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March 9, 2013

Music
 

Mountaineer Opry House, Milton, WV 304-743-5749
$15, $12 for seniors, kids 12 and under $5
* March 9 - Cumberland River Band 7:30 pm
* March 16 - The Rarely Herd
* March 23 - Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver

Eastern Kentucky Expo Center, Pikeville, KY eastkyexpo.com
* March 14 - Justin Moore

Sipp Theater, Paintsville, KY 606-789-2600 or 606-791-4321
* March 9 - Larry Sparks 7pm

Fox Hunter’s Lodge, Catlettsburg, KY 304-634-8232
* March 9 - Tommy Webb Band, Moron Brothers 7pm $10

Callihan’s Pub&Grill, Ashland, KY
* March 8 - The Return
* March 9 - Coralee and the Townies
* March 15 - Larry Whitt, Brent Jack and Tom Berry
* March 16 - Louie McNeal and Corbin Fitzpatrick
* Jam Night - Wednesdays at 7:30 pm

Theater
Paramount Arts Center, Ashland, KY 606-324-3175
* March 14-15-16 - “Wizard of Oz” Thur. and Fri. 7pm, Sat. 3 and 7pm $14, $10 students

Charleston Civic Center Little Theater , Charleston, WV 304-345-1500
* March 8-9-10 - “The Hobbit” www.ctoc.org for info
* April 24, 25, 26 - Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey presents “Dragons”

The Renaissance Art Center, Huntington, WV 304-733-ARTS
* March 15, 16 and March 22, 23 - Cabaret: “Julius Ceasar” $15 show only, $30 dinner and show 304-733-ARTS

Comedy

Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Huntington, WV
* May 17 - Larry the Cable Guy and Bill Engvall Tickets start at $25

Miscellaneous

Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Huntington, WV

* March 8, 9, 10 - Home and Garden Show Fri. 4-9, Sat. 10-9, Sun 12-5 $6.50, kids 12 and under free, seniors 55 and older $5
* March 15,16 - Monster Truck Tour 7:30 pm
Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, Prestonsburg, KY 606-889-1790
* March 9 - “Growing Appalachia” -- Workshops on sustainable living, energy efficiency, food preservation and more
Kentucky National Guard Armory, Ashland, KY
* March 9 - Tri-State Golden Gloves, 6 pm $15
Greenbo Lake State Park, Greenup, KY
* March 16-17 - Tri-State Model Railroad Show (Free) Sat. 9-6, Sun 9-4
Mountain Arts Center, Prestonsburg, KY 606-886-2623 or 888-MAC-ARTS
* March 8, 9 - Big Sandy Idol
* March 15 - The Voices of Appalachia
* March 16 - The Lyrick Talent Quest

Sports

Eastern Kentucky Expo Center, Pikeville, KY eastkyexpo.com
* March 21 - Harlem Globetrotters

Outdoor and Recreation

Jenny Wiley State Park, Prestonsburg, KY 800-0142 or 606-889-1790
* March 9 - Elk Viewing Tours 5:30 -noon
* March 23 through Mayy 11 - “BYOK” Tygart Creek Kyak Float 10 am

Travel

Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society 304-523-0364 05 866-639-7487

* March 24 -27 - Washington D.C. Trip
* April 17-21 - Chicago Trip
* June 9-12 - New York City Trip
* August 18-21 - Philadelphia Trip

Feb. 7, 2013

HUMANE SOCIETY PREPARING FOR "WALK FOR THE ANIMALS"

 

Volunteers for the Lawrence County, Kentucky Humane Society are busy preparing for the Sixth Annual “Walk for the Animals” to be held Saturday, April 27, at Main Street Park in downtown Louisa. 
 

All participants are encouraged to pre-register but registrations will be accepted on the day of the event beginning at 8:30a.m.  The deadline for pre-registration is April 12th.  The first 50 Walkers to Pre-Register are guaranteed a Walk t-shirt (with a minimum $35 pledge); special dog pick-up bag dispenser; Walk packet filled with goodies; and every registered Walker receives a free ticket for the door prize drawings.
 

There will be demonstrations, contests, children’s activities, silent auction and other great events after the Walk.

 

Pledge Booklets/Registration forms are now available at the following locations in Lawrence County:


• Lawrence County Humane Society Shelter, 820 Isaac Park Road
• Home Federal Savings and Loan, 119 N. Main Cross Street
• Louisa Community Bank, 4393 Hwy 2565
• Louisa Sporting Goods, 212 Madison Street (beside Dee’s Restaurant)

Please come join us for the “Walk for the Animals 2013”.  All proceeds benefit the Lawrence County Humane Society Animal Shelter.  For more information, please contact Sue Schutzberg by email at:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or by cell at 606-571-9641 or Teresa Hillman by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by cell at 606-899-9055.

Date: 03-04-2013

News to Use: 

Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday

Kentucky Press News Service

Daylight Savings Time will begin this year on Sunday. Many remember April and October as being the months for the annual time changes in years past but federal law moved the time changes to March and November.

Daylight Savings Time will end and we'll return to Standard Time on Sunday, Nov. 3.

Clocks will advance one hour at 2 a.m. (spring forward) on Sunday, March 10. In November, clocks will drop back (fall back) one hour.

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It's still winter but spring is on the way

Kentucky Press News Service

It's March but winter is still hanging around. Most of Kentucky will see rain this week but some areas could see snow too. Little accumulation is expected in Eastern Kentucky but western and central parts of the state could see a bit of accumulation -- up to a inch or two in some areas by midweek, the National Weather Service said.

But warmer, spring-like temperatures are on the way and should arrive late in the week. Highs this weekend and early next week could be in the 50s and 60s.

 

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Date: 03-04-2013

Statewide tornado safety drill is set for Tuesday morning

Kentucky Press News Service

Frankfort - The Kentucky Weather Preparedness Committee, working with Kentucky Emergency Management and the National Weather Service Office, will conduct a statewide tornado safety drill at about 10:07 a.m. EST Tuesday.

The drill will be triggered by the National Weather Service offices within Kentucky, using a code that will activate weather alert radios, outdoor warning sirens and various media broadcast warning messages.

The warning message will emphasize “THIS IS ONLY A TEST, NO IMMEDIATE ACTION IS REQUIRED,YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO PRACTICE YOUR TORNADO SAFETY DRILL AT THIS TIME!”

If inclement weather is in the area the test will be postponed and will rescheduled at a later date, however, no threatening weather is in Tuesday's forecast.

Lawrence County Youth Soccer Sign-ups!!!!

When: March 2nd and 9th

Where: Louisa Free-Will Baptist Church Life Center- this is across from

Wilson’s Funeral Home

Time: 10:00-2:00

Cost: $50 New Players
$40 Returning Players that does not need a uniform
$40 U12 plus the cost of a uniform

We will be accepting applications until March 20th.

4 year olds-11 year olds
U-14 Team will be co-ed and tryout basis only. (New this season)


You can mail in your form to:
Lawrence County Youth Soccer
P.O. Box 586
Louisa, KY 41230

Check out our website for teams, schedules, info:
www.lawrencecountyyouthsoccer.shutterfly.com

Veterans salute KFC owner Debbie Hill;

 

Members of the VFW surprised restaurant owner Debbie Hill with a  certificate of appreciation for her and her staff for services to the veterans. Shown here with Hill is Joe Robinette, Richard Saul, Jacqueline Robinette, Ben Hopkins and Don Wolfe.

Hill owns and operates Kentucky Fried Chicken on KY 2565.

February 25, 2013

Food Bank Returns to Louisa for Mobile Pantry;


The Huntington Area Food Bank will return to Louisa, Ky. this Thursday to host a second mobile pantry in Lawrence County.

The mobile pantry will take place in the Louisa Wal-Mart parking lot. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and food distribution will begin at 10 a.m. All food recipients must provide proof of residency in order to receive food.

“Mobile pantries have proven to be an effective means of getting food directly to the people in our most underserved areas,” said Tiffany Tatum, interim executive director. “This is a temporary solution, and communities must work together to alleviate hunger.”

More than 100 people turned out for the January mobile pantry in Louisa, and the food bank was able to feed more than 315 individuals.

According to a Feeding America report, nearly 4,000 Lawrence County residents lived in poverty in 2010, or nearly 25 percent of the county’s population.

The Huntington Area Food Bank is a 501 (c) 3 Non-Profit organization affiliated with Feeding America, the largest hunger relief agency in the United States. It services nearly 200 agencies in Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia.

HAFB receives products from Feeding America, USDA, local donors, regional grocers, restaurants, farmers, food manufacturers and food processors.

Feb. 15, 2013

Future scientists at Fallsburg....

See Lazer slideshow on main page for more pics

FES teacher Craig McDavidFES teacher Craig McDavidFallsburg Elementary students in grades 3-5, participated in the science fair that was held at the school's cafeteria, Friday, Feb. 15, and I must say, it was quite impressive.  

Have you ever wondered what type of wood burns faster? Can milk turn into plastic?  Which paper towel is stronger?  I always loved anything that glows in the dark, so I found the project "How Does Temperature Affect How Long a Glow Stick Stays Lit?" very interesting.  Which freezes faster--hot or cold water? How does inertia affect car wrecks? For the bakers out there, can baking soda and cream of tarter substitute for baking powder in a recipe?

How many pennies would your boat hold?  Did you know you can make your own sugar crystal candy sticks in any flavor or color?  Since I am a caver and a rock hound, I have to say my favorite was "Caves and Overhangs in Kentucky and the Rock Cycle."  Very cool!

Craig McDavid, intermediate science teacher, and a Bill Nye look alike, oversaw the science fair.  

McDavid said,  "I am very proud of these students."

McDavid, who is a first year teacher, is also the chair of the ACTS Events Planning Committee.

Three of the judges of the science fair were from ACTC: James Schmitt, and Jame McCumbee, both science professors, as well as Director, Barbara Walters. Yes, I got to meet Bill Nye and Barbara Walters!  The other judges were Business Analyst, Michael Huy, and Tabitha Smith, a science teacher from Holy Family Christian School in Ashland.  

Students with the winning experiments will be announced Monday, then will move on to the Lawrence County District Science Fair, which will be held at the community center next Friday, Feb. 22.   

Winners from the district fair will advance to the Science and Engineering Fair at ACTC, Sat. March 2, which will be an all day event.

Growing More with less is subject of Extension Office workshop;

 

 

Back yard Gardening workshop