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Praying for America

National Day of Prayer held on courthouse steps As is the tradition, on Thursday, local ministers from the Ironton Area Ministerial Association gathered on the ... Read more

24 mins ago by Mark Shaffer.

EDITORIAL: Stay responsible as things open up

As was expected, the news came this week that the Ironton-Lawrence County Memorial Day Parade is making a full return at the end of the ... Read more

25 mins ago by Editorial Board.

Health department OKs return of full parade

Attendees asked to follow guidelines; fireworks planned The holiday is just over three weeks away and the Ironton-Lawrence County Memorial Day parade will make a ... Read more

25 mins ago by Heath Harrison.

South Point sewer project approved

SOUTH POINT — Two sewer projects were approved at Tuesday’s meeting of South Point’s village council. The first is a $292,000 electric rehab project for ... Read more

25 mins ago by Heath Harrison.

Rader testifies in first week of landmark trial against opioid distributors

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia fire chief who starred in an Oscar-nominated documentary about battling drug abuse in ground zero of the nation’s ... Read more

6 hours ago by Associated Press.

Ohio proposal would ban drivers from holding phones, devices

COLUMBUS (AP) — Holding a cell phone or other electronic device while driving in Ohio would be illegal under legislation introduced Monday that takes aim ... Read more

1 day ago by Associated Press.

Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative announces 2021 scholarship winners

Four area high school seniors claimed $5,000 worth of scholarships funded by Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative in the annual competition for the children of cooperative ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Registration open for 4-H camp

JACKSON — Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp welcomes 4-H campers back to Canter’s Cave after a year off from 4-H Camping. Camps are open to 4-Hers ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

ACTC, KAM celebrate Kentucky Manufacturing Going Pro

ASHLAND, Ky. — Ashland Community and Technical College and the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers are celebrating rookies in advanced manufacturing and the companies hiring them. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Host of events to take place Saturday

Flower sale, food truck rally and more Due to a year of restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been a while since the region ... Read more

2 days ago by Heath Harrison.

Gallery: Growing a community

The Ironton Community Garden, organized by Watch Me Grow Ohio, started on Saturday on South Seventh Street. The program, done in conjunction with Kings Daughter’s ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

AG Yost issues warning of over-the-counter hearing aids

COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is alerting consumers to beware of some misleading tactics by over-the-counter hearing aid companies that make false claims ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Property transfers 5-5-21

• Katherine Sue Russell and Justin Ray Russell to Brittany N. Baldridge and Kelsey A. Justice, South Point, $180,000 • Kay Swartzwelder to Rick and ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Keeping it fresh: Market returns

Saturday brought the return of the produce and crafts to Market Square in Ironton. “Ironton aLive’s Ironton Farmers Market grand opening last Saturday was a ... Read more

3 days ago by Mark Shaffer.

Nursing home workers can skip COVID-19 tests if vaccinated

COLUMBUS (AP) — Fully vaccinated employees in Ohio’s nursing homes and assisted living facilities will no longer have to undergo twice-weekly testing for the coronavirus, ... Read more

3 days ago by Associated Press.

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