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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.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 07:55 AM

Clinton urges Ky. to send Grimes to senate

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Hillary Rodham Clinton urged Kentucky voters to send Democratic candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes to the Senate to protect the state's 521,000 Kentuckians who have health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 07:47 AM

Woman sentenced for repair scam

IRONTON - A Chicago area woman who pleaded guilty last month to helping swindle several dozen Ironton area residents out of $143,426.98 in a roof repair scam was placed on community control sanctions for four years and paid $46,625 toward restitution in the case.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 07:42 AM

Chesapeake man, woman sentenced in meth case

IRONTON - A Chesapeake area man and woman were sentenced Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to nine years in prison in a meth case.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 07:37 AM

New jobs coming to Gallia County

BIDWELL, Ohio - Ground is to be broken in the spring on a meat processing plant that will bring 224 jobs to Gallia County about 18 months from now.

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 12:14 AM

Bond set for man charged in school threat

IRONTON — Bond was set at $250,000 Wednesday for a Florida man charged with inducing panic and making terroistic threats that led to the closure of Ironton Elementary School and Ironton Middle School on Sept. 12.

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 09:32 PM

Road trip protocol clarified for Ohio State band

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University told federal education officials Wednesday that the school has begun designating specific rooms for changing in and out of marching band uniforms during road trips and has made other policy changes since discovering a “sexualized culture” within the band and firing its director.

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 07:21 PM

Texas nurse with Ebola had visited family in Ohio

AKRON, Ohio — A Texas nurse’s Ebola diagnosis after a visit to Ohio prompted public health alerts, precautions and worries Wednesday as officials tried to determine who had close contact with her and keep the illness from spreading.