NEWS


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Woman killed in parkway crash
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Elmore named Master Craftsman at Fair
Should you pay off your home mortgage early?

Should you pay off your home mortgage early?

Many people who carry a home mortgage dream of the day when they will no longer face the burden of a monthly house bill. They want the financial freed...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Car explodes at Embry’s Furniture

Car explodes at Embry’s Furniture

A car exploded in the Embry’s Furniture parking lot in Leitchfield on Wednesday morning, Sept. 21.At around 10:33 a.m. on Wednesday, the Leitchf...

September 21st, 2016 updated: September 23rd, 2016. |  


Grayson to participate in BACKUPPS program

The Grayson County Fiscal Court on Friday, Sept. 16 voted to participate in a program that will give out-of-county, full-time sworn law enforcement of...

September 21st, 2016 |  


High School Road renamed in McGhee’s honor

High School Road renamed in McGhee’s honor

In recognition of Elmer “E.E.” McGhee’s almost six decades with the Grayson County school system, the Grayson County Fiscal Court, o...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Leitchfield adopts smoking ordinance

Leitchfield adopts smoking ordinance

The Leitchfield City Council, in a 4-1 vote, approved the second and final reading of the city smoking ordinance on Monday, Sept. 19.Following the Cit...

September 21st, 2016 |  


KSP Post 4 welcomes new Post Commander

On Sept. 1, Captain Matthew Johnson was assigned as Post Commander of Kentucky State Police Post 4, Elizabethtown.Johnson is a graduate of KSP Cadet C...

September 20th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Cougars beat McLean 5-2
Lady Cougars win overtime battle, 3-1

Lady Cougars win overtime battle, 3-1

In a marathon battle of two evenly matched teams last Tuesday in Hawesville, the Lady Cougar volleyball team outlasted the Hancock County Lady Hornets...

September 10th, 2016 |  


GC runs in Wildcat Wilderness Invitational

The Cougar cross country teams traveled to Franklin-Simpson High School last Saturday to run in the Wildcat Wilderness Invitational.With eight teams a...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Cougars shutout Campbellsville 2-0

Cougars shutout Campbellsville 2-0

The Cougar varsity soccer team got a pair of goals from sophomore Cody Watkins and the defense made them stand up for a 2-0 shutout win over the visit...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Wildcats keep Tobacco Stick, 42-6

Wildcats keep Tobacco Stick, 42-6

After a promising start to the 2016 Tobacco Bowl, played in Brownsville, the Cougar football team gave up 42 unanswered points to the homestanding Edm...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Lady Cougars beat Muhlenberg 2-1

Lady Cougars beat Muhlenberg 2-1

Getting a little revenge for an earlier loss, the Lady Cougar volleyball team came back from a first-set loss to win the last two sets against visitin...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Would you neglect your most precious asset?

July Food Inspections

Grayson County Health CenterFood Service Establishment InspectionsThe rating score of the establishment is determined by subtracting weighted point va...

August 17th, 2016 |  


TLRMC starts follow-up phone calls to check on patients

Patients discharged from Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center can expect an automated phone call soon after an inpatient admission or Emergency Visit.Th...

August 11th, 2016 |  


What does 20/20 mean?

What does 20/20 mean?

It can be confusing to understand the standard way of reporting vision. Visual acuity is the measure of how someone sees.The most common way of measur...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Right-to-work
AG slams door on open-government patriot

AG slams door on open-government patriot

It’s disgraceful that the leadership in a government office where problems have grown like kudzu would force out its brightest light: a public s...

September 10th, 2016 |  


Amye Bensenhaver

Amye Bensenhaver

Amye Bensenhaver likes to talk. There’s no denying that. She’s talks fast, too, like she’s afraid she won’t be able to give yo...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Keen and constant vigilance

Keen and constant vigilance

What a jewel we have in the Waterfront Park! This summer, I visited it frequently with my grandchildren, Maya age 7 and Tyson age 5. The Adventure Pla...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


‘Original intent’ the right solution to Kentucky Wired boondoggle

‘Original intent’ the right solution to Kentucky Wired boondoggle

The theory of original intent may be a legal concept in which judges ascertain what America’s founders really meant when they wrote the Constitu...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


Kentuckians need to rally to lead nation in educational reform once again

Kentuckians need to rally to lead nation in educational reform once again

We have a moral obligation to all of the commonwealth’s students to address the achievement gap and the implications it has on the future of our...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Navigating your first year in retirement

Navigating your first year in retirement

Like most Americans, you’ve probably spent years working to achieve the retirement of your dreams. Then there comes a point when this career mil...

September 14th, 2016 |  


A balancing act: Saving for retirement and education

A balancing act: Saving for retirement and education

How do you handle competing priorities when both may feel equally important? This is a question many face when it comes to saving for their own retire...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Would you neglect your most precious asset?

Would you neglect your most precious asset?

Besides loved ones, what do you consider your most precious asset? Most of us would say that good health is the most important thing we have. And with...

August 31st, 2016 updated: August 31st, 2016. |  


Helping graduates start on solid financial ground

Helping graduates start on solid financial ground

With graduation season drawing to a close, many recent graduates are making their first major decisions about the future—where to live, which jo...

August 31st, 2016 |  


TLRMC receives state, national recognition

TLRMC receives state, national recognition

Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center has been recognized multiple times on both the state and national levels in the recent months.The Leitchfield hospi...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Prepare for these milestones as retirement approaches

Prepare for these milestones as retirement approaches

Over a two-decade span ranging from ages 50 to 70-1/2, investors will face multiple milestone decisions that will likely impact their retirement savin...

August 24th, 2016 |  


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