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Jul. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Final Battle of the Bands set for Saturday at Ro-Na Theater

Courtesy of Suzie Hamlin,

Friends of Ironton

IRONTON - The last Battle of the Bands will be held at the Ro-Na Theater, 310 So. Third St. Ironton, on Saturday, July 18.

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

News in brief

Lucinda Baptist hosts homecoming July 19

PROCTORVILLE - Lucinda Baptist Church will host its annual homecoming at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 19, with Brandon Browning preaching and Chris Hunt singing.

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

K-9 visit one highlight at Briggs Libraries next week

Courtesy of Briggs Library

Briggs Lawrence County Public Library will be having guests for storytime and school-age programs for the summer reading program the week of July 20-23, "Every Hero Has a Story."

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Volunteers needed for American Cancer Society Relay For Life

The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers in Lawrence County to be a part of the Event Leadership Team for the planning of the annual Relay For Life event scheduled for the summer of 2016. Community volunteers lead and organize each local event with the support of Society staff. From assisting with planning the annual event to taking part the day-of, there are various volunteer opportunities for interested community members.

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Fair week a special time in Lawrence County

ROME TOWNSHIP, Ohio - The week of the Lawrence County Fair was always special for Telissa Ellison, and she wants the same for her 9-year-old stepdaughter, Jordan.

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Three arrested in Portsmouth drug bust

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - Three people were arrested on heroin charges Tuesday in Scioto County, according to a news release from the Southern Ohio Drug Task Force.

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Two-year state budget invests in key priorities

A Guest Column by State

Senator Joe Uecker

The state's two-year operating budget was recently signed into law. We have created a balanced, sustainable budget that invests in Ohio's top priorities, while making the tax rate more competitive and putting hard-earned money back in the hands of those who earned it.

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lawrence County records

Lindsay Marie Dressel, 27, Lawrence County, and Jack Ryan Smith, 29, Boyd County.

Cody Michael Lambert, 22, and Amanda Brooke Sowards, 23, Lawrence County.

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Dr. Charles Jarrett hits a home run with storyboard narrative

Courtesy of Ohio University Southern

IRONTON - Dr. Charles Jarrett, associate professor of sociology at Ohio University Southern in Ironton, once had a dream of playing major league baseball as a teenager growing up in West Virginia. So much so, that he penned a short story describing a "life changing" event for his publisher Susan Kammeraad-Campbell, editor-in-chief of Joggling Board Press, Inc., based in Charleston, South Carolina.

Jul. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

News in brief

Business After Hours to meet today

IRONTON - Ironton aLive and The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce have joined with The Sta-tan Pool in Ironton for a change-of-pace Business After Hours from 5:30-8 p.m. today, Thursday July 16.