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Haldeman has Hoodlums in the Holler

Rumor is this Friday evening a bunch of hoodlums are going to set up in Haldeman. There isn’t anything to worry about, though. These hoodlums are just going to hang out, talk about cars, and get themselves pumped up for their big show on Saturday at the Haldeman Community Center.
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Country Band Alabama Donates $25,000 to Eastern Kentucky Flood Victims

The legendary country music band Alabama has donated $25,000 to the flood victims in Eastern Kentucky. The group made the announcement on Saturday during their concert at The Barnyard Venue in Sharpsburg, during which they presented the check. The money is being sent to the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky.
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AS WE SEE IT: Heritage matters

One of the calls we frequently get here at the newspaper are related to archival copies of the previous papers to serve the communities we cover. While many of the bound volumes of the Grayson Journal, the Sandy Valley Enquirer, The Olive Hill Times, and other predecessor newspapers were salvaged and donated to the Highlands Museum in Ashland when CNHI closed the Journal-Times office in early 2020, a lot of those older volumes are simply lost to history.
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We’re off to the races at this year’s Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is right around the corner and that means spending a lovely weekend in historic downtown Maysville celebrating the German culture. Sauerkraut balls, stein hoisting, folk dancing and of course, wiener dogs are just a few things on the agenda. This year’s festival will take place from Aug.12-13. Food and...
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Maysville Lions Club discusses ways to help Eastern Kentucky

Maysville Lions Club President, Robbie Detro welcomed guests District Governor 43-Y Verna Sharp, from Ashland and Wayne Kiser from Greenup,Kentucky. Robbie led members in the devotional and Glenn George led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Glenn and Dallas Doyle were the chefs at the grill. Glenn’s wife,Carol made...

MSU Convocation Celebrates 100 years

Morehead State University Faculty and staff gathered Wednesday morning to celebrate the fall semester and 100 years as a public institution. While some students have begun moving onto campus this week, the official start day for classes is set for Monday. President Dr. Jay Morgan spoke at the morning convocation....

Morehead State sets sights on winning a conference title

MOREHEAD, Ky. (FOX 56) – Seven wins wasn’t good enough for Robert Tenyer and his Morehead State football program last season. The Eagles finished tied for third in the Pioneer Football League after a 7-4 season, and a 6-2 record in conference play. The goal is to win...

Man arrested after Olive Hill fight leads to stabbing

OLIVE HILL, KY (WOWK) – A man has been taken to the hospital with severe injuries after an alleged early morning fight this weekend in Olive Hill, Kentucky. According to Olive Hill Police Department Chief Bruce Palmer, officers responded to a call early Sunday morning regarding a fight that began downtown. Palmers says both parties […]

Morehead State hungry to win PFL title in 2022

MOREHEAD, Ky. (WKYT) - Morehead State had the chance to win the Pioneer Football League late in the season in 2021, but lost by seven to both Davidson and San Diego to crush those chances. The Eagles finished 7-4, 6-2 in the PFL and they are hoping to use that...

Alabama Gives Back to Kentucky Flood Victims

Alabama is giving back to residents in Kentucky. The band donated $25,000 to the flood relief efforts underway in the state. They played a gig in Sharpsburg on Saturday, and presented a check to the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky, a non-profit that provides assistance to families and businesses. Teddy Gentry said “Hopefully these funds can help the families, farmers and businesses that were affected.” Alabama is currently on their Live in Concert Tour, after recently celebrating their 50th anniversary.

District 9 Road Report: State Highway Work Zones for This Week

FLEMINGSBURG – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet reminds motorists to watch for lane closures, delays, and traffic changes across the Commonwealth this week and throughout the summer construction season. In addition to providing real-time traffic information online at or via Waze on your smartphone, the Kentucky Department of Highways...

Carter Co Man Arrested after Stabbing

The Olive Hill Police Department reports that a man was flown to a nearby Hospital for treatment Sunday morning after being stabbed multiple times. Police say the call came in just before 6:15 AM Sunday morning on Penson Street. Investigators say the original call came in as a report of a prowler in the area. The victim was last listed to be in critical condition with life-threatening injuries. The suspect was identified as Jared Binion, who was taken into custody. Olive Hill Police say he was also injured during the incident and taken to an area Hospital for treatment. The Olive Hill Police Dept. said Binion does have a criminal history. He’s currently lodged at the Carter Co Detention Center.

Alabama Donates $25,000 To Aid Kentucky Flood Relief

Alabama donated $25,000 to help those affected by the devastating flooding in Kentucky during their concert there in the town of Sharpsburg on Saturday (August 6th). While on stage, founding members Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry presented a check to The Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky, a non-profit organization providing financial help to eastern Kentucky families, farms and businesses that are suffering as result of the catastrophic weather event.