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Women ‘Get the Message’ at River Ministry Banquet

May 04, 2015 Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
NORTONVILLE, KY. (05/04/15) – Women of the River Ministry hosted its annual Mother/Daughter and Friends Banquet with a picnic theme on Saturday, May 2. The pre-Mother’s Day event was a celebration of “sisterhood” as more than 100…
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First United Bank Becomes Hopkins…

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/5/15) — Hopkins County Board of Education met at its regularly scheduled meeting on May 4. Hopkins County Schools Superintendent Linda Zellich announced that Charles Gant, principal of West Broadway Elementary School, would be the new director of pupil personnel. Zellich said Gant has 24 years of experience in education. He has been principal of WBES for almost seven years… Read More...
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School Board Studies Further Spending…

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
POWDERLY, Ky. (5/5/15) — The Muhlenberg County School Board held a special meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 28. The meeting was billed as a work session to review some of the issues the board must address during its regular meetings. The first item the board addressed was looking for an alternative to the bidding system currently used to determine insurance companies. The board is looking at… Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: First Kentucky Bank

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (5/5/15) — First Kentucky serves the region with all your banking and investment needs. SurfKY spoke with the bank’s Pennyrile Region Executive, Dean Rowe about the services and care that sets his bank apart. Gary GatesSurfKY News Read More...
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Providence Police Reports Released

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PROVIDENCE, Ky. (5/4/15) ― The Providence Police Department released the following reports Monday, May 4. Deborah Norman, 46, Providence, was charged April 27 on a Hopkins County warrant. Cody Wright, 21, Providence, was charged April 29 on two Daviess County warrants. Joshua Oakley, 37, Providence, was charged April 29 on a Hopkins County warrant. Nathaniel Wilson, 60, Providence, was charged… Read More...
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Load-Width Restriction Placed on Exit…

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WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (5/4/15) ― A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has added a load width restriction to entry ramps at the Pennyrile Parkway/KY 56 Exit 63 Interchange at Sebree starting today, May 4. To facilitate construction of the new interchange, the contractor has placed a barrier wall on the existing ramp from KY 56 to southbound Pennyrile and along the northbound KY 56… Read More...
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KCTCS Colleges to Award Nearly 14,000…

Heather Baber
VERSAILLES, Ky. (5/4/15) — The Kentucky Community and Technical College System will honor more than 7,150 candidates, receiving nearly 14,000 credentials, for graduation this spring in 16 college ceremonies across the state. In addition to the spring graduates, many KCTCS college commencement exercises will also recognize students who have graduated since the May 2014 commencement. A list of… Read More...
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Milling and Paving on South 28th Street…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (5/4/15) — Starting Tuesday, May 5, a contractor will begin the milling and paving of South 28th Street in Paducah. The work will be on South 28th between Jackson Street and Old Mayfield Road. Weather permitting, the work will be completed by Friday afternoon. During the street resurfacing work, crews expect to keep one lane of traffic open. However, for the safety of the crews,… Read More...
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Kentucky Defensive End Picked by the…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (5/4/15) — Kentucky defensive end Za'Darius Smith was chosen by the Baltimore Ravens in the fourth round of the 2015 National Football League Draft on Saturday afternoon in Chicago. A former junior-college star, Smith was Coach Mark Stoops' first Kentucky signee in December, 2012, and started all 24 games in the 2013 and '14 seasons. He totaled 120 tackles over the two campaigns… Read More...
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Muhlenberg Christens Supreme Sports…

Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/4/15) — “If you build it, they will come,” might have been the most memorable line from the iconic movie “Field of Dreams.” Yet, for the newly-christened Muhlenberg County Parks sports complex, it might be said it was “Built of Dreams.” The Greater Muhlenberg Parks and Recreation System was established in 2012 growing from one employee in a basement office to a staff of 20 at… Read More...
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Alleged Littering Leads to Drug Arrest

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/4/15) — A Madisonville man was charged with drug possession after a Madisonville Police officer stopped him for littering. According to an MPD report, Officer Justin Jones observed a man throwing down a piece of white paper while he was crossing Young Drive at 8:45 a.m. Sunday, May 3. As he approached the man, Jones saw the man place a small package in his mouth, the report… Read More...
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Eagles Defeat Marshall County via Mercy…

Steve LeMaster
DRAFFENVILLE, Ky. (5/4/15) — Visiting Apollo clubbed 17 hits to beat Marshall County 13-3 in five innings via the Kentucky High School Athletic Association's 10-Run Mercy Rule in a high school baseball game Saturday. Apollo posted its 20th win. The win allowed Apollo to improve to 20-7. With the loss, Marshall County dropped to 16-8. Several players stepped up offensively for the Eagles. Nate… Read More...
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Marshall County Falls to Eagles via…

Steve LeMaster
DRAFFENVILLE, Ky. (5/4/15) — Visiting Apollo clubbed 17 hits to beat Marshall County 13-3 in five innings via the Kentucky High School Athletic Association's 10-Run Mercy Rule in a high school baseball game Saturday. Apollo posted its 20th win. The win allowed Apollo to improve to 20-7. With the loss, Marshall County dropped to 16-8. Several players stepped up offensively for the Eagles. Nate… Read More...
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BMS Selects Student of the Month

Kristy Meyer
BENTON, Ky. (5/4/15) — Each month the principal of Benton Middle School selects a student for the Academically Above and Beyond award. This student not only exhibits high academic achievement but also is involved in several extra-curricular activities. The selected student models the schools mission of Extreme Character, Achievement and Pride. This month's winner was Evan Smith. SurfKY… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/4/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Monday, May 4. Phillip W. Teague, of Madisonville, was charged May 4 on Hopkins County warrants for non-payment of fines. Ryan E. Hust, of Madisonville, was charged May 3 on a Hopkins County warrant for failure to appear. Sara Orange, of Madisonville, was charged May 3 with second-degree disorderly… Read More...
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/4/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Monday, May 4. David W. Harvey, of White Plains, was charged May 2 with first-degree possession of a controlled substance/meth and drug paraphernalia – buy/possess. Jamie N. McGowan, of Madisonville, was charged May 2 with alcohol intoxication in a public place – first offense. Jeffrey Travis Belt,… Read More...
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KMA Announces 'Cell Phones for…

David Holt
HENDERSON, Ky. (5/4/15) — The Kentucky Motorcycle Association, District 14 proudly supports Cell Phones for Soldiers. We will be conducting our annual Cell Phone collection drive from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday, May 16 on Armed Forces Day. Collection boxes are currently in many local businesses in the four counties covered by District 14 (Henderson, Union, Webster and Crittenden) and the KMA will… Read More...
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Mayors, County Judge Executive to…

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (5/4/15) — The U.S. Congress has proclaimed May as National Military Appreciation Month. During this special month, citizens and leaders are asked to make special effort to show appreciation to the men and women who have served or are serving in the United States Armed Services. At 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 6, 2015, the Honorable Carter Hendricks, Mayor of Hopkinsville; the… Read More...
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R&S Equipment Diversifies Business,…

Andrea Batchelor
CROFTON, Ky. (5/4/15) — Once a modest father-son operation selling heavy equipment to the local farmers in Christian County, R&S Equipment now boasts five partners, a full-service auto shop and a new fleet of U-Haul trucks and trailers. R&S Equipment is pleased to be one of the newest members of the U-Haul dealer network. It offers towing equipment, support rental items and much more at its 580… Read More...
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Dawson Springs Police Reports for…

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DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (5/4/15) — The Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports Monday, May 4. Robert D. Alshire, 44,of Dawson Springs, was charged April 24 with alcohol intoxication in a public place – first and second offenses, possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle, vehicle a nuisance/noisy/etc., and failure to notify address change to DOT. Billy J.… Read More...
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Madisonville Public Works Plans to…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/4/15) — The City of Madisonville Public Works Department has announced that crews will be repairing potholes on city-maintained roadways beginning May 6 through 8. To report a pothole, please call (270) 824-2160 or visit www.GoMadisonville.com and use the search word “pothole.” If you have questions about this information, please feel free to call Public Works at (270)… Read More...
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Outstanding Students at MCC Recognized

Joyce Riggs
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/4/15) — Madisonville Community College recognized its outstanding students during the college's annual Honors Night program on April 23. Receiving awards were: Outstanding Advanced Integrated Technology Student – Tyler Locke (Greenville) Outstanding Welding Student – Jeremiah Teeters (Kuttawa) Outstanding Mining Technology Student – John Adams (Morganfield) Outstanding… Read More...
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Easy and Budget-Friendly Ways to Add…

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KENTUCKY (5/4/15) — Curb appeal can help a home get noticed in a bustling real estate market. Curb appeal also can contribute to the aesthetics of a neighborhood for residents who plan to stay put, and many homeowners feel an attractive exterior is just as important as a comfortable interior. Homeowners do not have to spend a fortune to improve the curb appeal of their homes. With these… Read More...
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Revitalize Kids' Toys in No Time

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KENTUCKY (5/4/15) — Children can be rough on their toys, and many a toy has found its way into the garbage pile long before parents could have imagined it would when they purchased the item. But there are various, easy ways to rehabilitate toys so they can go on to have more utility and not end up in the garbage prematurely. The following suggestions can help restore some of the luster that made… Read More...
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How Bulk Cooking Can Make Meals Easier

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KENTUCKY (5/4/15) — Healthy family meals can get lost in the shuffle of busy schedules. Convenience may win out when parents are short on time, and it's hard not to be enticed by the ease of fast food or the lure of frozen foods. While these options are certainly fine on occasion, there is a more nutritious solution for time-crunched families. Planning is a big part of enjoying a homecooked meal,… Read More...

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SurfKY Spotlight: First Kentucky Bank

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (5/5/15) — First Kentucky serves the region with all your banking and investment needs. SurfKY spoke with the bank’s Pennyrile Region… Read More...
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Baptist Health Hosts Annual ‘Bike Safety Day’

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/2/15) — Young and young at heart were in the sun today at Baptist Health in Madisonville. SurfKY News was there to capture some moments… Read More...
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Frymire’s Life Accomplishments, Dedication to MCC to be Recognized During Graduation Ceremonies

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/2/15) — A man that is an icon of community service through his military experience, and for the state legislature and county elected… Read More...
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Above and Beyond: Leighann Stroud

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (05/02/15) – SurfKY News spoke with Detective Leighann Stroud of the Madisonville Police Department about her history and service to… Read More...
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More Than 40 Employers Gather for Job Fair

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
Students and job seekers filled the Madisonville Community College halls Thursday for the annual Hopkins County Job Expo. Tammy Holloway reports: Read More...
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Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - April 30, 2015

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Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

Gary Gates, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (04/25/15) – SurfKY News spoke with Lt. Wade Simons of the Madisonville Fire Department about his history and service to Hopkins County.… Read More...
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SurfKY Spotlight: Sunshine Garden Center

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Chris and Misty Vincent spoke with SurfKY about the re-opening of Sunshine Garden Center in Greenville, Ky. Read More...

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Molly E. Trainer, 'The Cake Lady,' 73

HENDERSON, Ky. – Molly E. Trainer “The Cake Lady,” 73, died at 6:40 a.m. Monday May 4, 2015 at her residence. She was born Nov. 1, 1941, in Shinnston, W. Va. to Rex Roy and Molly Geraldine (Crane)…
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HENDERSON, Ky. (5/1/15) — Henderson County High School Career and Technical Education Unit will host its groundbreaking ceremony at 11:30 a.m., on Monday, May… Read More

Whitfield Secures over $257 Million for Continued Cleanup of Paducah DOE Site in House Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON (5/1/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, announced that he secured over $257 million for… Read More

Whitfield Congratulates Master Dinh on Sit-up Accomplishment

WASHINGTON (5/1/15) — U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01) met in his Washington office yesterday with Master Tung Dinh of Murray, Ky. Master Dinh, along with his… Read More

Marshall, Lyon, Caldwell Among Counties to Receive Disaster Assistance

FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/1/15) — Governor Steve Beshear was notified late Thursday that President Barack Obama has authorized assistance for certain Kentucky counties… Read More

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KSP Post 2 Activity Report - April 2015

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/1/15) — Captain J.W. Gibson, Commander KSP Post 2 Madisonville, reports the following activity for the month of April 2015: Arrested 38… Read More

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WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (5/1/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a traffic shift along a work zone on the Breathitt-Pennyrile Parkway… Read More

Sparks to Guide Ohio County Boys' Team

HARTFORD, Ky. (5/1/15) — Former Muhlenberg North coach Steve Sparks is back on the sidelines. Sparks has been named the boys' basketball head coach at Ohio… Read More

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