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Fall Festivals Planned at Daviess County Schools

October 15, 2018
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (10/15/18) — The following fall festivals have been planned for Daviess County Public Schools: BES – Oct. 18Burns Elementary School is hosting a Fall Festival on Thursday, Oct. 18. The school is located at 4514 Goetz Drive. The evening…

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3rd Region Volleyball Tournament Schedule

October 14, 2018 Steve LeMaster
GREENVILLE, Ky. (10/14/18) — The 3rd Region Volleyball Tournament will open at Muhlenberg County High School on Monday evening. Teams set to compete in the 3rd Region Volleyball…
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Social Security Matters: Penalties for…

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KENTUCKY (10/15/18) — A reader asks Rusty about possible Medicare penalties for late enrollment. Dear Rusty: I’ve never been a fan of socialized medicine, so wasn’t happy with that whole “Great Society” thing that happened back in the 1960’s, which is where Medicare started. Just on principle, I refused to sign up for Medicare when I turned 65, but with age comes wisdom, I guess, so now I find…
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Portion of Ky. 258 to Close for Drain…

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (10/14/18) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to close a section of Kentucky 258 in western Daviess County on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 15 and 16 to allow a large cross drain to be replaced at mile point 2.6. The closure is between the west connection to West McIntyre Road and Fenwick Road. The roadway will close at approximately 8 a.m. on Monday and remain closed…
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DAVE SAYS: Keeping Options Open with…

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KENTUCKY (10/14/18) — In this week’s Dave Says, a reader asks about adding “fun money” into monthly budget: Dear Dave, We are debt-free except for our home, and we have six months of expenses set aside in our emergency fund. Every time we do our monthly budget, we set aside a small amount of personal spending money for us both. Do you see anything wrong with this? DeAnna Dear DeAnna, There’s…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: Being in His Presence…

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KENTUCKY (10/14/18) — I started the morning sitting in a tree stand. A few weeks ago, I had trimmed limbs and opened up some shooting lanes for this new stand placement. I think it is going to be a good one. The cool morning was expected as well as the lingering fog that hovers over the hills, sometimes through the late morning. That was the case on this particular day. As I peered toward the sky…
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Lung Cancer Screening Offered by…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (10/13/18) — Baptist Health has been named a Screening Center of Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance for its ongoing commitment to responsible lung cancer screening. Low-dose CT screening for lung cancer carried out safely, efficiently and equitably saves tens of thousands of lives a year. “Baptist Health Paducah is dedicated to providing patients with the highest quality care,”…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/12/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Adrienne Lindsey Broughton of Madisonville was charged Oct. 11 with failure to appear. Shelia Benton of Earlington was charged Oct. 11 with failure to appear. Marvin D. Rice of Madisonville was charged Oct. 11 with failure to appear. Edward A. Olson of Olney, Illinois was charged Oct. 11 with DUI.…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — Oct.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/12/18) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Michael Dowd of Dawson Springs was charged Oct. 11 with menacing and resisting arrest. Carissa M. Bowling of Hanson was charged Oct. 11 with two counts of failure to appear. SurfKY News
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Baptist Health Paducah Safety Officer…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (10/12/18) — Ron Henley, safety officer for Baptist Health Paducah, was recently recognized by the American Society for Health Care Engineering of the American Hospital Association. ASHE celebrated its members’ outstanding contributions to improving the health care physical environment during its 55th Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition in July. Henley was one of 11 people who…
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Letter to the Editor: The Truth about…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/12/18) — Election day is drawing nearer and the campaign signs are abounding. One sign recently caught my attention, as it declared simply, “Remember in November, KEA.” The political position advocated by this sign is presumably a call for voters to “vote out” the current state legislators who supported the state pension reform bill passed in the last session of the General…
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Princeton Police Reports - Oct. 12

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PRINCETON, Ky. (10/12/18) — The Princeton Police Department recently released the following reports: The Caldwell County School Resource Officer charged a juvenile at CCHS Sept. 21 with theft by unlawful taking more than $500 but less than $10,000/cell phone. The Caldwell County School Resource Officer charged a juvenile at CCMS Sept. 25 with second-degree terroristic threatening involving a…
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Madisonville Police Department Reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/11/18) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Caleb V. Jones of Madisonville was charged Oct. 10 with failure to appear. Joshua J. Warner of Russellville was charged Oct. 10 with failure to appear. Isaac R. Chamberlain of Elkton was charged Oct. 10 with three counts of failure to appear (Todd County). Felicia N. Cumbee of Dawson Springs was…
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Madisonville Noon Kiwanis Christmas…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/1/18) — Madisonville Noon Kiwanis Christmas Parade is scheduled for 5 p.m. Dec. 1 down on Main Street in Madisonville. This year’s theme is “The Stories of Christmas.” The rain date is 5 p.m. Dec. 8, if needed. SurfKY News
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Paving on Ky. 258, Ky. 554 Set to Begin

Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
MCLEAN COUNTY, Ky. (10/11/18) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans asphalt paving along sections of Kentucky 258 and Kentucky 554 in McLean County starting Friday, Oct. 12. Paving is planned at the following locations: Kentucky 258 from mile point 0.0 at the Kentucky 54 intersection extending northward to the Kentucky 593 intersection at mile point 2.845, a distance of…
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JIM WATERS: Kentucky Wired's Sunk-Cost…

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KENTUCKY (10/11/18) — Lifehack writer Michael Davidson could have been describing the failed Kentucky Wired project when he told how he “once made the mistake of staying in the theater during Dinner For Schmucks despite quickly realizing how terrible it was. It never got better, and I wasted even more of my time by staying.” Davidson included the scenario in an article describing how the “sunk…
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Baptist Paducah Hosting Alzheimer's,…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (10/11/18) — Baptist Health Paducah will host a free telemedicine program about the latest in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia research from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in Meeting Room A, located in Medical Park 2. A question and answer session will follow the program. The program is free, but registration is requested by Oct. 18 by emailing hardin.stevens@uky.edu or phoning…
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GLENN MOLLETTE: The Alternative to Dying

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KENTUCKY (10/11/18) — In recent years, I've watched good friends walk the valley of battling cancer. Somewhat slowly they went through the process of fighting for their lives. Finally, one day it was over and they died. I sat with one dear friend in his home months before he died and he asked, "Why me?" He was about 63 and had just started thinking about retirement and then his life was over. I…

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Mona L. Goshorn, 52, of Cadiz

October 15, 2018
CADIZ, KY., — Mona L. Goshorn, 52, of Cadiz passed away Saturday, October 13, 2018 at her home in Trigg Co., KY. A memorial service for Mona L. Goshorn will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Funeral Home located at 138 Main Street in…

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