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PSC to take public comments in Kentucky Power rate casePSC to take public comments in Kentucky Power rate case
03 Mar 2015 19:09

March 3, 2015 Louisa meeting set for March 25 Kentucky Press News Service FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Public Service Commission will hold three meetings to receive public comments on a rate increase proposed by Kentucky Power Co. The meetings will [ ... ]

Lawrence school officials undecided on cancellation of Spring breakLawrence school officials undecided on cancellation of Sprin...
28 Feb 2015 16:41

February 26, 2015 Several Kentucky school districts canceling spring break to make up for multiple snow days   spring break   (LAZER NOTE: ACCORDING TO A TWEET AND EMAIL TO LAZER REPORTER WADE QUEEN FROM LAWRENCE COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT  [ ... ]

WANTED: LAWRENCE WOMAN SOUGHT BY JOHNSON CO. LAW ENFORCEMENTWANTED: LAWRENCE WOMAN SOUGHT BY JOHNSON CO. LAW ENFORCEMENT
28 Feb 2015 16:17

February 27, 2015  Fled with second suspect in automobile of friend who was in the middle of being taken into custody by Wade Queen Suzanna K. MooreJerry W. PrestonJames Neal SiscoThe Johnson County Sheriff's Department and other area la [ ... ]

Regional & State News

Sun, rain, warmth, snow - this week will have it allSun, rain, warmth, snow - this week will have it all
02 Mar 2015 22:35

March 2, 2015 Kentucky Press News Service Kentucky residents will see quite a variety to our weather this week. Today starts off with partly sunny skies and a high in the upper 30s to low 40s.  Tuesday will be soggy with a 90 percent chanc [ ... ]

Teacher arrested at basketball tournamentTeacher arrested at basketball tournament
01 Mar 2015 16:45

March 1, 2015 McCurryA John Hardin High School teacher was arrested Thursday night on various charges, including disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, during the school’s boys’ 17th District Tournament basketball loss to Elizabethtown Hig [ ... ]

This Week at the State Capitol - February 27, 2015This Week at the State Capitol - February 27, 2015
28 Feb 2015 17:06

February 27, 2015 Total number of bills under consideration reaches 752 LRC PUBLIC INFORMATION   FRANKFORT -- The Kentucky General Assembly crossed another mile marker this week by reaching the deadline for the introduction of new bills in t [ ... ]

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Sports News

Lady Bulldogs take runner-up spot in District TourneyLady Bulldogs take runner-up spot in District Tourney
02 Mar 2015 18:20

March 3, 2015   PHELPS -- Playing in their first game as a member of the 60th District, Coach Melinda Feltner's Lady Bulldogs made a fine showing last week earning the runner-up spot and a trip to the Region 15 tournament at Pikeville's Expo [ ... ]

Bulldogs Bulldogs "claw" past Pike Central 73-59 to claim 60th Distri...
01 Mar 2015 15:05

February 28, 2015 by Donnie Shapaka Phelps, Ky--- Lawrence County secured a #1 seed in the 15th region basketball tournament with a convincing 73-59 victory over Pike County Central last (Friday) night. The Bulldogs, competing in the 60th distric [ ... ]

Lifestyles

Local woman turns fitness into a business while losing 95 poundsLocal woman turns fitness into a business while losing 95 po...
02 Mar 2015 15:27

March 3, 2015   Before                                                              Afte [ ... ]

Louisa Rotary welcomes CrossFit trainers, hears inspiring storiesLouisa Rotary welcomes CrossFit trainers, hears inspiring st...
28 Feb 2015 17:09

February 28, 2015   By Catrina Vargo Louisa Rotary president Greg Kiser presents new member Chuck Price with his Rotary badgeDebbie HanshawLouisa, KY -- After the snow shut down last week's meeting, the Louisa Rotary Club was back on sch [ ... ]

Education

ACTC Student Teachers Learn to Teach Empathy  ACTC Student Teachers Learn to Teach Empathy
03 Mar 2015 18:56

March 3, 2015 Mutt-i-gree is new teaching tool... Sabrina Laney, an ACTC student and Webbville resident, uses a puppy puppet to help preschool children share and understand their own feelings. The three and four year-old children were in a class a [ ... ]

Snowbound Learning / Google Classroom Day Monday March 2, 2015Snowbound Learning / Google Classroom Day Monday March 2, 20...
01 Mar 2015 22:03

UPDATE: March 1, 2015   Mark, All Lawrence County Schools will participate in a Snowbound Learning / Google Classroom Day on Monday, March 2, 2015. Thanks, Vernon Vernon Hall Director of Pupil Personnel & District Personnel Lawrence  [ ... ]

Lazer Announcments

Changes made in 15th Regional dates, boys play Saturday at 2:30Changes made in 15th Regional dates, boys play Saturday at 2...
03 Mar 2015 20:55

March 3, 2015 Girls still play tonight, boys changed to Saturday... Lawrence County Lady Bulldogs (12-17) will face the Prestonsburg Lady Blackcats(15-13) tonight at 8 pm in the first round of the 15th region tournament. The tournament will take p [ ... ]

Certified genealogists to hold free workshop at Lawrence County Public LibraryCertified genealogists to hold free workshop at Lawrence Cou...
28 Feb 2015 00:22

February 27, 2015   By Catrina Vargo Louisa, KY -- With the growing interest in family history research and television shows on the subject, it is exciting to know there will be a genealogy workshop held in downtown Louisa next weekend.  [ ... ]

COURT RECORDS

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST - FEBRUARY 20-28, 2015LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST - FEBRUARY 20-28, 2015
01 Mar 2015 16:07

February 28, 2015 by WADE QUEEN **IT WAS MOSTLY A SLOW LAST 11 DAYS IN LAWRENCE COUNTY IN REGARDS TO POLICE ARRESTS, ONLY 9 PEOPLE WERE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY BETWEEN FEBRUARY 17th TO 28th, WITH SIX OF THOSE ARRESTS HAPPENING IN THE LAST 2 DAYS OF FE [ ... ]

KSP Arrest on Arson and Burglary chargesKSP Arrest on Arson and Burglary charges
28 Feb 2015 02:34

February 25, 2015 KSP NEWS RELEASE (Ashland, KY) --   The Kentucky State Police in Ashland have arrested a Greenup County, KY resident after conducting an investigation into a suspicious fire at Tara’s Car Lot located at 421 Russell Roa [ ... ]

Recollections

Who, where, when are you in Lawrence Co. history, Week 227Who, where, when are you in Lawrence Co. history, Week 227
28 Feb 2015 01:47

THELEVISALAZER.COM   Week 227     Last week's answer: L. Byron Young, born May 1, 1907 at Cherokee, Kentucky. He was a funeral director for 50 years. He severed for several years as Lawrence County Coroner. He operated Young [ ... ]

Arts & Entertainment

Louisa's Kelsie May sings in blind auditions on 'The Voice'; performance of country classic turns three chairs...Louisa's Kelsie May sings in blind auditions on 'The Voice';...
03 Mar 2015 19:57

March 3, 2015

By Catrina Vargo Lawrence County's darling, Kelsie May, who just turned 16 years old, performed in the blind auditions on 'The Voice,' which aired Monday night, March 2. May, who is being called "Little Loretta," in her hometown of  [ ... ]

Business

Kentucky Power to offer outage text alerts and emails to customersKentucky Power to offer outage text alerts and emails to cus...
02 Mar 2015 18:26

March 2, 2015 FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky Power, an operating unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), on Monday began offering customers the option to be notified by text message or email when their home or business is affected by a power o [ ... ]

Editorials

Issues and Answers...Dr. Glenn Mollette, Feb. 25, 2015Issues and Answers...Dr. Glenn Mollette, Feb. 25, 2015
26 Feb 2015 20:24

February 25, 2015
Militant Crazy Religion, Avoid The Damage

By Glenn Mollette

Glenn Mollette Faith has been a major part of my life for a long time. Belief in God, the Bible and church involvement go way back for me. There is so much about all of it [ ... ]

Health

Three Rivers Gastroenterology to Relocate to New Office  Three Rivers Gastroenterology to Relocate to New Office
01 Mar 2015 17:24

February 25, 2015; Frazier moving into new office on TRMC campus...  Louisa, Ky -- If you are looking for Three Rivers Gastroenterology and Thomas H. Frazier, M.D., in Louisa, the office has moved.  But not too far!   The new facilit [ ... ]

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