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Ohio County Real Estate Transfers Listed - Jan. 22

January 22, 2019
OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (1/22/19) — The following property transfers were recently recorded in Ohio County: Betty Abney, Betty B. Abney, Ladona Abney and Ladona Gayle Abney to Larry A. Abney, Devona D. Abney, Kyle C. Abney and Selena F. Abney, tract near Kates Hill…

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Muhlenberg-Butler Boys' Basketball Game Cancelled

January 22, 2019 Steve LeMaster
GREENVILLE, Ky. (1/22/19) — The Muhlenberg County-Butler County boys' basketball game scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 22 has been cancelled. Muhlenberg County (9-8) has additional…
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Apollo Area Alliance Meeting Rescheduled

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (1/22/19) — The Apollo Area Alliance meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 22 has been postponed. The next meeting will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. at Century Christian Church. The Apollo Area Alliance represents neighborhoods between Carter Road and Frederica Street and between the U.S. 60 Bypass and Southtown Boulevard. The alliance also includes Twin Lakes…
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Princeton Police Reports Released -…

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PRINCETON, Ky. (1/22/19) — The Princeton Police Department released the following reports today: A 17-year-old juvenile was charged Jan. 18 with DUI – first offense and possession of an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle. James D. Tucker, 52 of Noble Avenue was charged Jan. 19 with DUI – first offense. Millard C. Menser, 31 of Baldwin Avenue was charged Jan. 19 on Hopkins and Christian…
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Madisonville Firefighters Attempt to…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/22/19) — City firefighters were called to the 500 block of Sharp Avenue over the weekend to rescue a cat out on a limb. Madisonville Fire Department reported the animal was 20 feet up a tree Saturday morning. Crews assessed the situation for optimum ladder placement. A firefighter on a ladder tried to lure the feline with food, but the cat wanted no part of that. Instead, it…

42K Acres Approved for Ky. Hemp…

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KENTUCKY (1/22/19) — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced the Kentucky Department of Agriculture approved 1,035 applications to cultivate up to 42,086 acres of industrial hemp in 2019. The KDA also approved 2.9 million square feet of greenhouse space for hemp cultivation. “The numbers tell you what you need to know about the excitement about hemp in Kentucky,” Agriculture…

UPDATE: Boy Located, Amber Alert…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
UPDATE: CADIZ, Ky. (1/22/19) — The Amber Alert issued by KSP for 10-year-old Isaiah Boren has been canceled after the boy was located and is safe. KEntucky State Police said the boy has been found and reunited with family. SurfKY News ORIGINAL STORY: CADIZ, Ky. (1/22/19) — Kentucky State Police are searching for a 10-year-old boy that and issued an Amber Alert for him overnight. KSP said Isaih…
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LEGISLATOR'S COLUMN by Melinda Gibbons…

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BELTON, Ky. (1/21/19) — The 2019 Legislative Session will reconvene on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 4 p.m. ET. When not in session, there is still much work that needs to be done on behalf of you, my constituents, in order to effectively fulfill my legislative responsibilities to the best of my ability. In this week’s column, I would like to provide an update and share information regarding various…
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Dawson Springs Police Department…

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DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (1/21/19) — Dawson Springs Police Department released the following reports today: Rebekah J. Kovach, 26 of Providence, was charged Jan. 7 with fourth-degree assault-domestic violence. Willa J. Letedea, 37 of Dawson Springs, was charged Jan. 16 with public intoxication, second-degree disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, carrying concealed deadly weapon and tampering with…
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UK Study Shows Promise in Melanoma…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (1/21/19) — In a study recently published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, a team of University of Kentucky researchers led by Stuart Jarrett, Ph.D., and Dr. John D’Orazio have discovered specific protein interactions that may help cells resist ultraviolet damage and carcinogenesis. The UK study focused on the role of a cell receptor found in melanocytes known as the…
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UK Research Links Smoking during…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
LEXINGTON, Ky. (1/21/19) — University of Kentucky researchers have identified a potential cellular mechanism that connects a mother's smoking while pregnant with an increased risk in the offspring's obesity later in life. Obesity is considered an epidemic in the U.S., with nearly 35 percent of adults and 20 percent of children six to 19 years old deemed obese. Obesity is a serious economic burden…
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Princeton Police Reports Released -…

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PRINCETON, Ky. (1/21/19) — The Princeton Police Department recently released the following reports: Donnie E. Riley, 54 of West Shepardson Street was charged Jan. 16 on a Caldwell County failure to appear warrant. Randall F. Whitworth, 59 of East Green Street was charged Jan. 17 on failure to appear and contempt of court warrants. William R. Graves Jr., 47 of Hudgins Road was charged Jan. 17 on…
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KSP to Have Abandoned, Disabled…

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KENTUCKY (1/20/19) — Kentucky State Police has activated efforts to remove abandoned vehicles along the right-of-way of major highways in western Kentucky. Abandoned vehicles will be towed to keep them from becoming an obstacle to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet snow and ice clearing operations. Vehicles that are stalled, become disabled or are abandoned will be removed as quickly as possible.…
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KYTC District 2 Road Report

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WESTERN Ky. (1/20/19) — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 2 reported several inches of snow fell across most of the region overnight. KYTC Spokesman Keith Todd reported there were very few issues related to traffic as most drivers stayed off the roads. Listed below is a KYTC highway report: KYTC also released the following water over road report for District 2: Henderson CountyKentucky 136…
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DAVE SAYS: Money Trouble Follows…

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KENTUCKY (1/20/19) — In this week’s Dave Says, a reader asks about using inheritance to pay off debt. Dear Dave, My husband and I have about $20,000 in credit card debt, plus payments on a new truck. We also have a camper he bought before we got married that we’re still making payments on. I recently received a $50,000 inheritance, and I’d like to use that money to help get us out of debt and…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: Remembering the Son in…

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KENTUCKY (1/20/19) — For many of us there is a lull in hunting right now. Deer season has closed except in the deep south and I’ve never been much of a predator hunter. I mostly rest this time of year, lick my wounds, and put most of my gear back in its place. A hog hunt may be in the near future but otherwise I’m thinking about crappie and walleye and even a big catfish. But none of these will…
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KSP Mandates Abandoned Vehicle Towing…

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WESTERN Ky. (1/19/19) — Kentucky State Police has taken measures to have all abandoned vehicles along the right-of-way of major highways in western Kentucky towed, state highway officials reported this evening. Abandoned vehicles will be removed to keep them from becoming an obstacle to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet snow and ice clearing operations, KYTC Spokesman Keith Todd reported. Vehicles…
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Madisonville Business Hosting Canned…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (1/19/19) — A local company is hosting a canned food drive for Christian Food Bank of Hopkins County. Contributions can be dropped off at Coldwell Banker Terry and Associates, 1096 N. Main St. in Madisonville, or arrangements can be made for pickup. All donors will be entered into a drawing to win two tickets to the University of Kentucky vs Tennessee basketball game Sat. Feb.…


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Edward E. Harper, 84, of Cadiz

January 22, 2019
CADIZ, KY., — Edward E. Harper, 84, of Cadiz a native of Golden Pond passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. He served his Country through the Army National Guard. Arrangements are being handled by…

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