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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

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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

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Habitat for Humanity featured at Chamber 4th Friday luncheon

PROCTORVILLE— A new partnership is on the radar for the Huntington Area Habitat for Humanity. “Coming up, we’ll be working for the first time ever ... Read more | Add your comment

Bakery distribution center added at The Point

Bakery distribution center added at The Point

SOUTH POINT — The Point industrial park is currently in the process of constructing a new building that will house a Bimbo Bakeries USA distribution ... Read more | Add your comment

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

Finding the money: Boggs wants ideas on how to pay for new jail

Coming up with a specified way to fund building a county jail is the next step in the process, according to jail committee chair Les ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Health department closer to possible move  | Add your comment
  2. 1st half tax bills are in the mail  | Add your comment
  3. OUS emergency was false alarm: Campus was on lockdown for more than 1 hour  | Add your comment
  4. Suspect admits to 2013 murder  | Add your comment
  5. Former trustee appointed to board  | Add your comment
  6. Mailers to go out to update appraisals  | Add your comment
  7. Pedro man gets probation, not time  | Add your comment
  8. 2015 Brown Bag Concerts officially under way at OUS  | Add your comment
  9. Landfill closure could increase illegal dumping  | Add your comment
  10. Community center to host bean dinner fundraiser  | Add your comment
  11. OUS Ironton lockdown false alarm  | Add your comment
  12. ‘Be the one’: event honors MLK’s legacy  | Add your comment
  13. MLK essay winners announced  | Add your comment
  14. Bollinger returns to work: AG could send case to grand jury  | Add your comment

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Angry Reds plan to bounce back

Angry Reds plan to bounce back

ASHLAND, Ky. — There was a movie once called “12 Angry Men.” The Cincinnati Reds could easily be 12 angry men times two. Read more | Add your comment

  1. Teamwork triggers Fighting Tigers win  | Add your comment
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  3. Panthers down Pointers without leading scorer  | Add your comment

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‘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

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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

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Remembering

Remembering

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