SHERIDAN, Ohio -- Ohio Highway Patrol troopers were called to deal with an abandoned meth lab near the Grandview Inn along U.S. 52 in Sheridan, according to a dispatcher for the highway patrol.
ASHLAND -- Kentucky highway officials closed the Ben Williamson Memorial Bridge about 9:45 a.m. Thursday for safety reasons, causing traffic problems in Ironton as motorists tried to get back to Kentucky. The one-way bridge, which brings traffic from Ohio to Kentucky, will be closed at least through the holiday weekend.
Ashland police arrested two people overnight on heroin charges, according to a news release from Maj. Mark McDowell of the Ashland Police Department.
The Ohio House has passed a bill naming the $81.3 million Ironton-Russell Bridge for the late Ohio Sen. Oakley Collins, according to a news release from the office of State Rep. Terry Johnson, R-McDermott.
Five people were arrested on drug charges and active warrants Wednesday night in the South Point area, according to Lawrence County Prosecuting Attorney Brigham Anderson.
WHEELERSBURG, Ohio -- A 26-year-old Wheelersburg man was arrested earlier this week on charges of theft from the elderly and breaking and entering in connection with a break-in last month, according to the office of Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini.
J.P. Morgan Mortgage Trust, Mt. Laurel, N.J., vs. Shane P. and Lisa A. Blake, 48 Private Drive 5178, Chesapeake, $116,235.26 plus interest and costs allegedly due, for lien and for property to be sold.
IRONTON -- The following information was compiled from Lawrence County Sheriff's Office reports:
Today I am happier than a bird with a french fry. I was looking for something light, tangy, a little summery and fresh to make that would relieve me of the blahs I've been feeling about food. It occurred to me I've written some recipes in the past that smashes that "meh" appetite feeling right into all out gluttony.
CHESAPEAKE, Ohio -- Beford South Point Ford is bringing Ford Motor Company's Drive 4 UR School program to the Chesapeake community in an effort to raise up to $6,000 for the Chesapeake High School marching band.
ATHALIA -- An Old Fashioned Gospel Songfest is set for 5-9 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Athalia Dillon Chapel along Ohio 7 in Athalia.
ROME TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- A number of fifth-grade students have become published authors as part of a writing workshop project at Fairland West Elementary School.
PEDRO, Ohio -- Elkins Creek Horse Club is hosting a Saddle Up for St. Jude Horse show and Auction beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at Elkins Creek Horse Camp in Pedro, Ohio.
IRONTON -- Spring is in full bloom, and so are the yards of Ironton.
COLUMBUS--In an effort to obtain feedback from the residents of the 93rd Ohio House District, State Rep. Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) encourages his constituents to fill out and return his legislative survey, which seeks feedback on issues such as methamphetamine lab clean up, education, and Ohio's tax code.
PROCTORVILLE -- The Lawrence County Ohio Homemakers ' Annual Achievement Day was April 16 at Ohio University East, Proctorville.
"Yesterday is ashes. Tomorrow is green wood. Only today does the fire burn brightly." -- Eskimo Proverb (Sent to me by Jennifer Elkins)
BRADRICK, Ohio -- A slip repair along Ohio 243 is scheduled to start May 20 at the 15-mile marker of the road between County Road 36 (McKinney Creek) and Hamlin Road about 3.5 miles west of Bradrick, according to a news release from the Ohio Department of Transportation.
IRONTON -- Traffic near U.S. 52 will be restricted at the Ohio 93 (downtown Ironton) exit due to work by American Electric Power, according to a news release from the Ohio Department of Transportation.
GRAYSON, Ky. -- A Carter County and an Elliott County resident were arrested on meth charges Monday, and a Kentucky State Police trooper exposed to fumes from the meth lab was treated at an Ashland hospital and released, according to a news release from the Kentucky State Police.
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- More than a dozen people were indicted Monday by a Boyd County grand jury on charges ranging from burglary to bigamy, according to the office of Commonwealth's Attorney David Justice.
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- Sunday sales of alcoholic beverages were approved Monday by the Boyd County Fiscal Court.