IRONTON -- A South Point, Ohio, man was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for trafficking in drugs, possession of drugs and driving under the influence after being convicted of impaired driving on five other occasions in the past 20 years.
ASHLAND -- Ashland police are investigating a phone scam involving a suspect threatening to shut off electricity to homes and businesses unless money is wired within hours of the phone call, according to Major Mark McDowell of the Ashland Police Department.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- Four people from Dayton, Ohio, were arrested on drug charges by members of the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force shortly before midnight Wednesday, July 16, according to a news release.
IRONTON -- An Ironton lawyer pleaded guilty to an amended charge of attempted illegal possession of a firearm in a liquor permitted premises, a charge that carries a maximum 18-month prison sentence and a $5,000 fine.
The word "charred" refers to being heavily burned and it would, by all accounts, not be an appealing method of cooking if you take the term literally.
IRONTON -- The following information was compiled from Lawrence County Sheriff's Office reports:
"Some people live in a bitter, angry, hate-filled world. Some people live in a friendly, caring, love-filled word. Same world..." -- Jose N. Harris
Rosemary J. Linkfield to Park Avenue Real Estates, a parcel in Perry Township, $49,500.
CHESAPEAKE -- Victory Trio will perform at 10 a.m. on Sunday, July 20, at Chesapeake United Methodist Church, on 2nd Avenue in Chesapeake.
IRONTON -- The Lawrence-Scioto County Solid Waste District has been awarded two, $20,000 grants by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for litter prevention efforts, according to Dan Palmer, district director.