Tribune Editorials

Johnson, Smith get Tribune nod

When it comes to representing Lawrence County at the state level, Terry Johnson and Ryan Smith have shown they will fight for what their districts ... Read more

Sweethearts not always sweet deal

In the 21st century, one can do just about anything online from shopping, playing games, reading and research and even finding a love match. Dating ... Read more

Keep holiday safe

Later this week many communities throughout Lawrence County and the surrounding region will see thousands of eager kids take to the streets in search of ... Read more

Ads don’t show entire picture

With a little over a week until Election Day, we are continually inundated daily and in many cases hourly with political advertisements. Unfortunately, most of ... Read more

Tribune Columnists

Childhood illness a battle

As far as I can tell, I was a pretty lucky kid growing up, especially in regards to my health. Sure, I got sick around ... Read more

Profile praises area ‘heroes’

In what has become an annual tradition, the last Sunday each February is like The Tribune’s Super Bowl when the yearly Profile edition is distributed ... Read more

Book opens doors, minds

What is in a book? That question could have as many possible answers as Kellogg’s has corn flakes. The reason I say this is because ... Read more

Autumn best time of year

Saturday was just one of those amazingly gorgeous fall days in which I wanted to pass by my exit and keep driving down the interstate, ... Read more

Editorial Cartoon

Letters to the Editor

Flood levy gets support

If Ironton’s flood levy fails on Nov. 4 and the flood control system is not maintained, it is quite possible that most of the property ... Read more

Tell it like it is

I don’t know what kind of “Kool Aid” that this man (Jim Crawford) drinks, but his article leaves a lot of truth aside. What have ... Read more

Will work to improve board

Tom Brokaw once said, “There is a place in America to take a stand: It is public education. It is the underpinning of our cultural ... Read more

Church’s turkey dinner a volunteer effort

This year we celebrate our 40th anniversary dinner and welcome you to come celebrate with us by saying “It’s October and once again it is ... Read more

Opinion Columnists

Tradition of carousing

Here it comes. Creeping down dark alleys. Overturning garbage cans and spooking black cats. The scariest ... Read more

We must defend ourselves

We all know what an act of Islamic terrorism is — except for our lame duck-in-chief, ... Read more