Monday, May 17, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose launched his reelection bid on Monday, touting the state's smooth 2020 election even as many fellow Republicans expressed unfounded doubts in the presidential result and GOP lawmakers are backing a major rewrite to state voting laws.

Sunday, May 16, 2021
Saturday, May 15, 2021
Friday, May 14, 2021

IRONTON — The city of Ironton, working with Ironton in Bloom and downtown businesses, is in the process of taking down dozens of trees in the downtown and replacing them with new trees and shrubbery.

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Thursday, May 13, 2021
Monday, May 10, 2021

IRONTON — A Coal Grove man was sentenced this week in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to more than five-and-a-half years in prison for violating community control sanctions.

Monday, May 10, 2021
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IRONTON — The following people were among those indicted last week by a Lawrence County grand jury. Most of the charges won’t end in prison terms, but with treatment and community service.

Sunday, May 09, 2021
Saturday, May 08, 2021
Friday, May 07, 2021
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Transgender girls would be banned from participating in female sports teams in high school or college in two bills introduced by Republican lawmakers in Ohio, which became the latest state to take up the contentious debate.

IRONTON — In 2007, a group of Ironton citizens organized Ironton in Bloom to make our hometown a better place to live, work and play. In the first year, Ironton in Bloom put pots of flowers in downtown Ironton and placed “Yard of the Month” signs in particularly attractive yards.

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PROCTORVILLE — Realtor Tracy Bunch has donated $10,000 to the Fairland East Playground Fund. Her donation is a major contribution to the “Foundation of Fun,” aimed at purchasing the special rubberized surface.

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Thursday, May 06, 2021
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
Saturday, May 01, 2021
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IRONTON — A Scioto County, Ohio, man admitted violating community control sanctions this week in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court and was sentenced to 47 months in prison.

Friday, April 30, 2021
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Police in Ohio’s capital city ran “amok” last year when responding to demonstrations against racial injustice and police brutality by using physical violence, tear gas and pepper spray against protesters without provocation, a federal judge said Friday in a ruling ordering o…

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Thursday, April 29, 2021
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — While Ohio’s capital city has made significant progress enacting changes to its police department, the city needs additional help because of “fierce opposition” to reform within the agency, city leaders said Wednesday as they requested a Justice Department investigation foll…

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Monday, April 26, 2021

CLEVELAND — Republicans at the Ohio Statehouse are backing four bills aimed at criminalizing or increasing penalties associated with behavior at protests in the wake of mass demonstrations that swept across Ohio last year in response to the death of George Floyd.

Sunday, April 25, 2021
Saturday, April 24, 2021

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — The God Factor Ministries will host the Genuine Unity in the Body of Christ: Iron Sharpening Iron Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. May 1 at the Tri-State Worship Center located at 901 Solida Road in South Point, Ohio.

Friday, April 23, 2021

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Thursday, April 22, 2021
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A man pleaded guilty Thursday to the murders of his child’s mother and seven members of her family in 2016 — a grisly crime that spread terror across their rural Ohio community and stirred rumors of drug dealers and hit men before authorities concluded it stemmed from a custody dispute.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Body camera footage from other officers released Wednesday in the fatal police shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant, a Black teenager who charged at two people with a knife, showed a chaotic scene that happened within minutes of the verdict in George Floyd’s killing and ignited outrag…

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Democrats in the Ohio House have unveiled several gun control proposals including universal background checks for gun purchases and so-called “red flag” laws allowing for the temporary removal of weapons from individuals deemed a risk to themselves or others.

Monday, April 19, 2021
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