https://www.graysonrecord.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en New development for east bypass? https://www.graysonrecord.com/content/new-development-east-bypass <p> A new business potentially could be eying land in Leitchfield.<br /> During Monday night&rsquo;s city council meeting, Leitchfield Mayor William Thomason said he and Grayson County Judge-Executive Kevin Henderson, along with Leitchfield/Grayson County Industrial Development Corp. executive director Dudley Cooper, recently met with a &ldquo;hotel conglomerate&rdquo; interested in possibly building along the William Thomas Byway.<br /> The developers are &ldquo;looking for 2 &frac12; to 3 acres&rdquo; that can be easily spotted from the Western Kentucky Parkway, the mayor said.<br /> Glory days: Arcade offers retro gaming https://www.graysonrecord.com/content/glory-days-arcade-offers-retro-gaming <img src="https://www.graysonrecord.com/sites/www.graysonrecord.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/arcade.jpg" alt="Cherry Bomb Games in Leitchfield is an old-school arcade with a new twist: unlimited play for $10 per day." title="Cherry Bomb Games in Leitchfield is an old-school arcade with a new twist: unlimited play for $10 per day." align="left" hspace="6" width="142" height="85" /><p> By James Turner<br /> The Record</p> Sheriff's office welcomes newest narcotics officer https://www.graysonrecord.com/content/sheriffs-office-welcomes-newest-narcotics-officer <img src="https://www.graysonrecord.com/sites/www.graysonrecord.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/gr-20180712-marco.jpg" alt="Marco, an 8-year-old Belgian Malinois, recently &quot;transferred&quot; from the Jefferson County Sheriff&#039;s Office to the Grayson County Sheriff&#039;s Office. He and his new handler, Sgt. Fred Norder, are already patrolling the county." title="Marco, an 8-year-old Belgian Malinois, recently &quot;transferred&quot; from the Jefferson County Sheriff&#039;s Office to the Grayson County Sheriff&#039;s Office. He and his new handler, Sgt. Fred Norder, are already patrolling the county." align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> He&rsquo;s got the skills &ndash; the experience, the time on the streets that allows him to sniff out crime.<br /> He still loves his work, but like a lot of those hitting their 50s and 60s, a little slower pace &ndash; especially in his physically demanding role &ndash; sounded like a good idea.<br /> That&rsquo;s how Marco, a trained narcotics K-9, transferred from the Jefferson County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office to the Grayson County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office.<br /> New direction for proposed property sale https://www.graysonrecord.com/content/new-direction-proposed-property-sale <p> Grayson County magistrates voted Tuesday to offer to sell land near the Grayson County Detention Center to the City of Leitchfield.<br /> During their June 19 meeting, members of Grayson County Fiscal Court approved offering almost 47 acres off Shaw Station Road for sale by sealed bid.<br /> But during Tuesday&rsquo;s special meeting they rescinded that motion and instead agreed to offer Leitchfield first dibs on the acreage.<br /> Fiddler Championship to feature Grayson Co. musisicians https://www.graysonrecord.com/content/fiddler-championship-feature-grayson-co-musisicians <img src="https://www.graysonrecord.com/sites/www.graysonrecord.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fiddling.jpg" alt="The Grascals will perform a free concert to wrap up this year&#039;s Twin Lakes National Fiddler Championship, set for July 20-21 in Leitchfield." title="The Grascals will perform a free concert to wrap up this year&#039;s Twin Lakes National Fiddler Championship, set for July 20-21 in Leitchfield." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> It&rsquo;s a musical legacy that reaches back to 1973 and the inspiration of one man. This year, some of the seeds Jesse R. Hay&shy;craft planted will return to Leitch&shy;field and the Twin Lakes Na&shy;tional Fiddler Championship.<br /> GCWD drinking water violation 'no immediate danger' https://www.graysonrecord.com/content/gcwd-drinking-water-violation-no-immediate-danger <img src="https://www.graysonrecord.com/sites/www.graysonrecord.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/water_district.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="142" height="85" /><p> By James Turner<br /> The Record<br /> Grayson County Water District personnel are being called to an &ldquo;administrative conference&rdquo; later this month in Frankfort, after exceeding allowable levels of a type of acid in its water system for several months.<br /> The utility company has been found in violation of standards for haloacetic acid 5 (HAA5), a &ldquo;disinfection byproduct,&rdquo; by the state Department for Environmental Protection.<br /> KSP investigates bank robbery in Big Clifty https://www.graysonrecord.com/content/ksp-investigates-bank-robbery-big-clifty <img src="https://www.graysonrecord.com/sites/www.graysonrecord.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/gr-20180712-bankrobbery.jpg" alt="This car, believed to be a newer-model Nissan, was the get-away vehicle in a July 2 bank robbery in Big Clifty. As of press time Tuesday afternoon, the suspects were still at large. " title="This car, believed to be a newer-model Nissan, was the get-away vehicle in a July 2 bank robbery in Big Clifty. As of press time Tuesday afternoon, the suspects were still at large. " align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> Kentucky State Police were still looking Tuesday afternoon for two men suspected of robbing the Wilson &amp; Muir Bank branch in Big Clifty July 2.<br /> Shortly after noon that day, the men entered the bank, at 9790 Elizabethtown Road, brandishing a gun and demanding money.<br /> After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, they fled the scene in a newer-model blue car that police believe was a Nissan. They were last seen headed north toward Hardin Springs Road.<br /> No physical discriptions of the suspects have been released by police.<br /> No injuries were reported. Petition circulating for alcohol sales near Rough River https://www.graysonrecord.com/content/petition-circulating-alcohol-sales-near-rough-river <img src="https://www.graysonrecord.com/sites/www.graysonrecord.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/gr-20180621-alcoholvote.png" alt="Rough River businessman Charlie Corbett discusses a petition for a local option election with Falls of Rough resident Harold Clements. Corbett wants the Falls of Rough precinct to vote on by-the-drink sales at golf courses and historic sites, and to allow for small farm wineries in the area." title="Rough River businessman Charlie Corbett discusses a petition for a local option election with Falls of Rough resident Harold Clements. Corbett wants the Falls of Rough precinct to vote on by-the-drink sales at golf courses and historic sites, and to allow for small farm wineries in the area." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;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.</p> <p> Builder Charlie Corbett, president of Rough River Business &amp; Tourism, has filed a letter of intent with the Grayson County Clerk&rsquo;s Office to try for a local option vote in the precinct.</p>