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Court reverses Purdom conviction

Lawrence child pornography case remanded for further proceedings

LOUISA — The conviction of a Lawrence County man on child pornography charges has been reversed by the Kentucky Court of Appeals and remanded to Lawrence Circuit Court for further proceedings. ...subscribers>>

Webb charges sent to grand jury

LOUISA — The case against an Ohio man charged with the April 2 murders of two Lawrence County residents was bound over to the grand jury by District Court Judge Kevin Holbrook, who listened to evidence in the case and found probable cause during a hearing last Wednesday. ...subscribers>>

Bulldogs drop two games in Harrison County tournament

CYNTHIANA — The Lawrence County Bulldogs dropped a pair of games in the Hometown Pharmacy/Frank Shoop Invitational at Harrison County last weekend. ...subscribers>>
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Lady Eagles top LCHS 8-4

LADY BULLDOG EMILY Burke (#7) slid in to second base against Johnson Central Monday, April 18. ...subscribers>>
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BSCTC students participate in Idea U competition

PRESTONSBURG A group of Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC) students are creating a virtual gaming experience like none other. ...subscribers>>
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UPike's Phi Beta Lamba earns 12 academic awards at Spring Leadership Conference

PIKEVILLE The University of Pikeville chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) earned 12 awards in academic competition during the Spring Leadership Conference. ...subscribers>>
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