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February 25, 2018
WHITE PLAINS, Ky. (2/25/18) — A White Plains resident captured this colorful sunset off U.S. 62 near White Plains this evening. SurfKY News Photo courtesy Ladonna Kay Lee

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Archery: Sanchez Captures Region 2 Title, Storm State-Bound

February 25, 2018 Steve LeMaster
HENDERSON, Ky. (2/25/18) — One week after shooting a record 300, Hopkins County Central archer T Sanchez shot a 295 to capture the Region 2 individual archery title at Henderson…
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OPINION: Letter to the Editor — Bill…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (2/25/18) — Bill Adcock, retired teacher, minister and U.S. Air Force veteran, submitted the following letter to the editor: Two Examples That America Did Crash First: With the latest school shooting on Feb 14, in Florida, it was clear from the remarks of the Florida authorities at their news conference they’re pulling out all stops by calling in psychologists and counselors;…
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UPDATE: KYTC Water Over Road Report —…

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WESTERN Ky. (2/25/18) — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet released the following District 2 water over road report at 6 p.m. today: Caldwell CountyKY 91 North has High Water signs posted at the 17.2KY 91 has High Water signs up at the19.2mmKY 91 South has High Water signs posted at the 8.8mmKY 139 South has High Water signs posted at the 7.5mmKY 128 has High Water signs posted at the 3.2mm- Water…
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GRADD Awarded Grant to Address Food…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
WESTERN KENTUCKY (2/25/18) — A $5,000 grant from the Volunteer Generation Fund, administered by the Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service, has been awarded to the Senior Connections AmeriCorps program at the Green River Area Development District. The funds will be used in support of the established “Feed Seniors Now” food drive, which addresses food insecurity of at risk…
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Tips Offered on Taking the ACT

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KENTUCKY (2/25/18) — Juniors in Kentucky public high schools will take the ACT on March 20. These tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority may help students do better on the test. Read, read, read. Most of the ACT is based on reading. The more you read, the better you’ll do. Take advantage of any free ACT prep courses offered by your school or by local colleges and libraries.…

GLENN MOLLETTE: Guns, Opioids, Alcohol,…

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KENTUCKY (2/25/18) — Every person in America should have the privilege of driving a car if they meet the qualifications. Requirements involve passing written and driving tests and passing a vision test. Enough incidents of driving violations or driving impaired can certainly curtail and even eliminate our privilege to drive an automobile. Most everyone has made mistakes while driving a car. Most…
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Nominations for Womens History Maker…

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KENTUCKY (2/25/18) — National Women’s History Month begins the first of March and the Kentucky Commission on Women is seeking nominations for women who are instrumental in helping other females achieve success. The women selected will be paid tribute to for their unselfish roles as mentors and role models. These women will be recognized with the “History Maker” award. This award seeks to shed…
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Terrorism Bill Would Set Punishment at…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
FRANKFORT, Ky. (2/25/18) — The House Judiciary Committee advanced legislation this week that addresses prosecution of terrorists under state statute. Senate Bill 57 would establish the crime of terrorism as one punishable by imprisonment for life without probation or parole. It would also allow someone injured by an act of terrorism to file a claim for damages against the terrorist. “It may be…
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DAVE SAYS: Credit Card Settlement…

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KENTUCKY (2/25/18) — In this week's Dave Says, Dave addresses the credit card payoff scenario. Dear Dave, I received a call the other day from a company saying it could negotiate the balance on my credit cards to a lesser amount. The caller also said they could get me a 0-percent interest rate until the debts were paid off, and then the accounts would be closed. I’m kind of starting over again…
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OUTDOORS TRUTHS: Knowing the Master of…

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KENTUCKY 2/25/18) — One of the obstacles that most hunters and fishermen dread is the wind. A light wind is not a factor – it’s even helpful, but a windy day is burdensome to the fishermen and causes most game to stay out of sight. Most of the time I complain about the wind like everyone else, but there are a few circumstances where the wind actually adds excitement to the hunt and gives me the…
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Watershed Restoration Projects Sought

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
KENTUCKY (2/25/18) — Funding is available for projects through the Kentucky Division of Water that help clean up polluted streams, rivers, lakes and groundwater, and for projects that protect water resources. The funds can be used for watershed restoration projects, watershed plan development, and other projects that reduce and prevent runoff pollution. Also known as nonpoint source pollution,…
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KSP Scholarship Applications Available…

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KENTUCKY (2/25/18) — The Kentucky State Police is now accepting applications from Kentucky high school seniors who are interested in qualifying for $1,000 scholarships that can be used for education expenses beginning in the fall of 2018. To be considered, students must complete and submit all application materials, which are available on the KSP website at…
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Baptist Health Paducah Hosting…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (2/25/18) — After breast cancer surgery in 2015, Lisa Reilly assumed the swelling in her right arm would go away. Reilly now knows she suffers from lymphedema, a chronic disease that results in a buildup of lymph fluid or swelling that occurs when the lymphatic system is either faulty or damaged. The most common cause of lymphedema is cancer treatments that remove or damage lymph…
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Increase in Hep A Cases Continues,…

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KENTUCKY (2/25/18) — A multi-county outbreak of Hepatitis A remains ongoing with the Kentucky Department for Public Health now reporting 117 cases, most of which have occurred in the Jefferson County/Louisville area. According to DPH, 96 of the cases were reported in Jefferson County. Outbreak-associated cases were also found in Boyd, Bullitt, Carter, Hopkins, Leslie, Marion, McCracken, and…
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Senior Financial Day at Henderson…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (2/24/18) — The Henderson County Public Library and Heritage Federal Credit Union will host a Senior Financial Day at the library 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, March 2. Experts will discuss: • How to Make a Budget — Simple tips to budget finances no matter what type of income you have. • What Happens Next? — What steps need to be taken in case of an emergency and where you go to get that…
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Nortonville City Council to Discuss…

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NORTONVILLE, Ky. (2/24/18) — Nortonville City Council plans to hold a called meeting 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall. Items on the agenda include a discussion of sewer rate changes, city funds and second reading of a sewer ordinance. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by City Clerk Vickie Gilkey
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UPDATE: KYTC Water Over Road Report —…

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UPDATE: WESTERN Ky. (2/24/18) — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Keith Todd released the following updates to water over roads as of 8:45 p.m. today: Caldwell CountyKY 91 North has High Water signs posted at the 17.2KY 91 has High Water signs up at the19.2mmKY 91 South has High Water signs posted at the 8.8mmKY 139 South has High Water signs posted at the 7.5mmKY 128 has High Water signs posted at…



Lawrence Clinton Jones, 90 of Henderson

February 25, 2018
HENDERSON, Ky. (2/25/2018) — Lawrence Clinton Jones, age 90, of Henderson, passed away at 5:36 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at his home under the care of St. Anthony’s Hospice. The funeral service was held Saturday, Feb. 24, at the funeral home with Reverend Rick…

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