Carter Co. Sheriff's office says it served a search warrant on a
Damron Mayo residence, and three meth labs were allegedly found
inside and 10 found outside. George R. Waggoner II, Age 34,
Grayson, was arrested and charged with manufacturing meth. Curtis
Greshan, 23, of Detroit charged with possession of controlled
substance. Brett Griffith, 52, Grayson, with drug related charges,
and Alisha Martin, 34 of Grayson, was charged under two
bench warrants on unrelated drug charges, according to Deputy Greg
Gillum. The case is under investigation.
The City of Grayson has mailed tax bills. The face value is
payable through Dec. 31st. A 4% penalty will be added beginning
Jan. 1st. After hours payments can be made in the drop box to the
rear of the Municipal Building. Payment can be made by cash,
check, or money order. No credit card payments will be accepted.
First Church of Christ wins Float award in annual Chamber
Former mayor Danny Sparks has entered a guilty plea to trafficking
in marijuana within 1,000 yards of a school. Sparks plea
came in Carter Circuit Court and Judge Rebecca Phillips has
scheduled sentencing, as prosecutors recommended a two year prison
Meeting recently, the Grayson City Council has agreed to take over
maintenance and operation of the building known as Grayson Senior
Citizens Center on Hord and Second Street. The programs will
continue. The City will form an advisory board, after the Seniors
board approached the city about help following cuts in funding.
Council also assistant Emergency Management Dir. JoAnn Dunfee
outline a memorandum agreement between the city, FEMA, and the
Carter Co. Emergency Management for a program that will allow text
messages during times of emergency to be transmitted to all Carter
Co. cellphones, except older models. A testing period will be held
soon and the program should be underway after the first of the
year. Council also discussed 911 call problems.
medical helicopter supports Firefighters fund raising boot
Prospective candidates for county offices for the 2014 elections
may now file for those offices through January 28th. City
elections in both Grayson and Olive Hill will also be held in 2014
and filings for those races will be held closer to the election
Carter Caves and County Extension Homemakers Open House is Sunday
afternoon December 15th at Lewis/Caveland Lodge to view the many
trees and decorations. Refreshments will be served.
West Carter Adult Education Center will give final GED tests of
the current series Dec. 13.
County Tax Bills have been mailed. Taxpayers will now pay face
value thru Dec. 31st. A 5% penalty will be added beginning Jan.
Northeast Ky Community Action is now
accepting applications for Low Income Home Energy Assistance
program in alphabetical order at Northeast office. Names will be
accepted through Dec. 17th.
Christian Thanksgiving Day serving line at East Carter Middle
School. The group served 1,080 meals.
Don't miss the 1st annual WCMS Winterfest Dec. 14th beginning at
9am. There will be handmade crafts, jewelry, home accents, holiday
and personalized items. If you are interested in being a vendor
and selling merchandise at this event, please contact Rhonda Rudd
at 286-5354. Table spots are $20 per table. Deadline for
registration is December 2nd.
East Carter High School Site based council meeting has been
postponed until Dec. 16th at 4:30pm in the school library.
The Olive Hill Masonic Lodge and Easter Star will hold a pancake
breakfast Saturday Dec. 14th at the lodge from 7am until 10am. All
proceeds will go to building maintenance. Everyone is invited.
Benson Fruit Cakes available at Commercial Bank, James Family
Outfitters and Bob Caummisar's Office. Price is $12.50
The ECHS Concert Band will present their Christmas Concert along
with the ECHS Choir on Dec 17th at 7pm at the KCU Chapel.
Carter County Farm Bureau announces the 2014 Kentucky Farm Bureau
scholarship program is now underway. Applications can be picked up
at the farm bureau office at 127 South Hord St. Grayson or from
the high school guidance counselors. Applications must be
postmarked by February 28th, 2014 to be considered. Winners will
be notified by May 16th.
Carter Co. Farm Bureau has earned Gold Star award from Ky. Farm
Bureau Convention and Hannah McGlone individual Gold award.
Sarah's Place will be offering the Kentucky State Certified Nurse
Aide Classes beginning Monday, January 6th and ending February
28th. Register in person at Sarah's Place on December 9th-13th