NELSONVILLE, Ohio — A police officer responding to reports of shots fired in a southeastern Ohio town was killed when the SUV he was driving and two other vehicles collided, authorities said.
Wednesday, August 04, 2021
PROCTORVILLE, Ohio — A school supply giveaway for Fairland, Chesapeake and Symmes Valley district families will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at New Hope United Methodist Church on Route 775 (across from Hall Funeral Home) in Proctorville, Ohio.
IRONTON — An Ironton man was indicted Monday on two counts of rape and 104 counts of gross sexual imposition, charges that, if convicted, could send him to prison for the rest of his life.
Monday, August 02, 2021
IRONTON — With only one day to go, dozens of nonpartisan candidates have filed for seats on local school boards, city or village councils or township trustees in the past week and a half.
IRONTON — An Ironton area man was sentenced Monday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to 36 years in prison by Judge Christen Finley.
SOUTH POINT, Ohio — Facing Hunger Foodbank will host a drive-thru mobile food distribution at the South Point Village Fire Department on Tuesday, Aug. 3.
Saturday, July 31, 2021
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Ohio has planted a memorial grove of native trees to remember people who died of COVID-19, and governors and state lawmakers nationwide are considering their own ways to mark the toll of the virus.
CHESAPEAKE, Ohio — Collins Career Center is moving forward on a paramedic-to-registered nurse program it will offer to adults after the first of the year, according to Steve Dodgion, superintendent of the vocational school north of Chesapeake.
Friday, July 30, 2021
PROCTORVILLE, Ohio — Students looking to take in-person classes on the eastern end of Lawrence County will have an opportunity to enroll at Ohio University Southern’s Proctorville Center for the fall semester.
Friday, July 30, 2021
IRONTON — The Lawrence-Scioto Solid Waste Management District has been awarded $12,535 from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for tire collection events to be scheduled.
IRONTON — Eight affordable housing units will be ready for occupancy at the Depot Square project off South 8th Street, according to Ralph Kline, assistant executive director of the Ironton Lawrence County Area Community Action Organization.
IRONTON — The #OHIOSouthern Student Nurses Association is gearing up for the fall semester and is welcoming new members.
IRONTON — The Ironton-Lawrence County Community Action Organization has announced that funds are available to assist households impacted by COVID-19 with mortgage or rent payments through the CARES Housing Stabilization Program.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
IRONTON — Lawrence County will start advertising for the possible sale of the Union-Rome Sewer District, which serves 5,000 residential and commercial customers in the eastern part of the county.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A pro-marijuana group said it would submit signatures to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office on Tuesday in an effort to have the Republican-led Legislature legalize recreational marijuana.
Sunday, July 25, 2021
IRONTON — For more than 40 years, Nancy Lewis has been providing health care services as a nurse with Lawrence County Area Community Action Organization’s Family Medical Centers.
Saturday, July 24, 2021
IRONTON — A South Point man was sentenced to nine months in prison during a hearing in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court earlier this week for violating community control sanctions.
Friday, July 23, 2021
COLUMBUS — Ironton attorney Frederick “Derick” C. Fisher began his second, three-year term on the Ohio State Bar Association Board of Governors on July 1, according to a news release.
IRONTON — With two weeks remaining, no candidates have filed for Ironton City Council or for school board seats in the Symmes Valley, Rock Hill, South Point and Ironton school districts.
IRONTON — Since 2007, Ironton In Bloom has been working to beautify Ironton and striving to make Ironton a better place to live, work and play. The first summer of IIB’s efforts, there were hanging flower baskets downtown, and in each summer month, you may notice Yard of the Month signs in yards.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
CHESAPEAKE, Ohio — The recall petition for Chesapeake Mayor Kim Oldaker won’t be on the November general election ballot, according to Lawrence County Prosecuting Attorney Brigham Anderson.
CHESAPEAKE, Ohio — Gayle Manchin won’t hold her breath for a career in heavy equipment operation, but it didn’t stop her from giving the training course a try.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Four years after a carnival ride’s corroded steel arm snapped and flung a high school student to his death at the Ohio State Fair, the state is tightening its oversight of amusement rides.
CLEVELAND — A man who identifies with a group that despises women appeared in federal court in Cincinnati on Wednesday on charges related to his plans to kill sorority members at an unidentified university in Ohio, authorities said.
IRONTON — An Ironton man faces a prison sentence of up to 220 years after being convicted on 30 counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and 15 counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor.
Monday, July 19, 2021
SOUTH POINT, Ohio — The Lawrence Economic Development Corporation is reviewing bids on a proposed 60,000-square-foot spec building at The Point industrial park.
Sunday, July 18, 2021
Saturday, July 17, 2021
IRONTON — A Flatwoods, Kentucky, man was sentenced to seven to 10-and-a-half years in prison earlier this week in a drug case in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Advocates for Ohio’s new school funding plan say it should finally provide a level of fairness and reliability that past spending programs lacked.
Friday, July 16, 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A three-day celebration of what would have been history-making astronaut John Glenn’s 100th birthday began Friday in his birthplace and childhood hometown in Ohio, even as additional events were announced to mark the occasion.
SOUTH POINT — The God Factor Ministries, Inc. will present “Providential Event XIII, Genuine Unity in the Body of Christ: Continuing the Advocacy” on July 23-26 at the Tri-State Worship Center, 901 Solida Road, South Point.
PROCTORVILLE — Symmes Valley High School appears to be a proving ground for royalty, as both the queen and princess of the 2021 Lawrence County Fair are students there.
IRONTON — A Coal Grove woman who admitted cutting off an ankle monitor and swallowing suspected drugs was sentenced to nearly five years in prison Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.
Thursday, July 15, 2021
LORAIN, Ohio — A toddler sitting in his high chair was shot in the head when gunfire erupted at his family’s home in northeastern Ohio, authorities said.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Public schools and colleges in Ohio would be prohibited from requiring individuals to receive vaccines not granted full approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, under a bill targeting coronavirus vaccinations signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Mike DeWine.
PROCTORVILLE, Ohio — Engines were revving, mud was flying and metal was crunching as people competed in the annual demolition derby Monday at the Lawrence County Fair.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio will announce a second coronavirus vaccine incentive program within the next few days in a new attempt to boost the state’s vaccination rate, Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday.
Monday, July 12, 2021
Sunday, July 11, 2021
IRONTON — Cutting off a court-provided ankle monitor likely will end up with at least a three-year prison sentence in the courtroom of Lawrence County Common Pleas Judge Andy Ballard.
HUNTINGTON — County fairs have always been a highlight of summers in the Tri-State, and they are making a comeback this year after being closed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saturday, July 10, 2021
Friday, July 09, 2021
IRONTON — Ironton In Bloom’s Business of the Month for July is Super Wash Car Wash at 420 Park Ave., Ironton, owned and operated by Garry Castle.
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