The Grayson County Sheriff and Clarkson Fire Departments responded to a two-car crash at the intersection of North Patterson Street and Hwy 62 in Clarkson on Tuesday afternoon about 1:10. A blue Dodge Durango SUV driven by Kyle Roatcap of Arvada, Colorad
4-H Camp is just around the corner! Grayson County will be camping May 27-30. While youth will still be in school that week, we are working with the schools and have the support of school administration for the students to attend camp that week. 4-H Camp provides youth with untraditional educational activities, from outdoor classrooms, to skills building, teambuilding, and learning social living <more>
Although construction of the new Clarkson City Hall and Community Center is beginning to display noticeable progress; that does not mean the city is flush with funds to pay for all that goes along with a project of this size. ‘We are borrowin
MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Officials at the financially struggling Mid-Continent University have decided to close the school on June 30. Media reported the board of trustees announced the decision Tuesday evening after meeting for three hours. Acting Pr ...(MORE)
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers have completed work in a legislative session highlighted by passage of a new two-year state budget. The session ended Tuesday night after a $4.1 billion road spending plan cleared the House and Senate. A tw ...(MORE)
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers have gone home without voting on a proposal to provide state-backed bonding to help pay for the renovation of Rupp Arena. The last-minute proposal remained in limbo on Tuesday, which was the last day of the ...(MORE)
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say annual unemployment rates rose last year for 57 of the state's 120 counties but dropped for 51 counties. Meanwhile, the rates for 12 counties stayed the same from 2012 to 2013, and Kentucky's rat ...(MORE)
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Pro-Russian insurgents seize armored vehicles
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armored vehicles along with their crews and hoisted Russian flags over them Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes of re-establishing control over restive eastern Ukraine. The Ukrainian soldiers manning the vehicles offered no armed resistance, and masked pro-Russian militias in combat fatigues sat on top as they drove into the eastern city of Slovyansk, a hotbed of unrest against Ukraine's interim gove...
Geneva talks on Ukraine face steep hurdles
MOSCOW (AP) - Thursday's high-level talks in Geneva on Ukraine come as the country's eastern regions are awash in turmoil and pro-Russian insurgents have seized police stations and government buildings in at least nine cities. But for all the anxiety about Ukraine's future - bolstered by Vladimir Putin's contention the country is on the verge of civil war - the top diplomats of Ukraine, Russia, the United States and the European Union may find their positions so far apart that no one can fi...
283 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than 280 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. The high number of people unaccounted for - likely trapped in the ship or floating in the ocean - raised fears that the death toll could rise drastical...
Man charged with marathon hoax held on high bail
BOSTON (AP) - The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker on the anniversary of the bombings was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday following his initial court appearance. Kevin "Kayvon" Edson, 25, was sent to Bridgewater State Hospital and ordered held on $100,000 bail at an appearance in Boston Municipal Court on charges of threatening battery, possession of a hoax explosive device, threats to commit a cr...