Florists prepare for busy holiday

Florists prepare for busy holiday

  Putting together bouquets, tying up ribbons and taking last minute orders fill each day’s hours leading up to Valentine’s Day for the staff at ... Read more | Add your comment

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Auditor fund is raised

Budget line item appropriation approved At the Lawrence County Commissioners meeting Thursday morning, the commissioners were informed that a line item in the budget needs ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Utility supplier to be chosen  | Add your comment
  2. Defendants enter pleas in CP court  | Add your comment
  3. Ironton resident opens Little Free Library  | Add your comment

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Teen appears in court

Denies charges related to causing bus accident A Lawrence County teen accused of causing a school bus full of students to crash last month entered ... Read more | Add your comment

Resolutions on ICC agenda

With the majority of Ironton voters approving the city of Ironton to pursue Automatic Governmental Aggregations on Nov. 3, two resolutions are on tonight’s council ... Read more | Add your comment

Treatment group says Nalaxone availability a step in right direction

A local treatment group has responded positively to the decision by CVS to offer the opioid overdose reversal medicine naloxone at all of the company’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Brown introduces bill to combat opiate crisis

CHESAPEAKE — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, introduced legislation Wednesday that he said would comprehensively address the opiate crisis. In a conference call with reporters, ... Read more | Add your comment

Teen accused of causing bus crash appears in court

A Lawrence County teen accused of causing a school bus full of students to crash last month entered pleas today in common pleas court. Chance ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Children enjoy library activities  | Add your comment
  2. Utility fee cut not yet determined  | Add your comment
  3. Ohio reports first 2 Zika Virus cases  | Add your comment
  4. OLBH auxiliary raises nearly $100,000  | Add your comment
  5. Food pantry feeding the needy  | Add your comment
  6. Layoffs possibility at sheriff’s office  | Add your comment
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  8. Lawrence students advance in robotics tournament  | Add your comment
  9. Ham radio licenses at all-time high  | Add your comment
  10. St. Joe pulls top honors  | Add your comment
  11. Museum event deemed success  | Add your comment
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Young looks to be ‘big hit’ with D1 Tigers

Young looks to be ‘big hit’ with D1 Tigers

Don’t expect the Mafia to hire Desmond Young as a hit man. He already has a new job. The Ironton Fighting Tigers 6-foot-2, 220-pound senior linebacker ... Read more | Add your comment

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  3. Tartans shoot past Flyers  | Add your comment


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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Heroin bill right move

During a recent press conference, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said something that should hit home with most people in Lawrence County. He said, “It shouldn’t ... Read more | Add your comment


Dealing with stress, anxiety

We all see it each day of our lives in some form or another. It doesn’t ... 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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Mayoral runoff prompts questions

Voters aren’t happy. The candidates wish it wouldn’t happen this way. And the board of elections says it is less than thrilled. But voting absentee ... Read more | Add your comment