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Today's News

  • Caneyville mother still missing

    Staff

    A Caneyville mother who went missing on June 4 is still unaccounted for although police continue to search for clues and follow leads.

    Mevia Roarx, 28, went to a Horse Branch store on June 4 and purchased soda, according to a video outside the store. Since that Tuesday, she has not been in contact with her family.

  • Schlosser named Leitchfield Fire Chief

    By DeAnna Lasley
    Staff Writer

    Leitchfield Council member Jerry Schlosser resigned from the council  effective June 30 to take the city’s fire chief position on July 1. Current Fire Chief Carl “Moon” Smith presented Schlosser with a helmet badge at the council meeting Monday, June 17.

  • Kentucky smokers spend more than $2,000 a year on cigarettes

    Kentucky Press News Service

    Frankfort - The typical Kentucky smoker spends more than $2,200 a year on cigarettes. That amounts to 468 packs at current prices.

    The information came from Dr. Stephanie Mayfield, who offered the information while speaking to members of a legislative committee in Frankfort on Thursday.

  • Kentucky roses under attack by disease

    Jack Ewing
    GC Extension Agent

    Roses are popular garden plants because of their beauty and pleasant aroma, but a new disease is affecting roses and threatening to change the landscape of many Kentucky gardens, said Nicole Ward Gauthier, extension plant pathologist with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

  • Leitchfield Police Department completes 'Click It or Ticket' crackdown to save lives, boost seat belt use

    Submitted

  • More than a survivor

    Submitted

    My name is Dawn Blandford and I am so much more than a cancer survivor. I am a wife, daughter, and mother of three amazing children. I was diagnosed with colon cancer at the age of 35.  

    In my years growing up, I battled issues with my bowels such as constipation and diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

  • Nominations open Monday for county FSA committee election

    The Grayson County Farm Service Agency is beginning the process to elect a County

    Committee member for the 2014 calendar year.  The committee administers federal farm programs at the local level and is responsible for establishing policy and overall management of each FSA office.

    The committee in Grayson County consists of three members, each representing a particular Local Administrative Area of the county. This year, Local Administrative Area 1 elects a member.

  • Gasper River

    By Lee McClellan
    Kentucky Afield

    FRANKFORT – A visitor to the Gasper River region quickly understands how living in the region brought early settlers closer to a higher power. The area spawned a religious awakening known as the Great Revival around 1800. The rolling Pennyroyal hills of Logan, Warren and Butler counties give visitors vistas of growing green hay with fingers of wind moving through them in early summer. The Gasper River drainage is one of the most pastoral regions of Kentucky.

  • Woman foils scammer

    By DeAnna Lasley
    Staff Writer

    Carolyn Haycraft is no fool.

    When she learned of winning $5,000 every week for a year, she was excited. The Publisher’s Clearing House crew, with cameras and a check, would be at her door in less than an hour that afternoon. But as soon as James Greef told her to run down to “the Wal-Mart” for a $400 moneygram, Haycraft knew she was being scammed.

  • Caneyville Sportman's Club hosts first Jack Pearl Memorial Shoot

    Anna Taylor
    Intern Staff Writer

    The Caneyville Sportsman Club held its inaugural Jack Pearl Memorial Shoot on Sunday, June 9 at the Caneyville Sportsman Club clubhouse. Trapshooters from Grayson County, surrounding areas and even Tennessee participated in the shoot.

    Jack Pearl, who died Jan. 10 at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, from heart complications, was a member of the Caneyville Sportsman Club and participated in many Friday night shoots and 100 bird races.