The Herald-Dispatch Ohio News RSS 2014-10-25T10:50:21-04:00 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. Suspect in Ironton stabbing arrested DAVID E. MALLOY http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+1025_stabbing 2014-10-25T00:09:31-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- An Ironton man charged with stabbing an acquaintance in a crowded car Thursday morning was arrested by Ironton police and the department's special response team about 11:45 p.m. Thursday, according to Det. Capt. Joe Ross of the Ironton Police Department. </p> 5 jailed for drugs, assault DAVID E. MALLOY http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+1025_prison 2014-10-25T00:09:31-04:00 <p>CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- Five people were sentenced to prison Friday in Boyd County Circuit Court, according to the office of Commonwealth's Attorney David Justice. </p> Boyd sets up treatment court for veterans DAVID E. MALLOY http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+1025_veteranscourts 2014-10-25T00:09:31-04:00 <p>CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- Boyd County Circuit Court is setting up a veterans treatment court that will allow honorably discharged veterans who run afoul of the law to get services through the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Huntington. </p> Appeals court overturns decision on Ohio jailed voters The Associated Press urn:uuid:0888232b-4988-4c29-af69-529ad0784090 2014-10-24T20:11:48-04:00 <p> CINCINNATI&#8212; A federal appeals court has ruled that organizations conducting voter outreach did not have the right to sue the state of Ohio on behalf of voters arrested and jailed the weekend before Election Day.</p> Ohio State: Fired band director was dishonest The Associated Press urn:uuid:2d549feb-6ed9-4198-b33b-f277c5da9f3d 2014-10-23T20:41:01-04:00 <p> COLUMBUS, Ohio &#8212; Ohio State University&#8217;s fired band director witnessed more sexually charged incidents than previously reported, once proposed punishing a female band member who reported sexual assault and had a calendar of nearly nude male band members in his office.</p> Man sentenced to 6 years in vehicle thefts DAVID E. MALLOY http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+1023_courts 2014-10-23T00:00:00-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- A Proctorville, Ohio, man was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison for stealing three motor vehicles and several other charges. </p> OUS campus full of fall activities this month The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+1023_ousouthern 2014-10-23T00:00:00-04:00 <p>IRONTON -- A number of special events are scheduled at Ohio University's Southern campus in Ironton through the end of the month, according to Shelly Betz, a campus spokeswoman. </p> Shockley appointed to state aging council The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+1022_gallia 2014-10-21T23:49:31-04:00 <p>GALLIPOLIS, Ohio -- Denise A. Shockley of Gallipolis has been appointed to the Ohio Advisory Council for Aging by Gov. John R. Kasich, according to a news release. </p> Nine indicted by Boyd County grand jury The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+1021_boyd 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 http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+1021_candidates 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>