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Editorial: Tradition of honoring service lives on

On Monday night, Ironton got a mention on the national news for keeping a tradition alive. With limits on public gatherings issued by the state ... Read more

15 hours ago by Editorial Board.

History Lesson: The Origins of the Purple Heart

After the surrender of Charles Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia on Oct. 19, 1781, many people felt the Revolutionary War would soon be over. However, ... Read more

19 hours ago by Guest Columnist.

Restrictions highlight what we take for granted

What The Bogota Post got right about America before COVID-19 rings just as true during the pandemic – maybe even more true. In a May ... Read more

19 hours ago by Guest Columnist.

Why graduation feels empty

Nick Culver worked for years to get to this point, endlessly practicing his French horn, performing, and studying theory, all to graduate this month with ... Read more

2 days ago by Guest Columnist.

EMTs, strong and ready

One of the agencies that is widely used and often overlooked is our local EMS squads. It takes a lot to be on one of ... Read more

2 days ago by Editorial Board.

Welcome, Class of 2020, to the next chapter

You (Class of 2020) walked out of high school for the last time this year. You are about to enter the next chapter of your ... Read more

2 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Do you treat retail clerks like human beings?

O ne of the most awkward, self-conscious incidents in my life occurred when I was shopping with a group, and one of my companions blithely ... Read more

2 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Republicans’ 2020 campaign emerges

A s we turn to summer 2020, it is not too early to see the framework of the Republican campaign to hold the White House ... Read more

2 days ago by Guest Columnist.

‘An American Soldier known but to God’: Casualty of World I was first honored at Arlington tomb

Bosnia and Herzegovina had been formerly Turkish provinces. Austria-Hungary had politically administered both since 1878. In 1908, Austria-Hungary annexed both. The Balkan States were known ... Read more

2 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Some birds are rarely seen because of camouflage

“Doctor, we have a spawn of an owl that mated with a tree branch.” “What? Let me see. What do you have?” I’m used to ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Making great candy in your home kitchen

While we are home all the time, it is a great time to make some candy! Since we are all on stay-at home we can ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Space Plane could recover satellites before they fall

If you happened to read last week’s column, I mentioned the X-37B Space Plane. This week, I will tell you more about this secret project. ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

The Bible is comfort in our times of grief

Missionary David Miner Stern was plunged into grief when God saw fit to take to Himself his little daughter. Stern could not seem to get ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Peter Funt: Sometimes, a rose is more than a rose

The rose bush outside our kitchen window is telling a different story this spring. Severely cut back each winter, it always rebounds as the weather ... Read more

1 week ago by Guest Columnist.

Editorial: Keeping events safe

This week, members of the Lawrence County Fair Board will meet to address the format of this year’s fair. Although the state has been reopening ... Read more

1 week ago by Editorial Board.

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