News in Brief — 9/28/14

Published 9:39 am Sunday, September 28, 2014

Bill Haley’s Comets tickets for sale at Pack Horse

IRONTON — Friends of Ironton President Rick Jansen said tickets for the Oct. 2 Bill Haley’s Comets concert at the Ro-Na are now available at Pack Horse LLC, 309 S. Third St. in Ironton.

“People who make up that fan base don’t often buy things online,” Jansen said. “Anyone who feels uncomfortable putting their credit or debit card numbers online can now buy tickets at Pack Horse.”

Tickets for the show can still be purchased at as well.

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Tickets for the Great River Raffle can now be purchased online as well as at several local businesses including Pack Horse, Charlie’s Tires, Peddler’s and Auto Zone. To purchase online, visit One does not have to be present at the raffle to win.

— By Brandon Roberts


County paving project underway

The county paving project has gotten into full swing with the first roadway scheduled in Rome Township at County Road 411.

The $1 million project is scheduled to continue until the first of November.

Work on County Road 411 will take approximately two weeks with four other roads on tap for asphalt.


Flu shots available at county health department

The Lawrence County Health Department is now giving flu shots. The agency will offer shots from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. at the health department Monday through Friday most days through flu season.

Vaccines are available for all ages currently, with a short supply of vaccine for ages 6-36 months until a full supply arrives on Oct. 1.

In addition to the daily administration of flu shots, the health department also has several clinics scheduled throughout the flu season that are open to the public. Here are a few of those:

• Oct. 8 — 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Symmes Valley Elementary School; and

• Nov. 5 — Dawson-Bryant Elementary, time to be determined.

Flu vaccine cost is as follows:

If one is 19 years and older and has no insurance, Medicare, or Medicaid the cost is $20.

If one is 19 years and older and has Medicaid the health department will bill your medical card. If one is 19 years or older and has Medicare or private insurance the health department will attempt to bill your card through the Vaxcare system and if there is any fee left to pay after that, it will be your responsibility to cover what is left.

If one is 18 years and younger and has a Medicaid card the flu vaccine is of no cost to you and your Medicaid card will be billed.

If one 18 years and younger and does not have a Medicaid card or have a private insurance the cost is $10.

What to bring to your appointment:

Any insurance, Medical cards or Medicaid cards. Any cash fees that need to be paid as said above, and preferably a vaccine record, especially for children 18 and younger.

If you have any questions regarding your annual flu vaccine call the LCHD at 740-532-3962.