Up in Flames

Up in Flames

Two fires in the county remain under investigation by the Ohio State Fire Marshal’s office. The first fire occurred on Sixth Street in Ironton on ... Read more | Add your comment

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Walmart Way focus of intersection project

SOUTH POINT — Correcting the accident-prone intersection of the most traveled road in Lawrence County is underway. About a week ago the county engineer’s office ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Council approves placing flood levy on ballot  | Add your comment
  2. Couple sent to prison for abusing child with belt  | Add your comment
  3. Study on sewer rates expected next month  | Add your comment

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Frisch’s will open Aug. 11

Frisch’s will open Aug. 11

  People seeking refuge from the Dog Days of summer can escape to the air-conditioned confines of Frisch’s Big Boy on Ninth Street in Ironton ... Read more | Add your comment

Second phase of sidewalk project on tap

CHESAPEAKE — Replacing the sidewalk in front of St. Ann’s Church on Third Avenue in Chesapeake is the second phase of an ongoing village renewal ... Read more | Add your comment

2nd half taxes expected to beat last year’s

Second half taxes were due on Friday and as staff at the treasurer’s office continues to process the mail, collections are expected to bring in ... Read more | Add your comment

Report: Cavs ready to sign Wiggins to rookie contract

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It’s still not clear if he’ll play for them. Read more | Add your comment

Sports Briefs

DENVER (AP) — A court hearing for Broncos safety T.J. Ward on charges stemming from an incident at a strip club has been delayed until ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. More than produce  | Add your comment
  2. City a step closer to placing flood levy on ballot  | Add your comment
  3. Robbery suspect held on $100K bond  | Add your comment
  4. Work in progress  | Add your comment
  5. Man arrested following robbery  | Add your comment
  6. Man arrested following robbery at gas station  | Add your comment
  7. Alleged city building vandal indicted  | Add your comment
  8. Finding them homes  | Add your comment
  9. Couple guilty of child endangerment  | Add your comment
  10. Make Your Mark program reaches out to non-traditional students  | Add your comment
  11. Special needs camp teaches bike-riding  | Add your comment
  12. Church’s celebration ends with children’s festival  | Add your comment
  13. Sewer project to close part of 5th Street  | Add your comment
  14. Ironton residents killed in crash  | Add your comment

Sports

Reds lose 7th straight

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds had as many hits combined as Washington’s leadoff hitter, the latest poor showing by an offense that hasn’t done ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Kerns fifth at Farmstead tournament  | Add your comment
  2. Ohio State fires band director for ignoring sexual exploits  | Add your comment
  3. Cold Reds looking to cool off hot Nationals  | Add your comment

Feature

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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Editorials

Taxes get easier to pay

With the second-half tax bills coming into the Lawrence County treasurer’s office this week, the county is on pace to equal and potentially surpass collections ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinions

Where is the line drawn?

When I was a little girl, I was pretty well behaved. I never got into trouble ... Read more | Add your comment

Life

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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