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Sep. 18, 2014 @ 09:39 AM

Winners announced at Lawrence Bass Club tournament

HILLSBORO, Ohio -- The Lawrence County Bass Club recently had a two-day tournament near Hillsboro, Ohio, at Paint Creek Lake and Rocky Fork Lake.

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 09:34 AM

Writers wanted

The Lawrence Herald is seeking contributing writers to help tell stories about the people, places and happenings of Lawrence County.

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 09:34 AM

Man reports flat-screen TV stolen from residence

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

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

Ohio prosecutors mull charges in ice bucket prank

CLEVELAND — Prosecutors are reviewing evidence to determine if charges should be filed against five northeast Ohio teenagers accused of dumping urine and tobacco over the head of an autistic boy who thought he was participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge fundraiser.

Sep. 16, 2014 @ 06:18 PM

Document: Ohio governor’s office forced pharmacy firing

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A top aide to Gov. John Kasich threatened to “decimate” the state pharmacy board and ruin the executive director’s reputation if the board didn’t fire the director, according to a board document released Tuesday.

Sep. 16, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Investigation continues in Ironton Elementary school shooting threat

IRONTON -- While no arrests had been made as of Monday afternoon in connection with a threat of a shooting at Ironton Elementary School last week, officials continue to pursue an investigation into the matter.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 11:10 PM

Bond stands in weapons, criminal trespassing case

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- Boyd County Circuit Judge C. David Hagerman denied a request Monday to lower bond for two people charged with making Molotov cocktail-type devices and setting them off near an Ashland housing complex earlier this year.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 11:09 PM

Two assisting man in wreck shot by same bullet

WILLOW WOOD, Ohio -- Two people who stopped to assist a man on a motorcycle involved in a minor wreck ended up getting into a fight and were shot by the same bullet, leading both men to be transported to Huntington hospitals with gunshot wounds to their legs, according to Det. Aaron Bollinger of the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office received two separate calls about a shooting along the 10.6-mile marker of County Road 2 (Greasy Ridge Road) about 11 a.m. Monday.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Ohio reaches key goal in long-term-care spending

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- State officials say Ohio has met a key benchmark in providing long-term-care services for older and disabled residents.

Sep. 14, 2014 @ 10:29 PM

EPA to host meeting on Portsmouth Bypass

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has scheduled a public hearing on water quality issues related to the Portsmouth Bypass project planned by the Ohio Department of Transportation.