TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Post 2 Trooper Island Golf Tournament
Date of News Release: 06/22/2009
Central City, KY (Muhlenberg County) -- The annual Kentucky State Police Post 2 Trooper Island Golf Tournament was held at the Central City Country Club on Friday, June 19, 2009. Fourteen (14) teams braved the heat and played 18 holes in the tournament. The winning team from Madisonville shot 15 under for the day. Players on the winning team were Jason Barnes, Chris "ToJo" Curneal, Tim Davis and Danny Hopper. All players were treated to lunch during the tournament courtesy of Brother's Bar-B-Que of Madisonville.
Established in 1965, the free, summer camp is for underprivileged boys and girls ages 10 to 12 that may not have a chance to attend a summer camp. Trooper Island is located on Dale Hollow Lake near the Cumberland and Clinton County line. Each year approximately 700 campers attend the camp from across the state.
Trooper Island is a non-profit organization, which operates solely on private and business donations. If you would like to make a donation to Trooper Island, you may contact your local Kentucky State Police Post. Contributions are tax-deductible. Currently, the Kentucky State Police is raffling a 2009 Dodge Challenger R/T (license # ORG0000633) with proceeds going to Trooper Island. Tickets may be purchased from any Kentucky State Police Post.