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May. 24, 2015 @ 10:01 PM

High schools honor graduates

Chesapeake, South Point and Ironton high schools hosted graduation ceremonies Sunday.

May. 24, 2015 @ 10:01 PM

VA claims clinic is June 10

The Department of Veterans Affairs is hosting a claims clinic on June 10.

May. 24, 2015 @ 09:34 PM

Gallery: 2015 Ironton High School Graduation

Ironton High School conducted its 147th annual commencement ceremony Sunday night at Tanks Memorial Stadium in Ironton, Ohio.

Bishop Nash can be contacted at bnash@heralddispatch.com and on Twitter at @BishopNash.

May. 24, 2015 @ 07:05 PM

Gallery: 2015 Chesapeake High School graduation

Chesapeake graduates 86 students on Sunday, May 24, 2015, at Chesapeake High School.

May. 24, 2015 @ 05:08 PM

Gallery: 2015 South Point High School Graduation

South Point High School graduated 113 students as it conducted its annual graduation ceremony Sunday afternoon in South Point, Ohio.

Bishop Nash can be contacted at bnash@heralddispatch.com and on Twitter at @BishopNash.

May. 24, 2015 @ 04:38 PM

Saturday afternoon obituary update

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Check back at 6:30 p.m. for more updated information on area deaths, and read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Monday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

May. 24, 2015 @ 01:07 PM

Ohio bill would give state boost to veteran entrepreneurs

Ohio lawmakers are considering a bill to provide a bid preference of 5 percent or $5,000 to veteran-owned businesses competing for state contracts.

May. 24, 2015 @ 12:15 PM

In the coalfields, dilapidated sites make way for renewal

The building crew from the nonprofit Coalfield Development Corp. is part of a broad effort to tackle a legacy of the coal industry's boom-and-bust nature in many Appalachian communities: empty or unkempt buildings. They have become eyesores in otherwise scenic towns and reminders that coal's best days are long gone, and leaders know that these structures need to find new life or be gone as well before the communities can attract new employers and residents.

May. 24, 2015 @ 11:17 AM

Three jailed on felony charges

Nine people were booked Sunday morning at the Western Regional Jail in Barboursville, three of them on felony charges.

May. 24, 2015 @ 10:25 AM

Ohio lawmakers want to speed up trauma emergency transport

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio legislators are pushing for changes to how emergency workers deal with trauma victims.