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  1. 5th graders pledge to be drug-free -Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Grayson News Gazette

    ... never once saw a heroin overdose, but since he became Grayson County Sheriff in 2015, he has seen at least 10. Leitchfield Chief of Police Kevin Henderson addressed Grayson County's heroin problem during the most recent Leitchfield City Council ...

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  2. City Council appoints Utilities Commissioner -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Grayson News Gazette

    Three applicants' names were brought before the City Council during its Monday meeting to consider for appointment to the Utilities Commission for a four-year term . A current Leitchfield Utilities Commissioner, Jones, whose term on the Utilities Commission was coming to an end, submitted his name for re-appointment to the Commission, and Marty Higdon and Clayton Miller also submitted their names for consideration for the position.

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  3. New water plant clears first hurdle -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Grayson News Gazette

    GC News-Gazette It was announced during last Thursday's Leitchfield Utilities Commission meeting that the initial phase of the project to construct a new Leitchfield water treatment plant has been approved. Leitchfield Utilities Attorney David Vickery announced during the Thursday, Feb. 16 Leitchfield Utilities Commission meeting that the initial phase of garnering funding for the project from United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development had been approved.

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  4. Caneyville Market Day details set -Read the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Grayson News Gazette

    ... board before a contract can be finalized. *Caneyville Ball Park Director Henry Mudd addressed a letter from Leitchfield Mayor William Thomason requesting that Caneyville take part in a county-wide Cal Ripken baseball league. *The City Commission ...

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  5. Police investigating death of two-month-old -Read the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Grayson News Gazette

    Local law enforcement is investigating the death of a 2-month-old baby, which occurred on Wednesday morning, Feb. 15. Grayson County Coroner Joe Brad Hudson said a call came in at 7:49 a.m. on Wednesday that 2-month-old Kashden Adam Reed had been found unresponsive at his home in Penner Apartments in Leitchfield. Grayson County Sheriff Norman Chaffins responded to the scene and attempted to resuscitate Reed until Grayson County EMS arrived, Hudson said.

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  6. Woman has personal reason to encourage blood donation -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Grayson News Gazette

    ... there are several other people who routinely donate blood out of a sense of service to others. For one Leitchfield woman, being able to donate blood took on a special meaning for her after she required blood given by strangers to save her life. ...

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  7. Former Grayson Co. teacher, coach indicted on rape chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    LEITCHFIELD, KY A former Grayson County teacher and coach has been indicted for rape following his November arrest on the same charge. Kentucky State Police received a report of inappropriate behavior between Gavin Logsdon, 30, and a juvenile student on November 21, 2016.

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  8. Caneyville woman charged with drug trafficking -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Grayson News Gazette

    A Caneyville woman who had been arrested on a warrant last Wednesday, Feb. 8 was allegedly found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine during an intake search at the Grayson County Detention Center. The Leitchfield Police Department on Feb. 8 attempted to serve an outstanding arrest warrant on Mercedes L. Goldsmith, 26, of Caneyville. 1 comment

  9. Fey trial deferred for one year -Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 11 | Grayson News Gazette

    The case against Leitchfield City Councilmember Margaret Fey, who in late 2015 was indicted for 2nd Degree Wanton Endangerment, was recently deferred for one year and may be dismissed. Rather than going to trial on Friday, Jan. 13, the case against Fey was deferred for 12 months, and, if Fey does not violate the deferral agreement or have new charges brought against her in that time, the case will be dismissed on Jan. 11, 2018, according to the Grayson County Circuit Court Clerk's Office. 1 comment

  10. Moped crash sends man to hospital -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Grayson News Gazette

    GC News-Gazette The Leitchfield Police Department investigates a moped crash in front of Gatti's Pizza on Thursday night. A moped crashed into a post displaying the Leitchfield Gatti's Pizza sign, sending the driver to the hospital, on Thursday night, Feb. 9. At around 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, the Leitchfield Police Department and Grayson County EMS responded to Gatti's Pizza, located at 619 South Main St. in Leitchfield, on a report of a moped crash. 1 comment

  11. Free tax prep services available to eligible families -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Grayson News Gazette

    United Way of Central Kentucky has partnered with the Green Rivers Assets Building Coalition, Helping Hand of Hope, and the Grayson County Alliance to offer a nationally recognized program - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, also known as VITA. Residents who made up to $54,000 in 2016 are eligible to have their taxes prepared for free at Helping Hand of Hope and at the Grayson County Alliance in Leitchfield.

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  12. Book Review: David LeitchRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Grayson News Gazette

    Loyal readers of the Grayson County News-Gazette will likely recognize the name David Leitch due to Curtis Dewees's previously published articles on the life of Leitchfield's namesake. Since that time, Dewees has taken his exploration of Leitch's life to the next level, having recently released a full-length biography on the Scottish immigrant, David Leitch: Mysterious 18th Century Kentucky Land Speculator .

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  13. Volunteers needed for bike trail initiative -Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Grayson News Gazette

    The Public Trails Association of Grayson County is currently seeking volunteers to move forward with the construction of local trails. The association received approval from the Grayson County Fiscal Court last month to build the Taylor Fork trail system in the valley below the Grayson County Judicial Center in Leitchfield.

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  14. Leitchfield to purchase land for police station -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Grayson News Gazette

    GC News-Gazette The Leitchfield City Council on Monday night voted to purchase three parcels of land to be used for the construction of a new proposed Leitchfield police station. The Leitchfield City Council on Monday night, Feb. 6 voted to purchase three parcels of land to be used for the construction of a new proposed Leitchfield police station.

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  15. EICS to cut ribbon on Thursday -Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Grayson News Gazette

    GC News-Gazette Robin Lashley, the owner and Executive Director of Early Intervention and Consultation Services, LLC, will celebrate the opening of her new business with an open house and ribbon cutting this Thursday, Feb. 9. A new local business dedicated to improving the lives of children and families will celebrate its opening with a ribbon cutting and open house on Thursday, Feb. 9. Early Intervention and Consultation Services, LLC, , located at 635 South Main St., Suite B in Leitchfield , will hold a celebratory open house and ribbon cutting this Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EICS officially opened on Nov. 1, 2016 and provides a variety of services for clients ages birth through 21, including speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, ABA and behavioral therapy, positive behavior supports for Michelle P. Waiver clients, sensory groups, and social groups.

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  16. Utilities announce inactive gas service policy -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Grayson News Gazette

    GC News-Gazette Leitchfield Utilities Commission Chairman Robert Crawford, third from right, announced this week that the city will begin removing all gas services that have been inactive for five consecutive years. Leitchfield Utilities Commission Chairman Robert Crawford announced this week that the city will begin removing all natural gas services that have been inactive for five consecutive years.

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  17. Meth lab found behind Save-A-Lot -Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Grayson News Gazette

    On Tuesday afternoon, Officer Eugene Cain, with the Leitchfield Police Department , was dispatched to the location at 612 English St. Upon arrival, he discovered a backpack in the dumpster containing three spent one-pot meth labs, which are meth labs in soda bottles; one HCL gas generator; and other meth-making items, according to LPD Sergeant Brandon Cook.

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  18. Unlock: Leitchfield to open soon -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Grayson News Gazette

    Would you want to be trapped in a room with others, scrambling to get out by solving clues and puzzles? You are given an hour to do so, but do not worry - the doors are not bolted shut, and there is nothing to fear in these rooms. It is called Unlock: Leitchfield, and it is set to open in February by locals Shawn Decker and Kenny Kiper.

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  19. Camp Invention seeks donations -Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Grayson News Gazette

    ... y sending checks to Sheila Meredith at the Grayson County Board of Education, located at 790 Shaw Station Rd. in Leitchfield.

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  20. KimberleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Columbia Magazine

    ... Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Interment in the Broadway Cemetery in Leitchfield, KY. The family request visiting after 4pmCT Tuesday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home. Kim was born September 27, 1976 ...

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