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Apr. 26, 2015 @ 11:30 PM

Lawrence County jail move stalled

Jail move likely on hold as officials wrangle over how to — and whether they can — pay for it.

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 11:01 PM

Lawrence County jailers sued in federal court

A U.S. magistrate in Cincinnati has allowed a lawsuit filed against Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless and several deputy jailers to proceed.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 11:01 PM

Board can spend proceeds from sale

The Lawrence County Board of Commissioners can legally spend $250,000 it received more than a year-and-a-half ago for the sale of the Sherman Thompson Towers building in Ironton.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lawrence County schools to get more money under current plan

Schools to get money under current plan || 0423_schoolfunding || By DAVID E. MALLOYThe Herald-Dispatchdmalloy@h

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Detroit woman gets 5 years for drug trafficking

IRONTON - A Detroit woman indicted on charges relating to hiding about 350 Oxycodone tablets in a condom pleaded no contest Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court and was sentenced to four years and nine months in prison.

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

2 accused of using inmate's name to get pills

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - Two people indicted earlier this month have been charged with using the name of a person in prison to get prescription drugs, according to the office of Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lawrence County: News in brief

Motorcycle Club to host Blessing of the Bikes on April 25

COAL GROVE - Blue Knights KYVIII Motorcycle Club will host a Blessing of the Bikes event at noon on Saturday, April 25, at Paul Porter Park in Coal Grove, Ohio.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lawrence County records

Sundeep Anand-John Mutgi, 27, and Nitisha Mulpuri, 28, Lawrence Township.

Duane Allen Walker Jr., 36, and Alicia Dawn Hamrick, 32, Lawrence County.

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Local family moves forward after natural disaster hits home

After 16 years of residency in their Proctorville home, the King family are devastated by a natural disaster, watching day by day as their home and business literally slips away.

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Chesapeake man arrested on burglary charges

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

BURGLARY: A sheriff's deputy arrested Michael R. Haye, 31, of County Road 123, Chesapeake, on a charge of burglary earlier this month and transported him to jail after receiving a call from a Union Township resident.