The county will soon be receiving quotes for the construction of a new “pod” onto the Grayson County Detention Center’s main facility on Shaw Station Road.A motion was approved during the Feb. 21 Fiscal Court meeting to look into the cost of building on a wing to house female inmates, who are currently lodged in a separate facility in the old judicial building on East White Oak Street.Magistrate Harold Johnson explained that this arrangement would allow for the county to sell the old judicial building. The building also currently houses the office of Commonwealth Attorney David Williams, whose staff would need to be relocated as well.
The results of the regular Grayson County food inspections for January and February have been released. 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; maintenance of water and sewage systems; garbage and refuse disposal; insect, rodent and animal control; and storag...
State Representative Leslie Combs’ goal of increasing financing opportunities for Kentucky’s major construction projects cleared a key hurdle on Thursday, March 6 when the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee voted for her legislation.
Five GCHS art students had works juried into the 2014 regional Scholastic Art Award exhibition at SKyPAC in Bowling Green. Theirs were among the 107 pieces of art featured in the show, out of 800 entries in the South Central Region. Silver Keys were awarded to Zach Downs in Drawing and Mekiah Cochran in Photography. Honorable Mentions went to Brandie Davis, Photography, Alex Burden, Sculpture and Payton Gates, Drawing.
The City of Leitchfield is looking to repair the James D. Beville Park walking track.During the regularly scheduled Monday, March 3 Leitchfield City Council meeting, Leitchfield Mayor William Thomason read a resolution for a Land and Water Conservation grant, which was approved by the Council and prepared by City Tourism Director Ilsa Johnson.Johnson said the 1.1 mile walking track has a number of cracks and crevices that require repairs, which are estimated to cost more...
Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s March 2014 Hot Topics!1. IRS Phone Scams are on the rise. Scammers call, saying they are with the IRS, telling the taxpayer he or she owes money. Then threatens the taxpayer with arrest unless they pay right away. Scammers also call “fishing” for personal information, claiming the taxpayer is owed a large refund.
The night of Sunday, March 2 brought with it another bout of snow and ice, which caused the closures of several local businesses, as well as Grayson County Schools on both Monday, March 3 and Tuesday, March 4.Despite this, the weather caused little to no damage locally, and only four residences reported power outages, which may not have even been weather-related, Head of Grayson County Emergency Management Services Ernie Perkins said.“It was supposed to be worse th...
Delbert Sexton, 36, pleaded guilty to assault in the fourth degree with no visible injury and was sentenced to 60 days probation after five days served. Sexton was ordered to pay $183 in court costs.A bench warrant was issued for Bridgette L. Rhodes, 39. Rebecca Terry, 24, pleaded guilty to three counts of theft by deception including cold checks under $500 and was sentenced to...
Five people were arrested in connection with a prolific...
A recent Peonia Road theft is being investigated and...
On January 18, 2014 the local chapter of the Knights of...
The results of the regular Grayson County food...
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