School on a Saturday? It sounds like every student’s worst nightmare, but thanks to an icy winter that kept kids out of classrooms for 14 school days, it may become one way to save summer break.On Thursday afternoon, Grayson County Schools Superintendent Barry Anderson released two possible plans to get in the necessary make-up days for the current school year.According to Anderson, the school district’s approved calendar for the year includes 173 instructional days; however, thanks to a daily schedule that banks extra instructional minutes each day, he said three of those days would not have to be made up in order to comply with Kentucky state laws.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District will host a public meeting to discuss the upcoming dam remediation project on the Rough River Lake Dam, Falls of Rough, Kentucky.The meeting will be held Tuesday, March 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Rough River State Resort Lodge, 450 Lodge Road, Falls of Rough, KY 40119 in the Grayson and Breckinridge rooms.The meeting will cover the dam safety assessments of Rough River Dam and feature a briefing on the dam reme...
Stocks rise, fall…and rise again. Volatility certainly came back to Wall Street during the first several weeks of 2014 in the form of a 7.2% descent for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and a 5.9% retreat for the NASDAQ. The declines gave investors pause: was a correction underway? Would bulls be held back for 2014?1
A talented Louisville bluegrass band is coming to Leitchfield to perform on Saturday, March 15 at the Grayson County Bluegrass Opry. Fresh Cut Grass is a five-piece traditional bluegrass band featuring Marty Bennett on banjo, Doug Taylor on bass, Gary Kelly on guitar, Mick Savkovich on fiddle, and Rob Mitchum on mandolin. Fresh Cut Grass also performs a lot of gospel songs, too. The Bluegrass Opry show starts at 6:00 p.m. central time at the Old Judicial Building (third ...
Four structures were destroyed by fire within the space of a week, according to Leitchfield Fire Chief Jerry Schlosser.The most recent of the incidents occurred on Tuesday night, March 4 at just after 10 p.m. when an abandoned home on Warren Purcell Road, around 12 miles west of Leitchfield became completely engulfed in flames.No one was in the home at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported in connection.Both Leitchfield Fire Department and Rough ...
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.
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On January 18, 2014 the local chapter of the Knights of...
The results of the regular Grayson County food...
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