WATER PUMP EMERGENCY IN GRAYSON. Please
conserve water. Stay tuned to Go radio for information on
Bottled Water, and etc.
FEMA has opened an assistance center in Olive Hill at the former
Northeast Kentucky Community Action Center (the "LIHEAP" building)
on Hitchins Avenue behind the City Park. It is important that
flood victims first contact FEMA by calling 1-800-621-3362 to
register with FEMA. The recovery center will be open Monday
through Saturday from 9am until 7pm and will handle flood victims
from Carter and Rowan Counties.
Meeting recently, the Grayson City Council said that the
demolition of a structure on the corner of Main Street and
Landsdowne Avenue will have to wait pending a study of possible
asbestos in the structure. A bid to a Lexington firm was approved.
Council voted 4-2 on a first reading of a fireworks ordinance.
Council set the motor vehicle watercraft property tax rate at
17.68 cents per $100 valuation. Council also heard from the Fire
Department that the improvement of the departments ability
to answer calls went from a 6 to a 4, which could help residents
with their homeowners insurance rates. A purchase contract for to
buy 100 tons of street salt was also approved.
The Rush branch of the First National Bank of Grayson was robbed
at about 2:15 Friday afternoon, August 7th. The bank is offering a
$5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction
of the person who robbed the Rush Branch. An armed man dressed in
black entered the bank and demanded cash. Two customers along with
the staff were in the bank at the time but no one was injured. The
man left the bank with an undetermined amount of cash and went
into the woods behind the branch. Detective David Boorman is
investigating. Call 1-800-222-5555 with any information.
Rattlesnake Ridge Water District's plant and pumping operations
have been recognized as the best in Kentucky.
Kings Daughter's Medical Center is holding a Sports Medicine
clinic each Saturday from 8am through 10am August 22nd through
November 7th at Medical Plaza B at the hospital. Call 327-0036 for
Old Time Machinery and Antique Assoc. SPECIAL club meeting
Thursday Aug 27th 7:30 If any club member can be there at 5 pm to
help clean up grounds and buildings it would be appreciated.
The meeting at the Showgrounds, Rt 7 South to finalize plans for
the annual Show, Saturday Sept 12th
Tygart Creek will be hosting a 5K Run and Kids Color Splash Run on
Saturday, Sept 19th at West Carter Middle School. You can
Pre-register now through Thursday, Sept 3rd. Pre-registration fee
is $20 for adults and $10 for kids, and you are guaranteed a
shirt. Race day registration will begin at 7:30 and the cost
is $25 for adults and $15 for kids. Contact Debra Gee at 286-8498
for more information.
American Legion Post 138 presents the 1st Annual CARNIVAL! It will
be held August 26, 27, 28 and 29 at the Legion Park in Olive Hill.
Bring the kids out to enjoy the end of summer with rides &
Olive Hill is looking at grants to replace the main water line
through downtown at a cost of $880.000.
Carter Co Library in Grayson is closed while $275,000 renovation
continues with new front lobby, elevator and second floor
renovated for Adult Education Center.
Grayson Tourism and Convention Commission has reorganized with Ken
Beck, chairman, Teresa Bush, Vice President, Dustin Howard,
Treasurer and Sherry Johnson, Secretary. New members
appointed, Tony Collier and Melissa Brooks.
The Olive Hill "Cooper Clayton Method to Stop Smoking" classes
will now be held on Wednesdays instead of Mondays.
Carter Co. Emergency Medical Service has approved Dennis
Midkiff as new Administrator of Ambulance Service. He had
been in charge of Paris EMS in Bourbon Co.
Everyone is invited to a gospel singing show Sunday, September 6th
at 7pm in the Performing Arts Center located next to the Elliott
County High School. It is FREE, but donations will be accepted.
Sponsored by Sandy Hook Fire & Rescue-- come out to support
your local volunteer fire department. For more information, call
Michael Dickerson at 738-6099.
The Carter Co. Special Olympics League of Super Heroes will be
having a midnight glow 5k run/walk Sept. 18th at 12am beginning at
Global Tanning in Grayson. Preregister before Sept. 12th cost
$20.00 after Sept. 12th cost $25.00. Register at All That Blooms,
Lakeway Express Gas Station and Grayson City Building. For more
info. contact Diana Steele at 474-4225. Sign up for Carter Co.
Special Olympics as volunteer or athlete, Call Amanda Gee at
474-0424 or Kerie Steele 571-5003
Friends of the Carter County Public Library will be having a used
book sale at the Olive Hill Arts and Education Center (formerly
Olive Hill High School on Saturday, Sept. 26th from 9am-5pm and
Sunday, Sept. 27th, from 1pm-5pm. No credit cards will be
accepted. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call
Heidi Wineland at 474-3241 or Michelle Burton at 316-0585.
Carter City Elementary PTO will be hosting a yard sale to raise
money for student incentives throughout the school year. The date
is September 5th, from 9am-3pm at Carter City Elementary. All
donations are appreciated until Sept. 1st, and can be dropped off
behind the school, in the loading dock, during school hours.
The City of Ashland along with the Recreation Department would
like to announce LaborFest in Central Park, Monday, Septermber 7 -
Bandstand - 2 pm. Entertainment, free ice cream social, door
prizes, cotton candy by Sweet and Sassy, Peanuts will be there to
create balloon art for the children, corn hole, face painting and
lots of family fun to end the summer season. Bring lawn chairs and
come out and enjoy. Mayor Chuck Charles will be present to welcome
all attendees. LaborFest is a tribute to the working people of
This is a public search to attempt to find the location of the
body of Clifton Sigman. We will meet in the Prichard Elementary
School parking lot on August 30th at 11:00am. For more
information, please contact Angela at 859-619-1009.
There is a $1,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of
whomever broke into Larry B. Doucet's truck that was parked at
McFarland Murray Chevrolet between the evening hours of August
23rd through the early morning hours of August 24th. Various
telecom equipment, work badges, and personal items were stolen.
Reward will only be given if tips lead to the arrest and
conviction of the person or persons responsible for this crime.
Contact Grayson Police Department to report any information.
A Veterans Field Representative will be at the Carter Country
Courthouse in Grayson, KY on Tuesday September 8th from 9:00am
until noon. To apply, veterans need to furnish copies of pertinent
documentation to verify eligibility. For further information,
please call toll free 1-866-244-8970 to speak with a Veterans
Benefits Field Representative.
Carter County Farm Bureau will hold its annual election of
Officers and Directions on Thursday September 10th at 6:30pm in
the Farm Bureau meeting room.
The Oldtown Fire Department will be a song fest Friday September
the 4th. Country cooking is available at $6 a plate, which
includes a drink and dessert. Food will be served at 6:00pm, and
the concert begins at 7:00pm.
The Carter County Retired Teachers' Association will meet
Wednesday, September 2, at Carter Caves State Park Lodge. The
speaker will be Chris Perry, Carter Caves State Park Manager.
Registration begins at 10:30 am. All members and recently retired
teachers are encouraged to attend.
A history of Carter Co written by Go-Radio General Manager