The Herald-Dispatch Ohio News RSS 2015-05-29T06:32:15-04:00 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. Wheelersburg woman killed in car crash By DAVID E. MALLOY 2015-05-29T00:01:01-04:00 <p>WHEELERSBURG, Ohio - A 20-year-old Wheelersburg, Ohio, woman was killed in a crash Wednesday afternoon on Lick Run Road near Miller Road in the Wheelersburg area, according to a news release from the Ohio Highway Patrol.</p> <p></p> Money needed for local road projects By DAVID E. MALLOY 2015-05-29T00:01:01-04:00 <p>IRONTON - Engineering costs were approved Thursday for several local road projects, including a proposed $600,000 roundabout along County Road 410 near Sam's Club and Wal-Mart in Burlington, Ohio, but finding the money for the projects is another matter.</p> <p></p> Sheriff asks for partnership between STAR, jail By DAVID E. MALLOY 2015-05-29T00:01:01-04:00 <p>IRONTON - Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless asked the Lawrence County Board of Commissioners to approve a contract with the STAR Community Justice Center for shared costs at the proposed new jail in Franklin Furnace, Ohio, at the board's meeting on Thursday.</p> <p></p> Man charged in pharmacy break-in The Herald-Dispatch 2015-05-28T23:04:58-04:00 <p>SOUTH WEBSTER, Ohio - Scioto County sheriff's deputies arrested a Wheelersburg man Tuesday in relation to an incident at a South Webster, Ohio, pharmacy earlier this year.</p> <p></p> Lawrence County blotter By DAVID E. MALLOY 2015-05-28T00:01:01-04:00 <p>IRONTON The following information was compiled from Lawrence County Sheriff's Office reports:</p> <p>AGGRAVATED ROBBERY: A 55-year-old Chesapeake area woman reported last week that a man armed with a handgun and wearing a mask was waiting on her porch in Union Township and took about $700 in receipts from her job at Sky Lake.</p> <p></p> Dr. David Lucas: Your health and helping hands The Herald-Dispatch 2015-05-28T00:01:01-04:00 <p> You know that you&#39;re supposed to wash your hands repeatedly throughout the day for good health. Washing your hands helps stop the spread of disease and infection. But did you know that offering a helping hand to others can be equally beneficial for your heath? Yes, it is true. By giving to and helping others, you gain a healthy psychological posture and a positive, healthy attitude.</p> <p> &#160;</p> Chesapeake man gets 10 years in drug case By DAVID E. MALLOY 2015-05-28T00:01:01-04:00 <p>IRONTON - A Chesapeake, Ohio, man was sentenced Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to 10 years in prison for trafficking in heroin.</p> <p></p> Ohio 7 reopens to two lanes following bridge work The Herald-Dispatch 2015-05-28T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Lawrence Herald</p> <p>Restrictions have been lifted and Ohio 7 in Lawrence County is now open to two-way traffic following a bridge replacement project at the Indian Guyan Creek Bridge.</p> <p></p> Lawrence County records The Herald-Dispatch 2015-05-28T00:01:01-04:00 <p>William O. Harmon, 29, and Kayla Renee Robison, 21, Lawrence County.</p> <p>Michael Douglas Leonhart, 24, Greenup County, Ky., and Stephanie Elsie Meyers, 25, Lawrence County.</p> <p></p> Lawrence County worship news The Herald-Dispatch 2015-05-28T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Jungle Safari planned at Lucinda Baptist</p> <p>PROCTORVILLE - Join in the "Jungle Safari" at Lucinda Baptist Church Monday through Friday, June 1-5, 6:30-9 p.m.</p> <p></p>