The Grayson-Olive Hill Chamber and Carter Co.
Broadcasting will sponsor Candidate Forums in
October for the local races in the November election. These
will be in the evening from 5:30 - 6 pm ON WGOH, WUGO,
ON-LINE AND TV 14. The schedule is as follows:
Oct 13 State Senate; Oct 14 State Representative, Oct 15
District Judge; Oct 16 County Attorney; Oct 20 Judge
Executive Oct 21 County Jailer; Oct 22 County
Sheriff; Oct 27 Grayson mayor; Oct 28 Olive Hill
12th Annual Funtober Fest will be held on Saturday, October 4th
and will have a 5K Memorial Walk/Run, Pancake breakfast at Sr.
Citizens Center, Chilifest on Hord and Main, arts and craft sales,
fun photo booth, Music on Main, Corn hole tourney, health
screening, pumpkin paintings, Grayson Gallery and Art Center will
be open, stories at library, and the big pets people costume
parade at noon. Corn maze at fairgrounds and more. Don't miss
out! Call 474-43401 to register for Chilifest.
An arrangement has been worked out between Carter Co. Magistrate
Clifford Roe and the Kentucky Attorney General's Office that
apparently settles charges against Roe. The magistrate had been
charged with not completing the signature on a form used to assist
a voter in preparing a ballot. Under the agreement, the charge is
dropped as long as there is no repeat of the offense within a
The Olive Hill City Council has set the date and time for this
year's Halloween Trick or Treat as October 30th from 5:30 to 8pm
Meeting in monthly session, the Olive Hill City Council set it's
property tax rate at .239 cents per $100 property valuation.
Council has held the first reading of the rate ordinance. Council
also tabled action on a contract for employee uniforms, rugs and
supplies, and gave approval to West Carter Middle School and
Tygart Creek Elementary School for use of city streets for 5-K
Carter County Fiscal Court has set the following tax rates: .440
real estate and .0643 for tangible properties for the County
Extension Office; .040 for both real estate and tangible property
for the Health Dept.; and .073 for real estate and .086 for
personal property for county tax rates. Rates are the same as last
Carter Co. Board of Education has approved a property tax rate of
46.5 cents per $100 property valuation, the same rate as in past
years. The Board also approved the 2015 final working budget of
about $49.1 million dollars, slightly more than last year.
Rhonda Miller, with FIVCO, will be at the Grayson Public Library
on Thursday, Oct 9th from 1pm until 4pm to assist anyone wishing
to apply for healthcare or Medicaid. Call 606-929-1366 for more
The City of Grayson Tourism and Convention Commission will sponsor
a Scarecrow Contest as part of FuntoberFest. Entries will be
accepted Sept. 30-Oct. 2nd. Contact the commission for rules
Grayson Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast will be held Oct. 4th from
7am until 11:30am as part of FuntoberFest at the Grayson Senior
Citizens Center. Cost is $5 per meal. Everyone is invited.
Laugh and Learn playdates are
scheduled from 10am until 2pm the second Thursday of each month
for children ages up to five years old. For more information
contact the Extension office at 474-6686.
A caregiver support group meeting will be held the second Tuesday
of each month at the Grahn Community Center from 2pm until 3pm.
For more information contact Teresa Rayburn at FIVCO at
Little Sandy District Health Dept is offering FREE vaccine.
Tdap, Hep B and HPV. These vaccines are for ages 19 and
over. For more information contact Carter Health Dept at
474-5109 or Elliott Co Health Dept 738-5205.
Fall Mums for sale at West Carter High School Greenhouse. The sale
is going on Monday through Friday, from 8am-5pm. Call 606-286-2481
for more information. Price is $6 each, colors are yellow, red,
white, orange/bronze, and pink/lavender.
The Nick Yancy Nischan Foundation will be hosting the 4th Annual
Funtoberfest 5K Memory Walk/Run on Saturday, October 4th, at 8am.
The race will begin at First Church of Christ. Proceeds from the
race will be used to benefit Relay for Life, the Carter County
Community Fund, Foundation for the Tri-State Community, and the
Nick Yancy Nischan Foundation.
A Benefit for Vernon Ison to help with medical bills will be held
at The Old Hayes Flea Market on October 5th. Benefit will be held
from 12noon-3pm. There will be food and drinks for sale, and
bluegrass music. Everyone welcome and all donations are
A Carter County Non-Denominational Community Crusade will be held
at West Carter Middle School October 6th-11th at 7pm nightly.
Evangelist will be Brother Marlin Hotle. Everyone is welcome!
There will be a blood drive at Cintas (KBC Bloodmobile 636 East
Park Drive, Grayson) Thursday, October 2nd from noon until 5pm. To
schedule an appointment, call 800-775-2522 and you must be 17
years old (or 16 with parental consent) and weigh more than 110
pounds and be in general good health.
There will be a blood drive at KCU (McKenzie Student Life Center
Lounge) Wednesday, October 1st from 10am-3:30pm. To schedule an
appointment, call 800-775-2522 and you must be 17 years old (or 16
with parental consent) and weigh more than 110 pounds and be in
general good health.
There will be a live music show Friday, October the 3rd at the
Oldtown Volunteer Fire Department. The show is free and starts at
7pm. Country cooking is available for a small fee. Come out and
A Veterans Benefits Field Representative will be at the Carter
County Courthouse on Monday, October 6th, from 9am-noon to help
veterans and their dependents file for benefits.
Carter County Farm Bureau announces the 2014 Florida Citrus fruit
program. A complete price list can be picked up at the farm bureau
office located at 127 S. Hord St. Order will be taken from October
6th-October 24th. No late orders will be accepted. Fruit will be
delivered the second or third week of December.
Holy Rollers Motorcycle Ministry will be having an Indoor Yard
Sale Saturday, October 4th from 8am-3pm at their clubhouse,
located between K-Mart & Smithfield. Fall/winter items are out
and lots of new things to choose from!
October 3rd is the date for the Ashland Downtown Art Walk.
Pendleton Art Center will be open to visitors, a car show and
street activities will take place from 5-9pm on Winchester Avenue.
Visit the Pendleton to view new artwork and visit with the artists
who produced it.
Carter Caves will host a Haunted Trail Walk October 10th-11th, and
October 17th-18th. Admission is $8.00 per person. Concessions will
be available at the beginning of the trail. The trail is not
recommended for young children, and is considered one of the best
haunted attractions in the region. Transportation to and from the
trailhead will be provided by the park. Ticket sales 7:30-10pm on
the night of the Trail Walk at Carter Caves public pool. Call
Carter Caves 11th Annual Halloween Campout Celebration will be
held October 24th-25th. There will be site-to-site
trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving contest, costume contest,
spooky mini-golf and a campsite decoration contest. Call
Carter Caves State Resort Park will have a 'Spooktacular' Cave-in
Movie on October 25th. Movie will be in Cascade Cave and is a
family-friendly spooky flick! Movie title to be announced. The
price is $5 per person at the door, and seating is not provided so
bring your own chairs. Popcorn and drink concessions will be
available at the cave on a cash-only basis. Showtime is 8:30pm.
Tickets are sold at Cascade Cave. Call 606-286-4411.
A history of Carter Co written by Go-Radio General Manager