Grayson County News Gazette- RSS Feed http://gcnewsgazette.com/ http://gcnewsgazette.com/ Sat, 27 Dec 2014 05:15:17 EST 1800 GC Alliance gets new home http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/151014006/GC-Alliance-gets-new-home An anonymous donor recently donated a new building, free of charge, to the Grayson County Alliance (GCA) to be used as the non-profit organization's new base of operations. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 00:16:07 EST (No heading) http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/150971139/ One of the six criteria necessary to become a certified Work Ready Community in Kentucky is “Internet Accessibility.” According to the standards developed by our state, 90 percent of the households in a community must have access to high... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 00:13:04 EST Minimum-wage proponents: Let’s break a deal http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/opinion_columns/151014019/Minimum-wage-proponents:-Lets-break-a-deal A Gallup poll in 2013 found that a miserly 14 percent of Americans consider state officeholders “trustworthy.” That, of course, doesn't mean all politicians are... Fri, 26 Dec 2014 23:26:09 EST Townsend is Officer of the Year http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150977788/Townsend-is-Officer-of-the-Year Leitchfield Police Department (LPD) Patrolman Jesse Townsend was recently named the LPD Officer of the Year for 2014. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 23:00:08 EST UWCK opens doors to community with new office http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/150997029/UWCK-opens-doors-to-community-with-new-office United Way of Central Kentucky officially opened the doors to its new home located at 604 North Main St. in Elizabethtown during an open house and ribbon cutting Dec. 17. Thu, 25 Dec 2014 12:08:10 EST Farmers’ markets, vendors can get free equipment to accept SNAP benefits http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/150954358/Farmers-markets-vendors-can-get-free-equipment-to-accept-SNAP-benefits Kentucky farmers' markets and vendors that currently do not accept SNAP benefits can start doing so by signing up to receive free EBT equipment on Monday, Jan. 5 during the 2015 Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 17:33:07 EST Fort Knox Federal Credit Union donates to FAKH http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/150979085/Fort-Knox-Federal-Credit-Union-donates-to-FAKH Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland (FAKH) recently received a $1,000 donation from Fort Knox Federal Credit Union. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 17:22:07 EST KPSC approves LG&E and KU’s 10-megawatt solar facility http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/business/150978374/KPSC-approves-LGE-and-KUs-10-megawatt-solar-facility The Kentucky Public Service Commission approved the request by Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company to construct what will be the state's largest solar photovoltaic facility at E.W. Brown Generating Station in... Wed, 24 Dec 2014 16:56:06 EST Caneyville Elementary School Honor Roll http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/announcements-news_education/150950137/Caneyville-Elementary-School-Honor-Roll PreschoolAll A'sTrinity BratcherAdyson ParkerA's and B'sJayden AshbyKalie CheathamElizabeth CorleyKarver Decker Wed, 24 Dec 2014 14:25:11 EST Bank robber caught on camera; Police seeking tips http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/151004163/Bank-robber-caught-on-camera;-Police-seeking-tips Kentucky State Police (KSP)Post 4 is sarching for information that may lead to the arrest of a man who robbed a Glendale bank at gunpoint on Tuesday afternoon. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 10:02:14 EST TLRMC backs Smoke-Free KY law http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150989537/TLRMC-backs-Smoke-Free-KY-law Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center (TLRMC) CEO Wayne Meriwether, on Wednesday, Dec. 17, testified before a committee of Kentucky State legislators regarding the need for a state-wide smoke-free law. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 00:21:09 EST Cougars win Farmer’s Bank Tourney http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/sports/150988585/Cougars-win-Farmers-Bank-Tourney With three wins over the weekend, the Cougar varsity squad took home the championship trophy of the Farmer's Bank Christmas Tournament, held at Breckinridge County High School. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 21:01:06 EST Clarkson vows support to Kelley Co. http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150991455/Clarkson-vows-support-to-Kelley-Co. While plans for the Walter T. Kelley Company's future expansion are still full of question marks, the City of Clarkson has stepped forward to acknowledge their complete support for the business, which has called the city home for 62... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:18:10 EST Guthrie announces new Washington office http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/politics/150978833/Guthrie-announces-new-Washington-office Congressman Brett Guthrie, on Monday, Dec. 15, announced that his Washington, D.C. office has relocated. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:20:07 EST Cecilian Bank donates to FAKH http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/150978632/Cecilian-Bank-donates-to-FAKH Employees from The Cecilian Bank recently made a donation to Feeding America, Kentucky's Heartland (FAKH). Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:11:05 EST Automotive program gets 4.0 from State http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news_education/150976109/Automotive-program-gets-4.0-from-State The GCHS Automotive program at the Grayson County Technology Center has received a perfect 4.0 rating by a team of reviewers from the Kentucky Department of Technical Education, Eastern Kentucky University and Elizabethtown Community and Technical... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:53:09 EST Legislators unveil local option sales tax as HB 1 http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/opinion/150970844/Legislators-unveil-local-option-sales-tax-as-HB-1 House Speaker Greg Stumbo and House Majority Whip Tommy Thompson joined with House Minority Floor Leader Jeff Hoover, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, and Daviess County Judge/Executive Al Mattingly on Friday, Dec. 19 to... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:07:06 EST THR announces 2015 Joy Bale Boone Poetry Prize http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/150950443/THR-announces-2015-Joy-Bale-Boone-Poetry-Prize Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is reviving a tradition. It is has been a couple of years since the college offered this contest. Bestowed by Joy´s son Shelby, The Heartland Review (THR) wants to continue to honor Joy Bale... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:40:03 EST Utilities approve audit report http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/150946278/Utilities-approve-audit-report The Leitchfield Utilities Commission approved its audit report for the 2013-2014 fiscal year on Thursday, Dec. 18. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:37:06 EST Noah’s Ark and rising tides http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/opinion/150938646/Noahs-Ark-and-rising-tides Gov. Steve Beshear's administration supported tax incentives for Noah's Ark theme park slated to open in 2016 in Williamstown when the governor was running for reelection. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:16:03 EST