SHERIDAN, Ohio -- Ohio Highway Patrol troopers were called to deal with an abandoned meth lab near the Grandview Inn along U.S. 52 in Sheridan, according to a dispatcher for the highway patrol.
ASHLAND -- Kentucky highway officials closed the Ben Williamson Memorial Bridge about 9:45 a.m. Thursday for safety reasons, causing traffic problems in Ironton as motorists tried to get back to Kentucky. The one-way bridge, which brings traffic from Ohio to Kentucky, will be closed at least through the holiday weekend.
IRONTON -- Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless has asked for some new cruisers, some used ones and even some Humvees. What he got was a deuce-and-a-half truck from the U.S. military.
Estate of John P. Simpson and Adam Armstrong et al, two parcels in Perry Township, $110,000.
PROCTORVILLE -- Fairland Southern Baptist Church, 10178 County Road 107, Proctorville, is hosting an Open Mic Night for Christian or gospel music at 5 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month.
It has been a dream of mine for a while to expand my culinary skills to include a few more vegetarian and vegan dishes.
PROCTORVILLE -- Mount Pisgah Committee, Inc., will honor veterans buried in Mount Pisgah Cemetery during the dedication service at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 27.
It's hard to believe it is already May! Our Agency loves a lot of things about May, especially the observance of Older Americans Month and the opportunity to host our annual Area Agency on Aging District 7 Senior Citizens Art Show!
COAL GROVE -- The Lawrence County Bass Club didn't have to travel far for its most recent tournament. The two-day event was Saturday and Sunday on the Ohio River in Coal Grove.
I wrote until I thought my hand would fall off. Then, I wrote more. Upon completion, more than 60, eighth-grade journals, divided into three groups, were stacked at the back of my classroom. This was my last written response as a teacher to my students' writing before they move on to high school. How do I sum up a school year in a paragraph or two? I faced the same dilemma countless other English and language arts teachers have dealt with through the years.
IRONTON -- The Greater Huntington Symphonic Band will perform its annual Memorial Day concert featuring patriotic music at 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 26, in the Riffe Center Mains Rotunda at Ohio University Southern.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- A Wheelersburg, Ohio, man was arrested Tuesday on charges of receiving stolen property and failure to report a crime, according to the office of Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini.
IRONTON -- The Lawrence County Horseman's Association invites the community to the grand opening of its new, outdoor horse arena on the south side of Ironton.
SOUTH POINT, Ohio -- Jerry Rowe, president of the Greater Lawrence County Area Chamber of Commerce for the past four months, announced Wednesday his plans to leave the post to pursue a business opportunity in Kentucky.
WHEELERSBURG, Ohio -- A Wheelersburg man was arrested last week after authorities reviewed a Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority security camera, according to the office of Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini.
HUNTINGTON -- The Stormwater Division of Huntington's Department of Public Works has extended its price discounts on rain barrels through Friday, May 24.
IRONTON -- A criminal child support case 15 years ago that saw a local doctor flee the country and practice medicine in Saipan before former Gov. Bob Taft refused to sign an extradition order ended Tuesday. Dr. Janna Cundiff Wilgus agreed to pay more than $100,000 in back child support and pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge.
WHEELERSBURG, Ohio -- A Greenup County, Ky., man is being held without bond in the Scioto County Jail for failure to appear in court.
IRONTON -- Police are searching for clues as they try to identify and prosecute those responsible for stealing 14 batteries from school buses in Ironton.
RACELAND, Ky. -- Work has started on a nearly $3 million project to rebuild Kentucky 750 (Pond Run Road) between U.S. 23 and Greenup Avenue in Raceland, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
IRONTON -- A local group working on Civil War commemorative events in Lawrence County is scheduled to meet at noon Tuesday, May 21, at the Ironton City Building to discuss events planned later this year and in 2014 and 2015.
ASHLAND -- An Ashland man was arrested earlier this week in Charleston and lodged in the South Central Regional Jail pending extradition back to Kentucky to faces charges of arson and tampering with physical evidence, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police.