Grayson County News Gazette- RSS news Feed http://gcnewsgazette.com/section/news http://gcnewsgazette.com/section/news Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:51:56 EST 1800 County purchases building for Ready community center http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50104813/County-purchases-building-for-Ready-community-center Residents in the southern Grayson County area known as Ready will have a new community center soon, following the purchase of a small storefront by the county's Fiscal Court. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dam remediation project underway http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50102704/Dam-remediation-project-underway Rehabilitation work at Rough River dam is officially underway. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Court News http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50104422/Court-News A bench warrant of $10,000 in cash was issued to Regina Willoughby, 19.Tiffany Smoot, 23, pleaded guilty to following another vehicle too closely, ordered to attend State Traffic School and to pay $143 in court... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Clarkson sees unusual wrecks http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50101777/Clarkson-sees-unusual-wrecks Vehicle malfunctions led to a head-on collision and a tractor colliding with a fire station in the Clarkson area last week in two unrelated incidents. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Car crashes into Fastway #7 http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50071433/Car-crashes-into-Fastway-#7 Photos | LPDOn Wednesday, July 23 at 10:52 p.m., the Leitchfield Police Department responded to a collision at Fastway #7, located at 720 South Main St. in Leitchfield. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Guthrie supports legislation to combat human trafficking http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/politics/50071119/Guthrie-supports-legislation-to-combat-human-trafficking This week, Congressman Brett Guthrie voted in support of a series of bills to combat human trafficking. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Search warrant leads to drug seizure http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50071280/Search-warrant-leads-to-drug-seizure Law enforcement discovered and seized a total of 101 marijuana plants and other items from a Clarkson residence earlier this week. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST United Way’s Day of Action engages record number of volunteers http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/50069226/United-Ways-Day-of-Action-engages-record-number-of-volunteers Demonstrating a commitment to strengthening our community, approximately 126 local community members took time out of their day on Saturday, June 21 to volunteer at local nonprofit agencies. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Guthrie attends White House signing of Workforce Training Bill http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/329926/Guthrie-attends-White-House-signing-of-Workforce-Training-Bill Congressman Brett Guthrie, on Tuesday, July 22, attended the signing ceremony of H.R. 803, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Court News http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/blotter-news/316440/Court-News Aaron Glenn, 35, pleaded guilty to resisting arrest, and was sentenced to 180 days probation after two days served, and was ordered to pay $183 in court costs. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Governor, state officials and energy leaders cut ribbon on construction of Kentucky’s first carbon capture pilot system http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/312089/Governor-state-officials-and-energy-leaders-cut-ribbon-on-construction-of-Kentuckys-first-carbon-capture-pilot-system The Commonwealth's first megawatt-scale carbon capture pilot unit at an operating power plant will soon be located at Kentucky Utilities Company's E.W. Brown Generating Station, near Harrodsburg. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mattingly awarded key to the city http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/311884/Mattingly-awarded-key-to-the-city Photo | SubmittedMayor William Thomason, left, presents a key to the City of Leitchfield to Jimmy Mattingly during the Twin Lakes National Fiddler Championship on Saturday, July 19. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Combs takes part in national meeting promoting public-private partnerships http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/330166/Combs-takes-part-in-national-meeting-promoting-public-private-partnerships State Representative Leslie Combs, the General Assembly's leading advocate for expanding public-private partnerships (P3) in Kentucky, recently took part in a national meeting focused on this growing trend in state and local... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Detective stops runaway SUV with police cruiser http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/326112/Detective-stops-runaway-SUV-with-police-cruiser A routine service call took a turn for the worst on Sunday afternoon, forcing Detective Adam Cottrell, with the Grayson County Sheriff's Department, to stop an out-of-control vehicle with his own police cruiser. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST LPD investigating Renegade Marine theft http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/325919/LPD-investigating-Renegade-Marine-theft The Leitchfield Police Department is currently investigating a theft that occurred at Renegade Marine and Outdoor Center this past weekend. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Utilities Commission saves $318,000 http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/5316923/Utilities-Commission-saves-$318000 The Leitchfield Utilities Commission will save more than $318,000 by fiscal year 2036 thanks to savvy refinancing of a loan that the commission took out in 1995. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ECTC Career Craze introduces students to industrial robotics http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news_education/5317408/ECTC-Career-Craze-introduces-students-to-industrial-robotics For the second summer, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has held “Career Craze” camps, designed to expose students to careers in various fields and industries. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 10 indicted in Grayson Circuit Court http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/5315347/10-indicted-in-Grayson-Circuit-Court Big Clifty resident Stephanie Petty, 45, was indicted in Grayson County Circuit Court on June 30 for theft of services from the Grayson County Water District. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Guthrie supports legislation to keep Highway Trust Fund solvent http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/5288835/Guthrie-supports-legislation-to-keep-Highway-Trust-Fund-solvent Congressman Brett Guthrie, on Tuesday, July 15, voted in support of H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014. ... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Edelen to conduct public hearings to assess fiscal health of rural hospitals http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/business/5286960/Edelen-to-conduct-public-hearings-to-assess-fiscal-health-of-rural-hospitals Auditor Adam Edelen will host a series of public hearings across the Commonwealth this summer to talk about the fiscal health of rural hospitals. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST