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May 6, 2018

Cruise in for anilals 2018Cruise in for anilals 2018

"...We held a poster contest at TCA for the fundraiser. Winning poster won a pizza party for their class. Could you put that in the paper for us? Their names are Bri Maynard, Preslyn Miller and Chloe Walker. That’s the order they are standing in in the pic I’m sending you. The poster will be hung at the event and the rest will be hung around town.

--Helen Holt

POSTER CXONTEST WINNERS: L to r...Bri Maynard, Preslyn Miller and Chloe Walker.  POSTER CXONTEST WINNERS: L to r...Bri Maynard, Preslyn Miller and Chloe Walker.

 

May 4, 2018

District 12 Projects Finished with KYTC Rural Secondary Funds

HIGHWAY DISTRICT 12 – In the past several months, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Department of Rural and Municipal Aid authorized funds totaling $460,200.00 for projects in Highway District 12. All these projects have been completed. They include the following:

LETCHER COUNTY: Slide repair on KY 1469 from 1.679 miles northeast of KY 317 to 1.701 miles northeast of KY 317. $64,200.00

JOHNSON COUNTY: KY 3387 from KY 1559 to 2.2 mile north of KY 1559 and KY 1559 from 0.88 miles west of KY 3387 to 0.12 miles west of Hill Top Road. $142,500.00

LAWRENCE COUNTY: Slide repair on KY 1690 0.680 miles north of KY 2037 at mile point 10.7. $42,000.00

LAWRENCE COUNTY: Slide repair on KY 1690 0.770 miles north of Burgess Branch Road (CR 1133) at mile point 0.770. $34,500.00

PIKE COUNTY: Slide and embankment work on KY 3419, Calloway Branch-Seng Camp Road, from 2.266 miles north of KY 632 to 3.574 miles south of KY 1056 (at mile point 8.280). $177,000.00.

 

 

April 25, 2018

 

 By Kaye King

Lawrence Co. Democratic Woman’s Club will meet Thursday, May 3 in the Fiscal Courtroom of the downtown courthouse.

All of the Democratic Candidates on the 2018 Lawrence County Primary Ballot have been invited to speak.

The meeting will begin at 5:30. All Democrats are welcome.

April 15, 2018

 

The deadline to register to vote in the May 22 primary is fast approaching — anyone who still needs to register has just over one week left.

This will go for any new registrants, those who recently moved to the area or 17-year-olds who will be 18 before the Nov. 6 general election.

Citizens can register in-person at the local court clerk’s office or visiting to GoVoteKy.com and registering online before the 4 p.m. deadline April 23. To be eligible to vote in Kentucky you must be a U.S. citizen, have lived in Kentucky at least 28 days, be 18-years-old by the date of the next general election, have not been deemed mentally incompetent, have no had voting rights revoked and have no voting rights outside of Kentucky.

Unlike neighboring states, Kentucky does not allow early voting; however, those who will be out of town May 22 can request a mail-in ballot or vote in office between May 7 and May 21 during regular office hours. 

Age, disability and illness are other approved reasons someone may vote absentee in-house or by mail, Humphries said.

Voting in the primary election will take place at your polling location between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. May 22.

 

 

Quick Info

For more information about registration, absentee voting or polling locations, contact your county court clerk’s office or go online to GoVoteKy.com.

April 15, 2018

LMS, LCHS bands to perform

2018 

April 11, 2018

Community Cleanup activities planned


This Saturday April 14th Louisa and Lawrence County citizens will participate in community clean up efforts.

 

YATESVILLE LAKE CLEANUP - 9 AM - Lawrence County Park -Shelter #3, gloves, trash bags, t-shirts, food, and prizes will be provided. More Info.. http://ekbtv.com/yatesville-lake-prepares-for-spring-cleanup-event/


I LOVE MY CITY - 2pm - Main Street Park Louisa. Volunteers will be picking up trash throughout the city and pressure washing some areas of sidewalk. Sponsored by RiseAbove, and the City of Louisa. Trash bags and gloves will be provided.

 

April 7, 2018


Weekly special guests announced

Prestonsburg, Ky. – The 28th Summer Season for Billie Jean Osborne’s legendary Kentucky Opry kicks off with its premier performance on Saturday, June 16 in the Willard and Lucy Kinzer Theater of the Mountain Arts Center (MAC), the Prestonsburg venue that has been home to the Opry since the facility opened in 1996.

The Kentucky Opry cast is currently preparing various themes, medleys, and individual songs for the new season. As usual, the antics of resident comedian Munroe will be in full force as he continues to pursue his dream of becoming the star of the show.

Kentucky Opry producer and emcee Clayton Case notes that the cast is eager to get back on stage.

“Coming back together to discuss details, create the new show, and rehearse gets everybody excited,” Case observes. “This cast and band never cease to amaze with the pure talent and work ethic they exhibit year after year.”

Once again, the opening act for all shows will be the talented youth of the Kentucky Opry Jr. Pros, as the Opry also continues a tradition of inviting former members and other vocalists and musicians to share the stage as special guests for six of the eight scheduled shows. This year’s special guests will include:

June 23 Brittany Taylor

June 30 Troy Burchett

July 7 Clarke Sexton

July 14 TBA

July 21 Nathan Arnett

July 28 Jason Goble

 

Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry 2018 Summer Season opens June 16 and continues every Saturday through August 4, concluding with a special showcase featuring the Jr. Pros on Saturday, August 11.

 

Tickets range from $12 to $16 and can be purchased by visiting www.macarts.com or by phone at 1 (888) MAC ARTS.

 

April 5, 2018

 

Huntington, WV – 4/5/2018 -- The Step Up for Women Program of Huntington is looking for women who want to change their lives. The ten-week long training program prepares women for careers in the manufacturing field.

Recent graduates are now working in the tri-state area making an average of $12/hour.

WV Women Work Summer 2018WV Women Work Summer 2018

Step Up is open to all women who can travel to take the classes in Huntington. The students learn hands-on manufacturing skills on manual lathes and mills, CNC lathes and mills, measurement and inspection tools, blueprint reading, and shop math. They also study general employment skills like resume writing and job hunting.

WV Women Work Summer 2018WV Women Work Summer 2018The average student is between 25 and 50 years old. Many have children. Some have recently completed their GED while others hold four-year degrees. Anyone interested in applying for the program should call Melinda at (304) 528-9991 or go online to wvwomenwork.org/stepupamp.

This program is run by West Virginia Women Work, a 501c3 nonprofit, in partnership with the Robert C. Byrd Institute.

 

By Melinda Perron
Program Coordinator / Job Developer

West Virginia Women Work
Step Up For Women Advanced Manufacturing
Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program
1050 4th Ave
Ste 226
Huntington, WV 25701

(304) 528-9991


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W.Va. Women working recruiting for 2018 classW.Va. Women working recruiting for 2018 class

ABOUT WEST VIRGINIA WOMEN WORK, INC.

West Virginia Women Work is a nonprofit organization with headquarters in Morgantown. There are presently five training sites located in Morgantown, Huntington, Bridgeport, Wheeling, and Charleston, WV. West Virginia Women Work encourages anyone interested in getting involved or learning more to visit their website www.wvwomenwork.org.

 

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