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Welding school sparks resurgence in skilled trades

Welding school sparks resurgence in skilled trades

SOUTH POINT — Brandon Irvin hunches over a workstation inside a doublewide trailer on County Road 1. Picking up a long, slender tube of metal, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Local author’s book set to be released

COAL GROVE — “The Demon Slayer Knight: Battle Cry” portrays a test of endurance between body and soul, the visible and the unseen, as the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Farmers Market keeps on growing  | Add your comment
  2. Symmes Township puts grants to good use  | Add your comment
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Man gets 10 years

A Portsmouth man arrested in May for selling prescription pills in Lawrence County will spend the next decade in prison. Jason Burton, 31, of 2213 ... Read more | Add your comment

Insurance premiums to increase for 2015

The county’s cost for insurance will go up about $92,000 for 2015 premiums for general fund employees not covered by union policies. That is, however, ... Read more | Add your comment

Mayor: More labor positions needed

It takes people to get things accomplished. That’s what Ironton Mayor Rich Blankenship on Thursday told city council about the plethora of requests he receives ... Read more | Add your comment

Cash Express recognizes first responders

The year after 9/11 employees from all 500 Cash Express stores started taking cake to police officers, firefighters and emergency medical service workers. That tradition ... Read more | Add your comment

D-B Elementary observes Patriot Day

D-B Elementary observes Patriot Day

  DEERING — No Dawson-Bryant Elementary students were alive on Sept., 11, 2001, when two hijacked airplanes flew into the World Trade Center, one into ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Boggs: Jail could be built by 2020  | Add your comment
  2. Judge declares mistrial  | Add your comment
  3. Commissioners ramp up support for wellness programs  | Add your comment
  4. Lots going on at this week’s Farmers Market  | Add your comment
  5. Weber’s Florist to have fall open house Saturday  | Add your comment
  6. Coal Grove ‘block party’ in 10th year  | Add your comment
  7. OVI checkpoint Saturday  | Add your comment
  8. UPDATE: All Lawrence County schools on precautionary lockdown  | Add your comment
  9. Changes surround 9/11 anniversary commemoration  | Add your comment
  10. Collins opens student health center  | Add your comment
  11. Traveling the river  | Add your comment
  12. City mulls accepting OUS sewer connection  | Add your comment
  13. Ohio Furnace Baptist to have fall festival  | Add your comment
  14. Recording sacrifice  | Add your comment


Browns, Hoyer shock Saints, 26-23

Browns, Hoyer shock Saints, 26-23

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Pettine received a Gatorade bath and looked forward to smoking a cigar. Brian Hoyer wanted to hold onto the feeling as ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Green’s injury can’t slow down Bengals  | Add your comment
  2. Weary Leake, Reds fall 9-2  | Add your comment
  3. Lady Tigers 3rd at volleyball showcase  | Add your comment


Voters in middle are key

While the election season is still a little more than two months away, the midterm elections see both parties trying to gain or hold their ... Read more | Add your comment

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Lockdown, dismissal right choices

One of the most frightening things a parent can hear is their child’s school has been canceled or locked down due to a potential threat. ... Read more | Add your comment


9/11 serves as important reminder

I had never been to New York City, so a few years ago when I took ... Read more | Add your comment


Defendants answer charges in CP court

The dockets of Lawrence County’s common pleas court were filled Wednesday as defendants answered charges for a variety of crimes. James Adams, 34, of 2439 ... Read more | Add your comment

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Boggs: Jail could be built by 2020

Getting a jail in Lawrence County could be a reality by 2020, if the objectives of the latest jail committee are met. “If you want ... Read more | Add your comment

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