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Kiser follows heart, vaulting to Louisville
OLIVE HILL Listening to her heart, Presley Kiser was led to sign with Louisville. The West Carter athlete picked an unusual path starting with her decision to quit basketball and pick up pole vaulting full-time at a school that did not have a pole-vault pit.
Christmas candies by the ton in Carter County
A rural convenience store a few miles from Olive Hill in western Carter County is offering old fashioned candies to an increasing cadre of new enthusiasts. The candies are offered at the Upper Tygart Mini Mart, located a few miles from Olive Hill in western Carter County. Orange slices, cherry slice
This Week in the Tri-State
1 p.m. — Ashland Table Tennis Club, Kyova Mall, U.S. 60, Cannonsburg. 5 p.m. — International Folklanders Dance Group, Folk Dance House, Ponderosa Estates. For more information, call (606) 928-9372.
Kentucky CBD retailers adapt to changing market as Farm Bill awaits signature
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The sounds of string band jamming are just as vibrant as the sights of the colorful crafts lining rack at the Flea Off Market Holiday Bazaar. “A blue one and there’s a yellow one,” Tracy Murray said, as she showed customers her booth called Recyclo Craftz.
Kentucky couple stuck on island with medical emergency
BAHAMAS (WTVQ)- A Kentucky couple is stranded on an island after a medical emergency. According to a Go Fund Me page, friends gifted Rose and Michelle Johnson a cruise to the Bahamas this weekend.
More than 220 workshops, field trips part of 2019 Winter Adventure Weekend at Carter Caves
OLIVE HILL, Ky. – Cave tours, winter survival, rappelling, ice climbing, and guided hikes are among more than 200 activities and experiences offered at the 10th annual Winter Adventure Weekend, set for Jan. 24-27, 2019, at Carter Caves State Resort Park.
Homeless woman found dead in Rowan County
MOREHEAD, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Sheriff’s Deputy found a homeless woman dead Saturday afternoon, under the Triplett Creek Bridge on Christy Creek in Rowan County. The coroner says someone called Morehead 911 asking police to check on the woman who hadn’t been seen in days.
Boyd, East, beat, bang; Lady Lions prevail
SUMMIT When Boyd County and East Carter meet on the hardwood, make sure there is plenty of ice on hand afterwards. The matchup tends to get physical. The two teams combined for 44 fouls and 58 tosses from the charity stripe in their latest tussle on Saturday night. The Lady Lions polished the rough
Royals rule Raiders in second half
Jones - - A fast start on Tuesday against Bracken County helped the Mason County boys’ basketball team to their first win of the season. It took until the second half on Friday to get going, but a 21-4 run to start the third quarter propelled the Royals to a 76-45 victory over East Carter.
All Viked up: Rowan stays undefeated by holding off Boyd
It was a question Shawn Thacker couldn’t answer at first. When was the last time Thacker and the Rowan County Vikings won at least six games to start a basketball season?. The answer came Saturday with a 70-61 win over visiting Boyd County at Warren H. Cooper Gymnasium – Rowan County’s ninth in a ro
Former school employee in jail on sex charges
GREENUP A former Russell school bus mechanic who also was a substitute bus driver remains in jail following his arrest in August on sex charges involving minors. Robert Havel, 68, of Flatwoods is in the Greenup County Detention Center with his bond set at $100,000, according to the jail’s website.
3 Charged in Northern Kentucky Slaying
AUGUSTA, KY (WAVE) - A loose dog led police to a murder scene in northern Kentucky Thursday. Kentucky State Police have now charged three people in the crime. Thursday morning, the Bracken County Sheriff’s Office got a call about a dog without its owner.
Kentucky's hepatitis A outbreak surpasses 3,000 cases
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky health officials say more than 3,000 cases of hepatitis A have been reported in an outbreak that has entered its second year. WKYT-TV reports Kentucky Department for Public Health statistics show 19 people have died in the outbreak. Patients have been hospitalized in
Johnson scores 24 points to lead No. 19 Kentucky past Utah
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Freshman Keldon Johnson scored 24 points, including five 3-pointers in the first half, and No. 19 Kentucky beat Utah 88-61 on Saturday. Johnson made a career-high six shots from long range on seven attempts as Kentucky made a season-high 12 3-pointers.
Five interesting facts about Kentucky Fried Chicken
Harland Sanders, founder of the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant chain, died in Shelbyville, Ky., on Dec. 16, 1980, or 38 years ago Sunday. He was 90. KFC has unveiled a limited edition 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog, which costs $18.99 and is available while supplies last at kfcfirelogs.com. The price
Police searching for missing Rowan Co. man with dementia
ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Morehead police are trying to find Norman Riley, 74. They say he went missing Thursday night. Police say Riley suffers from dementia. He was last seen near his home on Dry Branch Road.
Carter County Church Cookbooks: Iron Hill Church of Christ Ladies Circle Cookbook Lisa Rameyʼs Peanut Brittle Munch
I can remember, as a child, going to visit my grandmother while she was making Christmas candy. Most likely, you have similar memories of someone in your family who prepared candy for Christmas.
Man Cave Tools open in Grayson
If you appreciate old-timey things including hand tools, advertising, knives, costume jewelry and more, the recently opened Man Cave Tools in Grayson likely has something of interest to you.
Salute: Project Merry Christmas supporters
We salute the individuals and local business leaders and teams for their continued support of Project Merry Christmas in Carter County. While you may never know whose lives you've touch, be assured you are making an incredible difference in someone's life.
Comets fizzle in championship game
West Carter Comets could not overcome a slow first half. They fell 71-61 to the Rowan County Vikings in the EKC finals. The Comets defeated Russell Monday by one point, 60-59, to advance to the finals. However, Monday night’s momentum did not carry over into the game against Rowan.