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Two Horse Branch Men Arrested on Drug Charges

October 20, 2016
HORSE BRANCH, Ky. (10/20/16) — Two men were arrested after marijuana plants were discovered at a residence in Horse Branch, Monday night. According to a press release, Monday night, the Kentucky State Police responded to the 3200 block of Sandefur Crossing…

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Facts About Your Favorite Foods

October 20, 2016 SurfKY News
KENTUCKY (10/20/16) — Is a meal of steak and potatoes your favorite dish? Red meat actually can be good for the body. Food is more than just a way to sustain life. Food can make a…
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State's Voter Registration Drive Yields…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/20/16) — More than 100,000 new voters are on the rolls for the Nov. 8 general election following the largest and longest registration drive in recent Kentucky history led by Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. Grimes announced the new registration numbers at the kick-off event for the Kentucky Girl Scouts "Promise to Vote" campaign Thursday. Approximately 106,000 new…
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Local District Judges Learn About New…

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FRANKFORT, Ky., Oct. 20, 2016 – District Court Judges got a refresher on handling DUI cases and other matters at the 2016 District Judges College at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park in Jamestown, Sept. 18-21. The Education Committee of the Kentucky District Judges Association developed the college in conjunction with the Division of Judicial Branch Education at the Administrative Office of the…
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Beshear, USPS Unveil ‘Scam Alerts’…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (10/20/16) – Today Attorney General Andy Beshear joined United States Postal Inspector Alejandro Almaguer to announce a “Scam Alerts” consumer protection campaign. The awareness effort between the United States Postal Service (USPS) and the Office of the Attorney General aims to help Kentucky postal customers avoid falling victim to mail fraud and scams. Beshear and Almaguer…
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Deadline to Submit ‘Where I’m From’…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/20/16) — George Ella Lyon’s term as Kentucky Poet Laureate has only a few months remaining, but the Harlan County native’s story collection project, “‘Where I’m From’: A Poetry of Place,” will live beyond her tenure as the state’s literary ambassador. Lyon’s goal with the project is to collect, from each of Kentucky’s 120 counties, individual stories fashioned on “Where I’m…
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Public Meeting on Kentucky, Barkley…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/20/16) — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will conduct a public meeting, Oct. 25, to discuss fisheries issues affecting western Kentucky. Western District Fisheries Biologist Paul Rister will present information on crappie and bass fishing in Barkley and Kentucky lakes. In addition, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Aquatic Nuisance Species Biologist Neal Jackson…
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Kentucky’s Unemployment Rate at 5…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/20/16) — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate for September 2016 was 5 percent from a revised 4.9 percent in August 2016, according to the Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The preliminary September 2016 jobless rate was 0.4 percentage points lower than the 5.4 percent rate recorded…
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KSP Charges Jefferson Co. Man with…

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (10/20/16) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, on Oct. 19, 2016, at approximately 10 p.m., the KSP Electronic Crime Branch arrested a Jefferson County man on charges related to distribution and possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor. The report said Mohammad Ronaghi, 37, was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children…
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Wednesday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/20/16) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Wednesday Oct. 19, 2016. Powerball Wednesday 10 - 16 - 38 - 43 - 63 - 23 Power Play 2 Pick 3 Wednesday Midday 4 - 0 - 3 Wednesday Evening 0 - 0 - 7 Pick 4 Wednesday Midday 5 - 2 - 1 - 6 Wednesday Evening 5 - 3 - 3 - 8 Cash Ball Wednesday 1 - 3 - 6 - 27 - 3 Kicker 5 - 1 - 0 - 3 - 2 5 Cash Card Wednesday…
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Pet of the Day - Ralphie

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KENTUCKY (10/20/16) — Meet Ralphie, this 33 lb. bundle of love was surrendered to an overcrowded high kill shelter after his owners discovered that taking care of a dog was too much responsibility for them. The shelter thankfully contacted us informing us of him because they needed to make room so they didn't have to euthanize. Ralphie is a 4-year-old Pug/Beagle mix. He is a very sweet boy and…
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Coal Mining Job Fair Friday in Hopkins…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/19/16) — KenAmerican Mining will be holding a Hiring Fair from 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Oct. 21 at 56 Federal Street, Madisonville. KenAmerican is looking for experience and inexperience miners. SurfKY News Information provided by Heather Stringer
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Ohio Co. Republican Party Chili Supper…

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HARTFORD, Ky. (10/19/16) — The Ohio Co. Republican Party will hold a chili supper, Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Ohio Co. Cornerstone Hall Senior Center. The supper will begin at 6 p.m. Bring your favorite dessert and meet the Republican Party candidates. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Jolene Johnson at (270) 274-4096 or (270) 256-5586 or email [email protected] SurfKY…
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Young Manufacturing Unveils New…

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BEAVER DAM, Ky. (10/19/16) – Young Manufacturing Co., Inc., has taken down the old office that has been a major part of the main street scenery for decades. The company isn't going anywhere, they are just going bigger. The new office is triple the square feet of the old to give much needed additional offices, meeting space and is conducive to support today’s technological needs. The Young…
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Coal Miners Hiring Event Underway

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MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (10/19/16) — There is a hiring event for experience and in experienced miners from 9 a.m. to noon at Kentucky Career Center, 50 Career Way, Central City. SurfKY News
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Kentucky Lottery Results for Tuesday…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/19/16) — The following are the results of the Kentucky Lottery Drawing for Tuesday Oct. 18, 2016. Mega Millions Tuesday 7 - 24 - 28 - 65 - 74 - 1 Megaplier 2 Pick 3 Tuesday Midday 8 - 6 - 3 Tuesday Evening 3 - 2 - 0 Pick 4 Tuesday Midday 7 - 7 - 3 - 4 Tuesday Evening 1 - 6 - 8 - 9 Cash Ball Tuesday 14 - 16 - 24 - 32 - 21 Kicker 3 - 6 - 3 - 9 - 2 5 Cash Card Tuesday KS - AS - AH…
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Farm to School Month Spotlights Efforts…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/19/16) — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles encourages Kentucky school children to celebrate Farm to School Month in October and throughout the year. “Linking up the efforts of our local producers with Kentucky’s children is an obvious advantage to both,” Commissioner Quarles said. “Students get fresh, nutritious local foods that will help them grow up to be strong, healthy…
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Pet of the Day - Annabelle

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KENTUCKY (10/19/16) — This is Ms Annabelle. Her story is rather heart breaking. She has fallin' in love with two families and both have returned her to the shelter. She is slowly giving up hope on finding her family. Annabelle is a good girl, does well in the house, gets along with other dogs, cats, and kids. What's her down fall? She's a puppy, and she loves to play. Annnabelle loves to run,…


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Wendell Tichenor, 75, of Centertown

October 20, 2016
CENTERTOWN, Ky. — Wendell Tichenor, 75, of Centertown, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, at his home. Wendell was born in Owensboro to the late Donnie Tracy and Dula Mae Ball Tichenor. He was retired from Hartford Standard, enjoyed hunting, fishing, UK basketball…

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