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Announcements – 4/11/2020

– Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Elkins Waste Services has changed how they pick up residential trash for the safety of workers. All trash must be bagged and placed in an Elkins Waste Services cart or a suitable can that can be lifted by their employees. They will not collect any items setting outside of the can or on the ground. They are suspending curbside bulky item collections and all “spring cleanups” at this time.

— The leadership of Healing Our Nation Prayer Rally has canceled the Healing Our Nation Community Bible Giveaway 2020, scheduled for the Memorial Day parade, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

— The Lawrence County Museum is indefinitely delaying opening until the ban on large groups is lifted by the state. The spring tea is also canceled.

— The Ironton Lions Club will be holding a spring or summer yard sale, date to be determined, and is looking for donations. Anyone who has gently used toys, tools, furniture, applications and crafts can call 1-740-479-8215 to schedule a pick up. They will not accept TVs, tires, batteries or paint. All proceeds go to back into the community and Lions charities.

— Symmes Township’s 2019 financial report is complete and is available for viewing by contacting the fiscal officer.

— Washington Township’s 2019 financial report is complete and is available for viewing by contacting fiscal officer, Katie Lewis.

— The Windsor Township Trustees will meet at 7 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month at the Windsor Township Hall.

— The Aid Township Trustees year-end financial report is complete and on file. It is ready for public viewing at the fiscal officer’s home.

— The Aid Township Trustees will hold their regular monthly meetings at 8 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month at the Aid Volunteer Fire Department.

— The Village of Coal Grove’s annual financial report for 2019 is complete and ready for viewing, during regular business hours, in the fiscal officer’s office at Coal Grove Town Hall, 513 Carlton Davidson Lane, Coal Grove.

— The draft statement ending June 30, 2019, has been completed and is available for public inspection at the Ironton City Board of Education office, 105 S. Fifth St., Ironton. Office hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

— Upper Township 2019 annual financial report is complete and available for viewing at the township office by contacting Tyler Walters, fiscal officer at 740-532-8551.

— Upper Township Trustees regularly scheduled meetings for 6 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month at the township firehouse.

— Windsor Township Trustees’ 2019 annual financial report is complete and available for viewing at the home of the fiscal officer.

— Lawrence County Developmental Disabilities holds its monthly board meetings at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at the board office, 604 Carlton Davidson Lane, Coal Grove.

— The South Point Village Council will hold its meetings at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the Village Hall, 415 Solida Rd., South Point.

— The Lawrence Township Trustees’ 2019 annual financial report is complete and available for review at the office of the fiscal officer.

– Lawrence Township Trustees will meet on the second Monday of the month at 4:15 p.m. at the Kitts Hill Fire Department.

— The Village of South Point’s 2019 annual financial report is complete and available at the office of the fiscal officer, located at 415 Solida Rd, South Point.

— Mason Township Trustees will meet on the second Saturday of the month at 7 a.m. at the Wilgus Grange Hall.

— Mason Township Trustees’ 2019 annual financial report is complete and available for viewing at the home of the fiscal officer.

— The Village of Hanging Rock’s 2019 annual financial report is complete and available for viewing at the clerk’s office, 400 Main St., Hanging Rock, during regular business hours.

— The financial statements of the Chesapeake Union Exempted Village School District for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019 are now available for review.

— Coal Grove Village Council meetings will be at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at the town hall.

— The Windsor Township Trustees will meet at 7 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month at the Windsor Township Hall.

— The Ladies 9-Hole Golf Association meets at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays at the Ironton Country Club, with play at 10 a.m.

— Ironton First Church of the Nazarene has an open 12-step meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays. Please enter via the Pleasant Street entrance or the back door.

— Overeaters Anonymous meets at 2 p.m. on Sundays at St. Ann Church, 310 Third Ave., Chesapeake. For more information, visit oa.org (meeting number 56506) or call Cassandra at 740-747-7349.

— The Lawrence County Health Department offers a free car seat program for those who qualify. If you are in need, please call 740-532-3962 to be placed on a first-come, first-served waiting list.

— Nancy’s Nook, 106 N. Third St., Ironton, is open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Items for sale include glassware, pictures, angels, greeting cards, kitchen and workshop items, furniture, sports cards, candles, purses and more. Proceeds benefit Harvest for the Hungry food pantry, which serves all of Lawrence County. For more information, call 740-646-4188.

— The Ironton American Legion Post 433 hosts a pool tournament at 7 p.m. every Tuesday, a card night at 7 p.m. every Thursday and karaoke from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. every Friday. The post’s hours are 2 p.m.-1 a.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon-1 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. It is located at 310 S. Third St., Ironton.

— The Lawrence County Department of Jobs and Family Services is recruiting any non-profit organization that may be interested in becoming a work experience site for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants. Most able-bodied, working age individuals must also fulfill employment or training requirements of up to 20 hours per week. LCDJFS is seeking Lawrence County non-profit organization to help them meet the requirement. Work experience sites are provided an opportunity to meet staffing needs at no additional cost to the site. If interested, contact James Ward at 740-532-3324, ext. 220 or James.Ward@jfs.ohio.gov.

— Myrtle Ridge Cemetery seeks donations to pay for mowing and general upkeep of the cemetery. If you have loved ones buried there, or own a lot, please send donations to Sharon Skaggs at 2791 State Route 217, Kitts Hill, Ohio 45645.

— The Mt. Pleasant FWB Cemetery Fund is having a fundraising drive for upkeep of the cemetery. It is maintained only through donations and the group is asking for support from those that have loved ones buried in the cemetery. Donations can be sent to Mt. Pleasant FWB Cemetery Fund, c/o Michele Layne, 211 Township Rd. 1156, Chesapeake, Ohio, 45619.

—The Perkins Ridge Cemetery Association is accepting donations to help with mowing expenses, which can be mailed to Debbie Hayes at 8609 State Route 217, Scottown, Ohio 45678.

— The Ohio University Southern Community Band will rehearse from 6-7:30 p.m. on Mondays at the Campus and Community Building. There is no audition, but high school band experience and access to a band instrument is required. For additional information contact Dr. Pat McCoy at 740-533-4541 or by email at mccoy@ohio.edu.

— The Lawrence County Veterans Service Commission and Lawrence County Recorder Sharon Gossett Hager are now offering veteran ID cards to any Lawrence County veteran who is honorably discharged. Veterans must provide a DD-214 and must be registered with the recorder’s office. Residency status must be verified by driver’s license, recent utility bill, etc. Veterans must have served active duty other than for training purposes only and discharge must be honorable or general under honorable conditions. No other character of service will be accepted. The five branches of service are Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Navy and Marines. Merchant Marines qualify with a valid DD-214 only. If a veteran is unable to locate their discharge, the veterans’ service office will assist in submitting a request. ID cards will be issued by appointment only and by calling the recorder’s office at 740-533-4314. For more information about what qualifies as honorable service, contact the recorder’s office.