Saturday, June 19, 2021

IRONTON — A homeless Proctorville area man rejected a plea offer earlier this week in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court that would have sent him to prison for eight years, according to Jeff Smith, an assistant county attorney.

WAYNE — The Wayne County Democrat Executive Committee will meet at the Wayne County Courthouse in the Commission Room at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 24. Open positions for Union District will be discussed, along with other business.

ASHLAND — The intersection at 23rd Street and Central Avenue is to become a four-way stop instead of a two-way stop near King’s Daughters Medical Center, according to a news release.

Friday, June 18, 2021

WASHINGTON — Black Americans rejoiced after President Joe Biden made Juneteenth a federal holiday, but some said that, while they appreciated the recognition at a time of racial reckoning in America, more is needed to change policies that disadvantage too many of their brethren.

HUNTINGTON — Huntington Police Department detectives are asking for individuals who witnessed an attack on three juvenile males in the early morning hours of June 13 to contact investigators and provide any information that may be useful in identifying suspects.

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Saturday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our daily updates at 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., and our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Saturday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

Friday, June 18, 2021

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our daily updates at 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., and our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Saturday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

Thursday, June 17, 2021

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University is joining the coronavirus vaccine giveaway sweepstakes, offering an incentive program for students and employees who have verified they’ve received their COVID-19 shots.

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Friday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our daily updates at 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., and our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Friday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our daily updates at 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., and our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Friday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

HUNTINGTON — A Forest Adventure Camp series is offered from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 12-Aug. 6, at 3600 Oakview Drive, Huntington, just a few minutes past the Huntington Museum of Art.

IRONTON — The village of Coal Grove is seeking a $500,000 state grant to install catch basins and a storm drainage system in the village, according to Cindy Anderson, chief supportive officer for the Ironton-Lawrence County Area Community Action Organization.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Members of the Ohio House on Wednesday expelled Rep. Larry Householder, the federally indicted Republican ex-speaker in a bipartisan vote that invoked their powers to remove a member for the first time in 150 years.

FORT GAY — Four men have been arrested on different charges in Wayne County, three of whom were taken into custody at a residence known as the “trap house,” according to Wayne County Sheriff Rick Thompson.

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Thursday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

Avinandan (Avi) Mukherjee, dean of the Lewis College of Business, has been named interim senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at Marshall University, the university announced Wednesday.

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our daily updates at 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., and our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Thursday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

HUNTINGTON — The Marshall University Board of Governors will discuss the presidential search in an executive session Thursday during their regular meeting in Drinko Library.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky residents now have the option of getting their driver’s license renewed online. The service launched Monday with Kentucky Transportation Secretary Jim Gray saying it would lead to “greater efficiency, greater security and more choices” for drivers. Online renewal is…

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new State Highway Patrol website provides details about distracted driving in Ohio in the latest effort to reduce crashes and fatalities attributed to not paying attention while driving, usually due to a focus on devices like cellphones.

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