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Apr. 02, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

McDonald's awards grants to Fairland West and Symmes Valley elementary schools

The Lawrence Herald

PROCTORVILLE - Fairland West Elementary School and Symmes Valley Elementary School were recently awarded $500 grants by McDonald's Owner/Operators of the Tri-State area through the Balanced, Active Lifestyles Grant Program. The schools were two of 25 in the Tri-State chosen as recipients of a grant.


Apr. 02, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Keep the spring in your step to help prevent falls

Courtesy of the Ohio Department of Aging

COLUMBUS - It seemed like it would never come, but spring officially began on Friday, March 20. After a particularly harsh winter, the Ohio Department of Aging and the STEADY U Ohio initiative urge all older Ohioans to increase their activity this spring to build strength and balance and reduce their risk of falling. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency room visits, hospitalizations and deaths among Ohioans age 60 and older. However, falls are not a normal part of aging and most falls can be prevented.


Apr. 02, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Woman reports intruder found in home while sleeping

IRONTON - The following information was compiled from Lawrence County Sheriff's Office reports:

BURGLARY: A 30-year-old Proctorville area woman reported last week that someone was in her home in Union Township when she was sleeping. She heard her dog barking and heard someone run down her steps and out the front door.



Apr. 02, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

OUS plans Campus Preview Day, Earth Day celebrations in April

The Lawrence Herald

IRONTON - Ohio University Southern plans two events in April to help area students become more familiar with programs at the Ironton and Proctorville campus.


Apr. 02, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lawrence County records

John David Milem to Gary T. Sexton II and Leann R. Sexton, two parcels in South Point, $27,000.

Nationstar Mortgage to Kaja Holdings 2, a parcel in Ironton 3rd Ward, $21,200.


Apr. 02, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Library hosts programs with a 1920's twist

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Apr. 02, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Fairland students charged

ROME TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Two Fairland High School students were arrested Wednesday for posting alarming videos and pictures on social media, according to the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office.


Apr. 02, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Earliest days of rock 'n' roll to be celebrated

Courtesy of Shawnee State

University

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - In the underground clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, the first sounds of rock n' roll, blues and gospel are emerging into the mainstream. A young club singer suddenly finds unimagined new opportunities. Through the determination of a radio DJ, her voice and music moves out of the clubs and onto the airwaves of America.


Apr. 02, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Chesapeake UMC offers community Holy Week services

The Lawrence Herald

CHESAPEAKE - Chesapeake United Methodist church will host its second annual Community Easter Worship Celebration at the Chesapeake Community Center gymnasium beginning at 10:45 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 5.