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One injured in Anneta Rd. wreck

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One local woman was injured when her car crashed into a ditch on Wednesday, April 23.At around 9:03 a.m. on Wednesday, Grayson County Emergency Medical Services, the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office, and the Leitchfield Fire Department responded to a report of an injury accident near 2895 Anneta Road in Leitchfield.Elizabeth Decker, 61, of Rabbit Flat Road, was driving her 2000 Buick LeSabre on Anneta Road when she crested a hill and noticed traffic had stopped, according to GCSO Chief Deputy Tony Willen, who investigated the accident.Rather than crashing into traffic, Decker then took to the ditch beside the road where the vehicle came to a rest, Willen said.

 

GC students named Governor’s Scholars

Several Grayson County High School students will get an early taste of college life this summer during the Governor’s Scholars Program, a five-week, summer residential program for outstanding Kentucky high school students between their junior and senior years.Candidates for the Class of 2014 are Abby Gibson, Bethany Harting, Cameron Hicks, Jessica Hughes, Jessica Johnson, Alexis Schmidt, and Courtney Vincent. Hannah Ashley and Corbin Harris were selected as alternates.

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Regional returns

Photo | SubmittedGCHS was well represented by the FCCLA members who attended the 2014 Spring Regional Meeting. Regional Officers were elected for the upcoming school year, and Grayson County will hold two of those positions. Brittany Russell will serve as the Region 5 President, and Chase Day will serve as the Region 5 Vice President for Public Relations.

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Hotel may become culinary school

The Alexander Hotel may be turned into a one-of-a-kind culinary school/center for “at risk” young women.Michael Elmore, a real estate agent originally from Florida and currently living in Charleston, addressed the Leitchfield Tourism Commission during its regularly scheduled Tuesday, April 22 meeting to present his plan for the hotel and Alice Theater and request additional funding for the project.Elmore, who has also previously worked in kitchens and restaur...

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Aquatic Center Director talks pool plans

Leitchfield Aquatic Center Director Sabrina Durbin recently addressed the City to discuss her plans for the soon-to-open center.Durbin, of Bowling Green, attended the regularly scheduled, Monday, April 21 Leitchfield City Council meeting with Leitchfield Tourism Director Ilsa Johnson.Leitchfield Aquatic Center is currently on track to open on July 1, and Durbin said she has already planned a number of special events, including a large, end of the season event, the specif...

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Grayson competes in ECTC welding competition

35 high school students from five Kentucky school districts participated in the sixth annual welding contest on April 11, sponsored by Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s welding program.The competition was named posthumously in honor of Tim Turner, a former ECTC welding associate professor who served as program coordinator. The “Tim Turner Memorial Welding Classic” was named to honor his dedication and legacy to the ECTC welding program. Turner was na...

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Court News

Kira Beres, 36, pleaded guilty to theft by deception including cold checks under $500, and was sentenced to 10 days probation after two hours served. Beres was ordered to pay $183 in court costs.A bench warrant was issued for Desiree G. Russell, 24.Johnathon D. Meredith, 43, pleaded guilty to failure to wear seat belts and failure to produce an insurance card, which was amended to failure to maintain insurance. Meredith was sentenced to 30 days probation and was ordered ...

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Ladies conference talks “Sweet Tweets”

The “Keep Your Tweet Sweet” third annual Ladies Conference will be held this Saturday, April 26 at First Baptist Church in Leitchfield.The free one-day event is open to any woman who would like to attend, and will include helpful workshops, music, crafts and lunch.The retreat, which is sponsored by Grayson County Baptist Women on Mission, will focus on communication in a variety of aspects, including seminars such as “Communication in Marriage,” l...

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