7/31/2020

Grayson Police Chief - "I'm actually expecting more people this week than came Sunday": BLM Protest

Grayson's Interim Police Chief Travis Steele said he anticipates an even larger crowd to visit the city this Sunday than were here for last Sunday's Black Lives Matter protest and march, which was met with a large number of counter protesters.

Grayson Mayor: "If they march, they're going to march at their own peril." - August 2, 2020 BLM Protest

Grayson Mayor George Steele confirmed local officials are aware of plans for another Black Lives Matter protest this Sunday, and possibly for several more weekends, although the city will handle several aspects of the situation differently during future demonstrations.

Grayson Merchant - "Every business in this town was threatened." - Dustin Howard

Grayson business owner Dustin Howard offers no apology to anyone who does not understand why local merchants and property owners were prepared to defend their businesses last weekend.

7/29/2020

Tribute for Elizabeth M. Cains September 16, 1932 ~ July 29, 2020: Malone Funeral Home

Elizabeth Miller Cains, 87, of Grayson went to be with her Lord Wednesday July 29, 2020 at the Elliott County Nursing and Rehab Center.

Tribute for Rebecca Ann Salyers McKenzie December 7, 1971 ~ July 28, 2020: Malone Funeral Home


Rebecca Ann “Becky” Salyers McKenzie, 48, of Grayson went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday July 28, 2020 at the Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.

ACTC Announces Dean's List: Spring Semester 2020

Ashland Community and Technical College has named 211 students to the Dean’s List for the spring 2020 semester.

ACTC announces President’s List: Spring Semester 2020

Ashland Community and Technical College has named 225 students to the President’s List for the spring 2020 semester.

7/26/2020

Grayson: Protest March - July 26, 2020 (Gallery FOUR)


Another  Black Lives Matter protest event is being planned for August 2, 2020 in Grayson.

Grayson: Protest March - July 26, 2020 (Gallery THREE):


Exchanges between demonstrators and anti-protesters was often loud and face to face, although both sides respected and obeyed orders from a team of local law enforcement officers during Sunday's Black Lives Matter protest and march in Grayson. Protest organizers have announced plans to hold another demonstration event in Grayson on August 2, 2020.

Grayson: Protest March - July 26, 2020 (Gallery TWO)


Protesters on behalf of the Black Lives Matter movement were far outnumbered by well-armed opposition during Sunday's event in Grayson.

Grayson: Protest March - July 26, 2020 (Gallery One)


Minor incidents, including a flag duel, were witnessed during Sunday's protest and march in downtown Grayson.

7/24/2020

Dogs In The Wind: Harley & Delilah


I forget when I began photographing dogs sticking their heads out of car windows. It's just something I enjoy doing.

All In A Day's Work: One Shovel At A Time


A trio of downtown business owners pitched in together to tackle the tough task of moving a large pile of river rock one load at a time, by hand, last week at the corner of Hord and Main Streets.

Masks Benefit Children's Miracle Network: Today at Ralph's Food Fair Grayson

Miss Grayson's Outstanding Teen, Jasmine Webb, is again selling masks in an effort to raise funds for Children’s Miracle network. 

Sunday Protest and March: Grayson Chamber Issues Advisory

"As most of you know there will be a 'Peaceful Protest' downtown Sunday afternoon. There are several Chamber members concerned about the measures being taken to ensure the safety of themselves and their property."

Drive-In-Style Movie at Carter County Fairgrounds Tonight! (July 24, 2020)

"Films At The Fairgrounds" began with a showing of The Lion King, and continues tonight (July 24, 2020) with Avengers Endgame on the big screen at the Carter County Fairgrounds on US 60 near Grayson.

Tribute for Daniel Thomas McDavid September 17, 1944 ~ July 22, 2020: Malone Funeral Home

Daniel Thomas McDavid, 75 of Grayson went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 in Kings Daughters Medical Center.

7/21/2020

Work Coming Soon On AA Highway


Work coming soon on AA Highway bridge improvements in Lewis County
Part of $1.4 million, seven-bridge KYTC project

7/20/2020

Olive Hill: 2020 "On With The Show" In Rehearsals

Mallory Aronhalt and Angela Fultz in front, along with Kiersten Harris rehearse “Conga,” for the finale of the 2019 "On With the Show" at the Olive Hill Center For Arts & Education.

Carter County Groups Receive Covid-19 Assistance Grants

Foundation for the Tri-State Community Receives $25,000 from The Humana Foundation to Support Kentucky communities Amidst COVID-19 Health Crisis.

7/19/2020

Olive Hill: Ribbon Cutting at Trinity Sisters Design


Friends and family gathered with Olive Hill Chamber of Commerce officials at 420 Railroad Street in Olive Hill Saturday morning to celebrate a ribbon cutting at a new business, Trinity Sisters Designs, which is now open in a building which had to be vacated after devastating flooding in 2010.

Blues Enthusiasts Join For Grayson Jam (Gallery Two -16 photos)


The Huntington Blues Society and Grayson Gallery & Art Center joined forces Friday (July 17, 2020) for a membership drive and jam session at the arts center in Grayson.

Blues Enthusiasts Join For Grayson Jam (Gallery One -14 photos)


The Huntington Blues Society and Grayson Gallery & Art Center joined forces Friday (July 17, 2020) for a membership drive and jam session at the arts center in Grayson.

Families Flock To Fairgrounds For Drive-In Experience (Gallery Two - 14 photos)


With a goal of providing a safe, community experience, members of the Carter County Fair Board welcomed families to the fairgrounds near Grayson Friday evening at sunset.

Families Flock To Fairgrounds For Drive-In Experience (Gallery One - 14 photos)


With a goal of providing a safe, community experience, members of the Carter County Fair Board welcomed families to the fairgrounds near Grayson Friday evening at sunset.

7/17/2020

Drive-In Movies at Carter County Fairgrounds Start Tonight: "We should have one good summer memory."


With a goal of providing an opportunity for at least "one good summer memory" for 2020 Carter County Fair Board members and volunteers will begin a series of drive-in movies at the fairgrounds near Grayson as the sun sets Friday, July 17.

Tribute for Mary Faye Sweeney September 24, 1930 ~ July 13, 2020: Malone Funeral Home

Mary Faye Haney Sweeney, 89 of Stanford, KY formerly of Gregoryville went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, July 13, 2020 at Stanford Care and Rehab.

7/16/2020

7/13/2020

West Carter Middle School School Based Decision Making Parent Rep. Election


West Carter Middle School Parents and guardians, there will be a Special 
SBDM Parent Representative election.

Paycheck Protection Program Offers Historic Support for Eastern Kentucky Businesses


As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread through our communities, the federal government has extended its offer of fully forgivable loans for small businesses and non-profit organizations through the Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Grayson: July 17 - Huntington Blues Society's Membership Drive/Music Show and Fundraising JAM!


Hello and HAPPY SUMMER - we're hoping that you are doing well and that you're also taking advantage of these crazy and sometimes "extra" moments to... CREATE ART!!

7/12/2020

Tribute for Bradley Wayne Sparks November 22, 1983 ~ July 11, 2020: Malone Funeral Home

Bradley Wayne Sparks, 36, of Ashland went to be with his Lord Saturday July 11, 2020 at the UK Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington.

7/11/2020

Grayson: Black Lives Matter Protest Set For Sunday, July 12, 2020

Organizer Dee Garrett and others will again gather at Grayson's main intersection for a peaceful protest in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Grayson: Third Peaceful Protest Set For Sunday, July 12, 2020

Organizer Dee Garrett and others will again gather at Grayson's main intersection for a peaceful protest in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

7/10/2020

Carter County Fiscal Court meet Monday July 13, 2020

The Carter County Fiscal Court will meet in REGULAR SESSION Monday July 13, 2020 at 6pm in the Fiscal Courtroom.

Grayson City Offices Closed Monday, July 13

According to a a statement issued by Grayson officials, "In order to provide for more efficient operations to the public and better service, the city municipal building will be closed all day, Monday July 13 for staff training and computer upgrades.

Donna Jean's Hand Popped Kettle Corn Company today at CORE Chiropractic


Anna and Kayla Stamper at Donna Jean's Hand Popped Kettle Corn Company will be selling their hand blended strawberry lemonade and bags of kettle corn until 4:30 p.m. today (July 10, 2020) in the parking lot at CORE Chiropractic in Grayson.

7/09/2020

$5 Hot Dog Meals - East Carter High School Football


Members of the East Carter Football Team and supporters are offering hot dog meals until 1 p.m. today (July 9, 2020) at the corner of Main Street and Carol Malone Boulevard in Grayson.

Extension Notes - Pond turnover could be why the fish in your pond are dying: by Rebecca Konopka Carter County Extension Office

Each summer through the early fall, we get questions from landowners searching for reasons why fish are dying in their ponds. Pond turnover is often the answer.

7/08/2020

Courthouse News: Property Transfers 6.19.2020- 7.2.2020


Please see below for property transfers for the dates of 6.19.2020-7.2.2020.

Courthouse News: Marriage License 6.18.2020-6.30.2020


Please see below for marriage licenses for the dates of 6.18.2020-6.30.2020. 

Missing Vietnam Veteran: Daughter - "I have a hard time thinking it is not foul play"

Terry Lee Williams' daughter wasn't too worried when he didn't answer his phone during the first week of June. That all changed when family members found his beloved pets left alone without food and water.

7/06/2020

OP-ED How Sportsmen and Women continue to set an example in the age of Social Distancing By Senator Robin L. Webb



FRANKFORT — The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in many changes to which we must all adjust. Phrases like “self-quarantine” and “social distancing,” rarely used or completely unheard of several months ago, are now a part of our daily vocabulary.

ACTC to host Mini Open House Registration Days


ASHLAND, Ky. — Beginning Wednesday, July 8, Ashland Community and Technical College will host a series of Mini Open House Registration Days where prospective students can learn about various programs of study and register for classes.


First CCpost Magazine Out Soon!

We are going to print!

COVID 19 Surveillance: July 5, 2020


7 new positive cases reported today.

7/05/2020

Tribute for Emily Sue Stinnett Meade, 74 - July 11, 1945 ~ July 4, 2020: Malone Funeral Home


Emily Sue “Tootie” Stinnett Meade, 74, of Grayson went to be with her Lord Saturday July 4, 2020 at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland surrounded by her loving family.

Thumbs Up for July 4 Fireworks: Tres Hermanos Nunez Grayson


Tending to details in anticipation of a a huge crowd expected for Saturday's July 4 fireworks, Misael Nunez gave a thumbs up as his team prepared for an evening of festivities.