Steve Call, Author at The Tribune


On Deck

The Coal Grove Little League baseball/softball will be holding annual elections at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, at the fields. Anyone interested in being on ... Read more

by Steve Call, Saturday, September 28, 2019 3:03 am


Steve Call: Mansfield to be site of Shawshank Redemption events

“Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things,” wrote Andy Dufresne, played by Tim Robbins, in the cult-favorite film “The Shawshank Redemption.” In ... Read more

by Steve Call, Friday, March 29, 2019 6:58 pm


Local Boys’ Sectional Basketball Pairings

Ohio High School Athletic Association Boys’ Sectional Basketball Pairings Division III At Jackson High School Read more

by Steve Call, Sunday, February 10, 2019 6:35 pm


Reds, Cardinals to play in Mexico

On April 13 & 14, the Cincinnati Reds will take on the St. Louis Cardinals in a two-game series in Monterrey, Mexico. Read more

by Steve Call, Friday, February 1, 2019 11:30 pm


Aqua Ohio encourages customers to prevent pipes from freezing

BOARDMAN — As the colder weather season approaches, Aqua Ohio is issuing a reminder to homeowners that they should take steps now to prevent their ... Read more

by Steve Call, Wednesday, December 12, 2018 7:32 am


Elks’ annual Hoop Shoot contest Dec. 16

The annual Ironton B.P.O.E. Elks Lodge No. 177 “Hoop Shoot” foul shooting contest will be held beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16, in ... Read more

by Steve Call, Friday, December 7, 2018 11:52 pm


Community Calendar-03/01/18

Today PLTW Informational Meeting An informational meeting for parents and prospective students in Coal Grove schools for the STEM classes offered by the Project Lead ... Read more

by Steve Call, Thursday, March 1, 2018 7:48 am


Obituaries- 2/08/16

Paul Birkel April 12, 1923—Feb. 6, 2016 Paul Alden (Hoot) Birkel, 92, of Ironton, passed away Saturday Feb. 6, 2016, at The Sanctuary of the ... Read more

by Steve Call, Monday, February 8, 2016 3:47 pm


Popcorn festival a hit

Named one of the Top 100 Events in North America by the American Bus Association, the Marion Popcorn Festival is one of Ohio’s premier festival ... Read more

by Steve Call, Saturday, August 29, 2015 2:15 pm


Obituaries – 8/2/15

  Carol Alsip Carol J. Alsip (nee Baldwin), 80, went home to be with the Lord on July 30, at the Hospice of Cincinnati Inpatient ... Read more

by Steve Call, Saturday, August 1, 2015 4:01 pm


Amish country good destination

With the football season winding down, a member of my travel clan has declared an interest in attending a Canton Charge game. The Charge are ... Read more

by Steve Call, Sunday, January 18, 2015 1:18 pm


Common Core serves purpose

The Common Core State Standards — a set of K-12 education goals for reading and math adopted by Ohio and more than 40 other states ... Read more

by Steve Call, Thursday, December 25, 2014 12:00 am


Rifles active in Civil War

Four Parrott Rifles stand a silent watch at Ironton’s Woodland Cemetery. Two of these veterans of America’s Civil War overlook U.S. 52 while the other ... Read more

by Steve Call, Sunday, November 2, 2014 9:58 am