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LCHS FFA Encourages support for 'Ag Tag'

LOUISA — Lawrence County High School Future Farmers of America advisor Melissa Blackburn is hoping to generate interest in support for the organization by making people aware of a license plate being offered that can help to generate funds for it's participants. ...subscribers>>

Fiscal court rejects bids for Blain fire trucks, seeks more East Park info

LOUISA — The Lawrence County Fiscal Court held its regular meeting Tuesday and opened bids for two fire trucks from Blaine Fire Department and turned them both down, saying they were too low. ...subscribers>>

22 indicted in Johnson

PAINTSVILLE — Twenty-two people were indicted Feb. 15 by the Johnson County Grand Jury, including a mother and her son charged with brutally beating and robbing a Leander man in January. ...subscribers>>

Jones: Bill would help economy

FRANKFORT Senate Democratic Floor Leader Ray S. Jones II, D-Pikeville, has re-filed legislation that he says will stimulate Eastern Kentucky's economy by helping unemployed coal miners find jobs, while helping low-income families reduce their power bills. ...subscribers>>

Hogan campaign issued to be addressed

The Kentucky Registry of Election Finance will meet Thursday in Frankfort to review case files of alleged campaign violations, including one involving Lawrence County Attorney Michael Hogan's unsuccessful campaign for Kentucky attorney general. ...subscribers>>
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Lawerence Singer to sign 'major deal'

Concert, launch party scheduled Marc 18 at MAC

LOUISA —Lawrence County resident and former "The Voice" contestant, Kelsie May will appear with season 2 "X-Factor" winner Tate Stevens and season 8 "The Voice" contestant Matt Snook at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg March 18, when she will also be signing with a contract with a major record company in Canada. ...subscribers>>
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Couple with Down Syndrome to Celebrate 22nd Anniversary: 'I've Never Seen Love Like It'
Defying criticism, a couple with Down syndrome has been married for nearly 22 years.
Philippines to defend Duterte's drug war at U.N. rights body
The Philippine foreign minister on Thursday said he would tell a United Nations rights body that the killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs were not state-sponsored...
Google's Pixel XL works much better on Verizon than T-Mobile for one weird reason
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Trump Is Kremlin's Puppet, Russian Editor Says
The editor-in-chief of Moscow Times said Russia is looking to take advantage of President Donald Trump's slip-ups in office...
2017 Jeep Compass
Better than before, and that's no backhanded compliment.
US-born panda Bao Bao lands in China after leaving DC zoo
BEIJING (AP) — An American-born panda started settling into her new home Thursday in southwest China where she will eventually join a breeding program...
Israeli prime minister meets Australian opposition leader
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's opposition leader Bill Shorten said he raised his Labor Party's concerns about Israel's settlements in Palestinian territories during discussions with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday...
Trove of Dazzling Bronze Age Weapons Unearthed in Scotland
Excavations during the construction of two soccer fields in Scotland have turned up a rare discovery — a Bronze-Age weapon hoard, including a notched bronze sword and a gold-decorated spearhead...