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Food: Laidback gets new look, management

The Laidback Bar & Grill has been under new management since August. Krista Blankenship is now in charge, and she has been working to make ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:06 am


Not your average hamburger: Wise Guy’s Restaurant serves up angus beef and more at Elks

Wise Guy’s Restaurant, located at the street entrance of the Ironton Elks Club, isn’t your average burger joint. “They’re fresh-pattied burgers, and are high quality ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Monday, August 10, 2020 10:03 am


A dream realized: New dance studio opened by high school student in downtown Chesapeake

By Taylor Burnette For The Tribune CHESAPEAKE — Kenzie Buchanan, a student at Fairland High School, fulfilled her lifelong dream of opening her own dance ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:10 am


Community Calendar – 6/3/2020

Calendar items can be sent to Wednesday Chesapeake BOE Meeting The Chesapeake Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. The ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 9:07 am


Community Calendar – 5/27/2020

Thursday DD Board Meeting Lawrence County Developmental Disabilities will have a special board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Go to to access the meeting. Ironton ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:01 am


Community Calendar – 4/11/2020

Monday Fairland BOE Meeting The Fairland Board of Education will have its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Due to the governor’s orders regarding public ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Saturday, April 11, 2020 12:20 pm


Despite changes, mission is the same

In the weeks since the coronavirus pandemic has begun spreading across the U.S., a lot has changed. Businesses deemed non-essential have been forced to close ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Friday, April 10, 2020 6:41 am


Briefings have become must-watch TV

In the strange times we now live in, the daily briefings by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has become must-see television. With people viewing across a ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Friday, April 3, 2020 8:28 am


OSHP clerk retires after 30 years: Scarberry started at Ironton Post in 1990

On Friday, the Ironton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol had one of its longest-employed clerks retire after 30 years of service. Trish Scarberry ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Saturday, March 28, 2020 9:29 am


Art in the time of COVID-19

Toilet paper, Hand sanitizer and Prescriptions — these are not the most common subjects depicted in works of art. But COVID-19 wasn’t common until recently, ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Friday, March 27, 2020 7:00 am


Adapting to crisis: Locals businesses, musicians feel impacts of COVID-19

With Ohio under a state of emergency due to the worldwide outbreak of the coronavirus, limits on crowds and gatherings and the practicing of social ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:04 am


Pipes, coronavirus discussed at port authority meeting

The Lawrence County Port Authority held a virtual meeting Tuesday morning to discuss the effects of the coronavirus on local business, among other items. Since ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:46 am


Exhibit celebrates nature: Local artist works in handcrafted paper

Local artist Emily Monnig is working with an ancient medium dating back almost 2,000 years — paper. Ohio University Southern’s gallery is currently filled with ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:00 am


SOMC plans a ‘ladies’ night out with Pamper Your Heart

PORTSMOUTH — Southern Ohio Medical Center is hosting a ladies’ night out, complete with heavy hors d’oeuvres and local vendors. Local women are invited to ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Friday, February 14, 2020 8:05 am


New food truck offers fresh options

There’s a new food truck helping to fill hungry bellies in town. Atlas Bites taco truck has been operating for about three weeks. So far ... Read more

by Sarah Simmons, Saturday, February 8, 2020 7:57 am

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