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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

Uncle Jack Fultz’s Memories of Carter County: Biggs murder rocked Olive Hill

Jury had interesting response in Duvall case In November of 1921, the community of Olive Hill was rocked by a brutal murder. Dr. Harvey L. Biggs, a beloved local physician … Read More

Lady Raiders undefeated: Softball team now 5-0

The East Carter Lady Raiders are now 5-0 after victories against West Carter, Paris, Martin County, and Morgan County. While they’ve had to cancel two games against Betsy Layne due … 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

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

AS WE SEE IT: End of the line

After a long, troubling year this spring feels like more than your typical season of rebirth. The ability to get outside again, the blossoms, and the budding green leaves are … 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

Keeping the music alive

 The Rattlesnake Ridge Bluegrass Music Center has not held a single bluegrass show since the pandemic shut events down last year. It’s now been more than 13 months since they’ve … Read More

Realities of life commonplace in country music

We’ve been warned for years that some rock music, if played backward, would bring forth a dangerous, even devilish, message. On the other hand, some folks say they believe that … 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

Just a little help: Cole seeks assistance with tree removal

 Carl Cole worked hard his whole life to get the piece of property he retired to. The 70-year-old started working in lumber mills at 16 before moving on to a … Read More

Lending a hand

It feels like there is a theme to this week’s paper. It wasn’t intentional. It just sort of happened. One of those things that the more esoteric minded will call … 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

Late to the Game(s): Getting round to it – Picking up the best games of a generation, cheap

Sure, it’s getting nice and it’s warmer outside, and there are going to be other demands on your time. But there are still going to be plenty of chances for … 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

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