Bobcats look forward to next step

Bobcats look forward to next step

More than 300 students earn degrees White chairs lined the courtyard of Ohio University Southern Friday evening, where family and friends awaited the Ohio University ... Read more | Add your comment

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Search for Kitts Hill man ongoing

The search for a Kitts Hill man continues with the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office. “There is nothing new, but we are still looking,” sheriff Jeff ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Countywide cleanup set for Saturday  | Add your comment
  2. Autism group hits the lanes  | Add your comment
  3. Cicada brood set to emerge  | Add your comment

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Arbor Day salutes trees

Arbor Day salutes trees

Heritage elm trees planted at schools Celebrating the value of trees in an urban environment was the focus of Ironton’s third annual Arbor Day. At ... Read more | Add your comment

Sheriff: Enforcing noise law would be costly

A resolution passed last week by Lawrence County Commissioners may put additional strain on the sheriff’s budget. At the request of Jill Romanello of the ... Read more | Add your comment

Residents upset about ODOT project

Access road sought instead of detour It was standing room only at Lawrence County Commission at its regular Thursday meeting, as residents around County Road ... Read more | Add your comment

Car show at IHS Saturday

The Ironton High School parking lot will be filled with all kinds of different cars on Saturday for the inaugural Ironton High School car show, ... Read more | Add your comment

Chesapeake class operates food pantry to help needy students

CHESAPEAKE — Students at Chesapeake Middle School are making a difference. Helping Hands is an after-school class that meets at the school, and since the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Racing to the crown  | Add your comment
  2. Hunter finds car of missing man  | Add your comment
  3. Pay lake owner answers charges  | Add your comment
  4. Property re-evaluations on target  | Add your comment
  5. Business district ordinances on agenda  | Add your comment
  6. Students get a taste of traditional music  | Add your comment
  7. Lady Tigers honored for season  | Add your comment
  8. Two arrested in South Point drug investigation  | Add your comment
  9. Crafters show off wares at Wyngate  | Add your comment
  10. Reaping the rewards  | Add your comment
  11. Protecting against ID theft  | Add your comment
  12. Spectrum Outreach Services hosting community event for alcohol addiction  | Add your comment
  13. Aqua Ohio to flush water mains  | Add your comment
  14. Kitts Hill man missing  | Add your comment


Prince becomes ‘groupie’ by signing with Charleston

Prince becomes ‘groupie’ by signing with Charleston

PROCTORVILLE — A lot of lead singers in bands like to eventually break out and have a solo career. It’s just the opposite for Fairland Dragons’ ... Read more | Add your comment

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  2. Browns go for high character picks  | Add your comment
  3. Redmen get it right in 2-0 win  | 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


Cleanups good for county

Now that winter seems to be in the rearview mirror, many will use the spring as a time to get their spring-cleaning done, both inside ... Read more | Add your comment


Grief can be overcome

If I could anthropomorphize grief in some way, I would compare it to a horrid little ... 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