Greenhill Excavation has announced that Lower Smoky Road in Olive
Hill will be closed 7am until 5pm on Tuesday, June 28th for tile
A black bear was reported seen on a residential lawn Saturday
afternoon in Grayson's Green Oaks Subdivision. The location is
across U.S. 60 from the Go Radio Studios. This report goes with a
recent sighting near the Rehab Center in East Grayson.
The Grayson Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at
a Marathon Station, located on North Kentucky 1 & 7 near the
Double-A Highway junction. Any information can be furnished to
Sgt. Tony McDavid or Officer Donald Beller by calling
The Carter County Ambulance Service Board will meet in special
session on Wednesday, June 29th, the budget & tax rate will be
The Grayson City Council has approved the next fiscal year budget
totaling $2,315,091, which becomes effective July 1st. Council
also learned that three of the six businesses that had been
identified as being delinquent in their business licensing fees
have paid what was owed since being notified.
The Carter Co. Fiscal Court has tabled until the July meeting, the
matter of placing the Library Tax onto the November Ballot. The
Court has also approved the Fiscal Year budget that goes into
effect July 1st. Meeting in special session, the Court also
approved hiring one full time and two part time employees for the
911 system, gave a 30 cents per hour wage increase across the
board to all county employees, beginning July 1st, and will accept
bids until 4pm on July 11th to make repairs to the Courthouse
Kelli Moore will be the new principal at East Carter High School.
Moore will succeed Larry Kiser, who is retiring. Moore has been
the assistant principal at East Carter Middle School and a teacher
at Prichard Elementary.
Carter County is operating it's own health department. Jeff Barker
has been named to head the department.
In a change, the Grayson City Council has announced that Fifth
Street between Carol Malone Blvd. and Robert and Mary Ave. WILL
become a two way street, The change comes following another
request by the East Side Church of Christ. The change will be
effective July 1st.
The School Summer Food Program offers free food for anyone 18 and
under... Sheila Bradshaw is director. Lunch at East High through
July 15 11-12 and Breakfast 8-9 and July 11-15 at West
High, Lunch through July 15. NO breakfast will be served at
West. Also available for Vacation Bible Schools and Summer Day
Olive Hill Chamber of Commerce has announced the program for the
Fourth of July Celebration. The event will open on Friday, July
1st with a special dinner and show at the Tea Room. Saturday, July
2nd will be filled with activities, including the parade, with
more to follow Sunday and Monday.
The West Carter Youth with cooperation from
other agencies is launching the Galaxy Project to help build a
Youth Center. Check out Internet site for videos.---
www.galaxyouth.com produced by Tim Asher.
construct new sidewalks along the corner of Main St. and
Landsdowne Avenue near the new parking lot.
Carter Co. Fiscal Court says that the county-wide
clean up program will be held in late July, with dates and other
details to be announced later. Election Board will propose
to trade some current voting machines for scanning machines for
paper ballot use, to speed up Election Day.
East Carter High School Class of '76 will be holding their 40th
reunion Saturday, July 30th at the Social Room at 5405 Roberts
Drive in Ashland. Event begins at 6pm with dinner, a program, and
music. Tickets are $25 for one or $40 per couple. For more
information or to purchase tickets, call Wilma Whitt at
606-474-3245, or e-mail Susan Johnson at
Nutrition Day Camp will be held at the Elliott Co. Extension
Office on June 28th-30th from 10am-3pm each day. Lunch and snacks
will be provided. The camp is for students in Elliott Co. through
grades 4th-6th in the fall. You must provide transportation to and
from the camp. For more information or to register, call 738-6400.
Community Hospice will offer several community-based grief session
in June & July. All groups are open to the public. Anyone who
has suffered the loss of a loved one is encouraged to attend. For
additional information or to reserve a space, contact Community
Hospice Bereavement Department ay 606-329-1890 or 1-800-926-6184.
The Rattlesnake Ridge Community will be celebrating its 40th
year in operation on July 9th with free bluegrass music at 7pm and
fireworks at dusk. Weather permitting, bring a lawn chair. Call
474-2920 for more info.
Getting ready for Carter County's
second Autism Walk at KCU
Commercial Bank of Grayson presents 1st Annual Bottom Dollar
Cruise is July 4, 2016 at 12:00pm- 4:00pm. Free registration at
the Olive Hill Office Concession will be sold, benefiting Carter
County Relay For Life. Trophies awarded and live music. Contact
Brenda Wilson at 474-7811 for more information.
3rd Annual Christmas in July 5k run/walk July2nd West Carter
Middle School. Pre-registration $20 until July 1st. Day of race
registration $25. Registration starts at 8:00am race begins at
8:30am. Participants will receive a T-shirt. All proceeds benefit
Carter County Project Merry Christmas. Contact Cynthia Hill or
Rachel Bowling@ Commercial Bank of Grayson for more information.
9th Annual John "Hop" Brown Relay for Life Golf Scramble July 9th
at Eagle Trace Golf Course. $80 per person, $320 per team.
Call or text Sharon at 606-255-0168 or Gerad at 859-553-2660.
The Elliot County Farmer's Marker will be open on Tuesdays and
Fridays now until the end of October, starting at 8am daily.
Produce will include: potatoes, onions, beets, and cabbage.
Chamber Cup Golf Scramble at Hidden Cove Golf Course at Grayson
Lake State Park will be Saturday, Sept. 10th. Register at 7:45am,
tee off at 8:30am. Snacks, prizes, and lunch will be available.
Program orientation will be held at West Carter Adult Education
Center July 5th at 9am for current and new students as well as
program volunteers that operate under paid parties. All Ready to
Work and Learn to Work in programs from West and East need to
attend. Call 286-0137 for more information.
Grayson and Olive Hill Senior Citizen Centers will be closed
Monday, July 4th.
Grayson Senior Citizen Centers Picnic at the Grayson Lake will be
held Thursday July 21 at Shelter #3. Any and all seniors over 60
are welcome to attend. Please, being a dish and join us.
Little Sandy Beekeepers will be having at The Extension
Office in Grayson on July 5th at 6:00pm. Tammy Horn will be
speaking on Oxcalic Acid and Varroa mite control. Everyone is
The Willard American Legion Post 342 will be having Karaoke
Saturday, July 2nd. Everyone is welcome.
A history of Carter Co written by Francis Nash