Guest Editorial: Polio, COVID-19 vaccine acceptance differs

By: Allison EvansPress Commentary Hopefully one day our grandchildren will have to Google search COVID-19 to find a definition. If they do, this virus will have come to pass. Obviously … Read More

Pet of the Week: 9/22/21

Silas is a two-and-a-half-year-old beagle mix. He’s a quiet, friendly boy and gets along great with everyone. Silas has a FREE adoption, which includes rabies vaccination and being neutered. Stop … Read More

Comets fall to Rams: West Carter now two and two for the season

West Carter’s tumultuous season continued last Friday, as they struggled, and came up scoreless, against Raceland, ending the game 0-21 and putting the Comets at two wins and two losses … Read More

East Carter wins against Perry Central: Raiders now at three wins, one loss for season

East Carter came to play last Friday. The Raiders scored their first touchdown within four minutes of the game’s start, and kept that momentum going, ending the game against Perry … Read More

Uncle Jack Fultz’s Memories of Carter County: Burning down the (school) house

Parents may complain about mask mandates, non-traditional instruction, and other aspects of the school system. But it’s not as bad as it was in 1987, when repeated complaints about the … Read More

There’s still time to get on the lake

I haven’t been out on the lake at all this year, and only a handful of times since the baby was born. My last big kayak trip was the birthday … Read More

Did you know God couldn’t be everywhere so he made grandparents?

It is estimated that as many as three million children of all ages in this country are being reared by their grandparents as a result of divorce, drug addiction, incarceration, … Read More

Extension Notes: Brown lawns could mean fall armyworm damage

This is one of the worst years on record for fall armyworms as a pest in home lawns, and specifically cool-season grasses. Normally, fall armyworms are a pest in agriculture … Read More

Late to the Game(s): Werewolves on the bayou

No one really believes in werewolves, right? It’s the stuff of folk tales and horror movies. Pulp novels and comic books. But it isn’t the type of thing that anyone … Read More

 Weekly arrests report

 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

 Grayson Rezones US 60: Portion near Extension will be Highway Business zone

 In a compromise move, the Grayson Planning and Zoning Commission will rezone a portion of land along US 60 from Residential-1 to Highway Business, but they will stop short of … Read More

 Parsons discusses library growth at Chamber meeting: Conley announces plans to step down as President

 What value does a library bring to a community? And how can it contribute to the community’s growth and prosperity?  Those were a couple of the issues that Carter County … Read More

 More coaches to receive pay: Wrestling, volleyball, softball among impacted sports

 Middle school athletics and high school wrestling coaches are among those who will be impacted by a motion from the Carter County Board of Education on Monday evening to approve … Read More

Talmage Lee Reynolds

1952-2021 Mr. Talmage Lee Reynolds, age 69, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, entered into rest Wednesday evening, September 15, 2021 at St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, Kentucky. He was … Read More

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