Olive Hill Chamber of Commerce President Lisa Messer Conley says she knows that many people consider the census count to be an invasion of privacy. But, she says, it really isn't that invasive, and doesn't require the submission of any personal information.
Citing lower costs and the digital age, Republican State Rep. Jerry Miller has introduced legislation to remove paid public notices from newspapers and instead post them for free on local government websites.
What do Elvis Presley, the 2020 Census, low income home loans, community and economic development, and business growth all have in common? They were all topics on the agenda for the Jan. 16 meeting of the Carter County Community Partners. Representatives from FIVCO, SOAR, and Frontier Housin…
Progress on the Olive Hill Welcome Center is coming right along, and though it means the Chamber will be looking for a new place – or places – to meet, Chamber President Lisa Messer Conley is excited to get the center open.
Carter County Youth Leadership have taken on the task of cleaning up Carter County for their project this year, and though the 28 high school juniors from across the county aren't going to start until April, they're wasting no time in getting organized and creating a game plan.
Lyla is a 1-1/2-year-old female lab mix. She’s a friendly girl and loves to go for walks. Lyla’s $75 adoption fee includes rabies vaccination and being spayed. You can stop by and meet her at the Carter County Animal Shelter, Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to noon.
The new park project in Grayson was officially named the Carter County Sports Park Complex during groundbreaking ceremonies last year, but since then it has been informally referred to as the Grayson Sports Park in meetings, releases, and other communications.
Longtime Carter Caves naturalist, and friend of the park and community, John Prichard Tierney has passed away at the age of 73. Tierney “entered into rest,” as his obituary reads, on the evening of January 11, at St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead.
The Grayson Tourism & Convention Commission met in regular session last Thursday to discuss various issues related to tourism in the city and to consider grant requests.
Units from the Grayson Police and Fire Departments responded to an accident on Tuesday evening at the junction of KY Route 1661 and Route 7. According to reports from the fire department a driver from Boyd County was attempting to turn back onto Route 7 after dropping off a friend and missed…
Executive Director of Carter County EMS, Rick Loperfido, has alerted media that the regular meeting of the Carter County Emergency Ambulance Taxing District scheduled for Monday, January 13 at 3 p.m. has been rescheduled until January 20 at the same time.
Josie is a one-year-old female mix breed. She’s a very happy playful girl that needs a home of her own. Josie has been spayed and has a free adoption to an approved home. You can stop by and meet her at the Carter County Animal Shelter, Monday – Friday, 9 – 4 and Saturday 8 – 12.
The Olive Hill Chamber of Commerce held their annual meeting last month at Carter Caves State Resort Park to announce award winners and elect new officers.
Cowboy candy refers to candied jalapeño peppers. If consists of sliced jalapeños preserved in a syrup made with sugar, vinegar, and spices like turmeric, garlic powder and cayenne. Think of it as being like a pepper jam but with larger pieces of pepper.
A reader is seeking a recipe for hot dog sauce served in Jack’s Deli at the Clark Pump and Shop on 29th Street in Ashland. If you have that recipe and can share it, please email it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will publish it in a future column.
A recent study by the non-partisan Pew Charitable Trust has shown that while the national economy has shown strong growth, one-third of American counties have not only shown no growth, but poverty has actually grown.
GRAYSON – Social media posts, Carter County Judge Executive Mike Malone said, helped fuel the fiscal court's move on Monday morning to hold a special session dedicated to adopting a resolution to “designate Carter County a Second Amendment Sanctuary.”
Jim Phillips, in a very real way, provided the soundtrack for the lives of generations. He was a journalist who demanded the truth in everything he reported whether it was school sports or local or national news. And his insistence on clear verification of everything he set his pen or voice …
COALTON On Saturday, Jan. 4, at approximately 7:30 a.m., Kentucky State Police Post 14 responded to a two vehicle fatal collision at the 181 westbound on ramp to I-64.
GRAYSON – Longtime local musician Aaron Kitchen has launched a new music interview podcast called The Rocker Life and is finding success.
The regional Fraternal Order of Police may have suspended their Shop-With-A-Cop program last year, but the Olive Hill Police Department wasn't going to let that stop them from continuing to help families in need in their community.
Red is an eight-year-old female hound. She loves everyone she meets! Red wants to start the new year with a home to call her own. She has a reduced adoption fee to an approved home. You can stop by and meet her at the Carter County Animal Shelter, Monday – Friday, 9 – 4 and Saturday 8 – 12.
The Carter County Public Library is closed today for New Year's Day, but starting tomorrow the library's holiday hours will end and the library will be back on their normal schedule.
OLIVE HILL Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 14 in Ashland are investigating a single vehicle fatal collision that occurred Sunday afternoon at approximately 2:50 pm. Troopers responded to the 155 mile marker of I-64 in Carter County, on arrival Troopers found Thomas Meaux, age 49 of Ashland,…
If you're planning on traveling through Greenup County, especially on routes near the Little Sandy River and Tygart Creek, you should take note of flooding along roadways there.
Members of a local cub scout pack came to Olive Hill City Council last Tuesday, to ask for assistance with space and projects. But what started as a lesson in civics quickly turned into a lesson in civility, and the pack leader took the boys out of the meeting when words between Mayor Jerry …
The 2019 S.U. Pratt Community Service Award was presented to the Carter County Quilts for Veterans (CCQFV) at the 42nd Community Service Awards hosted by the Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce on Dec. 12 at Carter Caves State Resort Park.
Whether New Year’s Eve means a dress-up party or wearing sweats and sitting on the couch, there’s one thing the activities have in common: food. Most New Year’s Eve parties’ fare consists of heavy appetizers, others feature breakfast. Here is a sampling.
Carter Caves State Resort Park is once again gearing up for their annual Winter Adventure Weekend in the park. This year's event is scheduled to run from Thursday, January 23 through Sunday, January 26. The four day event will feature a variety of events, including rock climbing, ice climbin…
The eastern KY 773 bridge in Carter County - the one closest to Hitchins - will be closed Friday, Dec. 20, for an emergency concrete patch to the bridge’s driving surface.
This Week's Circulars
Ed Harper, 50 died Friday. Funeral services was conducted Tuesday 1:00 p.m. at Malone Funeral Home. Burial was in the Sagraves Family Cemetery. www.malonefuneralhome.com
- Cleaning up the county: Carter County Youth Leadership plans clean-up event
- Celebrating local music: Chamber discusses Tom T. Hall spotlight for Welcome Center
- Learn about ‘cowboy candy’
- Elvis would respond to the census: CCCP discuss art events, community development, and being counted
- Could McConnell lose?
- Crawford reaches 1,000 points
- GED is free... for now
- Park board talks branding
- Fire and police respond to crash
- Responding to the Census: Local leaders urge participation
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