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Former cop charged with sex abuse

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A Grayson County man was charged with violating federal laws designed to protect children from sexual abuse, as well as threatening/intimidating a witness by a federal grand jury this week.The grand jury also charged several school officials with failing to report the abuse, announced David Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky on Monday, Sept. 9.According to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Stephen E. Miller, 44, previously worked as a police officer in Leitchfield before resigning the position following complaints of inappropriate sexual activity toward two women.

 

LFD welcomes first female members

The Leitchfield Fire Department announced the additions of its first, full-time female firefighters, Amanda Fulkerson and Olivia Riggle, to its roster on Monday, Sept. 29.“It’s really historical for the fire department,” said Leitchfield Fire Chief Jerry Schlosser of the vote to promote Fulkerson and Riggle to the LFD’s full-time, active roster. “I’m really proud of them.”Schlosser said the probationary period for new firefighter...

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Cougars steamroll Trojans 41-22

Talon Gary rushed for 118 yards and three touchdowns and the Cougars recovered a pair of on-side kicks as they dominated the once-proud North Hardin Trojans on their Senior Night 41-22.The Cougars rushed 52 times for 261 yards, better than five yards per carry, and threw for 98 yards. Gary, alternating at quarterback and running back with fellow senior Trey Waltermire, carried the ball 27 times, scoring twice from one yard out and the last time from the six.Colby Hack ru...

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Crawford takes first in Gatorland Run

Grayson County senior Brett Crawford again outpaced the field, winning last Saturday’s Gatorland Run, sponsored by Greenwood High School and held at Phil Moore Park, in Bowling Green.Crawford’s time for the 5K varsity race was 16:13.3, nearly 30 seconds ahead of second-place Kyle Johnson, of Bowling Green. Grayson County senior Corbin Harris had a top-10 finish in the race as well, coming in eighth overall with a time of 17:25.4.A big field was on hand for th...

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Lady Cougars fourth in 3rd Region golf

Led by senior Courtney Vincent’s round of 80, the Lady Cougar golf team finished fourth at the 3rd Region Girls Golf Championship, held Monday at the Elizabethtown Country Club, in Elizabethtown.It was the first time in a number of years that the Lady Cougars had enough golfers to qualify for a team score. It was also Vincent’s third straight year of being a State-Tournament qualifier. Her 43-37 -80 was the top score among players from non-qualifying teams and will send...

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Blue to you: Recognizing depression in children and teens

It can be difficult to determine whether your teen is having normal mood swings or if they are depressed.If you’re wondering if your child is in need of professional help, you are invited and encouraged to attend this informative session. Please join us on Tuesday, Oct. 28 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Grayson County Extension Office.Learn to identify the symptoms of depression in children and adolescents, recognize and reduce the stigma associated with a child/ado...

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Plastikon expansion announced

The City of Leitchfield announced on Monday that Plastikon will expand and open a new manufacturing facility in the city.The expansion is currently expected to create about 100 new local jobs, initially, with more likely to be created later, said Leitchfield/Grayson County Industrial Development Corporation Executive Director Dudley Cooper during the special-called Monday, Sept. 29 Leitchfield City Council meeting.“I have faith that they’ll grow far beyond th...

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McStoots, Boll to wed

Betty and Wayne McStoots of Leitchfield would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristie to Lenny Boll, son of Catherine A. Heckmann (Boll) of Antioch, Illinois.The bride-to-be, of Leitchfield, is employed at Dairy Queen. The groom is employed at Cave Mill Apartments.The wedding will take place at New Freedom Church on October 11, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with a reception to follow the ceremony.

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ECTC’s first faculty member reflects on 50 years of teaching

Dr. Linda Mayhew began her mathematics teaching career somewhat reluctantly.She wanted to be a concert pianist, “but they were giving away better math scholarships,” she said.Looking back now on 50 years of teaching math at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, she is happy with her chosen path, even if it was by accident.“My whole life has been an accident,” Mayhew said. “But I got lucky, I’ve enjoyed it.”

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Yard Sales, Elections And Mowing Season Prompt Transportation Officials To Reiterate Sign Placement Regulations

Yard sales, political signs and other advertising signage are often set up in dangerous locations with disregard for sight distance, parking conditions and right-of-way infringement.Regarding yard sales –As a participant or a passing motorist, safety should be a top priority. First, setting a yard sale on right-of-way is illegal. These areas are used as safety zone buffers for motorists and they provide a clear view of vehicles entering, exiting and traveling on ou...

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On Farm Safety Week, Comer urges farmers to stay safe for themselves and their families

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer urged Kentucky farmers to put safety first for themselves and for their families as he declared the week of Sept. 21-27 National Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky.“An accident on the farm affects the whole family and even an entire community,” Commissioner Comer said. “A farming-related fatality or injury creates emotional distress in the family, but it also can disrupt the family’s income and even cause the family ...

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Hosparus needs quilters!

Hosparus of Central Kentucky is looking for help in making lap quilts (approximately 3’ x 4’) for Hosparus patients as a part of our CARE Blanket Program.If you or someone you know make quilts or other types of blankets and would like to donate to our patients and families, please contact Annette Jones at (270) 737-6300 or (800) 686-9577 or email ajones@hosparus.org.We have both male and female patients of all ages, so a variety of patterns and colors would b...

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State beef assessment referendum set for Nov. 20

A referendum on whether Kentucky cattle producers may be assessed $1 per head on cattle marketed in Kentucky is scheduled for Nov. 20, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association have announced.The referendum will ask Kentucky cattle producers: “Shall the producers of bovine animals assess themselves an additional ONE DOLLAR ($1.00) per head sold, and use the funds so collected by the Kentucky Beef Promotion Council to finance a progr...

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Lucas, Davis to wed

Bethany Lucas and Jonathan Davis, together with their families, are pleased to announce their upcoming wedding.Bethany is the daughter of Brenda Lucas and the late Clifford Lucas, the granddaughter of Marvin and Sandra Hack and the late J.C. and Dorothy Lucas.Jon is the son of Paul and Gail Davis, the grandson of Robert Davis.Bethany is a 2011 graduate of Sullivan College of Technology and Design. Jon is a 2013 graduate of the University of Louisville....

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Rough River Lake upcoming events

Oct. 4 - Cave Creek Orienteering Adventure. Orienteering Louisville will be hosting an Orienteering Adventure Day at Cave Creek Recreation Area. Registration for the event is between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. CST. Beginners are welcome as we offer free instruction before the event. Courses will be offered for Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced level. Visit www.OLOU.org for more information.Between Sept. 15 and Oct. 20 we will draw the lake down six inches in preparation for the fu...

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Scholarship available to help community college students transfer to WKU

Community college students wanting to transfer to WKU may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance.The application deadline for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Transfer Scholarship is Nov. 1 for spring admission. The admissions application serves as the scholarship application.Renewable scholarships range from $1,500 to $4,000, depending on GPA. Transfer students from KCTCS institutions with an associate degree and full-time enrollment a...

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Walton is GCHS Student of the Month for August

Thomas Walton has been selected as the student of the month at GCHS for the month of August. Mrs. Ashlee Basham nominated him primarily because of his great attitude. She had great things to say about Walton.“When we [teachers] were asked to nominate students, he was the first one to come to mind. I met Thomas as a sophomore, and he is still the same respectful and hardworking young man that he was two years ago,” Basham said.A senior, Walton is a three-year ...

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Guthrie supports American jobs package

Congressman Brett Guthrie voted in support of H.R. 4, the Jobs for America Act, a compilation of bills aimed to spur job growth and increase wages.Many of the provisions included in the Jobs for America Act were also included in Congressman Guthrie’s REBUILD Act, which was introduced in 2013 with a goal of jump-starting the nation’s manufacturing sector.“House Republicans have been committed to growing our economy and creating jobs,” said Guthrie....

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