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City of Earlington Receives CIF Grant for Cemetery Steps

April 21, 2018
EARLINGTON, Ky. (4/21/18) — A request made by Earlington Councilwoman Barbara Shelton earlier this year became a reality this week. The Hopkins County Community Improvement Foundation awarded a $3,490 grant to the city of Earlington’s Oakwood Cemetery to…

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Colonels Cruise Past Trojans, 16-2

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DIXON, Ky. (4/21/18) — Henderson County made itself at home during its latest outing, pulling away to defeat host Webster County 16-2 in five innings in a 6th District baseball…
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McConnell: Growing Kentucky's Economy…

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KENTUCKY (4/21/18) — For far too long, the federal government has prevented most farmers from growing hemp. Although it was a foundational part of Kentucky’s heritage and today you can buy products made with hemp at stores across the country, most farmers have been barred from planting it in their fields. I have heard from many Kentucky farmers who agree it’s time to remove the federal hurdles in…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/20/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Jerome I. Patterson of Madisonville was charged April 19 with contempt of court. Jason E. Henderson of Madisonville was charged April 19 with contempt of court. Kimberly R. Tucker of Madisonville was charged April 19 with third-degree terroristic threatening. Cherail N. Pettus of Lexington was…
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AT&T Cell Users Having Outtage Friday

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OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (4/20/18) — AT&T cell phone users in Ohio County may be having problems today. Ohio County Sheriff’s Office confirmed AT&T towers in Ohio County are down but service is expected to be restored by 4 p.m. today. SurfKY News
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/20/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Brian Bourland of Madisonville was charged April 19 with public intoxication. Jimmy Elrod of Earlington was charged April 19 with driving on a suspended or revoked license, rear license not illuminated and no brake lights. SurfKY News
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Ky. Afield Outdoors: Deciphering the…

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KENTUCKY (4/20/18) — This spring seems like one long continuation of late winter. As soon as we get a warm day, the temperature plunges and we are back in February again. It even snowed on Monday of the third week of April. This up and down weather combined with cold rains has the spring fishing season behind by a few weeks. The spawning runs of white bass into the headwaters of reservoirs are…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/19/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Christopher Eugene Match of Madisonville was charged April 18 with possession of marijuana and failure to pay court fines or fees. Brittany L. Watkins, address unknown, was charged April 18 with failure to pay. Dorene Yates, address unknown, was charged April 18 with failure to pay. Barry T. Toomey…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/19/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Jeffery Dunning of Dawson Springs was charged April 17 with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and receiving stolen property (less than $10,000). Michael Sharp of Dawson Springs was charged April 17 with third-degree burglary, second-degree fleeing or evading…
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DCPS, OPS Seeking Free Meal Sites

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DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (4/19/18) — The Daviess County and Owensboro Public Schools districts are seeking sites to provide free meals to anyone 18 years of age and younger this summer. Examples of previous sites included local parks, vacation bible schools, local pools and day camps. Requirements are that locations are areas that justify need and are open to all children. Meals must be consumed…
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State Unveils 6-Year Road Plan

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KENTUCKY (4/19/18) — Kentucky’s 2018 Highway Plan will prioritize spending on more than 1,000 bridge repairs and 5,000 miles of pavement improvements over the next six years. “The recently enacted six-year Highway Plan represents the most balanced approach released by Kentucky in decades for addressing the Commonwealth’s transportation needs,” said Gov. Matt Bevin. “This data-driven plan moves us…
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JIM WATERS: Time for An All Out…

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KENTUCKY (4/19/18) — It’s often the coach who gets forced out even though it’s the players who lose games. Sometimes education commissioners resign under pressure, as Stephen Pruitt did, even though the entire system shares responsibility for Kentucky’s black eighth-grade students’ abysmal 9 percent proficiency rate in math and the growing, unacceptably large achievement gaps between whites and…
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Elk Hunt Application Deadline Near

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KENTUCKY (4/19/18) — Hunters interested in entering this year’s elk hunt drawing have until midnight (EST) April 30 to buy applications. Hunters can apply online at the department’s website, fw.ky.gov. Kentucky residents and non-residents are eligible to apply for four permit types but can only be drawn for one. Each application costs $10. Kentucky Fish and Wildlife will issue 700 general quota…
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Kentucky March Unemployment Rates…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/19/18) — Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary March unemployment rate was 4 percent, the lowest rate recorded for the state in the 42 years since the Bureau of Labor Statistics started providing data in 1976, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate…
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All Ohio County GED Grads Invited to…

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OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (4/19/18) — Owensboro Community & Technical College's SkillTrain program at the Ohio County Adult Education Center will host a celebration banquet to honor all former GED graduates from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 15. The catered event will be held at the Ohio County Co-operative Extension Office at 1337 Clay Street, Hartford. Any GED recipient from Ohio County (regardless of age or…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/18/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Randy D. King of Madisonville was charged April 17 with public intoxication (excludes alcohol) and first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Michael R. Harris of Madisonville was charged April 17 with public intoxication (excludes alcohol) and first-degree possession of a…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/18/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Ashley Menser of White Plains was charged April 17 with two counts of failure to appear. Jeffery L. Dunning of Dawson Springs was charged April 17 with contempt of court and failure to appear. SurfKY News
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Deadline to Register for Primary Vote…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/18/18) – Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is encouraging eligible Kentuckians to register to vote by the April 23 deadline ahead of the Commonwealth's Primary Election next month. "We've made it easy to register to vote in Kentucky with GoVoteKY.com, and we are extremely proud of the portal's success. As of today, more than half a million people have used GoVoteKY.com…

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Betty Thomas Ricks, 75, of Cadiz

April 21, 2018
CADIZ, KY., — Betty Thomas Ricks, 75, of Cadiz passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at her home. Arrangements are being handled by the Funeral Home located at 138 Main Street in Cadiz, KY where the family will receive friends from 10am to 2pm Saturday,…

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