British Invasion

British Invasion

The Challenger Sports Soccer camp is in full swing on the eastern end of Lawrence County this week. The camp, which features coaches from England ... Read more | Add your comment

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Proposal sought to build jail

New committee put together for project   As the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office works to relocate the jail to Scioto County, Lawrence County Commission President ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Chesapeake schools, contractor face suit  | Add your comment
  2. Fundraiser set for Coal Grove teen  | Add your comment
  3. OUS hosting block party  | Add your comment

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South Point gets new State Farm agent

SOUTH POINT — When longtime State Farm agent Jim Weber retired in October of 2013 it left an insurance void in the Village of South ... Read more | Add your comment

Dedication planned for Ironton skate park

Four years after opening, the skate park on Etna Street in Ironton will have its official dedication on Saturday. From 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. a skateboard ... Read more | Add your comment

2 companies considering village for new locations

SOUTH POINT — A bio-diesel fuel producer and a healthcare billing and records company have gotten tax credits from Gov. John Kasich’s office. Both operations ... Read more | Add your comment

Paving jobs to start next week

More than 13 miles of roads in the county are slated for paving starting next Thursday. The projects are expected to be completed by the ... Read more | Add your comment

Former St. Joe High student wins award

Former Ironton St. Joe student and South Point native Sara Burcham was a part of the first-place team at the annual Dairy Research Institute’s national ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Marijuana eradication efforts underway  | Add your comment
  2. Chamber welcomes new OUS dean  | Add your comment
  3. DeWine visits IHS to talk school safety  | Add your comment
  4. Bakery distribution center moves to The Point  | Add your comment
  5. Taking Off  | Add your comment
  6. Business owners, managers set to mingle  | Add your comment
  7. Splashin’ Around  | Add your comment
  8. Summer concerts play on  | Add your comment
  9. Skimming HUD money ends with prison term  | Add your comment
  10. Splashin’ Around  | Add your comment
  11. Skimming HUD money ends with prison term  | Add your comment
  12. Summer concerts play on  | Add your comment
  13. River’s Bend resident donates to Lock of Love  | Add your comment
  14. IIB shapes up trees  | Add your comment


Instant replay helps Reds beat Marlins

Instant replay helps Reds beat Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds got the pitching they needed at the start and the finish. Starter Johnny Cueto (12-6) struck out nine and allowed ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Burfict becomes focal point of Bengals’ defense  | Add your comment
  2. Manziel battling playbook, Hoyer for Browns’ starting quarterback job  | Add your comment
  3. Price, Lester, Lackey traded in deadline flurry  | Add your comment


Cheering one of our own

Glitz and glamour, red carpets and flashing lights. Ironton was transformed into Hollywood for one night to celebrate one of the most anticipated new television ... Read more | Add your comment

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Pot raid should be commended

Some of Lawrence County’s underground horticulturalists are discovering their plants have become the target of a widespread eradication effort by the sheriff’s office. This week, ... Read more | Add your comment


Crime: What’s the solution?

As someone who grew up in South Point and graduated from South Point High School, it ... Read more | Add your comment


The Spirit of Christmas

The Spirit of Christmas

Most people start getting into the Christmas spirit when the Thanksgiving meal is finished. But 61-year-old Keith Boggs, of Pedro, feels the spirit of Christmas ... Read more | Add your comment

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KDMC, Paulus named in civil suit

  Complaint alleges negligence, fraud in heart stent surgeries   ASHLAND, Ky. — A Chesapeake man has filed a civil lawsuit against King’s Daughters Medical Center ... Read more | Add your comment

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