Mark Shaffer, Author at The Tribune

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Renovating the past

Ironton aLive to have floodwall murals repainted Ironton aLive is going to do their part to help revitalize the floodwall by restoring the murals of ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Sunday, February 25, 2024 12:00 am

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Nonprofit outlines activities

Third and Center director speaks at commission meeting The Lawrence County Commissioners heard from Amanda Cleary, executive director of Third and Center. She said the ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Sunday, February 18, 2024 12:00 am

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Rotary Club hosts annual breakfast

Event helps fund two nursing scholarships An early morning rainstorm kept some people from showing up early for the Ironton Rotary Club’s annual pancake breakfast ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, February 15, 2024 12:00 am

local

City won’t allow marijuana businesses in residential areas

Council will reopen discussion on water security deposits  On Thursday, the Ironton City Council held a public meeting about marijuana businesses being allowed to operate ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, February 14, 2024 12:00 am

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Career Tech Month declared in Lawrence County

At their meeting on Tuesday, the Lawrence County Commissioners proclaimed February as Career Tech Month in Lawrence County. “It is exciting to be able to ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Sunday, February 11, 2024 12:00 am

Ashland, KY

New mammography unit hits the road

RUSSELL, Ky. — Wrapped in pink and white, UK King’s Daughters new mobile mammography unit was unveiled last Wednesday at the King’s Daughters Pavilion in ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, February 7, 2024 12:00 am

Education

OUS celebrates local leaders, students

Part of annual MLK Legacy Awards On Tuesday, Ohio University Southern honored the legacy of one of America’s greatest civil rights leaders with their annual ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Sunday, February 4, 2024 12:00 am

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City continues ban on new group homes

Moratorium started in 2021 At Thursday’s Ironton City Council meeting, the members voted to continue a moratorium on any new group residential homes in the ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, January 31, 2024 12:00 am

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Donors sought as blood supply levels hit ‘dangerously low levels’

COLUMBUS — The State Board of Emergency Medical, Fire, and Transportation Services joins the American Red Cross to alert Ohioans about a critical need for blood ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Tuesday, January 30, 2024 12:00 am

Business

Going full circle

Tal Callihan brings restaurant to Ironton It’s a homecoming, of sorts, for Tal Callihan. Years after he started working at C.R. Thomas’s Old Place, he ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Sunday, January 28, 2024 12:00 am

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Police charge two Coal Grove with animal cruelty

COAL GROVE — Police said a call to their department over puppies, which were supposedly dropped at a home in frigid temperatures last week, led ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Friday, January 26, 2024 1:31 pm

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Ironton could get parking deck by 2027

Mayor, business call it a ‘win’ for downtown parking situation In the next couple of years, downtown Ironton will see a parking deck put up ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, January 25, 2024 12:00 am

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Oversized loads see increased fees

Council raises rates based on Consumer Price Index At a Jan. 11 meeting of the Ironton City Council, members voted to raise the rates companies ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Sunday, January 21, 2024 12:00 am

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COG meeting set for Thursday cancelled

The Lawrence County Insurance COG meeting scheduled for Thursday at the South Point Board of Education Office has been cancelled. Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, January 17, 2024 12:18 pm

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Suspect in officer involved shooting dies

PEDRO — The domestic violence suspect who was shot by a law officer has died. “He has passed away,” confirmed Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless. ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Tuesday, January 16, 2024 2:25 pm

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