Community in mourning

Community in mourning

PROCTORVILLE — Jacob Damron’s love of football was obvious as his South Point helmet, blue No. 2 jersey with “Pointers” across the front and a ... Read more | Add your comment

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Thoman remembered by loved ones, teachers

SOUTH POINT— It’s not often one cries and smiles at the same time, but that anomaly happened on Saturday when nearly 300 people gathered in ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Grand jury to hear burglary case  | Add your comment
  2. County roads focus of safety study  | Add your comment
  3. Cattlemen’s group adds upgrade to fair barn  | Add your comment

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Courts conduct food drive

The Lawrence County Common Pleas Court, the Ironton Municipal Court and the County Court in Chesapeake had a food drive from Nov. 3 through Nov. ... Read more | Add your comment

Free dinner well attended

Free dinner well attended

For three days volunteers at the First Baptist Church of Ironton prepared a full Thanksgiving dinner for the second annual event. “Last year there wasn’t ... Read more | Add your comment

Going global: Model UN students argue for, against resolutions

Going global: Model UN students argue for, against resolutions

If the seventh- and eighth-graders from Lawrence County dictated international policy, the air strikes in Syria won’t stop anytime soon. South Point students representing Syria ... Read more | Add your comment

Couple pleads not guilty

Bond set in child endangerment case An Ironton couple accused of leaving six children unattended in their home made their first court appearing Thursday in ... Read more | Add your comment

Commission to review sewer fee reduction

At its next regular session the Lawrence County Commission will consider if the sewer fees charged by the Union-Rome Sewer District for unoccupied structures should ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Defendants plead guilty in CP court  | Add your comment
  2. Ironton church gearing up for community meal  | Add your comment
  3. Sheriff: ‘No validity’ to alleged threat at Rock Hill High  | Add your comment
  4. Symmes Valley students helping the hungry  | Add your comment
  5. Hall Funeral Home set to have annual ‘Tree of Life’ ceremony  | Add your comment
  6. Tower House goes on block  | Add your comment
  7. 2 arrested for child endangerment  | Add your comment
  8. OK for budget expected by early December  | Add your comment
  9. Second in firearms theft, robbery sentenced  | Add your comment
  10. Think big, shop small  | Add your comment
  11. 9 indicted following November grand jury  | Add your comment
  12. Moose Lodge helps out charities  | Add your comment
  13. Ohio Horse Park dressage and jumping event moved to Saturday  | Add your comment
  14. DEVELOPING: Ironton couple jailed after leaving children unattended  | Add your comment


Browns’ TE Cameron not worried about concussions

BEREA (AP) — Following his first practice in nearly a month because of a concussion, Browns tight end Jordan Cameron turned and tapped his hand ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Dalton looks for 1st win vs. Texans  | Add your comment
  2. Louisville rolls past Herd  | Add your comment
  3. Myers fumble recovery for TD give Herd win  | Add your comment


UPS driver delivers good-byes

UPS driver delivers good-byes

  Co-workers, family and friends all gathered for a breakfast at the UPS center in Ashland Friday morning to celebrate Dave Damron’s retirement. Damron has ... Read more | Add your comment

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Willingness to help is crucial

Over the coming days and weeks countless civic groups, organizations, businesses and individuals are heading toward the finish to make children and families’ holidays a ... Read more | Add your comment


Maybe I’m a tad bit Grinch

Is it possible to dread the holidays just as much as you love them? I’d say ... Read more | Add your comment


Defendants answer charges in CP court

The dockets of Lawrence County’s common pleas court were filled Wednesday as defendants answered charges for a variety of crimes. James Adams, 34, of 2439 ... Read more | Add your comment

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Wife gets probation in All Seasons scam case

Four years probation and the expectation to pay back thousands of dollars to duped homeowners was the punishment for one half of the couple charged ... Read more | Add your comment

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