Cemeteries

Pleasant Hill Cemetery, on 182, near Grahn, is accepting donations for upkeep of the cemetery and grass mowing. Donations for upkeep may be sent to the cemetery, c/o Barry Barker, 5771 Grahn Road, Olive Hill KY, 41164. If you have any questions, please call (606)286- 8204. The Barkers thank those with loved ones in the cemetery who contribute to the upkeep.

The Hale Cemetery, on Smith Run, needs help from those who have loved ones resting there. Delores Hale Sarpas wishes to thank “the one family who has always helped.”

Carroll Cemetery on Rattlesnake Ridge is now accepting donations for mowing and maintenance of the cemetery. Send donations to Lida Gilbert, 3395 Rattlesnake Ridge, Olive Hill, KY 41164.

Haney Cemetery, on Sutton, are in need of donations for cemetery upkeep. You may send donations to Ruth Haney, 117 East Main Street, Grayson KY 41143.

Census Jobs

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. Visit page on Facebook or call 474-6423 for more information or reach Nathana Hall on FB. Let’s take care of Carter County.

Today, May 8

Carter County Art Fair, East Carter High School, open to the public from 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 11

Brinegar Church of God will have a yard sale and plate lunch sale on Saturday, May 11, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Friday, May 17

Prichard School 100th anniversary celebration and open house, 6 – 8 p.m. Everyone who has an association with the school is invited to attend and browse Prichard memorabilia. The school will also open a time capsule buried in 1993 during the event. Refreshments will be served. 

Saturday, May 18

Bluegrass on the ridge at the Rattlesnake Ridge Community Center, featuring Bobby Maynard & Breakdown, 7 p.m., $8 admission

Thursday, May 23

Free HIV testing, Carter County Health Department, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. No appointment necessary.

Friday, May 24

Red, White & Rock, Boyd County Community Center, show starts at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Friends of the Carter County Public Library Book Sale, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., second floor of the Grayson Branch of the Carter County Public Library. Includes books and DVDs. Cash and checks accepted. No credit card sales.

49th Annual Memory Days, downtown Grayson, various events.

Saturday, May 25

Friends of the Carter County Public Library Book Sale, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., second floor of the Grayson Branch of the Carter County Public Library. Includes books and DVDs. Cash and checks accepted. No credit card sales.

49th Annual Memory Days, downtown Grayson, various events.

HeART of the Parks Art Competition, Show and Sale, Memory Days Event, 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in City Park, Carol Malone Blvd and Third Street.

Sunday, May 26

49th Annual Memory Days, downtown Grayson, various events.

Friday, May 31

KY-Moms' “Healthy Baby” baby shower, 12 – 2 p.m. Carter County Public Library, Olive Hill Branch, 120 Comet Drive, Olive Hill. This is a brief education session for pregnant women and moms up to 60-days post-delivery who have not attended a previous KY-Moms' baby shower. The event includes tips for a healthy pregnancy, information on how alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs impact a developing baby, dealing with emotions that come with pregnancy, and more. It will also feature games, prizes and refreshments. To register call Amy Jeffers at 329-8588, ext. 4099. Sponsored by Pathways. Dads and other guests welcome.

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