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Editorial: Readying for the return

In less than a month, school districts in Lawrence County will be resuming in-person classes for the first time since the governor ordered them closed ... Read more

Jeri Fields: COVID-19 Medicare scam alert

Since older Americans are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19, we want to remind Medicare beneficiaries to be vigilant and take precautions to avoid falling victim to ... Read more

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman: We must keep up fight on addiction

For more than 25 years, I’ve worked to address the drug addiction epidemic that has affected so many lives across Ohio. Over the last several ... Read more

Jim Crawford: Trump’s has programmed multiple re-election productions

Trailing in virtually all polling by margins seemingly too wide to overcome, Trump Productions has turned to its best entertainment programming and it is not ... Read more

Chris Perry: Nation is grateful for the accomplishments of Lewis

Ex•em•plar noun A person or thing serving as an example or excellent model. I, like the rest of the world, woke to the sorrowful news ... Read more

Editorial: We all owe them a debt

In a few weeks, the world will mark the 75th anniversary of V-J Day. While observed officially in the United States on Sept. 2, internationally ... Read more

Editorial: A word of thanks to a contributor

We would like to take this time to thank Patti Howerton for her contributions to The Ironton Tribune. For the past several years, Howerton has ... Read more

Editorial: Speech should have included action

Last week, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine gave a televised address to the state regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. With cases spiking in many areas and several ... Read more

Letter to the editor: Options exist to help with gas expenses in pandemic

Many Ohioans are having a tough time paying their bills because of the pandemic -— and we want to help. I urge Columbia Gas customers ... Read more

Danny Tyree: Do you have a favorite story from heat waves past?

Much of the nation is experiencing a prolonged heat wave, so of course your humble columnist counterintuitively conjures up WARM MEMORIES to comfort himself. When ... Read more

Mark McCown: Bankruptcy works in certain circumstances

Dear Lawyer Mark: I have a question about bankruptcy. I got stuck with a mortgage payment that went way up last year and couldn’t pay ... Read more

U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson: Williams is worthy of Presidential Medal of Freedom

EDITOR’S NOTE: U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson released the following statement this week, regarding efforts to lead a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to ... Read more

Jim Crawford: Redefining socialism and capitalism

What word could carry more negative content in the political world than socialism? What other word could Republicans use more frequently to define Democrats as ... Read more

MJ Wixsom: Waiting until last minute is not good for animals

I’m getting a late start to my article writing this Saturday afternoon because we had an emergency come in after we closed. While some of ... Read more

Jeri Fields: New Social Security web feature puts you in control

The future can be uncertain. However, Social Security’s new Advance Designation program can help put you in control of your benefits if a time comes ... Read more

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