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Man in intensive care following standoff

Man in intensive care following standoff

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An area man who shot himself during a multiple-hour standoff with Madisonville police is being treated in Indiana.

2 points from loss, Serena wins at Wimbledon; Venus next

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LONDON — Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving C…

Home runs, Koehler lift Marlins to 2-1 win over Cubs

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Marlins 2, Cubs 1

Dempsey, Chandler score as U.S. beats Guatemala

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Clint Dempsey converted a penalty kick in his return from a suspension for a confrontation with a referee, Timmy Chandler s…

Tour de France? More like Tour de-void of Americans

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As the Tour de France drew near, Jonathan Vaughters was still poring over power outputs and training results, trying to determine the nine rid…

Vegas, Langley share lead at Greenbrier

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Jhonattan Vegas hasn't had much success since winning his second PGA Tour event as a rookie in 2011. The Greenb…

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  • Man in intensive care following standoff

    Man in intensive care following standoff

    An area man who shot himself during a multiple-hour standoff with Madisonville police is being treated in Indiana.

  • Thousands attend Lexington Pride festival

    LEXINGTON — As they have for years, Ponda Moody and Kim Spencer traveled to Lexington on the last Saturday in June for the annual Lexington Pride festival celebrating gay rights.

  • Jeffrey Lynn Moore Sr.

    Jeffrey Lynn Moore Sr., 54, of Earlington passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015, after a brief illness. He was born in Madisonville on May 6, 1961, to the late Odie G. Moore and Sue Wayne Wilkerson Moore of Mortons Gap. He was of the Baptist faith and had been a longtime employee of Pond River Steel. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Allan Moore and Gary Moore.

  • Maxine Baldwin

    Maxine Baldwin, 68, of Nortonville passed away Friday, June 26, 2015, at her home. She was born Aug. 11, 1946, in Madisonville, daughter of the late Ira and Dorothy (Jarvis) Furgerson. She was a retired Hopkins County school bus driver. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Dee Baldwin; son Jerry Baldwin; three brothers, Darrell Jones, Carl Lewis Scott and Roger Furgerson; and a great-granddaughter.

  • James Hanson Davis

    James Hanson Davis, 69, of Madisonville died Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Jewish Hospital, Louisville. He was a painter and a member of Assembly of God in Earlington.

  • Samuel C. Crawford Sr.

    Samuel C. Crawford Sr., 70, born in Stanford, Kentucky, Dec. 17, 1944, went to be with the Lord on June 26, 2015, after a long and hard fought battle with Parkinson's disease.

  • Katherine 'Kathy' Denise Lee Allen

    Katherine Lee Allen, 56, of Earlington passed away Monday, June 29, 2015, at Baptist Health Madisonville. She was born June 21, 1959, in Madisonville, daughter of the late Rodney O'Bryan Lee and Nora Jane Parkest Lee. She worked for many years as a CNA at NHC in Madisonville and was of the Pentecostal faith. Also preceding her in death were a sister, Sandra Smith; and a grandson, Clarence Virge.

  • Lewis Cumens

    Lewis Cumens, 66, of Madisonville passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015, at his home. He was born April 13, 1949, in Madisonville, son of the late Edna Bell Rickard Cumens and L.T. "Jake" Cumens.

  • Bonnie Drake

    Bonnie Drake, 70, of Madisonville passed away Monday, June 29, 2015, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville following an acute illness. Bonnie was the eighth and final child born to Earl Bailey Crick and May Belle Snyder Crick on Aug. 12, 1944, in Barnsley.

  • Kimberley Jane Smith

    Kimberley Jane Smith, 53, of St. Charles passed away, Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Baptist Health in Madisonville. Mrs. Smith was born Jan. 11, 1962, in Hammond, Indiana, to the late Jimmie Birdsong and Eva Jones Terry. She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Rusty Edmonds and Jimmy Birdsong Jr. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, needlepoint, fishing, camping and anything outdoors. She was of the Baptist faith and loved to spend time with family and friends.

Upcoming events

  • Sunday, July 5, 2015
  • Feeding the Hungry "Free Breakfast"

    Free Breakfast each week. Calvary Temple Community is "Feeding the Hungry" every week on Sunday mornings. Breakfast is free and will be served between 9:00-9:30am. Everyone is welcome.

  • Monday, July 6, 2015
  • West Kentucky Photography Club Meeting

    The monthly meeting of the West Kentucky Photography Club will be held from 7pm - 9pm the first Tuesday of each month at The Center for Cultural and Professional Development located at 38 West Arch Street, Madisonville, Ky. Come and join us in a photography club for all skill levels.

  • Wednesday, July 8, 2015
  • Senior Bingo

    PENNYRILE FOREST STATE PARK SENIOR CITIZENS WEDNESDAY BINGO Enjoy good food, good friends and a great bingo program with prizes from the gift shop and free lunch certificates. This program is every Wednesday of the year, except the Wednesday before Thanksgiving and the Wednesday closest to Christmas, unless otherwise announced. The dining room serves a lunch buffet on these Wednesdays starting at 11:00 am. The bingo is free and starts at 12:30 pm. Large groups should contact the dining room for advanced seating for lunch. Call 1-800-325-1711 for more information.

  • Thursday, July 9, 2015
  • Hopkins County Conservation District Board of Supervisors Meeting

    Meetings are always the second Thursday of the month at 8:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted.

  • Library Board meeting

    The Regular Scheduled meeting of the Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library Board of Trustees.

  • Bass Club meeting

    Monthly meeting 2nd Thursday of each month at Brothers BBQ, 6:30 PM

  • Friday, July 10, 2015
  • Madisonville Noon Kiwanis

    Madisonville Noon Kiwanis will meet at noon on Fridays at First United Methodist Church.

  • Historical Society of Hopkins County

    The Historical Society of Hopkins County meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Call 270-821-3986 for more information

  • Sunday, July 12, 2015
  • Feeding the Hungry "Free Breakfast"

    Free Breakfast each week. Calvary Temple Community is "Feeding the Hungry" every week on Sunday mornings. Breakfast is free and will be served between 9:00-9:30am. Everyone is welcome.

  • Monday, July 13, 2015
  • Western Kentucky Blue Star Mothers

    Western Kentucky Blue Star Mothers will meet at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at American Legion Post 6 in Madisonville. For more information, e-mail Pam Coakley at pammyfaye007@yahoo.com.