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The Candidate Forum for Olive Hill mayor will be repeated on the radio, Friday 5:30-6  due to a power outage in Olive Hill Tues causing some to miss part of
the program.

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Meeting in monthly session, the Olive Hill City Council approved the second reading of an ordinance setting the city's property tax rate at .239 cents per $100 property valuation, just under last year's 24 cents. Grayson has set a property tax rate of 19.3 cents per $100, just under last year's 19.8 cents.

Project Merry Christmas will begin accepting applications on Nov 3 through Nov 14th for families needing assistance at Christmas.  Registration is at School Family Resource and Youth Service Centers.  For children 12 and under, bring Social Security numbers, shoe size, and income information.  Distribution for Project Merry Christmas will be Dec. 20th at East Middle School. 

Gov. Beshear has announced that Carter County clerk Mike Johnston has received a grant totaling $12,950 from the Ky. Dept of Library and Archives to preserve and manage local government records.

Carter Co. Schools will be CLOSED  Monday and Tuesday.  Tuesday is Election Day. Polls open at 6 am and close at 6 pm.  Tune to Go Radio for election
returns.  

The Olive Hill branch of the Carter Co. Library will open Nov. 3 at the former Pre School/ Kindergarten building next to the Olive Hill Arts and Education Center
as a temporary open and location, then in December will have Grand Opening at the location in the Arts and Education Center.  All services will be available. 

The Grayson Utility Commission, Mayor George Steele and Carter Co Judge Executive Charles Wallace say they recently learned that after work has been underway since 2005 on preliminaries, they'll have to wait a little longer on a project that would add a fifth lane to the south end of Carol Malone Blvd.  Money for the construction was re-allocated two years ago and no longer exists.

  Judge-Executive Charles Wallace and Mayor George Steele sign deed to 34 acre public park property

The absentee voting machine is now available from 8:30am to 4pm at the Court Clerks office. Machine is available until Monday, Nov. 3rd.

Collection week for Operation Christmas Child is Nov. 17th thru the 24th. Drop off your filled shoebox at the First Baptist Church youth building on Main St. in Grayson from 9am until 4pm Mon-Sat, noon until 4pm on Sunday and 8am until 10am on Monday.

Northeast Comm. Action Agency has moved to it's new headquarters in the former Upper Tygart Elementary School. Applications for the LIHEAP program will be taken beginning Nov. 3rd. Northeast Community Action Agency is asking for vendors for this year's LIHEAP program. Vendors of wood, coal, heating oil and kerosene can contact the agency at 286-4446 for information.


Senator Mitch McConnell addressed a crowd at Kentucky Christian University student life center and talked about the Democratic war on coal, the Obama jobless economic recovery and how if Republicans can take control of the Senate and he becomes Majority Leader again, that they can take the country in a different direction. Thomas Massie, Fourth District Congressman also spoke about 300 bills passed in the House that are sitting on Senator Harry Reid's desk in the Senate waiting to be passed.

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.
 

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.

Christmas Pictures will be taken November 15th at the Elliottville Fire Department for $20. Package includes 1 8x10, 3 5x7, and 4 wallets. Pictures will be taken from 10am-6pm, and to make an appointment, please call Vivian Wagoner at 606-784-8585.

The American Legion Post 138 in Olive Hill will be having their annual Veterans Day dinner on Sunday November 9th  at 1pm. The dinner is free and will be at the Olive Hill Elementary school cafeteria. Commander Harry Justice would like to invite all veterans and their families out to share stories and fellowship. This is open to the public as well. Please come out and support our Veterans.

Work crews remove debris from Tygart Creek in Olive Hill. $19,500 plus grants have been appropriated for the work.

East Carter High schools Army JROTC program is hosting a Veterans Day event in the gym on November the 12th from 10am until 11am. All veterans are welcome from all branches. Veterans from all branches will be recognized. Please invite any veterans you know and family of veterans are welcomed as well. There will also be a veteran抯 breakfast at 9 AM that is free of charge. For more information call 474-0294.

AARF is hosting it's annual Howl-iday Auction Saturday Nov. 15th at 6pm at the Ashland Transportation Building. Dinner catered by Texas Roadhouse. Entertainment, dinner and auction. Tickets are a $10 donation and can be purchased at the Ashland Animal Clinic. Call 606-922-5157 for more information. Donations are tax deductible.

A veterans field representative will be at the Carter Co. Courthouse Monday, Nov. 3rd from 9am until noon to assist veterans and their dependents with filing for benefits due from military service.

Community Hospice will hold a grief based program "Coping with the Holidays" Nov. 6th from 6pm until 7:30pm at their office on Carter Avenue in Ashland. Call 329-1890 to reserve your space.

The Northeastern Chapter of the Kentucky Nurses Association is collecting new and gently used coats, gloves, and toboggans for school-aged children until November 17th. The items collected will be donated to children in selected Carter County Schools. If you or a group are interested in contributing, then please contact Courtney Hollingsworth at clhollingsworth@st-claire.org or Christa Thompson at christa.thompson@st-claire.org or call 606-783-6603.

The Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce is now soliciting nominations for their 37th Annual Community Service Awards to be given at the annual banquet on December 11th at 6:30 pm at the Grayson Conference Center. To nominate individuals for awards in the following categories: Community Service, Applegate Memorial, Keystone of Grayson, Farm Family, First Responders, Teacher of the Year, Business Person of the Year, Medical Professional of the Year, and Youth Service.   Send nominations to Chamber Box 612. Nominations should be submitted in writing or by e-mail no later than November 24th by 3 pm. Please include the nominee's name, address, phone number and a brief but concise summary of the reasons for the nomination. Nominations should be mailed to GACC.

Heritage Elementarys 3rd grade class will be having a bake sale on Saturday November 1, beginning at 9am at the chapel house.  Hot dogs and baked goods will be sold to raise money for their field trip. 

The Oldtown Volunteer Fire Dept. will be having their annual turkey dinner on Saturday, Nov. 8th. Turkey, dressing, green beans, mashed potatoes, cranberry salad, dessert, rolls and drink all for $7.00. Dinner from 11am-4pm. Call 606-473-7811 for any questions or to pick up orders.
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