The Grayson-Olive Hill Chamber and Carter Co.
Broadcasting will sponsor Candidate Forums in
October for the local races in the November election. These
will be in the evening from 5:30 - 6 pm ON WGOH, WUGO,
ON-LINE AND TV 14. The schedule is as follows:
Oct 13 State Senate; Oct 14 State Representative, Oct 15
District Judge; Oct 16 County Attorney; Oct 20 Judge
Executive Oct 21 County Jailer; Oct 22 County
Sheriff; Oct 27 Grayson mayor; Oct 28 Olive Hill
Employees of the Little Sandy District Health Department have
appealed to the Carter County Fiscal Court to provide more office
space for the Department.
The Health Department occupies the first floor of the Courthouse,
with that space expanded after clinics in Grayson and Olive Hill
were closed. Judge-Executive Charles Wallace says he intends
to work on getting the Olive Hill clinic re-opened. The matter of
Health Department space was discussed in Tuesday抯 Fiscal Court
A former Carter County bailiff, Earl E. Buckler, has been named in
a federal lawsuit by a woman who was In custody. Michael Ann
Porter alleges she was sexually assaulted while being transported
by Buckler between the Carter County Detention Center and the
Carter County Justice Center. Also named in the suit
due to their official capacity were Sheriff Casey Brammell, the
Sheriff抯 office, Carter County, and Judge Executive Charles
Kentucky State Police at Ashland Post 14 have said that an
eleven-year-old female juvenile, alleged to be responsible for
creating a ficticious social media account that closed Greenup
Schools, has been charged with terroristic threatening, First
Degree. Police said the posting included threats of bombing and
shooting. No specific schools were named in the
threat. Terroristic threatening is a Class C Felony and is
punishable by imprisonment not less than five years nor more than
Meeting in monthly session, the Olive Hill City Council set it's
property tax rate at .239 cents per $100 property valuation.
Council has held the first reading of the rate ordinance. Council
also tabled action on a contract for employee uniforms, rugs and
supplies, and gave approval to West Carter Middle School and
Tygart Creek Elementary School for use of city streets for 5-K
Carter County Fiscal Court has set the following tax rates: .440
real estate and .0643 for tangible properties for the County
Extension Office; .040 for both real estate and tangible property
for the Health Dept.; and .073 for real estate and .086 for
personal property for county tax rates. Rates are the same as last
Funtoberfest in Grayson is scheduled for October 4th. Deadline for
chili cookoff teams to register is Oct. 2nd. Call 474-4401 for
Carter Co. Fiscal Court has been granted $215,500 the KY
Transportation Cabinet's Dept. of Rural and Municipal Aid for
repairs of roads in the county. Roads to be affected are Dry Fork,
Aden Road, Fultz, Square Lick, Cory Road, Steward Branch,
Everman's Creek, and Bourbon Hollow.
Carter Co. Board of Education has approved a property tax rate of
46.5 cents per $100 property valuation, the same rate as in past
years. The Board also approved the 2015 final working budget of
about $49.1 million dollars, slightly more than last year.
Grayson City Council has voted to keep alcohol package sales in
Grayson Monday through Saturday only, voting no to the idea of
The Carter Co. Fiscal Court has announced Dumpsters provided for
Clean Up on this schedule, Each day open 9 am to 7 pm; Sept
20- Olive Hill County Maintenance Garage. No
batteries, tires, paint, hazardous material or ordinary household
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.
The Prichard High School Class of 1969 will
have their 45th class reunion, Sept. 20th, 2014, 6-9 P.M., at
Lewis Caveland Lodge, Carter Caves State Park. For more
information, please call 474-9002 or 474-4294
Webbville Vol. Fire Department 2nd Annual ATV-Off Road Poker Run
will be Sept. 20th. Registration at 9am. Ride begins at 10am.
Pre-register by Sept. 20th for $10 per rider, $5 additional rider.
Call 606-652-9437 for more information.
A caregiver support group meeting will be held the second Tuesday
of each month at the Grahn Community Center from 2pm until 3pm.
For more information contact Teresa Rayburn at FIVCO at
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.
On September 20-22, the Friends of the Carter County Public
Library will host its annual Fall Book Sale at the Grayson Art
Gallery on Carol Malone Boulevard. Books, DVDs, CDs, and LPs for
sale at the event cost from 25 cents to $5.00. The sale will run
from 9am-5pm on the 20th, 1pm-5pm on the 21st, and 9am-3pm on the
22nd. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Fall Mums for sale at West Carter High School Greenhouse. The sale
is going on Monday through Friday, from 8am-5pm. Call 606-286-2481
for more information. Price is $6 each, colors are yellow, red,
white, orange/bronze, and pink/lavender.
Tygart Creek Elementary will be sponsoring a Tiger Color Run and a
Kid Color Splash on September 20th. The Tiger Color Run will be a
5k run/walk and will begin at 9 am. The Kid Color Splash will
begin at 8:30 am. T-shirts will be guaranteed for the participants
that pre-register. Registration is $20. For more information call
Hopes And Dreams Fun Horse Show will be Sat. Sept 27th at 1pm at
the Shrine Show Grounds in Olive Hill. 23 classes. Special needs
and beginner class will have horses and spotters provided. For
more info call 315-0907.
The Nick Yancy Nischan Foundation will be hosting the 4th Annual
Funtoberfest 5K Memory Walk/Run on Saturday, October 4th, at 8am.
The race will begin at First Church of Christ. Proceeds from the
race will be used to benefit Relay for Life, the Carter County
Community Fund, Foundation for the Tri-State Community, and the
Nick Yancy Nischan Foundation. Registration forms are available at
First Church of Christ and must be turned in to Betsy Fannin at
Family Vision Health Center or Julie Lewis at Grayson RECC by
Monday, September 29th, or mail it to PO Box 485 in Grayson, KY,
Flu shots will be given at Grahn School Community Center,
Saturday, September 20th from 9-11am. There will be no charge for
those with Medicare, Medicaid, Wellcare, Coventry and state
employees. You can call 606-286-0177 for more information.
The Prichard Elementary Fall Festival will be held Friday,
September 26th from 5:30-7:30. There will be a silent auction,
lots of food, games, prizes and fun. Everyone is welcome to
There will be a Bluegrass Music Show at The Rattlesnake Ridge
Community Center on Saturday September 27th featuring
Hammertowne. Show begins at 7pm. Admission is $8.
The Grahn Volunteer Fire Department will be having a bean dinner
at Pleasant Valley Church Saturday, September 20th, from
12noon-7pm. $5.00 per person. Proceeds benefit Lonnie Sturgill to
help with medical expenses.
A history of Carter Co written by Go-Radio General Manager