• 48°

Top Stories

GENERATIONS: Decades of dance

Roth has been teaching dance, twirling for 33 years For multiple generations of Ironton families, Cyndi Roth has ... Read more | Add your comment

IPD captain Ross retires after 25 years

Ross says he will miss his ‘brothers in blue’ On Thursday afternoon, the Ironton Police Department said good ... Read more | Add your comment

River Run raises funds for murals project

More than 60 racers came to Ironton on Saturday to take part in an event to raise funds ... Read more | Add your comment

Blessed beginning

Construction of new addition underway at Christ Episcopal Church A pair of blessings, and then the construction got ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Food distribution scheduled in Lawrence County

Additional community resources, COVID-19 vaccinations to be made available SOUTH POINT — Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) will host a food distribution at the ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Columnists

Mark Mccown: Power of attorney can’t overrule wishes

Dear Lawyer Mark: I have a question about a power of attorney. I gave a power of attorney to my son a few years ago, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Guest Columnist.

Ironton Tigers

Martin, White recipients of first PrattFord Scholarship

Read more

by Jim Walker, Sunday, September 26, 2021 1:14 am

Ohio State

Buckeyes’ LB Carrico signs NIL deal with Monroe’s Collision

Monroe’s Collision, proudly operating in Portsmouth, Chillicothe, and Jackson, Ohio, have become one of the first in Ohio to sign a Name, Image, and Likeness ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, September 26, 2021 1:11 am

Sports

College Football Scores

Notre Dame 41, Wisconsin 13 Ohio St. 59, Akron 7 Purdue 13, Illinois 9 Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, September 26, 2021 12:31 am

Ohio State

Buckeyes pound outmanned Akron, 59-7

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After three tough games -- including an upset by Oregon two weeks ago -- No. 10 Ohio State got a chance ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, September 26, 2021 12:14 am

Reds

Castellanos’ HR lifts Reds over Nationals

CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Castellanos hit a solo home run with one out in the ninth inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Washington Nationals ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, September 25, 2021 11:35 pm

Reds

Reds beat Nationals but still lose ground to Cards

CINCINNATI (AP) — Aristides Aquino drove in TJ Friedl with a game-ending single off the glove of second baseman Luis Garcia, and the Cincinnati Reds ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, September 25, 2021 10:34 pm

Sports

Blue Devils win OVC golf title; Dragons’ Roberts is medalist

Roberts had a stellar day as the Fairland Dragons’ golfer shot a 75 to earn medalist honors but the Blue Devils claimed the Ohio Valley ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, September 25, 2021 10:23 pm

Sports

Flyers finish 2nd in SOC golf tournament

The Flyers Eli Ford shot a 94 to lead his team and earned All-SOC honors as he posted the fourth best individual score. Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, September 25, 2021 10:19 pm

Sports

Fighting Tigers roll past Panthers in OVC

CHESAPEAKE — Last night’s matchup between the Ironton Fighting Tigers and the Chesapeake Panthers took place on Chesapeake’s home field. While the field itself belongs ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:22 pm

Sports

Redmen ride past Pointers, 36-12

PEDRO — After driving up and down the hilly road in the first half, the Rock Hill Redmen took to the freeway in the second ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:21 pm

Ohio State

Buckeyes plan to rest Shroud’s shoulder

COLUMBUS — Ohio State’s starting quarterback C.J. Stroud probably will rest his sore shoulder and play only in an emergency in OSU’s game against Akron ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:20 pm

Sports

OSU front four searching for more

COLUMBUS — Larry Johnson says he hasn’t been sleeping well and that the defensive linemen he coaches at Ohio State aren’t sitting around smiling. Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:19 pm

Reds

Reds’ late-season collapse nothing new to fans

It happens way too often. The Cincinnati Reds love to tease their fans. They pick a season every so often, play well enough to take over ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:18 pm

Sports

OVC Fall Sports Standings & Statistics

Girls’ Soccer Standings Team Overall OVC Pts Rock Hill 7-0-1 4-0-0 12 Fairland 4-2-1 1-1-1 4 Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:16 pm

Sports

Scoreboard

Thursday’s Game Washington 001 001 100 — 3 8 1 Cincinnati 000 000 002 — 2 6 0 Corbin, Thompson (7), Rainey (8), Finnegan (9) and K.Ruiz; L.Castillo, ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:13 pm

Coal Grove Hornets

Roe leads Trojans by Hornets

PORTSMOUTH — The skies were clear but the was still lightning in the air. The lightning-quick striking power of the Portsmouth Trojans was unleashed early as ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:06 pm

Sports

Friday’s High School Football Scores

Ohio H.S. Athletic Association Friday’s Football Scores Akr. Manchester 41, Massillon Tuslaw 3 Ansonia 37, W. Alexandria Twin Valley S. 7 Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:05 pm

Bengals

Steelers, Bengals still searching for their identities

PITTSBURGH (AP) — No matter when it comes, that first loss always stings. All the work during the offseason. All the optimism built over the course ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:04 pm

Browns

Ready or not, Bears QB Fields starting against Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — There was going to be a point, maybe later this season or early next, when Justin Fields was going to become Chicago’s ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:03 pm

Marshall University

Appy State rallies late to edge Marshall, 31-30

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Camerun Peoples ran for three touchdowns and Nate Noel rushed for 87 of his 187 yards on a game-saving drive and ... Read more

by Jim Walker, Saturday, September 25, 2021 7:02 pm

Sports

Notre Dame uses big 4th quarter to whip Wisconsin, 41-13

CHICAGO (AP) — To win more games than any coach in the storied history of Notre Dame football, Brian Kelly has needed to be adaptable. Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, September 25, 2021 6:59 pm

News

COVID has killed nearly as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu

(AP) — COVID-19 has now killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic did — approximately 675,000. The U.S. population a century ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:20 am

News

Grants available to strengthen civics education in Appalachian Ohio

NELSONVILLE — Educating and equipping citizens is essential for building and sustaining strong communities within a strong democracy. That’s why the Longaberger Family Foundation and the I’m ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:00 am

News

Wagenaar receives honor as he retires as St. Mary’s ER-Ironton medical director

James Wagenaar, DO, was honored by the Lawrence County Commissioners for his years of service to the county. He is retiring as the medical director ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:00 am

News

Award-winning beekeeper to speak at meeting

Event set for Tuesday at South Point library Since September is National Honey Month, the Ohio River Bee Society’s meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 28 will ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 25, 2021 12:00 am