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Jul. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

More money available for Lawrence County airport improvements

IRONTON - More money could be available this year for improvements at the Lawrence County Airpark west of Chesapeake.

The Ohio Department of Transportation, Office of Aviation, has received additional funding as part of the Ohio Airport Grant Program. The application deadline has been extended to Sept. 1.


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Driver in deadly Ohio police chase had no license

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio - Neither of the people killed in a crash concluding a high-speed police chase along U.S. 52 in June had a valid driver's license, according to Sgt. Steve Smith of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

3 indicted on synthetic drug charges

IRONTON - A South Point area couple arrested earlier this month on synthetic drug charges and their son were among more than 20 people indicted Wednesday b


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Filing deadline for Lawence County election Aug. 5

IRONTON - Roger Johnson has filed as a nonpartisan candidate for the unexpired term for Windsor Township trustee.

The filing deadline is 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, according to the Lawrence County Board of Elections. || 0731_filed || IRONTON _ Roger Johnson has filed as a non-partisa


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

OUS names new director for Enrollment and Student Services

The Lawrence Herald

IRONTON - Ohio University Southern has named a new director for Enrollment and Student Services.

Dr. Kim T. Keffer is from Ashland, Kentucky, and graduated from Boyd County High School. She then earned her B. S. and master's in education, and also obtained her Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration, all from Ohio University, according to a news release.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Briggs Library thanks sponsors and guests for wonderful summer reading programs

Courtesy of Briggs Library

We would like to thank our Briggs Lawrence County Public Library patrons for participating in our summer reading programs: for the children of "Every Hero Has a Story," the teens and tweens of "Unmask!," and for the adults, "Escape the Ordinary." They have read thousands of books and attended our programs faithfully.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

News in brief

Christmas in July meeting set for July 30

IRONTON - Ironton business owners and interested residents are invited to Ironton aLive's Christmas in July meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, in the City Center.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Belchers win Ironton in Bloom's Yard of the Month for May

Courtesy of Ironton in Bloom

IRONTON - You might think it is a bad thing if most of your yard plantings die throughout the winter, but for Gary and Terri Belcher, this resulted in their winning Ironton in Bloom's Yard of the Month award for May.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Join Relay for Life to finish the fight against cancer

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement fights for a cancer-free world. Join more than four million participants in more than 5,000 communities nationwide to finish the fight against cancer.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

More file for election in Lawrence County

IRONTON - With less than a week remaining before the Aug. 5 deadline, several more people have filed for office in the November general election.