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Mar. 19, 2015 @ 02:01 AM

Explore healing power of music for individuals with dementia

Courtesy of AAA7

The Area Agency on Aging District 7 is proud to partner with Shawnee State University and Hill View Retirement Center in Portsmouth for a special showing of "Alive Inside," an award-winning documentary that explores the healing power of music for people with dementia.


Mar. 19, 2015 @ 02:01 AM

Teen charged in fatal dog shooting in Kitts Hill

The Herald-Dispatch

IRONTON - A 17-year-old Kitts Hill resident has been charged with animal cruelty after allegedly shooting a neighbor's dog, according to Lawrence County Prosecuting Attorney Brigham Anderson.

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 02:01 AM

Taking days from spring break to make up school days

Some Lawrence County school districts are using a day or two of spring break to make up for days lost this winter due to snow and ice and high water, according to Jim Payne, superintendent of the Lawrence County Educational Service Center.


Mar. 19, 2015 @ 02:01 AM

The key to pork tenderloin is to calculate exact baking time

Pork could possibly be the most versatile meat in terms of cooking. Think of all the different cuts of meat that comes from swine. Personally, bacon is my favorite, with pork shoulder coming in at a close second. I slow roast the shoulder and no matter what seasoning I use, it always turns out amazing.


Mar. 19, 2015 @ 02:01 AM

Celebrating Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month continues in Lawrence

After a successful 16th annual Chili Fest and Craft Show on Saturday, Lawrence County continues to celebrate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 11:31 PM

Portsmouth man charged with rape of 5-year-old

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — Scioto County authorities have arrested a 46-year-old Portsmouth man in the rape of a 5-year-old girl, according to the office of Sheriff Marty V. Donini.

Mar. 17, 2015 @ 11:30 PM

Former athletic director files suit

ROME TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Former Fairland Athletic Director John McClung, with the backing of the Fairland Association of Classroom Teachers, has filed a lawsuit against the school district to get his job back, according to court documents.

Mar. 17, 2015 @ 02:01 AM

Lawrence investigates fatal dog shooting

The Herald-Dispatch

IRONTON - The Lawrence County sheriff's office is investigating the fatal shooting of a dog in the Kitts Hill area, Sheriff Jeff Lawless said on the department's Facebook page.

Mar. 17, 2015 @ 02:01 AM

Volunteers sought to help plant trees in Wayne National Forest

PEDRO, Ohio - Volunteers are being sought to help plant 5,000 oak trees in the Wayne National Forest.

The Ironton ranger district is seeking volunteers to plant trees at Decatur Township from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 28.

Mar. 14, 2015 @ 01:01 AM

Lawrence issues many sentences for probation violations

IRONTON - Several people were sentenced to prison Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court, most for violating community control sanctions.