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Oct. 13, 2014 @ 11:49 PM

Diversity events planned at OUS

IRONTON -- Several diversity-related activities are planned Wednesday at Ohio University-Southern and several other events are planned in the coming weeks.

Oct. 13, 2014 @ 11:49 PM

Two new troopers get assigned to Ironton

SOUTH POINT, Ohio -- Two new Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers were assigned Monday to the Ironton post off U.S. 52, according to a news release.

Oct. 12, 2014 @ 01:12 PM

Ex-Kansas St. player killed in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities have identified a man shot and killed outside a Cleveland nightclub as former Kansas State University football player David Garrett.

Oct. 12, 2014 @ 12:12 PM

Ohio lawmakers weigh in on rules for air rifles

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A state lawmaker says he wants to explore potential ways to help first responders tell the difference between weapons and toy guns following the fatal shooting of a man by police inside an Ohio Wal-Mart this summer.

Oct. 09, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Haunted Tunnel scaring up funds for a good cause

IRONTON — A Tri-State tradition since 1992, The Haunted Tunnel, run by the Ironton Lion's Club, brings the fear and the frights into the abandoned tunnel that sits high above the U.S. 52 and Ohio 93 intersection (across from the Ironton Hills Shopping Center in Ironton).

Oct. 09, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Ironton puts floodwall levy on ballot

IRONTON — The city of Ironton is seeking voter approval on a two-mill floodwall levy that would bring in $265,000 per year for the next five years.

Oct. 09, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Stephanie Hill: A positive mental attitude often makes the difference

"Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again." —

Oct. 09, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Health Department sees uptick in chicken pox, other childhood rashes

Recently, we have seen a significant increase in childhood rashes throughout Lawrence County. There are various causes of these rashes, such as chicken pox, hand, foot, and mouth disease and a few other viral rashes. Due to this increase, the Lawrence County Health Department would like to remind the public of some prevention methods, as well as signs and symptoms to be aware of in your children.

Oct. 09, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The famous Negro Polley family of Lawrence County, Part 1

The Lawrence County Bicentennial Committee will be publishing articles relating to the early pioneer settlements, interesting characters in history, and the industrial revolution pertaining to the area once famously known as the "Hanging Rock Iron Region," as they lead up to the 200th birthday of the founding of the county.

Oct. 09, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Ironton church to host dramas by King's Players

IRONTON — Gateway Baptist Church in Ironton will host two performances by "The King's Players" of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.