Party in the Park

Party in the Park

Second annual event success for community   The spirit of summer was alive and well Saturday at the second annual Party in the Park for ... Read more | Add your comment

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Levy approved for ballot in Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE — An operation levy for $2.75 million will be on the upcoming ballot in Chesapeake that will help pay for current expenses from the ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Local groups benefit from Party in the Park exposure  | Add your comment
  2. Is it marriage or not?  | Add your comment
  3. Taking center stage  | Add your comment

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Ohio community seeks clues, fights fear after 6 women vanish

CHILLICOTHE (AP) — The fate of six women — four of them dead, two missing for months — has people on edge in this small ... Read more | Add your comment

So beautiful | So deadly

So beautiful | So deadly

  Sparks of reds, blues and gold rush through the night sky. Fireworks. They mean fun, fantasy and delight. But not for Trisha Holsinger. For ... Read more | Add your comment

Debate grows on where $500,000 is or if it is anywhere

Question: Why was the sheriff’s test purchase order to see if there are any funds for moving the jail to the ORV rejected? Answer: A) ... Read more | Add your comment

Rain barely slows culvert replacement

CHESAPEAKE — Less than a month in, a culvert replacement project on State Route 243 is basically on schedule. “The rain caused a little bit ... Read more | Add your comment

Another Democrat may throw hat in ring

A fourth Democrat may enter the race to unseat current Lawrence County Commissioner Bill Pratt. On Thursday, Ironton area businessman Tim Edwards picked up a ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. City Center, courthouse closed Friday  | Add your comment
  2. Lake Vesuvius cleared to re-open  | Add your comment
  3. Family Fun Days have begun  | Add your comment
  4. Suspect in fatal shooting denies charge  | Add your comment
  5. South Point man pleads guilty in robbery case  | Add your comment
  6. Practicing for what they hope won’t happen  | Add your comment
  7. Local law enforcement assists with cases of missing women  | Add your comment
  8. Educational services center sponsors summer academy  | Add your comment
  9. YEA Health Fair offers resources to parents and their children  | Add your comment
  10. Will PO get approval?  | Add your comment
  11. Weather causes Friday concert to be rescheduled  | Add your comment
  12. Kasich signs $71B, 2-year budget after vetoing 44 items  | Add your comment
  13. Gardeners tilling away for 3rd season  | Add your comment
  14. South Point on temporary water shortage  | Add your comment


Brewers hammer Reds, 12-1

Brewers hammer Reds, 12-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds rookie Michael Lorenzen did not last very long against the Milwaukee Brewers. Carlos Gomez hit his first career grand slam and tied ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Reds try to stay ahead of Brewers  | Add your comment
  2. New features offered to Reds’ fans at Great American Ball Park  | Add your comment
  3. NFL suspends Gates, McClain, Richardson for first 4 weeks  | 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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Disaster serves as reminder

While it has been nearly 20 years since the Scottown fireworks stand fire that killed nine people and injured several others it is always important ... Read more | Add your comment


Desire for freedom infectious

This weekend, our nation celebrated the signing of the Declaration of Independence and its freedom from ... 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