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127 LAWRENCE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL graduates will receive their diplomas tonight 127 LAWRENCE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL graduates will receive their...
29 May 2015 17:23

THELEVISALAZER.COM SAYS...       The 127 LAWRENCE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL graduates who will receive their diplomas tonight represent our future, may all their dreams and aspirations come true...   A Bulldog for life... &nbs [ ... ]

100 year-old Ft. Gay church destroyed by fire100 year-old Ft. Gay church destroyed by fire
28 May 2015 13:35

Louisa Fire Department part of 3 county-2 state team of units respond to blaze; W.Va. Fire Marshall to investigate suspicious blaze   A huge fire broke out in a church that was over 100 years old near Fort Gay early Thursday morning,  [ ... ]

Drug charges get 28 year old 8 years and 90 days.....Drug charges get 28 year old 8 years and 90 days.....
28 May 2015 12:55

Drug charges dominate Lawrence Court session Most all cases were drug related this court session, with some charges of theft and tampering mixed in.
Johnny WattsJohnny Watts, 28, pled guilty to an amended charge from Complicity Manufacture Meth an [ ... ]

Regional & State News

State Fair of West Virginia Box Office Opens June 1State Fair of West Virginia Box Office Opens June 1
29 May 2015 17:05

91st Annual State Fair of West Virginia set to get started; Discount tickets are on sale through our website LEWISBURG, WV (05/29/2015) -- The State Fair of West Virginia's box office is set to open on Monday, June 1, at 10 a.m. Don't miss your [ ... ]

Millions of gallons of sewage leaking into river that leads to popular lake near PikevilleMillions of gallons of sewage leaking into river that leads ...
28 May 2015 17:52

Date: 05-28-2015 Fishtrap Lake in Pike County has been the recipient of millions of gallons of sewage in the past three months. The lake is near the mouth of the Levisa Fork of the Big Sandy River which has its confluence with the Tug River in Louis [ ... ]

Estimated 800 Eric C. Conn clients get pension cutoffs, thousands may be affectedEstimated 800 Eric C. Conn clients get pension cutoffs, thou...
27 May 2015 13:35

Government moves to suspend disability payments to many in Eastern Kentucky, citing suspected fraud...
One of Conn's most ambitious efforts had his likeness seemingly sitting on a billboard at Allen, Ky. The federal government has moved to suspend  [ ... ]

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Sports News

Dawgs down JC in Region 15 finals, headed to state tourneyDawgs down JC in Region 15 finals, headed to state tourney
28 May 2015 16:16

DAWGS TAKE REGIONALS 6-3 BEHIND COVERDALE  Lawrence County defeated Johnson Central 6-3 last night to claim the 15th region championship. Lazer photo by Bo Brumfield   Prestonsburg, Ky -- Survive and Advance has been the motto all week.  [ ... ]

Local soccer team advances to Kentucky State Open Cup semisLocal soccer team advances to Kentucky State Open Cup semis
28 May 2015 12:49

First appearance for an eastern Kentucky team in top level   Back Row (L to R): Coach Jordan Hildefort, Jillian Kidd, Clare Huff, Georgia Arrington, Hope Auxier, Ally Moore, Elizabeth Burchett, Hayleah Fletcher, Sarah Lycans, Grace Trusty, Coa [ ... ]

Lifestyles

Lawrence Library to host Genealogy Open House June 5Lawrence Library to host Genealogy Open House June 5
28 May 2015 20:33

Lawrence County Library officials to show off new scanner 

Summer 'Stay - cation' Ideas for JuneSummer 'Stay - cation' Ideas for June
28 May 2015 13:08

With the cost of hotels and gas continuously on the rise, the job market going down and the joys of traveling with screaming kids getting no better – more and more families are considering the idea of Stay-cations rather than spending lots of m [ ... ]

Education

ROCK (Raising Our Christian Kids) has second annual promROCK (Raising Our Christian Kids) has second annual prom
28 May 2015 17:08

2015 ROCK prom Back row, left to right: Alex New, Joshua Pack, Dakota Vance, Virginia Conn, Deonna Lackey, Ashley Parsons, Grace, Shelby Thornsberry, Brandon Hart, Madi Short, Racheal Carter, Cody Osborne, Raymond Carter, Becky Carter Middle row: Is [ ... ]

ACTC Offers Summer Computer CampsACTC Offers Summer Computer Camps
26 May 2015 14:21

Video design and programming, gaming classes this summer ACTC What’s in a game?  Ashland Community and Technical College is offering video design and programming classes this summer to help youth develop problem solving skills in activities [ ... ]

Lazer Announcments

Louisa Freewill Baptist Church Vacation Bible School June 8-12Louisa Freewill Baptist Church Vacation Bible School June 8-...
27 May 2015 13:07

  The Louisa Freewill Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School during the week of June 8th-June 12th from 6:00pm-8:30pm each evening. The theme of Bible School is: "Mt. Everest-Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty P [ ... ]

Coach Rick Marron'e 2015 Rebel Pride basketball campCoach Rick Marron'e 2015 Rebel Pride basketball camp
27 May 2015 12:56

2015 Rebel Basketball Camp set for June 2-4 

COURT RECORDS

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST for MAY 18 - MAY 27, 2015LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST for MAY 18 - MAY 27, 2015
28 May 2015 15:40

Drivers caught speeding make for big arrests May 18 - May 27, 2015   LOUISA - A Louisa man was arrested on vehicle and drug offenses Wednesday, May 27, along Young's Branch on US 23 in Lawrence County after being pulled over for spe [ ... ]

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST - MAY 12 - MAY 17, 2015LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST - MAY 12 - MAY 17, 2015
20 May 2015 14:32

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST - MAY 12 - MAY 17, 2015
  MAY 20, 2015 - written by Wade Queen Spurlock Christopher Griffith  Phillip R ChafinRobert W. Chafin 
   Amy K. Spurlock, 30, from Catlettsburg, Kentucky, [ ... ]

Recollections

Growing up in Louisa – SuperstitionsGrowing up in Louisa – Superstitions
29 May 2015 12:49

Growing up in Louisa – Superstitions Weekly feature . . . by Mike Coburn When watching an old Andy Griffin program I took note of the backwoods Darling family and their nearly total absorption with superstitions and old sayings. I’m sure it was [ ... ]

Arts & Entertainment

LMS production of Willy Wonka Jr. a great success!LMS production of Willy Wonka Jr. a great success!
27 May 2015 15:11

Opening night brings success   Louisa middle school theatre students had a successful turnout for night one of Willy Wonka, Jr. presented on Tuesday, May 26, at the LMS performing arts center inside of the middle school. The produ [ ... ]

Business

W.Va. customers will see average $14.30 mo. jump in power bills immediatelyW.Va. customers will see average $14.30 mo. jump in power bi...
27 May 2015 16:48

5/27/2015 Public Service Commission approves increase for Appalachian Power, Wheeling Power customers; Rates to increase less than 50 cents a day for residential customers   CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – The Public Service Commission (PSC) of [ ... ]

Editorials

Could bad blood hurt Kentucky GOP efforts?Could bad blood hurt Kentucky GOP efforts?
28 May 2015 13:46

Date: 05-28-2015 Does it matter if two guys don't get along? It could in the Kentucky governor's race and the two guys are the Republican running for governor and the most powerful Republican in the nation. The rapport between Louisville businessma [ ... ]

Health

May 31 is WORLD NO TOBACCO DAYMay 31 is WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY
28 May 2015 12:40

  World No Tobacco Day is an initiative run by the World Health Organization (WHO). The aim of this event is to inform the public about the dangers of using tobacco and make them aware of the business practices of tobacco companies. World No T [ ... ]

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