Carter Co. has received $19,199 from FEMA for
emergency food and shelter. For agencies interested in
applying to committee , contact Robert Caummisar at 301 We
Main. St. Grayson, Call 474-952 by March 9th.
February was one of the coldest ever with the average temperature
11.6 degrees below normal. There were Ten new low
temperatures records set and one
snow record. Lowest temperature was 25.6 below on Feb 20th.
All Job Club meetings has been moved to Grayson office on South 7
and will be held on Thursday.
Miss Grayson Scholarship pageant is set for 2 pm April 4th at East
High. For entry information Contact Dee Dee
Shufflebarger at 4740-7565
Highway Meeting will be held by the Carter Fiscal Court and Ky
Dept of Transportation, 5:30 pm March 9th at West
Grayson Chamber has released the winning
theme for Memory Days 2015. Wow! Just look at us
Now... with Donna Gollihue as the winner. The Chamber
is now receiving design ideas for the T-shirt Contest
entries must be submitted by March 13.
The trail of Kyle Holbrook charged in the 2013 death of Dillon
"Nemo " Bryant is underway in Morgan Co.
Meeting in it's monthly session, the Grayson City Council voted to
hire an engineer to help the city decide a plan for one of the
area's heaviest traveled routes, Carol Malone Blvd. The Council
also decided to leave Fourth and Fifth Streets as one way routes,
even though they are working on possibly making them two-way.
Council also welcome area scouts and presented
certificates...approved a request from Ag. Agent Myron Evans to
allow livestock sales as a fall item at the former Carter Co.
Fairgrounds...heard a report on homeless people and said a program
is underway to help care for as many as 8 homeless in Carter
County...and said they will work to get some area streets on the
state road list to obtain some assistance in maintenance. Many
other matters were handled during a lengthy meeting.
The Recreation Alliance has applied for its first grant from Land
and Water Conservation Fund to begin fund-raising for the new 34
acres park off East Main St. in Grayson.
Grayson City Council voted to stay in the FADE, Fivco Drug
Enforcement. A discussion was held on the traffic on Carol
Malone. An engineer will be hired to come up with a city road
plan. Changes in the deed on the 34 acre park site on East
Main, for a road, with permission from Fiscal Court.
The Carter Co. Courthouse has announced new
operating hours for weekends. All offices of the Courthouse will
be closed on weekends except for the last Saturday of each month,
when all offices will be open. Judge Exec. Mike Malone says the
change involves the expense of operating the offices in relation
to the people who seek services from those offices. The Olive Hill
office of Court Clerk Mike Johnston will be closed on Monday, and
will be open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:15 until 4pm,
Friday from 8:15 until 6pm, and Saturday from 8:15 until noon. The
changes take effect immediately.
Grayson Mayor George Steele has completed the reorganization of
the Grayson Tourism and Convention Commission. The reorganization
comes as a result of some former members not meeting the state
guidelines for residential requirements. Members are: Teresa Bush,
Debra Combs, Jeff Mills, Georgianna Ratcliff, Dustin Howard, Dr.
Ken Beck, and Cheri Johnson.
Mayor George Steele addresses Scouts from Troop 163 at a City
Property taxes are being collected at the office of Carter Co.
Sheriff. Taxes now carry a 10% Sheriff's add on penalty.
State of the County Banquet will be held at Carter Caves State
Park, March 5th at 6:30pm. Cost is $25 for meal. Reserve now at
Olive Hill and Grayson Chamber Of Commerce offices.
Grayson Chamber announces its annual Bridal Expo will be held
Sunday, April 12th from 1:30-4pm at Carter Caves State Park.
Vendors reserve spaces by March 27 by calling the Grayson Chamber
office at 474-4401.
East Carter FFA will be selling strawberries the week of March
9th. A single flat (8 qts) will be $28. Half a flat (4 qts) will
be $15. For more information you can call 474-5714 or
Veteran's Outreach is asking for support of men and women veterans
by making a tax-deductible $10 donation from your cell phone. Text
VET to the number 52000 and a $10 donation will be applied to your
next cell phone bill. Kentucky Veterans may contact for services
in Grayson at 300 W. Main Street, Room 212, or call 606-475-0216
for more information.
West Carter County Adult Education Announces that GED testing
service offers a promotion to take the first module FREE for
first-time KY test takers. For information call 606-286-0137.
Benefit for Ronnie Bond Saturday, Mar 7, 2015 at 2:00pm until
6:00pm at First Church of Christ Life Center. Music by: Rowan Co.
Ramblers and The Pactolus Pony Riders. Food items will be sold.
Live and silent auction and much much more. Contact Bill Gilbert
at 286-5124 for more information.
Easter portraits March 14, 2015 at 10;00am to 6;00pm at the
Elliottville fire Department. Package price $20.00. Money will be
taken at the door no refunds. to schedule appointments call Vivan
Wagoner at 606-784-8585.
Bluegrass Music Show at The Rattlesnake Ridge Community Center on
Saturday March 7th at 7pmweather permitting featuring The Hazel
Hollow Band. Admission $8. Everyone is invited.
Pirates of the Cure-ibbean Relay for Life Team invites you for
concessions at Union Depot Auction House March 6th with proceeds
benefitting Relay for Life. Everyone is invited.
Northeast Ky. Small Business Awards is seeking nominations for
owners and advocates in Carter Greenup and Boyd Counties. Deadline
is March 6th. Contact the local Chamber of Commerce for
nominations. Winners will be honored at banquet in May.
Heritage Elementary archery team will be having a craft/yard sale
fair on Saturday, March 7th from 9am-3pm. Admission is $1.00 at
the door (children under 12 are free). Crafters, vendors, and yard
sellers are welcome. Booth size will be approximately 12' x 12'
and will be $20.00. Deadline to sign up for a booth is Monday,
March 2nd. Registration and rules can be picked up at the front
office of Heritage Elementary School or call 474-5784 and speak
with Sharon Randle or Mary Jane McDavid.
The Olive Hill Historical Society is providing a "Spring Back with
a Pancake Breakfast" on Saturday March 7 from 7-10am. Breakfast
will be at 110 Comet Drive in the "tea room" facility on the hill.
Red Cross Blood Drive Locations for March--
Ashland: March 18th, from 7am-2pm at King's Daughters Medical
Center Health Education Center
Grayson: March 16th, from 1pm-6pm at the Family Life Center
Benefit pancake breakfast will be held for Sonja Sammons Sunday
March 8th from 7am until 10am at Tyler's Pizza in Olive Hill.
Everyone is invited. For more information call 286-4583.
East Carter High School site based council will meet Thursday
March 12th at 4:30pm in the school library. Any parent is welcome
There will be a mandatory Farmers Market membership meeting and
voucher training on Thursday, March 5th, and Friday, March 6th, at
6pm at the Boyd County Extension Office on Center Street in
Catlettsburg. Anyone interested in selling at the Boyd County
Farmers Market must attend at least one of these meetings.
A history of Carter Co written by Go-Radio General Manager