Alexis Tussey, 16, of Grayson is the 2016 MISS MEMORY DAYS to
reign over the events.
Mayor Kenny Fankell says he has been advised by Kentucky Power
that the city now has 23,000 dollars credit in electric and the
city will keep it there in case of any future problems. Last
year, AEP and Ky Power which sells electricity to the City's
system said that Olive Hill owed $400,000 in back payments.
The city began a payback program, but now Ky Power now says they
no longer owe. The problems were caused by the selling of
the Louisa plants, and matters have now been cleared up.
Olive Hill Trade Days at Shrine Park June 2-5 6 am to
8 pm. Vendor spaces available for $100. Contact
olive hill trade days... and Facebook
Olive Hill Fist Annual Gospel Fest at Shrine
Park June 10-12 with 15 groups singing,
Advance weekend pass $20 Call
316-727 FACEBOOK page Great music, concessions,
The School Summer Food Program offers free food for anyone 18 and
under... Sheila Bradshaw is director== Lunch at East High
June 13- July 15 11-12 and Breakfast 8-9 June
13-22 and July 11-15
at West High, Lunch June 13- July 15 and breakfast
June 21 to June 23 and also available for Vacation
Bible Schools and Summer Day camps.
The Grayson City Council has finalized the 2016-17 Fiscal year
budget at between 2.3 and 2.4 million dollars and will present the
budget during the June meeting. Council also has approved buying
lightweight body armor for the police department.
Olive Hill City Council has tabled several items it was
discussing, including an ordinance for annexation of the American
Legion property and items pertaining to the alcohol ordinance and
yard sales. Council approved adding Fox Trail into the city street
The West Carter Youth with cooperation from other agencies is
launching the Galaxy Project to help build a Youth Center. Check
out Internet site for videos.---
www.galaxyouth.com produced by Tim Asher.
Meeting in special session, the Carter Co. Fiscal Court approved
the first reading of the 2016-17 fiscal year budget and says it
will advertise the document. The court also agreed to advertise to
bid goods and services for the next fiscal year that begins July
1st. The Court was presented a revised ordinance that could lead
to placing on the November ballot the question of a 2 cents per
$100 property valuation library tax. The document was prepared by
County Atty. Brian Bayes. Debbie Rayburn was nominated for an
appointment to the Board of Appeals.
Carter Co. Fiscal Court says that the county-wide clean up program
will be held in late July, with dates and other details to be
announced later. Election Board will propose to trade some
current voting machines for scanning machines for paper ballot
use, to speed up Election Day.
graduated their largest class, and also bestowed a Honorary
Doctorate degree to Jack Strother, Sr., 103, retired
Commercial Bank CEO for his life of business, community and
The Carter Co. Library District has told the Fiscal Court that
it's Board of Trustees has decided to seek a ballot vote on the
enactment of a 2 cent per $100 property valuation tax to support
it's operations. An ordinance establishing that procedure will be
drafted by County Attorney Brian Bayes. Should a taxing district
be established, Grayson, Olive Hill, and the Fiscal Court would
stop providing $18,000 each annually to the district.
The theme of this year's Relay For Life is "There's No Place Like
Hope". The Relay will be held from 4pm until 11pm on Saturday June
18th at the Olive Hill Shrine Club Park. A goal of $112,000 has
been set for this year. Teams are forming and youth volunteers are
being sought to help out.
Grayson Fire Dept. and Police
Dept. vehicles escort the East Carter JROTC as they return to
Grayson from national competition in Daytona Beach FL. East Carter
JROTC received 7 awards, all in the top 20, including two awards
in the top 5. Congratulations!
Laugh and Learn Play-date Program will be from
10am-12noon at the Carter Co. Extension Education Center. The
program is free for all ages birth to 5 yrs. old, and children
MUST be accompanied by an adult. Dates and themes are; June 1st
-Outdoor games and water play.
Little Sandy District Health Dept has a special grant for Women's
Health Initiative for special cervical and breast cancer and other
screenings. $25 gas card incentives. Contact Health Dept in
Grayson and Sandy Hook now through June 17 for appointment and
East Carter High School Class of '76 will be holding their 40th
reunion Saturday, July 30th at the Social Room at 5405 Roberts
Drive in Ashland. Event begins at 6pm with dinner, a program, and
music. Tickets are $25 for one or $40 per couple. For more
information or to purchase tickets, call Wilma Whitt at
606-474-3245, or e-mail Susan Johnson at
Christian University has finished a campus upgrade that was
payed for by donation.
There will be a benefit golf scramble for George Holbrook at
Carter Caves Golf Course on Saturday, June 4th, shotgun start at
9am with 18-holes with 4-man teams. Fee is $40.00 per person, and
includes green, cart, lunch, and prize fees. First place is
$400.00, 2nd place is $200. For more information, 606-286-4411 ex
The Carter Co. Extension will meet at 12noon Thursday, June 2nd at
the Extension Education building.
Nutrition Day Camp will be held at the Elliott Co. Extension
Office on June 28th-30th from 10am-3pm each day. Lunch and snacks
will be provided. The camp is for students in Elliott Co. through
grades 4th-6th in the fall. You must provide transportation to and
from the camp. For more information or to register, call 738-6400.
The Carter County Retired Teacher's Association will meet
Wednesday, June 1st at Carter Caves State Park
Lodge. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. The main item
on the agenda is the election of officers. All members,
retired teachers and newly retired teachers are encouraged to
Commercial Bank of Grayson will be hosting an American Red Cross
Blood Drive June 14th from 1pm-6pm in the Community Room of the
Olive Hill Office. All blood types needed. To schedule an
appointment, call Twanita Cooper at 474-7811 ext. 590.
A Veterans Benefits Field Representative will be at the Carter Co.
Courthouse Monday, June 6th from 9am until noon.
The annual Carter High School Reunion for years 1933-1968 will be
held at Carter Caves State Resort Park on June 25th at 5pm. Cost
is $23.00 per person. For more info or to register, call Camila
Haney at 606-316-6320 or write P.O. Box 564, Grayson, KY, 41143.
Oldtown Volunteer Fire Department will have a music show Friday,
June 3rd at the fire department. Country cooking is $6.00 a plate,
includes drink and dessert. Food served at 6pm, music starts at
7pm. Non-perishable donations will also be accepted for the
Oldtown Food Pantry, especially needed are peanut butter, pasta,
pasta sauce, and soups.