8/31/2019

F!nal Fr!day ArtWalk: August 2019 (19 photos)

With live music provided by members of The Return, guests at Grayson Gallery & Art Center enjoyed works by dozens of artists on display for the August F!nal Fr!day ArtWalk.

Grayson Meals On Wheels August Car Show (36 photos)

Automotive enthusiasts and Grayson Meals On Wheels volunteers and supporters enjoyed an ideal evening for a gathering Friday.

8/30/2019

A Minor Delay, At Sunrise

Be patient with us this morning as we iron out a few technical difficulties!
More fresh stories are coming, a few minutes later than usual this sunrise.

Is That What I Think It Is?

An entire crop can be seen growing right beside the Interstate!

8/29/2019

Carter County Leadership Academy graduates its sixth class

August 28th, 2019 marked graduation for the sixth and latest Carter County Leadership Academy class.

Old Granddad and a Fernandez Stogie: By CURTIS OWENS



Thunder crashing! Lightning flashing! A drenching onslaught of rain soaking into our already drenched soil. I’m not sure about you, but sometimes the weather matches my mood perfectly.

8/28/2019

The Standard of Excellence with Ronnie Dotson- School Safety


Keeping our students safe is the number one priority for parents, schools, and communities. Understanding the concerns of the public, we want to assure you that we take the safety and well-being of our students and employees very seriously.

60 days, 55 years and the past few weeks By TIM PRESTON

We officially passed the 60 day mark since launching Carter County Post(.com) in mid June, and I remain amazed at the reception our stories receive on a daily basis.

Vandalism at Grayson Sports Park. Possible Break-In Attempt at Tourism Cabin


Grayson police have been asked to look into vandalism at the site of the city's new sports park, as well as a possible attempted break in at the nearby cabin which serves as the office for the city's tourism bureau.

Racing Recap: Carter County Boys getting their dirt on! by GUNNER JOHNSON


Wow what a weekend of Carter County Boys getting their dirt on! Hold on to your seats for this weeks recap!

CALLIHAN'S POSITIVE SPIN COLUMN: Pups and Pyrex among Brittney Campbell's passions


By TIM PRESTON

A member of the Callihan's American Pub & Grill team since 2011, Brittney Campbell has worked her way up from hostess to head bartender.

8/27/2019

Grayson Gallery & Art Center: Big Things Ahead (five photos)

Members of the Grayson Gallery & Art center Bboard of directors met this week to approve plans for a myriad of exhibits, performances and exhibitions in the coming months.

Callihan's Positive Spin Column: Talmadge Callihan

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Callihan's Positive Spin Column

By Tim Preston

From dishwasher to managerTalmadge Callihan was one of the first dishwashers at Callihan’s American Pub & Grill, and practiced practically every job at the restaurant as he worked his way up to the title manager.

8/26/2019

Callihan's Positive Spin Column: Megan Roberts, “I have never called in sick!”



By: Tim Preston.
As she embraces a new job and is “trying to get used to working in government,” Megan Roberts looks back upon her time at Callihan’s American Pub & Grill with a smile, knowing she gained a great deal from the experience.

Annual Suicide Prevention and Awareness Walk: Sept. 8 at Carter Caves


A Walk for Suicide Prevention and Awareness.

“Box Canyon Trail Spotlight” from Grigsby Outdoor Adventures


Maybe you are looking for a less challenging yet nature absorbing experience? Looking for something  family and kid friendly that takes 1-2 hours, yet submerges you in beauty? We got it!

8/25/2019

Flea Market Finds: Bald Eagle Flea Market (18 photos)

Bald Eagle Flea Market, located on the hill behind Super Quick in Grayson, is open until 4 p.m. today (Sunday, August 25, 2019).

FAST & LOUD!: Little Sandy Raceway A Destination For Enthusiasts (20 photos)


Little Sandy Raceway is yet another of Carter County's "best kept secrets," unless you happen to live nearby the drag racing facility on Rt 1667 in the Leon community, not far from Grayson's city limits.

8/23/2019

West Carter vs. Mercer County Preview By DONOVAN ROE


The West Carter Comet High School football team is poised for another successful season under second-year head coach Daniel Barker.

Health Coalition Members Complete Bridges Out of Poverty Training


Five members of the Healthy Choices, Healthy Communities coalition have completed Bridges Out of Poverty training and are now certified to train others.

8/22/2019

Local Businesses Welcome KCU Students

Local business owners, agency managers, church members and corporate representatives greeted first-time and returning students to Kentucky Christian University's campus in Grayson.

8/21/2019

Susan Frazier 1965 - 2019


Susan Frazier

1965 - 2019

Susan Frazier, 53, entered into rest Sunday, August 18, 2019 at U.K. Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington, KY.

Lonnie Carroll 1949 – 2019


Lonnie Carroll

1949 – 2019

Lonnie Carroll, 69, entered into rest Monday, August 19, 2019 at Hospice Care Center in Ashland, KY.

KCU Convocation 2019: Starting Year 101 (17 photos)


The entirety of Kentucky Christian University's staff and student body gathered in the chapel Tuesday morning for a convocation ceremony to kick off the school's 101st year of operations.

Allcorn to be 6th KCU President


Kentucky Christian University is proud to announce that on Friday, August 16th, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved Dr. Terry Allcorn as the University’s sixth President.

"No, I’ll never be a hero, but ...": by CURTIS OWENS


‘If you’re asked to be a hero, be the hero’
--Benjamin ‘The Walking Dead’

8/20/2019

Racing Recap: "An awesome weekend of dirt racing!" Brought to you by Midnite Society Tattoo


Wow! What an awesome weekend of dirt racing! The Butterball at Richmond Raceway, with the $20,059 to win, really brought in the crowd and late models.

8/19/2019

Grayson Sidewalk Project: by ROGER DUNFEE


The City of Grayson Emergency Management Agency received information through FIVCO from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet that money was available to cities with populations of less than 5,000 for pedestrian walkways, bicycling paths, and roadways as long as they were along state roadways.

8/18/2019

Lore & A Little Bit More: Live Music in Grayson (photos)

Shelby Lore & The Soulshakers were recently joined by Jill Hamlin and Reed Fields of the band "A Little Bit More" in Grayson.

Future Fire Fighters Of Carter County

Who are these brave young men in their turnout gear, ready to respond to any fire or emergency?

2019 Carter County Fair: Saturday Scenes (22 photos)

The 2019 Carter County Fair came to a close Saturday, August 18.

Saturday Afternoon On Grayson Lake (21 photos)

As the final days of August fly by, many area residents loaded up their pontoons, bass boats, floats and personal watercraft for a day on the water at Grayson Lake.

It Began With Hair At The County Fair: "Casino" (10 photos) by TIM PRESTON


It began early in the week as I roamed the Carter County Fairgrounds and saw something unusual on the far side of the rides and attractions. I soon learned it was a ride called "Casino," and, as a photographer, I was drawn like a moth to a bug zapper.

Back Packs Given to Local Schools by FOP (6 photos)

“It’s a good day anytime you are able to do something for kids.”

8/17/2019

2019 Carter County Fair: Scenes from Friday


From fairway rides to live entertainment, the largest crowd yet for the 2019 Carter County Fair enjoyed another consecutive evening of ideal weather conditions.

2019 Carter County Fair: Dirt Bike Racing Hot Laps (22 photos)


Riders took advantage of the chance to get a few "hot laps" in on the race course at the Carter County Fair Friday evening.

2019 Carter County Fair: Best Dressed Cowboy and Cowgirl Contest (18 photos)


The 16th Annual Best Dressed Cowboy and Cowgirl Contest, sponsored by James Family Outfitters in Grayson, was a huge hit with an enthusiastic Friday evening during the 2019 Carter County Fair.

8/16/2019

Help us cover West Carter High School sports?

The Carter County Post is seeking a community-minded individual to assist with coverage of West Carter High School sports and other activities.

The Running Wife: Skaggs & Champlin Named Regional Leaders


The running part is not always the most important, said The Running Wife Founder Ashleigh Freda this week as she announced local residents Rebekah Skaggs and Megan Champlin are now serving as Regional Leaders for the grassroots organization dedicated to helping women live better lives.

2019 Carter County Fair: Scenes From Thursday - Rides & More (11 photos)


Another ideal evening greeted an excellent crowd at the Carter County Fairgrounds near Grayson Thursday with rides, games and a petting zoo in addition to FFA Ribeye Sandwiches and racing action.

Ready To Race: Thursday at the 2019 Carter CountyFair (photos)


Kart, ATV and UTV drivers and teams tuned their equipment as the sun began to set Thursday at the 2019 Carter County Fair.

Power Wheels Races: Thursday at the 2019 Carter County Fair (21 photos)

Sponsored by American Electric Power, the annual Power Wheels Race at the Carter County Fair attracted a small army of small racers Thursday evening.

Carter County 4-H/FFA Youth Livestock Shows & Auctions

Carter County 4-H/FFA Youth Livestock Shows & Auctions

OLBH Announces Retirement of Chief Medical Officer Darnell

Officials with Bon Secours Kentucky Health System have announced that Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) Chief Medical Officer, John Darnell, MD, will retire effective February 15, 2020.

8/15/2019

Papa John's Pizza Eating Contest: 2019 Carter County Fair (15 photos)

Contestants and audience alike put their all into the annual Papa John's Pizza Eating Contest at the 2019 Carter County Fair Wednesday evening.

Talent Contest: 2019 Carter County Fair Wednesday


The Carter County Fair Talent Contest got underway as the sun began to set Wednesday, with adults and children competing for bragging rights and cash prizes.

Moving Day at Bluegrass Animal Clinic


A team of more than a dozen, including Veterinarian Wes Whitley, pitched in Wednesday to move everything into the new Bluegrass Animal Clinic on East Main Street in Grayson.

Wednesday at the 2019 Carter County Fair


Families enjoyed another perfect evening and breathtaking sunset at the Carter County Fair Wednesday evening.