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Olive Hill

Today's Homeowner

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) approved a grant for $243,000 to the City of Olive Hill to repair and replace components of its aging water system and address health concerns in the city’s downtown area.

The cast iron waterline that dates back to the early 1960s is the oldest part of the water system.  Two surveys estimate a 45-50 percent water loss due to corroded piping.  The project includes 7,400 linear feet of waterline, and will replace the cast iron line with PVC, install new fire hydrants and provide additional capacity to stabilize water volume.

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to help with disasters, assist military families, and serve the community in Olive Hill and surrounding areas.  

No matter what the disaster may be, floods, tornadoes, fires, earthquakes; American Red Cross Volunteers are always there to lend a helping hand to support their community.

An Olive Hill man says his appeals to public officials to take action to stop a pack of dogs from roaming the city and causing thousands of dollars in property damage have failed to yield any results. Benjamin Tolle says he has complained about the dogs for nearly half a year, speaking with police, the mayor, Carter County’s animal control officer and the county judge executive.

Over the Labor Day weekend, he says, they moved onto his property and attacked two cats that were living on his porch…