The Candidate Forum for Olive Hill mayor will be
repeated on the radio, Friday 5:30-6 due to a power outage
in Olive Hill Tues causing some to miss part of
Meeting in monthly session, the Olive Hill City Council approved
the second reading of an ordinance setting the city's property tax
rate at .239 cents per $100 property valuation, just under last
year's 24 cents. Grayson has set a property tax rate of 19.3 cents
per $100, just under last year's 19.8 cents.
Project Merry Christmas will begin accepting applications on Nov 3
through Nov 14th for families needing assistance at
Christmas. Registration is at School Family Resource and
Youth Service Centers. For children 12 and under, bring
Social Security numbers, shoe size, and income information.
Distribution for Project Merry Christmas will be Dec. 20th at East
Gov. Beshear has announced that Carter County clerk Mike Johnston
has received a grant totaling $12,950 from the Ky. Dept of Library
and Archives to preserve and manage local government records.
Carter Co. Schools will be CLOSED Monday and Tuesday.
Tuesday is Election Day. Polls open at 6 am and close at 6
pm. Tune to Go Radio for election
The Olive Hill branch of the Carter Co. Library will open Nov. 3
at the former Pre School/ Kindergarten building next to the Olive
Hill Arts and Education Center
as a temporary open and location, then in December will have Grand
Opening at the location in the Arts and Education Center.
All services will be available.
The Grayson Utility Commission, Mayor George Steele and Carter Co
Judge Executive Charles Wallace say they recently learned that
after work has been underway since 2005 on preliminaries, they'll
have to wait a little longer on a project that would add a fifth
lane to the south end of Carol Malone Blvd. Money for the
construction was re-allocated two years ago and no longer exists.
Charles Wallace and Mayor George Steele sign deed to 34 acre
public park property
The absentee voting machine is now available from 8:30am to 4pm at
the Court Clerks office. Machine is available until Monday, Nov.
Collection week for Operation Christmas Child is Nov. 17th thru
the 24th. Drop off your filled shoebox at the First Baptist Church
youth building on Main St. in Grayson from 9am until 4pm Mon-Sat,
noon until 4pm on Sunday and 8am until 10am on Monday.
Northeast Comm. Action Agency has moved to it's new headquarters
in the former Upper Tygart Elementary School. Applications for the
LIHEAP program will be taken beginning Nov. 3rd. Northeast
Community Action Agency is asking for vendors for this year's
LIHEAP program. Vendors of wood, coal, heating oil and kerosene
can contact the agency at 286-4446 for information.
Senator Mitch McConnell addressed a crowd at Kentucky Christian
University student life center and talked about the Democratic war
on coal, the Obama jobless economic recovery and how if
Republicans can take control of the Senate and he becomes Majority
Leader again, that they can take the country in a different
direction. Thomas Massie, Fourth District Congressman also spoke
about 300 bills passed in the House that are sitting on Senator
Harry Reid's desk in the Senate waiting to be passed.
Laugh and Learn playdates are
scheduled from 10am until 2pm the second Thursday of each month
for children ages up to five years old. For more information
contact the Extension office at 474-6686.
Little Sandy District Health Dept is offering FREE vaccine.
Tdap, Hep B and HPV. These vaccines are for ages 19 and
over. For more information contact Carter Health Dept at
474-5109 or Elliott Co Health Dept 738-5205.
Christmas Pictures will be taken November 15th at the Elliottville
Fire Department for $20. Package includes 1 8x10, 3 5x7, and 4
wallets. Pictures will be taken from 10am-6pm, and to make an
appointment, please call Vivian Wagoner at 606-784-8585.
The American Legion Post 138 in Olive Hill will be having their
annual Veterans Day dinner on Sunday November 9th at 1pm.
The dinner is free and will be at the Olive Hill Elementary school
cafeteria. Commander Harry Justice would like to invite all
veterans and their families out to share stories and fellowship.
This is open to the public as well. Please come out and support
remove debris from Tygart Creek in Olive Hill. $19,500 plus
grants have been appropriated for the work.
East Carter High schools Army JROTC program is hosting a Veterans
Day event in the gym on November the 12th from 10am until 11am.
All veterans are welcome from all branches. Veterans from all
branches will be recognized. Please invite any veterans you know
and family of veterans are welcomed as well. There will also be a
veteran抯 breakfast at 9 AM that is free of charge. For more
information call 474-0294.
AARF is hosting it's annual Howl-iday Auction Saturday Nov. 15th
at 6pm at the Ashland Transportation Building. Dinner catered by
Texas Roadhouse. Entertainment, dinner and auction. Tickets are a
$10 donation and can be purchased at the Ashland Animal Clinic.
Call 606-922-5157 for more information. Donations are tax
A veterans field representative will be at the Carter Co.
Courthouse Monday, Nov. 3rd from 9am until noon to assist veterans
and their dependents with filing for benefits due from military
Community Hospice will hold a grief based program "Coping with the
Holidays" Nov. 6th from 6pm until 7:30pm at their office on Carter
Avenue in Ashland. Call 329-1890 to reserve your space.
The Northeastern Chapter of the Kentucky Nurses Association is
collecting new and gently used coats, gloves, and toboggans for
school-aged children until November 17th. The items collected will
be donated to children in selected Carter County Schools. If you
or a group are interested in contributing, then please contact
Courtney Hollingsworth at firstname.lastname@example.org or Christa
Thompson at email@example.com or call 606-783-6603.
The Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce is now soliciting nominations
for their 37th Annual Community Service Awards to be given at the
annual banquet on December 11th at 6:30 pm at the Grayson
Conference Center. To nominate individuals for awards in the
following categories: Community Service, Applegate Memorial,
Keystone of Grayson, Farm Family, First Responders, Teacher of the
Year, Business Person of the Year, Medical Professional of the
Year, and Youth Service. Send nominations to Chamber
Box 612. Nominations should be submitted in writing or by e-mail
no later than November 24th by 3 pm. Please include the nominee's
name, address, phone number and a brief but concise summary of the
reasons for the nomination. Nominations should be mailed to GACC.
Heritage Elementarys 3rd grade class will be having a bake sale on
Saturday November 1, beginning at 9am at the chapel house.
Hot dogs and baked goods will be sold to raise money for their
The Oldtown Volunteer Fire Dept. will be having their annual
turkey dinner on Saturday, Nov. 8th. Turkey, dressing, green
beans, mashed potatoes, cranberry salad, dessert, rolls and drink
all for $7.00. Dinner from 11am-4pm. Call 606-473-7811 for any
questions or to pick up orders.
A history of Carter Co written by Go-Radio General Manager