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FOUND SAFE! Missing man's cell phone tracked to Lawrence CountyFOUND SAFE! Missing man's cell phone tracked to Lawrence Cou...
20 Apr 2015 17:26

APRIL 20, 2015 Silver alert issued after 3 state manhunt for missing elderly Maryland man; discovered OK after cell phone company, U.S. Air Force unit track mans cell phone signal to Lawrence County ... find him in Wayne Co. W.Va. Air For [ ... ]

 Ohio  'gang of four' indicted on charges of stealing $1,000 cash from Louisa Walmart Ohio 'gang of four' indicted on charges of stealing $1,000...
16 Apr 2015 14:39

APRIL 15, 2015 Five men indicted for trafficking marijuana near elementary school in Louisa By Catrina Vargo Louisa, KY -- The Lawrence County Grand Jury met last week, handing down indictments which included five individuals who were indic [ ... ]

Widespread flooding strikes suddenly in LawrenceWidespread flooding strikes suddenly in Lawrence
14 Apr 2015 18:05

APRIL 14, 2015 Floodwaters continued to overtake rural roads and city streets today as flash flood surprises area... Not much information has been submitted by local emergency services but Mike Woods' local EMS has some really good videos of severa [ ... ]

Regional & State News

Unexpected Unexpected "trip" leads Lawrence County man into terrifying ...
20 Apr 2015 19:30

APRIL 20, 2105 Simple walk to a Lomansville man's mailbox leads to nightmare ordeal that results with him in serious condition in a Huntington hospital... by WADE QUEEN An ordinary chore done usually once a day six days a week by many citizens o [ ... ]

The Louisa Fire Department responded to a garage fire Friday morning on Mulberry Ave. The Louisa Fire Department responded to a garage fire Friday...
17 Apr 2015 17:22

APRIL 17, 2015 No injuries in garage fire on Mulberry Street this morning   There were no injuries reported in a garage fire this morning in Louisa. Photo by Cory longstreth

City council splits 3-2 on paying bill for new streetlights on entranceCity council splits 3-2 on paying bill for new streetlights ...
16 Apr 2015 21:53

APRIL 16, 2015 "Grand Extreme" entrance to be installed by state on new 23 connector, city will pay for power bill on street lights Mayor Harold Slone, left discusses city business with council members Lisa Schaeffer, Tom Parsons and Angie McGuire  [ ... ]

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Sports News

LMS HOSTS SIX TEAM SOFTBALL TOURNEYLMS HOSTS SIX TEAM SOFTBALL TOURNEY
20 Apr 2015 14:49

APRIL 20, 2015 Boyd Co. won the championship LOUISA, KY - The LMS Lady Bulldogs held their 5th Annual Lady Bulldog Tournament this past Friday & Saturday (April 17 &18). The tourney consisted of 6 teams.....Boyd Co., Pikeville, East Carter, [ ... ]

2015 baseball mid-season2015 baseball mid-season
18 Apr 2015 18:50

APRIL 18, 2015 2015 LC baseball- midseason The 2015 Lawrence Co. Bulldog baseball team is 7-9 (3-3 Region 15 record and 1-1 in district 57) so far this season. The Bulldogs have had trouble scoring recently having lost two games this week to Ea [ ... ]

Lifestyles

SPANISH TEACHERS ASSOCIATION HOSTS TRAINING WORKSHOPSPANISH TEACHERS ASSOCIATION HOSTS TRAINING WORKSHOP
20 Apr 2015 14:41

  APRIL 20, 2015 Lawrence teacher among presenters at BCTCS event   Spanish Presenters Lawrence County High School teacher Emma Price and Jason Adams, of Paintsville High School, were presenters during a training workshop held by the Sp [ ... ]

'Stand Up For Children' set for April 30'Stand Up For Children' set for April 30
20 Apr 2015 14:21

April 20, 2015 LOUISA – On Thursday, April 30, one of the most important and worthy annual events will take place again at the Lawrence County Community Center from 5 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.Stand Up For Children” is an event designed to bring to [ ... ]

Education

Representative York Welcomed Louisa East Elementary School to Kentucky State CapitolRepresentative York Welcomed Louisa East Elementary School t...
17 Apr 2015 17:10

  APRIL 17, 2015 REP. York and Louisa East Elementary   FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 17, 2015) – Rep. Jill York, R-Grayson (third row, first from left), greeted students and teachers from Louisa East Elementary School on April 16th during t [ ... ]

ACTCS Congratulations LCHS Class of 2015ACTCS Congratulations LCHS Class of 2015
17 Apr 2015 13:33

APRIL 17, 2015 Congratulations LCHS Class of 2015 LCHS senior celebration 4/ 16 /15   Ashland Community and Technical College came to Lawrence County High School April 16 for the Class of 2015 Senior Celebration.  In addition to games [ ... ]

Lazer Announcments

Lawrence County Fiscal Court   Regular April, 2015 Meeting AgendaLawrence County Fiscal Court Regular April, 2015 Meeting A...
20 Apr 2015 20:02

APRIL 20, 2015 Lawrence County Fiscal Court  Regular Meeting Agenda April 21, 2015  10:00 a.m.   Opening Prayer Pledge of Allegiance Call Meeting to Order Approve minutes of the March 17, 2015 Regular Meeting Approve 1st Re [ ... ]

60th year reunion set for Louisa High Class of 55 60th year reunion set for Louisa High Class of 55
20 Apr 2015 18:18

APRIL 20, 2015   Class reunion set for Louisa High School in June  

COURT RECORDS

 LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST REPORT - APRIL 9-17, 2015 LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST REPORT - APRIL 9-17, 2015
20 Apr 2015 16:44

APRIL 17, 2015 by WADE QUEEN Destiny Haney​Destiny Haney, 18, of Louisa, was arrested on April 9, 2015 at 8:32 P.M. by patrolman Hunter James of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT.
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Lawrence County Circuit report includes sex abuse, arson pleasLawrence County Circuit report includes sex abuse, arson ple...
19 Apr 2015 14:34

APRIL 19, 2015 Man charged with Rape, Sodomy and 1st Degree Sexual Abuse on a child pleads 'Not Guilty': 65 year old woman pleads guilty to Arson, Bunyan gets ten years... Information taken from Lawrence Co. Circuit Court docket CECIL EVANS &nbs [ ... ]

Recollections

Growing up in Louisa – Wooden HorsesGrowing up in Louisa – Wooden Horses
17 Apr 2015 22:25

Growing up in Louisa – Wooden Horses Weekly feature . . . by Mike Coburn Growing up I remember playing on a large wooden rocking horse. It was like many that we still see around today, although most today are made of plastic. It had rockers much  [ ... ]

Arts & Entertainment

Goodbye Cartooners...Goodbye Cartooners...
17 Apr 2015 17:36

APRIL 17, 2015 Mr. Cartoon and Beeper   HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The WSAZ family is sad to announce Jule Huffman, also known as "Mr. Cartoon," has died. Jule was a weather reporter at WSAZ for 38 years, but he will be remembered, forever, [ ... ]

Business

City has had six applications for beer licensesCity has had six applications for beer licenses
30 Apr 2015 17:39

UPDATE: 4/13/15 Battle brewing for two liquor licenses, three have applied already STATE BEVERAGE CONTROL spokesperson Holly Mullins sent the following information after a public records request from The Lazer staff, which, she said, is normal proc [ ... ]

Editorials

Issues and Answers...Dr. Glenn Mollette, April 15, 2015- Bad decisions,Issues and Answers...Dr. Glenn Mollette, April 15, 2015- Bad...
15 Apr 2015 14:36

APRIL 15, 2015   Bad decisions,         Age is only a number By Glenn Mollette
Two police officers - one from South Carolina and one from Oklahoma should never have pulled their handguns. Their d [ ... ]

Health

Kentucky Health News -  $1.1 million in care at stakeKentucky Health News - $1.1 million in care at stake
20 Apr 2015 16:54

  APRIL 19, 2015
Kentucky re-bidding Medicaid managed care contracts to address complaints of patients, advocates and health-care providers
  By Melissa Patrick
Kentucky Health News State officials are re-bidding Medicaid managed-care [ ... ]

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