• 70°

Top Stories

Crosswalks get makeover

Project was part of grant Third and Center received from Ohio Arts Council Last weekend, the first of ... Read more | Add your comment

Ironton crews battle structure fire

The Ironton Fire Department Fire Department battled a blaze at an unoccupied house at Second and Pine streets ... Read more | Add your comment

Meet the Class of 2020 – Vol. 3

Seniors across Lawrence County were set to take part in the traditional end-of-year activities, like prom and spring ... Read more | Add your comment

OUTDOOR RECREATION 2020 – Group brings the outdoors to special needs children

FAYETTE TOWNHIP — George McCalvin founded the Special Needs Youth Sportsmen in 2011. “I was watching a hunting ... Read more | Add your comment

Obituaries

Obituaries – 5/31/2020

Edna Moyers Edna Denise Moyers, 53, of Kenova, West Virginia, died on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia.   ... Read more | Add your comment

by Obituaries.

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Parade showed city’s commitment to veterans

Thank you to Lou Pyles and her amazing volunteer army for continuing the 152nd Memorial Day parade. Empty streets, but full hearts for everyone in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Letters to the Editor.

Sports

NHL plans to test players for COVID-19 daily if games resume

Nick Foligno watches Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s coronavirus briefings and appreciates the value of the information. It is part of the reason the Columbus captain supports ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, May 31, 2020 9:49 pm

Columnists

Rob Portman: A message to Ohio’s graduates for 2020

At this time of year, thousands of Ohio students would normally be walking across stages in auditoriums, gyms and arenas to proudly accept their high ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, May 30, 2020 5:19 pm

COVID-19

Organizers work to create alternative to canceled fair

DeWine addresses issue at news conference ROME TOWNSHIP — The Lawrence County Fair is canceled for 2020 and supporters of 4-H members are working to ... Read more

by Heath Harrison, Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:00 am

COVID-19

EDITORIAL: Bridging the digital divide

Last weekend, the cover story of The Ironton Tribune addressed the need for improvements in broadband service to rural areas. While figures from the FCC ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:00 am

Education

Fairland graduate named as county’s top student

Ohio ESC recognizes one student from each county for honor ROME TOWNSHIP — The top student in Fairland High School’s class was honored by the ... Read more

by Heath Harrison, Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:00 am

COVID-19

Green alumni association awards graduates with Prize Patrol

Donations awarded in scholarships at graduation ceremony FRANKLIN FURNACE — Over the weekend of May 16-17, the Green High School Class of 2020 graduated one-by-one ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:00 am

COVID-19

Graduating seniors parade through South Point

By AUSTIN JOHNSON For The Ironton Tribune SOUTH POINT — Graduates of 2020 from South Point High School drove through the streets of the village ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:00 am

Chesapeake

Parade honors Chesapeake seniors

Class of 2020 included 117 graduates By TAYLOR BURNETTE CHESAPEAKE — The village of Chesapeake honored graduating seniors from its local district on Sunday. Graduates ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:00 am

Chesapeake

OU student interning for Tribune this summer

CHESAPEAKE — Taylor Burnette has been majoring in journalism and news and information for the past year at Ohio University in Athens and, though she ... Read more

by Heath Harrison, Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:00 am

Sports

Annual Run-By-The-River virtual race deadline nears

RUSSELL, Ky. — The entry list is starting to grow for the first-ever Kiwanis Virtual 5K Run By The River. In its 43rd year, Run By ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:57 am

Ironton Tigers

Ironton’s Schreck finds a home with Alice Lloyd

Similar to the Edward Everett Hale short story “The Man Without A Country,” Riley Schreck was a player without a team. But while the character Phillip ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:54 am

Browns

Quieter Mayfield knows third season will be vital for him

Baker Mayfield went back to his roots during this strange offseason, a time he's used to reflect and forget a season that didn't go well ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:52 am

Sports

NCAA offers guidance for bringing athletes back to campus

The NCAA released a long and detailed plan Friday to help schools bring back athletes to campus during a pandemic. While schools will need to have ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:51 am

Sports

No consensus plan yet on NBA return

The NBA Board of Governors met again without a consensus opinion emerging on how many teams should be back on the floor for the planned ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:49 am

Sports

MLB economic proposal to Players’ Association

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball's economic proposal to the Major League Baseball Players Association on Tuesday, as obtained by The Associated Press. To calculate ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:47 am

Sports

Bowlsby says Big 12 revenue distribution down slightly

The Big 12's revenue distribution to its 10 schools decreased only slightly because of the pandemic that led to the cancellation of spring sports, though ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:46 am

Sports

Trojans’ QB Daniels transfers to Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia has picked up another high-profile transfer to compete for its starting quarterback job, landing former Southern California starter J.T. Daniels. Daniels started ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:45 am

Reds

Reds announce fans’ voting for All-1990s decade team

The Cincinnati Reds didn’t dominate the 1990s like the Big Red Machine did in the 1970s, but there was still success and talent. The Atlanta Braves ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:44 am

Sports

MLBPA: new wage proposal ‘disappointing’

NEW YORK (AP) — A rookie at the major league minimum would make a higher percentage of his salary than multimillionaire stars like Mike Trout ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:43 am

Sports

Playoff expansion may do more harm than good

When they say it’s not about the money, it’s about the money. And maybe some ego, too. The passage of the new football playoff format that expanded ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:42 am

Sports

NHL moves ahead with 24-team playoff format if play able to resume

The NHL will abandon the rest of the regular season and go straight into the playoffs with 24 teams instead of 16 — if it ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:41 am

Sports

Colon still wants to pitch in majors

NEW YORK (AP) — Bartolo Colón refuses to entertain the idea of retirement. It doesn’t matter that he didn’t pitch in 2019 and that on Sunday ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:40 am

Ashland, KY

Boyd County Public Library plans to reopen June 8

ASHLAND, Ky. — Boyd County Public Library is planning to reopen its doors as part of Gov. Andy Beshear’s Healthy at Work phased approach to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 29, 2020 6:05 pm

Education

Irontonian named to Berea College Dean’s list

Elizabeth Miller, a resident of Ironton, has been named to the Spring 2020 Dean’s List at Berea College. A student is named to the Dean’s ... Read more

by Heath Harrison, Friday, May 29, 2020 6:05 pm

News

05/29/2020-Calendar

Today Ironton Farmers Market The Ironton Farmers Market is at Market Square on Second Street in Ironton from 7 a.m.–3 p.m. or until vendors sell ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 29, 2020 5:24 pm