Rape suspect captured in Florida

Rape suspect captured in Florida

Police had searched Kitts Hill residence for Ashland man FORT PIERCE, Fla. — A man wanted by Ashland police and U.S. marshals on a rape ... Read more | Add your comment

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Teen accused of causing bus crash appears in court

A Lawrence County teen accused of causing a school bus full of students to crash last month entered guilty pleas today in common pleas court. ... Read more | Add your comment

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OLBH auxiliary raises nearly $100,000

RUSSELL, Ky. — The Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) Auxiliary has presented Bon Secours Kentucky Health System officials with a check for $55,000 to ... Read more | Add your comment

Food pantry feeding the needy

Food pantry feeding the needy

Need donations to continue work A local food pantry has been helping the needy for years and needs help with their cause. Harvest for the ... Read more | Add your comment

Layoffs possibility at sheriff’s office

Cuts in 2016 budget could hurt staffing levels With a reduction in his 2016 budget, Lawrence County Jeff Lawless is concerned he will be forced ... Read more | Add your comment

Finding a home

Finding a home

Franklin Furnace man wants to help lost or abandoned dog George Hunter has been an animal lover from way back, and the Franklin Furnace man ... Read more | Add your comment

Lawrence students advance in robotics tournament

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — All five teams from Lawrence County schools who participated in the Vex robotics tournament on Saturday are now eligible for the state ... Read more | Add your comment

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Booker scores 42 points as Female Flyers romp

Booker scores 42 points as Female Flyers romp

This might be the only time in Lynsey Booker’s life that she doesn’t mind being more than 40. Booker scored a career-high 42 points to lead ... Read more | Add your comment

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Big Brothers Big Sisters makes huge difference

Big Brothers Big Sisters makes huge difference

  Local mentor gets national distinction   Being a sister is something that came naturally to Carrie Stambaugh. After all, growing up with five siblings ... Read more | Add your comment

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Students excel in academics

Anyone who thinks today’s youth isn’t interested in academic achievements need look no further than the students right here in Lawrence County. In the past ... Read more | Add your comment


Dealing with stress, anxiety

We all see it each day of our lives in some form or another. It doesn’t ... Read more | Add your comment




The beginnings of a bridge that’s been around for four decades; a long-gone taxi service in Proctorville and onetime high school court stars make up ... Read more | Add your comment

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Mayoral runoff prompts questions

Voters aren’t happy. The candidates wish it wouldn’t happen this way. And the board of elections says it is less than thrilled. But voting absentee ... Read more | Add your comment