MADISONVILLE (AP) - Records show a memorial for veterans in the western Kentucky city of Madisonville ended up costing more than three times the original estimate. The Messenger reports records show the final price for the memorial was $358,000, which includes the use of city equipment and work done by... more »
MADISONVILLE (AP) - Hospital patients, employees and visitors will be banned from smoking, using chewing tobacco and puffing on electronic cigarettes at Baptist Hospital Madisonville and its various campuses around western Kentucky. The hospital is implementing the new rule on Tuesday. Hospital CEO Bert Whitaker told The Messenger both patients... more »
The first-ever winning ticket in the Kentucky Lottery's Decades of Dollars game has been sold, and the winner will claim $250,000 annually for the next 30 years.
The winning ticket was sold in Madisonville and the numbers were 2 - 10 - 20 - 24 - 34 - 43.... more »
OWENSBORO (AP) - The state plans to close the medical examiner's office in Madisonville on July 1 and require 25 western Kentucky counties to transport bodies for autopsies to Louisville. Officials in Daviess County are protesting the idea. Judge-Executive Al Mattingly Jr. told the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer that the move amounts... more »
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Police say they have charged a western Kentucky woman with killing her boyfriend's 2-year-old son.
Twenty-eight-year-old Alexis Mayes of Earlington was charged Saturday with murder in the death of Kaleib Higgins, according to The Messenger of Madisonville.
Hopkins County Sheriff's Detective Matt Sanderson said... more »
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Four dozen job openings at a General Electric plant in western Kentucky has drawn more than 2,000 applicants.
State workforce development spokesman Stan Hill told The Messenger that more than 2,200 people applied for the 48 jobs at the Madisonville GE plant. He says most... more »
Madisonville, KY -- The family of a western Kentucky teenager is hopeful she'll be found safely after being missing for a week. Kentucky State Police are searching for 19-year-old Jodi Powersof Earlington after her family reported her missing on Aug. 30. Amy Powers told the Madisonville Messenger that it's out... more »
MADISONVILLE (AP) - Kentucky State Police say a Georgia helicopter pilot has been killed while spraying a field in western Kentucky. A news release from the KSP states 55-year-old Timothy E. Watson of Lawrenceville, Ga., was spraying fungicide and fertilizer late Monday afternoon on a farm field in Crittendon County... more »
MADISONVILLE (AP) - A church group from Madisonville is traveling to Haiti to rebuild a church destroyed in an earthquake that devastated the country's capital, Port-Au-Prince. The group affiliated with Life Christian Center in Madisonville is leaving early Monday morning and returning April 11. Life Christian Youth Pastor Jon Kincaide... more »