Nothing is more welcome in your lunch box or as a snack after school (with a glass of milk) than brownies.
Carter County Quilts for Veterans is a nonprofit group that creates beautiful, patriotic Quilts of Valor for veterans in Carter County and then presents them in a local ceremony on behalf of the nationally known Quilts of Valor Foundation.
Representatives from the Kentucky State Park System, Kentucky Tourism, and local leaders met at Carter Caves State Resort Park last week to announce over $5 million in funding for Carter Caves and Greenbo Lake parks. Carter Caves will receive over $4 million in funding for upgrades and maint…
House District 96 Representative Kathy Hinkle says that as a freshman representative she knows she still has a lot to learn about where her constituents want her to focus her attention, and she isn't alone.
Tate is a 10-month-old male shepherd mix. He’s a happy, playful and very friendly boy. Tate’s $75 adoption fee includes rabies vaccination and being neutered. You can stop by and meet him at the Carter County Animal Shelter, Monday–Friday, 10–2 and Saturday, 8–12.
Next Thursday the Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters will play host to over 1000 students from across the tri-state as they show them the opportunities open to them in the trades.
Senator Rand Paul was in the area this week, meeting with leaders from Carter, Boyd, Greenup, Elliott and Lawrence Counties at the FIVCO offices on the Industrial Parkway Monday afternoon.
The city of Olive Hill set its property tax rate for the coming year during the last regular meeting on Sept. 17. The city chose the compensating rate, which allows them to approve the rate without holding a public hearing as they would if they chose to raise or retain their previous tax rate.
Hoss is a 2-year-old male lab mix. He’s been kept inside, done well and walks well on a leash. Hoss is a big boy but he’s very lovable and likes to shake hands. His $75 adoption fee includes rabies vaccination and being neutered. You can stop by and meet him at the Carter County Animal Shelt…
First responders from the Carter City, Grayson, Olive Hill and Norton Branch fire departments were among the first on the scene this morning, in response to a two vehicle accident that is expected to keep the AA highway northwest of the Route 2 and Route 7 intersection closed until 7 p.m. or…
Chance is a four-month-old male cross breed. He loves to play and is super friendly. His $75 adoption fee includes rabies, vaccination and being neutered. You can stop by and meet him at the Carter County Animal Shelter, Monday - Friday, 10-2, and Saturday 8-12.
Matt Parsons was still a student at Berea College when he met Dale from Texas, the man who would help inspire his new project, the Parsons Cowboy Suite, a series of stories and songs celebrating the myth and mystique of the old west.
After months of delays that led the city to threaten placing liens on three local hotel properties, the Grayson Tourism Commission has received all of their tax revenue, including late fees, from one of the hotels.
The Women Behind the Badge will be hosting the Carter County First Responders Appreciation Picnic for all Carter County First Responders and their immediate families on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Olive Hill City Council didn't have enough council members show up to have a quorum during their special meeting last Thursday, so they turned it into an informational meeting instead.
Deuce is a two-year-old male German shepherd mix. He’s an awesome boy! Deuce will sit and shake on command, loves car rides, and is housebroken. Deuce has a free adoption to an approved home. Come by and meet him! Monday through Friday 10 – 2 and Saturday 8 – 12.
Grayson city council approved changes to the city's zoning related to commercial and residential storage unit use within city limits during their regular meeting last Tuesday.
Students in Ms. Shauna Young's third grade class at Prichard Elementary got a special treat last week when Sophie, a therapy dog with Community Hospice, in Ashland, visited their class.
Back in 1963 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers made some significant changes to the creek bed of Little Sinking Creek at Grahn in the name of flood control. The corps deepened and widened the channel through the community and lined the creek with concrete.
The All Creatures Veterinary Care Open House is an event that the proprietor, Dr. Donald Gibson and his wife, Cindy Gibson, started doing “about seven years ago,” Donald Gibson said. It was just a way for the clinic to reach out to the community and give back, while also educating children a…
The Grayson Gallery & Art Center's Second Saturday events have generally been an experience marked by multiple activities occurring in the same space. Musicians play, food is served, and visual art hangs on the walls. In recent months the Holler Down the Holler poetry slam has been added…
Carter County Be Here Tomorrow sponsored a suicide prevention and awareness walk at Carter Caves State Resort Park on Sunday. Speakers addressed the crowd about their personal and professional experiences with suicide and provided information about resources available to those who are strugg…
Cody is a 1 year old male heeler mix. He's a very happy, friendly boy and loves everyone he meets. His $75 adoption fee includes rabies, vaccination and being neutered. You can stop by and meet him at the Carter County Animal Shelter, Monday – Friday, 10 – 2 and Saturday 8 – 12.
There is little that Appalachian foodies appreciate more than a good, garden fresh tomato in season. They may debate the best way to bread a fried green tomato, or the proper condiment for a juicy tomato sandwich (the correct answer is salt and pepper only, by the way, so there is no need to…
During World War II Kentucky hemp helped support the war effort. The plant's fibers were used for cordage and canvas and other textiles. The U.S. Department of Agriculture encouraged farmers to plant their fields with the versatile crop, producing a film, “Hemp for Victory,” and posters desi…
Shyla is a one-year-old female pit mix. She’s the sweetest girl ever and is currently the longest resident at the shelter. Help find this awesome girl a new home. Her $75 adoption fee includes rabies vaccination and being spayed. Stop by and meet Shyla and all our dogs at the Carter County A…
GRAYSON – A national organization that advocates for victims of violent crime will hold a public awareness event in September, offering family members an opportunity to share stories of the ones they've lost.
FRANKFORT – The Commonwealth of Kentucky has received more than $7.1 million in AmeriCorps federal funding for 21 programs with over 900 members.
This Week's Circulars
Garnet Louise Estepp, age 87, passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 in Grove City, OH. She was born in Grahn, KY and graduated from Olive Hill High School, Olive Hill, KY. She worked for many years for Buckeye Steel and retired from Worthington Steel. She is preceded in death by her husband, …
- Man killed stopping abduction
- County sets occupational tax
- IKORCC holds open house
- Carter Caves to receive $4 million from state
- Paul: Future ‘very bright’ for area
- Want to ask your Rep a question? Hinkle to host Commonwealth Caucus
- Haunted Trail opens this weekend
- Quilts of Valor seeking local veterans
- East soccer brings No. 1 seeds to district tournament
- Comets soccer ready for district play