The Herald-Dispatch Ohio News RSS 2014-10-21T23:16:20-04:00 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. Nine indicted by Boyd County grand jury The Herald-Dispatch 2014-10-20T23:58:10-04:00 <p> CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- Nine people were indicted Monday by a Boyd County grand jury, according to the office of Commonwealth&#39;s Attorney David Justice.</p> Candidates forum set for Ironton on Tuesday The Herald-Dispatch 2014-10-20T23:54:30-04:00 <p> IRONTON -- The Greater Lawrence County Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a "Meet the Candidates" forum from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Bowman Auditorium at the Collins building on the Ohio University Southern campus. </p> MCTC festival is slated to become new annual event DAVID E. MALLOY 2014-10-18T23:39:32-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- The inaugural "Top of the Mountain Festival" at the Mountwest Community and Technical College will become an annual event, according to Janet Smith, chairman of the Allied Health program at the college. </p> Financing new jail complicated undertaking DAVID E. MALLOY 2014-10-18T00:29:30-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- Lawrence County's bonding potential alone likely isn't enough to finance a new jail in Lawrence County. </p> Charges filed against seven in Boyd court The Herald-Dispatch 2014-10-18T09:24:49-04:00 <p> CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- Criminal charges have been filed in Boyd County Circuit Court this week against seven people, according to the office of Commonwealth&#39;s Attorney David Justice.</p> Scioto couple set to face drug charges DAVID E. MALLOY 2014-10-17T00:00:00-04:00 <p>LUCASVILLE, Ohio -- A Scioto County man and his wife were arrested Wednesday night and charged with two counts of trafficking in heroin and two counts of possession of heroin, according to a news release from the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force. </p> South Point residents to vote on police levy DAVID E. MALLOY urn:uuid:77808212-dbb0-48b8-bef4-090d3f6472c3 2014-10-16T08:51:45-04:00 <p> SOUTH POINT, Ohio &#8212; Voters in South Point will decide on election day what kind of police force village residents are willing to pay for.Voters will decide to approve or disapprove a continuing three-mill levy that will provide four full-time police officers and hire another three parttime officers working up to 39 hours a week to patrol South Point streets.</p> Governor John Kasich to appear in Ironton The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:c7773cbb-8d77-4935-b4e5-5d3095f9f295 2014-10-16T08:01:39-04:00 <p class="abody"> <span class="Fid_6">IRONTON - Gov. John Kasich, the Republican candidate for Ohio governor, will make a campaign stop at the Depot in Ironton at 3:30 p.m. Friday, according to his campaign.</span></p> Hiking trail set to be dedicated Thursday The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:8df61021-5de8-4c31-959d-cfb58d1c4df6 2014-10-16T08:00:27-04:00 <p class="abody"> <span class="Fid_6">ASHLAND - The 1.4mile Charles and Betty Russell Hiking Trail will be dedicated at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.</span></p> Clinton urges Ky. to send Grimes to senate The Associated Press urn:uuid:14595ab9-9504-476d-b6b8-2baf94ae92ff 2014-10-16T07:55:36-04:00 <p> LOUISVILLE, Ky. &#8212; Hillary Rodham Clinton urged Kentucky voters to send Democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes to the Senate to protect the state&#39;s 521,000 Kentuckians who have health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.</p>