Macker Mania!

Macker Mania!

  The excitement for the upcoming Gus Macker basketball tournament began at Buffalo Wild Wings Thursday evening, as Ironton Gus Macker held its sponsor dinner ... Read more | Add your comment

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Boggs: $250K won’t go to jail

One hurdle down. Now it’s up to the state auditor to see if the county can use the $250,000 given to it following a change ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Streetscape line item on budget passes 4-2  | Add your comment
  2. 2 named to Lawrence County port authority  | Add your comment
  3. Many Symmes Creek Restoration Committee events in store  | Add your comment

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Annual Highlands Museum Victorian tea event set for May 9

ASHLAND, Ky. — Each May, Friends of the Highlands, the Highlands Museum and Discovery Center’s support organization, host a Victorian Tea. This year’s event is ... Read more | Add your comment

Science is focus of Earth Day at OUS

Science is focus of Earth Day at OUS

  The main theme of the Earth Day activities at Ohio University Southern on Wednesday was science, as a large group from Russell Middle School ... Read more | Add your comment

Detroit woman sentenced to prison

A Detroit, Michigan, woman arrested in October for trafficking oxycodone through Lawrence County was sentenced to prison Wednesday in common pleas court. Tegan Alexander-Lindsey, 24, ... Read more | Add your comment

Will state budget hurt, help county

House vote process moves forward   Earlier this month Ohio governor’s biennium budget got derailed by the state House Finance Committee, headed by Lawrence County’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Gatsby theme of St. Joe show

The students of St. Joseph High School will take to the stage this weekend for its 39th Annual Variety Show. The theme is set circa ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Health fair, yard sale upcoming Lions Club events  | Add your comment
  2. Seconded reading of budget amendment to be given tonight  | Add your comment
  3. OUS to give tours to law enforcement agencies  | Add your comment
  4. Boil water advisory issued  | Add your comment
  5. Dawson-Bryant High School leading the way in technology  | Add your comment
  6. $1.3M road paving is scheduled  | Add your comment
  7. Preschoolers beat record for raising funds for El Hasa Shriners  | Add your comment
  8. Jeremiah 38 Ministries presents new Gospel production  | Add your comment
  9. Farm comes to school  | Add your comment
  10. Work to begin on slip  | Add your comment
  11. Block grant would fund sidewalk replacement  | Add your comment
  12. $71.5 billion budget clears House committee  | Add your comment
  13. South Point issues boil water advisory  | Add your comment
  14. Dogs take center stage  | Add your comment


SP’s Kearns inks with Tiffin

SP’s Kearns inks with Tiffin

SOUTH POINT — Trey Kearns plans to help defend his country. But first he plans to defend his team’s goal. The South Point Pointers’ senior soccer ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Bailey bouncing back but bullpen breaks down  | Add your comment
  2. Pleasants, Pennington in N/S game  | Add your comment
  3. Ironton holds off Redmen  | Add your comment


Helping those most in need

Myers reflects on career changes   When Gene Myers came to work at the department of job and family services, it was definitely a paper ... Read more | Add your comment

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Trees valuable resource

Many people may know that today is National Arbor Day. But many may not know how this observance was started or that this year marks ... Read more | Add your comment


Remembering Mr. Cartoon

I know for many, the thought of the 24-hour stations dedicated to cartoons wasn’t something that ... 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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Boggs: $250K won’t go to jail

One hurdle down. Now it’s up to the state auditor to see if the county can use the $250,000 given to it following a change ... Read more | Add your comment