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Late to the Game(s): Exploring your town, with augmented reality mobile games

I spend way too much time on my phone, and I’m sure I’m not alone. When I’m not “doomscrolling” as the kids call it – or spending an inordinate amount … Read More

High waters cause road closures: 101 culverts washed out across county roads

Unseasonably heavy rains led to flooding across Carter County last week, with several roads temporarily closed and others sustaining flood related damage that the state and county hurried to get … Read More

Extension Notes: Senior Farmer’s Market vouchers to be distributed June 22

Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program vouchers will be distributed at the Northeast Community Action Agencies on Tuesday, June 22nd. Vouchers will be available in Olive Hill from 8:30 AM -12:30 … Read More

The libraries are open: Both Grayson and Olive Hill branches open to the public again

 When COVID restrictions were put in place last year, a number of spaces were closed to the public – restaurants, stores, courthouses and city buildings, and the Carter County Public … Read More

Making it law: Grayson passes EMS and nuisance ordinances, annexes property

 Grayson City Council had a busy evening last Tuesday, passing three new ordinances, discussing library issues, and hearing and approving various department requests.  Two of the city’s ordinances, passed on … Read More

Pet of the Week: 6/16/21

Belle is a two-year-old female pit mix. She’s a very quiet, sweet girl that just wants to be close to people. Belle is housebroken, loves kids, likes car rides, and … Read More

Weekly arrest report: 6/16/21

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

What a flag means to me

By: Deanna D. Dunawayfor Carter County Times When I see the flag, hanging on a staff or blowing in the breeze, it seems like I can hear the many voices … 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

Uncle Jack Fultz’s Memories of Carter County: Considering Flag Day

Monday was Flag Day. The holiday, which was established by proclamation of President Woodrow Wilson in 1916, and officially designated by Congress in 1949, commemorates the adoption of the flag … Read More

Marshall names National Society of ACTA Scholars

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University’s John Deaver Drinko Academy for American Political Institutions and Civic Culture has announced its 2021 inaugural cohort of National Society of American Council of Trustees … Read More

AS WE SEE IT: Thank you to road crews

Carter County’s roads are in bad repair.  We know that just as well as anyone else in the county. We know because we’re out there driving on them. We’re driving … Read More

What a year!

For those keeping track, this is our 53rd issue of the Carter County Times. We’ve officially been in publication for one year! It’s been a long, hard journey to get … Read More

Shrine Club hosts 44th annual AAAAA Horse Show: Show results

The Carter County Shrine Club held their 44th Annual AAAAA Horse Show on Friday and Saturday of last week. The club was blessed with clear weather and horse admirers – … Read More

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