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September 03, 2015

Babysitter Faces Criminal Abuse Charges for Allegedly Giving Controlled Substance to a Child

by SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (9/3/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, a McCracken County woman was arrested after an investigation showed she gave prescription medication to a child in her care. The report said April R. Burns, 31, was arrested just before noon today on charges of second-degree criminal abuse of a child and dispensing, prescribing or administering a controlled substance (first offense). Det. Ryan Conn said police were called when the mother of a 5-month-old child brought the infant to Baptist Health Paducah late Tuesday evening. The infant was lethargic and the mother was unable to fully wake her. Tests showed the infant had been given a benzodiazepine (anti-anxiety medication). The infant was admitted to the hospital, but since has been released and is expected to… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

Tilghman Clinic Will Open Tuesday

by SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (9/3/15) — Starting Tuesday, Paducah Tilghman High School students and staff will have access to primary care and counseling services on campus in a new clinic offered by Baptist Health and Four Rivers Behavioral Health. The… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

HPD Investigates Theft

by SurfKY News
HENDERSON, Ky. (9/3/15) – According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Sept. 2, 2015, HPD responded to a theft from a vehicle at 1183 Taransay Drive. The report said sometime overnight, items were stolen from a vehicle parked in… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

One Injured when Motorcycle, SUV Collide

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/3/15) — An Earlington man was severely injured after colliding with a sport utility vehicle in a store parking lot on South Main Street Wednesday night. Madisonville Police Department reported Richard Metcalfe, 45, 308… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

Collision on Blandville Road Involving Motorcycle Sends One to Hospital

by SurfKY News
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (9/3/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff’s Department, on Sept. 3, 2015 at approximately 8:57 a.m., MCSD responded to a two vehicle injury collision, involving a motorcycle, just west of the intersection at… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

Lane Restrictions for Joint Inspection Sept. 9

by SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (9/3/15) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans joint walk-through inspections with the Indiana Department of Transportation on Ohio River Bridges across the region starting Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. These walk-through… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports – Sept. 3, 2015

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/3/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday, Sept. 3. Shawn M. Todd, of Madisonville, was charged Sept. 2 with operating a motor vehicle under the influence – third offense and… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

KSP to Partner with DEA for 10th National ‘Take Back’ Initiative

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/3/15) — The Kentucky State Police will partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 in a collaborative effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from home medicine… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

CASA Program of Hopkins County Seeking Volunteers

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/3/15) — The CASA Program of Hopkins County is in desperate need of Court Appointed Special Advocates volunteers. Read More...
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September 03, 2015

Gubernatorial Candidate Spot-on about Head Start

by SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (9/3/15) — Critics of GOP gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin want to use his spot-on statement about a huge, costly and ineffective government-run preschool program to paint him as being opposed to any and all early childhood… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

TMS Automotive to Locate in Bowling Green

by SurfKY News
FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/3/15) — A Kentucky company in the automotive industry is expanding with a new facility that will allow it to work more closely with its customers. Governor Steve Beshear today announced TMS Automotive LLC. is locating a… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

KSP Traffic Safety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News
HICKORY, Ky. (9/3/15) — The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the Post 1 district, to check motorists for compliance with motor vehicle laws including driving under the influence statutes. KSP… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

July’s FNL Rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/3/15) — When is Friday Night Live not on the second Friday of June, July or August? That happens when one of those events is postponed due to weather. That happened this summer in July causing the event to be… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

Upcoming Events at Land Between the Lakes

by SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (9/3/15) — Land Between the Lakes offers a variety of fun programs for all ages and interests. Join us - Labor Day Weekend Events Friday and Saturday, Sept. 4 and 5 Laser Light Shows - Golden Pond PlanetariumListen to your… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

HPD Seeking Suspect Involved in Alleged Theft

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HENDERSON, Ky. (9/3/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Sept. 2, 2015, HPD responded to a theft from a vehicle at 1272 Alastair. The report said sometime over night an ipad was stolen from a vehicle parked in front… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

HPD Responds to Injury Accident

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HENDERSON, Ky. (9/3/15) – According to a Henderson Police Department report, HPD investigated an accident with injury Sept. 1, 2015 on Green and 5th Street. The report said Mailyn D Kurtz, of Henderson stated that she failed to see a red… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

David Miller Named Park Manager at Lake Barkley State Resort Park

by SurfKY News
FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/3/15) — David Miller is the new manager at Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz, Parks Commissioner Elaine Walker announced today. Miller has worked in the hotel business for 17 years, starting as a room service server… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday Sept. 2, 2015

by SurfKY News
FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/3/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Sept. 2, 2015. Powerball Wednesday 17 - 22 - 30 - 46 - 56 - 16 Power Play 3 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 3 - 1 - 1 Wednesday Evening 1 - 3 - 4… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

Medicare ACOs Continue to Improve Quality of Care, Generate Shared Savings

by SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (9/3/15) — Mercy Health (formerly Catholic Health Partners) – a Catholic healthcare ministry serving Kentucky and Ohio, announces that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued 2014 quality and financial… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

Gospelfest Wows Crowd of Approximately 4,500

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (9/3/15) — First Southern National Bank's annual Gospelfest was another hit Wednesday, Sept. 2 in downtown Central City. Bank spokeswoman Lanie Gardner estimated the crowd at about 4,500 people. Entertainers included… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

Nortonville New Water Treatment Plant Another Step Closer

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
NORTONVILLE, Ky. (9/3/15) — Nortonville City Council held a special called meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 1 to discuss progress of the new water treatment plant. Engineer for the project Mike McGhee of McGhee Engineering and USDA Rural… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

Pet of the Day - Mackenzie

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September 03, 2015

‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Campaign Targets Drunk Drivers

by SurfKY News
OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/3/15) — The Owensboro Police Department has been out in force again this year as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign on drunk driving. The campaign… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

TVA Touts Progress of Combined Cycle Project

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
DRAKESBORO, Ky. (9/3/15) — Tennessee Valley Authority’s Paradise $1.12 billion Combined Cycle Plant project is 20 percent complete. Media outlets got a chance to tour the construction site today along its 30 acres, which was cleared of… Read More...
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September 03, 2015

KSP Increasing Patrols during Labor Day Weekend

by SurfKY News
HICKORY, Ky. (7/3/15) — The national campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs through Labor Day weekend with the goal of reducing deaths and injuries caused by motorists driving impaired, either by alcohol or drugs. Statewide, during… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - September 2, 2015

by SurfKY News
Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Ministry Reaches People from Region to Honduras

by Focus on Hopkins County
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/2/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Tod and Michele Hill about their latest mission trip to Honduras and their upcoming Crossfire event on this episode of Focus on Hopkins County. Filmed at SurfKY StudiosTim Thomas,… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

UPDATE: Missing Teen Located

by SurfKY News
UPDATE: HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/2/15 - 5:33 p.m.) — According to an alert from Hopkins County Central Dispatch, the missing teen, Ariel Lashay Cook, has been located and the search has been cancelled. No further information is available at… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/2/15) — Good news came in pairs today as two new business locations were announced by developer Don Ershig during the Sept. 2 Rotary Club meeting. According to Ershig, Retail4LESS is on its way to the former Staples… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

KSP Post 2 Activity Report - August 2015

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/2/15) — Captain Brent White, Commander KSP Post 2 Madisonville, reports the following activity for the month of August 2015: Arrested 41 Impaired Drivers Issued a Total of 1,748 Citations Issued 707 Speeding Citations… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

KSP Works Injury Collision in Trigg County

by SurfKY News
CADIZ, Ky. (9/2/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP responded to a two vehicle collision on Sept. 2, 2015 at approximately 6:31 a.m. The collision occurred on US 68-80 at the intersection of Interstate 24 north of Cadiz,… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Audubon-Bon Harbor Area Alliance to Host Neighborhood Picnic

by SurfKY News
OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/2/15) — The Audubon-Bon Harbor Neighborhood Alliance will host a neighborhood picnic from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 at Thompson Berry Park. The event will feature free food, giveaways and… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Politicians Are Failing Us on the Economy - by Lee Hamilton

by SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (9/2/15) — A couple of months ago, the Congressional Budget Office issued a sobering report on the U.S. economy's long-term prospects. Not to put too fine a point on it, we're headed for the fiscal rocks. Federal spending accounts… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

KSP Charges Fayette County Man with Possession, Distribution of Child Porn

by SurfKY News
LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/2/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on Sept. 1, 2015, at approximately 9:15 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by the Lexington Police Dept., arrested Fayette County man on… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Investigation Leads to Meth Trafficking Charge

by SurfKY News
NORTONVILLE, Ky. (9/2/15) — After receiving a tip of possible drug trafficking at an East Walnut Street, Nortonville residence, the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office charged a Nortonville man with several charges including trafficking in… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

PPD Seeking Public's Help

by SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (9/2/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, PPD is seeking the public’s help in locating a woman who used a stolen credit card for purchases. The report said Det. Jason Montgomery said Robin S. Lowe, 55, stole… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - Sept. 2, 2015

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/2/15) — The Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday, Sept. 2. Jason L. Schomer, of Madisonville, was charged Sept. 1 with alcohol intoxication in a public place – first and second… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Woman Allegedly Passed Out at Wheel Charged with Child Endangerment

by SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/2/15) — A Madisonville woman was charged with endangering the welfare of a minor after police say she was passed out behind the wheel of a running vehicle with her 16-month-old child in the back seat. According to a… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/2/15) — The Hopkins County Sheriff's Office released the following reports Wednesday, Sept. 2. Matthew W. Belcher, of Slaughters, was charged Sept. 1 on a Henderson County warrant for contempt of court. Crystal B.… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Labor Day Schedule for Dugan Best Recreation Center

by SurfKY News
OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/2/15) — Dugan Best Recreation Center will be closed on Labor Day, Sept. 7, 2015. Regular "school is in session" hours of operation will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. Located at 1003 Omega Street, the center's… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Kentucky Receives Grant to Support Small Business Exports

by SurfKY News
FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/2/15) – Governor Steve Beshear today announced Kentucky businesses can expect more state assistance to help them market their products worldwide with a $400,000 federal grant. Small businesses are helping drive Kentucky's… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

KDF Accepting Orders for Tree Seedlings

by SurfKY News
FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/2/15) — With fall just around the corner, Kentuckians should plan their spring tree-planting activities now and order tree seedlings through the Kentucky Division of Forestry. Seedlings will be available for shipping from… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – Sept. 2, 2015

by SurfKY News
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (9/2/15) — The above photos are local fugitives that are currently being sought by local law-enforcement officers. If you have any information regarding the individuals or the cases, please contact the Hopkinsville Crime… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Wesleyan-Shawnee Neighborhood Alliance to Host Yard Sale

by SurfKY News
OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/2/15) — The Wesleyan-Shawnee Neighborhood Alliance will host its annual yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 19. Neighbors are invited to host yard sales during this time. The Wesleyan-Shawnee Neighborhood Alliance extends from… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

City of Owensboro's Labor Day Schedule

by SurfKY News
OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/2/15) — City Hall, Owensboro Transit System and Parks Administration will be closed for the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, Sept. 7. In addition, the sanitation collection schedule will be modified for all residential and… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Muhlenberg Job Corps Employee of the Month - Terry Burden

by SurfKY News
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (9/2/15) — Terry Burden, Heavy Equipment Operator Instructor was recently named as Muhlenberg Job Corps Center's Employee of the month. Burden has trained students in heavy equipment operating for the past eleven… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

DCSO Responds to Single Vehicle Accident with Injuries

by SurfKY News
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (9/2/15) — According to a Daviess County Sheriff's Office report, DCSO deputies along with Daviess County Fire Department, Utica Fire Department and Owensboro-Daviess County Fire Department responded to a single vehicle… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Two Vehicle Accident on US45 Sends One to Hospital

by SurfKY News
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, Ky. (9/2/15) — According to a McCracken County Sheriff's Department report, at approximately 8:15 p.m., Sept. 1, 2015, deputies responded to the intersection of US 45 and Krebs Station. The report said investigation… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

LuRay Park Fundraiser

by SurfKY News
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (9/2/15) — This Friday beginning at noon the LuRay Park committee will be selling whole pork loins and pork loin sandwich plates in front of Smith Brothers supply. Pork loins - $20 Pork loin sandwich, chips and drink… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Blood Drive Boosts Blood Bank Deposits

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
Kentucky Career Center hosted a blood drive for Baptist Health Blood Bank on Monday, Aug. 31 Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Gov. Beshear's Statement on County Clerks, Marriage Licenses in Kentucky

by SurfKY News
FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/2/15) — The following is a statement released from the Office of the Governor regarding County Clerks and Same-Sex Marriage Licenses: "There are obviously strong feelings on both sides of this issue, but the United States… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Pet of the Day - Gordon

by SurfKY News
Meet Gordon, he is a 4 month old Chesapeake Bay Retriever mix. Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday Sept. 1, 2015

by SurfKY News
FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/2/15) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday Sept. 1, 2015. Mega Millions Tuesday 2 - 5 - 35 - 40 - 54 - 13 Megaplier 5 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 9 - 9 - 3 Tuesday Evening 3 - 8 - 5 Pick 4… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Fiscal Court Approves Slight Tax Hike

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/2/15) — Hopkins County property owners will see a slight tax increase on their next bills. Hopkins Fiscal Court approved the $1 tax increase per $100,000 worth of real property at a meeting held Tuesday. Land and… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Suspicious Person Call Results in Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
HENDERSON, Ky. (9/2/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Sept. 1, 2015, officers responded to 1629 S Main St. Henderson, in reference to a suspicious person. Officers observed Katherine Ramsey, 24, sitting in her… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

HPD Investigates Vandalized ATM

by SurfKY News
HENDERSON, Ky. (9/2/15) — According to a Henderson Police Department report, on Sept. 1, 2015 unidentified suspect(s) vandalized the ATM Machine at 300 2nd Street Fifth Third Bank. The ATM appears to have been struck repeatedly with a… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

City of Paducah Commission Meeting Highlights

by SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (9/2/15) — The following are the highlights of the Paducah City Commission meeting from Tuesday, Sept. 1. Approve Purchase of Body Worn Cameras (vote Sept. 15) The Paducah Board of Commissioners introduced an ordinance for the… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

PPD Charges Woman with Trafficking for Allegedly Selling Pain Meds

by SurfKY News
PADUCAH, Ky. (9/2/15) — According to a Paducah Police Department report, a woman who first reported her prescription medication was stolen was arrested after it was determined she has been selling the pain-killers. The report said Sherry… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

Storm Water Quality Advisory Committee Meeting Thursday

by SurfKY News
OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/2/15) — The Owensboro-Daviess County Storm Water Quality Advisory Committee will meet at noon on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, at the Daviess County Public Works building, located at 2620 Hwy 81, Owensboro, Ky. The group will… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

KSP Citizens Police Academy Accepting Applications

by SurfKY News
HENDERSON, Ky. (9/2/15) — Henderson is now accepting applications for the 2015 Kentucky State Police Citizens Police Academy. The nine week academy is slated to begin on Oct. 8, 2015. Students will meet Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.… Read More...
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September 02, 2015

GPD Conducting Safety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News
GREENVILLE, Ky. (9/2/15) — Greenville Police Department will be stepping up traffic enforcement and conducting traffic safety checkpoints in various locations throughout the city as part of the National Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over… Read More...
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