The Herald-Dispatch Ohio News RSS 2015-03-04T21:33:00-05:00 urn:uuid:3e3c293b-cc71-4988-b15f-06c61ae78cf6 Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. District pays $300K to settle case By DAVID E. MALLOY 2015-03-04T00:01:01-05:00 <p>CHESAPEAKE, Ohio - The Chesapeake School District has paid $300,000 to settle a bullying case filed b</p> Site work underway on Portsmouth Bypass By DAVID E. MALLOY 2015-03-04T00:01:01-05:00 <p>PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - Site preparation work is underway on the $429 million Portsmouth Bypass, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.</p> <p></p> Lawrence jail overcrowding fix proposed By DAVID E. MALLOY 2015-02-28T00:01:01-05:00 <p>IRONTON - Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless has proposed opening only one of four pods at the former youth prison in Franklin Furnace for 25 prisoners and keeping the existing jail in Ironton open to house prisoners.</p> <p></p> Two county leaders oppose senior housing site By DAVID E. MALLOY 2015-02-28T00:01:01-05:00 <p>IRONTON - An application for a planned, $9.7 million senior housing complex in Rome Township was submitted last week for funding without the support of the Lawrence County Board of Commissioners.</p> <p></p> Authorities dismantle meth labs in Franklin Furnace on Wednesday The Herald-Dispatch 2015-02-27T00:01:01-05:00 <p>FRANKLIN FURNACE, Ohio - Scioto County sheriff's deputies and members of the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force had to respond twice to a home on Green Drive in Franklin Furnace on Wednesday to dismantle one-pot meth labs, according to a news release.</p> <p></p> Two Central Ohio men get 5 years in local drug case By DAVID E. MALLOY 2015-02-26T23:48:10-05:00 <p>IRONTON - A Columbus, Ohio, area man and his uncle were sentenced to five years in prison in a drug case in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.</p> <p></p> Some Lawrence Water customers still without service By DAVID E. MALLOY 2015-02-26T23:47:13-05:00 <p>SCOTTOWN, Ohio - Water service had been restored to most of the 2,200 Lawrence Water customers Thursday, but about 55 could have low or no water pressure and other customers face a boil water advisory.</p> <p></p> Lawrence County DD activities planned By DAVID E. MALLOY 2015-02-26T00:01:01-05:00 <p>IRONTON PIKETON, Ohio - A number of activities, including the 16th annual Chili Fest and Craft Show, are planned in March as part of the Lawrence County Board of Developmental Disabilities awareness month.</p> <p></p> Jeremy Cuzzourt, MD, ENT, joins Holzer practice The Herald-Dispatch 2015-02-26T00:01:01-05:00 <p>The Lawrence Herald</p> <p>PROCTORVILLE - Ear, nose and throat physician Jeremy Cuzzourt, MD, has joined Holzer's Liberty Circle location in Proctorville, Ohio.</p> <p></p> Orange Hericot Verts like a serving of sunshine The Herald-Dispatch 2015-02-26T00:01:01-05:00 <p>We're searching for a getaway trip. We want to take a cruise to somewhere tropical. I've secretly been perusing photos of ships docked in the most beautiful island setting. </p> <p></p>