Grayson County News Gazette- RSS Feed http://gcnewsgazette.com/ http://gcnewsgazette.com/ Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:54:17 EST 1800 Baseball, t-ball season gearing up http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news-sports/152078879/Baseball-t-ball-season-gearing-up Grayson Co. Cal-Ripken baseball and Leitchfield t-ball are gearing up to start a great season of being all about that base!Sign-ups will begin on March 7. There will be two locations for sign-ups. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:21:41 EST Who should buy long-term care insurance? http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152077123/Who-should-buy-long-term-care-insurance Dear Savvy Senior, Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:41:43 EST Southern States sponsors Cattlemen’s meeting http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news_agricultural/152074537/Southern-States-sponsors-Cattlemens-meeting A large crowd gathered for the regular monthly meeting of the Grayson County Cattlemen's Association. The meeting was held at First General Baptist Fellowship Hall. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:06:41 EST Guthrie votes to strengthen, expand college savings plans http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news-politics/152058039/Guthrie-votes-to-strengthen-expand-college-savings-plans On Wednesday, Feb. 25, Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) voted in support of H.R. 529, legislation to strengthen 529 college savings plans. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:26:42 EST Private Pesticide Applicator Training http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news-news_agricultural/152046861/Private-Pesticide-Applicator-Training Recent changes in the laws that regulate the purchase of restricted use pesticides have prompted the need for training in Grayson County. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:56:42 EST Phone deregulation bill clears House http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news-politics/152047493/Phone-deregulation-bill-clears-House A landline phone deregulation bill that supporters believe will lead to more investment in broadband and advance communication networks in Kentucky has cleared the House on a vote of 71-25. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:46:41 EST Animal cruelty bill heading to House floor http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news-politics/152047165/Animal-cruelty-bill-heading-to-House-floor Failing to provide adequate shelter and potable water for domestic pets would be considered second-degree animal cruelty under a bill that passed the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 24. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:21:41 EST Stress fractures http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/business/152010957/Stress-fractures Stress fractures are small cracks in bone that are caused by overuse of a weight-bearing body part. This repetitive application of force causes the bone to break down. Stress fractures are common in running sports where there is repetitive pounding of... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 05:41:41 EST Legion honors fallen heroes http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/152006905/Legion-honors-fallen-heroes With the Veterans Memorial Park officially underway, American Legion Post 81 hopes to honor more than 100 deceased Grayson County veterans through a substantial donation to the project. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:36:41 EST Last week at the State Capitol http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news-politics/152008975/Last-week-at-the-State-Capitol There are milestones in each General Assembly session. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:36:43 EST Crawford and Harris to run for Campbellsville http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/sports/152004415/Crawford-and-Harris-to-run-for-Campbellsville GCHS seniors Corbin Harris and Brett Crawford recently signed Letter of Intent to attend Campbellsville University, where they will participate on the Tiger cross country and track & field teams. Front row, L-R: Campbellsville cross country and track... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:21:46 EST Lady Cougars fall 41-40 in overtime http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/sports/152006643/Lady-Cougars-fall-41-40-in-overtime Editor's Note: The recent snowstorm precluded me from making it into the office last week. Therefore these stories are a week behind the times. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:21:44 EST Bulldogs take bite out of Cougars, 55-43 http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/sports/152006501/Bulldogs-take-bite-out-of-Cougars-55-43 A late 12-0 run by the visiting John Hardin Bulldogs broke open what had been a close game and propelled the visitors to a 55-43 victory over Grayson County in a game played on Feb. 13. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:21:42 EST GC Schools announce make-up day plans http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/152023030/GC-Schools-announce-make-up-day-plans The Grayson County school system has announced the dates of make-up days resulting in the recent school cancellations due to weather. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:56:41 EST Woman’s Club to host open house http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/152026003/Womans-Club-to-host-open-house Longstanding local civic group, the Leitchfield Woman's Club, is looking to boost membership and infuse the community service group with new life as they continue working toward making Grayson County a better place for the people who call it... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:26:42 EST TLRMC promotes heart health awareness http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/151999282/TLRMC-promotes-heart-health-awareness As part of Heart Month, local hospital Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center hosted Heart Check, an event to inform the public about heart disease, last Friday, Feb. 20. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:06:41 EST Chaffins talks down armed gunman http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/152021333/Chaffins-talks-down-armed-gunman After a three-hour stand-off with an armed man on Friday, morning, Feb. 20, the Grayson County Sheriff's Office successfully diffused what could have been a deadly situation. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:01:41 EST Dockery’s celebrate 25th anniversary http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/anniversaries/152020610/Dockerys-celebrate-25th-anniversary Alvin and Rosa Dockery are proud to announce their 25th wedding anniversary.They were married March 8, 1990. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:31:43 EST House passes bill to strengthen teachers’ retirement system http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news-politics/152021211/House-passes-bill-to-strengthen-teachers-retirement-system With bipartisan support, the Kentucky House of Representatives voted 62-31 Monday evening, Feb. 23 for House Speaker Greg Stumbo's plan to help the Kentucky Teachers' Retirement System significantly reduce its long-term... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:16:42 EST State Senate passes judicial redistricting bill http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news-politics/152001177/State-Senate-passes-judicial-redistricting-bill The state Senate passed legislation on Thursday, Feb. 19 that would bring the most significant change to the state judiciary since 1976 reforms created a unified state court system that was a model for the nation. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:31:42 EST