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Ohio River Revival returns to riverfront

Music lovers across the region can plan to spend the day on Ironton’s riverfront for the return of ... Read more | Add your comment

Seniors pass time waiting for safe reopen

CHESAPEAKE — While vaccinations are continuing for the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sybene-Chesapeake Senior Center is still waiting until ... Read more | Add your comment

Animal acts set for Saturday at Paramount Arts Center

ASHLAND, Ky. — Two animal-centric performances are set for Saturday at the Paramount Arts Center in Ashland. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Giving the gift of life

KDMC ceremony honors organ donors, families ASHLAND, Ky. — On a cold Monday morning, members of the King’s ... Read more | Add your comment

Columnists

Guardian Animal to have 5K for animals

One month to go! Guardian Animal Medical Center is hosting a 5K run and 1-mile dog walk on Saturday, May 22. We missed it last ... Read more | Add your comment

by Guest Columnist.

News

South Point receives $25K grant

SOUTH POINT — The South Point Volunteer Fire Department has been named a 2021 grant recipient by Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. “Village of South ... Read more | Add your comment

by Heath Harrison.

Rock Hill Redmen

Rock Hill Redmen football holding free youth camp

PEDRO — The Rock Hill Redmen football program will be hold a free youth skills camp for anyone in grades 3-to-11. The camps will be held ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 3:21 am

South Point Pointers

Staley sets SPMS pole vault record

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by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 1:58 am

News

House GOP spending plan includes 2 percent personal income tax cut

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohioans would receive a 2 percent personal income tax cut and the state would fund schools in a more equitable fashion under ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, April 17, 2021 1:32 am

Reds

Votto, Castellanos slug HRs as Reds cruise by Indians

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto hit a two-run homer to cap a seven-run third inning and the Cincinnati Reds cruised to a 10-3 rout of ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:42 am

Ironton Tigers

Wylie, Sloan help Ironton edge Rock Hill

The Ironton Fighting Tigers used a one-two punch to get a 4-3 win. Jon Wylie and Jacob Sloan combined on a 4-hitter for the Fighting Tigers ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:38 am

Coal Grove Hornets

Cumming’s double enables Dragons to nip Hornets

PROCTORVILLE — One big hit was the difference. Fairland’s Cooper Cummings clutch RBI double in the bottom of the seventh inning was the difference in a ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:37 am

Sports

Flyers cash in on opportunities to win

SCIOTOVILLE — If you’re going to give us some free baserunners, we’re going to try and score them. The St. Joseph Flyers parlayed 11 hits with ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:36 am

Fairland Dragons

Salyer pitches Lady Dragons past CG girls

PROCTORVILLE — Kaylee Salyer wasn’t on top of her game. She was all over it. Salyer pitched a 3-hitter as the Fairland Lady Dragons upset the ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:33 am

Sports

K of C 1405 host Charities golf scramble May 15

The Knights of Columbus Council No. 1405 Charities Golf Outing will be held Saturday, May 15, at River Bend Golf Club. Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:33 am

Browns

Browns cut Richardson

CLEVELAND (AP) — This off-season remodeling of the Browns’ defense includes a surprising removal. Veteran tackle Sheldon Richardson’s contract was terminated on Friday, a head-scratching move ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:32 am

Bengals

Ex-Bengal Bernard inks 1-year deal with Bucs

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Running back Giovani Bernard has agreed to a one-year contract with the Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a person familiar ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:30 am

Editorials

Editorial: Making events possible

It was at this time last year that high school seniors across the nation were faced with a very different end of their school year ... Read more

by Editorial Board, Saturday, April 17, 2021 12:00 am

Gallery

Pets of the Tri-State 4-17-21

Photos from readers, Tribune staff and around the community. Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 4:39 pm

News

COVID-19 case average in Ohio at highest in a month

COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine said the statewide average for COVID-19 cases rose this week, marking a continued resurgence of the virus in the last ... Read more

by Heath Harrison, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:47 pm

News

Hope’s Place to have dodge ball tournament to raise funds

ASHLAND, Ky. —  For anyone who has missed the fun of dodging red rubber balls during gym class, here’s your chance to gather three friends ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:36 pm

Ironton Tigers

Ironton, Kleinman romp, 12-1

CHESAPEAKE — TK provided a TKO. Trevor Kleinman delivered a technical knockout with his pitching performance as the Ironton Fighting Tigers beat the Chesapeake Panthers 12-1 ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:59 am

Sports

Flyers squeeze their way past River Valley, 4-2

The Beatles did the No. 1 hit Please, Please Me, Like I please you. On Thursday, the St. Joseph Flyers did a take-off of that song ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:58 am

Rock Hill Redmen

Redwomen rout Lady Pointers

PEDRO — Kylee Howard took what she gave. Howard gave up 3 hits but she also went 3-for-4 with 2 doubles and 4 runs batted in ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:57 am

Sports

Wells, offense key Lady Vikings rout

AID — The Symmes Valley Lady Vikings put on an offensive display. Lauren Wells is grateful, but they could have save it for another day if ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:57 am

South Point Pointers

Titans knock off Pointers, 15-5

SOUTH POINT — The Portsmouth Notre Dame Titans had their bats going and in the process went right by the South Point Pointers. The Titans collected ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:56 am

Coal Grove Hornets

Fleming tops CG

CANNONSBURG, Ky. — The Coal Grove Lady Hornets fell to the Fleming County Lady Panthers 17-4 in the opening game of the Boyd County Tri-State ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:55 am

Columnists

Tim Ballard: Be wary of student loan repayment companies

If you owe money on federal student loans, you should be wary of sales pitches from companies offering to help borrowers lower their payments, warns ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:00 am

News

Patrol investigates Statehouse break-in, vandalism

COLUMBUS (AP) — A man broke into the Ohio Statehouse overnight, used a fire extinguisher to spray chemicals on the historic building’s Rotunda floor, and ... Read more

by Associated Press, Friday, April 16, 2021 12:00 am

News

Kindergarten registrations for the 2021-2022 school year

April 21 Chesapeake Elementary School will host its kindergarten registration from 8:30-11 a.m. and from noon-2:30 p.m. Registration is by appointment only. To make an ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, April 15, 2021 11:53 am

News

Dawson-Bryant to hold kindergarten registration

Dawson-Bryant Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration and host an open house on Monday, April 26 from 4-7 p.m. During this time, parents will have ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 15, 2021 11:35 am