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Mark Shaffer, Author at The Tribune

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Praying for America

National Day of Prayer held on courthouse steps As is the tradition, on Thursday, local ministers from the Ironton Area Ministerial Association gathered on the ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, May 8, 2021 12:00 am

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Keeping it fresh: Market returns

Saturday brought the return of the produce and crafts to Market Square in Ironton. “Ironton aLive’s Ironton Farmers Market grand opening last Saturday was a ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:00 am

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GENERATIONS: She’s the boss

She never wanted to be a business owner, but Cindy Barnes has owned Peddler’s Family Restaurant since 2013. She started as a waitress at the ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, May 3, 2021 1:43 am

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New Boston grandparents to spend decades in prison for death of granddaughter

PORTSMOUTH — New Boston grandparents Richard and Sonja Greene have been sentenced to life in prison in the death of their five-year-old granddaughter that was ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Friday, April 30, 2021 2:19 pm

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Teaching kids to have a green thumb

Watch Me Grow Ohio starting a community garden in Ironton A new program will help teach Ironton kids how to have a green thumb with ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Friday, April 30, 2021 12:00 am

Gallery

Simulating an emergency (WITH GALLERY)

OUS nursing program practices in ER situation It was a typical shift at the emergency room on a Friday… a couple of patients with chest ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, April 29, 2021 12:00 am

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Man pleads guilty in Pike County killings

Wagner admits guilt to eight aggravated murders On Thursday, five years to the day when eight family members were killed in Pike County, one of ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, April 24, 2021 12:00 am

Obituaries

Sonny Avery Jr.

Sonny Avery Jr. July 23, 1946–April 21, 2021   Sonny Avery Jr., 74, of Coal Grove, opened the doors of heaven on Wednesday, April 21, ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Friday, April 23, 2021 2:29 pm

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Bartram and Son store to close soon

Sometime soon, Bartram and Son grocery store will be closed and combined with the Food Fair store that is going to go into the Pick’n ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1:11 am

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CAO gets grant for Recovery Ecosystem Expansion Initiative

The Ironton-Lawrence County Area Community Action Organization has gotten a grant to help the recovered get back into the workforce. The Appalachian Regional Commission has ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:49 am

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Hope’s Place to have dodge ball tournament to raise funds

ASHLAND, Ky. —  For anyone who has missed the fun of dodging red rubber balls during gym class, here’s your chance to gather three friends ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:36 pm

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Kindergarten registrations for the 2021-2022 school year

April 21 Chesapeake Elementary School will host its kindergarten registration from 8:30-11 a.m. and from noon-2:30 p.m. Registration is by appointment only. To make an ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, April 15, 2021 11:53 am

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This month’s local events

Thursday Red Bud Weekend The Elkins Creek Horse Camp will host their opening Red Bud Weekend from April 15-18 at their location on 223 Twp. ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:20 pm

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Chillicothe man arrested in Scioto County on child sexual assault charges, bond set at $1 million

A Chillicothe man was arrested on Tuesday after two sheriff’s offices and a police department worked together to arrest him after several reports of children ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:32 am

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For the children

Ironton mayor issues proclamation for Child Abuse Prevention Month As part of April being national Child Abuse Prevention Month, Ironton Mayor Sam Cramblit gave a ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:00 am

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