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Five county workers awarded full time status on eve of election

Ellis will now have three jobs; Osborne names office worker as new Economic Development director... UPDATED with clerk and sheriff's office salaries 4-23-2014 --See new county worker salaries listed below... LOUISA -- Those present at Monday morning's...

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Traffic accident knocks power out in large part of Louisa

Lawrence man charged with leaving scene and DUI; Driver hits power pole near KFC, knocks power out in High Bottom and Point Section...    Louisa-  Several Louisa residents were without power early Monday morning due to an accident that took out the electric guide wire. Joseph Brook Hammond,...

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Rider says he was hit by unidentified white car

Motorcycle accident near Clifford causes man to be airlifted to Huntington Med Center...   Sunday night Lawrence County Sheriff's Office responded to a motorcycle accident in the Clifford area around mile marker five. Glen Wilson, 20, of Ashland was traveling North on South Highway...

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Murder, grand theft auto, fraud among grand jury charges handed down

April 15, 2014 Webbville man indicted on murder and kidnapping; penalties range from death to 20-50 years and fine...
Murder charges handed down Louisa, KY -- A Webbville man who was charged with assault in a December 2013 domestic violence incident which left Jennifer Priddy,...

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Sports News

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Promising young basketball coach leaves LC after two years

UPDATE 4/23/2014 -- Cook says leaving LC was a 'family decision' LCHS Boys Basketball coach resigns; will take similar position at Mercer County...   Lawrence County Boys Basketball Head Coach Josh Cook stepped down and will take over as Head Coach of 12th Region,...

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LC tennis breaking new ground with new facilities

LCHS TENNIS

Team Kentucky Boys defeated team West Virginia Boys 24 matches to 21 matches...
 
Team KY (Lawrence County, Ashland, and Rose Hill)
Team WV (Parkersburg, Cabell Midland, and Gallia Academy)

Coach's Quotes: "Cole...

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Bulldog softball wins two, loses double header to Huntington High

LC softball team goes 2-2 last week, coach says team improving but defense is the key...   4/17/14
  LC 10 Sheldon Clark 2 Hali Young 3-5 triple Savannah Cyrus 2-5 -3runs Sam Fitzpatrick 0-3 Miki Horn 0-3 Ciana Bowen 0-3 Tosh Rose 0-3 Ally Marcum...

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Eagle Ridge Golf League News -- Bill Jackson

Eagle Ridge Golf League News
Bill Jackson Although this has been a harsh winter, a change in the league’s reporter for the Levisa Lazer, and with a few other hiccups along the way, the golf league is in full swing, lots of swings, as the...

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Regional & State News

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Mystery surrounds burning of vacant house trailer

Ft. Gay woman accuses neighbors of burning down Sunnyside house; Louisa VFD fire chief says there was power hooked to the pole from the house...  Fort Gay,WV-  Fort Gay Volunteer Fire Department along with Louisa Fire Departments responded to a structure fire Monday at 2840 Sunnyside Road. ...

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Unknown assailant shoots men from hiding spot

Date: 04-18-2014 Two shot, one dead in incident while turkey hunting in Clay County; Unknown assailant shot into group from a ridge above, fled...

Brian Griffin, 28, of Manchester, passed away Thursday morning at St. Joseph Hospital in London as a result...

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Good crowd attends Larry Cordle benefit concert

Cordle opens benefit show with historical "Pud Marcum" song; concert raises money for brother's loss despite delay...

By Catrina Vargo

Louisa, KY -- Despite a major sound system problem that delayed the show, Lawrence County's favorite son and famous bluegrass...

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A handmade chair for each county now in Guv's mansion

'County seat' has new meaning; Governor's Mansion gets 120 new chairs hand made by Berea College students


By Catrina Vargo

Frankfort, KY -- This year, the Kentucky Governor's  Mansion is 100 years old, and as part of the Centennial...

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Lifestyles

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Second annual Stand Up For Children Event

'Stand Up For Children' growing each year;  Event held in conjunction with Child Abuse Awareness Month...   By Catrina Vargo Louisa, KY -- Friday, April 18, was the second annual Stand Up For Children Event in Lawrence County, in conjunction with Child...

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2014 Health & Wellness Expo

See videos of Holy Week Services on Lazer Church page under Lifestyles on menu bar... Health & Wellness Expo, bigger than last year;

By Catrina Vargo

Louisa, KY -- The super nice weather this weekend had folks out for all kinds of activities,...

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TRMC recognizes volunteers during National Volunteer Week celebration

Three Rivers Medical Center Celebrates National Volunteer Week; Special Events recognized contributions of volunteers...

Louisa, KY – It’s been said that many hands make light work – one of the many reasons that volunteers...

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2014 Farmers Appreciation Banquet

Alley Farm recognized by Extension Office; Local farmers turn out for annual banquet...   By Catrina Vargo

Louisa, KY -- Lawrence County farmers and their families, as well as local officials and special guests, attended the 2014 Farmers Appreciation Banquet Thursday,...

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Education

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Teachers will make up nine days after school is out, ways to do it questioned

Teachers will make up nine days; West asks for public to meet new Supt. before hiring, told 'no'.. Board recognizes Academic Team and Spelling Bee Winners....hotline for bullying to be put in place...last day of school is June 6 Louisa, KY
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Lawrence Co. BOE regular April meeting agenda

Lawrence County Board of Education Regular Meeting Agenda Every Child College and Career Ready; A Community Involved and Informed April 21, 2014 6:00 p.m. Lawrence County High School Louisa,...

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Supt. Screening Committee meets, elects Jennings as chairman

Group has 30 candidates to consider; Special Joint Meeting held; screening of applications begins for new Superintendent...Jennings elected chair   By Catrina Vargo Louisa, KY -- The first Lawrence County Screening Committee was held jointly with a special Board of Education...

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Teachers will be allowed to make up days on Saturday

Final 2013-2014 School Calendar released to employees; Students' last day is June 6, graduation that night...   Sent:    Monday, April 14, 2014 3:36 PM
  To:   Lawrence Certified Staff; Lawrence Co Classified Staff
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Lazer Announcments

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Annual 'Walk for the Animals' set for Saturday, April 26

Lawrence co. Humane Society preparing for 7th annual 'Walk for the Animals' event

Attention all walkers and animal lovers! Volunteers for the Lawrence County, Kentucky Humane Society  have finalized plans for the Seventh Annual “Walk for the Animals”...

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Deep Hole voting place changed to Fallsburg school

Public Notice of change in voting places

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Septemberfest Yard Sale

Septemberfest Yard Sale The Septemberfest Board is having a yard sale Sat. May 3 starting at 9:00 am in the parking lot of Joe Young Insurance in Louisa. Donations also accepted.   Call 638-4581 for more info...

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Fort Gay Area Lions Club  YARD SALE is May 3

Fort Gay Area Lions Club YARD SALE   The annual yard sale fundraiser of the Fort Gay Area Lions Club will be Saturday May 3 at the home of Truman and Gail Salyers of 746 Fullers Ridge Road, Ky. Rt 3, Louisa beginning at 8:00 am.     ...

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Business

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Keeton wins competition with new business idea for east Ky.

April 24, 2014 MSU Entrepreneurs win big at Idea State U Business Plan Competition; Louisa grad student wins $5,111... MOREHEAD, Ky.---Morehead State University students received a cash award to help them become Kentucky’s newest entrepreneurs, thanks to the Kentucky...

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MSHA issues new coal dust limits for miners

Date: 04-24-2014 MSHA issues new coal dust limits for miners; 'No one should have to die for a paycheck'... Combatting Black Lung   WASHINGTON – Federal regulators announced long-awaited rules Wednesday to curb black-lung disease by reducing...

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County releases prices for campgrounds

County releases prices for Lawrence Co. Park  

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Preston sets trial date on child porn, other charges

Sesco will proceed to trial on fraud charges;

Date set in Louisa banker's trial on sex charges;
April 15, 2014 Edgar N. Purdom Jr., 68, was denied a Motion to Compel and a jury trial date was...

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