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  • Additional Storm Photos, City Out of Darkness

    HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (3/3/12)—A strong line of destructive severe weather, which many have said produced tornadoes across different portions of Hopkins County, left several in the dark without power between yesterday afternoon and early this morning, Marc...
  • Area Remembers Nofsinger’s Many Contributions to Community

    HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (3/3/12)—An upstanding community pillar and humble humanitarian, Lairy Nofsinger, passed away at the age of 76 years-old on Friday, March 2nd after a nearly 6-year battle with cancer. However, for all the sorrow this unfortunate loss ...
  • The Sassy Southern Gal - Anorexic Piggy Banks

    KENTUCKY (3/3/12) - A penny saved is a penny earned – I don’t know about you, but it is very difficult to find any pennies to save.  If any loose change could be found – I’m driving to the nearest Coinstar without hesitation to get dollars fo...
  • Kentucky Coal Miner Killed in Overnight Mining Accident

      HARLAN COUNTY, KY (3/3/12) – The Energy and Environment Cabinet has just released a report of a mining accident in Harlan County, KY that has claimed the life of one miner. According to EEC officials, a mining accident in Harlan County has clai...
  • Gov. Beshear Declares Statewide Emergency in Response to Storms

      FRANKFORT, KY (3/2/12) - In response to an outbreak of intense storms Friday, Gov. Steve Beshear declared a statewide emergency to allow local officials immediate access to state resources to assist in public safety and recovery efforts.  “...
  • Transportation Cabinet Roof Blown Off

    MADISONVILLE, KY (3/2/12) – According to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet official, Keith Todd, a portion of the roof has been ripped off the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 2 Headquarters Building on North Main Street in Madisonville.  Hig...
  • Cooking with Marjorie – Betty Trover

    HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (2/29/12) - Sitting in front of Betty Trover’s fireplace, sipping hot tea, I thought, “What could be better than this?” It was easy to forget I had promised to be on my way within a certain time but I was soon caught up in her lif...
  • New Beginnings with Gayla – The Anatomy of Happiness

      WESTERN KY (3/2/12) - Today I want to write about something called a happiness set point. Have you heard about this? The happiness set point is a level of happiness that we inherit from our parents. It makes up about 50% of our happiness. In other...
  • Gov. Beshear Joins Advocates, Survivors at Colon Cancer Rally

    FRANKFORT, KY (3/3/12) – Late last week, Governor Steve Beshear joined health advocates and survivors of colon cancer at a rally on the steps of the state Capitol to raise awareness of the disease and to highlight the need for more prevention and educat...
  • Romeo the Roaming Gastronome Goes to the Purple Onion

    KENTUCKY (3/3/12) – Hello my friends. This week I decided to leave Hopkins County and venture forth to new lands. I picked up my son from the house and set off to Central City. Two young gastronomic explorers on a journey of discovery were we. Okay on...
  • Congressman Ed Whitfield Visits Hopkins

    HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (3/2/12) – Congressman Ed Whitfield visited with Mayor David Jackson and other city officials to discuss damage and explore what assistance would be needed.  (Photo) Jackson shows Whitfield photos of storm damage. Madisonville B...
  • Tornados Move Through Western KY Friday

    MUHLENBERG COUNTY, KY (3/2/12) - In spite of numerous tornado warnings, funnel cloud sitings, and reports of hail fall during the afternoon hours, Muhlenberg County does not appear to have received wide-spread damage. Reporters scouted the county, throug...
  • Storm Rips Through Hopkins; Hospital Loses Power, Damages High School and Skating Rink

      HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (3/2/12)—Following harsh storms earlier in the week, Hopkins County and much of western Kentucky experienced yet another bout of even stronger severe weather this afternoon, March 2nd, which caused unfortunate structural dam...
  • Madisonville Police Put the Cuffs on Cancer

    MADISONVILLE, KY (3/2/12) – For years, the annual Relay for Live event has gained the attention of many groups and organizations looking to support those harshly affected by cancer.  This year, the Madisonville Police Department is throwing their h...
  • Storm Shelters for Lyon County

    LYON COUNTY, KY (3/2/12) – The following places have opened up for storm shelter only from now until the storm passes: - Lamasco Baptist Church (KY 93 South)- Suwanne Furnance Baptist Church (ST RT 810 North)- Eddyville Baptist Church (Jenkins Rd)- Kut...
  • James Isaac Roberts, age 75, of Henderson, KY

      HENDERSON, KY - James Isaac Roberts, age 75, of Henderson, KY, passed away at 11:30 AM, Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at his home. Mr. Roberts was preceded in death by his son Jay Roberts and his parents Ike and Ada Garrett Roberts. He was a mem...
  • J.V. Townsend 79, of Clay, KY

      CLAY, KY - J.V. Townsend 79, of Clay, KY passed away Tuesday February 21, 2012 4:10 PM at his home in Clay, KY. He was born September 14, 1932 in Boxville, KY to Roy and Stella Townsend. He was co-owner and operator of Townsend’s IGA for 47 yea...
  • Norma Delle Key 73, of Providence, KY

      PROVIDENCE, KY - Norma Delle Key 73, of Providence, KY passed away Friday February 24, 2012 6:15 AM at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville, KY She was preceded in death by her husband W.A. Key in 2004. She was retired as General Manager of Do...
  • Tom Edward (Bill) Baty 72, of Dixon, KY

      DIXON, KY - Tom Edward (Bill) Baty 72, of Dixon, KY passed away at Methodist Hospital in Henderson on Monday February 27, 2012. He was a retired Fence Installer, having worked for 45 years and was a member of the Zion Apostolic Pentecostal Church...
  • Jennie Stuart Medical Center Promotion

    HOPKINSVILLE, KY (3/2/12) – An administrator has been promoted within Jennie Stuart Medical Center. Lori Legaspi was recently promoted to Assistant Vice President, Ancillary Services, at JSMC. She will now report to directly to President and CEO Eric Le...
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