Tribune Editorials

Pets are important

This past week we saw three churches in Lawrence County offering special services to honor the Feast of St. Francis and his love for all ... Read more

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

Bill will improve charter schools

Finally, Ohio lawmakers have agreed on legislation that would overhaul the charter school system and should ensure state funding is wisely spent. This week the ... Read more

Leniency leads to abuse

On Tuesday Ohio’s electorate began going to the polls, almost 30 days before the actual general election, through the process of absentee voting. That lets ... Read more

Tribune Columnists

Community input important

Something I have always thought is that I might only recognize my favorite radio DJ or sports announcer by their voice. I would likely not ... Read more

‘Nanny’ was great influence

On Sept. 18, I was very lucky to celebrate my grandmother’s 90th birthday with her. I took a short trip to North Carolina that weekend ... Read more

Community ideas beneficial

If you have ever been to a beach, you have undoubtedly seen a jet ski out in the water. If you were on your surfboard ... Read more

Take time to say thanks

When I was younger, I can remember my parents and grandparents telling me to take my time because life would fly by. As young people, ... Read more

Editorial Cartoon

Letters to the Editor

October wraps up successful farmers market season

Once again the Ironton Farmers Market is winding down for the season. This is the third season that we at Ironton aLive have had the ... Read more

Lay leader training offered

Most know the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) for the assistance we can provide with long-term care home and community-based services, programs and ... Read more

Bridge could have 2nd life

The Ironton-Russell Bridge is a beautiful and historic bridge which is slated for destruction soon. It holds the distinction of being the first bridge built ... Read more

Golf scramble success thanks to support

On Saturday, Aug. 29, the VFW Honor Guard had a golf scramble at River Bend Golf Course. With 19 teams participating, they made the scramble ... Read more

Opinion Columnists

Today’s college kids too needy

Too many college-age kids are unable to care for their most basic needs, which doesn’t bode ... Read more

4 are Republican casualties

For many Republicans the word “Benghazi” is no longer about an event in Libya, not about ... Read more