Proctorville PD gets new cruiser

Proctorville PD gets new cruiser

  PROCTORVILLE— A new police cruiser was added to the Proctorville Police Department back in May from the surplus of the Ohio Department of Administrative ... Read more | Add your comment

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South Point on temporary water shortage

SOUTH POINT — Due to the electrical outage on Tuesday morning in the village of South Point, the South Point Water system lost three water ... Read more | Add your comment

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Taco Bell customer vandalizes windows   SOUTH POINT — Taco Bell employees working the late shift got more than they bargained for when an irate ... Read more | Add your comment

Excess bacteria closes beach at Lake Vesuvius

PEDRO — Those who have recently been near the beach area of Lake Vesuvius probably noticed that it has been closed due to the high ... Read more | Add your comment

Arrests hit heroin trade in SE Ohio

  ATHENS (AP) — Authorities in southeastern Ohio say a series of arrests have put a dent in the region’s heroin trade. The Athens County ... Read more | Add your comment

Supreme Court upholds use of controversial execution drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as two ... Read more | Add your comment

OU Trustees approve budget, capital plan

The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved the fiscal year 2016 budget and Capital Improvement Plan at meetings on the university’s Southern Campus last week. ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Police announce crackdown where women missing  | Add your comment
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  4. One dead after high-speed chase  | Add your comment
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  6. New EVT degree offered at Southern  | Add your comment
  7. Some balk, while others rejoice at court ruling  | Add your comment
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  9. Aspire! Conservatory of Fine and Performing Art first of its kind in area  | Add your comment
  10. Commission successes detailed  | Add your comment
  11. Security cameras up and ready at Burlington Commons park  | Add your comment
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  13. Church remodel a family affair  | Add your comment
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Rain only delays Reds’ loss

Rain only delays Reds’ loss

CINCINNATI (AP) — After a long wait to get started, Anthony DeSclafani had a hard time doing anything quickly. Read more | Add your comment

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  3. Blue Jackets acquire Saad from Chicago  | 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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Secret gun files wrong

The Ohio Newspaper Association, joined by the Ohio Association of Broadcasters and the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police, as well as news organizations across ... Read more | Add your comment


County fair means good time

Can you smell the sweet aroma of the funnel cakes cooking? How about the taste of ... 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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Sheriff: Jail conditions worsening

Ninety-two prisoners were in the Lawrence County Jail on Monday. That is 65 more than the state says should be housed there. On top of ... Read more | Add your comment