Jan. 16, 2013 —
Just a few weeks ago the students and families at East Carter Middle School participated in a school wide challenge to assist the Youth Services Center in raising funds and acquiring canned goods for local families in need. The total monetary amount raised was $1,168.00 and with the food that was also donated, about 55 families were provided Thanksgiving food baskets that included turkeys and all the trimmings for a Thanksgiving meal.
Kudos to all the students and parents here at ECMS, as well as the Hot Shots family, at ECMS, for bringing in almost 7,000 points to win the competition. All of those helping with the food drive are so appreciative of all the students, staff, and family members who contributed to those in need during these hard times. Students are making a difference here at ECMS and 2013 will be filled with more great things from our students!
ECMS H/PE Instructor
Jan. 16, 2013 —
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Get involved with your local chamber
Are you involved with your local chamber of commerce? Chambers of Commerce are a great way to make business contacts, and even friends.
Alcohol sales would hurt Olive Hill
I am 64 years old and I have lived in the city limits of Olive Hill my entire life. I have seen Olive Hill when it was prosperous and I have seen it when it was not so prosperous.
Against liquor sales in Olive Hill
Along the roadways of our little town, we see signs urging us to vote YES for legal liquor sales in Olive Hill. Sadly, we see no signs urging us to vote NO!
In appreciation of Pastor Barrell
Some members of the Lower Grassy Church of Christ, in my opinion, should hang their heads in shame. On February 23, 2014 a wonderful man of God and their Pastor Larry Barrell was dismissed from preaching.
Thanks for contributing to Operation Christmas Child
I’m writing to thank Grayson residents for their generosity in helping thousands of suffering children worldwide this Christmas.
Seeking ancestry information
I am searching for relatives from the Olive Hill and Grayson area in the 1800s and early 1900s.
Memory Days planning begins
I am seeking Carter County organizations with members or board members from both sides of the county.
Commending Carter Nursing and Rehabilitation
I would like to thank a moment and say thanks to Carter Nursing and Rehabilitation for the excellent care they gave my mother.
Thanks for supporting Project Merry Christmas
Another Project Merry Christmas has come and gone. It was its thirty-first year. Over a thousand Carter countians received a good Christmas on Dec. 21 when over fifty volunteers distributed toys, clothing, books, and food in three hours time to over 300 families.
Many volunteers support drug-free event for students
The Carter County Cooperative Extension Service, Carter County Youth Service Centers, and Carter County Drug Free Coalition hosted our 3rd annual enrichment event for 9th Grade Students at East and West Carter High Schools titled Truth or Consequences: The Choice is Yours.
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