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Community Hosts Ft. Campbell Families Friday in Madisonville

June 15, 2019
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/15/19) — Fort Campbell soldiers and their families visited Madisonville Friday for Military Day activities that coincided with the nation’s Flag Day and the Army’s 243rd birthday. Locally owned First United Bank and Trust Co. treated the…

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Miners Knock Off Chiefs, 12-6

June 15, 2019 Steve LeMaster
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/15/19) — The Madisonville Miners remained in the win column on Friday night, defeating the visiting Paducah Chiefs 12-6 in an Ohio Valley League game at Elmer…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/15/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Friday: Gevin P. Lemons of Paducah was charged June 13 with five counts of failure to pay court costs or fines. Donald T. Combs II of Madisonville was charged June 13 with public intoxication. Taylon L. Whitney of Hopkinsville was served June 13 with a Franklin County parole violation warrant and a…
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Sturgis Man Charged with Rape, Sexual…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
STURGIS, Ky. (6/15/19) — Kentucky State Police troopers charged a Union County man following allegations that he had sexual relationships with a minor. KSP Post 16 reported William R. Dunning, 36 of Sturgis, was arrested and charged with first-degree rape, first-degree sexual abuse (victim younger than 12) and first-degree sodomy. KSP reported launching an investigation after allegations were…
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Certain El Monterey Breakfast Wraps…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (6/15/19) – Ruiz Foods Products Inc., a Denison, Texas, establishment, is recalling approximately 246,514 pounds of frozen, not ready-to-eat (NRTE) breakfast wrap products containing bacon that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically small rocks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The frozen egg,…

King Arthur Unbleached Flour Being…

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KENTUCKY (6/14/19) — In cooperation with ADM Milling Company, King Arthur Flour, Inc. of Norwich, VT is voluntarily recalling 14,218 cases of 5 lb. Unbleached All-Purpose Flour due to the potential presence of Escherichia coli bacteria (E. coli). The recalled Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (5 lb.) was distributed through retailers and distributors nationwide. No products sold through our website,…

Semi vs Vehicle Crash prompts Closure…

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UNION COUNTY, Ky. (6/14/19) — State highway officials report a crash is blocking Kentucky 56, between the 6-7 mile-marker in western Union County. Kentucky 56 is blocked between the Morganfield Bypass and the Shawneetown Bridge due to a crash involving a tractor-trailer and another vehicle, KYTC Spokesman Keith Todd reported. The semi is hauling scrap metal that may have to be off-loaded to allow…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports —June…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/14/19) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Ralph Hallon, address unknown, was charged June 12 with public intoxication and third-degree criminal trespassing. Phillip D. Young of Madisonville was served two indictment warrants June 12 on the charges of felony probation violation. Danny Eugene Schultz of Cadiz was charged June 13 with…

Bevin Recognizes Sacrifice of Recently…

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KENTUCKY (6/14/19) — Gov. Matt Bevin today recognized the sacrifice of a Kentucky sailor who died in World War II, but whose remains have just been positively identified. Navy Seaman 1st Class Millard Burk, Jr., 19 of Pikeville died during the attack on Pearl Harbor. On Dec. 7, 1941, Burk was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was…
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Sturgis Man Charged with Sodomy of Child

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
STURGIS, Ky. (6/14/19) — Troopers arrested a Sturgis man for his alleged sexual involvement with a minor. Kentucky State Police Post 16 reports Kyle R. Edmondson, 32, was charged Thursday with second-degree sodomy. The investigation was launched after allegations were made against Edmondson suggesting he was having an inappropriate relationship with an underage male in March, KSP reported.…

JIM WATERS: The Pelosi Approach — Go…

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KENTUCKY (6/14/19) — What’s happened to the decisive, conservative and determined leadership we saw that resulted in Republicans taking majority control of the state House in the November 2016 election and then passing monumental legislation during the first week of the 2017 session that brought more positive change to our commonwealth in a week than their mushy entitlement-minded predecessors…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/13/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Tabitha J. Stooksbury of Madisonville was charged June 12 with three counts of second-degree bail jumping (Graves County) and charged locally with first-degree promoting contraband. Amber N. Burr of Crofton was charged June 12 with contempt of court. Russell L. Pierpont of Madisonville was charged…

GES Site-Based Council Meets June 20

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/13/19) — Grapevine Elementary School Site-Based Council meets 3 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at the school. SurfKY News
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Social Security Matters: Couple with…

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KENTUCKY (6/13/19) —In this week's Social Security matters, a couple with age difference asks about planning retirement. Dear Rusty: I am nearing my full retirement age of 66 and given the differences in age of my wife and I, and the retirement benefits we will each receive; I was wondering what the best options are for us claiming SS and when. I am 65 and will turn 66 (my full retirement age) in…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (6/12/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Ashley N. Davis of Madisonville was charged June 12 with second-degree criminal trespassing. Junior Williams of Madisonville was charged June 11 with second-degree disorderly conduct. James Juckett of Hopkinsville was charged June 6 with fugitive from another state (Stewart County, Tennessee).…
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MNHHS Site-Based Council Meets June 21

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (6/12/19) — Madisonville North Hopkins High School Site-Based Council meets 11 a.m. June 21 in the school’s conference room. SurfKY News
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Boil Water Advisory Lifted in Areas of…

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UPDATE: NORTONVILLE, Ky. (6/12/19) — The boil water advisory issued for parts of Nortonville water customers has been lifted. SurfKY News NORTONVILLE, Ky. (6/10/19) — The city of Nortonville has issued a boil water advisory for residents along the entire area of Highland Loop and Dogwood Lane. The advisory was issued this afternoon and is in effect until further notice. SurfKY News
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Ky. Ag Commissioner Elected Southern…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/12/19) — Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles was elected president of the Southern Association of State Departments of Agriculture for 2019-2020 in its annual conference this week. “I am honored and humbled to be elected by my peers in the other southern state departments of agriculture,” Commissioner Quarles said. “This position will enable me to utilize Kentucky’s…



Charles Everet Carter, Sr., 84, of Madisonville

June 15, 2019
MADISONVILLE, KY., — Charles Everet Carter, Sr., 84, of Madisonville passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Ridgewood Terrace Nursing Home in Madisonville. Funeral services will be 1pm Friday, June 21, 2019 at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie…

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