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Feb. 28, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lawrence jail overcrowding fix proposed

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.

Feb. 28, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Two county leaders oppose senior housing site

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.

Feb. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Authorities dismantle meth labs in Franklin Furnace on Wednesday

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.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 11:48 PM

Two Central Ohio men get 5 years in local drug case

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.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 11:47 PM

Some Lawrence Water customers still without service

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.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lawrence County DD activities planned

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.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Jeremy Cuzzourt, MD, ENT, joins Holzer practice

The Lawrence Herald

PROCTORVILLE - Ear, nose and throat physician Jeremy Cuzzourt, MD, has joined Holzer's Liberty Circle location in Proctorville, Ohio.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Orange Hericot Verts like a serving of sunshine

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.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

'Substance Abuse in the Elderly' training opportunity provided through AAA7

The Lawrence Herald

PIKETON, Ohio - A continuing education training will soon be available in Piketon, Ohio, sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging District 7.