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As COVID-19 cases rise again, KDMC, SOMC require employees to be fully vaccinated

With the Delta variant of COVID-19 on the rise, some local businesses and institutions are requiring masks again and two hospitals are requiring their employees ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, August 5, 2021 6:15 pm

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Tower House will be on TV next month

Will be on final episode of ‘Cheap Old Houses’ Back in March, a crew from HGTV came to Ironton to film a segment on The ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, August 5, 2021 12:00 am

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Trains, signs and paint – Work progressing around splash park

Anyone passing by the Friends Splash Park in downtown has probably noticed a lot of improvement in the past month. The Shakery, which The Shake ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, August 2, 2021 12:00 am

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COVID-19 cases continue to rise in county

286 cases since June 1 At Tuesday’s meeting of the Lawrence County Commissioners, one of the topics of discussion was the county’s rising COVID-19 infection ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, July 31, 2021 12:00 am

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OU mourns the death of its 18th president Charles J. Ping

ATHENS – Ohio University President Emeritus Dr. Charles J. Ping, died Monday at his home in Athens. “As we mourn the loss of Charles Ping, ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 4:14 pm

Lifestyles

FOOD: Making tacos, making friends

Murphy takes passion on the road with ‘Taco and Friends’ food truck While his main job is in construction, Aaron Murphy of Ironton, always wanted ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 12:00 am

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IPD swears in new officer

Borders graduated from police academy in 2020 On Wednesday afternoon, the Ironton Police Department got a new police officer, William Borders. “We expect great things ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Sunday, July 25, 2021 12:00 am

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Man arraigned on charges from Monday night chase

On Thursday morning, the man who led police on a high-speed chase through two states was arraigned in the Ironton Municipal Court. Adam W. Ray, ... Read more

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

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Enjoying the park

Groups help kids reconnect after pandemic The South Point Village Park on Tuesday was filled with kids taking part in Impact Prevention’s summer programs. Besides ... Read more

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

Gallery

GALLERY: Faith and Funfest

Impact Prevention and Parks aLive hosted a Faith and Funfest in South Park for children including a look at first responder equipment and free snacks. Read more

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

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Group helps addicted reconnect with community

CHESAPEAKE — As Lawrence County Municipal Court judge, Donald Capper oversees a lot of drug-related cases. Around three years ago, the judge and area pastors ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, July 22, 2021 12:00 am

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Here’s the beef

Fair hosts condensed, one-day cattle show The beef shows on Wednesday had less participants that most years, mainly due to uncertainty that the pandemic would ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, July 17, 2021 12:00 am

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GALLERY: Some Gave All

During Family Fun Days on July 3, Coal Grove unveiled a new monument to honor Purple Heart recipients who had lived in the village. Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, July 17, 2021 12:00 am

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Scottown boy who got lost in the woods found after 12 hours

SCOTTOWN — An autistic Scottown boy who went missing on Saturday was found safe after 12 hours of being lost in the woods. Brody Davis, ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, July 12, 2021 4:57 pm

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Getting back outdoors

On Wednesday and Thursday, Etna Park was filled with children playing as part of Ironton aLive’s Parks Alive program along with other groups including Impact ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Sunday, July 4, 2021 7:44 am

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