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Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Wayne Forest to set prescribed burning operations within 10 weeks

The Associated Press

IRONTON - The USDA Forest Service's Wayne National Forest Ironton Ranger District is planning to conduct prescribed burning operations within the next 10 weeks to help sustain the oak-hickory forest ecosystem.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Proctorville seventh-grader places second in regional spelling bee

At least that's how Holli Leep, a seventh-grader at Fairland Middle School in Proctorville, wishes she had spelled the word with a French origin meaning a narrow trimming of lace. She said when someone is looking at the letters on paper it seems an easy enough word, but on stage, under the bright lights, things become more difficult.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Reaching '80% by 2018' would prevent more than 20,000 colorectal cancer deaths per year

Increasing colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates to 80 percent by 2018 would prevent an additional 21,000 colorectal cancer deaths per year by 2030, according to a new study.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Ohioans should anticipate a colorful spring wildflower season

Courtesy of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources

COLUMBUS - As the snow finally melts away, it's time for Ohio to once again begin to display an array of bright and vivid colors. The beauty of spring can be found along many of Ohio's wooded trails in the form of wildflowers from late March until May.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

OUS hosting informational workshop

The Lawrence Herald

IRONTON - Ohio University Southern is hosting informational workshops to provide Ohio parents and students with important details regarding the College Credit Plus initiative.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Bass club gets big turnout at first tournament

The Lawrence Herald

GRAYSON, Ky. - The Lawrence County Bass Club reports a huge turnout for its first tournament of the 2015 season.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Miss Lawrence County 2015 set for April 11

The Putnam Herald

COAL GROVE, Ohio - The Miss Lawrence County 2015 pageant will take place at noon Saturday, April 11, at Dawson Bryant High School.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Burlington murder trial postponed until summer

IRONTON - The murder trial for a man accused of shooting another man in the face in the Burlington area will not take place until summer at the earliest.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Michigan man indicted on drug trafficking charge

IRONTON - More than a dozen people were indicted Tuesday b

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Increase in work zones a cause for concern in Ohio, Kentucky

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - With millions of dollars of road and bridge work scheduled in Boyd and Greenup counties in Kentucky and Lawrence and Scioto counties in Ohio this year, state officials expressed concern Monday about work zone safety.