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August 16, 2018



Lawrence County Schools

Local Planning Committee (LPC) Meeting

Public Forum

August 30, 2018-------5:00 pm

Lawrence County High School Media Center


  • Call to Order               Chairperson
  • Announcements          Don Martin, Facilitator
  • Registration sheet for those attending the forum
  • “Request to Speak” registration sheet available for those wishing to address the LPC.
  • LPC member introductions
  • Presentation of the Draft District Facilities Plan
  • Public Forum – opportunity for community to review and to provide input into the Draft District Facility Plan.  LPC is here to listen to the community’s suggestions.
  • Adjourn

August 8, 2018


Louisa Main Street Park

All are welcome to come and join us as pastors from six area churches come together to lead in singing, praying, worshiping and preaching.

The churches include Community, First United Methodist, First Baptist, Louisa United Methodist, Webb’s Chapel and Bradley Gap.

Bring your chairs be ready to worship united by the Holy Spirit.





August 7, 2018



July 30, 2018

Community Bike Ride theme this month is 'Back to School'

This Sunday, August 5th, the Louisa/Lawrence County Trail Town Team will be hosting a "BACK TO SCHOOL BIKE BASH" at 3 pm.

The Community Bike Ride as usual will begin and end at the Louisa Main Street Park.

The theme this month is "Back to School" and the Trail Team hopes to see every school in our area represented on this bike ride including not just the public schools but the private schools and home schools.

"We also want to invite our WV neighbors over to cruise with us" stated Cathi Kise Wells, chairperson of the TT Team. "We know that they aren't going back to school next week like many of our schools here but it would be great for them to join us as we are ONE  community! And we would love to see lots of teachers and school employees out with the students on this ride also!"

The TT team would love for kids to dress in their school colors and even decorate their bikes if they like... but it isn't a requirement. And as always, there will be free water available courtesy of the TT team.

For more information, please check out the Louisa/Lawrence County Trail Town Committee Facebook page and send a message!



July 27, 2018

Public Announcement

Design improvements and new fees expected to help disabled populations

FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 27, 2018) – Significant improvements are coming this fall to Kentucky’s familiar blue and red disabled parking placards, aimed at improving parking access for disabled populations and curbing potential fraudulent use.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Division of Motor Vehicle Licensing is working to implement software system, design and operational changes for the production and issuance of disabled placards statewide set in motion by House Bill 81. Kentuckians can expect to see program changes launch September 17 at County Clerk offices across the state.

“The extended renewal cycle of permanent placards from two years to six years called for a more durable material to handle normal wear and tear and regular transfer between vehicles,” said Department of Vehicle Regulation Commissioner Matt Henderson. “Software changes are complete and the remaining work is limited to procedural changes, printing and distributing the new placards to all 120 counties.”

Expiration dates on existing placards are currently handwritten and could be susceptible to potential alterations. New permanent and temporary disabled placards will feature a decal with a printed expiration date to minimize fraud.

With strong support from legislators and advocacy groups, like the Center for Accessible Living, HB 81 reintroduces a $10 fee for duplicate or replacement placards to reduce the number of placards on the roads that may be used by non-disabled drivers not transporting a disabled person.

In 2009, Kentucky stopped charging for additional placards; and in one year, the number of placards issued surged from nearly 32,000 to more than 209,000.

“Charging a fee for additional placards and linking placards to individuals, not vehicles, are steps we hope will cut down on the number of placards issued and help disabled populations find designated spots,” said bill sponsor Rep. Jerry T. Miller.

Notable Improvements of HB 81

*  Replacement or duplicate placards will cost $10.
*  Permanent handicap placards will be valid for six years – maximizing convenience.
*  The parent or guardian of a disabled person may apply for a placard on his or her behalf.
*  Permanent placards will expire on the placard holder’s birth month.
*  Permanent and temporary disabled placards will be linked to the applicant instead of vehicle, eliminating the need for additional placards for multiple vehicles the disabled person may use.
*  Organizations will be allowed to obtain a placard.
*  Initial placards will still be issued at no cost and temporary placards will remain valid for three months.




July 10, 2018

Rhonda Hardwick of Fort Gay was thrilled when she got the phone call that she had won!Rhonda Hardwick of Fort Gay was thrilled when she got the phone call that she had won!Cathi Wells waits as Brooklyn Branham draws the winners name.Cathi Wells waits as Brooklyn Branham draws the winners name.

The Trail Town Committee sold tickets on a bicycle at the Independence Day Celebration at Main Street Park this weekend. Brooklyn Branham pulled the winning name out of the bicycle basket and it was Rhonda Hardwick of Fort Gay, WV!

The funds made from the ticket sales will go toward the monthly community bike and kayak events that Trail Town organizes.


Cathi Kise Wells
Louisa/Lawrence County Trail Town Task Force
PO Box 267, Louisa, KY 41230

July 2, 2018

Part - Time Farmer July schedule of events



June 28, 2018

More County Fair highlights coming soon...

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