NEWS


Detention Center Booking Report

Detention Center Booking Report

The following individuals, listed in alphabetical order by last name, were booked in the Grayson County Detention Center between July 11, 2016 and Jul...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Sixth Sense eases students into middle school

Sixth Sense eases students into middle school

Leaving elementary school as fifth-graders and moving to the middle school as sixth graders can be an unsure, stressful time for young students.To hel...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Six pass Grayson County PVA test

After a test administered by the Kentucky Department of Revenue in Frankfort last Monday, June 18, 2016, six candidates have emerged for the office of...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Commission talks extending bypass utilities

Commission talks extending bypass utilities

The Leitchfield Utilities Commission on Thursday, July 21 discussed extending its utilities services all around the William Thomason Byway.The Utiliti...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


American Legion supports Vietnam Wall replica

American Legion supports Vietnam Wall replica

American Legion Post 81 donated $2,500 to the Veterans Tribute Group in Elizabethtown to help place a replica of the Vietnam Wall at the new Veterans ...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Grayson Manor introduces renovations, new wing

Grayson Manor introduces renovations, new wing

On Wednesday, July 20, Grayson Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation, formerly known as Grayson Manor Nursing Home, held an Open House for its new wing of ...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Cougars fall twice at home
Cougar Basketball Camps well-attended

Cougar Basketball Camps well-attended

Photos Don Brown | GC News-GazetteMore than 70 campers, from Kindergarten through middle school, came out to attend Cougar Coach Kelly Carwile’s...

June 17th, 2016 |  


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 |  


LIFE


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 |  


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 |  


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


Determining the true cost to relocate

Determining the true cost to relocate

You’ve just been offered your dream job in a city far from your current home. While you’re excited for the opportunity, it can be stressfu...

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 |  


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 |  


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