We have a unique opportunity at the Area Agency on Aging District 7 for those who are interested in serving as a volunteer advocate for nursing home residents. This opportunity is made available through our Regional Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, which is committed to protecting the rights of long-term care consumers. The ombudsman Program provides this support for nursing home residents by helping them resolve problems and advocating for their rights with the overall goal of enhancing the quality of life and care for all long-term care consumers in nursing homes or other home and community-based settings.
IRONTON -- Filling up more than 2,000 book bags with free school supplies can take a while, said Nancy Corn, a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church that has been hosting the giveaway for the past 11 years.
IRONTON -- A Lawrence County couple convicted on child endangerment and misdemeanor assault charges in connection with the whipping of a six-year-old boy last December that left bruises on the child's back were sentenced Wednesday to 30 months in prison.
SCOTTOWN, Ohio -- Lawrence County sheriff's deputies are looking for a man and a woman caught on video stealing some 300 feet of stranded electrical wire containing copper from the Buckeye Rural Electric substation in the Scottown area, Sheriff Jeff Lawless said.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The annual Ohio State Fair has kicked off in Columbus.
ROME TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- More than two weeks after two people were killed in a fire authorities believe was started by illegal fireworks, no arrests have been made, according to Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless.
IRONTON -- A South Point area couple was indicted Friday by a Lawrence County grand jury on drug charges alleging the illegal sale of more than 400 30-milligram oxycodone tablets in June.
COAL GROVE, Ohio -- A charity fundraiser for wheelchair-bound Devyn Pritchard is scheduled for Aug. 23 at the Flatwoods, Ky., city park.
IRONTON -- A special meeting of Ironton City Council is being called for 5 p.m. Monday for council members to decide whether to put a floodwall replacement levy on the November general election ballot.
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.