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Online school returns: Health Dept recommends change back to remote learning

 Just when staff and students were getting used to Carter County’s hybrid model again, the school system has gone back to an entirely online virtual school schedule at the recommendation … Read More

Park board eyes spring for sprayground install: Plans for future expansion

 Grayson Sports Park manager Grant Harper is hoping for an early spring installation of sprayground and playground equipment in the park, and is also planning ahead for future growth of … Read More

Inspired reading: New organization to bring Dolly Parton program to Carter County

 Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is an amazing organization. It brings two age-appropriate books a month to children in participating communities, from birth until they start school, no matter their family … Read More

Grayson approves CARES funds use: Police and fire to get new gear

 The city of Grayson has been reimbursed the promised $87,600 in police related expenses like salary costs through CARES Act funds and, following the recommendations made in their December meeting, … 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

East open season with win over Greenup: Raiders rally in second half for 57-44 victory

GRAYSON – East Carter’s defense in the opening four minutes of the second half totally changed the complexion of the game last Tuesday, January 12, as East opened its season … Read More

ACTC names 188 to President’s list

ASHLAND – Ashland Community and Technical College has named 188 students to the President’s List for the fall 2020 semester. To be eligible for the president’s list, a student must … Read More

Going where the grass is blue

My uncle and I have different political views. But we don’t let this divide us. Instead of talking politics, we talk about the things that unite us. With me and … Read More

ACTC announces Dean’s List

ASHLAND, Ky. – Ashland Community and Technical College has named 241 students to the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student … Read More

Extension Notes: Extension office accepting plant orders

The Carter County Extension Office is currently accepting orders for apple and pear rootstock and strawberry, raspberry, and blackberry plants.  Orders may be placed for M7A apple and pear rootstock … Read More

Pet of the Week: 1/20/21

Shiloh is a seven-week-old Great Pyrenees mix. He’s a very sweet, playful boy. Shiloh has a $75 adoption fee that includes rabies vaccination and being spayed. Stop by the Carter … Read More

Uncle Jack Fultz’s Memories of Carter County: The Flying Fultz Family

Were there airplanes zipping around the skies of Carter County in 1905? Everyone is familiar with the story of Orville and Wilbur Wright. They had their first powered airplane flight … Read More

Lady Comets advance to regional championship round: Beat Menifee 57-50 in fast paced final period

Friday night’s game between the West Carter Lady Comets and the Menifee Lady Cats was a nail biter at times, despite West Carter’s eventual seven point victory. Menifee tried hard … Read More

AS WE SEE IT: Remembering MLK Jr.

Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. day, the federal holiday set to honor the life and legacy of the famed civil rights leader.  King might be best known for his … Read More

Indictments: 12/18/20

The following indictments were returned by the Grand Jury of the Carter Circuit Court on December 18, 2020. An indictment is not a determination of guilt or innocence. It is … Read More

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