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An large explosion and fire Thursday night at 5:30 was felt in
East Grayson. The former Somerset Oil Station was destroyed
after explosion and fire while tanks were being removed from
ground. No one was injured.
Carter Co. Sheriff's office says it served a search warrant on
Damron Mayo Red, and three meth labs were allegedly found inside
and 10 found outside. George R. Waggoner II, Age 34,
Grayson, was arrested and charge with manufacturing meth.
Curtis Greshan, 23, of Detroit charge with possession of
controlled substance. Brett Griffith, 52, Grayson, with drug
related charges, and Alisha Martin, 34 of
\Grayson, was charged under two bench warrants on unrelated drug
charges, according to Deputy Greg Gillum. Case under
The City of Grayson has mailed tax bills. The face value is
payable through Dec. 31st. A 4% penalty will be added beginning
Jan. 1st. After hours payments can be made in the drop box to the
rear of the Municipal Building. Payment can be made by cash,
check, or money order. No credit card payments will be accepted.
Former mayor Danny Sparks has entered a guilty plea to trafficking
in marijuana within 1,000 yards of a school. Sparks pleas
came in Carter Circuit Court and Judge Rebecca Phillips has
scheduled sentencing, as prosecutors recommended a two year prison
Grayson mayor George Steele, said Monday, that he has been advised
by Pathways that a 100-bed mens's drug and alcohol rehabilitation
center that had been planned for Grayson will not be built here as
had been announced. The mayor says he wants to further
investigate the reasons.
Grayson City Council has agreed to take over maintenance and
operation of the building known as Grayson Senior Citizens Ctr
on Hord and Second Street. The programs will
continues. The City will form advisory board, after the
Seniors board approached the city about help following cuts in
Air Evac medical
helicopter supports Firefighters fund raising boot drive
Carter County Farm
Bureau and Kee's Farm Supply served hot dogs to observe
Prospective candidates for county offices for the 2014 elections
may now file for those offices through January 28th. City
elections in both Grayson and Olive Hill will also be held in 2014
and filings for those races will be held closer to the election
Carter Caves and County Extension Homemakers Open House is Sunday
afternoon at Lewis/Caveland Lodge to view the
many trees and decorations, Refreshments will be served.
Grayson Chamber has set Dec. 12th for the annual Awards banquet,
6:30 at the Grayson Conference Center. Annual awards
County Tax Bills have been mailed. Taxpayers will now pay face
value thru Dec. 31st. A 5% penalty will be added beginning Jan.
Northeast Ky Community Action is now
accepting applications for Low Income Home Energy Assistance
program in alphabetical order at Northeast office. Names will be
accepted through Dec. 17th.
Love Out Loud Clothing Ministry will have a Christmas free
clothing giveaway for all ages and sizes. Dec. 7th from 9am until
2pm at the Kingsway Ministries building located next to Fields
Bridge on US 60 in Olive Hill. Call 606-207-4763 for more
information. Everyone is welcome. HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Christian Thanksgiving Day serving line at East Carter Middle
School. The group served 1,080 meals.
Don't miss the 1st annual WCMS Winterfest Dec. 14th beginning at
9am. There will be handmade crafts, jewelry, home accents, holiday
and personalized items. If you are interested in being a vendor
and selling merchandise at this event, please contact Rhonda Rudd
at 286-5354. Table spots are $20 per table. Deadline for
registration is December 2nd.
Benson Fruit Cakes available at Commercial Bank, James Family
Outfitters and Bob Caummisar's Office. Price is $12.50
Ashland Community and Technical College Theatre will present A
Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley on December 8 at 2:30 p.m.
Performances are in the J. B. Sowards Theatre on the College Drive
Campus. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students, seniors and
groups of 10 or more. Reserve tickets through the College
bookstore by calling 606-326-2014.
The ECMS Beginning Band and combined 7th and 8th Grade Band will
present their Christmas Concert on Dec. 12th at 7pm at the ECMS
The ECHS Concert Band will present their Christmas Concert along
with the ECHS Choir on Dec 17th at 7pm at the KCU Chapel.
Carter County Farm Bureau announces the 2014 Kentucky Farm Bureau
scholarship program is now underway. Applications can be picked up
at the farm bureau office at 127 South Hord St. Grayson or from
the high school guidance counselors. Applications must be
postmarked by February 28th, 2014 to be considered. Winners will
be notified by May 16th.
Sarah's Place will be offering the Kentucky State Certified Nurse
Aide Classes beginning Monday, January 6th and ending February
28th. Register in person at Sarah's Place on December 9th-13th
A history of Carter Co written by Go-Radio General Manager