The Carter Co. Library Board has set in motions
moves to purchase the Houck Building on Grayson's
Main St. for the
branch of the Carter Co. Library for Grayson,
moving from KY 1 &7 north to downtown.
AT&T has announced it will hire 20
employees each month for the next six
months as customers service representatives
at the Call Center in the Industrial
Grayson City Council has approved an
Emergency Management Agency purchase of a 26 foot camper that will
be outfitted and used as a mobile command post. The one year
old unit will be purchased for $11,205 with outfitting being paid
for out of next year's fiscal year's money. The mobile
command post can be used by Fire and Police Dept, which could
contribute to the purchase.
Savannah Robinson, 17, of Ashland has been crowned Miss Memory Days, for
2013 to reign over activities.
East Carter graduates 163 seniors during ceremonies held May
RECC will have a front porch event at the headquarters
building, 109 Bagby Park, June 6
and 7 to talk to
members about ways of saving energy
and find discounts with the Co-op Connection card, Gifts and popcorn.
Four Carter County businesses and institutions received awards in
various categories at the Northeast Small Business Award
Ceremonies. The New Business of the Year went to Carl and Amanda
Johnson of Bubba's Towing and Recovery of Grayson. C.C. and Julie
Gibbs of Gibbs Tru Value Hardware and Home Improvement of Grayson
and Ashland received the 2013 Northeast Kentucky "Small Business
of the Year" award as well as the Family Owned Business
award. The Non-Profit award went to Project Merry Christmas,
Phyllis Davis, President. There were 64 nominees and twenty four
of those were from Carter County.
Kyle Holbrook, 20 of Olive Hill, has entered a not guilty plea to
charges of murder and tampering with evidence in the death of Paul
Dillon "Nemo" Bryant. Holbrook appeared in Elliott Circuit
Court Monday with his attorney, Jeffrey Scott, who motioned for
bond to be set. Judge Rebecca Phillips overruled the bond
request citing the seriousness of the charges. A pre-trial
conference has been set for July 8th at 2pm.
The City of Olive Hill utilities has announced a scheduled power
outage on Saturday, June 1st from approximately 7am until 4pm for
the Clark Hill, Short Ridge and Legion Park areas.
East Carter Highs School has received a positive report from an
audit team that has looked into the school's progress over the
past two years. Superintendent Ronnie Dotson met with the audit
team and says there were several improvements reported by the
team. Under regulations, the school will remain under supervision
for another year.
KCU awarded 99 degrees during
Meeting in special session, the Carter County Fiscal
Court gave final approval to an ordinance that deals with
regulating the prisoner load at the Detention Center. The Court
heard the second reading of the ordinance, which was the only
matter on the agenda.
Carter County Judge Executive Charles Wallace has set June 11th
for a Wet/Dry election to be held for the city of Grayson.
An attempt earlier to limit it to certain precinct as declared
invalid. Only citizens in the city will be voting. 280 signatures
were on a petition that was presented to the County Clerk's
Entries are being accepted for floats for the 2013 Memory Days
parade to be held May 25th. Entries will be accepted until May
23rd at 4pm. Contact Robert Caumissar at 474-9522 for more
honors Pathways for 46 years of service. Rob Roar presents
certificate to Amanda Rigsby of Pathways.
Olive Hill will hold their 4th of July parade
Saturday June 29th at 1pm. The theme will be "America--United We
Stand, Proudly We Serve". Parade grand marshal will be Dr. Paul
Lewis, who has served the area throughout his career. Fireworks
and a concert at the Depot area will be featured downtown on
Thursday, July 4th. More information is expected following a work
session to be held in early May.
Carter County Fair will be held July 7th. thru the 13th this year
instead of the normal August dates.
Northeast Head Start is accepting applications for 2013 program
year. Registration date is May 24th, from 9 am until 2:30 pm. For
more information call Olive Hill Head Start at 606-286-5711 or
Grayson Head Start at 606-474-4602. This registration covers 4
year old Carter County schools as well as long as children are age
3 or 4 by October 1st, 2013. Contact Michelle Schuler at 286-4443
The fourth annual Benefit Auction will be held at the Carter Co.
Senior Citizens Center in Olive Hill May 18th from noon until 2pm.
Baked goods, refreshements, and new and used items will be sold.
Auction will begin at noon. Call 286-2055 for more information.
Come out and support your local senior citizens.
West Carter County adult education will be giving the official GED
Test May 23 and 24th. Anyone who wishes to register for this
test must first pass the Practice GED Test. In January 2014
new changes will be applied to the test and students are
encouraged to complete testing before these changes. The center is
testing by appointment for new enrollments on Mondays.
Contact 286-0137 to schedule testing.
Grayson RECC holds
it's annual meeting. More than 600 registered.
The Carter County Public Library will hold its
summer reading program entitled "Dig Into Reading". The program is
set for K-8th grade and will be held Mon-Fri from 1-2:30 at both
branches Olive Hill and Grayson. There is no cost for
participation in the program. This year's theme includes
gardening, dinosaurs, fossils, sharks, pirates, and more and will
run from June 3rd to July 19th. There will also be the Read and
Feed program which is set for birth through 19 years of age which
is set for Mon-Fri at both branches. The children that attend will
receive lunch and participate in a short reading activity. There
is no cost for participation in this program. No meal service on
July 4th. This program will run from June 3rd to July 19th.
Applications are available at both library branches for the
duration of the summer. For more information contact Nellie Jordan
at firstname.lastname@example.org or 606-286-8070 or
There will be a cancer benefit for Amber Bond to aid in medical
expenses on June 1st from 12pm - 4pm at Heritage Elementary
School. Food and various other items will be for sale at the
benefit, and the Old Town Gospel Heirs and Delmar Rogers Family
will be present to sing. An auction will take place after musical
performances have concluded. All donations are greatly
appreciated. Please come show your support and prayers to Amber
and her family during this difficult time. You may contact Dorothy
or Pat Bond at 606-474-6421 or Andria Davis at 606-475-6346 for
more information or to make a donation.
Heritage Elementary PTA will be having a special meeting
concerning the election of the 2013-2014 PTA officers on Thursday
May 23rd at 9am. All PTA members are encouraged to attend. A special meeting of the Carter County Public Library
Board of Trustees will be held Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 6 p.m.
at the Grayson branch.
CARTER COUNTY CELEBRATES ITS 175TH ANNIVERSARY THIS YEAR,
A history of Carter Co written by Go-Radio General Manager Francis