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Madisonville City Park Mini Golf Opening Celebrated

August 18, 2018
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/18/18) — Several turned out for the Back-to-School Mini Golf Scramble and grand opening of the Madisonville City Park Mini Golf-Course. Proceeds collected during today’s fundraising tournament will benefit Hopkins County school resource…

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Daviess County Downs Owensboro Catholic, 49-26

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/18/18) — Host Daviess County shook a slow start to pull away to defeat rival Owensboro Catholic 49-26 in a high school football season opener at Reid Stadium on…
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Henderson County Library Events

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/18/18) — Henderson County Public Library announced the following event: Senior Day Fun at the Library is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday for those 55 and older. Genealogy services manager Nancy Voiles will take guests back in time with old-time music, penny candy and bygone games. A classic Elvis movie will be shown at 1 p.m. Door prices and a light lunch will be provided. Sign up today…
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Lloyd to Present Genealogical Society…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/18/18) — Hopkins County Genealogical Society meets 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Hopkins County Government Center, 56 N. Main St. in Madisonville. Jinger Lloyd will present the program, "My Father, Woodie Woodring, General George Patton's Driver." Guests are asked to arrive through the north entrance. SurfKY News
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Bevin Directs Flags Lowered to Half…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (8/18/18) — Gov. Matt Bevin has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half staff today, Aug. 18 in honor of a Kentucky serviceman, who was killed in action during the Korean War but whose remains were only recently identified. PFC Joe Stanton Elmore, 20, died on Dec. 2, 1950 in Changjim County, Hamgyeong Province, North Korea. A member of Company A, 1st…
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Left Lane on Portion of 2nd Street…

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/18/18) — The left lane of Second Street between St. Elizabeth Street and Locust Street is closed to allow work on the parking garage. The closure is expected to last until Sept. 8 pending no delays or inclement weather. Please use caution and attention while driving in this area. SurfKY NewsInformation by Beth Cecil
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/17/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Kenneth T. Murphy of Madisonville was charged Aug. 16 with first-degree criminal trespassing and public intoxication. Lana Marie Brasher of Madisonville was charged Aug. 16 with DUI and prescription controlled substance in improper container. SurfKY News
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Hopkins County Food Scores — Aug. 17,…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/17/18) — Hopkins County Health Department released the following food inspection scores through Aug. 16: West Broadway School Cafe — 100 Earlington School Cafe — 100 Mt. Fuji — 95• Raw meat stored above vegetables in cooler• Wiping cloths not stored in sanitizing solution• Ice scoop improperly stored Ideal Market Deli (Anton Road) — 100 Hanson Country Store Deli — 100…
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Neuroscience Coodinator Named for…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (8/17/18) — Chapman Offutt, RN, has been named Neuroscience Coordinator for Baptist Health Paducah. Offutt’s duties include managing the hospital’s stroke program as a Primary Stroke Center and providing education to EMS partners and the community. Offutt has worked at Baptist since 2009, most recently as an Emergency department nurse. He previously worked at Mercy Regional EMS and…
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KSP Reminds Motorists to 'Drive Sober…

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KENTUCKY (8/17/18) — As the Labor Day weekend approaches, families and friends are making plans to celebrate the end of the summer. Sadly, this festive time has also become a dangerous time for motorists, as many impaired drivers get behind the wheel. For this reason, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Office of Highway Safety, the Kentucky State Police and local law enforcement agencies are…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — Aug.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/17/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Joshua B. Brasher of Nortonville was charged Aug. 17 with driving on a suspended or revoked license and possession of synthetic drugs (second or subsequent offense). Raeann D. Brummett of Kuttawa was served Aug. 17 with a Caldwell County warrant on the charge of failure to appear. SurfKY News
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Boil Water Advisory Issued for Rosewood…

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MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/16/18) — A boil water advisory has been issued until further notice for the Rosewood area in Muhlenberg County Water District No. 1. The advisory affects Kentucky 181 South from Terrebone Loop to the intersection of Kentucky 973 and Kentucky 181 South including all side roads in between but not including Kentucky 973. Kentucky 890 is also affected. SurfKY NewsInformation…
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Baptist Health Paducah September Events…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (8/16/18) — Baptist Health Paducah has announced the following events scheduled in September: Parkinson’s Support Group9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 and Sept. 19, Shirley Trail Lanier Classroom, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah. Phone 270.575.2721 for more information. Multiple Myeloma Support Group6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6, Radiation therapy conference room, Ray & Kay…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/16/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Tammy Jo Baxter of Madisonville was charged Aug. 15 with failure to appear. SurfKY News
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Henderson Police Department Reports —…

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HENDERSON, Ky. (8/16/18) — Henderson Police Department released the following report today: Teresa A. Lynn, 48 of Henderson was charged Aug. 15 with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), first-degree possession of a controlled substance (unspecified), possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. SurfKY News
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JIM WATERS: Welfare-to-Work Programs…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
KENTUCKY (8/16/18) — First, the good news: Kentucky’s unemployment rate is among the lowest ever. Then, bad news: Kentucky’s unemployment rate is among the lowest ever. How can historically low unemployment rates be bad news? While more job opportunities than ever exist across the commonwealth with 10s of thousands of positions unfilled in the commonwealth, more Kentuckians fail to take advantage…
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Paper Products Manufacturer to Create…

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WESTERN KENTUCKY (8/16/18) — Gov. Matt Bevin today announced Global Win Wickliffe, a Chinese-owned paper products manufacturer, will reopen the former Verso Corp. mill in western Kentucky’s Ballard County with a $150 million investment expected to create 500 full-time jobs. “Global Win Wickliffe will be a tremendous addition to West Kentucky, and the 500 jobs associated with the reopening of this…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — Aug.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/16/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Anthony T. Gibson of Madisonville was charged Aug. 15 with possession of synthetic drugs and drug paraphernalia. Todd A. Earl of White Plains was charged Aug. 16 with first-degree fleeing police, driving ATV on the road, reckless driving and failure to illuminate headlights. Tevor D. Stanley of…

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Brenda Sue 'Susie' Hudspeth, 67 of Hartford

August 18, 2018
HARTFORD, Ky. (8/18/2018) — Brenda Sue “Susie” Hudspeth, 67 of Hartford passed away Thursday Aug. 16, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Susie was born in Louisville to the late Bessie Hicks and William Earl Bishop. She is survived by her 6 children:…

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