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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

Fighting fire: Fiscal court moves to fund paid firefighters

 The Grayson and Olive Hill Fire Departments will be adding paid weekend staff – possibly as soon as this weekend – after fiscal court took action Monday evening to approve … Read More

Collecting the bills: Emergency ambulance discusses billing service

 It wasn’t too long ago that the Carter County Emergency Ambulance Board took action to switch from using a billing service to collect for ambulance rides to doing billing in-house. … Read More

Weekly arrest report: 4/14/21

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

Cleaning up: Fiscal court hears disaster update, approves flood repair loan

First came the ice. Then came the floods. Now, the cleanup and repairs.  Carter County Fiscal Court heard disaster updates during their regular monthly meeting Monday night. This included updates … Read More

Gov. Beshear announces 2.5M vaccination challenge to lift capacity restrictions

FRANKFORT – On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the Team Kentucky Vaccination Challenge: When 2.5 million Kentuckians have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, the state … Read More

Unemployment insurance update

FRANKFORT – On Monday, Amy Cubbage, general counsel for Gov. Beshear, updated Kentuckians on when the state’s unemployment insurance (UI) system will go live again after a temporary shutdown for … Read More

ACTC to host open house April 23

ASHLAND. – Ashland Community and Technical College (ACTC) will be hosting an Open House on Friday, April 23.  The event, which will be held outdoors, will be at the College … Read More

Taking stock: Grayson RECC reflects on ice storm

 Grayson RECC President and CEO Bradley Cherry hadn’t been in the position long when the ice storms hit in February. He was still technically the “interim President and CEO” on … Read More

Weekly arrest report: 4/7/21

 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

Traffic changes on Carol Malone Blvd due to $6 million widening project

FLEMINGSBURG – Major traffic changes will start this week on Carol Malone Boulevard (KY 7/KY 1) at downtown Grayson as contractors ramp up work on the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s $6 … Read More

Legislative Update: 4/7/21

FRANKFORT – Well, it’s a wrap. Legislators worked late into the night on Tuesday, the 30th and final day of the 155th regular meeting of the Kentucky General Assembly, concluding … Read More

ACTC to host drive-thru graduation ceremony

ASHLAND – Students who graduated from Ashland Community and Technical College at the end of the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters will have the opportunity to celebrate their achievements … Read More

Stapleton named EM Director: County Clerk has record year

 Carter County has a new Emergency Management Director. The fiscal court returned from executive session last Thursday and moved to hire Adam Stapleton for the position. Stapleton will be taking … Read More

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