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  1. Flag ceremonies held at LPD, Jail AnnexRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Grayson News Gazette

    Around noon on Thursday, the American Legion removed and replaced the Leitchfield Police Department's tattered Prisoners of War/Missing in Action flag first. Legion members then removed and replaced the Grayson County Jail Annex's tattered American flag and removed its Kentucky State flag until a new one could be ordered.

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  2. Crew filming locally for Japanese TV segmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Grayson News Gazette

    The story of local teens Dalton Hayes and Cheyenne Phillips is making waves internationally, and a crew for Japanese TV network Fuji Television is on site filming segments across Grayson County. The New York City-based team, headed up by Assistant Producer Alexander Michaelson and Information Program Director Yuko Ishikawa, arrived in Leitchfield on Wednesday with the intent to film interviews and reinactments through Saturday, Feb. 28. Using actors to recreate alleged incidents involving 18-year-old Hayes and 13-year-old Phillips, the team will put together a piece to air across Japan.

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  3. Family Fun Night at the Extension OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Grayson News Gazette

    ... on creative ways to spend quality family time together. The Extension Office is located at 123 Commerce Dr. in Leitchfield (across from the Huddle House). Please call to register so we have enough snacks for everyone at 270-259-3492! You should park ...

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  4. City looks to move Public WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Grayson News Gazette

    The City of Leitchfield is looking to move its Public Works Department headquarters later this year, according to Leitchfield Mayor William Thomason. Pending approval from the City Council, to increase parking space at Leitchfield City Hall, Public Works' headquarters and equipment will be moved to the Solid Waste Transfer Station on South English Street, Thomason said during the regularly scheduled, Tuesday, Feb. 24 Leitchfield Tourism Commission meeting.

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  5. Baseball, t-ball season gearing upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Grayson News Gazette

    Grayson Co. Cal-Ripken baseball and Leitchfield t-ball are gearing up to start a great season of being all about that base! The Centre on Main: 9 a.m.-11 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, 14, 21, and 28. Boys 4-12 years old may sign-up at this location.

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  6. Grayson County teenager accused in crime spree appears on Dr. PhilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... prayers. The interview was shot at the Grayson County jail and it has been all the talk in the community of Leitchfield. "Never in my wildest dream would I have thought Dr. Phil's people would be at my door," said Tammy Martin. "Bonnie and Clyde was ...

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  7. Legion honors fallen heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Grayson News Gazette

    ... through the aforementioned ceiling tiles is available at American Legion Post 81, located at 415 Lee Ave. in Leitchfield. Thomason said that because the ceiling tiles only list the veterans' names and the conflicts in which they served, family ...

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  8. Woman's Club to host open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Grayson News Gazette

    Longstanding local civic group, the Leitchfield Woman's Club, is looking to boost membership and infuse the community service group with new life as they continue working toward making Grayson County a better place for the people who call it home. A fixture in the community for more than 80 years, the club began in 1928 as a way for women, who were largely homemakers at that time, to give back to the community.

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  9. 'Bonnie and Clyde' fugitive Dalton Hayes says he is still in love with girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Daily Mail

    ... that he still loves her and cries in jail because he misses her so much. And even though the 18-year-old, from Leitchfield, Kentucky, faces multiple charges including second-degree rape, the trip was worth it to make her happy, he said. 'The look in ...

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  10. Dr. Phil speaks with teen, part of 'modern-day Bonnie and Clyde' duoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WSOCTV

    ... second-degree rape. He has pleaded not guilty and remains behind bars at the Grayson County Detention Center in Leitchfield, Kentucky. In the interview, Dr. Phil asks Hayes about his relationship with his girlfriend and the events that led them to ...

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  11. City loaning additional $12k to PlastikonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Grayson News Gazette

    The City of Leitchfield, this week, approved the first reading of an amended ordinance allowing the city to loan an additional $12,000 to Plastikon to encourage the company to hire more full-time employees. City Attorney Kenneth Smart read the amended ordinance during the special-called Wednesday, Feb. 18 meeting of the Leitchfield City Council.

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  12. Leitchfield buys new fire truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Grayson News Gazette

    The City of Leitchfield approved the purchase of a new, $30,000 fire truck for the Leitchfield Fire Department this week. The Leitchfield City Council, during a special-called meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 18, opened and approved the sole bid for a fire truck from the City of Hardinsburg for a 1988 Quint at the cost of $30,000.

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  13. Veterans Memorial Park gets its nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Grayson News Gazette

    The Leitchfield City Council officially named the Veterans Memorial Park in honor of American Legion Post 81, who presented a substantial donation for the construction of the park on Wednesday evening, Feb. 18. During a special-called meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 18, American Legion Post 81 Commander Shane Thomason, along with several other members of the legion, addressed the City Council regarding the Veterans Memorial Park project. Thomason said Post 81 had come up with the idea of a park commemorating local veterans of the United States armed services last summer, and since that time, Steve Meredith has taken over as Project Coordinator.

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  14. Veterans Memorial Park gets its nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Grayson News Gazette

    The Leitchfield City Council officially named the Veterans Memorial Park in honor of American Legion Post 81, who presented a substantial donation for the construction of the park on Wednesday evening, Feb. 18. During a special-called meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 18, American Legion Post 81 Commander Shane Thomason, along with several other members of the legion, addressed the City Council regarding the Veterans Memorial Park project. Thomason said Post 81 had come up with the idea of a park commemorating local veterans of the United States armed services last summer, and since that time, Steve Meredith has taken over as Project Coordinator.

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  15. Upcoming Relay for Life eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Grayson News Gazette

    ... Team will host a Chili dinner from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 21 at Millwood Community Church. - The Leitchfield United Methodist Church Relay For Life Team will host a Casserole and Recipe Day on Sunday, March 22 at the church. - ...

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  16. Grayson County declares local state of emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WLKY-TV Louisville

    "The back roads in the county, there's so many people probably stuck at the house that cannot get out right now," Leitchfield resident Wesley Basham said. The county state of emergency will allow crews to give more attention to back roads, private roads and driveways as state officials focus on the main roads.

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  17. Ministerial Association to host noon Lenten servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Grayson News Gazette

    ... With this in mind GCMA would like to invite everyone to attend the noon time services, which will be held at the Leitchfield United Methodist Church. These non-denominational services will last only 30 minutes with a meal to follow, so everyone is ...

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  18. Cancellations & DelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Bbech tree news

    Due to extreme winter weather conditions, the Warren RECC Electricians' Meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 19 in Leitchfield has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date. Bluegrass Oral Health Center will be closed Monday, February 16th and Tuesday, February 17th.

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  19. ECTC Leitchfield Campus to host GCHS seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Grayson News Gazette

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College's Leitchfield campus will host Grayson County High School seniors at an open house next month. Approximately 260 high school seniors and their parents will converge on the campus Monday, March 16 through Wednesday, March 18 to learn about financial aid, the various programs offered at ECTC, and enjoy a pizza lunch.

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  20. Walgreens evacuated, LFD responds to storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Grayson News Gazette

    The Leitchfield Fire Department responded to Walgreens on Tuesday, Feb. 10 regarding a gas smell that led to the temporary evacuation of the store. At around 11:47 a.m. on Tuesday, the LFD and Leitchfield Police Department were called to Walgreens, located at 311 North Main St. in Leitchfield, after the building had been evacuated due to a possible gas smell.

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