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Louisa, KY:  Appalachian Service Project (ASP) is returning to Lawrence county this year.

With the help of Volunteers ASP repairs homes free of charge.  First Baptist in Louisa has hosted ASP for several years.  Much of the work is done during the summer.

Some of the repair work includes roof replacement, access ramps, and floor repair,  If you know someone who needs help with their home or you need help You may apply online at https://www.asphome.org/apply/ or Fill out the application bring it to First Baptist Church of Louisa.

ASP will begin servicing the Lawrence County area in Louisa the first of June.

 

Division For Air Quality Urges Kentuckians To "Learn Before You Burn"

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 4, 2017) - Spring-cleaning season has arrived, and for many Kentuckians that means burning unwanted debris. But before you light that burn pile, the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (DAQ) reminds you to learn before you burn. Illegal burning could result in fines of up to $25,000 per day per violation.

Many people may not realize that burning garbage is illegal in Kentucky. “Garbage doesn’t just disappear when it is burned,” said DAQ Director Sean Alteri. “Burning garbage emits dangerous pollutants into the atmosphere that are harmful to public health.” Dioxins, hydrochloric acid, formaldehyde, and heavy metals are just some of the toxic substances found in smoke from burned garbage.

Children, the elderly, and those with existing health problems like asthma and heart disease are most at risk from open burning. Children are particularly sensitive to air pollution because their bodies are still developing. Children also breathe 50% more oxygen per pound of body weight than adults do, so their lungs are exposed to more harmful pollutants.

State law prohibits the burning of many materials including plastic, tires, cans, coated wire, carpeting and food waste. In addition, the burning of trailers, buildings, and construction and demolition debris such as shingles, drywall and insulation is prohibited. Painted, stained or treated wood products like fence posts, pallets, and furniture are illegal to burn, because they release dangerous toxins into the air. Items that cannot be recycled should be taken to a state-permitted landfill.

Open burning isn’t just unhealthy, it’s also dangerous and can be expensive. A small fire can quickly spread resulting in widespread damage, especially during windy weather. Last month, the Kentucky Division of Forestry reported 143 separate wildfires burned 5,914 acres. Forty-five of those fires were from debris piles that got out of control. Homeowners that allow a fire to escape their property will be charged for cost recovery and can face additional penalties.

Boone, Boyd, Bullitt, Campbell, Kenton, Lawrence, and Oldham counties face additional open burning restrictions during ozone season, which runs from May 1 through September 30. During these months, open burning of tree limbs and brush, land clearing, and household paper products is not permitted. Open burning is never permitted in Jefferson County.

So when burning anything, please use common sense:

· Never burn within 50 feet of any structure

· Never burn near streams or sinkholes

· Never burn near landfills or under utility lines

To report illegal open burning or to learn more about open burning restrictions in your area, please call the Division for Air Quality at 502-564-3999 or visit http://air.ky.gov.

 

Dr. Melissa Fletcher and TRMC CEO Greg KiserDr. Melissa Fletcher and TRMC CEO Greg Kiser

Congratulations to Dr Melissa Fletcher on her 10 years with TRMC Immediate Care Inez!!! Great job!!! Proud of our Providers!!!

 

Thursday at 11:00 am in front of courthouse

The Lawrence County Ministerial Association will honor the National Day of Prayer on the downtown courthouse lawn on Thursday May 4, 2017. The observance is an annual event that usually draws a good crowd filled with the spirit of God. Everyone is invited.

 

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Fallsburg Homemakers Club will have a bake
sale along with some household items.

This will benefit the club to help with 4-H Scholarships, Marie
Carey Scholarships, etc.

When: Monday,
May 1, 2017.

Where: Mini Park Louisa, Ky. next to the railroad tracks.

Time: 9 A.M to ?

We appreciate the
support of the community.

Thankyou,

Donna Randall/ Fallsburg
Homemakers

686-2824

The 1st Annual Color Blaze Fun Run for a Cure will take place in downtown Louisa on May 13th. The 5k run/walk will feature a downtown route with little to no incline and include 4 color stations where participants will be splashed with washable powdered color. Registration is now open online and can be found at http://www.tristateracer.com/event.php?RaceID=9493

Registration will be $30 for runners and walkers ages 14 and older and $20 for runners and walkers ages 13 and under. Teams of 10 or more will receive a $5 per person discount. The registration fee will include a race kit which will include a t-shirt, 1 individual package of color powder, 1 pair of sunglasses, 1 inspirational bracelet, 1 color blaze sticker, and 2 temporary tattoos. To guarantee a race kit you must be registered by 4/30/17

All funds raised from this event will benefit the family of Chris Scott. Chris was recently diagnosed with cancer and the funds will help the family with any costs incurred during and after his treatment.

The run will begin with lineup at 8 a.m. on 5/13 with color waves going on every few minutes until race start at 8:30 a.m. At the Color Blaze Fun Run for a Cure, the starting line will be its own pre-race party with music, dancing, warmup stretching and giveaways!  Participants may pick up their race packet and kit the day of the fun run beginning at 7 a.m.

For more information please contact Mitch Castle at 606-367-1112

 

HUNTINGTON JOB & RESOURCE FAIR

Friday, April 21, 11:00 am

Big Sandy Arena, Huntington, WV


During the fair, you are welcome to participate in:

“How to Find and Get Federal Jobs”

Hosted by Office of Personnel Management

11:30 a.m.

For More Information, Contact:
WorkForce West Virginia’s Huntington Office
Vonda Black

Phone: (304) 528-5525
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Or Senator Manchin’s office at 304-342-5855

HUNTINGTON JOB & RESOURCE FAIR

 

Participating Employers
(More may be added)

AEP
Alpha Technologies
Amazon
American Income Life - Arias Agency
American Medical Facilities Management
ARC Staffing Solutions
Autism Services Center
Bimbo Bakeries
Bright Future Learning Service
Cabell County Community Services Organization
Cabell County Schools
Cabell County Schools Service Personnel Office
Cabell Huntington Hosptial
Calgon Carbon Corporation
Careers of New England LLC
CDI Corporation
CJ Hughes Construction
Clayton Homes
Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center
Dept of WV Marine Corps League
Diamond Electric Manufacturing
Dirtbusters Janitorial Services
Dow Chemical
FCI Ashland Kentucky
GC Services
GMS Mine Repair and Maintenance
Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA Area
Gutter Pro of WV
Harbor Steel of WV
HDRF/Region Two WIB
Hercules International
HIMG
HRC Manorcare (Heartland of Riverview)
Huntington Comprehensive Treatment Center
Huntington Junior College
Insulators Local #80
International Moulding of WV
J&W Truck Driver CDL Training
Kelly Services
Legal Temporary Services Corporation
Manpower
Medical Practice Management Solutions
Mildred Mitchell Bateman Hospital
Modern Woodmen of America
Mountwest Community and Technical College
Mr. Hollywood College of Barbering and Aesthetics
Necco
Office of Personnel Management
Ohio University Southern
Orbital ATK
Papa John's
People Ready
PIA Jump Start
Plumbers and Pipefitters Local #521
Pray Construction
Prestera Center for Mental Health Services
Qdoba
RCB Aerospace Education Center, Pierpont
RCBI
Senator Manchin Military Zone
Service Corporation International
Service Wire Company
Small Business Development Center
St. Mary's Medical Center
State Electric Supply Company
The Results Companies
The Thrasher Group
Toyota (1)
Toyota (2) Manpower
Toyota (3) United Talent
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Tri-State STEM+M School
US Air Force
US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District
US Postal Service
US Secret Service
VA Medical Center, Beckley
VA Medical Center, Huntington #1
VA Medical Center, Huntington #2
Valley Health Systems
Vertiv
Veterans Affairs Regional Office
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits
Veterans Upward Bound WV
Volunteer WV, Americorps
Wellspring Family Services
Wendy's - Schmidt Family Restaurants
Woodforest National Bank
WorkForce WV
WorkForce WV Veterans Services
WSAZ NewsChannel 3
WV Aging and Disability Network
WV American Water
WV Army National Guard
WV DHHR - Wayne County
WV Division of Highways, District 2
WV Division of Juvenile Services - Tiger Morton
WV Division of Rehab Services
WV Electric Supply Co
WV Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority
WV State Police
WVU Medicine
WVU Mining and Industrial Extension/MEP

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Catrina Vargo
Lawrence Co. Economic Development Coordinator

Lawrence Co. Courthouse
122 S. Main Cross
Louisa, KY 41230
606-638-4102 office
606-624-5569 cell