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Ironton resident opens Little Free Library

Ironton resident opens Little Free Library

  In the front yard of Ironton resident Lois Terkhorn’s house on Kevin Street stands “Bobcat Books,” a registered Little Free Library open to anyone ... Read more | 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

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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 guilty pleas today in common pleas court. ... Read more | Add your comment

Children enjoy library activities

Children enjoy library activities

  The theme of this week’s toddler time Tuesday morning at the Ironton Briggs Library was Valentine’s Day, as community children listened to stories, participated ... Read more | Add your comment

Utility fee cut not yet determined

Third reading set for next meeting COAL GROVE — An ordinance that would get rid of the $5 utility user fee on each water bill ... Read more | Add your comment

Ohio reports first 2 Zika Virus cases

Virus tabletop exercise planning underway COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Health is reporting Ohio’s first two cases of Zika virus in a returning traveler ... Read more | Add your comment

OLBH auxiliary raises nearly $100,000

RUSSELL, Ky. — The Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) Auxiliary has presented Bon Secours Kentucky Health System officials with a check for $55,000 to ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Food pantry feeding the needy  | Add your comment
  2. Layoffs possibility at sheriff’s office  | Add your comment
  3. Finding a home  | Add your comment
  4. Lawrence students advance in robotics tournament  | Add your comment
  5. Ham radio licenses at all-time high  | Add your comment
  6. St. Joe pulls top honors  | Add your comment
  7. Museum event deemed success  | Add your comment
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  9. Leaving his mark  | Add your comment
  10. Reward offered for info  | Add your comment
  11. Ashland couple plead not guilty to murder  | Add your comment
  12. Young scientists compete in fair  | Add your comment
  13. Ashland couple plead not guilty to murder of son  | Add your comment
  14. Students show off scientific findings  | Add your comment

Sports

Ironton’s Barker signs with D2 Eagles

Ironton’s Barker signs with D2 Eagles

When people talk about America as the land where dreams can come true, count Andrew Barker among those who believe. The Ironton Fighting Tigers’ 6-foot-1, 200-pound ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Female Flyers rally by Miller  | Add your comment
  2. Ex-Browns’ LB Bryant indicted on drug charges  | Add your comment
  3. Herd hires Pearson as new RB coach  | 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

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Breakfast benefits community

Saturday morning, the Ironton Rotary Club continues its decades-long tradition of serving pancakes and sausage to the community. But more than a tradition of serving ... Read more | Add your comment

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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

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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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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