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2015 Memorial Day Celebration....honors Veterans, kicks off official summer season in Lawrence County2015 Memorial Day Celebration....honors Veterans, kicks off ...
26 May 2015 16:03

Veterans honor those who served Ben Hopson presents Joe Robinette with a flag as he retires from Commander of VFW position CLICK HERE for slideshow/video Louisa, KY -- The annual Lawrence County Memorial Day Celebration was held Saturday, Mar [ ... ]

Louisa Pool Grand Re-Opening Much SuccessLouisa Pool Grand Re-Opening Much Success
26 May 2015 14:04

Event draws 350 or more on Memorial Day weekend event Recent revamping of the city pool was brought to life Saturday during a grand reopening event. The event, scheduled for 4 pm, offered free swimming and a look at the upgrades for visitors.  [ ... ]

Fiscal court releases county employees salary schedule Fiscal court releases county employees salary schedule
19 May 2015 16:47

UPDATE- Company proposes plan for jail expenses  Sheriff turns over $11,248 in excess fees to county County Attorney Mike Hogan sits with Lawrence Sheriff Garrett Roberts at the May Fiscal Court meeting yesterday.    LOUISA, Ky. -- [ ... ]

Regional & State News

Estimated 800 Eric C. Conn clients get pension cutoffs, thousands may be affectedEstimated 800 Eric C. Conn clients get pension cutoffs, thou...
27 May 2015 13:35

Government moves to suspend disability payments to many in Eastern Kentucky, citing suspected fraud...
One of Conn's most ambitious efforts had his likeness seemingly sitting on a billboard at Allen, Ky. The federal government has moved to suspend  [ ... ]

'Living Water' wins Horizon Awards'Living Water' wins Horizon Awards
26 May 2015 16:34

Local gospel group's video wins  Betty Bartlett, Ken Adams and Shona Smith of Living Water   Living  Water, a well known gospel group was among the top 10 nominees for three categories of Christian Voice Magazine Gospel Music F [ ... ]

Murder and Kidnapping Arrest - Carter CountyMurder and Kidnapping Arrest - Carter County
26 May 2015 13:00

  KSP NEWS RELEASE Monday, May 25, 2015   (Ashland, KY) --   The Kentucky State Police in Ashland is investigating a murder and kidnapping that occurred Sunday, May 24, 2014 at approximately 9 pm at a residence on Riverbend Wa [ ... ]

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Sports News

Lawrence Co. advances to Region 15 Championship game vs. Johnson Central tonightLawrence Co. advances to Region 15 Championship game vs. Joh...
27 May 2015 13:41

Dawgs beat Paintsville with big 6th inning; Bailey hurls 5 hitter Austin Bailey delivers a pitch in yesterday's big win over paintsville. Bailey pitched a complete gam five hitter allowing just one run. Lazer photo by Bo Brumfield   Prestonsb [ ... ]

Lady Dawgs season ends in Region openerLady Dawgs season ends in Region opener
26 May 2015 15:05

Lady Bulldogs lose hard fought 4-1 game vs. Central  Ciana Bowen "pitched well enough to win but costly errors and silent bats cost the Lady Bulldogs   Prestonsburg Ky -- Lawrence Co. was just a couple plays away from knocking off  [ ... ]

Lifestyles

Annual Rt. 23 Yard Sale kicked off the Memorial Day weekendAnnual Rt. 23 Yard Sale kicked off the Memorial Day weekend
25 May 2015 14:58

Great deals and smiling faces The yard sale, now in its 8th year, covers 130 miles. Click HERE for slideshow The Annual Rt. 23 Yard Sale kicked off the Memorial Day Weekend, beginning Thursday, May 21, as vendors began setting up their wares early [ ... ]

Branham - Jones to wed in LouisaBranham - Jones to wed in Louisa
24 May 2015 12:48

  Branham - Jones   Sherry Branham is engaged to marry Bill Jones in the near future the couple has announced. Bro. Rick May will be in charge of the ceremony which will take place at Louisa Community Church at a date still to be de [ ... ]

Education

ACTC Offers Summer Computer CampsACTC Offers Summer Computer Camps
26 May 2015 14:21

Video design and programming, gaming classes this summer ACTC What’s in a game?  Ashland Community and Technical College is offering video design and programming classes this summer to help youth develop problem solving skills in activities [ ... ]

School system seeking office workers, has May regular meeting School system seeking office workers, has May regular meetin...
22 May 2015 13:54

Lawrence County schools weekly UPDATE May 22, 2015 Fletcher says burned bus was 'duly maintained and inspected'   BLAINE – In the regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education Monday night at Blaine School, the members of the Boa [ ... ]

Lazer Announcments

Louisa Freewill Baptist Church Vacation Bible School June 8-12Louisa Freewill Baptist Church Vacation Bible School June 8-...
27 May 2015 13:07

  The Louisa Freewill Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School during the week of June 8th-June 12th from 6:00pm-8:30pm each evening. The theme of Bible School is: "Mt. Everest-Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty P [ ... ]

Coach Rick Marron'e 2015 Rebel Pride basketball campCoach Rick Marron'e 2015 Rebel Pride basketball camp
27 May 2015 12:56

2015 Rebel Basketball Camp set for June 2-4 

COURT RECORDS

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST - MAY 12 - MAY 17, 2015LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST - MAY 12 - MAY 17, 2015
20 May 2015 14:32

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST - MAY 12 - MAY 17, 2015
  MAY 20, 2015 - written by Wade Queen Amy K. SpurlockChristopher Griffith  Phillip R ChafinRobert W. Chafin 
Amy K. Spurlock, 30, from Catlettsburg, Kentucky, was arrested [ ... ]

May Fiscal Court meeting Monday because of Tuesday's electionMay Fiscal Court meeting Monday because of Tuesday's electio...
15 May 2015 20:54

Lawrence County Fiscal Court Monday, May 18, 2015  Regular Meeting Agenda (moved from Tuesday for election day) 10:00 a.m.   Opening Prayer Pledge of Allegiance Call Meeting to Order Approve minutes of the April 21, 2015Regula [ ... ]

Recollections

Growing up in Louisa – Memorial Day 2015 Growing up in Louisa – Memorial Day 2015
22 May 2015 13:40

Growing up in Louisa – Memorial Day  Weekly feature . . . by Mike Coburn There appears to be a new emphasis on the value of our armed services these days, which is a good thing. Some of that is driven by the uncertainty of safety both here a [ ... ]

Arts & Entertainment

LMS production of Willy Wonka Jr. a great success!LMS production of Willy Wonka Jr. a great success!
27 May 2015 15:11

Opening night brings success   Louisa middle school theatre students had a successful turnout for night one of Willy Wonka, Jr. presented on Tuesday, May 26, at the LMS performing arts center inside of the middle school. The produ [ ... ]

Business

W.Va. customers will see average $14.30 mo. jump in power bills immediatelyW.Va. customers will see average $14.30 mo. jump in power bi...
27 May 2015 16:48

5/27/2015 Public Service Commission approves increase for Appalachian Power, Wheeling Power customers; Rates to increase less than 50 cents a day for residential customers   CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – The Public Service Commission (PSC) of [ ... ]

Editorials

Issues and Answers...Dr. Glenn Mollette --Remember our MilitaryIssues and Answers...Dr. Glenn Mollette --Remember our Milit...
21 May 2015 13:51

Remember Our Military

By Glenn Mollette

One of my sons recently came home from a twelve month military deployment. My wife and I took a couple of days and flew to welcome him at his stateside arrival airport. We watched soldier after soldier pick up  [ ... ]

Health

City of Louisa To Place Recycling Bins at Public Park LocationsCity of Louisa To Place Recycling Bins at Public Park Locati...
26 May 2015 13:47

  LOUISA Ky.  (May 26,  2015)  — City of Louisa as part of it’s Rediscover Louisa initiative has received 6 recycling bins designed specifically for placement at public parks and the city pool as part of a national recycling  [ ... ]

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