Last of fair projects picked up by 4-Hers

Last of fair projects picked up by 4-Hers

  Only a day old and already 290 chicks found homes, albeit temporary, as they were doled out to 29 4-Hers last week at the ... Read more | Add your comment

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Civil suit filed against sheriff, former jailers

The inmate at the center of a federal case against three former Lawrence County jailers is suing the county over the same alleged incident. Recently ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Whitwell public hearing scheduled  | Add your comment
  2. Commissioners throw support to horse camp  | Add your comment
  3. Troop works in shoe drive  | Add your comment

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Chesapeake man pleads guilty to heroin trafficking

A man authorities say sold more than 15 grams of heroin a day in Lawrence County pleaded guilty Wednesday in common pleas court. James Martin ... Read more | Add your comment

Ironton Rotary Club taking scholarship applications

The Ironton Rotary Club has a long-standing tradition of annually helping two nursing students in his or her junior or senior year attain the goal ... Read more | Add your comment

Fireworks burst over Ironton

The third time proved more than a charm. It was a keeper as the riverbank was jammed with those checking out this Memorial Day weekend’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Property review continues

Matching market, tax values next step in evaluation process   The next step in determining property values for the 2016 taxes is to review all ... Read more | Add your comment

Updated safety house offers uses

Updated safety house offers uses

CHESAPEAKE — The Lawrence County Sheriff’s office’s SWAT team took on a scary situation involving a gunman at Collins Career Center Thursday morning, but luckily ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. USA Strong: Parade goers honor America  | Add your comment
  2. Symmes Valley seniors moving on  | Add your comment
  3. First Memorial Music and Fireworks Festival a hit  | Add your comment
  4. Saying goodbye to friends  | Add your comment
  5. Paying tribute  | Add your comment
  6. Chesapeake seniors leave high school behind  | Add your comment
  7. Pointers praised for being ‘champions’  | Add your comment
  8. Dawson-Bryant graduates 77  | Add your comment
  9. Seniors say goodbye to Rock Hill  | Add your comment
  10. St. Joseph Charity Fair steeped in tradition  | Add your comment
  11. Fairland graduates excited for future  | Add your comment
  12. Memorial Day parade to stream on OUS website  | Add your comment
  13. Navy’s commitment to U.S. honored  | Add your comment
  14. Heroin deaths focus  | Add your comment


Lady Pointers fall in heartbreaker

Lady Pointers fall in heartbreaker

LANCASTER — The South Point Lady Pointers had put together quite a run in the postseason tournament. For five innings on Thursday, the Lady Pointers were ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 4 qualify for state meet  | Add your comment
  2. 40 legends scheduled for All-Star Game FanFest  | Add your comment
  3. Browns to scrimmage at Ohio Stadium  | Add your comment


Helping those most in need

Myers reflects on career changes   When Gene Myers came to work at the department of job and family services, it was definitely a paper ... Read more | Add your comment

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Deaths mar holiday

Memorial Day in Lawrence County is always a big event full of fun and family gatherings. It’s also a target weekend when state troopers look ... Read more | Add your comment


Ironton parade special event

If you’ve seen one parade, you’ve seen them all, right? At least that’s what I thought ... Read more | Add your comment




The beginnings of a bridge that’s been around for four decades; a long-gone taxi service in Proctorville and onetime high school court stars make up ... Read more | Add your comment

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Boggs: $250K won’t go to jail

One hurdle down. Now it’s up to the state auditor to see if the county can use the $250,000 given to it following a change ... Read more | Add your comment