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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 [ ... ]

Judge/Exec., County Attorney bring up inmate medical expenses, fine collection at February meetingJudge/Exec., County Attorney bring up inmate medical expense...
26 Feb 2015 21:06

February 26, 2015 Lawrence County Veterans groups present Fiscal Court with certificate of appreciation....Gas tax stabilization bill adopted Vets were out in numbers to thank the Lawrence County Fiscal Court for supporting their activities at Tues [ ... ]

Regional & State News

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 [ ... ]

Judicial Nominating Commission announces nominees for Supreme Court seat in E. Ky.Judicial Nominating Commission announces nominees for Suprem...
28 Feb 2015 00:47

February 26, 2015 Janet Stumbo among nominees to replace Scott Kentucky Press News Service Janet StumboFRANKFORT – The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr.,Thursoday announced nominees to fill the v [ ... ]

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Sports News

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 [ ... ]

Lady Dawgs are Middle School Champions Again!Lady Dawgs are Middle School Champions Again!
26 Feb 2015 20:42

February 25, 2015   Several members of the Lawrence County Middle School Lady Dawgs Soccer Team competed in the annual "Thunder in the Valley" tournament hosted by Marshall University on Saturday, February 14, 2015.  During the a [ ... ]

Lifestyles

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 [ ... ]

State unveils new 'Donate Life' license plateState unveils new 'Donate Life' license plate
28 Feb 2015 02:25

February 26, 2015 Circuit Clerk’s Office Celebrates New Organ Donation Awareness Plate during Donate Life Month... Join your Circuit Clerk, Jodi Parsley, in recognizing National Donate Life Month this April, a month-long celebration that showca [ ... ]

Education

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  [ ... ]

Lawrence County Board of Education February, 2015 MeetingLawrence County Board of Education February, 2015 Meeting
26 Feb 2015 19:24

February 25, 2015 Update on Google Snowbound classes, upcoming Community Town Halls discussed... School calendar tabled LOUISA -- The Lawrence County Board of Education tabled, after much discussion, the 2015-16 School Calendar, received an u [ ... ]

Lazer Announcments

Pep Rally for LCHS  basketball teams MondayPep Rally for LCHS basketball teams Monday
02 Mar 2015 00:01

THELEVISALAZER.COM UPDATED!!! Community Pep Rally set for Monday night @ LCHS 7:30  

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

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

ecoPower Generation-Hazard LLC may get Ky. Power contract despite higher costsecoPower Generation-Hazard LLC may get Ky. Power contract de...
28 Feb 2015 16:56

February 24, 2015 Court Ruling Puts Controversial Eastern Kentucky Biomass Plant Closer to Reality By: R.G. Dunlop    View from the site of the projected ecoPower plant. Frankie Steele / Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting Lo [ ... ]

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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