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We salute members of the Pathways organization for the success of their fourth annual BELIEVE Bowling event at Dixie Lanes in Grayson Saturday. More than 80 participants thoroughly enjoyed their day at the lanes.

FRANKFORT – I shed a few tears after corporate managers at AK Steel confirmed our worst fears this week. The Ohio-based steel giant would permanently close the Ashland Works, the venerable steel mill that brought good-paying manufacturing jobs to northeastern Kentucky for nearly a century.

We salute each of the individuals and organizations represented on Interstate 64 near Olive Hill Saturday in response to numerous accidents caused by extreme cold and ice condensation. Fire fighters from Grahn, Olive Hill and Grayson were joined by city and county emergency management offici…

We salute Friends of the Library Treasurer Emily Jordan for organizing and running the organization's meetings while the group seeks a new president from among its members.

Carter County had the second highest unemployment rate in Kentucky at 7.8 percent during December, according to a report issued last week by the Kentucky Center for Statistics, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

We salute former employees of the Grayson Kmart store, especially those who dealt with huge crowds on the final day of shopping. We hope each of you will be able to quickly find new jobs and opportunities.

We salute this Carter County athlete for earning a place with the USA Junior Women's National Team.

We salute everyone who is supporting the ongoing water collection effort by Carter County's teachers and students, aimed at relief for our friends and family in nearby Martin County. The people who live there have been dealing with major water shortages as well as health concerns from using …

We salute the local civic organization for their recent financial support of Christmas funding for the East Carter Family Resource Center and West Carter Family Resource Center. Kiwanis members conducted a dessert auction in November to generate $250 for each of the programs.

I failed to look far beyond the days of this week as we tackled the tasks of assembling the Christmas issues of The Olive Hill Times and Grayson Journal-Enquirer. For a moment, I didn't realize this will be my final column of 2018 and I now feel compelled to say it has been a year I am beyon…

We salute everyone who gathered to celebrate Christmas 2018 with friends, family and other loved ones. Our best wishes to all in Carter County and around the world as we celebrate the New Year.

We salute this band of independent Christian motorcyclists for their ongoing efforts including the annual toy drive and distribution in Carter County, which provides Christmas gifts for children and families who do not always qualify for other local gift programs.

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.

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.

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