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Mar. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Two arrested on meth charges

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - Two people were arrested Wednesday on meth related charges and charges of receiving stolen property in Kentucky and Ohio, according to the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force.

 


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Gallipolis man gets six years for burglary

IRONTON - A Gallipolis, Ohio, man pleaded guilty Wednesday to burglary after he was found inside an eastern Lawrence County house when a homeowner and her children returned home.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

New flood risk maps take effect April 2

The Lawrence Herald

The result of nearly three years of study, new flood insurance rate maps will go into effect on April 2 for Lawrence County.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

ODNR seeks to recognize Ohio farm families

Courtesy of ODNR

COLUMBUS - Across the state, Ohio's farmers continue to adopt practices on their land aimed at addressing important conservation issues, such as improving Ohio's water quality. Food and agriculture remain Ohio's No. 1 industry, annually contributing more than $105 billion to the state's economy.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Wayne Forest to set prescribed burning operations within 10 weeks

The Associated Press

IRONTON - The USDA Forest Service's Wayne National Forest Ironton Ranger District is planning to conduct prescribed burning operations within the next 10 weeks to help sustain the oak-hickory forest ecosystem.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Proctorville seventh-grader places second in regional spelling bee

At least that's how Holli Leep, a seventh-grader at Fairland Middle School in Proctorville, wishes she had spelled the word with a French origin meaning a narrow trimming of lace. She said when someone is looking at the letters on paper it seems an easy enough word, but on stage, under the bright lights, things become more difficult.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Reaching '80% by 2018' would prevent more than 20,000 colorectal cancer deaths per year

Increasing colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates to 80 percent by 2018 would prevent an additional 21,000 colorectal cancer deaths per year by 2030, according to a new study.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Ohioans should anticipate a colorful spring wildflower season

Courtesy of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources

COLUMBUS - As the snow finally melts away, it's time for Ohio to once again begin to display an array of bright and vivid colors. The beauty of spring can be found along many of Ohio's wooded trails in the form of wildflowers from late March until May.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

OUS hosting informational workshop

The Lawrence Herald

IRONTON - Ohio University Southern is hosting informational workshops to provide Ohio parents and students with important details regarding the College Credit Plus initiative.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Bass club gets big turnout at first tournament

The Lawrence Herald

GRAYSON, Ky. - The Lawrence County Bass Club reports a huge turnout for its first tournament of the 2015 season.