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Lawrence County has 25th COVID-19 death, over 900 have had the novel coronavirus

On Sunday, the Lawrence County Health Department reported that the county has had over 900 COVID-19 cases since March 25 and that a 25th person ... Read more

3 days ago by Mark Shaffer.

Obituaries – 10/19/2020

Mona Bundy June 4, 1933–Oct. 16, 2020   Mona Irene Bundy, 87, of Coal Grove, passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at her residence.   ... Read more

3 days ago by Obituaries.

College Football Polls

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 17, total points based on 25 ... Read more

3 days ago by Associated Press.

Remembrances of an old friend, getting back into space is expensive

On Oct. 7, 2020, the aviation community lost a wonderful friend, Jimmy McCown. He was not only a pilot and an aircraft mechanic, but also ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Falconry not for faint of heart

I have a falcon on my head. It is training time for the birds of prey. Focus is an American Kestrel or sparrow hawk. It ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

The truth is the truth and nothing but the truth

The word dogma is defined as a principle, or set of principles, laid down by an authority as incontrovertibly true. The word rose to prominence ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Discovering what court considers evidence

Dear Lawyer Mark: I was watching a movie about a lawyer the other day, and they kept talking about “discovery.” I watched the whole movie, ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

Yost addresses voting issues

Advises Ohioans not to engage in illegal activities On Wednesday, Ohio Attorney General David Yost released a video addressing concerns about early voting in the ... Read more

5 days ago by Mark Shaffer.

Brown, representatives seek answers about Ohio SOS contact with attorney

Group calls Von Spakovshy ‘ leading voter suppression advocate’ WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, along with several Democratic members of the state’s ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

FOOD: Christmas gift led to Raney family business

By AUSTIN JOHNSON The Ironton Tribune Raney’s Beef Jerky is hand cut, marinated, prepared and packaged by the Raney family in southern Ohio. “The whole ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

CEMETERY WALK: A historic resting place

Woodland Cemetery serves as resting place and wealth of history Normally, in October, the Lawrence County Museum hosts its annual Historic Cemetery Walk at Woodland ... Read more

5 days ago by Heath Harrison.

CEMETERY WALK: The time Col. Lambert was shot down over enemy lines

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following column is adapted from its original publication last year for the 125th anniversary of Col. William Lambert’s birth. Lambert and his ... Read more

5 days ago by Guest Columnist.

ARTS & CULTURE: City celebrates milestone with Blenko pieces

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The City of Huntington will celebrate a milestone year in 2021, and those interested can take a piece of the celebration home ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

CEMETERY WALK: Notable graves at Woodland Cemetery

• Coy Bacon (1943–2008), defensive lineman and player in the National Football League. • George Bay (1835–1916), businessman and captain whose company built more than 40 steamboats. ... Read more

5 days ago by Heath Harrison.

A ghoulish attraction

Couple’s elaborate Halloween house is a crowdpleaser Larry Wilson, of Ironton says Halloween has long been a favorite time of year for him. “I’ve always ... Read more

5 days ago by Heath Harrison.

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