Tribune Editorials

Columbus still ignores local needs

Gov. John Kasich recently proposed more projects to be funded through his Jobs and Transportation Plan, with a projected $2 billion to be spent on ... Read more

Board of DD needs our support

Let the madness begin. That is always the case for the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments and the Lawrence County Board of Developmental Disabilities ... Read more

Weather taking toll on us all

Many times, we do not think about certain things in life until they are not available. That could include electric, gas, food or even water. ... Read more

Steps to prevent overdoses

More people die each year of accidental overdoses in the state of Ohio than by car crashes. That’s hundreds of people each year. The most ... Read more

Tribune Columnists

Since when is clothing news?

Somehow I managed to miss the first day of DressGate, and for that, I am truly thankful. But even after Thursday, my social media feeds ... Read more

Profile edition is labor of love

Each October, our team here at The Tribune sits down to begin putting the pieces together and making a final plan for the next edition ... Read more

A honor to have known her

So emotions generally come flooding in when you learn of the passing of a family member or friend. Those emotions can range from not really ... Read more

Just what does it take?

When I woke up Saturday morning there it was, what I would categorize as the first significant snowfall of the year for the county. Yes, ... Read more

Editorial Cartoon

Letters to the Editor

Citizens must fight for God-given rights

My fellow American, I am 24 years old and am concerned for the future of my country. I love this country in which we live ... Read more

Ironton mayoral candidate must be healthy

Dear fellow lifelong Irontonians, It is with deep regret and personal reluctance that I announce my departure from the upcoming Ironton mayoral election. Without a ... Read more

LSSWMD thanks host of supporters

I would like to recognize the outstanding people and groups that supported the Lawrence-Scioto Solid Waste Management District in various ways during the past two ... Read more

Mayor has plan to rectify utility bill issue

I spoke with Mayor Rich Blankenship Tuesday morning about the water bills that were just delivered. He told me there was a malfunction with the ... Read more

Opinion Columnists

We owe it to vets to be educated

One of my late father’s favorite trick questions was, “What does a cat learn if it ... Read more

Government using ‘plain English’

Get this: The federal government is trying to explain things to citizens in plain English. In ... Read more