The Herald-Dispatch Ohio News RSS 2014-10-01T00:21:37-04:00 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. Website listing charter school costs debated The Associated Press urn:uuid:82b539d4-c2a4-4f6b-a23d-8f5954052dd1 2014-09-30T18:17:15-04:00 <p> COLUMBUS, Ohio &#8212; Two organizations critical of charter schools have launched a website that they say provides Ohioans side-by-side comparisons of their traditional public school districts and all the public and private charter schools operating there.</p> Ohio early voting times change DAVID E. MALLOY 2014-09-30T00:00:00-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court changed the times for early voting in Ohio, which had been scheduled to start today, Tuesday, Sept. 30. </p> Prescribed burn planned at Wayne National Forest The Herald-Dispatch 2014-09-30T00:00:00-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- The USDA Forest Service's Wayne National Forest, Ironton Ranger District, is planning prescribed burning operations within the next several weeks. The district anticipated conditions may be favorable for burning from Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, according to a news release. </p> South Point schools involved in active-shooter training exercise DAVID E. MALLOY 2014-09-30T00:00:00-04:00 <p>SOUTH POINT, Ohio -- Several hundred teachers, administrators and emergency personnel participated in an active-shooter training exercise Monday at South Point High School and South Point Middle School. </p> Friends of the Library set for Oct. 3-4 in Ohio The Herald-Dispatch 2014-09-26T00:00:00-04:00 <p>SOUTH POINT, Ohio -- Friends of the Library at the Southern Branch of the Briggs Lawrence County Public Library will conduct its annual Book, Bake and White Elephant Sale Oct. 3 and 4. </p> Ohio asks US Supreme Court to delay voting order The Associated Press urn:uuid:e21ba5a2-32f1-4a71-a102-ce257304aa51 2014-09-25T20:21:23-04:00 <p> COLUMBUS, Ohio &#8212; Attorneys for Ohio asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to delay a federal judge&#8217;s order that expands the swing state&#8217;s early voting schedule this fall.</p> 2 arrested on drug, endangerment charges DAVID E. MALLOY 2014-09-25T11:50:11-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- The following information was compiled from Lawrence County Sheriff's Office reports: </p> New Ironton hotel set to open in early November DAVID E. MALLOY 2014-09-25T11:50:11-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- The new Holiday Inn Express in Ironton is scheduled to open during the first week of November, according to local officials. </p> Health agency offering flu shots The Herald-Dispatch 2014-09-25T11:50:11-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- The Lawrence County Health Department is now giving flu shots. </p> OUS Community Band to perform fall concert The Herald-Dispatch 2014-09-25T11:50:11-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- The Ohio University Southern Community Band opens the 2014-15 Ohio University Southern Community Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 29, in the Collins Center Bowman Auditorium. </p>