Grayson County News Gazette- RSS NEWS Feed http://gcnewsgazette.com/section/NEWS http://gcnewsgazette.com/section/NEWS Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:12:05 EST 1800 Comer: Celebrate agritourism month at a destination or festival near you! http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news_agricultural/50637373/Comer:-Celebrate-agritourism-month-at-a-destination-or-festival-near-you Family-friendly fun on a Kentucky farm is right around the corner no matter where you live in the Commonwealth, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said as he encouraged all Kentuckians to celebrate September Agritourism... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:55:15 EST Evidence revealed in Appleby trial http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/50697504/Evidence-revealed-in-Appleby-trial A pre-trial hearing was held on Thursday for Jason Appleby, the Caneyville man accused of being responsible for a Sept. 7 incident which killed one child and injured three others. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:28:11 EST District Court News http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/blotter-news/50697363/District-Court-News Lewis R. Ireland, Jr., 45, pleaded guilty to theft by deception including cold checks under $500, and was sentenced to 10 days probation after two hours served. Ireland was ordered to pay $183 in court costs. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:40:05 EST Nunnally named director of TLRMC Wound Healing Center http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/business/50684350/Nunnally-named-director-of-TLRMC-Wound-Healing-Center Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center has named Ian Nunnally, M.D., as Medical Director for the TLRMC Wound Healing Center. Nunnally replaces Dr. Joseph Petrocelli, who retired in August. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:34:06 EST New Feeding America report reveals truth about hunger in Central, South Central, and Western Kentucky http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50562268/New-Feeding-America-report-reveals-truth-about-hunger-in-Central-South-Central-and-Western-Kentucky A new Hunger In America study, conducted by Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland (FAKH) Food Bank and Feeding America (national), shows that one in six people in the 42 central, south central and western Kentucky counties served by FAKH turn to... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:49:11 EST Bluegrass Opry returns Sept. 19 http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/community_news/50603715/Bluegrass-Opry-returns-Sept.-19 The Grayson County Bluegrass Opry will return for its fall season in September on a new night for that month only. The Opry show will be held on Friday night, Sept. 19, at 6 p.m. at the Old Judicial Building at 125 East White Oak Street in... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:41:23 EST City votes against 4% increase http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50653449/City-votes-against-4--increase The Leitchfield City Council on Monday voted against a tax hike that would have resulted in a four percent revenue increase for the city in 2014 and, instead, approved a compensating tax rate. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:00:28 EST Students continue to raise the testing bar http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50654939/Students-continue-to-raise-the-testing-bar Grayson County High School students are continuing the upward trend in ACT scores this year.According to District Assessment Coordinator Carla Purcell, “The trend is definitely increasing.” Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:47:13 EST Camp Loucon a “hidden gem” http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50653481/Camp-Loucon-a-hidden-gem Camp Loucon has been a part of the Grayson County community since 1952, and continues to offer area residents a variety of unique opportunities. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:44:11 EST Park expansion offers new opportunities http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50651408/Park-expansion-offers-new-opportunities The skate park area below the new Judicial Building has seen some serious upgrades recently, and more will be coming soon. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:44:09 EST Lovell named WRECC legal counsel http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/business/50643545/Lovell-named-WRECC-legal-counsel Marc Lovell has been chosen legal counsel for Warren Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:49:09 EST Last weeks of pregnancy make a big difference http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/health/50596523/Last-weeks-of-pregnancy-make-a-big-difference Prior to being born, Kennady Salsman's parents did many things to help insure that she came into this world as healthy as possible. Krista Salsman watched what she ate, avoided caffeine, took her prenatal vitamins every day and went to regular... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:50:09 EST Gubernatorial candidate visits GC http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50595702/Gubernatorial-candidate-visits-GC The election to determine Kentucky's next governor won't take place until 2015, but the race is already starting to pick up. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 13:48:07 EST Comer launches mobile science units to teach KY kids about agriculture http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news_education/50579854/Comer-launches-mobile-science-units-to-teach-KY-kids-about-agriculture Kentucky students will use a dazzling array of high-tech instruments to learn about agriculture when the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's new Mobile Science Activity Centers (MSAC) hit the roads this fall. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:01:07 EST Protesters seek accused stepfather’s release http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/50617625/Protesters-seek-accused-stepfathers-release Shouting voices and honking horns could be heard across Public Square on Friday morning as a group gathered with handmade signs to petition for the release of Jason Applebee, who is being held at the Grayson County Detention Center in relation to the... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:43:14 EST 12 indicted in Circuit Court http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/50618134/12-indicted-in-Circuit-Court Two women and 10 men were indicted in Grayson County Circuit Court this month in relation to theft, drug and other charges. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:11:08 EST Clarkson talks closures, construction and a new truck http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50616636/Clarkson-talks-closures-construction-and-a-new-truck A public request was made for the closure of one lane of traffic on Shady Lane, in Clarkson, making the street one-way only.The request was aired during Clarkson City Council's regular monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 8. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:09:08 EST Common sense precautions help prevent spread of respiratory viruses http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50596278/Common-sense-precautions-help-prevent-spread-of-respiratory-viruses The following is compiled from information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Lincoln Trail District Health Department, and the Kentucky Department of Public Health Division of Epidemiology & Health... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:00:20 EST Grayson Co. youth donates artifacts to museum http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50557249/Grayson-Co.-youth-donates-artifacts-to-museum Dylan Ray Decker, a student in Ms. Dennison's third grade class at Clarkson Elementary, presented a display of Civil War and Abraham Lincoln artifacts to The Lincoln Museum in Hodgenville. Iris LaRue, Director of the Museum, accepted the... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:21:16 EST Caneyville sets tax rates http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50570790/Caneyville-sets-tax-rates The City of Caneyville will keep its property tax rates the same in 2014 as they were in 2013. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:42:15 EST