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Emergency drill preps responders

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Numerous local law enforcement, emergency services and other agencies came together Tuesday morning to perform the first ever full-scale active shooter drill in Grayson County.The event, which was carried out at Grayson County Middle School, included two volunter ‘shooters’ armed with guns which shot simulation rounds, as well as numerous volunteers who were designated as either critically or mildly wounded victims.The scene may have alarmed some passerby as fire trucks blocked off side streets, armed deputies guarded the perimeter, paramedics set up a make-shift care center at the rear of the building, and detention center officers blocked school exits, and law enforcement neutralize the ‘shooters.’

 

Tree falls on L’field home

Photo | Leitchfield Fire Dept.Strong winds snapped a tree in half causing the tree to fall onto a residence near the 600 block of Spring St. in Leitchfield on Monday evening, July 7. Responding Leitchfield Fire Department personnel said no one was injured as a result of the incident, and the porch of the residence appeared to absorb the brunt of the impact.

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Woman trapped after rollover accident

A Leitchfield woman narrowly averted disaster during a Friday morning wreck on Shrewsbury Road during which her car was impaled by a tree.According to the accident report filed with the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office by responding Deputy Joey Beasley, 42-year-old Shannon Slattery had just left home to pick her husband up from work when the accident occurred at just before 1 a.m.While Slattery told officers that she could not remember what happened, Beasley determi...

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Cautions urged at Nolin, Rough

The potentially toxic blooms of blue algae that effected Nolin Lake and Rough River Lake last summer are now affecting both parks at the same level this summer.Nolin and Rough River Lakes’ current blue algae levels warrant officials to caution visitors to take similar health precautions to those that were in effect last year.“If you’re going to swim, don’t drink the water,” said Adam Warren, lead park ranger at Rough River.Other p...

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Guthrie for Congress Shows $1.54 million on hand for ‘14 election

U.S. Congressman Brett Guthrie’s reelection campaign filed its second quarter report with the Federal Election Commission today showing $1.54 million cash-on-hand. Guthrie for Congress raised $321,119 in the second quarter and has raised $1.48 million in the 2014 election cycle.  “We are fighting for better jobs, for a better quality of life, and to leave a better world behind for the next generation,” Guthrie said. “I am grateful to those who believe i...

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ECTC provides convenient, affordable higher education opportunities

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC) is the most convenient and affordable college opportunity for students who still haven’t registered for classes this Fall. It’s not too late to apply and enroll in college classes, which start August 18, 2014.Prospective students can complete an inquiry form at a launch site (www.go4less.elizabethtown.org), where they will be entered to win an iPad Air.

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Aquatic Center attendance high in 1st week

Attendance is high at Leitchfield Aquatic Center following the facility’s first full week open.Leitchfield Tourism Director Ilsa Johnson addressed the Leitchfield City Council, during its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, July 7, to present attendance figures for the recently opened facility.Leitchfield Aquatic Center had its official grand opening on Saturday, June 28, and, Johnson said, since that time, attendance has steadily risen.“The poo...

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Cattlemen award scholarships

Roger White, President of the Grayson County Cattlemen’s Association, presented Seniors Emily Schrader and Isaac Haycraft each with a $1500 scholarship at an awards ceremony on Thursday night. These scholarships are given to deserving high school seniors who will be furthering their education in agriculture-related schooling. Congratulations Emily and Isaac from the G.C. Cattlemen. The Cattlemen’s next meeting will be on June 26 at the farm of Ken ...

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