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JOBE RELENTS AFTER ONE DAY OF NOT ISSUING MARRIAGE LICENSESJOBE RELENTS AFTER ONE DAY OF NOT ISSUING MARRIAGE LICENSES
30 Jun 2015 14:37

JUNE, 30, 2015 Clerk says personal beliefs cannot stand against the law LOUISA -- After a day of turmoil from all over Kentucky and even other states Lawrence County Clerk Chris Jobe has decided to end the practice of not issuing marriage licenses  [ ... ]

JOBE WILL NOT ISSUE SAME SEX MARRIAGE LICENSESJOBE WILL NOT ISSUE SAME SEX MARRIAGE LICENSES
29 Jun 2015 17:45

JUNE 29, 2015 Local clerk says he will not issue any marriage licenses for the time being LOUISA -- Popular Lawrence County Clerk Chris Jobe said today that he will not follow the new U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same sex marriages. Jobe is well kn [ ... ]

Twelve year old Wayne County girl dies in Fort Gay area automobile accident.Twelve year old Wayne County girl dies in Fort Gay area auto...
27 Jun 2015 16:24

June 27, 2015 Girl's grandmother, younger brother seriously injured in crash Accident scene near Tolsia High School on Rt. 52. Photo-WSAZ.com The Louisa City Fire Department traveled across the river to Wayne County Friday afternoon in an assistan [ ... ]

Regional & State News

SETTLEMENT IS REACHED IN BLUEGRASS  CRASH THAT CAUSED INJURY AND DEATHSETTLEMENT IS REACHED IN BLUEGRASS CRASH THAT CAUSED INJURY...
29 Jun 2015 19:59

June 29, 2015 Two  HS  Students On  Way  Home From State Tourney Were Killed, Two  Injured In Anderson County Crash On  Parkway... Shown above is a photo taken shortly after a crash that occurred March 21, 2014 [ ... ]

Fairview Independent School District spent $360,000 of general fund money on sports, other activities without board's knowledgeFairview Independent School District spent $360,000 of gener...
29 Jun 2015 17:22

June 29, 2015 Auditor Edelen Releases Special Examination of Fairview Independent Schools, Finding Out-of-Control Spending on Activities, Athletics with General Fund Dollars Report Also Highlights Title IX Concerns, Other Questionable Expenditures; [ ... ]

Several companies have drilled test wells in Lawrence and Johnson counties to explore the Rogersville Shale layerSeveral companies have drilled test wells in Lawrence and Jo...
29 Jun 2015 14:40

Date: 06-29-2015 Seismologists monitor northeastern Kentucky as companies show interest in fracking eth Carpenter, left, and Zhenming Wang, seismologists with the Kentucky Geological Survey, leveled a seismograph to be buried at a Lawrence County m [ ... ]

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Sports News

BULLDOGS FOOTBALL BOOSTERS UNVEIL 2015 SCHEDULE ON WEBSITEBULLDOGS FOOTBALL BOOSTERS UNVEIL 2015 SCHEDULE ON WEBSITE
29 Jun 2015 15:41

June 29, 2015   Only 52 days to kickoff 2015!!! Only 16 days till start up of football practice. Monday July 13th   Check out the BULLDOGS FOOTBALL website HERE  LC vs Boyd Co Friday, August 21 at 7:00pm
Luke Varney Jr. Memor [ ... ]

For some Kentucky high schools, Rebels nickname OK for nowFor some Kentucky high schools, Rebels nickname OK for now
29 Jun 2015 14:32

Date: 06-29-2015 In the aftermath of the mass shooting June 17 in Charleston, S.C., the Confederate flag became a lightning rod for discussion because images surfaced of the alleged shooter posing with the Civil War relic. Other phrases and items [ ... ]

Lifestyle

FARM AND HOME FIELD DAY HAS GREAT TURNOUTFARM AND HOME FIELD DAY HAS GREAT TURNOUT
30 Jun 2015 14:05

June 30, 2015 LOCALS GATHERED DURING THE DAY TO ENJOY FOOD, DOOR PRIZES AND VENDORS FROM DIFFERENT BUSINESSES The Lawrence County Farm and Home Field day kicked off Friday, June 26 at the Farmers Market located on Wal-Mart road in Louisa. The Lawr [ ... ]

E. R. Director demonstrates new medical gadgets...new Rotary officers inductedE. R. Director demonstrates new medical gadgets...new Rotary...
29 Jun 2015 14:58

JUNE 29, 2015 NEW 2015 LOUISA ROTARY CLUB OFFICERS 2015-16 Louisa Rotary Club Officers, standing L to R Jodi Parsley, Director, Bill England, Secretary, Joe Hart, Treasurer, Sherry Compton, Director. Sitting: Lindsey Case, Vice President and Steve  [ ... ]

Education

Early Childhood Council gets $9,100 grant to promote school readinessEarly Childhood Council gets $9,100 grant to promote school ...
29 Jun 2015 17:10

June 29, 2015 Lawrence County Community Early Childhood Council Receives $9,100 to Prepare Kentucky’s Youngest Students Louisa, Ky. (June 28, 2015) – Governor Steve Beshear announced today nearly $1 million in in grants have been awarded to 5 [ ... ]

MEADOWS TO STEP DOWN AS MARTIN COUNTY SUPT., FLETCHER TO REMAIN 'ALL-IN' IN LAWRENCE CO.MEADOWS TO STEP DOWN AS MARTIN COUNTY SUPT., FLETCHER TO REM...
29 Jun 2015 00:04

UPDATE June 30, 2015 Superintendent Dr. Robbie Fletcher says he is 'All-In' for Lawrence Co. Schools and will not apply for Martin Co. job.Lawrence County Schools Chief Dr. Robbie Fletcher, who has spent most of his career in the Martin County Schoo [ ... ]

Lazer Announcments

The Auxier Family, Second Edition now availableThe Auxier Family, Second Edition now available
30 Jun 2015 14:54

June 30, 2015     East Kentucky Press, Inc. is pleased to announce that is has reprinted The Auxier Family, Second Edition, by Dr. Dave Auxier and Judith Tickel Need. The first edition was published in 1995, and the second edition [ ... ]

JULY 4TH PARADE, MUSIC, AND FIREWORK CELEBRATIONJULY 4TH PARADE, MUSIC, AND FIREWORK CELEBRATION
28 Jun 2015 11:57

July 4th celebration announced - Louisa City Park

COURT RECORDS

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST - JUNE 22 - JUNE 28, 2015LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST - JUNE 22 - JUNE 28, 2015
30 Jun 2015 15:12

June 30, 2015 DRUNK DRIVER RUNS INTO VALERO GAS STATION; THREE ARRESTS MADE Cody D. Robinette, 24, was arrested on June 28, 2015 at 12:38 p.m. Arrest was made at the Valero gas station in Louisa. Robinette is being charged with operating a motor [ ... ]

MARRIAGE TITLES AND DEEDS; JUNE 16 - 29MARRIAGE TITLES AND DEEDS; JUNE 16 - 29
30 Jun 2015 13:32

Marriage Titles June 16 - June 29, 2015 Janet Nashala Joyce Kimble, 24, married Kevin Osborne McCoy, 31. Bride is from Louisa and the groom from Huntington, WV. Tiffany Nicole Childers, 21, married Garrick Aaron McCoy, 24. Bride is from Huntingt [ ... ]

Recollections

Growing up in Louisa – July 4th  Growing up in Louisa – July 4th
27 Jun 2015 14:57

Growing up in Louisa – July 4th Weekly feature . . . by Mike Coburn   I remember some old codger sitting somewhere down near the courthouse whittling on a stick and spitting tobacco juice. He was mumbling and spouting off with his home-gr [ ... ]

HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING; DISCUSSIONS AND FLASHBACK (with slideshow)HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING; DISCUSSIONS AND FLASHBACK (with ...
24 Jun 2015 22:30

June 24, 2015 Lawrence County Historical and Genealogy Society steps back in time....
Blaine bank building discussed, Johnson County makes a contribution The Lawrence County Historical and Genealogy Society held their quarterly meeting Saturda [ ... ]

Arts & Entertainment

FIRE DEPARTMENT MAKING BIG PREPARATIONS FOR SPECTACULAR FOURTH OF JULYFIRE DEPARTMENT MAKING BIG PREPARATIONS FOR SPECTACULAR FOUR...
30 Jun 2015 19:43

June 30, 2015 FIREWORK CELEBRATION IS LOOKING TO COME AND GO WITH A 'BANG' Preparations are underway for the Blaine Volunteer Fire Department’s 2nd Annual 4th of July celebration which will be held this Saturday at Blaine Community Center and P [ ... ]

COUNTY'S FIRST YOUTH FEST IS A SUCCESSCOUNTY'S FIRST YOUTH FEST IS A SUCCESS
28 Jun 2015 14:33

JUNE 29, 2015 FIRST TIME AROUND First Time Around sponsored last night's Youth Fest and drew a nice crowd. Lazer photo by Jennifer Ferguson Despite the rain a large crowd brought their lawn chairs to enjoy the entertain. Despite the rainy weathe [ ... ]

Business

SUPREME COURT RULING SAYS EPA ACTED 'UNREASONABLY' IN REGULATION AGAINST COALSUPREME COURT RULING SAYS EPA ACTED 'UNREASONABLY' IN REGULA...
29 Jun 2015 20:10

June 29, 2015   Jack ConwayFRANKFORT, Ky. (June 29, 2015) – “Today, as a result of a lawsuit filed by my office and 22 other states, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the EPA acted unreasonably when it failed to consider costs in  [ ... ]

Perspectives

UPDATE: BLAINE PARK TO GET ATTENTION; STATE REPRESENTATIVE SEEKING FUNDSUPDATE: BLAINE PARK TO GET ATTENTION; STATE REPRESENTATIVE S...
30 Jun 2015 19:29

June 30, 2015 STATE REPRESENATIVE JILL YORK WORKING TO FIND IMMEDIATE FIX FOR BLAINE PARK;  BLAINE -- While recent theft and flood damage have left Blaine Park in horrible shape, an effort is being made to help find funding for repairs, howeve [ ... ]

Issues and Answers...Dr. Glenn Mollette, June 29, 2015Issues and Answers...Dr. Glenn Mollette, June 29, 2015
30 Jun 2015 00:10

June 29, 2015
It's a Different Day in America

 
Americans celebrate our Independence each 4th of July. We have all kinds of independence in our country. We are free to kill unborn babies and free to legally marry people of the same sex. We are [ ... ]

Health

NUMBER OF KENTUCKY DRUG DEPENDENT NEWBORNS CONTINUE TO RISENUMBER OF KENTUCKY DRUG DEPENDENT NEWBORNS CONTINUE TO RISE
29 Jun 2015 13:41

HALF AGAIN AS MANY KENTUCKY NEWBORNS WERE HOSPITALIZED FOR DRUG DEPENDENCY LAST YEAR AS THE YEAR BEFORE Increasing drug abuse drove up hospitalizations of drug-dependent newborns in Kentucky by 48 percent last year, to 1,409 from 955 in 2013. "The M [ ... ]

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There will be a July 4th celebration at the Louisa Park. Do you and your family/friends plan on attending?