Grayson County News Gazette- RSS Feed Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:04:29 EST 1800 County purchases building for Ready community center Residents in the southern Grayson County area known as Ready will have a new community center soon, following the purchase of a small storefront by the county's Fiscal Court. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dam remediation project underway Rehabilitation work at Rough River dam is officially underway. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Court News A bench warrant of $10,000 in cash was issued to Regina Willoughby, 19.Tiffany Smoot, 23, pleaded guilty to following another vehicle too closely, ordered to attend State Traffic School and to pay $143 in court... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 10th annual R.A.C.K. Ride is Saturday The tenth annual Ride Around Central Kentucky (R.A.C.K.) will be held this Saturday, August 2, and event officials request that motorists exercise caution when passing participating bicyclists. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Clarkson sees unusual wrecks Vehicle malfunctions led to a head-on collision and a tractor colliding with a fire station in the Clarkson area last week in two unrelated incidents. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Exploring all the options “What are you going to be when you grow up?”Those words that every child hears suddenly become even more important when you're a college student. I hate it when I have to say, “I don't know.” Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Escue to withdraw from sheriff race Democratic Candidate Keith Escue recently announced his intention to withdraw from the November General Election race for the office of Grayson County Sheriff. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST GC Pickers episode airs Wednesday The highly anticipated Grayson County episode of American Pickers will officially kick off the series' new season on Wednesday, July 30. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST NolinFest celebrates 25 years The 2014 NolinFest will mark the 25th year the festival will have been held at Moutardier Recreation Shelter on Nolin Lake. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Edwards celebrates 90th birthday Mrs. Kathryn Edwards celebrated her 90th birthday on March 16, 2014 with a host of family and friends at the Centre on Main in Leitchfield. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Higdon crowned KYB Baby Miss Kentucky MaKinley Higdon is the 16-month-old daughter of Brandon and Jackie Higdon. MaKinley competed at the Kentucky Beauties State Pageant in January where she was crowned KYB Baby Miss Kentucky. MaKinley will now continue on to compete for a national title... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Boone, Willen to wed We are happy to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of Shea Boone to Tyler Willen.Shea is the daughter of Clay and Kimberly Manion Boone.Tyloer is the son of Tony and Cindy Devine Willen. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Car crashes into Fastway #7 Photos | LPDOn Wednesday, July 23 at 10:52 p.m., the Leitchfield Police Department responded to a collision at Fastway #7, located at 720 South Main St. in Leitchfield. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Guthrie supports legislation to combat human trafficking This week, Congressman Brett Guthrie voted in support of a series of bills to combat human trafficking. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Search warrant leads to drug seizure Law enforcement discovered and seized a total of 101 marijuana plants and other items from a Clarkson residence earlier this week. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST United Way’s Day of Action engages record number of volunteers Demonstrating a commitment to strengthening our community, approximately 126 local community members took time out of their day on Saturday, June 21 to volunteer at local nonprofit agencies. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Guthrie’s student loan literacy bill passes House On Thursday, July 24, a bipartisan bill introduced by Congressman Brett Guthrie passed the House by a vote of 405-11. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Skate park closed after vandalism The Grayson County skate park has been temporarily closed following acts of vandalism that occurred at the park on the night of Tuesday, July 22. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Guthrie attends White House signing of Workforce Training Bill Congressman Brett Guthrie, on Tuesday, July 22, attended the signing ceremony of H.R. 803, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST T-Shirt Express seeks sign approval A local business owner looking to display a new sign has encountered difficulties with receiving State and City approval. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST