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W.Va. AG announces antitrust agreement in hospital takeover

Backpack giveaway turns into community festival

Backpack giveaway turns into community festival

Six-year-old Leland Ackison bent down to get a look at himself in the sidewalk mirror with his new flat top hair cut while Jha’liah Johnson, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Collins Career scholarships offer continuing education opportunities for students

IRONTON — Six local students are on their way to continuing their education thanks to scholarships recently awarded by Collins Career Technical Center. The scholarships ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Bands, bikers, vendors are gearing up for Rally  | Add your comment
  2. Back to School Bash offers school supplies for students K-12  | Add your comment
  3. Pot legalization group reports spending $2 million in effort  | Add your comment

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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

W.Va. AG announces antitrust agreement in hospital takeover

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced an antitrust agreement with Cabell Huntington Hospital in its takeover of St. Mary’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Burglary suspects to appear in court

Two men arrested last year on burglary charges will make appearances on Tuesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court. Chris Destocki, 35, of 1606 Charlotte ... Read more | Add your comment

Downtown Christmas improvements on horizon

Downtown Christmas improvements on horizon

  Downtown Ironton will dance with the Christmas spirit this December if the volunteers from Ironton aLive have their way. On Thursday a Christmas in ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Breast Health Extravaganza to offer breast health education  | Add your comment
  2. More funding for airpark projects may be possible  | Add your comment
  3. Snake handling explored in new book  | Add your comment
  4. Summer Reading Finale incorporates books, dance  | Add your comment
  5. Murder trial rescheduled  | Add your comment
  6. Glockner to buy out Bob Clyse Chevrolet  | Add your comment
  7. Commission extends deadline for CAO  | Add your comment
  8. Alleged Alpha traffickers indicted; arrested in major drug bust  | Add your comment
  9. BOE wants opinion on Ironton mayor’s race  | Add your comment
  10. Ironton Catholic Schools Flyer 5K set for Saturday  | Add your comment
  11. Coal Grove residents to vote on fire levy  | Add your comment
  12. Group aims to improve Ironton’s Christmas  | Add your comment
  13. Man killed by escort possibly linked to missing women  | Add your comment
  14. Helping the hungry  | Add your comment


Reds beat Pirates’ Cole for 3rd time this season

Reds beat Pirates’ Cole for 3rd time this season

CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez became the latest Reds hitter to frustrate Gerrit Cole. The shortstop had a sacrifice fly and an RBI double off Pittsburgh’s ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Reds can’t break through in 9th against Pirates  | Add your comment
  2. Reds trade Leake to Giants for 2 prospects  | Add your comment
  3. Buckeyes suspend Bosa, Smith, Marshall & Wilson for VaTech  | 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