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Sinkhole Disrupts Traffic Briefly along U.S. 41 in Earlington

September 19, 2018
EARLINGTON, Ky. (9/19/18) — A sinkhole disrupted traffic this afternoon along U.S. 41 in Earlington. The road at mile-marker 12 was closed for a couple of hours while Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews made repairs. It appeared the asphalt opened up around…

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Apollo, Ohio County Boys Battle to Tie

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HARTFORD, Ky. (9/19/18) — Familiar foes, the Apollo and Ohio County boys' soccer teams battled to a 1-1 tie on Tuesday. Visiting Apollo moved to 6-6-3 while Ohio County went to…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/19/18) — Donald R. Cochrane of Madisonville was charged Sept. 19 with failure to comply with sex offender registration. Tara Lynne Strange of Madisonville was charged Sept. 18 with failure to appear, public intoxication (excludes alcohol) and second-degree disorderly conduct. Ronald Banks II of Madisonville was charged Sept. 19 with no registration plates, no insurance card…
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Baptist Health Paducah Radiation…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (9/19/18) — Baptist Health Paducah radiation oncology department, the first in Kentucky to be accredited 20 years ago, has been reaccredited for three years by the American College of Radiology. Accreditation, representing the highest level of quality and patient safety, is awarded only to facilities who meet ACR guidelines following an on-site evaluation by radiation oncologists and…
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Service Academy Fair at WKU Thursday

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (9/19/18) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul will hold his annual U.S. Service Academy Information Fair Thursday, Sept. 20 in the Western Kentucky University Knicely Conference Center. The event provides interested students and parents with an opportunity to learn more about the U.S. Military, U.S. Naval, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Coast Guard, and U.S. Merchant Marine Academies as well as the…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports —…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/19/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Matthew B. Nelson of Madisonville was charged Sept. 18 with first-degree wanton endangerment. Michael D. Ramos of Earlington was charged Sept. 18 with first-degree wanton endangerment. SurfKY News
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Princeton Police Reports - Sept. 19

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PRINCETON, Ky. (9/19/18) — The Princeton Police Department released the following reports today: Matthew E. Stevenson, 33 of Ruth Avenue was cited to court Sept. 10 charged with first-degree assault with minor injury. Angela McGregor, 45 of Jill Drive was charged Sept. 13 on two Caldwell County failure to appear warrants. Talena A. Smith, 37 of West Main Street was charged Sept. 13 on a McCracken…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/18/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Colton D. Miller of Madisonville was charged Sept. 17 with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Glendell D. Phelps of Madisonville was charged Sept. 17 with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth),…
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Baptist Health Paducah Offers Heart…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (9/18/18) — Baptist Health Paducah is offering a new heart murmur screening for adults. The screening will take place the last Monday of each month at Baptist Health Medical Group Heart Group, Suite 301, Walker Medical Park 1. A heart murmur is a swishing sound heard when there is turbulent or abnormal blood flow across the heart valve. Although most heart murmurs are harmless, it is…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports —…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/18/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Jessica R. Tirey of Madisonville was charged Sept. 17 with failure to maintain required insurance. Michael L. Stanley of White Plains was charged Sept. 17 with failure to appear. SurfKY News
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Kavanaugh, Accuser Invited to Testify…

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WASHINGTON, D. C. (9/18/18) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the president’s nominee for the Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh: “Yesterday, Chairman Grassley announced the Judiciary Committee will continue its hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court on Monday morning. Dr.…
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'Senior Day Out' Thursday at Towne…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/18/18) — Hundreds of area senior citizens are expected to fill Owensboro’s Towne Square Mall from 8:30 a.m. - noon Thursday, Sept. 20 for the 19th annual “Senior Day Out.” The annual event provides valuable information to help equip seniors to recognize fraud and empower them to avoid falling prey to current scams targeting seniors. Senior Day Out provides an opportunity for…
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UK Farm Test Plot of Malaria Fighting…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (9/18/18) — A University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment research trial studying the feasibility of growing plants used to treat malaria was successful in its first growing season. In March, the college’s Kentucky Tobacco Research and Development Center personnel signed a memorandum of understanding with officials from ArtemiFlow, a German-based company, to…
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LEGISLATOR'S COLUMN by Melinda Gibbons…

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BELTON, Ky. (9/18/18) — There is ongoing conversation over the passage of right-to-work in Kentucky in 2017. I am going to give some history and an update to hopefully address concerns about what right-to-work means and does not mean for the Commonwealth. Prior to the passage of right-to-work in Kentucky in 2017, Warren County had passed a right-to-work ordinance just for their county in December…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/17/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Eric Keith Moore of Madisonville was charged Sept. 16 with contempt of court. Cassidy D. Lindsey of Madisonville was charged Sept. 16 with third-degree criminal trespassing. Nicholas J. Deramo of Madisonville was charged Sept. 16 with failure to pay court costs or fines. Kenneth E. Dalton of…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports —…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (9/17/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Tammy J. Suttle of Mannington was charged Sept. 14 with second-degree burglary (Christian County). Jeffery D. Jones of Madisonville was charged Sept. 15 with failure to appear. Matthew Phillips of Dawson Springs was charged Sept. 16 with third-degree terroristic threatening. William LInville of…
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Owensboro Property Maintenance Code…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/17/18) — Owensboro Property Maintenance Code Enforcement Board will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 in Room 406, located on the fourth floor at City Hall, 101 E. 4th Street. SurfKY NewsInformation by Sherry Girten
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Ky. Nurse 'Strike Team' Heads to Assist…

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KENTUCKY (9/17/18) — A Nurse “Strike Team” from Kentucky is on its way to help Hurricane Florence victims in affected areas in North Carolina. Department for Public Health, within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, along with local, state and federal officials coordinated yesterday’s deployment. The team will be in North Carolina for about two weeks. Kentucky’s Nurse Strike Team consists…

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John Evan Royal, Sr.,78, of Ilsley

September 19, 2018
Ilsley, KY., — John Evan Royal, Sr.,78, of Ilsley passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018 at his home. He was born in Ilsley on Saturday, April 6, 1940 to the late Harrison Edmond Royal and Maeleasure Ellen Johnston Royal. He had worked as a coal miner for…

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