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Protest against housing complex continues

ROME TOWNSHIP — A proposed project for senior citizens in Rome Township that neighbors there are fighting brought the protest once again before the Lawrence ... Read more

6 years ago by Benita Heath.

Where’s the money?

County auditor asks where funds will come from to move jail   The lease may be approved, but the funding to make the move still ... Read more

6 years ago by Benita Heath.

County jail lease OK’d

Move will be made in steps   The lease was approved. Now comes the transition of the county jail down to Scioto County and it ... Read more

6 years ago by Benita Heath.

Burlington park remains at crux of impasse

Keeping the status quo as far as the Burlington Commons park is what at least two of the county commissioners would like to see. Right ... Read more

6 years ago by Benita Heath.

Jail lease on commission agenda

By Thursday the county should know if its jail will now be located in Franklin Furnace at the former Ohio River Valley Juvenile Correctional Facility. ... Read more

6 years ago by Benita Heath.

Murder suspect waives extradition

A man arrested out of state and wanted in the murder of a South Point man is expected to be in Lawrence County custody this ... Read more

6 years ago by Staff Reports.

Brothers arrested by Ironton police: Accused of selling synthetic stimulant

After a four-month investigation into drug trafficking, the Ironton Police Department’s drug task force arrested two brothers accused of selling synthetic stimulants. Detective Joe Ross ... Read more

6 years ago by Michelle Goodman.

Woman admits selling Oxycodone: Sentencing set for Feb. 18

A South Point woman arrested in August by the Lawrence Drug and Major Crimes Task Force admitted to selling oxycodone Wednesday in Lawrence County Common ... Read more

6 years ago by Michelle Goodman.

Shooting suspect arrested

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A man on the run for allegedly shooting a South Point man two weeks ago has been arrested in Huntington. Justin A. ... Read more

6 years ago by Michelle Goodman.

Housing prisoners to cost more

To house prisoners at the Scioto County Jail just got more expensive. A contract presented to Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless from his counterpart in ... Read more

6 years ago by Benita Heath.

OUS emergency was false alarm: Campus was on lockdown for more than 1 hour

False reports of a gunman roaming the halls at Ohio University Southern on Wednesday caused the campus to initiate a precautionary lockdown. Word of a ... Read more

6 years ago by Brandon Roberts.

Suspect admits to 2013 murder

GREENUP COUNTY, Ky. — A Kitts Hill man involved in a polyamorous relationship charged with the 2013 murder of his co-worker admitted the crime Wednesday ... Read more

6 years ago by Michelle Goodman.

Pedro man gets probation, not time

A Pedro man facing time in a community-based correctional facility was given another chance to show the judge he was ready to go the straight ... Read more

6 years ago by Michelle Goodman.

Landfill closure could increase illegal dumping

The Iron Valley Landfill was closed temporarily after a fire this past December. Lawrence-Scioto Solid Waste Management District Coordinator Dan Palmer said he was notified ... Read more

6 years ago by Brandon Roberts.

Feds will prosecute former officers

With three former Lawrence County corrections officers under federal indictment, the county won’t proceed with its case against them. “The charges we filed were similar ... Read more

6 years ago by Benita Heath.

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