Sept. 8: East Carter High School SBDM (Site Base Decision Making) monthly meeting will be held Wednesday, Sept. 8, 4:15 p.m. in the school library.

• Sept. 8: The FIVCO Long Term Ombudsman Advisory Council will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2 p.m. in the meeting room of the Boyd County Library, 1740 Central Ave., Ashland. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact Angela K. Rigsby, FIVCO District Ombudsman at 606.329.1321 ext. 2323 or toll-free at 1.877.295.4137, ext. 2323.

Sept. 8 – 11: US Patriots/MC KY Chapter will have the 5th Annual Thunder in the Hill Rally Sept. 8 – 11. Cost is $10 a person. There will be music, concessions, bike games, 50/50 raffle and bon fire. Vendors are welcome at $50 per vendor. For more information, call 606.316.2680. Directions: From Exit 172 off I64 go 11 miles south on Rt. 7. The rally will be on the right. Watch for signs.

Sept. 9: Olive Hill High School Class of 1970 will be meeting on Sept. 9, 6 p.m. at the Three Pine Church Fellowship Hall to discuss details for a class reunion. All OHHS Class of 1970 members are invited to attend. For more information call 606-356-0682 or 606-776-4246.

• Sept. 9: Carter County Farm Bureau will host it's annual election of officers and directors Thursday, Sept. 9, 7 p.m. in the farm bureau meeting room, located at 127 S. Hord Street, Grayson.

Sept. 10: Crabb Revival will be in concert, Sept. 10th, starting at 7 p.m. at the West Carter High School Gym in Olive Hill. Pastor Travis Duncan and Associate Pastor Nancy Duncan of the New Harvest Independent Church are hosting the event.  Tickets are $10 at the door. 12 and under attend free.

• Sept. 10 – 11: Greenbo Lake State Resort Park will hold its Camper Trade Days Sept. 10-11, 2010. Come and enjoy the September weather and sell those unwanted collectables. Clean out your attics, basements, garages and even that mystery closet. Bring anything you want to get rid of (suitable for public viewing), or handcrafts that you want to sell. You must be in a camping site to set up a trading or selling area. No food, drinks or firearms may be sold. There will be a free bean dinner for campers on Friday, Sept. 10, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The campground will be open to the public for the sale on Saturday, Sept. 11, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call 800-325-0083 for more information.

• Sept. 10-11: Old Time Machinery & Antique Association in Grayson will present its 29th Annual Show Friday and Saturday, Sept. 10 - 11. The schedule of events: Friday - Mini Tractor Drive at 5 p.m. and Tractor Drag Race 7 p.m. with free admission. Saturday - Free Kiddie Tractor Pull sponsored by Colegrove Temco at 1 p.m., Tractor games and parade, Cake Walk every 30 minutes starting at noon, $1 per person per walk. Proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund. Raffle drawing for the 1952 Ford 8-N Tractor will be at 7p.m. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. General admission is $1 per person with children under 10 free. For more information, call 474.8189, 474.5268 or 474.5879 or email missjudy1944@yahoo.com.

• Sept. 11: Carter County Shrine second annual Jammin At the Park Pig Roast is set for Saturday, Sept. 11 at 5 p.m.  The cost is $20 to enjoy music and food. Anyone wanting to bring instruments and join in are welcome. For more information call Chris Binion at 286.1805.

• Sept. 11: Meet and Ride Tractor Drive is scheduled for Sept. 11. Those participating will meet at the Chicken Coop on the AA Highway, 11 miles from Grayson and 16 miles from Vanceburg. The tractors will pull out at 10 a.m. and return at 4 p.m. There will be a stop for lunch with good food and yummy ice cream cones at the Quik Stop on Rt.7.  All are invited to come and join in the fun and bring family and friends. This is a nonprofit, free, family-fun day. Past participants have brought a wagon full of family members to go with them. Some even have four to five generations on one wagon. For information, weather related questions or directions, call Connie Harris at 606.474.5223 or 606.922.3118.

• Sept. 13: The Carter County Republican Women will meet Monday, Sept. 13, 6 p.m. in the meeting room at Shoney's Restaurant in Grayson. Republican women are invited and encouraged to attend and join as a members. For more information, contact Janice Prezioso at 286.2351 or Shawnie Hensley at 474.0817.

• Sept. 13: The Olive Hill Planning and Zoning Committee will meet in regular session, Monday, Sept. 13th, at the restored Olive Hill High School, 120 Comet Drive, Olive Hill, starting at 7 p.m.

• Sept 14: St. Claire Regional will host a Diabetes Support Group with a free educational presentation, Tuesday, September 14, 2010, at 6 p.m., in Café D-located on the second floor of the medical center. This month’s focus is “Portion Distortion”. Foods that contain carbohydrates raise blood glucose and by learning how to track them individuals can better manage their diabetes. Participants will learn how to set their maximum carbohydrate intake and how to calculate the carbohydrate content of foods they eat. The support group is free to the community and open to anyone with diabetes and their family or caregivers. For more information, call 606-783-6702.

• Sept. 14: The Grayson Are Chamber of Commerce will meet on September 14 at noon  at Shoney’s Restaurant with speaker Superintendent Darlene Gee Addressing the group.  Visit the chamber’s website at www.graysonchamber.org for all the latest chamber events and become a member to support the local community.  The Chamber and Carter County CARES continues to organize Funtober Fest for Saturday, October 2 beginning a 9 a.m. with a parade at 2 p.m. and concluding with the Carter County Corn Maze from 5-8 p.m. at the Carter County Fair Grounds.

Sept. 16: Christ Community Church is hosting monthly “Lasting Changes” meetings each 3rd Thursday. The next meeting is Thursday, Sept. 16, 6:30 p.m. The topic is Health by the Numbers by Janet Rayburn, RN. Anyone wanting to make healthy lifestyle changes is invited to attend. The church is located in the white building across from Smokey Valley Truck Stop.

• Sept. 18: The Hitchins Post will present Hitchins Fest, Sept. 18 at 11 a.m. There will be live Bluegrass music with Dave Carroll and New River Line, Jonathan Buckner and Chosen Road, Pactolus Pony Riders, Chain Reaction, Dustin Burchett and Born Country and The Zack Bentley Show. And it’s all for the best price in the country – Free! Concessions will be sold.

• Sept. 18: West Carter High School Girls Soccer Team fundraiser is set for Sept, 18th, at 6 p.m. There will be a soup bean dinner, along with an auction in the West Carter High School Cafeteria. Menu includes soup beans, corn bread, kraut, fried potatoes, dessert and drink, all for $6. Tickets are being sold in advance and at the door.

Sept. 18: Descendants of Isaac D. and Henrietta Stamper will have a family reunion at noon, September 18th, at Bruin, Grayson Lake. Everyone is urged to bring a covered dish and family information to share.

Sept. 18: James Family Reunion will take place Saturday, Sept. 18, 1 p.m. at the home of Phil and Evelyn James, 2249 Smith's Run, Olive Hill. For information or directions call 606.286.8480. All are invited to participate in the annual family reunion auction, bring a covered dish and enjoy the day.

• Sept. 18: Josies Dreams Fun Horse Show will be Sept. 18 at the Olive Hill Shrine Park. Show starts at 1pm, gates open at 11am. 24 classes including a special needs class for any age accompanied by an adult. For more info. call Bonnie Clark 255-0763.

• Sept. 25: Carter County GED Graduation will be Saturday, September 25th  at noon at the Industrial Parkway Technology Drive Campus, “Rocky Adkins Pavilion”.  We invite the community to join us in celebrating the many hours of hard work and accomplishments of our 2010 graduates. Expected graduates should RSVP by Sept. 10 at 286-0137.

Sept. 25: Webbville Volunteer Fire Dept. will hold a poker run Saturday Sept. 25th beginning at 11 a.m. ath the fire department. $15 per bike and $5 for each additional rider. Prizes will be awarded. Call 606.652.9614 or 606.367.2830.

• Sept. 26: Withrow family and friends reunion will be held at the Grayson Lake, Shelter #4, all day long on Sept. 26. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, contact Hugh Withrow 606-475-3003, Wanda Withrow 606-474-6484, Rosemary Kartune 606-474-0473, or Linda Butcher 606-475-1456.

• Oct. 1 & 2: The Olive Hill High School Alumni and Friends Association will be having their third annual reunion on Oct.1 and 2. Letters have been sent. If you do not receive your letter or know of someone who didn't and would want to be on the mailing list, please contact Rose Ann Raybourn Perkins--606-286 -5346.  Reservations must be made by September 20th.

• Oct. 2: Carter County CARES is organizing the 8th Annual Grayson Funtober Fest set for Saturday, October 2. This year’s theme will be “STOP CHILDHOOD HUNGER” Events that have been confirmed so far are the Rotary Pancake Breakfast, Balloon Creatures, Pumpkin Painting Contest, KDMC Health Screenings, Chili contest, Merchants specials with prizes, costume parade, pet costume contest, Carter County Corn Maze, Handcraft Fair,  fall photos, motorcycle show, pie contest, gift bags as well as others being planned. Other events will be added to our webpage at www.graysonchamber.org. Contact Pat Collier at chamber office for more information.

• Oct. 11: Homemaker Week. Carter County Extension Homemaker Week will be Oct. 11 to 15. Please be thinking of ideas to promote your organization throughout Carter County.

• Oct. 21: The Paramount Arts Center and Greenbo Lake State Resort Park through the Big Read program will be producing a dinner theatre featuring Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park’s conference facilities, Thursday, October 21, 2010 starting at 6:30 p.m. The dinner will include a choice of prime rib or grilled salmon, chef’s special soup, fresh Kentucky Proud produce salad, two chef’s special vegetables, one of our tasty desserts and a drink (ice tea or Pepsi beverage), which will be served as a course at the beginning and during each intermission of the play. We have a package that includes lodging, dinner and the show for two at $136 (which includes a free continental breakfast) and the dinner and show tickets are $35 per person. Please make reservations by October 8 with Stephanie Poplin at 800-325-0083 or Stephanie.poplin@ky.gov

• Oct. 17: Morehead State University will be hosting a prom for mentally challenged persons on Oct. 17.

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