Church offers quiet time for meditation

Church offers quiet time for meditation

  Even in smaller cities, the pace of daily life can be stressful. To offer a refuge and a respite for a while is the ... Read more | Add your comment

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AAA7 recognizes local caregiver at annual brunch

PORTSMOUTH — Aaron Bollinger was awarded the 2015 Caregiver of the Year award at this year’s Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) Annual Appreciation ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. King’s Daughters to host craft fair Oct. 13  | Add your comment
  2. Brass Band to perform spring concert  | Add your comment
  3. Ohio gas prices up over several weeks  | Add your comment

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Ohio pumpkin crop damaged by heavy rain, then dry weather

COLUMBUS (AP) — A rainy planting season and drier weather later has left Ohio with a damaged pumpkin crop, though that might be affecting the ... Read more | Add your comment

River Magic Chorus to perform at OUS

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — On Saturday, Oct. 17, the Ironton Council for the Arts will present the award winning River Magic Chorus from Huntington. The concert ... Read more | Add your comment

Octoberfest brings out the crowds

Octoberfest brings out the crowds

CHESAPEAKE — Triangle Park in the village of Chesapeake was awash with the color purple as residents donned the school colors as they took in ... Read more | Add your comment

AG suing Biomass, its owners

SOUTH POINT — Mark Harris and his South Point Biomass Generation company is the focus of a lawsuit filled by the Ohio Attorney General’s office. ... Read more | Add your comment

Ironton parade, trick-or-treats set

With Halloween just three weeks away, the city of Ironton and the villages in Lawrence County have established their trick-or-treats times and other activities. In ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. The Jewel City hosts the Valley Gem Sternwheeler in October and November  | Add your comment
  2. Pets come forward for blessings  | Add your comment
  3. St. Mary’s Medical Center hosts Total Woman Health Fair  | Add your comment
  4. Common pleas court hears cases  | Add your comment
  5. OUS class on the paranormal looking for students  | Add your comment
  6. SSU raising awareness for substance abuse awareness week  | Add your comment
  7. IPD investigates arson, burglary, theft cases  | Add your comment
  8. Auto shops prep for bike giveaway  | Add your comment
  9. 41 streets being paved in South Point  | Add your comment
  10. St. Mary’s first hospital in W.Va. to offer CT-free robotic partial knee replacement surgery  | Add your comment
  11. Mountwest honors memory of A. Michael Perry with a resolution  | Add your comment
  12. Report: Lawmakers undermine efforts to lower prison numbers  | Add your comment
  13. Bringing awareness to tragedy of domestic violence  | Add your comment
  14. Car chase ends when vehicle hits tree  | Add your comment


Meyer says 2 QB system working

Meyer says 2 QB system working

COLUMBUS (AP) — The two-quarterback system with Cardale Jones driving Ohio State across the field until yielding to J.T. Barrett in the red zone is ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Twitter suspsends accounts after NFL files complaints  | Add your comment
  2. OHSAA Sectional Volleyball & Soccer Pairings  | Add your comment
  3. Flyers enjoy visit to SSU with easy win over Piketon  | Add your comment


Big Brothers Big Sisters makes huge difference

Big Brothers Big Sisters makes huge difference

  Local mentor gets national distinction   Being a sister is something that came naturally to Carrie Stambaugh. After all, growing up with five siblings ... Read more | Add your comment

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Fire drills can help save lives

Benjamin Franklin once said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. That was certainly the case this week at a variety of ... Read more | Add your comment


‘Nanny’ was great influence

On Sept. 18, I was very lucky to celebrate my grandmother’s 90th birthday with her. I ... Read more | Add your comment




The beginnings of a bridge that’s been around for four decades; a long-gone taxi service in Proctorville and onetime high school court stars make up ... Read more | Add your comment

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Haverhill Chemicals

Looking for buyer; laying off workers HAVERHILL — As the owners of the beleaguered Haverhill Chemicals try to find a buyer, right now employees there ... Read more | Add your comment