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School board appoints interim superintendent: Dr. Robert J. Bell will fill role between Dotson’s departure and new hire

 The Carter County Board of Education met in special session last week and – after an extended executive session – moved to hire Dr. Robert J. Bell as the interim … Read More

Computer Information Technologies Program to Host “Cloud Night”

ASHLAND, Ky. –Ashland Community and Technical College will be hosting “Cloud Night” where incoming students to the Cloud Computing program featuring Amazon Web Services can learn more about certificate and … Read More

Superintendent steps down: Dotson will continue to serve through September 1

 Last month Dr. Ronnie Dotson said it wasn’t the right time to leave the district when he withdrew his planned resignation and agreed to stay on for another year. Among … Read More

Weighing in on masks for kids: Parents offer opinions for and against requirements

 The Carter County Board of Education began their meeting on Monday evening swearing in new board member Miranda Tussey, and then jumped into the superintendent’s report and public comment period.  … Read More

Carter County Schools faculty receive Excellence in Teaching award from Campbellsville University

CAMPBELLSVILLE – Campbellsville University’s 35th annual Excellence in Teaching Award Program honored 205 teachers throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky from 72 districts and/or private schools. Although the ceremony wasn’t in … Read More

Not the right time: Dotson explains decision to rescind resignation

 The Carter County Board of Education had an item on their meeting agenda last week they ended up dropping right from the outset – the resignation of Superintendent of Carter … Read More

West Carter FFA Member Elected to State Office for Kentucky FFA Association

Rickayln Rayburn was elected to serve as the 2021-2022 Kentucky FFA Big Sandy River State Vice President. Rickalyn is the daughter of Rick and Sherri Rayburn of Olive Hill. She … Read More

KCTCS Board votes to freeze tuition rate for 2021-22

ASHLAND – Students and parents can breathe a little easier this fall because the 16 colleges of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), including Ashland Community and Technical … Read More

East Carter could receive $14 million for renovations: Board also looking at options for West upgrades

 The Carter County Board of Education met in special session on Monday night to accept an offer from the School Facilities Construction Commission (SFCC) for assistance in funding renovations to … Read More

ACTC names 191 to Spring 2021 President’s List

ASHLAND, Ky. – Ashland Community and Technical College has named 191 students to the President’s List for the spring 2021 semester. To be eligible for the president’s list, a student must … Read More

Greenhill resigns: Veteran school board member steps down

The Carter County School Board only had one discussion item on their agenda when they convened in special session last week – the resignation of a board member. Board members … Read More

ACTC announces Spring 2021 Dean’s List

ASHLAND, Ky. – Ashland Community and Technical College has named 198 students to the dean’s list for the spring 2021 semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must … Read More

Carter County students selected for prestigious Governor’s Scholar Program

Congratulations to our future Governor’s Scholars from East Carter and West Carter High School! Tristen Sexton, Ella Kiser, Anna Salyers, and Evan Barney were selected for the competitive Governor’s Scholar … Read More

Digital school and supplemental years: Board clarifies what life after COVID could be

The Carter County Board of Education spent Monday night looking at two fundamental questions the district will be facing as they move forward in a post COVID world; how to … Read More

Workforce Solutions offering deckhand training

ASHLAND – Workforce Solutions is offering a one-week deckhand training course.  According to Chris Boggs, Business and Industry Project Coordinator, deckhands operate and maintain equipment on the deck of a … Read More

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