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  1. Bluegrass Opry this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Grayson News Gazette

    The Grayson County Bluegrass Opry welcomes the Chris Jarboe Band of Franklin, Tennessee to its upcoming show on Saturday, Dec. 20. The show is held at the Old Judicial Building at 125 East White Oak St. in Leitchfield behind the Shell Station. Showtime is at 6:00 p.m., and admission is free.

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  2. Willis sentenced to 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Grayson News Gazette

    A Leitchfield man who was found guilty of a number of drug charges last month was sentenced to 20 years by Grayson Circuit Court on Tuesday, Dec. 16. In Grayson Circuit Court on Tuesday, Nov. 25, Bryan Willis, 28, was found guilty of being a Persistent Felony Offender in the Second Degree; Fleeing or Evading Police in the First Degree; Wanton Endangerment in the First Degree; Possession of a Methamphetamine Precursor; and Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree .

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  3. Fire consumes Warren Purcell Rd. homeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Grayson News Gazette

    A Warren Purcell Road residence was destroyed by a fire on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 17, marking the third local house fire in a week. At around 2:18 p.m. on Wednesday, the Leitchfield Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 1428 Warren Purcell Rd. in Leitchfield.

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  4. Woman ejected in Lilac Rd wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Grayson News Gazette

    ... yet been released. After-school traffic, including at least one school bus, was held up as Grayson County EMS, Leitchfield Fire Department, and the Grayson County Sheriff's Office handled the incident. For more information as it becomes available, ...

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  5. Flu makes way through countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Grayson News Gazette

    ... positive - a positive rate of 20 percent, according to TLRMC Director of Quality Michele Vincent. Additionally, Leitchfield Pediatric Clinic reported a rate of 50 percent positive with the flu. Nearly all diagnosed flu has been Type A, according to ...

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  6. Condor arrested on child porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Grayson News Gazette

    A Leitchfield man was charged with eight counts of sex-related crimes following a joint investigation by Kentucky State Police and Miami-Dade Police Department in Miami, Florida. MDPD initially made contact with KSP's Electronic Crime Branch, passing along detailed information regarding a Leitchfield suspect's alleged online activities with a Florida minor.

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  7. City Tourism Commissioner resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Grayson News Gazette

    Following Johnson's remarks, the Tourism Commission passed a motion to accept King's resignation. The Leitchfield City Council will select and appoint King's replacement in the near future.

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  8. Supporters say statewide smoking ban would save billions in tax dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... die each year from secondhand smoke," testified Wayne Meriwether of Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield. But with the state's ever-tightening budget, supporters are now also using a dollars-and-cents approach; pointing to the billions ...

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  9. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WKJK-AM Louisville

    ... a statewide smoking law up for a vote during next year's General Assembly. Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center (Leitchfield) CEO Wayne Merriweather told the panel the statistics include Kentucky having the highest rates in the nation for lung cancer ...

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  10. KSP Charges Grayson County Man with Crimes Related to Child PornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    ... in Florida. The investigation resulted in the execution of a search warrant at Mr. Conder's residence in Leitchfield on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, by the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch. Troopers from Post 4 (Elizabethtown) and ...

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  11. Mobile meth lab found in ClarksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Grayson News Gazette

    Grayson County Sheriff's Deputy Bryan Hammons responded to a Clarkson area residence after a report came in of "a very strong chemical smell coming from a vehicle behind a garage." Hammons said that he contacted officers from both the Greater Hardin Drug Task Force, and Leitchfield Police Department for assistance with the case.

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  12. City talks BB's, Arby'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Grayson News Gazette

    During the regularly scheduled Leitchfield City Council meeting on Monday, Dec. 15, Leitchfield Mayor William Thomason inquired about the status of Arby's opening a restaurant in the former BB's, located at 706 South Main St. in Leitchfield. According to Dudley Cooper, Executive Director of the Leitchfield/Grayson County Industrial Development Corporation, whether Arby's will be able to open a restaurant at that location will depend on whether the company can reach an agreement with McDonald's, who owns a neighboring property on South Main Street.

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  13. LPD provides anti-theft tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Grayson News Gazette

    The Leitchfield Police Department is currently investigating numerous local thefts and advises citizens to be mindful of their belongings and exercise caution when leaving their homes and vehicles. During the regularly scheduled, Monday, Dec. 15 Leitchfield City Council meeting, City Councilmember Kelly Stevenson inquired about the LPD's success with investigating the various thefts and break-ins throughout the city.

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  14. Woman, teen injured in early morning wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Grayson News Gazette

    ... wreck at the intersection of West Main St. and North Broadway St. sent one woman to the emergency room. A Leitchfield teen suffered head injuries in a two-vehicle accident that occurred at just after 7 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 15. According to a report ...

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  15. Simpson, Hatfield open Associates in CounselingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Grayson News Gazette

    GC News-GazetteAssociates in Counseling, located on Public Square in Leitchfield, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Dec. 12. The office is open to provide therapeutic counseling services to individuals, couples and families in the area. GC News-GazetteAssociates in Counseling, located on Public Square in Leitchfield, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Dec. 12. The office is open to provide therapeutic counseling services to individuals, couples and families in the area.

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  16. House fires keep FDs busyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Grayson News Gazette

    Grayson County fire departments stayed busy this week responding to two house fires on the same day and a smoke-filled residence on Thursday evening, Dec. 11. First, at around 11:59 a.m. on Wednesday, the Caneyville Volunteer Fire Department was called to respond to a reported structure fire at 616 Windy Ridge Rd. in Caneyville, the residence of Charlotte Hoots. Shortly after, the Leitchfield Fire Department was called to offer mutual aid to the CVFD with fighting the blaze.

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  17. Stolen truck wrecked in CaneyvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Grayson News Gazette

    Officers arrested a Grayson County man on Wednesday after a vehicle was stolen in Leitchfield and wrecked it in Caneyville just hours later. Leitchfield resident Rodney Roof reported his Dodge Ram pick-up truck stolen from a Main Street gas station at just before 5 a.m. on Dec. 10. Roof told officers that he went inside to purchase a sandwich and the vehicle had been stolen in a matter of minutes.

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  18. Fire ravages Caneyville homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Grayson News Gazette

    ... who were rescued from the house by firefighters, according to CVFD Safety Officer Marcus Clark. Caneyville and Leitchfield firefighters fought the blaze for over an hour and were able to contain the flames to the attic and two rooms in the ...

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  19. Falls of Rough home destroyed by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Grayson News Gazette

    ... to a reported structure fire at 1019 Pleasant Run Rd., a rental property in Falls of Rough. Minutes later, the Leitchfield Fire Department (LFD) was also called to assist the FORVFD with fighting the blaze, which burned throughout the residence. ...

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  20. Fire ravages Caneyville homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Grayson News Gazette

    ... however, a neighbor said on the scene that an elderly man and an elderly woman reside there. Caneyville and Leitchfield firefighters fought the blaze for over an hour and were able to contain the flames to the attic and two rooms in the residence, ...

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