Honeywell handling extensive remediation

Bulldozers tear up the red clay on the acreage that stretches almost from the Marion Pike intersection to Lorain Street on the riverside of Third ... Read more | Add your comment

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Man accused of murder found competent

A Chesapeake man facing a first-degree felony charge of aggravated murder pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in Lawrence County Common Please Court in ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Rome teen withdraws insanity plea  | Add your comment
  2. Chili fest set for Sept. 26  | Add your comment
  3. Judge, clerk in marriage case dealt with nepotism charges  | Add your comment

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Transit Café provides jobs, personal growth

Transit Café provides jobs, personal growth

Labeling and filling bags with ham for salads at the Transit Café, Bobbi Jones went about her day at the restaurant where she has worked ... Read more | Add your comment

Alleged jail victim arrested last week

The man at the center of an upcoming federal criminal trial over his alleged treatment at the Lawrence County Jail last year spent another four ... Read more | Add your comment

Great River Raffle is off

The Great River Raffle committee regrets to inform the public that the raffle, slated for Saturday, Sept. 26 has been cancelled due to a lack ... Read more | Add your comment

Separate pleas made in school panic case

One of a pair of teens facing felony charges of inducing panic will be in court today following his not guilty plea by reason of ... Read more | Add your comment

2 from city fire department get new posts

Jeff Joseph and Joe Marshall of the Ironton Fire Department were promoted Tuesday morning, moves that concluded several changes in the department’s ranks since the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. IIB makes plea for funding  | Add your comment
  2. Showing God’s love  | Add your comment
  3. More parcels scheduled for TaxEase sale  | Add your comment
  4. Portsmouth project off to strong start  | Add your comment
  5. Portsmouth beer fest set for Sept. 19  | Add your comment
  6. Ex-jail guard receives probation for having sex with inmate  | Add your comment
  7. Folk, country artists will open OUS series  | Add your comment
  8. Benjy Davies’ work to be on exhibit at Rio Grande  | Add your comment
  9. ‘Bearacade’ offers layer of protection  | Add your comment
  10. Festival, gospel sing to raise money for youth camp  | Add your comment
  11. Complaints increased about credit report errors  | Add your comment
  12. Helping the hungry  | Add your comment
  13. Name released in train death  | Add your comment
  14. Dog pound needs help with supplies  | Add your comment


McCarron gives Lewis impressive performance

McCarron gives Lewis impressive performance

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bengals quarterback A.J. McCarron impressed his coach Thursday night. He just couldn’t get Cincinnati into the end zone. Read more | Add your comment

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  2. Jones OK after trip to hospital  | Add your comment
  3. Bobcats rout Idaho  | 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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Know issues before going to polls

Although the November general election is over two months from now, a variety of issues and faces will fill the ballots for residents throughout Lawrence ... Read more | Add your comment


Don’t give up on your dreams

If you’ve ever cursed the name Will Shortz, you were probably working on one of his ... 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