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Senators split on infrastructure proposal

WASHINGTON — Ohio’s U.S. senators offered differing view on Wednesday regarding President Joe Biden’s proposal for spending on the nation’s infrastructure. Democrat Sherrod Brown said ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:59 am


Ohio National Guard finishes cleanup mission in Lawrence County

COLUMBUS — On Tuesday, the Ohio National Guard announced that its members had completed a mission in Southern Ohio where they helped clear nearly 230 ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Monday, March 15, 2021 3:42 am


Memory Lane

A look at our region’s past Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 3:26 am


Fairland East Playground Fund awarded $5K grant from State Farm

ROME TOWNSHIP — The Fairland East Playground Fund is excited to announce that it has received a $5,000 grant from State Farm Insurance and additional ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Monday, March 1, 2021 3:22 am


Lawrence County Commissioners declare state of emergency

Tuesday morning at 10:06 the Lawrence County Commissioners held an emergency meeting on their Facebook page. Because of the limited internet capacity, only audio was ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:08 am


Girders going into place on Russell viaduct project

RUSSELL, Ky. — Motorists traveling on U.S. 23 and Ky. Route 244 in Russell can expect delays in traffic three days a week as workers ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Saturday, January 23, 2021 1:25 am


Morning Pointe celebrates ‘striking out’ COVID-19

RUSSELL, Ky. — If you were to visit the senior living facility Morning Pointe in Russell on Wednesday, you would’ve seen inflatable baseballs, cookies iced ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Friday, January 22, 2021 3:10 pm


Rotary Fountain decorations expanded

The winter nights will be a little brighter this season in Ironton. Strings of lights adorn a large Christmas tree and bushes in Rotary fountain, ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Sunday, December 27, 2020 12:00 am


DeWine makes unexpected trip to Tri-State

(HUNTINGTON, W.VA.) —Gov. Mike DeWine made a visit to the Tri-State region Monday to discuss the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and ICU admissions ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Monday, November 16, 2020 1:21 pm


Food: Laidback gets new look, management

The Laidback Bar & Grill has been under new management since August. Krista Blankenship is now in charge, and she has been working to make ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:06 am


Not your average hamburger: Wise Guy’s Restaurant serves up angus beef and more at Elks

Wise Guy’s Restaurant, located at the street entrance of the Ironton Elks Club, isn’t your average burger joint. “They’re fresh-pattied burgers, and are high quality ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Monday, August 10, 2020 10:03 am


A dream realized: New dance studio opened by high school student in downtown Chesapeake

By Taylor Burnette For The Tribune CHESAPEAKE — Kenzie Buchanan, a student at Fairland High School, fulfilled her lifelong dream of opening her own dance ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:10 am


Community Calendar – 6/3/2020

Calendar items can be sent to Wednesday Chesapeake BOE Meeting The Chesapeake Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. The ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 9:07 am


Community Calendar – 5/27/2020

Thursday DD Board Meeting Lawrence County Developmental Disabilities will have a special board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Go to to access the meeting. Ironton ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:01 am


Community Calendar – 4/11/2020

Monday Fairland BOE Meeting The Fairland Board of Education will have its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Due to the governor’s orders regarding public ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Saturday, April 11, 2020 12:20 pm

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