Carter County Fair

The Carter County Fair will continue to run through Saturday, August 17, at the Carter County Fairgrounds off of US Rt. 60 near Grayson. Admission each night is $10, which includes access to all carnival rides. Games and other activities may include an extra charge. Exhibition hall is open from 5:30 to 8:30 each evening. Petting zoo is open from 5:30 to 9:30 each evening. Carnival rides open at 6 p.m.

Today, Wednesday, August 14

Talent Show registration at the Carter County Fair opens at 6:30 p.m. The talent show begins at 7 p.m.

Go Cart Racing at the Carter County Fair motor arena, 7 p.m.

Thursday, August 15

“Kids in the Races” battery powered vehicle race, Carter County Fair motor arena, 6 p.m.

UTV Races, Carter County Fair motor arena, 7 p.m.

Friday, August 16

Talent Show Winners' Showcase, Carter County Fairgrounds main stage, 7 p.m.

Best dressed cowboy/cowgirl contest, Carter County Fairgrounds, 7 p.m.

Tri-State MX Motocross, Carter County Fair motor arena, 7 p.m.

Fair-i-o-ke, karaoke, Carter County Fairgrounds main stage, 8 p.m.

Saturday, August 17

Fair exhibitor ribbon and exhibit pickup, 10 a.m. to Noon.

Fair-i-o-ke, karaoke, Carter County Fairgrounds main stage, 7 p.m.

Demolition Derby, Carter County Fair motor arena, 8 p.m.

Monday, August 19

Getting to Know Our Students orientation event, 5 – 7 p.m. in the Lusby Center at KCU, Grayson. Free booths available for local businesses. For more information or to reserve space for your business booth, call Bill Baumgardner at (606)474-3151.

Funtober Fest t-shirt logo contest

The 2019 Funtober Fest t-shirt logo design contest is now accepting submissions. All work must be the original work of the artist or designer, and all 2D mediums are accepted. Size may be 8.5” x 11” or 14” x 17”, with up to three designs per artists accepted. Artists may use no more than six colors in their design. Final design approval will be made by the Funtober Fest Committee, with the winner receiving $25 and an official Funtober Fest t-shirt. Deadline for entries is Noon, August 21. Entries may be mailed to the Grayson Rotary Club, 500 Lynnwood Drive, Grayson, KY 41143 or emailed to heartoftheparks@windstream.net.

Jobs

The Grayson Tourism & Convention Commission and Grayson Sports Park Board are currently accepting resumes for Sports Park Manager of the new Sports Complex located in Grayson. Anyone interested in the position may submit a resume via email at heartoftheparks@windstream.net, or by mail to the following address: Grayson Tourism & Convention Commission, PO Box 296, Grayson KY 41143. A copy of the job description (see attachment) and relevant information can be found on the Grayson Tourism Website: https://www.heartoftheparks.net/. Questions regarding the position can be emailed to heartoftheparks@windstream.net or by calling 606-474-8740.

The U.S. Census Bureau is now hiring census takers for the 2020 census. The job offers flexible hours, weekly pay, and paid training. Apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs, or call 1-855-JOB-2020 for more information and help applying.

H.E.L.P.

H.E.L.P. Health equipment for Local People is a new service here in Carter County. We are a non-profit group to help get gently used medical equipment recycled and in the hands of those that need it. Also to help provide needed protein supplements, and adult briefs of all sizes to those with limited insurance coverage, especially the elderly. We need donations of wheelchairs, potty chairs, shower seats, walkers, lift chairs and medical supplies. Some people can’t afford this or copay is to high. H.E.L.P. Has page on Facebook or call 474-6423 for more information or reach Nathana Hall on FB. Let’s take care of Carter County.

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