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OPENING CEREMONIES FRIDAY NIGHT AT 5:30PM IN THE MERCHANTS PARKING LOT  *Family Movie and Game night Friday Night at Main and Pomeroy*   *Art Show in the Park on Saturday*   *Music on the Main Street Stage Friday and Saturday Nights*  
*Fire Dept. BBQ Dinner Friday Night at the Fire Station*
  *Veteran's Park Prize Giveaway and Music Saturday Night* 

...Carter Co. Courthouse and Grayson and Olive Hill City Buildings will be
closed Monday, Carter Co. Justice Center closed Saturday and Monday.

The County Clerk has new hours:
Olive Hill County Clerk's Office--CLOSED Mondays, Tuesday 8:15am-6pm, Wednesday-Friday, 8:15am-4pm, and EVERY Saturday, 8:15am-12noon.
Grayson County Clerk's Office--Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4pm, and LAST Saturday of the month, 8:30am-12noon.

The Carter Co. Fiscal Court met recently in monthly session and considered a lengthy agenda. The Court heard road matters, and claims and transfers. Also approved was the transfer of $19,215 from the Road account and $9,272 from the jail account to write a check to the Perfection Group, which helps the Court with efficiency efforts in the County. Approval of the purchase of a John Deere tractor for the Detention Center, to be paid for with funds from the Commissary money, at a total cost of $36,255, was also approved. Department reports, a Tourism report, personnel matters, and an Executive session, were also held, among many other matters.

Carter Co. Board of Education will once again sponsor the Summer Food Service program. Meals will be served free to all children at East Carter Middle School and West Carter High School from June 5th thru July 21st. Breakfast and lunch will be served with lunch from 11am until noon. Call 474-6696 ext. 20213 for more information.

Grenbo Lake State Park has reopened the lodge and restaurant. The facility was closed for almost two years after a fire caused damage to the lodge building, and then other issues were discovered when restoration began.

Olive Hill City Council met recently and learned there will be a return of funds paid to Kentucky Power for electricity purchases. Council also reversed it's plans to demolish the City's swimming pool but has yet to decide on it's future. Council also has announced it will be the city's Code Enforcement agency, pending the first reading of an ordinance. Taylor Duncan was named as the City's FEMA agent.

Northeast Kentucky Comm. Action Agency has announced that budget cuts will cause a two day per week cut back in services. Lack of funds for salaries and food was mentioned. The centers in Grayson and Olive Hill are now only open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Olive Hill will again present Trade Days June 1st-3rd at the Shrine Park on US 60 behind Olive Hill Elementary School. Sales will be held from 8am-8pm each day.

Jordan Goodman, 17 year old daughter of Chad and Heather Goodman, was named the 2017 Miss Memory Days in the annual pageant.

June 10th has been set as the deadline to financially support Carter Co. Thunder. This year's program will be held July 1st at the Carter Co. Fairgrounds.

4th Annual Christmas in July 5K Run presented by Commercial Bank of Grayson and Project Merry Christmas will be July 1st with registration at 8am. Run begins at 8:30am at West Carter Middle School. Registration is $20 if registered by June 28th, $25 for day of registration. Call Rachel Bowling at 606-474-7811 or e-mail rachelbowling@cbgrayson.com for more information. All proceeds benefit Project Merry Christmas.

West Carter High School FFA plant sales of vegetables, bedding plants, and large hanging baskets is now underway. Plants can be purchased Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm. Please call 286-2481.

The sixth Annual Friends of Devin Kawada Golf Scramble will be held June 3rd at Hidden Cove Golf Course at Grayson Lake State Park. Proceeds will benefit ENOUGH, Lifeline, and the East Carter Basketball program. Lunch will be provided, prizes, and hole in one prizes. Hole sponsorships available. Entry fee is $270 per team. Call 606-922-4083 for more information. 

Carter Christian Academy 6th Annual Golf Scramble will be held July 15th at Hidden Cove Golf Course at Grayson Lake State Park. Format is 4 player scramble, cost of $300/per team ($75/per person). Check-in from 8am-8:45am, tee off at 9am. Lunch and awards to follow. For more information call at 606-831-0338.

West Carter Football will be hosting the First Annual Comet Touchdown 5K on June 3rd at the WCHS football field. The event is open to all that wish to run or walk in the event. Medals will be given out and each participant receives a t-shirt. Cost is $20 for each individual runner, $25 after May 31st. For groups of 10 or more, cost is $15 per participant.

Friends of the Carter Co. Public Library Used Book Sale will be in the Community Room (2nd floor of the Carter Co. Library in Grayson) May 26th and May 27th from 10:30am-4:30pm. To volunteer or donate, please call Patty Greene at 474-3241.

Rattlesnake Ridge Community Center will host the final spring 2017 Bluegrass Music concert Saturday, May 27th at 7pm. Performing will be New Highway Bluegrass Gospel Band and a reunion show of The Rowan Co. Ramblers. This is throwback Saturday with admission of $5.00 for adults and under age 13 are admitted at no charge. Concessions will be available. Call 474-2920.

Carter Co. Health Department is partnering with Primary Plus to offer Women's Health Services. Beginning Monday, June 5th, a nurse practitioner from Primary Plus will be in the facility to offer family planning and women's health screenings. Services will continue every other Monday from 8:30am-11:30am. Please call for an appointment at 474-5109 or 474-5100.

Grayson RECC is having a day camp for kids that have just finished 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades, and live on GRECC electric lines. Camp is June 13th-15th. Please call Julie at 475-2191, or download your application from www.graysonrecc.com/campcoop to register. Please bring your application to the office or mail it in, along with $10 non-refundable application fee. Deadline to register is June 5th, spaces are limited.

The Oldtown Volunteer Fire Dept. is having music Friday, June 2nd at the Oldtown Volunteer Fire Department. Country cooking for $7 a plate and includes drink and dessert. Food served at 6pm, music starts at 7pm.

There will be a benefit to help with funeral costs for Jerry Skaggs, brother of Frieda Pelfrey, June 3rd. Benefit is from 1pm-6pm at the Olive Hill Wesleyan Church Fellowship Hall, located by Olive Hill Elementary School. There will be a spaghetti or hot dog dinner for $5.00, and an auction with baked goods and other miscellaneous items. Call 286-4940 for more info.

A Veterans Benefits Field Representative will be at the Carter Co. Courthouse Monday, June 5th from 9am-noon. Veterans and their dependents will receive assistance filing for Federal and State veterans' benefits.

The Carter Co. Retired Teachers' Association will meet Wednesday, June 7th at Carter Caves State Park Lodge. A representative from the co-chair Health and Insurance Committee will be giving information on employee retirement and benefit information for medicare eligible and under 65 members. Registration begins at 10:30am. All retired teachers and members are encouraged to attend.

The Carter Co. Fiscal Court will meet in Special Session Tuesday, May 30th, 6pm in the Fiscal Courtroom.

Kentucky Nurses Association Northeastern Chapter Meeting will be Tuesday, June 6th at Reno's Roadhouse in Morehead, with social time starting at 7pm, meeting at 7:30pm. Call 606-207-2326.

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