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MLK essay winners announced

At the 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at Ohio University Southern on Tuesday three middle school girls walked away as winners of ... Read more

by Brandon Roberts, Wednesday, January 21, 2015 10:05 am

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King’s Court uses sports to teach children about Jesus

SOUTH POINT — About two dozen children formed a single-file line in front of a podium in the gymnasium behind Tri-State Baptist Temple in South ... Read more

by Brandon Roberts, Monday, January 19, 2015 9:49 am

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Finding their ‘fur’ever homes

Brenda Ervin arrived at the Lawrence County Animal Shelter on Saturday with a green pet carrier in hand. “I’m here to get her,” she told ... Read more

by Brandon Roberts, Sunday, January 18, 2015 12:00 am

Coal Grove

‘Stand your ground’: Former OSU player speaks to Dawson-Bryant students

Joel Penton played football for the Ohio State Buckeyes for five years. He was also an Academic All-Big 10 selection four times. “It takes commitment,” ... Read more

by Brandon Roberts, Friday, January 16, 2015 10:29 am

HOT TOPICS -- FEATURE SPOT

UPDATE: Names released in South Point shooting; 1 suspect still at large

SOUTH POINT — Police have released the names of the suspects and the deceased in a shooting Tuesday evening on Township Road 616 in the ... Read more

by Brandon Roberts, Wednesday, January 14, 2015 12:56 pm

Hot Topics

Shooting kills 1 in South Point: Officers searching for suspects

SOUTH POINT — A shooting Tuesday evening on Township Road 616 in the area of Leo’s Carryout has left one man dead and two suspects ... Read more

by Brandon Roberts, Wednesday, January 14, 2015 11:11 am

News

ODNR denies boat ramp request: City will re-apply for 2016 cycle

The city of Ironton’s application for a $800,000 Cooperative Boating Facility Grant for boat ramp construction at the riverfront was not selected by the Ohio ... Read more

by Brandon Roberts, Wednesday, January 14, 2015 11:10 am

EDITOR'S PICK

Video chronicles Ironton’s history

When Ironton native and Greenup resident B.J. Akers combined a heaping portion of his hobby with a pinch of curiosity, what resulted is 150 years ... Read more

by Brandon Roberts, Wednesday, January 14, 2015 11:08 am

News

County commissioners organize for 2015

The Lawrence County Board of Commissioners on Monday held an organizational meeting. Les Boggs was again named commission president and Freddie Hayes Jr. was named ... Read more

by Brandon Roberts, Wednesday, January 14, 2015 11:01 am

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Increase in sewer water utility fee a possibility: Money funds EPA-mandated projects

To continue funding and stay in compliance with an Environmental Protection Agency-mandated sewer separation project, Ironton Mayor Rich Blankenship said an increase in the city’s ... Read more

by Brandon Roberts, Tuesday, January 13, 2015 10:30 am

Gallery

Local author to have book signing

SOUTH POINT — Local author Marjorie McKee will sign copies of her book “The Demon Slayer Knight: Battle Cry” from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday at ... Read more

by Brandon Roberts, Tuesday, January 13, 2015 10:29 am

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Ironton water line repaired: Major break took 12 hours to fix

With temperatures in the low 20s most people wouldn’t think of jumping in a watery hole, but that’s exactly what seven Ironton city employees were ... Read more

by Brandon Roberts, Monday, January 12, 2015 10:48 am

EDITOR'S PICK

Upper VFD adds to fleet: Department buys fire truck from Ironton

It’s reciprocity in every sense of the word. When the city of Ironton’s new fire truck arrived late last year, officials began looking into what ... Read more

by Brandon Roberts, Monday, January 12, 2015 10:47 am

News

Community invited to MLK program

The Ohio University Southern Campus Council on Diversity and Inclusion is having a special program at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 20 to honor the ... Read more

by Brandon Roberts, Monday, January 12, 2015 10:44 am

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Increase won’t be as high

Council gets update on employees’ health insurance The implementation of the Affordable Care Act will not impact health insurance costs as much as some predicted. ... Read more

by Brandon Roberts, Friday, January 9, 2015 10:17 am

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