played in Dubois… Read More...
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Muhlenberg County Head Start Preschool…

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (7/29/15) — The Muhlenberg County Head Start Preschool program is now accepting applications for children between the ages of 3-4 years old. The program also accepts 5-year-old children if they turn 5 after Oct. 1. The Head Start program is having a countywide registration day from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 3 at their main office at 303 W. Whitmer St. in Central City. Their contact… Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July…

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/29/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, July 29. Eric T. Kembel, of Dawson Springs, was charged July 28 with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. - first offense and disregarding stop sign. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Madisonville Police Department Read More...
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PPD Officer Receives Governor’s…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (7/29/15) — The Paducah Police Department is proud to announce that Officer Melissa Dillon received two awards at the fifth annual Governor’s Occupant Protection Awards ceremony Tuesday in Lexington. Officer Dillon led the PPD during this year’s counting period in issuing citations for seat belt and child restraint violations. She wrote 419 such citations between June 11, 2014, and… Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week –…

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (7/29/15) — The above photos are local fugitives that are currently being sought by local law-enforcement officers. If you have any information regarding the individuals or the cases, please contact the Hopkinsville Crime Stoppers (270) 877-Tips. Read More...
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Work Begins Today on First United Bank…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/29/15) — The city has awarded a bid to a Madisonville company for the construction of the First United Bank Plaza performance stage. Work should begin today if the rain holds off, city officials said during a special called meeting at City Hall Tuesday afternoon. Heavy rains this season have put a damper on construction along the Sugg Street worksite as the city attempts to… Read More...
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Baptist Health Paducah Executive One of…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (7/29/15) — The nationally-accredited cancer care program at Baptist Health Paducah just invested $4 million in the latest technology – new radiosurgery, radiation therapy, "brain mapping" MRI and surgical navigation equipment. Dollars, however, cannot define value when it comes to your brain health, according to one of the first patients to benefit from it. "I never expected the… Read More...
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Pet of the Day - Beethoven

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Meet Beethoven, he's a Anatolian Shepherd Saint Bernard mix. Read More...
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Lourdes Offers Living Well Workshops…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (7/29/15) — Do you struggle with managing a chronic disease such as arthritis, depression, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure or any other chronic conditions? There are free classes just for you. Lourdes is co-sponsoring The Living Well Workshops, free classes to assist individuals in learning better management of chronic diseases or that of a family member. The Living Well… Read More...
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/29/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday July 28, 2015. Mega Millions Tuesday 8 - 35 - 61 - 68 - 75 - 15 Megaplier 5 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 8 - 0 - 5 Tuesday Evening 2 - 6 - 5 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 3 - 8 - 1 - 5 Tuesday Evening 0 - 7 - 5 - 2 Cash Ball Tuesday 1 - 11 - 25 - 27 - 31 Kicker 7 - 6 - 9 - 4 - 2 5 Cash Card Tuesday 3H - 8H - QD… Read More...
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CPC Applauds Logan County for Passing…

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CADIZ, Ky. (7/29/15) — On Tuesday, the Logan County Fiscal Court passed a resolution affirming man/woman marriage and religious freedom. The resolution, passed by a 4-3 vote, was in response to the U.S. Supreme Court striking down Kentucky's marriage law on June, 26. "This is a great day for the democratic process," said Commonwealth Policy Center Executive Director Richard Nelson. "Even though… Read More...
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Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/29/15) — The 60th Annual Miss Hopkins County Fair Pageant began with thunder and lightning as 12 beauties lit up the stage on Tuesday evening. The Ballard Center was full of anticipation and excitement as the crowd watched the ladies strut in to the lively beat of “Welcome to New York,” the theme for the evening. The contestants were judged in sportswear, swimsuit,… Read More...
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Yeti Spotted at Hanson Pharmacy

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HANSON, Ky. (7/29/15) — Yes, Yeti coolers, tumblers, hats, T-shirts and accessories are now available at authorized Yeti Distributor the Hanson Pharmacy and Wellness Center. Robert Cain along with wife Tracey have owned and operated the family business since June of 2006. Robert had worked for a chain drug store for 12 years and decided it was time for a change. “Customer service is what has made… Read More...
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Whitfield Meets with Kidsave Non-Profit

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WASHINGTON (7/29/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) met in his Washington office yesterday with participants and host families from the Kidsave organization. Kidsave is a US-based nonprofit focused on finding families for older children (ages 6-18) that are in institutional care in the US and overseas. For additional information about the Kidsave program click here. SurfKY NewsInformation… Read More...
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Man Arrested, College Building…

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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (7/28/15) — McCracken County man was arrested and a building on the campus of West Kentucky Community and Technical College was evacuated after the man threatened to blow the school up this morning. Paducah police were called at 9:41 a.m. after multiple witnesses reported hearing Harry D. Thurby Jr. threaten to blow up the school. Officers found Thurby in Room 227 of the… Read More...
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Heavy Rains, Two Wrecks Impede WKP…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
NORTONVILLE, Ky. (7/28/15) ― Kentucky State Police Post 2 investigated a one-vehicle accident near the 44-mile marker on Western Kentucky Parkway this evening. It appeared the driver of a black Yukon lost control during rainy weather and hit an embankment off the shoulder of the westbound lanes at about 5 p.m. KSP said one person was injured. An ambulance traveling west turned around and headed… Read More...

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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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SurfKY News was in downtown Greenville, Kentucky today to witness prayer and art on the courthouse square. Read More...
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Focus on Hopkins County: Jack Merrill

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/11/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Jack Merrill with the Hopkins County Humane Society on this episode of Focus on Hopkins County. Learn… Read More...

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Evelyn McClellan Byers, 75, of Drakesboro

DRAKESBORO, Ky. (7/29/15) — Evelyn McClellan Byers, 75, of Drakesboro died Tuesday, July 28, 2015. She was born in Muhlenberg County February 9, 1940. She taught in and retired from the Muhlenberg…
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