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Fiscal court releases county employees salary schedule Fiscal court releases county employees salary schedule
19 May 2015 16:47

UPDATE- Company proposes plan for jail expenses  Sheriff turns over $11,248 in excess fees to county County Attorney Mike Hogan sits with Lawrence Sheriff Garrett Roberts at the May Fiscal Court meeting yesterday.    LOUISA, Ky. -- [ ... ]

Louisa man gets 14 years on meth chargesLouisa man gets 14 years on meth charges
19 May 2015 13:29

Drugs and theft dominate in circuit court cases...sentences handed down by Judge Preston...
Circuit Court News Scott B. Bunyard, 27, was sentenced to 10 years for complicity manufacturing meth, 3 years on complicity possession controlled substanc [ ... ]

50 Lawrence Co. students pulled from school bus minutes before it exploded50 Lawrence Co. students pulled from school bus minutes befo...
16 May 2015 17:24


LAZER UPDATE: 3:55 PM FRIDAY AFTERNOON Friday May 15, 2015 Investigation coming into cause of fire  Asst. Chief Jeff Kinser helps clean up the scene after the LVFD extinguished the flames On Friday, May 15, the Lawrence County School System  [ ... ]

Regional & State News

Elm trees target of Knott County strippersElm trees target of Knott County strippers
21 May 2015 13:12

May 21, 2015      KNOTT COUNTY – Wednesday, May 20, 2015 – State highway workers driving KY 550 East in Knott County on Monday, May 18, discovered 18 elm trees on state right of way stripped of their bark. Why? Knott County Mai [ ... ]

Bevins wins GOP nod for Governor in squeaker, Hogan wins Lawrence but loses stateBevins wins GOP nod for Governor in squeaker, Hogan wins Law...
20 May 2015 13:40

UPDATE: 5/21/2015-  SECRETARY GRIMES PREPARED FOR POTENTIAL RECANVASS IN CLOSE ELECTION... Today, (Thursday, May 21, 2015) Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes received a written request from James R. Comer and Chris McDaniel, Republic [ ... ]

Sheriff report: Logging Accident Results in Fatality of Truck Driver in LouisaSheriff report: Logging Accident Results in Fatality of Truc...
15 May 2015 20:17

Logging truck accident victim identified Louisa Log yard UPDATE FROM LAWRENCE CO SHERIFF'S OFFICE: press release May 15, 2015 At approximately 07:50 am 911 received a call reference to a man being hit by a log falling from a truck at the Lo [ ... ]

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Sports News

Baseball Dawgs win 60th District ChampionshipBaseball Dawgs win 60th District Championship
21 May 2015 18:04

Dawgs take 2015 District 60 crown LCHS District 60 champs 2015   Pikeville, Ky -- Getting moved into a new district didn't faze the Lawrence Co. Bulldogs one bit as they breezed to a Championship behind Austin Bailey on the mound and at the p [ ... ]

Monster 106-pound Asian Silver Carp landed on Lake BarkleyMonster 106-pound Asian Silver Carp landed on Lake Barkley
21 May 2015 13:04

Date: 05-20-2015 Bill Schroeder, 84, of Paducah, at left, landed this 106 pound, 4.5 foot long Asian Carp in Lake Barkley Tuesday. At right in the photo is Tom Moodie, of Green Turtle Bay where the fish was weighed and measured. Moodie said Schroede [ ... ]

Lifestyles

Mayor proclaims National Hospitals Week in Louisa Mayor proclaims National Hospitals Week in Louisa
19 May 2015 15:05

 Week of May 10-16 was national celebration... Pictured left to right are Catherine Heston, Chief Nursing Officer, Honorable Harold Slone, Mayor of Louisa and Greg A. Kiser, Chief Executive Officer.   by Pat Hart Louisa – Don’t let  [ ... ]

Finally Fit is a group of women that gather together for fun and fitnessFinally Fit is a group of women that gather together for fun...
13 May 2015 14:06

Finally Fit... This fun and fabulous group of ladies celebrated one year of fitness in Blaine! ...Group of ladies has became so much more than just a fitness group    This week Finally Fit, a group of women that gather together biweekly [ ... ]

Education

ACTC ready for Summer - school that is...ACTC ready for Summer - school that is...
19 May 2015 13:48

  Apply Now for ACTC Summer II June 8 is the deadline to apply for Summer Session II classes at Ashland Community and Technical College. Summer classes give recent high school graduates a chance to experience college level work before start [ ... ]

May 2015 regular BOE meeting to be held at BlaineMay 2015 regular BOE meeting to be held at Blaine
15 May 2015 22:01

Lawrence County Board of Education Regular Meeting 'Every Child College and Career Ready; A Community Involved and Informed' May 18, 2015 6:00 p.m. Blaine Elementary School Blaine, Kentucky   AGENDA 1. CALL TO ORDER   Mission:&nb [ ... ]

Lazer Announcments

Traffic will be stopped on Rt. 3 Wednesday and ThursdayTraffic will be stopped on Rt. 3 Wednesday and Thursday
19 May 2015 14:54

STOP TRAFFIC LAWRENCE COUNTY: Wednesday and Thursday, May 20-21 a cross drain replacement will close KY 3 at mile point 3.3. No traffic will be allowed through because we have to cut the pavement to remove the old drain and place a new one. Th [ ... ]

LAWRENCE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD MEETING TIME CHANGELAWRENCE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD MEETING TIME CHANGE
18 May 2015 16:26

Library also hiring student shelvers; At the May meeting the Lawrence County Public Library Board of Trustees voted to move the board meeting time to the third Wednesday of the month at 4:00 p.m. The meeting will be in the library genealogy or mee [ ... ]

COURT RECORDS

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 Amy K. SpurlockChristopher Griffith  Phillip R ChafinRobert W. Chafin 
Amy K. Spurlock, 30, from Catlettsburg, Kentucky, was arrested [ ... ]

May Fiscal Court meeting Monday because of Tuesday's electionMay Fiscal Court meeting Monday because of Tuesday's electio...
15 May 2015 20:54

Lawrence County Fiscal Court Monday, May 18, 2015  Regular Meeting Agenda (moved from Tuesday for election day) 10:00 a.m.   Opening Prayer Pledge of Allegiance Call Meeting to Order Approve minutes of the April 21, 2015Regula [ ... ]

Recollections

Liss Jones this week - Highbottom, Why you were loved in 1940s–1950sLiss Jones this week - Highbottom, Why you were loved in 194...
17 May 2015 20:08

Highbottom Why you were loved in 1940s–1950s   How many times have you heard someone say or even said it yourself...I love this place or this town?   Such a place in my heart is my beloved HIGHBOTTOM.  Now, the question comes up [ ... ]

Arts & Entertainment

Miley Cyrus' brother too tattooed to enter Newport barMiley Cyrus' brother too tattooed to enter Newport bar
14 May 2015 14:25

Date: 05-14-2015 Miley Cyrus' brother Trace Kentucky Enquirer Restaurants that ban face tattoos might incur the wrath of Miley Cyrus' brother and spark a social media firestorm. That's what Brothers Bar and Grill at Newport on the Levee found out [ ... ]

Business

ASHLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS SAVE ENERGY WITH KENTUCKY POWER PROGRAASHLAND INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS SAVE ENERGY WITH KENTUCKY POWER ...
19 May 2015 14:40

 $90,000 in incentives from Kentucky Power goes to Ashland school system
ASHLAND, Ky., May 18, 2015 – Ashland Independent School District on Monday received nearly $90,000 in incentives from Kentucky Power after implementing energy-saving pro [ ... ]

Editorials

Issues and Answers...Dr. Glenn Mollette --Remember our MilitaryIssues and Answers...Dr. Glenn Mollette --Remember our Milit...
21 May 2015 13:51

Remember Our Military

By Glenn Mollette

One of my sons recently came home from a twelve month military deployment. My wife and I took a couple of days and flew to welcome him at his stateside arrival airport. We watched soldier after soldier pick up  [ ... ]

Health

TRMC SELECTS BELINDA BAISDEN AS EMPLOYEE OF THE QUARTERTRMC SELECTS BELINDA BAISDEN AS EMPLOYEE OF THE QUARTER
19 May 2015 23:21

  Three Rivers Medical Center honored their recent Employee of the Quarter Belinda Baisden with the Case Management Department.   By Pat Hart Belinda Baisden, RN, BSN of the Case Management Department was selected as the Employee of  [ ... ]

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