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Oct. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Man sentenced to 6 years in vehicle thefts

IRONTON -- A Proctorville, Ohio, man was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison for stealing three motor vehicles and several other charges.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

OUS campus full of fall activities this month

IRONTON -- A number of special events are scheduled at Ohio University's Southern campus in Ironton through the end of the month, according to Shelly Betz, a campus spokeswoman.

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:49 PM

Shockley appointed to state aging council

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio -- Denise A. Shockley of Gallipolis has been appointed to the Ohio Advisory Council for Aging by Gov. John R. Kasich, according to a news release.

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 11:54 PM

Candidates forum set for Ironton on Tuesday

IRONTON -- The Greater Lawrence County Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a "Meet the Candidates" forum from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Bowman Auditorium at the Collins building on the Ohio University Southern campus.

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 11:39 PM

MCTC festival is slated to become new annual event

HUNTINGTON -- The inaugural "Top of the Mountain Festival" at the Mountwest Community and Technical College will become an annual event, according to Janet Smith, chairman of the Allied Health program at the college.

Oct. 18, 2014 @ 12:29 AM

Financing new jail complicated undertaking

IRONTON -- Lawrence County's bonding potential alone likely isn't enough to finance a new jail in Lawrence County.

Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Scioto couple set to face drug charges

LUCASVILLE, Ohio -- A Scioto County man and his wife were arrested Wednesday night and charged with two counts of trafficking in heroin and two counts of possession of heroin, according to a news release from the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 08:50 AM

South Point residents to vote on police levy

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — Voters in South Point will decide on election day what kind of police force village residents are willing to pay for.Voters will decide to approve or disapprove a continuing three-mill levy that will provide four full-time police officers and hire another three parttime officers working up to 39 hours a week to patrol South Point streets.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Governor John Kasich to appear in Ironton

IRONTON - Gov. John Kasich, the Republican candidate for Ohio governor, will make a campaign stop at the Depot in Ironton at 3:30 p.m. Friday, according to his campaign.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 07:59 AM

Hiking trail set to be dedicated Thursday

ASHLAND - The 1.4mile Charles and Betty Russell Hiking Trail will be dedicated at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.