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RIVERfront Concert Series Set for July 9

July 03, 2015 Pam Spencer
PADUCAH, Ky. (7/3/15) — On July 9 enjoy sounds, sunset and summertime on Paducah's riverfront as the fourth concert in the seven-concert RIVERfront Concert Series will be held that evening. Enjoy the music of The Great Gatsby Jazz…
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RIVERfront Concert Series Set for July 9

Pam Spencer
PADUCAH, Ky. (7/3/15) — On July 9 enjoy sounds, sunset and summertime on Paducah's riverfront as the fourth concert in the seven-concert RIVERfront Concert Series will be held that evening. Enjoy the music of The Great Gatsby Jazz Funk Odyssey from 6 until 7 p.m. and then Carsie Blanton from 7 until 8:30 p.m. The free concerts are held on select Thursdays in May, June, July and August on Wilson… Read More...
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States Where Motorcycles Can Run Red…

Michelle Megna
US (7/3/15) — Ever been stuck at a traffic light that takes an excruciating amount of time - what feels like hours - to turn green? Imagine that as a daily occurrence. That is what it’s like for some motorcyclists due to sensors at some intersections that don’t recognize when lightweight vehicles arrive. To alleviate this aggravation, some states have passed “safe on red” laws that allow… Read More...
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KMA Reminds Motorist of New Kentucky…

David Holt
KENTUCKY (7/3/15) — The Kentucky Motorcycle Association would like to publish this notice to inform all road users of a new law effective July 15, 2015, HB 370. Kentucky is the 15th state to implement this law. Thanks to Rep Jay Bell for legislation vital to motorcyclists safety. This is a safety issue to keep motorcyclists from being struck from behind, or struck while waiting for a light to… Read More...
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Whitfield Announces Nearly $400K…

Marty Irby
WASHINGTON (7/2/15) — U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01) is pleased to announce a grant from the Department of Defense's Office of Economic Adjustment in the amount of $393,348 to the Pennyrile Area Development District. The Pennyrile Area Development District is the statutory regional planning and development organization for western Kentucky's nine county Pennyrile region, which includes… Read More...
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GRADD Seeks Applicants for Americorps…

Woody Maglinger
HENDERSON, Ky. (7/2/15) — Green River Area Development District is seeking at least 17 new AmeriCorps members to serve in Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union and Webster counties, beginning Sept. 1, 2015. GRADD has been awarded a $388,500 grant from the Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service to fund 30 full-time AmeriCorps Senior Connections and Disaster Services… Read More...
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Local Educator to Participate in…

Tammy Thompson
PADUCAH, Ky. (7/2/15) – Gary Goodaker of Caldwell County was recently selected to participate in the College Board's Annual Advanced Placement Program Reading in Kansas, Mo. The Advanced Placement Program, which consists of 36 courses in a wide variety of subject areas, selects AP teachers and college faculty from around the world to gather in the United States each June to evaluate and score the… Read More...
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Madisonville Police Arrest Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/2/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, July 2. Charlene A. Whitsell, of Madisonville, was charged July 1 on a Hopkins County warrant for first-degree possession of a controlled substance/meth – first offense, drug paraphernalia – buy/possess and trafficking in marijuana – first offense. Jacob S. Taylor, of Madisonville, was charged… Read More...
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Earlington Fire Department to Receive…

Marty Irby
WASHINGTON (7/2/15) – U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield (KY-01), is pleased to announce grants to three area fire departments from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration. The Fairview Fire Department in Pembroke will receive $76,208.00. The Earlington Fire Department will receive $24,428.00, and the Livingston… Read More...
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Hanson Approves Budget on Second Reading

Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
HANSON, Ky. (7/2/15) — The regularly scheduled Hanson City Council Meeting took place on Monday, June 30 with Mayor Mickie Demoss calling the meeting to order. The minutes of May 26, May 28, June 1 and June 19 and public hearing on June 19 meetings were all approved. Second reading of the Budget Ordinance was given by City Clerk Patty Thomas. Total expenditures Taxes - $233,000. Licenses and… Read More...
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Pet of the Day

Natalie Ostrander
KENTUCKY (7/2/15) — Meet Cricket, she's a 7 month old Mini Aussie Feist mix. Cricket and her sister Ivory were recently found as strays, and never reclaimed. She is your typical puppy, and wants to play with everyone she meets. She definitely needs work on the leash. She is great with dogs of all sizes, and also great with children. Did we mention she has a natural bob tail? It’s the cutest thing… Read More...
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HCC President Facilitates Mississippi…

Rena Young
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (7/2/15) — Hopkinsville Community College President Dr. Jay Allen facilitated a panel discussion at the Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy on Tuesday, June 30 at Eagle Ridge Conference Center on the Campus of Hinds Community College. Dr. Allen graduated from the MCCLA in May of 2011 as a member of the second class of the newly formed Leadership Academy. Allen, a… Read More...
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Oilers Outlast Visiting Hopkinsville,…

Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/2/15) — Owensboro edged visiting Hopkinsville 3-2 in an Ohio Valley League game on Wednesday. Each Ohio Valley League team exited the contest with a 7-16 record. Host Owensboro edged Hopkinsville 6-5 in the hits column. Pitching out of a relief role, Owensboro pitcher John Hakemoller earned the win. Hopkinsville hurler Nick Eggemeyer took the loss. Leading Owensboro at the… Read More...
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Hopkinsville Falls to Oilers 3-2

Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/2/15) — Owensboro edged visiting Hopkinsville 3-2 in an Ohio Valley League game on Wednesday. Each Ohio Valley League team exited the contest with a 7-16 record. Host Owensboro edged Hopkinsville 6-5 in the hits column. Pitching out of a relief role, Owensboro pitcher John Hakemoller earned the win. Hopkinsville hurler Nick Eggemeyer took the loss. Leading Owensboro at the… Read More...
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Sheriff's Department Receives Grant

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MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (7/2/15) — The McCracken County Sheriff's Department has received a state Law Enforcement Service Fee / DUI grant in the amount of $19,901. The grant period runs July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. The Department will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints and saturation patrols at various times and locations throughout McCracken County during that period. The checkpoints… Read More...
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Summer Youth Art Camp: July Sessions…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (7/2/15) — Since our June sessions filled so quickly, we have opened two more sessions of Summer Youth Art Camp in July. Hands-on art projects can improve problem solving abilities, spatial thinking and math skills. Help your child realize this potential through ceramic, weaving, painting and printmaking classes. Camp runs July 14 - 17, 2015. Ages 6-12 welcome. Pricing: $20 per child… Read More...
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Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
UPDATE: MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/2/15) 12:35 P.M. — City police say the man who allegedly assaulted a woman Wednesay night, July 1 followed by a standoff on Comer Drive in northern Madisonville, is in critical condition. The armed man barricaded himself inside his estranged girlfriend’s home at about 7:22 p.m., according to Madisonville Police Department press release. Police negotiators and… Read More...
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North Middle School Welcomes New…

Julie Wischer
HENDERSON, Ky. (7/2/15) — Curtis Shelton has been selected to lead North Middle School as its Principal. Shelton brings with him experience in educational administration, student discipline, athletic coaching and educational technology. Shelton received a bachelor’s degree in business administration and teaching certification for Missouri and Kentucky from Southeast Missouri State University. He… Read More...
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New Medicaid Managed Care Contracts…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/2/15) — The Commonwealth of Kentucky has signed new contracts with five managed care organizations to provide healthcare services to Kentuckians who meet eligibility requirements for Medicaid. Individuals in all 120 Kentucky counties who are eligible for Medicaid may choose Anthem, Coventry Cares, Humana, Passport or Wellcare as their healthcare provider. Statewide contracts… Read More...
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Commissioners Commission Meeting Set…

Beth Cecil
OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/2/15) — The Owensboro Board of Commissioners will hold a Commission meeting at 5 p.m., on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 in the Commission Chambers located on the fourth floor at City Hall, 101 E. 4th Street. The agenda and meeting packet will be available Monday, July 6 online at www.owensboro.org. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Beth Cecil Read More...
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United We ‘HAND’

Robin Newberry
PADUCAH, Ky. (7/2/15) — The Paducah Police Department, in cooperation with the Paducah Parks Department and Stacey Allgood of Better Than Ever Paint & Create, is requesting citizens to lend a hand for a special project Saturday evening. “United We HAND, United We Stand” is the brainchild of Allgood and Molly Tomasallo, special events coordinator with the Paducah Parks Department. Employees of all… Read More...
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No Hitter! Team USA Blanks Cuba to Open…

Brent Ingram
US (7/2/15) — Tanner Houck (Missouri), A.J. Puk (Florida) and Ryan Hendrix (Texas A&M) combined to hand the Cuban National Team its first ever no-hitter in international play, allowing only a walk and error, in a 2-0 win for the USA Collegiate National Team, on a perfect Wednesday night at the USA Baseball National Training Complex. For the third time in USA Baseball Collegiate National Team… Read More...
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Suspicious Package under Investigation

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MURRAY, Ky. (7/2/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on July 1, 2015 at 5:20 p.m., KSP received a call from Calloway County Dispatch of a suspicious package on Chestnut Road, in front of the United States Marine Corps Recruiting Office, in Murray, Ky. The report said Kentucky State Police and Murray Police Department officers secured the area while the Kentucky State Police… Read More...
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City Will Celebrate ‘The Pier’ Grand…

Abby Shelton
OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/2/15) — The Owensboro Board of Commissioners invites the public to a ribbon cutting celebrating the grand opening of The Pier in downtown Owensboro. The ribbon cutting will take place at 7 p.m., on Friday, July 3. The Pier is located north of the Owensboro Convention Center, 501 West Second Street, Owensboro, Ky. The new facility features 8,700 square feet of programmable space… Read More...
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Showcase Paducah Set for Saturday, July…

Pam Spencer
PADUCAH, Ky. (7/2/15) — Building on the success of the 2014 Showcase Paducah event, Paducah Main Street, a division of the City of Paducah Planning Department, has organized an even bigger Showcase Paducah for this year. The event will be from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 18. Showcase Paducah is an opportunity to tour commercial and residential properties that are for sale or for lease… Read More...

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Beshear Visits Veteran Center Touting State Worker Wage Increase

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HANSON, KY (6/12/15) ― Gov. Steve Beshear stopped by the Joseph “Eddie” Ballard Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson this afternoon to greet some of the… Read More...
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Bridge Naming Ceremony Hosts Fallen Soldier’s Family, Dignitaries, Community

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The Sgt. William Michael Coomes Memorial Bridge sign unveiling took place on Saturday, June 6 at Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson. Read More...
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Woodall Energetically Takes on Role as MCC Advancement Director

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (06/11/15) – Madisonville Community College announced the promotion of Chris Woodall to Director of Advancement. Woodall began his career… Read More...

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SPOTTSVILLE, Ky. — Ewing White, Jr. 86 of Spottsville, KY passed away June 30, 2015 at Hospice of Western Kentucky Heartford House in Owensboro. He was born August 6, 1928 in Henderson to Ewing…
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