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Fun Fridays: Volunteers, donations create neighborhood activities for children

For the past three months, children in Ironton have been treated to an opportunity for fun each week, ... Read more | Add your comment

Concerns raised on upkeep at cemetery

Trustee meeting set for Thursday Tall grass and upkeep at Woodland Cemetery have been the subject of concerns ... Read more | Add your comment

A tremendous legacy — South Point couple remembered for work on DD issues, love of family

SOUTH POINT — Those who knew and worked with LoRena and Steve Cahal recall two people who were ... Read more | Add your comment

Dawson-Bryant students mark 9-11 anniversary

DEERING — Every year, Dawson-Bryant Elementary school commemorates the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks with an ... Read more | Add your comment

Lifestyles

Render the Hearts to perform at Ironton aLive’s Tuesday Night Concert

Render the Hearts will be on stage at 6:30 p.m. for the Tuesday Night Concert Series in downtown Ironton. It is a free outdoor, family-friendly ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Obituaries

Obituaries – 9/21/2020

Juanita Wheeler Juanita M. Wheeler, 87, of Ironton, died Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, at King’s Daughters Medical Center.   Funeral Services will be 1 p.m. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Ironton Tigers

Associated Press Ohio High School Football Polls

DIVISION V Team Record Pts. 1, Kirtland (16) 4-0 198 2, Ironton (2) 4-0 169 3, Canfield S. Range (1) 4-0 149 Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, September 21, 2020 8:23 pm

Columnists

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman: Rural areas need broadband to survive

Over the last six months, the United States has seen various forms of lockdown as we have worked to slow the spread of the COVID-19 ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Monday, September 21, 2020 12:49 am

Columnists

Jeri Fields: SSA helps with self support plans

If you rely on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments or Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits and want to start working or return to work, we ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Monday, September 21, 2020 12:00 am

Sports

OHSAA Region Assignments for Football Playoff

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by Staff Reports, Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:31 pm

Sports

OHSAA announces new football regions and playoff information

COLUMBUS – The Ohio High School Athletic Association has announced new regional alignments for the upcoming football playoffs after 664 schools opted in for the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:13 pm

Reds

Surging Reds beat White Sox to stay in playoff contention

CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a two-run single as Cincinnati scored five times in the fourth inning on just one hit, and the Reds ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, September 20, 2020 7:45 pm

Rock Hill Redmen

Redwomen blank NW in first-ever meeting

PEDRO — There is currently a radio advertisement talking about how a person will always remember that first time they voted. If you’re the Rock Hill ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Sunday, September 20, 2020 7:43 pm

Sports

‘Mad Scientist’ DeChambeau bombs his way to U.S. Open win

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Call him a mad scientist in a tam o'shanter cap. Call him a game-changer in golf. Any description of Bryson DeChambeau ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, September 20, 2020 7:40 pm

Sports

High School Football Standings

2020 High School Football Standings Ohio Valley Conference OVC Overall W L Pts. Opp W L Pts Opp Ironton 4 0 217 16 0 0 0 0 Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:21 am

Marshall University

Thundering Herd knocks off No. 23 Appalachian State, 17-7

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall coach Doc Holliday and his young quarterback saw the two injured Appalachian State players on the ground after a collision. ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:20 am

Sports

Defense keys Flyers shutout of Panthers

CHESAPEAKE — So far this season, defense has been the key for the St. Joseph Flyers’ soccer team. Add another key to the ring. The Flyers used ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:19 am

Reds

Anderson’s two HRs help Chisox end Reds’ win streak

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tim Anderson hit two of Chicago’s five solo homers, and the White Sox — already guaranteed a playoff spot — took another ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:17 am

Ohio State

Michigan-Ohio State highlights 3rd Big Ten schedule released

The Big Ten’s third football schedule of the 2020 season is highlighted by Michigan-Ohio State on Dec. 12, the final day of the conference’s regular-season ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:17 am

Sports

Flyers third in SOC D1 golf tournament

McDERMOTT — So what do you do on your day off? If you are a soccer player for the St. Joseph Flyers, you play in the ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:16 am

Sports

Book, Fighting Irish rout USF, 52-0

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ian Book just needed to stick to the routine against South Florida. Notre Dame quarterback ran for three first-half touchdowns as ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:14 am

Sports

Wolff heads into final round as leader at U.S. Open

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — Matthew Wolff is playing his first U.S. Open and carving his own path. That starts with shots he gouges out of the ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, September 20, 2020 1:13 am

Columnists

Jim Crawford: Who do you trust?

The 2020 election will hinge on one issue more than any other for the leader of our nation: Do we trust Donald Trump? Sure, every ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, September 20, 2020 12:00 am

Columnists

MJ Wixsom: Cats are complex creatures

I have been working with a new software to create new exam room videos. While I think the animation adds something to it, this is ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, September 19, 2020 8:36 am

Columnists

Tim Throckmorton: By 13, your worldview is established

In 1791, Dr. Benjamin Rush, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence wrote a lengthy piece providing a dozen or so reasons why ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, September 19, 2020 8:14 am

Columnists

Don Lee: The atmosphere of Venus may contain indications of life

This is an interesting space note about Venus, the planet closest to us in the solar system. The closest that Earth comes to Venus is ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, September 19, 2020 8:00 am

Ironton Tigers

Fighting Tigers’ offense gets popping in win over Redmen

PEDRO — Just when the Rock Hill Redmen thought they had Ironton bottled up, the Fighting Tigers popped the cork. Three times Ironton faced a third ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, September 19, 2020 2:43 am

News

Panthers outscore Trojans

CHESAPEAKE — The Chesapeake Panthers won a close one Friday night against the visiting Portsmouth Trojans. Chesapeake chose to attack with the ground game as they ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 19, 2020 2:41 am

Sports

Vikings use defense, strong ground game to beat East

SCIOTOVILLE — One if by offense, two if by defense, and three if by special teams. Add it all up and it equals a big win ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, September 19, 2020 2:38 am

Fairland Dragons

Dragons rout Pointers to stay unbeaten

PROCTORVILLE — The Fairland Dragons flamed the visiting South Point Pointers 47-7 Friday night at Jim Mayo Memorial Stadium. The Dragons started things off with a ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, September 19, 2020 2:37 am

Reds

Reds eye playoff berth as winning streak continues

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds hitter in the deepest slump kept their winning streak going. Jesse Winker hit a three-run homer — one of four off ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, September 19, 2020 2:35 am