Grayson County News Gazette- RSS NEWS Feed http://gcnewsgazette.com/section/NEWS http://gcnewsgazette.com/section/NEWS Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:39:47 EST 1800 Guthrie attends White House signing of Workforce Training Bill http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/329926/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 Court News http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/blotter-news/316440/Court-News Aaron Glenn, 35, pleaded guilty to resisting arrest, and was sentenced to 180 days probation after two days served, and was ordered to pay $183 in court costs. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Governor, state officials and energy leaders cut ribbon on construction of Kentucky’s first carbon capture pilot system http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/312089/Governor-state-officials-and-energy-leaders-cut-ribbon-on-construction-of-Kentuckys-first-carbon-capture-pilot-system The Commonwealth's first megawatt-scale carbon capture pilot unit at an operating power plant will soon be located at Kentucky Utilities Company's E.W. Brown Generating Station, near Harrodsburg. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mattingly awarded key to the city http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/311884/Mattingly-awarded-key-to-the-city Photo | SubmittedMayor William Thomason, left, presents a key to the City of Leitchfield to Jimmy Mattingly during the Twin Lakes National Fiddler Championship on Saturday, July 19. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Combs takes part in national meeting promoting public-private partnerships http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/330166/Combs-takes-part-in-national-meeting-promoting-public-private-partnerships State Representative Leslie Combs, the General Assembly's leading advocate for expanding public-private partnerships (P3) in Kentucky, recently took part in a national meeting focused on this growing trend in state and local... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Detective stops runaway SUV with police cruiser http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/326112/Detective-stops-runaway-SUV-with-police-cruiser A routine service call took a turn for the worst on Sunday afternoon, forcing Detective Adam Cottrell, with the Grayson County Sheriff's Department, to stop an out-of-control vehicle with his own police cruiser. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST LPD investigating Renegade Marine theft http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/325919/LPD-investigating-Renegade-Marine-theft The Leitchfield Police Department is currently investigating a theft that occurred at Renegade Marine and Outdoor Center this past weekend. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Utilities Commission saves $318,000 http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/home_top-news/5316923/Utilities-Commission-saves-$318000 The Leitchfield Utilities Commission will save more than $318,000 by fiscal year 2036 thanks to savvy refinancing of a loan that the commission took out in 1995. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ECTC Career Craze introduces students to industrial robotics http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news_education/5317408/ECTC-Career-Craze-introduces-students-to-industrial-robotics For the second summer, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has held “Career Craze” camps, designed to expose students to careers in various fields and industries. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 10 indicted in Grayson Circuit Court http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/5315347/10-indicted-in-Grayson-Circuit-Court Big Clifty resident Stephanie Petty, 45, was indicted in Grayson County Circuit Court on June 30 for theft of services from the Grayson County Water District. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Guthrie supports legislation to keep Highway Trust Fund solvent http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/5288835/Guthrie-supports-legislation-to-keep-Highway-Trust-Fund-solvent Congressman Brett Guthrie, on Tuesday, July 15, voted in support of H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014. ... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Edelen to conduct public hearings to assess fiscal health of rural hospitals http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/business/5286960/Edelen-to-conduct-public-hearings-to-assess-fiscal-health-of-rural-hospitals Auditor Adam Edelen will host a series of public hearings across the Commonwealth this summer to talk about the fiscal health of rural hospitals. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rigdon resigns from County Tourism http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/5283450/Rigdon-resigns-from-County-Tourism Margaret Rigdon, of Hatfield Inn, recently resigned from the Grayson County Tourism Commission, according to County Tourism Director Brittany Gary. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Court News http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/5283769/Court-News Katrina D. Frank, 34, pleaded guilty to theft by deception including cold checks under $500, and was sentenced to 10 days probation after two hours served. Frank was ordered to pay $183 in court costs. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man charged with DUI after reporting truck stolen http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/5281933/Man-charged-with-DUI-after-reporting-truck-stolen A Caneyville man was arrested for drunk driving after attempting to convince officers that his overturned pick-up truck had been stolen. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Guthrie’s student loan literacy bill passes committee http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/5272021/Guthries-student-loan-literacy-bill-passes-committee On Thursday, July 10, a bipartisan bill introduced by Congressman Brett Guthrie was marked up and passed by the House Committee on Education & the Workforce. ... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tourism seeks state fair volunteers http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/5274672/Tourism-seeks-state-fair-volunteers The Grayson County and Leitchfield Tourism Commissions are currently looking for volunteers to operate their booth at the upcoming Kentucky State Fair. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 Twin Lakes Fiddler Championship judges http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/local_features/5271260/2014-Twin-Lakes-Fiddler-Championship-judges Any competition relies heavily on good organization and a reputation of fun and fairness. This was very important when the new Twin Lakes National Fiddler Championship was developed. With this in mind, the judges selected for the event each year are... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Emergency drill preps responders http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/community-news-home_top-news-news_education/5257009/Emergency-drill-preps-responders Numerous local law enforcement, emergency services and other agencies came together Tuesday morning to perform the first ever full-scale active shooter drill in Grayson County. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tree falls on L’field home http://gcnewsgazette.com/news/news/5256987/Tree-falls-on-Lfield-home Photo | Leitchfield Fire Dept. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST