Second luncheon slated for April 9

Second luncheon slated for April 9

  The first luncheon is out of the way. Now members of the Child Welfare Club are gearing up for the second luncheon of the ... Read more | Add your comment

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Panel studying reliance on public assistance

Group given more time   COLUMBUS (AP) — A state panel studying Ohioans’ reliance on public assistance programs is getting extra time to come up ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Police panel calls for more oversight  | Add your comment
  2. Marco auditions to take place at Marshall University  | Add your comment
  3. Ohio report shows capital punishment decline, only 3 sentenced last year  | Add your comment

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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

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

Employers will have wait for workers premium settlement

COLUMBUS (AP) — Thousands of employers in the state who were overcharged for workers compensation insurance premiums will have to wait at least a few ... Read more | Add your comment

Shawnee State University ranked #8 on Princeton Review list

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University has earned a #8 ranking on The Princeton Review’s just-published list saluting the top 25 undergraduate schools to study game ... Read more | Add your comment

Portsmouth teens die in 2-car crash

MINFORD — Troopers with the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Patrol are investigating a two-vehicle, double fatal crash. The crash occurred around 10:15 p.m. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Concerned Citizens host fish fry to help fight drug problem at Commons Park  | Add your comment
  2. Chesapeake UMC offering Holy Week observances, egg hunt  | Add your comment
  3. Hecla Water to take on Lawrence customers  | Add your comment
  4. Solid waste district prepping for spring cleanups  | Add your comment
  5. Daycare provider receives honor from Hunger Alliance  | Add your comment
  6. Remembering the fallen  | Add your comment
  7. Fee increase passes  | Add your comment
  8. Resumes sought for Cade, Myers jobs  | Add your comment
  9. Alleged murderer waives time  | Add your comment
  10. IPD serves warrants  | Add your comment
  11. Child Welfare Club donates to ODS  | Add your comment
  12. Indian Guyan project completion set for May  | Add your comment
  13. Man involved in fireworks disaster dead  | Add your comment
  14. Storm water fee increase possibility  | Add your comment


Lady Fighting Tigers beat Lady Trojans

Lady Fighting Tigers beat Lady Trojans

PORTSMOUTH — Pitching plus hitting plus defense is the equation that equals a win. Ironton got all three facets of the game as the Lady Fighting ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ironton uses late rally to top Trojans  | Add your comment
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  3. Lady Dragons roll past Gallia  | 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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Keeping county cleaner

The adage says, “Actions speak louder than words,” and that is the case for the Lawrence-Scioto Solid Waste Management District. Each year, the organization works ... 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