We salute this outstanding group of Carter County students for their exceptional performance during recent state tournament competition. West Carter's team, under the guidance of Judge Rupert Wilhoit, finished with a record of 4-7-1, with Lexi Stone voted as best attorney and Kaylee Kilgore …

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We salute the outstanding and ongoing efforts of this proud Carter County resident for his excellent work as director at Carter Caves State Resort Park as well as his contributions as a dedicated community member. Perry was recently honored as the Olive Hill Chamber of Commerce Member of the Month.

We salute this community leader for once again organizing and supervising the annual Carter County Community Partners Leadership Academy. This year's participants will undoubtedly apply the lessons learned within their own homes, communities and businesses.

We salute members of the Pathways organization for the success of their fourth annual BELIEVE Bowling event at Dixie Lanes in Grayson Saturday. More than 80 participants thoroughly enjoyed their day at the lanes.

We salute each of the individuals and organizations represented on Interstate 64 near Olive Hill Saturday in response to numerous accidents caused by extreme cold and ice condensation. Fire fighters from Grahn, Olive Hill and Grayson were joined by city and county emergency management offici…

We salute Friends of the Library Treasurer Emily Jordan for organizing and running the organization's meetings while the group seeks a new president from among its members.

We salute former employees of the Grayson Kmart store, especially those who dealt with huge crowds on the final day of shopping. We hope each of you will be able to quickly find new jobs and opportunities.

We salute this Carter County athlete for earning a place with the USA Junior Women's National Team.

We salute everyone who is supporting the ongoing water collection effort by Carter County's teachers and students, aimed at relief for our friends and family in nearby Martin County. The people who live there have been dealing with major water shortages as well as health concerns from using …

We salute the local civic organization for their recent financial support of Christmas funding for the East Carter Family Resource Center and West Carter Family Resource Center. Kiwanis members conducted a dessert auction in November to generate $250 for each of the programs.

We salute everyone who gathered to celebrate Christmas 2018 with friends, family and other loved ones. Our best wishes to all in Carter County and around the world as we celebrate the New Year.

We salute this band of independent Christian motorcyclists for their ongoing efforts including the annual toy drive and distribution in Carter County, which provides Christmas gifts for children and families who do not always qualify for other local gift programs.

We salute the individuals and local business leaders and teams for their continued support of Project Merry Christmas in Carter County. While you may never know whose lives you've touch, be assured you are making an incredible difference in someone's life.

We salute everyone who worked to organize Grayson Hometown Holidays 2018, as well as those who volunteered to help keep everything running smoothly as families came together to enjoy Carter County's genuine Christmas spirit.

We salute the on-stage performers as well as everyone else, from kitchen staff and servers to ushers and organizers, who contribute their time and energy to this outstanding annual extravaganza of Olive Hill talent.

We salute everyone who has been working on behalf of the upcoming Hometown Holidays celebration, November 29 and 30 and December 1 and 2 in Grayson.

We salute every individual who has served this great nation with service in America's military, as well as their families. As we observe Veterans Day 2018, we also pause to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service of the United States of America.

We salute the local boxer upon his most recent victory in the ring to become the new WBF North American Champion. Yates aspiration and dedication to becoming a champion athlete is truly commendable.

We salute everyone who plans to vote during the upcoming election, as well as the volunteers and professionals who will report early and finish late as they tend to the duties of polling places and related duties on election day.

We salute everyone responsible for making the second “It's Fall Y'all Harvest & Crafts Festival” an excellent experience. Visitors surely felt Olive Hill's warm welcome despite brisk autumn temperatures during the weekend.

We salute Grayson Rotary Club members, along with local merchants and groups, for bringing a renewed enthusiasm to Grayson's Funtoberfest celebration. The Staff at WUGO/WGOH radio deserve extra praise for hosting a well-attended dance party on Park Street Saturday. Members of the Grayson Fir…

We salute participating members of the volunteer group for their recent efforts to remove tires and other trash from along Tygart Creek. The task is incredibly challenging and the organization's hands-on approach deserves tremendous public praise.

We salute Grayson Rotary Club members as well as the numerous community partners who have signed up to keep Grayson's annual Funtoberfest celebration alive. Festival chairman Janie Sturgill and Grayson Rotary President Aaron Kitchen and committee members have gone above and beyond to make th…

We salute the volunteers, sponsors, supporters and performers who joined forces in Olive Hill during the weekend to celebrate life with a variety of live music in an effort to bring awareness of, and alternatives to, suicide.

We salute the volunteer organizers, supporters and participants who gathered in Olive Hill for the 2018 event. The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life movement is the worlds largest fundraising event focused on bringing an end to cancer.

We salute everyone involved with putting together the upcoming Break The Silence Music Festival Sept. 22 at the Carter County Shrine Park in Olive Hill. Inspired by deeply personal stories, supporters hope to raise awareness of suicide prevention efforts.

We salute the teams, individuals, organizers and financial supporters of the upcoming Carter County Relay For Life event, with particular regard to our local cancer survivors. The celebration of life and spirit will be held Saturday, Sept. 15, at Carter County Shrine Park.

East Carter High School Boys Soccer Team

We salute the entire staff at Carter Caves State Resort Park for their efforts to earn the “Resort Park of the Year” award, as voted on by Central Office Staff and Directors for the Kentucky Department of Parks.

We salute this dedicated group of individuals for once again giving so much time and energy to preserve and present a traditional event with deep roots in Carter County. Despite once again facing challenges from Mother Nature, the 2018 fair was a well organized and well received event.

We salute the individuals and business owners who consistently support the efforts of young farmers by bidding and buying livestock during the annual Carter County Fair. The program could not survive without you.

We salute our local Special Olympics athlete from Olive Hill for his outstanding gold-medal performance at national level bowling competitions in Seattle.

We salute the members, and officers, of the Olive Hill Area Chamber of Commerce for their outstanding cooperative efforts to help the city shine during events such as the recent Homecoming Festival and the upcoming Harvest Fest.

We salute the Carter Christian Academy student for his championship performance in the 13-year-old division of State Communications Day at the University of Kentucky.

We salute everyone who worked together to make Olive Hill Homecoming 2018 such a tremendous success. From organizers who met tirelessly for detailed discussions to the volunteers on the streets, everyone's hard work was evident to guests throughout the week of events.

We salute our local Special Olympics bowler as he travels to Seattle, Washington as the only local participant, represent the Commonwealth of Kentucky at the national level. We add a nod to all who turned out Friday to escort Jarrell as he departed for the competition.

We salute the collection of neighbors who have been working together to make the upcoming Olive Hill Homecoming a true hometown celebration while honoring our nation's flag before, during and after the July 4 holiday.

We salute Mayor Jerry Callihan, city council members, and municipal employees who have worked together to reopen the Olive Hill City Pool. The cool waters are a welcome benefit for city residents and their guests, and the facility clearly holds fond memories for many.

We salute the East Carter High School Lady Raiders Softball Team for its outstanding season and 4th place finish in the state tournament.

We salute the 2018 graduates of West Carter High School and East Carter High School as they move on to college, careers, family life and everything else to come.

We salute each of the local residents who participated, performed and/or attended events during the 48th annual Grayson Memory Days celebration.

We salute these cadets for their outstanding performance and success at All Branches Nationals Daytona 2018, where they placed in all events entered and earned top spots in the Commanders Trophy (3rd for Cianna Griffith), Armed Inspection (5th), Armed Platoon (4th) and Advanced Color Guard (…

We salute this Carter County resident for his ongoing efforts to bring top-quality musical entertainment to the Rattlesnake Ridge Community Center.

We salute the local organization as they seek to enroll local youngsters and provide them with the skills they will need to compete and thrive as they become working adults.

We salute the individuals who give their personal time and efforts to bring the 48th annual Grayson Memory Days celebration to life in Grayson for 2018. Their attention to the details and behind-the-scenes planning involved with the event, May 25 and 26, is surely appreciated.

We salute the local librarian for her selfless and tireless efforts to make sure Carter County does not become the only county in Kentucky without a public library.

We salute Carter County resident Liza Dixon for her ongoing effort to collect “Care Package” items to be shipped to local residents who are serving in active-military roles around the world. Local businesses, organizations and individuals which have helped serve as collection points also des…

We salute local emergency dispatchers, who serve as the first line of response during tough times and disasters, during Telecommunications Appreciation Week, April 8 through 14.

We salute the approximately 40 volunteers who worked to fill and hide 10,000 plastic eggs for the second annual Community Easter Egg Hunt.

We salute local vocational students including welders, quiz-bowl scholars and carpenters who have advanced to state level Skills USA competition. Their commitment and dedication to their trades reflect well upon our region's next generation of skilled craftspeople.

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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