Gearing up for Relay: Relay for Life is back in a different form

 Last year was Relay for Life’s 25th anniversary, but this year is the organization’s 25th run. Like a lot of other things, last year’s event for the American Cancer Society … Read More

Weekly arrests report 9/8/21

 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

East Carter grad receives Deborah’s Porch Scholarship

ASHLAND. – Makenzie Burnett, a graduate of East Carter High School, is the 2021 recipient of the Deborah’s Porch Scholarship. She is the daughter of Scott and Lisa Burnett and … Read More

Extension Notes: Mulch mushrooms and other fascinating organisms

Mulches provide numerous benefits in our landscapes, including conserving soil moisture and suppressing weeds, as well as providing a pleasing background to highlight landscape plantings. However, mulch can also provide … Read More

Pet of the Week 9/8/21

Eddie is a one-year-old male Malinois mix. He’s a friendly, happy boy who would love to come home with you. Eddie’s $75 adoption fee includes rabies vaccination and being neutered. … Read More

AS WE SEE IT: Remembering 9/11

An editorial is supposed to be the view of the paper, and the entire editorial board. It is not supposed to be the view, memories or opinion of one single … Read More

Mouths of babes can speak profound words

Sometimes we adults overthink the challenge of explaining to children what we believe are complicated ideas or concepts. We tend to forget that, in most cases, a child’s mind has … Read More

“Who says you’re an author?” started an unending journey

The first person to ask me that question did so a few years ago when I proposed to publish a book with a collection of my best newspaper columns. The … Read More

Slowing down and snapping beans

It has been a terribly busy month so far. The past week, however, has been an especially busy week.  Not just professionally, but in our family and home lives, we’ve … Read More

East Carter wins second of season: West Carter bounces back for first win

East Carter is officially on a winning streak, with their second victory of the season over Rowan County on Friday.  The game stayed scoreless until the second quarter when back-to-back … Read More

Olive Hill’s Oney selected to Team Kentucky for 2022 Special Olympics USA Games

FRANKFORT – Bowler Levi Oney of Olive Hill has been named to the Team Kentucky delegation that will compete in the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games next June in Orlando, … Read More

Like a good neighbor…: Wilhoit opens State Farm Agency

 How does one end up running their own insurance agency? For Michelle Wilhoit, it started with feeling like she’d accomplished what she could working for others, and deciding the next … Read More

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