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Traffic Stalled in Downtown Henderson

August 17, 2018
HENDERSON, Ky. (8/17/18) — Emergency crews are at the scene of a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Second and Green streets in Henderson. Two lanes were closed to traffic at 11:45 a.m. today, while Henderson Fire and Police departments work to clear…

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LaGrange Paces Lady Maroons in Win Over Christian County

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/17/18) — Behind six goals from Camryn LaGrange, Madisonville-North Hopkins blanked visiting Christian County 10-0 in a girls' high school soccer game on…
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Hopkins County Food Scores — Aug. 17,…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/17/18) — Hopkins County Health Department released the following food inspection scores through Aug. 16: West Broadway School Cafe — 100 Earlington School Cafe — 100 Mt. Fuji — 95• Raw meat stored above vegetables in cooler• Wiping cloths not stored in sanitizing solution• Ice scoop improperly stored Ideal Market Deli (Anton Road) — 100 Hanson Country Store Deli — 100…
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Neuroscience Coodinator Named for…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (8/17/18) — Chapman Offutt, RN, has been named Neuroscience Coordinator for Baptist Health Paducah. Offutt’s duties include managing the hospital’s stroke program as a Primary Stroke Center and providing education to EMS partners and the community. Offutt has worked at Baptist since 2009, most recently as an Emergency department nurse. He previously worked at Mercy Regional EMS and…
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KSP Reminds Motorists to 'Drive Sober…

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KENTUCKY (8/17/18) — As the Labor Day weekend approaches, families and friends are making plans to celebrate the end of the summer. Sadly, this festive time has also become a dangerous time for motorists, as many impaired drivers get behind the wheel. For this reason, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Office of Highway Safety, the Kentucky State Police and local law enforcement agencies are…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — Aug.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/17/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Joshua B. Brasher of Nortonville was charged Aug. 17 with driving on a suspended or revoked license and possession of synthetic drugs (second or subsequent offense). Raeann D. Brummett of Kuttawa was served Aug. 17 with a Caldwell County warrant on the charge of failure to appear. SurfKY News
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Boil Water Advisory Issued for Rosewood…

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MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/16/18) — A boil water advisory has been issued until further notice for the Rosewood area in Muhlenberg County Water District No. 1. The advisory affects Kentucky 181 South from Terrebone Loop to the intersection of Kentucky 973 and Kentucky 181 South including all side roads in between but not including Kentucky 973. Kentucky 890 is also affected. SurfKY NewsInformation…
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Baptist Health Paducah September Events…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (8/16/18) — Baptist Health Paducah has announced the following events scheduled in September: Parkinson’s Support Group9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 and Sept. 19, Shirley Trail Lanier Classroom, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah. Phone 270.575.2721 for more information. Multiple Myeloma Support Group6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, Radiation therapy conference room, Ray & Kay…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/16/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Tammy Jo Baxter of Madisonville was charged Aug. 15 with failure to appear. SurfKY News
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Henderson Police Department Reports —…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/16/18) — Henderson Police Department released the following report today: Teresa A. Lynn, 48 of Henderson was charged Aug. 15 with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), first-degree possession of a controlled substance (unspecified), possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. SurfKY News
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JIM WATERS: Welfare-to-Work Programs…

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KENTUCKY (8/16/18) — First, the good news: Kentucky’s unemployment rate is among the lowest ever. Then, bad news: Kentucky’s unemployment rate is among the lowest ever. How can historically low unemployment rates be bad news? While more job opportunities than ever exist across the commonwealth with 10s of thousands of positions unfilled in the commonwealth, more Kentuckians fail to take advantage…
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Paper Products Manufacturer to Create…

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WESTERN KENTUCKY (8/16/18) — Gov. Matt Bevin today announced Global Win Wickliffe, a Chinese-owned paper products manufacturer, will reopen the former Verso Corp. mill in western Kentucky’s Ballard County with a $150 million investment expected to create 500 full-time jobs. “Global Win Wickliffe will be a tremendous addition to West Kentucky, and the 500 jobs associated with the reopening of this…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — Aug.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/16/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Anthony T. Gibson of Madisonville was charged Aug. 15 with possession of synthetic drugs and drug paraphernalia. Todd A. Earl of White Plains was charged Aug. 16 with first-degree fleeing police, driving ATV on the road, reckless driving and failure to illuminate headlights. Tevor D. Stanley of…
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Man Charged with Raping Child in the…

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MORGANFIELD, Ky. (8/16/18) — A nine-month investigation that stemmed from alleged sex crimes dating back to the early 1980s has resulted in the indictment of a 66-year-old Gibson County, Indiana man. A Union County grand jury returned the indictment Aug. 7 against Roger D. Dailey of Owensville on the charges of first-degree rape and first-degree sexual abuse (victim younger than 12). Kentucky…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/15/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Matthew D. Cook of Madisonville was charged Aug. 14 with public intoxication (excludes alcohol) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Jeremiah T. Johnson, address unknown, was charged Aug. 14 with pubic intoxication (excludes alcohol) and third-degree criminal trespassing. Lorenzo Briggs, address…
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USDA Purchases $50 Million in Milk to…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/15/18) — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles applauded the announcement that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will purchase 11-13 million gallons of milk from dairy farmers for $50 million and distribute it to food banks across the nation. “This announcement is a much-needed shot in the arm for the dairy industry,” Commissioner Quarles said. “I was honored to appeal to the…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — Aug.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/15/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Mark Vincent of Earlington was charged Aug. 14 with failure to appear. Paul T. Grace of Dawson Springs was charged Aug. 14 with failure to appear. SurfKY News
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MARKET COMMENTARY: Talking Turkey

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KENTUCKY (8/15/18) — Let’s talk Turkey. So, how did a country that represents just about 1.4 percent of the world’s economy spark a global selloff? Turkey was once a rising star. The country’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan took office in 2003 and his “conservative, pro-business policies helped pull the country back from an economic crisis,” reported Financial Times. As Turkey’s economy…

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Micheal Eugene Hamilton, 64 of Mortons Gap

August 17, 2018
MORTONS GAP, Ky. (8/17/2018) — Micheal Eugene Hamilton, 64, of Mortons Gap died Thursday, Aug. 16, at Baptist Health Madisonville. Service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at South Hopkins Fire Department in Nortonville with Bro. Lee Davis officiating. Burial is…

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