While the spread of COVID-19 has slowed in Grayson County in recent weeks, officials are still working to combat it.
Mediacom Communications announced this week that the company is extending through the July and August billing cycles a series of previously announced initiatives directed at helping American families address work, education and health care challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic.
Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02), senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, on Thursday introduced the Timely Replacement Under Secure and Trusted for Early and Dependable (TRUSTED) Broadband Networks Act.
The Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) have partnered to train Workforce Solutions leaders from all 16 colleges across the state in the Talent Pipeline Management® (TPM) Academy. This is the second statewide TPM Academy for Kentu…
Numerous local organizations are working to establish a dog park in Leitchfield’s James D. Beville Community Park.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages America’s farmers and ranchers to nominate candidates to lead, serve and represent their community on their local county committee.
While Kentucky’s primary election was held Tuesday, Kentuckians will have to wait a few more days before learning the final, official results.
Grayson County’s three cities have approved their budgets for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.
Following the publication of my novel Shine, I spent more than a year promoting it. I signed books and gave readings at dozens of bookstores, book fairs, schools, and libraries. The most frequently asked question was: “Do you ever have writer’s block?”
Dear Savvy Senior,
Across the nation, the coronavirus has highlighted issues in our food supply chain, our reliance on foreign countries for medical supplies, and the difference between strong, data-driven leaders and weak ones. But for Kentucky families and workers, perhaps the largest problem is one we’ve at…
It’s been a little bit since I’ve provided a legislative update for the 18th District. During the past few months, I have been working diligently to help our local community behind the scenes on issues that have come up during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the increased cases in Grayson and Ha…
Confederate monuments are in the crosshairs.
Dear Savvy Senior,
In 1981, I joined the US Army. My indoctrination and Basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina were shocking and intense. In ways the Army seemed strange and un-American.
It was always called Grandma Dee’s farm, even though her husband, Pop, was as much a part of it as she was. Their full names were Fidelia Catherine and George William Boemker. Dee was short for Fidelia—a good old-fashioned name meaning “faithful one.” Grandma Dee had inherited the farm from …
Bobby Kinkade, age 76, of Georgetown, Indiana, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, Indiana.
Patricia “Patty” Gail Miller, age 55, of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at the Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.
Rev. Charles Edward Meredith, age 79, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, passed away Monday, June 22, 2020 at his home.
Kristian “Kicky” Rye, age 39, of Leitchfield, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Norton’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
Sharon Kay Hash, age 61, of Clarkson, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020 at The Medical Center in Bowling Green. She was born Oct. 21, 1958 in Leitchfield the daughter of Charles Lewis and Minnie Opal King Mattingly.
Dennis Brant Whitaker, age 39, of Leitchfield, Kentucky, passed away Friday, June 19, 2020 in Leitchfield.
Darrell Eugene Newton, age 72, of Clarkson, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville. He was born June 9, 1948 in Leitchfield, Kentucky the son of the late John Lloyd and Viola (Couch) Newton.
Martin Randall Harp, 62, husband of Janice Harp, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at home surrounded by his family. He was born on Aug. 17, 1957 in Leitchfield, Grayson County, Kentucky. Martin was the son of Estle and Ernestine Harp and a member of Leitchfield United Methodist Church.
Grayson County High School Lady Cougar GolfTwo players from the Grayson County High School Lady Cougar golf team recently competed in the Go Series individual-only tournament at Ben Hawes in Owensboro.
Grayson County Track and Field held their first home meet of the season Saturday, Feb. 29.
According to Head Track and Field Coach Matt Hayes, the athletes are working very hard and have been very receptive to coaching this year.
Owensboro Catholic had too much firepower once it got rolling in the first round of the 3rd Region Tournament on Monday.
The Grayson County Cougars hosted the Butler County Bears last Friday night, where the Bears took home the 12th District Championship win.
The Grayson County Lady Cougars hosted the Edmonson County Lady Cats last Thursday night for the 12th District Championship.
This past weekend, Chainbreakers Gym, a local nonprofit based in Shrewsbury, traveled to Oklahoma City and competed in the Natural Athlete Strength Association (NASA) Natural National Powerlifting Championships.
After a back and forth game last Friday, the Lady Cougars lost their last regular game of the season.