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Lawrence school officials undecided on cancellation of Spring breakLawrence school officials undecided on cancellation of Sprin...
28 Feb 2015 16:41

February 26, 2015 Several Kentucky school districts canceling spring break to make up for multiple snow days   spring break   (LAZER NOTE: ACCORDING TO A TWEET AND EMAIL TO LAZER REPORTER WADE QUEEN FROM LAWRENCE COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT  [ ... ]

WANTED: LAWRENCE WOMAN SOUGHT BY JOHNSON CO. LAW ENFORCEMENTWANTED: LAWRENCE WOMAN SOUGHT BY JOHNSON CO. LAW ENFORCEMENT
28 Feb 2015 16:17

February 27, 2015  Fled with second suspect in automobile of friend who was in the middle of being taken into custody by Wade Queen Suzanna K. MooreJerry W. PrestonJames Neal SiscoThe Johnson County Sheriff's Department and other area la [ ... ]

Judge/Exec., County Attorney bring up inmate medical expenses, fine collection at February meetingJudge/Exec., County Attorney bring up inmate medical expense...
26 Feb 2015 21:06

February 26, 2015 Lawrence County Veterans groups present Fiscal Court with certificate of appreciation....Gas tax stabilization bill adopted Vets were out in numbers to thank the Lawrence County Fiscal Court for supporting their activities at Tues [ ... ]

Regional & State News

This Week at the State Capitol - February 27, 2015This Week at the State Capitol - February 27, 2015
28 Feb 2015 17:06

February 27, 2015 Total number of bills under consideration reaches 752 LRC PUBLIC INFORMATION   FRANKFORT -- The Kentucky General Assembly crossed another mile marker this week by reaching the deadline for the introduction of new bills in t [ ... ]

Judicial Nominating Commission announces nominees for Supreme Court seat in E. Ky.Judicial Nominating Commission announces nominees for Suprem...
28 Feb 2015 00:47

February 26, 2015 Janet Stumbo among nominees to replace Scott Kentucky Press News Service Janet StumboFRANKFORT – The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr.,Thursoday announced nominees to fill the v [ ... ]

Fatal Fire Investigation - Greenup CountyFatal Fire Investigation - Greenup County
26 Feb 2015 17:35

Thursday, February 26, 2015 KSP NEWS RELEASE Three dies in house fire, one still not identified (Ashland, KY) --   The Kentucky State Police in Ashland are investigating a fatal fire after responding to a structure fire at 14368 State Ro [ ... ]

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Sports News

Bulldogs Bulldogs "claw" past Pike Central 73-59 to claim 60th Distri...
01 Mar 2015 15:05

February 28, 2015 by Donnie Shapaka Phelps, Ky--- Lawrence County secured a #1 seed in the 15th region basketball tournament with a convincing 73-59 victory over Pike County Central last night. The Bulldogs competing in the 60th district for the  [ ... ]

Lady Dawgs are Middle School Champions Again!Lady Dawgs are Middle School Champions Again!
26 Feb 2015 20:42

February 25, 2015   Several members of the Lawrence County Middle School Lady Dawgs Soccer Team competed in the annual "Thunder in the Valley" tournament hosted by Marshall University on Saturday, February 14, 2015.  During the a [ ... ]

Lifestyles

Louisa Rotary welcomes CrossFit trainers, hears inspiring storiesLouisa Rotary welcomes CrossFit trainers, hears inspiring st...
28 Feb 2015 17:09

February 28, 2015   By Catrina Vargo Louisa Rotary president Greg Kiser presents new member Chuck Price with his Rotary badgeDebbie HanshawLouisa, KY -- After the snow shut down last week's meeting, the Louisa Rotary Club was back on sch [ ... ]

State unveils new 'Donate Life' license plateState unveils new 'Donate Life' license plate
28 Feb 2015 02:25

February 26, 2015 Circuit Clerk’s Office Celebrates New Organ Donation Awareness Plate during Donate Life Month... Join your Circuit Clerk, Jodi Parsley, in recognizing National Donate Life Month this April, a month-long celebration that showca [ ... ]

Education

Lawrence County Board of Education February, 2015 MeetingLawrence County Board of Education February, 2015 Meeting
26 Feb 2015 19:24

February 25, 2015 Update on Google Snowbound classes, upcoming Community Town Halls discussed... School calendar tabled LOUISA -- The Lawrence County Board of Education tabled, after much discussion, the 2015-16 School Calendar, received an u [ ... ]

Louisa Middle School student wins district spelling bee....headed to state! Louisa Middle School student wins district spelling bee....h...
19 Feb 2015 16:07

February 19, 2015 Lexi Erwin winner of district spelling bee and member of LMS quick recall academic teamFourteen year old Alexis (Lexi) Erwin, an 8th grade student at Louisa Middle School, is Louisville bound after winning the district spelling bee [ ... ]

Lazer Announcments

Certified genealogists to hold free workshop at Lawrence County Public LibraryCertified genealogists to hold free workshop at Lawrence Cou...
28 Feb 2015 00:22

February 27, 2015   By Catrina Vargo Louisa, KY -- With the growing interest in family history research and television shows on the subject, it is exciting to know there will be a genealogy workshop held in downtown Louisa next weekend.  [ ... ]

Youth league Soccer sign-upsYouth league Soccer sign-ups
26 Feb 2015 22:56

The Lawrence County Youth Soccer will be having their LAST soccer sign-ups on Friday, March 6th at Dee's Drive Inn from 4pm-7pm. This is for all children ages 3-12. Cost is $35 for those players returning from Fall season and do not need new jersey [ ... ]

COURT RECORDS

KSP Arrest on Arson and Burglary chargesKSP Arrest on Arson and Burglary charges
28 Feb 2015 02:34

February 25, 2015 KSP NEWS RELEASE (Ashland, KY) --   The Kentucky State Police in Ashland have arrested a Greenup County, KY resident after conducting an investigation into a suspicious fire at Tara’s Car Lot located at 421 Russell Roa [ ... ]

Courthouse Notebook- February 26, 2015Courthouse Notebook- February 26, 2015
26 Feb 2015 22:14

THELEVISALAZER.COM legals Courthouse Report February 26, 2015 CIVIL CASES
15-CI-00011 BILLY WELLMAN VS. VIRGINA WELLMAN DIVORCE
15-CI-00012 ROY SPEARS VS. ZEOLA MAE LYONS CONTRACT
15-CI-00013 DONALD STRATTON VS. VINSON FAMILY HERITAGE FARMS OTHER
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Recollections

Who, where, when are you in Lawrence Co. history, Week 227Who, where, when are you in Lawrence Co. history, Week 227
28 Feb 2015 01:47

THELEVISALAZER.COM   Week 227     Last week's answer: L. Byron Young, born May 1, 1907 at Cherokee, Kentucky. He was a funeral director for 50 years. He severed for several years as Lawrence County Coroner. He operated Young [ ... ]

Arts & Entertainment

SECRETARY GRIMES URGES GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO PROMOTE TOURISM IN EASTERN KENTUCKYSECRETARY GRIMES URGES GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO PROMOTE TOURISM I...
28 Feb 2015 01:37

February 26, 2015   Today, the House Committee on Tourism, Development and Energy unanimously passed a resolution supported by Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes to initiate a study of existing and potential adventure tourism opportuni [ ... ]

Business

ecoPower Generation-Hazard LLC may get Ky. Power contract despite higher costsecoPower Generation-Hazard LLC may get Ky. Power contract de...
28 Feb 2015 16:56

February 24, 2015 Court Ruling Puts Controversial Eastern Kentucky Biomass Plant Closer to Reality By: R.G. Dunlop    View from the site of the projected ecoPower plant. Frankie Steele / Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting Lo [ ... ]

Editorials

Issues and Answers...Dr. Glenn Mollette, Feb. 25, 2015Issues and Answers...Dr. Glenn Mollette, Feb. 25, 2015
26 Feb 2015 20:24

February 25, 2015
Militant Crazy Religion, Avoid The Damage

By Glenn Mollette

Glenn Mollette Faith has been a major part of my life for a long time. Belief in God, the Bible and church involvement go way back for me. There is so much about all of it [ ... ]

Health

Special Enrollment Period Announced for Health Insurance Special Enrollment Period Announced for Health Insurance
27 Feb 2015 01:04

February 26, 2015 Three Rivers Medical Center can help Louisa, Ky -- If you’re in the process of filing your 2014 taxes and learn you’re going to be penalized for not having health insurance in 2014, you may qualify for a special enrollment p [ ... ]

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