Book chronicles life, legacy of Ironton native

Book chronicles life, legacy of Ironton native

What’s in a name? A lot if you’re Ray O’Conor. Until a few years ago, O’Conor, a former bank president and CEO, thought his first ... Read more | Add your comment

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Standoff over gay marriage licenses wears on, despite court ruling

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A familiar scene repeated itself at a rural Kentucky courthouse: a gay couple marched into the clerk’s office, requested a marriage ... Read more | Add your comment

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UPDATE: Man dead after being hit by train

UPDATE: Man dead after being hit by train

  A man is dead after being hit by a train at the McPherson Street crossing in Ironton. The incident happened around 10 and 10:15 ... Read more | Add your comment

UPDATE: Florida man admits to school threat

  A trial set to begin Thursday in the case of a man who wrote a threatening online post against Ironton Elementary School was cancelled ... Read more | Add your comment

Suspect in bank break-in arraigned

A man accused of breaking into the WesBanco branch in Ironton answered charges Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court. Austin Sexton, 20, with an ... Read more | Add your comment

Alleged drug traffickers indicted

Six people arrested by the Lawrence Drug and Major Crimes Task Force last week were indicted by a Lawrence County grand jury. Dujuan Williams, AKA ... Read more | Add your comment

Homeless shelter ‘idea on hold’

The dream of a daytime drop-in center for area homeless may not be shattered, but apparently won’t be coming true any time soon. More than ... Read more | Add your comment

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Greinke outduels DeSclafani as Dodgers blank Reds, 1-0

Greinke outduels DeSclafani as Dodgers blank Reds, 1-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani once again pitched well against Zack Greinke. And once more, the Cincinnati rookie came up just short against the Dodgers ... Read more | Add your comment

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Big Brothers Big Sisters makes huge difference

Big Brothers Big Sisters makes huge difference

  Local mentor gets national distinction   Being a sister is something that came naturally to Carrie Stambaugh. After all, growing up with five siblings ... Read more | Add your comment

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All must work toward ‘dream’

In a time when our nation seems to be in some type of turmoil at every turn, it is time to heed the words of ... Read more | Add your comment


Lower ticket prices could help

What signifies the end of summer for you? While the official end of the summer season ... 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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Haverhill Chemicals

Looking for buyer; laying off workers HAVERHILL — As the owners of the beleaguered Haverhill Chemicals try to find a buyer, right now employees there ... Read more | Add your comment