Grayson County News Gazette- RSS Feed Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:02:39 EST 1800 Crew filming locally for Japanese TV segment The story of local teens Dalton Hayes and Cheyenne Phillips is making waves internationally, and a crew for Japanese TV network Fuji Television is on site filming segments across Grayson County. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:56:41 EST Second chance to avoid tax fines Kentuckians will have a second chance to avoid steep tax penalties for going without health insurance thanks to a special kynect enrollment period between March 2 and April 30. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:16:41 EST Four injured with unlicensed driver behind the wheel A one-vehicle accident that injured two adults and two children occurred last week and reports state that the driver had no valid license to drive at the time. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:06:41 EST Wilson named Culinary Student of the Year Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (SKYCTC) Culinary Arts student and Grayson County High School Graduate Kelsea Leigh Wilson, of Brownsville, KY, was recently named the Kentucky Restaurant Association (KRA) Culinary Student of the... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:41:41 EST District Court News Christy Childress, 42, pleaded guilty to two counts of theft by deception including cold checks under $500, and was sentenced to 10 days probation after one hour served on each charge. Childress was ordered to pay $183 in court costs. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:36:41 EST Navy Reserve Celebrates Its Centennial March 3rd Marks the Celebration of U.S. Navy Reserve’s 100th Anniversary The Navy Reserve will mark its centennial anniversary on Tuesday, March 3rd with a series of events starting in Washington DC and continuing at installations around the country during the year. The events will highlight the history of the Navy Reserve... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:06:43 EST House Republican Floor Leader Sponsors Resolution Condemning President’s Veto of Keystone XL Project House Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown, presented a resolution that was approved in the Democrat controlled Kentucky House of Representatives which condemns President Barack Obama's veto of the Keystone XL pipeline... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:06:42 EST Quick thinking takes the prize Lawler Elementary came out on top at the annual Grayson County Quick Recall Challenge, with Wilkey Elementary in second place. The districtwide meet helps prepare the elementary academic teams for district and regional Governor's Cup... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:36:41 EST City looks to move Public Works The City of Leitchfield is looking to move its Public Works Department headquarters later this year, according to Leitchfield Mayor William Thomason. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:31:41 EST National DECA recognizes 2015 Emerging Leaders DECA Inc. recently announced its 2015 Emerging Leaders, and of the seven members selected from Kentucky, all are GCHS students. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:11:42 EST Baseball, t-ball season gearing up Grayson Co. Cal-Ripken baseball and Leitchfield t-ball are gearing up to start a great season of being all about that base!Sign-ups will begin on March 7. There will be two locations for sign-ups. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:16:42 EST Who should buy long-term care insurance? Dear Savvy Senior, Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:41:43 EST Southern States sponsors Cattlemen’s meeting A large crowd gathered for the regular monthly meeting of the Grayson County Cattlemen's Association. The meeting was held at First General Baptist Fellowship Hall. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:06:41 EST Guthrie votes to strengthen, expand college savings plans On Wednesday, Feb. 25, Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) voted in support of H.R. 529, legislation to strengthen 529 college savings plans. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:26:42 EST Private Pesticide Applicator Training Recent changes in the laws that regulate the purchase of restricted use pesticides have prompted the need for training in Grayson County. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:56:42 EST Phone deregulation bill clears House A landline phone deregulation bill that supporters believe will lead to more investment in broadband and advance communication networks in Kentucky has cleared the House on a vote of 71-25. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:46:41 EST Animal cruelty bill heading to House floor Failing to provide adequate shelter and potable water for domestic pets would be considered second-degree animal cruelty under a bill that passed the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 24. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:21:41 EST Stress fractures Stress fractures are small cracks in bone that are caused by overuse of a weight-bearing body part. This repetitive application of force causes the bone to break down. Stress fractures are common in running sports where there is repetitive pounding of... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 05:41:41 EST Legion honors fallen heroes With the Veterans Memorial Park officially underway, American Legion Post 81 hopes to honor more than 100 deceased Grayson County veterans through a substantial donation to the project. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:36:41 EST Last week at the State Capitol There are milestones in each General Assembly session. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:36:43 EST