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Fighting for life: Ralph’s Foodfair raises over $18,000 for American Cancer Society

 It takes a lot of fudge and raffle tickets to raise over $18 thousand, but that’s exactly how Ralph’s FoodFair raised the $18,530.66 they presented to the American Cancer Society … Read More

Writing it in: Brammell runs as write-in candidate in third educational district

“I don’t think our people are being represented very well,” explained Trish Brammell when asked what motivated her to run for Carter County Board of Education as a write-in candidate.  … Read More

Keeping COVID numbers down: School board discusses East Carter High School quarantine

 Contact tracing is working. That’s the takeaway from the recent news that some students at East Carter High School might have been exposed to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. Superintendent of … Read More

Ready to play: Sports park will host games next spring

 Fencing, gates, and grass are three of the top issues that Grayson Sports Park manager Grant Harper is working to address, but he promised Grayson Mayor George Steele the park … Read More

Raiders win district championship: Miller breaks regional scoring record

Both the boys and girls East Carter soccer teams won their district championships last Wednesday, taking both teams into the 16th Regional tournament with strong records.  The East Carter High … Read More

West snaps back for win over Greenup: Wins 3-2 after losing in first two sets

LLOYD – After dropping the first two sets Tuesday, Oct 13, West Carter faced suffering one of the biggest upsets in the history of 16th Region volleyball. Instead, the Lady … Read More

West winning streak broken: Comets lose on the road against Paintsville

All good things must come to an end, and the West Carter High School football team’s winning streak is no exception. The Comets lost to Paintsville on Friday night, 12-34 … Read More

Indictments 10/2/20

The following indictments were returned by the Grand Jury of the Carter Circuit Court on October 2, 2020. An indictment is not a determination of guilt or innocence. It is … Read More

Extension notes: Ways to prevent prussic acid poisoning in livestock

Each fall, prussic acid poisoning is a real concern for Kentucky livestock producers, especially those who grow and graze their animals on sorghum-based forages like forage sorghum, sorghum-sudangrass, sudangrass and … Read More

Uncle Jack Fultz’s Memories of Carter County: Wet, dry and moist: Kentucky’s patchwork alcohol laws are nothing new

The Kentucky legislature voted to make the entire state dry in November 1919, a full two months before the Volstead Act led to nationwide prohibition in January 1920. But Kentucky … Read More

Pet of the Week 10/21/20

Max is a three-year-old male pit mix. He’s a sweet, friendly boy that needs a home of his own. Max has a reduced adoption fee of $25 to an approved … Read More

As we see it: Thank you, readers

We’ve been publishing the Carter County Times for just over four months now, with this issue marking the 19th edition of your source for local news. We’ve come a long … Read More

No question about it, money really is the mother’s milk of politics

The late Jesse Unruh, a legendary California politician, coined that phrase in 1966 and it has proven to be more prophetic in each election cycle, including last year’s governor’s race … Read More

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