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Today's News

  • Petition circulating for alcohol sales near Rough River

     Residents of a fourth area of Grayson County soon could vote on alcohol sales, under a petition drive being organized in the Falls of Rough precinct.

    Builder Charlie Corbett, president of Rough River Business & Tourism, has filed a letter of intent with the Grayson County Clerk’s Office to try for a local option vote in the precinct.

  • West byway plans more forward

    Leitchfield and state officials are teaming up to try to secure federal money to build the first leg of the west side of the William Thomason Byway.

    Monday, the Leitchfield City Council approved allowing Mayor William Thomason to apply for a federal BUILD, or “Better Utilizing Investments for Leveraging Development” monies for roughly $23 million project.

  • Friction over Clarkson's sewer fund dominates meeting

    By James Turner

    The Record

    At least one Clarkson City commissioner believes the city’s sewer fund should pay for itself and not take any money from the general fund.

    During discussions of the city’s fiscal 2016-17 audit, presented by Stiles, Carter & Associates, Commissioner Ed Schott asked why the sewer fund was taking money from the general fund for its payroll. 

  • TLRMC receives "Trauma Center" designation

    Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center has been designated as a Level IV Trauma Center by Kentucky’s Department of Public Health.
    Designation as a trauma center is reserved for hospitals that meet stringent standards and criteria as part of the Kentucky Trauma System. TLRMC’s designation is valid through February 2021.

  • Class of 2018 leaves Cougar Den

    Accompanied by cheers, whistles and a few air horn blasts, Grayson County High School’s Class of 2018 started the next chapters of their lives Saturday, May 26.

  • New VFW post for Grayson County?

    Organizers are trying to gauge interest in starting a new Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Grayson County.
    The post would be formed in the Leitchfield area, to serve local veterans. A minimum 35 new members are needed to found the post, with those people being considered charter members. Members of other VFW posts could transfer their membership to the new post and be considered charter members.

  • School board approves tentative 20180-19 budget

    The Grayson County School District will see revenue fall in several areas next year, the results of state funding cuts.
    Those cuts were discussed May 24, during a special meeting of the Grayson County School Board called, in part, to approve the tentative budget for the 2018-19 school year.
    School officials said they were “conservative” when drafting the budget because of the unknowns in several funding sources. The budget won’t be finalized until the fall.

  • Leitchfield officer honored for saving man's life

    A Leitchfield police officer has been honored for saving the life of a man who was trying to kill himself.
    During the May 21 city council meeting, Officer Chase Melton received a framed Lifesaving Award for his actions on May 11, 2016.
    According to a commendation read by Police Chief Bryan Langdon, Melton was dispatched shortly before midnight to a home on Claggett Drive, where a man had intentionally cut himself with a knife.

  • Remembering the fallen

    Accompanied by a solemn tolling of a bell, marchers made their way along Leitchfield’s South Main Street on Saturday morning to honor Grayson Countians killed in the nation’s military conflicts.
    Relatives, friends, volunteers and local Boy and Girl Scout troops carried banners identifying different wars and military actions and signs with the names of those killed in each battle.

  • New look for Grayson County Fiscal Court

    Grayson County’s six magisterial districts will feature new faces next year, following Tuesday’s Republican primary election.

    Only two of the incumbents -- Harold Johnson in the 1st District and Presto Gary in the 2nd -- were seeking re-election.