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Historical Society will not take bank building if revert clause is demanded Historical Society will not take bank building if revert cla...
28 Mar 2015 20:57

March 28, 2015 'This is the biggest decision we’ve ever had to make' --Sec/Treas John David Preston A non official poll of opinions was taken by a standing vote to help the board make a decision. BOE Chair addresses members. Lazer photo by Jennif [ ... ]

Clevengers making room for another business on the corner?Clevengers making room for another business on the corner?
26 Mar 2015 16:23

MARCH 26, 2015 Owners mum on plans for old Sunoco property   Before The decades old building beside the old Sunoco station was razed this week. It has been vacant for some time as has the station building.   LOUISA, Ky. -- For several [ ... ]

Citizens Bank wants to donate old Bank of Blaine building to Lawrence Co. Historical SocietyCitizens Bank wants to donate old Bank of Blaine building to...
25 Mar 2015 17:10

MARCH 24, 2015 UPDATE:  Bank does not want Historical Society to totally control building There is another twist.  After receiving the email from the Bank that they would donate the building, I received another email that they wanted a st [ ... ]

Regional & State News

This Week at the State Capitol, March 26, 2015This Week at the State Capitol, March 26, 2015
27 Mar 2015 22:22

MARCH 26, 2015 Anti-heroin bill among measures approved in session’s final hours This week in the state capitol   FRANKFORT – The most talked-about issue of the opening days of the General Assembly’s 2015 session was also a main focus  [ ... ]

HOGAN SURGES IN STATEWIDE POLLHOGAN SURGES IN STATEWIDE POLL
27 Mar 2015 17:53

MARCH 27, 2015 Lawrence County Attorney up 7 points in independent survey; maintains 2-to1 lead in Fifth Congressional District Mike Hogan for aLEXINGTON- Lawrence County Attorney Mike Hogan maintains a 7 percent lead over State Sen. Whitney W [ ... ]

Former Falmouth police chief accused of stealing money meant for fighting drug crimes Former Falmouth police chief accused of stealing money meant...
26 Mar 2015 16:37

Date: 03-26-2015 The former police chief in Falmouth stole thousands of dollars from a drug task force account, according to an indictment announced Wednesday by Attorney General Jack Conway's office. Mark Posey Booking photoA grand jury charged Ma [ ... ]

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Sports News

Dawgs start season 4-2, will head to Georgia for Spring BreakDawgs start season 4-2, will head to Georgia for Spring Brea...
27 Mar 2015 15:13

MARCH 27, 2015   LC baseball leaders; Nosh Cantrel,l Eric Salyers, Noah Lambert, Chase Coverdale, Austin Bailey, Zach Keesee, and Brock Turner   By Mitch Castle LOUISA, Ky. -- Coming into the season, Coach Travis Feltner and his Lawr [ ... ]

LC softball off to 5-0 start this seasonLC softball off to 5-0 start this season
23 Mar 2015 17:00

MARCH 24, 2015  Ciana Bowen pitches no hit shutout against Shelby Valley 2015 team roster Softball 2015 roster   LC senior Savanah Cyrus (2) hangs on to the ball on a nice ply in a recent Lady Bulldog softball game. Photo compliments J [ ... ]

Lifestyles

Another Blaine area bank will be undergoing some major changesAnother Blaine area bank will be undergoing some major chang...
26 Mar 2015 15:30

MARCH 26, 2015 A new mission has been formed under the ownership of Jeremy and Rachel Wheeler By Jennifer Ferguson In hopes of expanding services and being able to better serve the community, the Blaine area food bank will be undergoing some m [ ... ]

Sidewalks, anyone? Training grant awarded to Lawrence County Health Dept; development of  walkways and trails beneficial to communitySidewalks, anyone? Training grant awarded to Lawrence County...
24 Mar 2015 16:30

MARCH 24, 2015 L to R Dr. Ron Enders Troy Hearn Catrina Vargo and Carolyn McGinn Louisa, KY -- A grant, applied for by Dr. Ron Enders, Preparedness and MRC Coordinator with the Lawrence Co. Health Dept., was awarded for training on developme [ ... ]

Education

KCTCS News- March 24, 2015- New KCTCS President Will Visit the CollegeKCTCS News- March 24, 2015- New KCTCS President Will Visit t...
24 Mar 2015 21:02

MARCH 24, 2015 Dr. Jay Box, President of the Kentucky and Community and Technical College System, will be in Ashland April 1 to get input for the System’s 2016 through 2022 strategic plan. He is visiting all 16 KCTCS college this spring to gather  [ ... ]

Blaine Elementary 'movin on up' in Arts & HumanitiesBlaine Elementary 'movin on up' in Arts & Humanities
18 Mar 2015 13:50

March 18, 2015 A recent donation of plastic buckets from Lowe’s Home Improvement in Ashland, KY will serve to help primary students learn how to keep a beat while middle school students can focus on learning more complex rhythms By Jennifer Fergu [ ... ]

Lazer Announcments

Lawrence Co. Library is hosting a COUNTY WIDE egg hunt!!!Lawrence Co. Library is hosting a COUNTY WIDE egg hunt!!!
26 Mar 2015 02:57

MARCH, 25, 2015     The Lawrence Co. Library is hosting a COUNTY WIDE egg hunt!!! Starting Monday March 30, 10 hot pink and 10 neon green eggs with the library's logo will be placed throughout our county. Bring an intact egg to the l [ ... ]

50th REUNION SET FOR THE RICHARDSON SCHOOL50th REUNION SET FOR THE RICHARDSON SCHOOL
24 Mar 2015 15:08

MARCH 24, 2015   All Richardson School students, of any year, and their family members, are cordially invited to attend the 50th Reunion of the School, set for Saturday, June 20, 2015. This “Golden Celebration” will be held at the Louisa [ ... ]

COURT RECORDS

LAWRENCE CO. KY. FIRE AND RESCUE:  ACTION IN LAST  2 DAY PERIOD LAWRENCE CO. KY. FIRE AND RESCUE: ACTION IN LAST 2 DAY PER...
28 Mar 2015 14:13

March 27, 2015  Building a resume'; fourth arrest in the last six months Birt mug shot almost On September 17, 2014; Brandon Birt was arrested by the Lawrence County Sheriff Department for POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA BUR [ ... ]

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST REPORT - MARCH 16-20, 2015LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST REPORT - MARCH 16-20, 2015
23 Mar 2015 17:33

MARCH 23, 2015 by WADE QUEEN James A. Mollett   James A. Mollett, 34, of Louisa, was arrested on March 16, 2015 at 11:18 A.M. by chief deputy Mark Wheeler of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department, and was charged with: SEXUAL ABUSE, 1ST D [ ... ]

Recollections

Growing up in Louisa – A Dreaded Word!Growing up in Louisa – A Dreaded Word!
28 Mar 2015 13:35

Growing up in Louisa – A Dreaded Word!   Weekly feature . . . by Mike Coburn When I was growing up in Louisa my whole life was about play. At night, after reluctantly going to bed, usually at the threat of a grownup, I laid me down t [ ... ]

Arts & Entertainment

Pikeville ready to host 39th 'Hillbilly Days' eventPikeville ready to host 39th 'Hillbilly Days' event
25 Mar 2015 18:10

MARCH 25, 2015 As the days get longer and warmer, Pike County begins an annual rite of spring: Preparing to welcome thousands to Pikeville for Hillbilly Days April 16, 17 and 18th. The event, a fundraiser for the Lexington Shriners Hospital for c [ ... ]

Business

Gov. Beshear Joins Federal Officials to Announce New Program to Assist Communities Affected by the Downturn of Coal, Energy ProductionGov. Beshear Joins Federal Officials to Announce New Program...
27 Mar 2015 18:15

MARCH 27, 2015   State officials today announced the formation of the Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) initiative, "which will award up to $38 million in grants to coal communities to support eco [ ... ]

Editorials

Issues and Answers...Dr. Glenn Mollette, 'I'm irked about cancer'Issues and Answers...Dr. Glenn Mollette, 'I'm irked about ca...
26 Mar 2015 16:46

MARCH 26, 2015 Cancer, it's past time By Glenn Mollette Cancer is one of the most feared words of all. Almost every week I hear about a friend, acquaintance, old schoolmate or family member being diagnosed with cancer. I have Facebook friends who [ ... ]

Health

LOCAL HOSPITALS HONOR PHYSICIANS DURING NATIONAL DOCTORS’ DAYLOCAL HOSPITALS HONOR PHYSICIANS DURING NATIONAL DOCTORS’ DA...
26 Mar 2015 18:12

MARCH 26, 2015 Louisa, Ky  – Healer. Detective. Adviser. Confidante. Comforter.  These are among the many roles doctors fulfill each day as they care for patients and their families. Whether it is in a hospital, a clinic, or a long-ter [ ... ]

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