RACELAND, Ky. -- Work has started on a nearly $3 million project to rebuild Kentucky 750 (Pond Run Road) between U.S. 23 and Greenup Avenue in Raceland, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
IRONTON -- A local group working on Civil War commemorative events in Lawrence County is scheduled to meet at noon Tuesday, May 21, at the Ironton City Building to discuss events planned later this year and in 2014 and 2015.
Not quite halfway through the funding process, most Lawrence County schools and the county Education Service Center are a lot better off than they were a month ago.
Opposition is being organized to fight a proposal by the village of Chesapeake to annex West Chesapeake.
The Dawson-Bryant Board of Education will bring in four potential candidates for the superintendent's job next week, said Jim Beals, school board president.
CHESAPEAKE, Ohio -- The village of Chesapeake wants to annex several hundred homes in the West Chesapeake area, said Chesapeake Mayor Dick Gilpin.
IRONTON -- The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office says it has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the death of an inmate at the Lawrence County Jail in December.
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. _ Three people were sentenced to prison Friday in Boyd County Circuit Court, according to the office of Commonwealth’s Attorney David Justice.
Rome Township volunteer firefighters are old hands in seeking public donations. On Saturday, however, they'll be out collecting funds for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.
The Ohio Division of Wildlife released 2,650 10 to 12-inch rainbow trout at the Lake Vesuvius boat dock to kick off the 10th annual Wheelin' Sportsmen fishing day, said Dustin Thompson of the division's Kincaid Fish Hatchery.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- An investigation into the thefts of four-wheelers and dirt bikes in Scioto County has led to the arrest of a Portsmouth area woman and a 17-year-old juvenile, according to the office of Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini.
IRONTON -- Dan Johnson started the day Tuesday as day-shift captain for the Ironton Police Department. Before lunch, he was named Ironton's newest police chief.
IRONTON -- The city of Ironton was among only 16 communities across the country to receive a U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife grant for $630,000 for improvements to the city's riverfront, Mayor Rich Blankenship said Tuesday.
At least nine people from the Tri-State area competed in Monday's Boston Marathon and reported to family and friends that they were OK following two explosions near the finish line about five hours after the race started at 10 a.m.
Two South Point, Ohio, women were arrested Friday night on drug charges and transported to the Boyd County Detention Center, according to a news release from the Boyd County Sheriff's Department.
IRONTON -- The half-mill levy for improvements at Collins Career Center that voters approved last year wasn't included on tax bills mailed out earlier this year. Now taxpayers will have to pay the tax when second-half tax bills are mailed in late May or early June.
The following information was compiled from Lawrence County Sheriff's Department reports:
IRONTON -- Trent Barnett, an Ironton High School senior, has learned his lines and songs for this weekend's presentation of "Hairspray." His main concern is walking along the stage at Ironton High School in high heels.
I am asked quite a lot what my favorite meal to make is. It wasn't until I'd replied -- until I saw the strange look on this last girl's face -- that I realized they all expected a fancier dish. Something more exciting or maybe even traditional. More complicated, perhaps.
SOUTH POINT -- The 46th Annual Chesapeake, Proctorville, Rome Lions Club Track and Field Meet is set for Friday, April 12, at South Point High School.
"Forsythia is pure joy. There is not an ounce, not a glimmer of sadness or even knowledge in forsythia. Pure, undiluted, untouched joy." -- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
IRONTON -- An Ironton area woman was sentenced Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to three years in prison for felony theft.