Canoe caper Saturday

Canoe caper Saturday

  CHESAPEAKE — Keeping Symmes Creek clean of trash is the goal of the Symmes Creek Restoration Committee, and making that task fun is what ... Read more | Add your comment

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CAO helps residents cut energy costs

Through the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and its Home Weatherization Program, the Ironton-Lawrence Community Action Organization (CAO) helps residents meet basic needs, such as ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. STEM program to offer new opportunities  | Add your comment
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  3. Collins Career scholarships offer continuing education opportunities for students  | Add your comment

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Bands, bikers, vendors are gearing up for Rally

The start of August means the Friends of Ironton-hosted Rally on the River is just around the corner. This year the event will be Aug. ... Read more | Add your comment

Back to School Bash offers school supplies for students K-12

IRONTON — Ohio Furnace Enterprise Baptist Church and Haverhill United Methodist Church are teaming up to host a Back to School Bash from 1-5 p.m. ... Read more | Add your comment

Pot legalization group reports spending $2 million in effort

COLUMBUS (AP) — A group working to get a marijuana legalization issue on Ohio’s fall ballot has spent more than $2 million in its effort ... Read more | Add your comment

Demolition plan OK’d in uranium plant cleanup

COLUMBUS (AP) — State and federal agencies have agreed on a plan for demolishing huge buildings and other facilities from a Cold War-era uranium plant ... Read more | Add your comment

Statewide sales tax holiday set for Aug. 7 weekend

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s first-ever, one-time sales tax holiday will begin on Friday, Aug. 7 at 12:01 a.m. and will end on Sunday, Aug. 9 at ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Backpack giveaway turns into community festival  | Add your comment
  2. W.Va. AG announces antitrust agreement in hospital takeover  | Add your comment
  3. Burglary suspects to appear in court  | Add your comment
  4. Downtown Christmas improvements on horizon  | Add your comment
  5. Breast Health Extravaganza to offer breast health education  | Add your comment
  6. More funding for airpark projects may be possible  | Add your comment
  7. Snake handling explored in new book  | Add your comment
  8. Summer Reading Finale incorporates books, dance  | Add your comment
  9. Murder trial rescheduled  | Add your comment
  10. Glockner to buy out Bob Clyse Chevrolet  | Add your comment
  11. Commission extends deadline for CAO  | Add your comment
  12. Alleged Alpha traffickers indicted; arrested in major drug bust  | Add your comment
  13. BOE wants opinion on Ironton mayor’s race  | Add your comment
  14. Ironton Catholic Schools Flyer 5K set for Saturday  | Add your comment


Miller’s position switch OSU’s well-kept secret

Miller’s position switch OSU’s well-kept secret

COLUMBUS – It was probably the best-kept secret in Ohio State football in a long time. While the suspension of some players had been rumored on ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Reds’ rookie rotation to battle Cardinals’ offense  | Add your comment
  2. Hall fully healthy after 2nd Achilles tendon injury  | Add your comment
  3. O’Neill bobblehead at Reds’ museum  | Add your comment


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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Seeking opinions right move

Many things can affect the outcome of elections, as we have seen over the past several years. Things from “hanging chads” in the 2000 presidential ... Read more | Add your comment


Meanness is a waste of time

Why do some people go out of their way to try and make someone else’s day ... 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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Sheriff: Jail conditions worsening

Ninety-two prisoners were in the Lawrence County Jail on Monday. That is 65 more than the state says should be housed there. On top of ... Read more | Add your comment