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EDITORIAL: A local hero passes

The city of Ironton lost a true hero of the ages when Lawrence Rudmann died this week at age 98. A veteran of World War ... Read more

11 hours ago by Editorial Board.

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown: Protecting the ‘Made in the USA’ brand

Ohioans look for the “Made in the USA” label, because they want their dollars to support our economy, and they know it means a quality ... Read more

1 day ago by Guest Columnist.

EDITORIAL: A life helping others

Judging by the comments of those we interviewed for Wednesday’s front page story, Dale Burcham is well respected for his six decades of public service. ... Read more

2 days ago by Editorial Board.

John Glenn centennial

Sunday marked 100 years since the birth of U.S. Senator and Mercury 7 astronaut John Glenn (1921-2016). Members of Ohio’s delegation to Congress spoke of ... Read more

3 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Mark McCown: There is a warranty deed to meet your need

Dear Lawyer Mark: We are trying to sell our house, and I have been reading through the paperwork our realtor gave us. One of the ... Read more

4 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Taking a vacation in space is not going to be cheap

EDITOR’S NOTE: Don Lee is taking a break from his column this week. The following is a piece that originally was published on Dec. 29, ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Carl Golden: Virus can be beaten, but what about conspiracy theories?

About 34 million people have fallen ill with COVID-19 in the U.S. and nearly 610,000 have died. Protection is readily at hand, but is going ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Doug Johnson: Sometimes the Good Samaritan needs help too

Many people have heard the story that Jesus told of “The Good Samaritan.” Author Stephen James has written a sequel to that story, and it ... Read more

6 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Nina Keller: AAA7 can help with Medicare questions

Did you know the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) has someone on staff who can help answer any questions you might have about ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

EDITORIAL: Backing future leaders

Today is the final day of the Lawrence County Fair, back from its hiatus during the pandemic. Fair officials said turnout was up big this ... Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

Jeri Fields: You can change your Social Security direct depost online

The most convenient way to change your direct deposit information with us is by creating a my Social Security account online at www.ssa.gov/myaccount. Once you ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Jim Renacci: Isn’t it time to come clean?

Ohio now ranks Number one in corruption. This ranking has occurred under Mike DeWine’s watch. What did DeWine know, and when did he know it? ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

EDITORIAL: Rescuers deserve credit

On Saturday, a boy wandered away from his home and got lost in the woods. All too often, the story ends tragically, but not this ... Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

Ticks, both annoying and amazing

After doing a bit of yard work, I am reminded that while ticks are not my favorite animal, they certainly are amazing. Like many animals, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Mark McCown: You can be fined for drunk water skiing

Dear Lawyer Mark: A group of us met and went boating on the river last weekend. Most people were drinking beer all day, and we ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

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