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Road Work – 3/28/2020

• A single lane restriction is in effect on U.S. 52 westbound between the Ashland, Kentucky Twin Bridges and Lick Creek Road for median barrier ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Briggs Library News – 3/28/2020

Whether your social distancing plan includes working from home or sheltering in place, now is a good time to add new job skills. With that ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.

ACTC spring commencement postponed

ASHLAND, Ky. — As Ashland Community and Technical College continues to monitor the situation with COVID-19, based on direction from state and national health experts, ... Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Meeting the need: Locals creating masks for medical and emergency workers

Hospital and emergency workers are on the front lines in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. If a surge in cases occurs, the need for protective gear ... Read more

7 hours ago by Heath Harrison.

BCI requests public tips in Portsmouth case

PORTSMOUTH — On March 25, the Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) assisted local authorities in executing a search warrant in Portsmouth at ... Read more

22 hours ago by Staff Reports.

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

1 day ago by Sarah Simmons.

Local health centers receive grants

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, announced on Tuesday that several local health centers received grants from the Health Resources & Service Administration’s Health ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Coronavirus cases in Ohio

COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine said on Thursday that the number of coronavirus cases in Ohio stands at 867. Of those, 223 have been hospitalized ... Read more

1 day ago by Heath Harrison.

$2.2T coronavirus aid plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a mammoth $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the ... Read more

1 day ago by Associated Press.

Unemployment surge is five times the record set in 1982

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — almost five times the previous record set in 1982 — amid ... Read more

1 day ago by Associated Press.

Energy assistance programs applications updated

The Ohio Development Services Agency and Ironton-Lawrence Community Action Organization are working to help keep Ohioans safe during this time of emergency. Recently, Ohio Gov. ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Community Calendar – 3/27/2020

Tuesday County Commissioners Meeting The Lawrence County Commissioners will meet at 10 a.m. at the JROC Center, 715 Lane St., Coal Grove. The meeting not ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Announcements – 3/27/2020

— The leadership of Healing Our Nation Prayer Rally has cancelled the Healing Our Nation Community Bible Giveaway 2020, scheduled for the Memorial Day parade, ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Feeding Lawrence County – 3/27/2020

Ironton City Schools Grab and go meals containing both breakfast and lunch for a couple days. Monday and Wednesday at the following locations: Ironton Middle ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Senior shopping hours – 3/27/2020

Senior hours of local stores listed below: • Bartram & Son 2407 South 6th Street, Ironton 7-8 a.m. daily • Dollar General 520 South 3rd ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

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