British Invasion

British Invasion

The Challenger Sports Soccer camp is in full swing on the eastern end of Lawrence County this week. The camp, which features coaches from England ... Read more | Add your comment

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Dedication planned for Ironton skate park

Four years after opening, the skate park on Etna Street in Ironton will have its official dedication on Saturday. From 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. a skateboard ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. 2 companies considering village for new locations  | Add your comment
  2. Paving jobs to start next week  | Add your comment
  3. Former St. Joe High student wins award  | Add your comment

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Marijuana eradication efforts underway

On Tuesday the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office conducted the first of its annual marijuana eradication. Sheriff’s deputies, along with the assistance of the Ohio BCI&I ... Read more | Add your comment

Chamber welcomes new OUS dean

Chamber welcomes new OUS dean

SOUTH POINT — In mid-April Dr. Nicole Pennington was named the first female dean of Ohio University Southern and as the beginning of the semester ... Read more | Add your comment

DeWine visits IHS to talk school safety

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine made Ironton High School one of the 15 stops during his three-day trip across southern Ohio. The purpose of his ... Read more | Add your comment

Bakery distribution center moves to The Point

SOUTH POINT — A distribution center for a Horsham, Pa.-based bakery will open at The Point industrial park in the next few months. Bimbo Bakeries USA ... Read more | Add your comment

Taking Off

Thanks to the Young Eagles Program children from across Lawrence County can get an opportunity to learn more about aviation and experience flying. The program, ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Business owners, managers set to mingle  | Add your comment
  2. Splashin’ Around  | Add your comment
  3. Summer concerts play on  | Add your comment
  4. Skimming HUD money ends with prison term  | Add your comment
  5. Splashin’ Around  | Add your comment
  6. Skimming HUD money ends with prison term  | Add your comment
  7. Summer concerts play on  | Add your comment
  8. River’s Bend resident donates to Lock of Love  | Add your comment
  9. IIB shapes up trees  | Add your comment
  10. Falling Ash?  | Add your comment
  11. Turning 200  | Add your comment
  12. Sheriff warns of phone scam  | Add your comment
  13. McCown completes Eagle Service Project  | Add your comment
  14. British instructors bring soccer camp to America  | Add your comment


D-Backs keep Simon losing; Reds fall to 2-10 since All-Star break

D-Backs keep Simon losing; Reds fall to 2-10 since All-Star break

CINCINNATI (AP) — Alfredo Simon hasn’t won a game since his first All-Star selection. The rest of the Reds aren’t doing much better, either. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Bengals’ Atkins returns to camp  | Add your comment
  2. NFL suspends Bengals’ Lewis-Harris due to substance abuse policy  | Add your comment
  3. Marquette’s Mayo leaving school for pro career  | Add your comment


Cheering one of our own

Glitz and glamour, red carpets and flashing lights. Ironton was transformed into Hollywood for one night to celebrate one of the most anticipated new television ... Read more | Add your comment

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Safety plan is lauded

Typically, the No. 1 thing a parent thinks about when it comes to their child’s school is the quality of education. Safety is, and should ... Read more | Add your comment


Crime: What’s the solution?

As someone who grew up in South Point and graduated from South Point High School, it ... Read more | Add your comment


The Spirit of Christmas

The Spirit of Christmas

Most people start getting into the Christmas spirit when the Thanksgiving meal is finished. But 61-year-old Keith Boggs, of Pedro, feels the spirit of Christmas ... Read more | Add your comment

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KDMC, Paulus named in civil suit

  Complaint alleges negligence, fraud in heart stent surgeries   ASHLAND, Ky. — A Chesapeake man has filed a civil lawsuit against King’s Daughters Medical Center ... Read more | Add your comment

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