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Oct. 18, 2014 @ 11:39 PM

MCTC festival is slated to become new annual event

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.

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 12:29 AM

Financing new jail complicated undertaking

IRONTON -- Lawrence County's bonding potential alone likely isn't enough to finance a new jail in Lawrence County.

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 12:29 AM

Charges filed against seven in Boyd court

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- Criminal charges have been filed in Boyd County Circuit Court this week against seven people, according to the office of Commonwealth's Attorney David Justice.

Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Scioto couple set to face drug charges

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.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 08:50 AM

South Point residents to vote on police levy

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — 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.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Governor John Kasich to appear in Ironton

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.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 07:59 AM

Hiking trail set to be dedicated Thursday

ASHLAND - The 1.4mile Charles and Betty Russell Hiking Trail will be dedicated at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 07:55 AM

Clinton urges Ky. to send Grimes to senate

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Hillary Rodham Clinton urged Kentucky voters to send Democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes to the Senate to protect the state's 521,000 Kentuckians who have health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 07:47 AM

Woman sentenced for repair scam

IRONTON - A Chicago area woman who pleaded guilty last month to helping swindle several dozen Ironton area residents out of $143,426.98 in a roof repair scam was placed on community control sanctions for four years and paid $46,625 toward restitution in the case.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 07:42 AM

Chesapeake man, woman sentenced in meth case

IRONTON - A Chesapeake area man and woman were sentenced Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to nine years in prison in a meth case.