NEWS


Caneyville approves roof work bid

Caneyville approves roof work bid

The Caneyville City Commission on Friday, July 15 accepted an over $82,000 bid for work on the roof of the Caneyville Purple Flash Community Center.Th...

July 20th, 2016 updated: July 20th, 2016. |  


Grand Jury indicts 18

Meeting on Friday, July 8, the Grayson County Grand Jury handed down indictments on 18 individuals.Cody T. Sermon, 23 of Lawrence Hayes Rd., Caneyvill...

July 20th, 2016 |  


City OK’s first reading of alcohol ordinance

City OK’s first reading of alcohol ordinance

The Leitchfield City Council heard and approved the first reading of the City of Leitchfield Alcohol Beverage Control Ordinance on Monday evening, Jul...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Applications available for Post 81 Art Fair

The American Legion Post 81 is accepting applications for its first Art Fair this coming September.The Art Fair will be Sept. 10 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m....

July 19th, 2016 |  


RNC: Ohio delegation overjoyed by ‘Down Under’ speech

RNC: Ohio delegation overjoyed by ‘Down Under’ speech

The Ohio delegation to the Republican National Convention received a visit from “Down Under” during its kickoff breakfast Monday.Australia...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Home invasion leads to fatal shooting

A Leitchfield man was shot and killed after forcing his way into the residence of his ex-girlfriend on Saturday evening, July 16.At approximately 9:22...

July 18th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Cougars fall twice at home
Cougars drop pair at Meade County

Cougars drop pair at Meade County

So far this summer, the Cougar basketball team has made a habit out of playing well, but coming up short at the end of games.It happened again last Tu...

June 17th, 2016 updated: June 17th, 2016. |  


Cougar tennis hands out awards

Cougar tennis hands out awards

At the recent 2016 Tennis Awards Picnic, held at the James D. Beville City Park, head coach Sherry Vincent asked the question - What matters most outs...

June 14th, 2016 |  


Split squad drop three at Iroquois

Split squad drop three at Iroquois

Playing games with a split squad, the Cougar basketball team played four games on Saturday at Iroquois High School, in Louisville.While perhaps not co...

June 14th, 2016 |  


Lady Cougars facing tough summer schedule

Lady Cougars facing tough summer schedule

Through Thursday, the Lady Cougar basketball team had played a total of six games. Of those games, one was against the defending state champion, anoth...

June 10th, 2016 |  


Cougars split a pair at home

Cougars split a pair at home

Hosting three teams for summer games at Cougar Gym last Wednesday afternoon, the Cougars split a pair of games.In the opener, Grayson County got 26 po...

June 10th, 2016 |  


Cougars to hold basketball camp

Cougar head basketball coach, Kelly Carwile, has announced he and his team will be hosting the Kelly Carwile Boys Individual Basketball Camp at GCHS.T...

June 10th, 2016 |  


LIFE


12:05 pm |    
What is legal blindness?
Bulldog alumni hold annual banquet

Bulldog alumni hold annual banquet

Rough River Dam SRP’s Conference Center was the scene of a gathering of Leitchfield High School (1909-1974) alumni for their 58th annual banquet...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Bluegrass Opry is July 15

An exciting night of bluegrass music is coming up this week at the Grayson County Bluegrass Opry. In addition, the Opry is announcing a change of date...

July 8th, 2016 |  


Escue-Hayes Wedding

Escue-Hayes Wedding

Jessica Escue, 28, of Falls of Rough and Mathew Hayes, 31, of Leithfield were wed at a private ceremony Saturday, June 25th at the James D. Beville Pa...

June 30th, 2016 |  


4-H Green and Proud!

4-H Green and Proud!

Grayson County 4-H is proud to announce that Paloma Falcon was elected as the 2016-2017 Kentucky 4-H State Treasurer at 4-H Teen Conference during the...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Cooper-Burkhart Engagement

Cooper-Burkhart Engagement

Keith and Stacy Cooper of Burkesville, KY, are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Jo Cooper to Bradley John Burkhart....

June 15th, 2016 |  


Community and faith help Kiper through cancer

Community and faith help Kiper through cancer

Rachel Kiper relaxes on one of the lounging chairs at the Leitchfield Aquatic Center, watching a few children from church after a Beachgrove Church re...

June 15th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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 |  


Lessons from the military

Lessons from the military

Last Thursday, I had the privilege of hosting the American Legion “Boys State” at the Capitol in Frankfort. Every year, rising high school...

June 21st, 2016 |  


The new MIND diet may help prevent Alzheimer’s

The new MIND diet may help prevent Alzheimer’s

Dear Savvy Senior,I’ve heard that there’s a new diet that can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. What can you tell me about this? My ...

June 13th, 2016 |  


Transparency spawns taxpayers’ trust

Transparency spawns taxpayers’ trust

When an Oregon judge five years ago refused to block release of individual retirees’ pension information to the public via The Oregonian newspap...

June 10th, 2016 updated: June 10th, 2016. |  


Simple smartphones for seniors

Simple smartphones for seniors

Dear Savvy Senior,Can you recommend some smartphones that are specifically designed for seniors? My 75-year-old mother is interested in upgrading from...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Bathrooms to broadband: Government control is out of control

Bathrooms to broadband: Government control is out of control

Are Washington’s policies these days regarding everything from bathrooms to broadband intentionally designed to systematically trash the constit...

June 3rd, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


12:05 pm |    
What is legal blindness?
Budgeting for a blissful wedding

Budgeting for a blissful wedding

You’re planning for the perfect wedding, but will you put the same amount of attention into planning your wedding budget? Knowing how much money...

July 6th, 2016 |  


Mid-Park celebrates 40th anniversary

Mid-Park celebrates 40th anniversary

This year marks Mid-Park Inc.’s 40th year in business. The metal manufacturing company that works with gate hardware has expanded from a small p...

July 6th, 2016 updated: July 6th, 2016. |  


Five tips for buying your first home

Five tips for buying your first home

Are you dreaming about moving into your first home? While home hunting can be exciting, the process of buying a home can be somewhat challenging. Purc...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Fort Knox Federal hosts Backyard BBQ

Fort Knox Federal hosts Backyard BBQ

Fort Knox Federal Credit Union hosted its second annual Backyard Barbecue in appreciation of its members on Monday, June 20, 2016.The barbeque consist...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Ease into retirement by becoming a consultant

Ease into retirement by becoming a consultant

An increasing number of baby boomers who want to scale-back from their nine-to-five job, but aren’t ready to fully retire, are discovering a per...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Bank of Caneyville hopeful with planned merger

The patrons of the Bank of Caneyville can expect some changes in the future after the bank announced its decision to merge with McLean County-based Sa...

June 15th, 2016 |  


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