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Search on in burglary case

Search on in burglary case

  Lawrence County Sheriff’s Deputies continue their search for a man wanted for a felony burglary. The incident happened on Jan. 22, when a homeowner ... Read more | Add your comment

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Fixed income senior living community is in works

  PROCTORVILLE — Proctor’s Landing, a 56-unit independent senior living community set to be in Rome Township, is in the early planning stages through a ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 2nd fire hits Sky Lake  | Add your comment
  2. Back taxes paid  | Add your comment
  3. Design work continues on wellness facility  | Add your comment

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In her memory

In her memory

  Cyndi’s Dance Studio remembers one of their own with  memorial balloon launch   Purple and white balloons filled the air Monday evening outside of ... Read more | Add your comment

Sky Lake fire an accident

Investigator from fire marshal’s office visited scene Monday   CHESAPEAKE — A fire that destroyed a three-story structure at Sky Lake over the weekend has ... Read more | Add your comment

Ohio AG sues over health care law tax

COLUMBUS (AP) — Applying a tax aimed at helping keep premiums affordable under the federal health care law to state and local governments is unconstitutional, ... Read more | Add your comment

Health department offering clinics for immunizations

  The Lawrence County Health Department will offer monthly immunization clinics at the following locations and times in 2015: • The Lawrence County Health Department ... Read more | Add your comment

News in brief — 1/27/15

UF students awarded endowed scholarships FINDLAY— Students at The University of Findlay were awarded endowed scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year. The following students include: ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Free income tax preparation sites available in Tri-State  | Add your comment
  2. Never too soon  | Add your comment
  3. Capitol seeks nod  | Add your comment
  4. Ohio gas prices down to start the work week  | Add your comment
  5. VRCFA to host ‘Anything Goes’ on Feb. 12  | Add your comment
  6. Crews battle blaze at Sky Lake  | Add your comment
  7. Chilis warm a snowy day  | Add your comment
  8. Grand jury to hear murder case  | Add your comment
  9. Brickhouse Cardio has Silver Sneakers open house  | Add your comment
  10. Senior project open house slated  | Add your comment
  11. Men responsible for illegal dumps tried, convicted  | Add your comment
  12. Habitat for Humanity featured at Chamber 4th Friday luncheon  | Add your comment
  13. Burglary suspect escapes from hospital  | Add your comment
  14. STEP UP: Dance troupe brings stepping to schoolchildren  | Add your comment


Ironton routs HSJ

Ironton routs HSJ

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Coach Mark LaFon is taking the good with the bad. Fortunately, the good is outweighing the bad. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Flyers ‘grow up’ to down Titans  | Add your comment
  2. Matta’s rare changes help Buckeyes win two straight  | Add your comment
  3. Grant, Notre Dame rally past No. 4 Duke, 77-73  | Add your comment


‘Be the one’: event honors MLK’s legacy

‘Be the one’: event honors MLK’s legacy

“Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is synonymous with African-Americans’ struggle for equality in the ... Read more | Add your comment

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Vaccines important for all

The Lawrence County Health Department recently announced three sites where immunization clinics will be held each month. In the past 15 years or so, there ... Read more | Add your comment


Just what does it take?

When I woke up Saturday morning there it was, what I would categorize as the first ... 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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Housing prisoners to cost more

To house prisoners at the Scioto County Jail just got more expensive. A contract presented to Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless from his counterpart in ... Read more | Add your comment