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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

Adventures in reading: Stamper cuts ribbon on second Little Free Library

 Olive Hill now has its second Little Free Library. This new location, at J.A. “Skinny” Raybourn City Park, joins the first location, behind Olive Hill Elementary School.  That first Little … 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

Carter among counties transitioning driver licensing from circuit court clerks to transportation cabinet in August

New regional issuance model offers ‘next-level’ services for Kentucky drivers FRANKFORT – Nine more Kentucky counties will make the transition in August to a new, secure driver-licensing model, administered by … Read More

Temporary US 60 Closure for Carol Malone Widening Project in Grayson

All US 60 traffic east of downtown detoured Monday, Tuesday FLEMINGSBURG – Storm drain construction will require a temporary two-day closure of US 60 east (Main Street) in downtown Grayson next … 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

Can you grow flowers here?: Council hears zoning violation concerns

 A property owner in Olive Hill is violating the city’s zoning restrictions, attorney Brandon Hamilton told city council last week, and it’s making it impossible for his clients to enjoy … Read More

Weekly arrests report: 7/28/21

 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

County requests info from ice storm volunteers

Volunteer hours could reduce required FEMA match By: Mike Malonefor Carter County Times The storms that hit our area so hard in February and March of this year were some … Read More

Protesting Pride: Citizens raise religious objections to art gallery event

 According to Bretta Aukerman, not only did the Grayson Gallery violate several city ordinances with their Pride month art display and drag performance, but they violated the innocence of an … 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

Weekly arrests report: 7/21/21

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

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

Funding firefighters

The Carter County Fiscal Court approved a motion on Monday to continue funding paid weekend staff at the Grayson and Olive Hill Fire Departments, and to distribute a similar level of funding to other volunteer fire departments in the county.

Labor shortage hurts EMS

Only Boyd County pays more when you also consider contributions to insurance and retirement. But, despite this, the ambulance service is understaffed.

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