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Making a gut decision was tough

Derby came in during the time of ice and no power for many, including my house. This 16-month-old ... Read more | Add your comment

South Point artist produces Gospel painting series

SOUTH POINT — The COVID-19 pandemic may have derailed public events for the Hutton Wayfarer Gallery in South ... Read more | Add your comment

Fair set for full return

Board voted Monday to go forward with both junior and senior events ROME TOWNSHIP — Plans are in ... Read more | Add your comment

PROFILE 2021: Promoting Courage – Homemakers make headwear for those battling cancer

Those battling cancer have been given a special gift, created by a group of volunteers from Lawrence County. ... Read more | Add your comment

Columnists

Mark McCown: Choice of TV shows depends on decision

Dear Lawyer Mark, I was driving down the highway some time ago, and saw some guy pulled over by the state patrol. Now, that’s not ... Read more | Add your comment

by Guest Columnist.

News

Nominations sought for OHIO Southern alumni leadership award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Dr. Dan Evans Ohio University Southern Alumni Leadership Award. To be considered, nominees must meet the following ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Ohio State

Buckeyes fall to Illinois as shooting goes cold late

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After missing three games with a concussion and facial injuries, Illinois star Ayo Dosunmu returned Saturday wearing a protective mask he ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, March 6, 2021 11:45 pm

Marshall University

Herd opens C-USA tourney Wednesday

DALLAS, Texas – Conference USA announced pairings for the 2021 Air Force Reserve C-USA Basketball Championships presented by Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, March 6, 2021 11:37 pm

Sports

2020-21 All-Southern Ohio Conference Basketball Teams

Player of the Year: Kyle Sexton, New Boston Defensive Players of the Year: Jimmy Mahlmeister, St. Joseph; Chase Clark, New Boston Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, March 6, 2021 11:32 pm

Sports

EdChoice scholarship program open at Ironton Catholic schools

The Education Option — known as EdChoice — is officially open for business at the Ironton Catholic Schools as a program that will pay tuition ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:13 am

Sports

SCCA team put games aside to help clean up another school

This past Thursday, the Sugar Creek Christian Academy basketball team was scheduled to play their final game against their cross state rivals Carter County Christian ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:09 am

Reds

Akiyama leaves Reds’ camp to be with wife

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Cincinnati Reds outfielder Shogo Akiyama returned to spring training after a week away to be with his wife, who was seriously ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:09 am

Sports

Porter, Dillow head all-district teams

When you add them up, you might need a calculator. An impressive total of 42 area players — 20 boys and 22 girls — were named ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:07 am

News

Historical Society to honor Sanborn’s work

Submissions sought for display and album at museum The Lawrence County Historical Society says it plans to honor the work of local photographer Kent Sanborn ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:00 am

COVID-19

Health department: More than 7,000 COVID-19 vaccinations done locally

Commissioner Hayes: ‘I think we’ve turned a corner’ At their Tuesday meeting, Lawrence County Health Department director Georgia Dillon said she came to the commissioners ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:00 am

Lifestyles

FOOD: Lime Cheesecake with Fruity Pebbles Crust

Crust: • 2 1/2 cups Fruity Pebbles cereal • 3 tablespoons sugar • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 1/3 cup butter, melted Filling: • 8 ounces ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:00 am

Business

Ironton Little Caesars to celebrate grand re-opening at new location

Little Caesars Pizza is proud to announce the opening of the new home for Hot-N-Ready pizza in Ironton. After 33 years at the same location, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:00 am

News

South Point considers stormwater levy

SOUTH POINT — Mayor Jeff Gaskin said the South Point village council began discussions at their regular meeting on Tuesday about passing a levy to ... Read more

by Heath Harrison, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:00 am

COVID-19

DeWine says end of COVID-19 fight in sight

Lays out methodology for lifting health orders in statewide address COLUMBUS — Ohio’s COVID-19 map again saw slight improvements in its update on Thursday. This ... Read more

by Heath Harrison, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:00 am

News

Tribune a finalist for 14 APME awards

The Ironton Tribune is a finalist for 14 awards in the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors’ 2020 newspaper contest. 1,418 entries, from 52 newspapers in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:00 am

News

Bill would allow Ohio schools more time to give spring tests

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio schools still would have to administer nearly all the usual tests this spring but would have an extra week in April ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:00 am

Chesapeake

Two resign from Chesapeake village council

CHESAPEAKE — There are now two vacancies on the village council in Chesapeake. Mayor Kim Oldaker asked the council, during its regular meeting on Monday, ... Read more

by Heath Harrison, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:00 am

News

Baldridge endorses Timken for U.S. Senate

Former Ohio Republican chair Jane Timken picked up an endorsement from our region for her bid for U.S. Senate in 2022. Timken announced on Wednesday ... Read more

by Heath Harrison, Saturday, March 6, 2021 12:00 am

Ironton Tigers

Jermon was ‘bottled lightening’ as he electrified fans

So, what was your favorite Jermon Jackson memory? When talking about Jermon, you can’t really pick just one. You can’t even compile one of those ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Friday, March 5, 2021 11:36 pm

Fairland Dragons

Dragons rally in 2nd half to win district

IRONTON — The Fairland Dragons are getting really good at halftime adjustments as they came from behind to beat the Adena Warriors in the Ohio ... Read more

by Chance Short, Friday, March 5, 2021 11:33 pm

Gallery

In Memoriam: Kent Sanborn

In 1982, Kent Sanborn walked into The Ironton Tribune. Over the next four decades, he and his camera became the chronicler of local sports teams ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, March 5, 2021 6:48 pm

Land Transactions

Property transfers

• Terry A. Evans and Valerie L. Evans to Kent A. Brown and Debra A. Brown, $26,000, Fayette Township • Ohio Lane Realty LLC to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, March 5, 2021 5:47 pm

Columnists

Jeri Fields: My Social Security — not just for retirees

You don’t have to be retired or even close to retirement to benefit from a personal my Social Security account. Calling or visiting a local ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, March 5, 2021 12:00 am

Sports

Kent Sanborn visitation Monday at Ironton’s Conley Sports Center

Kent Sanborn loved seeing area athletes and people involved in other events, and now everyone is being invited to visit the legendary photographer in a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:23 pm

Sports

Hundreds turn out for benefit dinner to aid Sanborn family

A steady stream of cars passed through the Fairland High School parking lot Thursday evening (3-4-21) to pay tribute to sports photographer Kent Sanborn. Hundreds turned ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:18 pm

Ironton Tigers

Celebration set March 13 for Ironton RB great Jackson

Jermon Scott Jackson, age 45, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Ironton, Ohio, unexpectedly passed away on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. He was born a star on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:16 pm