ROME TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- More than two weeks after two people were killed in a fire authorities believe was started by illegal fireworks, no arrests have been made, according to Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless.
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- Roxanne Holbrook of Catlettsburg, Ky., has been appointed to the Kentucky Developmental Disabilities Council by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, according to a recent news release.
IRONTON -- A South Point area couple was indicted Friday by a Lawrence County grand jury on drug charges alleging the illegal sale of more than 400 30-milligram oxycodone tablets in June.
COAL GROVE, Ohio -- A charity fundraiser for wheelchair-bound Devyn Pritchard is scheduled for Aug. 23 at the Flatwoods, Ky., city park.
IRONTON -- A special meeting of Ironton City Council is being called for 5 p.m. Monday for council members to decide whether to put a floodwall replacement levy on the November general election ballot.
IRONTON -- A South Point, Ohio, man was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for trafficking in drugs, possession of drugs and driving under the influence after being convicted of impaired driving on five other occasions in the past 20 years.
ASHLAND -- Ashland police are investigating a phone scam involving a suspect threatening to shut off electricity to homes and businesses unless money is wired within hours of the phone call, according to Major Mark McDowell of the Ashland Police Department.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- Four people from Dayton, Ohio, were arrested on drug charges by members of the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force shortly before midnight Wednesday, July 16, according to a news release.
IRONTON -- An Ironton lawyer pleaded guilty to an amended charge of attempted illegal possession of a firearm in a liquor permitted premises, a charge that carries a maximum 18-month prison sentence and a $5,000 fine.
The word "charred" refers to being heavily burned and it would, by all accounts, not be an appealing method of cooking if you take the term literally.