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Dock dedication brings out dignitaries

Dock dedication brings out dignitaries

SOUTH POINT — At times the train whistles drowned out the speeches, but those on the platform didn’t seem to care because they understood those ... Read more | Add your comment

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Husband, wife arrested on drug charges

SOUTH POINT — A South Point couple was arrested Wednesday morning following a drug bust by the Lawrence Drug and Major Crimes Task Force. Susan ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. No indictment in voter fraud allegations  | Add your comment
  2. Insurance provider files suit against KDMC  | Add your comment
  3. OUS to host regional faculty conference  | Add your comment

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Halfway there

Halfway there

The new Ironton-Russell bridge has officially reached the halfway mark, according to Kathleen Fuller, a public information officer with the Ohio Department of Transportation. The ... Read more | Add your comment

EMS employee facing theft charges

CHESAPEAKE — A paramedic with the Lawrence County EMS has been terminated for cause following charges filed against her for theft. Sharleen Hemminger, 23, pleaded ... Read more | Add your comment

Rally ‘quiet’ for officers

Despite the large number of people in Ironton during the Rally on the River weekend, local law enforcement agencies reported little criminal activity related to ... Read more | Add your comment

She was a friend to everyone

ROME TOWNSHIP — Longtime Republican Party stalwart Harriet Scragg has died at the age of 71 at her Rome Township home. “She was a very ... Read more | Add your comment

Festival attracts connoisseurs

Festival attracts connoisseurs

Beer connoisseurs from around the Tri-State were treated to more than 100 types of beer over the weekend during the second annual Rails and Ales ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Pump station repairs discussed  | Add your comment
  2. Rally brings business boom  | Add your comment
  3. A new path: Rally goer looks to mentor younger bikers  | Add your comment
  4. State postpones jail move meeting  | Add your comment
  5. Sick Air flips on banks of the Ohio  | Add your comment
  6. Area family shops for school, stocks supplies for children in need  | Add your comment
  7. Nelson ordained into the priesthood  | Add your comment
  8. Rallying point  | Add your comment
  9. Alleged city center vandal incompetent  | Add your comment
  10. Progress made on riverfront property  | Add your comment
  11. Farmers Market will relocate during Rally  | Add your comment
  12. Water outage reported in Perry Township  | Add your comment
  13. Dedication nears for opening of Port of South Point  | Add your comment
  14. Official visits county  | Add your comment

Sports

Buckeyes lose QB Miller for entire season

Buckeyes lose QB Miller for entire season

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes’ national title hopes. Ohio ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Another one-run loss for Reds, 5-4  | Add your comment
  2. Female Flyers rout Northwest  | Add your comment
  3. South Point seniors key opening win  | Add your comment

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Cheering one of our own

Glitz and glamour, red carpets and flashing lights. Ironton was transformed into Hollywood for one night to celebrate one of the most anticipated new television ... Read more | Add your comment

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Another Rally success

The motorcycles have come and gone and it seems the Friends of Ironton have put on another successful Rally on the River. Thousands of people, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Encourage people to seek help

Anyone who has ever lost a family member or close friend — whether it be from ... Read more | Add your comment

Life

The Spirit of Christmas

The Spirit of Christmas

Most people start getting into the Christmas spirit when the Thanksgiving meal is finished. But 61-year-old Keith Boggs, of Pedro, feels the spirit of Christmas ... Read more | Add your comment

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KDMC, Paulus named in civil suit

  Complaint alleges negligence, fraud in heart stent surgeries   ASHLAND, Ky. — A Chesapeake man has filed a civil lawsuit against King’s Daughters Medical Center ... Read more | Add your comment

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