The skies above Carter County were breathtaking for hours after sunrise Sunday morning, as the leading edge of Hurricane Florence came calling.
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.
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.
I will beg everyone to pardon my enthusiasm as I enjoy the gift I received for my recent 54th birthday – a red and black Huffy bicycle with a gasoline engine.
President Trump hasn’t given Kentucky much to cheer about this year but that changed last week when he nominated Dr. Robert L. King to be assistant secretary for postsecondary education.
(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.
The cell phone on the headboard rang rudely at 8:24 a.m., obviously unaware that I had not planned to start my day for at least another hour.
I’m still a non-smoker eight months after walking away from my last pack of Camel cigarettes. That’s not a brag, but a note of encouragement to myself as I face the calendar today and recognize it is my 54th birthday.
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.
As a grandfather, I find myself worrying about the stories we see and hear about young children being coerced into criminal activity, even deadly violence.
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.
The good news is that Gov. Matt Bevin did an about-face and changed his mind about canceling vision and dental benefits and emergency transportation for about 460,000 Kentuckians.
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.
I had a wonderful time walking on trails at Camp Webb and Grayson Lake this weekend, although I once again proved myself to be a magnet for biting bugs.
My pledge to be more positive in this column is less than a month old and it’s proving to be quite a challenge in today’s toxic political and social environment.
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…
There were so many incredible items in the recent historical display at the old Olive Hill High School, it would be difficult to determine which was the most significant.
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.
A group of 10 of us first cousins from five families, brought together at the funeral of a beloved aunt, gradually worked our way to the same table in the church fellowship hall.
I woke up this morning, looked down at my shoes and realized I missed a good story last weekend when I traded $3 for some gently used footwear.
Gov. Matt Bevin told the federal government a year ago that 400,000 Kentuckians would lose expanded Medicaid benefits if his plan to implement a work requirement was not approved.
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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