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Bell plays fiddle at Senior Center

Bell plays fiddle at Senior Center

Mackenzie Bell played the fiddle at the monthly gospel Grayson County Singing Convention held at the Leitchfield Senior Citizens Center on Aug. 20.The...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Utilities talk $10.5k telemetry system upgrade

Utilities talk $10.5k telemetry system upgrade

The Leitchfield Utilities Commission, during its regular meeting on Thursday, Aug. 18, discussed the need to replace one of its three water tower tele...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Fire breaks out at Leitchfield home

Fire breaks out at Leitchfield home

The Leitchfield Fire Department responded to a house fire off of Kiper Road on Friday afternoon, Aug. 19.At 3:04 p.m. on Friday, the Leitchfield Fire ...

August 19th, 2016 |  


GC boy wins Largest Pumpkin Contest

GC boy wins Largest Pumpkin Contest

Maxwell Daley, a 12-year-old Grayson County, KY pumpkin grower, won first place in the seventh annual Largest Pumpkin Contest at the Kentucky State Fa...

August 19th, 2016 updated: August 19th, 2016. |  


Crash sends two to Louisville

Two individuals were flown to Louisville for injuries sustained in a car crash in the early hours of Saturday, Aug. 13.At 1:44 a.m. on Saturday, first...

August 19th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Lady Cougars strafe Barren County 9-2

Lady Cougars strafe Barren County 9-2

The Lady Cougar soccer team kick-started its new season with a one-sided, 9-2 victory at Barren County in the first scrimmage game of the season last ...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Cougar golfers tee off new season

Cougar golfers tee off new season

The golf season got under way Thursday afternoon when the Cougars played host to Central Hardin at The Falls course, in Falls of Rough.The golf progra...

August 5th, 2016 |  


Late goals give Cougars 5-5 scrimmage tie

Late goals give Cougars 5-5 scrimmage tie

Two goals in the second half against visiting Bullitt Central allowed the Cougar soccer team to salvage a 5-5 tie in the opening scrimmage game of the...

August 5th, 2016 |  


Band to step out with ‘Blossom’

Band to step out with ‘Blossom’

The Cougar Marching Band has been working for the past couple of weeks on it new show for the 2016-17 school year, “Blossom.”The band used...

July 27th, 2016 |  


DECA plans to “Own Your Future” in 16-17

DECA plans to “Own Your Future” in 16-17

The 2016-17 DECA Officer Action Team met on June 8 at the Grayson County Technology Center for Leadership Day to prepare for the upcoming year by sett...

July 8th, 2016 |  


Cougars fall twice at home

Cougars fall twice at home

With the summer basketball season rapidly coming to a close, the Cougars hosted Hopkinsville and Ohio County in a pair of games on Monday and came out...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Decker

Richard Lane Decker, age 50, of Leitchfield, passed away Friday, July 29, 2016.Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at ...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Aquatic Center hosts Disney Day

Aquatic Center hosts Disney Day

The Leitchfield Aquatic Center held their annual Disney Day on Saturday, July 23.With the sweltering heat, children and adults alike could enjoy the p...

July 27th, 2016 |  


UK Corn, Soybean & Tobacco Field Day is approaching

UK Corn, Soybean & Tobacco Field Day is approaching

University of Kentucky (UK) College of Agriculture, Food and Environment specialists will discuss their research and industry advances during the Corn...

July 13th, 2016 |  


What is legal blindness?

What is legal blindness?

Not all eye diseases lead to the unfortunate stage of legal blindness. Legal blindness is characterized by having central vision of 20/200, or worse, ...

July 13th, 2016 |  


DAR gives over 6,000 books to local kids

DAR gives over 6,000 books to local kids

The Grayson Springs Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has been collecting and distributing books for Grayson County children.Our goa...

July 12th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Kentucky HEALTH means a healthier state

Kentucky HEALTH means a healthier state

On Dec. 30, we started the process of transforming Kentucky’s Medicaid program to produce better health outcomes, while ensuring the programR...

July 30th, 2016 |  


Medicaid reform: Compassionate or cruel?

Medicaid reform: Compassionate or cruel?

An example of how the British government in the 19th century used the magic of incentives to improve survival rates of prisoners transported on ships ...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Free employers: Reduce regulatory cesspool

Free employers: Reduce regulatory cesspool

Only 15 states perform more poorly than Kentucky on CNBC’s annual ranking of business climates based on 10 categories, including workforce, infr...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Statesmen embrace ‘loftier objectives’

Statesmen embrace ‘loftier objectives’

Did you hear the one about the Texas great-grandmother, who, two days before her recent 92nd birthday, laced up her orthopedic shoes and then jumped o...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Tales of Congressman Davy Crockett’s exploits

Tales of Congressman Davy Crockett’s exploits

While folklore about Davy Crockett is filled with stories of courage and daring, it’s Horatio Bunce, a respectable farmer in the Tennessee distr...

July 8th, 2016 |  


Unions’ wage-hike hypocrisy reaches dizzying heights

Unions’ wage-hike hypocrisy reaches dizzying heights

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton backs a federal minimum-wage hike from the current $7.25 per hour to $12 per hour and prai...

June 24th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Are you financially prepared to raise an athlete?

Are you financially prepared to raise an athlete?

There’s no denying that the cost of childhood athletics is expensive. And while you may not be raising an Olympic-caliber athlete, if your child...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Exit 107 Homes begins construction

Construction of new business Exit 107 Homes has begun in Leitchfield on 280 Commerce Dr.The business, a manufactured housing retailer for the county, ...

August 17th, 2016 |  


What we learn from the jobs report

What we learn from the jobs report

Investors and market analysts pay close attention to the latest trends in economic data in order to gauge the potential impact to the investment world...

August 10th, 2016 |  


KPSC approves LG&E, KU’s environmental improvement plans

Louisville Gas and Electric Company (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Company (KU) received approval Monday, Aug. 8 from the Kentucky Public Service C...

August 9th, 2016 |  


What does Brexit mean for your investment strategy?

What does Brexit mean for your investment strategy?

The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) following a referendum known as “Brexit” was the latest test for inve...

August 3rd, 2016 updated: August 3rd, 2016. |  


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