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Hopkinsville Police Seeking Info on Alleged Bank Robbery

May 18, 2019
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (5/18/19) — Hopkinsville Police Department is seeking information to ID a man suspected of robbing U.S. Bank off Fort Campbell Boulevard this morning. HPD released photos of the suspect, described as a black male standing at approximately…

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OVL Announces Rules Changes for 2019 Season

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/18/19) — The Ohio Valley League (OVL) has announced rules changes for the 2019 season. The OVL games are played in accordance with the NCAA Baseball Rules,…
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James Madison SBDM Council Meets…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/18/19) — A principal selection training for the James Madison Middle School SBDM Council will be conducted at the Hopkins County Board of Education Central Office, 320 S. Seminary St. in Madisonville beginning 9 a.m.Tuesday. SurfKY News
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JIM WATERS: Candidate Could Reap…

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KENTUCKY (5/18/19) — The primary election is upon us, turnout will be low; For those who vote Democratic, there's something you should know: Much is at stake in your primary, perhaps more than meets the eye; Rocky Adkins really wants to be governor, did you ever wonder why? Adkins, a Democratic representative from Sandy Hook - which got its name from the fishhook-shaped bend in the Little Sandy…
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Princeton Police Reports Released - May…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
PRINCETON, Ky. (5/18/19) — Princeton Police Department recently released the following reports: Crystal Abston, 39 of Kuttawa was charged May 14 on a Marshall County probation violation warrant. Jeremy R. Smith, 29 of Bell Street was charged May 15 on Christian County contempt of court warrants. Kevin M. Martin, 45 of Stegar Street was charged May 15 on a Caldwell County non-payment of fines…
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Quarles Applauds Canada, Mexico, Japan…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/18/19) — Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles Friday hailed the announcement that Japan will remove remaining restrictions to U.S. beef exports, saying the action is a significant development for Kentucky farmers. “Kentucky is the leading beef state east of the Mississippi River, so Japan’s action will boost our beef cattle producers and create ripple effects…
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Library Summer Reading Program…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (5/18/19) — School is almost out, but that doesn’t mean students have to sit at home bored all summer. Muhlenberg County Public Libraries is preparing for their annual Summer Reading program, which provides fun activities for all ages throughout the month of June. This year’s “Libraries Rock!” program will be held June 3-28. Events will be held at both libraries. Interested…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/17/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Jacob E. Smith of Madisonville was charged May 16 with fourth-degree assault-domestic violence and possession of marijunana. Curtis A. Herron of Beechmont was charged May 16 with failure to appear in court (Muhlenberg County). SurfKY News
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Caito Foods Recalling Certain Salad…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (5/17/19) — Caito Foods LLC, an Indianapolis, Indiana establishment, is recalling approximately 1,767 pounds of salad with chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. The products contain soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The ready-to-eat salads with chicken items were…
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Internet Sensation 'Grumpy Cat' Dies…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
U.S. (5/17/19) — Internet celebrity feline, “Grumpy Cat,” died today, according to The Official Grumpy Cat Facebook page, based in Morristown, Arizona. “Some days are grumpier than others,” the cat's owner wrote in the announcement. “We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy Cat.” The animal died from complications due to a recent urinary tract infection, the post…
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KSP Charges Bullitt Co. Man with Child…

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SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. (5/17/19) — Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested 28-year-old Richard A. Wilkerson Thursday on charges related to prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor. Wilkerson was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation, KSP reported. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation…
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KSP to Reopen Morehead Weigh Station in…

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MOREHEAD, Ky. (5/17/19) — Kentucky State Police and Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will celebrate the reopening of the Morehead Weigh Station 1 p.m. Monday. The facility, with enhanced technology, will be dedicated to Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Inspector Benita Blanton, who died on duty in 2016, KSP reported. The Morehead Weigh Station is situated off Interstate-64 West at mile-marker 148 in…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports —May…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/17/19) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Anthony Petrakis of Dawson Springs was charged May 13 with failure to appear in court. Nathaniel R. Demoss of Madisonville was charged May 15 with violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO. Jessica L. Call of Louisville was charged May 16 with DUI, possession of marijuana, first-degree possession of a…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/16/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: James P. McNary of Madisonville was charged May 15 with contempt of court. Richard J. Greer of Madisonville was charged May 15 with failure to appear in court. Nathaniel A. Gibson of Kuttawa was charged May 15 with third-degree criminal mischief and fourth-degree assault. Starla Jean Hill of Hanson…
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West Central Ky. Gas Prices Down as…

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WESTERN Ky. (5/16/19) — The average price of gasoline across west central Kentucky is three cents less this week at $2.628 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s gas price report. On the week, all but one state in the Great Lakes and Central region saw gas prices decrease or stabilize. Statewide, Kentucky gasoline is four cents cheaper this week on average. A handful of states in the region…
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Halton Group Expanding Factory in…

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SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (5/16/19) — Halton plans to open a new, 40,000-square-foot U.S. production unit in close proximity to its existing plant in Scottsville. The company reported the facility will focus on the manufacture of air handling units, make-up air units and exhaust air pollution control systems for the needs of commercial kitchens. This will allow the current plant, with a floor area of…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/15/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Steven E. Booker of Madisonville was charged May 15 with failure to pay court costs or fines and failure to appear in court. Michael R. Remm of Hopkinsville was charged May 15 with felony probation violation (Christian County). SurfKY News
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Owensboro Parking Committee to Meet…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/15/19) — Parking Committee will meet on Thursday, May 16 at 1:30 p.m. at the Owensboro Public Works Conference Room located at 1410 West 5th Street, Owensboro. SurfKY NewsInformation by City of Owensboro

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Marie Snyder age 74 of Henshaw

May 18, 2019
HENSHAW, KY., — Marie Snyder age 74 of Henshaw passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, IN. Funeral service 11am on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Henshaw Christian Church in Henshaw, KY. Visitation will be Sunday, May 19, 2019…

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