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Name released in train death

Florida man admits online school threat

Florida man admits online school threat

  A trial set to begin Thursday in the case of a man who wrote a threatening online post against Ironton Elementary School was cancelled ... Read more | Add your comment

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Man hit by train dies

 Name not yet released   A man is dead after being hit by a train at the McPherson Street crossing in Ironton. The incident happened ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Click to stay at dog pound  | Add your comment
  2. Ironton City Council has regular meeting  | Add your comment
  3. Court hears arraignments  | Add your comment

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Frogtown donates to FOP

Frogtown donates to FOP

  Every year when the motorcycles roar into town for Rally on the River, hundreds of campers follow, setting up in various locations in the ... Read more | Add your comment

Standoff over gay marriage licenses wears on, despite court ruling

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A familiar scene repeated itself at a rural Kentucky courthouse: a gay couple marched into the clerk’s office, requested a marriage ... Read more | Add your comment

Norma Meek named executive director of PAC

ASHLAND, Ky. — The Board of Directors for the Paramount Arts Center announced that Norma Meek will serve as executive director of the historical performing ... Read more | Add your comment

Bimbo bread recalled

HORSHAM, PA. — Bimbo Bakeries USA has initiated a voluntary regional recall of certain bread products under the Sara Lee, Kroger, Bimbo, Nature’s Harvest, Great ... Read more | Add your comment

Book chronicles life, legacy of Ironton native

Book chronicles life, legacy of Ironton native

What’s in a name? A lot if you’re Ray O’Conor. Until a few years ago, O’Conor, a former bank president and CEO, thought his first ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Suspect in bank break-in arraigned  | Add your comment
  2. Alleged drug traffickers indicted  | Add your comment
  3. Homeless shelter ‘idea on hold’  | Add your comment
  4. Two items on Ironton City Council agenda  | Add your comment
  5. First Highlanders Hero Con coming Sept. 5  | Add your comment
  6. Reporter, cameraman killed on air; gunman dies  | Add your comment
  7. TV suspect found suffering from gunshot wound  | Add your comment
  8. Extravaganza focuses on women’s health  | Add your comment
  9. Ironton businesses victims of break-ins  | Add your comment
  10. School takes security steps  | Add your comment
  11. People for the Point preparing for 2015 Heritage Day  | Add your comment
  12. Ironton In Bloom to have annual fall bulb sale  | Add your comment
  13. Traffic delays expected to hit Chesapeake soon  | Add your comment
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Greinke outduels DeSclafani as Dodgers blank Reds, 1-0

Greinke outduels DeSclafani as Dodgers blank Reds, 1-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani once again pitched well against Zack Greinke. And once more, the Cincinnati rookie came up just short against the Dodgers ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. Ironton girls top Lady Hornets in volleyball match  | Add your comment
  2. Pointers hold off Flyers, 5-3  | Add your comment
  3. Lucasville shuts out Portsmouth, 33-0  | 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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All must work toward ‘dream’

In a time when our nation seems to be in some type of turmoil at every turn, it is time to heed the words of ... Read more | Add your comment


Lower ticket prices could help

What signifies the end of summer for you? While the official end of the summer season ... 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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Haverhill Chemicals

Looking for buyer; laying off workers HAVERHILL — As the owners of the beleaguered Haverhill Chemicals try to find a buyer, right now employees there ... Read more | Add your comment