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Lawrence County Emergency Management Warns of Impending 'High-Impact Weather Event'Lawrence County Emergency Management Warns of Impending 'Hig...
04 Mar 2015 14:33

March 4, 2015   Power outages expected with heavy, wet snow... Local EMS agency was nearly overwhelmed because of the last storm, and may not be able to fully respond to all emergencies with coming storm system...EMS had over 200 cal [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

Regional & State News

Beshear declares new statewide emergencyBeshear declares new statewide emergency
05 Mar 2015 16:06

March 5, 2015 Kentucky Press News Service FRANKFORT – Gov. Steve Beshear has declared a state of emergency for the state – the second such declaration in less than a month.  “Two significant winter storms nearly back-to-back are rare in [ ... ]

Man arrested after dispute inside county judge’s office; wife says he was the victimMan arrested after dispute inside county judge’s office; wif...
04 Mar 2015 18:00

March 4, 2015 Jack Cornett was photographed at the Letcher County Jail after he was arrested Monday.A 65-year-old Little Cowan man was arrested at his home Monday night after being accused of shoving Letcher County Judge/Executive Jim Ward in Ward [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

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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

Lawrence County Schools pre- Registration for 2015-16Lawrence County Schools pre- Registration for 2015-16
04 Mar 2015 18:34

March 4, 2015 LWES, FES AND BES PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN/NORTH EAST HEAD START REGISTRATION ANNOUNCEMENT & GUIDELINES 2015-16   When:  April 17, 2015 9:00 - 2:00 Where:  Lawrence County Community Center WHO:   & [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

Lazer Announcments

Get local coverage of Lawrence Co. sports on new webstationGet local coverage of Lawrence Co. sports on new webstation
04 Mar 2015 01:53

March 3, 2015 BREAKING NEWS... East Kentucky Sports Radio in partnership with TheLevisaLazer.com and sponsors across Lawrence County has agreed to carry Lawrence County sports LIVE via the Internet and Internet Radio! Their first broadcast will t [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

COURT RECORDS

KSP Accepting Applications for TelecommunicatorKSP Accepting Applications for Telecommunicator
04 Mar 2015 14:05

KSP NEWS RELEASE   Advisory for: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 Contact: Trooper First Class Michael Murriell Public Affairs Officer Post 14 Ashland Ph: 606-928-6421   (Ashland, KY) – The Kentucky State Police is now accepting applicat [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

Recollections

Ray Perry, 
WW II VETERAN AND HAM RADIO OPERATORRay Perry, 
WW II VETERAN AND HAM RADIO OPERATOR
04 Mar 2015 15:46

March 4, 2015 RAY PERRY W8GCT WW II VETERAN By Ken Massie Ray Perry served in the United States Marine Corps Third Division, did duty during WW II in the South Pacific and was associated with the code talkers. Many of the code talkers were N [ ... ]

Arts & Entertainment

SECRETARY GRIMES URGES GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO PROMOTE TOURISM IN EASTERN KENTUCKYSECRETARY GRIMES URGES GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO PROMOTE TOURISM I...
28 Feb 2015 01:37

February 26, 2015   Today, the House Committee on Tourism, Development and Energy unanimously passed a resolution supported by Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes to initiate a study of existing and potential adventure tourism opportuni [ ... ]

Business

PNC to cut financing for mountain top removal companies; activists take credit for decisionPNC to cut financing for mountain top removal companies; act...
04 Mar 2015 00:32

MARCH 03, 2015
PNC Bank announced on Monday in its 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report that it "will substantially cut its financing of coal companies that practice mountaintop-removal mining," Justine McDaniel reports for The Philadelphia Inq [ ... ]

Editorials

'Inside' county workers get paid while 'outside' workers battle snow and ice'Inside' county workers get paid while 'outside' workers bat...
04 Mar 2015 17:00

March 4, 2014 Lazer editorial  There comes a time when an issue deserves discussing. And this week we ran into one of those. It seems that during the storm last week our law enforcement, firefighters, emergency crews, county and state road cr [ ... ]

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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