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Helping the hungry

Liebert carnival raises money for pantry Taking a swing at the dunk tank during a company carnival on Thursday, Liebert employees helped support the Harvest ... Read more | Add your comment

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Name released in train death

The man who was struck and killed by a train in Ironton on Thursday has been identified. Ironton Police say the man was Dajone Lee ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Dog pound needs help with supplies  | Add your comment
  2. County support sought for health summit  | Add your comment
  3. Agriculture teacher completes certification for new teaching method  | Add your comment

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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

Coal Grove to have new fiscal officer

COAL GROVE — A new fiscal officer will soon take over for the Village of Coal Grove, following two resignations. Back at the end of ... Read more | Add your comment

Company helps homeowners after unexpected disasters

Company helps homeowners after unexpected disasters

When it opened in the 1980s, Rainbow International Restoration (RIR) focused on providing carpet dying services to homeowners. The company no longer dyes carpets but ... Read more | Add your comment

Board OKs 1st Ohio standards for police use of deadly force

COLUMBUS (AP) — Use of deadly force by police officers would be limited to defending themselves or others from serious injury or death under Ohio’s ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Focus-The Nutcracker  | Add your comment
  2. Florida man admits online school threat  | Add your comment
  3. Man hit by train dies  | Add your comment
  4. Click to stay at dog pound  | Add your comment
  5. Ironton City Council has regular meeting  | Add your comment
  6. Court hears arraignments  | Add your comment
  7. Frogtown donates to FOP  | Add your comment
  8. Standoff over gay marriage licenses wears on, despite court ruling  | Add your comment
  9. Norma Meek named executive director of PAC  | Add your comment
  10. Bimbo bread recalled  | Add your comment
  11. Book chronicles life, legacy of Ironton native  | Add your comment
  12. Suspect in bank break-in arraigned  | Add your comment
  13. Alleged drug traffickers indicted  | Add your comment
  14. Homeless shelter ‘idea on hold’  | Add your comment

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Greinke outduels DeSclafani as Dodgers blank Reds, 1-0

Greinke outduels DeSclafani as Dodgers blank Reds, 1-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani once again pitched well against Zack Greinke. And once more, the Cincinnati rookie came up just short against the Dodgers ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ironton girls top Lady Hornets in volleyball match  | Add your comment
  2. Pointers hold off Flyers, 5-3  | Add your comment
  3. Lucasville shuts out Portsmouth, 33-0  | 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

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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

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Remembering

Remembering

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