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'NOT GUILTY' PLEAS DOMINATE COURT WEEK; SENTENCES METED OUT'NOT GUILTY' PLEAS DOMINATE COURT WEEK; SENTENCES METED OUT
02 Sep 2015 14:01

SEPTEMBER 2, 2015 Woman pleads 'not guilty' to 6 counts of Complicity, Fraudulent Use of ID Card, using electronic code to gain benefits of another person....drug charges also in the mix
27 year old Shelly A. Collins pled 'not guilty' to 2 counts [ ... ]

ARSON DECLARED IN FT. GAY SCHOOL FIRE, $5,000 REWARD OFFEREDARSON DECLARED IN FT. GAY SCHOOL FIRE, $5,000 REWARD OFFERED
01 Sep 2015 13:49


SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 $5,000 REWARD OFFERED UPDATE: Fire At Old Fort Gay High School Ruled Arson; Reward Offered; As Another Suspicious Fire Occurs In The W.Va. Town Sunday night. FT GAY SCHOOL two days after the blaze... Investigators with the West  [ ... ]

ARSON SUSPECTED IN OLD FT. GAY SCHOOL FIREARSON SUSPECTED IN OLD FT. GAY SCHOOL FIRE
30 Aug 2015 17:02

AUGUST 30, 2015 Site of Old Fort Gay High School Had No Utilities to Building In Three Years, Officials Looking For Possible Suspect... At around 6:30 P.M Saturday evening, Wayne 911 received a call of heavy smoke and some flames being seen coming  [ ... ]

Regional & State News

KentuckyWired, I-Way broadband network celebrates launchKentuckyWired, I-Way broadband network celebrates launch
01 Sep 2015 21:18

Date: 08-31-2015 Osborne says project will benefit Lawrence County
The push for reliable, accessible and affordable high-speed broadband is one recommendation that emerged from the SOAR (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) initiative. That recomme [ ... ]

HAMMOND ROAD TO CLOSE THURSDAYHAMMOND ROAD TO CLOSE THURSDAY
01 Sep 2015 20:38


SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 Hammond Road to close Thursday for cross drain replacement work JOHNSON COUNTY – September 1, 2015 – Highway District 12’s Johnson County Maintenance Crew plan to replace a cross drain that runs under the road at milepo [ ... ]

INCREASED PRIVATE DRONE USE SPURS POSSIBLE LEGISLATIONINCREASED PRIVATE DRONE USE SPURS POSSIBLE LEGISLATION
01 Sep 2015 17:05

SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 DRONE USE MAY BE RESTRICTED IN STATE So far, Kentucky is among 24 states that do not have any laws regarding drone use. A Kentucky legislator has prefiled a bill for the 2016 General Assembly that would require a warrant before l [ ... ]

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Sports News

YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE TRAVELS TO SOUTH POINT IN SECONG WEEKYOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE TRAVELS TO SOUTH POINT IN SECONG WEEK
02 Sep 2015 18:45

SEPTEMBER 2, 2015 Youth League Bulldogs took to the road this Saturday to take on the South Point Pointers.. LAWRENCE CO. YOUTH LEAGUE FOOTBALL Kaden Gillispie got the B -TEAM Dawgs on the board with a 56 yard touchdown run.   The 'B' team  [ ... ]

TOLSIA TORCHES WAYNE  AT WAYNETOLSIA TORCHES WAYNE AT WAYNE
30 Aug 2015 14:02

AUGUST 30, 2015 Tolsia beats Wayne for first time since 2006 Tolsia senior Luke Presley (#22) breaks away from Wayne defenders for a big gain. Lazer photos by John Nolan Photography 483-2657 by Bo Brumfield ...photos and stats by John Nolan  [ ... ]

Lifestyle

ACTCS UPDATE- Surgical Technology ProgramACTCS UPDATE- Surgical Technology Program
01 Sep 2015 20:49

SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 Last year, 100% of the ACTC program graduates taking the national certification exam passed the test and became Certified Surgical Technologists. The program received a Certificate of Merit from the National Board of Surgical Techn [ ... ]

ROTARY ALREADY 'STIRRING UP THE HASH' FOR SEPTEMBERFESTROTARY ALREADY 'STIRRING UP THE HASH' FOR SEPTEMBERFEST
29 Aug 2015 15:02

AUGUST 29, 2015 Director of 'One East Kentucky' says east Kentuckians have ingenuity... The Louisa Rotary Club met Thursday, Aug. 27, with President, Steve Montgomery presiding.   One of the biggest fundraisers for the club takes place during [ ... ]

Education

ROBERTS APPOINTED BY GUV AS BOE MEMBER, FALLSBURG PRINCIPAL RESIGNSROBERTS APPOINTED BY GUV AS BOE MEMBER, FALLSBURG PRINCIPAL ...
01 Sep 2015 17:12

SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 FALLSBURG PRINCIPAL RESIGNS, MOVES TO BLAINE AS TEACHER LOUISA -- Lawrence Clerk Chris Jobe announced that State Commissioner of Education Terry Holiday contacted him by mail informing him that he has appointed Madelynn Roberts to [ ... ]

Local students complete Rogers Scholars program 2015Local students complete Rogers Scholars program 2015
01 Sep 2015 13:03

SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 May and Newsome are 2015 Rogers Scholars  Lonnie Lawson, left, president and CEO of The Center for Rural Development, and Delaney Stephens, youth programs coordinator and community liaison for The Center, present 2015 Rogers  [ ... ]

Lazer Announcments

DELINQUENT TAX SALE SET FOR SEPT. 22, JOBE SAYSDELINQUENT TAX SALE SET FOR SEPT. 22, JOBE SAYS
01 Sep 2015 20:28

SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY Clerk Jobe announced that the Delinquent Property tax sale for 2014 will be held Sept. 22, 2015. He did not say how much the county has outstanding to collect for that year. JOBE SAID OVER 700 TAX BILLS TOTALING [ ... ]

LOCAL GOLFER WINS FIRST ROUND IN REGIONAL COMPETITIONLOCAL GOLFER WINS FIRST ROUND IN REGIONAL COMPETITION
31 Aug 2015 12:59

AUGUST 31, 2015 CONGRATULATIONS TO HUNTER GOBLE!!! Hunter Goble   Eagle Ridge Golf Course is proud to announce that Hunter Goble finished in 1st place overall at the sub-regional qualifier at Oxmoor Country Club in Louisville for the Dr [ ... ]

COURT RECORDS

SHOOTING ON RED BUSH ROAD; SHERIFF'S MEN CALLED BY SUSPECTED BURGLAR FOR HELPSHOOTING ON RED BUSH ROAD; SHERIFF'S MEN CALLED BY SUSPECTED...
02 Sep 2015 13:29

Sheriff's Report - SEPT. 2, 2015 Victim? Burglar calls 911 for help...says someone 'shooting at me' after he breaks into residence on Red Branch Road Louisa, KY -- Randall D. Donta II, 25, Ashland, KY, was arrested Aug. 30 on Red Branch Ro [ ... ]

ROWAN CLERK DENIES GAY COUPLE LICENSE - AGAINROWAN CLERK DENIES GAY COUPLE LICENSE - AGAIN
28 Aug 2015 14:07

Date: 08-28-2015 Gay couple turned away 3rd time by Rowan clerk James Yates and William Smith Jr., a couple of nearly 10 years, left the Rowan County Courthouse on Thursday frustrated and angry after being denied a marriage license for the third t [ ... ]

Recollections

GROWING UP IN LOUISA - GLASS HOUSESGROWING UP IN LOUISA - GLASS HOUSES
29 Aug 2015 14:35

AUGUST 29, 2015 Growing up in Louisa – Glass Houses  Weekly feature . . . by Mike Coburn It isn’t because I don’t know some dirt on people from the time when I was growing up, but rather it is because of a personal ethic I have. I have  [ ... ]

REMEMBERING HURRICANE KATRINAREMEMBERING HURRICANE KATRINA
29 Aug 2015 13:05

AUGUST 29, 2015 Remembering Hurricane Katrina.... Poem dedicated to those who lost their lives in the devastating storm ten years ago
They Called Her Katrina... It was a hot humid August  
In old Louisiana
When the winds began to blow in New [ ... ]

Arts & Entertainment

WILLIE AND MERLE LIVE AT PIKEVILLE EXPO CENTERWILLIE AND MERLE LIVE AT PIKEVILLE EXPO CENTER
26 Aug 2015 16:38

August 26, 2015
Outlaw Country Legends Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard TICKETS ON-SALE 10AM FRIDAY, AUGUST 28TH! Rockin’ America’s Charts With New Collaborative Album, Django and Jimmie, Team Up For Co-Headline Tour Dates This Fall... [ ... ]

E. Ky. ARTIST ANGELIA DODERER TO BE FEATURED IN MCCALL ART GALLERYE. Ky. ARTIST ANGELIA DODERER TO BE FEATURED IN MCCALL ART G...
24 Aug 2015 22:00

AUGUST 24, 2015
Angelea Doderer PRESTONSBURG, Ky. – Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) will host an art exhibit by Johnson County native Angelia Doderer. The exhibit will be in the Dr. Michael B. and Carolyn S. McCall Art Gallery  [ ... ]

Business

UK STADIUM READY HOST SEASON OPENER THIS WEEKENDUK STADIUM READY HOST SEASON OPENER THIS WEEKEND
02 Sep 2015 15:20

Date: 09-02-2015 Renovated Commonwealth opens Saturday providing fans a stadium that 'feels like Kentucky'  The south side of Commonwealth Stadium underwent the biggest facelift, getting a tower of suites along with a new press box above and c [ ... ]

Perspectives

IS GOVERNOR CANDIDATE RUNNING ON GAY MARRIAGE ISSUE?IS GOVERNOR CANDIDATE RUNNING ON GAY MARRIAGE ISSUE?
02 Sep 2015 15:45

Date: 09-02-2015 Kim Davis gets Matt Bevin's 'absolute' backing Embattled Rowan Clerk Kim Davis and GOP candidate Matt Bevin Republican gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin said during a national conference call Tuesday he fully supports Rowan Count [ ... ]

MSU HOLDS CEREMONY FOR NEW CRAFT ACADEMYMSU HOLDS CEREMONY FOR NEW CRAFT ACADEMY
27 Aug 2015 21:16

AUGUST 27, 2015 Craft Academy dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony held LEFT TO RIGHT, Sen. Robert Stivers, Rep. Rocky Adkins, Joe Craft, and Wayne D. Andrews, MSU president. MOREHEAD, Ky.---Officials of Morehead State University along with memb [ ... ]

Health

LC HEALTH DEPT. EARNS COLON CANCER SCREENING GRANTLC HEALTH DEPT. EARNS COLON CANCER SCREENING GRANT
02 Sep 2015 14:54

SEPTEMBER 2, 2015 Free colon cancer screening through KY Colon Cancer Screening Program   The Kentucky Colon Cancer Screening Program (KCCSP) led by the Kentucky Department for Public Health and developed as a public/private partnership w [ ... ]

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