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Mark Shaffer, Author at The Tribune

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More care, less consequences

Handle With Care program to help kids who have been through trauma Impact Prevention is teaming with local law enforcement and schools to help children ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, September 20, 2021 12:00 am

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Blessed beginning

Construction of new addition underway at Christ Episcopal Church A pair of blessings, and then the construction got underway. That was the scene on Tuesday ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, September 18, 2021 12:00 am

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Rowe-Collins retires after 43 years in banking

Come next Monday, a familiar face will no longer be part of the Ironton banking community. Because, after 43 years, Jodi Rowe-Collins will be retired. ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, September 16, 2021 12:00 am

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Assembling hope

OUS volunteers assemble emergency preparedness kits It was not the usual gathering at the Rotunda at Ohio University Southern. While it is used for many ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Sunday, September 12, 2021 12:00 am

Coal Grove

Hard rock coming to Coal Grove

First-ever Grovefest is on Sept. 25 COAL GROVE — Soon, Paul Porter Park will be filled with 11 hours of hard rock as it will ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, September 8, 2021 12:00 am

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Avenging hunger

Food donations sought for BackPack Buddies Armstrong’s Avenge Hunger food drive is back for its fourth year and Shane Finster, the community marketing manager for ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Friday, September 3, 2021 12:00 am

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Car catches fire; No one injured

“They were lucky,” said Hamilton Volunteer Fire Department Chief Kim Dutey about two girls who were headed home from practice when the car they were ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 12:00 am

Ashland, KY

Greenup schools closed after coach dies

Over 400 students in COVID-19 quarantine On Wednesday, the Greenup County school students were told that there would be no classes on Thursday and Friday ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, August 28, 2021 12:00 am

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Lawrence County gets new seal

14 rays and stars represent townships in county Lawrence County has a new seal, one that incorporates elements to represent all 14 townships. Earlier this ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Friday, August 27, 2021 12:00 am

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The Counseling Center breaks ground

Drug, alcohol treatment facility to be built in Ironton On Wednesday, local officials gathered on a vacant lot on the corner of Fourth and Center ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, August 21, 2021 1:59 am

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Clean-up days start Aug. 31

Residents can dispose of furniture, mattresses The City of Ironton will be having clean-up days for its residents at the end of the month. From ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 12:00 am

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Union-Rome sewer system talk of commissioners meeting

Sale is one potential outcome as costs rise for county At the Lawrence County Commissioners’ meeting on Thursday afternoon, JB Finley, a resident of Rome ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Monday, August 16, 2021 12:00 am

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Improving the veterans cemetery

People driving past the veterans plot in Woodland Cemetery may have noticed some work going on. Some of the markers have been elevated on new ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Sunday, August 8, 2021 12:00 am

Chesapeake

Sybene-Chesapeake Senior Center closed

Concerns about COVID-19 Delta variant prompts closure At Tuesday’s meeting of the Lawrence County Commissioners, Commissioner Freddie Hayes reported that the Sybene-Chesapeake Senior Center will ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, August 7, 2021 12:00 am

COVID-19

New COVID-19 cases highest since February

KDMC, SOMC require employees to be vaccinated With the Delta variant of COVID-19 on the rise, some local businesses and institutions are requiring masks again ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, August 7, 2021 12:00 am

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