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If you appreciate old-timey things including hand tools, advertising, knives, costume jewelry and more, the recently opened Man Cave Tools in Grayson likely has something of interest to you.


It's been 77 years since the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, but hearing the stories of sacrifice and loss, the wounds our nation can still feel as fresh as they did the morning of December 7, 1941.

Old fashioned candies find new enthusiasts each and every Christmas at Upper Tygart Mini Mart, a rural convenience store a few miles from Olive Hill in western Carter County.

Fighting a fire in a big box building is entirely different than tackling a blaze in a three-bedroom home. The possibility of a shooter in an institution such as a college needs a plan in place. A call about an industrial accident requires a quick response.

Jason Duvall of Duvall & Moore Funeral Home presented a check to Allen Stapleton of the Olive Hill Sons of the America Legion. Duvall is covering half of the cost for new fencing around the rear lot of the Legion hall in downtown Olive Hill. (Photo by Jeremy D. Wells)

For the entire month of December, the Carter County Public Library and children's book author Dav Pilkey, writer of the Captain Underpants series, are encouraging kids to stop by the library and drop their drawers – packaged drawers that is, into a box in front of a Captain Underpants display.

The Christmas season is a time for giving, and Carter County's Court Appointed Special Advocates are hoping to capitalize on that spirit of generosity with their 'Twelve Days of CASA' event.

Nearly 1,000 students from across eastern Kentucky and the Tri-State recently gathered at the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council for Carpenters headquarters in Grayson to take part in the Tri-State Building Trades Unions Open House. The open house is just one part of the trades' National…

Complete with hot chocolate, karaoke and a visit from Cousin Eddie, Grayson Hometown Holidays 2018 offered family fun and “Merry Christmas” memories with numerous Santa sightings despite a delayed parade.

A missing child is every parent's worst nightmare. It doesn't matter if that child is four or 34.

Olive Hill City Council took action during their regular meeting last Tuesday that should help the city move forward with their planned corridor annexation plans. Council moved to hire surveyor Kelvin Barker to work on the project which would allow them to annex the roadway, and property at …


Originally inspired by European Christmas festivals, Grayson Hometown Holidays has grown into a celebration unto itself.

Fellow performers tried to maintain composure when young Layla Everman, right, stepped up to the microphone for an unexpected solo vocal during rehearsals for the upcoming Christmas On The Hill in Olive Hill. The young singer will be joining, from left, soloist Amy Green Raegan Robertson, La…

The Grayson Gallery & Art Center will present "Thankful for the Arts" with a free opening reception for artists and the public during the monthly F!nal Fr!day Art Walk in Grayson on Nov. 30 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Grayson City Council met in special session on Monday, November 19 to set tax rates for those living within city limits. The special session allowed the council to pass the tax rate which had its first reading on Tuesday, November 13. 


Hidden Cove Golf Course Manager Marilyn Haney confesses she knew nothing about the sport when she first reported for duty at the old Carter Caves links.

Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce members and officials joined staff at the new McCloud Eye Center on Main Street in downtown Grayson for a ribbon cutting and open house at the new building Saturday. (Photos by Tim Preston)


Veterans who served in the five branches of United States Armed Forces were honored with observances, ceremonies and dinners across Carter County as area residents celebrated Veterans Day 2018.


A really good cup of coffee is a rare and precious thing. You can find a passable cup of hot, brown water just about anywhere. You can even find something you truly enjoy drinking without too much effort. But a really good cup of coffee, one with complexity and nuanced flavors is harder to find.

Author and historian James M. Gifford recently visited Grayson Rotary Club members and discussed topics including his most recent book, “Sergeant Sandlin: Kentucky's Forgotten Hero.” (Photo by Tim Preston)

Though no action was taken, the Carter County fiscal court did discuss paving allocations during a special session last Wednesday, Nov. 7.

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