Grayson County News Gazette- RSS Feed http://gcnewsgazette.com/ http://gcnewsgazette.com/ Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:43:06 EST 1800 Exploring all the options http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/50058713/Exploring-all-the-options “What are you going to be when you grow up?”Those words that every child hears suddenly become even more important when you're a college student. I hate it when I have to say, “I don't know.” Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Escue to withdraw from sheriff race http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top/50055175/Escue-to-withdraw-from-sheriff-race Democratic Candidate Keith Escue recently announced his intention to withdraw from the November General Election race for the office of Grayson County Sheriff. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST GC Pickers episode airs Wednesday http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top/50055973/GC-Pickers-episode-airs-Wednesday The highly anticipated Grayson County episode of American Pickers will officially kick off the series' new season on Wednesday, July 30. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST NolinFest celebrates 25 years http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top/50033281/NolinFest-celebrates-25-years The 2014 NolinFest will mark the 25th year the festival will have been held at Moutardier Recreation Shelter on Nolin Lake. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Edwards celebrates 90th birthday http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/birthdays/50049395/Edwards-celebrates-90th-birthday Mrs. Kathryn Edwards celebrated her 90th birthday on March 16, 2014 with a host of family and friends at the Centre on Main in Leitchfield. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Higdon crowned KYB Baby Miss Kentucky http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/announcements/343396/Higdon-crowned-KYB-Baby-Miss-Kentucky MaKinley Higdon is the 16-month-old daughter of Brandon and Jackie Higdon. MaKinley competed at the Kentucky Beauties State Pageant in January where she was crowned KYB Baby Miss Kentucky. MaKinley will now continue on to compete for a national title... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Boone, Willen to wed http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/weddings/334939/Boone-Willen-to-wed We are happy to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of Shea Boone to Tyler Willen.Shea is the daughter of Clay and Kimberly Manion Boone.Tyloer is the son of Tony and Cindy Devine Willen. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Car crashes into Fastway #7 http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50071433/Car-crashes-into-Fastway-#7 Photos | LPDOn Wednesday, July 23 at 10:52 p.m., the Leitchfield Police Department responded to a collision at Fastway #7, located at 720 South Main St. in Leitchfield. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Guthrie supports legislation to combat human trafficking http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/politics/50071119/Guthrie-supports-legislation-to-combat-human-trafficking This week, Congressman Brett Guthrie voted in support of a series of bills to combat human trafficking. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Search warrant leads to drug seizure http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50071280/Search-warrant-leads-to-drug-seizure Law enforcement discovered and seized a total of 101 marijuana plants and other items from a Clarkson residence earlier this week. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST United Way’s Day of Action engages record number of volunteers http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50069226/United-Ways-Day-of-Action-engages-record-number-of-volunteers Demonstrating a commitment to strengthening our community, approximately 126 local community members took time out of their day on Saturday, June 21 to volunteer at local nonprofit agencies. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Guthrie’s student loan literacy bill passes House http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/politics/50061248/Guthries-student-loan-literacy-bill-passes-House On Thursday, July 24, a bipartisan bill introduced by Congressman Brett Guthrie passed the House by a vote of 405-11. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Skate park closed after vandalism http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top/50045105/Skate-park-closed-after-vandalism The Grayson County skate park has been temporarily closed following acts of vandalism that occurred at the park on the night of Tuesday, July 22. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Guthrie attends White House signing of Workforce Training Bill http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/329926/Guthrie-attends-White-House-signing-of-Workforce-Training-Bill Congressman Brett Guthrie, on Tuesday, July 22, attended the signing ceremony of H.R. 803, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST T-Shirt Express seeks sign approval http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top/327194/T-Shirt-Express-seeks-sign-approval A local business owner looking to display a new sign has encountered difficulties with receiving State and City approval. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Freedom and Fiddling plays on http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top/311745/Freedom-and-Fiddling-plays-on Intermittent drizzle kept the morning crowds low at the 2014 Freedom and Fiddling Festival. However, by the afternoon, more people braved the weather to enjoy the festivities. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Court News http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/blotter-news/316440/Court-News Aaron Glenn, 35, pleaded guilty to resisting arrest, and was sentenced to 180 days probation after two days served, and was ordered to pay $183 in court costs. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Governor, state officials and energy leaders cut ribbon on construction of Kentucky’s first carbon capture pilot system http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/312089/Governor-state-officials-and-energy-leaders-cut-ribbon-on-construction-of-Kentuckys-first-carbon-capture-pilot-system The Commonwealth's first megawatt-scale carbon capture pilot unit at an operating power plant will soon be located at Kentucky Utilities Company's E.W. Brown Generating Station, near Harrodsburg. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mattingly awarded key to the city http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/311884/Mattingly-awarded-key-to-the-city Photo | SubmittedMayor William Thomason, left, presents a key to the City of Leitchfield to Jimmy Mattingly during the Twin Lakes National Fiddler Championship on Saturday, July 19. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Combs takes part in national meeting promoting public-private partnerships http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/330166/Combs-takes-part-in-national-meeting-promoting-public-private-partnerships State Representative Leslie Combs, the General Assembly's leading advocate for expanding public-private partnerships (P3) in Kentucky, recently took part in a national meeting focused on this growing trend in state and local... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST