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MPD Investigating Easter Morning Shots Fired

April 21, 2019
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/21/19) — Shots rang out early this morning that prompted police to respond to the area of North Kentucky Avenue and Couch Street. There were no reported injuries related to the spray of gunfire. Madisonville Police Department confirmed…

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Area Hoops Players Comprise Kentucky Clutch Roster

April 21, 2019 Steve LeMaster
WESTERN KENTUCKY (4/21/19) — Kentucky Clutch is a spring/summer girls' basketball team comprised of players from multiple area high schools. The Kentucky Clutch roster is made up…
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DAVE SAYS: Set Aside 6 Months Business…

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KENTUCKY (4/21/19) — In this week’s Dave Says, a reader asks about budgeting for utilities. Dear Dave, I’m just starting my debt-free journey and trying to lay out a budget. What are your thoughts on budget billing for utilities? Ryan Dear Ryan, I think it’s wonderful. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with it at all. For a lot of folks, especially those in your situation, it helps smooth out…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: Learning to Listen…

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KENTUCKY (4/21/19) — I noticed my actions during a turkey hunt a few mornings ago. I had not heard a bird gobble for a few days, so there I was waiting again for that familiar sound. I always arrive just before daylight and make my way to a central place in order to be heard should I do a shock call and in order that I might hear the location of a bird should it choose to respond. Or, sometimes,…
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Blonde Lab Gets Job at UofL Hospital

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (4/20/19) — He’s one of UofL Hospital’s newest employees. Travis, a facility dog, helps put patients at ease while motivating them during physical or occupational rehabilitation.This blonde Labrador can toss a balloon or roll a ball with patients, and even sit still, allowing patients to brush him – encouraging functional tasks. “Travis brings a great deal of comfort to patients…
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Investigators Seize 30 Pounds of…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (4/20/19) — A drug task force and postal inspectors investigation led to the arrest of a Bowling Green man and seizure of 30 pounds of marijuana, guns and cash yesterday. Warren County Drug Task Force along with Bowling Green Police K-9 Unit and Warren County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at 1:30 p.m. at 1045 Blake Way at the home of Pheldon L. Flippin, 31. The…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/19/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Michael Shadwick of Sebree was charged April 18 with contempt of court (Webster County). Brandi J. Hall of Belton was charged April 18 with failure to appear in court (Muhlenberg County). Anthony M. Knight of Madisonville was charged April 18 with public intoxication. SurfKY News
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OPINION: What's So Good about Good…

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KENTUCKY (4/19/19) — Today, Christians around the world observe one of the most solemn days of the faith in what is called Good Friday. The name itself appears self contradictory when you consider that it centers around one of the most shameful and horrible acts in history: the crucifixion of an innocent man--but not just any man but God himself. The day was preceded by sellout and betrayal by…
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COLUMN: Rep. Jim Gooch House Week in…

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KENTUCKY (4/19/19) — I am still taking time to reflect on many of the measures passed during the 2019 Legislative Session. I also reflect on that last day. As the hours stretched into the evening, I got a unique perspective on an event that was being prepared for the next day. March 28, 2019 was the last day of Session, but March 29 would see Vietnam Veterans and their families visit the Capitol…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports —…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/19/19) —Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following report today: Christian Orr of Madisonville was charged April 18 with contempt of court. SurfKY News
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/19/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Thursday: Donald Leroy Welty of Christiana, Tennessee was charged April 18 with failure to illuminate headlights and DUI-aggravated. Daniel Dale Groleau of Washington, Pennsylvania was charged April 17 with third-degree criminal trespassing. Kenneth W. Young of Earlington was charged April 17 with leaving…
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KDA School District Reports Available…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/19/19) — Data compiled for the 2017-18 school district reports are available online, Hopkins County Schools reported. The Kentucky Department of Education school performance information is available by visiting https://www.kyschoolreportcard.com/organization/5586. SurfKY News
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JIM WATERS: Let States Clean Up the…

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KENTUCKY (4/18/19) — A favorite tactic of opponents to the Bevin administration’s attempt to rein in Kentucky’s Medicaid expansion is to predict health-care Armageddon for 100,000 Kentuckians if able-bodied adults without dependents or disabilities are required to work, train for jobs or volunteer at least 20 hours per week in order to continue receiving benefits. Progressive crusaders are buoyed…
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Hopkins County Health Dept. Food Scores…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/18/19) — Hopkins County Health Department released the following food scores through April 17: Buffalo Grill — 100 The Hub — 100 South Middle School Cafe — 100 Dos Copas — 93• Large can opener needs cleaning• Container without handle used for a scoop• Door gasket on prep cooler needs repairing• Lights out in women’s restroom• Clean glasses touching rust in refrigerator…
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Hopkins Government Offices Good Friday…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/18/19) — Hopkins County Government Center, Public Works and Sanitation departments, including the County Convenience Centers, will close early on Good Friday. The Government Center and county offices will close at noon, officials reported. Barnsley Convenience Center closes 11 a.m., and all other county convenience centers will close at noon. All convenience centers will be…
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CRITTENDEN COUNTY: Ky. 1668 to be…

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CRITTENDEN COUNTY, Ky. (4/18/19) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists Kentucky 1668 will be closed between mile point 1.89 and 2.8 in Crittenden County starting at noon on Thursday, April 18 and extending through Monday, April 22. A contractor for KYTC is resurfacing Kentucky 1668 and in the process discovered road base failures. The near mile-long closure is necessary to allow…
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WTO Panel Finds China Failed to…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (4/18/19) — U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that a World Trade Organization dispute settlement panel found that China has administered its tariff-rate quotas for wheat, corn, and rice inconsistently with its WTO commitments. Contrary to those commitments, China’s TRQ administration is not transparent,…
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Princeton Police Reports Released -…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
PRINCETON, Ky. (4/18/19) — The Princeton Police Department released the following reports today: Janice M. Cotton, 33 of West Green Street was charged April 17 with second-degree disorderly conduct. Steven T. Sloyan, 27 of Hopkinsville Street was charged April 17 with failure to illuminate head lamps, operating on a suspended/revoked operator’s license, possession of marijuana and first-degree…

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Pearl Culler, 84, of Dawson Springs

April 21, 2019
DAWSON SPRINGS, KY., — Pearl Culler, 84, of Dawson Springs passed away Friday, April 19, 2019 at her home. There will be no services. King’s Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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