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  1. Grayson Spur Shut Down On Lewis/Carter County Line Due To Fatal CollisionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The AA Highway, also known as Grayson Spur, has been shut down on the Lewis and Carter County Line due to a fatal accident, according to the Highway Department. Officials estimate that the road will be shut down for around two hours.


  2. Fatal Collision in Carter CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police in Ashland is investigating a fatal collision that occurred this morning around 6:22 am in the area of 21039 West US 60 in Carter County, KY. The victim, 58 year old James M. Richards of Olive Hill, KY, was operating a Beige Buick passenger car westbound on US 60 in the area of Upper Tygart Elementary when he lost control of the vehicle, traveled over an embankment and into a creek.


  3. One Person Dead After Accident In Carter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Officials say Kentucky State Police, EMS and the Olive Hill Fire Department responded to US-60 and found a vehicle sitting in 1 to 2 feet of water. One person inside was dead.


  4. Ky. Trooper Kills Suspect Who Shot at OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    A Kentucky State Police trooper has killed a Carter County man who shot at officers responding to a domestic violence call. State police told WYMT-TV that troopers went to a home near Olive Hill on Wednesday night to assist local law enforcement with the call.


  5. Suspect Dead In Officer Involved ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    It happened in the Olive Hill neighborhood of Carter County after a domestic argument escalated into gunfire. John Lucas says his mother's boyfriend had been drinking heavily all day and began arguing with him and his mother "He became very violent with me and my mother, he pulled out his pistol and pointed it around and at that moment I just stepped away and called 911," says Lucas.


  6. Salvation Army Exceeds Their Fundraising GoalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... and went off Four Mile Road, near Dunbar Lane, around 1 a.m. Kentucky State Police say a trooper killed a Carter County man in a shootout late Wednesday night. Police say troopers responded to check on a report of a fight at a home along US-60 west ...


  7. Applegate, Dorothy Ruth CooleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Telegraph-Forum

    ... November 25, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Vanceburg,, Kentucky. She was born March 19, 1919, in Carter County, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Thomas and Lula Smith Cooley. Dorothy was of the Pentecostal faith, and was a homemaker. She ...


  8. Charlene FullerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 |

    Charlene Fuller, 84, of Findlay, died Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Carter County, Kentucky on Oct. 3, 1930.


  9. State adding 4th Kentucky Trail TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    First lady Jane Beshear will be joined by tourism officials, lawmakers and local dignitaries at the announcement Monday in Olive Hill in Carter County. The city's Trail Town website says it's the fourth to be so designated.


  10. Six join MSU Halls of Fame; Kappes receives Founder AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | WMKY-FM Morehead

    ... 18 as a vice president. He is publisher of weekly newspapers in Morehead, Grayson and Olive Hill. A native of Carter County, Kappes is a two-time graduate of MSU. He joined the staff in 1969 as a writer in the campus news bureau and has had many ... 1 comment

  11. Six to be inducted; Kappes to be honored during HomecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | WMKY-FM Morehead

    ... 18 as a vice president. He is publisher of weekly newspapers in Morehead, Grayson and Olive Hill. A native of Carter County, Kappes is a two-time graduate of MSU. He joined the staff in 1969 as a writer in the campus news bureau and has had many ...


  12. Felony Kidnapping Arrest - Lawrence/Carter CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    ... On September 21, 2014 at Larry T. Swinson Jr, age 43, of Mount Olive, NC, was arrested lodged in the Carter County Detention Center and charged with: TFC Michael Murriell Public Affairs Officer Kentucky State Police Post 14, Ashland (606) 928-6421 ...


  13. Teen Riding In Truck Bed Killed In Accident In Carter CountyRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    Grayson , Carter County , Kentucky A teen in Carter County, Kentucky, was killed in an accident while riding in a truck bed. 13 comments

  14. Welcome back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Independent

    ... end of summer and the start of another year of reading, writing and arithmetic. Greenup County, Fairview and Carter County schools all marked their first day; Ashland, Boyd County, and Russell start Wednesday and Raceland schools open Aug. 14. ...


  15. Smith, McComas assume interim roles at Marshall UniversityRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | Huntington News

    ... Disorders department. Previously, she worked as a speech-language pathologist in the public school systems of Carter County, Kentucky, and Lincoln County, West Virginia, from 1978 to 1986. McComas earned a BA in 1977 and an MA in 1978 in Speech ...


  16. 'Arts in the Vines' will be in conjunction with U.S. 60 Yard SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Independent

    Offering a different taste of life in Carter County, the owners of RockSprings Winery are inviting locals and visitors to the U.S. 60 Yard Sale to spend some time in their vineyards during the first "Arts in the Vines" from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday.


  17. Group starts 'listening sessions' to get ideas for tourism related to ...Read the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | Floyd County Times

    ... held its second meeting in Morehead Thursday night. Osborne, a Lexington marketing executive and native of Carter County, said participants suggested new ways to promote the arts and reiterated the idea of more use of the region's waterways. The ...


  18. County faces new suit over trimmed treesRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | The Elizabethton Star

    A local businesswoman has filed a second lawsuit against Carter County, saying the county has again damaged her property by cutting down trees and other plants.


  19. Carter man, 70, dies in accidentRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | Independent

    A 70-year-old man Carter County man died from injuries received in a car accident on Monday night.


  20. Stone, William SylvesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2014 | The Marion Star

    ... at Tidewell Hospice surrounded by his loving wife, Caroline Zimmer-Stone and family members. Bill was born in Carter County Kentucky, moved with his family to Ohio when he was four. He grew up near Marion Ohio and attended Pleasant Township School ...