After backing away from placing a medical waste
disposal site in the Iron Hill area due to resident's complaints,
owners of the firm have received permission to move several miles
across Carter Co. and locate in the East Park Industrial Complex.
Carter Co. Fiscal Court approved the move in monthly session and
approved a hauling permit. The vote was 4-2. There were some
concerns shown about the new location at the latest meeting.
A standing room only crowd discussed with the Grayson City Council
the possibility of a restaurant tax to fund a park and
recreational area on East Main Street. Most all who were asked
were in favor of the tax, but Mayor George Steele says that an
agreement must be made between the City and the Tourism and
Convention Commission must be made on how money raised by the tax
would be spent. Mayor Steele says that this is the last hearing on
the matter, and that the next step would be for Council to
consider the tax.
Meeting in monthly session, the Carter Co. Fiscal Court says that
$213,000 would be spent to resurface paved roads in the county.
The Carter Co. Fiscal Court and Grayson and Olive Hill Chambers of
Commerce will present a "State of the County" address and dinner
at the Carter Caves Lodge on March 30th. Meet and greet will begin
at 6pm, with dinner to begin at 7pm. Reservations must be made by
March 1st. Cost is $30 with checks payable to the Grayson or Olive
Hill Chamber of Commerce, who are co-sponsoring the event. Call
474-4401 for more information.
FALL FOREST FIRE SEASON IS UNDERWAY. No burning within 150 feet of
a wooded area except between 6pm and 6am. The ban lasts until
Kentucky State Police are asking for the public's help in the
investigation of an Olive Hill man that occurred nearly two years
ago. Morehead Post 8 says that they are still investigating the
death of Kelly Lee Glover, who was found deceased in a rural area
of Elliott Co. with a gunshot wound. Any information can be called
to the post at 606-784-4127.
Grayson Memory Days Committee has selected "Time, Love, and
Memories...Past, Present and Future" as the theme of the 2017 May
observance. The winning entry was submitted by the staff of
Bluegrass Animal Clinic. The theme will be used on T-shirts and
other items. The logo contest is now underway with a deadline of
March 3rd. Call 474-4401 for more information.
Northeast Kentucky Comm. Outreach has announced the Crisis Phase
of the LIHEAP program is now taking applications.
Carter Co. Tax bills now carry a 10% penalty and a 10% Sheriff's
add-on fee. Grayson city taxes have a 8% penalty.
Council views plans for a sports complex and recreation park.
Elliot Co. Cooperative Extension Office will be
accepting plant orders through March 3rd. Plants will arrive in
early April. To place an order, contact the Office Mon-Fri from
8am-4:30pm or call 606-738-6400.
Free tax filing under sponsorship from AARP will be offered from
9am-1:30pm Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at the Senior
Citizen's Center in Grayson. Patrons need to bring last year's
return and have picture identification and proof of Social
Grayson Area Little League is holding sign-ups through March 4th.
Forms are available at Grayson Sporting Goods and online at www.graysonareall.com.
Sign ups are also held at East Carter High School Gym Saturdays
from 9:30am til 12:30pm through Feb. 25th.
Olive Hill Little League is conducting sign ups at West Carter
High school gym each Saturday in February from 10am until 1pm and
March 4th from 10am until 1pm. Cost is $45 per child.
The WCMS cheerleaders are having a vendor and craft sale fair
fundraiser March 4th from 9-2pm. $25 per vendor space. Contact
Rhonda Rudd at 606-286-5354 for more information.
"Taking Care of Your Diabetes" FREE classes will be held every
Thursday at 12pm until April 20th at the Carter Co. Extension
Office in Grayson.
Grayson Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation is offering
scholarships to area high school seniors and non-traditional
students. All entrants must reside of Grayson Rural Electric
lines, or the primary residence of their parents or guardian must
be located on GRECC electric lines. For more information and an
application, call Julie Lewis at 475-2191 or 1-800-562-3532, or
pick up an application from your high school guidance counselor.
Community Hospice's annual Spring Style Show and Luncheon will be
April 1st at the Bellefonte Country Club at 12noon. Tickets for
the event are $35. Purchase tickets by visiting the offices at
1480 Carter Avenue in Ashland, or by calling 606-329-1890 or
"Taking Ownership of Your Diabetes," an intensive two day program
to teach the basics of managing diabetes, is being sponsored by
the Elliott Co. Extension Office. Seating is limited to 20 people,
so pre-register by calling 606-738-6400. The workshop will be held
March 7th and 9th at First Baptist Church from 9am-3pm each day.
Each person who attends will receive $25.00 in coupons to spend at
the Elliott Co. Farmers' Market.
Upcoming Red Cross Blood Drive dates:
March 3rd: 10:30am-4pm at Central Fire Station in Ashland
March 13th: 11:30am-5pm at Bellefonte Pavillion in Ashland
March 15th: 7am-2pm at King's Daughters Medical Center Health
Education Building in Ashland
Grayson RECC will have a planned outage affecting members located
on Rt. 7 in the Iron Hill area of Carter Co. from Spring Hill Farm
to the top of John Moore Hill, including Salem Road, Whitetail
Road, and Sutton Road. The outage will be Feb. 21st, beginning at
9am and lasting approximately 4 hours, in order to construct a new