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‘Bearacade’ offers layer of protection

‘Bearacade’ offers layer of protection

The shiny black vinyl looks a little like a dustpan that has seen better days with a flat groove across its middle. But its purpose ... Read more | Add your comment

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Festival, gospel sing to raise money for youth camp

Ohio Furnace Enterprise Baptist Church (OFEBC) is getting ready for its sixth annual fall festival and gospel sing on Saturday, Sept. 12. This year’s event ... Read more | Add your comment

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Dog pound needs help with supplies

Dog, cat food, blankets top list of needed items Business is booming at the dog pound. That is if you define that as taking in ... Read more | Add your comment

County support sought for health summit

A health summit is planned by the Lawrence County Health and Wellness Initiative and its organizers want some money from the county. About three years ... Read more | Add your comment

Agriculture teacher completes certification for new teaching method

WILLOW WOOD — Symmes Valley agriculture teacher Beth Myers recently became one of the few agriculture teachers in Ohio to complete a special program offered ... Read more | Add your comment

Ironton City Schools begin free meal program

Superintendent of Ironton City Schools Dean Nance received approval Friday to begin serving free breakfast and lunch to all of the district’s students. “We applied ... Read more | Add your comment

Police, MU investigate mass fraternity party

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police and Marshall University are investigating a mass fraternity party involving several hundred students. Several parties at fraternity houses along Fifth ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Coal Grove to have new fiscal officer  | Add your comment
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  5. Florida man admits online school threat  | Add your comment
  6. Man hit by train dies  | Add your comment
  7. Click to stay at dog pound  | Add your comment
  8. Ironton City Council has regular meeting  | Add your comment
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  11. Standoff over gay marriage licenses wears on, despite court ruling  | Add your comment
  12. Norma Meek named executive director of PAC  | Add your comment
  13. Bimbo bread recalled  | Add your comment
  14. Book chronicles life, legacy of Ironton native  | Add your comment


Lamb impressive but Reds lose

Lamb impressive but Reds lose

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Although still searching for his first major league win, Cincinnati Reds young hurler John Lamb showed considerable improvement in his start Sunday ... Read more | Add your comment

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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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Threats are no laughing matter

One of the most gut-wrenching things that a parent can go through is learning of a potential threat to the school their child is attending. ... Read more | Add your comment


Don’t give up on your dreams

If you’ve ever cursed the name Will Shortz, you were probably working on one of his ... 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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Haverhill Chemicals

Looking for buyer; laying off workers HAVERHILL — As the owners of the beleaguered Haverhill Chemicals try to find a buyer, right now employees there ... Read more | Add your comment