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Riverside marks five years in operation

SOUTH POINT — Riverside Recovery Services launched in October 2015 and, in the five years since, the recovery ... Read more | Add your comment

Church added to National Underground Railroad Network

BURLINGTON — The National Park Service announced that the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom program has accepted ... Read more | Add your comment

Ground broken on Coal Grove water project

By Austin Johnson The Ironton Tribune COAL GROVE — The village of Coal Grove hosted a groundbreaking on ... Read more | Add your comment

Third week at Level Three for Lawrence County

DeWine calls current COVID-19 alert map “alarming” COLUMBUS — Lawrence County reminded at Level Three Red for the ... Read more | Add your comment

Columnists

Brea McClung: Is it right to be right…or left?

Political polarization in our country is more evident in our current world, country, state and even county than ever before. Social media may be one ... Read more | Add your comment

by Guest Columnist.

News

Lawrence County has 26th COVID-19 death

The Lawrence County Health Department is reporting the 26th COVID-19 death in the county on Wednesday. “We are reporting another COVID-19-related death today,” the health ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mark Shaffer.

Bengals

Bengals trade Dunlap to Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Carlos Dunlap made it clear he wanted out of Cincinnati and got his wish. The Seattle Seahawks hope by getting Dunlap out ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:17 am

Sports

Stats say Browns better without Beckham but Mayfield says ‘no’

CLEVELAND (AP) — The numbers don’t lie. Baker Mayfield has been a better quarterback for the Browns when Odell Beckham isn’t around. Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:16 am

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Lawyer Mike Mearan is released on bail

PORTSMOUTH (AP) — A longtime lawyer facing numerous counts related to human trafficking that authorities say occurred over a 15-year period was freed from jail ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:27 pm

BREAKING NEWS

Ironton, Coal Grove Trick or Treat moved to Saturday

On Wednesday, the City of Ironton announced that Trick or Treat has been moved to Saturday from 5-6:30 p.m. The Village of Coal Grove has ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:40 pm

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Portsmouth attorney indicted: Mearan could face 70 years in prison

PORTSMOUTH — A Portsmouth attorney was indicted last week on 18 felony charges related to human trafficking and prostitution with some of the charges going ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:03 am

News

COVID-19 cases continue to climb

By Austin Johnson For The Ironton Tribune The Lawrence County Health Department continues the battle with COVID-19 as the county will remain at Red Level ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:00 am

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Morning Pointe of Russell residents tie-dye masks

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by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:52 am

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Community Calendar – 10/28/2020

Calendar items can be sent to briefs@irontontribune.com. Thursday Library Board Meeting The Board of Trustees of Briggs Lawrence County Public Library will hold a special ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:21 am

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COVID-19 testing, counseling available: Shawnee Family Health also offering a crisis line

Shawnee Family Health Center and the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce have several projects related to the COVID-19 pandemic scheduled for this week. Two pop-up ... Read more

by Heath Harrison, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:20 am

News

Early Voting

Voting hours at the Lawrence County Board of Elections office in the courthouse are on the following days: Today–Friday 8 a.m.–7 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m.–4 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:18 am

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Trick or Treat

Thursday • Ironton Citywide Trick or Treat 6-7:30 p.m. • Coal Grove 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday • Athalia 6-7:30 p.m. • Chesapeake 6-7:30 p.m. • South ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:17 am

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Announcements – 10/28/2020

— The Lawrence County Agricultural Society will have its annual election of board officers from 8 a.m.–noon on Saturday at the Extension Office at the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:16 am

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Today in History: Wednesday, October 28

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 28, the 302nd day of 2020. There are 64 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: • On Oct. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:15 am

Gallery

BE-HEADING INTO HALLOWEEN

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by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:13 am

Sports

Southeast Ohio Prep Golf Coaches All-District Teams

The Southeastern Ohio Golf Coaches Association recently met to determine all-district award winners and the complete list of winners are as follows: Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:48 am

Marshall University

Herd-FIU postpone Friday’s C-USA game

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Florida International University has made the decision to postpone its home football game against Marshall University due to a lack of available ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:33 am

Ironton Tigers

Ironton, Warriors match running games in playoff

It’ll be the run vs. the run. When the World Harvest Prep Warriors visit the Ironton Fighting Tigers in the Division 5 Region 19 semifinals on ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:31 am

Sports

Dodgers beat Rays 3-1 to win World Series

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — No dogpile, no champagne and a mask on nearly every face — the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first World Series ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:27 am

News

Kentucky governor leaves quarantine, says mask kept him safe

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear left quarantine on Saturday, two weeks after being exposed to COVID-19 by a member of his security ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:22 am

Coal Grove Hornets

Lady Hornets fall but Dillow gets milestone

McDERMOTT — It was not only the end of a good season for the Coal Grove Lady Hornets, it was also the end of a ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Monday, October 26, 2020 11:34 pm

COVID-19

Lawrence County COVID-19 cases top 1,000

Lawrence County hit a sad record this weekend when the number of positive COVID-19 cases reached over 1,000 on Saturday. By Monday, the number was ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, October 26, 2020 6:07 pm

Ironton Tigers

Associated Press Ohio High School Football Polls

DIVISION V: 1, Kirtland (12) 7-0 162; 2, Ironton (1) 8-0 140; 3, Canfield S. Range (2) 8-0 128 Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, October 26, 2020 1:54 pm

South Point Pointers

Pointers suffer tough 2-0 loss to North Adams in D3 district

SEAMAN — The soccer season ended for the South Point Pointers on Saturday, but just like every game during the season, it didn’t come without ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Monday, October 26, 2020 1:43 pm

Sports

Redmen, Redwomen advance to regional cross country meet

CHILLICOTHE — The Rock Hill cross country teams seem to love running so much, they just keep finding more ways to keep going. Both the Rock ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Monday, October 26, 2020 1:38 pm

News

Sheriff to get new cruisers

There will be some new cruisers on the roads of Lawrence County after the commissioners approved a request from Sheriff Jeff Lawless. On Tuesday, the ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, October 26, 2020 1:36 pm