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Marching Maroons Advance to State Competition

October 21, 2018
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/21/18) — One of the winningest bands in the state is seeking an 11th Class AAAA Championship title next weekend in Lexington. The Madisonville North Hopkins High School Marching Maroons finished second at the KMEA West Regional…

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Clemens, Howard Earn 3rd Region Volleyball Honors

October 21, 2018 Steve LeMaster
OWENSBORO, Ky. (10/21/18) — A player and coach out of the 9th District have earned the annual 3rd Region honors from the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association (KVCA). Owensboro…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: Driving Force is Jesus

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KENTUCKY (10/21/18) — If one doesn’t deer hunt, he would never know how much effort takes place before the actual hunt. For me, it starts months before the season even opens, and then there’s a chance I might not hunt for weeks after that. This year, I began preparing a food plot in August. By the first of September, it was ready. During that same time, I was checking, replacing, or relocating my…
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DAVE SAYS: Reader Asks about Paying Off…

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KENTUCKY (10/16/18) — In this week’s Dave Says, a reader asks about paying off a car with low interest. Dear Dave, I can’t decide what to do about my car. I owe $8,000 on it, and I have the cash to pay it off with plenty left over. One of my co-workers said I shouldn’t pay it off, because I have a very low interest rate on the loan. What do you think? Derricka Dear Derricka, What do I think? I…
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GLENN MOLLETTE: Saudi Arabia - Don't Go…

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KENTUCKY (10/20/18) — If you have to choose between Hotel California and the Ritz Carlton, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia you would be happier at the hotel from the famous song. Dozens of people were held as prisoners at the palatial hotel in 2017 by the Saudi government. All those who were held were accused of criminal behavior and this apparently included several Saudi "princes" and others whose bank…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — Oct.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/19/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Steven Wilson of Sebree was charged Oct. 18 with failure to pay court costs (Webster County). SurfKY News
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STATE NEWS: KSP Thwarts Potential…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (10/19/18) — The Kentucky State Police has arrested a suspect in a threat against schools in Shelby and Anderson counties. On Wednesday, KSP received a complaint that an Anderson County man was threatening and harassing a female residing in New Jersey. While investigating, KSP discovered that the suspect, Dylan Jarrell, 20, was previously questioned by the Federal Bureau of…
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Princeton Police Reports Released -…

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PRINCETON, Ky. (10/19/18) — Princeton Police Department released the following reports today: Clifton G. McKinney, 51 of Hudgins Road was charged Oct. 10 with failure to comply with sexual offender registry – first offense. Christy D. Truax, 45, address unknown, was charged Oct. 12 with first-degree criminal trespassing. Austin W. Evans, 22 of Eddyville was charged Oct. 12 on a Lyon County…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/18/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Tyler William McKinney of Dawson Springs was charged Oct. 18 with contempt of court (Caldwell County). Nicholas A. Hollenbach of Madisonville was charged Oct. 17 with third-degree criminal mischief. SurfKY News
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LBL Woodlands Nature Station Fall Fest…

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LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES, Ky. (10/18/18) — Woodlands Nature Station will host Fall Fest from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. Nature Station admission is $5 ages 13 and up, $3 ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under. Fall Fest 2018’s theme, “Workin’ for the Winter!” will focus on local critters that do not migrate and spend the fall preparing for winter. There will be games and activities for all…
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JIM WATERS: Kentucky's Great Grad…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
KENTUCKY (10/18/18) — How can Kentucky boast one of the nation’s highest high-school graduation rates and yet urgently need reforms related to the diplomas it hands out? Call it “the great disconnect.” Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis did, and for good reason. While more than 90 percent of Kentucky students who entered high school in the 2013-14 school year received a diploma in four years,…
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REGIONAL NEWS: Vietnam Moving Wall…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
PADUCAH, Ky. (10/18/18) — The Wall That Heals replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall will arrive Tuesday Oct. 23 in Paducah with a large contingent of motorcyclists and vehicles escorting the touring memorial west on U.S. 62 from Princeton. The Wall and accompanying convoy are expected to arrive at Carson Park in Paducah at approximately 2 p.m. The staging area for escorting The Wall is…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — Oct.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/18/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Matthew E. Jones of Nortonville was charged Oct. 16 with receiving stolen property (less than $10,000). Tanner Southerland of Earlington was charged Oct. 16 with fourth-degree assault-domestic violence and second-degree criminal mischief. Zachary R. Massey of Madisonville was charged Oct. 17…
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Baptist Health Paducah November Events…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (10/18/18) — Baptist Health Paducah released the following events planned for the month of November: Multiple Myeloma Support Group6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, Radiation therapy conference room, Ray & Kay Eckstein Regional Cancer Care CenterThe group provides support for patients, caregivers, family members and friends and allows them to learn the latest advances in the treatment and…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/17/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Qwentin Lamar Banks of Clarksville, Tennessee was charged Oct. 16 with fugitive from another state. Shaquon T. Locklear, address unknown, was charged Oct. 16 with contempt of court (Christian County). SurfKY News
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Madisonville Rotary Club World Polio…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/17/18) — The Madisonville Rotary Club will host its annual World Polio Day Fundraiser Wednesday, Oct. 24. The club has partnered with Alottadog, Brother's Bar-B-Que, Center Street Bar and Grill, Country Cupboard and The Crowded House. Club members said the establishments will donate a portion of proceeds from sales generated Oct. 24. Rotary President Rhonda Bryant said she…
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Great Central U.S. Shakeout Drill…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/17/18) — More than 2,000,000 people across 14 states will take part in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Earthquake Drill at 10:18 a.m. CST tomorrow Oct. 18. Schools, businesses, organizations, government agencies, communities, and households are all encouraged to participate in the drill. Worldwide, 25 million people are currently expected to participate in Great ShakeOut…
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Daviess County Public Schools Board…

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DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (10/17/18) — The Daviess County Public Schools Board of Education will meet Thursday, Oct. 18 at the DCPS Central Office, 1622 Southeastern Parkway, following a special meeting of the DCPS Finance Corporation at 4:30 p.m. Agendas for both meetings are provided below. Daviess County Board of Education Special Finance Corporation Meeting4:30 p.m. Oct. 181622 Southeastern…

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Leonard Donald Fletcher, 86 of Eddyville

October 20, 2018
EDDYVILLE, Ky. (10/20/2018) — Leonard Donald Fletcher, 86, of Eddyville, formerly of Madisonville, passed away Friday Oct. 19, at Tennessee State Veteran Home in Clarksville, Tennessee. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at Barnett-Strother…

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