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Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Investigation ongoing in fatal fire

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.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Kentucky Gov. Beshear appoints Catlettsburg woman to the DDC

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.

Jul. 20, 2014 @ 10:44 PM

Couple from South Point indicted on drug charges

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.

Jul. 20, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Fundraiser set for teen bound to wheelchair

COAL GROVE, Ohio -- A charity fundraiser for wheelchair-bound Devyn Pritchard is scheduled for Aug. 23 at the Flatwoods, Ky., city park.

Jul. 19, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Ironton council to consider floodwall levy

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.

Jul. 18, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

South Point man sentenced in drug, DUI case

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.

Jul. 18, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Ashland police looking into phone scam

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.

Jul. 18, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Four arrested on drug charges

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.

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 11:09 PM

Ironton lawyer pleads guilty to firearm charge

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.

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 09:14 AM

Capture the flavor with this charred corn recipe

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.