9/29/2019

Edgar Everman: Still Doing It Right at 95 (Part 1 of a 2 part story)

"I was saved during World War II while I was aboard a ship to Hawaii," Edgar Everman said.

Edgar Everman might tell you a joke if you ask him about the secret to living a long and healthy life.

9/27/2019

UPDATE: AA Highway (KY 9) in Carter County has reopened following crash






\As of 3 a.m. this morning, Friday, Sept. 27, all lanes of the AA Highway (KY 9) in Carter County at the KY 2-KY 7 intersection near Carter City have reopened.

9/26/2019

ADVISORY: Tanker truck crash blocking AA Highway (KY 9) in Carter County

Reroute, seek alternate routes until further notice

FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (11 AM Sept. 26, 2019) – A propane tanker truck crash has blocked the AA Highway (KY 9) Grayson spur in Carter County at the KY 2-KY 7 intersection in the Carter City-Kehoe area. Motorists are advised to avoid the area, and seek alternate routes for an estimated eight to 12 hours or until further notice.

Old Barns Of Carter County: Part III (12 photos)

"That wood is at least 200 years old. It came from the old barn when grandpa built this barn," Damron said.
Carl Damron recently provided a quick tour of a barn built by his grandfather and still owned by his brother, Jack Damron.

Be Here: Suicide Prevention Walk (18 photos)

Survivors and supporters recently joined for a walk at Carter Caves State Resort Park to share stories and offer assistance to others dealing with the death of a loved one, and their own thoughts on the subject.

9/25/2019

Racing Recap: by GUNNER JOHNSON

A previously unpublished photo of a shaven Gunner Johnson.
Let's start it off on Friday night with S&S Motorsports Boogie Sammons and Jimmy Lennex Jr. at The New MRP.  They would be there to do battle in the B5 Sport Mod.
 Jimmy had a great car all night and would bring home the checked flag.

9/24/2019

James Delano "J.D." Kiser

James Delano "J.D." Kiser 81 of Ashland, passed away Sunday, September 22,
2019 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.

“Parsons Cowboy Suite,” a cowboy’s life in story and song. September 28.


Trail Town Stage presents “Parsons Cowboy Suite,” a cowboy’s life in story and song. September 28. Doors open at 6 pm. Pub will be open. $5 at the door.

Kentucky Christian Univeristy Soccer Kicking Off!

Photos by MICHELLE BRAND

The first day of fall, brought cooler temperatures and a nice breeze to the KCU men's and women's soccer teams who were practicing hard on the football field today.

Lawton School Reunion

The Lawton School Reunion will be October 12,  starting at noon at the old school grounds.

F!nal Fr!days Art Walk September 27


The Grayson Gallery will host an opening reception for artists and the public during the monthly F!nal Fr!days Art Walk on September 27 from 6 to 9 pm.

9/23/2019

I Will Buy My Wife A Steak Dinner (Maybe Even A Lobster) When It Happens: by TIM PRESTON

Unless someone breaks the Internet, Carter County Post(.com) will reach 100,000 individual page views before it is even 100 days old.

It's Not Just The Whiskey: by CURTIS OWENS (five photos)


So, I’ve spent the last week and a half traveling, making a trip that’s one in a lifetime with some lifetime friends.

West Virginia Car Club Enjoyed Carter Caves Visit



West Virginia British Car Club would like to thank Tim Preston for his hospitality yesterday and his article on our club.

Everyone enjoyed our trip to Carter Caves and will be back.


Thanks Tim


Regards,


Rick

9/22/2019

Kid's Day: Kee's Farm Service Welcomes Farm Families (28 photos)

Hundreds of youngsters and adults alike enjoyed ideal conditions to climb up into a combine and cultivate cotton candy Saturday during the annual Kid's Day at Kee's Farm Service & Supply.

Sponges & Soap: Dance With Hope Car Wash (21 photos)

Students, with assistance from parents, staff and supporters of Grayson's Dance With Hope Studio had an impressive team ready for any dirty car or truck that pulled in Saturday between Ralph's Foodfair and Dairy Queen.

First Responders Picnic: Women Behind The Badge Show Appreciation (10 photos)

Carter County's police officers, firefighters, ambulance crews and others who are the first to respond in times of trouble were welcomed to a peaceful farm on the edge of the city to enjoy a picnic lunch with loved ones Saturday.

Roadsters At Racers: West Virginia British Car Club Visits Carter County

Two-thirds of a half dozen British automotive enthusiasts stopped at Grayson's Racers Food Mart to top off their tanks Saturday afternoon after a visit to Carter Caves State Resort Park.

Cat-Friendly "Hoss" Needs A Home: Carter County Animal Shelter

Hoss is a 2 year old male lab mix. He does well inside and loves attention. Hoss is good on a leash, likes bathes, and loves to shake hands. His $75 adoption fee includes rabies vaccination and being neutered.

9/21/2019

Finishing Touches: Carter Childcare & Learning Center

Shawna Messer and Shelby Riley sorted small chairs last week as part of final efforts to prepare for the opening of Carter Chilldcare & Learning Center in Grayson.

Edwin Callihan Named Regional Entertainment Editor

Artist, author and musician Edwin Callihan
Carter County Post is pleased to announce the addition of Edwin Callihan as Regional Entertainment Editor.

Hard At Work At Lower Stinson Community Church

Bill Sammons tends to repairs at Lower Stinson Community Church last week.

9/20/2019

Health Needs Assessment Shows Substance Abuse Disorder, Cancer, Obesity Among Most Pressing Concerns

Substance abuse disorder, cancer, obesity, poverty and mental health are the most pressing health concerns in the Tri-State region according to the 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) published the assessment on its website (BonSecours.com) after completing the report with community partners and the input of area residents to identify the region’s most pressing issues affecting health.

Racing Recap September 14: "A Killer Weekend Of Racing!" by GUNNER JOHNSON


Wow- what a killer weekend of racing we had!

Carter County First Responder’s Appreciation Picnic: September 21st


Carter County First Responder’s Appreciation Picnic on September 21st from 2 to 7 p.m.

Marvin Carroll Story Well Received, Barker Reports


Just wanted to let you know that I visited Marvin and Lewis Carroll yesterday evening (Wednesday evening picking on the front porch) and was able to show Marvin the story on the computer.

9/19/2019

Poage Landing Days: The Vindicated To Play Poage Landing Days Friday


"The goal for us is that the audience experiences something different in a good way. When they find themselves clapping and singing with big smiles on their faces and fists in the air, in the presence of rock and roll, and being genuinely entertained - that's when they'll know they've been to a Vindicated show," said bassist and backing vocalist Aaron Kitchen.

Grayson Fire Department: Hanging Halloween's Light Show

Grayson Fire Department members were seen working into the night Wednesday as they installed lights around headquarters in preparation for this year's high-tech Halloween display, and later the more elaborate Christmas light show.

Cleanup Planning: Carter County Youth Leadership Development Program 2019 (Nine Photos)

McClain Dyer served as team leader during the Carter County Youth Leadership Development planning session for a public cleanup day set for April 11, 2020.
Students from West Carter High School and East Carter High School are again working together to learn more about local business and government, as well as give back to their home community.

9/18/2019

Grayson Artist Candy Glass Named KFW "Firestarter"

PHOTOS by Ashley Grimes!
Candy Glass almost abandoned art a few years ago, and says the recent Kentucky Foundation For Women "Firestarter Award" comes as an absolute shock.

9/17/2019

"Honesty Box" Works Well For Fairytale Farm Greenhouse


Adam Bond, the "one man band" farmer at Fairytale Farm Greenhouse, followed up on his plan to simply place a small box near his fall harvest to collect payment for pumpkins and others goods from nearby fields.

Old Barns Of Carter County Part II (12 photos)

Photos by TIM PRESTON
The first barn we stopped to photograph on that particular Sunday morning was easily found at the edge of Grayson.

OLBH Certified as Acute Stroke Ready Hospital by Joint Commission

Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark for Acute Stroke Ready Certification.

9/16/2019

Back Behind The Camera: Alys Embraces Challenges

"Morning Glory In Sunflowers" by Alys Preston
Alys Preston has taken only a handful of photos since suffering a stroke on Christmas Day, 2017.
Sunday morning, she picked up a Canon camera and delicately stepped into the perimeter of a sunflower patch in Carter County, Kentucky.

Old Barns Of Carter County: First In An Ongoing Series (12 photos)

Bobby Ison welcomed Carter County Post's community journalist to photograph his barns in the morning light on Sunday.

Sunflowers Spectacular From Near Or Far

Nearly an acre of sunflowers have been stopping traffic in recent weeks as motorists traveling on Rt. 7 between Grayson and Greenbo Lake.

9/15/2019

Flea Market Finds: Bald Eagle Open Until 4 Sunday (11 photos)


Vendors at Bald Eagle Flea Market enjoyed cool breezes as they set up shop Sunday morning with a nearly indescribable assortment of items of interest.

Good Reason For Smiling At Sunrise: by TIM PRESTON

It's amazing what a little bit of Sunday morning surprise can do to make this old man grin like a little kid. I'm suddenly quite inspired, and the sun has not yet even appeared. Want to know why?

Holler Down The Holler: September's Slam Session

With a tray of cookies and a promise of cold drinks, Holler Down The Holler poetry slam host Jeremy D. Wells went from Grayson Gallery & Art Center to the nearby city park Saturday in an effort to lure a few extra volunteer judges to score poets performances.

Bluegrass Animal Clinic Ribbon Cutting

Veterinarian Wes Whitley and staff were flanked by family and friends Saturday as they joined Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce officials for a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Sisters Selling Sunflowers

Sisters Addison McGlone, 10, and Ivory McGlone, 8, stayed busy Saturday, selling sunflowers at the family business, Kee's Farm Service in Grayson.

Marvin Carroll: A Carter County Treasure by MIKE BARKER

Marvin Carroll is now in his 80's and has played bluegrass music and mountain music for nearly 75 years! He started out in music with a banjo when he was eight years old. 

Great Things Ahead: Olive Hill Chamber of Commerce


Audra Foltz from Women of Valor 
Hello everyone. I (Lisa Conley) wanted to give an update on last night's meeting and give some information on two big anniversary ribbon cuttings!

9/14/2019

Market 474: Going On Right Now! (10 photos)


From primitive décor items to pork skins and goodness from area farms, the monthly Market 474 in Grayson has a variety of locally produced goods to welcome customers at the old Ralph's parking lot on Carol Malone Boulevard in Grayson today.

9/13/2019

East VS West: Gearing Up For The Big Game (More than 50 photos)

Fans of both West Carter High School and East Carter High School football arrived early Friday evening to get fired up, and fire up grills for evening meals.

BONFIRE: West Carter High School Gears Up for Big Game (12 photos)


Students, athletes, cheerleaders, musicians and West Carter High School supporters gathered in downtown Olive Hill Thursday evening for a bonfire and rally to get fired up for this evening's East Carter vs West Carter football game.

8th grade Raiders vs Bath (11 photos)

Raiders win 20-0

9/12/2019

Grayson Gallery September: Crystal Shawanda For Final Friday Artwalk

Award-Winning Vocalist Crystal Shawanda will perform in Grayson during the September Final Friday at Grayson Gallery & Art Center.
ARTISTS have been invited to drop off artwork this Saturday, September 14 and/or Monday the 16th from 10am to 2pm and all those who have art on hand may pick up work then as well.

9/11/2019

Michael Boggs Photography


Hey folks my name is Michael Boggs I am the photographer for Michael Boggs Photography located in the beautiful hills of Sandy Hook, Kentucky.

Race Recap: Carter County Boys- Good With The Bad

A.J. Hicks #64
What a great weekend of racing! Jackie Boggs #4B would find himself at the "Big E", Eldora Speedway, for the 49th World 100.

Justice and Hope: National Day of Remembrance (10 photos)

Victims of horrific crimes gathered Saturday in Carter County for as part of the National Day of Remembrance.