2/29/2020

Peace & Love: February F!nal Fr!day ArtWalk - Music by The Return

Members of veteran area rock band The Return provided entertainment for a sizable crowd Friday, February 28, 2020 at the Grayson Gallery & Art Center during February's F!nal Fr!day ArtWalk.

2/28/2020

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW By Senator Robin L. Webb

FRANKFORT — As we welcome March at the Capitol, we anticipate some of the legislature’s biggest challenges – such as the state’s biennial budget and priority legislation – will come to the forefront. For us, March brings late nights and tough decisions.

CCA Lady Warriors Crush the Adams Eagles: by MICHELLE BRAND (more than 20 photos)

CCA Lady Warriors Crush the Adams Eagles for Senior Night 60-23 February 21, 2020.

2/27/2020

Shelby Lore Band To Play Cosmic Center

Big Concert coming to Cosmic Athletic Center in Olive Hill - Shelby Lore Band!!!
"Shelby's niece is one of the cheerleaders at Cosmic. He is doing this to help the girls and boys with competition fees out of the goodness of his heart," said owner Amy Greene.

2/26/2020

Prichard Elementary's Derrick Jordan Selected As Kentucky's Outstanding Assistant Principal

Congratulations to Derrick Jordan, Assistant Principal at Prichard Elementary School in Carter County!
"Derrick has been selected as Kentucky's Outstanding Assistant Principal for this school year. 

Resources For Veterans At Veterans Bingo Hall

Area military veterans were welcomed to Veterans Bingo Hall in Grayson this week for a chance to meet with representatives of local and state organizations.

KCU Men's Basketball Team Win Nail-biter 98-93 in Overtime By Michelle Brand (More than 20 photos)

KCU Knights played hard against Truett McConnell College during the double-header Saturday afternoon February 22, 2020.

Special Meeting Thursday: Carter County Home Improvement Project

If you have carpentry, roofing, plumbing or electrical skills, members of the Carter County Home Improvement Project hope you will join them at 6 p.m., Thursday (February 27, 2020) at the Grayson City Building.

Rigsby & Raines To Play Grayson Gallery: "Old-Timey Brother Style Duets" April 18, 2020

IBMA Award Winner Don Rigsby will pair up with multi-instrumentalist and singer Jayd Raines for a special performance in Grayson April 18, 2020 at the Grayson Gallery & Art Center.

2/25/2020

Rapid Response Team To Assist Displaced OLBH Employees

ASHLAND – The Kentucky Career Centers of the TENCO Workforce Area have deployed a Rapid Response Team to assist displaced Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital employees with transition services and job-search resources.

KCU Lady Knights Stomp Truett McConnell Bears By MICHELLE BRAND

KCU Lady Knights stomp Truett McConnell Bears 93-83 for Homecoming February 22, 2020.

2/24/2020

2/23/2020

10th Annual Bridal Expo: Album Two - Food, Photos, Flowers, Family & More (Many, Many Photos)

The Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce's 10th Annual Bridal Expo was extremely well attended Sunday, February 23, 2020 with an abundance of area shops and services connecting with prospective brides, groom and others planning weddings in the weeks and months ahead.

10th Annual Bridal Expo A Huge Success: Album One (more than 60 photos)

The Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce's 10th Annual Bridal Expo was extremely well attended Sunday, February 23, 2020 with an abundance of area shops and services connecting with prospective brides, groom and others planning weddings in the weeks and months ahead.

Ashland Alliance: Carter County Crew Enjoys Technology Tours - Business After Hours (22 photos)

Members of the Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce joined guests of the Ashland Alliance and Ashland Community & Technical College last week for a Business After Hours event at ACTC's Technology Drive Campus.

2/22/2020

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW By Senator Robin L. Webb

FRANKFORT — Members returned to Frankfort on Tuesday after not convening Monday in observance of Presidents’ Day. As we press through the 2020 Regular Session and await the House to finalize its budget, we feel the pressure of the pace beginning to intensify in Frankfort. Only two bills have been passed in both chambers and signed into law, while another two have passed in the House and Senate and sent to Governor Beshear for further consideration.

2/21/2020

ACTC, Manpower partner on Tri-State Recruitment Initiative Public signing Monday at Technology Drive Campus



ASHLAND, Ky. — Ashland Community and Technical College (ACTC) is partnering with Manpower to give students more job placement resources before and after graduation.

Foodie Friday: Lexington Diner - by JOHN McGLONE


The best bite this week comes from Lexington Diner, located at 841 Lane Allen Drive in Lexington. The diner has an upscale food vibe with good prices and large serving sizes.

Johnny's Pizza: Sweet Success (18 photos)

Chris and Brooke McFarland embrace the daily challenges of their restaurant, Johnny's Pizza on Main Street in downtown Grayson, as part of an ongoing education in small business.

2/17/2020

Bit O' Time Vintage Lake Retreat Revisited


Anyone seeking a one-of-kind place for a small wedding, family reunion or other intimate gatherings will find what they are looking for at Bit O' Time Vintage Lake Retreat. 

2/16/2020

Peace & Love Art Will Be Accepted Monday

The Grayson Gallery & Art Center (GGAC) will host its annual "Peace & Love" art show & sale with an opening reception on February 28 with live music by The Return!

Who Gets The Family Bible?

Jason Dobson found an unexpected item while cleaning a small closet in his office at Pure Country Automotive in Grayson - a well-worn family bible.

Ask An Attorney: How is my child support obligation calculated? By Wilhoit Law Office


A common question we get at the office, and sometimes at Food Fair buying groceries, is how in the world is my child support obligation calculated? How does the court know how much to make my ex pay me per month? How do I know if this amount is fair? Child support is a hot topic in the domestic law world. With these few bits of information, hopefully you will feel a bit more informed.

2/15/2020

Stylish Spare - Between Legs & Backward!: Believe Bowling (24 photos)

A participant in today's Believe Bowling at Dixie Lanes in Grayson faced a tough spare with a spirit of fun, launching his roll backwards and between his legs, only to be completely surprised by the result!

SOAR Reaching Out To Small Businesses: Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce

 Sabrina McWhorter recently spoke to members of the Grayson Area Chamber of Commerce, providing details about programs and resources available from the Shaping Our Appalachian Region effort.

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW By Senator Robin L. Webb

FRANKFORT As we approach the midpoint of the 2020 Regular Session, legislators continue engaging with stakeholders, organizations, and constituents who are making their way to Frankfort. This week, many of them were visiting for Kentucky Advocacy Day and to celebrate Black History Month.

2/14/2020

Senior Group Monthly Lunch: First Church of Christ

 Members of Grayson's First Church of Christ Senior Group enjoyed fellowship and a meal in the meeting room at Johnny's Pizza Friday, gathering shortly before noon for their monthly meeting.

Take A Pizza My Heart: Johnny's Pizza Adds To Valentine's Day Flavor

The team at Johnny's Pizza in Grayson are adding to the local holiday flavor with heart-shaped Valentine's Day pizzas throughout the day.

Valentine's Day 2020: All Hands On Deck At All That Bloomz (A Dozen Photos)

With no plans to slow down until the wee hours of the morning, and all intentions of getting started again early, things are "All Hands On Deck" at All That Bloomz in Grayson as they gear up for Valentine's Day 2020.

2/12/2020

Dog Fight: County Judge Bites Back After City Council Comments

Carter County Judge Executive Mike Malone responded to comments recorded during Tuesday's Grayson City Council meeting regarding responsibilities for handling stray dogs, saying a citizen's legal claims "are patently wrong."

Dogs In The City: Grayson City Council "36 years of noncompliance."

Following a discussion which ranged from legal considerations to a heated conversation between a city and county employee, Grayson Mayor George Steele said he will work with Carter County officials to answer questions about who is responsible for stray dogs in the city.

2/11/2020

BIG Plans for Grayson Memory Days

A diverse group of community members continue to meet and plan for the upcoming 50th Anniversary of the hometown celebration.

2/09/2020

What Is An Aesthetician?: Elisha Walker at Walking On Sunshine Wellness Spa & Shoppe


Elisha Walker was drawn to her career as an aesthetician early in life.
"I was not into hair but I loved skin care and makeup, so I researched jobs related to that," Walker said shortly after finishing a facial for a client at Walking On Sunshine Wellness Spa & Shoppe in Grayson, Kentucky.

Foodie Friday: “Blue Ribbon Secret Recipe Burger" by JOHN McGLONE

My favorite food this week is a burger that Tim Preston has mentioned a few times in his columns. I’m not a chef, just a guy that loves to cook and eat food, mainly meat. The story of the burger goes something like this:

2/07/2020

Winter Reflections: Carter County Snow Scenes February 7, 2020

 A small pond located in the woods off a gravel road near the edge of Grayson's city limits offered an almost mirror-like reflection of the morning's remaining snow on nearby trees.

Flatwoods Kiwanis Welcomes Community Journalist

Members of the Flatwoods Kiwanis Club welcomed Carter County Post Community Journalist Tim Preston as a guest speaker February 4, 2020 during lunch at the city's Giovanni's restaurant.

COLUMN SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW By Senator Robin L. Webb

FRANKFORT — February is upon us, and we have officially completed the first third of the 60-day Regular Session. Many of the measures passed by the Senate thus far have met minimal resistance and enjoyed bipartisan support.

Grayson Snow Scenes: Morning, February 7, 2020

Carter County and surrounding regions received varying degrees of snowfall overnight, with most travel challenges reported in the early morning hours.

Lady Warriors Slam Covenant Eagles 45-12 by MICHELLE BRAND


 CCA Lady Warriors slammed  Covenant Eagles 45-12 during their game February 3, 2020.

2/06/2020

William H. Wilhoit, Wilhoit Law Office Earns ABOTA Membership

William H. Wilhoit, of the Wilhoit Law Office, has been accepted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

ACTC to host annual Gospel Night


Gospel Night will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 at First Christian Church, 1930 Winchester Ave. This event is part of Ashland Community and Technical College’s free Black History Month community programs.

2/05/2020

CCA Warriors Take a Loss: by MICHELLE BRAND

The Carter Christian Academy Warriors took a loss on the road against the Covenant Eagles with a score of 63 to 31.

22nd Annual Northeast KY Small Business Awards

Each year since 1998, Morehead State University's Ashland Small Business Development Center has set aside a day to honor and recognize small business success in Northeast Kentucky.

2/04/2020

Bring Your Art: "Peace & Love" Art Show & Sale in Grayson

The Grayson Gallery & Art Center (GGAC) will host its annual "Peace & Love" art show & sale with an opening reception on February 28 with live music by The Return!

A Celebration of Community Journalism: Carter County Post Ribbon Cutting

The enticing smells of fresh roasted coffee brewing and yummy cinnamon rolls greeted the crowd who attended the official ribbon cutting of Carter County Post's new home base office in the Antiques N' Uniques  store in Grayson, Kentucky February 1, 2020.

2/03/2020

Happiest In The Kitchen: Dustin Howard

Every day, Dustin Howard has many irons in the fire and his heart in the kitchen while juggling duties including a barber shop, a silk flower business and a bowling center in Grayson, Kentucky.

2/02/2020

SENATE WEEK IN REVIEW: by Senator Robin L. Webb

FRANKFORT — It has been a somewhat cool January, but things are beginning to heat up in Frankfort. The Kentucky General Assembly resumed its duties as members wrapped up week four of the 2020 Regular Session, bringing the first month of the New Year to a close.

Alys Approved: "So good. I am sorry I did not save any for you."

Tre Fratelli's Michelle Alsawafi reports the new restaurant has served many customers and offered tastes including slices of this berry-topped cheesecake.

2/01/2020

Still The King: Elvis Art Draws Huge Crowd

The one of a kind exhibit, "The ART of Elvis" by Grayson native Gregory Jay Damron (now of Carrollton, Kentucky) included dozens of Elvis Presley collectibles, memorabilia and pieces by other artists in addition to the original Elvis "tribute" works by Damron.

“Reflections from WAW 2020” From Grigsby Outdoor Adventures & Wellness

Last weekend, nearly 500 people from all over the United States made their way to Carter County, Kentucky for Winter Adventure Weekend.

Justice For Kelly: "We will not stop. We will not stop."

Years have passed since Kelly Glover was ambushed and killed by a pair of shotgun blasts on a remote country road.