Mark Shaffer, Author at The Tribune


County Commission – Macedonia Hill project to receive $250K H2Ohio grant for rural water access

On Tuesday, Dave Lucas, the president of the Lawrence County Rural Water District, told the Lawrence County Commissioners about a new grant from the state ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, October 25, 2021 12:00 am


Preparing students for the real world

IHS classes teach students how to apply for a job Sweaty hands, nerves on edge, trying to remember to smile, trying to say the right ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, October 23, 2021 12:00 am


Macedonia Hill water project to get $250K grant

Project start of goal to bring reliable water to townships COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced $250,000 in grant funds on Friday to go ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 12:00 am


A cup of coffee and chance to connect

Burlington Elementary event part of National Coffee with a Cop Day On Wednesday morning, several local law officers gathered outside a school. Not because of ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, October 9, 2021 12:00 am

Coal Grove

FOCUS: Grovefest Music and Arts Festival

On Sept. 25, local, regional and national metal bands converged on Coal Grove for the first Grovefest Music and Arts Festival. Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, October 2, 2021 12:00 am


Grovefest a success

Organizer Wilds readying for next year’s metal festival COAL GROVE — It was loud, everyone was dressed in black, it rocked and it was a success. ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, September 29, 2021 12:00 am


GENERATIONS: A life in print

Richard Schwab started off as a janitor, retired as press foreman For Richard Schwab, working in the newspaper business is how he began and ended ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Tuesday, September 28, 2021 12:00 am


IPD captain Ross retires after 25 years

Ross says he will miss his ‘brothers in blue’ On Thursday afternoon, the Ironton Police Department said good bye to one of its tenured police ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:00 am


Mastering the ironmaster

Kay Rader loves history and portraying Nannie Kelly Wright One thing that everyone knows about Kay Rader is her love of history, especially that of ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:00 am


Re-Entry Court gets final certification

Goal is to reduce repeat offenses The Lawrence County Re-Entry Court of the Lawrence County Court of Common Pleas has earned final certification from the ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Friday, September 24, 2021 12:00 am


City says it isn’t after church property

Triedstone to have town hall meeting tonight The city and a community organization are denying charges in the media that they are trying to takeover ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:00 am


More care, less consequences

Handle With Care program to help kids who have been through trauma Impact Prevention is teaming with local law enforcement and schools to help children ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, September 20, 2021 12:00 am


Blessed beginning

Construction of new addition underway at Christ Episcopal Church A pair of blessings, and then the construction got underway. That was the scene on Tuesday ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, September 18, 2021 12:00 am


Rowe-Collins retires after 43 years in banking

Come next Monday, a familiar face will no longer be part of the Ironton banking community. Because, after 43 years, Jodi Rowe-Collins will be retired. ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, September 16, 2021 12:00 am


Assembling hope

OUS volunteers assemble emergency preparedness kits It was not the usual gathering at the Rotunda at Ohio University Southern. While it is used for many ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Sunday, September 12, 2021 12:00 am

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