Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

Letters to the Editor

June 5, 2013

Closing Bell at Carter City full of memories

June 5, 2013 — The editor:

The Carter City community officially closed the third Carter School on Saturday, May 18, 2013. The Closing Bell ceremony was designed to be memorable, reflective, and inclusive - highlighting events and presenters from its years of operation 1939 through the 2013 school year. The event was attended by more than 350 individuals composed of current and former students, faculty, staff, board members, and superintendents. The evening showcased our history and our unity. Harold L. Holbrook, Carter City native and former student, teacher, coach, principal and superintendent, passed the torch from the current school to Grant Menix, who will enter Kindergarten this fall at the new Carter City Elementary.

The finale was offered by the school itself. Together, we stood in silence awaiting and listening for the ringing of the final Closing Bell at Carter School. It was an incredibly moving experience and one that will be etched in our minds for years to come. In the annals of Carter County School history, the farewell ceremony was certainly one for the ages.

With great appreciation, the Carter School Closing Bell Organizing Committee: Jo Holbrook Ashworth, Camila Haney, Ronald Lewis Morgan, Margaret Roark, and Glenda Haney Woods, extend sincere thanks to all those who contributed to the truly once-in-a-lifetime program:

Our Sponsors: Architectural Planning & Design of Huntington, WV and Grayson, KY, Brushy Creek Stone of Carter City, Carter High School Reunion/Camila Haney, The Commercial Bank, First National Bank, Grayson Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, Rufus G. & Vera T. Haney, Harold L. Holbrook, Messer Clay Co., Inc., Ralph’s Food Fair & Super 8, Charles Wallace, Judge-Executive, Glenda Haney Woods, Edgar B. Everman, J.F. Lewis & Company Furniture of Carter City, Dyer’s Big Sandy Superstore, Stacey Lewis Brown, City National Bank-Grayson, Baker’s Septic Service, The Chicken Coop Art & Craft Mall.

Text Only
Letters to the Editor
  • The Standard of Excellence

    This summer has been a very busy time for the schools in Carter County. Hundreds of students participated in numerous activities geared toward literacy, humanities and leadership.

    July 30, 2014

  • Thanks for supporting church yard sale

    The people at Smith Chapel Church wish to thank each one that bought at their yard sale and also the ones that gave a donation.

    July 16, 2014

  • Thanks for gifts to Hydreco tenants

    Hydreco Village and Hydreco Apartments would like to thank the students of the FCS Club (Fellowship of Christian Students) at West Carter High School.

    June 25, 2014

  • Students may be disappointed by change in prize

    I am writing you today concerning Carter Elementary PTO. I have a daughter who has perfect attendance this year. She has gone all year thinking if she had perfect attendance she would be getting the $100 prize like they gave out last year.

    May 28, 2014

  • Kids should have fair play

    I am just wondering, after attending a few East Carter baseball games, why the kids sitting on the bench never get to play?

    May 28, 2014

  • Thanks for supporting CCA golf scramble

    Carter Christian Academy would like to recognize the following hole sponsors, donors, and golf teams for your contribution in this year's golf scramble held at Hidden Cove Golf Course.

    May 28, 2014

  • Responding to allegations about jail budget

    I would like to respond to the “endorsement” that road foreman Larry McDavid ran in last week's Journal-Times. I would like to clarify and/or point out the obvious errors within that advertisement.

    May 14, 2014

  • Pleasant Valley Cemetery in need of funds

    Once again we are in need of help from everyone who owns or have loved ones buried in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

    May 14, 2014

  • Exchange student's experience is unforgettable

    My name is Eva Olsen. I’m an exchange student from Norway, completing my senior year at East Carter High School. It’s been one of my dreams to go abroad to a different country and learn a new culture. I wanted new experiences and to improve my English.

    May 14, 2014

  • Political signs being taken down

    I have a word for that person or persons who ever is taking down the signs of other candidates for the upcoming primary election. You think that no one sees you?

    May 14, 2014

Poll