Indictments – February and March 2020

The attached indictments were returned by the Carter Circuit Court on February 21 and March 5, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the grand jury has not met since that … Read More

Hitting zero: Emergency ambulance board pleased with Loperfido’s work

By: Jeremy D. WellsCarter County Times If the reaction of the ambulance board is any indication, Rick Loperfido is doing a bang up job in his role as the executive … Read More

Looking past quarantine

Carter County Tourism Board discusses events after COVID-19 It’s been a strange summer for the Carter County Tourism Board and the businesses and events they support. Most of the county’s … Read More

Why a print newspaper?

By: Jeremy D. WellsEditorCarter County Times That’s a question my partner and I have asked ourselves repeatedly since we started this whole endeavor. We’re already raising a toddler, a full … Read More

God loves all the little children

“All Lives Matter,” chanted KCU student Dee Garrett while leading a peaceful rally against racial prejudice and police brutality in Grayson over the past two weekends, “but black lives are … Read More

Sheriff releases property tax numbers

Counties share of more than $7 million is $808,468 Carter County Sheriff Jeff May released the numbers for property tax settlements and unmined coal settlements during Carter County Fiscal Court’s … Read More

Smoothing out the rough spots

County borrows money to meet road repair needs Carter County Judge Executive Mike Malone told the fiscal court last week that, at least when it comes to the money available … Read More

Giving it Teeth

Grayson considers revision to nuisance ordinance Grayson city council began their regular June meeting by swearing in new councilman Jerry Yates, but then it was straight down to business. Yates, … Read More

Pet of the Week – 6/17/20

Sunny is a one-year-old female hound mix. She’s one of the quietest, sweetest dogs you’ll ever meet! Sunny is fully sponsored and has a FREE adoption to an approved home. … Read More

Fuss over Army facility names recalls the legend of Fort Riley, Kansas

By: Keith KappesColumnistCarter County Times Folks are cussing and fussing about the possibility of the U. S. Army changing the names of 10 of its installations within the United States … Read More

Bring on the books: Carter County Public Library announces reopening plan

New Carter County librarian Christy Boggs came on at an unusual time. Shortly after she accepted the position, the library board voted to close Carter County’s two library branches to … Read More

Porter bags murder suspect

Olive Hill officer made arrest Wednesday evening Olive Hill Police got more than just another suspected drug dealer when they picked up Daniel L. Swanner for trafficking in a controlled … Read More

Paving funds decrease

Carter County Judge Executive Mike Malone told the court that he expected to see $150,000 to $160,000 awarded to paving projects in the county this year.

Out of the mouths of babes

“No bullying black people,” admonished Elizabeth, age 6. “We have to be nice to other people.” This simple wisdom from the lips of a tiny wisp of a girl couldn’t … Read More

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