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Monday, January 17, 2022

COLUMBUS, Ohio — GOP Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says he has no regrets about his response to the coronavirus pandemic even if Republican voters who thought he went too far are angry enough to vote him out in the upcoming May primary.

Sunday, January 16, 2022
Saturday, January 15, 2022

COAL GROVE, Ohio — The Village of Coal Grove is without a police force as the entire department, which included a chief and three officers, put in resignations at the last village council meeting.

Friday, January 14, 2022

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s Republican-drawn congressional map was rejected by the state’s high court Friday, giving hope to national Democrats who had argued it unfairly delivered several potentially competitive seats in this year’s critical midterm elections to Republicans.

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on a projected $1.8 million rockfall remediation along U.S. 52, according to a news release.

The Lawrence County Homemakers Council elected and installed officers during its December 2021 Christmas luncheon. New officers, from right to left, are Carol Wright, president; Barbara Bayless, vice president; Mary Paese, secretary; Dotty Brammer, treasurer.

IRONTON — Ohio University Southern is hosting several events this month to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
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Friday, January 07, 2022

IRONTON — The OhioMeansJobs Lawrence County One-Stop Center has launched a Facebook page to help residents with career services like creating resumes, finding a job, filling out applications, job training, and even announcements from employers looking to hire employees.

IRONTON — Students will return to campus at Ohio University Southern on Monday, Jan. 10. Those students who were enrolled but had not yet planned their class schedules got a little help on Wednesday at the Fast Track Enrollment Event in the Mains Rotunda. Advisors were on hand to help studen…

Thursday, January 06, 2022
Wednesday, January 05, 2022
Tuesday, January 04, 2022

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A group seeking to legalize marijuana possession and cultivation in Ohio has failed to gather enough valid signatures to put the issue in front of state lawmakers, Secretary of State Frank LaRose told the group in a letter Monday.

PROCTORVILLE, Ohio — The Rome Township Board of Trustees will conduct its 2022 organizational meeting at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at the Rome Township Maintenance Building, located at 9644 County Road 107 in Proctorville, Ohio.

Sunday, January 02, 2022

MONROE, La. — President Joe Biden cannot require teachers in the Head Start early education program to be vaccinated against COVID-19, a Louisiana federal judge ruled Saturday, handing a victory to 24 states that had sued the federal government — including West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.

Friday, December 31, 2021
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A Texas-style abortion ban. A bill outlawing the procedure statewide if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Local ordinances, stays by judges, new lawsuits. After this frenetic year of activity on the issue, it might be difficult to keep track of exactly where Ohio’s abortion laws st…

Wednesday, December 29, 2021
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The number of people in the hospital with COVID-19 has reached a pandemic record high in Ohio, Gov. Mike DeWine said Wednesday as he ordered additional members of the state National Guard into hospitals to help with the surge. The state also saw another record number of new …

Monday, December 27, 2021
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Adam Headlee enjoys his political memorabilia. Already at age 25, the legislative aide has packed his office in Ohio’s capital with collectible conversation pieces: campaign buttons, historic photographs, a display of founding father bobbleheads.

Friday, December 24, 2021
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IRONTON — The Lawrence County Commission passed the county’s 2022 budget earlier this month, which includes an approximate 8% increase across the board, commissioner DeAnna Holliday said.

Wednesday, December 22, 2021
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed a bill Wednesday imposing criminal penalties on doctors who fail to give medical care in the extremely rare circumstance when a baby is born alive following an abortion attempt.

Sunday, December 19, 2021
Friday, December 17, 2021
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — More than 1,000 members of the Ohio National Guard have been ordered into hospitals overwhelmed by patients being treated for COVID-19 — the vast majority of them unvaccinated — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced Friday.

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IRONTON — Lawrence County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is wrapping up its 10th year of service in the county, and was recognized at this week’s commission meeting on Tuesday.

Sunday, December 12, 2021
Saturday, December 11, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Ohio. The Ohio Department of Health on Saturday reported that the first two cases of the variant were confirmed in the state following genomic sequencing by The Ohio State University Laboratory.

Friday, December 10, 2021

COLUMBUS — The Ohio State Highway Patrol has launched a redesigned recruitment website. This user-friendly and interactive webpage includes in-depth information for applicants interested in a career with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, according to a news release.