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Two arrested on drug charges

SOUTH POINT — Two people were arrested on Thursday morning after a months-long investigation into drug trafficking. Around 9 a.m., members of the Lawrence County ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Friday, July 3, 2020 12:31 am

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Expanding its footprint: Central Hardware grows into Kresge building

Central Hardware & Furniture continues to expand its retail space with the purchase of the old Kresge store on Third Street in downtown Ironton. The ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Friday, July 3, 2020 12:17 am

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Tennessee fugitive arrested in Ironton

A woman wanted out of Tennessee on a weapons charge was arrested in Ironton on Wednesday. At 8 a.m., the Ironton Police Department and the ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, July 2, 2020 6:23 pm

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Four decades of service

Bowman retires after being with IPD, sheriff’s office After four decades in law enforcement, Chris Bowman is bowing out. The Ironton Police Department captain retired ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 3:10 pm

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Officer steps down after 24 years

Pruitt looking forward to time with kids, family On Wednesday, the Ironton Police Department gathered to say good-bye to one of their own, Sgt. Jamie ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Sunday, June 28, 2020 2:11 pm

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A message of hope

Group paints over racist graffiti underneath Ironton underpass You may have noticed that Ironton is getting new batches of art on public spaces. The latest ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:00 am

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Contractors blasting hill in Russell, Kentucky at 6 p.m.

Around 6 p.m. tonight, Ironton residents will hear a big boom as contractors blast part of the hill in Russell, Kentucky as part of the ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 4:38 pm

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OU executive director of major giving, husband sued by state for price gouging

COLUMBUS — Ohio University’s executive director of major giving is under fire after Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost sued her and her husband for violating ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, June 20, 2020 1:00 am

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County to get CARES Act money

$1.4 million to be split among local governments Lawrence County will be getting just over $1.4 million from the state from the CARES Act fund. ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Friday, June 19, 2020 4:31 pm

COVID-19

Lawrence County sees 13 new COVID-19 cases in less than two weeks

In less than two weeks, Lawrence County has seen the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases go up from 30 to 43 cases.   On Thursday, ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Thursday, June 18, 2020 6:46 pm

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Proposed apartment complex under discussion

CAO-run facility would serve eastern end of county ROME — On Tuesday, the Lawrence County Commissioners had a public meeting at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:00 am

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Bar shooter’s case bound over to grand jury

The man accused of shooting four people outside an Ironton bar on June 6 is still being held in the Lawrence County Jail. Tayvon M. ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 1:00 am

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HEALTHY FAMILY 2020 – Southern Ohio’s hidden gem: Lake Vesuvius has become destination for kayakers

There is a hidden gem amongst the hills of southern Ohio. In Wayne National Forest in Pedro, there is Lake Vesuvius, which is becoming a ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Tuesday, June 16, 2020 10:11 am

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HEALTHY FAMILY 2020 – Teaching the basics: SNAP-Ed classes go online to continue healthy cooking classes

Lawrence County’s Ohio State University Extension has a program aimed at helping those on SNAP learn to cook recipes that help stretch a limited food ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Tuesday, June 16, 2020 9:58 am

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Ironton Council condemns racism, hate

Hopes resolution will help give voice to disenfranchised in the community On Thursday, the Ironton City Council passed a resolution condemning hate. Resolution 20-40 states ... Read more

by Mark Shaffer, Saturday, June 13, 2020 1:00 am

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