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Ice Skating, Christmas tree lighting draws crowd in Henderson

December 06, 2019
HENDERSON, Ky. (12/6/19) — Hundreds gathered in Henderson this evening to celebrate the city’s official Christmas tree lighting and partake in fun activities. According to Bill Floyd of Henderson Lions Club, the ice skating rink set up for weekend festivities…

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Ohio County downs Owensboro, 54-29

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HARTFORD, Ky. (12/6/19) — Kelsey Kennedy scored 11 points and Addie Bullock added 10 points as Ohio County defeated visiting Owensboro 54-29 in an early-season girls' high school…
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HCC reports exceeding goal during…

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (12/6/19) — More than a year ago, Hopkinsville Community College Chief Advancement Officer Yvette Eastham booked a GivingTuesday event at Casey Jones Distillery, planning to celebrate the 2019 date, HCC reported. GivingTuesday, an international philanthropic movement, is always the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Eastham wanted to leverage the increased awareness of the Giving…
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Wreaths to be placed on KSP gravesites…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/6/19) — Kentucky State Police reports the holiday season can be a dreaded time for families who have lost someone dear to them, especially those who died in the line of duty. A simple item or symbol, can remind a family member or friend of a special memory during the holidays. This year, KSP received 37 holiday wreaths in remembrance of the fallen troopers and officers within…
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Boil water advisory issued for certain…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/6/19) — City water officials reported a 2 a.m. water main leak has prompted a boil water order in certain areas of Madisonville today. The leak has been repaired. Residents at the following addresses are currently under a boil water advisory: West Noel Avenue: 1209, 1223-24, 1235, 1303, 1305, 1307, 1320, 1370, 1375, 1385, 1409, 1417, 1425, 1433, 1455, 1495, 1501, 1503, 1505…
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Officers recognized during Governor's…

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (12/6/19) — The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety honored more than 200 law enforcement officers from more than 180 agencies across the commonwealth Thursday for their efforts to target impaired drivers, KOHS reported. The 2019 Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement Awards ceremony was held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Lexington. Awards were presented to officers with the most…
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Area police officers graduate from…

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RICHMOND, Ky. (12/5/19) — Thirty law enforcement officers from agencies across the state graduated today from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training, the DOCJT reported. Joseph R. Bufford of Hopkinsville Police Department received honors as the Recruit of Distinction, while HPD Officer Tyler C. Daniels received the Outstanding Performance Award for Physical…
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APRN joins Baptist Health Medical Group…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/5/19) — Erin Crook, MSN, APRN, FNP-C joined Baptist Health Medical Group General Surgery in Madisonville recently. She earned a bachelor of science in nursing from Murray State University and master of science in nursing from Eastern Kentucky University. She is a certified nurse practitioner with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Health officials said Crook…
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Madisonville Police Department reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/4//19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Brook Simpson of Downsville, Louisiana was charged Tuesday with fugitive from another state (Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, Louisiana). Jeffery B. Peyton of Hanson was charged Tuesday with failure to appear (Christian County). Lance D. Coffey of Albany was charged Tuesday with failure to pay…
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Caldwell County High School student…

Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
PRINCETON, Ky. (12/4/19) — An 18-year-old Caldwell County High School student was arrested today following a Princeton Police Department investigation. PPD reported officers were notified 3 p.m. related to a threat made by CCHS student. “Witnesses told officers they heard another student say, ‘I have been profiled as a school shooter for 18 years, and I am not playing, I am going to do it,’”…
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Social Security Matters: About Survivor…

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UNITED STATES (12/4/19) About Survivor Benefits, My Own Benefits and Taxes Ask Rusty – About Survivor Benefits, My Own Benefits and Taxes Dear Rusty: I am 67 and still working full time but plan to retire after June of next year. Because of my income I have not been drawing my Social Security benefits; however, my income will not be a tax issue in 2020 with my planned retirement. If I begin…
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Madisonville Regional Airport Board…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/4/19) — Madisonville Regional Airport Board meets 5 p.m. Monday at the airport terminal building, 162 Airport Road, Madisonville. Items on the agenda include a state safety inspection report and hangar construction update. SurfKY News
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McConnell: 'Let’s get serious about…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (12/4/19) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding essential funding for the government: "Nearly every day I’ve come to the floor to talk about the key pieces of legislation that we’ll only be able to complete with bipartisan cooperation. Really essential things — like funding for the entirety of our…
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American Legion Holly Jolly Craft…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/4/19) — American Legion in Madisonville will host a Holly Jolly Craft Bazaar 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 856 Legion Drive in Madisonville. Proceeds benefit the children’s Christmas fund, organizers said. SurfKY News
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Calif. congressman enters guilty plea…

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (12/4/19) — U.S. Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (R-California) pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to the major count in his indictment, admitting that he knowingly and willfully stole hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds that he and his wife used to maintain their lifestyle, according to a U.S. Attorney's Office Southern District of California press release. According…
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Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports — Dec.…

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HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/4/19) — Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports today: Shelli C. Holland of Madisonville was charged Dec. 1 with theft by unlawful taking/disposition (less than $500). Jennifer D. Lussier of Dixon was charged Dec. 1 with theft by unlawful taking/disposition (less than $500). Craig E. Kalley Jr. of Henderson was charged Dec. 3 with parole violation…
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Madisonville Police Department reports…

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MADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/3//19) — Madisonville Police Department released the following reports today: Victoria D. Callaway of White Plains was charged Monday with theft by unlawful taking/disposition (less than $500) and third-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument. Matthew C. Stephens of White Plains was charged Monday with theft by unlawful taking/disposition (less than $500).…
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FDA updates hepatitis A outbreak linked…

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U.S. (12/3/19) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration along with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, state and local partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of hepatitis A illnesses in Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, and Wisconsin potentially linked to fresh conventional (non-organic) blackberries from the grocery store, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market. CDC updated…

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Maurince Cummings, 91 of Henderson

December 05, 2019
HENDERSON, Ky. (12/5/19) — Maurince Cummings, 91 of Henderson, died Wednesday at Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, Indiana. He was born July 24, 1928 in McLean County to the late Orville Dixon and Mary Elizabeth “Short” English Cummings, attended…

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