Grayson County News Gazette- RSS NEWS Feed Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:11:06 EST 1800 School Board pleased with start of year The 2014-2015 Grayson County school year is off to a good start, according to the school board. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:10:17 EST Algal blooms pose danger to livestock Recent news reports of unsafe drinking water in the Great Lakes area has drawn national attention to toxic algal blooms. In Kentucky, cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, recently were found in Green River Lake, Taylorsville Lake, Barren... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:01:39 EST (No heading) This week, Congressman Brett Guthrie led a letter to the Pentagon in opposition to the proposed recommendations featured in the Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA) for Army 2020 Force Structure Realignment. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:30:12 EST Leitchfield talks 2014 tax rates The City of Leitchfield reviewed its options for the 2014 Property Tax Rates on Monday, Aug. 18. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:24 EST County, city looking at bed bug complaints The county has been abuzz in recent months with rumors of bed bugs terrorizing area residents, and the Grayson County Fiscal Court heard one of these accounts during their Friday morning meeting last week. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:57:08 EST County hears tax rates The Grayson County Fiscal Court received updated tax rates from the Library, Extension Office and Health Department Boards at their regularly-scheduled meeting on Friday, August 15. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:23:20 EST Bush indicted for injuring/threatening officers, ER staff A Leitchfield man was indicted in Grayson Circuit Court this month after allegedly attacking a law enforcement officer and threatening to injure or kill several others while Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center personnel attempted to treat the... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:23:09 EST Want the lowdown on what’s underground? Call 811 before you dig Would you drive a car down a pitch-black road with no headlights? Plan a cross country road trip without checking your gas tank? While most would agree doing either would be an unwise, if not dangerous endeavor, many think nothing of taking equivalent... Sat, 16 Aug 2014 12:20:10 EST Hatfield Inn reopens for business The owners of the Hatfield Inn celebrated the official re-opening of the business Thur, August 7 with a special ribbon cutting. Guy and Dorothy Hatfield, along with daughter Julie King presented the newly remodeled inn the citizens of Grayson County... Sat, 16 Aug 2014 12:20:08 EST Emotions high at first responders’ meeting An incident management meeting involving all Grayson County first responder agencies and state Transportation Cabinet personnel created an opportunity for a meeting of the minds between the two groups in the hopes of creating a safer environment in... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:17:09 EST Court News Joseph M. Carnes, 26, pleaded guilty to theft by deception including a cold check under $500, and was sentenced to 10 days probation after two hours served. Carnes was ordered to pay $183 in court costs. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 08:31:07 EST Pallets catch fire at Hobdy, Dye and Read A large, potentially dangerous fire started behind the Hobdy, Dye and Read building on Elizabethtown Road on the evening of Thursday, August 7. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:49:10 EST Clarkson man arrested with meth, stolen ATV A Clarkson man was arrested on Monday evening for manufacturing methamphetamine and receiving stolen property following a lengthy investigation by Detective Adam Cottrell and Deputy Buck Meredith, with the Grayson County Sheriff's... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:12:10 EST School Breakfast and Lunch Menus Caneyville, Clarkson, H. W. Wilkey, and Lawler Elementary SchoolsWednesday 8/13Breakfast Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:18:06 EST United Way seeks performers, mud volleyball participants for two benefits Performers needed for United Way's Got Talent Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:00:11 EST Tourism preps for State Fair Grayson County and Leitchfield Tourism are joining forces to promote local attractions during the 2014 Kentucky State Fair, which begins Thursday, Aug. 14. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:41:14 EST Motorists should watch for roadwork across county An updated listing of area roadwork was released this week by Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's District 4 Public Information Officer Chris Jessie, outlining highway and parkway areas where caution should be used. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:19:06 EST 2014 student poster contest recognizes public service In honor of Kentucky's public servants and Public Service Recognition Week, Oct. 5-11, students are invited to participate in the 2014 Public Service Recognition Poster Contest. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:07:12 EST Agricultural Producers in Kentucky Still Have Time to Apply for Direct Farm Ownership Loan Program The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, John W. McCauley, today announced that farmers and ranchers still have time to apply for low interest 2014 loans available through FSA's direct farm... Sat, 9 Aug 2014 12:45:10 EST USDA Sending Acreage History and Yield Reports to Help Producers Prepare for New Farm Bill Programs U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan M. Garcia announced today that farmers should start receiving notices updating them on their current base acres, yields and 2009-2012 planting history. Sat, 9 Aug 2014 10:12:09 EST