Sarah Simmons, Author at The Tribune


Upper Township trustees ready to tackle weeds, downed trees

Upper Township trustees Randy Wise, Craig Thomas and Mike McDaniels are now a bit more equipped to handle the needs of residents with the purchase ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Tuesday, August 10, 2021 12:00 am


Man jailed after two-state police chase

(Video submitted by Cameron Clark, of Ironton) Began in Greenup, ended in Coal Grove COAL GROVE – A Flatwoods, Kentucky man was arrested Monday night, ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 1:34 pm


South Point passes resolution on vacating streets

SOUTH POINT — A third and final reading was held last week on a resolution to allow the Village of South Point to vacate streets ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Thursday, July 15, 2021 1:30 am


‘Hillbilly Elegy’ author Vance joins U.S. Senate campaign

MIDDLETOWN (AP) — The venture capitalist and author of “Hillbilly Elegy” officially joined the crowded Republican race for the Ohio U.S. Senate seat being vacated ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Tuesday, July 6, 2021 1:44 am


Happy birthday to Medicare

This July marks the 56th anniversary of Medicare. Did you know you can apply for Medicare online even if you are not ready to start ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Tuesday, July 6, 2021 1:36 am


Supporting local includes your local paper

A s we continue to emerge from the pandemic, there’s a sense of relief and optimism that things will return to normal.  Long-awaited family gatherings, ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Monday, July 5, 2021 6:36 am


Fireworks, cruise-in set for South Point today

SOUTH POINT — Fireworks and a village cruise-in are planned for today to celebrate the Independence Day weekend in South Point. Mayor Jeff Gaskin said ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Saturday, July 3, 2021 7:21 am


FOCUS: Garden party

After a year off, Ironton In Bloom’s annual Over the Backyard Fence tour took place on June 20. Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Saturday, June 26, 2021 12:00 am

Ashland, KY

Gallery: Firkin Fest returns to Ashland

This past weekend saw the return the craft beer festival, Firkin Fest, to downtown Ashland, Ky. Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 12:00 am


WGU offering scholarships to aspiring teachers

COLUMBUS — In recognition of National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 3-7, and the contributions of our educators over the past year’s COVID-19 pandemic, Western Governors ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Monday, May 3, 2021 1:35 am


COVID-19 cases drop for second week in Ohio

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s COVID-19 case average dropped for the past week. Cases dipped to a new average of 156 per 100,000 people as of Wednesday, ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Friday, April 30, 2021 2:47 pm


Bear sightings reported across county

Lawrence County has a hungry visitor. Over the past week or so, a bear has been spotted in Hanging Rock, Coal Grove and Kitts Hill, ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 1:18 am


Lawrence County Clean-up event set for May 14

Lawrence County has scheduled its first clean-up event for the year, county commission president DeAnna Holliday announced at Tuesday’s meeting of the Lawrence County Commission. ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Monday, April 19, 2021 1:42 am


Ohio River Revival returns to riverfront

Music lovers across the region can plan to spend the day on Ironton’s riverfront for the return of The Ohio River Revival on Sept. 11. ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Saturday, April 17, 2021 1:05 am


Cleaning up: City has new Environmental Compliance coordinator

Jon Sites, Environmental Compliance coordinator for the City of Ironton, knows a thing or two about caring for the environment. After graduating from Ohio University ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:00 am

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