Friday, October 15, 2021
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Monday, October 11, 2021

IRONTON — A Kentucky man convicted in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court of felonious assault was sentenced last week to eight to 12 years in prison.

Sunday, October 10, 2021

IRONTON — The Lawrence County Board of Commissioners meeting for Tuesday, Oct. 12, has been canceled. The next regular meeting is set for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19.

IRONTON — An Ironton man was indicted last week on charges of felonious assault and child endangering of a child under the age of 10, according to Lawrence County Prosecutor Brigham Anderson.

Saturday, October 09, 2021
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IRONTON — An Ironton man who cut off his ankle monitor and failed to show up for a court appearance in a drug case was sentenced earlier this week in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to five years in prison.

Friday, October 08, 2021
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CHESAPEAKE, Ohio — Chesapeake council member and acting mayor pro tempore Nathan Ittig will be sworn in as village mayor at noon Friday following a spate of resignations earlier this week.

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IRONTON — After over a year’s absence because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ironton Council for the Arts will open its 2021-22 Subscription Concert Series with Cypress, a Huntington-based, Appalachian folk/indie trio, at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, at the First Presbyterian Church of Ironton.

Thursday, October 07, 2021
Wednesday, October 06, 2021
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The right of individuals to decline the coronavirus vaccine and the right of businesses to require it as a condition of employment are at the center of debate over proposed House Republican legislation limiting employers’ ability to mandate COVID-19 vaccination.

Sunday, October 03, 2021
Saturday, October 02, 2021

CLEVELAND — So many prescription painkillers were dispensed in Lake County, Ohio, between 2012 and 2016 that the amount equaled 265 pills for every resident. Just to the south, the flood of prescription opioids during the same period equated to 400 pills for every resident of Trumbull County.

Friday, October 01, 2021
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio doubled the amount of money for its new Vax-to-College program Friday to $2 million and plans to expand the age range to include children 5 years and older once the vaccine is authorized for them at the end of the month.

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SOUTH POINT, Ohio — State Rep. Jason Stephens, R-Kitts Hill, has introduced a House Concurrent Resolution urging Gov. Mike Dewine and the Ohio Department of Transportation to provide for the extension of I-73 and I-74 into Ohio.

Thursday, September 30, 2021
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Public and private sector employees could seek exemptions from employer-mandated coronavirus vaccines in three general areas, including an ability to demonstrate the presence of COVID-19 antibodies, under a newly introduced Republican bill in the Ohio House.

Monday, September 27, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The newly drawn legislative district maps in Ohio were contested for the third time Monday, when state and national civic groups filed suit alleging the Republican-controlled redistricting process violated voters’ rights.

Sunday, September 26, 2021
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IRONTON — The Lawrence County re-entry court program has been certified by the Ohio Supreme Court and is working to help people transition from prison or the STAR Community Justice Center back to a productive life.

Saturday, September 25, 2021
Friday, September 24, 2021

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — The Longaberger Family Foundation and the I’m a Child of Appalachia Fund at the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio are once again teaming up to offer civics education grants to K-12 public educators and nonprofit service providers working in partnership with K-12 education.

Thursday, September 23, 2021
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Utilities would set a goal of reducing energy waste by 0.5% a year, a far more modest goal than a previous 2% requirement, under legislation aimed at restarting energy efficiency programs, a co-sponsor of the bill testified Wednesday.

Monday, September 20, 2021
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The announcement that the U.S. Justice Department will provide technical assistance to Columbus police — at the city’s invitation — has done little to curb community activists’ allegations that officials aren’t doing enough to change the department following a series of fata…

Friday, September 17, 2021

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