Board chooses new superintendent:  Dr. Paul Green is former Jackson Independent superintendent

 The Carter County Board of Education met in two special meetings on Monday evening, first to choose their new superintendent of schools and then to approve the contract for the … Read More

 Walking through storytime: Olive Hill Elementary hosts story walk

 Olive Hill Elementary School hosted a family literacy story walk last week, and turnout for the event was staggering, with families lined up the length of the parking lot to … Read More

 Grayson approves drainage, water, and broadband programs: Plans will improve online and outdoor opportunities

 Motions from the last meeting of Grayson City Council will help improve drainage in the area around the sports park complex and Dixie Park neighborhood, as well as provide the … Read More

 Weekly arrests report: 10/20/21

 The following individuals were arrested and booked into the Carter County Detention Center over the past week. This list includes local arrests only. It does not include federal inmates being … Read More

AS WE SEE IT: Preparing for winter

Grayson Emergency Management co-director Joanne Dunfee is asking folks to start preparing early for possible winter storms like those that struck the area last winter.  Dunfee said that another severe … Read More

Pet of the Week: 10/20/21

Ty is a one-year-old male shepherd mix. He’s a very sweet, friendly boy and gets along great with other dogs. Ty has a free adoption to an approved home, which … Read More

Is it “The Great Resignation” or are some of us just too lazy to work?

Could it be true today what my grandmother told me many years ago that some folks are too lazy to work in a pie factory? If not, how do we … Read More

Letter to the Editor: Thanks from the Olive Hill Chamber of Commerce

I want to take this opportunity to say huge THANK YOUs to everyone who worked so hard to make the Olive Hill Area Chamber of Commerce 5th Annual “It’s Fall … Read More

School board discusses new coach positions

The Carter County School Board met last Tuesday, October 12, to discuss the stipend for the new high school wrestling and fishing coaching positions and the renovation plan for all … Read More

West Carter beat Cardinals 35-14: Comets take first seed in district with victory over Martin County

Sports are about bursts of athleticism, speed, and graceful movement, sure. But they are just as much about endurance and perseverance. That truth was never more apparent than on Friday … Read More

Uncle Jack Fultz’s Memories of Carter County: Moving past our differences 

The American public today is divided. Sometimes, it seems, irreparably so. Republicans can’t agree with Democrats, even on issues like infrastructure spending that stands to benefit all Americans and create … Read More

Extension Notes: Answers to common agriculture tax exempt questions

In extension, we have received a lot questions about the agriculture sales tax exemption law since it was passed by the 2020 Kentucky legislature.  Legislators passed this law to help … Read More

Pet of the Week: 10/13/21

Benny is a two-year-old male terrier mix. He’s very friendly and loves to play. Benny has a free adoption to an approved home, which includes rabies vaccination and being neutered. … Read More

Uncle Jack Fultz’s Memories of Carter County: Creating Carter Caves

Most of us have some fond memory of time spent at Carter Caves State Park. It’s a lovely little slice of earth, eons in the making, and a real asset … Read More

Guest Editorial: The local paper: Trusted source for community news

By: The Dominion Post Editorial Board Oct. 3 to Oct. 9 marks National Newspaper Week. Of the many obscure awareness days, this one is near and dear to our hearts, … Read More

Our juvenile justice system is a disgrace. It must be reformed

As a result of investigative articles by John Cheves of the Lexington Herald-Leader, everyone in Kentucky should be outraged about what is happening to those incarcerated in our state’s juvenile … Read More

Thanks to those folks

By: Cathie ShafferThe Greenup Gazette Certain people come into one’s life, perhaps only for a short time, but they make an impression carried for a lifetime. I’m more on to … Read More

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