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Paternity isn’t a trick question for children of God

A little discernment can go a long way. Years ago, a seminary professor was vacationing with his wife ...

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Remembering U.S. Sen. Bob Dole (1923-2021)

Former U.S. Sen. Robert Dole, R-Kansas, died Sunday at age 98. In addition to his long career of ...

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Anybody familiar with ‘brassing in/brassing out’ anymore?

Larry worked his entire career at our local Armco Steel Mill in Ashland, Kentucky. Larry, like the Ashland ...

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Sense of gratitude continues

Nov. 16: I’m grateful for my animals. Foxtrot loves me and wants to be with me always. Whiskey ...

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Free suicide awareness/prevention training offered

The Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) recently received funding from the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio’s (FAO) ...

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Bankruptcy is option for medical bills

Dear Lawyer Mark: I’m in trouble and need some advice. My wife and I have been having some ...

EDITORIAL -- FEATURE SPOT

Fund local, community journalism

A portion of the Local Journalism Sustainability Act (LJSA) was included in the recent Build Back Better bill ...

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The greatest gift given to the world is the love of God

There’s a lesson in here somewhere. An Associated Press story out of Tokyo reported that “An outing of ...

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Danny Tyree: Is Your Safety Plan Up to Date?

One of my many duties at my “day job” is serving as point man for our workplace safety ...

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U.S. Sen. Rob Portman: Taking on the addiction epidemic within the pandemic

EDITOR”S NOTE: The following is an excerpt of remarks delivered by Sen. Portman on Monday on the floor ...

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EDITORIAL: Ready for the future

Last week marked five years since the opening of the Oakley C. Collins Memorial Bridge connecting Ironton with ...

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Mark McCown: How and when to appeal a judge’s decision

Dear Lawyer Mark: I had to go before the referee in court over my child support a few ...

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Missing pets during the holidays

I have been missing Ranger a lot lately. The staff suggested that it was because Facebook suggested a ...

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EDITORIAL: Contributing to the season of giving

The holiday season is now under way and, this week, we saw evidence of the generosity of Lawrence ...

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The roots of Thanksgiving and why we give thanks

Thanksgiving, for me the last 40 years, has centered around Terri’s home spun palate pleasing feasts reminiscent of ...

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