Grayson County News Gazette- RSS Feed http://gcnewsgazette.com/ http://gcnewsgazette.com/ Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:09:30 EST 1800 DAR to honor Vietnam vets http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/announcements/4510020/DAR-to-honor-Vietnam-vets The Grayson Springs Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is partnering with the men and women of the American Legion Post 81 and the TAG group at the Grayson County Public Library to present an event to honor Vietnam... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cougars take two in Graves wood-bat tourney http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/sports/4483059/Cougars-take-two-in-Graves-wood-bat-tourney The Cougar baseball team got a taste of what it is like to play the game with wood bats this past weekend as they won a pair of games at the Graves County Dinger Bat Tournament, held in Mayfield. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Caneyville student wins Governor’s essay contest http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/4495837/Caneyville-student-wins-Governors-essay-contest First Lady Jane Beshear on Monday, April 14 announced the winning entries in the Kentucky Governor's Mansion Centennial Celebration Visual Art and Essay Contest. The student winners will be honored at a special... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Caneyville approves old school fundraiser http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/4483712/Caneyville-approves-old-school-fundraiser The City of Caneyville will soon sell memorial bricks to be placed at and raise money for the old Caneyville School. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Potter’s Hope makes stars on prom night http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top/4483391/Potters-Hope-makes-stars-on-prom-night Potter's Hope Ministries gave several Grayson Countians with special needs the opportunity to attend prom and be “stars” this past weekend. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Police taking unwanted prescriptions http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/4473753/Police-taking-unwanted-prescriptions Grayson County residents will be able to safely dispose of unwanted prescription medications during National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 26. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rotary Club’s live auction underway http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top/4482807/Rotary-Clubs-live-auction-underway The time of year has finally arrived for the hotly-anticipated Rotary Club Auction, which airs live on local radio station K105 from the basement of Wilson & Muir Bank in Leitchfield. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Clarkson to be named 5th class city http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/4484373/Clarkson-to-be-named-5th-class-city The City of Clarkson is moving up in the ranks of Kentucky cities. The town, which has been listed as a 6th class city, will officially be bumped up a notch to a 5th class locale after the signing of Kentucky House Bill 398 last week. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Whooping cough outbreak grips county http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top/4483878/Whooping-cough-outbreak-grips-county Health-care providers across the county are working diligently to keep on top of a current outbreak of pertussis, or whooping cough. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Joyce turns 80 http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/birthdays/4481799/Joyce-turns-80 Charles will celebrate his 80th birthday on the 27th of April.He lives with his wife, Ilah, at 1562 Stones Chapel Road, Leitchfield, KY 42754. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST White, Powell to wed http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/weddings/4481764/White-Powell-to-wed Tony and Donna White, of Leitchfield, and Wayne and Nancy Powell, of Clarkson, are happy to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Tonya White and Branden Powell.The wedding will be held on May 17th 2014. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST GC Bluegrass Opry and benefit show for Rachel Kiper http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/local_features/4471702/-GC-Bluegrass-Opry-and-benefit-show-for-Rachel-Kiper The Grayson County Bluegrass Opry will be presenting their monthly show on Saturday, April 19. This show will be a special benefit show, in addition to the bluegrass music performances. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Promotion ceremony held for Rep. Moore http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/4474054/Promotion-ceremony-held-for-Rep.-Moore Representative Tim Moore's family recently invited his friends and colleagues to attend a ceremony at the State Capitol Rotunda formally promoting him to the rank of Colonel in the Air Force Reserve. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cougars hold on for 5-4 win over Bears http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/sports/4455653/Cougars-hold-on-for-5-4-win-over-Bears The Cougar softball team ran its winning streak to nine games Thursday afternoon as they defeated district rival Butler County by a 5-4 score. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Guarding against identity theft http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/business/4159745/Guarding-against-identity-theft *Note: Keystone Financial Group requested to run the following article again in light of a new virus that just spread. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST LPD receives Highway Safety Grant http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top/4135203/LPD-receives-Highway-Safety-Grant The Leitchfield Police Department received, in late March, a $6,000 highway safety grant to help fund its participation in the upcoming Click It or Ticket and Impaired Driving Enforcement programs. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Senator Gibson’s legislative update http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/4158570/Senator-Gibsons-legislative-update The second week of April is the last week of the Governor's ten-day veto period. The 14th and 15th, both chambers return to Frankfort and take up any final action on bills, including the budget bills, if there are disagreements with the... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Veteran benefits seminar next Friday http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/4131681/Veteran-benefits-seminar-next-Friday The American Legion Post 213 and VFW Post 3852 will host a veteran benefits seminar on Friday, April 18. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Court News http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/4156375/Court-News Christopher Douglas Lampton, 38, pleaded guilty to eight counts of theft by deception including cold checks under $300, and was sentenced to 10 days probation after two hours served on each charge. Lampton was ordered to pay $183 in court... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 10 indicted on meth, burglary, other charges http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/4155243/10-indicted-on-meth-burglary-other-charges Two Leitchfield residents were indicted on March 31 for thefts that occurred last year, according to documents filed with the Grayson County Coudrt Clerk's Office. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST