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Vice Unit Reports 3 Arrests in Nortonville Drug Raid

March 26, 2019
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/26/19) — The local vice unit and state police raided an alleged drug-trafficking operation in Nortonville early this morning that resulted in three arrests. Madisonville Hopkins County Vice/Narcotics Unit in conjunction with Hopkins…

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High School Tennis: Apollo Sweeps Butler County

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/26/19) — Apollo swept boys' and girls' tennis matches from rival Butler County on Monday. In boys' high school tennis, Apollo topped Butler County 5-1. In girls'…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports —…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/26/19) —Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Casey Adcock of Dawson Springs was charged March 22 with two counts of failure to appear in court. Jeffery Westby of Madisonville was served March 22 with a Christian County warrant on the charge of failure to appear. Matthew L. Waddle of Madisonville was charged March 22 with contempt of court.…
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Dawson Springs Police Department…

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DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (3/26/19) — Dawson Springs Police Department released the following report today: Alan K. Parker, 49 of Dawson Springs, was charged March 18 with no registration plates, failure to maintain required insurance (second offense), driving on a suspended or revoked license, contempt of court and served a Muhlenberg County warrant on the charge of failure to appear in court. SurfKY…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/25/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Monica L. Pass of Madisonville was charged March 24 with second-degree hindering prosecution or apprehension. Scott Lynn Jimenez of Madisonville was charged March 25 with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Rachael T. Anderson of Madisonville was charged March 24…
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Some California Avocados Being Recalled

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
UNITED STATES (3/25/19) — Henry Avocado Corporation is voluntarily recalling California-grown whole avocados sold in bulk at retail stores because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Henry Avocado is issuing this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution due to positive test results on environmental samples taken during a routine government inspection at…
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Princeton Police Reports Released -…

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PRINCETON, Ky. (3/25/19) — Princeton Police Department released the following reports today: Richard M. Harper, 31 of P’Pool Drive was charged March 22 on a Lyon County failure to appear warrant. PPD also charged Harper with drug paraphernalia – buy/possess, first-degree possession of a controlled substance/meth – first offense and receiving stolen property less than $10,000; and charged March 23 on…
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MARKET COMMENTARY: Fed Reserve Loosens…

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KENTUCKY (3/25/19) — Wonder what the Federal Reserve’s 40-yard dash time is? On Wednesday, the Fed juked like an NFL running back and left investors wondering whether they should buy or sell. Heather Long of The Washington Post reported the U.S. central bank: 1. Lowered its 2019 estimate for U.S. economic growth to 2.1 percent2. Announced its intention not to raise rates in 20193. Indicated it…
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Hopkins Co. Genealogical Society 'Donut…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/25/19) — Hopkins County Genealogical Society will host its second “Donut Saturday” event 10 a.m. Saturday at Hopkins County Government Center in Madisonville. Herb Cox plans to present the program, depicting his ancestor, Samuel Cox. Guests are asked to use the north entrance. SurfKY News
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KSP Charges Elkton Man with Car Theft,…

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ELKTON, Ky. (3/25/19) — Kentucky State Police Post 2 Tooper Justin Cornett observed a vehicle at 12:12 p.m. Saturday that was reported stolen sitting in the parking lot of New Harmony Church. KSP said Cornett watched Patrick Crafton, 36 of Elkton exit the stolen vehicle. Upon making contact with Crafton, Cornett suspected him to be under the influence. After a series of tests, the trooper…
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AMAC OPINION: Progressives Don't Fully…

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UNITED STATES (3/25/19) — Vice President Mike Pence says the left uses euphemisms and catchphrases to describe their progressive agendas. Pence told the recent CPAC gathering in the nation’s capital: "Bernie [Sanders] has been joined by a chorus of candidates and newly elected officials who have papered over the failed policies of socialism with bumper-sticker slogans and slick social-media…
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LBL Hosting Harry Potter Day,…

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LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES, Ky. (3/25/19) — The Friends of Land Between the Lakes is hosting two special story-based events this weekend. Harry Potter Appreciation Day will include multiple events at the Woodlands Nature Station and the 1850 Homeplace will host a special night of storytelling, both on Saturday, March 30 at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Programming for Harry Potter…
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North Country Recalling Some Smoked…

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UNITED STATES (3/25/19) — North Country Smokehouse, a Claremont, N.H. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,686 pounds of ready-to-eat sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced. The ready-to-eat kielbasa sausage items were produced on Feb. 7 and Feb. 8. The…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: Creation is Only a Sign…

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KENTUCKY (3/24/19) — Whether you are on the water or in the woods, if fish or game is involved, so is scouting. Just because your boat is in the water, doesn’t mean all you have to do is drop a line in order to catch fish. The same goes for the woods. It doesn’t matter what game you are after, just surrounding yourself with trees will not guarantee any success. And then there are the signs that…
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DAVE SAYS: Buy a Car with Millionaire's…

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KENTUCKY (3/24/19) — In this week’s Dave Says, a reader asks about debt consolidation. Dear Dave, I’ve heard you tell people to avoid debt consolidation companies. Why do you think debt consolidation is such a bad thing? Tom Dear Tom, The main reason is that debt consolidation makes you feel like you did something to really change your financial world when you didn’t. That’s part of the catch.…
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Social Security Matters: What About…

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KENTUCKY (3/23/19) — In this week's Social Security Matters, a reader asks about extra money for veterans. Dear Rusty: I am within a few weeks of applying for SS. My 70th Birthday is in April and I have stayed in my job for the maximum benefit from SS. I am also a veteran and so am taking my DD-214 with me to apply for the $300.00 or so extra dollars that is offered per month. Are there any other…
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QUARLES: 'Check the Box' for Ky.'s…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (3/23/19) – Nearly on in six Kentuckians – including one in five Kentucky children – don’t know where their next meal will come from at some point in the year. That’s why I launched the Kentucky Hunger Initiative nearly three years ago: to combat the unfortunate reality that so many of our friends and neighbors are food insecure. With tax season upon us, you can “check the box” to…
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GLENN MOLLETTE: Don't Answer the Phone

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KENTUCKY (3/23/19) — In January a Denver couple received a scam phone call from a man who told them he had kidnapped their daughter. The man was very convincing that their daughter was in his possession. In the background they heard a woman's voice begging for help. The call was convincing enough that they tried to wire money to the man. Fortunately the money didn't go through. Police soon showed…

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Steven Driskell, 56, of Hopkinsville

March 26, 2019
HOPKINSVILLE, KY., — Steven Driskell, 56, of Hopkinsville passed away at 4:04pm on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at his home of natural causes. Funeral Services will be at 1pm on Friday, March 29, 2019 at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home with Rev. Cliff Willis…

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