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We salute the volunteer organizers, supporters and participants who gathered in Olive Hill for the 2018 event. The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life movement is the worlds largest fundraising event focused on bringing an end to cancer.

We salute everyone involved with putting together the upcoming Break The Silence Music Festival Sept. 22 at the Carter County Shrine Park in Olive Hill. Inspired by deeply personal stories, supporters hope to raise awareness of suicide prevention efforts.

There is an entire generation of citizens and new voters out there who do not remember the events of September 11, 2001, except as history.

We salute the teams, individuals, organizers and financial supporters of the upcoming Carter County Relay For Life event, with particular regard to our local cancer survivors. The celebration of life and spirit will be held Saturday, Sept. 15, at Carter County Shrine Park.

East Carter High School Boys Soccer Team

(Editor's Note - The Journal-Times is proud to share this editorial, originally published in the August 16, 2018 issue of our sister newspaper, The Morehead News. This is part of a nationwide response from journalists speaking out against the president's attacks on the free press.)

We salute the entire staff at Carter Caves State Resort Park for their efforts to earn the “Resort Park of the Year” award, as voted on by Central Office Staff and Directors for the Kentucky Department of Parks.

We salute this dedicated group of individuals for once again giving so much time and energy to preserve and present a traditional event with deep roots in Carter County. Despite once again facing challenges from Mother Nature, the 2018 fair was a well organized and well received event.

We salute the individuals and business owners who consistently support the efforts of young farmers by bidding and buying livestock during the annual Carter County Fair. The program could not survive without you.

We salute our local Special Olympics athlete from Olive Hill for his outstanding gold-medal performance at national level bowling competitions in Seattle.

We salute the members, and officers, of the Olive Hill Area Chamber of Commerce for their outstanding cooperative efforts to help the city shine during events such as the recent Homecoming Festival and the upcoming Harvest Fest.

We salute the Carter Christian Academy student for his championship performance in the 13-year-old division of State Communications Day at the University of Kentucky.

President Donald Trump and U. S. Sen. Mitch McConnell are either the best two politicians in Washington or both of them are luckier than an outhouse rat. This odd couple pairing resulted in Trump getting a 5-4 conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court that likely will go to 6-3 later t…

We salute everyone who worked together to make Olive Hill Homecoming 2018 such a tremendous success. From organizers who met tirelessly for detailed discussions to the volunteers on the streets, everyone's hard work was evident to guests throughout the week of events.

We salute our local Special Olympics bowler as he travels to Seattle, Washington as the only local participant, represent the Commonwealth of Kentucky at the national level. We add a nod to all who turned out Friday to escort Jarrell as he departed for the competition.

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