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Hundreds attend National School Choice Rally in Madisonville

January 23, 2018
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/23/18) — Hundreds of enthusiastic students that attend private schools across western Kentucky gathered for a rally today at Ballard Convention Center in Madisonville to celebrate National School Choice Week. The event included guest…

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Daviess County Sweeeps Hancock County in Doubleheader

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HAWESVILLE, Ky. (1/23/18) — Daviess County swept host Hancock County in a high school basketball doubleheader on Monday night. Visiting Daviess County topped Hancock County 75-38…
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Hopkins Conservation District Meets…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/23/18) — Hopkins County Conservation District announced it will hold a called meeting 8 a.m. Thursday. The meeting location is 1095 National Mine Road, Madisonville. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Debbie Boyd
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/23/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: James Marshall Neel of Dawson Springs was charged Jan. 23 with possession of a defaced firearm, convicted felon in possession of a handgun, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence. Edwin Reichmuth of Madisonville was charged Jan. 22 with public intoxication. Shawn D.…
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James Larmouth Family Resource Council…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/23/18) — James Larmouth Family Resource Center Advisory Council announced it will meet at noon Thursday. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Patricia Hawkins
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/23/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Chadrick Collins of Nortonville was charged Jan. 22 with fourth-degree assault/child abuse. Dennis W. Stone of Madisonville was charged Jan. 22 with contempt of court. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by HCSO
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Madisonville Tourism Committee,…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/23/18) — A joint Madisonville Tourism Council Committee and Advisory Board meeting is scheduled 5:30 p.m. Thursday at City Hall Council Chambers. One of the topics on the agenda for discussion is miniature golf. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by Laura Faulk, Restaurant Tax Administrator
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Recreational Trails Grants Available…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/22/18) - The Department for Local Government is currently accepting 2018 grant applications for the Recreational Trails Program, a federal assistance program funded by the Federal Highway Administration. “Each year cities and counties have the opportunity to apply for this important federal assistance program that provides ongoing maintenance, restoration and development of…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/22/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Cody C. Whitehead of Madisonville was charged Jan. 20 with third-degree possession of a controlled substance, second-degree wanton endangerment, trafficking in synthetic drugs, illegal possession of legend drug, prescription controlled substance not in proper container and possession of drug…
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Comer Requests His Pay be Withheld…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (1/22/18) — Congressman James Comer issued the following statement regarding the federal government shutdown: “I am appalled that Senate Democrats would allow our troops to risk going without a paycheck and allow funding for the Kentucky Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to expire, all to force immediate amnesty for illegal immigrants. Our troops and children deserve to…
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Dawson Springs Police Department Reports

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DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (1/22/18) — Dawson Springs Police Department released the following report today: Russell Miller, 39 of Dawson Springs was charged Jan. 17 with failure to appear. SurfKY NewsInformation provided by DSPD
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/22/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: John Tyson of Madisonville was charged Jan. 18 with fugitive from another state (Florida). Samone D. Steen of Evansville, Indiana was charged Jan. 19 with fugitive from another state. Michael Bourland of St. Charles was charged Jan. 19 with second-degree criminal trespassing, third-degree…
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LBL Field Trip Grants for Students…

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LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES, Ky. (1/22/18) — The Friends of Land Between The Lakes offer public school districts within 100 miles an opportunity to receive an Educational Field Trip Grant for the 2018-2019 school year. Educators must apply by April 30, 2019. The Educational Field Trip Grant assists schools in covering costs for transportation; facility admission fees at Woodlands Nature Station,…
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REGIONAL NEWS: UPDATE: 3 Die, 6 Injured…

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UPDATE: CALVERT CITY, Ky. (1/22/18) — Autopsy results from the the three men that died during an explosion on a tug boat Jan. 19 have been released. Kentucky State Police said the three victims deaths were caused from injuries consistent with the explosion. The investigation into the explosion is continuing by KSP and the Office of Safety and Health Administration. SurfKY News CALVERT CITY, Ky.…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: Don’t Make Decisions…

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KENTUCKY (1/18/18) — The fishermen around here are coming out of their hibernation. The walleye and crappie will soon ring the dinner bell and the bass will be getting more active as well. The stories will soon be plentiful. I hope the filets will as well. Even though there are many different stimuli that cause a fish to do certain things; one of those is temperature. In a lake, most fish are…
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State News: House Approves Bills…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (1/20/18) — Bills that would more tightly secure child pornography held as part of court proceedings and further restrict communications by registered sex offenders passed the state House Friday. House Bill 120, sponsored by Rep. Chad McCoy, R-Bardstown, would prohibit a defendant from duplicating anything constituting child pornography or sexual performance by a minor that is part…
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DAVE SAYS: Spending is Fun After Debts…

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KENTUCKY (1/20/18) — In this week’s Dave Says, a reader asks about businesses that no longer accept cash as payment. Dear Dave, What is your opinion of businesses that no longer accept cash? Heath Dear Heath, Honestly, I think the whole scenario is kind of silly. Businesses that are suddenly into the “no cash” thing lose out on a lot of transactions. Believe it or not, there are still tons of…
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Business News: Yuengling to Distribute…

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KENTUCKY (1/19/18) — D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc., America’s Oldest Brewery®, announced it is expanding the distribution of its brands to Kentucky, its 22nd state begining in March. Four wholesalers have been assigned to distribute Yuengling products in the state. In March, Yuengling added Kentucky Eagle Inc., River City Distributing Inc., Clark Distributing Co. Inc. and Stagnaro Distributing,…

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Darrell James Troop, 68, of Madisonville

January 21, 2018
MADISONVILLE, KY., — Darrell James Troop, 68, of Madisonville formerly of Crestwood, IL passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018 at Baptist Health Madisonville. He was born on February 19, 1949 in Madisonville to the late Ernestine Troop and Alvin ‘AC’ Troop.…

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