Columbus Zoo brings special guests to school

Columbus Zoo brings special guests to school

BURLINGTON — Interesting visitors from all over the world were at Burlington Elementary School as part of the Habitat Heroes show put on by the ... Read more | Add your comment

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Ruling may change how EPA issues limits on pollution

COLUMBUS (AP) — An Ohio Supreme Court ruling could change how environmental regulators impose pollution limits on bodies of water around the state. The court ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Employers will have wait for workers premium settlement  | Add your comment
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Concerned Citizens host fish fry to help fight drug problem at Commons Park

BURLINGTON — Those who use the Burlington Commons Park have been aware that for some time drugs were encroaching on the haven the community has ... Read more | Add your comment

Chesapeake UMC offering Holy Week observances, egg hunt

CHESAPEAKE — Chesapeake United Methodist Church will observe Holy Week and invites the community to join in special evenings of worship on Maundy Thursday and ... Read more | Add your comment

Hecla Water to take on Lawrence customers

Rural water system to be upgraded   Beginning in May, Lawrence Water Corporation customers will be served by the Hecla Water Association. For the past ... Read more | Add your comment

Solid waste district prepping for spring cleanups

For the Lawrence-Scioto Solid Waste Management District, spring cleaning is more than just getting rid of clutter from one’s home. It’s a cleanup of the ... Read more | Add your comment

Daycare provider receives honor from Hunger Alliance

HANGING ROCK— Vickie Mullens, head of Small Miracles Daycare in Hanging Rock, received a special honor — Southeast Region Provider of the Year — from ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Remembering the fallen  | Add your comment
  2. Fee increase passes  | Add your comment
  3. Resumes sought for Cade, Myers jobs  | Add your comment
  4. Alleged murderer waives time  | Add your comment
  5. IPD serves warrants  | Add your comment
  6. Child Welfare Club donates to ODS  | Add your comment
  7. Indian Guyan project completion set for May  | Add your comment
  8. Man involved in fireworks disaster dead  | Add your comment
  9. Storm water fee increase possibility  | Add your comment
  10. Status of $250,000 undecided  | Add your comment
  11. Proctorville police searching for man who jumped in river  | Add your comment
  12. DeWine announces concealed carry reciprocity with five additional states  | Add your comment
  13. Alleged drug trafficker indicted  | Add your comment
  14. Nationally recognized bluegrass artist to perform at OUS-Ironton  | Add your comment


Jeeps slip past Fighting Tigers, 4-2

Pitching and defense go hand-in-hand. Just getting one working doesn’t always work. Ironton got good pitching but three errors proved costly as the Fighting Tigers fell ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Padres deflate DeSclafani with 6-3 win over Reds  | Add your comment
  2. Hornets, Pierce get 8-1 triumph in season opener  | Add your comment
  3. Lady Vikings, Brown get win over Lady Panthers  | Add your comment


Remembering the fallen

Remembering the fallen

  Korean War POW returned home for burial after 64 years   American, POW/MIA and U.S. military flags waived in the wind alongside numerous Patriot ... Read more | Add your comment

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County needs funds now

When waiting for a decision, whether it is for a response on a home loan or after applying for a job, sometimes that waiting is ... Read more | Add your comment


Get back to the basics

For Lawrence County residents, it has been a long, cold winter. Luckily, spring has officially arrived ... 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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Fee increase passes

After several weeks of discussion on a storm water fee increase, the Ironton City Council passed the one dollar increase on its first reading Thursday ... Read more | Add your comment