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Jul. 29, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Commissioners to oversee unemployment program

IRONTON - The Ironton-Lawrence County Community Action Organization will continue to oversee the unemployment program at the One Stop in Ironton at least through Oct. 1.

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Man arrested for failing to show up for prison

The Herald-Dispatch

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - A West Portsmouth man wanted by Scioto County authorities for failing to show up to begin serving a prison sentence was arrested Monday night in West Portsmouth, according to Capt. David Hall of the Scioto County Sheriff's Office.

Jul. 28, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Carrier to perform for Ironton Outdoor Tuesday Night Concert

IRONTON - Carrier, a classic rock band performing 1970s and 1980s music, will perform a free, two-hour concert Tuesday as part of the Ironton Outdoor Tuesday Night Concert.

Jul. 28, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

West Portsmouth man wanted for escape

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - Scioto County sheriff's deputies are looking for a West Portsmouth man who failed to show up to begin serving a prison sentence earlier this month, according to a release from Sheriff Marty V. Donini.

Jul. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Commissioners to consider change to jobs program

IRONTON - The Lawrence County Board of Commissioners has been asked to overturn a decision it made last week that would cause five or six people at the One Stop office in Ironton to lose their jobs.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

3 arrested on charges of trafficking Alpha-PVP

SOUTH POINT, Ohio - Three people were arrested Wednesday evening on charges of trafficking Alpha-PVP, a synthetic drug similar to bath salts, according to Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless.


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Families of freed slaves to meet in Burlington

BURLINGTON, Ohio - A path not taken 166 years ago is being traveled this week as the descendants of 37 freed slaves are participating in the Burlington Reunion this weekend.

Jul. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Teacher writes book about WV snake handlers

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio - It took six years, but veteran Chesapeake High School teacher Colleen Sexton finally turned her fascination about West Virginia snake handlers into a book.

Jul. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Chesapeake UMC welcomes the Victory Trio this Sunday

The Lawrence Herald

CHESAPEAKE - The Victory Trio will appear live in concert at Chesapeake United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. on Sunday, July 26.

Jul. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

OUS art students showcase yearly achievements

Courtesy of OUS

IRONTON - Tom Suter, senior lecturer of art and campus program liaison at Ohio University Southern, along with two of his students, Kelsey Dillow and Valerie Windhorst, had the opportunity to spotlight the associate in arts degree program during the Ohio University Board of Trustees meeting held on the University's Southern Camus.