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The new weather station is located behind LCHS next to the Preece cemetery.The new weather station is located behind LCHS next to the Preece cemetery.

LOUISA, KY — Local weather can be highly variable along the ridge tops and in the valleys of eastern Kentucky. “When atmospheric conditions are right, temperatures between ridge tops and valleys can differ by 20 degrees Fahrenheit or more Director of Lawrence County’s Emergency Management, Harold Slone says”. The Kentucky Climate Center has recently installed a new station among the valleys of eastern Kentucky here in Louisa.

Sheriff’s men discover goods after an anonymous phone tip;

LOUISA — The Lawrence County Sheriff’s office has discovered a cache of stolen items in a home on Rt. 1690.

According to Lawrence County Sheriff Garrett Roberts, on February 24, Sgt. Brent Pack received an anonymous phone call advising that a residence on Rt.1690, had stolen property on it.

“Upon searching the premises, Sgt. Pack and Chief Deputy Mark Wheeler located a stolen camper,” Roberts said in a press release today. “After executing a search warrant, the deputies recovered a total of approximately $23,000 worth of stolen property.”

Along with the stolen camper, other property included two new riding lawn mowers, a metal pull trailer and numerous power tools still in the original boxes were discovered.

The investigation is ongoing and Roberts urged anyone with knowledge about the case to contact the Sheriff’s office.

Magistrates John J. Lemaster, left, and Morris Howard talked over court business before this morning's meeting. Howard cast the only 'no' vote so far this year when he opposed hiring an assistant dog warden/solid waste coordinator.Magistrates John J. Lemaster, left, and Morris Howard talked over court business before this morning's meeting. Howard cast the only 'no' vote so far this year when he opposed hiring an assistant dog warden/solid waste coordinator.


    LOUISA — After attending to the regular housekeeping item including approving minutes, budget, Treasurer’s report, normal transfer of funds and the paying of bills, the Lawrence County Fiscal Court this morning heard Tim Spencer, representing the Kentucky Road Department, announce that the county has a total of $528,000 this fiscal year that will be spent on state roads inside Lawrence County.

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