Grayson County News Gazette- RSS Feed http://gcnewsgazette.com/ http://gcnewsgazette.com/ Fri, 6 Mar 2015 06:50:59 EST 1800 Guthrie opposes Obama’s executive actions on immigration http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news-politics/152206489/Guthrie-opposes-Obamas-executive-actions-on-immigration On Tuesday, March 3, Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) issued the following statement after voting against the Senate measure to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the fiscal year, which failed to include provisions to stop the... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:41:41 EST Second snowstorm hits Grayson County http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/152196732/Second-snowstorm-hits-Grayson-County For the second time in less than a month, Grayson County and the entire state of Kentucky have been declared to be in a state of emergency due to severe winter weather. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:26:42 EST Performance events belong in chemistry labs, not Common Core tests http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/152200722/Performance-events-belong-in-chemistry-labs-not-Common-Core-tests It's no surprise that those pushing federally driven, one-size-fits-all academic standards also heavily endorse assessment tools that not only have a track record of past failure in Kentucky, but also offer little chance of success anywhere else... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:46:41 EST Postal Service asks customers to clear mailbox areas of snow, ice http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/152197629/Postal-Service-asks-customers-to-clear-mailbox-areas-of-snow-ice Winter storms and along with them the cold, snow, and icy conditions can make mail delivery very challenging for letter carriers and local Post Offices. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:36:42 EST Needed relief for KY shelters and families struggling after record cold http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/152185080/Needed-relief-for-KY-shelters-and-families-struggling-after-record-cold The sub-zero temperatures have moved on and much of the snow has melted, but many Kentucky shelters and families are still feeling the chill. With area temperatures averaging more than 40 percent colder than normal, the frigid conditions are straining... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:41:43 EST Food service establishment inspections http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/152174865/Food-service-establishment-inspections The rating score of the establishment is determined by subtracting weighted point values of noted violations from 100. Unannounced inspections observe the overall operation including food source and protection; personnel; food equipment and utensils;... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:06:41 EST UWCK, Commonwealth Bank & Trust to host “Sprint Into Spring 5K” http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/152174223/UWCK-Commonwealth-Bank--Trust-to-host-Sprint-Into-Spring-5K A first-ever collaboration between Commonwealth Bank & Trust and United Way of Central Kentucky (UWCK) will start off the spring season by raising funds for local programs that improve Education, Financial Stability, and Health. The “Sprint into... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:06:42 EST The buzz in Frankfort http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/152173422/The-buzz-in-Frankfort Amid the flurry of activity surrounding bills and revisions to the Kentucky Statutes, the General Assembly also makes a point to recognize and honor various individuals and institutions. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:36:44 EST Cougar take 12th District title, 66-52 http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/sports/152150026/Cougar-take-12th-District-title-66-52 Grayson County's 17-2, fourth-quarter run broke open a tight game and sent the Cougars on to a 66-52 win over Edmonson County in last Friday's 12th District Championship, played at Edmonson County High School. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 09:41:41 EST Rough River airport closing temporarily http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/152126872/Rough-River-airport-closing-temporarily The airstrip at Rough River Dam State Resort Park will be closed during portions of March and April due to a construction project. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 00:56:41 EST Neighborhood Watch meeting rescheduled http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/152149296/Neighborhood-Watch-meeting-rescheduled Due to weather, the first meeting of the Grayson County Neighborhood Watch has been rescheduled for next week. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 00:46:43 EST SB 76: Helping schools guide our youth http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/Op-Ed/152125497/SB-76:-Helping-schools-guide-our-youth Clearly, any transgender student deserves all the protection and care to which any other student is entitled, but breaching the right of privacy of all other students in restrooms, locker rooms and shower rooms to satisfy that particular... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:56:45 EST St. Paul School celebrates Catholic Schools Week http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/152159879/St.-Paul-School-celebrates-Catholic-Schools-Week Remember to mark your calendars Mar. 16 from 8 a.m. -noon and 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. It is the time of year for early registration. St. Paul School will hold an Open House for those parents who are considering St. Paul in the education of their children. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:56:42 EST Grayson County Spelling Bee winners http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news-news_education/152134175/Grayson-County-Spelling-Bee-winners The annual Grayson County Spelling Bee was held Saturday, Feb. 14. A big congratulations goes out to these students. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:31:41 EST UWCK names Dana Taylor-Garrett Director of Community Engagement http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/152159171/UWCK-names-Dana-Taylor-Garrett-Director-of-Community-Engagement United Way of Central Kentucky (UWCK) is pleased to announce that Dana Taylor-Garrett has been promoted to Director of Community Engagement in recognition of her ability to connect our community for the common good. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:06:43 EST Still time to register for ECTC spring classes http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/152153807/Still-time-to-register-for-ECTC-spring-classes There is still time to sign up for bi-term classes at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC) for students looking to add to their current class load or new students hoping to get into second term spring courses. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:16:41 EST Historical Society discussion on Grayson Springs http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/announcements/152152575/Historical-Society-discussion-on-Grayson-Springs The Grayson County Historical Society will hold a general meeting on Tuesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at the Clarkson Community Center. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:41:43 EST Another bout of snow headed to GC http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/152147458/Another-bout-of-snow-headed-to-GC Just as the final remnants of last month's snow have begun to melt, another bout of winter weather is expected to reach Grayson County on Wednesday, March 4. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:31:41 EST Bridge collapse overturns truck http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/152148747/Bridge-collapse-overturns-truck A Ramsey School Road bridge gave way on Monday afternoon, March 2 at just before 6 p.m. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:11:41 EST (No heading) http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/announcements/152152345/ A benefit Premier Jewelry party will be held on Thursday, March 12 at 6 p.m. at the Clarkson Community Center to help support Rachel Kiper. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:51:42 EST