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March 31, 2020
WESTERN KENTUCKY (3/31/20) — Today, we bid farewell to SurfKY News. It is a sad day and we thank the many, many people that have expressed their appreciation since our announcement two weeks ago. From a financial perspective, SurfKY News was not a success.…

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Ball signs with Brescia men's soccer program

March 31, 2020 Steve LeMaster
HARTFORD, Ky. (3/31/20) — Ohio County High School senior defender Austin Ball made his college choice official on Saturday, signing with the Brescia University men's soccer…
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MARKET COMMENTARY: 'Avoid rash…

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KENTUCKY (3/31/20) — If you've been watching the market lately, perhaps the first question on your mind is, "Should I make a big change in my investments?" In reality, a volatile market isn't the best time to do a complete makeover of your portfolio, especially if you have long-term financial goals you're trying to address. Even if you feel that your portfolio needs adjusting, maintaining a firm…

BILL ADCOCK BLOG: Religion in the news

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So, how shall one live 'today' with COVID-19? KENTUCKY (3/31/20) — From 1961-70, I served this nation in the USAF in three commands. I’m highlighting the 5th Air Force, in a 3rd Bomb Wing detachment in Korea, with the Latin proverb of ready, willing, able to liberate: Parati Agimue Libenter.” Apply this to God. He can and is willing to liberate the U.S.A. from our predator virus killer. But the…

Madisonville Police Department reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/30/20) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Brian K. Bourland, 37 of Madisonville, was charged March 27 with failure use turn signal, DUI (third offense), possession of drug paraphernalia and open alcohol beverage container in vehicle. Ashley N. Carter, 27 of Madisonville, was charged March 28 with DUI and no driver’s license. SurfKY News

KEMI releases statement regarding first…

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KENTUCKY (3/30/20) — Kentucky Employers Mutual Insurance released the following statement regarding benefits for first responders during COVID-19 quarantine: "Effective immediately, KEMI will provide wage replacement benefits for first responders and medical personnel employed by a current KEMI policyholder who have been quarantined for COVID-19 as a result of their increased risk of exposure in…

McConnell unveils COVID-19 Response…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (3/30/20) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today he created a Coronavirus Response Portal on his website to help Kentuckians who may have questions related to how the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act will help their families, organizations, small businesses, and communities take advantage of the provisions in the…

OUTDOOR TRUTHS: 'Reaction to unexpected…

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KENTUCKY (3/29/20) — There’s nothing like the sound of a gobble at daylight. If you’re close enough, it seems it reverberates throughout the hollows and ridges. It will truly make you wide awake like nothing else. The method most of us use to cause a tom to gobble is by using some kind of shock call. For you non-turkey hunters a shock call is simply a loud noise that is made which causes a…

Madisonville Police Department reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/27/20) — Madisonville Police Department released the following report today: Tammy M. Oakley, 44 of Madisonville, was charged March 24 with no insurance card, obstructed windshield, first-degree possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. SurfKY News
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Hopkins County Sheriff's reports —…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (3/27/20) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Shawna R. Ritter of Henderson was charged March 24 with DUI. Dennis Stone of Madisonville was charged March 26 with DUI (third offense) and driving on a suspended or revoked license. Christy E. Dukes of Nortonville was charged March 26 with public intoxication and second-degree disorderly…

COLUMN: Rep. Jim Gooch House Week in…

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KENTUCKY (3/27/20) — While taking precautions to ensure safety in the face of the COVID-19 virus, I have been in Frankfort this week to continue legislative business in the final days of the 2020 Regular Session. Legislative leadership announced earlier this week that they believe the legislature must fulfill obligations to the people of Kentucky because there are necessary functions that only…

Driver hands cop can of biscuits during…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/26/20) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports Wednesday and today: Angela Means, 51 of Madisonville, was charged March 24 with failure to illuminate headlights, driving on a suspended license and DUI. Ronnie Allen, 46 of Bremen, was charged March 24 with DUI-second offense and no registration plates. MPD reported Allen was seen swerving and entering…

Paul urges Trump to support Ky.…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (3/26/20) — Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) sent President Donald Trump a letter urging him to approve Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear’s request for a major disaster declaration for Kentucky as it responds to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Paul is also joining other members of Kentucky's federal delegation in sending a separate letter on the aid to President Trump. Paul…
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GLENN MOLLETTE: 'Churches will struggle…

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KENTUCKY (3/25/20) — In the old days, church pastors frowned on their church members staying home to watch television preachers Rex Humbard, Jerry Falwell or Robert Schuller. The sick and the very elderly were typically pardoned, but that was as far as grace was extended. The vast majority of churches across the land did not televise their services or broadcast church on the radio. Traditionally,…
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Comer to hold Telephone Town Hall on…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (3/24/20) — U.S. Rep. James Comer announced plans to host a COVID-19 Telephone Town Hall 2 p.m. Thursday EDT/1 p.m. Central to update constituents on the federal government’s efforts to combat the coronavirus. Dr. Kyle Turnbo of Paducah will be joining Congressman Comer on the call to answer specific medical questions about COVID-19. Residents of the 1st Congressional District…
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McConnell calls on Democrats to say…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (3/24/20) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: “For weeks now, the American people have been contending with the coronavirus pandemic that is spreading across our country and the massive disruptions to daily life it is creating.…
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Comer announces 2020 Art Competition

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (3/24/20) — Congressman James Comer (KY-01) announced the start of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition, open to high school students throughout the 1st Congressional District. The U.S. House of Representatives hosts this competition each year to recognize talented young artists from across the country. High School students are encouraged to participate by submitting artwork…
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MARKET COMMENTARY: Bear markets come…

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KENTUCKY (3/24/20) — The longest bull market in history lasted almost 11 years before coronavirus fears and the realities of a seriously disrupted U.S. economy brought it to an end. If you are losing sleep over volatility driven by a cascade of disheartening news, it may help to remember that the stock market is historically cyclical. There have been 10 bear markets (prior to this one) since…

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DUKES MARCIA JACKSON

Marcia Jackson Dukes, 74, of Greenville

March 30, 2020
GREENVILLE, KY., — Marcia Jackson Dukes, 74, of Greenville passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at her residence. She was born in Washington DC on September 27, 1945 the daughter of the late Seth Jackson and Audrey Jackson. She retired from Carhartt as a…

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