Beer fest a success

Beer fest a success

  Funds go to Kiwanis, Friends of Ironton projects The inaugural Great River Craft Brew Fest Saturday afternoon at the Ro-Na, sponsored by the Ironton ... Read more | Add your comment

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More than 200 pounds of medicine dropped off

The Lawrence-Scioto Solid Waste Management District held its annual drug take back in Lawrence County Saturday at Ironton Hills Plaza in which more drugs were ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Cabell CFO speaks at chamber luncheon  | Add your comment
  2. Free Comic Book Day is Saturday, May 2  | Add your comment
  3. Macker Mania!  | 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

Streetscape line item on budget passes 4-2

A $3,000 line item for the streetscaping and beautification of the city, proposed by Ironton in Bloom, was added to the budget. At the finance ... Read more | Add your comment

2 named to Lawrence County port authority

A Huntington, West Virginia, accountant and a longtime community activist and banker have been named to the Lawrence County Port Authority. The appointments of Hayflich ... Read more | Add your comment

Many Symmes Creek Restoration Committee events in store

The Symmes Creek Restoration Committee has many upcoming events, with the next, the “Fun Float” at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 16 at the Sky ... Read more | Add your comment

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

  1. Science is focus of Earth Day at OUS  | Add your comment
  2. Detroit woman sentenced to prison  | Add your comment
  3. Will state budget hurt, help county  | Add your comment
  4. Gatsby theme of St. Joe show  | Add your comment
  5. Health fair, yard sale upcoming Lions Club events  | Add your comment
  6. Seconded reading of budget amendment to be given tonight  | Add your comment
  7. OUS to give tours to law enforcement agencies  | Add your comment
  8. Boil water advisory issued  | Add your comment
  9. Dawson-Bryant High School leading the way in technology  | Add your comment
  10. $1.3M road paving is scheduled  | Add your comment
  11. Preschoolers beat record for raising funds for El Hasa Shriners  | Add your comment
  12. Jeremiah 38 Ministries presents new Gospel production  | Add your comment
  13. Farm comes to school  | Add your comment
  14. Work to begin on slip  | Add your comment


Ironton, Carrico rally for 7-3 win

Ironton, Carrico rally for 7-3 win

SOUTH POINT — Ironton coach Larry Goodwin liked seeing a win, but he liked some other things he saw. Goodwin liked how his team responded to ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Hornets get key OVC win  | Add your comment
  2. Lady Dragons’ Riley signs with Shawnee  | Add your comment
  3. Rain postpones Reds-Cubs game  | 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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Gus Macker positive for city, county

In less than a month, several blocks on Second Street in downtown Ironton will transform from a busy thoroughfare filled with motorists to a collection ... Read more | Add your comment


Lions Club needs your help

One of my favorite things to do in the spring and summer is spend a Saturday ... 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