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Neighbors helping neighbors: Willard community feeds families during storm

 When winter storms led to power outages and lost water across the county, the Willard community didn’t waste time fretting about what to do. Instead the folks there, like others … Read More

Clearing the brush: County considers outside help with cleanup

 Carter County has a lot of brush to clean up after the damage to trees from recent ice storms. More than county road and sanitation crews could feasibly cleanup on … Read More

Flooding follows ice and snow: East end hard hit by rising waters along the Little Sandy and tributaries

 Grayson Rural Electric and Kentucky Power still didn’t have electricity back on for everyone following recent ice storms before the snow and ice turned to rain, and creeks began overflowing … Read More

Barker heads to Asbury: Signs intention to play soccer with school

 The West Carter Lady Comets’ Katie Barker is going to Asbury University to play soccer, signing her intention to attend the school last week.  Asbury assistant coach Aaron Martin said … Read More

HELP extends thanks to volunteers and donors

 The Health Equipment Loan Program (HELP), founder Jean Adams, and volunteers would like to thank those who have helped them put a smile on the faces of more than 87 … Read More

Late to the Game(s): You can’t go home again (Can you?) – Final Fantasy Remake as nostalgia cash-in and game preservation

Remakes and reboots are always a bit of a crap shoot. Sometimes they are fantastic. Sometimes, well… not so much. There really isn’t much to do but try them out … Read More

Extension Notes: Caring for houseplants in the winter

Inside or out, plants go through seasonal cycles in their growth and their needs. Whether your houseplants live inside year-round or just come in to overwinter, they can be undone … Read More

West wins in overtime: Advances against Black Devils and wins next two against Morgan County

The West Carter Comets came back in overtime to overcome the Robertson County Black Devils last Wednesday, after ending the first half five points down and coming back in the … Read More

Pet of the Week 3/3/21

Jake is a two-year-old male lab mix. He is an extremely sweet, playful boy and would be a wonderful addition to any family. His $75 adoption fee to an approved … Read More

Lady Comets win against Lady Stangs

The West Carter Lady Comets won their first game in All A Classic state play against the Bishop Brossart Lady Stangs, but their next two games – a regular season … Read More

Uncle Jack Fultz’s Memories of Carter County: Olive Hill UFO?

1922 lights in the sky puzzled farm workers and spouses Something atypical was going on in 1922. Local people were seeing strange lights in the sky, according to an article … Read More

Kylie Gilliam signs with Kentucky Christian University

West Carter Lady Comets’ forward Kylie Gilliam signed her intention to play ball for the Kentucky Christian University Lady Knights last week.  The senior has averaged around 6.8 points per … Read More

AS WE SEE IT: Extra hoops to transparency

Most of you probably didn’t notice, but the Kentucky House made some changes to open records requests rules last week that give government departments an extra couple of days to … Read More

Like him or loathe him, Rush Limbaugh changed our lives forever

When Rush Limbaugh died recently, a veteran reporter wrote that the people who loved him were mourning and those who disliked him were rejoicing but that Limbaugh himself would love … Read More

Teaching old dogs new tricks

In a typical mentor relationship an older, more experienced individual shares the benefit of that hard-earned experience with a younger person. Recently, however, I read an article about older folks … Read More

Carter County second grader winner in extension contest

By: Katie PrattUK Extension Agency  LEXINGTON – For the past decade, the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service has educated young people about ways to save money and become financially … Read More

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