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OUTDOOR RECREATION 2020 – Couple works to expand interest in bees

WILGUS —  “If it becomes something you like, it becomes something you really get passionate about,” Margaret Reid says of beekeeping. Just a few miles ... Read more

1 hour ago by Heath Harrison.

OUTDOOR RECREATION 2020 – Group brings the outdoors to special needs children

FAYETTE TOWNHIP — George McCalvin founded the Special Needs Youth Sportsmen in 2011. “I was watching a hunting show and they were taking special needs ... Read more

1 hour ago by Heath Harrison.

MEMORIAL DAY 2020 – Three decades of honor: Rowe’s work began with ham radio group

James A. Rowe has been involved with the Ironton-Lawrence County Memorial Day Parade every year for the past 29 years. He was this year’s grand ... Read more

2 hours ago by Heath Harrison.

2020 is second parade during a pandemic: Memorial Day came months before 1918 flu

This year, organizers of the Ironton-Lawrence County Memorial Day Parade faced a unique challenge in holding the event and maintaining public safety during the COVID-19 ... Read more

2 hours ago by Heath Harrison.

MEMORIAL DAY 2020 – Leading the parade: This year’s parade commander is organizer Lou Pyles

The parade commander of the 152nd Ironton-Lawrence County Memorial Day Parade was Lou Pyles, who is also one of the many people who have helped ... Read more

2 hours ago by Mark Shaffer.

MEMORIAL DAY 2020: Pedro native is veteran and honorary grand marshal

Sally Markel-Inglis is a native of Pedro and currently lives in Florida. This year, she was named as the honorary grand marshal of the Ironton-Lawrence ... Read more

2 hours ago by Staff Reports.

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 www.lawrencedd.org to access the meeting. Ironton ... Read more

3 hours ago by Sarah Simmons.

Announcements – 5/27/2020

—The Perkins Ridge Cemetery Association is accepting donations to help with mowing expenses, which can be mailed to Debbie Hayes, 8609 St. Rt. 217 Scottown, ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Today in History – 5/27/2020

Today is Wednesday, May 27, the 148th day of 2020. There are 218 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 27, ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Cancellations – 5/27/2020

PERI Meeting canceled The Public Employee Retirees Incorporated Chapter 62 meeting for Wednesday, June 3 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 restrictions. Buckeye Rural ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.

OUTDOOR RECREATION 2020 – Preserving the beauty: Symmes Creek Restoration Committee works to promote good stewardship, tourism

Preserving the Symmes Creek watershed is a win-win for Lawrence County, keeping the environment clean and creating tourism opportunities, the chairman of its caretaker organization ... Read more

3 hours ago by Heath Harrison.

OUTDOOR RECREATION 2020 – WNF trails open to hikers, bikers, horses

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting everything, including how the Ohio Department of Natural Resources is operating the state parks. The public outdoor spaces at state ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.

2020 Lawrence County Fair is canceled

Decision includes all events, including 4-H shows ROME TOWNSHIP — All events for the 2020 Lawrence County Fair are canceled. The fair board met on ... Read more

13 hours ago by Heath Harrison.

Tradition not deterred

Ironton hosts 152nd Memorial Day parade under COVID-19 restrictions It was a parade unlike any other. The 152nd Ironton-Lawrence County Memorial Day Parade took place ... Read more

2 days ago by Heath Harrison.

Plans in place for surge in COVID-19 cases

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing, one concern for the medical community is a surge of COVID-19 cases. While Lawrence County has had only a minimal ... Read more

4 days ago by markshaffer.

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