Arbor Day salutes trees

Arbor Day salutes trees

Heritage elm trees planted at schools Celebrating the value of trees in an urban environment was the focus of Ironton’s third annual Arbor Day. At ... Read more | Add your comment

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Sheriff: Enforcing noise law would be costly

A resolution passed last week by Lawrence County Commissioners may put additional strain on the sheriff’s budget. At the request of Jill Romanello of the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Residents upset about ODOT project  | Add your comment
  2. Car show at IHS Saturday  | Add your comment
  3. Chesapeake class operates food pantry to help needy students  | Add your comment

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Racing to the crown

Racing to the crown

New Miss Lawrence County is star in pageant and on the track COAL GROVE — While Dawson Bryant junior Brianna Robinson is the new Miss ... Read more | Add your comment

Hunter finds car of missing man

Kitts Hill man not found The Toyota Rav car of a Kitts Hill man reported missing this past Friday was found Wednesday at approximately the ... Read more | Add your comment

Pay lake owner answers charges

A man accused of running a gambling operation at his pay fishing lake in Chesapeake was arraigned Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court. Tracy ... Read more | Add your comment

Property re-evaluations on target

The current re-evaluation of property by the Lawrence County Auditor’s office is approximately 75 percent completed with fall set as the target for the process ... Read more | Add your comment

Business district ordinances on agenda

Two ordinances involving buildings in the central business district are on tonight’s Ironton City Council agenda. Ordinance 16-20, amending Ordinance 90-22, adopting US. Secretary of ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Students get a taste of traditional music  | Add your comment
  2. Lady Tigers honored for season  | Add your comment
  3. Two arrested in South Point drug investigation  | Add your comment
  4. Crafters show off wares at Wyngate  | Add your comment
  5. Reaping the rewards  | Add your comment
  6. Protecting against ID theft  | Add your comment
  7. Spectrum Outreach Services hosting community event for alcohol addiction  | Add your comment
  8. Aqua Ohio to flush water mains  | Add your comment
  9. Kitts Hill man missing  | Add your comment
  10. Boil water advisory issued in South Point  | Add your comment
  11. OUS dean speaker at chamber luncheon  | Add your comment
  12. Students contribute to Habitat homes  | Add your comment
  13. Pot operations found in homes where 8 died  | Add your comment
  14. Lawrence County employers receive workplace safety awards  | Add your comment


Bengals take DB Jackson

Bengals take DB Jackson

CINCINNATI (AP) — After being shut out of the top receivers, the Bengals went to one of their favorite standby picks for the first round ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Browns trade down to No. 15, take Baylor WR  | Add your comment
  2. CG honors Fields on Saturday  | Add your comment
  3. All-Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Team  | Add your comment

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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


Breaking through gender roles

Even if you’ve never seen the hit Broadway musical, “Annie Get Your Gun,” you’d probably recognize one of its most famous numbers. Ethel Merman and ... Read more | Add your comment


Parents teach life lessons

What are parents really for? That is a question I asked myself several times over the ... 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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Mayoral runoff prompts questions

Voters aren’t happy. The candidates wish it wouldn’t happen this way. And the board of elections says it is less than thrilled. But voting absentee ... Read more | Add your comment