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Ms. Claus hosts Story Time with Youth at Nortonville Library

December 14, 2018
NORTONVILLE, Ky. (12/14/18) — Mrs. Claus arrived at Nortonville Public Library Thursday night for storytelling with area children. The youth worked on their masterpieces using Crayons and created their own Christmas tree ornaments during the visit. Mrs. Claus…

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Lady Eagles Upend Dawson Springs, 55-40

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DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (12/14/18) — Kelsey Kennedy and Kate Edge led the way as visiting Ohio County defeated Dawson Springs 55-40 in an early-season girls' high school basketball…
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports — Dec.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/14/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Katrina K. Davis of Madisonville was charged Dec. 13 with theft by unlawful taking/disposition (less than $10,000) and second-degree unlawful transaction with a minor. Amanda May of Madisonville was charged Dec. 14 with DUI, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. SurfKY News
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Hopkins County Food Inspection Scores —…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/14/18) — Hopkins County Health Department released the following food inspection scores through Dec. 13: Wings ETC. — 97 • Scoop without a handle being used• Water standing in bottom of prep cooler Sonic (South Main Street) — 100 Brighton Cornerstone Kitchen — 100 Arby’s — 98• Box of food on floor in walk-in freezer• Inside lip of ice machine needs cleaning Hillside Center…
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KY NEWS: Indictment for Man Returned in…

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WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (12/13/18) — A man accused of being a serial killer has been indicted in the death of a Kentucky woman in a 37-year-old cold case. Kentucky State Police said a Warren County Grand Jury returned an indictment yesterday for Samuel Little, 78, on a count of murder in the death of Linda Sue Boards, whose body was found May 15, 1981 on a Smiths Grove, Kentucky farm. KSP said Post 3…
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Heart of Romaine eColi Concern Narrowed…

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UNITED STATES (12/12/18) — The FDA, along with CDC, state and local agencies, is investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses linked to romaine lettuce grown in California this fall. The Public Health Agency of Canada and Canadian Food Inspection Agency are also coordinating with U.S. agencies as they investigate a similar outbreak in Canada. As of Dec. 13, FDA has further…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/13/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: James Woodruff of Providence was charged Dec. 12 with failure to appear, second-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking-automobile/more than $10,000 and contempt of court (Webster County). He was also served a Henderson County warrant on the charge of failure to appear. Daniel D. Holeman of…
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REGIONAL NEWS: New Distillery to Locate…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/13/18) — Diageo, a global producer of beverage alcohol, will locate a $130 million distillery in Lebanon creating 30 full-time jobs, Gov. Matt Bevin announced today. “It was just last year that we unveiled Diageo’s Bulleit distillery in Shelbyville, and this latest investment is another example of continued growth for the company and within our bourbon and spirits industry,”…
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REGIONAL NEWS: Paducah Police Charge…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
PADUCAH, Ky. (12/13/18) — A man already serving jail time was charged with the rape of a 13-year-old girl today. Paducah Police Department said Detective Jason Hicks charged Daquan O. Askew with second-degree rape at the McCracken County Regional Jail. A woman contacted PPD several weeks ago reporting that she had learned Askew had sexual intercourse two times with her 13-year-old daughter. Hicks…
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JIM WATERS: Pension Systems…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
KENTUCKY (12/13/18) — Unsurprisingly, the Kentucky Supreme Court upheld Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd’s ruling that the pension reform law passed earlier this year by the General Assembly is unconstitutional. Also unsurprising is that opponents of reform are seizing on the ruling to drive a narrative of continued fiscal insanity by advocating that Kentucky continue down the same path it…
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Princeton Police Reports Released -…

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PRINCETON, Ky. (12/13/18) — Princeton Police Department released the following reports today: Jason A. McGregor, 25 of Linton Way was charged Dec. 7 with 10 counts of first-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and theft by deception less than $500. On Dec. 10, McGregor was served with a contempt of court warrant at the jail. Clayton Harrison, 43 of Mechanic Street was charged Dec. 9…
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Baptist Health Paducah Employees Named…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (12/13/18) — Adam Ogle, MSN, RN, CEN, who serves as the Executive Director of Emergency Services at Baptist Health Paducah, and Carl Vinson, LPN, who works in the Emergency Department, were both recently appointed to the Kentucky Board of Nursing by Gov. Matt Bevin. Ogle will represent the Kentucky Nursing Association and Vinson will represent the Kentucky Licensed Practical Nurses…
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Hopkins County Sheriff’s Reports — Dec.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/13/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Jeffrey Moore of Earlington was charged Dec. 10 with contempt of court by witness/juror officer. Scott S. Baker of Providence was charged Dec. 11 with driving on DUI-suspended license. Jeremy J. Steverson of Madisonville was charged Dec. 12 with public intoxication. SurfKY News
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House Democratic Caucus Leaders Elected

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LEXINGTON – State Reps. Rocky Adkins, Derrick Graham and Joni Jenkins will serve as the House Democratic Leadership team for the next two years, following a vote by their fellow caucus members this afternoon. Graham is the first African-American and Jenkins is the second woman in history to be a Democratic leader in the House. “I’ve been proud to be the House Democratic Floor Leader for the past…
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House, Senate Pass Farm Bill; Hemp…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
WASHINGTON, D.C. (12/12/18) – Today the House of Representatives passed a five-year Farm Bill. U.S. Rep. James Comer along with 368 other congressional colleagues voted in support of the bill. The Agriculture Improvement Act (H.R. 2) includes many incremental wins for rural America. It fully protects crop insurance, makes significant improvements to rural broadband and implements key changes to…
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Certain Lots of Organic Sunflower…

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KENTUCKY (12/12/18) — Inspired Organics, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of Organic Sunflower Butter due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/12/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Kristopher Barker of Dallas, Georgia was charged Dec. 11 with fugitive from another state. Cody Allen Sullivan of Mayfield was charged Dec. 11 with failure to appear. Bernard Montgomery of Madisonville was charged Dec. 12 with theft by deception (less than $500). Olivia N. Bergman of Madisonville…
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Former Miss Ky. Accused of Sending…

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WEST VIRGINIA (12/12/18) — Former Miss Kentucky and current middle school teacher Ramsey Carpenter Bearse, 28, was charged Dec. 7 with four felony counts of sending obscene material to a minor. According to the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, Bearse sent the photos to a former student of hers at Andrew Jackson Middle School, where she is currently on a suspended status. The…

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Aleen Sisk Ethridge, 95, of Dawson Springs

December 14, 2018
DAWSON SPRINGS, KY., — Aleen Sisk Ethridge, 95, of Dawson Springs passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at her residence. Visitation for Ms. Aleen Sisk Ethridge will be Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 5pm until 8pm and on Sunday, December 16, 2018 from…

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