Never too soon

Never too soon

  Symmes Valley Middle School students checkout variety of employment opportunities at career day.     Read more | Add your comment

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Capitol seeks nod

Columbus being considered as site of DNC   COLUMBUS (AP) — Democratic convention planners are headed back to Columbus as they zero in on a ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ohio gas prices down to start the work week  | Add your comment
  2. VRCFA to host ‘Anything Goes’ on Feb. 12  | Add your comment
  3. Crews battle blaze at Sky Lake  | Add your comment

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Chilis warm a snowy day

Chilis warm a snowy day

ROME TOWNSHIP — The staccato trumpet of Herb Alpert’s recording of “Spanish Flea” danced throughout the recreation room at the Wyngate at River’s Edge as ... Read more | Add your comment

Grand jury to hear murder case

CHESAPEAKE — Two suspects in the shooting death of a South Point man made appearances Friday in Lawrence County Municipal Court. William Rice, 24, a ... Read more | Add your comment

Brickhouse Cardio has Silver Sneakers open house

ROME TOWNSHIP — Angie George, owner of Brickhouse Cardio, wanted to inform seniors about the Silver Sneakers program and the class that is offered at ... Read more | Add your comment

Senior project open house slated

A proposed senior citizen housing project in the eastern end has a new location and a modified new look. On Tuesday an open house will ... Read more | Add your comment

Men responsible for illegal dumps tried, convicted

Men responsible for illegal dumps tried, convicted

Two different scenarios of open dumping have resulted in two convictions including fines, community service and probation. Lawrence-Scioto Solid Waste Management District Coordinator Dan Palmer ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Habitat for Humanity featured at Chamber 4th Friday luncheon  | Add your comment
  2. Burglary suspect escapes from hospital  | Add your comment
  3. STEP UP: Dance troupe brings stepping to schoolchildren  | Add your comment
  4. Bakery distribution center added at The Point  | Add your comment
  5. Housing prisoners to cost more  | Add your comment
  6. Finding the money: Boggs wants ideas on how to pay for new jail  | Add your comment
  7. Health department closer to possible move  | Add your comment
  8. 1st half tax bills are in the mail  | Add your comment
  9. OUS emergency was false alarm: Campus was on lockdown for more than 1 hour  | Add your comment
  10. Suspect admits to 2013 murder  | Add your comment
  11. Former trustee appointed to board  | Add your comment
  12. Mailers to go out to update appraisals  | Add your comment
  13. Pedro man gets probation, not time  | Add your comment
  14. 2015 Brown Bag Concerts officially under way at OUS  | Add your comment


Barnhart setting sights on making Reds’ roster in 2015

Barnhart setting sights on making Reds’ roster in 2015

ASHLAND, Ky. — When Tucker Barnhart squats behind home plate, the Cincinnati Reds’ young catcher can see the entire playing field. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Report: Gordon fails another drug test  | Add your comment
  2. Buckeyes take step forward with win over Hoosiers  | Add your comment
  3. CBJ’s Johansen voted All-Star Game MVP  | Add your comment


‘Be the one’: event honors MLK’s legacy

‘Be the one’: event honors MLK’s legacy

“Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is synonymous with African-Americans’ struggle for equality in the ... Read more | Add your comment

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County needs real answers

The back and forth between the county commissioners and the sheriff is beginning to become a bit ridiculous. It seems weekly that Sheriff Jeff Lawless ... Read more | Add your comment


Just what does it take?

When I woke up Saturday morning there it was, what I would categorize as the first ... 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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Housing prisoners to cost more

To house prisoners at the Scioto County Jail just got more expensive. A contract presented to Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless from his counterpart in ... Read more | Add your comment