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Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Worship news

First Southern Baptist invites all to services

SOUTH POINT - The First Southern Baptist Church, located at 110 Collins Ave. in South Point (next to the post office) invites everyone to visit at 9:45 a.m. this Sunday for Sunday School & Coffee/Doughnuts. At 11 a.m., Paul Michael Booth will be preaching God's word.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Home broken into, $1,000 cash, guns stolen

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

BURGLARY: A 38-year-old Scottown area man reported Monday that someone broke out the glass to his back door in Rome Township Sunday and stole $1,000 in cash, a Ruger .22 revolver, a rifle with a scope, a shotgun and a Playstation.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Friends of Ironton congratulate Battle of the Bands winners

Courtesy of Friends of Ironton

IRONTON - Friends of Ironton would like to congratulate the 2015 Battle of the Bands winners:


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lawrence County records

John W. and Carolyn S. Layne to Andrew M. Holtzapfel, a parcel in Ironton 3rd Ward, $82,500.

Danny and Cathy Landers to Susan Geer et al, 1.25 acres in Fayette Township, $369,000.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

'Well Beyond 60!' EXPO to be at Ohio State Fair

Courtesy of the Ohio Department of Aging

COLUMBUS - The Ohio Department of Aging invites all Ohioans to visit the "Well Beyond 60!" EXPO during National Church Residences' Senior Day at the Ohio State Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The expo will feature health screenings that will help visitors identify healthy choices they can make throughout their lifespans to ensure they live a healthier, more active life at age 60 and beyond. The event is free with fair admission, which is only $4 all day for visitors age 60 and older.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Murder trial postponed until October

IRONTON - The Aug. 10 trial of a South Point area man charged with aggravated murder was reset Wednesday to Oct. 28.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lawyer appointed to board of trustees

IRONTON - Scott D. Evans, an Ironton lawyer, has been appointed to the Shawnee State University Board of Trustees, according to a news release from the office of Ohio Gov. John Kasich.


Jul. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

2-time high jump state champ giving up sport

COAL GROVE, Ohio - A two-time winner of the state championship in the high jump won't be pursuing the sport when he goes to college next month.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 12:39 PM

Ohio State coach Meyer, mascot celebrated in butter at fair

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Winning another national championship has made Urban Meyer a butter man.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Commissioners to oversee unemployment program

IRONTON - The Ironton-Lawrence County Community Action Organization will continue to oversee the unemployment program at the One Stop in Ironton at least through Oct. 1.