NEWS


City presented animal shelter proposal

City presented animal shelter proposal

Miscommunication and hurt feelings have led the longtime volunteers of the Grayson County Humane Society to announce their intention to vacate the Lei...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Community mourns loss of PVA VanMeter

Community mourns loss of PVA VanMeter

A wreath of white flowers hangs on the door leading to the PVA office as a symbol of mourning after the loss of Grayson County PVA Director Milburn Va...

June 25th, 2016 |  


USDA helps family have a home

USDA helps family have a home

USDA Rural Development held their annual June homeowner event Wednesday, June 22. Their chosen family for the event was the Perrin family, who found h...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Caneyville approves 2016-17 budget

The City of Caneyville last week approved its operating budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, as well as its amended budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal y...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Local man arrested for public intoxication

A Big Clifty man was arrested on multiple charges in the Cave Mill Apartments parking lot on Wednesday, June 22.At 7:26 a.m. on Wednesday, the Leitchf...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Semi overturns on parkway, injures driver

A tractor-trailer overturned on the Western Kentucky Parkway, injuring the driver and closing the eastbound lane for several hours early Wednesday mor...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


4:57 am |    
Cougars fall twice at home
6:00 pm
Updated: 6:00 pm. |    
Cougars drop pair at Meade County
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 |  


Cougars begin summer roundball season

Cougars begin summer roundball season

Playing their first two games of the summer season at Collins High School, in Shelbyville, it was a case of good news and bad news. The bad news was t...

June 7th, 2016 |  


LIFE


11:01 am |    
Escue-Hayes Wedding
5:24 pm |    
4-H Green and Proud!
3:22 pm |    
Cooper-Burkhart Engagement
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 |  


Dennison’s positivity helped during chemo

Dennison’s positivity helped during chemo

Melonie Dennison, surgery supervisor and registered nurse at Twin Lakes Regional Hospital, sits at her desk in her cozy office in the outpatient recov...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Early detection a life-saver for Ash

Early detection a life-saver for Ash

After a “shocking” breast cancer diagnosis last year, Betty Ash, of Leitchfield, is advising women of the importance of early detection.As...

June 15th, 2016 |  


An answered prayer for Hall

An answered prayer for Hall

Rachel Hall, a resident of Leitchfield for the past 12 years, was just 24 years old when she was diagnosed with a rare form of thyroid cancer, but she...

June 15th, 2016 |  


TLRMC receives quality award

TLRMC receives quality award

In honor of its leadership and innovation in quality, safety, and commitment to patients, Twin Lake Regional Medical Center received a Kentucky Health...

June 15th, 2016 |  


How to get a great pair of glasses

How to get a great pair of glasses

Getting the best vision correction starts by getting a thorough history by the optometrist or optical staff.We all have different visual demands and s...

June 7th, 2016 |  


OPINION


6:42 pm |    
Lessons from the military
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 |  


Simple steps to protect yourself from melanoma skin cancer

Dear Savvy Senior,Does skin cancer run in families? My 63-year-old brother died of melanoma last year, and I’m wondering about my risks of getti...

May 31st, 2016 |  


How to pick a Medicare Advantage plan

How to pick a Medicare Advantage plan

Dear Savvy Senior,I’m approaching 65 and am interested in a Medicare Advantage plan to cover my health care and medications. What tips can you p...

May 24th, 2016 |  


More pension funding means more accountability

More pension funding means more accountability

Nontransparent state budget conference committees aren’t the only place that armed state troopers apparently can be found in the capitol these d...

May 20th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


6 facts you might not know about Medicare

6 facts you might not know about Medicare

More than 50 years ago, the federal government established programs designed to help Americans afford health care services, called Medicare and Medica...

June 14th, 2016 |  


4 ways a budget can pay off

4 ways a budget can pay off

What comes to mind when you think of creating a budget? For many people, even the thought of putting one together is unappealing. However, there’...

June 8th, 2016 |  


How to get a great pair of glasses

How to get a great pair of glasses

Getting the best vision correction starts by getting a thorough history by the optometrist or optical staff.We all have different visual demands and s...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Wigging out

Wigging out

Clarkson is wigging out over the opening of its very own wig store, Let’s Wig Out, earlier this month.Located at 113 West Main St. and owned by ...

May 25th, 2016 |  


The financial side of being a caregiver

The financial side of being a caregiver

Caring for a family member is complex. While deeply meaningful, it can be emotionally taxing and often presents unexpected challenges, often financial...

May 17th, 2016 |  


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