We salute the individuals and local business leaders and teams for their continued support of Project Merry Christmas in Carter County. While you may never know whose lives you've touch, be assured you are making an incredible difference in someone's life.
Christmas giving to families, especially those with small children, brings out the best in most people but the circumstances surrounding some of the recipients often become an aggravation to some of us who give.
I was all smiles last week after speaking with Tommy Clay, owner of Clay Music Company in Belle, West Virginia.
We salute everyone who worked to organize Grayson Hometown Holidays 2018, as well as those who volunteered to help keep everything running smoothly as families came together to enjoy Carter County's genuine Christmas spirit.
After “remember in November” turned out to be basically a hollow threat, Gov. Matt Bevin recently felt comfortable enough to take another swipe at teachers and the Kentucky Education Association.
We salute the on-stage performers as well as everyone else, from kitchen staff and servers to ushers and organizers, who contribute their time and energy to this outstanding annual extravaganza of Olive Hill talent.
It was a few years ago that I began to notice that clothing manufacturers needed better quality control in marking sizes on men’s clothes, especially trousers.
A team of seven gathered at the edge of Olive Hill last week to visit one of city’s most historic and colorfully named areas - The Devil’s Backbone.
Before continuing with this discourse on tomorrow’s annual feast of gratitude, I remind you that Thanksgiving is the only American holiday where we eat the mascot.
Thanksgiving is tomorrow and most of us will heartily embrace that uniquely American tradition by gathering family around us and by eating too much.
We have been on a mighty coffee kick in recent days after purchasing a couple of bags of coffee beans roasted fresh in Grayson and offered for sale at Olive Hill’s “The Drive In.”
We salute every individual who has served this great nation with service in America's military, as well as their families. As we observe Veterans Day 2018, we also pause to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service of the United States of America.
We salute the local boxer upon his most recent victory in the ring to become the new WBF North American Champion. Yates aspiration and dedication to becoming a champion athlete is truly commendable.
This is one of those unusual weeks when we put everything in the newspaper together ahead of time, and hold space for the results of Tuesday's elections in Carter County.
Let me make one thing perfectly clear today, I still believe with all of my heart that America is the grandest nation in the world and that Americans are the kindest, most welcoming and incredibly generous human beings anywhere.
We salute everyone who plans to vote during the upcoming election, as well as the volunteers and professionals who will report early and finish late as they tend to the duties of polling places and related duties on election day.
Trick-Or-Treat night and our press schedule had no way to meet this week, although everyone seemed to be more than ready for Tuesday evening's candy gathering as of Monday morning.
We salute everyone responsible for making the second “It's Fall Y'all Harvest & Crafts Festival” an excellent experience. Visitors surely felt Olive Hill's warm welcome despite brisk autumn temperatures during the weekend.
We’re glad that Kinder Morgan decided to abandon a pipeline project that would have endangered tens of thousands of residents in Kentucky – including Rowan County – and five other states from Texas to Ohio.
We salute Grayson Rotary Club members, along with local merchants and groups, for bringing a renewed enthusiasm to Grayson's Funtoberfest celebration. The Staff at WUGO/WGOH radio deserve extra praise for hosting a well-attended dance party on Park Street Saturday. Members of the Grayson Fir…
We salute participating members of the volunteer group for their recent efforts to remove tires and other trash from along Tygart Creek. The task is incredibly challenging and the organization's hands-on approach deserves tremendous public praise.
I stood on the platform of an abandoned railroad passenger station to watch a slowly moving freight train hauling hopper cars of potash.
The unprecedented, public and gory battle is over. Brett Kavanaugh is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court but the war may be far from finished.
We salute Grayson Rotary Club members as well as the numerous community partners who have signed up to keep Grayson's annual Funtoberfest celebration alive. Festival chairman Janie Sturgill and Grayson Rotary President Aaron Kitchen and committee members have gone above and beyond to make th…
Decades have passed since I last hugged my buddy Randy Rice, who immediately stepped up to fulfill an unusual request Sunday morning.
As my wife and I prepared to escort her father to a military reunion at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, I realized how little I knew about that famous place.
It is more ridiculous than the mysterious Nigerian prince who offers to send you $50 million to hide in your personal bank account – after you send him the account number!
I'm back at the editor's desk on a rainy Monday following a few days off, which I spent mostly watching the rain fall.
We salute the volunteers, sponsors, supporters and performers who joined forces in Olive Hill during the weekend to celebrate life with a variety of live music in an effort to bring awareness of, and alternatives to, suicide.
- Man Cave Tools open in Grayson
- Horse-drawn wagon provides last ride for Rodgers
- New Chamber president to “focus on commerce”
- Editor's Notebook: Pinball and video game memories, familiar last name and a used stripper
- Property Transfers 10/22-31
- Couple climbs Egyptian pyramid, poses nude
- Paving the way for trades: Annual open house event draws a crowd
- Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce 41st Annual Community Service Awards
- Christmas on the Hill 2018
- Grayson Christmas Parade