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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 [ ... ]

Louisa Fire and Rescue in action over the weekend   Louisa Fire and Rescue in action over the weekend
23 Mar 2015 13:20

MARCH 23, 2015  An accident athe intersection near the EXXon station in Louisa held up traffice for nearly two hours. There were no serious injuries. Photo from Tate Smith by WADE QUEEN An elderly Louisa woman had to rescued from her home and [ ... ]

Regional & State News

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 [ ... ]

Landmark heroin bill passes Ky Legislature; gas tax bill also passesLandmark heroin bill passes Ky Legislature; gas tax bill als...
25 Mar 2015 17:47

MARCH 25, 2015 Kentucky legislators pass historic heroin fighting bill, governor expected to sign it today Bill will take effect immediately upon Governor's signing it By Mike Wynn and Tom Loftus
Courier-Journal The months of anguished pleas from [ ... ]

Carter County Family Offering $5,000 Reward for Information in Murder of Family MemberCarter County Family Offering $5,000 Reward for Information ...
23 Mar 2015 14:01

MARCH 23, 2015   by WADE QUEEN Kelly Lee GloverA Carter County Kentucky family is so desperate for a final resolution and closure in the homicide of a beloved relative that they're offering a reward. The fa [ ... ]

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Sports News

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 [ ... ]

Ky. Sports Assoc. v. Cordia: Win or Go HomeKy. Sports Assoc. v. Cordia: Win or Go Home
20 Mar 2015 16:01

MARCH MADNESS, 2015   In a state where basketball is a religion, a small, mountain school is accused of heresy – disturbing the hierarchy of Kentucky high school sports. Fined, sanctioned and harassed for its transfer students – many of  [ ... ]

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 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 [ ... ]

Louisa man busted with 2 multiple-charges arrests 4 days apart Louisa man busted with 2 multiple-charges arrests 4 days apa...
16 Mar 2015 15:04

MARCH 16, 2015
LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST LIST REPORT - MARCH 9 - 15, 2015. Mason T. Foster​Mason T. Foster, 23, of Louisa, was arrested on March 9, 2015 at 2:50 A.M. by patrolman Jordan Miller of the Louisa Police Department, and was charged with: [ ... ]

Recollections

Growing up in Louisa – Spring at Last!Growing up in Louisa – Spring at Last!
20 Mar 2015 22:48

Growing up in Louisa – Spring at Last! Weekly feature . . . by Mike Coburn mike 1 2 smallEven the promise of spring is welcome to those of us that have slipped and slid through one of the whitest winters of record. No doubt this brought on a litt [ ... ]

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

Seller beware when oil and gas companies offer to buy mineral rights; royalties not includedSeller beware when oil and gas companies offer to buy minera...
25 Mar 2015 19:48

MARCH 25, 2015 Some oil and gas companies have begun asking property owners to sell mineral tracts outright, instead of signing a lease...   Garnett Skaggs. Lazer file photo (Editor's Note: Lawrence County BOE vice-chairman Garnett Skaggs co [ ... ]

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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