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Man allegedly swigging Fireball on courthouse steps arrested

October 21, 2019
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/21/19) — An individual that apparently chose to party on the courthouse steps in Madisonville wound up in the county jail over the weekend. Madisonville Police Department officers were called to the 120 E. Center St. location at 6:57…

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VAPR to hold 2020 tryouts at Sportsplex

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (10/21/19) — The Volleyball Academy of the Pennyrile Region (VAPR) will hold its 2020 tryouts at the Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex Hopkinsville…
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One giant leap for womankind

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (10/21/19) — Far above the atmosphere, astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir stepped outside the International Space Station Friday for the first-ever all-female spacewalk. Pres. Donald J. Trump called them from the White House during their historic mission, marking the first time since 1969 that an American president has spoken to astronauts while they were outside their…
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GLENN MOLLETTE: Dealing with prostate…

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KENTUCKY (10/21/19) — I never wanted cancer — who does? Within four months I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer and prostate cancer. Last Oct. 26, my entire thyroid was removed with four malignant nodules. I dreaded that surgery because I knew speech and singing complications could happen because of the proximity of the thyroid to the vocal cords. Some people end up with paralyzed vocal cords for…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's reports — Oct.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/21/19) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following report today: Montrail C. Forte of Madisonville was charged Oct. 16 with parole violation and served Christian County warrants on the charges of first-degree bail jumping and two counts of failure to appear. SurfKY News
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KYTC worker makes surprise roadside find

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WESTERN Ky. (10/21/19) — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews find a lot of odd things as they go about their work along area highways. Discoveries have ranged from missing billfolds to coolers, and even bags of new clothing that have fallen from passing vehicles. KYTC Hickman County Highway Superintendent Tommy Ingrum recently found more than just a roadside curiosity — much more. A few weeks…
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Southside Elementary Site-Based Council…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/21/19) — Southside Elementary School Site-Based Council meets 7 a.m. Thursday in the school's media center. SurfKY News
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Crash at Ohio River Bridge slowing 1-24…

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PADUCAH, Ky. (10/21/19) — A crash along 1-24 westbound lanes at the Ohio River Bridge has slowed traffic this morning in McCracken County. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 1 Spokesman Keith Todd reported 7:23 a.m. today the right lane will be closed for a couple of hours as workers clear the wreckage. SurfKY News
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Bevin makes appointments to Ky. Boards…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/20/19) — Gov. Matt Bevin has made the following appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions recently: Holly Kellam McCoy, Neal J. Moser and Charles Robert Oliver have been appointed as members of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Advisory Committee, according to a press release. Dr. Holly Kellam McCoy, of Bardstown, is a physician. She will represent the Speaker of the House of…
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Dave Says: 'Winners never quit,…

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KENTUCKY (10/20/19) — In this week’s “Dave Says” column, Dave replies to a college graduate seeking advice to help her mother. Dear Dave, What’s the best way to talk to a parent, and tell them their career or financial choices aren’t working out? My mom and dad divorced a few years ago, and now my mom is having money problems. She bought some rental properties after the divorce with the idea…
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OUTDOOR TRUTHS: 'The power of prayer'

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KENTUCKY (10/19/19) — I wrote about the lack of rain a few weeks ago. My little food plot needed a drink so bad. It still does, but the drought continues. And it’s probably too late now, anyways. Something growing in the middle of October seems unlikely. I did all that I could do. I needed God to send the rain. He hasn’t. I can only pray he does. I guess it’s that “thoughts and prayers” thing.…
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Ky. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife auction…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/19/19) — Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will conduct its fall public auction of surplus and confiscated items Oct. 28 at department headquarters in Frankfort. Surplus auction items include four-wheel drive Chevrolet, Ford and Dodge trucks, Yamaha all-terrain vehicles, ATV trailers, Boston Whaler boats with Mercury motors, aluminum canoes, jon boats and more,…
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Trump to hold rally at Rupp Arena Nov. 4

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (10/19/19) — The Trump Campaign announced Pres. Donald J. Trump plans a “Keep America Great” rally 7 p.m. EST Nov. 4 at Rupp Arena in Lexington. Doors open 4 p.m. EST for general admission, the campaign reports. SurfKY News
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Gov. Bevin recognizes recently…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/19/19) — Gov. Matt Bevin recognized the sacrifice of a Kentucky sailor who died in World War II, but whose remains have just been positively identified. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced the remains of a U.S. serviceman, accounted for from World War II are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors. Navy Seaman 2nd Class Hubert P. Hall, 20,…
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Madisonville Police Department reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/18/19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Herman L. Gibbons, address unknown, was charged Oct. 17 with careless driving, no use of turn signal, second-degree fleeing police, tampering with physical evidence and first-degree possession of methamphetamine. Demarco L. Washington of Madisonville was charged Oct. 17 with first-degree possession…
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Hopkins Co. Genealogical Society…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (10/18/19) — Hopkins County Genealogical Society reports a change for the upcoming presenter scheduled for next week. The society meets 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hopkins County Government Center, 56 N. Main St. in Madisonville. The program will be presented by Betty Cox: "Cicely, Ancestress of Cox, Bailey, Harrelson and other families of Hopkins County — an Early Jamestown Settler."…
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McCracken County Jail escapee located

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UPDATE: PADUCAH, Ky. (10/18/19) — McCracken County Sheriff's Office reported a local jail escapee is back in jail. Christopher B. Peevyhouse, 19 of Paducah, was spotted 1:04 p.m. today walking down South Gum Springs Road. He was charged with second-degree escape. SurfKY News PADUCAH, Ky. (10/17/19) — Kentucky State Police reported receiving a call from the McCracken County Jail at approximately…
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Madisonville Police Department reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/1719) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Alexandaro D. Barnes of Madisonville was charged Oct. 16 with trafficking in marijuana and public intoxication. Geremy R. Labrado of Nashville was charged Oct. 15 with failure to appear. SurfKY News

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Douglas MacArthur Hatfield, 77, of Greenville

October 21, 2019
GREENVILLE, KY., — Douglas MacArthur Hatfield, 77, of Greenville passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born on February 4, 1942 in Powderly, KY the son of Walter Swanson ‘Kite’ Hatfield and Aurelia Beatrice…

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