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Chesapeake bakery offers custom treats

CHESAPEAKE — Since it’s opening on April 15, Frosted has been doing good business and had a lot ... Read more | Add your comment

A creative kickoff

Summer Arts Camps back in session at the Paramount ASHLAND, Ky. — For the first time in two ... Read more | Add your comment

Honoring lives of care

Nurse Honor Guard pays tribute to those in their profession ASHLAND, Ky. — Since its founding in 2019, ... Read more | Add your comment

Fair board meets to decide use of state funds

ROME TOWNSHIP — The Lawrence County Fair Board met on Monday and made decisions about spending state funds ... Read more | Add your comment

Columnists

Does bankruptcy clear medical debts?

DEAR LAWYER MARK: I’m in trouble and need some advice. My wife and I have been having some pretty bad financial problems, and they just ... Read more | Add your comment

by Guest Columnist.

Ashland, KY

Kentucky announces launch of online renewal option for driver’s licenses

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Monday that the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has launched a service to drive Kentucky into a new era ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Editorials

EDITORIAL: New quarters bring overdue recognition

On Thursday, the U.S. Mint announced three new additions to the American Women Quarter program, joining those whose inspiring lives have already been named for ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:00 am

Huntington, W. Va.

American Duchess makes Huntington stop

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Huntington Area Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomed The American Duchess to Huntington on Thursday. The Duchess is a sister ship to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:00 am

News

Niece named as county chair for Timken campaign

Ashley Niece, a member of the Lawrence County Republican Central Committee, has been named as county chair for Jane Timken’s 2022 U.S. Senate campaign. Timken, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:00 am

Ashland, KY

GALLERY: Summer camps at the Paramount

On Monday, the Paramount Arts Center in Ashland, Kentucky had its annual two-week arts classes for the first time in two years. Read more

by Heath Harrison, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:00 am

News

Company settles Ohio Medicaid allegation suit

Centene agrees to pay Ohio $88M COLUMBUS (AP) — Centene Corp. has agreed to pay Ohio $88.3 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the pharmacy ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:00 am

Gallery

Pets of the Tri-State 6-19-21

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by Staff Reports, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:00 am

News

Commissioners seek nominations for 2021 Veteran of the Year

At Tuesday’s meeting of the Lawrence County Commissioners, they discussed nominations for the 2021 Lawrence County Veteran of the Year. “This is an award we ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:00 am

News

Juneteenth holiday sparks scramble in states

COLUMBUS (AP) — Congress and President Joe Biden acted with unusual swiftness this week in approving Juneteenth as a national holiday, a move that sent ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, June 19, 2021 12:00 am

Coal Grove Hornets

A Fathers’ Day gift that keeps on giving

Jim Walker jim.walker@irontontribune.com COAL GROVE — It’s Father’s Day and you’re trying to figure out what to get dad besides a necktie that he’ll probably ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Friday, June 18, 2021 10:55 pm

Reds

Lawrence bobblehead joins June highlights for Reds’ HOF Museum

Cincinnati – The Reds Hall of Fame and Museum presented by Dinsmore is continuing its 2021 bobblehead series in June with Reds Hall of Famer ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 18, 2021 10:51 pm

South Point Pointers

South Point to induct five new members to athletic Hall of Fame

The South Point High School Athletic Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the Class of 2021. Each inductee was nominated by a member of the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 18, 2021 10:50 pm

Reds

Major League Baseball Standings

CINCINNATI (Gutierrez 3-1) at San Diego (Lamet 1-2), 7:15 p.m. St. Louis (Wainwright 4-5) at Atlanta (Smyly 3-3), 7:15 p.m. Milwaukee (Houser 4-5) at Colorado (Gomber 6-5), ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, June 18, 2021 10:49 pm

Sports

Bill could leave Ohio casinos without sports books

CLEVELAND (AP) — Some Ohio casinos and racinos could be left with losing tickets if the state Senate's sports betting legislation giving professional teams priority ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, June 18, 2021 10:48 pm

Sports

Burroughs new SSU women’s basketball coach

PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State Athletics has named former Coppin State (Md.) head coach DeWayne Burroughs as the newest head coach of the nationally-renown SSU women's ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 18, 2021 10:47 pm

Sports

Ladies 9-Hole golfers share in the winnings

PINE GROVE — It was share and share a like. Except for Dora Carmon. The Ironton Ladies 9-Hole Golf Association met on Tuesday for their weekly outing ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Friday, June 18, 2021 10:46 pm

Ohio State

CFP expansion will push conference to reconsider divisions

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — The proposed 12-team College Football Playoff would make winning a conference more important than ever, with six spots reserved for league ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, June 18, 2021 10:46 pm

Browns

Clowney having fun with Browns, forming bond with Garrett

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Jadeveon Clowney burst out of his three-point stance, spun around a couple of tackling dummies and celebrated finishing first in a ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, June 18, 2021 10:45 pm

Browns

Browns QB Mayfield in ‘no rush’ with contract extension

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Along with everything else, Baker Mayfield is practicing patience this summer. The Cleveland Browns quarterback, whose strong 2020 season seemingly ended any ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, June 18, 2021 10:44 pm

Sports

OHSAA awards state football championships to Pro Football Hall of Fame on 3-year deal

CANTON – The Ohio High School Athletic Association and Pro Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday announced a three-year agreement for the Hall to host ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 18, 2021 10:34 pm

Reds

Diamondbacks futility inspires a new song

Just when you think you’ve got it bad… Whether you are fans of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, Colorado Rockies or the ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Friday, June 18, 2021 12:52 am

Reds

Padres use HRs to snap Reds’ win streak

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Victor Caratini hit a two-run, game-ending homer two batters after Eric Hosmer hit a tying, two-run homer for the San Diego ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, June 18, 2021 12:40 am

Ashland, KY

Morning Pointe Foundation to present virtual seminar on retirement planning

Free Caregiver Cafe will be on July 13 The Morning Pointe Foundation, together with certified estate planning specialists and attorneys Martin Pierce and John Huisman ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 18, 2021 12:00 am

Columnists

Jeri Fields: Keeping elders safe from scams

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was Tuesday. On that day, and throughout the month, communities, seniors, caregivers, governments, organizations, and the private sector unite to ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, June 18, 2021 12:00 am

News

Ohio state highway patrol unveils distracted driving stats website

COLUMBUS (AP) — A new state highway patrol website provides details about distracted driving in Ohio in the latest effort to reduce the number of ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, June 18, 2021 12:00 am

News

Boil water advisory due to main line break in Coal Grove area

COAL GROVE — Due to a main line break, there is a boil water advisory in place for all residents from Zoar Hill (Warren Hill) ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:11 am