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City Proposes Budget Increase for FY 2017-18

May 23, 2017
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/23/17) — The city of Madisonville projects revenue of $70.25 million the next fiscal year, which is slightly more income compared to the current fiscal year budget of $65.6 million. The new fiscal year begins July 1. The city proposes to…

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Don't Let Sunburn Derail Summer Fun

May 23, 2017 SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (5/23/17) — Many people find it impossible to think about summer without conjuring visions of spending endless hours outdoors from morning until evening, whether…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/23/17) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Warren W. Stegman of Providence was charged May 22 with theft by unlawful taking (under $500). Gregory O. Matchem of Madisonville was charged May 22 with two counts of contempt of court. SurfKY News Information provided by MPD
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/23/17) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following report today: Donnie Vincent of White Plains was charged May 20 with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia and driving with expired license. SurfKY News Information provided by HCSO
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Edward Jones Financial Advisor…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/23/17) — Tim Dunn of the financial services firm Edward Jones invites the public to join him at a grand opening celebration. The event will begin at 12 p.m., on June 19, 2017 at his office at 1175 South Main Street, Madisonville, Kentucky, with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 company, provides financial services for individual investors in the United…
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday May…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/23/17) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Monday May 22, 2017. Pick 3 Monday Midday 1 - 9 - 8 Monday Evening 6 - 2 - 7 Pick 4 Monday Midday 4 - 8 - 2 - 6 Monday Evening 3 - 2 - 0 - 3 Cash Ball 225 Monday 1 - 4 - 13 - 19 - 9 5 Cash Card Monday 6C - 10H - 8H - 5H - 2S Lucky for Life Monday 12 - 16 - 31 - 43 - 46 - 15 Winning numbers of the Kentucky…
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President’s Budget Prioritizes National…

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WASHINGTON (5/23/17) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the president’s budget and tax reform: “As colleagues know, it’s once again the time of year when Congress gets to work putting together the next budget. One of the initial steps in that process is typically for the president to send up a blueprint of his own,…
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Commercial Drivers Stay Mobile with ‘My…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/23/17) — For years, Kentucky’s commercial drivers – who transport passengers, deliver products and provide heavy-equipment services – have faced the frustration of interrupting their personal and professional schedules to visit a circuit court clerk’s office, locate a post office or find a fax machine to submit commercial driver’s license paperwork. However, that inconvenience…
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Pet of the Day - Lolita

Gwen Smith
KENTUCKY (5/4/17) — This week's pet of the day is Lolita. Lolita is a Lab mix who is just over a year old. She loves going outside to run and play in the dog park with her kennel mate. Lolita was surrendered to us back in February after her owner could no longer keep her. Lolita loves to play and walks wonderfully on a leash. Lolita is hoping her forever family comes along soon, she’s getting…
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Lt Governor to Honor Fallen Officers at…

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KENTUCKY (5/22/17) — Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton along with Kentucky Justice Cabinet Secretary John Tilley, KSP Commissioner Richard Sanders, KSP Deputy Commissioner Alex Payne, KSP command staff and family and friends of fallen officers, will honor fallen officers at Kentucky State Police Memorial Service, 11 a.m. ET, Thursday, May 25, at Kentucky State Police Training Academy, 380 Coffee Tree Road,…
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Madisonville Police Reports Released —…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/22/17) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Timothy O. Britt of Madisonville was charged May 21 with theft by unlawful taking (under $500). Michael C. Miles of Nebo was charged May 20 with driving on a suspended or revoked license and possession of marijuana. Tristan Pope of Madisonville was charged May 19 with failure to pay (Daviess…
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Report Reveals How Kentucky Pension…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/22/17) — The PFM Group today presented an alarming report to the Public Pension Oversight Board detailing the factors that made Kentucky’s pension systems the worst funded systems in the United States. The report revealed that the systems have had a combined $6.9 billion negative cash flow since 2005 as benefits paid to retirees plus program expenses greatly exceeded…
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Sunday May…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/22/17) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Sunday May 21, 2017. Pick 3 Sunday Midday 9 - 3 - 9 Sunday Evening 1 - 2 - 1 Pick 4 Sunday Midday 9 - 6 - 7 - 4 Sunday Evening 9 - 4 - 5 - 3 Cash Ball 225 Sunday 3 - 20 - 23 - 31 - 21 Winning numbers of the Kentucky Lottery are determined by the numbers drawn and not by the numbers reported. The Kentucky…
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Saturday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/22/17) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Saturday May 20, 2017. Powerball Saturday 5 - 22 - 45 - 47 - 54 - 3 Power Play 2 Pick 3 Saturday Midday 8 - 9 - 7 Saturday Evening 2 - 5 - 2 Pick 4 Saturday Midday 0 - 2 - 2 - 3 Saturday Evening 8 - 7 - 2 - 4 Cash Ball 225 Saturday 2 - 9 - 21 - 29 - 14 5 Cash Card Saturday 9C - 2S - 7C - 5D - 2C Winning…
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/22/17) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: James Perkins Jr. of Madisonville was charged May 19 with failure to pay. Ashley L. Menser of Nortonville was charged May 19 with failure to appear. Ellen Allen of Earlington was charged May 19 with diversion revocation. Daniel Martin of Madisonville was charged May 19 with public intoxication…
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Dawson Springs Police Department…

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DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (5/22/17) — Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports today: Felicia N. Cumbee, 26 of Dawson Springs was charged May 14 with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. Randall L. Alfred, 41 of Madisonville was charged May 14 with convicted felon in possession of a…
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Senator C.B. Embry’s Legislative Update…

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KENTUCKY (5/22/17) — While Memorial Day weekend is a wonderful time for gathering with family and friends for picnics, pool parties, and parades, I write to you with the annual reminder not to forget the true meaning of the event. Memorial Day is a time to remember the brave men and women who have put everything on the line so we may live in freedom in the greatest nation in the world. Born out…
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Pet of the Day - Barkley

Gwen Smith
KENTUCKY (5/22/17) — This week's pet of the day is Barkley. Barkely is a 3 year old Terrier mix who is already neutered and up to date on all his vaccines. Barkley is a very special dog, he is absolutely terrified of most people. He is also heartworm positive. Barkley prefers the company of men over most women. Barkley will require a quiet home with no children, where he can be an only pet.…

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Infant Karter Dawnielle Faith Brinkley

May 23, 2017
PROVIDENCE, KY., — Infant Karter Dawnielle Faith Brinkley, 3 months, passed away at Baptist Health Madisonville. She was born on February 20, 2017 in Madisonville to Krystal Brinkley. Karter was preceded in death by her grandfather Michael Brinkley,…

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