SCHOOL AND COLLEGE CALENDERS ON OUR SCHOOL CALENDER
The Grayson City Council has approved spending $88,000 to make
pavement and drainage improvements to CW Stevens Blvd. Council
will also spend $12,000 for some paving work on Webster Street in
Green Meadows Subdivision. In a closed session Council approved a
bid from Adam Wells to take down the former Reeves Law Office
building at the corner of Main and Landsdowne for $9,000. The city
had recently condemned the building. Council also approved
enforcement of city collections from hotels of the transient tax,
with businesses having until Oct. 1st to bring payments,
penalties, and interest, up to date or face legal action. Council
will also do approximately $18,000 in sidewalk repairs.
Columbia Gulf Transmission will plans to work on a compressor
station in the Wilson Creek area beginning in October of next
year. State Senator Robin Webb of Grayson is organizing a meeting
on the work at 6pm on Tuesday, Oct. 4th at the Grayson Gallery and
Art Center. The public is invited to attend. Webb says Columbia
personnel have been invited to attend and answer questions from
Carter Co. Health Dept is now giving flu vaccinations, and urges
residents to get their shot early this year to make it effective
as the flu season begins. The nasal vaccine will not be given this
Northeast KY Community Action Agency has announced that acceptance
for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program will begin Nov.
1st. Northeast is also taking applications from vendors who want
to supply wood, coal, fuel oil, propane, and kerosene. For more
information call 286--5344 or 1-800-817-4443.
Kentucky State Police are advising of a scam involving the Post 14
telephone number. KSP says people are using the number
606-928-6421 and making calls with various threats of a criminal
nature. The KSP reminds residents that they do not call and
collect funds or threaten arrest. -
Meeting in monthly session,
the Grayson and Olive Hill City Council's have set Trick or
Treat times for 6pm until 8pm Monday Oct. 31st.
The Board of Trustees at both Kentucky Christian University and
Cincinnati Christian University have voted to colloaborate
through a management consultancy agreement with merger
discussions underway. Executive leadership at KCU would offer
leadership assistance at CCU. KCU says any merger would require
approval of accreditation agencies and financial institutions as
well as both Boards of Trustees. Formal approval of the
management consultancy agreement is set for October. If
approved, the effective date would be Jan. 1st, 2017. A final
decision on consolidation would likely come in Oct. of 2017.
The Carter Co. Ambulance Board has asked the Fiscal Court
to assist emergency operations by paying their insurance costs for
one year. Director Dennis Midkiff gave the Court a report on the
service at a recent meeting. The insurance payment is request is
to allow the Service to recover financially. The Ambulance Board
has also approved allowing ambulances to attend school functions
where their services might be needed, with the understanding they
may have to attend to other runs if needed. Also, dedicated
ambulances that stand ready at private events will do so for a
Carter County Clerk Mike Johnston has announced that the deadline
to register to vote in the November election is 4pm Oct. 11th.
Absentee ballots are available for eligible voters. For
information on voting absentee, call the County Clerk's office at
474-5188, ext. 115.
Grayson Chamber of Commerce Funtoberfest will be held over a two
day period this year - Oct. 7th and 8th. Many new events will be
held this year, including Carter Co. Cruisers car show on Park
St., Family movie night in the park, a photography show, kids
games, and more. Call the Chamber office at 474-4401 for more
The 8th annual Funtoberfest 5K
Memory/ Walk Run will be Saturday, Oct. 8th at 8:30 in memory of
Deborah Meenach-Combs & Marthe Jordan. Registration forms
can be returned RECC, Family Vision Health Center or
mailed to KCU. Return your registration forms by Oct. 1st in
order to be guaranteed a t-shirt. For more information contact,
Tammy Nischan at 316-4372.
Grayson Chamber of Commerce will make two designation awards for
the Funtoberfest Store Front Display Contest. Categories are
"Best Fall Display" and "Best Funtoberfest Display". Call
474-4401 for more information.
A Blood Drive will
be held Wednesday, Oct. 5th from 10am until 3:30pm at Kentucky
Christian University in the McKenzie Student Center Lounge. To
schedule a donation, visit kybloodcenter.org or call
800-775-2522. Walk-ins are also welcome.
A view of Grayson, left, and a view of I-64 westbound,
taken from the top of the Go Radio Tower by maintainer Frank
Scarberry of West Virginia.
Flu shots will be given at the Grahn School Community Center
Friday, Sept. 30th. Shots will be free for those with Medicare,
and in other categories as well. No appointment is needed.
Carter City Elementary School Fall Festival "Hawaiian Luau" will
be Friday, September 30th from 6-8pm. There will be raffles,
silent auctions, games, food, balloon creations, and
pictures. Free admission. Everyone is invited.
Heritage Fall Festival will be Friday, September 30th from 5:00 to
8:00pm. There will be Games, Petting Zoo, Cake walk, Live Auction,
Prizes and Ride on Cars! Everyone is invited.
A veteran's field representative will be at the Carter Co.
Courthouse on Monday, Oct. 3rd to assist veterans and their
dependents in filing for claims due from military service. Call
1-866-244-8970 for more information.
Sanitary sewer system gets cleaned and refurbished.
Grayson RECC is implementing
a new system to help better restore power during outages.
Employees will be inspecting all Grayson RECC poles, and will be
on foot or clearly marked trucks or ATV's and will carry
identification. Current area includes but is not limited to Low
Gap, Rt. 2, parts of Argillite, Culp Creek, Cardinal Point,
Treasure Cove and Riverpark. Hours may include 7:30am-7:30pm.
For more information, call 474-2139.
Fall mums for sale at West Carter High School Greenhouse
for $6 each. Hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Call 606-286-2481
for more information.
Bluegrass Music at Rattlesnake Ridge Community Center, Oct. 1
featuring The Tommy Webb Band. Admission $8.00 under 13
admitted free. Show time is 7pm. Concessions sold. Everyone is
The Elliott Co. Senior Citizens Center, located on Main Street in
Sandy Hook, is open Monday-Friday from 8am-2:30pm. Transportation
is provided to and from the center for the seniors at no cost.
Lunch is served daily at 11:30am and a variety of activities
Volley For Autism Awareness, Hosted by East and West Carter
volleyball teams October 4th and 5th at 6:00pm. Come early for
open floor time for all autistic children and one parent.
Admission is free for child and one parent.
Carter Emergency Management Director Roger Dunfee talks
with children at the Smithfield Food Plant First Responders
Grahn School Community Center will be selling 'Hot Dog Dinners'
every Friday from 11am-4:30pm. Call 606-286-0177.
Rowan Co. Caring & Sharing Alzheimer's Support Group meeting
will be Monday, Oct. 3rd at 6pm at the Center for Health Education
Research, Room 102-C. Loved ones and/or caregivers of someone with
Alzheimer's disease or a related disorder are invited to attend
this informal support group.
Eastern Kentucky Railroad Historical Society Debut will be hosted
by the Carter Co. Library as part of FUNTOBERFEST on Oct. 8th from
10:30am-4:30pm. Come out and view an important part of Carter
Co.'s history! For more information, call Donna Bond Boggs at
Flu shots will be given at Grahn School Community Center Friday,
Sept. 30th at 10am. There will be no charge for those on Medicare,
Wellcare, Coventry, Care Source, and State of Kentucky employees.
No appointment is necessary.
Trimble Lodge #145 is having a bean dinner Saturday, Oct. 1st at
6pm at the lodge on US 60. Adults are $5, kids eat free. For more
information, call 606-474-2139.
Rattlesnake Ridge Community Center will be having a Bluegrass
Gospel music show on Oct. 8th featuring New Highway, admission is
offering. Showtime is 7pm.