Grayson County News Gazette- RSS Feed Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:47:48 EST 1800 Ohio agency to get $300,000 for Ebola protection$300000-for-Ebola-protection COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Department of Health won approval Monday to buy thousands of additional protective outfits to prepare for the possibility of the state's first Ebola case. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:01:31 EST GOP governors don’t see ‘Obamacare’ going away WASHINGTON - While Republicans in Congress shout, “Repeal Obamacare,” GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections,... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:00:08 EST County awards acreage to GC Alliance The Grayson County Fiscal Court has made a decision to award approximately two acres of land to the non-profit community service organization, the Grayson County Alliance. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:44:25 EST Search for missing woman still going strong More than 16 months after the disappearance of a young Caneyville mother of four, Melvia Roarx, the Grayson County Sheriff's Office (GCSO) is still chasing down leads hoping to bring an end to the questions surrounding the case. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:43:15 EST Chamber of Commerce presents awards The Grayson County Chamber of Commerce recognized several community members for their unmatched service and commitment over the past year at the annual awards banquet on Thursday, October 16, 2014. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:13:16 EST Fire truck catches fire A wrecked Jeffersonville fire truck caught on fire in Leitchfield on Monday afternoon, Oct.20. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:46:23 EST KACo to release activity booklet to educate youth about county government Educating youth about the importance and functionality of county government is a goal of the K.E.Y. program and activity guide to be released at a presentation at 9 a.m., Monday, Oct. 27 at Clarkson Elementary School in Clarkson. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:54:11 EST Home for the Holidays series The Grayson County Extension Office is excited to bring you a Home for the Holidays series of classes that are designed to get you holiday-ready! All the programs are free but advanced registration is required by calling 270-259-3492. The classes will... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:01:33 EST Fuller PT holds ribbon cutting Fuller Physical Therapy held the official ribbon cutting for its new location in Leitchfield's Southgate Mall on Thursday, Oct. 16. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:01:31 EST Beginner Sewing Classes for Adults Beginner sewing classes for adults will be held on Saturday, November 8 and Saturday, November 22 at the Grayson County Extension Office from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:19:13 EST District Court News Derrick R. Kerr, 38, pleaded guilty to 10 counts of theft by deception including cold checks under $500, and was sentenced to 10 days probation after two hours served on each charge. Kerr was ordered to pay $183 in court costs. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:59:13 EST Free Lawler Fall Festival The Lawler Fall Festival will offer up fun for families on Friday, October 24.Games, booths, even a haunted house, all from 5 p.m. until 7 pm. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:40:10 EST Representative Moore in Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare Photo| Bud Kraft, LRC Public InformationRep. Tim Moore, R-Elizabethtown, makes a point during discussion on medical marijuana during the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare meeting in Frankfort. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:38:18 EST Keeping Food Safe Food safety is important for everyone – and consumers are becoming increasingly interested in correct methods for preparing and storing the meals that they provide to their families. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:35:06 EST Historical Society hosts candidate meet-and-greet The Grayson County Historical Society is having a meet and greet the candidates so the public can have the opportunity to come and share some time with them. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:44:08 EST Plastikon GM talks expansion Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Plastikon announced this week that the company looks to add 100,000-square-feet to its Leitchfield location over the next year, resulting in the creation of 65 to 100 new, local jobs. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:01:38 EST Embry passes probationary period Leitchfield Utilities Superintendent Dwight Embry recently completed the 90-day probationary period for his position, and the Utilities Commission is pleased with his work so far. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:00:09 EST UPDATED: Three-vehicle crash injures two Two individuals were transported to the hospital to be treated for injuries resulting from a three-vehicle collision on Friday afternoon, Oct. 17. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:35:15 EST Cougars claim first-ever District crown The Cougar soccer team made more history last Tuesday evening when they won their first-ever 11th District Championship with a 4-1 victory over the Meade County Green Wave. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:19:24 EST Lady Cougars runners-up in District In a game played in a steady downpour last Wednesday at the Cougar Soccer Field, the top-seeded Meade County Lady Waves beat the Grayson County Lady Cougars 2-1 in the championship game of the 11th District Tournament. 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