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Owensboro Police Reports Released July 26

July 26, 2017
OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/26/17) – Owensboro Police Department released the following reports today: Rojelio Ozuna, address unknown, was charged July 25 with alcohol intoxication in public place. Edward V. McDuffie of Owensboro was charged July 25 with probation…

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Pet of the Day - Baby

Gwen Smith
KENTUCKY (7/26/2017) — This week's pet of the day is Baby. Baby is a 2 year old Domestic Short Hair that come into the shelter with her kittens. Baby's kittens have since been adopted and she is still waiting for her new family at the shelter. Baby is a very sweet and loving girl who craves attention from her people around her. Baby takes a little bit to warm up to new fur friends but with a slow…
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Owensboro Neighborhood Alliance Meeting…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/26/17) — The Neighborhood Alliance Program meetings are scheduled for August. Midtown East Neighborhood Alliance – 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 3 at Buena Vista Baptist Church.Seven Hills Neighborhood Alliance – 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 3 at Trinity United Methodist Church. Shifley-York Alliance – 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 8 at Lewis Lane Baptist Church.Dogwood-Azalea Alliance –…
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Owensboro Board of Education Meets…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/26/17) — The Owensboro Board of Education will have a regular meeting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Jessica Boarman
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Owensboro Board of Commissions Special…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/26/17) — The Owensboro Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Called Commission Meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in the Commission Chambers located on the fourth floor at City Hall, 101 E. 4th Street. The purpose of the meeting is to consider a Closed Session under KRS 61.810 (1)(b) to discuss the future acquisition or sale of real property by a public agency. SurfKY…
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Bill Filed Aimed at Curbing Suicides

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/26/17) – Rep. Regina Bunch, R-Williamsburg, has pre-filed a bill aimed at curbing the growing number of suicides in Kentucky. The measure will require more in-depth training for school administrators, staff, and teachers so that they will be prepared to recognize signs of suicide and prevent what has become an ongoing crisis among youth in Kentucky. An average of 600 Kentuckians…
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DCPS Board of Education to meet July 27

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DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (7/26/17) — The Daviess County Public Schools Board of Education will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at the DCPS Central Office, 1622 Southeastern Parkway, Owensboro. Highlights include recognition of DCPS schools earning Read to Achieve grants from the Kentucky Department of Education and Junior Achievement of Western Kentucky’s recognition of recipients of the…
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Market Commentary — July 25

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KENTUCKY (7/25/17) — Do we have central banks to thank? Low interest rates, accommodative monetary policy, and improving economic growth have helped stock markets around the world reach record highs, reports Barron’s: “…a look around the globe shows the surge of the U.S. market to new peaks to be anything but unique. Major [markets] in Europe and Asia also have been setting records. Even in South…
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Lt. Gov. Hampton to Headline National…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/25/17) – Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton has been invited to discuss the model and success of her entrepreneurship competition (the Lt. Gov.’s Entrepreneurship Challenge) at the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) annual conference in Nashville this week in front of a bipartisan audience of Lt. Governors from across the United States. “I’m thrilled to see other states…
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Pet of the day is Jingle Bells

Gwen Smith
KENTUCKY (7/25/17) — Pet of the day is Jingle Bells. Meet Jingle Bells, or as we like to call her, Jingles. Jingles is a very sweet 4 year old Shepherd mix who will give you all of her love. Jingles walks well on a leash and keeps her run very clean. Jingles is said to housebroken and doesn't bark much. Jingles knows she has some pretty stiff competition being a "plain" girl in the shelter and…
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UK Studying Down Syndrome Potential for…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/25/17) — People who have Down syndrome may develop Alzheimer’s disease at a younger age than people without Down syndrome. Recently, however, research showed that some people with Down syndrome might not develop dementia at all. Doctors and researchers are still trying to learn why some people with Down syndrome develop dementia, either earlier or later, while others don’t.…
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Legislative Column — July 24, 2017

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
BELTON, Ky. (7/24/17) — On July 10, I was in Frankfort attending an Interim Education Meeting. We heard from Commissioner Stephen L. Pruitt, Department of Education, who presented an overview of what the new accountability system will look like under SB1, “Let the Teachers Teach” bill that was passed earlier this year while we were in session if full approval is granted from the Federal…
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UK Season Ticket Renewals Available…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (7/24/17) — Season tickets renewals for 2017-18 Kentucky men’s basketball are available to 2016-17 season ticket holders beginning today. Per-game prices for all seating locations have increased by $5 per ticket compared with last year’s prices, while annual K Fund donations remain unchanged. “We are excited for another memorable season with the Big Blue Nation in Rupp Arena and…
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Pet of the day is Jones

Gwen Smith
KENTUCKY (7/24/17) — Pet of the day is Jones. Meet Jones! Jones is a 1 year old German Shepherd mix who come to the shelter as a stray. Jones is a little fearful of new people at first but one scratch on the head and he is your new best friend. Jones is a very sweet guy once he warms up to you and has the squeakiest bark that's adorable. If you are looking for a new forever friend please consider…
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DCPS, OPS Gathering School Supplies…

SurfKY News
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (7/24/17) — The Daviess County Public Schools and Owensboro Public Schools districts invite the community to support students across the community as they prepare for the start of a new school year. School buses from both districts will be located in the parking lots of the two local Walmart stores to accept donations of school supplies to be donated to students. Supplies may…
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Dave Says: Using the Grandchild for…

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KENTUCKY (7/23/17) — This week, Dave discusses children using the grandchildren to get money and borrowing against a 401k. Dear Dave, My wife and I have been helping our adopted daughter financially for some time. She’s 25, has been married for three years, and we don’t see this cycle stopping anytime soon. The worst part is, they will often throw in that our grandchild will go without something…
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Outdoor Truths: Regret, Worry Get Us…

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KENTUCKY (7/23/17) — It’s July and I feel a sense of pressure. I’m thinking of food plots and practice shots. I’m thinking we are two weeks from August and August is 30 days from opening bow season in Kentucky. I’m thinking I’m not ready for this. I’m thinking no one cares if I’m ready and time doesn’t stop or even slow down for anyone, no matter what the circumstances. I’m thinking how do others…

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Sherman E. Knight, 69, of Moseleyville

July 03, 2017
MOSELEYVILLE, Ky. — Sherman E. Knight, 69, of Moseleyville, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 3, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Sherman Eugene Knight was born April 27, 1948 in Owensboro, Kentucky to Ernest Stewart and…

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